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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.47
CS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CS: 0.47 )
CS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.22   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.47

Equity to Asset 0.05
CS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. CS: 0.05 )
CS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.05
Current: 0.05

0.03
0.05
Interest Coverage 0.36
CS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CS: 0.36 )
CS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.36

0.06
0.44
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.08
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 15.84
CS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 30.05 vs. CS: 15.84 )
CS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -160.79   Max: 37.04
Current: 15.84

-160.79
37.04
Net-margin (%) 9.00
CS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 20.57 vs. CS: 9.00 )
CS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -88.67   Max: 29.34
Current: 9

-88.67
29.34
ROE (%) 5.52
CS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1554 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. CS: 5.52 )
CS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -25.44   Max: 25.99
Current: 5.52

-25.44
25.99
ROA (%) 0.27
CS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. CS: 0.27 )
CS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.7   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.27

-0.7
0.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 80.46
CS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1437 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 78.30 vs. CS: 80.46 )
CS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -234.68   Max: 238.68
Current: 80.46

-234.68
238.68
Revenue Growth (%) -7.40
CS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CS: -7.40 )
CS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.5   Max: 35.3
Current: -7.4

-30.5
35.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -2.10
CS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. CS: -2.10 )
CS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -29.1   Max: 268.1
Current: -2.1

-29.1
268.1
EPS Growth (%) -5.00
CS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. CS: -5.00 )
CS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -45.5   Max: 72.7
Current: -5

-45.5
72.7
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

CS Guru Trades in Q1 2013

John Buckingham 136,744 sh (+16.81%)
David Dreman 189,882 sh (+2.88%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 870,848 sh (-82.12%)
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Q2 2013

CS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Ron Baron 18,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 219,252 sh (+15.47%)
Dodge & Cox 891,378 sh (+2.36%)
John Buckingham 138,855 sh (+1.54%)
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Q3 2013

CS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 366,600 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 25,507 sh (New)
Ron Baron 25,000 sh (+38.89%)
John Buckingham 140,207 sh (+0.97%)
Dodge & Cox 886,715 sh (-0.52%)
David Dreman 206,356 sh (-5.88%)
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Q4 2013

CS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeff Auxier 38,500 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 51,705 sh (New)
Ron Baron 25,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 860,926 sh (-2.91%)
John Buckingham 121,140 sh (-13.6%)
David Dreman 145,413 sh (-29.53%)
Jim Simons 88,900 sh (-75.75%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CS

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -29.53%0.17%$28.39 - $33.84 $ 31.153%145413
Ron Baron 2013-09-30 Add 38.89%$26.57 - $31.69 $ 31.155%25000
Ron Baron 2013-06-30 New Buy$25.293 - $30.26 $ 31.1511%18000
Dodge & Cox 2013-03-31 Reduce -82.12%0.13%$24.56 - $30.26 $ 31.1512%870848
Dodge & Cox 2012-12-31 Reduce -76.8%0.45%$21.82 - $25.33 $ 31.1533%4871142
Dodge & Cox 2012-06-30 Add 180.91%0.34%$17.17 - $28.4 $ 31.1542%21212575
David Dreman 2012-06-30 Add 25.32%0.01%$17.17 - $28.4 $ 31.1542%167405
David Dreman 2011-09-30 New Buy0.07%$22.86 - $39.24 $ 31.152%112494
Dodge & Cox 2011-09-30 Add 21.6%0.05%$22.86 - $39.24 $ 31.152%7334937
Dodge & Cox 2011-03-31 Add 29.7%0.06%$40.41 - $47.63 $ 31.15-29%5703337
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Guru Investment Theses on Credit Suisse Group

Bill Nygren's Oakmark Comments on Credit Suisse - Jul 10, 2012

From Oakmark's second-quarter letter:

Credit Suisse (CS) was one of the worst performers for the quarter due to a weaker investment banking environment and because of negative comments about Credit Suisse in the Swiss National Bank’s (SNB) recent annual Financial Stability report. The SNB indicated that, in order to meet the Basel 3 requirements, Credit Suisse should stop its dividend payments and/or issue equity to more rapidly increase the company’s loss-absorbing capital. We found these comments odd since the SNB is not Credit Suisse’s regulator. FINMA (Credit Suisse’s regulator) is satisfied with Credit Suisse’s financial health. Additionally, Credit Suisse has until 2019 to meet Basel 3 requirements, and the head of the SNB even stated that “Credit Suisse’s plan corresponds to our assessment, but we’d like to see acceleration.” We forecast that Credit Suisse will meet Basel 3 requirements well before 2019. We already know that the Basel 3 requirements for Swiss financial institutions are some of the most stringent in the world, another example of Swiss governmental agencies’ extreme conservatism. We take capital strength and solvency very seriously, as it helps protect downside risk when investing. With little exposure to sovereign debt, excellent liquidity and a strong balance sheet that is growing stronger, Credit Suisse’s financial strength satisfies our investment criteria.
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 23.90
CS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.60 vs. CS: 23.90 )
CS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.61   Max: 182.03
Current: 23.9

7.61
182.03
P/B 1.04
CS's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CS: 1.04 )
CS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 1.83
Current: 1.04

0.62
1.83
P/S 1.61
CS's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 1638 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. CS: 1.61 )
CS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 3.45
Current: 1.61

0.57
3.45
PFCF 2.04
CS's PFCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. CS: 2.04 )
CS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 10.79
Current: 2.04

0.22
10.79
EV-to-EBIT 47.26
CS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
66% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 15.51 vs. CS: 47.26 )
CS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 16.2   Max: 2191.2
Current: 47.26

16.2
2191.2
Shiller P/E 32.58
CS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. CS: 32.58 )
CS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.33   Max: 136.36
Current: 32.58

6.33
136.36

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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Dividend Yield 0.30
CS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
92% of the 1312 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. CS: 0.30 )
CS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 3.2
Current: 0.3

0.22
3.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.30
CS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. CS: 0.30 )
CS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 3.2
Current: 0.3

0.22
3.2
Share Buyback Rate -7.50
CS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. CS: -7.50 )
CS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 8.4   Max: -9.8
Current: -7.5

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.10
CS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1411 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. CS: 2.10 )
CS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 6.2
Current: 2.1

0.1
6.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 63.42
CS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.77 vs. CS: 63.42 )
CS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -37.2   Max: 59.1
Current: 63.42

-37.2
59.1

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global
Compare:HBC, JPM, C, TD, UBS » details
Traded in other countries:CSGN.Switzerland, CSGKF.USA, 0KVC.UK, CSX1.Germany, CSX.Germany
Credit Suisse Group was incorporated on March 3, 1982 and July 5, 1856, respectively, with unlimited duration. The Company holds direct or indirect interests in all types of businesses in Switzerland and abroad, in particular in the areas of banking, finance, asset management and insurance. The Company's business consists of two operating divisions: Private Banking & Wealth Management and Investment Banking. Private Banking & Wealth Management offers comprehensive advice and a wide range of financial solutions to private, corporate and institutional clients. The Private Banking & Wealth Management division comprises the Wealth Management Clients, Corporate & Institutional Clients and Asset Management businesses. Wealth Management Clients serves ultra-high-net-worth and high-net-worth individuals around the globe and private clients in Switzerland. Corporate & Institutional Clients serves the needs of corporations and institutional clients, mainly in Switzerland. Asset Management offers a wide range of investment products and solutions across asset classes and for all investment styles, serving governments, institutions, corporations and individuals worldwide. Investment Banking offers investment banking and securities products and services to corporate, institutional and government clients around the world. services include debt and equity underwriting, sales and trading, M&A advice, divestitures, corporate sales, restructuring and investment research.

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