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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt N/A
ECF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 1162 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 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
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
93% of the 1222 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. ECF: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ECF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.98  Med: 0.99 Max: 1
Current: 1
0.98
1
Interest Coverage No Debt
ECF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
67% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. ECF: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ECF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 3
WACC vs ROIC
7.13%
1.38%
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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Operating margin (%) 56.67
ECF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.75 vs. ECF: 56.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ECF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 56.65  Med: 68.35 Max: 75.06
Current: 56.67
56.65
75.06
Net-margin (%) 387.79
ECF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1319 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 45.87 vs. ECF: 387.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ECF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -75.94  Med: 387.67 Max: 489.18
Current: 387.79
-75.94
489.18
ROE (%) 9.44
ECF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. ECF: 9.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ECF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.07  Med: 12.11 Max: 16.06
Current: 9.44
-3.07
16.06
ROA (%) 9.36
ECF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1375 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. ECF: 9.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ECF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.03  Med: 12.02 Max: 15.85
Current: 9.36
-3.03
15.85
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 9.36
ECF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. ECF: 9.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ECF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.42  Med: 6.29 Max: 9.49
Current: 9.36
5.42
9.49
PE(NRI) 9.40
ECF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
66% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. ECF: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ECF' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.41  Med: 6.27 Max: 9.53
Current: 9.4
5.41
9.53
P/B 0.87
ECF's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 1335 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. ECF: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ECF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 0.89 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.87
0.81
0.99
P/S 38.40
ECF's P/S is ranked lower than
89% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.59 vs. ECF: 38.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ECF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 20.39  Med: 27.96 Max: 38.13
Current: 38.4
20.39
38.13
EV-to-EBIT 63.80
ECF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
89% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.35 vs. ECF: 63.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ECF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 63.8
Days Sales Outstanding 159.60
ECF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
87% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 36.90 vs. ECF: 159.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ECF' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 107.13  Med: 213.93 Max: 339.88
Current: 159.6
107.13
339.88

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 6.55
ECF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
77% of the 1416 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. ECF: 6.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ECF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.97  Med: 3.23 Max: 4.02
Current: 6.55
1.97
4.02
Dividend Payout 0.80
ECF's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
65% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. ECF: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ECF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.20 Max: 0.27
Current: 0.8
0.19
0.27
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.66
ECF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. ECF: 6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ECF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.97  Med: 3.23 Max: 4.02
Current: 6.66
1.97
4.02

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.86
ECF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. ECF: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ECF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 0.86 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.86
0.83
0.9
Price/Median PS Value 1.32
ECF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
68% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. ECF: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ECF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.29
Current: 1.32
0.74
1.29
Price/Graham Number 0.59
ECF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. ECF: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ECF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.49 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.59
0.47
0.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.60
ECF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. ECF: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ECF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 2.4
Current: 1.6
0
2.4

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