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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
Equity to Asset 0.74
EAD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. EAD: 0.74 )
EAD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 0.74
Current: 0.74

0.73
0.74
Interest Coverage 122.99
EAD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2647.78 vs. EAD: 122.99 )
EAD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 94.04   Max: 570.33
Current: 122.99

94.04
570.33
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.34
WACC vs ROIC
6.20%
6.03%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 89.43
EAD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 50.45 vs. EAD: 89.43 )
EAD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 89.81   Max: 91.54
Current: 89.43

89.81
91.54
Net-margin (%) 102.84
EAD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 47.88 vs. EAD: 102.84 )
EAD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 56.02   Max: 298.83
Current: 102.84

56.02
298.83
ROE (%) 9.20
EAD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1629 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.15 vs. EAD: 9.20 )
EAD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 14.54
Current: 9.2

5.9
14.54
ROA (%) 6.79
EAD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1649 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. EAD: 6.79 )
EAD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.38   Max: 10.69
Current: 6.79

4.38
10.69
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Equity & Asset
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

EAD Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Third Avenue Management 232,918 sh (New)
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Q4 2013

EAD Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Third Avenue Management 234,126 sh (+0.52%)
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Q1 2014

EAD Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Third Avenue Management 242,850 sh (+3.73%)
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Q2 2014

EAD Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Third Avenue Management Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with EAD

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Third Avenue Management 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.04%$9.4 - $9.63 $ 9.07-5%0
Third Avenue Management 2013-09-30 New Buy0.04%$8.7 - $9.32 $ 9.071%232918
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Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 13.40
EAD's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 22.40 vs. EAD: 13.40 )
EAD' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.11   Max: 18.68
Current: 13.4

6.11
18.68
PE(NRI) 13.30
EAD's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 23.10 vs. EAD: 13.30 )
EAD' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.13   Max: 18.74
Current: 13.3

6.13
18.74
P/B 0.90
EAD's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. EAD: 0.90 )
EAD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 1.12
Current: 0.9

0.84
1.12
P/S 9.90
EAD's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.52 vs. EAD: 9.90 )
EAD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 8.08   Max: 10.52
Current: 9.9

8.08
10.52
POCF 9.95
EAD's POCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 200.00 vs. EAD: 9.95 )
EAD' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.29   Max: 11.48
Current: 9.95

9.29
11.48
EV-to-EBIT 14.57
EAD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 25.02 vs. EAD: 14.57 )
EAD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 14.57

Days Sales Outstanding 113.85
EAD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 105.19 vs. EAD: 113.85 )
EAD' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 80.15   Max: 190.3
Current: 113.85

80.15
190.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 9.00
EAD's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
90% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. EAD: 9.00 )
EAD' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 8.47   Max: 11.27
Current: 9

8.47
11.27
Dividend Payout 0.89
EAD's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
68% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. EAD: 0.89 )
EAD' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.75
Current: 0.89

0.31
1.75
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.00
EAD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1292 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. EAD: 9.00 )
EAD' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 8.47   Max: 11.27
Current: 9

8.47
11.27

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.90
EAD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. EAD: 0.90 )
EAD' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 1.06
Current: 0.9

0.95
1.06
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
EAD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. EAD: 1.00 )
EAD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 1.09
Current: 1

0.97
1.09
Price/Graham Number 0.70
EAD's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
78% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. EAD: 0.70 )
EAD' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.7

0.35
0.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.90
EAD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. EAD: 6.90 )
EAD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10.1
Current: 6.9

0
10.1

Business Description

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