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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 0.08
PJC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 1349 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PJC: 0.08 )
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: 0.08
Equity to Asset 0.37
PJC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
86% of the 1385 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. PJC: 0.37 )
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: 0.37
0.25
0.62
Interest Coverage 2.56
PJC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
86% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 43.13 vs. PJC: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PJC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 2.84 Max: 4.4
Current: 2.56
1.65
4.4
F-Score: 4
M-Score: -3.78
WACC vs ROIC
7.99%
2.95%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.81
PJC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 47.36 vs. PJC: 8.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PJC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.51  Med: 12.73 Max: 19.46
Current: 8.81
-68.51
19.46
Net-margin (%) 5.65
PJC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1406 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 35.05 vs. PJC: 5.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PJC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.06  Med: 8.09 Max: 46.78
Current: 5.65
-56.06
46.78
ROE (%) 4.30
PJC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1491 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. PJC: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PJC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.27  Med: 4.76 Max: 28.02
Current: 4.3
-22.27
28.02
ROA (%) 1.57
PJC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. PJC: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PJC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.88  Med: 2.12 Max: 11.19
Current: 1.57
-11.88
11.19
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.30
PJC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. PJC: 14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PJC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.9  Med: 3.90 Max: 265.6
Current: 14.3
-23.9
265.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.70
PJC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. PJC: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PJC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26  Med: 8.00 Max: 38.4
Current: 8.7
-26
38.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.00
PJC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. PJC: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PJC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.4  Med: 8.20 Max: 494.4
Current: 9
-22.4
494.4
» PJC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-07-28)


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

PJC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 64,330 sh (+223.27%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,458 sh (+101.02%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q3 2015

PJC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ken Fisher 99,770 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,546 sh (+35.68%)
Jim Simons 83,800 sh (+30.27%)
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Q4 2015

PJC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Fisher 119,220 sh (+19.49%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 12,712 sh (-18.23%)
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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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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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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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history
P/E(ttm) 17.08
PJC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. PJC: 17.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PJC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.59  Med: 16.27 Max: 1977
Current: 17.08
4.59
1977
PE(NRI) 17.08
PJC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
52% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. PJC: 17.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PJC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.72  Med: 19.43 Max: 139.83
Current: 17.08
9.72
139.83
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 1.31
PJC's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.11 vs. PJC: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
PJC' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 3.69 Max: 301.44
Current: 1.31
1.16
301.44
P/B 0.66
PJC's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 1562 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. PJC: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PJC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.92
Current: 0.66
0.34
1.92
P/S 0.86
PJC's P/S is ranked higher than
91% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.04 vs. PJC: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PJC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.22 Max: 3.46
Current: 0.86
0.58
3.46
PFCF 1.27
PJC's PFCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.36 vs. PJC: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PJC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 4.84 Max: 207.83
Current: 1.27
0.82
207.83
POCF 1.25
PJC's POCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.19 vs. PJC: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PJC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 4.73 Max: 59.12
Current: 1.25
0.81
59.12
EV-to-EBIT 22.31
PJC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
69% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.78 vs. PJC: 22.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PJC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28  Med: 14.00 Max: 216.4
Current: 22.31
-28
216.4
EV-to-EBITDA 17.88
PJC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
62% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. PJC: 17.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PJC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.9  Med: 11.80 Max: 48.6
Current: 17.88
-52.9
48.6
Shiller P/E 52.88
PJC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
89% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.91 vs. PJC: 52.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PJC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.13  Med: 54.47 Max: 123.35
Current: 52.88
37.13
123.35

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.16
PJC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 1507 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. PJC: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PJC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.32 Max: 2.76
Current: 1.16
0.62
2.76
Price/Projected FCF 0.36
PJC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. PJC: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PJC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.79 Max: 2.83
Current: 0.36
0.39
2.83
Price/Median PS Value 0.72
PJC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. PJC: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PJC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.03 Max: 2.1
Current: 0.72
0.48
2.1
Price/Graham Number 0.93
PJC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
52% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. PJC: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PJC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.32 Max: 2.12
Current: 0.93
0.57
2.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.48
PJC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1526 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. PJC: 4.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PJC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 6.35 Max: 10.1
Current: 4.48
0.5
10.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $664.6
EPS (TTM) $ 2.44
Beta1.44
Short Percentage of Float4.24%
52-Week Range $31.66 - 50.66
Shares Outstanding (Mil)16.09
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