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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
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history
Cash to Debt 1.06
AMTD's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.64 vs. AMTD: 1.06 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.06

Equity to Asset 0.20
AMTD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. AMTD: 0.20 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.2

0.04
0.28
Interest Coverage 32.22
AMTD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.78 vs. AMTD: 32.22 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 32.22
Current: 32.22

0.01
32.22
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.12
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 (%) 37.64
AMTD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 21.34 vs. AMTD: 37.64 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -32.29   Max: 55.18
Current: 37.64

-32.29
55.18
Net-margin (%) 24.64
AMTD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 15.74 vs. AMTD: 24.64 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -20.11   Max: 33.87
Current: 24.64

-20.11
33.87
ROE (%) 14.44
AMTD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 7.72 vs. AMTD: 14.44 )
AMTD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -24.55   Max: 36.48
Current: 14.44

-24.55
36.48
ROA (%) 3.09
AMTD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. AMTD: 3.09 )
AMTD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.5   Max: 5.04
Current: 3.09

-2.5
5.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 207.44
AMTD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 126.71 vs. AMTD: 207.44 )
AMTD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -174.96   Max: 1664.19
Current: 207.44

-174.96
1664.19
Revenue Growth (%) 5.10
AMTD's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. AMTD: 5.10 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -20.2   Max: 92.9
Current: 5.1

-20.2
92.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 6.40
AMTD's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. AMTD: 6.40 )
AMTD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -58.5   Max: 291.5
Current: 6.4

-58.5
291.5
EPS Growth (%) 6.90
AMTD's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. AMTD: 6.90 )
AMTD' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.8   Max: 56
Current: 6.9

-5.8
56
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

AMTD Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 18,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 152,700 sh (unchged)
George Soros 232,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Akre 3,158,900 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 11,250 sh (-9.64%)
Steven Cohen 20,787 sh (-37.27%)
Chuck Royce 66,100 sh (-37.52%)
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Q4 2013

AMTD Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeremy Grantham 61,200 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 66,100 sh (unchged)
Chuck Akre 3,158,900 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 152,700 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 10,750 sh (-4.44%)
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Q1 2014

AMTD Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 14,309 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,200 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 10,750 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 152,700 sh (unchged)
Chuck Akre 3,158,900 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 66,100 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 10,900 sh (-82.19%)
» More
Q2 2014

AMTD Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Caxton Associates 933,900 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,600 sh (+19.44%)
Chuck Royce 78,200 sh (+18.31%)
Chuck Akre 3,158,900 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 152,700 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 10,050 sh (-6.51%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AMTD

(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
George Soros 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.07%$25.57 - $30.44 $ 32.1413%0
George Soros 2013-06-30 New Buy0.06%$19.06 - $24.45 $ 32.1448%232000
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$19.06 - $24.45 $ 32.1448%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Reduce -24.35%$16.81 - $21.41 $ 32.1465%13050
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Add 46.56%$16.81 - $21.41 $ 32.1465%75857
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 Reduce -82.08%0.05%$15.26 - $17.24 $ 32.14100%51757
John Griffin 2012-09-30 Sold Out 1.3%$15.22 - $17.72 $ 32.1495%0
Chuck Akre 2012-09-30 Add 15.05%0.5%$15.22 - $17.72 $ 32.1495%3163900
Meridian Funds 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.29%$15.22 - $17.72 $ 32.1495%0
Ray Dalio 2012-09-30 New Buy0.06%$15.22 - $17.72 $ 32.1495%288757
Chuck Akre 2012-06-30 Add 17.02%0.55%$16.29 - $19.87 $ 32.1481%2750000
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$16.29 - $19.87 $ 32.1481%0
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Reduce -23.26%$16.29 - $19.87 $ 32.1481%18150
Chuck Akre 2012-03-31 Add 74.07%2.04%$15.96 - $20.54 $ 32.1494%2350000
Meridian Funds 2012-03-31 Reduce -22.18%0.08%$15.96 - $20.54 $ 32.1494%552900
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 New Buy0.01%$15.96 - $20.54 $ 32.1494%20957
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Reduce -29.51%$15.96 - $20.54 $ 32.1494%23650
Chuck Akre 2011-12-31 Add 136.84%1.91%$14.05 - $17.44 $ 32.14102%1350000
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.04%$14.05 - $17.44 $ 32.14102%0
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0037%$14.05 - $17.44 $ 32.14102%0
Chuck Akre 2011-09-30 Add 42.5%0.48%$13.76 - $19.96 $ 32.1498%570000
George Soros 2011-09-30 Add 817.5%0.03%$13.76 - $19.96 $ 32.1498%146800
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 New Buy$13.76 - $19.96 $ 32.1499%17013
George Soros 2011-06-30 Reduce -52.8%0.01%$18.59 - $22.39 $ 32.1456%16000
Mario Gabelli 2011-06-30 New Buy$18.59 - $22.39 $ 32.1456%30850
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 22.80
AMTD's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 23.40 vs. AMTD: 22.80 )
AMTD' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.92   Max: 55.6
Current: 22.8

7.92
55.6
P/B 3.80
AMTD's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. AMTD: 3.80 )
AMTD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 9.67
Current: 3.8

1.85
9.67
P/S 6.00
AMTD's P/S is ranked lower than
59% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. AMTD: 6.00 )
AMTD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 10.54
Current: 6

2.38
10.54
PFCF 23.10
AMTD's PFCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AMTD: 23.10 )
AMTD' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.27   Max: 200.14
Current: 23.1

5.27
200.14
EV-to-EBIT 14.82
AMTD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 23.15 vs. AMTD: 14.82 )
AMTD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 26.1
Current: 14.82

4.6
26.1
PEG 10.00
AMTD's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AMTD: 10.00 )
AMTD' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 18.2
Current: 10

0.18
18.2
Shiller P/E 26.40
AMTD's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 963.64 vs. AMTD: 26.40 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.03   Max: 1667
Current: 26.4

11.03
1667

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.50
AMTD's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
70% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. AMTD: 1.50 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.63
Current: 1.5

0.23
1.63
Dividend Payout 0.32
AMTD's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
82% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. AMTD: 0.32 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.35
Current: 0.32

0.17
0.35
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.50
AMTD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. AMTD: 1.50 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.63
Current: 1.5

0.23
1.63
Share Buyback Rate 2.20
AMTD's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. AMTD: 2.20 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.2   Max: -35.2
Current: 2.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 12.20
AMTD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. AMTD: 12.20 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.24   Max: 323
Current: 12.2

4.24
323
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.90
AMTD's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
73% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 123.00 vs. AMTD: 1.90 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 9.98
Current: 1.9

0.76
9.98
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
AMTD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. AMTD: 1.20 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 5.01
Current: 1.2

0.34
5.01
Price/Graham Number 3.50
AMTD's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
51% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. AMTD: 3.50 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.05   Max: 27.27
Current: 3.5

2.05
27.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.80
AMTD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. AMTD: 6.80 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 21.7
Current: 6.8

3.8
21.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.85
AMTD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
75% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. AMTD: 6.85 )
AMTD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2   Max: 95.2
Current: 6.85

-2
95.2

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets
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Traded in other countries:AMT.Germany
TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. was established in 1971 as a local investment banking firm and began operations as a retail discount securities brokerage firm in 1975. The Company is a Delaware Corporation. The Company provides securities brokerage services, including trade execution, clearing services and margin lending, through its broker-dealer subsidiaries. The Company provides trustee, custodial and other trust-related services to retirement plans and other custodial accounts through its state-chartered trust company subsidiary. The Company's education subsidiary provides a suite of investor education products and services. The Company also provides cash sweep products through third-party banking relationships. It is a provider of securities brokerage services and technology-based financial services to retail investors and business partners. The Company provides its services predominantly through the Internet, a national branch network and relationships with independent registered investment advisors ('RIAs'). The Company uses its efficient platform to offer brokerage services to retail investors and institutions under a simple, low-cost commission structure. It has been an innovator in electronic brokerage services since entering the retail securities brokerage business in 1975. It is the first brokerage firm to offer the following products and services to retail clients: touch-tone trading; trading over the Internet; unlimited, streaming, free real-time quotes; extended trading hours; direct access to market destinations; and commitment on the speed of order execution. Since initiating online trading, it has increased the number of brokerage accounts, average daily trading volume and total assets in client accounts. It has also built, and continues to invest in, a proprietary trade processing platform that is both cost-efficient and highly scalable, significantly lowering its operating costs per trade. The Company plans to capitalize on the growth and consolidation of the retail brokerage industry in the United States and leverage its low-cost infrastructure to grow market share and profitability. It delivers products and services aimed at providing a comprehensive, personalized experience for active traders, long-term investors and independent RIAs. The products and services available to clients include: Common and preferred stock, Exchange-Traded Funds, Option trades, Futures and foreign exchange trades, Mutual funds, Fixed income, Margin lending and Cash management services. The Company earns commissions and transaction fees on client trades in common and preferred stock, ETFs, options, futures, foreign exchange, mutual funds and fixed income securities. It plans to continue to grow and increase its market share by advertising online, on television, in print and direct mail and on its own Web sites. These competitors include E*TRADE Financial Corporation, The Charles Schwab Corporation, Fidelity Investments and Scottrade, I
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