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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.05
WAC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. WAC: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WAC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.07 Max: 2.67
Current: 0.05
0
2.67
Equity-to-Asset 0.02
WAC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
99% of the 1496 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. WAC: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WAC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.19  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.4
Current: 0.02
-0.19
0.4
Beneish M-Score: -1.58
WACC vs ROIC
3.83%
-11.65%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 4/10

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Operating Margin % -103.60
WAC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
98% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 30.68 vs. WAC: -103.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WAC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -982.03  Med: -6.93 Max: 38.15
Current: -103.6
-982.03
38.15
Net Margin % -70.12
WAC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
98% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 21.91 vs. WAC: -70.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WAC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -973.09  Med: -7.46 Max: 115.38
Current: -70.12
-973.09
115.38
ROE % -109.16
WAC's ROE % is ranked lower than
100% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. WAC: -109.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WAC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -500.96  Med: -6.47 Max: 24.22
Current: -109.16
-500.96
24.22
ROA % -2.98
WAC's ROA % is ranked lower than
98% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. WAC: -2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WAC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.4  Med: -0.45 Max: 6.01
Current: -2.98
-36.4
6.01
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -19.50
WAC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
94% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. WAC: -19.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WAC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.5  Med: 27.2 Max: 159.8
Current: -19.5
-64.5
159.8
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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Specialty Finance    NAICS: 522310    SIC: 6162
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Walter Investment Management Corp is a diversified mortgage banking firm. It provides servicing and origination of residential loans, including reverse loans.

Walter Investment Management Corp was incorporated in Maryland on June 10, 1997 as Hanover Capital Mortgage Holdings, Inc. The Company is a fee-based business services provider to the residential mortgage industry focused on providing primary and specialty servicing for credit-sensitive residential mortgages and reverse mortgages. The Company is a specialty servicer providing residential loan servicing that focuses on credit-sensitive residential mortgage assets located in the United States. It is also a mortgage portfolio owner and operates an insurance agency serving residential loan customers. The Company manages its business through six reportable segments: Servicing; Originations, and Reverse Mortgage. Servicing business segment consists of operations that perform servicing for third-party investors in forward loans, as well as its own forward loan portfolio for a fee-for-service basis. Originations business segment consists of operations that purchase and originate forward loans that are sold to third parties with servicing rights generally retained. Reverse Mortgage consists of operations that purchase and originate HECMs that are securitized, but remain on the consolidated balance sheet as collateral for secured borrowings referred to as HMBS related obligations. The Company competes with several third-party providers for servicing opportunities, including large financial institutions, as well as non-bank servicers. The Company's business is subject to numerous federal, state and local laws and regulations, and may be subject to judicial and administrative decisions imposing various requirements and restrictions.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 0.14
WAC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. WAC: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WAC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.79 Max: 2.42
Current: 0.14
0.01
2.42
PS Ratio 0.03
WAC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
100% of the 1833 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. WAC: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WAC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 2.07 Max: 19.12
Current: 0.03
0.03
19.12
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 0.09
WAC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
100% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.76 vs. WAC: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WAC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 4.41 Max: 1144.62
Current: 0.09
0.01
1144.62
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 0.09
WAC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
100% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 10.62 vs. WAC: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WAC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 4.42 Max: 125.04
Current: 0.09
0.01
125.04

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.90
WAC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1010 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. WAC: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WAC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -447.4  Med: -10.6 Max: 10.8
Current: 0.9
-447.4
10.8

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.02
WAC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
100% of the 1693 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. WAC: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WAC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.46 Max: 16.76
Current: 0.02
0.02
16.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -19.11
WAC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
88% of the 2086 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. WAC: -19.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WAC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.16  Med: 2.2 Max: 7.5
Current: -19.11
-19.16
7.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -1631.88
WAC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
100% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.45 vs. WAC: -1631.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WAC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1631.88  Med: 0.7 Max: 33.6
Current: -1631.88
-1631.88
33.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $754.6
EPS (TTM) $ -14.72
Beta0.19
Short Percentage of Float25.21%
52-Week Range $0.64 - 8.51
Shares Outstanding (Mil)36.39

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 944 897
EPS ($) -2.81 -1.05
EPS without NRI ($) -2.81 -1.05
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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