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Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Beneish M-Score

: 0.00 (As of Today)
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The zones of discrimination for M-Score is as such:

An M-Score of equal or less than -1.78 suggests that the company is unlikely to be a manipulator.
An M-Score of greater than -1.78 signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.

The historical rank and industry rank for Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund's Beneish M-Score or its related term are showing as below:

During the past 4 years, the highest Beneish M-Score of Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund was 0.00. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 0.00.


Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Beneish M-Score Historical Data

The historical data trend for Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund's Beneish M-Score can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Annual Data
Trend Jun18 Jun19 Jun20 Jun21
Beneish M-Score
- - - -

Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Semi-Annual Data
Dec17 Jun18 Dec18 Jun19 Dec19 Jun20 Dec20 Jun21
Beneish M-Score Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only - - - - -

Competitive Comparison

For the Asset Management subindustry, Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund's Beneish M-Score, along with its competitors' market caps and Beneish M-Score data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Beneish M-Score Distribution

For the Asset Management industry and Financial Services sector, Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund's Beneish M-Score distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund's Beneish M-Score falls into.



Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Beneish M-Score Calculation

The M-score was created by Professor Messod Beneish. Instead of measuring the bankruptcy risk (Altman Z-Score) or business trend (Piotroski F-Score), M-score can be used to detect the risk of earnings manipulation. This is the original research paper on M-score.

The M-Score Variables:

The M-score of Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund for today is based on a combination of the following eight different indices:

M=-4.84+0.92 * DSRI+0.528 * GMI+0.404 * AQI+0.892 * SGI+0.115 * DEPI
=-4.84+0.92 * +0.528 * +0.404 * +0.892 * +0.115 *
-0.172 * SGAI+4.679 * TATA-0.327 * LVGI
-0.172 * +4.679 * -0.327 *
=

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

This Year (Jun21) TTM:Last Year (Jun20) TTM:
Accounts Receivable was $ Mil.
Revenue was $ Mil.
Gross Profit was $ Mil.
Total Current Assets was $ Mil.
Total Assets was $ Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $ Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $ Mil.
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $ Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $ Mil.
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $ Mil.
Net Income was $ Mil.
Gross Profit was $ Mil.
Cash Flow from Operations was $ Mil.
Accounts Receivable was $ Mil.
Revenue was $ Mil.
Gross Profit was $ Mil.
Total Current Assets was $ Mil.
Total Assets was $ Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $ Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $ Mil.
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $ Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $ Mil.
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $ Mil.




1. DSRI = Days Sales in Receivables Index

Measured as the ratio of Revenue in Accounts Receivable in year t to year t-1.

A large increase in DSR could be indicative of revenue inflation.

DSRI=(Receivables_t / Revenue_t) / (Receivables_t-1 / Revenue_t-1)
=( / ) / ( / -10.483)
= /
=

2. GMI = Gross Margin Index

Measured as the ratio of gross margin in year t-1 to gross margin in year t.

Gross margin has deteriorated when this index is above 1. A firm with poorer prospects is more likely to manipulate earnings.

GMI=GrossMargin_t-1 / GrossMargin_t
=(GrossProfit_t-1 / Revenue_t-1) / (GrossProfit_t / Revenue_t)
=( / -10.483) / ( / )
= /
=

3. AQI = Asset Quality Index

AQI is the ratio of asset quality in year t to year t-1.

Asset quality is measured as the ratio of non-current assets other than Property, Plant and Equipment to Total Assets.

AQI=(1 - (CurrentAssets_t + PPE_t) / TotalAssets_t) / (1 - (CurrentAssets_t-1 + PPE_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=(1 - ( + 0) / ) / (1 - ( + 0) / )
= /
=

4. SGI = Sales Growth Index

Ratio of Revenue in year t to sales in year t-1.

Sales growth is not itself a measure of manipulation. However, growth companies are likely to find themselves under pressure to manipulate in order to keep up appearances.

SGI=Sales_t / Sales_t-1
=Revenue_t / Revenue_t-1
= / -10.483
=

5. DEPI = Depreciation Index

Measured as the ratio of the rate of Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization in year t-1 to the corresponding rate in year t.

DEPI greater than 1 indicates that assets are being depreciated at a slower rate. This suggests that the firm might be revising useful asset life assumptions upwards, or adopting a new method that is income friendly.

DEPI=(Depreciation_t-1 / (Depreciaton_t-1 + PPE_t-1)) / (Depreciation_t / (Depreciaton_t + PPE_t))
=(0 / (0 + 0)) / (0 / (0 + 0))
= /
=

Note: If the Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization data is not available, we assume that the depreciation rate is constant and set the Depreciation Index to 1.

6. SGAI = Sales, General and Administrative expenses Index

The ratio of Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) to Sales in year t relative to year t-1.

SGA expenses index > 1 means that the company is becoming less efficient in generate sales.

SGAI=(SGA_t / Sales_t) / (SGA_t-1 /Sales_t-1)
=( / ) / ( / -10.483)
= /
=

7. LVGI = Leverage Index

The ratio of total debt to Total Assets in year t relative to yeat t-1.

An LVGI > 1 indicates an increase in leverage

LVGI=((LTD_t + CurrentLiabilities_t) / TotalAssets_t) / ((LTD_t-1 + CurrentLiabilities_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=(( + ) / ) / (( + ) / )
= /
=

8. TATA = Total Accruals to Total Assets

Total accruals calculated as the change in working capital accounts other than cash less depreciation.

TATA=(IncomefromContinuingOperations_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(NetIncome_t - NonOperatingIncome_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=( - - ) /
=

An M-Score of equal or less than -1.78 suggests that the company is unlikely to be a manipulator. An M-Score of greater than -1.78 signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.


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Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Business Description

Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund logo
Industry
Financial Services » Asset Management NAICS : 523920 SIC : 6282
Traded in Other Exchanges
N/A
Address
119 Washington Avenue, Suite 504, Miami Beach, FL, USA, 33139
Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Inc operates as a closed-end management investment company. The company's investment objective is to obtain long-term capital appreciation. The firm offers customized discretionary account management and fund management services to individual and institutional investors. The fund invests in equity and equity-linked securities of public and private companies, including United States-based companies, whose securities are traded principally on a stock exchange in a Caribbean Basin Country. The fund's revenue source is primarily through the dividends it receives. Its investments are geographically allocated majorly in the United States followed by Puerto Rico, Mexico and other countries.
Executives
Goldstein Phillip 10 percent owner 60 HERITAGE DRIVE PLEASANTVILLE NY 10570
Herzfeld Thomas J director THE HERZFELD CARIBBEAN BASIN FUND INC 119 WASHINGTON AVENUE, SUITE 504 MIAMI BEACH FL 33139
Gondor Cecilia L director THE HERZFELD CARIBBEAN BASIN FUND INC 119 WASHINGTON AVENUE, SUITE 504 MIAMI BEACH FL 33139
Richmond Zachary Paul officer: Treasurer C/O ULTIMUS FUND SOLUTIONS, LLC 225 PICTORIA DRIVE, SUITE 450 CINCINNATI OH 45246
Herzfeld Erik Mervin officer: President 119 WASHINGTON AVE. SUITE 504 MIAMI BEACH FL 33139
Paylor Ryan M other: Portfolio Manager C/O THOMAS J. HERZFELD ADVISORS INC. 119 WASHINGTON AVE., SUITE 504 MIAMI BEACH FL 33139
Tham Alice officer: Secretary C/O THOMAS J. HERZFELD ADVISORS, INC. 119 WASHINGTON AVE., SUITE 504 MIAMI BEACH FL 33139
Morgan Thomas K officer: CCO C/O THOMAS J. HERZFELD ADVISORS, INC. 119 WASHINGTON AVE MIAMI BEACH FL 33139
Oro Jose Raphael other: Former Access Person 17 OLD ORCHARD ROAD NORTH HAVEN CT 06473
Babun Teofilo Abraham other: Former Access Person 119 WASHINGTON AVENUE SUITE 504 MIAMI BEACH FL 33139
Lieff Ann S director PO BOX 4210 EDWARDS CO 81632
Tatum Kay W director 2042 FISHER ISLAND DRIVE FISHER ISLAND FL 33109
Gelety John A director 200 SOUTH BISCAYNE BLVD STE 2700 MIAMI FL 33131
Rubin Michael A director, other: Former Director 420 SOUTH DIXIE HIGHWAY STE 4-B CORAL GABLES FL 33176
Lee Reanna J.m. officer: Secretary/Treasurer/CCO 119 WASHINGTON AVE, STE 504 MIAMI BEACH FL 33139
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