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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.42
NYSE:MVC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
81% of the 1409 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:MVC: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:MVC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.8 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.42
Equity-to-Asset 0.66
NYSE:MVC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 1340 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. NYSE:MVC: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:MVC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.84 Max: 1
Current: 0.66
0.56
1
Interest Coverage 0.97
NYSE:MVC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
96% of the 1513 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 467.25 vs. NYSE:MVC: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:MVC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.91 Max: 5.52
Current: 0.97
0.17
5.52
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 1.13
Beneish M-Score: -1.73
WACC vs ROIC
6.97%
2.53%
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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 30.16
NYSE:MVC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
59% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.70 vs. NYSE:MVC: 30.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:MVC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.78  Med: 13.78 Max: 62.14
Current: 30.16
-15.78
62.14
Net Margin % 37.25
NYSE:MVC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
51% of the 1361 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 40.64 vs. NYSE:MVC: 37.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:MVC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -158.49  Med: 49.11 Max: 243.79
Current: 37.25
-158.49
243.79
ROE % 4.33
NYSE:MVC's ROE % is ranked lower than
55% of the 1411 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.98 vs. NYSE:MVC: 4.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:MVC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.77  Med: 2.51 Max: 21.68
Current: 4.33
-11.77
21.68
ROA % 2.78
NYSE:MVC's ROA % is ranked lower than
51% of the 1439 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. NYSE:MVC: 2.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:MVC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.86  Med: 2.1 Max: 16.07
Current: 2.78
-6.86
16.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 89.56
NYSE:MVC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 31.12 vs. NYSE:MVC: 89.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:MVC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -973.25  Med: 135.15 Max: 425.96
Current: 89.56
-973.25
425.96
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 15.80
NYSE:MVC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NYSE:MVC: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:MVC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32  Med: 4.35 Max: 76
Current: 15.8
-32
76
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -19.80
NYSE:MVC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
77% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NYSE:MVC: -19.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:MVC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.7  Med: 4.9 Max: 94.7
Current: -19.8
-57.7
94.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -47.30
NYSE:MVC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
91% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. NYSE:MVC: -47.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:MVC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -38 Max: 47.5
Current: -47.3
0
47.5
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» NYSE:MVC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-04-17 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

MVC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Leon Cooperman 120,000 sh (+20.00%)
Chuck Royce 1,218,700 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 68,600 sh (-0.58%)
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Q2 2016

MVC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Mario Gabelli 69,200 sh (+0.87%)
Leon Cooperman 120,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,218,700 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2016

MVC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Leon Cooperman 129,211 sh (+7.68%)
Mario Gabelli 69,200 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,206,600 sh (-0.99%)
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Q4 2016

MVC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Leon Cooperman 129,211 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 68,600 sh (-0.87%)
Chuck Royce 1,189,400 sh (-1.43%)
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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management    NAICS: 523920    SIC: 6799
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MVC Capital, Inc., is an externally managed, non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Company's investment objective is to seek to maximize total return from capital appreciation and/or income.

MVC Capital, Inc. formerly known as meVC Draper Fisher Jurvetson Fund I, Inc., is a Delaware corporation organized on December 2, 1999 which commenced operations on March 31, 2000. On December 2, 2002, the Company announced that it would begin doing business under the name MVC Capital, Inc. It is an externally managed, non-diversified closed-end management investment company. The Company's investment objective is to seek to maximize total return from capital appreciation and/or income, though its current focus is more yield generating investments. Its segments are its investing operations as a business development company, MVC Capital, which includes MVC Cayman, MVC Turf and MVCFS. It provides equity and debt investment capital to fund growth, acquisitions and recapitalizations of small and middle-market companies in a variety of industries located in the United States. Its investments can take the form of senior and subordinated loans, common and preferred stock and warrants or rights to acquire equity interests, or convertible securities, among other instruments. It is working on an active pipeline of potential new investment opportunities. The Company faces competition from investing activities from private equity funds, other business development companies, investment banks, investment affiliates of large industrial, technology, service and financial companies, small business investment companies, wealthy individuals and foreign investors.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 17.20
MVC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1390 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.29 vs. MVC: 17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
MVC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 10.05 Max: 436
Current: 17.2
3.5
436
PE Ratio without NRI 17.20
MVC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
59% of the 1235 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.33 vs. MVC: 17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
MVC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 10.05 Max: 436
Current: 17.2
3.5
436
PB Ratio 0.71
MVC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 1611 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MVC: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MVC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.6
Current: 0.71
0.37
1.6
PS Ratio 6.21
MVC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 1381 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.27 vs. MVC: 6.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MVC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.32  Med: 11.7 Max: 55.43
Current: 6.21
4.32
55.43
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 4.46
MVC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
84% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.41 vs. MVC: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
MVC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 7.12 Max: 305.91
Current: 4.46
1.63
305.91
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.46
MVC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
83% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. MVC: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MVC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 7.12 Max: 305.91
Current: 4.46
1.63
305.91
EV-to-EBIT 12.61
MVC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 1352 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. MVC: 12.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MVC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -365.8  Med: 20 Max: 367.1
Current: 12.61
-365.8
367.1
EV-to-EBITDA 12.61
MVC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
57% of the 1382 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10.57 vs. MVC: 12.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MVC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -365.8  Med: 12.5 Max: 191.9
Current: 12.61
-365.8
191.9
Shiller PE Ratio 19.62
MVC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 19.93 vs. MVC: 19.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
MVC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.6  Med: 11.37 Max: 749
Current: 19.62
8.6
749
Current Ratio 2.26
MVC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. MVC: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MVC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.94 Max: 36.7
Current: 2.26
0.31
36.7
Quick Ratio 2.26
MVC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. MVC: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MVC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.94 Max: 36.7
Current: 2.26
0.31
36.7
Days Sales Outstanding 87.99
MVC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
72% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 41.62 vs. MVC: 87.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MVC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.12  Med: 103.38 Max: 206.14
Current: 87.99
32.12
206.14

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 6.04
MVC's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
73% of the 1482 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. MVC: 6.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
MVC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.41  Med: 4 Max: 7.85
Current: 6.04
2.41
7.85
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.04
MVC's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MVC: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
MVC' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.73 Max: 4.5
Current: 1.04
0.16
4.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 6.08
MVC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
70% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. MVC: 6.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 6.83
MVC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
69% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. MVC: 6.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
MVC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.73  Med: 4.53 Max: 8.88
Current: 6.83
2.73
8.88
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.10
MVC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. MVC: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MVC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.5  Med: 0.3 Max: 9.4
Current: 0.1
-25.5
9.4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.72
MVC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. MVC: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
MVC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.46
Current: 0.72
0.51
1.46
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.72
MVC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. MVC: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
MVC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.19 Max: 64.83
Current: 0.72
0.63
64.83
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.53
MVC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1189 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MVC: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MVC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.17 Max: 4.57
Current: 0.53
0.38
4.57
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.74
MVC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. MVC: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
MVC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.61 Max: 3.89
Current: 0.74
0.38
3.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.93
MVC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
61% of the 1847 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. MVC: 7.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MVC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 2.2 Max: 11.5
Current: 7.93
0.3
11.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -46.28
MVC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
98% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.03 vs. MVC: -46.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
MVC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.1  Med: -36.4 Max: -5.9
Current: -46.28
-57.1
-5.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $32.66
EPS (TTM) $ 0.52
Beta0.77
Short Percentage of Float0.32%
52-Week Range $7.12 - 9.01
Shares Outstanding (Mil)22.56
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
5-year lows: Vivus, Synta Pharmaceuticals Inc, MVC Capital Inc, and Kemet Corp. Feb 08 2015 
5-year lows: Rex Energy Corp, Liquidity Service Inc, Petroquest Energy Inc, MVC Capital Inc. Jan 06 2015 
Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: PKX, UTEK, LF, MVC Dec 22 2014 
5-year lows: MVC Capital Inc, NTELOS Holdings Corp, Alliance One International Inc, Cenveo Inc. Nov 09 2014 
New Feature – Stocks at 3-Year Highs, 3-Year Lows, 5-Year Highs and 5-Year Lows Jan 23 2013 
MVC Capital Enters the New Year with Insider Cluster Bets Jan 08 2013 
Announcement: Q&A with Newest Guru Zeke Ashton Mar 28 2011 
New Guru Added: Zeke Ashton; Top Holdings: LH, CLMS, TTT, BBY, MVC, NOC Mar 22 2011 
MVC Capital Inc. (MVC) Chairman Michael T Tokarz buys 20,000 Shares Jan 13 2010 
MVC Capital Inc. (MVC) Chairman Michael T Tokarz buys 24,938 Shares Oct 08 2009 

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