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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 0.06
ZFC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 577 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. ZFC: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 4999.60 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.06
Equity to Asset 0.22
ZFC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 600 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. ZFC: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.35
Current: 0.22
0.21
0.35
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.25
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 (%) -38.16
ZFC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 45.61 vs. ZFC: -38.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 12.84  Med: 36.79 Max: 40.75
Current: -38.16
12.84
40.75
Net-margin (%) 19.18
ZFC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 613 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 36.72 vs. ZFC: 19.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 25.26  Med: 64.29 Max: 211.78
Current: 19.18
25.26
211.78
ROE (%) 4.46
ZFC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 616 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. ZFC: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.52  Med: 16.09 Max: 38.73
Current: 4.46
6.52
38.73
ROA (%) 1.02
ZFC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 623 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. ZFC: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.62  Med: 3.79 Max: 11.19
Current: 1.02
1.62
11.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -14207.04
ZFC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. ZFC: -14207.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1038.46  Med: 1699.41 Max: 2360.36
Current: -14207.04
1038.46
2360.36
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 16.96
ZFC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
53% of the 501 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. ZFC: 16.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.52  Med: 6.13 Max: 23.59
Current: 16.96
3.52
23.59
Forward P/E 7.74
ZFC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 319 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. ZFC: 7.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.40
ZFC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
57% of the 492 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. ZFC: 19.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.55  Med: 6.93 Max: 27
Current: 19.4
3.55
27
P/B 0.68
ZFC's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 607 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. ZFC: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ZFC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 0.82 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.68
0.68
0.97
P/S 3.82
ZFC's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 619 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. ZFC: 3.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ZFC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.52  Med: 4.48 Max: 6.8
Current: 3.82
3.52
6.8
Current Ratio 1.73
ZFC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. ZFC: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.73  Med: 4.43 Max: 12.04
Current: 1.73
1.73
12.04
Quick Ratio 1.73
ZFC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. ZFC: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.73  Med: 4.43 Max: 12.04
Current: 1.73
1.73
12.04

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 11.02
ZFC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
90% of the 795 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. ZFC: 11.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.68  Med: 9.14 Max: 12.24
Current: 11.02
3.68
12.24
Dividend Payout 2.20
ZFC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
83% of the 621 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. ZFC: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.25 Max: 22.22
Current: 2.2
0.16
22.22
Yield on cost (5-Year) 11.02
ZFC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
86% of the 798 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. ZFC: 11.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.68  Med: 9.14 Max: 12.24
Current: 11.02
3.68
12.24

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.75
ZFC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
83% of the 595 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. ZFC: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 0.86 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.75
0.74
0.96
Price/Median PS Value 0.77
ZFC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 565 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. ZFC: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.86  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.49
Current: 0.77
0.86
1.49
Price/Graham Number 0.67
ZFC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
69% of the 489 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. ZFC: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.70 Max: 1.64
Current: 0.67
0.32
1.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.79
ZFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 592 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. ZFC: -2.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ZFC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.8  Med: 2.20 Max: 4.7
Current: -2.79
-2.8
4.7

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
EPS($) 1.73 1.88
EPS without NRI($) 1.73 1.88

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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