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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
FNFG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. FNFG: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FNFG' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.10 Max: N/A
Current: 0.07
Equity to Asset 0.10
FNFG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. FNFG: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FNFG' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.21
Current: 0.1
0.09
0.21
Interest Coverage 2.00
FNFG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. FNFG: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FNFG' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.16 Max: 3.6
Current: 2
0.63
3.6
F-Score: 4
M-Score: -2.86
WACC vs ROIC
4.45%
2.26%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 21.32
FNFG's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1677 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 31.23 vs. FNFG: 21.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FNFG' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.03  Med: 27.99 Max: 42.62
Current: 21.32
-59.03
42.62
Net-margin (%) 15.74
FNFG's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 22.64 vs. FNFG: 15.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FNFG' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.22  Med: 19.07 Max: 27.25
Current: 15.74
-51.22
27.25
ROE (%) 4.55
FNFG's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1675 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.42 vs. FNFG: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FNFG' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.42  Med: 5.40 Max: 8.07
Current: 4.55
-16.42
8.07
ROA (%) 0.56
FNFG's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1684 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. FNFG: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FNFG' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.88  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.41
Current: 0.56
-1.88
1.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.20
FNFG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. FNFG: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FNFG' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 5.20 Max: 47
Current: -1.2
0
47
» FNFG's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-24)


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

FNFG Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Robert Olstein 1,161,000 sh (+83.12%)
Jim Simons 1,169,605 sh (+34.95%)
David Dreman 1,402,842 sh (+8.98%)
John Keeley 43,400 sh (+4.33%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,412,453 sh (+1.74%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 24,516,896 sh (+0.17%)
Richard Snow 10,907,487 sh (+0.04%)
Kahn Brothers 132,333 sh (-1.28%)
Arnold Schneider 1,449,974 sh (-2.24%)
Mario Gabelli 739,440 sh (-5.98%)
Diamond Hill Capital 687,895 sh (-6.37%)
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Q2 2015

FNFG Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Arnold Schneider 1,936,845 sh (+33.58%)
David Dreman 1,508,238 sh (+7.51%)
John Keeley 46,575 sh (+7.32%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,590,753 sh (+4.04%)
Richard Snow 11,197,435 sh (+2.66%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 24,903,647 sh (+1.58%)
Robert Olstein 1,161,000 sh (unchged)
Kahn Brothers 132,333 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 739,240 sh (-0.03%)
Diamond Hill Capital 686,385 sh (-0.22%)
Jim Simons 940,805 sh (-19.56%)
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Q3 2015

FNFG Guru Trades in Q3 2015

John Keeley 49,175 sh (+5.58%)
Arnold Schneider 1,992,684 sh (+2.88%)
Diamond Hill Capital 689,726 sh (+0.49%)
Mario Gabelli 738,360 sh (-0.12%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 24,671,669 sh (-0.93%)
Kahn Brothers 130,553 sh (-1.35%)
Jim Simons 909,874 sh (-3.29%)
Richard Snow 10,501,296 sh (-6.22%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,111,949 sh (-10.43%)
David Dreman 1,268,673 sh (-15.88%)
Robert Olstein 325,000 sh (-72.01%)
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Q4 2015

FNFG Guru Trades in Q4 2015

George Soros 23,500 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,678,850 sh (+86.74%)
Jim Simons 1,328,189 sh (+45.98%)
Diamond Hill Capital 689,726 sh (unchged)
John Keeley Sold Out
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 711,710 sh (-3.61%)
Kahn Brothers 125,729 sh (-3.70%)
Arnold Schneider 1,774,804 sh (-10.93%)
David Dreman 1,118,507 sh (-11.84%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 16,335,627 sh (-33.79%)
Richard Snow 1,087,258 sh (-89.65%)
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FNFGPRB26.408.17

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.68
FNFG's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.56 vs. FNFG: 19.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FNFG' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.46  Med: 17.24 Max: 32.47
Current: 19.68
11.46
32.47
Forward P/E 16.13
FNFG's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
93% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.76 vs. FNFG: 16.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.68
FNFG's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.56 vs. FNFG: 19.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FNFG' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.23  Med: 17.31 Max: 32.18
Current: 19.68
11.23
32.18
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 14.53
FNFG's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.31 vs. FNFG: 14.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
FNFG' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.29  Med: 14.50 Max: 21.52
Current: 14.53
9.29
21.52
P/B 0.97
FNFG's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 1642 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. FNFG: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FNFG' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.44
Current: 0.97
0.56
1.44
P/S 2.64
FNFG's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 1637 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. FNFG: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FNFG' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 3.25 Max: 5.31
Current: 2.64
1.77
5.31
PFCF 11.59
FNFG's PFCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 10.68 vs. FNFG: 11.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
FNFG' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.64  Med: 10.92 Max: 53.44
Current: 11.59
4.64
53.44
POCF 9.15
FNFG's POCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. FNFG: 9.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FNFG' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 10.98 Max: 23.26
Current: 9.15
4.2
23.26
EV-to-EBIT 31.75
FNFG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
87% of the 1503 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. FNFG: 31.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FNFG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.2  Med: 21.70 Max: 50.7
Current: 31.75
-11.2
50.7
EV-to-EBITDA 23.95
FNFG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
82% of the 1507 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. FNFG: 23.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FNFG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.5  Med: 17.90 Max: 41.7
Current: 23.95
-12.5
41.7
Shiller P/E 24.55
FNFG's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.22 vs. FNFG: 24.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
FNFG' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.6  Med: 17.51 Max: 27.79
Current: 24.55
9.6
27.79

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.07
FNFG's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
60% of the 2098 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. FNFG: 3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
FNFG' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.28  Med: 3.81 Max: 7.65
Current: 3.07
2.28
7.65
Dividend Payout 0.60
FNFG's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
81% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. FNFG: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
FNFG' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.48 Max: 3.2
Current: 0.6
0.12
3.2
Dividend Growth (3y) -20.60
FNFG's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. FNFG: -20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
FNFG' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 13.80 Max: 82.1
Current: -20.6
0
82.1
Forward Dividend Yield 3.07
FNFG's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 1965 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. FNFG: 3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.45
FNFG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
77% of the 2495 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. FNFG: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
FNFG' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 1.80 Max: 3.62
Current: 1.45
1.08
3.62
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.80
FNFG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. FNFG: -8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FNFG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36  Med: -10.90 Max: 0
Current: -8.8
-36
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.53
FNFG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 1634 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. FNFG: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FNFG' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.74 Max: 4.12
Current: 1.53
1.12
4.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.10
FNFG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1644 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. FNFG: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FNFG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 4.50 Max: 6.6
Current: 3.1
2
6.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.36
FNFG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.13 vs. FNFG: 9.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FNFG' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.8  Med: 3.70 Max: 30.1
Current: 9.36
-7.8
30.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1396
EPS $ 0.54
Beta0.94
Short Percentage of Float1.32%
52-Week Range $8.54 - 11.22
Shares Outstanding(Mil)354.89

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 0.61 0.65
EPS without NRI($) 0.61 0.65

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
Compare:NYSE:USB, NYSE:PNC, NYSE:BBT, NYSE:STI, NAS:HBANO, NYSE:MTB » details
Traded in other countries:FNA.Germany,
First Niagara Financial Group Inc was organized in April 1998 in Delaware. It provides a range of retail and commercial banking as well as other financial services through its wholly-owned, federally chartered savings bank subsidiary, First Niagara Bank. The Company has identified two business segments, banking and financial services. The Company's financial services activities consist of insurance and employee benefits consulting services. All of its other activities are considered banking. It provides its retail consumer and business customers with banking services including residential and commercial real estate loans, commercial business loans and leases, consumer loans, wealth management products, as well as retail and commercial deposit products. Additionally, it offers insurance and employee benefits consulting services through a wholly-owned subsidiary of the bank. The Company's subsidiaries provide financial services to individuals and small and medium size companies in its market areas. The Company's activity has been the origination of commercial real estate and business loans, leases, and residential mortgages to customers located within its market areas. Consistent with its long-term customer relationship development, it generally retains the servicing rights on residential mortgage loans that it sells which results in monthly service fee income to it. The Company also originates and retains in its various types of home equity and consumer loan products. It originates commercial real estate loans secured predominantly by first liens on apartment houses, office buildings, shopping centers, and industrial and warehouse properties. Commercial business loans includes business term loans, letters of credit, and lines-of-credit issued to small and medium size companies in its market areas, some of which are secured in part by additional owner occupied real estate. The Company's bi-weekly mortgages feature an accelerated repayment schedule and are linked to a deposit account to facilitate payments. It offers fixed-rate, fixed-term, monthly and bi-weekly home equity loans, and prime-based home equity lines of credit in its market areas. It offers a variety of fixed-rate installment and variable rate lines-of-credit consumer loans, including indirect mobile home loans as well as personal secured and unsecured loans. The Company's specialized lending consists of commercial leases and insurance premium financing. It offers insurance products and consulting services to help both its retail and commercial customers achieve their financial goals.
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