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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

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 : 3/10

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

SWS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

First Eagle Investment 730,200 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 554,900 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2014

SWS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 354,850 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 542,900 sh (-2.16%)
First Eagle Investment 553,108 sh (-24.25%)
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Q4 2014

SWS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Mario Gabelli 539,900 sh (-0.55%)
Jim Simons 177,290 sh (-50.04%)
First Eagle Investment 100,000 sh (-81.92%)
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Q1 2015

SWS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets
Compare:NYSE:AC, TSE:8698, TSE:7177, PHS:FMIC, NYSE:GHL, HKSE:01004 » details
Traded in other countries:SW4.Germany,

SWS Group Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1972. It is a diversified financial services holding company focused on delivering a broad range of investment banking, commercial banking and related financial services to corporate, individual and institutional investors, broker/dealers, governmental entities and financial intermediaries. Its four segments are clearing, retail, institutional and banking. Clearing segment provides clearing and execution services for other broker/dealers. Its clientele includes general securities broker/dealers and firms specializing in high-volume trading. It currently supports a various clearing clients, including discount and full-service brokerage firms, direct access firms, registered investment advisors and institutional firms. Retail segment offers securities (such as equities, mutual funds and fixed income products), insurance products and managed accounts through the activities of its employee registered representatives and its contractors. Institutional segment serve institutional customers in the areas of securities borrowing and lending, public finance, municipal finance, sales and underwriting, investment banking, fixed income sales and equity trading. Its securities borrowing and lending business includes borrowing and lending securities for other broker/dealers, lending institutions, and its own clearing and retail operations. Banking segment offers traditional banking products and services. It specialize in three areas, business banking, focusing on industrial and small business lending, commercial real estate lending and mortgage purchase. The Company provides integrated trade execution, clearing and client account processing to over 150 financial service organizations, which includes correspondent broker/dealers and registered investment advisors in 29 states and Canada. The Company also operates SWS Financial Services, Inc. ('SWS Financial'), a broker/dealer subsidiary that is also registered with FINRA.



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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $255.6
EPS (TTM) $ -0.24
Short Percentage of Float11.84%
52-Week Range $5.99 - 8.29
Shares Outstanding (Mil)48.46

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