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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 0.26
JMP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. JMP: 0.26 )
JMP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.26

Equity to Asset 0.11
JMP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. JMP: 0.11 )
JMP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.78
Current: 0.11

0.11
0.78
Interest Coverage 0.58
JMP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.78 vs. JMP: 0.58 )
JMP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.58

0.24
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.38
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 (%) 18.29
JMP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. JMP: 18.29 )
JMP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -22.16   Max: 14.37
Current: 18.29

-22.16
14.37
Net-margin (%) 7.29
JMP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.96 vs. JMP: 7.29 )
JMP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.01   Max: 10.04
Current: 7.29

-14.01
10.04
ROE (%) 11.00
JMP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. JMP: 11.00 )
JMP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.65   Max: 11.31
Current: 11

-9.65
11.31
ROA (%) 1.23
JMP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. JMP: 1.23 )
JMP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.31   Max: 7.08
Current: 1.23

-6.31
7.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1633.80
JMP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 124.44 vs. JMP: 1633.80 )
JMP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1099.61   Max: 1594.44
Current: 1633.8

-1099.61
1594.44
Revenue Growth (%) -0.10
JMP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. JMP: -0.10 )
JMP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 29.7
Current: -0.1

0
29.7
EBITDA Growth (%) -6.60
JMP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. JMP: -6.60 )
JMP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 61.6
Current: -6.6

0
61.6
EPS Growth (%) -28.10
JMP's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. JMP: -28.10 )
JMP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 18.6
Current: -28.1

0
18.6
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

JMP Guru Trades in Q3 2013

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Insider Trades

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 11.50
JMP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 23.30 vs. JMP: 11.50 )
JMP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.56   Max: 531.54
Current: 11.5

11.56
531.54
P/B 1.10
JMP's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. JMP: 1.10 )
JMP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 2.09
Current: 1.1

0.65
2.09
P/S 0.80
JMP's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. JMP: 0.80 )
JMP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 2.21
Current: 0.8

0.55
2.21
EV-to-EBIT 11.27
JMP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 20.81 vs. JMP: 11.27 )
JMP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.3   Max: 164.3
Current: 11.27

10.3
164.3
Shiller P/E 47.90
JMP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 59.60 vs. JMP: 47.90 )
JMP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 47.71   Max: 89.25
Current: 47.9

47.71
89.25

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.90
JMP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
59% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. JMP: 2.90 )
JMP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 5.63
Current: 2.9

0.27
5.63
Dividend Payout 0.29
JMP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. JMP: 0.29 )
JMP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 5
Current: 0.29

0.05
5
Dividend growth (3y) 38.10
JMP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
93% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. JMP: 38.10 )
JMP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 50
Current: 38.1

0
50
Yield on cost (5-Year) 16.45
JMP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
97% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. JMP: 16.45 )
JMP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 31.94
Current: 16.45

1.53
31.94
Share Buyback Rate -1.40
JMP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. JMP: -1.40 )
JMP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -191.5
Current: -1.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.08
JMP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. JMP: 1.08 )
JMP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 1.97
Current: 1.08

0.93
1.97
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.97
JMP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. JMP: 0.97 )
JMP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1.96
Current: 0.97

0.87
1.96
Price/Median PS Value 0.69
JMP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. JMP: 0.69 )
JMP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.38
Current: 0.69

0.58
1.38
Price/Graham Number 0.47
JMP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
93% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. JMP: 0.47 )
JMP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 7.53
Current: 0.47

0.48
7.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.90
JMP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
81% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. JMP: 8.90 )
JMP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 9.7
Current: 8.9

0.6
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.26
JMP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. JMP: 3.26 )
JMP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -15.9   Max: 7.2
Current: 3.26

-15.9
7.2

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets
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JMP Group Inc. is a Delaware Corporation. It is a full-service investment banking, asset management and corporate credit management firm. It provides investment banking, sales and trading, and equity research services to corporate and institutional clients, and alternative asset management products and services to institutional investors and high net-worth individuals and management of collateralized loan obligations. It focuses its efforts on small and middle-market companies in the following six growth industries: business services, consumer, financial services, healthcare, real estate, and technology. The Company provides its corporate clients with a wide variety of services, including strategic advice and capital raising solutions, sales and trading support, and equity research coverage. It provides institutional investors with capital markets intelligence and objective, informed investment recommendations about individual equities that are not widely followed. It conducts its primary business activities through three wholly-owned or majority-owned subsidiaries: JMP Securities LLC (JMP Securities), its broker-dealer operation; Harvest Capital Strategies LLC (HCS), its asset management arm - an SEC-registered investment adviser; and JMP Credit Corporation (JMP Credit), its corporate credit operation. JMP Securities provides equity research, sales and trading to institutional brokerage clients and capital raising and strategic advisory services to corporate clients. HCS actively manages a family of six hedge funds, two funds of hedge funds and one externally advised REIT. The Company's investment banking professionals provide capital raising, mergers and acquisitions transaction and other strategic advisory services to corporate clients. It works with corporate clients on a broad range of key strategic matters, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and corporate restructurings, valuations of businesses and assets, and fairness opinions and special committee assignments. The Company's equity research focuses on its six target industries - business services, consumer, financial services, healthcare, real estate and technology. Through HCS, it actively manages a family of approximately six hedge funds, two funds of hedge funds and one externally advised REIT. JMP Credit serves as the investment manager to a collateralized loan obligation (CLO) vehicle. As a participant in the financial services industry, it is subject to complex and extensive regulation of most aspects of its business by U.S. federal and state regulatory agencies, self-regulatory organizations and securities exchanges.
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