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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 0.03
BRKL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
54% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. BRKL: 0.03 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset 0.11
BRKL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 2021 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. BRKL: 0.11 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.11

0.11
0.44
Interest Coverage 1.88
BRKL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
75% of the 1845 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BRKL: 1.88 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.88
Current: 1.88

0.31
1.88
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.19
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 31.77
BRKL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2032 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 29.47 vs. BRKL: 31.77 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -618.8   Max: 75.95
Current: 31.77

-618.8
75.95
Net-margin (%) 19.50
BRKL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2032 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. BRKL: 19.50 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 16.93   Max: 1178.63
Current: 19.5

16.93
1178.63
ROE (%) 6.37
BRKL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. BRKL: 6.37 )
BRKL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.34   Max: 9.34
Current: 6.37

2.34
9.34
ROA (%) 0.73
BRKL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. BRKL: 0.73 )
BRKL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.43
Current: 0.73

0.51
2.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 79.70
BRKL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2013 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 77.18 vs. BRKL: 79.70 )
BRKL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 21.05   Max: 5000.83
Current: 79.7

21.05
5000.83
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.70
BRKL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BRKL: 16.70 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 23
Current: 16.7

0
23
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.70
BRKL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1569 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. BRKL: 3.70 )
BRKL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 27.4
Current: 3.7

0
27.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 3.50
BRKL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. BRKL: 3.50 )
BRKL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 28.8
Current: 3.5

0
28.8
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BRKL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 63,737 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 462,600 sh (+12.12%)
Bernard Horn 62,400 sh (unchged)
Private Capital 64,655 sh (-1.67%)
Jim Simons 57,772 sh (-81.94%)
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Q1 2014

BRKL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Bernard Horn 89,000 sh (+42.63%)
Chuck Royce 472,600 sh (+2.16%)
Private Capital 64,655 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2014

BRKL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 472,600 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 89,000 sh (unchged)
Private Capital 59,855 sh (-7.42%)
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Q3 2014

BRKL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 52,040 sh (New)
Bernard Horn 89,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 464,100 sh (-1.8%)
Private Capital 51,580 sh (-13.83%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BRKL

(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
Private Capital 2013-09-30 Reduce -33.48%0.03%$8.93 - $10.08 $ 9.763%65755
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.08%$8.49 - $9.75 $ 9.7614%0
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Reduce -53%0.09%$7.39 - $8.53 $ 9.7622%470000
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 17.20
BRKL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 18.00 vs. BRKL: 17.20 )
BRKL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.88   Max: 64.66
Current: 17.2

13.88
64.66
P/B 1.08
BRKL's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. BRKL: 1.08 )
BRKL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 1.69
Current: 1.08

0.85
1.69
P/S 3.35
BRKL's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. BRKL: 3.35 )
BRKL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.91   Max: 17.24
Current: 3.35

2.91
17.24
PFCF 8.00
BRKL's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BRKL: 8.00 )
BRKL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.1   Max: 56
Current: 8

7.1
56
EV-to-EBIT 26.83
BRKL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 19.57 vs. BRKL: 26.83 )
BRKL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 14.6   Max: 69.2
Current: 26.83

14.6
69.2
PEG 1.58
BRKL's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BRKL: 1.58 )
BRKL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 65.67
Current: 1.58

0.67
65.67
Shiller P/E 19.82
BRKL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BRKL: 19.82 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 17.71   Max: 41.3
Current: 19.82

17.71
41.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.48
BRKL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
74% of the 1880 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. BRKL: 3.48 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.06   Max: 5.67
Current: 3.48

2.06
5.67
Dividend Payout 0.60
BRKL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
64% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. BRKL: 0.60 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 2.83
Current: 0.6

0.12
2.83
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.50
BRKL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1893 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. BRKL: 3.50 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.06   Max: 5.67
Current: 3.5

2.06
5.67
Share Buyback Rate -6.10
BRKL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. BRKL: -6.10 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -6.2
Current: -6.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.42
BRKL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. BRKL: 1.42 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.59
Current: 1.42

0.47
2.59
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.58
BRKL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. BRKL: 0.58 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.47
Current: 0.58

0.51
1.47
Price/Median PS Value 0.47
BRKL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. BRKL: 0.47 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 2.42
Current: 0.47

0.42
2.42
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.01
BRKL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BRKL: 2.01 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 8.47
Current: 2.01

0.69
8.47
Price/Graham Number 1.02
BRKL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
78% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. BRKL: 1.02 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.15
Current: 1.02

0.36
2.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.70
BRKL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2006 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. BRKL: 3.70 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 6.9
Current: 3.7

1.4
6.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.84
BRKL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 13.90 vs. BRKL: 15.84 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.4   Max: 27.3
Current: 15.84

-8.4
27.3

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Savings & Cooperative Banks
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Brookline Bancorp Inc is a Delaware corporation, organized in November 1997. The Company operates as a multi-bank holding company for Brookline Bank and its subsidiaries. The Bank's activities include acceptance of commercial business, municipal and retail deposits, origination of mortgage loans on commercial and residential real estate located principally in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, origination of commercial loans and leases to small and mid-sized businesses, origination of indirect automobile loans, investment in debt and equity securities, and the offering of cash management and investment advisory services. The Bank also provides specialty equipment financing through its subsidiaries. As a financial institution with 47 banking offices across Greater Boston, the North Shore of Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, the Bank, through Brookline Bank, BankRI and First Ipswich offers commercial business and retail banking services, including cash management products, on-line banking services, consumer and residential loans and investment services designed to meet the financial needs of small to mid-sized businesses and individuals across central New England. Specialty lending activities include indirect automobile loans as well as equipment financing in the New York and New Jersey metropolitan areas and elsewhere. The Bank focuses its business efforts on growing its commercial lending businesses, both organically and through acquisitions. In addition to other commercial banks, the Bank's competition for generating loans includes savings banks, credit unions, mortgage banking companies, insurance companies, and other financial services companies. As a bank holding company, the Company is subject to regulation, supervision and examination by the FRB under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended, and by the Massachusetts Division of Banks and the Massachusetts Board of Bank Incorporation under Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 167A.
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