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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
AC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
81% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
N/A
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.92
AC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. AC: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 0.87 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.92
0.77
0.92
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 7.71
Beneish M-Score: -2.82
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -39.17
AC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
91% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. AC: -39.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.1  Med: -59.03 Max: -39.17
Current: -39.17
-71.1
-39.17
Net Margin % 32.72
AC's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
76% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9.94 vs. AC: 32.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.49  Med: 32.72 Max: 131.06
Current: 32.72
-0.49
131.06
ROE % 1.27
AC's ROE % is ranked lower than
61% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. AC: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
AC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.02  Med: 0.91 Max: 10.81
Current: 1.27
-0.02
10.81
ROA % 1.18
AC's ROA % is ranked lower than
53% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. AC: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.01  Med: 0.8 Max: 9.09
Current: 1.18
-0.01
9.09
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 661.90
AC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
93% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 11.85 vs. AC: 661.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1709.09  Med: 8843.51 Max: 19396.1
Current: 661.9
-1709.09
19396.1
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-08 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

AC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Murray Stahl 95,207 sh (+96.45%)
Chuck Royce 244,246 sh (unchged)
Michael Price Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
Jim Simons 17,900 sh (-70.56%)
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Q2 2016

AC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Murray Stahl 181,811 sh (+90.96%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 242,046 sh (-0.90%)
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Q3 2016

AC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Murray Stahl 275,440 sh (+51.50%)
Chuck Royce 242,046 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2016

AC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 87,801 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 1,193,823 sh (+333.42%)
Chuck Royce 234,646 sh (-3.06%)
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Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets    NAICS: 523930    SIC: 6211
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Associated Capital Group Inc operates as a holding company. The Company is engaged in investment advisory and asset management business. It manages assets on a discretionary basis and invest in a variety of U.S. and foreign securities.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 89.64
AC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 19.86 vs. AC: 89.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 77.83  Med: 82.38 Max: 95.73
Current: 89.64
77.83
95.73
PE Ratio without NRI 89.64
AC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
89% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 20.25 vs. AC: 89.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 78.57  Med: 82.68 Max: 95.73
Current: 89.64
78.57
95.73
PB Ratio 1.01
AC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. AC: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.15
Current: 1.01
0.86
1.15
PS Ratio 29.67
AC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. AC: 29.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.51  Med: 32.2 Max: 37.72
Current: 29.67
26.51
37.72
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 142.95
AC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
97% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. AC: 142.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 127.82  Med: 135.31 Max: 152.72
Current: 142.95
127.82
152.72
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 142.95
AC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
97% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.84 vs. AC: 142.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 127.82  Med: 135.31 Max: 152.72
Current: 142.95
127.82
152.72
EV-to-EBIT 38.67
AC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.74 vs. AC: 38.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -495.5  Med: -207.15 Max: 45.1
Current: 38.67
-495.5
45.1
EV-to-EBITDA 38.64
AC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
82% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.78 vs. AC: 38.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -500.5  Med: -208.25 Max: 45.1
Current: 38.64
-500.5
45.1
Current Ratio 5.25
AC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. AC: 5.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.22  Med: 3.99 Max: 5.25
Current: 5.25
3.22
5.25
Quick Ratio 5.25
AC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. AC: 5.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.22  Med: 3.99 Max: 5.25
Current: 5.25
3.22
5.25
Days Sales Outstanding 279.30
AC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
82% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 51.27 vs. AC: 279.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 279.3  Med: 1041.05 Max: 1370.4
Current: 279.3
279.3
1370.4

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 0.54
AC's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
97% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. AC: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
AC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.54
0.25
0.56
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.24
AC's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. AC: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
AC' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.24
Current: 0.24
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.55
AC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
98% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. AC: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.53
AC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
95% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. AC: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
AC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.53
0.25
0.54

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 3.78
AC's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
66% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. AC: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
AC' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.38  Med: 4.97 Max: 6.56
Current: 3.78
3.38
6.56
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 3.43
AC's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. AC: 3.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
AC' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.07  Med: 3.61 Max: 4.15
Current: 3.43
3.07
4.15
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.02
AC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. AC: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
AC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.09
Current: 1.02
0.92
1.09
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.92
AC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. AC: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.05
Current: 0.92
0.82
1.05
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.02
AC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
70% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. AC: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
AC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 1.8 Max: 2.15
Current: 2.02
1.8
2.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.57
AC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
63% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 5.36 vs. AC: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 2.9 Max: 3.7
Current: 2.57
2.2
3.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $31.23
EPS (TTM) $ 0.41
Short Percentage of Float1.75%
52-Week Range $27.52 - 39.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)24.26
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