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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 4.27
COWN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. COWN: 4.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
COWN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 50.27 Max: No Debt
Current: 4.27
Equity to Asset 0.42
COWN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. COWN: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
COWN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.42
0.15
0.75
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.09
M-Score: -1.18
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -7.62
COWN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.79 vs. COWN: -7.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
COWN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.66  Med: -21.93 Max: 4.82
Current: -7.62
-59.66
4.82
Net-margin (%) 5.25
COWN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 11.86 vs. COWN: 5.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
COWN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.91  Med: -7.13 Max: 39.09
Current: 5.25
-45.91
39.09
ROE (%) 2.30
COWN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.61 vs. COWN: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
COWN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.75  Med: -5.04 Max: 28.21
Current: 2.3
-26.75
28.21
ROA (%) 1.30
COWN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. COWN: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
COWN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.58  Med: -1.85 Max: 7.87
Current: 1.3
-12.58
7.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.93
COWN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.49 vs. COWN: 6.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
COWN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -266.6  Med: -29.56 Max: 379.78
Current: 6.93
-266.6
379.78
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 23.90
COWN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. COWN: 23.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COWN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -5.40 Max: 23.9
Current: 23.9
0
23.9
» COWN's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-30)


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

COWN Guru Trades in Q2 2015

John Burbank Sold Out
Chuck Royce 3,131,035 sh (-1.44%)
John Rogers 6,585,680 sh (-19.33%)
Jim Simons 412,739 sh (-28.72%)
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Q3 2015

COWN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 133,600 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 788,752 sh (New)
John Rogers 6,924,050 sh (+5.14%)
Chuck Royce 2,397,810 sh (-23.42%)
Jim Simons 96,482 sh (-76.62%)
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Q4 2015

COWN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Fisher 873,760 sh (+10.78%)
John Rogers 7,361,233 sh (+6.31%)
Chuck Royce 2,476,310 sh (+3.27%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q1 2016

COWN Guru Trades in Q1 2016

John Rogers 11,259,648 sh (+52.96%)
Ken Fisher 873,660 sh (-0.01%)
Chuck Royce 2,395,810 sh (-3.25%)
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Preferred stocks of Cowen Group Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CWNGP0.000.00A
CWGRP0.000.00A

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets
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Traded in other countries:CGI.Germany,
Cowen Group, Inc. provides research, brokerage and investment banking services to companies and institutional investor clients in the healthcare, technology, media and telecommunications, consumer, aerospace & defense & alternative energy sectors.

Cowen Group, Inc. was formed in Delaware on 2009. The Company provides alternative investment management, investment banking, research, sales and trading and prime brokerage services through its two business segments: alternative investment and broker-dealer. The Company's alternative investment segment, includes hedge funds, private equity structures, registered investment companies and listed vehicles. The Company's broker-dealer segment offers research, sales and trading and investment banking services to companies and institutional investor clients in the healthcare, technology, media and telecommunications, information and technology services, consumer, aerospace and defense, industrials, real estate investment trusts ("REITs"),energy and transportation sectors. The broker-dealer segment also offers a full-service suite of prime brokerage services. The Company's businesses as well as the financial services are subject to several regulations, including periodic examinations by governmental and self-regulatory organizations in the United States and the jurisdictions it operates.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 21.71
COWN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 16.97 vs. COWN: 21.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
COWN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.99  Med: 18.68 Max: 107
Current: 21.71
2.99
107
PE(NRI) 21.71
COWN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
61% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 16.56 vs. COWN: 21.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
COWN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.99  Med: 18.68 Max: 107
Current: 21.71
2.99
107
P/B 0.42
COWN's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. COWN: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
COWN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.42
0.17
1.45
P/S 0.77
COWN's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. COWN: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
COWN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.15 Max: 4.49
Current: 0.77
0.25
4.49
Current Ratio 8.43
COWN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. COWN: 8.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
COWN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 2.04 Max: 121.15
Current: 8.43
1.06
121.15
Quick Ratio 8.43
COWN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. COWN: 8.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
COWN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 2.04 Max: 121.15
Current: 8.43
1.06
121.15
Days Sales Outstanding 200.32
COWN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
77% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 49.92 vs. COWN: 200.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
COWN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 68.06  Med: 172.79 Max: 224.79
Current: 200.32
68.06
224.79

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.22
COWN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. COWN: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
COWN' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.61 Max: 5.29
Current: 4.22
0.71
5.29
Price/Tangible Book 0.46
COWN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. COWN: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
COWN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.89
Current: 0.46
0.29
1.89
Price/Projected FCF 1.16
COWN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. COWN: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
COWN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.56 Max: 1.45
Current: 1.16
0.2
1.45
Price/Median PS Value 0.67
COWN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. COWN: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
COWN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.99 Max: 3.83
Current: 0.67
0.32
3.83
Price/Graham Number 0.67
COWN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
66% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. COWN: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
COWN' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.81 Max: 2.13
Current: 0.67
0.33
2.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.90
COWN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. COWN: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
COWN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 13.35 Max: 55471.6
Current: -0.9
0.6
55471.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $444.5
EPS (TTM) $ 0.14
Beta1.61
Short Percentage of Float15.39%
52-Week Range $2.47 - 6.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)106.21
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