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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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Cash to Debt 2.48
SLRC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. SLRC: 2.48 )
SLRC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.48

Equity to Asset 0.55
SLRC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. SLRC: 0.55 )
SLRC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.55

0.55
0.8
Interest Coverage 3.78
SLRC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 1292 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2003.83 vs. SLRC: 3.78 )
SLRC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.78   Max: 8.97
Current: 3.78

3.78
8.97
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.82
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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Operating margin (%) 64.02
SLRC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1592 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 52.03 vs. SLRC: 64.02 )
SLRC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 56.54   Max: 63.73
Current: 64.02

56.54
63.73
Net-margin (%) 63.66
SLRC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 46.75 vs. SLRC: 63.66 )
SLRC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -310.7   Max: 128.56
Current: 63.66

-310.7
128.56
ROE (%) 7.47
SLRC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.95 vs. SLRC: 7.47 )
SLRC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 7.51   Max: 18.61
Current: 7.47

7.51
18.61
ROA (%) 4.48
SLRC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1642 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. SLRC: 4.48 )
SLRC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 13.03
Current: 4.48

4.8
13.03
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 321.20
SLRC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 82.78 vs. SLRC: 321.20 )
SLRC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 37.46   Max: 71.8
Current: 321.2

37.46
71.8
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.30
SLRC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SLRC: -3.30 )
SLRC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.3   Max: 30.5
Current: -3.3

-3.3
30.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -6.70
SLRC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SLRC: -6.70 )
SLRC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -6.7
Current: -6.7

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SLRC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeremy Grantham 13,869 sh (-0.91%)
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Q1 2014

SLRC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Q2 2014

SLRC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Keeley 82,640 sh (New)
George Soros 21,000 sh (New)
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Q3 2014

SLRC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 15,317 sh (New)
John Keeley 82,640 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SLRC

(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 $19.08 - $21.47 $ 18.01-10%0
John Keeley 2014-06-30 New Buy0.03%$20.39 - $22.29 $ 18.01-16%82640
George Soros 2014-06-30 New Buy$20.39 - $22.29 $ 18.01-16%21000
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 10.80
SLRC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. SLRC: 10.80 )
SLRC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 18.53
Current: 10.8

3.6
18.53
P/B 0.80
SLRC's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SLRC: 0.80 )
SLRC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 1.12
Current: 0.8

0.79
1.12
P/S 6.85
SLRC's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.99 vs. SLRC: 6.85 )
SLRC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 9.22
Current: 6.85

5.6
9.22
EV-to-EBIT 6.01
SLRC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 23.00 vs. SLRC: 6.01 )
SLRC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.2   Max: 45.6
Current: 6.01

5.2
45.6

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 8.88
SLRC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
89% of the 1254 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. SLRC: 8.88 )
SLRC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 11.92
Current: 8.88

1.44
11.92
Dividend Payout 0.96
SLRC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
67% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. SLRC: 0.96 )
SLRC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 1.77
Current: 0.96

0.18
1.77
Dividend growth (3y) -2.20
SLRC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
64% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. SLRC: -2.20 )
SLRC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: -2.2
Current: -2.2

Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.90
SLRC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. SLRC: 8.90 )
SLRC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 11.92
Current: 8.9

1.44
11.92
Share Buyback Rate -10.30
SLRC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. SLRC: -10.30 )
SLRC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 23.6   Max: -10.3
Current: -10.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.80
SLRC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SLRC: 0.80 )
SLRC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 1.09
Current: 0.8

0.85
1.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
SLRC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. SLRC: 1.00 )
SLRC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 1.35
Current: 1

0.85
1.35
Price/Graham Number 0.60
SLRC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. SLRC: 0.60 )
SLRC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.6

0.4
0.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 16.70
SLRC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1577 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. SLRC: 16.70 )
SLRC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 19.1
Current: 16.7

2.2
19.1

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Solar Capital Ltd. a Maryland corporation formed in November 2007, is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company invest in U.S. middle market companies. They invest primarily in leveraged middle market companies in the form of senior secured loans, mezzanine loans and equity securities. Its investments generally range between $20 million and $100 million each. In addition, they may invest a portion of its portfolio in other types of investment These investments may include, but are not limited to, direct investments in public companies that are not thinly traded and securities of leveraged companies located in select countries outside of the United States. The Company's portfolio consisted of 40 portfolio companies and was invested 40.8% in senior secured loans, 23.4% in subordinated debt, 2.4% in preferred equity and 33.4% in common equity and warrants, in each case, measured at fair value. The Company's primary competitors provide financing to middle-market companies and include other business development companies, commercial and investment banks, commercial financing companies and, to the extent they provide an alternative form of financing, private equity funds.
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