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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
CEF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CEF: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CEF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

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N/A
No Debt
Equity to Asset 1.00
CEF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
100% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. CEF: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CEF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.00 Max: 1
Current: 1
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 1218.28
WACC vs ROIC
-0.72%
-0.40%
WACC
ROIC
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 (%) -48315.38
CEF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 48.09 vs. CEF: -48315.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CEF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34147.22  Med: 99.08 Max: 110.48
Current: -48315.38
-34147.22
110.48
Net-margin (%) -1216946.15
CEF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 37.33 vs. CEF: -1216946.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CEF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -259208.33  Med: 99.08 Max: 110.48
Current: -1216946.15
-259208.33
110.48
ROE (%) -9.99
CEF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1541 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. CEF: -9.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CEF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.95  Med: 9.06 Max: 40.63
Current: -9.99
-30.95
40.63
ROA (%) -9.98
CEF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1561 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. CEF: -9.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CEF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.91  Med: 9.04 Max: 40.56
Current: -9.98
-30.91
40.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
CEF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. CEF: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CEF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100  Med: 23.90 Max: 29.5
Current: -100
-100
29.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -58.60
CEF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. CEF: -58.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CEF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.6  Med: 24.20 Max: 29.9
Current: -58.6
-58.6
29.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -18.40
CEF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. CEF: -18.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CEF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.4  Med: 24.30 Max: 29.9
Current: -18.4
-18.4
29.9
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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Traded in other countries:CEF.A.Canada,
Central Fund of Canada Limited is a closed-end fund. It is a low-cost, convenient facility for the investment ownership of gold and silver bullion.

Central Fund was incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario on November 15, 1961, as an investment holding company. It is a closed-end fund. It is a low-cost, convenient facility for the investment ownership of gold and silver bullion.

Ratios

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P/B 1.06
CEF's P/B is ranked lower than
68% of the 1524 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. CEF: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CEF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.32
Current: 1.06
0.6
1.32
EV-to-EBIT -251.09
CEF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.49 vs. CEF: -251.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CEF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 4.50 Max: 21.1
Current: -251.09
1.7
21.1
EV-to-EBITDA -251.09
CEF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 991 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.30 vs. CEF: -251.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CEF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 4.50 Max: 21.1
Current: -251.09
1.7
21.1
Current Ratio 1.13
CEF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. CEF: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CEF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 16.11 Max: 43.99
Current: 1.13
1.13
43.99
Quick Ratio 1.13
CEF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. CEF: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CEF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 16.11 Max: 43.99
Current: 1.13
1.13
43.99
Days Sales Outstanding 4.00
CEF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 40.66 vs. CEF: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CEF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.16 Max: 3143.06
Current: 4
0.02
3143.06

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.06
CEF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
67% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. CEF: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CEF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.13
Current: 1.06
0.89
1.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.40
CEF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. CEF: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CEF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 22.10 Max: 58
Current: -0.4
4.7
58

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $0.03
EPS (TTM) $ -1.25
Beta-0.34
Short Percentage of Float0.09%
52-Week Range $9.84 - 13.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)254.48
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