Fairfax Financial Holdings Stock Today

FFH-PH Stock  CAD 18.00  0.02  0.11%   


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Odds Of Distress

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Fairfax Financial is trading at 18.00 as of the 16th of June 2024, a -0.11 percent down since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 18.02. Fairfax Financial has less than a 9 % chance of experiencing financial distress in the next few years, but has generated negative returns over the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Fairfax Financial Holdings are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 17th of May 2024 and ending today, the 16th of June 2024. Click here to learn more.
Business Domain
Financial Services
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, and investment management services in the United States, Canada, Asia, and internationally. Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited was incorporated in 1951 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. The company has 27.37 M outstanding shares of which 1.3 K shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 0.26 days to cover all short positions. More on Fairfax Financial Holdings

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Fairfax Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. Fairfax Financial's investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding Fairfax Financial or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
President GroupAndrew Barnard
Business ConcentrationProperty & Casualty Insurance, Insurance - Property & Casualty, Financial Services, Financials, Insurance, Insurance - Property & Casualty, Financial Services (View all Sectors)
Fairfax Financial Holdings (FFH-PH) is traded on Toronto Exchange in Canada and employs 15 people. Fairfax Financial is listed under Property & Casualty Insurance category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Large-Cap' category with a current market capitalization of 22.25 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Fairfax Financial's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Fairfax Financial's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and those looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Fairfax Financial operates under Insurance sector and is part of Financials industry. The entity has 27.37 M outstanding shares of which 1.3 K shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 0.26 days to cover all short positions. Fairfax Financial Holdings has accumulated about 14.91 B in cash with (39.4 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 554.45, which can makes it an attractive takeover target, given it will continue generating positive cash flow.
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Fairfax Financial Risk Profiles

Investors will always prefer to have the highest possible return on investment while minimizing volatility. Fairfax Financial market risk premium is the additional return an investor will receive from holding Fairfax Financial long position in a well-diversified portfolio. The market premium is part of the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), which most analysts and investors use to calculate the acceptable rate of return on investment in Fairfax Financial. At the center of the CAPM is the concept of risk and reward, which is usually communicated by investors using alpha and beta measures. Although Fairfax Financial's alpha and beta are two of the key measurements used to evaluate Fairfax Financial's performance over the market, the standard measures of volatility play an important role as well.

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Fairfax Financial Corporate Management

Elected by the shareholders, the Fairfax Financial's board of directors comprises two types of representatives: Fairfax Financial inside directors who are chosen from within the company, and outside directors, selected externally and held independent of Fairfax. The board's role is to monitor Fairfax Financial's management team and ensure that shareholders' interests are well served. Fairfax Financial's inside directors are responsible for reviewing and approving budgets prepared by upper management to implement core corporate initiatives and projects. On the other hand, Fairfax Financial's outside directors are responsible for providing unbiased perspectives on the board's policies.

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