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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.06
CXW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 598 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. CXW: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CXW' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.06 Max: N/A
Current: 0.06
Equity to Asset 0.45
CXW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 631 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. CXW: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CXW' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.48 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.45
0.32
0.98
Interest Coverage 0.02
CXW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the 520 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. CXW: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CXW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.75  Med: 4.35 Max: 5.22
Current: 0.02
2.75
5.22
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 13.74
M-Score: -3.05
WACC vs ROIC
2.54%
9.22%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 14.47
CXW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 636 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 44.56 vs. CXW: 14.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CXW' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.59  Med: 18.00 Max: 19.5
Current: 14.47
14.59
19.5
Net-margin (%) 11.49
CXW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 637 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 35.08 vs. CXW: 11.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CXW' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.23  Med: 9.44 Max: 17.76
Current: 11.49
4.23
17.76
ROE (%) 13.71
CXW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 641 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.65 vs. CXW: 13.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CXW' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.79  Med: 11.14 Max: 19.9
Current: 13.71
5.79
19.9
ROA (%) 6.43
CXW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 646 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. CXW: 6.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CXW' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.44  Med: 5.39 Max: 10.06
Current: 6.43
2.44
10.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 431.59
CXW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 531 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. CXW: 431.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CXW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.99  Med: 11.97 Max: 13.7
Current: 431.59
7.99
13.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.20
CXW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 429 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CXW: -5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CXW' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.7  Med: 6.35 Max: 34.4
Current: -5.2
-25.7
34.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.60
CXW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 382 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. CXW: -10.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CXW' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.6  Med: 8.40 Max: 114.3
Current: -10.6
-37.6
114.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 2.30
CXW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 322 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. CXW: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CXW' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.9  Med: 7.85 Max: 41.5
Current: 2.3
-11.9
41.5
» CXW's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-10)


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

CXW Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Pioneer Investments 563,310 sh (+21.29%)
David Dreman 4,949 sh (+9.35%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,216,467 sh (+2.22%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 22,851 sh (-0.63%)
John Keeley 405,843 sh (-1.35%)
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Q1 2015

CXW Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 7,927 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 4,996 sh (New)
David Dreman 5,426 sh (+9.64%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,269,565 sh (+4.36%)
John Keeley 407,023 sh (+0.29%)
Pioneer Investments 559,594 sh (-0.66%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 22,592 sh (-1.13%)
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Q2 2015

CXW Guru Trades in Q2 2015

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 766,420 sh (+3292.44%)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,868 sh (+163.25%)
David Dreman 5,605 sh (+3.30%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 552,925 sh (-1.19%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,024,680 sh (-19.29%)
John Keeley 303,486 sh (-25.44%)
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Q3 2015

CXW Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 160,400 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 22,496 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,056,021 sh (+3.06%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 753,450 sh (-1.69%)
David Dreman 4,100 sh (-26.85%)
Pioneer Investments 390,011 sh (-29.46%)
John Keeley 189,185 sh (-37.66%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Corrections Corp of America

Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Corrections Corp of America - Oct 17, 2014

Facilities support management services company Corrections Corp of America (CXW) rose as the company released results above its previous earnings guidance due to elevated demand from Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The better than expected results reflected an increased focus on border patrol and immigration.

From Diamond Hill Capital (Trades, Portfolio)'s Small Cap Fund Third Quarter 2014 Commentary.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.77
CXW's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
52% of the 798 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.03 vs. CXW: 16.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CXW' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.11  Med: 18.34 Max: 38.09
Current: 16.77
8.11
38.09
Forward P/E 15.95
CXW's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 553 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.47 vs. CXW: 15.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.67
CXW's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
53% of the 636 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. CXW: 16.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CXW' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.12  Med: 18.26 Max: 37.8
Current: 16.67
8.12
37.8
P/B 2.30
CXW's P/B is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CXW: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CXW' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 2.19 Max: 3.59
Current: 2.3
0.9
3.59
P/S 1.92
CXW's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.69 vs. CXW: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CXW' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.87 Max: 2.96
Current: 1.92
0.76
2.96
PFCF 11.20
CXW's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 394 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. CXW: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CXW' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.02  Med: 20.44 Max: 1053.67
Current: 11.2
8.02
1053.67
POCF 7.05
CXW's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.49 vs. CXW: 7.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CXW' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.36  Med: 10.50 Max: 21.8
Current: 7.05
4.36
21.8
EV-to-EBIT 0.40
CXW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
100% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.05 vs. CXW: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CXW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 15.20 Max: 83.2
Current: 0.4
0.4
83.2
EV-to-EBITDA 0.39
CXW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
100% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.39 vs. CXW: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CXW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 11.50 Max: 31.9
Current: 0.39
0.3
31.9
Shiller P/E 18.01
CXW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 283 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.29 vs. CXW: 18.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CXW' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.52  Med: 23.14 Max: 33.79
Current: 18.01
15.52
33.79
Current Ratio 1.16
CXW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 595 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. CXW: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CXW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.73 Max: 4.05
Current: 1.16
0.26
4.05
Quick Ratio 1.16
CXW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 595 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. CXW: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CXW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.73 Max: 4.05
Current: 1.16
0.26
4.05
Days Sales Outstanding 51.70
CXW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
77% of the 446 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.78 vs. CXW: 51.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CXW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.32  Med: 56.10 Max: 67
Current: 51.7
52.32
67

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 7.48
CXW's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.74 vs. CXW: 7.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CXW' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 5.47 Max: 8.63
Current: 7.48
0.6
8.63
Dividend Payout 1.23
CXW's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
69% of the 676 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CXW: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CXW' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.53
Current: 1.23
0.3
2.53
Forward Dividend Yield 7.56
CXW's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.08 vs. CXW: 7.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.56
CXW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 823 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. CXW: 7.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CXW' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 5.47 Max: 8.63
Current: 7.56
0.6
8.63
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.90
CXW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 399 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -7.10 vs. CXW: -3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CXW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.6  Med: -0.65 Max: 26.2
Current: -3.9
-46.6
26.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.30
CXW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
92% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CXW: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CXW' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.81 Max: 32.27
Current: 2.3
0.2
32.27
Price/Projected FCF 1.05
CXW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 462 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. CXW: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CXW' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 1.93 Max: 27.18
Current: 1.05
1.09
27.18
Price/Median PS Value 1.01
CXW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CXW: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CXW' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.91 Max: 14.58
Current: 1.01
0.09
14.58
Price/Graham Number 1.30
CXW's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
66% of the 770 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. CXW: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CXW' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.21 Max: 18.26
Current: 1.3
0.47
18.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 252.57
CXW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CXW: 252.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CXW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 6.60 Max: 283.2
Current: 252.57
1.2
283.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.83
CXW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 323 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. CXW: 11.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CXW' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.4  Med: 8.00 Max: 14.5
Current: 11.83
-7.4
14.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1769
EPS $ 1.73
Beta0.21
Short Percentage of Float5.96%
52-Week Range $24.21 - 42.31
Shares Outstanding(Mil)117.22

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 1,827 1,999
EPS($) 1.83 1.79
EPS without NRI($) 1.83 1.79

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:PSRA.Germany,
Corrections Corp of America was incorporated in the State of Maryland in 1983. The Company is the owner of privatized correctional and detention facilities and prison operator in the United States. The Company owns and controls approximately 53 correctional and detention facilities and manages 13 additional facilities owned by its government partners, with a total design capacity of approximately 86,000 beds in 20 states and the District of Columbia. The Company specializes in owning, operating, and managing prisons and other correctional facilities and providing inmate residential, community re-entry, and prisoner transportation services for governmental agencies. It also offers rehabilitation and educational programs, including basic education, religious services, life skills and employment training and substance abuse treatment. It also provides or makes available to inmates certain health care; including medical, dental, and mental health services, food services, and work and recreational programs. The correctional and detention facilities it operates and manages, as well as those facilities it owns but are managed by other operators, are subject to competition for inmates from other private prison managers. The Company's customers consist of federal, state, and local correctional and detention authorities. The Company competes with government agencies that are responsible for correctional facilities and a number of privatized correctional service companies, including, the GEO Group, Inc. and Management and Training Corporation. The Company is subject to extensive federal, state, and local regulations, including educational, health care, and safety regulations, which are administered by many governmental and regulatory authorities.
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Headlines

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Weekly Three-Year Low Highlights: China Unicom, Corrections Corp. of America, DeVry, Stratasys Nov 02 2015 
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Corrections Corp. of America New (CXW) Chairman John D Ferguson sells 20,000 Shares Mar 10 2011 
Corrections Corp. of America New (CXW) Chairman John D Ferguson sells 20,000 Shares Feb 24 2011 

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