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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.50
ABC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. ABC: 0.50 )
ABC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.5

Equity to Asset 0.11
ABC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. ABC: 0.11 )
ABC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.36   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.11

-0.36
0.38
Interest Coverage 11.97
ABC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
67% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. ABC: 11.97 )
ABC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.87   Max: 60.07
Current: 11.97

1.87
60.07
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.81
M-Score: -1.82
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.02
ABC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. ABC: 1.02 )
ABC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 2.09
Current: 1.02

1.02
2.09
Net-margin (%) 0.49
ABC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. ABC: 0.49 )
ABC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.49

0.22
0.92
ROE (%) 18.70
ABC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9.25 vs. ABC: 18.70 )
ABC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.41   Max: 336.36
Current: 18.7

4.41
336.36
ROA (%) 2.29
ABC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. ABC: 2.29 )
ABC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 4.72
Current: 2.29

1.22
4.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 111.80
ABC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 34.71 vs. ABC: 111.80 )
ABC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 13.15   Max: 176.38
Current: 111.8

13.15
176.38
Revenue Growth (%) 11.30
ABC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. ABC: 11.30 )
ABC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 28.5
Current: 11.3

0
28.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 2.70
ABC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. ABC: 2.70 )
ABC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -40.6   Max: 150.2
Current: 2.7

-40.6
150.2
EPS Growth (%) -1.80
ABC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. ABC: -1.80 )
ABC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.1   Max: 36.2
Current: -1.8

-4.1
36.2
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

ABC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Larry Robbins 2,175,876 sh (+20.71%)
Steven Cohen 10,751 sh (+14.89%)
Ken Fisher 258,089 sh (+13.31%)
John Hussman Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 80,605 sh (-13.18%)
John Keeley 121,097 sh (-13.3%)
Jeremy Grantham 535,510 sh (-21.34%)
Ray Dalio 27,645 sh (-58.27%)
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Q3 2013

ABC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 470,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 45,889 sh (+65.99%)
Steven Cohen 15,317 sh (+42.47%)
Ken Fisher 266,703 sh (+3.34%)
John Keeley 91,863 sh (-24.14%)
Jeremy Grantham 353,374 sh (-34.01%)
Larry Robbins 1,425,876 sh (-34.47%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,543 sh (-95.6%)
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Q4 2013

ABC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 24,457 sh (+59.67%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
John Keeley 89,490 sh (-2.58%)
Ken Fisher 189,305 sh (-29.02%)
Jeremy Grantham 76,832 sh (-78.26%)
Ray Dalio 5,289 sh (-88.47%)
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Q1 2014

ABC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 13,509 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 6,078 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 6,132 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 29,089 sh (+449.99%)
Ken Fisher 183,543 sh (-3.04%)
John Keeley 77,330 sh (-13.59%)
Steven Cohen 16,574 sh (-32.23%)
Jeremy Grantham 38,500 sh (-49.89%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ABC

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$64.11 - $71.38 $ 76.3712%6078
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Add 449.99%0.01%$64.11 - $71.38 $ 76.3712%29089
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Reduce -88.47%0.02%$61.19 - $70.89 $ 76.3714%5289
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$61.19 - $70.89 $ 76.3714%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -95.6%0.18%$54.83 - $62.23 $ 76.3731%3543
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Reduce -24.14%0.03%$54.83 - $62.23 $ 76.3731%91863
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Add 65.99%0.01%$54.83 - $62.23 $ 76.3731%45889
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.19%$51.64 - $56.3 $ 76.3741%0
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Reduce -58.27%0.02%$51.64 - $56.3 $ 76.3741%27645
John Hussman 2013-03-31 New Buy0.19%$43.18 - $51.45 $ 76.3763%100000
John Keeley 2013-03-31 New Buy0.14%$43.18 - $51.45 $ 76.3763%139667
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -22.53%0.07%$43.18 - $51.45 $ 76.3763%92842
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Reduce -39.33%0.02%$43.18 - $51.45 $ 76.3763%66255
John Keeley 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.16%$39.03 - $43.91 $ 76.3786%0
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 Reduce -46.47%0.05%$39.03 - $43.91 $ 76.3786%109210
John Keeley 2012-09-30 Reduce -65.63%0.32%$37.36 - $39.78 $ 76.3797%185401
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Reduce -26.38%0.16%$35.7 - $39.61 $ 76.37105%539491
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Reduce -24.62%0.05%$35.7 - $39.61 $ 76.37105%248910
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Reduce -25.12%0.19%$36.19 - $40.09 $ 76.37115%732766
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 76.09%0.19%$36.19 - $40.09 $ 76.37115%128834
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 Add 103.82%0.1%$36.19 - $40.09 $ 76.37115%330210
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 106.08%0.17%$35.57 - $42.08 $ 76.37102%73162
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 New Buy0.1%$35.57 - $42.08 $ 76.37102%162010
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 23.76%0.04%$34.63 - $43.09 $ 76.3794%35502
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$34.63 - $43.09 $ 76.3795%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Reduce -24.14%0.11%$39.5 - $42.44 $ 76.3786%28687
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 41.10
ABC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
54% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 30.20 vs. ABC: 41.10 )
ABC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.12   Max: 55.43
Current: 41.1

11.12
55.43
P/B 8.10
ABC's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. ABC: 8.10 )
ABC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 8.1
Current: 8.1

1.24
8.1
P/S 0.20
ABC's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. ABC: 0.20 )
ABC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.2
Current: 0.2

0.07
0.2
EV-to-EBIT 24.09
ABC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 22.16 vs. ABC: 24.09 )
ABC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 25.4
Current: 24.09

6.6
25.4
PEG 4.90
ABC's PEG is ranked higher than
70% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.08 vs. ABC: 4.90 )
ABC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 26.56
Current: 4.9

0.44
26.56
Shiller P/E 36.10
ABC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 81.32 vs. ABC: 36.10 )
ABC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.63   Max: 36.1
Current: 36.1

13.63
36.1
Current Ratio 0.96
ABC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. ABC: 0.96 )
ABC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 1.74
Current: 0.96

0.96
1.74
Quick Ratio 0.44
ABC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. ABC: 0.44 )
ABC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.44

0.37
0.71

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.20
ABC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
64% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. ABC: 1.20 )
ABC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 1.44
Current: 1.2

0.11
1.44
Dividend Payout 0.61
ABC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
84% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ABC: 0.61 )
ABC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 1.38
Current: 0.61

0.02
1.38
Dividend growth (3y) 37.90
ABC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.70 vs. ABC: 37.90 )
ABC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 81.7
Current: 37.9

0
81.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.12
ABC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
85% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. ABC: 6.12 )
ABC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 7.34
Current: 6.12

0.56
7.34
Share Buyback Rate 6.40
ABC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. ABC: 6.40 )
ABC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 10   Max: -30.6
Current: 6.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
ABC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. ABC: 1.70 )
ABC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 8.94
Current: 1.7

0.47
8.94
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
ABC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. ABC: 1.30 )
ABC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 2.08
Current: 1.3

0.54
2.08
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 5.60
ABC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ABC: 5.60 )
ABC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 4.79
Current: 5.6

0.51
4.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.10
ABC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. ABC: 4.10 )
ABC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 15.2
Current: 4.1

3.9
15.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 13.52
ABC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
64% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.14 vs. ABC: 13.52 )
ABC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 30.1
Current: 13.52

6.7
30.1

Business Description

Industry: Medical Distribution » Medical Distribution
Compare:MCK, CAH, SHTDF, HSIC, PDCO » details
Traded in other countries:ABG.Germany
AmerisourceBergen Corp is a Delaware Corporation and was formed in 2001. It is a pharmaceutical services company, with operations mainly in the United States and Canada. Servicing both healthcare providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers in the pharmaceutical supply channel, it provides drug distribution and related services designed to reduce costs and improve patient outcomes. The Company distributes a comprehensive offering of brand-name and generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter healthcare products, home healthcare supplies and equipment, and related services to a wide variety of healthcare providers mainly located in the United States and Canada, including acute care hospitals and health systems, independent and chain retail pharmacies, mail order pharmacies, medical and dialysis clinics, physicians, long-term care and other alternate site pharmacies, and other customers. The Company also provides pharmacy services to certain specialty drug patients. Additionally, it furnishes healthcare providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers with an assortment of related services, including pharmaceutical packaging, pharmacy automation, inventory management, reimbursement and pharmaceutical consulting services, logistics services, and pharmacy management. It currently serves its customers (healthcare providers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and certain specialty drug patients) through a geographically diverse network of distribution service centers and other operations in the United States and Canada, and through packaging facilities in the United States and the United Kingdom. The Company's largest national competitors are Cardinal Health, Inc. (Cardinal) and McKesson Corporation (McKesson). It is subject to oversight by various federal and state governmental entities and it is subject to, and affected by, a variety of federal and state laws, regulations and policies.

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