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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
NAS:ASFI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. NAS:ASFI: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:ASFI' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.31 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
0
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.98
NAS:ASFI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. NAS:ASFI: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:ASFI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.98
0.13
0.98
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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Net Margin % 30.22
NAS:ASFI's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
80% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.22 vs. NAS:ASFI: 30.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:ASFI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -146.56  Med: 11.56 Max: 30.78
Current: 30.22
-146.56
30.78
ROE % 9.08
NAS:ASFI's ROE % is ranked lower than
79% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. NAS:ASFI: 9.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:ASFI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.77  Med: 2.53 Max: 9.08
Current: 9.08
-44.77
9.08
ROA % 8.85
NAS:ASFI's ROA % is ranked lower than
78% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. NAS:ASFI: 8.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:ASFI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.51  Med: 1.86 Max: 8.85
Current: 8.85
-23.51
8.85
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 30.20
NAS:ASFI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. NAS:ASFI: 30.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:ASFI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.1  Med: 8.5 Max: 151.1
Current: 30.2
-30.1
151.1
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2019-04-02 Est.)


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Q1 2018

ASFI Guru Trades in Q1 2018

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ASFI Guru Trades in Q2 2018

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Business Description

Industry: Credit Services » Credit Services    NAICS: 561440    SIC: 6153
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Headquarter Location:USA
Asta Funding Inc through its subsidiaries is engaged in the business of acquiring, managing, servicing and recovering on portfolios of consumer receivables.

Asta Funding Inc is a US-based company engaged in the business of acquiring, managing, servicing and recovering on portfolios of consumer receivables. It has organized its business into four segments: Consumer Receivables, Personal Injury Claims, Structured Settlements and Disability Advocacy. Its business activity involves purchasing, managing for its own account and servicing distressed consumer receivables, including charged-off receivables, semi-performing receivables and performing receivables, purchasing interests in personal injury claims from claimants who are a party to personal injury litigation, purchasing periodic structured settlements and annuity policies from individuals in exchange for a lump sum payment.

Ratios

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PE Ratio 4.06
ASFI's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.14 vs. ASFI: 4.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ASFI' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.23  Med: 20.36 Max: 283.33
Current: 4.06
3.23
283.33
PE Ratio without NRI 4.06
ASFI's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
96% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.11 vs. ASFI: 4.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ASFI' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.23  Med: 22.83 Max: 449.5
Current: 4.06
3.23
449.5
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 3.41
ASFI's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. ASFI: 3.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ASFI' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.92  Med: 8.89 Max: 92.75
Current: 3.41
1.92
92.75
PB Ratio 0.38
ASFI's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. ASFI: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ASFI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.38
0.07
0.91
PS Ratio 1.22
ASFI's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. ASFI: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ASFI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 2.94 Max: 157.72
Current: 1.22
0.18
157.72
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 6.32
ASFI's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.52 vs. ASFI: 6.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ASFI' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 6.01 Max: 22.16
Current: 6.32
0.35
22.16
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 6.32
ASFI's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.24 vs. ASFI: 6.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ASFI' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 5.97 Max: 22.03
Current: 6.32
0.35
22.03

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 19.60
ASFI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.70 vs. ASFI: 19.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ASFI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.1  Med: -1.1 Max: 20.1
Current: 19.6
-22.1
20.1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 0.81
ASFI's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ASFI: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
ASFI' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 6.64 Max: 31.2
Current: 0.81
0.63
31.2
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.38
ASFI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
94% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. ASFI: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ASFI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.81 Max: 4.56
Current: 0.38
0.15
4.56
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.02
ASFI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. ASFI: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ASFI' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.6 Max: 2.03
Current: 2.02
0.06
2.03
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.41
ASFI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ASFI: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ASFI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.02 Max: 49.29
Current: 0.41
0.16
49.29
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.26
ASFI's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
79% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. ASFI: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ASFI' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.86 Max: 3.35
Current: 0.26
0.23
3.35

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $26.48
EPS (TTM) $ 1.19
Beta-0.17
Volatility45.82%
52-Week Range $2.80 - 10.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)6.69

Piotroski F-Score Details

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Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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