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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

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Interest Coverage No Debt
AMTCP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
113% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 337.31 vs. AMTCP: No Debt )
AMTCP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1000   Max: 1000
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -1.95
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

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Operating margin (%) -1149.08
AMTCP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1228 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 45.38 vs. AMTCP: -1149.08 )
AMTCP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -7986.7   Max: 3493.8
Current: -1149.08

-7986.7
3493.8
Net-margin (%) -2351.35
AMTCP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1236 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.93 vs. AMTCP: -2351.35 )
AMTCP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9593.3   Max: 4856.3
Current: -2351.35

-9593.3
4856.3
ROA (%) -53.90
AMTCP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. AMTCP: -53.90 )
AMTCP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -47.2   Max: 2.4
Current: -53.9

-47.2
2.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -9937.60
AMTCP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
148% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 87.54 vs. AMTCP: -9937.60 )
AMTCP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -11409.6   Max: 2000
Current: -9937.6

-11409.6
2000
EBITDA Growth (%) -9.90
AMTCP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
148% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. AMTCP: -9.90 )
AMTCP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -32.3   Max: 169.8
Current: -9.9

-32.3
169.8
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
AMTCP2.5510.009 3/8% Cumulative participating Redeemable Preferred Stock

Ratios

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EV-to-EBIT 40.00
AMTCP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 1483 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 24.37 vs. AMTCP: 40.00 )
AMTCP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 1650.4
Current: 40

1.9
1650.4

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 10.00
AMTCP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
113% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. AMTCP: 10.00 )
AMTCP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 11.92
Current: 10

0.21
11.92
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.00
AMTCP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
116% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. AMTCP: 10.00 )
AMTCP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 11.92
Current: 10

0.21
11.92

Valuation & Return

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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
Compare:AMP, AMG, BEN, BLK, BK » details
Ameritrans Capital Corporation is incorporated in the state of Delaware. It is a closed-end investment company formed in 1998, which makes loans and investments with the goal of generating both current income and capital appreciation. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Elk Associates Funding Corporation, the Company makes loans to finance the acquisition and operation of small businesses as permitted by U.S. Small Business Administration regulations. The Company currently categorize its business into five segments: Corporate Loans; Commercial Loans; Life Insurance Settlements; Equity Investments; and Taxicab Medallion Finance. Banks, credit unions, other finance companies, and other private lenders compete with the Company in the origination of Corporate and Commercial loans. The Company competes with other business development companies, public and private funds, commercial and investment banks, commercial finance companies, insurance companies, high yield investors, hedge funds, and, to the extent they provide an alternative form of financing, private equity funds. The Company and its portfolio companies are subject to regulation by laws at the local, state and federal levels.

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