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Asta Funding Inc
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Open

8.20

Previous Close

8.08

Volume (Avg)

14.25k (11.06k)

Day's Range

8.09-8.29

52Wk Range

7.81-8.77

Market Cap.

104.92M

Dividend Rate ( Yield )

-

Beta

0.05

Shares Outstanding

12.99M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

9.44 (0.86)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Business Services
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Not Available
    • Revenue

    • 41.11M

    • Net Income

    • 2.74M

    • Market Cap.

    • 104.92M

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 17.30

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.14

    • Beta

    • 0.05

    • Forward P/E

    • 11.75

    • Price/Sales

    • 1.67

    • Price/Book Value

    • 0.59

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 7.72

      • EBITDA

      • 4.75M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 5.17

      • Return on Equity %

      • 6.49

      • Return on Assets %

      • 5.17

      • Book Value/Share

      • 13.95

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 12.99M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.08 (12/20/2012)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 12/13/2012

      Analyst Recommendation
      -
      Not Available
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • -

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 0

        • EPS Estimate

        • -

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • -

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 195.20

          • 10.74

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • -72.70

          • 16.56

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -

          • 20.14

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -15.89

          • 11.94

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -20.90

          • 6.45

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -12.94

          • 9.03

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • -

            • 48.06

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 28.11

            • 18.54

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 17.30

            • 12.44

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • -

            • 46.52

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • -26.20

            • 17.56

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • -16.40

            • 41.09B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.15

              • 0.81

              • Current Ratio

              • -

              • 1.22

              • Quick Ratio

              • -

              • 0.54

              • Interest Coverage

              • -

              • 5.84

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 1.18

              • 4.02

              • Book Value/Share

              • 13.95

              • 8.73

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 9.43

                • 26.18

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 12.26

                • 810.64

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 7.01

                • 363.00

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 1.63

                • 1.27

                • Price/Book Value

                • 0.58

                • 4.67

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 7.72

                • 12.61

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 0.00

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 12/13/2012

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 12/20/2012

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 6.49

                        (-5.80)

                      • 25.78

                        (25.18)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 5.17

                        (-2.60)

                      • 6.41

                        (5.56)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 5.41

                        (-3.50)

                      • 10.43

                        (14.31)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 156.94k

                      • 11.56k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • -

                      • 12.70

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.30

                      • 0.52

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      4.31M
                      Operating Margin
                      10.48
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      7.72
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      64.31%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      50.66%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      18.35%

                      Float

                      69.56%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      9.86%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Peters MacGregor Global

                      •  

                        460,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 3.55

                      • DFA US Small Cap Value II Portfolio

                      •  

                        222,408

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.71

                      • RBC Enterprise Fund

                      •  

                        205,300

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.58

                      • Pinnacle Value Fund

                      •  

                        170,687

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.31

                      • Chou Opportunity

                      •  

                        157,480

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.21

                      • Vanguard Extended Market Index Fund

                      •  

                        154,316

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.19

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        129,928

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.00

                      • Bridgeway Ultra Small Company Market

                      •  

                        122,300

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.94

                      • DFA US Targeted Value Portfolio

                      •  

                        60,415

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.47

                      • RBC Microcap Value Fund

                      •  

                        59,500

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.46

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Mangrove Partners

                      •  

                        967,770

                      • 0.00%

                      • 7.45

                      • Asta Group Inc

                      •  

                        842,000

                      • 0.00%

                      • 6.49

                      • Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.

                      •  

                        719,267

                      • +0.27%

                      • 5.54

                      • Stern Family Investors LLC

                      •  

                        692,000

                      • 0.00%

                      • 5.33

                      • Royal Bank Of Canada

                      •  

                        573,096

                      • -6.07%

                      • 4.41

                      • PetersMacgregor Capital Management

                      •  

                        460,000

                      • 0.00%

                      • 3.55

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        325,732

                      • 0.00%

                      • 2.51

                      • RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.) Inc.

                      •  

                        299,927

                      • -2.03%

                      • 2.31

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Industrials

                      Industry

                      Business Services

                      Type

                      Cyclical

                      Style

                      Small Core

                      Asta Funding, Inc. was incorporated in New Jersey on July 7, 1994 and was reincorporated in Delaware on October 12, 1995, as the result of a merger with a Delaware corporation. The Company together with its wholly owned operating sub...moresidiaries is engaged in the business of acquiring, managing, servicing and recovering on portfolios of consumer receivables. These portfolios generally consist of various consumer receivables such as charged-off receivables which accounts that have been written-off by the originators and may have been previously serviced by collection agencies; semi-performing receivables which accounts where the debtor is currently making partial or irregular monthly payments, but the accounts may have been written-off by the originators; and Performing receivables which accounts where ...morethe debtor is making regular monthly payments that may or may not have been delinquent in the past. A large portion of its distressed consumer receivables are MasterCard®, Visa® and other credit card accounts which were charged-off by the issuers or providers for non-payment. The business is subject to extensive federal and state regulations.lessless

                      Key People

                      Mr. Gary Stern

                      CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director/President

                      Mr. Arthur Stern

                      Chairman Emeritus/Director/Founder

                      Mr. Robert J. Michel

                      CFO/Chief Accounting Officer/Secretary

                      Mr. David Slackman

                      Director

                      Mr. Harvey Leibowitz

                      Director

                      • Asta Funding Inc

                      • 210 Sylvan Avenue

                      • Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 201 567-5648

                      • Fax: +1 201 569-6198

                      • astafunding.com

                      Incorporated

                      1994

                      Employees

                      72

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