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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 : 4/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.06
CXW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 924 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. CXW: 0.06 )
CXW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.06

0.02
1.07
Equity to Asset 0.47
CXW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 981 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. CXW: 0.47 )
CXW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.47

0.32
0.6
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.32
M-Score: -2.88
WACC vs ROIC
4.88%
8.77%
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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Operating margin (%) 14.59
CXW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 985 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 44.32 vs. CXW: 14.59 )
CXW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.42   Max: 76.13
Current: 14.59

4.42
76.13
Net-margin (%) 11.84
CXW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 986 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 36.50 vs. CXW: 11.84 )
CXW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -234.12   Max: 17.76
Current: 11.84

-234.12
17.76
ROE (%) 13.03
CXW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 992 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. CXW: 13.03 )
CXW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -69.96   Max: 19.9
Current: 13.03

-69.96
19.9
ROA (%) 6.42
CXW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 999 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. CXW: 6.42 )
CXW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -29.87   Max: 10.06
Current: 6.42

-29.87
10.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.18
CXW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 882 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.85 vs. CXW: 9.18 )
CXW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.2   Max: 7149.9
Current: 9.18

9.2
7149.9
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.20
CXW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 757 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. CXW: -5.20 )
CXW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.7   Max: 118.1
Current: -5.2

-25.7
118.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.60
CXW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 673 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CXW: -10.60 )
CXW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37.6   Max: 114.3
Current: -10.6

-37.6
114.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 2.30
CXW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 578 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CXW: 2.30 )
CXW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.9   Max: 81.7
Current: 2.3

-11.9
81.7
» CXW's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

CXW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 8,306 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 499,384 sh (+95.79%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 11,917 sh (+41.46%)
Joel Greenblatt 118,944 sh (+30.18%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,068,760 sh (+7.79%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Keeley 584,189 sh (-51.94%)
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Q2 2014

CXW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 3,454 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,018 sh (+92.85%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 22,493 sh (+88.75%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,131,735 sh (+5.89%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 467,544 sh (-6.38%)
John Keeley 416,090 sh (-28.77%)
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Q3 2014

CXW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

David Dreman 4,526 sh (+31.04%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,190,095 sh (+5.16%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 22,995 sh (+2.23%)
Pioneer Investments 464,431 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Keeley 411,383 sh (-1.13%)
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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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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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Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Corrections Corp of America
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. Read more...

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 23.70
CXW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 33.20 vs. CXW: 23.70 )
CXW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.11   Max: 38.08
Current: 23.7

8.11
38.08
Forward P/E 18.94
CXW's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 46.73 vs. CXW: 18.94 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.70
CXW's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 34.70 vs. CXW: 23.70 )
CXW' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.12   Max: 37.79
Current: 23.7

8.12
37.79
P/B 3.10
CXW's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. CXW: 3.10 )
CXW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 3.59
Current: 3.1

0.9
3.59
P/S 2.81
CXW's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. CXW: 2.81 )
CXW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 3
Current: 2.81

0.76
3
PFCF 21.31
CXW's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CXW: 21.31 )
CXW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.02   Max: 1053.5
Current: 21.31

8.02
1053.5
POCF 10.92
CXW's POCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. CXW: 10.92 )
CXW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.36   Max: 21.8
Current: 10.92

4.36
21.8
EV-to-EBIT 23.84
CXW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 36.93 vs. CXW: 23.84 )
CXW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.8   Max: 25.3
Current: 23.84

7.8
25.3
Shiller P/E 22.29
CXW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CXW: 22.29 )
CXW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.85   Max: 70.43
Current: 22.29

8.85
70.43
Current Ratio 1.15
CXW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 924 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. CXW: 1.15 )
CXW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 2.41
Current: 1.15

1.15
2.41
Quick Ratio 1.15
CXW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 924 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. CXW: 1.15 )
CXW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 2.41
Current: 1.15

1.15
2.41
Days Sales Outstanding 55.10
CXW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 49.86 vs. CXW: 55.10 )
CXW' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 47.81   Max: 125.54
Current: 55.1

47.81
125.54

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.25
CXW's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
67% of the 997 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. CXW: 5.25 )
CXW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 6.19
Current: 5.25

0.6
6.19
Dividend Payout 1.23
CXW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
67% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. CXW: 1.23 )
CXW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.23
Current: 1.23

0.39
1.23
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.20
CXW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. CXW: 5.20 )
CXW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 6.19
Current: 5.2

0.6
6.19
Share Buyback Rate -3.90
CXW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 663 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -6.30 vs. CXW: -3.90 )
CXW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 32.1   Max: -46.6
Current: -3.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 3.13
CXW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CXW: 3.13 )
CXW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 32.27
Current: 3.13

0.14
32.27
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.52
CXW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CXW: 1.52 )
CXW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 11.24
Current: 1.52

1.4
11.24
Price/Median PS Value 1.62
CXW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CXW: 1.62 )
CXW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 15.62
Current: 1.62

0.1
15.62
Price/Graham Number 1.81
CXW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CXW: 1.81 )
CXW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 17.28
Current: 1.81

0.47
17.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.20
CXW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 969 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CXW: 4.20 )
CXW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4   Max: 12.8
Current: 4.2

4
12.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.53
CXW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 569 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.01 vs. CXW: 0.53 )
CXW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.3   Max: 17.8
Current: 0.53

-4.3
17.8

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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CCA Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates Jan 26 2015 
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Should we follow #1 "Strong Buy" from Zacks, Corrections Corporation of America? Nov 08 2011 
Should We Purchase the No. 1 "Strong Buy" from Zacks, Corrections Corporation of America? Nov 08 2011 
Corrections Corp. of America New (CXW) Chairman John D Ferguson sells 20,000 Shares Mar 10 2011 

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