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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 0.07
ZFC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 795 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. ZFC: 0.07 )
ZFC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.07

Equity to Asset 0.24
ZFC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 821 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. ZFC: 0.24 )
ZFC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.35
Current: 0.24

0.22
0.35
Z-Score: 0.45
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 26.75
ZFC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 832 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 40.93 vs. ZFC: 26.75 )
ZFC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 36.79   Max: 40.75
Current: 26.75

36.79
40.75
Net-margin (%) 86.31
ZFC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 833 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 32.79 vs. ZFC: 86.31 )
ZFC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 25.26   Max: 211.78
Current: 86.31

25.26
211.78
ROE (%) 20.83
ZFC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 839 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. ZFC: 20.83 )
ZFC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.53   Max: 39.66
Current: 20.83

6.53
39.66
ROA (%) 5.22
ZFC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 844 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. ZFC: 5.22 )
ZFC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 11.19
Current: 5.22

1.62
11.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8212.86
ZFC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 750 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. ZFC: 8212.86 )
ZFC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 409.19   Max: 1038.46
Current: 8212.86

409.19
1038.46
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 4.80
ZFC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
97% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 27.60 vs. ZFC: 4.80 )
ZFC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.52   Max: 23.59
Current: 4.8

3.52
23.59
P/B 0.82
ZFC's P/B is ranked higher than
92% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. ZFC: 0.82 )
ZFC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.82

0.72
0.97
P/S 4.19
ZFC's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. ZFC: 4.19 )
ZFC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 4.01   Max: 6.8
Current: 4.19

4.01
6.8
EV-to-EBIT 45.40
ZFC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 33.54 vs. ZFC: 45.40 )
ZFC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 16.4   Max: 51.7
Current: 45.4

16.4
51.7
Current Ratio 3.54
ZFC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 765 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. ZFC: 3.54 )
ZFC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 3.41   Max: 12.04
Current: 3.54

3.41
12.04
Quick Ratio 3.54
ZFC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 765 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. ZFC: 3.54 )
ZFC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 3.41   Max: 12.04
Current: 3.54

3.41
12.04

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 8.90
ZFC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
91% of the 823 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. ZFC: 8.90 )
ZFC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.68   Max: 12.24
Current: 8.9

3.68
12.24
Dividend Payout 0.47
ZFC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. ZFC: 0.47 )
ZFC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 2.86
Current: 0.47

0.16
2.86
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.90
ZFC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
84% of the 826 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. ZFC: 8.90 )
ZFC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.68   Max: 12.24
Current: 8.9

3.68
12.24

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.82
ZFC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
92% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. ZFC: 0.82 )
ZFC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.82

0.74
0.96
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
ZFC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. ZFC: 0.80 )
ZFC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 1.28
Current: 0.8

0.77
1.28
Price/Graham Number 0.36
ZFC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
99% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. ZFC: 0.36 )
ZFC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.64
Current: 0.36

0.32
1.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.20
ZFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
60% of the 817 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. ZFC: 2.20 )
ZFC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 6.1
Current: 2.2

1.9
6.1

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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