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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 0.10
TAXI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.17 vs. TAXI: 0.10 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.1

Equity to Asset 0.45
TAXI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
87% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.22 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 104 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 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: 4
Z-Score: 0.64
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 (%) 43.77
TAXI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.65 vs. TAXI: 43.77 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -83.3   Max: 63.69
Current: 43.77

-83.3
63.69
Net-margin (%) 92.55
TAXI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. TAXI: 92.55 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -83.87   Max: 108.38
Current: 92.55

-83.87
108.38
ROE (%) 9.42
TAXI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.17 vs. TAXI: 9.42 )
TAXI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.79   Max: 13.41
Current: 9.42

-7.79
13.41
ROA (%) 4.33
TAXI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. TAXI: 4.33 )
TAXI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.97   Max: 4.51
Current: 4.33

-2.97
4.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2732.96
TAXI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.17 vs. TAXI: 2732.96 )
TAXI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -807.15   Max: 3800
Current: 2732.96

-807.15
3800
Revenue Growth (%) -5.70
TAXI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. TAXI: -5.70 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -38.4   Max: 37
Current: -5.7

-38.4
37
EBITDA Growth (%) -2.10
TAXI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.70 vs. TAXI: -2.10 )
TAXI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -31.7   Max: 55
Current: -2.1

-31.7
55
EPS Growth (%) 21.90
TAXI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.20 vs. TAXI: 21.90 )
TAXI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -56.7   Max: 172.2
Current: 21.9

-56.7
172.2
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

TAXI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mario Gabelli 141,000 sh (+3.6%)
Murray Stahl 99,628 sh (-3.21%)
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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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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 2014-06-30 New Buy$11.58 - $14.23 $ 12.23-7%18800
Mario Gabelli 2011-09-30 Reduce -34.16%$9.01 - $10.13 $ 12.2328%125500
Mario Gabelli 2011-06-30 Reduce -20.15%$8.7 - $9.89 $ 12.2333%190600
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 10.90
TAXI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.10 vs. TAXI: 10.90 )
TAXI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.93   Max: 1806
Current: 10.9

5.93
1806
P/B 1.00
TAXI's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. TAXI: 1.00 )
TAXI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.73
Current: 1

0.46
1.73
P/S 9.50
TAXI's P/S is ranked lower than
81% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. TAXI: 9.50 )
TAXI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.64   Max: 14.31
Current: 9.5

2.64
14.31
PFCF 18.00
TAXI's PFCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 37.08 vs. TAXI: 18.00 )
TAXI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.37   Max: 218.75
Current: 18

5.37
218.75
EV-to-EBIT 37.47
TAXI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.66 vs. TAXI: 37.47 )
TAXI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 25.5   Max: 1572
Current: 37.47

25.5
1572
Shiller P/E 13.80
TAXI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.42 vs. TAXI: 13.80 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.09   Max: 71.84
Current: 13.8

6.09
71.84

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 7.70
TAXI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. TAXI: 7.70 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 16.63
Current: 7.7

0.46
16.63
Dividend Payout 0.81
TAXI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
74% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. TAXI: 0.81 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 15
Current: 0.81

0.07
15
Dividend growth (3y) 14.00
TAXI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
86% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 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) 10.60
TAXI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
89% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. TAXI: 10.60 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 22.89
Current: 10.6

0.63
22.89
Share Buyback Rate -8.00
TAXI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 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 1.10
TAXI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. TAXI: 1.10 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 4.48
Current: 1.1

0.45
4.48
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.00
TAXI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TAXI: 1.00 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.55
Current: 1

0.37
1.55
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
TAXI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. TAXI: 1.40 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 3.25
Current: 1.4

0.5
3.25
Price/Graham Number 0.80
TAXI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
87% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. TAXI: 0.80 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 5.88
Current: 0.8

0.5
5.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.70
TAXI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
53% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. TAXI: 2.70 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 3.9
Current: 2.7

0.1
3.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.38
TAXI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
60% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.43 vs. TAXI: 3.38 )
TAXI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -10   Max: 36.4
Current: 3.38

-10
36.4

Business Description

Industry: Credit Services » Credit Services
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Traded in other countries:MD5.Germany
Medallion Financial Corp., 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 Corp., a Small Business Investment Company, or SBIC, and a regulated investment Company, or RIC, its main taxicab medallion lending company; Medallion Capital, Inc., an SBIC and a RIC, which conducts a mezzanine financing business; and Freshstart Venture Capital Corp., an SBIC and a RIC, which originates and services taxicab medallion and commercial loans. The Company also conducts business through its asset-based lending division, Medallion Business Credit, an originator of loans to small businesses for the purpose of financing inventory and receivables. The Company provides loans to individuals and small to mid-size businesses, both directly through its investment company subsidiaries and also through Medallion Bank, in three main markets: loans that finance taxicab medallions; loans that finance taxicab medallions; loans that finance consumer purchases of recreational vehicles, boats, motorcycles, and trailers. Commercial loans finance either the purchase of the equipment and related assets necessary to open a new business or the purchase or improvement of an existing business. Through its Medallion Business Credit division, it originates, manages, and services asset-based loans to small businesses which require working capital credit facilities ranging from $500,000 to $5,000,000. Through its subsidiary Medallion Capital, it originates both senior and subordinated loans nationwide to businesses in a variety of industries, including manufacturing and various service providers, about half of which are located in the upper Midwest and Great Lakes region, with the rest scattered across the country.
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Medallion Financial Corp. (TAXI) CFO Larry D Hall sells 4,500 Shares Dec 17 2010 
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