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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 3.12
FIG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FIG: 3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FIG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.90 Max: No Debt
Current: 3.12
Equity to Asset 0.28
FIG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. FIG: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FIG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.20 Max: 0.32
Current: 0.28
0.01
0.32
Interest Coverage 7.29
FIG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
87% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. FIG: 7.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FIG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 68.26 Max: 9999.99
Current: 7.29
0.72
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.18
M-Score: -0.18
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) 5.90
FIG's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 51.91 vs. FIG: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FIG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -171.16  Med: 6.36 Max: 43.54
Current: 5.9
-171.16
43.54
Net-margin (%) 6.45
FIG's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 46.05 vs. FIG: 6.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FIG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -166.86  Med: 10.10 Max: 32.57
Current: 6.45
-166.86
32.57
ROE (%) 16.77
FIG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.08 vs. FIG: 16.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FIG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -236.38  Med: 14.06 Max: 361.49
Current: 16.77
-236.38
361.49
ROA (%) 3.14
FIG's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1431 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. FIG: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FIG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -68.46  Med: 2.18 Max: 8.29
Current: 3.14
-68.46
8.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 153.70
FIG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 31.41 vs. FIG: 153.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FIG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4880.55  Med: -899.14 Max: 1580.71
Current: 153.7
-4880.55
1580.71
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 31.80
FIG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. FIG: 31.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FIG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 31.8
Current: 31.8
0
31.8
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Q3 2014

FIG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 209,130 sh (+140.10%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,547,821 sh (+38.83%)
Kyle Bass Sold Out
Jim Simons 604,300 sh (-50.97%)
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Q4 2014

FIG Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 237,530 sh (+13.58%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,775,085 sh (+6.41%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q1 2015

FIG Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 292,580 sh (+23.18%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,994,431 sh (+5.81%)
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Q2 2015

FIG Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 145,926 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,125,521 sh (+3.28%)
Chuck Royce 292,580 sh (unchged)
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Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Fortress Investment Group LLC - Jun 26, 2014

We sold our position in investment manager Fortress Investment Group LLC (FIG) to redeploy funds toward other opportunities where we have a higher degree of confidence.



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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 18.94
FIG's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.50 vs. FIG: 18.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FIG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.56  Med: 20.01 Max: 96.75
Current: 18.94
13.56
96.75
Forward P/E 6.98
FIG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. FIG: 6.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.10
FIG's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.70 vs. FIG: 17.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FIG' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 16.24  Med: 27.69 Max: 632
Current: 17.1
16.24
632
P/B 4.29
FIG's P/B is ranked lower than
92% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. FIG: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FIG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.7  Med: 5.59 Max: 70.18
Current: 4.29
2.7
70.18
P/S 1.09
FIG's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 1251 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. FIG: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FIG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.83 Max: 9.57
Current: 1.09
0.28
9.57
PFCF 11.82
FIG's PFCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.59 vs. FIG: 11.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
FIG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 14.82 Max: 54.7
Current: 11.82
0.84
54.7
POCF 10.36
FIG's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.06 vs. FIG: 10.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FIG' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.79  Med: 12.93 Max: 85.78
Current: 10.36
0.79
85.78
EV-to-EBIT 8.87
FIG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.33 vs. FIG: 8.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FIG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -103.3  Med: -2.00 Max: 66.4
Current: 8.87
-103.3
66.4
Current Ratio 0.76
FIG's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. FIG: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FIG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.74 Max: 1.26
Current: 0.76
0.2
1.26
Quick Ratio 0.76
FIG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. FIG: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FIG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.74 Max: 1.24
Current: 0.76
0.2
1.24
Days Sales Outstanding 42.65
FIG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 37.48 vs. FIG: 42.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FIG' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 19.2  Med: 117.47 Max: 172.46
Current: 42.65
19.2
172.46

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.37
FIG's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. FIG: 5.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
FIG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 3.69 Max: 46.83
Current: 5.37
0.39
46.83
Dividend Payout 1.06
FIG's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
63% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. FIG: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
FIG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.63 Max: 8
Current: 1.06
0.21
8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.39
FIG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. FIG: 5.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
FIG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 3.69 Max: 46.83
Current: 5.39
0.39
46.83
Share Buyback Rate 2.70
FIG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. FIG: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
FIG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: -73.2
Current: 2.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 4.26
FIG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
89% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. FIG: 4.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FIG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.26  Med: 5.81 Max: 63.73
Current: 4.26
3.26
63.73
Price/Projected FCF 0.82
FIG's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. FIG: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FIG' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.13 Max: 19.95
Current: 0.82
0.52
19.95
Price/Median PS Value 0.65
FIG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. FIG: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FIG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.05 Max: 4.75
Current: 0.65
0.18
4.75
Price/Graham Number 1.40
FIG's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
75% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. FIG: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
FIG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.19  Med: 1.70 Max: 9.43
Current: 1.4
1.19
9.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 11.18
FIG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. FIG: 11.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FIG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.5  Med: 5.40 Max: 3221.1
Current: 11.18
1.5
3221.1

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 1,074 1,155
EPS($) 0.77 0.85
EPS without NRI($) 0.77 0.85

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
Compare:AMP, AMG, BEN, BLK, BK » details
Traded in other countries:XEK.Germany,
Fortress Investment Group LLC was founded in 1998. It operates as a global alternative asset manager, which raises, invests and manages private equity funds and hedge funds. The Company's current offering of alternative investment products includes private equity funds, liquid hedge funds and hybrid funds. Private equity funds generally require fund investors to commit capital over a period of time, do not allow redemptions of capital and make long term, relatively illiquid investments. Hedge funds allow periodic contributions and redemptions of capital by investors and make relatively shorter-term, more liquid investments. Hybrid funds share certain of the characteristics of both private equity and hedge funds. The Company managed alternative assets in three core businesses: Private equity business is made up mainly of a series of funds named the 'Fortress Investment Funds' and organized to make control-oriented investments in cash flow generating, asset-based businesses in North America and Western Europe. The liquid hedge funds, which invest daily in markets around the globe, seek to exploit opportunities in global currency, interest rate, equity and commodity markets and their related derivatives. The Company's hybrid hedge funds are designed to exploit pricing anomalies that exist between the public and private finance markets. These investment opportunities are often found outside the traditional broker-dealer mediated channels in which investments that are efficiently priced and intermediated by large financial institutions are typically presented to the private investment fund community. The Company has developed a proprietary network comprised of internal and external resources to exclusively source transactions for the funds. The investment management industry is intensely competitive, and it expects the competition to intensify in the future. The Company faces competition in the pursuit of outside investors for its investment funds, acquiring investments in attractive portfolio companies and making other investments. The Company's business is subject to extensive regulation in the United States and in the other countries in which its investment activities occur.
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