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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
BYI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. BYI: 0.04 )
BYI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.04

0.04
0.84
Equity to Asset 0.08
BYI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. BYI: 0.08 )
BYI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.15   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.08

-0.15
0.62
Interest Coverage 4.00
BYI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 16.37 vs. BYI: 4.00 )
BYI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 14.63
Current: 4

0.61
14.63
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.31
M-Score: -2.21
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 18.09
BYI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 9.06 vs. BYI: 18.09 )
BYI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -27.31   Max: 24.31
Current: 18.09

-27.31
24.31
Net-margin (%) 6.97
BYI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. BYI: 6.97 )
BYI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -34.75   Max: 17.67
Current: 6.97

-34.75
17.67
ROE (%) 45.96
BYI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 7.39 vs. BYI: 45.96 )
BYI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -384.51   Max: 1883.17
Current: 45.96

-384.51
1883.17
ROA (%) 4.09
BYI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. BYI: 4.09 )
BYI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -23.87   Max: 15.33
Current: 4.09

-23.87
15.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 47.14
BYI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 12.29 vs. BYI: 47.14 )
BYI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -56.45   Max: 61.08
Current: 47.14

-56.45
61.08
Revenue Growth (%) 30.60
BYI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. BYI: 30.60 )
BYI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -19.1   Max: 30.6
Current: 30.6

-19.1
30.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 29.10
BYI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. BYI: 29.10 )
BYI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -32.4   Max: 113.4
Current: 29.1

-32.4
113.4
EPS Growth (%) 11.50
BYI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. BYI: 11.50 )
BYI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -47.5   Max: 67.8
Current: 11.5

-47.5
67.8
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BYI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 20,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 207,971 sh (+83.51%)
Jim Simons 684,700 sh (+57.62%)
Columbia Wanger 3,929,700 sh (-16.63%)
Steven Cohen 4,339 sh (-84.26%)
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Q1 2014

BYI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Caxton Associates 190,000 sh (New)
John Rogers 1,248,995 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,200 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steven Cohen 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

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

Latest Guru Trades with BYI

(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
John Rogers 2014-09-30 Reduce -83.52%1.17%$59.61 - $81.01 $ 83.2714%283771
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-09-30 New Buy0.15%$59.61 - $81.01 $ 83.2714%517300
Prem Watsa 2014-09-30 New Buy0.12%$59.61 - $81.01 $ 83.2714%21400
Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30 New Buy0.11%$59.61 - $81.01 $ 83.2714%244500
John Rogers 2014-06-30 Add 37.84%0.38%$56.94 - $65.79 $ 83.2734%1721576
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.07%$56.94 - $65.79 $ 83.2734%0
John Rogers 2014-03-31 New Buy1%$63.26 - $82.67 $ 83.2716%1248995
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -67.11%0.26%$63.26 - $82.67 $ 83.2716%68412
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 83.51%0.18%$67.36 - $77.84 $ 83.2715%207971
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 56.3%0.11%$47.33 - $57.3 $ 83.2756%124018
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 125.31%0.12%$44.71 - $52.45 $ 83.2771%79347
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 300.83%0.07%$43.85 - $50.48 $ 83.2779%35217
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.03%$41.89 - $49.39 $ 83.2783%8786
Meridian Funds 2011-09-30 Add 61.63%0.18%$27.01 - $41.44 $ 83.27145%457100
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0029%$27.01 - $41.44 $ 83.27145%0
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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 higher than
72% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 30.60 vs. BYI: 36.20 )
BYI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.22   Max: 84.27
Current: 36.2

6.22
84.27
P/B 16.96
BYI's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. BYI: 16.96 )
BYI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.83   Max: 23.88
Current: 16.96

1.83
23.88
P/S 2.52
BYI's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. BYI: 2.52 )
BYI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 5.91
Current: 2.52

0.84
5.91
PFCF 16.75
BYI's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 43.15 vs. BYI: 16.75 )
BYI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.21   Max: 479.14
Current: 16.75

8.21
479.14
EV-to-EBIT 21.50
BYI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 22.72 vs. BYI: 21.50 )
BYI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -386.3   Max: 92
Current: 21.5

-386.3
92
PEG 1.59
BYI's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BYI: 1.59 )
BYI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 11.45
Current: 1.59

0.16
11.45
Shiller P/E 31.99
BYI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BYI: 31.99 )
BYI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 17.75   Max: 96.54
Current: 31.99

17.75
96.54
Current Ratio 2.52
BYI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. BYI: 2.52 )
BYI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.64   Max: 5.66
Current: 2.52

1.64
5.66
Quick Ratio 2.10
BYI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. BYI: 2.10 )
BYI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 5.59
Current: 2.1

1.29
5.59

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.50
BYI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. BYI: 1.50 )
BYI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 27.73
Current: 1.5

1.12
27.73
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
BYI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. BYI: 1.10 )
BYI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 2.51
Current: 1.1

0.02
2.51
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.70
BYI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BYI: 1.70 )
BYI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 12.24
Current: 1.7

0.35
12.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.70
BYI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. BYI: 4.70 )
BYI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   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
89% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. BYI: 24.58 )
BYI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -20.5   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
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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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