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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

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.04
NCT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. NCT: 0.04 )
NCT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04

Equity to Asset 0.24
NCT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 638 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. NCT: 0.24 )
NCT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.79   Max: 0.36
Current: 0.24

-0.79
0.36
Interest Coverage 1.33
NCT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 551 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. NCT: 1.33 )
NCT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 9999.99
Current: 1.33

0.34
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -0.27
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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Operating margin (%) 21.42
NCT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 647 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 42.30 vs. NCT: 21.42 )
NCT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6103.37   Max: 151.5
Current: 21.42

-6103.37
151.5
Net-margin (%) 18.82
NCT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 648 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 34.06 vs. NCT: 18.82 )
NCT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -6123.17   Max: 244.29
Current: 18.82

-6123.17
244.29
ROE (%) 10.84
NCT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 657 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.78 vs. NCT: 10.84 )
NCT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.03   Max: 68.63
Current: 10.84

-9.03
68.63
ROA (%) 2.79
NCT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 658 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. NCT: 2.79 )
NCT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -51.87   Max: 17.26
Current: 2.79

-51.87
17.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 246.05
NCT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 583 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. NCT: 246.05 )
NCT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -50155.03   Max: 1556.05
Current: 246.05

-50155.03
1556.05
Revenue Growth (%) -45.80
NCT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 539 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. NCT: -45.80 )
NCT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -45.8   Max: 195.1
Current: -45.8

-45.8
195.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -62.70
NCT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 498 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. NCT: -62.70 )
NCT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 12
Current: -62.7

0
12
EPS Growth (%) -66.80
NCT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 404 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. NCT: -66.80 )
NCT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -66.8   Max: 90
Current: -66.8

-66.8
90
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

NCT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 698,700 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 721,077 sh (+321.89%)
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Leon Cooperman 6,350,619 sh (-10.82%)
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Q4 2013

NCT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 1,189,900 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 2,805,918 sh (+289.13%)
Leon Cooperman 11,969,619 sh (+88.48%)
Louis Moore Bacon 426,607 sh (-38.94%)
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Q1 2014

NCT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 32,151 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,962,100 sh (+148.94%)
Leon Cooperman 12,045,019 sh (+0.63%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steven Cohen 10,371 sh (-99.63%)
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Q2 2014

NCT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 57,242 sh (+78.04%)
Steven Cohen 2,683,200 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman 11,593,579 sh (-3.75%)
Jim Simons 916,954 sh (-69.04%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NCT

(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
Leon Cooperman 2013-12-31 Add 88.48%0.46%$26.46 - $29.76 $ 11.98-57%1994934.50506
Julian Robertson 2013-09-30 Sold Out 2.4%$25.8 - $29.88 $ 11.98-58%0
Julian Robertson 2013-06-30 New Buy2.4%$23.52 - $30 $ 11.98-55%610597.05607
Leon Cooperman 2013-06-30 Add 75.27%0.24%$23.52 - $30 $ 11.98-55%1186802.64653
Leon Cooperman 2013-03-31 Add 1254.27%0.65%$20.52 - $27.36 $ 11.98-52%677132.6562
Wallace Weitz 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.08%$20.52 - $27.36 $ 11.98-52%0
Leon Cooperman 2012-06-30 New Buy0.05%$14.28 - $17.1 $ 11.98-23%49999.95
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0016%$8.88 - $11.88 $ 11.9813%0
Wallace Weitz 2011-09-30 Add 344.44%0.03%$9.6 - $15.24 $ 11.98-5%33333.3
George Soros 2011-09-30 New Buy$9.6 - $15.24 $ 11.98-5%3899.9961
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Preferred stocks of Newcastle Investment Corporation

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
NCTPRC0.008.028.05% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
NCTPRB0.009.459.75% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
NCTPRD0.008.268.375% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 28.40
NCT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 697 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.50 vs. NCT: 28.40 )
NCT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 35.77
Current: 28.4

0.24
35.77
P/B 4.00
NCT's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 697 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. NCT: 4.00 )
NCT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 25.06
Current: 4

0.67
25.06
P/S 5.30
NCT's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 697 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.56 vs. NCT: 5.30 )
NCT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 10.19
Current: 5.3

0.16
10.19
EV-to-EBIT 31.16
NCT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 697 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 32.74 vs. NCT: 31.16 )
NCT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 95.5
Current: 31.16

5.9
95.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.00
NCT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 639 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. NCT: 5.00 )
NCT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.99   Max: 177.61
Current: 5

1.99
177.61
Dividend Payout 1.36
NCT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
62% of the 697 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. NCT: 1.36 )
NCT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 10
Current: 1.36

0.08
10
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.00
NCT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
85% of the 640 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. NCT: 10.00 )
NCT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.99   Max: 355.07
Current: 10

3.99
355.07
Share Buyback Rate -67.80
NCT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 522 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. NCT: -67.80 )
NCT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.5   Max: -67.8
Current: -67.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.73
NCT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 697 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. NCT: 2.73 )
NCT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 10.35
Current: 2.73

0.5
10.35
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.09
NCT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 697 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. NCT: 1.09 )
NCT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.38
Current: 1.09

0.08
1.38
Price/Median PS Value 1.76
NCT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 697 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. NCT: 1.76 )
NCT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 3.19
Current: 1.76

0.07
3.19
Price/Graham Number 1.22
NCT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 697 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NCT: 1.22 )
NCT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.46
Current: 1.22

0.1
1.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.60
NCT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
69% of the 635 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. NCT: 1.60 )
NCT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 17.1
Current: 1.6

1
17.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.15
NCT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 531 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. NCT: 4.15 )
NCT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -24.5   Max: 146.6
Current: 4.15

-24.5
146.6

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
Compare:ARI, NLY, VNO, IVR, WSR » details
Traded in other countries:NCI1.Germany
Newcastle Investment Corp. was formed in June 2002 as a subsidiary of Newcastle Investment Holdings Corp. It is a real estate investment and finance company. Newcastle invests in, and actively manages, a portfolio of real estate securities, loans, excess mortgage servicing rights and other real estate related assets. It emphasizes on portfolio management, asset quality, liquidity, diversification, match funded financing and credit risk management. It conducts its business through several segments investments financed with non-recourse collateralized debt obligations; unlevered investments in deconsolidated Newcastle CDO debt; unlevered excess MSRs; investments financed with other non-recourse debt; investments and debt repurchases financed with recourse debt; other unlevered investments; and corporate. Its investment currently covers Real Estate Securities; Real Estate Related Loans; Residential Mortgage Loans; Operating Real Estate; Excess Mortgage Servicing Rights. It competes with several other companies for investments, including other REITs, mortgage servicers, insurance companies and other investors. Properties the Company owns or might acquire are subject to various foreign, federal, state and local environmental laws, ordinances and regulations.
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