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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 0.11
BRKL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BRKL: 0.11 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11

Equity to Asset 0.12
BRKL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. BRKL: 0.12 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.12

0.12
0.44
Interest Coverage 1.67
BRKL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
77% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BRKL: 1.67 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.67
Current: 1.67

0.31
1.67
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.15
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 : 8/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 30.47
BRKL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 30.05 vs. BRKL: 30.47 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 28.6   Max: 75.95
Current: 30.47

28.6
75.95
Net-margin (%) 18.95
BRKL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 20.45 vs. BRKL: 18.95 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 16.93   Max: 48.6
Current: 18.95

16.93
48.6
ROE (%) 6.07
BRKL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. BRKL: 6.07 )
BRKL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.39   Max: 10.34
Current: 6.07

2.39
10.34
ROA (%) 0.72
BRKL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. BRKL: 0.72 )
BRKL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 2.29
Current: 0.72

0.49
2.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 84.35
BRKL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 78.30 vs. BRKL: 84.35 )
BRKL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 18.33   Max: 2500.42
Current: 84.35

18.33
2500.42
Revenue Growth (%) 23.00
BRKL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BRKL: 23.00 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 23
Current: 23

0
23
EBITDA Growth (%) 11.50
BRKL's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. BRKL: 11.50 )
BRKL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 27.4
Current: 11.5

0
27.4
EPS Growth (%) 17.10
BRKL's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. BRKL: 17.10 )
BRKL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 28.8
Current: 17.1

0
28.8
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

BRKL Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 411,600 sh (+1.73%)
Bernard Horn 62,400 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Private Capital 101,355 sh (-14.22%)
Jim Simons 478,046 sh (-30.01%)
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Q2 2013

BRKL Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 14,700 sh (New)
Jim Simons 495,886 sh (+3.73%)
Chuck Royce 412,600 sh (+0.24%)
Bernard Horn 62,400 sh (unchged)
Private Capital 98,855 sh (-2.47%)
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Q3 2013

BRKL Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 412,600 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 62,400 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Private Capital 65,755 sh (-33.48%)
Jim Simons 319,886 sh (-35.49%)
» More
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%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BRKL

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.08%$8.49 - $9.75 $ 9.177%0
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Reduce -53%0.09%$7.39 - $8.53 $ 9.1714%470000
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.00
BRKL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. BRKL: 18.00 )
BRKL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.88   Max: 64.66
Current: 18

13.88
64.66
P/B 1.05
BRKL's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BRKL: 1.05 )
BRKL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 1.69
Current: 1.05

0.85
1.69
P/S 3.38
BRKL's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 1640 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. BRKL: 3.38 )
BRKL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.91   Max: 17.93
Current: 3.38

2.91
17.93
PFCF 9.17
BRKL's PFCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. BRKL: 9.17 )
BRKL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.69   Max: 70.91
Current: 9.17

8.69
70.91
EV-to-EBIT 25.77
BRKL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 1410 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 15.82 vs. BRKL: 25.77 )
BRKL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 16.4   Max: 69.1
Current: 25.77

16.4
69.1
PEG 0.94
BRKL's PEG is ranked higher than
56% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. BRKL: 0.94 )
BRKL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 23.73
Current: 0.94

0.61
23.73
Shiller P/E 20.90
BRKL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 17.04 vs. BRKL: 20.90 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 19.51   Max: 41.3
Current: 20.9

19.51
41.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.70
BRKL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
75% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. BRKL: 3.70 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.06   Max: 5.67
Current: 3.7

2.06
5.67
Dividend Payout 0.75
BRKL's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
60% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. BRKL: 0.75 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 2.83
Current: 0.75

0.12
2.83
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.70
BRKL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1328 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. BRKL: 3.70 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.06   Max: 5.67
Current: 3.7

2.06
5.67
Share Buyback Rate -6.10
BRKL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 1172 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 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 1.40
BRKL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1362 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. BRKL: 1.40 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.59
Current: 1.4

0.47
2.59
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.59
BRKL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
71% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BRKL: 0.59 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.44
Current: 0.59

0.52
1.44
Price/Median PS Value 0.43
BRKL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1478 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BRKL: 0.43 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.21
Current: 0.43

0.39
2.21
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.13
BRKL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. BRKL: 1.13 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 8.47
Current: 1.13

0.63
8.47
Price/Graham Number 1.04
BRKL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. BRKL: 1.04 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.15
Current: 1.04

0.36
2.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.90
BRKL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1411 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. BRKL: 3.90 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 6.1
Current: 3.9

1.4
6.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.92
BRKL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 14.48 vs. BRKL: 20.92 )
BRKL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.2   Max: 31.2
Current: 20.92

-8.2
31.2

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 First National Bank of Ipswich ('First Ipswich') and its subsidiaries; and Brookline Securities Corp. Brookline Bank, which includes its wholly-owned subsidiaries BBS Investment Corp. and Longwood Securities Corp., and Eastern Funding LLC, operates 22 full-service banking offices in Brookline, Massachusetts and the greater Boston metropolitan area. BankRI, which includes its wholly-owned subsidiaries BRI Investment Corp., Macrolease Corporation, Acorn Insurance Agency and BRI Realty Corp., operates 18 full-service banking offices in Providence County, Kent County and Washington County, Rhode Island. First Ipswich, which includes its wholly-owned subsidiaries First Ipswich Securities II Corp., First Ipswich Insurance Agency, First Ipswich Realty and FNBI Realty, operates six full-service banking offices on the north shore of eastern Massachusetts and in the Boston metropolitan area. The Company's activities include acceptance of commercial business 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 Company also provides specialty equipment financing through its subsidiaries Eastern Funding, which is based in New York City, and Macrolease, which is based in Plainview, New York. In addition to other commercial banks, the Company's main 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 (the 'BHCA') and by the Massachusetts Division of Banks (the 'MDOB') and the Massachusetts Board of Bank Incorporation (the 'BBI') under Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 167A.

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