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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
GROW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1578 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GROW: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GROW' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.94
GROW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 1443 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. GROW: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GROW' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.84 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.94
0.22
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
GROW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 828.33 vs. GROW: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GROW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 8.47
M-Score: 0.58
WACC vs ROIC
2.82%
-28.83%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -44.10
GROW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 1470 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 47.12 vs. GROW: -44.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GROW' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -75.86  Med: 4.06 Max: 36.42
Current: -44.1
-75.86
36.42
Net-margin (%) -40.80
GROW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1473 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 34.89 vs. GROW: -40.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GROW' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.76  Med: 2.69 Max: 23.48
Current: -40.8
-66.76
23.48
ROE (%) -10.04
GROW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1583 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. GROW: -10.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GROW' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.84  Med: 1.67 Max: 53.29
Current: -10.04
-13.84
53.29
ROA (%) -9.34
GROW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. GROW: -9.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GROW' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.87  Med: 1.51 Max: 39.97
Current: -9.34
-12.87
39.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -75.40
GROW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 35.55 vs. GROW: -75.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GROW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -97.95  Med: 29.86 Max: 474.57
Current: -75.4
-97.95
474.57
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -33.20
GROW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. GROW: -33.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GROW' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.3  Med: -11 Max: 80.8
Current: -33.2
-35.3
80.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 184.00
GROW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. GROW: 184.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GROW' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.1  Med: -7.4 Max: 234.7
Current: 184
-60.1
234.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 393.20
GROW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. GROW: 393.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GROW' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.9  Med: 44.8 Max: 512.7
Current: 393.2
-55.9
512.7
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Q4 2015

GROW Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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GROW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 115,300 sh (+39.42%)
Chuck Royce 1,679,877 sh (+7.46%)
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Q2 2016

GROW Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 132,600 sh (+15.00%)
Chuck Royce 1,535,178 sh (-8.61%)
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GROW Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 150,900 sh (+13.80%)
Chuck Royce 1,526,005 sh (-0.60%)
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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Traded in other countries:UGL.Germany,
US Global Investors Inc with and its subsidiaries provide investment advisory services, distribution services and administrative services. The Company offers its services to U.S. Global Investors Funds.

US Global Investors Inc is a Texas corporation organized in 1968, and a registered investment adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. The Company is engaged in the business of providing investment advisory services,distribution services and administrative services. The Company offers its services to U.S. Global Investors Funds. The Company, with principal operations located in San Antonio, Texas, manages three business segments which are Investment Management Services, through which the Company offers, through U.S. Global Investors Funds (USGIF or the Fund), offshore clients and an exchange traded fund (ETF), a range of investment management products and services to meet the needs of individual and institutional investors; Investment Management Services which is Toronto based asset management firm which offers investment management products and services in Canada; and Corporate Investments, through which the Company invests for its own account in an effort to add growth and value to its cash position. It competes with various investment alternatives, offered by insurance companies, banks, securities broker-dealers, other financial institutions.

Ratios

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Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 9.40
GROW's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.52 vs. GROW: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
GROW' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.67  Med: 26.24 Max: 121.96
Current: 9.4
3.67
121.96
P/B 0.84
GROW's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. GROW: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GROW' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 2.57 Max: 20.02
Current: 0.84
0.67
20.02
P/S 3.43
GROW's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. GROW: 3.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GROW' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 3.84 Max: 9.31
Current: 3.43
0.96
9.31
PFCF 466.67
GROW's PFCF is ranked lower than
98% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.65 vs. GROW: 466.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GROW' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.59  Med: 27.74 Max: 660
Current: 466.67
5.59
660
POCF 7.78
GROW's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.81 vs. GROW: 7.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GROW' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.05  Med: 23.96 Max: 3090
Current: 7.78
5.05
3090
EV-to-EBIT -3.02
GROW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1324 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.39 vs. GROW: -3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GROW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.6  Med: 9.5 Max: 119.1
Current: -3.02
-60.6
119.1
EV-to-EBITDA -3.39
GROW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.86 vs. GROW: -3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GROW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -159.9  Med: 9.1 Max: 101.5
Current: -3.39
-159.9
101.5
Shiller P/E 6.39
GROW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 18.29 vs. GROW: 6.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GROW' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.55  Med: 19.59 Max: 305.36
Current: 6.39
3.55
305.36
Current Ratio 14.14
GROW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. GROW: 14.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GROW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 6.59 Max: 16.42
Current: 14.14
1.98
16.42
Quick Ratio 14.14
GROW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. GROW: 14.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GROW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 6.59 Max: 16.42
Current: 14.14
1.98
16.42
Days Sales Outstanding 164.12
GROW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
85% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 44.16 vs. GROW: 164.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GROW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.45  Med: 59.02 Max: 184.79
Current: 164.12
22.45
184.79

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.13
GROW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. GROW: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GROW' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 2.73 Max: 7.36
Current: 2.13
0.79
7.36
Dividend Growth (3y) -36.20
GROW's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
88% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. GROW: -36.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
GROW' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 4.6
Current: -36.2
0
4.6
Forward Dividend Yield 2.17
GROW's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. GROW: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
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Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.26
GROW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
98% of the 1702 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.04 vs. GROW: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GROW' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.26
0.1
0.91
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.50
GROW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. GROW: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GROW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: -0.3 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.5
-5.7
1.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 1.82
GROW's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
64% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. GROW: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
GROW' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 7.25 Max: 122
Current: 1.82
1.14
122
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.35
GROW's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. GROW: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
GROW' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 4.67 Max: 24.7
Current: 1.35
1.07
24.7
Price/Tangible Book 0.84
GROW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 1739 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. GROW: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GROW' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 2.17 Max: 20.02
Current: 0.84
0.71
20.02
Price/Projected FCF 1.54
GROW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GROW: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GROW' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.56 Max: 9.33
Current: 1.54
0.38
9.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
GROW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 1338 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. GROW: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GROW' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.69 Max: 2.43
Current: 0.9
0.21
2.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -33.10
GROW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1878 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. GROW: -33.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GROW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 7.55 Max: 8185.2
Current: -33.1
0.8
8185.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 35.08
GROW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. GROW: 35.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GROW' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 5.7 Max: 1273.7
Current: 35.08
0.5
1273.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6.24
EPS (TTM) $ -0.16
Beta0.06
Short Percentage of Float0.50%
52-Week Range $0.96 - 2.33
Shares Outstanding (Mil)15.22
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