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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 0.09
PJC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 1552 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PJC: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PJC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.31 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.09
Equity-to-Asset 0.36
PJC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
86% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. PJC: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PJC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.36
0.25
0.62
Interest Coverage 2.21
PJC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 708.29 vs. PJC: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PJC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 3.08 Max: 4.4
Current: 2.21
1.03
4.4
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Beneish M-Score: -3.13
WACC vs ROIC
10.29%
2.58%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 7.05
PJC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
74% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 47.43 vs. PJC: 7.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PJC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -86.52  Med: 11.64 Max: 17.02
Current: 7.05
-86.52
17.02
Net Margin % 3.92
PJC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
73% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 36.54 vs. PJC: 3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PJC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.05  Med: 7.11 Max: 38.69
Current: 3.92
-62.05
38.69
ROE % 3.10
PJC's ROE % is ranked lower than
53% of the 1551 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. PJC: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PJC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.27  Med: 4.4 Max: 23.28
Current: 3.1
-22.27
23.28
ROA % 1.29
PJC's ROA % is ranked lower than
56% of the 1583 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. PJC: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PJC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.88  Med: 2.03 Max: 9.29
Current: 1.29
-11.88
9.29
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 14.30
PJC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. PJC: 14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PJC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.6  Med: 4 Max: 264.3
Current: 14.3
-16.6
264.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 8.70
PJC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. PJC: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PJC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.5  Med: 9 Max: 24.6
Current: 8.7
-35.5
24.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 9.00
PJC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. PJC: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PJC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.7  Med: 6.3 Max: 409.2
Current: 9
-20.7
409.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

PJC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 44,500 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 119,220 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,736 sh (-62.74%)
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Q2 2016

PJC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 90,400 sh (+103.15%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher 109,851 sh (-7.86%)
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Q3 2016

PJC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Ken Fisher 86,521 sh (-21.24%)
Jim Simons 39,200 sh (-56.64%)
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Q4 2016

PJC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 29,300 sh (-25.26%)
Ken Fisher 46,998 sh (-45.68%)
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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management    NAICS: 523920    SIC: 6282
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Piper Jaffray Cos is an investment bank and asset management firm, serving the needs of corporations, private equity groups, public entities, non-profit entities and institutional investors in the U.S. and internationally.

Piper Jaffray Cos is incorporated in Delaware. The Company is an investment bank and asset management firm, serving the needs of corporations, private equity groups, public entities, non-profit entities and institutional investors in the U.S. and internationally. The Company provides a set of products and services, including equity and debt capital markets products; public finance services; financial advisory services; equity and fixed income institutional brokerage; equity and fixed income research; and asset management services. The Company's operations consist mainly of four components: Investment Banking; Equity and Fixed Income Institutional Brokerage; Principal Investments and Alternative Asset Management Funds. Investment Banking: it raises capital through equity financings and provide advisory services, primarily relating to mergers and acquisitions, for its corporate clients. It operates in the following focus industries: business services, clean technologies, consumer and retail, healthcare, industrials, and technology, media and telecommunications, mainly focusing on middle-market clients. For the government and non-profit clients, it underwrites debt issuances and provide financial advisory and interest rate risk management services. Its public finance investment banking capabilities focus on state and local governments, cultural and social service non-profit entities, and the healthcare, education, senior living and hospitality sectors. The Equity and Fixed Income Institutional Brokerage offers both equity and fixed income advisory and trade execution services for institutional investors and government and non-profit entities. It also has equity sales and trading relationships with institutional investors in the United States and Europe that invest in its core sectors. The Principal Investments is engaged in merchant banking activities, which involve equity or debt investments in late stage private companies. Additionally it has investments in private equity and venture capital funds and other firm investments. The alternative asset management funds invest in municipal securities and merchant banking in order to invest its own capital and to seek capital from outside investors. The Company's asset management business provides investment products through separately managed accounts and open-end and closed-end funds. Advisory Research, Inc. ('ARI') manages domestic and international equity strategies for institutions, private clients and investment advisors. FAMCO MLP, a division of ARI, manages master limited partnerships ('MLPs') and energy infrastructure strategies. The Company operates in the United States. The Company is subject to regulation of many aspects of its business by U.S. federal and state regulatory agencies, self-regulatory organizations and by foreign governmental agencies, regulatory bodies and securities exchanges.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 39.18
PJC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.73 vs. PJC: 39.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PJC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.59  Med: 16.53 Max: 122.98
Current: 39.18
4.59
122.98
PE Ratio without NRI 39.18
PJC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
80% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.85 vs. PJC: 39.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PJC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.72  Med: 20.61 Max: 139.83
Current: 39.18
9.72
139.83
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 17.61
PJC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
66% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.09 vs. PJC: 17.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PJC' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 4.87 Max: 301.44
Current: 17.61
1.24
301.44
PB Ratio 1.14
PJC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1593 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. PJC: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PJC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.92
Current: 1.14
0.34
1.92
PS Ratio 1.36
PJC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1264 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. PJC: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PJC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.19 Max: 3.02
Current: 1.36
0.58
3.02
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 8.23
PJC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
71% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.35 vs. PJC: 8.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PJC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 5.15 Max: 207.83
Current: 8.23
0.84
207.83
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.64
PJC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
74% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.94 vs. PJC: 7.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PJC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 4.86 Max: 59.12
Current: 7.64
0.84
59.12
EV-to-EBIT 33.67
PJC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.77 vs. PJC: 33.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PJC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.9  Med: 14.1 Max: 216.4
Current: 33.67
-28.9
216.4
EV-to-EBITDA 22.93
PJC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
75% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.87 vs. PJC: 22.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PJC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.5  Med: 11.9 Max: 48.6
Current: 22.93
-54.5
48.6

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 0.42
PJC's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
98% of the 1475 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. PJC: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
PJC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.42
0
0.42
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.68
PJC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
84% of the 1409 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. PJC: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.42
PJC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
97% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. PJC: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PJC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.42
0
0.42
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.40
PJC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. PJC: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PJC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1  Med: 1.6 Max: 7.6
Current: 4.4
-1
7.6

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.93
PJC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
80% of the 1528 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. PJC: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PJC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.31 Max: 2.76
Current: 1.93
0.62
2.76
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.66
PJC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. PJC: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PJC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.78 Max: 2.83
Current: 0.66
0.36
2.83
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.12
PJC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. PJC: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PJC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.15
Current: 1.12
0.49
2.15
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.83
PJC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
79% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. PJC: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
PJC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.11
Current: 1.83
0.57
2.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.98
PJC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
56% of the 1527 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. PJC: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PJC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 6.3 Max: 10.1
Current: 2.98
0.5
10.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $722.3
EPS (TTM) $ 1.86
Beta1.53
Short Percentage of Float5.58%
52-Week Range $35.36 - 81.85
Shares Outstanding (Mil)15.22
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