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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 0.17
TAXI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. TAXI: 0.17 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.17

Equity to Asset 0.45
TAXI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
87% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. TAXI: 0.45 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.45

0.2
0.58
Interest Coverage 1.46
TAXI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. TAXI: 1.46 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.77
Current: 1.46

0.17
1.77
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.67
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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history
Operating margin (%) 49.32
TAXI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.45 vs. TAXI: 49.32 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -83.3   Max: 63.69
Current: 49.32

-83.3
63.69
Net-margin (%) 83.65
TAXI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.31 vs. TAXI: 83.65 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -83.87   Max: 108.38
Current: 83.65

-83.87
108.38
ROE (%) 10.24
TAXI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.85 vs. TAXI: 10.24 )
TAXI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.49   Max: 13.81
Current: 10.24

-7.49
13.81
ROA (%) 4.55
TAXI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. TAXI: 4.55 )
TAXI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.7   Max: 4.54
Current: 4.55

-2.7
4.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3903.21
TAXI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.22 vs. TAXI: 3903.21 )
TAXI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -718.7   Max: 5700
Current: 3903.21

-718.7
5700
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.70
TAXI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. TAXI: -5.70 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.4   Max: 37
Current: -5.7

-38.4
37
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.10
TAXI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. TAXI: -2.10 )
TAXI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -31.7   Max: 55
Current: -2.1

-31.7
55
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 21.90
TAXI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. TAXI: 21.90 )
TAXI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.7   Max: 172.2
Current: 21.9

-56.7
172.2
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

TAXI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 29,552 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 141,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 98,828 sh (-0.8%)
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Q1 2014

TAXI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Murray Stahl 99,428 sh (+0.61%)
Mario Gabelli 141,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q2 2014

TAXI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 18,800 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 99,528 sh (+0.1%)
Mario Gabelli 141,000 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

TAXI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 146,500 sh (+3.9%)
Murray Stahl 101,328 sh (+1.81%)
George Soros Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TAXI

(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 $11.16 - $12.73 $ 10.26-14%0
George Soros 2014-06-30 New Buy$11.58 - $14.23 $ 10.26-22%18800
Mario Gabelli 2011-09-30 Reduce -34.16%$9.01 - $10.13 $ 10.268%125500
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 9.30
TAXI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. TAXI: 9.30 )
TAXI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.93   Max: 1806
Current: 9.3

5.93
1806
P/B 0.93
TAXI's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. TAXI: 0.93 )
TAXI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.73
Current: 0.93

0.46
1.73
P/S 7.75
TAXI's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. TAXI: 7.75 )
TAXI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.64   Max: 14.31
Current: 7.75

2.64
14.31
EV-to-EBIT 33.37
TAXI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.65 vs. TAXI: 33.37 )
TAXI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 25.5   Max: 1572
Current: 33.37

25.5
1572
Shiller P/E 11.64
TAXI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.40 vs. TAXI: 11.64 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.09   Max: 71.84
Current: 11.64

6.09
71.84

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 9.26
TAXI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
95% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. TAXI: 9.26 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 16.63
Current: 9.26

0.97
16.63
Dividend Payout 0.85
TAXI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
73% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. TAXI: 0.85 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 15
Current: 0.85

0.07
15
Dividend growth (3y) 14.00
TAXI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. TAXI: 14.00 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -70.8   Max: 155.4
Current: 14

-70.8
155.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 12.80
TAXI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
88% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. TAXI: 12.80 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 22.89
Current: 12.8

1.34
22.89
Share Buyback Rate -8.00
TAXI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. TAXI: -8.00 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.3   Max: -48.3
Current: -8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.94
TAXI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
88% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. TAXI: 0.94 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 4.48
Current: 0.94

0.45
4.48
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.03
TAXI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. TAXI: 1.03 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.03

0.42
1.59
Price/Median PS Value 1.17
TAXI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. TAXI: 1.17 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 3.38
Current: 1.17

0.52
3.38
Price/Graham Number 0.63
TAXI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
91% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. TAXI: 0.63 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 5.88
Current: 0.63

0.5
5.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.00
TAXI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. TAXI: 3.00 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 3.9
Current: 3

0.1
3.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.65
TAXI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
67% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.03 vs. TAXI: 3.65 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -15.7   Max: 40.8
Current: 3.65

-15.7
40.8

Business Description

Industry: Credit Services » Credit Services
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Traded in other countries:MD5.Germany,
Medallion Financial Corp was founded in 1995. It is a specialty finance company that originates, acquires, and services loans that finance taxicab medallions and various types of commercial businesses. The Company's wholly-owned portfolio, Medallion Bank, also originates consumer loans for the purchase of recreational vehicles, boats, motorcycles, and trailers, and to finance small scale home improvements. It conducts its business through various wholly-owned subsidiaries including: Medallion Funding, a Small Business Investment Company, or SBIC, its taxicab medallion lending company; Medallion Capital, an SBIC and a regulated investment company, or RIC, which conducts a mezzanine financing business; and Freshstart, an SBIC and a RIC, which originates and services taxicab medallion and commercial loans. In addition, it conducts business through a wholly-owned portfolio company, Medallion Bank, a bank regulated by the FDIC and the Utah Department of Financial Institutions which originates taxicab medallion, commercial, and consumer loans, raises deposits, and conducts other banking activities. It also provides loans to individuals and small to mid-size businesses, both directly through its investment company subsidiaries and also through Medallion Bank, in three primary markets: loans that finance taxicab medallions; loans that finance commercial businesses; and loans that finance consumer purchases of recreational vehicles, boats, motorcycles, and trailers, and to finance small scale home improvements. Banks, credit unions, and finance companies, some of which are SBICs, compete with the company in originating medallion, commercial, and consumer loans. In addition, finance subsidiaries of equipment manufacturers also compete with it in originating commercial loans.
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