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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 4.94
GBL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GBL: 4.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GBL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 2.54 Max: N/A
Current: 4.94
Equity to Asset 0.65
GBL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. GBL: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GBL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.58 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.65
0.48
0.77
Interest Coverage 18.49
GBL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
74% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. GBL: 18.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GBL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.37  Med: 7.58 Max: 19.82
Current: 18.49
5.37
19.82
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.16
M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
9.46%
82.19%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 35.01
GBL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 48.42 vs. GBL: 35.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GBL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.2  Med: 34.60 Max: 36.22
Current: 35.01
29.2
36.22
Net-margin (%) 22.07
GBL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1404 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 40.46 vs. GBL: 22.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GBL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.15  Med: 25.04 Max: 29.39
Current: 22.07
10.15
29.39
ROE (%) 17.11
GBL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. GBL: 17.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GBL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.28  Med: 16.77 Max: 28.33
Current: 17.11
5.28
28.33
ROA (%) 10.77
GBL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1478 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. GBL: 10.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GBL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.42  Med: 9.86 Max: 16.69
Current: 10.77
3.42
16.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 31652.10
GBL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 22.93 vs. GBL: 31652.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GBL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1135.26  Med: 1759.09 Max: 23381.86
Current: 31652.1
1135.26
23381.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.10
GBL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. GBL: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GBL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
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
60% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. GBL: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GBL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.5  Med: 11.15 Max: 42.2
Current: 13.5
-23.5
42.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 18.00
GBL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. GBL: 18.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GBL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 8.45 Max: 42.9
Current: 18
0
42.9
» GBL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2015

GBL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Mario Cibelli 27,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 75,600 sh (+113.56%)
James Barrow 12,911 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 16,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 248,700 sh (unchged)
John Keeley Sold Out
Murray Stahl 55,840 sh (-12.96%)
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Q4 2015

GBL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

James Barrow 12,320 sh (-4.58%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 8.20
GBL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. GBL: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GBL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.54  Med: 9.95 Max: 37.19
Current: 8.2
6.54
37.19
Forward P/E 17.89
GBL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
83% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.52 vs. GBL: 17.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 8.20
GBL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
71% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. GBL: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GBL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.56  Med: 10.00 Max: 37.19
Current: 8.2
6.56
37.19
P/B 1.36
GBL's P/B is ranked lower than
77% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. GBL: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GBL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.64 Max: 2.82
Current: 1.36
0.81
2.82
P/S 1.81
GBL's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 1236 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.64 vs. GBL: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GBL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 2.48 Max: 3.94
Current: 1.81
1.4
3.94
POCF 5.34
GBL's POCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.00 vs. GBL: 5.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GBL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 7.44 Max: 39.37
Current: 5.34
2.19
39.37
EV-to-EBIT 2.05
GBL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
95% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.33 vs. GBL: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GBL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 3.40 Max: 14.4
Current: 2.05
-0.6
14.4
EV-to-EBITDA 2.04
GBL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
95% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.95 vs. GBL: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GBL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 3.40 Max: 14
Current: 2.04
-0.6
14
PEG 0.53
GBL's PEG is ranked higher than
64% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. GBL: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GBL' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.82 Max: 52.08
Current: 0.53
0.27
52.08
Shiller P/E 10.02
GBL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.94 vs. GBL: 10.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GBL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.5  Med: 11.43 Max: 17.8
Current: 10.02
6.5
17.8
Current Ratio 3.18
GBL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. GBL: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GBL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.88  Med: 5.43 Max: 13.2
Current: 3.18
2.88
13.2
Quick Ratio 3.18
GBL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. GBL: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GBL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.88  Med: 5.43 Max: 13.2
Current: 3.18
2.88
13.2
Days Sales Outstanding 46.01
GBL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
52% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 43.00 vs. GBL: 46.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GBL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.31  Med: 103.41 Max: 132.17
Current: 46.01
46.31
132.17
Days Payable 330.05
GBL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
90% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 51.15 vs. GBL: 330.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GBL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.27  Med: 88.48 Max: 270.33
Current: 330.05
18.27
270.33

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.94
GBL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
93% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. GBL: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GBL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.94
0.32
0.99
Dividend Payout 0.08
GBL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. GBL: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GBL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.14
Current: 0.08
0.03
0.14
Dividend Growth (3y) 18.60
GBL's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. GBL: 18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
GBL' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.85 Max: 81.7
Current: 18.6
0
81.7
Forward Dividend Yield 0.94
GBL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
95% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. GBL: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.11
GBL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.01 vs. GBL: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GBL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.23
Current: 2.11
0.72
2.23
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.50
GBL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. GBL: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GBL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.4  Med: 1.50 Max: 17.6
Current: 1.5
-2.4
17.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 3.14
GBL's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
53% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. GBL: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
GBL' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 4.23 Max: 216.9
Current: 3.14
1.11
216.9
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.34
GBL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. GBL: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
GBL' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 3.31 Max: 138.83
Current: 2.34
1.03
138.83
Price/Tangible Book 1.36
GBL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
75% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. GBL: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GBL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.71 Max: 2.79
Current: 1.36
0.94
2.79
Price/Median PS Value 0.73
GBL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. GBL: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GBL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.73
0.57
1.5
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.67
GBL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. GBL: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
GBL' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.68 Max: 3.41
Current: 0.67
0.35
3.41
Price/Graham Number 0.71
GBL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
60% of the 927 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. GBL: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GBL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.95 Max: 3.68
Current: 0.71
0.65
3.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 48.80
GBL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1396 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. GBL: 48.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GBL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7  Med: 29.10 Max: 783.5
Current: 48.8
7
783.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.23
GBL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. GBL: 12.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GBL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.5  Med: 6.00 Max: 31.3
Current: 12.23
-12.5
31.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $420
EPS $ 3.64
Beta1.12
Short Percentage of Float3.82%
52-Week Range $25.95 - 47.46
Shares Outstanding(Mil)25.44

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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