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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.79
CSC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. CSC: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CSC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.79
0.07
0.88
Equity to Asset 0.29
CSC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. CSC: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CSC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.44 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.29
0.25
0.52
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.17
M-Score: -3.60
WACC vs ROIC
6.33%
2.95%
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 (%) -1.14
CSC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. CSC: -1.14 )
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: -1.14
-27.38
8.15
Net-margin (%) -0.07
CSC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. CSC: -0.07 )
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: -0.07
-26.72
6.66
ROE (%) -0.22
CSC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1678 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. CSC: -0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CSC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -82.51  Med: 10.70 Max: 32.5
Current: -0.22
-82.51
32.5
ROA (%) -0.07
CSC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. CSC: -0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CSC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -31.07  Med: 4.96 Max: 8.57
Current: -0.07
-31.07
8.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5.88
CSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.95 vs. CSC: -5.88 )
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: -5.88
-116.56
51.57
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.60
CSC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1302 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 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)
John Burbank Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 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

Brian Rogers 1,478,300 sh (-6.34%)
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Top Ranked Articles about Computer Sciences Corp

CSC Jumps Into Top 10 in Jana Partners' Portfolio
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 13.35
CSC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.69 vs. CSC: 13.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 1636.50
CSC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
99% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.20 vs. CSC: 1636.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CSC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.37  Med: 16.09 Max: 1721.5
Current: 1636.5
4.37
1721.5
P/B 3.08
CSC's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. CSC: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CSC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.44 Max: 3.27
Current: 3.08
0.54
3.27
P/S 0.78
CSC's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 1701 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. CSC: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CSC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.78
0.22
0.82
PFCF 11.83
CSC's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.40 vs. CSC: 11.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CSC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.38  Med: 13.98 Max: 123.48
Current: 11.83
4.38
123.48
POCF 6.56
CSC's POCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. CSC: 6.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CSC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.35  Med: 5.01 Max: 9.03
Current: 6.56
2.35
9.03
Current Ratio 1.36
CSC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. CSC: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CSC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.48 Max: 2.04
Current: 1.36
0.89
2.04
Quick Ratio 1.36
CSC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. CSC: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CSC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.48 Max: 2.04
Current: 1.36
0.89
2.04
Days Sales Outstanding 36.70
CSC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 69.02 vs. CSC: 36.70 )
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: 36.7
36.7
106.81

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.41
CSC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
57% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. CSC: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CSC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.52 Max: 3.49
Current: 1.41
0.3
3.49
Dividend Payout 6.13
CSC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
98% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSC: 6.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CSC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.16
Current: 6.13
0.13
0.16
Dividend growth (3y) 4.80
CSC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
55% of the 430 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) 1.41
CSC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. CSC: 1.41 )
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: 1.52 Max: 3.49
Current: 1.41
0.3
3.49
Share Buyback Rate 2.00
CSC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 1152 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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Price/Projected FCF 1.17
CSC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. CSC: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CSC' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.75
Current: 1.17
0.56
2.75
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
CSC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. CSC: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CSC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.84
Current: 1.5
0.56
2.84
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.00
CSC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
677% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. CSC: 2.00 )
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: 1.35 Max: 4.63
Current: 2
0.58
4.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.31
CSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1696 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CSC: -1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CSC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.32  Med: 9.10 Max: 15.2
Current: -1.31
-1.32
15.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 13.38
CSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. CSC: 13.38 )
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: 13.38
5.9
22

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 11,949 12,186
EPS($) 4.87 5.39
EPS without NRI($) 4.87 5.39

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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