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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

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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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

XLF Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Chanos 254,270 sh (New)
Jim Simons 230,900 sh (New)
John Buckingham 128,247 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 1,284,107 sh (+2.27%)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 29,000 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 170,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 7,200 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 67,000 sh (-46.27%)
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Q2 2016

XLF Guru Trades in Q2 2016

John Buckingham 163,541 sh (+27.52%)
Ken Fisher 1,396,149 sh (+8.73%)
Mario Gabelli 29,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 14,000,000 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Chanos 16,029 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 7,200 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 130,000 sh (-23.53%)
Jim Chanos 190,108 sh (-25.23%)
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Q3 2016

XLF Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 93,300 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 12,547,500 sh (New)
John Buckingham 209,002 sh (+27.80%)
Ken Fisher 1,771,482 sh (+26.88%)
Jana Partners 500,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 29,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 7,200 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Jim Chanos Sold Out
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Q4 2016

XLF Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Steven Cohen 25,000 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 2,397,500 sh (New)
Jim Chanos 129,407 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 1,952,376 sh (+10.21%)
Mario Gabelli 29,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros 3,125,000 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners 600,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Chanos 603,100 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
John Buckingham 198,581 sh (-4.99%)
Caxton Associates 9,176,263 sh (-26.87%)
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Ratios

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PE Ratio 16.19
XLF's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. XLF: 16.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
XLF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 16.73
Current: 16.19
0
16.73
PE Ratio without NRI 16.19
XLF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. XLF: 16.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
XLF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 16.73
Current: 16.19
0
16.73
PB Ratio 1.31
XLF's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. XLF: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
XLF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.34
Current: 1.31
0
1.34

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 1.91
XLF's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. XLF: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
XLF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 2.68
Current: 1.91
0
2.68
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.91
XLF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. XLF: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
XLF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 2.68
Current: 1.91
0
2.68

More Statistics

Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $19.04 - 24.61
Shares Outstanding (Mil)99,999,999.99
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