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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.18
DNB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. DNB: 0.18 )
DNB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18

Equity to Asset -0.59
DNB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. DNB: -0.59 )
DNB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.66   Max: 0.05
Current: -0.59

-0.66
0.05
Interest Coverage 10.74
DNB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.56 vs. DNB: 10.74 )
DNB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 8.89   Max: 19.82
Current: 10.74

8.89
19.82
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.37
M-Score: -2.52
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 26.41
DNB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.18 vs. DNB: 26.41 )
DNB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 12.03   Max: 27.53
Current: 26.41

12.03
27.53
Net-margin (%) 15.62
DNB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. DNB: 15.62 )
DNB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 11.24   Max: 18.93
Current: 15.62

11.24
18.93
ROA (%) 13.68
DNB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. DNB: 13.68 )
DNB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 9.39   Max: 19.58
Current: 13.68

9.39
19.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1103.79
DNB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.70 vs. DNB: 1103.79 )
DNB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 83.97   Max: 1103.79
Current: 1103.79

83.97
1103.79
Revenue Growth (%) 8.00
DNB's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. DNB: 8.00 )
DNB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 2   Max: 14.5
Current: 8

2
14.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 8.90
DNB's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. DNB: 8.90 )
DNB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -0.4   Max: 17.9
Current: 8.9

-0.4
17.9
EPS Growth (%) 9.40
DNB's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. DNB: 9.40 )
DNB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -1.7   Max: 37.9
Current: 9.4

-1.7
37.9
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

DNB Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 26,577 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 19,906 sh (+25.57%)
John Keeley 7,840 sh (+18.95%)
Dodge & Cox 5,425 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 1,022,768 sh (-1.08%)
Joel Greenblatt 43,507 sh (-33.26%)
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Q3 2013

DNB Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 147,600 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 53,533 sh (+23.04%)
Dodge & Cox 5,425 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 7,740 sh (-1.28%)
John Rogers 950,907 sh (-7.03%)
Jeremy Grantham 11,030 sh (-44.59%)
Steven Cohen 13,554 sh (-49%)
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Q4 2013

DNB Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 309,500 sh (+109.69%)
Steven Cohen 16,833 sh (+24.19%)
Dodge & Cox 5,425 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 7,040 sh (-9.04%)
Jeremy Grantham 9,471 sh (-14.13%)
John Rogers 814,359 sh (-14.36%)
Joel Greenblatt 43,383 sh (-18.96%)
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Q1 2014

DNB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 6,296 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 4,128 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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DNB

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 611.79%0.4%$94.87 - $123.85 $ 110.034%308796
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Reduce -24.15%$94.87 - $123.85 $ 110.034%5340
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 23.04%0.03%$98 - $107.91 $ 110.036%53533
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -33.26%0.09%$82.75 - $99.62 $ 110.0319%43507
John Keeley 2013-03-31 Add 59.16%$78.17 - $85.28 $ 110.0336%6591
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 55.16%0.11%$73.21 - $83.68 $ 110.0337%67294
John Keeley 2012-12-31 New Buy0.01%$73.21 - $83.68 $ 110.0337%4141
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -37.7%0.14%$68.63 - $84.42 $ 110.0343%43370
James Barrow 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.16%$63.55 - $85.65 $ 110.0352%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 45.46%0.11%$63.55 - $85.65 $ 110.0352%69612
Dodge & Cox 2012-03-31 Reduce -69.77%$75.17 - $86.5 $ 110.0343%6175
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.25%$59.25 - $74.83 $ 110.0364%0
Dodge & Cox 2011-12-31 Reduce -98.67%0.14%$59.25 - $74.83 $ 110.0364%20425
Donald Yacktman 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$59.25 - $74.83 $ 110.0364%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 113.22%0.26%$61.06 - $76.79 $ 110.0361%49541
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Add 54.14%0.09%$61.06 - $76.79 $ 110.0362%275390
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Add 693.55%0.21%$74.25 - $83.33 $ 110.0338%23235
Ron Baron 2011-06-30 Sold Out $74.25 - $83.33 $ 110.0338%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.60
DNB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.70 vs. DNB: 14.60 )
DNB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.07   Max: 25.56
Current: 14.6

11.07
25.56
P/S 2.57
DNB's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. DNB: 2.57 )
DNB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 4.15
Current: 2.57

1.75
4.15
PFCF 15.60
DNB's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 36.58 vs. DNB: 15.60 )
DNB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.48   Max: 23.99
Current: 15.6

10.48
23.99
EV-to-EBIT 12.34
DNB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.95 vs. DNB: 12.34 )
DNB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.7   Max: 16.4
Current: 12.34

7.7
16.4
PEG 2.60
DNB's PEG is ranked higher than
81% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DNB: 2.60 )
DNB' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 9.14
Current: 2.6

0.68
9.14
Shiller P/E 17.50
DNB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DNB: 17.50 )
DNB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.45   Max: 34.01
Current: 17.5

11.45
34.01
Current Ratio 0.90
DNB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. DNB: 0.90 )
DNB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.9

0.46
1.07
Quick Ratio 0.90
DNB's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. DNB: 0.90 )
DNB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.9

0.46
1.07

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.53
DNB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
68% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. DNB: 1.53 )
DNB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 2.33
Current: 1.53

0.26
2.33
Dividend Payout 0.22
DNB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DNB: 0.22 )
DNB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.22

0.14
0.38
Dividend growth (3y) 4.60
DNB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
68% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. DNB: 4.60 )
DNB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 11.9
Current: 4.6

0
11.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.84
DNB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
63% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. DNB: 1.84 )
DNB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.86
Current: 1.84

0.32
2.86
Share Buyback Rate 7.80
DNB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. DNB: 7.80 )
DNB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.8   Max: 2.6
Current: 7.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.30
DNB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. DNB: 2.30 )
DNB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1   Max: 2.73
Current: 2.3

1
2.73
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
DNB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. DNB: 1.00 )
DNB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.55
Current: 1

0.32
1.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.10
DNB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. DNB: 8.10 )
DNB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 12.9
Current: 8.1

6.1
12.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.02
DNB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.31 vs. DNB: 9.02 )
DNB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 23.5
Current: 9.02

7.3
23.5

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Dun & Bradstreet Corporation 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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