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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.53
JNS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JNS: 1.53 )
JNS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.53

Equity to Asset 0.58
JNS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. JNS: 0.58 )
JNS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.58

0.29
0.73
Interest Coverage 8.75
JNS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
85% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. JNS: 8.75 )
JNS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.91   Max: 140.46
Current: 8.75

2.91
140.46
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.65
M-Score: -2.25
WACC vs ROIC
9.75%
14.81%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 30.31
JNS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.51 vs. JNS: 30.31 )
JNS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -79.83   Max: 46.67
Current: 30.31

-79.83
46.67
Net-margin (%) 17.09
JNS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1339 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 47.47 vs. JNS: 17.09 )
JNS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -89.21   Max: 95.46
Current: 17.09

-89.21
95.46
ROE (%) 11.00
JNS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.39 vs. JNS: 11.00 )
JNS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -58.03   Max: 70.89
Current: 11

-58.03
70.89
ROA (%) 6.23
JNS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1387 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. JNS: 6.23 )
JNS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -25.81   Max: 47.2
Current: 6.23

-25.81
47.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 479.00
JNS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.86 vs. JNS: 479.00 )
JNS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -961.67   Max: 1132.83
Current: 479

-961.67
1132.83
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.10
JNS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. JNS: -1.10 )
JNS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.8   Max: 14.4
Current: -1.1

-23.8
14.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -0.20
JNS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. JNS: -0.20 )
JNS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.3   Max: 21.6
Current: -0.2

-28.3
21.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 1.30
JNS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. JNS: 1.30 )
JNS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -45.2   Max: 29.1
Current: 1.3

-45.2
29.1
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

JNS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 95,132 sh (+36.12%)
Mario Gabelli 6,471,912 sh (+1.79%)
Robert Olstein 181,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 165,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 682,880 sh (-2.14%)
Ken Fisher 6,258,561 sh (-2.85%)
James Barrow 4,392,496 sh (-3.36%)
John Rogers 15,821,236 sh (-5.73%)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,100 sh (-20.35%)
Chuck Royce 110,109 sh (-32.08%)
John Keeley 100,000 sh (-76.42%)
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Q3 2014

JNS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Robert Olstein 244,000 sh (+34.81%)
Paul Tudor Jones 35,600 sh (+10.90%)
James Barrow Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 6,409,962 sh (-0.96%)
Joel Greenblatt 81,205 sh (-14.64%)
Chuck Royce 87,509 sh (-20.53%)
Ken Fisher 4,452,211 sh (-28.86%)
John Rogers 10,033,781 sh (-36.58%)
David Dreman 297,580 sh (-56.42%)
John Keeley 16,000 sh (-84.00%)
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Q4 2014

JNS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Keeley 90,500 sh (+465.63%)
Robert Olstein 793,000 sh (+225.00%)
Mario Gabelli 7,172,367 sh (+11.89%)
David Dreman 316,286 sh (+6.29%)
Joel Greenblatt 85,464 sh (+5.24%)
Chuck Royce 87,509 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 9,576,586 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 4,357,465 sh (-2.13%)
John Rogers 9,576,506 sh (-4.56%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,400 sh (-65.17%)
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Q1 2015

JNS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 184,900 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,600 sh (+41.94%)
John Keeley 102,000 sh (+12.71%)
David Dreman 341,944 sh (+8.11%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 7,055,267 sh (-1.63%)
Ken Fisher 4,276,800 sh (-1.85%)
Robert Olstein 760,000 sh (-4.16%)
John Rogers 7,858,859 sh (-17.94%)
Joel Greenblatt 62,712 sh (-26.62%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Janus Capital Group Inc

Ariel Investments' John Rogers Comments on Janus Capital Group Inc. - Feb 25, 2014

Asset manager Janus Capital Group Inc. (JNS) soared +46.37% on better-than-expected earnings and revenue. Specifically, in October the company reported quarterly earnings of $0.18 per share versus consensus of $0.17. Its assets under management (AUM) rose to $166.7 billion, from $158.2 billion a year ago. The company’s cash investments totaled $793 million versus $543 million in debt, giving it a positive $250 million net cash position. Finally, Janus repurchased more than one million shares of its own stock. Clearly, the roaring 2013 stock market had a good deal to do with the positive news that caught Wall Street’s attention. For our part, we were more interested in the capital allocation decisions because those are under management’s control.

From John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio)' Ariel Investments fourth quarter 2013 commentary.

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John Rogers Comments on Janus - Nov 05, 2013

Lastly, Janus (JNS)—whose ongoing challenges have tested even our patience—represents the most contrarian name in our entire portfolio as measured by the large number of Wall Street analysts who have a sell rating on the stock. An undesirable trifecta of weak investment results, the negative impact from performance-based fees and net outflows largely isolated to three of its well-known mutual funds have created a perfect storm for this $162 billion asset manager. In our view, the bad news is more than priced in. By our calculation, performance fees have bottomed. Moreover, the company's balance sheet continues to strengthen and outflows should stabilize once returns improve.

From John Rogers' Ariel Fund and Ariel Appreciate Fund portfolio manager letter third quarter 2013.


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John Rogers' Ariel Fund Q3 2014 Commentary
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 19.90
JNS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
70% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. JNS: 19.90 )
JNS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.09   Max: 54.32
Current: 19.9

3.09
54.32
Forward P/E 14.75
JNS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
64% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.14 vs. JNS: 14.75 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.80
JNS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
67% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. JNS: 19.80 )
JNS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.07   Max: 54.32
Current: 19.8

3.07
54.32
P/B 2.10
JNS's P/B is ranked lower than
92% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. JNS: 2.10 )
JNS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 3.4
Current: 2.1

0.43
3.4
P/S 3.30
JNS's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. JNS: 3.30 )
JNS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 6.14
Current: 3.3

0.68
6.14
PFCF 17.50
JNS's PFCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. JNS: 17.50 )
JNS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 797.5
Current: 17.5

3.2
797.5
POCF 16.68
JNS's POCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.07 vs. JNS: 16.68 )
JNS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.92   Max: 145
Current: 16.68

2.92
145
EV-to-EBIT 10.41
JNS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.44 vs. JNS: 10.41 )
JNS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -4.8   Max: 33.6
Current: 10.41

-4.8
33.6
Shiller P/E 24.00
JNS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
83% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.33 vs. JNS: 24.00 )
JNS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.29   Max: 38.1
Current: 24

3.29
38.1
Current Ratio 4.11
JNS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. JNS: 4.11 )
JNS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 10.41
Current: 4.11

0.58
10.41
Quick Ratio 4.11
JNS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. JNS: 4.11 )
JNS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 10.41
Current: 4.11

0.58
10.41
Days Sales Outstanding 51.69
JNS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
57% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 39.45 vs. JNS: 51.69 )
JNS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 35.55   Max: 60.01
Current: 51.69

35.55
60.01

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.88
JNS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
99% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. JNS: 1.88 )
JNS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 3.08
Current: 1.88

0.11
3.08
Dividend Payout 0.36
JNS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
56% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. JNS: 0.36 )
JNS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.36

0.02
0.88
Dividend growth (3y) 27.40
JNS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. JNS: 27.40 )
JNS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 93.5
Current: 27.4

0
93.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 18.36
JNS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. JNS: 18.36 )
JNS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 29.76
Current: 18.36

1.06
29.76
Share Buyback Rate -0.10
JNS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. JNS: -0.10 )
JNS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 10.1   Max: -5
Current: -0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.00
JNS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
56% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. JNS: 1.00 )
JNS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.7
Current: 1

0.35
1.7
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
JNS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. JNS: 1.20 )
JNS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.12
Current: 1.2

0.4
2.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.70
JNS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1336 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. JNS: 9.70 )
JNS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3   Max: 30.7
Current: 9.7

3
30.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.06
JNS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
56% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. JNS: 3.06 )
JNS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -14.6   Max: 21.6
Current: 3.06

-14.6
21.6

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
Compare:AMP, AMG, BEN, BLK, BK » details
Traded in other countries:SLS.Germany,
Janus Capital Group Inc, formerly known as Stilwell Financial, Inc., a Delaware corporation was incorporated on January 23, 1998. The Company and its subsidiaries provide investment management, administration, distribution and related services to individual and institutional investors through mutual funds, separate accounts and subadvised relationships in both domestic and international markets. It provides investment advisory services through its main subsidiaries, Janus Capital Management LLC, INTECH Investment Management LLC and Perkins Investment Management LLC. Each of the Company's three main subsidiaries specializes in specific investment styles and disciplines. The Company's investment products are distributed through three channels: retail intermediary, institutional and international. Each distribution channel focuses on specific investor groups and the unique requirements of each group. Janus offers growth equity, core and international equity funds, as well as balanced, fixed-income, alternative and money market investment products. INTECH has managed institutional portfolios since 1987 and its unique investment process is based on a mathematical theorem that attempts to capitalize on the volatility in stock price movements. Perkins has managed value discipline investment products since 1980. It offers value equity investment products across a range of U.S. asset classes and global equity. The retail intermediary channel serves financial intermediaries and retirement plans for the advice-driven market, which includes asset managers, bank/trust officers, broker-dealers, independent planners, third-party administrators and insurance companies. In addition, this channel serves individual investors who access JCG's investment products directly. The Company has aligned the channel to focus resources on distributor needs and is targeting product platforms that tend to have high asset retention rates to enhance long-term profitability. The international channel serves professional investors outside of the United States, including central and local government pensions, corporate pensions, multi-managers, insurance companies and private banks. International products are offered through Janus Capital Funds PLC, separate accounts and subadvisory relationships. The institutional channel serves corporations, endowments, foundations, Taft-Hartley and public fund clients and focuses on distribution through consulting relationships and on a direct basis. Investors in the institutional channel often rely on advice from third-party consultants. Accordingly, the Company has assembled a Consultant Relations team dedicated to providing information and services to third-party institutional consultants. Although the current asset base in this channel is weighted heavily toward INTECH's risk-managed products, the Company is seeking increased penetration of Janus and Perkins products. JCG encounters competition in all areas of its business. J
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