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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

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industry
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Cash to Debt No Debt
CRF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 1386 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. CRF: No Debt )
CRF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 1.00
CRF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
99% of the 1568 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. CRF: 1.00 )
CRF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 1
Current: 1

0.91
1
Interest Coverage No Debt
CRF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
82% of the 1300 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2003.83 vs. CRF: No Debt )
CRF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

Z-Score: 158.29
WACC vs ROIC
8.66%
0.13%
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

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history
Operating margin (%) 14.58
CRF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.26 vs. CRF: 14.58 )
CRF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.83   Max: 36.96
Current: 14.58

-1.83
36.96
Net-margin (%) 505.73
CRF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 46.96 vs. CRF: 505.73 )
CRF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 72.49   Max: 518.53
Current: 505.73

72.49
518.53
ROE (%) 4.52
CRF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1628 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. CRF: 4.52 )
CRF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 15.02
Current: 4.52

1.23
15.02
ROA (%) 4.49
CRF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.74 vs. CRF: 4.49 )
CRF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 14.46
Current: 4.49

1.17
14.46
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 9.50
CRF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 23.30 vs. CRF: 9.50 )
CRF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.53   Max: 122.59
Current: 9.5

8.53
122.59
PE(NRI) 9.70
CRF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 23.80 vs. CRF: 9.70 )
CRF' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.53   Max: 123.65
Current: 9.7

8.53
123.65
P/B 1.20
CRF's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CRF: 1.20 )
CRF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 1.37
Current: 1.2

0.86
1.37
P/S 51.28
CRF's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.63 vs. CRF: 51.28 )
CRF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 25.14   Max: 52.67
Current: 51.28

25.14
52.67
EV-to-EBIT 135.55
CRF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 25.76 vs. CRF: 135.55 )
CRF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 135.55

Days Sales Outstanding 83.65
CRF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 104.00 vs. CRF: 83.65 )
CRF' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.55   Max: 152.96
Current: 83.65

23.55
152.96

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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Dividend Yield 15.53
CRF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. CRF: 15.53 )
CRF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 19.79
Current: 15.53

0.36
19.79
Dividend Payout 1.69
CRF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
62% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. CRF: 1.69 )
CRF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.69
Current: 1.69

0.44
1.69
Yield on cost (5-Year) 15.60
CRF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1292 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.86 vs. CRF: 15.60 )
CRF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 19.79
Current: 15.6

0.36
19.79

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.20
CRF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CRF: 1.20 )
CRF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 1.2

Price/Median PS Value 0.70
CRF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CRF: 0.70 )
CRF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.02
Current: 0.7

0.58
1.02
Price/Graham Number 0.70
CRF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. CRF: 0.70 )
CRF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 2.24
Current: 0.7

0.63
2.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.70
CRF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. CRF: 0.70 )
CRF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.7

0
0.7

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Cornerstone Total Return Fund Inc is a closed-end management investment company. The Fund's investment objective is to seek long-term capital appreciation through investment in equity securities of U.S. and non-U.S. companies.
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