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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.06
PULB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. PULB: 0.06 )
PULB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 3
Current: 0.06

0.05
3
Equity to Asset 0.08
PULB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 2021 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. PULB: 0.08 )
PULB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.21
Current: 0.08

0.06
0.21
Interest Coverage 3.11
PULB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
84% of the 1845 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PULB: 3.11 )
PULB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 3.11
Current: 3.11

0.09
3.11
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.22
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 31.44
PULB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2032 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 29.47 vs. PULB: 31.44 )
PULB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.77   Max: 40.95
Current: 31.44

5.77
40.95
Net-margin (%) 21.33
PULB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2032 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. PULB: 21.33 )
PULB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.35   Max: 26.39
Current: 21.33

5.35
26.39
ROE (%) 9.68
PULB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. PULB: 9.68 )
PULB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.78   Max: 16.77
Current: 9.68

2.78
16.77
ROA (%) 0.83
PULB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. PULB: 0.83 )
PULB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.5
Current: 0.83

0.23
1.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 92.82
PULB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2013 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 77.18 vs. PULB: 92.82 )
PULB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 333.33
Current: 92.82

7.3
333.33
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.60
PULB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PULB: -6.60 )
PULB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39.6   Max: 103.4
Current: -6.6

-39.6
103.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.80
PULB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1569 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PULB: 9.80 )
PULB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -36.1   Max: 110.5
Current: 9.8

-36.1
110.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 17.00
PULB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. PULB: 17.00 )
PULB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -48.5   Max: 114
Current: 17

-48.5
114
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

PULB Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Arnold Schneider 33,180 sh (New)
Jim Simons 24,700 sh (+2.07%)
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Q1 2014

PULB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Arnold Schneider 82,281 sh (+147.98%)
Jim Simons 22,460 sh (-9.07%)
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Q2 2014

PULB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Arnold Schneider 89,245 sh (+8.46%)
Jim Simons 11,900 sh (-47.02%)
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Q3 2014

PULB Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 14,300 sh (+20.17%)
Arnold Schneider 81,462 sh (-8.72%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PULB

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

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Arnold Schneider 2014-03-31 Add 147.98%0.06%$9.99 - $11.68 $ 12.1915%82281
Arnold Schneider 2013-12-31 New Buy0.03%$10.42 - $11.46 $ 12.1912%33180
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.70
PULB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 18.00 vs. PULB: 13.70 )
PULB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.26   Max: 112.24
Current: 13.7

9.26
112.24
P/B 1.30
PULB's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. PULB: 1.30 )
PULB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 3.31
Current: 1.3

0.59
3.31
P/S 2.80
PULB's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. PULB: 2.80 )
PULB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1   Max: 5.17
Current: 2.8

1
5.17
PFCF 6.80
PULB's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PULB: 6.80 )
PULB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 38.1
Current: 6.8

0.39
38.1
EV-to-EBIT 22.05
PULB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 19.57 vs. PULB: 22.05 )
PULB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1121.7   Max: 564.3
Current: 22.05

-1121.7
564.3
PEG 0.47
PULB's PEG is ranked higher than
96% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PULB: 0.47 )
PULB' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 74.1
Current: 0.47

0.18
74.1
Shiller P/E 23.50
PULB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PULB: 23.50 )
PULB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.51   Max: 37.85
Current: 23.5

6.51
37.85

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.10
PULB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 1880 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. PULB: 3.10 )
PULB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 7.68
Current: 3.1

1.1
7.68
Dividend Payout 0.43
PULB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
70% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. PULB: 0.43 )
PULB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 3.17
Current: 0.43

0.21
3.17
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.10
PULB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1893 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. PULB: 3.10 )
PULB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 7.68
Current: 3.1

1.1
7.68
Share Buyback Rate -1.70
PULB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. PULB: -1.70 )
PULB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 41.2   Max: -86.9
Current: -1.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.40
PULB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. PULB: 1.40 )
PULB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 3.09
Current: 1.4

0.8
3.09
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.40
PULB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. PULB: 0.40 )
PULB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 11.35
Current: 0.4

0.27
11.35
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
PULB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. PULB: 1.30 )
PULB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 3.83
Current: 1.3

0.56
3.83
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.50
PULB's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PULB: 0.50 )
PULB' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 4.66
Current: 0.5

0.48
4.66
Price/Graham Number 0.90
PULB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. PULB: 0.90 )
PULB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 3.14
Current: 0.9

0.47
3.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.30
PULB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2006 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PULB: 4.30 )
PULB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 8.9
Current: 4.3

0.2
8.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 59.90
PULB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Savings & Cooperative Banks industry.

( Industry Median: 13.90 vs. PULB: 59.90 )
PULB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -69.2   Max: 92.8
Current: 59.9

-69.2
92.8

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16
EPS($) 1.07 1.18
EPS without NRI($) 1.07 1.18

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Savings & Cooperative Banks
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Pulaski Financial Corp is the holding company for Pulaski Bank. Pulaski Bank provides various financial products and services for businesses and retail customers mainly through its thirteen full-service offices in the St. Louis metropolitan area and six loan production offices in the St. Louis, and Kansas City metropolitan areas and Wichita, Kansas. It is mainly engaged in attracting deposits from individuals and businesses and using these deposits, together with borrowed funds, to originate mainly one-to four-family residential mortgage loans, home equity lines of credit, commercial real estate and commercial and industrial loans mainly within its St. Louis lending market. In addition, the Bank originates one-to four-family residential mortgage loans in its Kansas City and Wichita markets. It faces competition from commercial banks, other thrift institutions and credit unions located in its market area. Pulaski Bank is subject to extensive regulation, examination and supervision by the OCC, as its main federal regulator, and the FDIC, as the deposit insurer.
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