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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 4.26
GBL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GBL: 4.26 )
GBL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.78   Max: N/A
Current: 4.26

Equity to Asset 0.68
GBL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. GBL: 0.68 )
GBL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.68

0.48
0.77
Interest Coverage 19.82
GBL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
77% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. GBL: 19.82 )
GBL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.25   Max: 23.94
Current: 19.82

4.25
23.94
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 7.23
M-Score: -2.88
WACC vs ROIC
9.57%
104.96%
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 35.70
GBL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.51 vs. GBL: 35.70 )
GBL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.29   Max: 42.7
Current: 35.7

8.29
42.7
Net-margin (%) 24.15
GBL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1339 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 47.47 vs. GBL: 24.15 )
GBL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 10.15   Max: 41.44
Current: 24.15

10.15
41.44
ROE (%) 20.84
GBL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.39 vs. GBL: 20.84 )
GBL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.28   Max: 33.16
Current: 20.84

5.28
33.16
ROA (%) 12.92
GBL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1387 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. GBL: 12.92 )
GBL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.42   Max: 20.68
Current: 12.92

3.42
20.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15503.41
GBL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.86 vs. GBL: 15503.41 )
GBL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 815.2   Max: 17010.22
Current: 15503.41

815.2
17010.22
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.10
GBL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. GBL: 12.10 )
GBL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.4   Max: 42.7
Current: 12.1

-6.4
42.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.50
GBL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. GBL: 13.50 )
GBL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.5   Max: 42.2
Current: 13.5

-23.5
42.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 17.90
GBL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. GBL: 17.90 )
GBL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 43.1
Current: 17.9

0
43.1
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

GBL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 307,200 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 21,800 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 352,500 sh (-3.42%)
Jim Simons 24,500 sh (-28.09%)
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Q3 2014

GBL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 8,525 sh (New)
John Keeley 351,000 sh (-0.43%)
Michael Price 21,500 sh (-1.38%)
Chuck Royce 298,500 sh (-2.83%)
Jim Simons 22,800 sh (-6.94%)
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Q4 2014

GBL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Murray Stahl 61,072 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 899,086 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 298,500 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 345,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 899,086 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
John Keeley 345,000 sh (-1.71%)
Michael Price 16,500 sh (-23.26%)
Jim Simons 16,500 sh (-27.63%)
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Q1 2015

GBL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

James Barrow 12,243 sh (New)
Jim Simons 19,800 sh (+20.00%)
Murray Stahl 63,271 sh (+3.60%)
Michael Price 16,500 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 335,750 sh (-2.68%)
Chuck Royce 258,200 sh (-13.50%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.60
GBL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. GBL: 16.60 )
GBL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.14   Max: 69.09
Current: 16.6

12.14
69.09
Forward P/E 17.51
GBL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
81% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.14 vs. GBL: 17.51 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.70
GBL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
59% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. GBL: 16.70 )
GBL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.19   Max: 69.09
Current: 16.7

12.19
69.09
P/B 3.30
GBL's P/B is ranked lower than
98% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. GBL: 3.30 )
GBL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 5.03
Current: 3.3

1.5
5.03
P/S 3.99
GBL's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. GBL: 3.99 )
GBL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 7.31
Current: 3.99

2.6
7.31
POCF 17.01
GBL's POCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.07 vs. GBL: 17.01 )
GBL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.07   Max: 98.47
Current: 17.01

4.07
98.47
EV-to-EBIT 8.99
GBL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.44 vs. GBL: 8.99 )
GBL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 19.5
Current: 8.99

3.7
19.5
PEG 1.08
GBL's PEG is ranked lower than
53% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. GBL: 1.08 )
GBL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 38.08
Current: 1.08

0.55
38.08
Shiller P/E 20.70
GBL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
77% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.33 vs. GBL: 20.70 )
GBL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.14   Max: 33.56
Current: 20.7

11.14
33.56
Current Ratio 4.38
GBL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. GBL: 4.38 )
GBL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.88   Max: 13.2
Current: 4.38

2.88
13.2
Quick Ratio 4.38
GBL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. GBL: 4.38 )
GBL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.88   Max: 13.2
Current: 4.38

2.88
13.2
Days Sales Outstanding 17.94
GBL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 39.45 vs. GBL: 17.94 )
GBL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.89   Max: 132.17
Current: 17.94

23.89
132.17

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.38
GBL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
129% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. GBL: 0.38 )
GBL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.46
Current: 0.38

0.09
0.46
Dividend Payout 0.06
GBL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
96% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. GBL: 0.06 )
GBL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.06

0.03
0.14
Dividend growth (3y) 18.60
GBL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. GBL: 18.60 )
GBL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 81.7
Current: 18.6

0
81.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.90
GBL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
121% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. GBL: 0.90 )
GBL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.03
Current: 0.9

0.2
1.03
Share Buyback Rate 1.50
GBL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. GBL: 1.50 )
GBL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 17.6   Max: -2.4
Current: 1.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 7.50
GBL's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
70% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. GBL: 7.50 )
GBL' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.07   Max: 402.8
Current: 7.5

2.07
402.8
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.00
GBL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. GBL: 7.00 )
GBL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 257.83
Current: 7

1.91
257.83
Price/Tangible Book 3.30
GBL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. GBL: 3.30 )
GBL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 5.18
Current: 3.3

1.75
5.18
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.00
GBL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
116% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. GBL: 4.00 )
GBL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.98   Max: 6.11
Current: 4

1.98
6.11
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
GBL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. GBL: 0.80 )
GBL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1.44
Current: 0.8

0.55
1.44
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.10
GBL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. GBL: 1.10 )
GBL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 6.34
Current: 1.1

0.65
6.34
Price/Graham Number 1.60
GBL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
86% of the 936 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. GBL: 1.60 )
GBL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 2.81
Current: 1.6

1.19
2.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.10
GBL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1336 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. GBL: 11.10 )
GBL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 27.1
Current: 11.1

5.1
27.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.69
GBL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. GBL: 15.69 )
GBL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -14.3   Max: 31.5
Current: 15.69

-14.3
31.5

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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GAMCO Investors, Inc was founded in 1976 and incorporated in Delaware as an institutional broker-dealer. It completed its initial public offering on February 1999. It entered the institutional and private wealth management business in 1977, management of investment partnerships in 1985 and the mutual fund business in 1986. The Company was incorporated in April 1998 in the state of New York. The Company conducts its investment advisory business mainly through GAMCO (Institutional and Private Wealth Management), Funds Advisor (Mutual Funds) and GSI (Investment Partnerships). It is well known for its Private Market Value (PMV) with a Catalyst(tm) investment approach. It is a recognized provider of investment advisory services to open and closed-end funds, institutional and private wealth management investors, and investment partnerships in the United States. It also provides institutional research services to institutional clients and investment partnerships .It also acts as an underwriter and provides institutional research services through G.research, a broker-dealer subsidiary, and is a distributor of our open-end mutual funds through our other broker-dealer subsidiary G.distributors. It manages Investment Partnerships through its 94% majority-owned subsidiary, Gabelli Securities, Inc. (GSI). It provides advisory services to limited partnerships and offshore funds (Investment Partnerships). The Company provides advisory services to a range of investors, including private wealth management, corporate pension and profit-sharing plans, foundations, endowments, jointly-trusteed plans and public funds, and also serves as sub-advisor to certain other third-party investment funds including registered investment companies (Institutional and Private Wealth Management). Each Institutional and Private Wealth Management portfolio is managed to meet the specific needs and objectives of the particular client by utilizing investment strategies and techniques within its areas of expertise. It has the rights to use the 'Gabelli' name, the 'GAMCO' name, and other names. The Company competes with other investment management firms and mutual fund companies, insurance companies, banks, brokerage firms and other financial institutions that offer products that have similar features and investment objectives to those offered by it.
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