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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 : 4/10

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Interest Coverage 0.06
FMCC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
98% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. FMCC: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FMCC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.06
0.06
0.45
F-Score: 4
M-Score: -2.48
WACC vs ROIC
1.86%
0.12%
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 68.02
FMCC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 30.84 vs. FMCC: 68.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FMCC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -282.5  Med: 56.53 Max: 199.13
Current: 68.02
-282.5
199.13
Net-margin (%) 47.02
FMCC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1652 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 22.27 vs. FMCC: 47.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FMCC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -266.23  Med: 49.27 Max: 223.96
Current: 47.02
-266.23
223.96
ROE (%) -13.41
FMCC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.34 vs. FMCC: -13.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FMCC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1020.07  Med: -30.17 Max: 7.6
Current: -13.41
-1020.07
7.6
ROA (%) 0.12
FMCC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1659 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. FMCC: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FMCC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.09  Med: 0.03 Max: 2.46
Current: 0.12
-6.09
2.46
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.60
FMCC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. FMCC: -5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FMCC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.2  Med: -0.3 Max: 68.2
Current: -5.6
-33.2
68.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -0.60
FMCC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1237 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. FMCC: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FMCC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.7  Med: 2.9 Max: 87.1
Current: -0.6
-58.7
87.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -75.00
FMCC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. FMCC: -75.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FMCC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -75  Med: -14.7 Max: 68.7
Current: -75
-75
68.7
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

FMCC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Fairholme Fund 14,575,900 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

FMCC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Fairholme Fund 24,741,100 sh (+69.74%)
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Q1 2016

FMCC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Ruane Cunniff 1,500,000 sh (New)
Fairholme Fund 22,934,100 sh (-7.30%)
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Q2 2016

FMCC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Ruane Cunniff 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
Fairholme Fund Sold Out
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Preferred stocks of Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FREGP4.500.00
FMCKL2.400.006.02% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock
FREJO6.000.00
FREJN4.500.00
FMCKM2.360.005.57% NonCumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock
FMCCM4.500.00Variable Rate NonCumulative Preferred Stock
FMCCL4.100.00Variable Rate NonCumulative Preferred Stock
FMCCJ4.310.00Variable Rate NonCumulative Preferred Stock
FMCCP4.970.006% NonCumulative Preferred Stock
FMCCN4.050.00Variable Rate NonCumulative Preferred Stock
FMCCO5.090.005.81% NonCumulative Preferred Stock
FMCKP4.790.005.7% NonCumulative Preferred Stock
FMCCK4.900.005.79% NonCumulative Preferred Stock
FMCCS4.550.00Variable Rate NonCumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock
FMCCT4.950.006.42% NonCumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock
FMCKO2.850.005.9% NonCumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock
FMCCI4.150.00Variable Rate NonCumulative Preferred Stock
FMCCH4.600.005.1% NonCumulative Preferred Stock, issued on September 23, 1998
FMCCG4.360.00Variable Rate NonCumulative Preferred Stock
FMCKK4.440.005% NonCumulative Preferred Stock
FMCKI2.400.00
FMCKN2.600.005.66% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock
FMCKJ3.480.00
FREJP4.050.00

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Specialty Finance
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Traded in other countries:FMCC.Argentina, FHL.Germany,
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp provides credit guarantees for residential mortgages originated by mortgage lenders and invests in mortgage loans and mortgage-related securities. Its segments are single-family guarantee, investments and multifamily.

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp was chartered by Congress in 1970 to provide liquidity, stability, and affordability to the U.S. housing market. The Company provides credit guarantee for residential mortgages originated by mortgage lenders and investing in mortgage loans and mortgage-related securities. Its business segments are Single-family Guarantee, Investments, and Multifamily. Single-family Guarantee segment purchases single-family mortgage loans originated by the seller in the primary mortgage market. The Company uses mortgage securitization process to package the purchased mortgage loans into guaranteed mortgage-related securities. The Investments segment reflects results from the Company's investment, funding, and hedging activities. The Company invests in mortgage-related securities and single-family performing mortgage loans, which are funded by debt issuances and hedged using derivatives. The Multifamily segment reflects results from the Company's investment (both purchases and sales), securitization, and guarantee activities in multifamily mortgage loans and securities. The Company's customers are predominantly lenders in the primary mortgage market that originate mortgages for homeowners. These lenders include mortgage banking companies, commercial banks, savings banks, community banks, credit unions, HFAs, and thrift institutions. Its principal competitors are Fannie Mae, Ginnie Mae and other financial institutions that retain or securitize mortgages, such as commercial and investment banks, dealers, thrift institutions, and insurance companies.

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Ratios

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P/S 1.03
FMCC's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. FMCC: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FMCC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.4 Max: 63.46
Current: 1.03
0.06
63.46
POCF 0.78
FMCC's POCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. FMCC: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FMCC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.39 Max: 7.72
Current: 0.78
0.06
7.72
EV-to-EBIT 610.73
FMCC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. FMCC: 610.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FMCC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5432.2  Med: 74.9 Max: 2477
Current: 610.73
-5432.2
2477
EV-to-EBITDA 610.73
FMCC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.39 vs. FMCC: 610.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FMCC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5432.2  Med: 74.9 Max: 2477
Current: 610.73
-5432.2
2477

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Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 2.45
FMCC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 1494 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. FMCC: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FMCC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 13.64 Max: 132.2
Current: 2.45
0.14
132.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.20
FMCC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. FMCC: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FMCC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.5 Max: 1.3
Current: 0.2
0.2
1.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,938
EPS (TTM) $ -0.11
Beta2.28
Short Percentage of Float7.96%
52-Week Range $0.97 - 2.67
Shares Outstanding (Mil)650.05
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