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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.70
GFIG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 101.40 vs. GFIG: 0.70 )
GFIG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.7   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.7

Equity to Asset 0.35
GFIG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. GFIG: 0.35 )
GFIG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.51
Current: 0.35

0.05
0.51
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.29
M-Score: -2.46
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -2.37
GFIG's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 17.69 vs. GFIG: -2.37 )
GFIG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.37   Max: 16.48
Current: -2.37

-2.37
16.48
Net-margin (%) -2.22
GFIG's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 11.99 vs. GFIG: -2.22 )
GFIG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.44   Max: 9.77
Current: -2.22

-14.44
9.77
ROE (%) -4.91
GFIG's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 5.64 vs. GFIG: -4.91 )
GFIG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -211.28   Max: 53.04
Current: -4.91

-211.28
53.04
ROA (%) -1.72
GFIG's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. GFIG: -1.72 )
GFIG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.46   Max: 9.72
Current: -1.72

-10.46
9.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -24.31
GFIG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 107.26 vs. GFIG: -24.31 )
GFIG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -24.31   Max: 277.59
Current: -24.31

-24.31
277.59
Revenue Growth (%) 3.30
GFIG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. GFIG: 3.30 )
GFIG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 31.6
Current: 3.3

0
31.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -17.40
GFIG's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -4.10 vs. GFIG: -17.40 )
GFIG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 37.4
Current: -17.4

0
37.4
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Q1 2013

GFIG Guru Trades in Q1 2013

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Q2 2013

GFIG Guru Trades in Q2 2013

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Q3 2013

GFIG Guru Trades in Q3 2013

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Q4 2013

GFIG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.10
GFIG's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. GFIG: 1.10 )
GFIG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 6.87
Current: 1.1

0.56
6.87
P/S 0.50
GFIG's P/S is ranked higher than
95% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. GFIG: 0.50 )
GFIG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 3.15
Current: 0.5

0.26
3.15
Shiller P/E 39.12
GFIG's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
62% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 18.20 vs. GFIG: 39.12 )
GFIG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.83   Max: 45.56
Current: 39.12

6.83
45.56

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 5.50
GFIG's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
88% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. GFIG: 5.50 )
GFIG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 11.38
Current: 5.5

0.7
11.38
Dividend growth (3y) -9.10
GFIG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
70% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. GFIG: -9.10 )
GFIG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 7.7
Current: -9.1

0
7.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.60
GFIG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
78% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. GFIG: 4.60 )
GFIG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 9.52
Current: 4.6

0.59
9.52
Share Buyback Rate 1.70
GFIG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. GFIG: 1.70 )
GFIG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -33.8
Current: 1.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.25
GFIG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
66% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. GFIG: 4.25 )
GFIG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.87   Max: 8.11
Current: 4.25

1.87
8.11
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.52
GFIG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. GFIG: 0.52 )
GFIG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.52

0.36
0.56
Price/Median PS Value 0.66
GFIG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GFIG: 0.66 )
GFIG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 3.87
Current: 0.66

0.55
3.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.30
GFIG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. GFIG: 11.30 )
GFIG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 54.6
Current: 11.3

1.2
54.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.09
GFIG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. GFIG: 4.09 )
GFIG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7.1   Max: 34.9
Current: 4.09

-7.1
34.9

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets
Compare:PJC, SIEB, GHL, GS, SF » details
Traded in other countries:GDH1.Germany
GFI Group, Inc., was incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in 2001. The Company provides wholesale brokerage services, clearing services and electronic execution and trading support products for global financial markets. It provide brokerage and trade execution services, clearing services, market data and trading platform and other software products to institutional customers in markets for a range of fixed income, financial, equity and commodity instruments. The Company provides execution services for its institutional wholesale customers by either matching their trading needs with counterparties having reciprocal interests or directing their orders to an exchange or other trading venue. The Company offers its customers a hybrid brokerage approach, combining a range of telephonic and electronic trade execution services, depending on the nature of the products and the specific needs of its customers. The Company operates in five business segments: Americas Brokerage; Europe, the Middle East and Africa ("EMEA") Brokerage; Asia Brokerage, Clearing and Backed Trading and All Other. Its brokerage operations provide brokerage services in four product categories: fixed income, financial, equity and commodity. It's Clearing and Backed Trading segment encompasses its clearing, risk management, settlement and other back-office services, as well as the capital the Company provide to start-up trading groups, small hedge funds, market-makers and individual traders. The All Other segment captures revenues and costs that are not directly assignable to the brokerage or clearing and backed trading operating business segments, primarily consisting of Company's corporate business activities and operations and commercial revenues from sales and licensing of trading systems software, analytics and market data. The Company offers products and services including Fixed Income Products, Financial Products, Equity Products, Commodity Products, Clearing and Settlement Services, and Software, Analytics and Market Data. The Company's competitors include ICAP Plc, Tullett Prebon Plc, CME, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, and Eurex and Euronext. The Company's businesses are subject to extensive regulation by government and self-regulatory organizations both in the United States and abroad.

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