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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.

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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.

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

GDL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Mario Gabelli 1,595,018 sh (+1.48%)
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Q4 2015

GDL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Murray Stahl 33,565 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 275,955 sh (-82.70%)
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Q1 2016

GDL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Murray Stahl 155,861 sh (+364.36%)
Mario Gabelli 275,168 sh (-0.29%)
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Q2 2016

GDL Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Mario Gabelli 276,019 sh (+0.31%)
Murray Stahl 104,811 sh (-32.75%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 27.22
GDL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GDL: 27.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GDL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 27.63
Current: 27.22
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27.63
PE(NRI) 27.22
GDL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GDL: 27.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GDL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 27.63
Current: 27.22
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27.63
P/B 2.63
GDL's P/B is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GDL: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GDL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 2.65
Current: 2.63
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2.65

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 6.48
GDL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GDL: 6.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GDL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 6.51
Current: 6.48
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Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.48
GDL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GDL: 6.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GDL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 6.51
Current: 6.48
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6.51

More Statistics

Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $9.49 - 10.14
Shares Outstanding (Mil)19,521,992.00
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