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ELF - E-L Financial Share Price

C$670 9.0  1.4%

Last Trade - 28/09/20

Mid Cap
Market Cap £1.48bn
Enterprise Value £2.18bn
Revenue £946.9m
Position in Universe 151st / 2682
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Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
1,423 1,479 1,501 1,537 1,579 1,664 420.6 +3.2%
-29.0 +35.2 -37.7 +96.9 -97.6 +4,573 -99.6
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2020, E-L Financial Corp Ltd revenues decreased 6% to C$788.5M. Net loss applicable to common stockholders totaled C$210.9M vs. income of C$350.9M. Revenues reflect Empire Life segment decrease of 20% to C$1.11B. Net loss reflects Fair value change in fair value through decrease of 87% to C$125.8M (income), Share of income (loss) of associates decrease from C$9.3M (income) to C$62.1M (expense).
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Profile Summary

E-L Financial Corp Ltd is a Canada-based investment and insurance holding company. It operates through the segments: E-L Corporate and The Empire Life Insurance Company (Empire or Empire Life). The operation of E-L Corporate segment include the oversight of investments in global equities held through direct and indirect holdings of common shares, investment funds, closed-end investment companies and other private companies in United, Economic and Algoma. The Empire Life operating segment underwrites life and health insurance policies and provides segregated funds, mutual funds and annuity products. Its Empire Life segment provides a range of life insurance and wealth management products, employee benefit plans and financial services for individuals, professionals and businesses through a network of Independent Financial Advisors (IFAs), Managing General Agents (MGAs), National Account firms, Mutual Fund Dealers and Employee Benefits brokers and representatives.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim June 30th, 2020
Incorporated November 13, 1968
Public Since March 17, 1980
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 13
Sector Financials
Industry Insurance
Exchange Toronto Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 3,818,439
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Upcoming Events for ELF
Tuesday 29th September, 2020
Dividend For ELF_pf.TO - 0.3313 CAD
Tuesday 29th September, 2020
Dividend For ELF_pg.TO - 0.2969 CAD
Tuesday 29th September, 2020
Dividend For ELF.TO - 1.2500 CAD
Tuesday 29th September, 2020
Dividend For ELF_ph.TO - 0.3438 CAD
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Frequently Asked Questions for E-L Financial
What is the E-L Financial share price?

As of 28/09/20, shares in E-L Financial are trading at C$670, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.48bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the E-L Financial share price performed this year?

Shares in E-L Financial are currently trading at C$670 and the price has moved by -8.32% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the E-L Financial price has moved by -3.81% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for E-L Financial?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for E-L Financial, there are there are currently "buy" , "hold" and "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for E-L Financial is Not available. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will E-L Financial next release its financial results?

E-L Financial is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-06-30
What is the E-L Financial dividend yield?

The E-L Financial dividend yield is 0.76% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does E-L Financial pay a dividend?

Last year, E-L Financial paid a total dividend of 5, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.76%. Looking ahead, shares in E-L Financial are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-09-29 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-10-16.

When does E-L Financial next pay dividends?

E-L Financial are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-09-29 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-10-16. The historic dividend yield on E-L Financial shares is currently 0.76%.

How do I buy E-L Financial shares?

To buy shares in E-L Financial you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of E-L Financial?

Shares in E-L Financial are currently trading at C$670, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.48bn.

Where are E-L Financial shares listed? Where are E-L Financial shares listed?

Here are the trading details for E-L Financial:

Country of listing: Canada
Exchange: TOR
Ticker Symbol: ELF
What kind of share is E-L Financial?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, E-L Financial is currently classified as a Contrarian. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a E-L Financial share price forecast 2020?

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How can I tell whether the E-L Financial share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like E-L Financial. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -9.71%. At the current price of C$670, shares in E-L Financial are trading at -5.65% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the E-L Financial PE Ratio?

The E-L Financial PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 26.3. The shares are currently trading at C$670.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of E-L Financial?

E-L Financial's management team is headed by:

William Corcoran - IND
Duncan Jackman - CHM
Mark Taylor - CFO
Henry Jackman - DRC
James Billett - IND
Robert Matthews - IND
Michael Cooper - IND
Who are the major shareholders of E-L Financial?

Here are the top five shareholders of E-L Financial based on the size of their shareholding:

Dominion And Anglo Investment Corp Ltd Corporation
Percentage owned: 38.21% (1.46m shares)
Canadian & Foreign Securities Co., Ltd. Corporation
Percentage owned: 14.03% (536k shares)
Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 10.11% (386k shares)
Economic Investment Trust Limited Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 10.11% (386k shares)
QV Investors Inc. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 3.98% (152k shares)
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