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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.19
NAS:ASFI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. NAS:ASFI: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:ASFI' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.27 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.19
0
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.57
NAS:ASFI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. NAS:ASFI: 0.57 )
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: 0.68 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.57
0.13
0.94
Debt-to-Equity 0.70
NAS:ASFI's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
65% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. NAS:ASFI: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NAS:ASFI' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.4 Max: 10.63
Current: 0.7
0.01
10.63
Debt-to-EBITDA -46.99
NAS:ASFI's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. NAS:ASFI: -46.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NAS:ASFI' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.99  Med: 4.41 Max: 13.85
Current: -46.99
-46.99
13.85
Beneish M-Score: -2.92
WACC vs ROIC
4.21%
0.30%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -4.88
NAS:ASFI's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
85% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.77 vs. NAS:ASFI: -4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:ASFI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -154.57  Med: 17.04 Max: 71.8
Current: -4.88
-154.57
71.8
Net Margin % -1.60
NAS:ASFI's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
81% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.62 vs. NAS:ASFI: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:ASFI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -146.56  Med: 9.54 Max: 42.66
Current: -1.6
-146.56
42.66
ROE % -0.45
NAS:ASFI's ROE % is ranked lower than
81% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.96 vs. NAS:ASFI: -0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:ASFI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.77  Med: 3.48 Max: 24.78
Current: -0.45
-44.77
24.78
ROA % -0.30
NAS:ASFI's ROA % is ranked lower than
79% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. NAS:ASFI: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:ASFI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.51  Med: 2.21 Max: 12.04
Current: -0.3
-23.51
12.04
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 15.00
NAS:ASFI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. NAS:ASFI: 15.00 )
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: 12.7 Max: 151.1
Current: 15
-30.1
151.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 58.00
NAS:ASFI's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. NAS:ASFI: 58.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:ASFI' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 16.35 Max: 117.3
Current: 58
0
117.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 61.30
NAS:ASFI's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. NAS:ASFI: 61.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NAS:ASFI' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.5  Med: 15.7 Max: 300
Current: 61.3
-60.5
300
GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Signs with Asta Funding Inc NAS:ASFI.
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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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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 990.00
NAS:ASFI's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.03 vs. NAS:ASFI: 990.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
NAS:ASFI' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.23  Med: 20 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 990
3.23
99999999.99
PE Ratio without NRI 990.00
NAS:ASFI's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
98% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.03 vs. NAS:ASFI: 990.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
NAS:ASFI' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.23  Med: 20 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 990
3.23
99999999.99
PB Ratio 0.55
NAS:ASFI's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. NAS:ASFI: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NAS:ASFI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.64 Max: 2.93
Current: 0.55
0.07
2.93
PS Ratio 2.20
NAS:ASFI's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. NAS:ASFI: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NAS:ASFI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 2.65 Max: 6.03
Current: 2.2
0.18
6.03
EV-to-EBIT -62.61
NAS:ASFI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.93 vs. NAS:ASFI: -62.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NAS:ASFI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -105.5  Med: 10.4 Max: 134.4
Current: -62.61
-105.5
134.4
EV-to-EBITDA -73.61
NAS:ASFI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.84 vs. NAS:ASFI: -73.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NAS:ASFI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -158.3  Med: 10.1 Max: 97.9
Current: -73.61
-158.3
97.9
EV-to-Revenue 3.04
NAS:ASFI's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
72% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. NAS:ASFI: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
NAS:ASFI' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 3.3 Max: 9.5
Current: 3.04
1.7
9.5

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
NAS:ASFI's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. NAS:ASFI: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
NAS:ASFI' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -100 Max: 85.7
Current: -100
0
85.7
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.89
NAS:ASFI's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
81% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. NAS:ASFI: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
NAS:ASFI' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.97 Max: 12.84
Current: 0.89
0.36
12.84
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.90
NAS:ASFI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.90 vs. NAS:ASFI: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NAS:ASFI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.1  Med: -1.2 Max: 4.5
Current: 2.9
-22.1
4.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.55
NAS:ASFI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. NAS:ASFI: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
NAS:ASFI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.84 Max: 4.56
Current: 0.55
0.15
4.56
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.61
NAS:ASFI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. NAS:ASFI: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
NAS:ASFI' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.39 Max: 1.72
Current: 0.61
0.06
1.72
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.82
NAS:ASFI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. NAS:ASFI: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NAS:ASFI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.95 Max: 3.02
Current: 0.82
0.17
3.02
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.49
NAS:ASFI's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. NAS:ASFI: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
NAS:ASFI' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.55 Max: 1.55
Current: 1.49
0
1.55
Price-to-Graham-Number 4.93
NAS:ASFI's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
92% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. NAS:ASFI: 4.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
NAS:ASFI' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.85 Max: 5.1
Current: 4.93
0.31
5.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -1.57
NAS:ASFI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
85% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. NAS:ASFI: -1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:ASFI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.9  Med: 5.4 Max: 18.9
Current: -1.57
-69.9
18.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 39.33
NAS:ASFI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
88% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. NAS:ASFI: 39.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
NAS:ASFI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 37.6 Max: 266.2
Current: 39.33
1.8
266.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $44.12
EPS (TTM) $ 0.01
Beta0.30
Short Percentage of Float0.67%
52-Week Range $6.15 - 11.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)6.62

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: ----
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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