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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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Cash to Debt 0.03
CIM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
61% of the 594 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. CIM: 0.03 )
CIM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.42
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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ROE (%) 10.89
CIM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 629 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. CIM: 10.89 )
CIM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -28.91   Max: 10.89
Current: 10.89

-28.91
10.89
ROA (%) 5.23
CIM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 632 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. CIM: 5.23 )
CIM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.11   Max: 5.23
Current: 5.23

-8.11
5.23
» CIM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

CIM Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 63,477 sh (+90.9%)
Larry Robbins 10,242,810 sh (+19.7%)
Leon Cooperman 56,883,391 sh (+16.55%)
Jeremy Grantham 255,083 sh (+2.29%)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
David Tepper 2,887,152 sh (-36.73%)
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Q3 2013

CIM Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Burbank 16,949 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 82,012 sh (+29.2%)
Leon Cooperman 61,832,671 sh (+8.7%)
Larry Robbins 10,974,343 sh (+7.14%)
David Tepper 2,830,152 sh (-1.97%)
Jeremy Grantham 233,219 sh (-8.57%)
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Q4 2013

CIM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 36,724 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 62,125,420 sh (+0.47%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 178,113 sh (-23.63%)
Larry Robbins 7,911,143 sh (-27.91%)
David Tepper 1,205,774 sh (-57.4%)
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Q1 2014

CIM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 1,666,385 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 25,711 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 66,173,233 sh (+6.52%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
David Tepper Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 25,698 sh (-30.02%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CIM

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Leon Cooperman 2014-03-31 Add 6.52%0.17%$2.99 - $3.19 $ 3.152%66173233
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Sold Out $2.93 - $3.19 $ 3.154%0
Leon Cooperman 2013-09-30 Add 8.7%0.22%$2.82 - $3.07 $ 3.156%61832671
John Burbank 2013-09-30 New Buy$2.82 - $3.07 $ 3.156%16949
Daniel Loeb 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.9%$2.9 - $3.32 $ 3.15-1%0
Leon Cooperman 2013-06-30 Add 16.55%0.37%$2.9 - $3.32 $ 3.15-1%56883391
Leon Cooperman 2013-03-31 Add 121.5%1.32%$2.61 - $3.28 $ 3.155%48805196
Daniel Loeb 2013-03-31 New Buy0.9%$2.61 - $3.28 $ 3.155%15000000
Leon Cooperman 2012-12-31 Add 2219.32%1.05%$2.53 - $2.78 $ 3.1518%22033580
Leon Cooperman 2012-09-30 Add 375%0.04%$2.11 - $2.81 $ 3.1529%950000
Leon Cooperman 2012-06-30 New Buy0.01%$2.36 - $2.92 $ 3.1513%200000
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $3.4 - $4.05 $ 3.15-17%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 9.00
CIM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
93% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 27.30 vs. CIM: 9.00 )
CIM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10.5
Current: 9

0
10.5
P/B 0.96
CIM's P/B is ranked higher than
84% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CIM: 0.96 )
CIM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 1.33
Current: 0.96

0.15
1.33
PFCF 10.50
CIM's PFCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 160.53 vs. CIM: 10.50 )
CIM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0   Max: 11.2
Current: 10.5

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11.2
EV-to-EBIT -136.72
CIM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 35.19 vs. CIM: -136.72 )
CIM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: -136.72

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 11.43
CIM's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
96% of the 630 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. CIM: 11.43 )
CIM' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1.16
Current: 11.43

0.13
1.16
Dividend Payout 0.93
CIM's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
83% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. CIM: 0.93 )
CIM' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 56.67
Current: 0.93

0.18
56.67
Dividend growth (3y) -19.50
CIM's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
50% of the 401 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. CIM: -19.50 )
CIM' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -19.5   Max: 202.2
Current: -19.5

-19.5
202.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.07
CIM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 616 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. CIM: 7.07 )
CIM' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.72
Current: 7.07

0.08
0.72
Share Buyback Rate -7.70
CIM's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 505 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. CIM: -7.70 )
CIM' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -7.7   Max: -180.2
Current: -7.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.96
CIM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. CIM: 0.96 )
CIM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.38
Current: 0.96

0.32
1.38
Price/Graham Number 0.60
CIM's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
94% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. CIM: 0.60 )
CIM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.01
Current: 0.6

0.52
1.01
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.78
CIM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 517 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. CIM: 5.78 )
CIM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 5.78

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:4CR.Germany
Chimera Investment Corporation was organized in Maryland on June 1, 2007. The Company commenced operations on November 21, 2007 when it completed its initial public offering. It operates as a specialty finance company that invests in residential mortgage backed securities, or RMBS, residential mortgage loans, real estate-related securities and various other asset classes. It has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust, or REIT, for federal income tax purposes. The Company's objective is to provide attractive risk-adjusted returns to its investors over the long-term, mainly through dividends and secondarily through capital appreciation. It intends to achieve this objective by investing in a class of financial assets to construct an investment portfolio that is designed to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns and that is structured to comply with the various federal income tax requirements for REIT status. Since it commenced operations in November 2007, it has focused its investment activities on acquiring non-Agency RMBS and on purchasing residential mortgage loans that have been originated by select high-quality originators, including the retail lending operations of commercial banks.
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