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Peter Lynch Guru Analysis for Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd

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Assessments & Analysis Based on October 22, 2014 close price: $455.25

  for the P/E/Growth Investor based on the criteria of Peter Lynch. Return to FRFHF Guru Analysis

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Detailed Analysis

Guru Score: 91%


Determine the Classification:

This methodology would consider FRFHF a "fast-grower".


P/E/Growth Ratio: [PASS]

The investor should examine the P/E (20.24) relative to the growth rate (24.6%), Based on the average of the 4 and 5 year historical EPS growth rates using the current fiscal year EPS estimate, for a company. This is a quick way of determining the fairness of the price. In this particular case, the P/E/G ratio for FRFHF (0.82) makes it favorable.


SALES AND P/E RATIO: [PASS]

For companies with sales greater than $1 billion, this methodology likes to see that the P/E ratio remain below 40. Large companies can have a difficult time maintaining a growth high enough to support a P/E above this threshold. FRFHF, whose sales are $8,000.5 million, needs to have a P/E below 40 to pass this criterion. FRFHF's P/E of (20.24) is considered acceptable.


EPS Growth Rate: [PASS]

This methodology favors companies that have several years of fast earnings growth, as these companies have a proven formula for growth that in many cases can continue many more years. This methodology likes to see earnings growth in the range of 20% to 50%, as earnings growth over 50% may be unsustainable. The EPS growth rate for FRFHF is 24.6%, Based on the average of the 4 and 5 year historical EPS growth rates using the current fiscal year EPS estimate, which is considered very good.

 
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