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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.13
KFS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. KFS: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
KFS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.53
Current: 0.13
0.13
2.53
Equity-to-Asset 0.09
KFS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. KFS: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
KFS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.09
0.09
0.42
Debt-to-Equity 5.52
KFS's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
100% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KFS: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
KFS' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.56 Max: 5.52
Current: 5.52
0.03
5.52
Debt-to-EBITDA -24.00
KFS's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. KFS: -24.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
KFS' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.56  Med: -3.79 Max: 69.03
Current: -24
-73.56
69.03
Beneish M-Score: -2.38
WACC vs ROIC
2.70%
-2.54%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 1/10

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Operating Margin % -4.97
KFS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
93% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.38 vs. KFS: -4.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
KFS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -128.27  Med: -15.98 Max: -1.84
Current: -4.97
-128.27
-1.84
Net Margin % -4.98
KFS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
93% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. KFS: -4.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
KFS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100.24  Med: -15.11 Max: 0.69
Current: -4.98
-100.24
0.69
ROE % -20.91
KFS's ROE % is ranked lower than
96% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.09 vs. KFS: -20.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
KFS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -102.68  Med: -45.72 Max: 2.12
Current: -20.91
-102.68
2.12
ROA % -2.03
KFS's ROA % is ranked lower than
93% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. KFS: -2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
KFS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.71  Med: -7.22 Max: 0.45
Current: -2.03
-13.71
0.45
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -3.20
KFS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. KFS: -3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
KFS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -6 Max: 38.7
Current: -3.2
0
38.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -55.70
KFS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. KFS: -55.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
KFS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -33.25 Max: 34.4
Current: -55.7
0
34.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -74.80
KFS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. KFS: -74.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
KFS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -14.2 Max: 86.4
Current: -74.8
0
86.4
» KFS's 30-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2018-03-08)


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Guru Trades

Q4 2016

KFS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 258,070 sh (+35.07%)
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Q1 2017

KFS Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 286,900 sh (+11.17%)
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Q2 2017

KFS Guru Trades in Q2 2017

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KFS Guru Trades in Q3 2017

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Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Property & Casualty » Insurance - Property & Casualty    NAICS: 524126    SIC: 7339
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Traded in other countries:KFS.Canada, KFSN.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Canada
Kingsway Financial Services Inc acts as a merchant bank which is engaged in the property and casualty insurance business. It provides coverage for liability, accident benefits and physical damage.

Kingsway Financial Services is an insurance holding company with a focus on property and casualty insurance in the United States and Canada. Through its subsidiaries which operate under a variety of banners, the firm's primary businesses are trucking insurance and nonstandard automobile insurance. The common shares of Kingsway trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange.

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Ratios

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PB Ratio 3.31
KFS's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. KFS: 3.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
KFS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.96 Max: 4.11
Current: 3.31
0.18
4.11
PS Ratio 0.59
KFS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. KFS: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
KFS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.56 Max: 2.64
Current: 0.59
0.12
2.64
EV-to-EBIT -22.89
KFS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.02 vs. KFS: -22.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KFS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.6  Med: -1.4 Max: 538
Current: -22.89
-65.6
538
EV-to-EBITDA -35.20
KFS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.27 vs. KFS: -35.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KFS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -825.9  Med: -0.7 Max: 111.8
Current: -35.2
-825.9
111.8
EV-to-Revenue 1.67
KFS's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
71% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. KFS: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
KFS' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.2  Med: 0.6 Max: 3
Current: 1.67
-0.2
3

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -9.30
KFS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. KFS: -9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
KFS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.9  Med: -0.6 Max: 0
Current: -9.3
-17.9
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.04
KFS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. KFS: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
KFS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.92 Max: 8.04
Current: 1.04
0.22
8.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -4.36
KFS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.44 vs. KFS: -4.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
KFS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2161.4  Med: -10.8 Max: 1951.8
Current: -4.36
-2161.4
1951.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 278.80
KFS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
99% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 14.52 vs. KFS: 278.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
KFS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1197.8  Med: -214.9 Max: 278.8
Current: 278.8
-1197.8
278.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $196.45
EPS (TTM) $ -0.46
Beta0.35
Short Percentage of Float0.19%
52-Week Range $5.10 - 6.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)23.66

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: ----
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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