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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
NYSE:AC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:AC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:AC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.96
NYSE:AC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. NYSE:AC: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:AC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 0.91 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.96
0.77
0.97
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.05
Beneish M-Score: -2.67
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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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -47.60
NYSE:AC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
92% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 15.20 vs. NYSE:AC: -47.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:AC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.1  Med: -59.03 Max: -39.17
Current: -47.6
-71.1
-39.17
Net Margin % -2.75
NYSE:AC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
80% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 11.49 vs. NYSE:AC: -2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:AC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.75  Med: 32.72 Max: 131.06
Current: -2.75
-2.75
131.06
ROE % -0.10
NYSE:AC's ROE % is ranked lower than
74% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 5.69 vs. NYSE:AC: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:AC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 0.91 Max: 10.81
Current: -0.1
-0.1
10.81
ROA % -0.10
NYSE:AC's ROA % is ranked lower than
74% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. NYSE:AC: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:AC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 0.8 Max: 9.09
Current: -0.1
-0.1
9.09
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -283.74
NYSE:AC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. NYSE:AC: -283.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:AC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1709.09  Med: 8843.51 Max: 19396.1
Current: -283.74
-1709.09
19396.1
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AC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets    NAICS: 523930    SIC: 6211
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Headquarter Location:USA
Associated Capital Group Inc is a diversified global financial services company. It operates in the business of alternative investment management, institutional research services and cash and other assets through subsidiaries.

Associated Capital Group Inc is a diversified global financial services company. It operates in the business of alternative investment management, institutional research services and cash and other assets through subsidiaries. The activities of its subsidiaries comprise publishing of daily research notes and full reports using private market value with a catalyst methodology and also products and customized solutions utilizing private market value with catalyst method of investing. The company operates in aerospace, defense, automotive, food beverage, gaming and lodging, industrials, media, specialty chemicals, telecom and utility sectors.

Ratios

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history
PB Ratio 0.99
AC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. AC: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.99
0.86
1.15
PS Ratio 29.29
AC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. AC: 29.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.19  Med: 30.44 Max: 37.85
Current: 29.29
25.19
37.85
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 58.73
AC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
91% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.48 vs. AC: 58.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.55  Med: 54.37 Max: 150.2
Current: 58.73
50.55
150.2
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 58.73
AC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
88% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. AC: 58.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.55  Med: 54.37 Max: 150.2
Current: 58.73
50.55
150.2
EV-to-EBIT 22.75
AC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
69% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 15.38 vs. AC: 22.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -502.5  Med: -78.9 Max: 42.9
Current: 22.75
-502.5
42.9
EV-to-EBITDA 22.81
AC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
73% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.92 vs. AC: 22.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -507.5  Med: -79.1 Max: 42.8
Current: 22.81
-507.5
42.8
EV-to-Revenue -4.51
AC's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. AC: -4.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
AC' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.4  Med: 19.15 Max: 29
Current: -4.51
14.4
29
Current Ratio 12.57
AC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. AC: 12.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.22  Med: 5.25 Max: 23.32
Current: 12.57
3.22
23.32
Quick Ratio 12.57
AC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. AC: 12.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.22  Med: 5.25 Max: 23.32
Current: 12.57
3.22
23.32
Days Sales Outstanding 189.01
AC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
77% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 52.22 vs. AC: 189.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 189.01  Med: 1041.05 Max: 1370.4
Current: 189.01
189.01
1370.4

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 0.54
AC's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
94% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. AC: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
AC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.54
0.26
0.62
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.53
AC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
95% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. AC: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.54
AC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
93% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. AC: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
AC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.54
0.26
0.62

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 3.22
AC's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
74% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 6.86 vs. AC: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
AC' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.39  Med: 3.38 Max: 6.56
Current: 3.22
2.39
6.56
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 3.04
AC's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. AC: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
AC' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.22  Med: 3.07 Max: 4.16
Current: 3.04
2.22
4.16
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.02
AC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. AC: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
AC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.05
Current: 1.02
0.91
1.05
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.96
AC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. AC: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.22
Current: 0.96
0.86
1.22
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.40
AC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
51% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. AC: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.9  Med: -0.4 Max: 5.37
Current: 4.4
-1.9
5.37

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $31.83
EPS (TTM) $ -0.05
Short Percentage of Float6.75%
52-Week Range $32.20 - 39.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)23.86

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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