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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.55
CME's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CME: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CME' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 6.40 Max: 21748.63
Current: 0.55
0.13
21748.63
Equity to Asset 0.29
CME's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. CME: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CME' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.29
0.09
0.72
Interest Coverage 14.81
CME's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. CME: 14.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CME' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.74  Med: 12.93 Max: 23.58
Current: 14.81
6.74
23.58
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.59
M-Score: -2.60
WACC vs ROIC
7.88%
8.58%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 58.30
CME's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. CME: 58.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CME' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.57  Med: 56.82 Max: 61.78
Current: 58.3
-3.57
61.78
Net-margin (%) 36.49
CME's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 14.72 vs. CME: 36.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CME' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.61  Med: 31.61 Max: 55.24
Current: 36.49
-2.61
55.24
ROE (%) 5.61
CME's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. CME: 5.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CME' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.17  Med: 9.12 Max: 33.15
Current: 5.61
4.17
33.15
ROA (%) 1.76
CME's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. CME: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CME' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.78  Med: 3.22 Max: 9.84
Current: 1.76
1.78
9.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 265.79
CME's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 26.76 vs. CME: 265.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CME' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 161.6  Med: 250.27 Max: 474.26
Current: 265.79
161.6
474.26
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.00
CME's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CME: -2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CME' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2  Med: 11.85 Max: 26.3
Current: -2
-2
26.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.00
CME's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CME: -3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CME' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3  Med: 11.40 Max: 106.3
Current: -3
-3
106.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -14.90
CME's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. CME: -14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CME' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.9  Med: 11.40 Max: 47.7
Current: -14.9
-14.9
47.7
» CME's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

CME Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Tom Gayner 45,000 sh (+87.50%)
Jeremy Grantham 94,600 sh (+52.09%)
PRIMECAP Management 5,486,550 sh (+47.32%)
RS Investment Management 289,417 sh (+5.66%)
Pioneer Investments 33,302 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 30,032 sh (unchged)
George Soros 30,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 30,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 105,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 16,150 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Murray Stahl 72,099 sh (-1.60%)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,000 sh (-8.81%)
Ron Baron 39,007 sh (-33.54%)
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Q4 2014

CME Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Rogers 21,672 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 56,000 sh (+24.44%)
Paul Tudor Jones 36,001 sh (+20.00%)
PRIMECAP Management 5,545,750 sh (+1.08%)
Louis Moore Bacon 105,032 sh (+0.03%)
George Soros 30,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 39,007 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 30,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 30,032 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 16,150 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Murray Stahl 72,026 sh (-0.10%)
Jeremy Grantham 82,000 sh (-13.32%)
Pioneer Investments 25,088 sh (-24.67%)
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Q1 2015

CME Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Burbank 4,331 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 101,000 sh (+80.36%)
John Rogers 23,912 sh (+10.34%)
Pioneer Investments 27,002 sh (+7.63%)
Jeremy Grantham 86,900 sh (+5.98%)
Ron Baron 39,853 sh (+2.17%)
Jim Simons 30,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 16,150 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 105,032 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 72,026 sh (unchged)
George Soros 30,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 30,032 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 34,900 sh (-3.06%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,890,150 sh (-11.82%)
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Q2 2015

CME Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 20,798 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 129,100 sh (+269.91%)
Pioneer Investments 40,356 sh (+49.46%)
John Rogers 29,307 sh (+22.56%)
Tom Gayner 114,000 sh (+12.87%)
Ron Baron 42,589 sh (+6.87%)
Jim Simons 30,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 30,032 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 16,150 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 105,032 sh (unchged)
George Soros 30,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Murray Stahl 71,626 sh (-0.56%)
Jeremy Grantham 71,500 sh (-17.72%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,125,263 sh (-56.54%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 26.75
CME's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. CME: 26.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CME' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.6  Med: 26.24 Max: 53.37
Current: 26.75
8.6
53.37
Forward P/E 21.37
CME's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
80% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 14.99 vs. CME: 21.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 26.80
CME's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
70% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. CME: 26.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CME' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.6  Med: 26.24 Max: 53.49
Current: 26.8
8.6
53.49
P/B 1.49
CME's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CME: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CME' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.18 Max: 14.37
Current: 1.49
0.6
14.37
P/S 9.73
CME's P/S is ranked lower than
78% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. CME: 9.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CME' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.87  Med: 8.46 Max: 18.96
Current: 9.73
3.87
18.96
PFCF 24.48
CME's PFCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 11.15 vs. CME: 24.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CME' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.96  Med: 23.29 Max: 64.54
Current: 24.48
9.96
64.54
POCF 22.47
CME's POCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 9.99 vs. CME: 22.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CME' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.31  Med: 19.92 Max: 46.69
Current: 22.47
8.31
46.69
EV-to-EBIT 16.51
CME's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 14.68 vs. CME: 16.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CME' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -6.4  Med: 13.30 Max: 37.4
Current: 16.51
-6.4
37.4
PEG 22.33
CME's PEG is ranked lower than
95% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CME: 22.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CME' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 2.30 Max: 16.88
Current: 22.33
0.33
16.88
Shiller P/E 26.74
CME's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
70% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 20.49 vs. CME: 26.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CME' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.4  Med: 23.49 Max: 83.52
Current: 26.74
14.4
83.52
Current Ratio 1.04
CME's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. CME: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CME' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.86
Current: 1.04
0.99
1.86
Quick Ratio 1.04
CME's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. CME: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CME' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.86
Current: 1.04
0.99
1.86
Days Sales Outstanding 44.69
CME's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
55% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 59.76 vs. CME: 44.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CME' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 32.2  Med: 37.63 Max: 45.96
Current: 44.69
32.2
45.96

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.06
CME's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
66% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. CME: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CME' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.60 Max: 3.58
Current: 2.06
0.4
3.58
Dividend Payout 0.55
CME's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
63% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. CME: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CME' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.30 Max: 1.24
Current: 0.55
0.12
1.24
Dividend growth (3y) 18.80
CME's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
76% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: -4.50 vs. CME: 18.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CME' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 20.50 Max: 58.7
Current: 18.8
0
58.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.90
CME's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
68% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. CME: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CME' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.95  Med: 3.80 Max: 8.51
Current: 4.9
0.95
8.51
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
CME's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. CME: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CME' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: -5.30 Max: -23.7
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.14
CME's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CME: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CME' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.89 Max: 5.77
Current: 1.14
0.59
5.77
Price/Median PS Value 1.15
CME's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CME: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CME' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.07
Current: 1.15
0.33
2.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.02
CME's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CME: 6.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CME' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.7  Med: 7.20 Max: 44.3
Current: 6.02
2.7
44.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.93
CME's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 5.47 vs. CME: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CME' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 1.7  Med: 10.65 Max: 42.2
Current: 1.93
1.7
42.2

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 3,402 3,755 3,960
EPS($) 3.91 4.42 4.85
EPS without NRI($) 3.91 4.42 4.85

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Financial Exchanges
Compare:DBOEY, ICE, SPXCF, NYX, NDAQ » details
Traded in other countries:MX4A.Germany,
CME Group Inc was founded in 1898 as a not-for-profit corporation. The Company through its futures exchanges and clearing houses, serves the risk management and investment needs of customers by offering products like futures and options, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather derivatives and real estate. Its products include exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives. It brings buyers and sellers together through its CME Globex electronic trading platform across the globe and its open outcry trading facilities in Chicago, New York City and Kansas City, and provides hosting, connectivity and customer support for electronic trading through co-location services. The Company's CME Direct technology offers side-by-side trading of exchange-listed and over-the-counter markets. It also provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for cleared over-the-counter derivatives transactions. Finally, it offers market data services including live quotes, delayed quotes, market reports and a comprehensive historical data service. The Company's customer base includes professional traders, financial institutions, institutional and individual investors, corporations, manufacturers, producers and governments. Its customers can access CME Globex trading platform internationally. Customers may be members of one or more of its CME, CBOT, NYMEX or COMEX exchanges. The industry in which the Company operates is competitive and expects competition to continue to intensify, especially in light of the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act. The Companys operation of futures exchanges is subject to extensive regulation by the CFTC under its principles-based approach which requires that its exchange subsidiaries satisfy the requirements of certain core principles relating to the operation and oversight of its markets and clearing house.
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