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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.18
NYSE:SF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:SF: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:SF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.36 Max: 3.63
Current: 0.18
0.04
3.63
Equity to Asset 0.16
NYSE:SF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. NYSE:SF: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:SF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.38
Current: 0.16
0.11
0.38
Interest Coverage 1.74
NYSE:SF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
85% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 87.09 vs. NYSE:SF: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:SF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 5.21 Max: 9.84
Current: 1.74
1.74
9.84
F-Score: 3
M-Score: -2.21
WACC vs ROIC
11.31%
2.02%
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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Operating margin (%) 3.81
NYSE:SF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.63 vs. NYSE:SF: 3.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:SF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.47  Med: 9.66 Max: 14.41
Current: 3.81
-87.47
14.41
Net-margin (%) 2.67
NYSE:SF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 11.76 vs. NYSE:SF: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:SF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 6.59 Max: 8.69
Current: 2.67
0.14
8.69
ROE (%) 2.63
NYSE:SF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. NYSE:SF: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:SF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 8.67 Max: 10.91
Current: 2.63
0.18
10.91
ROA (%) 0.52
NYSE:SF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. NYSE:SF: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:SF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 1.97 Max: 3.63
Current: 0.52
0.05
3.63
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.40
NYSE:SF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. NYSE:SF: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:SF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.1  Med: 6.5 Max: 45.9
Current: 5.4
-6.1
45.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -17.00
NYSE:SF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. NYSE:SF: -17.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:SF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.1  Med: 16.9 Max: 84
Current: -17
-39.1
84
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -20.10
NYSE:SF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. NYSE:SF: -20.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:SF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67  Med: 13.8 Max: 327.9
Current: -20.1
-67
327.9
» NYSE:SF's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-04)


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

SF Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 6,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 188,277 sh (+191.55%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 27,234 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 1,345,184 sh (-0.10%)
Chuck Royce 1,355,927 sh (-4.56%)
Pioneer Investments 135,812 sh (-30.85%)
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Q4 2015

SF Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jeremy Grantham 8,400 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 1,352,733 sh (+0.56%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 25,988 sh (-4.58%)
Jim Simons 125,077 sh (-33.57%)
Chuck Royce 821,410 sh (-39.42%)
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Q1 2016

SF Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 256 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 2,060,717 sh (+52.34%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 27,626 sh (+6.30%)
Jeremy Grantham 8,400 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 116,177 sh (-7.12%)
Chuck Royce 109,100 sh (-86.72%)
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Q2 2016

SF Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 34,704 sh (+25.62%)
Ken Fisher 2,157,032 sh (+4.67%)
David Dreman 256 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Chuck Royce 18,500 sh (-83.04%)
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Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets
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Traded in other countries:2SI.Germany,
Stifel Financial Corp through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is engaged in retail brokerage; securities trading; investment banking; investment advisory; retail, consumer, and commercial banking; and related financial services.

Stifel Financial Corp is a Delaware corporation and a financial holding company. The Company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is principally engaged in retail brokerage; securities trading; investment banking; investment advisory; retail, consumer, and commercial banking; and related financial services. Its activities include: Private client services, including securities transaction and financial planning services; Institutional equity and fixed income sales, trading and research, and municipal finance; Investment banking services, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, and private placements; and Retail and commercial banking, including personal and commercial lending programs. The Company's operating segments include: Global Wealth Management and Institutional Group. The success of Global Wealth Management segment is dependent upon the quality of products, services, financial advisors, and support personnel, including its ability to attract, retain, and motivate a sufficient number of these associates. The success of Institutional Group segment is dependent upon the quality of personnel, the quality and selection of its investment products and services, pricing and reputation. At December 31, 2015, the Private Client Group had a network of 2172 financial advisors located in 329 branch offices in 45 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, it has 143 independent contractors. The segment's financial advisors provide investments and services, including financial planning services to its clients. It offers equity securities; taxable and tax-exempt fixed income securities, including municipal, corporate, and government agency securities; preferred stock; and unit investment trusts. It also offers externally managed fee-based money management programs. In addition, it offers insurance and annuity products and investment company shares through agreements with third-party distributors. Its independent contractors provide the same types of financial products and services to its private clients as does the Company. The Institutional Group segment includes research, equity and fixed income institutional sales and trading, investment banking, public finance, and syndicate. The segment's equity sales and trading team distributes its proprietary equity research products and communicates its investment recommendations to its client base of institutional investors, executes equity trades, sells the securities of companies for which it acts as an underwriter, and makes a market in domestic securities. The Company competes with other securities firms, some of which offer their customers brokerage services, have substantially greater resources, and may have greater operating efficiencies. The Company, as a bank and financial holding company, is subject to regulation, including capital requirements, by the Federal Reserve. The Company is subject to various regulatory capital requirements administered by the FDIC and

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 43.65
SF's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
79% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 17.75 vs. SF: 43.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.7  Med: 23.7 Max: 987.2
Current: 43.65
13.7
987.2
Forward P/E 11.89
SF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. SF: 11.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 43.65
SF's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
80% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 17.74 vs. SF: 43.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.33  Med: 23.7 Max: 987.2
Current: 43.65
13.33
987.2
P/B 1.00
SF's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. SF: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.55 Max: 2.76
Current: 1
0.76
2.76
P/S 1.21
SF's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. SF: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.52 Max: 3.07
Current: 1.21
0.87
3.07
EV-to-EBIT 44.01
SF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
79% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.07 vs. SF: 44.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12198.7  Med: 15.2 Max: 299.3
Current: 44.01
-12198.7
299.3
EV-to-EBITDA 27.12
SF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
75% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.27 vs. SF: 27.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.5  Med: 12.7 Max: 803.5
Current: 27.12
-8.5
803.5
PEG 1.59
SF's PEG is ranked lower than
57% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SF: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SF' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.65 Max: 152.35
Current: 1.59
0.59
152.35
Shiller P/E 25.14
SF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
61% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 23.67 vs. SF: 25.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.83  Med: 38.12 Max: 69.52
Current: 25.14
18.83
69.52

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -6.90
SF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. SF: -6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.9  Med: -8 Max: 0.7
Current: -6.9
-18.9
0.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.74
SF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. SF: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.8 Max: 2.94
Current: 1.74
1.02
2.94
Price/Projected FCF 1.61
SF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SF: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.68 Max: 291.45
Current: 1.61
0.31
291.45
Price/Median PS Value 0.77
SF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SF: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.81 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.77
0.19
1.65
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.96
SF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. SF: 3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SF' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.51 Max: 8.9
Current: 3.96
0.35
8.9
Price/Graham Number 1.84
SF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
76% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SF: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SF' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.38 Max: 9.15
Current: 1.84
0.63
9.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.25
SF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SF: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 6.2 Max: 11.9
Current: 2.25
0.3
11.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.19
SF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 10.91 vs. SF: 11.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.8  Med: 9.4 Max: 47.2
Current: 11.19
-19.8
47.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,445
EPS (TTM) $ 0.85
Beta1.66
Short Percentage of Float6.30%
52-Week Range $25.00 - 47.17
Shares Outstanding (Mil)66.21

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 2,703 2,987
EPS ($) 2.62 3.18
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.62 3.18
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
27.15%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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