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Safety Insurance Group (Safety Insurance Group) Net-Net Working Capital : $-32.41 (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is Safety Insurance Group Net-Net Working Capital?

In calculating the Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC), Benjamin Graham assumed that a company's accounts receivable is only worth 75% its value, its inventory is only worth 50% of its value, but its liabilities have to be paid in full. In addition, Graham believed that preferred stock belongs on the liability side of the balance sheet, not as part of capital and surplus. This is a conservative way of estimating the company's value.

Safety Insurance Group's Net-Net Working Capital for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was $-32.41.

The industry rank for Safety Insurance Group's Net-Net Working Capital or its related term are showing as below:

SAFT's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital is not ranked *
in the Insurance industry.
Industry Median: 4.625
* Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital only.

Safety Insurance Group Net-Net Working Capital Historical Data

The historical data trend for Safety Insurance Group's Net-Net Working Capital 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 Net-Net Working Capital Chart

Safety Insurance Group Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Net-Net Working Capital
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 19.73 24.54 20.32 9.40 -32.81

Safety Insurance Group Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Net-Net Working Capital Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 7.49 6.27 -34.02 -32.81 -32.41

Competitive Comparison of Safety Insurance Group's Net-Net Working Capital

For the Insurance - Property & Casualty subindustry, Safety Insurance Group's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital 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's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital Distribution in the Insurance Industry

For the Insurance industry and Financial Services sector, Safety Insurance Group's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Safety Insurance Group's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital falls into.



Safety Insurance Group Net-Net Working Capital Calculation

Safety Insurance Group's Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC) per share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Net-Net Working Capital(A: Dec. 2023 )
=(Balance Sheet Cash And Cash Equivalents+Marketable Securities+0.75 * Accounts Receivable+0.5 * Total Inventories-Total Liabilities
-Preferred Stock-Minority Interest)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(38.152+479.468+0.75 * 382.439+0.5 * 0-1289.737
-0-0)/14.7919
=-32.81

Safety Insurance Group's Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC) per share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 is calculated as

Net-Net Working Capital(Q: Mar. 2024 )
=(Balance Sheet Cash And Cash Equivalents+Marketable Securities+0.75 * Accounts Receivable+0.5 * Total Inventories-Total Liabilities
-Preferred Stock-Minority Interest)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(30.801+469.934+0.75 * 406.354+0.5 * 0-1286.368
-0-0)/14.8367
=-32.41

* 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.

In calculating the Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC), Benjamin Graham assumed that a company's accounts receivable is only worth 75% its value, its inventory is only worth 50% of its value, but its liabilities have to be paid in full.

In addition, Graham believed that preferred stock belongs on the liability side of the balance sheet, not as part of capital and surplus. In "Security Analysis", preferred stock is dubbed "an imperfect creditorship position" that is best placed on the balance sheet alongside funded debt.

This is a conservative way of estimating the company's value.


Safety Insurance Group  (NAS:SAFT) Net-Net Working Capital Explanation

One research study, covering the years 1970 through 1983 showed that portfolios picked at the beginning of each year, and held for one year, returned 29.4 percent, on average, over the 13-year period, compared to 11.5 percent for the S&P 500 Index. Other studies of Graham's strategy produced similar results.

Benjamin Graham looked for companies whose market values were less than two-thirds of their net-net value. They are collected under our Net-Net screener.


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Safety Insurance Group (Safety Insurance Group) Business Description

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 automobiles, homeowners, dwelling fire, umbrella, and business owner policies. It operates in the business segment of Property and casualty insurance operations.
Executives
Glenn Hiltpold officer: VP of Actuarial Services 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET, BOSTON MA 02110
Brophy Charles Joseph Iii director 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET, BOSTON MA 02110
Dennis J. Langwell director C/O LIBERTY MUTUAL GROUP, 175 BERKELEY STREET, BOSTON MA 02116
Srb Corp 10 percent owner 695 ATLANTIC AVENUE, BOSTON MA 02111
Peter J Manning director FLEETBOSTON FINANCIAL CORP, 100 FEDERAL STREET, BOSTON MA 02110
Christopher Thomas Whitford officer: VP, CFO and Secretary 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET, BOSTON MA 02110
Stephen Albert Varga officer: VP - MIS 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET, BOSTON MA 02110
James Berry officer: VP - Insurance Operations C/O SAFETY INSURANCE, 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET, BOSTON MA 02110
Farina John Daniel Jr. director 20 CUSTOM HOUSE ST, BOSTON MA 02110
Deborah E Gray director 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET, BOSTON MA 02110
Frederic H Lindeberg director C/O SAFETY INSURANCE GROUP, INC., 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET, BOSTON MA 02110
Ann Marie Mckeown officer: V.P Insurance Operations 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET, BOSTON MA 02110
Moran Mary Coffey director DANVERS BANCORP, INC., ONE CONANT STREET, DANVERS MA 01923
David E Krupa officer: VP - Property Claims
David D Mckown director