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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 : 8/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt N/A
CET's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CET: N/A )
CET' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: N/A   Max: N/A
Current: N/A

Equity to Asset 1.00
CET's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. CET: 1.00 )
CET' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 1
Current: 1

0.99
1
Interest Coverage No Debt
CET's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
77% of the 1501 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. CET: No Debt )
CET' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 771.72
WACC vs ROIC
9.01%
0.47%
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 (%) 41.31
CET's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1862 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 48.72 vs. CET: 41.31 )
CET' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 33.31   Max: 73.06
Current: 41.31

33.31
73.06
Net-margin (%) 404.17
CET's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1864 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 43.14 vs. CET: 404.17 )
CET' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.79   Max: 2035.66
Current: 404.17

-8.79
2035.66
ROE (%) 4.57
CET's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1908 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.07 vs. CET: 4.57 )
CET' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.21   Max: 23.51
Current: 4.57

-0.21
23.51
ROA (%) 4.55
CET's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1927 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. CET: 4.55 )
CET' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.21   Max: 23.41
Current: 4.55

-0.21
23.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8632.71
CET's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 66.23 vs. CET: 8632.71 )
CET' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3577.1   Max: 16150.82
Current: 8632.71

3577.1
16150.82
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P/E(ttm) 18.20
CET's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2291 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 34.00 vs. CET: 18.20 )
CET' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.52   Max: 43.93
Current: 18.2

3.52
43.93
PE(NRI) 18.20
CET's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2291 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 34.50 vs. CET: 18.20 )
CET' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.52   Max: 43.7
Current: 18.2

3.52
43.7
P/B 0.84
CET's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 2291 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CET: 0.84 )
CET' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 1
Current: 0.84

0.76
1
P/S 73.47
CET's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 2291 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.93 vs. CET: 73.47 )
CET' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 26.32   Max: 79.57
Current: 73.47

26.32
79.57
POCF 18.09
CET's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 2291 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CET: 18.09 )
CET' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.9   Max: 18.35
Current: 18.09

9.9
18.35
EV-to-EBIT 178.01
CET's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 2291 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 38.84 vs. CET: 178.01 )
CET' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 178.01

Days Sales Outstanding 19.24
CET's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 2291 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 165.65 vs. CET: 19.24 )
CET' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 8.38   Max: 53.87
Current: 19.24

8.38
53.87

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 7.93
CET's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
84% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. CET: 7.93 )
CET' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.84   Max: 17.79
Current: 7.93

3.84
17.79
Dividend Payout 1.44
CET's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
68% of the 2291 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CET: 1.44 )
CET' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.69
Current: 1.44

0.2
1.69
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.90
CET's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. CET: 7.90 )
CET' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.93   Max: 17.79
Current: 7.9

1.93
17.79

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.84
CET's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
87% of the 2291 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CET: 0.84 )
CET' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.84

0.81
0.84
Price/Median PS Value 2.06
CET's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 2291 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CET: 2.06 )
CET' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 2.09
Current: 2.06

0.79
2.09
Price/Graham Number 0.82
CET's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
77% of the 2291 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CET: 0.82 )
CET' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.14
Current: 0.82

0.36
1.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.60
CET's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1870 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. CET: 0.60 )
CET' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0   Max: 2.5
Current: 0.6

0
2.5

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Central Securities Corp is a closed-end management investment company since its incorporation. Its investment objective is growth of capital.
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