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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.07
WAC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. WAC: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WAC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.08 Max: N/A
Current: 0.07
Equity to Asset 0.05
WAC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. WAC: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WAC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -3.57  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.05
-3.57
0.41
F-Score: 2
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
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history
Operating margin (%) -20.44
WAC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 29.54 vs. WAC: -20.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WAC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -982.03  Med: 6.87 Max: 49.31
Current: -20.44
-982.03
49.31
Net-margin (%) -14.11
WAC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1356 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 21.24 vs. WAC: -14.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WAC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -973.09  Med: 12.82 Max: 115.38
Current: -14.11
-973.09
115.38
ROE (%) -14.12
WAC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.13 vs. WAC: -14.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WAC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -500.96  Med: 2.09 Max: 24.59
Current: -14.12
-500.96
24.59
ROA (%) -0.86
WAC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. WAC: -0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WAC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -36.4  Med: 0.53 Max: 6.01
Current: -0.86
-36.4
6.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -172.54
WAC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 74.52 vs. WAC: -172.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WAC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -98.21  Med: 4.41 Max: 277.05
Current: -172.54
-98.21
277.05
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 48.10
WAC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. WAC: 48.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WAC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -64.5  Med: 33.60 Max: 159.8
Current: 48.1
-64.5
159.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 6.70
WAC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. WAC: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WAC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -74.1  Med: 9.70 Max: 67.8
Current: 6.7
-74.1
67.8
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

WAC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

First Pacific Advisors 1,695,100 sh (+111.89%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,541 sh (+1.13%)
Steven Cohen 1,986,493 sh (+5.76%)
Steven Cohen 1,002,500 sh (unchged)
John Keeley Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 752,389 sh (-0.76%)
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Q3 2014

WAC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

First Pacific Advisors 1,805,600 sh (+6.52%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
Steven Cohen 950,000 sh (-5.24%)
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Q4 2014

WAC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 2,330,633 sh (+145.33%)
Steven Cohen 2,325,000 sh (+144.74%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,920,800 sh (+6.38%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,920,800 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

WAC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

First Pacific Advisors 1,923,200 sh (+0.12%)
Steven Cohen 2,400,100 sh (+2.98%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 15.04
WAC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
77% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.38 vs. WAC: 15.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.81
WAC's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. WAC: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WAC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.91 Max: 2.42
Current: 0.81
0.01
2.42
P/S 0.78
WAC's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. WAC: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WAC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 2.90 Max: 17.36
Current: 0.78
0.26
17.36
Shiller P/E 19.57
WAC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
61% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 17.62 vs. WAC: 19.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WAC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.69  Med: 10.66 Max: 58.7
Current: 19.57
3.69
58.7
Days Sales Outstanding 80.59
WAC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
72% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 35.19 vs. WAC: 80.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WAC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 11.3  Med: 60.79 Max: 2230.56
Current: 80.59
11.3
2230.56

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.26
WAC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. WAC: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WAC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.07 Max: 32.85
Current: 0.26
0.11
32.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -4.00
WAC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. WAC: -4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WAC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.02  Med: 2.25 Max: 8.4
Current: -4
-4.02
8.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -0.24
WAC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 13.43 vs. WAC: -0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WAC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -46.2  Med: 0.70 Max: 33.6
Current: -0.24
-46.2
33.6

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Specialty Finance
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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, Reverse Mortgage, Assets Receivables Management, Insurance, and Loans and Residuals. 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. Assets Receivables Management business segment performs collections of post charge-off deficiency balances on behalf of securitization trusts and third-party asset owners. Insurance business segment consists of the assets and liabilities of the Residual Trusts, as well as its unencumbered residential loan portfolio and real estate owned, all of which are associated with forward loans. Loans and Residuals business segment consists of the assets and liabilities of the Residual Trusts, as well as its unencumbered residential loan portfolio and real estate owned, all of which are associated with forward loans. 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.
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