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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.84
CSC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 1781 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. CSC: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CSC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.30 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.84
0.03
0.88
Equity to Asset 0.30
CSC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
85% of the 1579 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. CSC: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CSC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.3
0.25
0.52
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.13
M-Score: -3.26
WACC vs ROIC
6.10%
2.88%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -1.21
CSC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. CSC: -1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CSC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -27.38  Med: 5.65 Max: 8.15
Current: -1.21
-27.38
8.15
Net-margin (%) 0.05
CSC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CSC: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CSC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -26.72  Med: 3.91 Max: 6.66
Current: 0.05
-26.72
6.66
ROE (%) 0.18
CSC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1703 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.27 vs. CSC: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CSC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -82.51  Med: 10.70 Max: 32.5
Current: 0.18
-82.51
32.5
ROA (%) 0.06
CSC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1788 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. CSC: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CSC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -31.07  Med: 4.96 Max: 8.57
Current: 0.06
-31.07
8.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5.89
CSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1761 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.35 vs. CSC: -5.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CSC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -116.56  Med: 28.26 Max: 51.57
Current: -5.89
-116.56
51.57
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.60
CSC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CSC: -6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CSC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.6  Med: 5.90 Max: 17.6
Current: -6.6
-6.6
17.6
» CSC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

CSC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 51,583 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 29,000 sh (+339.59%)
Ray Dalio 13,990 sh (+276.08%)
Paul Tudor Jones 40,744 sh (+83.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,239,358 sh (+59.35%)
Larry Robbins 3,736,929 sh (+3.92%)
David Dreman 2,687 sh (+3.31%)
Brian Rogers 2,328,300 sh (unchged)
David Einhorn Sold Out
Jim Simons 723,300 sh (-10.91%)
Dodge & Cox 169,318 sh (-92.73%)
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Q4 2014

CSC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jana Partners 2,754,027 sh (New)
David Dreman 2,942 sh (+9.49%)
Brian Rogers 2,328,300 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 1,087,452 sh (-12.26%)
Larry Robbins 3,268,529 sh (-12.53%)
Dodge & Cox 128,908 sh (-23.87%)
Paul Tudor Jones 27,354 sh (-32.86%)
Jim Simons 436,100 sh (-39.71%)
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Q1 2015

CSC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Mario Gabelli 3,100 sh (New)
John Paulson 4,180,000 sh (New)
Jana Partners 7,467,874 sh (+171.16%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,281,877 sh (+17.88%)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,005 sh (+17.00%)
David Dreman 3,228 sh (+9.72%)
Jana Partners 8,371,757 sh (+203.98%)
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Jim Simons 396,200 sh (-9.15%)
Dodge & Cox 88,750 sh (-31.15%)
Brian Rogers 1,578,300 sh (-32.21%)
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Q2 2015

CSC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 644,400 sh (+62.65%)
Jana Partners 8,038,030 sh (+7.63%)
David Dreman 3,337 sh (+3.38%)
John Paulson 4,245,000 sh (+1.56%)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 1,208,785 sh (-5.70%)
Brian Rogers 1,478,300 sh (-6.34%)
Dodge & Cox 79,050 sh (-10.93%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,300 sh (-83.44%)
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CSC Jumps Into Top 10 in Jana Partners' Portfolio
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 5134.18
CSC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
100% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.00 vs. CSC: 5134.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CSC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.37  Med: 10.44 Max: 5645.83
Current: 5134.18
4.37
5645.83
Forward P/E 12.66
CSC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.16 vs. CSC: 12.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 419.80
CSC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
98% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.80 vs. CSC: 419.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CSC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.37  Med: 16.24 Max: 1721.5
Current: 419.8
4.37
1721.5
P/B 2.83
CSC's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 1572 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. CSC: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CSC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.45 Max: 3.27
Current: 2.83
0.54
3.27
P/S 0.76
CSC's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CSC: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CSC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.76
0.22
0.83
PFCF 10.17
CSC's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.41 vs. CSC: 10.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CSC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.38  Med: 13.84 Max: 123.48
Current: 10.17
4.38
123.48
POCF 5.92
CSC's POCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.74 vs. CSC: 5.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CSC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.35  Med: 5.05 Max: 9.03
Current: 5.92
2.35
9.03
Current Ratio 1.36
CSC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. CSC: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CSC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.49 Max: 2.33
Current: 1.36
0.89
2.33
Quick Ratio 1.36
CSC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. CSC: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CSC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.49 Max: 2.33
Current: 1.36
0.89
2.33
Days Sales Outstanding 66.25
CSC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 69.32 vs. CSC: 66.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CSC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 36.7  Med: 85.03 Max: 106.81
Current: 66.25
36.7
106.81

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.49
CSC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
59% of the 1264 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. CSC: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CSC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.51 Max: 3.49
Current: 1.49
0.3
3.49
Dividend Payout 4.90
CSC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
98% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSC: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CSC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.18 Max: 3.71
Current: 4.9
0.06
3.71
Dividend growth (3y) 4.80
CSC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
55% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. CSC: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CSC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 4.8
Current: 4.8
0
4.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.46
CSC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. CSC: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CSC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.51 Max: 3.49
Current: 1.46
0.3
3.49
Share Buyback Rate 2.00
CSC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. CSC: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CSC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.7  Med: -0.50 Max: -3.5
Current: 2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 35.41
CSC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
95% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CSC: 35.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CSC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.83  Med: 4.92 Max: 185.41
Current: 35.41
1.83
185.41
Price/Projected FCF 0.95
CSC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. CSC: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CSC' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.03 Max: 4.01
Current: 0.95
0.48
4.01
Price/Median PS Value 1.45
CSC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. CSC: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CSC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.20 Max: 3.56
Current: 1.45
0.45
3.56
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.88
CSC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
651% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CSC: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CSC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.37 Max: 4.63
Current: 1.88
0.58
4.63
Price/Graham Number 18.23
CSC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
97% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. CSC: 18.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CSC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.92  Med: 2.17 Max: 19.42
Current: 18.23
0.92
19.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.33
CSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. CSC: -1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CSC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.36  Med: 9.10 Max: 15.2
Current: -1.33
-1.36
15.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 13.62
CSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.48 vs. CSC: 13.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CSC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 5.9  Med: 13.90 Max: 22
Current: 13.62
5.9
22

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 11,656 11,876
EPS($) 4.87 5.43
EPS without NRI($) 4.87 5.43

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services
Compare:ACN, INFY, CTSH, IT, CIOXY » details
Traded in other countries:CS9.Germany,
Computer Sciences Corp is a Nevada corporation founded in April 16, 1959. The Company provides information technology (IT) and professional services and solutions. The Company has helped its clients develop and integrate their IT assets in support of operational efficiency, new growth initiatives and other business objectives. Its clients include commercial enterprises and the U.S. federal government, as well as state, local and non-U.S. government agencies. The Company serves approximately 2,500 clients in more than 70 countries. The Company has built a secure, flexible, private cloud infrastructure offering, BizCloud, for its enterprise as well as its government clients. In fiscal 2014, the Company increased its sales force and invested in a new global order entry system, Salesforce.com. The Company is also investing in next-generation offerings such as storage-as-a-service, CSC MyWorkstyle, MachinEdge, AppSEC on Demand, CSC Big Data as-a-Service, ClimatEdge for General Insurance, and Continuous Monitoring and Advanced Persistent Threat offerings. The Company's reportable segments are Global Business Services (GBS), Global Infrastructure Services (GIS), and North American Public Sector (NPS). Geographically, it has operations throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. GBS provides technology solutions including consulting, applications services, and software, which address key business challenges within the customer's industry. GBS has three primary growth engines: end-to-end applications services; consulting services; and industry aligned next-generation software and solutions. GIS provides managed and virtual desktop solutions, unified communications and collaboration services, data center management, cyber security, compute and managed storage solutions to commercial clients. GIS also delivers CSC's next-generation Cloud offerings, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), private Cloud solutions, CloudMail and Storage as a Service (SaaS). GIS provides a portfolio of standard offerings that have predictable outcomes and measurable results while reducing business risk and operational costs for clients. NPS delivers IT, mission, and operations-related services to the Department of Defense, civil agencies of the U.S. federal government, as well as other foreign, state and local government agencies. Commensurate with the Company's strategy, NPS is leveraging its commercial best practices and next-generation technologies to bring scalable and more cost-effective IT solutions to government agencies that are seeking efficiency through innovation. The Company competes with large industrial firms, computer manufacturers and major aerospace firms. The Company's contracts with U.S. government agencies are subject to regulations, audits and cost adjustments by the U.S. government.
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John Paulson's First-Quarter Moves Alter Largest And Most Valuable Stakes Jun 01 2015 
Computer Sciences Corp Posts An Upbeat Q4 2015 Earnings May 21 2015 
CSC Jumps Into Top 10 in Jana Partners' Portfolio Apr 20 2015 
Fourth-Quarter Acquisitions Rearrange Jana Partners’ Portfolio Feb 18 2015 
An Expected Growth Outside the U.S. Feb 16 2015 
Ready to Follow Ray Dalio on this Stock Dec 17 2014 
Gotham's Top Stakes for the Third Quarter Nov 18 2014 
CSC and VMware Announce Collaboration to Deliver OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service Platform Oct 15 2014 
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Compuware Corp. Might Be Leading the APM Industry Apr 14 2014 

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