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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 0.06
WAC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 1627 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. WAC: 0.06 )
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: N/A
Current: 0.06
Equity to Asset 0.02
WAC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
99% of the 1649 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: -3.57  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.02
-3.57
0.41
F-Score: 3
M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
4.44%
-12.98%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) -164.21
WAC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 30.82 vs. WAC: -164.21 )
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: -164.21
-982.03
38.15
Net-margin (%) -98.98
WAC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 1670 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 22.17 vs. WAC: -98.98 )
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: -98.98
-973.09
115.38
ROE (%) -101.03
WAC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 1670 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.38 vs. WAC: -101.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WAC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -500.96  Med: -4.05 Max: 24.22
Current: -101.03
-500.96
24.22
ROA (%) -3.44
WAC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1678 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. WAC: -3.44 )
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: -3.44
-36.4
6.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 27.20
WAC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. WAC: 27.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WAC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.5  Med: 27.85 Max: 159.8
Current: 27.2
-64.5
159.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 112.50
WAC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. WAC: 112.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WAC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74.1  Med: 20.35 Max: 112.5
Current: 112.5
-74.1
112.5
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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Specialty Finance
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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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P/B 0.75
WAC's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 1990 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. WAC: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WAC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.81 Max: 2.42
Current: 0.75
0.01
2.42
P/S 0.38
WAC's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. WAC: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WAC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 2.44 Max: 19.12
Current: 0.38
0.16
19.12
PFCF 1.56
WAC's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 10.99 vs. WAC: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WAC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 12.32 Max: 77.84
Current: 1.56
0.21
77.84
POCF 1.00
WAC's POCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.66 vs. WAC: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WAC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 4.58 Max: 125.04
Current: 1
0.01
125.04

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.00
WAC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. WAC: 1.00 )
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: -11.65 Max: 10.8
Current: 1
-447.4
10.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.15
WAC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1898 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. WAC: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WAC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.13 Max: 14.19
Current: 0.15
0.08
14.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -23.54
WAC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. WAC: -23.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WAC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.7  Med: 2.2 Max: 7.5
Current: -23.54
-23.7
7.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -155.17
WAC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.55 vs. WAC: -155.17 )
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: -155.17  Med: 0.7 Max: 33.6
Current: -155.17
-155.17
33.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $630.5
EPS (TTM) $ -17.29
Beta0.26
Short Percentage of Float31.61%
52-Week Range $2.24 - 16.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)36.32

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 686 862
EPS ($) -0.98 -0.24
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.98 -0.24
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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