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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
NEWS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 94.80 vs. NEWS: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NEWS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.21
NEWS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. NEWS: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NEWS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.3
Current: 0.21
0.12
0.3
Interest Coverage 0.29
NEWS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.62 vs. NEWS: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NEWS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.56 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.29
0.29
1.15
F-Score: 2
WACC vs ROIC
4.23%
1.10%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 39.71
NEWS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.96 vs. NEWS: 39.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NEWS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -66.7  Med: 19.08 Max: 41.01
Current: 39.71
-66.7
41.01
Net-margin (%) 5.83
NEWS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.92 vs. NEWS: 5.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NEWS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -47.47  Med: 11.82 Max: 25.04
Current: 5.83
-47.47
25.04
ROE (%) 1.10
NEWS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. NEWS: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NEWS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -10.45  Med: 1.78 Max: 4.14
Current: 1.1
-10.45
4.14
ROA (%) 0.26
NEWS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. NEWS: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NEWS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.01  Med: 0.44 Max: 1.17
Current: 0.26
-2.01
1.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6772.53
NEWS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.18 vs. NEWS: 6772.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NEWS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -6304.58  Med: 2275.69 Max: 6986.7
Current: 6772.53
-6304.58
6986.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.10
NEWS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. NEWS: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NEWS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -9.00 Max: 5.6
Current: 5.1
0
5.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.40
NEWS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.40 vs. NEWS: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NEWS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -13.20 Max: 28
Current: -3.4
0
28
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -6.60
NEWS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. NEWS: -6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NEWS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -41.5  Med: -16.30 Max: 39
Current: -6.6
-41.5
39
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Q2 2014

NEWS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 80.76
NEWS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
88% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. NEWS: 80.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NEWS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.93  Med: 31.06 Max: 90.81
Current: 80.76
2.93
90.81
Forward P/E 19.19
NEWS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
88% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.26 vs. NEWS: 19.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 79.70
NEWS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
88% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. NEWS: 79.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NEWS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.91  Med: 30.89 Max: 88.21
Current: 79.7
2.91
88.21
P/B 0.78
NEWS's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. NEWS: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NEWS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.7
Current: 0.78
0.09
1.7
P/S 6.17
NEWS's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. NEWS: 6.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NEWS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 4.90 Max: 7.63
Current: 6.17
0.42
7.63
EV-to-EBIT 59.38
NEWS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
83% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.06 vs. NEWS: 59.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NEWS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -219.3  Med: 48.35 Max: 590.6
Current: 59.38
-219.3
590.6
Shiller P/E 83.65
NEWS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
98% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.35 vs. NEWS: 83.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NEWS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 72.73  Med: 110.30 Max: 481
Current: 83.65
72.73
481
Days Sales Outstanding 26.10
NEWS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
52% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.06 vs. NEWS: 26.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NEWS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 31.87  Med: 48.63 Max: 126.53
Current: 26.1
31.87
126.53

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.77
NEWS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. NEWS: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NEWS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.58
Current: 0.77
0.17
1.58
Price/Projected FCF 0.92
NEWS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. NEWS: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NEWS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.92
0.56
1.11
Price/Median PS Value 0.92
NEWS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. NEWS: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NEWS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.51
Current: 0.92
0.16
1.51
Price/Graham Number 1.58
NEWS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
76% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. NEWS: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
NEWS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.16 Max: 1.69
Current: 1.58
0.29
1.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.68
NEWS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. NEWS: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NEWS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.90 Max: 3.5
Current: 1.68
0.2
3.5

Business Description

Industry: Credit Services » Credit Services
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NewStar Financial Inc is a Delaware corporation, founded in June 2004. On December 14, 2006, its common stock began trading on the NASDAQ Global Market, and on December 19, 2006 it completed the initial public offering of its common stock. It is a commercial finance company, which provides customized debt financing solutions to middle-market businesses and commercial real estate borrowers. It operates on a national basis and provides senior secured debt financing options to mid-sized companies to fund working capital, growth strategies, acquisitions and recapitalizations, as well as, equipment purchases. The Company also selectively arranges larger transactions, which it may hold on its balance sheet or syndicate to other lenders. By syndicating loans to other lenders, it is able to provide larger financing commitments to its customers and generate fee income, while limiting its risk exposure to a single borrower. The Company's lending activities are organized into four specialized lending groups: Leveraged Finance, Business Credit, Real Estate, and Equipment Finance. Its Leveraged Finance group originates, structures and underwrites senior, secured cash flow loans and, to a lesser extent, second lien loans for companies with annual EBITDA typically between $5 million and $30 million, the proceeds of which are primarily used for acquisition financing, growth and working capital, recapitalizations and other purposes. Business Credit group structures and underwrites senior, secured asset-based loans for companies with sales typically between $25 million and $500 million operating across a range of industry sectors. Its Real Estate group manages an existing portfolio of first mortgage debt which was used primarily to finance the acquisition of commercial real estate properties typically valued between $10 million and $50 million. Its Equipment Finance group provides a lease financing options to mid-sized companies to fund various types of capital expenditures. Its loans and other debt products include First mortgage, Senior secured asset-based, Senior secured cash flow, and Other. The Company competes with specialty and commercial finance companies, including business development companies, private investment funds and hedge funds, national and regional banks, investment banks, and insurance companies. The Company is subject to supervision and regulation by state and federal governmental authorities and may be subject to various laws and regulations imposing various requirements and restrictions.
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52-Week High Companies: AMGN, CBE, FISV, NEWS, ACE Oct 01 2012 
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