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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.68
ABC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. ABC: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ABC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.46 Max: 1.7
Current: 0.68
0.06
1.7
Equity to Asset 0.06
ABC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. ABC: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ABC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.16  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.38
Current: 0.06
-0.16
0.38
Interest Coverage 10.02
ABC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
65% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 79.78 vs. ABC: 10.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ABC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.87  Med: 7.99 Max: 60.07
Current: 10.02
1.87
60.07
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 5.34
M-Score: -2.93
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.07
ABC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. ABC: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ABC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.60 Max: 2.09
Current: 0.07
0.65
2.09
Net-margin (%) -0.33
ABC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. ABC: -0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ABC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.71 Max: 0.92
Current: -0.33
0.22
0.92
ROE (%) -23.44
ABC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9.65 vs. ABC: -23.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ABC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.14  Med: 15.57 Max: 102.56
Current: -23.44
6.14
102.56
ROA (%) -1.78
ABC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. ABC: -1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ABC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.37  Med: 3.65 Max: 4.8
Current: -1.78
1.37
4.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.62
ABC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 22.30 vs. ABC: 9.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ABC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 20  Med: 49.86 Max: 185.13
Current: 9.62
20
185.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 20.80
ABC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. ABC: 20.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ABC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 13.50 Max: 28.5
Current: 20.8
0
28.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.20
ABC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. ABC: -5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ABC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 11.80 Max: 27
Current: -5.2
0
27
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -21.60
ABC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. ABC: -21.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ABC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 15.00 Max: 36.2
Current: -21.6
0
36.2
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

ABC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 359,800 sh (+6819.23%)
John Keeley 76,100 sh (-1.15%)
Ken Fisher 169,692 sh (-7.60%)
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Q4 2014

ABC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 84,032 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 77,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,933 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 8,784 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,545,700 sh (+329.60%)
John Keeley 73,535 sh (-3.37%)
Ken Fisher 135,278 sh (-20.28%)
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Q1 2015

ABC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Pioneer Investments 7,633 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 68,633 sh (+681.34%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 76,500 sh (-1.67%)
Ken Fisher 132,629 sh (-1.96%)
John Keeley 70,277 sh (-4.43%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,500 sh (-29.05%)
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ABC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 1,085,300 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 18,921 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 40,076 sh (+425.04%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,900 sh (+68.57%)
Jeremy Grantham 75,800 sh (-0.92%)
Ken Fisher 120,404 sh (-9.22%)
John Keeley 58,051 sh (-17.40%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 18.21
ABC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
58% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.61 vs. ABC: 18.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 13.86
ABC's P/B is ranked lower than
92% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. ABC: 13.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ABC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.79 Max: 15.55
Current: 13.86
1.27
15.55
P/S 0.17
ABC's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. ABC: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ABC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.2
Current: 0.17
0.09
0.2
PFCF 6.87
ABC's PFCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 19.16 vs. ABC: 6.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ABC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.58  Med: 9.94 Max: 50.58
Current: 6.87
3.58
50.58
POCF 6.44
ABC's POCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. ABC: 6.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ABC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.18  Med: 8.59 Max: 445.88
Current: 6.44
3.18
445.88
EV-to-EBIT 259.56
ABC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.08 vs. ABC: 259.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ABC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -201.5  Med: 9.35 Max: 325.6
Current: 259.56
-201.5
325.6
Shiller P/E 65.67
ABC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
88% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 29.69 vs. ABC: 65.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ABC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.29  Med: 23.27 Max: 79.64
Current: 65.67
14.29
79.64
Current Ratio 0.94
ABC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. ABC: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ABC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.29 Max: 1.74
Current: 0.94
0.94
1.74
Quick Ratio 0.49
ABC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ABC: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ABC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.49
0.37
0.7
Days Inventory 26.56
ABC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
77% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 50.52 vs. ABC: 26.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ABC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 24.06  Med: 33.82 Max: 78.07
Current: 26.56
24.06
78.07
Days Sales Outstanding 20.99
ABC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 55.91 vs. ABC: 20.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ABC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 15.54  Med: 19.55 Max: 48.3
Current: 20.99
15.54
48.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.15
ABC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
76% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. ABC: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ABC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.90 Max: 1.44
Current: 1.15
0.11
1.44
Dividend Payout 6.54
ABC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
100% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. ABC: 6.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ABC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.11 Max: 1.38
Current: 6.54
0.02
1.38
Dividend growth (3y) 29.80
ABC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
84% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. ABC: 29.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
ABC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 68.4
Current: 29.8
0
68.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.26
ABC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
78% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. ABC: 5.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ABC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 4.08 Max: 6.53
Current: 5.26
0.5
6.53
Share Buyback Rate 5.40
ABC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. ABC: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
ABC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 10  Med: 3.60 Max: -30.6
Current: 5.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.20
ABC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. ABC: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ABC' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.01 Max: 8.94
Current: 1.2
0.47
8.94
Price/Median PS Value 1.24
ABC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. ABC: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ABC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.24
0.5
1.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.40
ABC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. ABC: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ABC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 10.60 Max: 14.4
Current: 0.4
0.3
14.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -20.99
ABC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. ABC: -20.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ABC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -21.6  Med: 21.10 Max: 31.8
Current: -20.99
-21.6
31.8

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16 Sep17
Revenue(Mil) 134,417 145,468 157,234
EPS($) 4.88 5.53 6.61
EPS without NRI($) 4.88 5.53 6.61

Business Description

Industry: Medical Distribution » Medical Distribution
Compare:MCK, CAH, SHTDF, HSIC, PDCO » details
Traded in other countries:ABG.Germany,
AmerisourceBergen Corp was incorporated in Delaware in 2001. It is a pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services company. It serves healthcare providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers in the pharmaceutical supply channel and 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 operates in United States and Canada. It currently serves its customers 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 national competitors are Cardinal Health, Inc. and McKesson Corporation. 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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