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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 : 10/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 22.30
CDI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CDI: 22.30 )
CDI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 22.3

Equity to Asset 0.71
CDI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. CDI: 0.71 )
CDI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.71

0.43
0.77
Interest Coverage No Debt
CDI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
86% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 55.01 vs. CDI: No Debt )
CDI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9.98   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

9.98
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 6.21
M-Score: -2.66
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 (%) 2.11
CDI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. CDI: 2.11 )
CDI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.05   Max: 5.37
Current: 2.11

-2.05
5.37
Net-margin (%) 1.26
CDI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. CDI: 1.26 )
CDI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.25   Max: 3.28
Current: 1.26

-2.25
3.28
ROE (%) 5.01
CDI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.02 vs. CDI: 5.01 )
CDI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.03   Max: 19.95
Current: 5.01

-7.03
19.95
ROA (%) 3.54
CDI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.67 vs. CDI: 3.54 )
CDI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.25   Max: 11.6
Current: 3.54

-5.25
11.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13.19
CDI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 60.26 vs. CDI: 13.19 )
CDI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -11.94   Max: 56.56
Current: 13.19

-11.94
56.56
Revenue Growth (%) 4.20
CDI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. CDI: 4.20 )
CDI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -15.7   Max: 10.8
Current: 4.2

-15.7
10.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 43.00
CDI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. CDI: 43.00 )
CDI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -62.9   Max: 58.7
Current: 43

-62.9
58.7
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CDI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 18,500 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 26,524 sh (+18.59%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 991,234 sh (-0.98%)
Chuck Royce 3,600 sh (-26.53%)
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Q1 2014

CDI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 33,815 sh (+82.78%)
Chuck Royce 3,200 sh (-11.11%)
Joel Greenblatt 22,077 sh (-16.77%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 673,876 sh (-32.02%)
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Q2 2014

CDI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 3,200 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 610,505 sh (-9.4%)
Jim Simons 23,800 sh (-29.62%)
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Q3 2014

CDI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 549,038 sh (-10.07%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CDI

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$13.54 - $17.62 $ 17.3715%0
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-03-31 Reduce -32.02%0.54%$16.62 - $18.96 $ 17.37-2%673876
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Sold Out $13.56 - $16.22 $ 17.3717%0
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-06-30 Reduce -10.1%0.19%$13.54 - $17.14 $ 17.3717%1017741
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -28.87%0.01%$13.54 - $17.14 $ 17.3717%26198
John Hussman 2013-06-30 New Buy$13.54 - $17.14 $ 17.3717%7000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.03%$15.41 - $17.91 $ 17.374%33087
Arnold Van Den Berg 2011-09-30 Add 56.74%0.5%$10.17 - $13.64 $ 17.3748%1343507
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 24.40
CDI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.50 vs. CDI: 24.40 )
CDI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.68   Max: 548.8
Current: 24.4

5.68
548.8
P/B 1.19
CDI's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. CDI: 1.19 )
CDI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.23
Current: 1.19

0.47
2.23
P/S 0.30
CDI's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. CDI: 0.30 )
CDI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.3

0.13
0.66
PFCF 15.94
CDI's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.92 vs. CDI: 15.94 )
CDI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.21   Max: 211.36
Current: 15.94

6.21
211.36
EV-to-EBIT 12.54
CDI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.95 vs. CDI: 12.54 )
CDI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1174.7   Max: 156.2
Current: 12.54

-1174.7
156.2
Shiller P/E 92.61
CDI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 90.40 vs. CDI: 92.61 )
CDI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.29   Max: 94
Current: 92.61

7.29
94
Current Ratio 2.93
CDI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. CDI: 2.93 )
CDI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 3.77
Current: 2.93

2.1
3.77
Quick Ratio 2.93
CDI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. CDI: 2.93 )
CDI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 3.77
Current: 2.93

2.1
3.77

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.99
CDI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. CDI: 2.99 )
CDI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 7.28
Current: 2.99

0.53
7.28
Dividend Payout 0.72
CDI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
65% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. CDI: 0.72 )
CDI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 3.25
Current: 0.72

0.21
3.25
Dividend growth (3y) -9.10
CDI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
50% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. CDI: -9.10 )
CDI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 34.7
Current: -9.1

0
34.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.51
CDI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
57% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. CDI: 2.51 )
CDI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 6.09
Current: 2.51

0.44
6.09
Share Buyback Rate -1.30
CDI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. CDI: -1.30 )
CDI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.2   Max: -1.4
Current: -1.3

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.42
CDI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CDI: 3.42 )
CDI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 375
Current: 3.42

1.62
375
Price/Tangible Book 1.61
CDI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
93% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.42 vs. CDI: 1.61 )
CDI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 4.62
Current: 1.61

0.8
4.62
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.97
CDI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. CDI: 0.97 )
CDI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.09
Current: 0.97

0.45
2.09
Price/Median PS Value 0.92
CDI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. CDI: 0.92 )
CDI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 1.99
Current: 0.92

0.45
1.99
Price/Graham Number 1.31
CDI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. CDI: 1.31 )
CDI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 3.8
Current: 1.31

0.6
3.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.00
CDI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
67% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. CDI: 8.00 )
CDI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 42.9
Current: 8

0.6
42.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.60
CDI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.69 vs. CDI: 19.60 )
CDI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1   Max: 30.7
Current: 19.6

1
30.7

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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