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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.27
BPFH's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. BPFH: 0.27 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.27

Equity to Asset 0.10
BPFH's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 1651 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. BPFH: 0.10 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.11
Current: 0.1

0.06
0.11
Interest Coverage 3.40
BPFH's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
85% of the 1508 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. BPFH: 3.40 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 3.4
Current: 3.4

0.12
3.4
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.18
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 31.90
BPFH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1652 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 29.46 vs. BPFH: 31.90 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -105.09   Max: 31.9
Current: 31.9

-105.09
31.9
Net-margin (%) 22.73
BPFH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1671 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 21.71 vs. BPFH: 22.73 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -90.09   Max: 22.73
Current: 22.73

-90.09
22.73
ROE (%) 11.13
BPFH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1674 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. BPFH: 11.13 )
BPFH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -56.42   Max: 18.93
Current: 11.13

-56.42
18.93
ROA (%) 1.10
BPFH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1674 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. BPFH: 1.10 )
BPFH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.35   Max: 1.3
Current: 1.1

-5.35
1.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 339.53
BPFH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1624 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 73.28 vs. BPFH: 339.53 )
BPFH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1239.19   Max: 339.53
Current: 339.53

-1239.19
339.53
Revenue Growth (%) -1.30
BPFH's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BPFH: -1.30 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -27   Max: 39.7
Current: -1.3

-27
39.7
» BPFH's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

BPFH Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 151,172 sh (+24.76%)
Mario Gabelli 196,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,371,086 sh (-1.78%)
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Q4 2013

BPFH Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 11,443 sh (New)
Jim Simons 176,772 sh (+16.93%)
Chuck Royce 1,384,390 sh (+0.97%)
Mario Gabelli 196,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

BPFH Guru Trades in Q1 2014

RS Investment Management 712,909 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 18,253 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 419,000 sh (+113.78%)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,871 sh (+108.61%)
Jim Simons 282,777 sh (+59.97%)
Chuck Royce 1,335,390 sh (-3.54%)
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Q2 2014

BPFH Guru Trades in Q2 2014

RS Investment Management 1,480,079 sh (+107.61%)
Paul Tudor Jones 40,310 sh (+68.87%)
Mario Gabelli 650,000 sh (+55.13%)
Chuck Royce 1,335,390 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BPFH

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 55.13%0.02%$11.94 - $13.82 $ 12.14-5%650000
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Add 113.78%0.02%$11.62 - $14.22 $ 12.14-5%419000
John Keeley 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$8.95 - $9.97 $ 12.1429%0
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Add 505.11%0.21%$5.65 - $8.27 $ 12.1465%1494612
John Keeley 2011-09-30 New Buy0.03%$5.28 - $6.99 $ 12.1499%247000
Mario Gabelli 2011-06-30 Add 27.27%$6 - $7.38 $ 12.1484%126000
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BPFHP24.757.00

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 14.00
BPFH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. BPFH: 14.00 )
BPFH' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.64   Max: 411.88
Current: 14

13.64
411.88
P/B 1.60
BPFH's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BPFH: 1.60 )
BPFH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 3.35
Current: 1.6

0.23
3.35
P/S 3.20
BPFH's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. BPFH: 3.20 )
BPFH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 4.95
Current: 3.2

0.26
4.95
PFCF 32.10
BPFH's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 109.09 vs. BPFH: 32.10 )
BPFH' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.39   Max: 41.03
Current: 32.1

1.39
41.03
EV-to-EBIT 13.32
BPFH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.74 vs. BPFH: 13.32 )
BPFH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.6   Max: 102.3
Current: 13.32

10.6
102.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.60
BPFH's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
53% of the 1413 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. BPFH: 2.60 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 8.73
Current: 2.6

0.39
8.73
Dividend Payout 0.38
BPFH's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
70% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. BPFH: 0.38 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 1
Current: 0.38

0.02
1
Dividend growth (3y) 81.70
BPFH's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
98% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. BPFH: 81.70 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 81.7
Current: 81.7

0
81.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 15.60
BPFH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. BPFH: 15.60 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.34   Max: 52.39
Current: 15.6

2.34
52.39
Share Buyback Rate -3.40
BPFH's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. BPFH: -3.40 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -3.4   Max: -25.2
Current: -3.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.00
BPFH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. BPFH: 2.00 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 7.01
Current: 2

0.47
7.01
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.68
BPFH's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BPFH: 0.68 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 5.58
Current: 0.68

0.17
5.58
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
BPFH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BPFH: 1.20 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 3.4
Current: 1.2

0.17
3.4
Price/Graham Number 1.05
BPFH's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
71% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BPFH: 1.05 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 7.32
Current: 1.05

0.8
7.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.40
BPFH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. BPFH: 7.40 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 9.4
Current: 7.4

1
9.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.96
BPFH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1309 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.11 vs. BPFH: 10.96 )
BPFH' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 10.5   Max: 42.4
Current: 10.96

10.5
42.4

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
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Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc., was incorporated on September 2, 1987, under the laws of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts. On July 1, 1988, the Company registered with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System as a bank holding company under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended, and became the parent holding company of Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, a trust company chartered by The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. BPFH conducts all of its business through its three segments, Private Banking, Investment Management, and Wealth Advisory. The Private Banking segment has one affiliate, Boston Private Bank, a trust company chartered by The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and insured by the FDIC. The Private Banking segment operates mainly in four geographic markets: New England, San Francisco Bay, Southern California, and the Pacific Northwest. The Bank pursues private banking and community-oriented business strategies in its four geographic markets. The Bank is principally engaged in providing banking, commercial banking, and a variety of other fiduciary services including investment management, advisory, and administrative services to high net worth individuals, their families, small and medium-sized businesses and professionals. The Investment Management segment has two consolidated affiliates: Dalton, Greiner, Hartman, Maher & Co., LLC, a registered investment adviser, and Anchor Capital Holdings, LLC, which is the parent company of Anchor Capital Advisors LLC and Anchor/ Russell Capital Advisors LLC, both of which are registered investment advisers. The Investment Managers serve the needs of pension funds, endowments, trusts, foundations and select institutions, mutual funds and high net worth individuals and their families throughout the United States and abroad. The Wealth Advisory segment has two consolidated affiliates: KLS Professional Advisors Group, LLC & Bingham, Osborn & Scarborough, LLC , both of which are wealth management firms and, and registered investment advisers. The Wealth Advisors provide comprehensive, planning-based financial strategies to high net worth individuals and their families, and non-profit institutions. The Company's main competitors with respect to investment management and trust services are mainly commercial banks and trust companies, mutual fund companies, investment advisory firms, stock brokerage firms, other financial companies and law firms. As a bank holding company, the Company is subject to regulation, supervision and examination by the Federal Reserve under the BHCA.
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