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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 4.62
GBL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
72% of the 1214 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GBL: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GBL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 2.48 Max: N/A
Current: 4.62
Equity to Asset 0.65
GBL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
69% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. GBL: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GBL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.58 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.65
0.48
0.77
Interest Coverage 19.82
GBL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
77% of the 1128 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. GBL: 19.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GBL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.25  Med: 7.55 Max: 23.94
Current: 19.82
4.25
23.94
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.79
M-Score: -2.37
WACC vs ROIC
8.60%
93.78%
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 (%) 35.56
GBL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 51.87 vs. GBL: 35.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GBL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.29  Med: 34.70 Max: 42.7
Current: 35.56
8.29
42.7
Net-margin (%) 23.35
GBL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 45.78 vs. GBL: 23.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GBL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 10.15  Med: 24.84 Max: 41.44
Current: 23.35
10.15
41.44
ROE (%) 19.20
GBL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. GBL: 19.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GBL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.28  Med: 17.20 Max: 33.16
Current: 19.2
5.28
33.16
ROA (%) 11.96
GBL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. GBL: 11.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GBL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.42  Med: 9.86 Max: 20.68
Current: 11.96
3.42
20.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 33691.85
GBL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 33.08 vs. GBL: 33691.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GBL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1135.26  Med: 1759.09 Max: 23381.86
Current: 33691.85
1135.26
23381.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.10
GBL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. GBL: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GBL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.4  Med: 6.60 Max: 42.7
Current: 12.1
-6.4
42.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.50
GBL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. GBL: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GBL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.5  Med: 11.15 Max: 42.2
Current: 13.5
-23.5
42.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 17.90
GBL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. GBL: 17.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GBL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 8.35 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

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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Q2 2015

GBL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 35,400 sh (+78.79%)
James Barrow 12,911 sh (+5.46%)
Murray Stahl 64,152 sh (+1.39%)
Michael Price 16,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 248,700 sh (-3.68%)
John Keeley 255,377 sh (-23.94%)
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Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) is the chairman and CEO of GAMCO Investors (NYSE:GBL), a firm he founded in 1977. The firm has $49.4 billion in assets under management as of June 30, with more than 30 analysts on its research team. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.72
GBL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1022 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.70 vs. GBL: 14.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GBL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.14  Med: 18.78 Max: 69.09
Current: 14.72
12.14
69.09
Forward P/E 17.89
GBL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
80% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.84 vs. GBL: 17.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.90
GBL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. GBL: 14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GBL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.19  Med: 18.87 Max: 69.09
Current: 14.9
12.19
69.09
P/B 2.66
GBL's P/B is ranked lower than
88% of the 1346 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. GBL: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GBL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.51  Med: 3.10 Max: 5.24
Current: 2.66
1.51
5.24
P/S 3.43
GBL's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. GBL: 3.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GBL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.6  Med: 4.73 Max: 7.31
Current: 3.43
2.6
7.31
POCF 15.11
GBL's POCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.18 vs. GBL: 15.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GBL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.07  Med: 14.71 Max: 98.47
Current: 15.11
4.07
98.47
EV-to-EBIT 6.73
GBL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 970 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.41 vs. GBL: 6.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GBL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.7  Med: 10.90 Max: 19.5
Current: 6.73
3.7
19.5
PEG 0.97
GBL's PEG is ranked higher than
52% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. GBL: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GBL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.50 Max: 38.08
Current: 0.97
0.55
38.08
Shiller P/E 17.06
GBL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
65% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.37 vs. GBL: 17.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GBL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.14  Med: 21.49 Max: 33.56
Current: 17.06
11.14
33.56
Current Ratio 3.26
GBL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. GBL: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GBL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.88  Med: 5.93 Max: 13.2
Current: 3.26
2.88
13.2
Quick Ratio 3.26
GBL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. GBL: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GBL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.88  Med: 5.93 Max: 13.2
Current: 3.26
2.88
13.2
Days Sales Outstanding 47.57
GBL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 39.31 vs. GBL: 47.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GBL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.89  Med: 81.84 Max: 132.17
Current: 47.57
23.89
132.17

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.47
GBL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
98% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. GBL: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GBL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.47
0.12
0.47
Dividend Payout 0.07
GBL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
96% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. GBL: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GBL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.14
Current: 0.07
0.03
0.14
Dividend growth (3y) 18.60
GBL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. GBL: 18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
GBL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 3.85 Max: 81.7
Current: 18.6
0
81.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.06
GBL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1503 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. GBL: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GBL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.06
Current: 1.06
0.27
1.06
Share Buyback Rate 1.50
GBL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. GBL: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
GBL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 17.6  Med: 1.50 Max: -2.4
Current: 1.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 7.01
GBL's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
62% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. GBL: 7.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
GBL' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.07  Med: 8.22 Max: 402.8
Current: 7.01
2.07
402.8
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.91
GBL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. GBL: 4.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
GBL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.91  Med: 6.27 Max: 257.83
Current: 4.91
1.91
257.83
Price/Tangible Book 2.67
GBL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. GBL: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GBL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.75  Med: 3.19 Max: 5.18
Current: 2.67
1.75
5.18
Price/Projected FCF 3.40
GBL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
463% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. GBL: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GBL' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.98  Med: 3.93 Max: 6.11
Current: 3.4
1.98
6.11
Price/Median PS Value 0.73
GBL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. GBL: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GBL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.46
Current: 0.73
0.56
1.46
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.07
GBL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. GBL: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
GBL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.23 Max: 6.34
Current: 1.07
0.65
6.34
Price/Graham Number 1.36
GBL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
76% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. GBL: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GBL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.19  Med: 1.74 Max: 2.81
Current: 1.36
1.19
2.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 14.85
GBL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1362 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. GBL: 14.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GBL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.1  Med: 9.20 Max: 27.1
Current: 14.85
5.1
27.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 13.76
GBL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. GBL: 13.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GBL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -14.5  Med: 6.80 Max: 31.5
Current: 13.76
-14.5
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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