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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 : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.63
BR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BR: 0.63 )
BR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.63

Equity to Asset 0.47
BR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. BR: 0.47 )
BR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.47

0.18
0.49
Interest Coverage 17.75
BR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.17 vs. BR: 17.75 )
BR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.16   Max: 38.59
Current: 17.75

6.16
38.59
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 6.25
M-Score: -2.93
WACC vs ROIC
11.48%
22.90%
WACC
ROIC
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 15.51
BR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.76 vs. BR: 15.51 )
BR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 9.3   Max: 16.88
Current: 15.51

9.3
16.88
Net-margin (%) 9.78
BR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. BR: 9.78 )
BR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.37   Max: 10.77
Current: 9.78

5.37
10.77
ROE (%) 27.73
BR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.78 vs. BR: 27.73 )
BR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 15   Max: 30.1
Current: 27.73

15
30.1
ROA (%) 12.25
BR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. BR: 12.25 )
BR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 6.35   Max: 12.49
Current: 12.25

6.35
12.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 228.25
BR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 29.02 vs. BR: 228.25 )
BR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 73.76   Max: 290.77
Current: 228.25

73.76
290.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.90
BR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. BR: 6.90 )
BR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 7.3
Current: 6.9

1.1
7.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.40
BR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. BR: 14.40 )
BR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.3   Max: 14.4
Current: 14.4

-8.3
14.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.50
BR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. BR: 16.50 )
BR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.7   Max: 16.5
Current: 16.5

-14.7
16.5
» BR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

BR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 135,213 sh (+125.62%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,002 sh (+71.99%)
Diamond Hill Capital 816,239 sh (+0.51%)
Third Avenue Management 393,358 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 693,800 sh (-0.33%)
Jeremy Grantham 34,500 sh (-3.11%)
Steven Cohen 11,945 sh (-27.89%)
John Keeley 993,131 sh (-42.43%)
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Q2 2014

BR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 441,186 sh (+226.29%)
Chuck Royce 717,700 sh (+3.44%)
Diamond Hill Capital 839,709 sh (+2.88%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
John Keeley 908,101 sh (-8.56%)
Third Avenue Management 342,387 sh (-12.96%)
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Q3 2014

BR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 20,842 sh (New)
Jim Simons 942,100 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 39,560 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 842,691 sh (+91.01%)
Diamond Hill Capital 870,469 sh (+3.66%)
Chuck Royce 737,000 sh (+2.69%)
Third Avenue Management 342,387 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 392,379 sh (-56.79%)
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Q4 2014

BR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 1,302,500 sh (+38.25%)
Chuck Royce 742,800 sh (+0.79%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 802,009 sh (-7.86%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 35,328 sh (-10.7%)
John Keeley 332,459 sh (-15.27%)
Joel Greenblatt 634,428 sh (-24.71%)
Third Avenue Management 111,313 sh (-67.49%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BR

(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
Third Avenue Management 2014-12-31 Reduce -67.49%0.2%$39.11 - $46.54 $ 52.9621%111313
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Reduce -24.71%0.09%$39.11 - $46.54 $ 52.9621%634428
John Keeley 2014-09-30 Reduce -56.79%0.39%$39.88 - $43.19 $ 52.9627%392379
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 91.01%0.17%$39.88 - $43.19 $ 52.9627%842691
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 226.29%0.16%$35.61 - $42.13 $ 52.9635%441186
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Reduce -42.43%0.51%$35.28 - $39.6 $ 52.9641%993131
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 125.62%0.04%$35.28 - $39.6 $ 52.9641%135213
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -69%0.14%$31.2 - $39.94 $ 52.9646%59929
Third Avenue Management 2013-12-31 Reduce -27.68%0.09%$31.2 - $39.94 $ 52.9646%393358
Third Avenue Management 2013-09-30 Reduce -33.89%0.15%$26.93 - $31.75 $ 52.9678%543883
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 38.68%0.06%$26.93 - $31.75 $ 52.9678%193319
Third Avenue Management 2013-06-30 Reduce -53.86%0.46%$23.42 - $27.97 $ 52.96106%822683
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -40.05%0.12%$23.42 - $27.97 $ 52.96106%139403
Meridian Funds 2013-06-30 Reduce -12.87%0.11%$23.42 - $27.97 $ 52.96106%811400
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 36.58%0.08%$21.98 - $24.84 $ 52.96127%232545
Leon Cooperman 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.07%$21.98 - $24.84 $ 52.96127%0
Leon Cooperman 2012-12-31 Reduce -86.22%0.47%$22.1 - $23.8 $ 52.96129%163063
Leon Cooperman 2012-09-30 Reduce -55.98%0.73%$20.39 - $24.21 $ 52.96137%1183514
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 256.74%0.19%$20.39 - $24.21 $ 52.96137%167086
Tweedy Browne 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.47%$19.94 - $24.12 $ 52.96144%0
Leon Cooperman 2012-06-30 Reduce -22.09%0.35%$19.94 - $24.12 $ 52.96144%2688814
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.07%$19.94 - $24.12 $ 52.96144%46837
David Einhorn 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.17%$22.57 - $24.85 $ 52.96138%0
Leon Cooperman 2012-03-31 Add 7.23%0.11%$22.57 - $24.85 $ 52.96138%3451014
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.05%$22.57 - $24.85 $ 52.96138%0
David Einhorn 2011-12-31 Reduce -85.37%1.01%$19.18 - $22.79 $ 52.96143%402143
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.05%$19.18 - $22.79 $ 52.96143%18445
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Guru Investment Theses on Broadridge Financial Solutions

Meridian Funds Comments on Broadridge Financial Solutions - Jun 19, 2014

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR) is a leading provider of investor communication and securities processing services. The stock price had been fairly stagnant for a number of years due to temporary softness in its core market and ongoing investments in future growth initiatives that lowered current profitability. In 2013 these headwinds waned, leading to renewed earnings growth, multiple expansion, and strong stock performance.



From Meridian Funds's semi-annual report ended December 31, 2013.



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Meridian Funds Comments on Broadridge Financial Solutions
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR) is a leading provider of investor communication and securities processing services. The stock price had been fairly stagnant for a number of years due to temporary softness in its core market and ongoing investments in future growth initiatives that lowered current profitability. In 2013 these headwinds waned, leading to renewed earnings growth, multiple expansion, and strong stock performance. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 26.50
BR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.40 vs. BR: 26.50 )
BR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.44   Max: 26.68
Current: 26.5

7.44
26.68
Forward P/E 18.90
BR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BR: 18.90 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 26.50
BR's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 32.10 vs. BR: 26.50 )
BR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.45   Max: 26.64
Current: 26.5

7.45
26.64
P/B 6.60
BR's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. BR: 6.60 )
BR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.86   Max: 7
Current: 6.6

1.86
7
P/S 2.60
BR's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. BR: 2.60 )
BR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 2.6
Current: 2.6

0.64
2.6
PFCF 18.30
BR's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.46 vs. BR: 18.30 )
BR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.94   Max: 36.17
Current: 18.3

1.94
36.17
POCF 16.19
BR's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.67 vs. BR: 16.19 )
BR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.87   Max: 23.1
Current: 16.19

1.87
23.1
EV-to-EBIT 16.69
BR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.71 vs. BR: 16.69 )
BR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 17.2
Current: 16.69

4.5
17.2
PEG 5.10
BR's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BR: 5.10 )
BR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 2.68   Max: 20.5
Current: 5.1

2.68
20.5
Shiller P/E 33.40
BR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BR: 33.40 )
BR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.06   Max: 33.84
Current: 33.4

14.06
33.84
Current Ratio 2.13
BR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. BR: 2.13 )
BR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.33
Current: 2.13

0.83
2.33
Quick Ratio 2.13
BR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. BR: 2.13 )
BR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.33
Current: 2.13

0.83
2.33
Days Sales Outstanding 51.31
BR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 75.74 vs. BR: 51.31 )
BR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 58.54   Max: 85.83
Current: 51.31

58.54
85.83

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.80
BR's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
61% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. BR: 1.80 )
BR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 3.16
Current: 1.8

0.3
3.16
Dividend Payout 0.46
BR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
81% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BR: 0.46 )
BR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 3.2
Current: 0.46

0.09
3.2
Dividend growth (3y) 11.90
BR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. BR: 11.90 )
BR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 110.5
Current: 11.9

0
110.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.44
BR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
57% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. BR: 4.44 )
BR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 7.8
Current: 4.44

0.74
7.8
Share Buyback Rate 1.10
BR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. BR: 1.10 )
BR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.4   Max: -0.7
Current: 1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.40
BR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. BR: 1.40 )
BR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 1.46
Current: 1.4

0.77
1.46
Price/Median PS Value 1.90
BR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. BR: 1.90 )
BR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 1.5
Current: 1.9

0.6
1.5
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.60
BR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BR: 3.60 )
BR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 2.81   Max: 3.41
Current: 3.6

2.81
3.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.00
BR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. BR: 6.00 )
BR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 22
Current: 6

5.8
22
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 11.42
BR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. BR: 11.42 )
BR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 12.8
Current: 11.42

1.2
12.8

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16
EPS($) 2.53 2.80
EPS without NRI($) 2.53 2.80

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:5B9.Germany,
Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. is a Delaware corporation. The Company is a global provider of investor communication, securities processing, and clearing and outsourcing solutions to the financial services industry. The Company classifies its operations into the following three reportable segments: Investor Communication Solutions- provides solutions for the processing and distribution of proxy materials to investors, including vote processing, and for the distribution of regulatory reports and corporate action/reorganization event information, as well as tax reporting solutions. Investor Communication Solutions also provides financial information distribution and transaction reporting services to both financial institutions and securities issuers. These services include the processing and distribution of account statements and trade confirmations, traditional and personalized document fulfillment and content management services, and imaging, archival and workflow solutions; Securities Processing Solutions- provides advanced, computerized real-time transaction processing services that automate the securities transaction cycle. Securities Processing Solutions' products and services include desktop productivity tools and portfolio management, order capture and execution, trade confirmation, settlement and accounting services; Clearing and Outsourcing Solutions- provides securities clearing services, which include the process of matching, recording, and processing transaction instructions and then exchanging payments between counterparties. The Company's securities clearing solutions also enable clients to finance inventory. The Company's operations outsourcing solutions allow broker-dealers to outsource certain administrative functions relating to clearing and settlement to the Company, from order entry to trade matching and settlement, while maintaining their ability to finance and capitalize their business. The Company serves a large and diverse client base in the financial services industry including retail and institutional brokerage firms, global banks, mutual funds, annuity companies, institutional investors, specialty trading firms, independent broker-dealers, and clearing firms. It operates in a highly competitive industry. The Company's Investor Communication Solutions business competes with companies that provide investor communication and corporate governance solutions including transfer agents who handle communication services to registered (non-beneficial) securities holders, proxy advisory firms, proxy solicitation firms and other proxy services providers. The securities and financial services industries are subject to extensive regulation in the U.S. and in other jurisdictions.
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