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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
BYI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. BYI: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BYI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.84
Current: 0.04
0.04
0.84
Equity to Asset 0.08
BYI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. BYI: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BYI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.15  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.08
-0.15
0.62
Interest Coverage 4.00
BYI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
73% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 20.92 vs. BYI: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BYI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 3.76 Max: 14.63
Current: 4
0.61
14.63
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.31
M-Score: -2.21
WACC vs ROIC
2.22%
7.56%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 18.09
BYI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 7.04 vs. BYI: 18.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BYI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -27.31  Med: 10.06 Max: 24.31
Current: 18.09
-27.31
24.31
Net-margin (%) 6.97
BYI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 4.89 vs. BYI: 6.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BYI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -34.75  Med: 4.03 Max: 17.67
Current: 6.97
-34.75
17.67
ROE (%) 45.96
BYI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. BYI: 45.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BYI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -384.51  Med: 28.24 Max: 1883.17
Current: 45.96
-384.51
1883.17
ROA (%) 4.09
BYI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. BYI: 4.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BYI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -23.87  Med: 3.96 Max: 15.33
Current: 4.09
-23.87
15.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 47.14
BYI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 9.75 vs. BYI: 47.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BYI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -56.45  Med: 35.42 Max: 61.08
Current: 47.14
-56.45
61.08
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 30.60
BYI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. BYI: 30.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BYI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.1  Med: 3.20 Max: 30.6
Current: 30.6
-19.1
30.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 29.10
BYI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. BYI: 29.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BYI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.4  Med: 13.60 Max: 113.4
Current: 29.1
-32.4
113.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 11.50
BYI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. BYI: 11.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BYI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -47.5  Med: 4.05 Max: 67.8
Current: 11.5
-47.5
67.8
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

BYI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Rogers 1,248,995 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 190,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,200 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 3,929,700 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 3,821,685 sh (-2.75%)
Jim Simons 250,100 sh (-63.47%)
Joel Greenblatt 68,412 sh (-67.11%)
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Q2 2014

BYI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Rogers 1,721,576 sh (+37.84%)
Jim Simons 283,700 sh (+13.43%)
Steven Cohen 24,300 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 3,812,685 sh (-0.24%)
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Q3 2014

BYI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jeremy Grantham 29,624 sh (New)
Prem Watsa 21,400 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,409 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 517,300 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 244,500 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Jim Simons 102,290 sh (-63.94%)
John Rogers 283,771 sh (-83.52%)
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Q4 2014

BYI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Prem Watsa Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY Sold Out
John Rogers Sold Out
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Guru Investment Theses on Bally Technologies Inc

Mario Gabelli Comments on Bally Technologies Inc - Oct 28, 2014

Bally Technologies Inc. (1.4% of net assets as of September 30, 2014) (BYI)($80.70 - NYSE) is a Las Vegas, Nevada based designer and manufacturer of gaming machines and casino management systems. On August 1, 2014, the company received an $83.30 cash merger offer from New York based Scientific Games, a lottery operator and gaming machines manufacturer. The deal, which is one of several recently announced in the industry, values Bally Technologies at $5.1 billion and requires a positive vote by the majority of Bally’s shareholders as well as approval from several gaming commissions in the U.S. The transaction already received U.S. antitrust clearance and is expected to close by year end.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)’s ABC Fund Q3 2014 Commentary.

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Mario Gabelli Comments on Bally Technologies Inc
Bally Technologies Inc. (1.4% of net assets as of September 30, 2014) (BYI)($80.70 - NYSE) is a Las Vegas, Nevada based designer and manufacturer of gaming machines and casino management systems. On August 1, 2014, the company received an $83.30 cash merger offer from New York based Scientific Games, a lottery operator and gaming machines manufacturer. The deal, which is one of several recently announced in the industry, values Bally Technologies at $5.1 billion and requires a positive vote by the majority of Bally’s shareholders as well as approval from several gaming commissions in the U.S. The transaction already received U.S. antitrust clearance and is expected to close by year end. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 36.20
BYI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
70% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 23.00 vs. BYI: 36.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BYI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.22  Med: 19.11 Max: 84.27
Current: 36.2
6.22
84.27
Forward P/E 17.36
BYI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 16.78 vs. BYI: 17.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 36.20
BYI's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
70% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 23.30 vs. BYI: 36.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BYI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.32  Med: 20.31 Max: 83.85
Current: 36.2
6.32
83.85
P/B 16.96
BYI's P/B is ranked lower than
97% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. BYI: 16.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BYI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.83  Med: 6.30 Max: 23.88
Current: 16.96
1.83
23.88
P/S 2.52
BYI's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. BYI: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BYI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 2.23 Max: 5.91
Current: 2.52
0.84
5.91
PFCF 16.75
BYI's PFCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 19.21 vs. BYI: 16.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BYI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.21  Med: 20.44 Max: 479.14
Current: 16.75
8.21
479.14
POCF 14.87
BYI's POCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 12.26 vs. BYI: 14.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BYI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.35  Med: 15.34 Max: 515
Current: 14.87
6.35
515
EV-to-EBIT 21.50
BYI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 18.15 vs. BYI: 21.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BYI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -386.3  Med: 12.90 Max: 92
Current: 21.5
-386.3
92
PEG 1.59
BYI's PEG is ranked higher than
55% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. BYI: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BYI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.51 Max: 11.45
Current: 1.59
0.16
11.45
Shiller P/E 31.77
BYI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
62% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 25.10 vs. BYI: 31.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BYI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 17.87  Med: 30.92 Max: 96.54
Current: 31.77
17.87
96.54
Current Ratio 2.52
BYI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. BYI: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BYI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.64  Med: 2.65 Max: 5.66
Current: 2.52
1.64
5.66
Quick Ratio 2.10
BYI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BYI: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BYI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.29  Med: 2.18 Max: 5.59
Current: 2.1
1.29
5.59
Days Inventory 66.97
BYI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
68% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 29.48 vs. BYI: 66.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BYI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 37.41  Med: 74.32 Max: 86.26
Current: 66.97
37.41
86.26
Days Sales Outstanding 82.23
BYI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
81% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 27.86 vs. BYI: 82.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BYI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 9.17  Med: 87.83 Max: 197.98
Current: 82.23
9.17
197.98

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.70
BYI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. BYI: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BYI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 7.40 Max: 23.4
Current: 4.7
1.1
23.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 24.58
BYI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 9.34 vs. BYI: 24.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BYI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -20.5  Med: 10.80 Max: 67.7
Current: 24.58
-20.5
67.7

Analyst Estimate

Jun15
Revenue(Mil) 1,403
EPS($) 4.80
EPS without NRI($) 4.80

Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Gambling
Compare:CRM, SQI, RHT, INTU, ADBE » details
Traded in other countries:AGM.Germany,
Bally Technologies Inc was incorporated in Nevada on September 30, 1968, under the name Advanced Patent Technologies. It is a gaming company that designs, manufactures, operates, and distributes advanced technology-based gaming devices, systems, server-based solutions, custom mobile applications, and interactive applications. It also provides hardware, including spinning-reel and video gaming devices, specialty gaming devices, and wide-area progressive systems. It supports customers that include traditional land-based, riverboat, and Native American casinos, video lottery and central determination markets. Its revenue is derived from the following: Gaming Equipment: Sale of gaming devices and related equipment, parts and conversion kits; Gaming Operations: Operation of linked progressive systems, video lottery and centrally determined systems, and the rental of gaming devices and content; and Systems: Sale and support of specialized systems-based software, hardware and interactive products and related recurring maintenance revenue. The Company competes with a number of domestic and international businesses in the geographic markets where it operates. The manufacture and distribution of gaming devices and systems are subject to extensive federal, state, local, and foreign regulation.
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