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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 0.07
CXW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. CXW: 0.07 )
CXW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.07

0.02
1.07
Equity to Asset 0.50
CXW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CXW: 0.50 )
CXW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.5

0.32
0.6
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.11
M-Score: -2.24
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 14.82
CXW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. CXW: 14.82 )
CXW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.42   Max: 76.13
Current: 14.82

4.42
76.13
Net-margin (%) 17.76
CXW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. CXW: 17.76 )
CXW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -234.12   Max: 17.76
Current: 17.76

-234.12
17.76
ROE (%) 20.02
CXW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. CXW: 20.02 )
CXW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -106.22   Max: 20.02
Current: 20.02

-106.22
20.02
ROA (%) 10.00
CXW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. CXW: 10.00 )
CXW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -33.57   Max: 10
Current: 10

-33.57
10
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.78
CXW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.29 vs. CXW: 9.78 )
CXW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8.12   Max: 3574.95
Current: 9.78

8.12
3574.95
Revenue Growth (%) 0.80
CXW's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CXW: 0.80 )
CXW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.7   Max: 118.1
Current: 0.8

-25.7
118.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -5.10
CXW's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. CXW: -5.10 )
CXW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -37.6   Max: 114.3
Current: -5.1

-37.6
114.3
EPS Growth (%) 24.90
CXW's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. CXW: 24.90 )
CXW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.9   Max: 81.7
Current: 24.9

-11.9
81.7
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Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

CXW Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 24,500 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 19,859 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,043,500 sh (+415.56%)
John Keeley 933,915 sh (+0.93%)
Diamond Hill Capital 668,040 sh (-3.78%)
Eric Mindich 265,650 sh (-63.5%)
Steven Cohen 33,500 sh (-97.17%)
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Q2 2013

CXW Guru Trades in Q2 2013

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 8,524 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 8,989 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 57,455 sh (+189.31%)
John Keeley 1,062,621 sh (+13.78%)
Jim Simons 1,111,119 sh (+6.48%)
Diamond Hill Capital 669,040 sh (+0.15%)
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 11,700 sh (-52.24%)
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Q3 2013

CXW Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 92,514 sh (+61.02%)
Diamond Hill Capital 825,314 sh (+23.36%)
John Keeley 1,069,633 sh (+0.66%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,579 sh (-11.09%)
Jim Simons 495,303 sh (-55.42%)
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Q4 2013

CXW Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 7,966 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 255,056 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 991,548 sh (+20.14%)
John Keeley 1,215,581 sh (+13.64%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 8,424 sh (+11.15%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 91,366 sh (-1.24%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CXW

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 61.02%0.04%$31.6 - $35.46 $ 32.08-4%92514
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out $31.6 - $35.46 $ 32.08-4%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 189.31%0.05%$32.77 - $40.78 $ 32.08-12%57455
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 New Buy$32.77 - $40.78 $ 32.08-12%8989
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.04%$35.47 - $39.07 $ 32.08-15%19859
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.04%$32.32 - $35.87 $ 32.08-6%0
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$32.32 - $35.87 $ 32.08-6%0
John Keeley 2012-09-30 Add 959.65%0.6%$29.42 - $34.89 $ 32.081%900700
Ray Dalio 2012-09-30 New Buy0.02%$29.42 - $34.89 $ 32.081%40203
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Reduce -77.34%0.16%$25.04 - $31.24 $ 32.0817%20113
John Keeley 2012-06-30 New Buy0.06%$25.04 - $31.24 $ 32.0817%85000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 42.12%0.07%$20.18 - $22.75 $ 32.0848%99887
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.06%$20.18 - $22.75 $ 32.0848%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Add 269.75%0.18%$20.82 - $26.35 $ 32.0838%80347
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $20.82 - $26.35 $ 32.0838%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 New Buy0.16%$22.75 - $25.68 $ 32.0831%21730
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 11.30
CXW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. CXW: 11.30 )
CXW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.11   Max: 38.08
Current: 11.3

8.11
38.08
P/B 2.40
CXW's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. CXW: 2.40 )
CXW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 3.59
Current: 2.4

0.9
3.59
P/S 2.11
CXW's P/S is ranked lower than
59% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. CXW: 2.11 )
CXW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.96
Current: 2.11

0.51
2.96
PFCF 12.00
CXW's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.63 vs. CXW: 12.00 )
CXW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.03   Max: 1053.5
Current: 12

4.03
1053.5
EV-to-EBIT 19.60
CXW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
55% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. CXW: 19.60 )
CXW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.8   Max: 20.8
Current: 19.6

7.8
20.8
PEG 1.40
CXW's PEG is ranked higher than
69% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. CXW: 1.40 )
CXW' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 13.89
Current: 1.4

0.52
13.89
Shiller P/E 18.80
CXW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.20 vs. CXW: 18.80 )
CXW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.85   Max: 70.43
Current: 18.8

8.85
70.43

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 6.08
CXW's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
95% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. CXW: 6.08 )
CXW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 6.25
Current: 6.08

0.6
6.25
Dividend Payout 0.72
CXW's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
61% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. CXW: 0.72 )
CXW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.72

0.39
0.73
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.20
CXW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
88% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. CXW: 6.20 )
CXW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 6.25
Current: 6.2

0.6
6.25
Share Buyback Rate 0.20
CXW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. CXW: 0.20 )
CXW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 32.1   Max: -46.6
Current: 0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.50
CXW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. CXW: 2.50 )
CXW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 32.27
Current: 2.5

0.14
32.27
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
CXW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
60% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CXW: 1.60 )
CXW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 11.24
Current: 1.6

1.41
11.24
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
CXW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CXW: 1.30 )
CXW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 17.49
Current: 1.3

0.11
17.49
Price/Graham Number 1.20
CXW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CXW: 1.20 )
CXW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 17.28
Current: 1.2

0.47
17.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.10
CXW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. CXW: 5.10 )
CXW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 12.8
Current: 5.1

4.8
12.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.82
CXW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
64% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. CXW: 2.82 )
CXW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -114.9   Max: 17.3
Current: 2.82

-114.9
17.3

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Corrections Corporation of America was incorporated in the State of Maryland. The Company is an owner and operator of privatized correctional and detention facilities and a prison operator in the United States behind only the Federal Government and three states. It currently operates 67 correctional and detention facilities, including 47 facilities that it owns, with a total design capacity of approximately 92,500 beds in 20 states and the District of Columbia and manages 20 correctional and detention facilities it does not own. It also owns two additional correctional facilities which it leases to third-party operators, one of which is currently vacant. The Company specializes in owning, operating, and managing prisons and other correctional facilities and providing inmate residential and prisoner transportation services for governmental agencies. In addition to providing the fundamental residential services relating to inmates, its facilities offer a variety of rehabilitation and educational programs, including basic education, religious services, life skills and employment training and substance abuse treatment. These services are intended to help reduce recidivism and to prepare inmates for their successful re-entry into society upon their release. The Company also provides 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 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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