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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 0.15
EMG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. EMG: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EMG' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.42 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15
Equity to Asset 0.46
EMG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 1536 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. EMG: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EMG' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.46
0.03
0.86
F-Score: 1
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 : 1/10

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Operating margin (%) -18.04
EMG's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 30.52 vs. EMG: -18.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EMG' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -826.61  Med: -11.47 Max: 58.22
Current: -18.04
-826.61
58.22
Net-margin (%) -12.11
EMG's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 21.98 vs. EMG: -12.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
EMG' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -877.24  Med: -12.60 Max: 73.34
Current: -12.11
-877.24
73.34
ROE (%) -3.71
EMG's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.24 vs. EMG: -3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
EMG' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -142.31  Med: -37.26 Max: 40.82
Current: -3.71
-142.31
40.82
ROA (%) -1.72
EMG's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. EMG: -1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EMG' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.31  Med: -5.59 Max: 25.7
Current: -1.72
-23.31
25.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.50
EMG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1283 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. EMG: -3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EMG' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -60.55 Max: -3.5
Current: -3.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -50.90
EMG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. EMG: -50.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EMG' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -50.90 Max: -6.2
Current: -50.9
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 7.28
EMG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.51 vs. EMG: 7.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
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P/B 0.50
EMG's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 2221 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. EMG: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EMG' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.65 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.5
0.17
1.2
P/S 1.47
EMG's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 2389 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. EMG: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EMG' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 2.06 Max: 98.71
Current: 1.47
0.21
98.71
EV-to-EBIT 24.79
EMG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
80% of the 2133 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. EMG: 24.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EMG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.8  Med: 3.90 Max: 737.2
Current: 24.79
-3.8
737.2
EV-to-EBITDA 24.61
EMG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
84% of the 2139 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.06 vs. EMG: 24.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EMG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.7  Med: 3.50 Max: 576.9
Current: 24.61
-48.7
576.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.51
EMG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 2110 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. EMG: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
EMG' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.66 Max: 1.02
Current: 0.51
0.23
1.02
Price/Median PS Value 0.67
EMG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 2020 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. EMG: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EMG' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.99 Max: 28.57
Current: 0.67
0.15
28.57
Price/Graham Number 1.75
EMG's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
94% of the 1931 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. EMG: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
EMG' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.03 Max: 4.64
Current: 1.75
0.25
4.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.07
EMG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. EMG: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EMG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 8.65 Max: 111.6
Current: 4.07
0.1
111.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $69
EPS $ -0.25
Beta0.35
Short Percentage of Float5.26%
52-Week Range $3.49 - 7.43
Shares Outstanding(Mil)28.13

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Specialty Finance
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Emergent Capital Inc was founded in December 2006 as a Florida limited liability company, Imperial Holdings, LLC, converted into Imperial Holdings, Inc. on February 3, 2011, in connection with the Company's initial public offering. The Company changed its name from Imperial Holdings, Inc, to Emergent Capital Inc on September 1, 2015. It is a specialty finance company. The Company operates in two segments: life finance and structured settlements. In the life finance business, the Company owns a portfolio of 612 life insurance policies and earns income from changes in the fair value and from death benefits on matured life insurance policies. In the structured settlement business, the Company purchased structured settlement receivables at a discounted rate and sells these receivables to third parties. The life insurance policies in Imperial's portfolio were acquired through a combination of policy surrenders or foreclosures in satisfaction of loans issued under the Company's legacy premium finance business, direct policy purchases from the original policy owners (the secondary market) and from purchases of policies owned by other institutional investors (the tertiary market). Structured settlements refer to a contract between a plaintiff and defendant whereby the plaintiff agrees to settle a lawsuit (usually a personal injury, product liability or medical malpractice claim) in exchange for periodic payments over time. A defendant's payment obligation with respect to a structured settlement is usually assumed by a casualty insurance company. This payment obligation is then satisfied by the casualty insurer through the purchase of an annuity from a life insurance company, which provides a stream of payments to the plaintiff. The Company competes in the life finance space through two channels: other life settlement providers and institutional investors.
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