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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 : 6/10

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Cash to Debt 0.08
ZFC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 560 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. ZFC: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.08

Equity to Asset 0.21
ZFC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 582 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. ZFC: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.35
Current: 0.21

0.21
0.35
Z-Score: 0.34
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) -8.08
ZFC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 596 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 44.19 vs. ZFC: -8.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 12.84   Max: 40.75
Current: -8.08

12.84
40.75
Net-margin (%) 59.57
ZFC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 597 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 34.61 vs. ZFC: 59.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 25.26   Max: 211.78
Current: 59.57

25.26
211.78
ROE (%) 14.53
ZFC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 598 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. ZFC: 14.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.53   Max: 39.66
Current: 14.53

6.53
39.66
ROA (%) 3.33
ZFC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 605 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. ZFC: 3.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 11.19
Current: 3.33

1.62
11.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3101.07
ZFC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 523 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. ZFC: -3101.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 409.19   Max: 1038.46
Current: -3101.07

409.19
1038.46
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 6.50
ZFC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 468 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ZFC: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.89   Max: 23.59
Current: 6.5

3.89
23.59
Forward P/E 8.20
ZFC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 352 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.67 vs. ZFC: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 7.40
ZFC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
86% of the 463 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. ZFC: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.28   Max: 27
Current: 7.4

4.28
27
P/B 0.80
ZFC's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 543 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. ZFC: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ZFC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.8

0.72
0.91
P/S 4.50
ZFC's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 534 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.38 vs. ZFC: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ZFC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.97   Max: 6.07
Current: 4.5

3.97
6.07
Current Ratio 2.61
ZFC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 553 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. ZFC: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 12.04
Current: 2.61

2.61
12.04
Quick Ratio 2.61
ZFC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 553 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. ZFC: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 12.04
Current: 2.61

2.61
12.04

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 9.10
ZFC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 483 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. ZFC: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.68   Max: 12.24
Current: 9.1

3.68
12.24
Dividend Payout 0.69
ZFC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
55% of the 488 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. ZFC: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 22.22
Current: 0.69

0.16
22.22
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.10
ZFC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 484 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.91 vs. ZFC: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.68   Max: 12.24
Current: 9.1

3.68
12.24

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.90
ZFC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ZFC: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.9

0.74
0.96
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
ZFC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 547 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ZFC: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 1.41
Current: 0.9

0.89
1.41
Price/Graham Number 0.50
ZFC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
86% of the 477 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. ZFC: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.64
Current: 0.5

0.32
1.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -0.60
ZFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
95% of the 572 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. ZFC: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -0.6   Max: 4.7
Current: -0.6

-0.6
4.7

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
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ZAIS Financial Corp, is a Real Estate Investment Trust incorporated in Maryland on 24 May 2011. The company finances and manages portfolio of residential mortgage assets, other real estate-related securities and financial assets. It finances, manages and invests in non-Agency RMBS and Agency RMBS. The company provides attractive risk-adjusted returns to its stockholders through quarterly distributions and capital appreciation. It also invests in other real estate-related and financial assets, MSRs, IOs, CMBS and ABS. The company competes with variety of institutional investors, including REITs, specialty finance companies, public and private funds, commercial and investment banks, commercial finance and insurance companies and other financial institutions.
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