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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
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history
Cash to Debt 2.58
FXCM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FXCM: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FXCM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.58  Med: 14.23 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.58
Equity to Asset -0.08
FXCM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. FXCM: -0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FXCM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.08  Med: 0.10 Max: 0.24
Current: -0.08
-0.08
0.24
Interest Coverage 3.21
FXCM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. FXCM: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FXCM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.21  Med: 397.64 Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.21
3.21
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -0.34
M-Score: -3.04
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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Operating margin (%) -16.80
FXCM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 15.83 vs. FXCM: -16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FXCM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.44  Med: 14.53 Max: 30.1
Current: -16.8
8.44
30.1
Net-margin (%) -73.01
FXCM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 14.42 vs. FXCM: -73.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FXCM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 3.03 Max: 3.7
Current: -73.01
0.04
3.7
ROE (%) -218.79
FXCM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. FXCM: -218.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FXCM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 6.47 Max: 12.89
Current: -218.79
0.13
12.89
ROA (%) -18.34
FXCM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. FXCM: -18.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FXCM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.69 Max: 1
Current: -18.34
0.02
1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -819.91
FXCM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 37.87 vs. FXCM: -819.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FXCM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 77.72  Med: 119.69 Max: 1116.32
Current: -819.91
77.72
1116.32
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -25.10
FXCM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. FXCM: -25.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FXCM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -25.10 Max: -11.5
Current: -25.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -26.90
FXCM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FXCM: -26.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FXCM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -26.90 Max: -20.2
Current: -26.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -20.30
FXCM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. FXCM: -20.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FXCM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -20.30 Max: 253
Current: -20.3
0
253
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

FXCM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 230,200 sh (New)
Michael Price 1,713,100 sh (+1.92%)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
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Q3 2014

FXCM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Michael Price 1,713,100 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 216,700 sh (-5.86%)
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Q4 2014

FXCM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 25,770 sh (New)
Michael Price 1,580,828 sh (-7.72%)
Chuck Royce 107,640 sh (-50.33%)
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Q1 2015

FXCM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 663,451 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 210,200 sh (+715.68%)
Michael Price Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 1.14
FXCM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 15.04 vs. FXCM: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/S 0.11
FXCM's P/S is ranked higher than
95% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. FXCM: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FXCM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.7
Current: 0.11
0.1
2.7
EV-to-EBIT 1.06
FXCM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
98% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. FXCM: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FXCM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -292.5  Med: -9.50 Max: 4.6
Current: 1.06
-292.5
4.6
Current Ratio 1.50
FXCM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. FXCM: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FXCM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.20 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.5
1.04
1.5
Quick Ratio 1.50
FXCM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. FXCM: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FXCM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.20 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.5
1.04
1.5
Days Sales Outstanding 3.76
FXCM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 60.88 vs. FXCM: 3.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FXCM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 3.27  Med: 7.84 Max: 18.56
Current: 3.76
3.27
18.56

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 12.41
FXCM's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
98% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. FXCM: 12.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
FXCM' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.72 Max: 14.75
Current: 12.41
0.44
14.75
Dividend Payout 0.62
FXCM's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
68% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. FXCM: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
FXCM' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.35 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.62
0.19
1.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 12.41
FXCM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
96% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. FXCM: 12.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
FXCM' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.72 Max: 14.75
Current: 12.41
0.44
14.75
Share Buyback Rate -38.50
FXCM's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
91% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. FXCM: -38.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
FXCM' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: -25.20 Max: -38.5
Current: -38.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.14
FXCM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. FXCM: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FXCM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.84
Current: 0.14
0.2
2.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 92.84
FXCM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. FXCM: 92.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FXCM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 21.9  Med: 24.10 Max: 94.3
Current: 92.84
21.9
94.3

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Financial Exchanges
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Traded in other countries:YFX.Germany,
FXCM Inc., a Delaware holding company incorporated on August 10, 2010. The Company is an online provider of foreign exchange "FX" trading and related services to retail and institutional customers in different regions. As an online provider of FX trading and related services, the Company offers its retail and institutional customers access to over-the-counter FX markets. The Company's proprietary trading platform presents its FX customers with the price quotations on several currency pairs from a number of banks, financial institutions and market makers, or FX market makers. It offers its customers the ability to trade contract for differences, spread betting, equities and equity options through its United Kingdom subsidiaries. It also offers FX trading services to banks, hedge funds and other institutional customers, on an agency model basis, through its FXCM Pro division and Faros. The Company's operations relates to FX trading and related services and operates in two segments; retail and institutional, with different target markets and are covered by a separate sales force, customer support and trading platforms in United States, Asia and Europe. It operates its retail business whereby it acts as an agent between retail customers and a collection of large banks and financial institutions by making foreign currency markets for customers trading in foreign exchange spot markets through its retail trading business segment. The retail trading business segment also includes the Company's white label relationships, CFDs, payments for order flow and rollovers. Institutional trading facilitates spot foreign currency trades on behalf of institutional customers, market making and electronic trading in the institutional foreign exchange spot and futures markets. Its institutional trading segment, FXCM Pro, offers FX trading services to banks, hedge funds and other institutional customers on an agency model basis. It offers three types of accounts, each designed for a particular type of retail FX trader. These accounts offer trading in small increments, providing 24/7 support and access to DailyFX resources. The Company offers trading in a growing number of other financial instruments. It also offers a number of trading systems, all of which are supported by its sophisticated, proprietary technology infrastructure, such as; Trading Station, Active Trader Platform, Meta Trader 4, FXCM Pro, and FastMatch. Trading Station is its proprietary flagship technology platform. Trading Station combines power and functionality and is accessible through a user-friendly interface. Active Trader Platform is also a proprietary technology platform, was built and designed for its higher volume customers. Meta Trader 4 is a third-party platform built and maintained by MetaQuotes Software Corp, and has licensed the rights to offers it to its customer base. FXCM Pro is its institutional level FX offering that permits banks, hedge funds, professional money man
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