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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.45
BCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. BCO: 0.45 )
BCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.17   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.45

Equity to Asset 0.28
BCO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. BCO: 0.28 )
BCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.57
Current: 0.28

0.12
0.57
Interest Coverage 6.84
BCO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.79 vs. BCO: 6.84 )
BCO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.12   Max: 51.06
Current: 6.84

2.12
51.06
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 2.77
M-Score: -3.05
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 (%) 1.25
BCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.12 vs. BCO: 1.25 )
BCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 10.1
Current: 1.25

2.4
10.1
Net-margin (%) 0.11
BCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. BCO: 0.11 )
BCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -6.69   Max: 21.02
Current: 0.11

-6.69
21.02
ROE (%) 0.67
BCO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.86 vs. BCO: 0.67 )
BCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -41.89   Max: 73.8
Current: 0.67

-41.89
73.8
ROA (%) 0.17
BCO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. BCO: 0.17 )
BCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.38   Max: 22.48
Current: 0.17

-10.38
22.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.51
BCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.53 vs. BCO: 5.51 )
BCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 10.11   Max: 63.07
Current: 5.51

10.11
63.07
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.40
BCO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. BCO: 9.40 )
BCO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.9   Max: 54.1
Current: 9.4

-20.9
54.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.30
BCO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. BCO: 3.30 )
BCO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.8   Max: 23.2
Current: 3.3

-8.8
23.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -4.50
BCO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. BCO: -4.50 )
BCO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -21   Max: 46.9
Current: -4.5

-21
46.9
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

BCO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 253,605 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 471,417 sh (+332.46%)
Paul Tudor Jones 42,700 sh (+221.05%)
Steven Cohen 27,329 sh (+141.72%)
David Dreman 314,868 sh (+3.12%)
Chuck Royce 1,144,120 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 2,566,633 sh (-3.75%)
John Rogers 1,077,893 sh (-4.76%)
Diamond Hill Capital 667,722 sh (-9.47%)
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Q2 2014

BCO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Charles de Vaulx 594,503 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 828,981 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 931,337 sh (+97.56%)
Mario Gabelli 3,092,876 sh (+20.5%)
Diamond Hill Capital 712,902 sh (+6.77%)
John Rogers 1,113,533 sh (+3.31%)
David Dreman 310,257 sh (-1.46%)
Chuck Royce 716,920 sh (-37.34%)
Jim Simons 142,500 sh (-43.81%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,900 sh (-48.71%)
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Q3 2014

BCO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Charles de Vaulx 798,413 sh (+34.3%)
Diamond Hill Capital 760,007 sh (+6.61%)
David Dreman 314,694 sh (+1.43%)
Mario Gabelli 3,109,026 sh (+0.52%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 831,681 sh (+0.33%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Rogers 1,084,110 sh (-2.64%)
Joel Greenblatt 670,132 sh (-28.05%)
Chuck Royce 100 sh (-99.99%)
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Q4 2014

BCO Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 14,900 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,625,066 sh (+95.4%)
Charles de Vaulx 1,151,780 sh (+44.26%)
David Dreman 327,815 sh (+4.17%)
Diamond Hill Capital 775,127 sh (+1.99%)
Chuck Royce 100 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 3,030,124 sh (-2.54%)
John Rogers 1,019,480 sh (-5.96%)
Joel Greenblatt 321,337 sh (-52.05%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BCO

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Reduce -52.05%0.08%$20.1 - $24.59 $ 27.8425%321337
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-12-31 Add 95.4%0.07%$20.1 - $24.59 $ 27.8425%1625066
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -28.05%0.09%$24.14 - $28.19 $ 27.844%670132
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 97.56%0.16%$24.48 - $30.05 $ 27.844%931337
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-06-30 New Buy0.08%$24.48 - $30.05 $ 27.844%828981
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 20.5%0.08%$24.48 - $30.05 $ 27.844%3092876
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 332.46%0.15%$27.69 - $35.57 $ 27.84-12%471417
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -53.21%0.11%$26.68 - $34.44 $ 27.84-11%109007
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Sold Out $26.68 - $34.44 $ 27.84-11%0
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -73.82%0.61%$25.82 - $28.47 $ 27.842%276953
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 81.73%0.09%$25.82 - $28.47 $ 27.842%232981
David Dreman 2013-06-30 Reduce -14.6%0.13%$24.37 - $27.65 $ 27.846%1057867
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 604.74%0.12%$24.37 - $27.65 $ 27.846%128200
John Rogers 2013-03-31 Add 26.39%0.1%$26.02 - $30.55 $ 27.84-1%1038051
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.03%$26.02 - $30.55 $ 27.84-1%18191
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.09%$25.19 - $29.4 $ 27.842%0
John Rogers 2012-09-30 Add 29.17%0.1%$21.94 - $25.69 $ 27.8419%796551
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 23.99%0.02%$21.94 - $25.69 $ 27.8419%52378
John Rogers 2012-06-30 Reduce -42.79%0.23%$21.07 - $26.03 $ 27.8421%616651
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.07%$21.07 - $26.03 $ 27.8421%42243
Charles Brandes 2012-06-30 New Buy$21.07 - $26.03 $ 27.8421%14925
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.54%$23.57 - $29.62 $ 27.8417%0
John Rogers 2012-03-31 Reduce -30.94%0.3%$23.57 - $29.62 $ 27.8417%1077936
John Rogers 2011-12-31 Reduce -33.38%0.48%$21.85 - $29.35 $ 27.847%1560901
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 393.70
BCO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
55% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.20 vs. BCO: 393.70 )
BCO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.84   Max: 406.14
Current: 393.7

2.84
406.14
Forward P/E 13.51
BCO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.44 vs. BCO: 13.51 )
N/A
P/B 2.10
BCO's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. BCO: 2.10 )
BCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 6.55
Current: 2.1

0.79
6.55
P/S 0.40
BCO's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. BCO: 0.40 )
BCO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.01
Current: 0.4

0.27
2.01
PFCF 45.10
BCO's PFCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BCO: 45.10 )
BCO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.05   Max: 1095
Current: 45.1

2.05
1095
POCF 8.09
BCO's POCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.64 vs. BCO: 8.09 )
BCO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 32.54
Current: 8.09

1.91
32.54
EV-to-EBIT 28.91
BCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.88 vs. BCO: 28.91 )
BCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 35.7
Current: 28.91

4.6
35.7
Shiller P/E 15.40
BCO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 193.50 vs. BCO: 15.40 )
BCO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.07   Max: 295.14
Current: 15.4

4.07
295.14
Current Ratio 1.28
BCO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. BCO: 1.28 )
BCO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 2.21
Current: 1.28

0.8
2.21
Quick Ratio 1.28
BCO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. BCO: 1.28 )
BCO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 2.21
Current: 1.28

0.76
2.21
Days Sales Outstanding 52.98
BCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 72.12 vs. BCO: 52.98 )
BCO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 18.16   Max: 120.12
Current: 52.98

18.16
120.12

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.50
BCO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
70% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. BCO: 1.50 )
BCO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.14
Current: 1.5

0.32
2.14
Dividend Payout 3.14
BCO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
58% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. BCO: 3.14 )
BCO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0   Max: 3.33
Current: 3.14

0
3.33
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.40
BCO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
74% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. BCO: 1.40 )
BCO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.14
Current: 1.4

0.32
2.14
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
BCO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. BCO: -0.40 )
BCO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.4   Max: -9.1
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.76
BCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. BCO: 3.76 )
BCO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 25.44
Current: 3.76

0.14
25.44
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.40
BCO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.17 vs. BCO: 1.40 )
BCO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.19
Current: 1.4

0.66
2.19
Price/Median PS Value 0.87
BCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BCO: 0.87 )
BCO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 4.29
Current: 0.87

0.07
4.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.50
BCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. BCO: 3.50 )
BCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 21.9
Current: 3.5

2.8
21.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.06
BCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
54% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. BCO: -0.06 )
BCO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.1   Max: 23.1
Current: -0.06

-0.1
23.1

Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Security & Protection Services
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Brink's Co is based in Richmond, Virginia, was founded in Chicago on May 5, 1859. The Company is a provider of secure transportation, cash management services and other security-related services to banks and financial institutions, retailers, government agencies, mints, jewelers and other commercial operations around the world. The Company has four geographic operating segments: Latin America; Europe, Middle East and Africa; North America and Asia Pacific. The primary services of the reportable segments include: Cash-in-Transit Services, armored vehicle transportation of valuables; ATM Services, replenishing and maintaining customers' automated teller machines providing network infrastructure services; Global Services, secure international transportation of valuables; Cash Management Services, managing supply chain of cash from point-of-sale through bank deposit; Payment Services, bill payment and processing services on behalf of utility companies and other billers at any of its Brink's or Brink's operated payment locations in Latin America; Security and Guarding Services, protection of airports, offices, and certain other locations in Europe with or without electronic surveillance, access control, fire prevention and trained patrolling personnel. The Company's international network serves customers in more than 100 countries. Its operations include approximately 1,000 facilities and 12,700 vehicles. The Company competes with large multinational, regional and smaller companies throughout the world. Its largest multinational competitors are G4S plc (U.K.); Loomis AB (Sweden); Prosegur, Compania de Seguridad, S.A. (Spain); and Garda World Security Corporation. The Company's U.S. operations are subject to regulation by the U.S. Department of Transportation with respect to safety of operations, equipment and financial responsibility. Intrastate operations in the U.S. are subject to state regulation. Operations outside of the United States are regulated to varying degrees by the countries in which it operates.
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