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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.14
MVC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. MVC: 0.14 )
MVC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.14

Equity to Asset 0.60
MVC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 1541 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. MVC: 0.60 )
MVC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 1
Current: 0.6

0.6
1
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.49
M-Score: -2.94
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 2.19
MVC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 51.71 vs. MVC: 2.19 )
MVC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -293.33   Max: 62.14
Current: 2.19

-293.33
62.14
Net-margin (%) -102.82
MVC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 46.96 vs. MVC: -102.82 )
MVC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1916.51   Max: 291.17
Current: -102.82

-1916.51
291.17
ROE (%) -5.38
MVC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1620 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.97 vs. MVC: -5.38 )
MVC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -33.38   Max: 21.73
Current: -5.38

-33.38
21.73
ROA (%) -3.41
MVC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1639 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. MVC: -3.41 )
MVC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -33.18   Max: 17.26
Current: -3.41

-33.18
17.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.08
MVC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 82.78 vs. MVC: 1.08 )
MVC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -63.35   Max: 368.64
Current: 1.08

-63.35
368.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.70
MVC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MVC: 2.70 )
MVC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 75.3
Current: 2.7

0
75.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 74.50
MVC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. MVC: 74.50 )
MVC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 74.5
Current: 74.5

0
74.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 33.50
MVC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. MVC: 33.50 )
MVC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 47.5
Current: 33.5

0
47.5
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

MVC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 1,153,700 sh (+2.3%)
Mario Gabelli 75,500 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 10,400 sh (-93.69%)
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Q1 2014

MVC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 1,153,700 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 75,500 sh (unchged)
Michael Price Sold Out
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Q2 2014

MVC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 18,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 92,822 sh (+22.94%)
Chuck Royce 1,203,700 sh (+4.33%)
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Q3 2014

MVC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 103,683 sh (+11.7%)
Chuck Royce 1,223,700 sh (+1.66%)
George Soros Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MVC

(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
George Soros 2014-09-30 Sold Out $10.72 - $13.03 $ 10.05-19%0
George Soros 2014-06-30 New Buy$12.14 - $13.64 $ 10.05-22%18000
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 22.94%$12.14 - $13.64 $ 10.05-22%92822
Michael Price 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$13.31 - $14.73 $ 10.05-28%0
Michael Price 2013-12-31 Reduce -93.69%0.27%$13.13 - $14.52 $ 10.05-27%10400
Whitney Tilson 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.08%$11.65 - $12.12 $ 10.05-15%0
Whitney Tilson 2012-06-30 Reduce -63.54%0.24%$12.33 - $13.31 $ 10.05-21%35366
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Ratios

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P/B 0.63
MVC's P/B is ranked higher than
91% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. MVC: 0.63 )
MVC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.63

0.63
0.85
P/S 11.42
MVC's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.76 vs. MVC: 11.42 )
MVC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 8.82   Max: 14.78
Current: 11.42

8.82
14.78
EV-to-EBIT 943.84
MVC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
54% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 23.05 vs. MVC: 943.84 )
MVC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -181.4   Max: 1097.3
Current: 943.84

-181.4
1097.3
Shiller P/E 37.45
MVC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MVC: 37.45 )
MVC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.08   Max: 48.19
Current: 37.45

12.08
48.19
Current Ratio 1.18
MVC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. MVC: 1.18 )
MVC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 36.7
Current: 1.18

0.31
36.7
Quick Ratio 1.18
MVC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. MVC: 1.18 )
MVC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 36.7
Current: 1.18

0.31
36.7

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.37
MVC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
71% of the 1249 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. MVC: 5.37 )
MVC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 5.41
Current: 5.37

2.08
5.41
Dividend Payout 2.24
MVC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
61% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. MVC: 2.24 )
MVC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.35
Current: 2.24

0.17
1.35
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.40
MVC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1263 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. MVC: 5.40 )
MVC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 5.43
Current: 5.4

2.08
5.43
Share Buyback Rate 0.90
MVC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. MVC: 0.90 )
MVC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -20.8
Current: 0.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.64
MVC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
93% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. MVC: 0.64 )
MVC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.64

0.73
0.82
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.63
MVC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MVC: 0.63 )
MVC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 1.45
Current: 0.63

0.63
1.45
Price/Median PS Value 0.87
MVC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. MVC: 0.87 )
MVC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.1
Current: 0.87

0.68
1.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.10
MVC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. MVC: 0.10 )
MVC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 6
Current: 0.1

0.1
6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -34.37
MVC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
58% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.29 vs. MVC: -34.37 )
MVC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.4   Max: 4
Current: -34.37

-1.4
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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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MVC Capital, Inc. formerly known as meVC Draper Fisher Jurvetson Fund I, Inc., organized on December 2, 1999 which commenced operations on March 31, 2000. On December 4, 2002, the Company announced that it had commenced doing business under the name MVC Capital, Inc. The Company is an externally managed, non-diversified closed-end management investment company. It provides equity and debt investment capital to fund growth, acquisitions and recapitalization of small and middle-market companies in a variety of industries primarily located in the United States. The Company's investment objective is to seek to maximize total return from capital appreciation and/or income. It seeks to achieve its investment objective by providing equity and debt financing to companies that are, for the most part, privately owned. The Company's investments consist of senior and subordinated loans, common and preferred stock and warrants or rights to acquire equity interests, or convertible securities, among other instruments. It continue to perform due diligence and seek new investments that are consistent with objective of maximizing total return from capital appreciation and/or income. The Company is working on an active pipeline of potential new investment opportunities. Its portfolio company investments are typically illiquid and are made through privately negotiated transactions. It generally seeks to invest in companies with a history of strong, predictable, positive net income before net interest expense, income tax expense, depreciation and amortization. It has developed and maintain relationships with intermediaries, including investment banks, industry executives, financial services companies and private mezzanine and equity sponsors, through which it source investment opportunities. For the transactions in which it might provide debt capital, an equity sponsor could provide a source of additional equity capital if a portfolio company requires additional financing. Prospective investments are evaluated by the investment team based upon criteria that might be modified from time to time. It monitors its portfolio companies closely to determine whether or not they continue to be attractive candidates for further investment. It faces competition in its investing activities from private equity funds, other business development companies, investment banks, investment affiliates of industrial, technology, service and financial companies, small business investment companies, wealthy individuals and foreign investors. The Company and its portfolio companies are subject to regulation by laws at the local, state and federal levels, including federal securities law and federal taxation law.
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