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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 : 10/10

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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 1185 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 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.94
GROW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. GROW: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GROW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.83 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 1107 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. GROW: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GROW' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.52  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
1.52
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 13.55
M-Score: -2.15
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 (%) -27.60
GROW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1336 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.75 vs. GROW: -27.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GROW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -29.74  Med: 12.16 Max: 100
Current: -27.6
-29.74
100
Net-margin (%) -16.49
GROW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 45.78 vs. GROW: -16.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GROW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.03  Med: 4.55 Max: 23.48
Current: -16.49
-19.03
23.48
ROE (%) -5.13
GROW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.14 vs. GROW: -5.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GROW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -26.75  Med: 3.64 Max: 68.55
Current: -5.13
-26.75
68.55
ROA (%) -4.81
GROW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. GROW: -4.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GROW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19.89  Med: 2.32 Max: 50.72
Current: -4.81
-19.89
50.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -71.10
GROW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 45.29 vs. GROW: -71.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GROW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -94.9  Med: 48.91 Max: 1311.32
Current: -71.1
-94.9
1311.32
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -34.70
GROW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. GROW: -34.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GROW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.7  Med: -10.00 Max: 80.9
Current: -34.7
-34.7
80.9
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

GROW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 2,118,654 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2014

GROW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 2,118,654 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

GROW Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 13,600 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 2,037,654 sh (-3.82%)
Chuck Royce 2,037,654 sh (-3.82%)
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Q1 2015

GROW Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 22,100 sh (+62.50%)
Chuck Royce 2,037,654 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 28.33
GROW's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
93% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.04 vs. GROW: 28.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.31
GROW's P/B is ranked lower than
73% of the 1342 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. GROW: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GROW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 3.05 Max: 19.99
Current: 1.31
0.89
19.99
P/S 3.93
GROW's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 1217 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. GROW: 3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GROW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.96  Med: 3.55 Max: 9.33
Current: 3.93
0.96
9.33
POCF 52.60
GROW's POCF is ranked lower than
81% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.37 vs. GROW: 52.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GROW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.09  Med: 25.98 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 52.6
5.09
99999999.99
Shiller P/E 14.90
GROW's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.32 vs. GROW: 14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GROW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.28  Med: 21.88 Max: 237.5
Current: 14.9
7.28
237.5
Current Ratio 14.27
GROW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. GROW: 14.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GROW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.04  Med: 6.26 Max: 16.42
Current: 14.27
1.04
16.42
Quick Ratio 14.27
GROW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. GROW: 14.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GROW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.04  Med: 6.26 Max: 16.42
Current: 14.27
1.04
16.42
Days Sales Outstanding 66.66
GROW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
66% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 35.94 vs. GROW: 66.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GROW' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 24.2  Med: 48.43 Max: 91.35
Current: 66.66
24.2
91.35

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.28
GROW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
71% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. GROW: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GROW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.79  Med: 2.62 Max: 7.36
Current: 2.28
0.79
7.36
Dividend growth (3y) -37.00
GROW's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
87% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. GROW: -37.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
GROW' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 4.6
Current: -37
0
4.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.73
GROW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1466 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.41 vs. GROW: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GROW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.35
Current: 0.73
0.25
2.35
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
GROW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. GROW: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
GROW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2  Med: -0.30 Max: -6.7
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Cash 2.25
GROW's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
64% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. GROW: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
GROW' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.55  Med: 8.27 Max: 122.5
Current: 2.25
1.55
122.5
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.96
GROW's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. GROW: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
GROW' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.43  Med: 4.87 Max: 24.69
Current: 1.96
1.43
24.69
Price/Tangible Book 1.32
GROW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
72% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. GROW: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GROW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 2.33 Max: 19.99
Current: 1.32
0.89
19.99
Price/Projected FCF 0.84
GROW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. GROW: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GROW' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.35 Max: 9.76
Current: 0.84
0.43
9.76
Price/Median PS Value 1.11
GROW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. GROW: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GROW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.67 Max: 2.64
Current: 1.11
0.22
2.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -13.81
GROW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1325 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. GROW: -13.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GROW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -13.81  Med: 8.10 Max: 77.4
Current: -13.81
-13.81
77.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.13
GROW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.82 vs. GROW: 12.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GROW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 5.10 Max: 1273.7
Current: 12.13
0.5
1273.7

Analyst Estimate

Jun15
EPS($) 0.12
EPS without NRI($) 0.12

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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U.S. 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 and other services to U.S. Global Investors Funds and U.S. Global Accolade Funds and both Massachusetts business trusts, as well as offshore clients. USGIF and USGAF are investment companies offering shares of nine and four mutual funds, respectively, on a no-load basis. As part of the mutual fund management business, the company provides: investment advisory services; transfer agency and record keeping services; mailing services; and distribution services, through its wholly owned broker-dealer, to mutual funds advised by the company. The Company furnishes an investment program for each of the clients it manages and determines, subject to overall supervision by the applicable board of trustees of the clients. It provides office space, facilities, and business equipment as well as the services of executive and clerical personnel for administering the affairs of the Funds. The company's wholly owned subsidiary, United Shareholder Services, Inc. provides transfer agency and printing services to investment company clients. The company's wholly owned subsidiary, U.S. Global Brokerage, Inc. is the distributor for USGIF and USGAF fund shares. A&B Mailers, Inc., now known as USSI Mailers, was dissolved in 2008 and its operation was rolled into United Shareholder Services, Inc. USSI Mailers provides mail-handling services to various entities. In addition to competition from other mutual fund managers and investment advisers, the company and the mutual fund industry are in competition with various investment alternatives offered by insurance companies, banks, securities broker-dealers, and other financial institutions.
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