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Safety Insurance Group Beneish M-Score

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The zones of discrimination for M-Score is as such:

An M-Score of equal or less than -1.78 suggests that the company is unlikely to be a manipulator.
An M-Score of greater than -1.78 signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.

The historical rank and industry rank for Safety Insurance Group's Beneish M-Score or its related term are showing as below:

During the past 13 years, the highest Beneish M-Score of Safety Insurance Group was 0.00. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 0.00.


Safety Insurance Group Beneish M-Score Historical Data

The historical data trend for Safety Insurance Group's Beneish M-Score can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Safety Insurance Group Annual Data
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Safety Insurance Group Quarterly Data
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Competitive Comparison

For the Insurance - Property & Casualty subindustry, Safety Insurance Group's Beneish M-Score, along with its competitors' market caps and Beneish M-Score data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Safety Insurance Group Beneish M-Score Distribution

For the Insurance industry and Financial Services sector, Safety Insurance Group's Beneish M-Score distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Safety Insurance Group's Beneish M-Score falls into.



Safety Insurance Group Beneish M-Score Calculation

The M-score was created by Professor Messod Beneish. Instead of measuring the bankruptcy risk (Altman Z-Score) or business trend (Piotroski F-Score), M-score can be used to detect the risk of earnings manipulation. This is the original research paper on M-score.

The M-Score Variables:

The M-score of Safety Insurance Group for today is based on a combination of the following eight different indices:

M=-4.84+0.92 * DSRI+0.528 * GMI+0.404 * AQI+0.892 * SGI+0.115 * DEPI
=-4.84+0.92 * +0.528 * +0.404 * +0.892 * +0.115 *
-0.172 * SGAI+4.679 * TATA-0.327 * LVGI
-0.172 * +4.679 * -0.327 *
=

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

This Year (Dec20) TTM:Last Year (Dec19) TTM:
Accounts Receivable was $298.9 Mil.
Revenue was $840.4 Mil.
Gross Profit was $840.4 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $1,611.3 Mil.
Total Assets was $2,054.3 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $53.1 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $7.5 Mil.
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $0.0 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $124.9 Mil.
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $31.0 Mil.
Net Income was $138.2 Mil.
Gross Profit was $0.0 Mil.
Cash Flow from Operations was $109.5 Mil.
Accounts Receivable was $327.1 Mil.
Revenue was $875.8 Mil.
Gross Profit was $875.8 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $1,602.3 Mil.
Total Assets was $2,022.7 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $54.0 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $5.5 Mil.
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $0.0 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $94.3 Mil.
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $34.0 Mil.




1. DSRI = Days Sales in Receivables Index

Measured as the ratio of Revenue in Accounts Receivable in year t to year t-1.

A large increase in DSR could be indicative of revenue inflation.

DSRI=(Receivables_t / Revenue_t) / (Receivables_t-1 / Revenue_t-1)
=(298.89 / 840.401) / (327.06 / 875.816)
=0.35565165 / 0.3734346
=

2. GMI = Gross Margin Index

Measured as the ratio of gross margin in year t-1 to gross margin in year t.

Gross margin has deteriorated when this index is above 1. A firm with poorer prospects is more likely to manipulate earnings.

GMI=GrossMargin_t-1 / GrossMargin_t
=(GrossProfit_t-1 / Revenue_t-1) / (GrossProfit_t / Revenue_t)
=(875.816 / 875.816) / (840.401 / 840.401)
=1 / 1
=

3. AQI = Asset Quality Index

AQI is the ratio of asset quality in year t to year t-1.

Asset quality is measured as the ratio of non-current assets other than Property, Plant and Equipment to Total Assets.

AQI=(1 - (CurrentAssets_t + PPE_t) / TotalAssets_t) / (1 - (CurrentAssets_t-1 + PPE_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=(1 - (1611.343 + 53.111) / 2054.273) / (1 - (1602.294 + 54.009) / 2022.669)
=0.18976008 / 0.18112998
=

4. SGI = Sales Growth Index

Ratio of Revenue in year t to sales in year t-1.

Sales growth is not itself a measure of manipulation. However, growth companies are likely to find themselves under pressure to manipulate in order to keep up appearances.

SGI=Sales_t / Sales_t-1
=Revenue_t / Revenue_t-1
=840.401 / 875.816
=

5. DEPI = Depreciation Index

Measured as the ratio of the rate of Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization in year t-1 to the corresponding rate in year t.

DEPI greater than 1 indicates that assets are being depreciated at a slower rate. This suggests that the firm might be revising useful asset life assumptions upwards, or adopting a new method that is income friendly.

DEPI=(Depreciation_t-1 / (Depreciaton_t-1 + PPE_t-1)) / (Depreciation_t / (Depreciaton_t + PPE_t))
=(5.485 / (5.485 + 54.009)) / (7.527 / (7.527 + 53.111))
=0.09219417 / 0.12413008
=

Note: If the Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization data is not available, we assume that the depreciation rate is constant and set the Depreciation Index to 1.

6. SGAI = Sales, General and Administrative expenses Index

The ratio of Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) to Sales in year t relative to year t-1.

SGA expenses index > 1 means that the company is becoming less efficient in generate sales.

SGAI=(SGA_t / Sales_t) / (SGA_t-1 /Sales_t-1)
=(0 / 840.401) / (0 / 875.816)
=0 / 0
=

7. LVGI = Leverage Index

The ratio of total debt to Total Assets in year t relative to yeat t-1.

An LVGI > 1 indicates an increase in leverage

LVGI=((LTD_t + CurrentLiabilities_t) / TotalAssets_t) / ((LTD_t-1 + CurrentLiabilities_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=((31 + 124.866) / 2054.273) / ((33.998 + 94.304) / 2022.669)
=0.07587404 / 0.06343203
=

8. TATA = Total Accruals to Total Assets

Total accruals calculated as the change in working capital accounts other than cash less depreciation.

TATA=(IncomefromContinuingOperations_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(NetIncome_t - NonOperatingIncome_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(138.211 - 0 - 109.46) / 2054.273
=0.014

An M-Score of equal or less than -1.78 suggests that the company is unlikely to be a manipulator. An M-Score of greater than -1.78 signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.


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Safety Insurance Group Business Description

Safety Insurance Group logo
Industry
Financial Services » Insurance NAICS : 524126 SIC : 6331
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
20 Custom House Street, Boston, MA, USA, 02110
Safety Insurance Group Inc is a provider of private passenger automobile insurance in Massachusetts. The company also offers property and casualty insurance products, including commercial automobile, homeowners, dwelling fire, umbrella, and business owner policies. It operates in the business segment of Property and casualty insurance operations.
Executives
Srb Corp 10 percent owner 125 HIGH STREET OLIVER STREET TOWER, 9TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
Plymouth Rock Co Inc 10 percent owner 695 ATLANTIC AVENUE BOSTON MA 02111
Lindeberg Frederic H director C/O SAFETY INSURANCE GROUP, INC. 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Moran Mary Coffey director DANVERS BANCORP, INC. ONE CONANT STREET DANVERS MA 01923
Whitford Christopher Thomas officer: VP, CFO and Secretary 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Murphy George director, officer: President and CEO C/O SAFETY INSURANCE GROUP, INC. 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Drago John Patrick officer: VP - Marketing 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Mckeown Ann Marie officer: V.P Insurance Operations 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Varga Stephen Albert officer: VP - MIS 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Narciso Paul J officer: VP - Claims C/O SAFETY INSURANCE 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Berry James officer: VP - Underwriting C/O SAFETY INSURANCE 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Manning Peter J director FLEETBOSTON FINANCIAL CORP 100 FEDERAL STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Meehan Thalia director C/O SAFETY INSURANCE GROUP, INC. 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
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