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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
WHG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. WHG: No Debt )
WHG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.89
WHG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 1239 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. WHG: 0.89 )
WHG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.89

0.68
0.89
Interest Coverage No Debt
WHG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
87% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 337.31 vs. WHG: No Debt )
WHG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 25.26
M-Score: -2.55
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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 30.79
WHG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 44.96 vs. WHG: 30.79 )
WHG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 22.25   Max: 40.98
Current: 30.79

22.25
40.98
Net-margin (%) 19.48
WHG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.93 vs. WHG: 19.48 )
WHG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.44   Max: 24.69
Current: 19.48

6.44
24.69
ROE (%) 20.19
WHG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. WHG: 20.19 )
WHG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 8.99   Max: 31.12
Current: 20.19

8.99
31.12
ROA (%) 15.42
WHG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1292 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. WHG: 15.42 )
WHG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 5.99   Max: 22.01
Current: 15.42

5.99
22.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1029.46
WHG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 87.54 vs. WHG: 1029.46 )
WHG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 31.62   Max: 5121.68
Current: 1029.46

31.62
5121.68
Revenue Growth (%) 13.80
WHG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. WHG: 13.80 )
WHG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -0.4   Max: 21.8
Current: 13.8

-0.4
21.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 12.50
WHG's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. WHG: 12.50 )
WHG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -11   Max: 31.2
Current: 12.5

-11
31.2
EPS Growth (%) 12.10
WHG's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. WHG: 12.10 )
WHG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -12   Max: 43.5
Current: 12.1

-12
43.5
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

WHG Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Chuck Royce 709,662 sh (+2.83%)
Jim Simons 90,400 sh (+0.44%)
Mario Gabelli 782,000 sh (-1.61%)
Third Avenue Management 414,877 sh (-16.15%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,702 sh (-36.18%)
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Q3 2013

WHG Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 92,600 sh (+2.43%)
Third Avenue Management 414,877 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 697,562 sh (-1.71%)
Mario Gabelli 757,400 sh (-3.15%)
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Q4 2013

WHG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 107,500 sh (+16.09%)
Chuck Royce 742,760 sh (+6.48%)
Third Avenue Management 414,877 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 697,300 sh (-7.94%)
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Q1 2014

WHG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 6,511 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 777,362 sh (+4.66%)
Jim Simons 112,500 sh (+4.65%)
Third Avenue Management 414,877 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 664,600 sh (-4.69%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WHG

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$53.62 - $62.91 $ 51.72-12%6511
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$43.56 - $50.95 $ 51.726%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -36.18%0.01%$40.66 - $45.02 $ 51.7220%10702
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 35.97%0.01%$39.97 - $45.21 $ 51.7222%16770
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.06%$34.07 - $39 $ 51.7242%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 38.49%0.01%$34.07 - $39 $ 51.7242%12988
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.04%$31.75 - $38.26 $ 51.7242%8896
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.10
WHG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. WHG: 19.10 )
WHG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 15.49   Max: 40.45
Current: 19.1

15.49
40.45
P/B 4.70
WHG's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. WHG: 4.70 )
WHG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 11.26
Current: 4.7

3.6
11.26
P/S 4.00
WHG's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.43 vs. WHG: 4.00 )
WHG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.31   Max: 8.21
Current: 4

3.31
8.21
PFCF 13.10
WHG's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 731.40 vs. WHG: 13.10 )
WHG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.55   Max: 1030
Current: 13.1

10.55
1030
EV-to-EBIT 11.37
WHG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 24.89 vs. WHG: 11.37 )
WHG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.6   Max: 25.9
Current: 11.37

7.6
25.9
PEG 1.30
WHG's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WHG: 1.30 )
WHG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 8.24
Current: 1.3

0.85
8.24
Shiller P/E 27.20
WHG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WHG: 27.20 )
WHG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 52.02
Current: 27.2

0.64
52.02
Current Ratio 8.52
WHG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. WHG: 8.52 )
WHG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.83   Max: 9.42
Current: 8.52

2.83
9.42
Quick Ratio 8.52
WHG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. WHG: 8.52 )
WHG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.83   Max: 9.42
Current: 8.52

2.83
9.42

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 3.30
WHG's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 1000 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. WHG: 3.30 )
WHG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 4.73
Current: 3.3

0.49
4.73
Dividend Payout 0.62
WHG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
83% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WHG: 0.62 )
WHG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.58
Current: 0.62

0.08
1.58
Dividend growth (3y) 7.50
WHG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
72% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. WHG: 7.50 )
WHG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 104.1
Current: 7.5

0
104.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.72
WHG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
61% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. WHG: 4.72 )
WHG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 6.76
Current: 4.72

0.7
6.76
Share Buyback Rate -4.00
WHG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. WHG: -4.00 )
WHG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.4   Max: -5.4
Current: -4

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Cash 8.30
WHG's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
87% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WHG: 8.30 )
WHG' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 6.77   Max: 1351
Current: 8.3

6.77
1351
Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.90
WHG's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WHG: 6.90 )
WHG' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 5.97   Max: 1898
Current: 6.9

5.97
1898
Price/Tangible Book 5.70
WHG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
53% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. WHG: 5.70 )
WHG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.95   Max: 10.51
Current: 5.7

3.95
10.51
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.40
WHG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.43 vs. WHG: 1.40 )
WHG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 3.62
Current: 1.4

1.27
3.62
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
WHG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. WHG: 0.90 )
WHG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 1.56
Current: 0.9

0.73
1.56
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.80
WHG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WHG: 1.80 )
WHG' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 3.82
Current: 1.8

0.92
3.82
Price/Graham Number 2.30
WHG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
61% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. WHG: 2.30 )
WHG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 4.32
Current: 2.3

1.59
4.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.90
WHG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. WHG: 8.90 )
WHG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 13.2
Current: 8.9

3.9
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 13.12
WHG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. WHG: 13.12 )
WHG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -567   Max: 25.6
Current: 13.12

-567
25.6

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. was incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware on December 12, 2001. The Company manages investment assets and provides services for its clients through two subsidiaries, Westwood Management Corp., Westwood Trust., and Westwood International Advisors Inc. Westwood Management provides investment advisory services to large institutions, including corporate retirement plans, public retirement plans, endowments and foundations. Westwood Management also provides advisory services to individuals and the Westwood FundsTM and subadvisory services to other mutual funds. Westwood Trust provides trust and custodial services and participation in common trust funds that it sponsors to institutions and high net worth individuals and families generally having at least $2 million in assets under management. Westwood Trust provides back office services to clients, including tax reporting, distribution of income to beneficiaries, preparation of account statements and attending to the special needs of particular trusts, and also serves as trustee for tax and estate-planning purposes and for special needs trusts. Westwood Trust is chartered and regulated by the Texas Department of Banking. Westwood International provides global and emerging markets investment advisory services to institutional clients, the Westwood FundsTM, other mutual funds and clients of Westwood Trust.

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