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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 0.41
IFT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 1347 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. IFT: 0.41 )
IFT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.41

Equity to Asset 0.49
IFT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 1742 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. IFT: 0.49 )
IFT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.49

0.03
0.86
Interest Coverage 3.80
IFT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
87% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. IFT: 3.80 )
IFT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 3.8
Current: 3.8

F-Score: 1
Z-Score: 0.34
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -3.82
IFT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 28.47 vs. IFT: -3.82 )
IFT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -826.61   Max: 58.22
Current: -3.82

-826.61
58.22
Net-margin (%) 33.52
IFT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1769 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 21.29 vs. IFT: 33.52 )
IFT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -877.24   Max: 73.34
Current: 33.52

-877.24
73.34
ROE (%) 6.39
IFT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1776 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. IFT: 6.39 )
IFT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -142.31   Max: 40.82
Current: 6.39

-142.31
40.82
ROA (%) 3.30
IFT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1776 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. IFT: 3.30 )
IFT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -23.31   Max: 25.7
Current: 3.3

-23.31
25.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1663.46
IFT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 72.56 vs. IFT: -1663.46 )
IFT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -10488.28   Max: 35643.99
Current: -1663.46

-10488.28
35643.99
Revenue Growth (%) -41.90
IFT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. IFT: -41.90 )
IFT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -41.9
Current: -41.9

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

IFT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 26,300 sh (+85.21%)
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Q4 2013

IFT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 19,400 sh (-26.24%)
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Q1 2014

IFT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Murray Stahl 167,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 44,825 sh (+131.06%)
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Q2 2014

IFT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 10,200 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 792,724 sh (+372.14%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Imperial Holdings: Trough Valuations, Materially Undervalued
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 11.20
IFT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. IFT: 11.20 )
IFT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 46.37
Current: 11.2

1.76
46.37
P/B 0.65
IFT's P/B is ranked higher than
91% of the 1698 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. IFT: 0.65 )
IFT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.21
Current: 0.65

0.17
1.21
P/S 3.76
IFT's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. IFT: 3.76 )
IFT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 100
Current: 3.76

0.21
100
EV-to-EBIT -187.19
IFT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 1465 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.59 vs. IFT: -187.19 )
IFT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 106
Current: -187.19

3.9
106

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.65
IFT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
91% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. IFT: 0.65 )
IFT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.03
Current: 0.65

0.23
1.03
Price/Median PS Value 2.03
IFT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. IFT: 2.03 )
IFT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 10.33
Current: 2.03

0.17
10.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 22.60
IFT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1609 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. IFT: 22.60 )
IFT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 25.4
Current: 22.6

0.9
25.4

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Specialty Finance
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Traded in other countries:3I4.Germany
Imperial Holdings, Inc. is a specialty finance company. It operates in two reportable business segments: life finance and structured settlements.
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