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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 0.16
PSEC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 1373 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. PSEC: 0.16 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.16

Equity to Asset 0.53
PSEC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 1521 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. PSEC: 0.53 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 0.99
Current: 0.53

0.53
0.99
Interest Coverage 2.75
PSEC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2075.16 vs. PSEC: 2.75 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.75   Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.75

2.75
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.97
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 (%) 49.03
PSEC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 50.33 vs. PSEC: 49.03 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 29.79   Max: 58.88
Current: 49.03

29.79
58.88
Net-margin (%) 42.91
PSEC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1569 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 45.26 vs. PSEC: 42.91 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 17.13   Max: 108.13
Current: 42.91

17.13
108.13
ROE (%) 9.52
PSEC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1596 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.94 vs. PSEC: 9.52 )
PSEC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.16   Max: 14.54
Current: 9.52

3.16
14.54
ROA (%) 5.45
PSEC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. PSEC: 5.45 )
PSEC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.62   Max: 10.64
Current: 5.45

2.62
10.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3975.26
PSEC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 94.27 vs. PSEC: 3975.26 )
PSEC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3975.26

Revenue Growth (%) 6.40
PSEC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. PSEC: 6.40 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.3   Max: 43.8
Current: 6.4

-16.3
43.8
EBITDA Growth (%) -1.70
PSEC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. PSEC: -1.70 )
PSEC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -32.8   Max: 77.8
Current: -1.7

-32.8
77.8
EPS Growth (%) -8.40
PSEC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. PSEC: -8.40 )
PSEC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -32.9   Max: 49.5
Current: -8.4

-32.9
49.5
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

PSEC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 39,140 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 51,440 sh (+183.96%)
Jeremy Grantham 16,742 sh (+36.11%)
David Dreman 238,553 sh (+5.66%)
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Q1 2014

PSEC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Pioneer Investments 220,440 sh (New)
David Dreman 244,784 sh (+2.61%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen 16,360 sh (-68.2%)
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Q2 2014

PSEC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 17,168 sh (New)
George Soros 41,700 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
David Dreman 234,620 sh (-4.15%)
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Q3 2014

PSEC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Pioneer Investments 714,572 sh (New)
David Dreman 236,920 sh (+0.98%)
George Soros Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 15,628 sh (-8.97%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PSEC

(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 $9.94 - $11 $ 9.45-10%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy$9.64 - $10.99 $ 9.45-9%17168
George Soros 2014-06-30 New Buy$9.64 - $10.99 $ 9.45-9%41700
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -75.39%0.23%$10.76 - $11.61 $ 9.45-15%225771
David Dreman 2013-03-31 New Buy0.23%$10.87 - $11.49 $ 9.45-16%786381
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$10.87 - $11.49 $ 9.45-16%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.01%$9.89 - $11.98 $ 9.45-14%10135
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 9.40
PSEC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. PSEC: 9.40 )
PSEC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.17   Max: 179.29
Current: 9.4

3.17
179.29
P/B 0.90
PSEC's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. PSEC: 0.90 )
PSEC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.34
Current: 0.9

0.44
1.34
P/S 4.10
PSEC's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.06 vs. PSEC: 4.10 )
PSEC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 12.12
Current: 4.1

1.88
12.12
EV-to-EBIT 16.07
PSEC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 23.16 vs. PSEC: 16.07 )
PSEC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -4.4   Max: 30
Current: 16.07

-4.4
30
PEG 0.38
PSEC's PEG is ranked higher than
97% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PSEC: 0.38 )
PSEC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 1107
Current: 0.38

0.69
1107
Shiller P/E 8.40
PSEC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PSEC: 8.40 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 10.41
Current: 8.4

6.6
10.41
Current Ratio 1.02
PSEC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. PSEC: 1.02 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 6.34
Current: 1.02

0.1
6.34
Quick Ratio 1.02
PSEC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. PSEC: 1.02 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 6.34
Current: 1.02

0.1
6.34

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 14.00
PSEC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. PSEC: 14.00 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.84   Max: 24.51
Current: 14

2.84
24.51
Dividend Payout 1.32
PSEC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
65% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.91 vs. PSEC: 1.32 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 1.84
Current: 1.32

0.15
1.84
Dividend growth (3y) 3.00
PSEC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
68% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. PSEC: 3.00 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -9.1   Max: 61.8
Current: 3

-9.1
61.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 14.25
PSEC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1259 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. PSEC: 14.25 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.91   Max: 25.13
Current: 14.25

2.91
25.13
Share Buyback Rate -51.70
PSEC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 1038 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. PSEC: -51.70 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -48.7   Max: -65
Current: -51.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.90
PSEC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. PSEC: 0.90 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 1.33
Current: 0.9

0.57
1.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.86
PSEC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. PSEC: 0.86 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.47
Current: 0.86

0.52
2.47
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.70
PSEC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PSEC: 0.70 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.24
Current: 0.7

0.23
2.24
Price/Graham Number 0.64
PSEC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. PSEC: 0.64 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 3.12
Current: 0.64

0.33
3.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.20
PSEC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1555 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. PSEC: 6.20 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 2795.1
Current: 6.2

3.3
2795.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 13.30
PSEC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. PSEC: 13.30 )
PSEC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -9.5   Max: 14.5
Current: 13.3

-9.5
14.5

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