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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.11
CDW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.37 vs. CDW: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CDW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11
Equity to Asset 0.16
CDW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. CDW: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CDW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.75 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.16
0.02
0.85
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.78
M-Score: -2.37
WACC vs ROIC
8.42%
11.86%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.70
CDW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1743 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. CDW: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CDW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -17.19  Med: 5.84 Max: 6.99
Current: 5.7
-17.19
6.99
Net-margin (%) 2.18
CDW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1743 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. CDW: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CDW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -21.87  Med: 3.76 Max: 4.34
Current: 2.18
-21.87
4.34
ROE (%) 29.09
CDW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1705 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. CDW: 29.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CDW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -254.49  Med: 27.76 Max: 184.21
Current: 29.09
-254.49
184.21
ROA (%) 4.42
CDW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. CDW: 4.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CDW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -180.9  Med: 15.92 Max: 25.87
Current: 4.42
-180.9
25.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 87.42
CDW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1757 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.49 vs. CDW: 87.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CDW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -330.26  Med: 63.72 Max: 175.87
Current: 87.42
-330.26
175.87
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.80
CDW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CDW: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CDW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.7  Med: 7.65 Max: 74.4
Current: 1.8
-13.7
74.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.10
CDW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. CDW: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CDW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 5.25 Max: 27.6
Current: 3.1
0
27.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 127.90
CDW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CDW: 127.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CDW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 14.85 Max: 127.9
Current: 127.9
0
127.9
» CDW's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

CDW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 96,200 sh (+295.88%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,182,745 sh (+182.97%)
Paul Tudor Jones 36,618 sh (+52.42%)
Larry Robbins 3,793,500 sh (+27.86%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 3,311,621 sh (+0.71%)
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Q4 2014

CDW Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Leon Cooperman 50,000 sh (New)
John Keeley 6,990 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 5,793,500 sh (+52.72%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,391,698 sh (+17.67%)
Paul Tudor Jones 42,902 sh (+17.16%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,500,990 sh (-24.48%)
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Q1 2015

CDW Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Burbank 11,330 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,721,390 sh (+8.81%)
John Keeley 6,990 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 1,279,963 sh (-8.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 38,300 sh (-10.73%)
Larry Robbins 1,079,980 sh (-81.36%)
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Q2 2015

CDW Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Richard Pzena 322,409 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 51,706 sh (+35.00%)
John Keeley 6,990 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,719,090 sh (-0.08%)
Joel Greenblatt 966,096 sh (-24.52%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 25.17
CDW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.44 vs. CDW: 25.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CDW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 18.66  Med: 26.28 Max: 32.94
Current: 25.17
18.66
32.94
Forward P/E 12.47
CDW's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.23 vs. CDW: 12.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.40
CDW's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.70 vs. CDW: 24.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CDW' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 18.62  Med: 26.26 Max: 32.85
Current: 24.4
18.62
32.85
P/B 6.74
CDW's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 1654 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. CDW: 6.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CDW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.37  Med: 6.32 Max: 18.77
Current: 6.74
5.37
18.77
P/S 0.55
CDW's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 1797 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. CDW: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CDW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.55
0.26
0.55
PFCF 22.68
CDW's PFCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.98 vs. CDW: 22.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CDW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.7  Med: 17.16 Max: 22.69
Current: 22.68
10.7
22.69
POCF 19.16
CDW's POCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.66 vs. CDW: 19.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CDW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.43  Med: 14.62 Max: 19.17
Current: 19.16
9.43
19.17
EV-to-EBIT 13.55
CDW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.64 vs. CDW: 13.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CDW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.5  Med: 13.60 Max: 15.4
Current: 13.55
11.5
15.4
PEG 1.86
CDW's PEG is ranked lower than
52% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CDW: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CDW' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.29 Max: 3.6
Current: 1.86
0.36
3.6
Shiller P/E 19.22
CDW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.81 vs. CDW: 19.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CDW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.31  Med: 12.36 Max: 19.23
Current: 19.22
6.31
19.23
Current Ratio 1.67
CDW's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. CDW: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CDW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.51  Med: 3.62 Max: 6.23
Current: 1.67
1.51
6.23
Quick Ratio 1.40
CDW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CDW: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CDW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.24  Med: 2.91 Max: 5.46
Current: 1.4
1.24
5.46
Days Inventory 14.07
CDW's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.83 vs. CDW: 14.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CDW' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 7.12  Med: 14.05 Max: 17.1
Current: 14.07
7.12
17.1
Days Sales Outstanding 50.47
CDW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 68.76 vs. CDW: 50.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CDW' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 22.58  Med: 35.82 Max: 51.3
Current: 50.47
22.58
51.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.68
CDW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. CDW: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CDW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.68
0.16
0.73
Dividend Payout 0.16
CDW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. CDW: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CDW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.23
Current: 0.16
0.09
0.23
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.69
CDW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. CDW: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CDW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.69
0.16
0.73
Share Buyback Rate -6.00
CDW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
68% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. CDW: -6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CDW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 19.6  Med: -0.85 Max: -59.4
Current: -6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.64
CDW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. CDW: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CDW' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.33 Max: 1.48
Current: 1.64
0.84
1.48
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
CDW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 1548 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CDW: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CDW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.16
Current: 1.2
0.57
1.16
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.83
CDW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
654% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. CDW: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CDW' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.25 Max: 3.46
Current: 0.83
0.74
3.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.42
CDW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1771 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CDW: 7.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CDW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.5  Med: 7.40 Max: 8.7
Current: 7.42
6.5
8.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 19.22
CDW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. CDW: 19.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CDW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 3.80 Max: 8.5
Current: 19.22
0.7
8.5

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 13,071 14,227 14,255
EPS($) 2.72 3.17 3.26
EPS without NRI($) 2.72 3.17 3.26

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services
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Traded in other countries:CDW.Germany,
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 4,400 coworkers. It competes with resellers, manufacturers who sell directly to customers, e-tailers, large service providers and system integrators, as well as retailers. Its competitors include resellers such as Dimension Data, ePlus, Insight Enterprises, PC Connection, PCM, Presidio; manufacturers who sell directly to customers, such as Dell, Hewlett-Packard and Apple; e-tailers such as Amazon, Newegg, and TigerDirect.com. The Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of CDW Holdings LLC.
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