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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.19
DNB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. DNB: 0.19 )
DNB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.41
Current: 0.19

0.08
1.41
Equity to Asset -0.61
DNB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 991 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. DNB: -0.61 )
DNB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.61   Max: 0.05
Current: -0.61

-0.61
0.05
Interest Coverage 9.73
DNB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.65 vs. DNB: 9.73 )
DNB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 8.89   Max: 19.82
Current: 9.73

8.89
19.82
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 4.24
M-Score: -2.49
WACC vs ROIC
10.24%
198.64%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 25.06
DNB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. DNB: 25.06 )
DNB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 12.03   Max: 27.53
Current: 25.06

12.03
27.53
Net-margin (%) 17.51
DNB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. DNB: 17.51 )
DNB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 11.24   Max: 18.93
Current: 17.51

11.24
18.93
ROA (%) 15.92
DNB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. DNB: 15.92 )
DNB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 9.59   Max: 19.75
Current: 15.92

9.59
19.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1153.53
DNB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.69 vs. DNB: 1153.53 )
DNB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 106.45   Max: 1258.21
Current: 1153.53

106.45
1258.21
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.50
DNB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. DNB: 8.50 )
DNB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 2   Max: 14.5
Current: 8.5

2
14.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.70
DNB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. DNB: 7.70 )
DNB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -0.4   Max: 17.9
Current: 7.7

-0.4
17.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 14.80
DNB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. DNB: 14.80 )
DNB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1.7   Max: 37.9
Current: 14.8

-1.7
37.9
» DNB's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

DNB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 4,128 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,296 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 308,796 sh (+611.79%)
John Rogers 876,852 sh (+7.67%)
Dodge & Cox 5,425 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
John Keeley 5,340 sh (-24.15%)
Jim Simons 214,900 sh (-30.57%)
Steven Cohen 7,919 sh (-52.96%)
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Q2 2014

DNB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 863 sh (New)
John Keeley 5,440 sh (+1.87%)
Dodge & Cox 5,425 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 3,933 sh (-4.72%)
John Rogers 821,894 sh (-6.27%)
Joel Greenblatt 214,137 sh (-30.65%)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,894 sh (-69.92%)
Jim Simons 16,300 sh (-92.42%)
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Q3 2014

DNB Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 31,500 sh (+93.25%)
John Rogers 825,347 sh (+0.42%)
John Keeley 5,440 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 5,425 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 79,723 sh (-62.77%)
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Q4 2014

DNB Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 208,500 sh (+561.90%)
John Rogers 829,097 sh (+0.45%)
Dodge & Cox 5,425 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 5,340 sh (-1.84%)
Joel Greenblatt 71,992 sh (-9.70%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 16.20
DNB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 43.10 vs. DNB: 16.20 )
DNB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.07   Max: 25.56
Current: 16.2

11.07
25.56
Forward P/E 16.67
DNB's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DNB: 16.67 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.30
DNB's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 41.30 vs. DNB: 16.30 )
DNB' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.06   Max: 25.66
Current: 16.3

11.06
25.66
P/S 2.88
DNB's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. DNB: 2.88 )
DNB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 4.15
Current: 2.88

1.75
4.15
PFCF 18.60
DNB's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 69.17 vs. DNB: 18.60 )
DNB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.48   Max: 23.99
Current: 18.6

10.48
23.99
POCF 15.32
DNB's POCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.39 vs. DNB: 15.32 )
DNB' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.08   Max: 23.21
Current: 15.32

9.08
23.21
EV-to-EBIT 14.07
DNB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.26 vs. DNB: 14.07 )
DNB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.7   Max: 16.4
Current: 14.07

7.7
16.4
PEG 3.02
DNB's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DNB: 3.02 )
DNB' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 10.73
Current: 3.02

0.67
10.73
Shiller P/E 20.40
DNB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DNB: 20.40 )
DNB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.52   Max: 33.9
Current: 20.4

11.52
33.9
Current Ratio 0.81
DNB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. DNB: 0.81 )
DNB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.81

0.69
1.07
Quick Ratio 0.81
DNB's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. DNB: 0.81 )
DNB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.81

0.69
1.07
Days Sales Outstanding 114.40
DNB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 79.84 vs. DNB: 114.40 )
DNB' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 88.91   Max: 114.4
Current: 114.4

88.91
114.4

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.36
DNB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
71% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. DNB: 1.36 )
DNB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 2.33
Current: 1.36

0.26
2.33
Dividend Payout 0.22
DNB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
93% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DNB: 0.22 )
DNB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.22

0.2
0.28
Dividend growth (3y) 6.90
DNB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
70% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. DNB: 6.90 )
DNB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 11.9
Current: 6.9

0
11.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.67
DNB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
66% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. DNB: 1.67 )
DNB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 2.99
Current: 1.67

0.33
2.99
Share Buyback Rate 9.20
DNB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. DNB: 9.20 )
DNB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 9.2   Max: 2.6
Current: 9.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.80
DNB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DNB: 2.80 )
DNB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 2.58
Current: 2.8

1.2
2.58
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
DNB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. DNB: 1.10 )
DNB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.34
Current: 1.1

0.53
1.34
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.40
DNB's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DNB: 2.40 )
DNB' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 2.77
Current: 2.4

0.84
2.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.20
DNB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. DNB: 7.20 )
DNB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 12.9
Current: 7.2

6.1
12.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 11.46
DNB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.65 vs. DNB: 11.46 )
DNB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 24
Current: 11.46

7.3
24

Business Description

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Dun & Bradstreet Corp was incorporated in 2000 in the State of Delaware. The Company is the source of commercial information and insight on businesses, enabling customers to Decide with Confidence. The Company's commercial database contains more than 220 million business records. The database is enhanced by its proprietary DUNSRight Quality Process, which provides its customers with quality business information. The Company provides solution sets that meet a diverse set of customer needs. The Company's strategy relies on four core competitive advantages that support its commitment to driving. These core competitive advantages include Trusted Brand; DUNSRight Quality Process; Team Member Engagement and Financial Flexibility. DUNSRight is the Company's proprietary quality process that powers all of its customer solution sets and serves as its key strategic differentiator as a commercial insight company. To build leadership, it has developed and deployed a consistent, principles-based leadership model throughout the Company. Financial Flexibility is an ongoing process that reallocates its spending from low-growth or low-value activities to activities that would create greater value for shareholders through enhanced revenue growth, improved profitability and/or quality improvements. The Company manage and report its business through three segments namely (which consists of its operations in the United States ('U.S.') and Canada) Asia Pacific (which primarily consists of operations in Australia, Greater China, India and Asia Pacific Worldwide Network) and Europe and other International Markets (which primarily consists of operations in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium, Latin America and European Worldwide Network). The Company solutions for Customer Data Integration, which are a suite of solutions that cleanse, identify, link and enrich customer information with its DUNSRight Quality Process. The Company's Direct Marketing Lists, which benefit from its DUNSRight Quality Process to enable its customers to create an accurate and marketing campaign. Its customers are banks and other credit and financial institutions, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, government agencies, insurance companies and telecommunication companies, as well as sales, marketing and business development professionals. It owns and controls various intellectual property rights, such as trade secrets, confidential information, trademarks, service marks, trade names, copyrights, patents and applications therefore. Certain types of information it gathers, compiles and publishes are subject to regulation by governmental authorities in certain markets in which it operates, particularly in its international markets.
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