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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
CXW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 577 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. CXW: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CXW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.06 Max: N/A
Current: 0.03
Equity to Asset 0.47
CXW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 600 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. CXW: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CXW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.48 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.47
0.32
0.98
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.90
M-Score: -3.07
WACC vs ROIC
3.29%
9.47%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 15.16
CXW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 612 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 44.89 vs. CXW: 15.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CXW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.42  Med: 16.52 Max: 76.13
Current: 15.16
4.42
76.13
Net-margin (%) 12.24
CXW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 612 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 35.81 vs. CXW: 12.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CXW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -234.12  Med: 9.04 Max: 17.76
Current: 12.24
-234.12
17.76
ROE (%) 14.13
CXW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 614 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.96 vs. CXW: 14.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CXW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -71.26  Med: 10.79 Max: 19.9
Current: 14.13
-71.26
19.9
ROA (%) 6.76
CXW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 623 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. CXW: 6.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CXW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -29.87  Med: 5.34 Max: 10.06
Current: 6.76
-29.87
10.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.70
CXW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. CXW: 9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CXW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -6130.81  Med: 12.14 Max: 7149.9
Current: 9.7
-6130.81
7149.9
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.40
CXW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 422 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CXW: -5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CXW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.7  Med: 7.10 Max: 118.1
Current: -5.4
-25.7
118.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.60
CXW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 375 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CXW: -10.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CXW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37.6  Med: 10.60 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 315 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. CXW: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CXW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.9  Med: 9.20 Max: 81.7
Current: 2.3
-11.9
81.7
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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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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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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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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.80
CXW's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
52% of the 501 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. CXW: 16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CXW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.11  Med: 18.24 Max: 38.08
Current: 16.8
8.11
38.08
Forward P/E 15.65
CXW's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
59% of the 319 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.02 vs. CXW: 15.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.80
CXW's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
51% of the 493 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. CXW: 16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CXW' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.12  Med: 18.21 Max: 37.79
Current: 16.8
8.12
37.79
P/B 2.35
CXW's P/B is ranked lower than
87% of the 607 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CXW: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CXW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 2.11 Max: 3.59
Current: 2.35
0.9
3.59
P/S 2.06
CXW's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 618 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. CXW: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CXW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.75 Max: 2.96
Current: 2.06
0.76
2.96
PFCF 19.15
CXW's PFCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 208 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.36 vs. CXW: 19.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CXW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.02  Med: 21.82 Max: 1053.5
Current: 19.15
8.02
1053.5
POCF 6.99
CXW's POCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 517 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.45 vs. CXW: 6.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CXW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.36  Med: 10.50 Max: 21.8
Current: 6.99
4.36
21.8
EV-to-EBIT 18.07
CXW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 545 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. CXW: 18.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CXW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.8  Med: 14.90 Max: 24.7
Current: 18.07
7.8
24.7
Shiller P/E 16.05
CXW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
63% of the 286 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. CXW: 16.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CXW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.85  Med: 20.30 Max: 70.43
Current: 16.05
8.85
70.43
Current Ratio 1.04
CXW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 573 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. CXW: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CXW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.72 Max: 4.05
Current: 1.04
0.26
4.05
Quick Ratio 1.04
CXW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 573 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. CXW: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CXW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.72 Max: 4.05
Current: 1.04
0.26
4.05
Days Sales Outstanding 48.79
CXW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
75% of the 504 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.46 vs. CXW: 48.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CXW' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 47.81  Med: 56.07 Max: 125.54
Current: 48.79
47.81
125.54

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 7.00
CXW's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
74% of the 794 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. CXW: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CXW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 5.16 Max: 7.46
Current: 7
0.6
7.46
Dividend Payout 1.18
CXW's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
66% of the 620 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. CXW: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CXW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.53
Current: 1.18
0.3
2.53
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.00
CXW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
66% of the 795 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.53 vs. CXW: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CXW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 5.16 Max: 7.46
Current: 7
0.6
7.46
Share Buyback Rate -3.90
CXW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 399 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. CXW: -3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CXW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 32.1  Med: 0.20 Max: -46.6
Current: -3.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.40
CXW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 597 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CXW: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CXW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.81 Max: 32.27
Current: 2.4
0.2
32.27
Price/Projected FCF 1.17
CXW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 266 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. CXW: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CXW' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.29  Med: 1.93 Max: 27.19
Current: 1.17
1.29
27.19
Price/Median PS Value 1.17
CXW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 567 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. CXW: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CXW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.96 Max: 15.53
Current: 1.17
0.09
15.53
Price/Graham Number 1.34
CXW's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
70% of the 492 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. CXW: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CXW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.21 Max: 17.28
Current: 1.34
0.38
17.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.49
CXW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 594 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CXW: 5.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CXW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4  Med: 6.70 Max: 12.8
Current: 5.49
4
12.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -0.79
CXW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 339 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. CXW: -0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CXW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -2.2  Med: 6.50 Max: 14.4
Current: -0.79
-2.2
14.4

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 1,865 1,998
EPS($) 1.94 1.86
EPS without NRI($) 1.94 1.86

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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