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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 0.33
BCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. BCO: 0.33 )
BCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.17   Max: N/A
Current: 0.33

Equity to Asset 0.19
BCO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. BCO: 0.19 )
BCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.57
Current: 0.19

0.12
0.57
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 2.83
M-Score: -2.79
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 (%) 1.73
BCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.64 vs. BCO: 1.73 )
BCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.77   Max: 10.1
Current: 1.73

-0.77
10.1
Net-margin (%) -0.85
BCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. BCO: -0.85 )
BCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -6.69   Max: 21.02
Current: -0.85

-6.69
21.02
ROE (%) -5.16
BCO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.33 vs. BCO: -5.16 )
BCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -41.89   Max: 73.8
Current: -5.16

-41.89
73.8
ROA (%) -1.26
BCO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. BCO: -1.26 )
BCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.38   Max: 22.48
Current: -1.26

-10.38
22.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.17
BCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. BCO: 7.17 )
BCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.28   Max: 86.76
Current: 7.17

-3.28
86.76
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.40
BCO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. BCO: -2.40 )
BCO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.9   Max: 46.7
Current: -2.4

-20.9
46.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -28.50
BCO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. BCO: -28.50 )
BCO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.5   Max: 20.3
Current: -28.5

-28.5
20.3
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

BCO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 828,981 sh (New)
Charles de Vaulx 594,503 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 931,337 sh (+97.56%)
Mario Gabelli 3,092,876 sh (+20.50%)
Diamond Hill Capital 712,902 sh (+6.77%)
John Rogers 1,113,533 sh (+3.31%)
Mario Gabelli 2,935,528 sh (+14.37%)
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 (+34.30%)
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 (+95.40%)
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 3,096,999 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 3,096,999 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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Q1 2015

BCO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 190,602 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 343,422 sh (New)
John Rogers 1,247,233 sh (+22.34%)
David Dreman 350,375 sh (+6.88%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,645,237 sh (+1.24%)
Chuck Royce 100 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 771,234 sh (-0.50%)
Mario Gabelli 2,878,283 sh (-5.01%)
Joel Greenblatt 13,817 sh (-95.70%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 15.04
BCO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BCO: 15.04 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 534.20
BCO's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
56% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.10 vs. BCO: 534.20 )
BCO' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.27   Max: 555.5
Current: 534.2

5.27
555.5
P/B 4.04
BCO's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. BCO: 4.04 )
BCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 6.55
Current: 4.04

0.79
6.55
P/S 0.47
BCO's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. BCO: 0.47 )
BCO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 2.01
Current: 0.47

0.28
2.01
POCF 18.21
BCO's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.69 vs. BCO: 18.21 )
BCO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 32.54
Current: 18.21

1.91
32.54
EV-to-EBIT 33.32
BCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.89 vs. BCO: 33.32 )
BCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -59.6   Max: 43.2
Current: 33.32

-59.6
43.2
Shiller P/E 23.43
BCO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BCO: 23.43 )
BCO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.08   Max: 295.14
Current: 23.43

4.08
295.14
Current Ratio 1.37
BCO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. BCO: 1.37 )
BCO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 2.21
Current: 1.37

0.8
2.21
Quick Ratio 1.37
BCO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. BCO: 1.37 )
BCO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 2.21
Current: 1.37

0.76
2.21
Days Inventory 0.66
BCO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
99% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 89.56 vs. BCO: 0.66 )
BCO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 5.43
Current: 0.66

0.44
5.43
Days Sales Outstanding 53.64
BCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 78.36 vs. BCO: 53.64 )
BCO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 18.16   Max: 120.12
Current: 53.64

18.16
120.12

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.25
BCO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
75% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. BCO: 1.25 )
BCO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.14
Current: 1.25

0.32
2.14
Dividend Payout 5.45
BCO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
63% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BCO: 5.45 )
BCO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0   Max: 3.33
Current: 5.45

0
3.33
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.20
BCO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
76% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. BCO: 1.20 )
BCO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.14
Current: 1.2

0.32
2.14
Share Buyback Rate -0.60
BCO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. BCO: -0.60 )
BCO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.4   Max: -8.9
Current: -0.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 9.95
BCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. BCO: 9.95 )
BCO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 25.44
Current: 9.95

0.14
25.44
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.19
BCO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BCO: 2.19 )
BCO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.19
Current: 2.19

0.66
2.19
Price/Median PS Value 1.15
BCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BCO: 1.15 )
BCO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 4.29
Current: 1.15

0.07
4.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.00
BCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
56% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. BCO: 3.00 )
BCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 21.9
Current: 3

2.3
21.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -7.88
BCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
52% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. BCO: -7.88 )
BCO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8   Max: 23.1
Current: -7.88

-8
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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