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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 22.33
TWO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
90% of the 582 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. TWO: 22.33 )
TWO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 22.33   Max: No Debt
Current: 22.33

Equity to Asset 0.22
TWO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 590 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. TWO: 0.22 )
TWO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.22

0.16
0.7
Interest Coverage 4.65
TWO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
83% of the 509 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. TWO: 4.65 )
TWO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.65   Max: 9999.99
Current: 4.65

4.65
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.53
M-Score: -2.46
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 84.06
TWO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 40.09 vs. TWO: 84.06 )
TWO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -356.93   Max: 86.42
Current: 84.06

-356.93
86.42
Net-margin (%) 104.22
TWO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 612 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 33.75 vs. TWO: 104.22 )
TWO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -319.71   Max: 104.22
Current: 104.22

-319.71
104.22
ROE (%) 15.02
TWO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 598 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. TWO: 15.02 )
TWO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.18   Max: 15.02
Current: 15.02

-7.18
15.02
ROA (%) 3.37
TWO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 602 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. TWO: 3.37 )
TWO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.62   Max: 3.37
Current: 3.37

-1.62
3.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 23.74
TWO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 500 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.42 vs. TWO: 23.74 )
TWO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -17.65   Max: 23.74
Current: 23.74

-17.65
23.74
Revenue Growth (%) -4.10
TWO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 501 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. TWO: -4.10 )
TWO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 150.2
Current: -4.1

0
150.2
EPS Growth (%) 0.80
TWO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 357 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. TWO: 0.80 )
TWO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 198.8
Current: 0.8

0.8
198.8
» TWO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

TWO Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 1,918,700 sh (New)
David Tepper 2,440,000 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman 100,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steven Cohen 3,258,130 sh (-19.3%)
Jeremy Grantham 91,156 sh (-32.85%)
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Q2 2013

TWO Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Whitney Tilson 43,645 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 50,142 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 133,710 sh (+46.68%)
Caxton Associates 205,300 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman 100,000 sh (unchged)
David Tepper Sold Out
Steven Cohen 548,196 sh (-83.17%)
Jim Simons 233,100 sh (-87.85%)
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Q3 2013

TWO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Leon Cooperman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Whitney Tilson Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 62,056 sh (-53.59%)
Steven Cohen 18,984 sh (-96.54%)
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Q4 2013

TWO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 20,718 sh (+9.13%)
Leon Cooperman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TWO

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out $9.06 - $10.27 $ 10.164%0
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 New Buy$10.25 - $12.45 $ 10.16-11%50142
George Soros 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$10.311 - $12.982 $ 10.16-14%0
George Soros 2012-12-31 New Buy0.03%$10.15 - $12.11 $ 10.16-12%226050
Leon Cooperman 2012-06-30 New Buy0.02%$9.96 - $10.72 $ 10.16-2%100000
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $10.02 - $10.87 $ 10.16-3%0
George Soros 2011-03-31 New Buy$9.62 - $11.34 $ 10.16-2%13100
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 6.10
TWO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 535 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. TWO: 6.10 )
TWO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.08   Max: 103.42
Current: 6.1

4.08
103.42
P/B 1.00
TWO's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 555 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. TWO: 1.00 )
TWO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.64
Current: 1

0.56
1.64
P/S 6.40
TWO's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. TWO: 6.40 )
TWO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 4.21   Max: 57.23
Current: 6.4

4.21
57.23
EV-to-EBIT 6.90
TWO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
96% of the 599 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 27.39 vs. TWO: 6.90 )
TWO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 67
Current: 6.9

0.6
67
Shiller P/E 11.30
TWO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 298 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 29.70 vs. TWO: 11.30 )
TWO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.99   Max: 12.52
Current: 11.3

9.99
12.52

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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Dividend Yield 11.10
TWO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
94% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. TWO: 11.10 )
TWO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.84   Max: 19.61
Current: 11.1

2.84
19.61
Dividend Payout 0.71
TWO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
75% of the 502 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. TWO: 0.71 )
TWO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 1.43
Current: 0.71

0.71
1.43
Dividend growth (3y) -7.50
TWO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
55% of the 359 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. TWO: -7.50 )
TWO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 87.4
Current: -7.5

0
87.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 53.77
TWO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. TWO: 53.77 )
TWO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 13.76   Max: 94.99
Current: 53.77

13.76
94.99
Share Buyback Rate -150.30
TWO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
54% of the 478 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. TWO: -150.30 )
TWO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -24.5   Max: -150.3
Current: -150.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 3.80
TWO's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
65% of the 26 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. TWO: 3.80 )
TWO' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 3.52
Current: 3.8

1.17
3.52
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.60
TWO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 28 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. TWO: 3.60 )
TWO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 3.31
Current: 3.6

1.15
3.31
Price/Tangible Book 1.00
TWO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 548 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. TWO: 1.00 )
TWO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 1.51
Current: 1

0.88
1.51
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
TWO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
72% of the 313 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. TWO: 1.30 )
TWO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 1.17
Current: 1.3

Price/Median PS Value 1.10
TWO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 562 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TWO: 1.10 )
TWO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 9.21
Current: 1.1

0.7
9.21
Price/Graham Number 0.50
TWO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
93% of the 515 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. TWO: 0.50 )
TWO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 5.08
Current: 0.5

0.48
5.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 14.50
TWO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
96% of the 593 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. TWO: 14.50 )
TWO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 160.8
Current: 14.5

1.5
160.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.89
TWO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 450 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. TWO: 4.89 )
TWO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 6.9
Current: 4.89

4.5
6.9

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential
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Traded in other countries:2H2.Germany
Two Harbors Investment Corp. was incorporated on May 21, 2009 and commenced operations as a publicly traded company on October 28, 2009. It is a Maryland corporation that is engaged in investing in, financing and managing residential mortgage-backed securities, or RMBS, and related investments. The Company deploys moderate leverage as part of its investment strategy through short-term borrowings structured as repurchase agreements. The Company acquires and manages a portfolio of RMBS and related investments, focusing on security selection and the relative value of various sectors within the mortgage market. The Company is externally managed and advised by PRCM Advisers LLC, a subsidiary of Pine River Capital Management L.P., or Pine River, a global multi-strategy asset management firm.

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