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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.10
CDW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 0.10 )
CDW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.1

Equity to Asset 0.13
CDW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 0.13 )
CDW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.13

0.02
0.85
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.29
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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.72
CDW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 4.72 )
CDW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -17.19   Max: 6.99
Current: 4.72

-17.19
6.99
Net-margin (%) 1.23
CDW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 1.23 )
CDW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -21.87   Max: 4.34
Current: 1.23

-21.87
4.34
ROE (%) 18.66
CDW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 18.66 )
CDW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 16.51   Max: 87.18
Current: 18.66

16.51
87.18
ROA (%) 2.24
CDW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 2.24 )
CDW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.25   Max: 21.68
Current: 2.24

-6.25
21.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 63.63
CDW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 63.63 )
CDW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.12   Max: 87.94
Current: 63.63

-3.12
87.94
Revenue Growth (%) 3.60
CDW's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 3.60 )
CDW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.7   Max: 74.4
Current: 3.6

-13.7
74.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 5.10
CDW's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 5.10 )
CDW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 27.6
Current: 5.1

0
27.6
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

CDW Guru Trades in

Q3 2013

CDW Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 30,302 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,143,500 sh (New)
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Q4 2013

CDW Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 386,739 sh (New)
Jim Simons 197,698 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 333,218 sh (+999.66%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,650,100 sh (+131.75%)
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Q1 2014

CDW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 23,264 sh (New)
Jim Simons 298,526 sh (+51%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 3,549,800 sh (+33.95%)
Joel Greenblatt 250,357 sh (-35.26%)
Steven Cohen 14,145 sh (-95.76%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CDW

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -35.26%0.08%$22.98 - $26.8 $ 3126%250357
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.22%$20.66 - $23.35 $ 3138%386739
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 32.30
CDW's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 32.30 )
CDW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 18.66   Max: 33.89
Current: 32.3

18.66
33.89
P/B 7.00
CDW's P/B is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 7.00 )
CDW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.37   Max: 16.16
Current: 7

5.37
16.16
P/S 0.47
CDW's P/S is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 0.47 )
CDW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.5
Current: 0.47

0.26
0.5
PFCF 14.70
CDW's PFCF is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 14.70 )
CDW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.7   Max: 19.55
Current: 14.7

10.7
19.55
EV-to-EBIT 15.60
CDW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 15.60 )
CDW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.5   Max: 16.1
Current: 15.6

11.5
16.1
PEG 2.00
CDW's PEG is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 2.00 )
CDW' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2
Current: 2

0.36
2
Shiller P/E 12.00
CDW's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 12.00 )
CDW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.33   Max: 12.55
Current: 12

6.33
12.55
Current Ratio 1.58
CDW's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 1.58 )
CDW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.51   Max: 6.23
Current: 1.58

1.51
6.23
Quick Ratio 1.31
CDW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 1.31 )
CDW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 5.46
Current: 1.31

1.24
5.46

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.41
CDW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 0.41 )
CDW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.35
Current: 0.41

0.16
0.35
Dividend Payout 0.09
CDW's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 0.09 )
CDW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.09

0.12
0.14
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.40
CDW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 0.40 )
CDW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.35
Current: 0.4

0.16
0.35
Share Buyback Rate -3.20
CDW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: -3.20 )
CDW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -59.4
Current: -3.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
CDW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 1.30 )
CDW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 1.19
Current: 1.3

0.8
1.19
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
CDW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 1.40 )
CDW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 1.2
Current: 1.4

0.77
1.2
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.80
CDW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 1.80 )
CDW' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 1.63
Current: 1.8

0.74
1.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.40
CDW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 6.40 )
CDW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.2   Max: 8.7
Current: 6.4

6.2
8.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 23.87
CDW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. CDW: 23.87 )
CDW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 24.8   Max: 64.2
Current: 23.87

24.8
64.2

Business Description

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CDW Corp was founded in 1984. The Company provides integrated IT solutions to small, medium and large business, government, education and healthcare customers in the U.S. and Canada. Its offerings range from discrete hardware and software products to integrated IT solutions such as mobility, security, data center optimization, cloud computing, virtualization and collaboration. Its operations are segmented into two - Corporate and public. The Corporate segment caters to the needs of business customers including small, medium and large businesses. The corporate segment is further divided into a medium-large business customer channel, primarily serving customers with more than 100 employees, and a small business customer channel, primarily serving customers with up to 100 employees. The public segment concentrates on government entities and education and healthcare institutions. Its products are delivered through a sales force and service delivery teams consisting of more than 4,300 coworkers. It competes with resellers, manufacturers who sell directly to customers, e-tailers, large service providers and system integrators, as well as retailers. The Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of CDW Holdings LLC.
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