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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 : 8/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
FBRC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. FBRC: No Debt )
FBRC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.14   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.40
FBRC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. FBRC: 0.40 )
FBRC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.4

0.34
0.88
Interest Coverage No Debt
FBRC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
81% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 15.22 vs. FBRC: No Debt )
FBRC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

2.21
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.58
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 : 3/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) 13.28
FBRC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 18.19 vs. FBRC: 13.28 )
FBRC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -108.97   Max: 22.04
Current: 13.28

-108.97
22.04
Net-margin (%) 12.74
FBRC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.32 vs. FBRC: 12.74 )
FBRC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -107.05   Max: 1795.02
Current: 12.74

-107.05
1795.02
ROE (%) 7.86
FBRC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 7.29 vs. FBRC: 7.86 )
FBRC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -48.05   Max: 101.11
Current: 7.86

-48.05
101.11
ROA (%) 4.45
FBRC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. FBRC: 4.45 )
FBRC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -27.64   Max: 49.94
Current: 4.45

-27.64
49.94
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 649.73
FBRC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 106.22 vs. FBRC: 649.73 )
FBRC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -740.54   Max: 1641.21
Current: 649.73

-740.54
1641.21
Revenue Growth (%) 8.90
FBRC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. FBRC: 8.90 )
FBRC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 325.2
Current: 8.9

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325.2
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Financials


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Equity & Asset
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

FBRC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 66,634 sh (+40.65%)
Chuck Royce 578,950 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers 442,080 sh (-37.38%)
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Q4 2013

FBRC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 7,928 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 942,676 sh (+113.24%)
Jim Simons 79,175 sh (+18.82%)
Chuck Royce 382,650 sh (-33.91%)
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Q1 2014

FBRC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

NWQ Managers 947,609 sh (+0.52%)
Chuck Royce 382,650 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,928 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 46,301 sh (-41.52%)
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Q2 2014

FBRC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Richard Snow 45,118 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 934,406 sh (-1.39%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,728 sh (-2.52%)
Chuck Royce 351,350 sh (-8.18%)
Jim Simons 27,123 sh (-41.42%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FBRC

(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
Richard Snow 2014-06-30 New Buy0.04%$24.69 - $28.04 $ 26.02-1%45118
NWQ Managers 2013-12-31 Add 113.24%0.12%$24.57 - $29.78 $ 26.02-3%942676
NWQ Managers 2013-09-30 Reduce -37.38%0.06%$25.98 - $30.75 $ 26.02-7%442080
NWQ Managers 2013-03-31 Reduce -80.26%0.1%$15.24 - $19.23 $ 26.0252%833131
NWQ Managers 2012-06-30 New Buy0.1%$2.42 - $2.9 $ 26.02874%4847883
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 13.70
FBRC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. FBRC: 13.70 )
FBRC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.03   Max: 131.69
Current: 13.7

3.03
131.69
P/B 0.90
FBRC's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. FBRC: 0.90 )
FBRC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 2.26
Current: 0.9

0.42
2.26
P/S 1.70
FBRC's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. FBRC: 1.70 )
FBRC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 3.7
Current: 1.7

0.66
3.7
PFCF 15.70
FBRC's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FBRC: 15.70 )
FBRC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.86   Max: 76.57
Current: 15.7

2.86
76.57
EV-to-EBIT 3.50
FBRC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
95% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 22.09 vs. FBRC: 3.50 )
FBRC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 20.1
Current: 3.5

0.1
20.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.90
FBRC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
79% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. FBRC: 0.90 )
FBRC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.17
Current: 0.9

0.51
2.17
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
FBRC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. FBRC: 1.20 )
FBRC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 3.45
Current: 1.2

1.24
3.45
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
FBRC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. FBRC: 1.30 )
FBRC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.69
Current: 1.3

0.52
2.69
Price/Graham Number 0.80
FBRC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. FBRC: 0.80 )
FBRC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.61
Current: 0.8

0.39
2.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 28.50
FBRC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
92% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. FBRC: 28.50 )
FBRC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5   Max: 2013.8
Current: 28.5

5
2013.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -5.57
FBRC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
60% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.83 vs. FBRC: -5.57 )
FBRC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -9.5   Max: -4.7
Current: -5.57

-9.5
-4.7

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets
Compare:PJC, SIEB, GHL, GS, SF » details
FBR & Co, is a full-service investment banking, institutional brokerage and asset management firm with a customer-focused and innovative approach to meeting its clients' needs. In addition, it makes main investments, including merchant banking investments, with its own capital. The company has focused its business on providing: capital raising services, including underwriting and placement of public and private equity and debt; financial advisory services, including merger and acquisition advisory, restructuring, recapitalization and strategic alternative analysis; institutional sales and trading services; research coverage; asset management services through a group of proprietary mutual funds, hedge funds and funds of funds; private wealth management services to high net worth individuals, families, foundations, pension funds, endowments and other private entities; and proprietary investment returns to its shareholders through merchant banking and other direct investments that it makes utilizing its own capital. The company focuses its capital markets business in seven industry sectors: consumer, diversified industrials, energy and natural resources, financial institutions, insurance, real estate, and technology, media and telecommunications. Its business comprises three separate segments: capital markets, which includes investment banking and institutional brokerage - sales, trading, and research; asset management, which includes private wealth management; and principal investing, which includes merchant banking.

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