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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 N/A
SF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 55.65 vs. SF: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.45 Max: N/A
Current: N/A
Equity to Asset 0.16
SF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
83% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. SF: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.38
Current: 0.16
0.13
0.38
Interest Coverage 2.13
SF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
85% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 117.55 vs. SF: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79  Med: 4.96 Max: 9.84
Current: 2.13
1.79
9.84
WACC vs ROIC
15.16%
2.43%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.54
SF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.71 vs. SF: 5.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.02  Med: 9.66 Max: 14.41
Current: 5.54
-0.02
14.41
Net-margin (%) 3.17
SF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. SF: 3.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 6.21 Max: 8.69
Current: 3.17
0.14
8.69
ROE (%) 3.08
SF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. SF: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 8.58 Max: 10.91
Current: 3.08
0.18
10.91
ROA (%) 0.59
SF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. SF: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 1.97 Max: 3.63
Current: 0.59
0.05
3.63
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.30
SF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. SF: 7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.1  Med: 6.6 Max: 45.9
Current: 7.3
-6.1
45.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -16.40
SF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. SF: -16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.1  Med: 11.6 Max: 84
Current: -16.4
-39.1
84
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -24.80
SF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. SF: -24.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67  Med: 11.1 Max: 327.9
Current: -24.8
-67
327.9
GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Signs with Stifel Financial Corp $SF.
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Guru Trades

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)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 18,500 sh (-83.04%)
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Q3 2016

SF Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Ken Fisher 2,223,992 sh (+3.10%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 35,427 sh (+2.08%)
David Dreman 256 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q4 2016

SF Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 39,366 sh (+11.12%)
David Dreman 256 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 2,193,861 sh (-1.35%)
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Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets    NAICS: 523110    SIC: 6211
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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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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 54.58
SF's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
82% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. SF: 54.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.7  Med: 23.99 Max: 987.2
Current: 54.58
13.7
987.2
Forward P/E 19.42
SF's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
56% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 17.89 vs. SF: 19.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 54.58
SF's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
83% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 20.12 vs. SF: 54.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.33  Med: 23.99 Max: 987.2
Current: 54.58
13.33
987.2
P/B 1.44
SF's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SF: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.52 Max: 2.76
Current: 1.44
0.76
2.76
P/S 1.65
SF's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. SF: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.5 Max: 3.07
Current: 1.65
0.87
3.07
EV-to-EBIT 25.77
SF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
68% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.85 vs. SF: 25.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11838.4  Med: 15.4 Max: 299.3
Current: 25.77
-11838.4
299.3
EV-to-EBITDA 19.85
SF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.21 vs. SF: 19.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.3  Med: 12.9 Max: 803.5
Current: 19.85
-8.3
803.5
Shiller P/E 37.12
SF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
77% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 24.83 vs. SF: 37.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.83  Med: 37.74 Max: 69.52
Current: 37.12
18.83
69.52

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.50
SF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. SF: -1.50 )
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: -6.9 Max: 0.7
Current: -1.5
-18.9
0.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.50
SF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
70% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SF: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.88 Max: 2.74
Current: 2.5
1.02
2.74
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
SF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. SF: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.59
Current: 1.1
0.31
1.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.90
SF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. SF: 3.90 )
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: 3.9
0.3
11.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -7.27
SF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. SF: -7.27 )
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: 8.4 Max: 47.2
Current: -7.27
-19.8
47.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,575
EPS (TTM) $ 1.01
Beta1.84
Short Percentage of Float5.97%
52-Week Range $25.00 - 55.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)66.64

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 2.84
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.84
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
24.27%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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