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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.11
CHDN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. CHDN: 0.11 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 5.59
Current: 0.11

0.05
5.59
Equity to Asset 0.54
CHDN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. CHDN: 0.54 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.54

0.31
0.7
Interest Coverage 14.46
CHDN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
69% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 16.37 vs. CHDN: 14.46 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.14   Max: 48
Current: 14.46

3.14
48
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.89
M-Score: -2.91
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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.24
CHDN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 9.06 vs. CHDN: 12.24 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.39   Max: 14.26
Current: 12.24

5.39
14.26
Net-margin (%) 6.75
CHDN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. CHDN: 6.75 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.79   Max: 22.14
Current: 6.75

2.79
22.14
ROE (%) 7.65
CHDN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 7.39 vs. CHDN: 7.65 )
CHDN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.58   Max: 28.45
Current: 7.65

3.58
28.45
ROA (%) 4.07
CHDN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. CHDN: 4.07 )
CHDN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 13.61
Current: 4.07

1.56
13.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.80
CHDN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 12.29 vs. CHDN: 16.80 )
CHDN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.49   Max: 31.73
Current: 16.8

6.49
31.73
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.20
CHDN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. CHDN: 5.20 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.3   Max: 27.1
Current: 5.2

-13.3
27.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 18.50
CHDN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. CHDN: 18.50 )
CHDN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.7   Max: 29.8
Current: 18.5

-12.7
29.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 34.60
CHDN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. CHDN: 34.60 )
CHDN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -17   Max: 37.9
Current: 34.6

-17
37.9
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CHDN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ron Baron 3,250 sh (New)
George Soros 704,839 sh (+7.64%)
Mario Gabelli 915,484 sh (+1.03%)
Chuck Royce 142,100 sh (-17.77%)
Jim Simons 12,775 sh (-56.5%)
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Q1 2014

CHDN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ron Baron 3,500 sh (+7.69%)
George Soros 704,839 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 900,593 sh (-1.63%)
Chuck Royce 138,500 sh (-2.53%)
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Q2 2014

CHDN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ron Baron 4,500 sh (+28.57%)
Mario Gabelli 902,276 sh (+0.19%)
George Soros 704,839 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 10,000 sh (-92.78%)
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Q3 2014

CHDN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 29,775 sh (New)
Ron Baron 12,000 sh (+166.67%)
George Soros 704,839 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 882,541 sh (-2.19%)
Chuck Royce 7,800 sh (-22%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CHDN

(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
Ron Baron 2014-09-30 Add 166.67%$86.28 - $98 $ 93.511%12000
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 Add 28.57%$84.49 - $91.93 $ 93.517%4500
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 New Buy$82.87 - $90.08 $ 93.517%3250
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$80.01 - $88.86 $ 93.5112%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -87.73%0.15%$64.02 - $70.27 $ 93.5140%5530
George Soros 2012-12-31 Add 27.98%0.1%$56.86 - $66.54 $ 93.5149%549943
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 20.02%0.03%$56.86 - $66.54 $ 93.5149%45060
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.16%$54.84 - $63.23 $ 93.5161%37544
George Soros 2012-06-30 Add 34.8%0.09%$56.07 - $62.79 $ 93.5158%411912
George Soros 2012-03-31 Add 69.23%0.1%$49.91 - $59.32 $ 93.5184%305576
George Soros 2011-12-31 New Buy0.41%$37.72 - $52.13 $ 93.51104%180564
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 30.70
CHDN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 30.60 vs. CHDN: 30.70 )
CHDN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.35   Max: 243.98
Current: 30.7

5.35
243.98
P/B 2.27
CHDN's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. CHDN: 2.27 )
CHDN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.59
Current: 2.27

0.83
2.59
P/S 2.05
CHDN's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. CHDN: 2.05 )
CHDN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 2.28
Current: 2.05

0.75
2.28
PFCF 21.75
CHDN's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 43.15 vs. CHDN: 21.75 )
CHDN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.59   Max: 132.42
Current: 21.75

5.59
132.42
EV-to-EBIT 19.88
CHDN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 22.72 vs. CHDN: 19.88 )
CHDN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.2   Max: 33.9
Current: 19.88

8.2
33.9
PEG 1.65
CHDN's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CHDN: 1.65 )
CHDN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 3987
Current: 1.65

0.85
3987
Shiller P/E 35.40
CHDN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CHDN: 35.40 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.53   Max: 39.4
Current: 35.4

9.53
39.4
Current Ratio 0.76
CHDN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. CHDN: 0.76 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.02
Current: 0.76

0.27
2.02
Quick Ratio 0.76
CHDN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CHDN: 0.76 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.02
Current: 0.76

0.27
2.02

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.07
CHDN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
73% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. CHDN: 1.07 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 2.12
Current: 1.07

0.8
2.12
Dividend Payout 0.28
CHDN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
87% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CHDN: 0.28 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 1.39   Max: 71.43
Current: 0.28

1.39
71.43
Dividend growth (3y) 20.30
CHDN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
86% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. CHDN: 20.30 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26
Current: 20.3

0
26
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.30
CHDN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
52% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. CHDN: 2.30 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.67   Max: 4.43
Current: 2.3

1.67
4.43
Share Buyback Rate -4.60
CHDN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. CHDN: -4.60 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.9   Max: -21.6
Current: -4.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 7.28
CHDN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CHDN: 7.28 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.68   Max: 19.06
Current: 7.28

1.68
19.06
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
CHDN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CHDN: 1.30 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 14.26
Current: 1.3

0.89
14.26
Price/Median PS Value 1.41
CHDN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. CHDN: 1.41 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.93
Current: 1.41

0.51
1.93
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.72
CHDN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CHDN: 1.72 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 10.51
Current: 1.72

0.54
10.51
Price/Graham Number 3.10
CHDN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. CHDN: 3.10 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 4.89
Current: 3.1

1.01
4.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.00
CHDN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. CHDN: 5.00 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3   Max: 12.3
Current: 5

3
12.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 22.13
CHDN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. CHDN: 22.13 )
CHDN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.2   Max: 23.8
Current: 22.13

-11.2
23.8

Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Gambling
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Churchill Downs Inc was organized as a Kentucky corporation in 1928. It is a diversified provider of pari-mutuel horseracing, casino gaming, entertainment, & is the country's premier source of online account wagering on horseracing events. It offers gaming products through its casinos in Mississippi, its slot & video poker operations in Louisiana, its slot and poker operations in Florida, its slot and table games operations in Maine and its video lottery terminal joint venture facility in Ohio. On July 17, 2013, the Company completed its acquisition of Oxford in Oxford, Maine. The Company manages its operations through four operating segments: Racing Operations, which includes Churchill Downs Racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, an internationally known thoroughbred racing operation and home of the Kentucky Derby since 1875; Arlington International Race Course, a thoroughbred racing operation in Arlington Heights along with eleven off-track betting facilities in Illinois; Calder Race Course, a thoroughbred racing operation in Miami Gardens, Florida; and Fair Grounds Race Course ("Fair Grounds"), a thoroughbred racing operation in New Orleans along with twelve OTBs in Louisiana. Gaming, which includes Oxford Casino in Oxford, Maine, which it acquired on July 17, 2013. Oxford operates approximately 850 slot machines, 26 table games and various dining facilities; Riverwalk Casino Hotel in Vicksburg, Mississippi, which it acquired on October 23, 2012. Riverwalk operates approximately 710 slot machines, 22 table games, a five story, 80-room attached hotel, multi-functional event center and dining facilities; Harlow's Casino Resort & Spa in Greenville, Mississippi, which operates approximately 750 slot machines, 13 table games, a five-story, 105-room attached hotel, multi-functional event center, pool, spa and dining facilities; Calder Casino, a slot facility in Florida adjacent to Calder, which operates approximately 1,140 slot machines and includes a poker room operation branded Studz Poker Club; Fair Grounds Slots, a slot facility in Louisiana adjacent to Fair Grounds, which operates approximately 620 slot machines; and Video Services, LLC, the owner and operator of approximately 780 video poker machines in Louisiana. Online Business, which includes TwinSpires, an Advance Deposit Wagering business that is licensed as a multi-jurisdictional simulcasting and interactive wagering hub in the state of Oregon; Fair Grounds Account Wagering, an ADW business that is licensed in the state of Louisiana; Velocity, a business that is licensed in the British Dependency Isle of Man focusing on high wagering-volume international customers; Luckity, an ADW business launched during October 2012 that offers real-money bingo with outcomes based on and determined by pari-mutuel wagers on live horseraces; Bloodstock Research Information Services, a data service provider for the equine industry; and Its equity investment in HRTV, LLC, a horseracing televis
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