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GreenSky Sloan Ratio %

: -14.72% (As of Sep. 2021)
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Richard Sloan from the University of Michigan was first to document what is referred to as the "accrual anomaly". His 1996 paper found that shares of companies with small or negative accruals vastly outperform (+10%) those of companies with large ones.

GreenSky's Sloan Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was -14.72%.

Warning Sign:

When Sloan Ratio (32.34)% higher than 25% or lower than -25%, earnings are more likely to be made up of accruals.

As of Sep. 2021, GreenSky has a Sloan Ratio of -14.72%, indicating earnings are more likely to be made up of accruals.


GreenSky Sloan Ratio % Historical Data

The historical data trend for GreenSky's Sloan Ratio % 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.

GreenSky Annual Data
Trend Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Sloan Ratio %
Premium Member Only 2.38 -3.80 -28.10 -11.14 32.34

GreenSky Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Sloan Ratio % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 28.93 32.34 21.84 -7.58 -14.72

Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Infrastructure subindustry, GreenSky's Sloan Ratio %, along with its competitors' market caps and Sloan Ratio % 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.

   

GreenSky Sloan Ratio % Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, GreenSky's Sloan Ratio % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where GreenSky's Sloan Ratio % falls into.



GreenSky Sloan Ratio % Calculation

Earnings contain a lot of non cash earnings which is called accruals. The Sloan ratio is a way to identify firms with low non-cash or accrual-derived earnings relative to their cash flow.

GreenSky's Sloan Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

Sloan Ratio=(Net Income (A: Dec. 2020 )-Cash Flow from Operations (A: Dec. 2020 )
-Cash Flow from Investing (A: Dec. 2020 ))/Total Assets (A: Dec. 2020 )
=(9.965--468.101
--14.567)/1523.073
=32.34%

GreenSky's Sloan Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as

Sloan Ratio=(Net Income (TTM)-Cash Flow from Operations (TTM})
-Cash Flow from Investing (TTM))/Total Assets (Q: Sep. 2021 )
=(42.722-263.245
--13.758)/1405.02
=-14.72%

GreenSky's Net Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was 8.205 (Dec. 2020 ) + 3.798 (Mar. 2021 ) + 16.33 (Jun. 2021 ) + 14.389 (Sep. 2021 ) = $42.7 Mil.
GreenSky's Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was -37.609 (Dec. 2020 ) + 245.135 (Mar. 2021 ) + 31.128 (Jun. 2021 ) + 24.591 (Sep. 2021 ) = $263.2 Mil.
GreenSky's Cash Flow from Investing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was -2.447 (Dec. 2020 ) + -3.452 (Mar. 2021 ) + -3.909 (Jun. 2021 ) + -3.95 (Sep. 2021 ) = $-13.8 Mil.

* 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.


GreenSky  (NAS:GSKY) Sloan Ratio % Explanation

A former University of Michigan researcher, Richard Sloan's 1996 paper found that shares of companies with small or negative accruals vastly outperform (+10%) those of companies with large ones. In fact, for the 40-year period between 1962 and 2001, buying the lowest accrual companies and shorting the highest accrual companies resulted in an average annual compounded return of 18%, more than double the S&P 500's 7.4% annual return over the same period.

According to How to Beat the Market with the Sloan Ratio:

If the Sloan Ratio is between -10% and 10%, the company is in the safe zone and there is no funny business with accruals.

If the Sloan Ratio is less than between -25% and -10% on the negative side, and between 10% and 25% on the positive side, this is a warning stage of accrual build up.

If the Sloan Ratio is less than -25% or greater than 25%, and this ratio is consistent over several quarters or even years, be careful. Earnings are highly likely to be made up of accruals.

As of Sep. 2021, GreenSky has a Sloan Ratio of -14.72%, indicating earnings are more likely to be made up of accruals.


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GreenSky Business Description

GreenSky logo
Industry
Technology » Software NAICS : 511210 SIC : 7379
Traded in Other Exchanges
N/A
Address
5565 Glenridge Connector, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA, USA, 30342
GreenSky Inc operates as a technology company. The company offers a proprietary technology infrastructure platform to supports the full transaction lifecycle, including credit application, underwriting, and real-time allocation. Its platform caters to merchants, consumers, and banks.
Executives
Kevin Goldstein officer: EVP - Chief Credit Officer 5565 GLENRIDGE CONNECTOR SUITE 700 ATLANTA 2Q 30342
Kang Andrew officer: EVP and CFO 5565 GLENRIDGE CONNECTOR SUITE 700 ATLANTA GA 30342
Nagy Angela M officer: SVP, Chief Accounting Officer 1155 PERIMETER CENTER WEST ATLANTA GA 30338
Freishtat Gregg Steven director 5860 WINTERTHUR DRIVE ATLANTA GA 30328
Sheft Robert director, 10 percent owner 623 FIFTH AVENUE 26TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10022
Babbit Joel M. director 3120 BRECKINRIDGE BLVD. DULUTH GA 30099
Bacci Arthur J director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: BACCI ARTHUR J a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Coulter James G other: Former 10% Owner 301 COMMERCE STREET SUITE 3300 FORT WORTH TX 76102
Tpg Growth Ii Advisors, Inc. other: Former 10% Owner 301 COMMERCE STREET SUITE 3300 FORT WORTH TX 76102
Bonderman David other: Former 10% Owner 301 COMMERCE STREET SUITE 3300 FORT WORTH TX 76102
Rickard Lois Elizabeth officer: Chief Human Resources Officer 1230 PEACHTREE ST NE SUITE 1000 ATLANTA GA 30309
Fox Steven E officer: EVP - Chief Legal Officer 229 PEACHTREE ST NE 2700 INTERNATIONAL TOWER ATLANTA GA 303031603
Vastani Minaz officer: Chief Technology Officer 5565 GLENRIDGE CONNECTOR, SUITE 700 ATLANTA GA 30342
Gupta Ritesh officer: EVP, Operations 5565 GLENRIDGE CONNECTOR SUITE 700 ATLANTA GA 30342
Kelly Dennis I officer: President, Patient Solutions 10720 SIKES PL STE 300 CHARLOTTE NC 28277

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