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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 N/A
ECF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ECF: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ECF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: 9999.00 Max: N/A
Current: N/A
Equity to Asset 1.00
ECF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
94% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. ECF: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ECF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 0.99 Max: 1
Current: 1
0.98
1
F-Score: 3
WACC vs ROIC
8.21%
1.39%
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 55.87
ECF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 48.09 vs. ECF: 55.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ECF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55.87  Med: 66.40 Max: 75.06
Current: 55.87
55.87
75.06
Net-margin (%) -74.95
ECF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 37.33 vs. ECF: -74.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ECF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -75.94  Med: 354.61 Max: 489.18
Current: -74.95
-75.94
489.18
ROE (%) -1.87
ECF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1541 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. ECF: -1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ECF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.07  Med: 11.75 Max: 16.06
Current: -1.87
-3.07
16.06
ROA (%) -1.86
ECF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1561 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. ECF: -1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ECF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.03  Med: 11.63 Max: 15.85
Current: -1.86
-3.03
15.85
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.20
ECF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ECF: -4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ECF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -8.10 Max: -4.2
Current: -4.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.40
ECF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. ECF: -10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ECF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -15.00 Max: -10.4
Current: -10.4
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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Ellsworth Growth and Income Fund Ltd operate as a diversified, closed-end management investment company. It invests in convertible and equity securities, with the objectives of providing income and the potential for capital appreciation.

Ellsworth Growth and Income Fund Ltd was incorporated in Delaware, USA. The Company operate as a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Company invests in convertible and equity securities, with the objectives of providing income and the potential for capital appreciation. The Company invests in diversified industries.

Ratios

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P/B 0.82
ECF's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 1524 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. ECF: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ECF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 0.87 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.82
0.72
0.99
P/S 31.26
ECF's P/S is ranked lower than
88% of the 1254 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. ECF: 31.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ECF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.26  Med: 29.81 Max: 37.81
Current: 31.26
20.26
37.81
EV-to-EBIT 54.50
ECF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
89% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.49 vs. ECF: 54.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ECF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.3  Med: 47.15 Max: 66.7
Current: 54.5
28.3
66.7
EV-to-EBITDA 54.50
ECF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
90% of the 991 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.30 vs. ECF: 54.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ECF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.3  Med: 47.15 Max: 66.7
Current: 54.5
28.3
66.7

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 10.31
ECF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
87% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. ECF: 10.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ECF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.97  Med: 3.28 Max: 9.41
Current: 10.31
1.97
9.41
Dividend Growth (3y) 36.80
ECF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. ECF: 36.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
ECF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.8  Med: -5.00 Max: 36.8
Current: 36.8
-10.8
36.8
Forward Dividend Yield 5.70
ECF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
61% of the 1270 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. ECF: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
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Yield on cost (5-Year) 15.29
ECF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 vs. ECF: 15.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ECF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.92  Med: 4.86 Max: 15.53
Current: 15.29
2.92
15.53
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.60
ECF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. ECF: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ECF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.4  Med: 0.70 Max: 1.6
Current: 1.6
-0.4
1.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.82
ECF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
73% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. ECF: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ECF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 0.85 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.82
0.83
0.9
Price/Median PS Value 1.05
ECF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. ECF: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ECF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.2
Current: 1.05
0.69
1.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.80
ECF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. ECF: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ECF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 2.10 Max: 3.5
Current: 1.8
1.5
3.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3.25
EPS (TTM) $ -0.19
Beta0.85
Short Percentage of Float0.07%
52-Week Range $6.61 - 9.29
Shares Outstanding (Mil)12.80
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