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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 No Debt
CYSPRB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 795 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. CYSPRB: No Debt )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.13
CYSPRB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 821 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. CYSPRB: 0.13 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.16
Current: 0.13

0.09
0.16
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.13
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 94.44
CYSPRB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 832 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 40.93 vs. CYSPRB: 94.44 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 68.16   Max: 174.04
Current: 94.44

68.16
174.04
Net-margin (%) 55.93
CYSPRB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 833 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 32.79 vs. CYSPRB: 55.93 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -131.42   Max: 155.48
Current: 55.93

-131.42
155.48
ROE (%) 11.77
CYSPRB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 839 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. CYSPRB: 11.77 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -33.92   Max: 37.22
Current: 11.77

-33.92
37.22
ROA (%) 1.52
CYSPRB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 844 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. CYSPRB: 1.52 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.03   Max: 4.97
Current: 1.52

-3.03
4.97
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Preferred stocks of CYS Investments Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CYSPRA0.007.817 3/4 % Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -A-
CYSPRB0.007.81Pfd Shs Series B

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 7.40
CYSPRB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 27.60 vs. CYSPRB: 7.40 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.32   Max: 8.91
Current: 7.4

2.32
8.91
P/B 0.91
CYSPRB's P/B is ranked higher than
88% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. CYSPRB: 0.91 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 1.2
Current: 0.91

0.57
1.2
P/S 3.76
CYSPRB's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. CYSPRB: 3.76 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.02   Max: 7.99
Current: 3.76

3.02
7.99
EV-to-EBIT 4.67
CYSPRB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
99% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 33.54 vs. CYSPRB: 4.67 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 64.2
Current: 4.67

3.6
64.2
Shiller P/E 4.48
CYSPRB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CYSPRB: 4.48 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.05   Max: 5.18
Current: 4.48

4.05
5.18

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 7.81
CYSPRB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
98% of the 823 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. CYSPRB: 7.81 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.45   Max: 22.78
Current: 7.81

2.45
22.78
Dividend growth (3y) -17.50
CYSPRB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
54% of the 506 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CYSPRB: -17.50 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 27.1
Current: -17.5

0
27.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.16
CYSPRB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
94% of the 826 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. CYSPRB: 10.16 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.19   Max: 29.63
Current: 10.16

3.19
29.63
Share Buyback Rate -81.50
CYSPRB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -6.30 vs. CYSPRB: -81.50 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -63.7   Max: -122.7
Current: -81.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.91
CYSPRB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
88% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. CYSPRB: 0.91 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 1.11
Current: 0.91

0.8
1.11
Price/Median PS Value 0.92
CYSPRB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. CYSPRB: 0.92 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 1.93
Current: 0.92

0.76
1.93
Price/Graham Number 0.48
CYSPRB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
97% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CYSPRB: 0.48 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.3
Current: 0.48

0.41
1.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 21.40
CYSPRB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
99% of the 817 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CYSPRB: 21.40 )
CYSPRB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 27.5
Current: 21.4

1.6
27.5

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:CY5.Germany
CYS Investments Inc, formerly known as Cypress Sharpridge Investments was formed as a Maryland corporation on January 3, 2006, commenced operations in February 2006 and completed an initial public offering of its common stock in June 2009. It is a specialty finance company that was created with the objective of achieving consistent risk-adjusted investment income. The Company invests in Agency RMBS collateralized by fixed rate single-family residential mortgage loans (primarily 10, 15, 20 or 30 years), ARMs, which have coupon rates that reset monthly, or hybrid ARMs, which have a coupon rate that is fixed for an initial period (typically three, five, seven or 10 years) and thereafter resets at regular intervals. It makes investment decisions based on various factors, including, but not limited to, relative value, expected cash yield, supply and demand, costs of hedging, costs of financing, liquidity, expected future interest rate volatility and the overall shape of the U.S. Treasury and interest rate swap yield curves. The Company sources the majority of its investments through relationships with a large and diverse group of financial intermediaries, ranging from major commercial and investment banks to specialty investment dealers and brokerage firms. Agency RMBS are residential mortgage pass-through securities. Its current portfolio of Agency RMBS is backed by fixed rate mortgages and hybrid ARMs that typically have a fixed coupon for three, five, seven or 10 years, and then pay an adjustable coupon that generally resets annually over a predetermined interest rate index. The Company competes with mortgage REITs, mortgage finance and specialty finance companies, savings and loan associations, banks, mortgage bankers, insurance companies, mutual funds, institutional investors, investment banking firms, other lenders, governmental bodies and other entities.

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