Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Company Profile (TSE:FFH)

About Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSE:FFH)

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd logoFairfax 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. It operates through Insurance and Reinsurance, Runoff, and Other segments. The company also underwrites specialty insurance and reinsurance; develops, produces, markets, and distributes television programs; and owns and operates premium dining restaurants and holiday resorts. In addition, it is involved in the provision of pet medical insurance and database services; retail of tableware and gifts, and home improvement goods, as well as sporting goods and sports apparel comprising golf equipment, consumables, and athletic apparel and accessories; and provision of integrated travel and travel-related financial services. The company was formerly known as Markel Financial Holdings Limited and changed its name to Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited in 1987. Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:FFH
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.fairfax.ca/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$14.95 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 23,050,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$633.25
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$603.89
  • 52 Week Range: C$547.95 - C$736.01
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$10.2 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.47
  • Book Value: C$377.97 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.72
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 2.1%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: ($102,300,000.00)
  • Net Margins: 9.72%
  • Return on Equity: 14.15%
  • Return on Assets: 2.82%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 54,186 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 2.74
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSE:FFH)

What is Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd's stock symbol?

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "FFH."

How often does Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd?

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd announced an annual dividend on Tuesday, January 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 26th will be given a dividend of 10.00 per share on Thursday, January 26th. This represents a yield of 1.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 17th. View Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd's Dividend History.

When will Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd make its next earnings announcement?

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.

Where is Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd's stock going? Where will Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd's stock. Their predictions range from C$550.00 to C$675.00. On average, they anticipate Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd's share price to reach C$611.25 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.

Who are some of Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd's key competitors?

Who are Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd's key executives?

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Vivan Prem Watsa, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Paul C. Rivett, President
  • David Bonham, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President
  • Peter Clarke, Chief Risk Officer, Vice President
  • Ronald Schokking, Vice President, Treasurer
  • Eric P. Salsberg, Vice President - Corporate Affairs, Corporate Secretary
  • Jean Cloutier, Vice President - International Operations
  • Bradley Paul L. Martin, Vice President - Strategic Investments
  • John C. Varnell, Vice President - Corporate Development
  • Anthony F. Griffiths, Lead Independent Director

How do I buy Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd stock?

Shares of Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd's stock price today?

One share of Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$648.78.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSE FFH)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  57 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  63 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  120
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSE:FFH) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: C$611.25
Consensus Price Target History for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSE:FFH)
Price Target History for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSE:FFH)
Analysts' Ratings History for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSE:FFH)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/13/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetC$625.00 -> C$675.00View Rating Details
8/25/2017BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket PerformC$700.00 -> C$670.00View Rating Details
8/16/2017Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.Boost Price TargetOutperformC$525.00 -> C$550.00View Rating Details
8/8/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$525.00 -> C$550.00View Rating Details
11/7/2016CormarkUpgradeMarket Perform -> BuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSE:FFH)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSE:FFH)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $74.33
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $62.67
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$10.06$10.06$10.06
Q2 20171$19.81$19.81$19.81
Q3 20171$30.39$30.39$30.39
Q4 20171$14.07$14.07$14.07
Q1 20181$13.18$13.18$13.18
Q2 20181$15.09$15.09$15.09
Q3 20181$16.31$16.31$16.31
Q4 20181$18.09$18.09$18.09
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSE FFH)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/17/2017Annual$10.001.54%1/17/20171/26/20171/26/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSE:FFH)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSE:FFH)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSE:FFH)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/26/2017Michael WacekDirectorBuy499C$420.00C$209,580.00
6/16/2017F. Brian BradstreetDirectorBuy1,000C$562.42C$562,420.00
3/2/2017Andrew BarnardInsiderSell20C$458.58C$9,171.60
3/1/2017Andrew BarnardInsiderSell1,733C$459.65C$796,573.45
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSE:FFH)
Latest Headlines for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSE:FFH)
Source:
DateHeadline
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd - ‍announces hiring of David Johnston as a global advisor
www.reuters.com - October 17 at 7:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFairfax Announces the Hiring of David Johnston as Global Advisor
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 7:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSoutheastern Asset Management Says Watsa's Fairfax Was 'Deeply Discounted' Earlier in Year
finance.yahoo.com - October 14 at 11:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCIBC Raises Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (FFH) Price Target to C$675.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 3:48 PM
fool.ca logoBank of Nova Scotia Is Selling TMX Group Limited: Should You? - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - October 10 at 4:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPPC Investor Says Fairfax Bid Should Be More Than 43% Higher
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 6:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTake a Look at Grivalia
finance.yahoo.com - October 8 at 5:27 PM
fool.ca logoWant to Crush the Market Over the Long-Term? Invest in the Fairfax Family! - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - September 29 at 2:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSouth Africa's PPC sees higher offer from Fairfax
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 7:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Does Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited’s (TSX:FFH) Share Price Indicate?
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 8:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPPC's Biggest Shareholder Is Said to Back Fairfax-AfriSam Offer
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 7:27 PM
reuters.com logoIndian insurer ICICI Lombard seeks to raise $892 million in IPO sale - Reuters
www.reuters.com - September 9 at 5:10 AM
reuters.com logoIndian insurer ICICI Lombard seeks to raise $892 million in IPO sale
www.reuters.com - September 8 at 7:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDangote Looks to Cement His Position in South Africa
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 7:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCIBC Lowers Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (FFH) Price Target to C$625.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 8 at 3:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIndia's ICICI Lombard seeks to raise up to $891 mln in IPO
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 6:47 PM
benzinga.com logoFairfax Donates US$1 Million for Texas Flood Relief | Benzinga - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - September 7 at 6:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFairfax Donates US$1 Million for Texas Flood Relief
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 6:47 PM
fool.ca logoFuture TFSA Millionaires: 1 Hidden Gem for Superior Long-Term Returns - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - September 5 at 8:30 PM
fool.ca logoFairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.: A Change of Strategy? | The Motley ... - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - September 5 at 8:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPPC says AfriSam's new merger proposal falls short
finance.yahoo.com - September 4 at 6:10 PM
bizjournals.com logoAGT and Fairfax Close Strategic Investment Transaction
www.bizjournals.com - August 31 at 6:33 PM
fool.ca logoFairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. Stock up ~14% in 2 Months
www.fool.ca - August 29 at 7:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Lifted by Analyst (FFH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 1:20 AM
seekingalpha.com logoFairfax Financial Holdings (FRFXF) Updates On Sale Of First Capital & Strategic Alliance With Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - August 25 at 8:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (FFH) Price Target Cut to C$700.00 by Analysts at BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 1:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Forecasted to Post Q4 2017 Earnings of $14.07 Per Share (FFH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 9:38 AM
News IconBRIEF-Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance to buy Fairfax's First Capital for $1.6 bln
www.businessinsider.com - August 25 at 6:01 AM
nasdaq.com logoTSX ends slightly up as Fairfax jump offset by CIBC's slip
www.nasdaq.com - August 25 at 6:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMitsui Sumitomo to buy Singapore-based First Capital Insurance for $1.6 bln
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 12:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 6:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. Boosts Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (FFH) Price Target to C$550.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 3:12 PM
fool.ca logo2 Dividend Stocks That Benefit From Rising Interest Rates - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - August 8 at 6:21 PM
fool.ca logoCapitalize on Growth From This Emerging Market With Canada's Warren Buffett - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - August 8 at 6:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (FFH) Price Target Raised to C$550.00 at Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 3:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. :FFH-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 4:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FFH.TO earnings conference call or presentation 4-Aug-17 12:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 5:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFairfax Financial Holdings posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 6:55 PM
benzinga.com logoFairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Second Quarter Financial Results - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - August 4 at 1:58 AM
marketwatch.com logoFairfax India Holdings Corporation: Second Quarter Financial Results
www.marketwatch.com - August 3 at 8:56 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Fairfax Financial Holdings Q2 earnings per share $12.67
www.reuters.com - August 3 at 8:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Second Quarter Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 8:56 PM
fool.ca logoContrarian Investors: 2 Unloved Dividend Stocks to Consider Today - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - August 2 at 7:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. :FFH-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : August 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 7:30 PM
fool.ca logoFairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.: Is This a Classic Buy-the-Dip Scenario?
www.fool.ca - July 31 at 6:19 PM
fool.ca logoIs it Time to Buy Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.?
www.fool.ca - July 28 at 8:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (FFH) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 4:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FFH-CA : July 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 7:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Raised by Cormark (TSE:FFH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 8:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLongleaf Partners Comments on Fairfax Financial
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 5:01 AM

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