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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 : 5/10

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industry
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Cash-to-Debt 4.71
COWN's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. COWN: 4.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
COWN' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 33.92 Max: No Debt
Current: 4.71
Equity-to-Asset 0.38
COWN's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. COWN: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
COWN' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.38
0.15
0.75
Piotroski F-Score: 1
Altman Z-Score: 0.93
Beneish M-Score: -2.53
WACC vs ROIC
24.44%
5.16%
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 : 4/10

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history
Operating Margin % -17.73
COWN's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
84% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.06 vs. COWN: -17.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
COWN' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.66  Med: -25.51 Max: -7.5
Current: -17.73
-59.66
-7.5
Net Margin % -2.59
COWN's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. COWN: -2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
COWN' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -110.98  Med: -7.11 Max: 39.09
Current: -2.59
-110.98
39.09
ROE % -2.50
COWN's ROE % is ranked lower than
81% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. COWN: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
COWN' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.55  Med: -5.04 Max: 28.21
Current: -2.5
-52.55
28.21
ROA % -0.67
COWN's ROA % is ranked lower than
77% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. COWN: -0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
COWN' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.72  Med: -1.85 Max: 7.87
Current: -0.67
-24.72
7.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 38.48
COWN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
62% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.64 vs. COWN: 38.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
COWN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -333.25  Med: -30.68 Max: 379.78
Current: 38.48
-333.25
379.78
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 17.40
COWN's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. COWN: 17.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
COWN' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -5.3 Max: 23.7
Current: 17.4
0
23.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -30.20
COWN's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
87% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. COWN: -30.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
COWN' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -53.9 Max: -30.2
Current: -30.2
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

COWN Guru Trades in Q2 2016

John Rogers 11,414,740 sh (+1.38%)
Ken Fisher 873,660 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 2,395,381 sh (-0.02%)
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Q3 2016

COWN Guru Trades in Q3 2016

John Rogers 12,123,459 sh (+6.21%)
Chuck Royce 2,345,381 sh (-2.09%)
Ken Fisher 679,227 sh (-22.25%)
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Q4 2016

COWN Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 105,422 sh (New)
John Rogers 2,774,161 sh (-8.47%)
Chuck Royce 482,995 sh (-17.63%)
Ken Fisher 89,876 sh (-47.07%)
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Q1 2017

COWN Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Ken Fisher 163,094 sh (+81.47%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Rogers 2,371,942 sh (-14.50%)
Chuck Royce 363,895 sh (-24.66%)
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CWNGP0.000.00A
CWGRP819.986.86A

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets    NAICS: 523110    SIC: 6211
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Traded in other countries:CGI1.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Cowen Group Inc provides alternative investment management, investment banking, research, sales and trading and prime brokerage services through its two business segments: alternative investment and broker-dealer.

Cowen Group is a United States-based company that provides financial services and operates through two segments. The alternative investment segment offers products and solutions including hedge fund strategies, alternative solutions, Ramius trading strategies, and real estate and healthcare royalty partners, in order to address clients' specific needs. The broker-dealer segment offers research, brokerage, and investment banking services to companies and institutional clients. Investment banking services include strategic advisory and capital raising services for companies in specific sectors. The company generates its revenue from the broker-dealer segment. It offers services to clients in different countries.

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Ratios

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Price-to-Owner-Earnings 7.26
COWN's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
99% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 16.44 vs. COWN: 7.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
COWN' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 2.23 Max: 11.52
Current: 7.26
1
11.52
PB Ratio 0.53
COWN's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. COWN: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
COWN' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.53
0.17
1.45
PS Ratio 0.85
COWN's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. COWN: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
COWN' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.13 Max: 3.05
Current: 0.85
0.24
3.05
Current Ratio 2.41
COWN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. COWN: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
COWN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 2.04 Max: 121.15
Current: 2.41
1.06
121.15
Quick Ratio 2.41
COWN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. COWN: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
COWN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 2.04 Max: 121.15
Current: 2.41
1.06
121.15
Days Sales Outstanding 214.02
COWN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
71% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 49.99 vs. COWN: 214.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
COWN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 68.06  Med: 179.39 Max: 224.79
Current: 214.02
68.06
224.79

Buy Back

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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 399.61
COWN's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
99% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. COWN: 399.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
COWN' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 580.26
Current: 399.61
0
580.26
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.30
COWN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. COWN: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
COWN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100.1  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 2.3
-100.1
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 16.97
COWN's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. COWN: 16.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
COWN' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.65 Max: 110.35
Current: 16.97
0.71
110.35
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.59
COWN's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. COWN: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
COWN' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.9
Current: 0.59
0.29
1.9
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.75
COWN's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. COWN: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
COWN' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.99 Max: 2.65
Current: 0.75
0.33
2.65
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -9.59
COWN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. COWN: -9.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
COWN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 15.3 Max: 52650.8
Current: -9.59
0.6
52650.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $485.5
EPS (TTM) $ -0.72
Beta1.67
Short Percentage of Float20.85%
52-Week Range $10.92 - 16.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)27.31
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