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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.20
UBS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. UBS: 1.20 )
UBS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 2.22
Current: 1.2

0.01
2.22
Equity to Asset 0.05
UBS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. UBS: 0.05 )
UBS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.05
Current: 0.05

0.02
0.05
Interest Coverage 0.45
UBS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. UBS: 0.45 )
UBS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.45

0.15
0.58
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.10
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 11.78
UBS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 30.05 vs. UBS: 11.78 )
UBS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -731.82   Max: 31.08
Current: 11.78

-731.82
31.08
Net-margin (%) 12.15
UBS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 20.45 vs. UBS: 12.15 )
UBS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -561.35   Max: 34.4
Current: 12.15

-561.35
34.4
ROE (%) 6.77
UBS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. UBS: 6.77 )
UBS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -65.45   Max: 31.87
Current: 6.77

-65.45
31.87
ROA (%) 0.33
UBS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. UBS: 0.33 )
UBS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.06   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.33

-1.06
0.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 54.48
UBS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 78.30 vs. UBS: 54.48 )
UBS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -413.93   Max: 134.35
Current: 54.48

-413.93
134.35
Revenue Growth (%) -4.70
UBS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. UBS: -4.70 )
UBS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -58.8   Max: 74.8
Current: -4.7

-58.8
74.8
EBITDA Growth (%) -20.60
UBS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. UBS: -20.60 )
UBS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -20.6   Max: 75.4
Current: -20.6

-20.6
75.4
EPS Growth (%) -24.60
UBS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. UBS: -24.60 )
UBS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -24.6   Max: 50.3
Current: -24.6

-24.6
50.3
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

UBS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 50,795 sh (+41.68%)
Sarah Ketterer 229,679 sh (+29%)
David Dreman 313,600 sh (+13.27%)
Richard Pzena 14,917,171 sh (+1.52%)
NWQ Managers 20,499 sh (+1.49%)
Charles Brandes 2,298,899 sh (-2.18%)
Jim Simons 420,400 sh (-56.34%)
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Q3 2013

UBS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Andreas Halvorsen 3,296,853 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 26,161,449 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 39,691 sh (New)
Jim Simons 663,200 sh (+57.75%)
Steven Cohen 79,940 sh (+57.38%)
Sarah Ketterer 241,494 sh (+5.14%)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Charles Brandes 2,202,375 sh (-4.2%)
Richard Pzena 13,474,131 sh (-9.67%)
David Dreman 281,107 sh (-10.36%)
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Q4 2013

UBS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Sarah Ketterer 962,635 sh (+298.62%)
Richard Pzena 14,571,957 sh (+8.15%)
Charles Brandes 2,277,397 sh (+3.41%)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
David Dreman 221,640 sh (-21.15%)
Ken Fisher 19,357,658 sh (-26.01%)
Steven Cohen 21,441 sh (-73.18%)
Jim Simons 106,800 sh (-83.9%)
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Q1 2014

UBS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ken Fisher 26,532,183 sh (+37.06%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with UBS

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -21.15%0.11%$18.03 - $21.57 $ 20.67%221640
David Dreman 2012-06-30 Add 27.22%0.02%$11.02 - $13.84 $ 20.670%262849
Charles Brandes 2011-12-31 Add 32.57%0.08%$10.56 - $14.04 $ 20.672%3159255
Charles Brandes 2011-09-30 Reduce -77.08%1.03%$10.63 - $18.31 $ 20.642%2382996
David Dreman 2011-09-30 Add 26.75%0.01%$10.63 - $18.31 $ 20.642%179886
Charles Brandes 2011-06-30 Add 377.83%1.06%$17.31 - $20 $ 20.611%10396298
David Dreman 2011-06-30 Add 53.93%0.02%$17.31 - $20 $ 20.611%141919
Charles Brandes 2011-03-31 Reduce -77.91%0.95%$16.32 - $19.94 $ 20.612%2175742
David Dreman 2011-03-31 Add 48.97%0.01%$16.32 - $19.94 $ 20.612%92196
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.10
UBS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. UBS: 22.10 )
UBS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.11   Max: 237.2
Current: 22.1

7.11
237.2
P/B 1.40
UBS's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. UBS: 1.40 )
UBS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 4.69
Current: 1.4

0.69
4.69
P/S 2.50
UBS's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 1640 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. UBS: 2.50 )
UBS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 14.94
Current: 2.5

1.5
14.94
PFCF 1.30
UBS's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. UBS: 1.30 )
UBS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 82.14
Current: 1.3

0.45
82.14
EV-to-EBIT 9.20
UBS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 1410 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 15.82 vs. UBS: 9.20 )
UBS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 71.5
Current: 9.2

1.8
71.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.80
UBS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
86% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. UBS: 0.80 )
UBS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.8

0.57
0.95
Dividend Payout 0.18
UBS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
82% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. UBS: 0.18 )
UBS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.18
Current: 0.18

Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.80
UBS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1328 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. UBS: 0.80 )
UBS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.8

0.57
0.95
Share Buyback Rate -0.10
UBS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 1172 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. UBS: -0.10 )
UBS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 16.8   Max: -21.1
Current: -0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.60
UBS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 1362 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. UBS: 1.60 )
UBS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 4.49
Current: 1.6

1.08
4.49
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.20
UBS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. UBS: 0.20 )
UBS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 7.83
Current: 0.2

0.15
7.83
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
UBS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 1478 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. UBS: 1.10 )
UBS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 4.54
Current: 1.1

0.53
4.54
Price/Graham Number 1.20
UBS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
54% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. UBS: 1.20 )
UBS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.98
Current: 1.2

0.68
1.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.90
UBS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1411 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. UBS: 10.90 )
UBS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 55.9
Current: 10.9

1.4
55.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 42.67
UBS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.48 vs. UBS: 42.67 )
UBS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -53.9   Max: 61.6
Current: 42.67

-53.9
61.6

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global
Compare:HBC, JPM, C, TD, BCS » details
Traded in other countries:UBSN.Switzerland, UBRA.Germany
UBS AG was formed on 29 June 1998, by the merger of Union Bank of Switzerland and Swiss Bank Corporation. It is a financial services provider and a major bank in Switzerland, has business relationships with many large companies including those in which UBS BoD members assume management or independent board responsibilities. The Company's wealth management business caters to high net worth and affluent individuals around the world (except those served by Wealth Management Americas) whether they are investing internationally or in their home country. The Company's offers these clients a complete range of tailored advice and investment services. Its Swiss Bank business provides a complete set of banking services for Swiss individual and corporate clients. Wealth Management Americas offers sophisticated products and services specifically designed to address the needs of high net worth and affluent individuals. It includes Wealth Management US, domestic Canada, domestic Brazil and the international business booked in the United States. As a worldwide asset manager, it offers innovative investment management solutions in nearly every asset class to private, corporate and institutional clients, as well as through financial intermediaries. Investment capabilities include traditional assets (for instance equities, fixed income and asset allocation), alternative and quantitative investments (multimanager funds, funds of hedge funds and hedge funds) and real estate. In the investment banking and securities businesses, it provides securities products and research in equities, fixed income, rates, foreign exchange and metals. It also provides advisory services as well as access to the world's capital markets for corporate, institutional, intermediary and alternative asset management clients. The financial services industry is characterized by intense competition, continuous innovation, detailed (and sometimes fragmented) regulation and ongoing consolidation. It faces competition at the level of local markets and individual business lines, and from global financial institutions. The Company's operations throughout the world are regulated and supervised by the relevant authorities in each of the jurisdictions in which it conducts business.

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