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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.33
IVSBF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. IVSBF: 0.33 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.26   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.33

Equity to Asset 0.79
IVSBF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 1541 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. IVSBF: 0.79 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.79

0.72
0.85
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.56
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 258.97
IVSBF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 51.71 vs. IVSBF: 258.97 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -369.6   Max: 256.01
Current: 258.97

-369.6
256.01
Net-margin (%) 252.75
IVSBF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 46.96 vs. IVSBF: 252.75 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -489.36   Max: 243.23
Current: 252.75

-489.36
243.23
ROE (%) 23.03
IVSBF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1620 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.97 vs. IVSBF: 23.03 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -27.16   Max: 38.83
Current: 23.03

-27.16
38.83
ROA (%) 18.46
IVSBF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1639 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. IVSBF: 18.46 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -23.11   Max: 30.5
Current: 18.46

-23.11
30.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 840.54
IVSBF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 82.78 vs. IVSBF: 840.54 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1509.13   Max: 1416.54
Current: 840.54

-1509.13
1416.54
Revenue Growth (%) -18.90
IVSBF's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. IVSBF: -18.90 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 356.5
Current: -18.9

0
356.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 14.20
IVSBF's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. IVSBF: 14.20 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -68.4   Max: 388.2
Current: 14.2

-68.4
388.2
EPS Growth (%) 13.80
IVSBF's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. IVSBF: 13.80 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -36.8   Max: 212.8
Current: 13.8

-36.8
212.8
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Guru Trades

IVSBF Guru Trades in

2012

IVSBF Guru Trades in 2012

Martin Whitman 5,486,185 sh (New)
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2013

IVSBF Guru Trades in 2013

Martin Whitman 6,366 sh (-99.88%)
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2013

IVSBF Guru Trades in 2013

Martin Whitman Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with IVSBF

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Martin Whitman 2013-04-30 Sold Out 0.01%$27.3 - $30.1 $ 35.6823%0
Martin Whitman 2013-01-31 Reduce -99.88%5.08%$20.95 - $27.03 $ 35.6844%6366
Martin Whitman 2012-10-31 New Buy5.09%$20.01 - $22.65 $ 35.6865%5486185
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Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 3.90
IVSBF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. IVSBF: 3.90 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.14   Max: 87.98
Current: 3.9

2.14
87.98
P/B 0.80
IVSBF's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. IVSBF: 0.80 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.8

0.5
0.87
P/S 10.00
IVSBF's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.76 vs. IVSBF: 10.00 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.15   Max: 84.76
Current: 10

2.15
84.76
EV-to-EBIT 4.49
IVSBF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 23.05 vs. IVSBF: 4.49 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -62.2   Max: 25.4
Current: 4.49

-62.2
25.4
Shiller P/E 7.10
IVSBF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. IVSBF: 7.10 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.93   Max: 7.37
Current: 7.1

5.93
7.37
Current Ratio 2.62
IVSBF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. IVSBF: 2.62 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.62   Max: 4.88
Current: 2.62

2.62
4.88
Quick Ratio 2.47
IVSBF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. IVSBF: 2.47 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.47   Max: 4.59
Current: 2.47

2.47
4.59

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.40
IVSBF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 1249 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. IVSBF: 2.40 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.83   Max: 4.44
Current: 2.4

1.83
4.44
Dividend Payout 0.08
IVSBF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
96% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. IVSBF: 0.08 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.75
Current: 0.08

0.27
2.75
Dividend growth (3y) 35.70
IVSBF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. IVSBF: 35.70 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 35.7
Current: 35.7

0
35.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.15
IVSBF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1263 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. IVSBF: 5.15 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.93   Max: 9.53
Current: 5.15

3.93
9.53

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.99
IVSBF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
73% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. IVSBF: 0.99 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.99

0.63
0.97
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.93
IVSBF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. IVSBF: 0.93 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.93

0.77
0.89
Price/Median PS Value 2.31
IVSBF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. IVSBF: 2.31 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 17.98
Current: 2.31

0.58
17.98
Price/Graham Number 0.42
IVSBF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
93% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. IVSBF: 0.42 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.58
Current: 0.42

0.27
1.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 22.30
IVSBF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. IVSBF: 22.30 )
IVSBF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 48.8
Current: 22.3

3.9
48.8

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Traded in other countries:0NC5.UK, INVE B.Sweden, INVE A.Sweden, 0NC6.UK, IVSB.Germany, IVSA.Germany,
Investor AB is a Sweden-based industrial holding company. The Company's operations are divided into two principal business areas: Core Investments and Financial Investments. The Core Investments business area represents the majority of assets and is divided into listed companies and subsidiaries. Core Investments are listed companies Atlas Copco, SEB, ABB, AstraZeneca, Ericsson, Electrolux, Husqvarna, NASDAQ OMX, Saab, Sobi and Wärtsilä, as well as the subsidiaries Mölnlycke Health Care, Aleris and Grand Hôtel. Financial Investments comprise partly owned investments Lindorff, Gambro, 3 Scandinavia, Novare, Kunskapsskolan, SamSari, as well as wholly-owned subsidiary Invetsor Growth Capital and investments in the independent EQT funds. The Company's core positions are controlling minority stakes in publically traded companies. Some of the company's larger stakes are in ABB, Atlas Copco, Astra Zeneca, Electrolux, Ericsson, Husqvarna, Saab, and SEB. The financial investment segment operates through its subsidiary, Investor Growth Capital. The subsidiary makes venture capital and buyout investments focused on technology, healthcare, and information technology. It invests between SEK 20 million and SEK 200 million in companies that are starting up or about to undergo expansion. When the company makes a buyout, it processes it with funds from its subsidiary EQT, which is an investor in medium-sized mature European and Chinese companies. The Company focuses its private equity deals in companies in Europe, the United States, and Asia. Some of the more noteworthy companies deal in Gambro, IBX, WM-data, Bredbandsbolaget, 3 Scandinavia, Novare, and Grand Hotel Stockholm.

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