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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 8.76
CDI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. CDI: 8.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CDI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 7.92 Max: No Debt
Current: 8.76
Equity to Asset 0.69
CDI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CDI: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CDI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.70 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.69
0.45
0.77
Interest Coverage No Debt
CDI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 141.63 vs. CDI: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CDI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.8  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
57.8
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.67
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 (%) -3.40
CDI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. CDI: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CDI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.05  Med: 1.94 Max: 3.94
Current: -3.4
-2.05
3.94
Net-margin (%) -2.82
CDI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. CDI: -2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CDI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.25  Med: 1.40 Max: 2.88
Current: -2.82
-2.25
2.88
ROE (%) -10.72
CDI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.06 vs. CDI: -10.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CDI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.03  Med: 5.39 Max: 10.78
Current: -10.72
-7.03
10.78
ROA (%) -7.63
CDI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.53 vs. CDI: -7.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CDI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.25  Med: 3.75 Max: 7.92
Current: -7.63
-5.25
7.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -20.19
CDI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 68.41 vs. CDI: -20.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CDI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.94  Med: 12.63 Max: 27.33
Current: -20.19
-11.94
27.33
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.20
CDI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. CDI: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CDI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.7  Med: 0.15 Max: 6.5
Current: 1.2
-15.7
6.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -20.60
CDI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. CDI: -20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CDI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.9  Med: -2.00 Max: 58.7
Current: -20.6
-62.9
58.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -41.20
CDI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.00 vs. CDI: -41.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CDI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.8  Med: -0.90 Max: 60.1
Current: -41.2
-56.8
60.1
» CDI's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-03-03)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

CDI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

James Barrow 92,097 sh (New)
Jim Simons 143,400 sh (+429.62%)
Chuck Royce 6,100 sh (+177.27%)
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
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Q2 2015

CDI Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 7,100 sh (+16.39%)
James Barrow 97,053 sh (+5.38%)
Jim Simons 146,339 sh (+2.05%)
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Q3 2015

CDI Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 177,200 sh (+21.09%)
James Barrow 97,053 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 7,100 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2015

CDI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

James Barrow 99,972 sh (+3.01%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 10.92
CDI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.40 vs. CDI: 10.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.37
CDI's P/B is ranked higher than
97% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. CDI: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CDI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.16 Max: 2.2
Current: 0.37
0.37
2.2
P/S 0.09
CDI's P/S is ranked higher than
96% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. CDI: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CDI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.30 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.09
0.09
0.61
POCF 90.80
CDI's POCF is ranked lower than
97% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.64 vs. CDI: 90.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CDI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.43  Med: 11.46 Max: 353
Current: 90.8
4.43
353
Shiller P/E 10.20
CDI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. CDI: 10.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CDI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 22.77 Max: 46.55
Current: 10.2
6.8
46.55
Current Ratio 2.85
CDI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CDI: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CDI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 2.69 Max: 3.77
Current: 2.85
2.1
3.77
Quick Ratio 2.85
CDI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. CDI: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CDI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 2.69 Max: 3.77
Current: 2.85
2.1
3.77
Days Sales Outstanding 81.41
CDI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
83% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 59.66 vs. CDI: 81.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CDI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 63.09  Med: 73.71 Max: 87.87
Current: 81.41
63.09
87.87
Days Payable 11.09
CDI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
64% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.78 vs. CDI: 11.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CDI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.82  Med: 14.77 Max: 16.96
Current: 11.09
11.82
16.96

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 11.45
CDI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. CDI: 11.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CDI' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 3.16 Max: 11.45
Current: 11.45
1.31
11.45
Dividend Payout 6.80
CDI's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
96% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. CDI: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CDI' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.51 Max: 6.5
Current: 6.8
0.21
6.5
Forward Dividend Yield 11.13
CDI's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. CDI: 11.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.46
CDI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
90% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CDI: 10.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CDI' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 2.89 Max: 10.46
Current: 10.46
1.2
10.46
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
CDI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. CDI: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CDI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.4  Med: -0.60 Max: 2.2
Current: -0.7
-1.4
2.2

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.55
CDI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.89 vs. CDI: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CDI' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.40 Max: 6.72
Current: 0.55
1.02
6.72
Price/Tangible Book 0.44
CDI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
99% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. CDI: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CDI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.84 Max: 4.62
Current: 0.44
0.8
4.62
Price/Projected FCF 0.32
CDI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. CDI: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CDI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.09
Current: 0.32
0.45
2.09
Price/Median PS Value 0.29
CDI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. CDI: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CDI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.19
Current: 0.29
0.49
2.19
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.29
CDI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. CDI: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CDI' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.86 Max: 5.63
Current: 2.29
0.3
5.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -52.21
CDI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. CDI: -52.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CDI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.21  Med: 7.10 Max: 42.9
Current: -52.21
-52.21
42.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 28.68
CDI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.92 vs. CDI: 28.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CDI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 6.00 Max: 28
Current: 28.68
1
28

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1016
EPS $ -1.47
Beta1.80
Short Percentage of Float3.15%
52-Week Range $4.51 - 19.24
Shares Outstanding(Mil)19.70

Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services
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Traded in other countries:CDD.Germany,
CDI Corp was incorporated in Pennsylvania on September 16, 1950. The Company provides engineering and information technology solutions and staffing services to clients in the Oil, Gas and Chemical (OGC), Aerospace and Industrial Equipment (AIE), and Hi-Tech industry verticals as well as in "Other" industry verticals that primarily include the infrastructure, U.S. defense, transportation and financial services industries. The Company's reporting segments are Global Engineering and Technology Solutions (GETS), Professional Services Staffing (PSS) and Management Recruiters International (MRI). GETS provides engineering and information technology solutions for its clients that involve the production of deliverable work products or services performed at a CDI facility or at a client's facility under the supervision of CDI personnel. PSS provides skilled technical and professional personnel to its clients for discrete periods of time to augment the client's workforce in times of project, seasonal, peak period or business cycle needs. MRI is a global franchisor that provides the use of its trademarks, business systems and training and support services to its franchisees who engage in the search and recruitment of executive, technical, professional and managerial personnel for employment by their clients. The Company competes in global, national, and regional markets with numerous engineering and information technology outsourcing companies and with temporary staffing and permanent placement firms. All segments of the Company's operations face competition in attracting both clients and high-quality specialized employment candidates.
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