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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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industry
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Cash to Debt 4.79
GAIN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. GAIN: 4.79 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: No Debt
Current: 4.79

Equity to Asset 0.67
GAIN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 1271 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. GAIN: 0.67 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1
Current: 0.67

0.53
1
Interest Coverage 9.30
GAIN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 481.00 vs. GAIN: 9.30 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.69   Max: 9999.99
Current: 9.3

1.69
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.32
M-Score: -2.68
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 (%) 52.02
GAIN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 45.84 vs. GAIN: 52.02 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 46.79   Max: 64.7
Current: 52.02

46.79
64.7
Net-margin (%) 41.24
GAIN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 42.54 vs. GAIN: 41.24 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -53.26   Max: 103.41
Current: 41.24

-53.26
103.41
ROE (%) 7.04
GAIN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.23 vs. GAIN: 7.04 )
GAIN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.74   Max: 10.6
Current: 7.04

-5.74
10.6
ROA (%) 4.72
GAIN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. GAIN: 4.72 )
GAIN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.73   Max: 6.82
Current: 4.72

-3.73
6.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 248.19
GAIN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 71.91 vs. GAIN: 248.19 )
GAIN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 79.36   Max: 758.63
Current: 248.19

79.36
758.63
Revenue Growth (%) 5.10
GAIN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. GAIN: 5.10 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.1   Max: 38.7
Current: 5.1

-11.1
38.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 12.80
GAIN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. GAIN: 12.80 )
GAIN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 16.6
Current: 12.8

0
16.6
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
GAINP26.356.80

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 12.10
GAIN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. GAIN: 12.10 )
GAIN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.05   Max: 692.73
Current: 12.1

4.05
692.73
P/B 0.90
GAIN's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. GAIN: 0.90 )
GAIN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.17
Current: 0.9

0.25
1.17
P/S 5.00
GAIN's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 1182 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.35 vs. GAIN: 5.00 )
GAIN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.04   Max: 33.67
Current: 5

2.04
33.67
EV-to-EBIT -2.85
GAIN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
115% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.81 vs. GAIN: -2.85 )
GAIN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.9   Max: 108
Current: -2.85

6.9
108
PEG 0.68
GAIN's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 1496 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GAIN: 0.68 )
GAIN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 3.56
Current: 0.68

0.81
3.56
Shiller P/E 23.20
GAIN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 19.43 vs. GAIN: 23.20 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 22.91   Max: 93.13
Current: 23.2

22.91
93.13
Current Ratio 4.76
GAIN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. GAIN: 4.76 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 61.57
Current: 4.76

0.11
61.57
Quick Ratio 4.76
GAIN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. GAIN: 4.76 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 61.57
Current: 4.76

0.11
61.57

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 9.80
GAIN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. GAIN: 9.80 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.57   Max: 39.18
Current: 9.8

2.57
39.18
Dividend Payout 1.14
GAIN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
66% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. GAIN: 1.14 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 8.04
Current: 1.14

0.13
8.04
Dividend growth (3y) 11.20
GAIN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. GAIN: 11.20 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -25   Max: 35
Current: 11.2

-25
35
Yield on cost (5-Year) 20.06
GAIN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. GAIN: 20.06 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 5.26   Max: 80.19
Current: 20.06

5.26
80.19
Share Buyback Rate -6.20
GAIN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. GAIN: -6.20 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.8   Max: -10.1
Current: -6.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 0.90
GAIN's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
97% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.29 vs. GAIN: 0.90 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 255
Current: 0.9

0.83
255
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.90
GAIN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.29 vs. GAIN: 0.90 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 5.53
Current: 0.9

0.82
5.53
Price/Tangible Book 0.90
GAIN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. GAIN: 0.90 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.12
Current: 0.9

0.39
1.12
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
GAIN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. GAIN: 0.80 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 4.86
Current: 0.8

0.55
4.86
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
GAIN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. GAIN: 0.80 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 5.41
Current: 0.8

0.51
5.41
Price/Graham Number 0.70
GAIN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
65% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. GAIN: 0.70 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.68
Current: 0.7

0.37
2.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.40
GAIN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. GAIN: 8.40 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 14.5
Current: 8.4

0.9
14.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.13
GAIN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. GAIN: 9.13 )
GAIN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -43.2   Max: 12.5
Current: 9.13

-43.2
12.5

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Traded in other countries:1G3.Germany
Gladstone Investment Corporation was incorporated under the General Corporation Laws of the State of Delaware on February 18, 2005. On June 22, 2005 it completed an initial public offering and commenced operations. The Company operates as a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company and has elected to be treated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the '1940 Act'). The Company invests in subordinated loans, mezzanine debt, preferred stock, common stock and warrants to purchase common stock of small and medium-sized companies, generally located in the United States, in connection with buyouts and other recapitalizations. It also invests in senior secured loans, common stock and, to a much lesser extent, senior and subordinated syndicated loans. Its investment objective is to generate both current income and capital gains through these debt and equity instruments. Its competitors include private equity funds, leveraged buyout funds, venture capital funds, investment banks and other equity and non-equity based investment funds, and other financing sources, including traditional financial services companies such as commercial banks. The Company and its portfolio companies are subject to regulation by laws at the local, state and federal levels.
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