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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 0.11
CDW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.06 vs. CDW: 0.11 )
CDW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11

Equity to Asset 0.15
CDW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 2471 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. CDW: 0.15 )
CDW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.01   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.15

-0.01
0.85
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.75
M-Score: -2.46
WACC vs ROIC
1.28%
11.42%
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 (%) 5.57
CDW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2607 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.74 vs. CDW: 5.57 )
CDW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -17.19   Max: 6.99
Current: 5.57

-17.19
6.99
Net-margin (%) 2.03
CDW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2607 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. CDW: 2.03 )
CDW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -21.87   Max: 4.34
Current: 2.03

-21.87
4.34
ROE (%) 29.56
CDW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2536 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. CDW: 29.56 )
CDW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -254.49   Max: 184.21
Current: 29.56

-254.49
184.21
ROA (%) 4.07
CDW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. CDW: 4.07 )
CDW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -180.9   Max: 25.87
Current: 4.07

-180.9
25.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 87.58
CDW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2620 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 30.94 vs. CDW: 87.58 )
CDW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -330.26   Max: 175.87
Current: 87.58

-330.26
175.87
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.80
CDW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2039 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CDW: 1.80 )
CDW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.7   Max: 74.4
Current: 1.8

-13.7
74.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.10
CDW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1678 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CDW: 3.10 )
CDW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 27.6
Current: 3.1

0
27.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 127.90
CDW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. CDW: 127.90 )
CDW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 127.9
Current: 127.9

0
127.9
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

CDW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 23,264 sh (New)
Jim Simons 298,526 sh (+51.00%)
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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Q2 2014

CDW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Larry Robbins 2,967,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 417,982 sh (+66.95%)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,024 sh (+3.27%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 3,288,264 sh (-7.37%)
Jim Simons 24,300 sh (-91.86%)
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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

John Keeley 6,990 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 50,000 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%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,500,990 sh (-24.48%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 27.50
CDW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 78.80 vs. CDW: 27.50 )
CDW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 18.66   Max: 32.94
Current: 27.5

18.66
32.94
Forward P/E 13.26
CDW's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CDW: 13.26 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 27.00
CDW's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 79.90 vs. CDW: 27.00 )
CDW' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 18.62   Max: 32.85
Current: 27

18.62
32.85
P/B 7.10
CDW's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. CDW: 7.10 )
CDW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.37   Max: 18.77
Current: 7.1

5.37
18.77
P/S 0.56
CDW's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CDW: 0.56 )
CDW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.56

0.26
0.6
PFCF 17.80
CDW's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 212.81 vs. CDW: 17.80 )
CDW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.7   Max: 20.51
Current: 17.8

10.7
20.51
POCF 15.20
CDW's POCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 32.90 vs. CDW: 15.20 )
CDW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.43   Max: 17.54
Current: 15.2

9.43
17.54
EV-to-EBIT 14.03
CDW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 45.12 vs. CDW: 14.03 )
CDW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.5   Max: 15.4
Current: 14.03

11.5
15.4
PEG 2.06
CDW's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CDW: 2.06 )
CDW' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 3.6
Current: 2.06

0.36
3.6
Shiller P/E 17.30
CDW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CDW: 17.30 )
CDW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.35   Max: 17.3
Current: 17.3

6.35
17.3
Current Ratio 1.67
CDW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 2527 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. CDW: 1.67 )
CDW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 6.01
Current: 1.67

1.4
6.01
Quick Ratio 1.44
CDW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 2527 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. CDW: 1.44 )
CDW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 5.06
Current: 1.44

1.16
5.06
Days Inventory 14.24
CDW's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 280.96 vs. CDW: 14.24 )
CDW' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 7.12   Max: 17.1
Current: 14.24

7.12
17.1
Days Sales Outstanding 47.19
CDW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 87.14 vs. CDW: 47.19 )
CDW' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 22.58   Max: 51.3
Current: 47.19

22.58
51.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.57
CDW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. CDW: 0.57 )
CDW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.59
Current: 0.57

0.16
0.59
Dividend Payout 0.14
CDW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
97% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CDW: 0.14 )
CDW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.14

0.05
0.14
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.60
CDW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. CDW: 0.60 )
CDW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.59
Current: 0.6

0.16
0.59
Share Buyback Rate -6.00
CDW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 1755 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. CDW: -6.00 )
CDW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -59.4
Current: -6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
CDW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CDW: 1.60 )
CDW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 1.46
Current: 1.6

1.11
1.46
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
CDW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CDW: 1.30 )
CDW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 1.17
Current: 1.3

0.79
1.17
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.80
CDW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 2946 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CDW: 0.80 )
CDW' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 1.1
Current: 0.8

Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.10
CDW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2583 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CDW: 7.10 )
CDW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.5   Max: 8.7
Current: 7.1

6.5
8.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.21
CDW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1141 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.82 vs. CDW: 19.21 )
CDW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 104.7   Max: 198.5
Current: 19.21

104.7
198.5

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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