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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 : 4/10

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Cash to Debt 0.97
NYSE:ZFC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
86% of the 653 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. NYSE:ZFC: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:ZFC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.17 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.97
Equity to Asset 0.26
NYSE:ZFC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 687 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. NYSE:ZFC: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:ZFC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.35
Current: 0.26
0.19
0.35
Interest Coverage N/A
NYSE:ZFC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
92% of the 639 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. NYSE:ZFC: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:ZFC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: N/A
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.49
M-Score: -2.23
WACC vs ROIC
1.72%
30.51%
WACC
ROIC
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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Operating margin (%) -127.23
NYSE:ZFC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 690 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 48.88 vs. NYSE:ZFC: -127.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:ZFC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -127.23  Med: 24.82 Max: 40.75
Current: -127.23
-127.23
40.75
Net-margin (%) -36.26
NYSE:ZFC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 691 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 38.73 vs. NYSE:ZFC: -36.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:ZFC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.26  Med: 44.78 Max: 211.78
Current: -36.26
-36.26
211.78
ROE (%) -7.37
NYSE:ZFC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 696 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. NYSE:ZFC: -7.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:ZFC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.37  Med: 11.31 Max: 38.73
Current: -7.37
-7.37
38.73
ROA (%) -1.59
NYSE:ZFC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 701 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. NYSE:ZFC: -1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:ZFC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.59  Med: 2.71 Max: 11.19
Current: -1.59
-1.59
11.19
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-04)


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Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
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ZAIS Financial Corp is a real estate investment trust. It originates, acquires, finances, sells, services & manages residential mortgage loans. It also invests in, finances & manages Residential Mortgage Backed Security.

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.

Ratios

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P/B 0.78
ZFC's P/B is ranked higher than
84% of the 682 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. ZFC: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ZFC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.8 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.78
0.64
0.97
P/S 3.95
ZFC's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 658 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.53 vs. ZFC: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ZFC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.25  Med: 4.09 Max: 7.29
Current: 3.95
3.25
7.29
Current Ratio 8.68
ZFC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 653 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. ZFC: 8.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ZFC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 3.87 Max: 12.04
Current: 8.68
1.14
12.04
Quick Ratio 8.68
ZFC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 653 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. ZFC: 8.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ZFC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 3.87 Max: 12.04
Current: 8.68
1.14
12.04
Days Payable 373.52
ZFC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
89% of the 274 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 63.15 vs. ZFC: 373.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ZFC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 164.52  Med: 321.87 Max: 479.21
Current: 373.52
164.52
479.21

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 11.14
ZFC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
94% of the 856 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.06 vs. ZFC: 11.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ZFC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.68  Med: 9.74 Max: 12.24
Current: 11.14
3.68
12.24
Forward Dividend Yield 11.05
ZFC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 855 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. ZFC: 11.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 11.14
ZFC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
86% of the 857 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.01 vs. ZFC: 11.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ZFC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.68  Med: 9.74 Max: 12.24
Current: 11.14
3.68
12.24

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.88
ZFC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 672 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. ZFC: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ZFC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.88
0.74
1.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.96
ZFC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 517 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. ZFC: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ZFC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1 Max: 1.76
Current: 0.96
0.81
1.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -27.62
ZFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 664 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. ZFC: -27.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ZFC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.62  Med: 2.2 Max: 4.7
Current: -27.62
-27.62
4.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $32.45
EPS (TTM) $ -1.48
Beta0.82
Short Percentage of Float0.95%
52-Week Range $12.63 - 16.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)8.84

Analyst Estimate

Dec16
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.63
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.63
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.80
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