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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.75
WCBO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WCBO: 0.75 )
WCBO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 0.98
Current: 0.75

0.55
0.98
Interest Coverage -8.30
WCBO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. WCBO: -8.30 )
WCBO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: -8   Max: 3
Current: -8.3

-8
3
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.33
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 : 7/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) 30.10
WCBO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.05 vs. WCBO: 30.10 )
WCBO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -125.8   Max: 34.6
Current: 30.1

-125.8
34.6
Net-margin (%) 19.80
WCBO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 20.57 vs. WCBO: 19.80 )
WCBO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -103.8   Max: 30
Current: 19.8

-103.8
30
ROE (%) 6.90
WCBO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1554 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. WCBO: 6.90 )
WCBO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -36.6   Max: 15.2
Current: 6.9

-36.6
15.2
ROA (%) 0.90
WCBO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. WCBO: 0.90 )
WCBO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.3   Max: 1.4
Current: 0.9

-3.3
1.4
Revenue Growth (%) -31.50
WCBO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. WCBO: -31.50 )
WCBO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -39   Max: 9.9
Current: -31.5

-39
9.9
» WCBO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2012

WCBO Guru Trades in Q3 2012

Jeremy Grantham 12,900 sh (New)
Michael Price 1,707,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2012

WCBO Guru Trades in Q4 2012

Michael Price 1,707,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2013

WCBO Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 217,318 sh (New)
Michael Price 1,707,000 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2013

WCBO Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
Michael Price Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WCBO

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Michael Price 2012-06-30 New Buy4.8%$18.21 - $20.75 $ 42.6122%1707000
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Ratios

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P/B 1.40
WCBO's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WCBO: 1.40 )
WCBO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 2.77
Current: 1.4

0.1
2.77
P/S 4.14
WCBO's P/S is ranked lower than
74% of the 1638 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. WCBO: 4.14 )
WCBO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 4.2
Current: 4.14

0.16
4.2
PFCF 14.30
WCBO's PFCF is ranked lower than
129% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. WCBO: 14.30 )
WCBO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 19.89
Current: 14.3

0.38
19.89
EV-to-EBIT 25.60
WCBO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
84% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.51 vs. WCBO: 25.60 )
WCBO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 46.5   Max: 4440.3
Current: 25.6

46.5
4440.3
Shiller P/E 834.60
WCBO's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
144% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. WCBO: 834.60 )
WCBO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 840.4
Current: 834.6

1.03
840.4

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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Dividend Yield 0.62
WCBO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
93% of the 1312 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. WCBO: 0.62 )
WCBO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 32.44
Current: 0.62

0.22
32.44
Dividend Payout 0.09
WCBO's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
106% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. WCBO: 0.09 )
WCBO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.17
Current: 0.09

0.16
0.17
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.62
WCBO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. WCBO: 0.62 )
WCBO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 32.44
Current: 0.62

0.22
32.44
Share Buyback Rate -57.50
WCBO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
104% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. WCBO: -57.50 )
WCBO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.4   Max: -57.5
Current: -57.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.40
WCBO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WCBO: 2.40 )
WCBO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 1.3
Current: 2.4

1.1
1.3
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
WCBO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
135% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. WCBO: 1.30 )
WCBO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 0.6
Current: 1.3

0.5
0.6
Price/Median PS Value 2.40
WCBO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. WCBO: 2.40 )
WCBO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 1.3
Current: 2.4

1.1
1.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.90
WCBO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1411 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. WCBO: 3.90 )
WCBO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 3.9
Current: 3.9

0.5
3.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 31.91
WCBO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
110% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.77 vs. WCBO: 31.91 )
WCBO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 14.5   Max: 106.8
Current: 31.91

14.5
106.8

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