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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.05
ADT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. ADT: 0.05 )
ADT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05

Equity to Asset 0.31
ADT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. ADT: 0.31 )
ADT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.31

0.31
0.56
Interest Coverage 6.23
ADT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.82 vs. ADT: 6.23 )
ADT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.23   Max: 7.76
Current: 6.23

6.23
7.76
Z-Score: 1.08
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 20.20
ADT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.23 vs. ADT: 20.20 )
ADT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 22.21   Max: 22.37
Current: 20.2

22.21
22.37
Net-margin (%) 9.43
ADT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.85 vs. ADT: 9.43 )
ADT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 12.09   Max: 12.72
Current: 9.43

12.09
12.72
ROE (%) 8.69
ADT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. ADT: 8.69 )
ADT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 7.59   Max: 8.88
Current: 8.69

7.59
8.88
ROA (%) 3.20
ADT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. ADT: 3.20 )
ADT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.38   Max: 4.39
Current: 3.2

4.38
4.39
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 293.79
ADT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.19 vs. ADT: 293.79 )
ADT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 325.22   Max: 665.44
Current: 293.79

325.22
665.44
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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

ADT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Larry Robbins 2,024,452 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 115,548 sh (+241.2%)
Dodge & Cox 26,114,603 sh (+29.86%)
Mario Gabelli 1,025,226 sh (+15.14%)
John Keeley 262,607 sh (+4.87%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 750 sh (unchged)
George Soros 575,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 5,800 sh (-59.44%)
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Q4 2013

ADT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Wallace Weitz 375,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,400 sh (+165.52%)
Larry Robbins 5,090,297 sh (+151.44%)
Dodge & Cox 28,008,568 sh (+7.25%)
Mario Gabelli 1,068,167 sh (+4.19%)
John Keeley 273,492 sh (+4.14%)
Louis Moore Bacon 250,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 750 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Steven Cohen 21,974 sh (-80.98%)
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Q1 2014

ADT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Kyle Bass 62,500 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 44,344 sh (New)
Robert Olstein 234,000 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 2,687,244 sh (New)
Wallace Weitz 2,912,214 sh (+676.59%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,300 sh (+25.32%)
Larry Robbins 5,426,697 sh (+6.61%)
Dodge & Cox 28,133,204 sh (+0.44%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 750 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 368,400 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 989,589 sh (-7.36%)
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Q2 2014

ADT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 12,419 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 1,085,663 sh (+9.71%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 750 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 234,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 71,800 sh (unchged)
Kyle Bass Sold Out
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 27,976,177 sh (-0.56%)
Wallace Weitz 1,961,767 sh (-32.64%)
Joel Greenblatt 25,691 sh (-42.06%)
Larry Robbins 2,129,297 sh (-60.76%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ADT

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Leon Cooperman 2014-06-30 Sold Out 1.1%$29.08 - $34.81 $ 34.58%0
Wallace Weitz 2014-06-30 Reduce -32.64%0.91%$29.08 - $34.81 $ 34.58%1961767
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -42.06%0.01%$29.08 - $34.81 $ 34.58%25691
Wallace Weitz 2014-03-31 Add 676.59%2.44%$28.08 - $40.58 $ 34.54%2912214
Leon Cooperman 2014-03-31 New Buy1.1%$28.08 - $40.58 $ 34.54%2687244
Robert Olstein 2014-03-31 New Buy0.96%$28.08 - $40.58 $ 34.54%234000
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.19%$28.08 - $40.58 $ 34.54%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$28.08 - $40.58 $ 34.54%44344
Wallace Weitz 2013-12-31 New Buy0.51%$38.8 - $44.01 $ 34.5-16%375000
George Soros 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.26%$38.8 - $44.01 $ 34.5-16%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.90
ADT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
62% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.50 vs. ADT: 20.90 )
ADT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 16.41   Max: 28.43
Current: 20.9

16.41
28.43
P/B 1.91
ADT's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. ADT: 1.91 )
ADT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 2.55
Current: 1.91

1.59
2.55
P/S 1.96
ADT's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ADT: 1.96 )
ADT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.69   Max: 3.55
Current: 1.96

1.69
3.55
PFCF 7.95
ADT's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ADT: 7.95 )
ADT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.38   Max: 13.18
Current: 7.95

6.38
13.18
EV-to-EBIT 15.39
ADT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.91 vs. ADT: 15.39 )
ADT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 13.5   Max: 19.6
Current: 15.39

13.5
19.6
Current Ratio 0.97
ADT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. ADT: 0.97 )
ADT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 1.14
Current: 0.97

0.77
1.14
Quick Ratio 0.86
ADT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. ADT: 0.86 )
ADT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.86

0.68
1.07

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.10
ADT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ADT: 2.10 )
ADT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 2.05
Current: 2.1

0.26
2.05
Dividend Payout 0.39
ADT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
74% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. ADT: 0.39 )
ADT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.59
Current: 0.39

0.24
0.59
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.10
ADT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
57% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. ADT: 2.10 )
ADT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 2.05
Current: 2.1

0.26
2.05

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Median PS Value 0.71
ADT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ADT: 0.71 )
ADT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 1.27
Current: 0.71

0.65
1.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.50
ADT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. ADT: 6.50 )
ADT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 7.4
Current: 6.5

5.1
7.4

Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Security & Protection Services
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Traded in other countries:ADT.Germany
ADT Corporation is a provider of electronic security, interactive home and business automation and related monitoring services. The Company currently serves more than six million customers.
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