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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

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.68
CDI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
66% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. CDI: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CDI' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 7.92 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.68
Equity-to-Asset 0.61
CDI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CDI: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CDI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.7 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.61
0.5
0.77
Interest Coverage No Debt
CDI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 53.72 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: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 4.60
Beneish M-Score: -3.52
WACC vs ROIC
17.05%
-20.84%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -4.04
CDI's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
93% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. CDI: -4.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CDI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.04  Med: 1.92 Max: 3.94
Current: -4.04
-4.04
3.94
Net Margin % -5.15
CDI's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
95% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. CDI: -5.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CDI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.15  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.88
Current: -5.15
-5.15
2.88
ROE % -21.89
CDI's ROE % is ranked lower than
94% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.91 vs. CDI: -21.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CDI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.89  Med: 5.11 Max: 10.78
Current: -21.89
-21.89
10.78
ROA % -14.02
CDI's ROA % is ranked lower than
95% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. CDI: -14.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CDI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.02  Med: 3.47 Max: 7.92
Current: -14.02
-14.02
7.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -23.10
CDI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
92% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 74.26 vs. CDI: -23.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CDI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.1  Med: 12.63 Max: 27.33
Current: -23.1
-23.1
27.33
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -3.60
CDI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. CDI: -3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CDI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.7  Med: -0.7 Max: 6.5
Current: -3.6
-15.7
6.5
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-03-08)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

CDI Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Charles Brandes 10,817 sh (New)
Jim Simons 591,200 sh (+36.92%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 71,073 sh (-28.91%)
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Q2 2016

CDI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 629,300 sh (+6.44%)
Charles Brandes 10,817 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 18,019 sh (-74.65%)
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Q3 2016

CDI Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 687,300 sh (+9.22%)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
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Q4 2016

CDI Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 717,900 sh (+4.45%)
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Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services    NAICS: 561311    SIC: 7363
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Traded in other countries:CDD.Germany,
CDI Corp provides engineering, information technology and staffing solutions. The Company's business segments are Global Engineering and Technology Solutions, Professional Staffing Services and Management Recruiters International.

CDI Corp was incorporated in Pennsylvania on July 30, 1985. 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 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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PB Ratio 0.89
CDI's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. CDI: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CDI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.13
Current: 0.89
0.4
2.13
PS Ratio 0.19
CDI's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CDI: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CDI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.19
0.09
0.57
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 17.27
CDI's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
52% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.22 vs. CDI: 17.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CDI' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.71  Med: 14.25 Max: 206.92
Current: 17.27
5.71
206.92
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.44
CDI's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
73% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.62 vs. CDI: 9.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CDI' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.46  Med: 10.52 Max: 392.22
Current: 9.44
4.46
392.22
Shiller PE Ratio 116.15
CDI's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.59 vs. CDI: 116.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CDI' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.84  Med: 23.27 Max: 116.79
Current: 116.15
6.84
116.79
Current Ratio 2.14
CDI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. CDI: 2.14 )
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: 2.14
2.1
3.77
Quick Ratio 2.14
CDI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. CDI: 2.14 )
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: 2.14
2.1
3.77
Days Sales Outstanding 76.58
CDI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
75% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 57.07 vs. CDI: 76.58 )
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: 76.58
63.09
87.87
Days Payable 17.03
CDI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
53% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.14 vs. CDI: 17.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CDI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.82  Med: 14.13 Max: 17.03
Current: 17.03
11.82
17.03

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3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -7.20
CDI's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
87% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. CDI: -7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CDI' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 34.7
Current: -7.2
0
34.7
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.42
CDI's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
79% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CDI: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CDI' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 3.07 Max: 10.69
Current: 1.42
1.21
10.69
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.60
CDI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. CDI: -0.60 )
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: -1.1  Med: -0.6 Max: 2.1
Current: -0.6
-1.1
2.1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 1.77
CDI's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. CDI: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
CDI' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.27 Max: 5.82
Current: 1.77
1.02
5.82
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.32
CDI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
86% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. CDI: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CDI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.77 Max: 4.57
Current: 1.32
0.8
4.57
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.62
CDI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. CDI: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CDI' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.82 Max: 2.09
Current: 0.62
0.38
2.09
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.66
CDI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CDI: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CDI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.11 Max: 2.27
Current: 0.66
0.41
2.27
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 4.03
CDI's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. CDI: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
CDI' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.84 Max: 5.1
Current: 4.03
0
5.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -21.21
CDI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. CDI: -21.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CDI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.21  Med: 7.4 Max: 42.9
Current: -21.21
-21.21
42.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 20.87
CDI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
69% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.79 vs. CDI: 20.87 )
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: 5.7 Max: 28.3
Current: 20.87
1
28.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $917.0
EPS (TTM) $ -2.46
Beta2.09
Short Percentage of Float5.57%
52-Week Range $4.73 - 9.65
Shares Outstanding (Mil)18.66

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 871 831
EPS ($) -1.15 -0.56
EPS without NRI ($) -1.15 -0.56
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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