• Filing Date: 2020-03-06
  • Form Type: 10-K
  • Description: Annual report
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Subsequent Events - Additional Information (Detail)
$ / shares in Units, $ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Apr. 01, 2020
USD ($)
Policy
Feb. 28, 2020
USD ($)
Feb. 05, 2020
USD ($)
Jan. 21, 2020
$ / shares
Jan. 16, 2020
USD ($)
$ / shares
shares
Feb. 27, 2017
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2019
USD ($)
$ / shares
shares
Dec. 31, 2018
USD ($)
$ / shares
shares
Dec. 31, 2017
USD ($)
$ / shares
shares
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                  
Proceeds from issuance of long-term debt               $ 6,000 $ 143,859
Options to purchase common shares granted | shares             110,000 110,000 110,000
Options exercise price per share | $ / shares             $ 53.00 $ 40.00 $ 40.00
Grant date fair value of restricted stock             $ 0 $ 0 $ 0
Maximum [Member]                  
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                  
Vesting period             5 years    
3.95% Promissory Note [Member]                  
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                  
Proceeds from issuance of long-term debt           $ 109      
Stated interest rate on convertible senior notes           3.95% 3.95%    
Debt instrument frequency of periodic payment           monthly      
Debt instrument periodic payment           $ 50      
Number of installment payments           35      
Date of initial payment           Mar. 17, 2017      
Debt instrument, balloon payment to be paid           $ 8,891      
Debt instrument, maturity date           Feb. 17, 2020 Feb. 17, 2020    
HCPCI [Member] | Policy Replacement Agreement | Scenario Forecast [Member] | Maximum [Member]                  
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                  
Number of replacement policies expected to be offered | Policy 43,000                
Annualized premium of replacement policies expected to be offered $ 69,000                
Subsequent Event [Member]                  
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                  
Dividends per common share | $ / shares       $ 0.40          
Dividends. date of declared       Jan. 21, 2020          
Dividends, date of record       Feb. 21, 2020          
Dividends. date of payable       Mar. 20, 2020          
Subsequent Event [Member] | Chief Executive Officer [Member]                  
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                  
Shares of restricted stock granted | shares         40,000        
Options to purchase common shares granted | shares         110,000        
Options exercise price per share | $ / shares         $ 48        
Options expiration date         Jan. 16, 2030        
Vesting period         4 years        
Grant date fair value of restricted stock         $ 1,839        
Grant date fair value of stock options         $ 1,234        
Subsequent Event [Member] | American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company [Member]                  
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                  
Proceeds from issuance of long-term debt   $ 10,000              
Stated interest rate on convertible senior notes   3.90%              
Debt instrument frequency of periodic payment   monthly              
Debt instrument periodic payment   $ 60              
Number of installment payments   143              
Date of initial payment   Apr. 01, 2020              
Debt instrument, balloon payment to be paid   $ 5,007              
Debt instrument, maturity date   Mar. 01, 2032              
Debt instruments, payment terms description   The promissory note may be repaid in full at any time as long as the Company provides at least 60 days’ written notice and pays a prepayment premium and a processing fee.              
Subsequent Event [Member] | American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company [Member] | 3.95% Promissory Note [Member]                  
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                  
Debt instrument, maturity date   Feb. 28, 2020              
Subsequent Event [Member] | Anchor [Member] | Policy Replacement Agreement                  
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                  
Agreement entered date     Feb. 05, 2020            
Policies cancellation date     Apr. 01, 2020            
Replacement policies, description     The replacement policies will have substantially the same terms and rates as the cancelled polices and will expire on the same dates the cancelled policies would have expired had they not been cancelled. Upon expiration of the replacement policies, HCPCI will offer renewals to those policyholders at its own rates and terms.            
Subsequent Event [Member] | HCPCI [Member] | Policy Replacement Agreement                  
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                  
Cash bonus payable per $1,000,000 of premium in force     $ 50