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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
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 5.98
COWN's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.29 vs. COWN: 5.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
COWN' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 12.68 Max: No Debt
Current: 5.98
0.65
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.29
COWN's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
70% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. COWN: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
COWN' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.29
0.15
0.75
Debt-to-Equity 0.28
COWN's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
58% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. COWN: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
COWN' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.11 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.28
0
1.25
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.05
COWN's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
63% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. COWN: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
COWN' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.16  Med: -0.17 Max: 12.2
Current: 2.05
-2.16
12.2
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 0.77
Beneish M-Score: -3.54
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
vs
history
Operating Margin % -17.92
COWN's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
87% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 16.57 vs. COWN: -17.92 )
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: -17.92
-59.66
-7.5
Net Margin % 2.29
COWN's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
69% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. COWN: 2.29 )
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: 2.29
-110.98
39.09
ROE % 0.80
COWN's ROE % is ranked lower than
72% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 5.87 vs. COWN: 0.80 )
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: 0.8
-52.55
28.21
ROA % 0.58
COWN's ROA % is ranked lower than
67% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. COWN: 0.58 )
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: 0.58
-24.72
7.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 251.52
COWN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
82% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 19.49 vs. COWN: 251.52 )
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: 251.52
-333.25
379.78
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 17.40
COWN's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 639 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 545 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 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
» COWN's 30-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2018-04-27)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2017

COWN Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Richard Snow 68,890 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 215,366 sh (+32.05%)
John Rogers 1,877,564 sh (-20.84%)
Chuck Royce 62,706 sh (-82.77%)
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Q3 2017

COWN Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Ken Fisher 231,477 sh (+7.48%)
Chuck Royce 62,706 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow 65,047 sh (-5.58%)
John Rogers 1,602,274 sh (-14.66%)
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Q4 2017

COWN Guru Trades in Q4 2017

John Rogers 2,129,096 sh (+32.88%)
Ken Fisher 240,418 sh (+3.86%)
Chuck Royce 62,706 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow 63,157 sh (-2.91%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NAS:COWN

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Rogers 2017-12-31 Add 32.88%0.08%$13.6 - $17.95 $ 14.80-1%2,129,096
Ken Fisher 2017-12-31 Add 3.86%$13.6 - $17.95 $ 14.80-1%240,418
John Rogers 2017-09-30 Reduce -14.66%0.06%Premium Member Access $17.75 $ 14.80-17%1,602,274
John Rogers 2017-09-30 Reduce -14.66%0.05%$15.65 - $17.75 $ 14.80-9%1,602,274
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Add 7.48%$15.65 - $17.75 $ 14.80-9%231,477
John Rogers 2017-06-30 Reduce -20.84%0.09%$13.3 - $16.65 $ 14.80-1%1,877,564
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Add 32.05%$13.3 - $16.65 $ 14.80-1%215,366
John Rogers 2017-03-31 Reduce -14.50%0.07%$12.65 - $16.4 $ 14.800%2,371,942
Ken Fisher 2017-03-31 Add 81.47%$12.65 - $16.4 $ 14.800%163,094
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Preferred stocks of Cowen Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CWNGP.PFD0.000.00A
CWGRP.PFD850.946.61A

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 is a United States-based company. It 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 Inc 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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industry
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history
PE Ratio 74.00
COWN's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 19.76 vs. COWN: 74.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
COWN' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.99  Med: 25.05 Max: 107
Current: 74
2.99
107
PE Ratio without NRI 74.00
COWN's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
87% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 19.74 vs. COWN: 74.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
COWN' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.99  Med: 25.05 Max: 107
Current: 74
2.99
107
PB Ratio 0.52
COWN's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. COWN: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
COWN' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.65 Max: 1.42
Current: 0.52
0.17
1.42
PS Ratio 0.72
COWN's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. COWN: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
COWN' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.12 Max: 3.05
Current: 0.72
0.24
3.05
Current Ratio 1.60
COWN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. COWN: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
COWN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.75 Max: 121.15
Current: 1.6
1.06
121.15
Quick Ratio 1.60
COWN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. COWN: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
COWN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.75 Max: 121.15
Current: 1.6
1.06
121.15
Days Sales Outstanding 28.81
COWN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 52.35 vs. COWN: 28.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
COWN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.81  Med: 179.39 Max: 224.79
Current: 28.81
28.81
224.79

Buy Back

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industry
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history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 399.61
COWN's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
99% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 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
91% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 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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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 5.80
COWN's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. COWN: 5.80 )
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: 1.78 Max: 110.35
Current: 5.8
0.71
110.35
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.61
COWN's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
83% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. COWN: 0.61 )
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: 0.74 Max: 1.9
Current: 0.61
0.29
1.9
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.68
COWN's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. COWN: 0.68 )
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: 0.95 Max: 2.67
Current: 0.68
0.33
2.67
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.42
COWN's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
57% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. COWN: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
COWN' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.83 Max: 2.14
Current: 1.42
0.33
2.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -14.33
COWN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
89% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. COWN: -14.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
COWN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -900.3  Med: -0.8 Max: 52650.8
Current: -14.33
-900.3
52650.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $576.60
EPS (TTM) $ 0.20
Beta1.26
Short Percentage of Float21.90%
52-Week Range $11.63 - 18.25
Shares Outstanding (Mil)31.09

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 44
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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