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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 0.05
SUNS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. SUNS: 0.05 )
SUNS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05

Equity to Asset 0.76
SUNS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. SUNS: 0.76 )
SUNS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 1
Current: 0.76

0.72
1
Interest Coverage 10.49
SUNS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 380.45 vs. SUNS: 10.49 )
SUNS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 5.11   Max: 10.97
Current: 10.49

5.11
10.97
Z-Score: 1.58
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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Operating margin (%) 61.57
SUNS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 46.14 vs. SUNS: 61.57 )
SUNS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 32.95   Max: 67.73
Current: 61.57

32.95
67.73
Net-margin (%) 66.03
SUNS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 40.96 vs. SUNS: 66.03 )
SUNS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.17   Max: 67.73
Current: 66.03

-3.17
67.73
ROE (%) 6.83
SUNS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.47 vs. SUNS: 6.83 )
SUNS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 8.03
Current: 6.83

6.6
8.03
ROA (%) 5.18
SUNS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. SUNS: 5.18 )
SUNS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 5.15   Max: 6.88
Current: 5.18

5.15
6.88
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 12.00
SUNS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1503 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 19.10 vs. SUNS: 12.00 )
SUNS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.96   Max: 143.25
Current: 12

11.96
143.25
P/B 0.83
SUNS's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 1503 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. SUNS: 0.83 )
SUNS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.83

0.83
1.07
P/S 7.92
SUNS's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 1503 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.13 vs. SUNS: 7.92 )
SUNS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 7.92   Max: 19.99
Current: 7.92

7.92
19.99
EV-to-EBIT 16.98
SUNS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 1503 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 22.26 vs. SUNS: 16.98 )
SUNS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 16.6   Max: 67.6
Current: 16.98

16.6
67.6
Current Ratio 0.07
SUNS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. SUNS: 0.07 )
SUNS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 309.05
Current: 0.07

0.07
309.05
Quick Ratio 0.07
SUNS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. SUNS: 0.07 )
SUNS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 309.05
Current: 0.07

0.07
309.05

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 9.52
SUNS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
92% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. SUNS: 9.52 )
SUNS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.84   Max: 9.53
Current: 9.52

3.84
9.53
Dividend Payout 1.15
SUNS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
66% of the 1503 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. SUNS: 1.15 )
SUNS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 4.47
Current: 1.15

0.5
4.47
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.50
SUNS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. SUNS: 9.50 )
SUNS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.84   Max: 9.43
Current: 9.5

3.84
9.43

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.83
SUNS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
79% of the 1503 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SUNS: 0.83 )
SUNS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 1.05
Current: 0.83

0.8
1.05
Price/Median PS Value 0.82
SUNS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 1503 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. SUNS: 0.82 )
SUNS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 1.96
Current: 0.82

0.9
1.96
Price/Graham Number 0.67
SUNS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
78% of the 1503 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. SUNS: 0.67 )
SUNS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 1.16
Current: 0.67

0.76
1.16
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.90
SUNS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. SUNS: 5.90 )
SUNS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 6
Current: 5.9

1.5
6

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Solar Senior Capital Ltd was incorporated in December 2010 as a Maryland corporation. The Company is a closed-end, externally managed, non-diversified management investment company that has elected to be treated as a business development company. The Company invests primarily in U.S. middle market companies, where it believes the supply of primary capital is limited and the investment opportunities are most attractive. The Company's investment objective is to seek to maximize current income consistent with the preservation of capital. It seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in senior loans, including first lien, uni-tranche, and second lien debt instruments, made to private middle-market companies. The Company expects to invest in senior loans made primarily to private leveraged middle-market companies with approximately $20 million to $60 million of EBITDA. Its business model is focused primarily on the direct origination of investments through portfolio companies or their financial sponsors. The Company expects that its investments will generally range between $5 million and $30 million each, although it expects that this investment size will vary proportionately with the size of its capital base. As of December 31, 2012, the Company's investments totaled $212.6 million and its net asset value was $174.1 million. Its portfolio was comprised of debt investments in 31 portfolio companies and its income producing assets, which represented 100% of Company's total portfolio, had a weighted average annualized yield on a fair value basis of approximately 7.8%. 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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