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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.23
DWA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. DWA: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DWA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 4.22 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.23
Equity to Asset 0.59
DWA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. DWA: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DWA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.73 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.59
0.05
0.85
Interest Coverage 2.98
DWA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
82% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.55 vs. DWA: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DWA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 9999.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.98
0.7
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.33
M-Score: -2.81
WACC vs ROIC
8.75%
6.99%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.98
DWA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.23 vs. DWA: 6.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DWA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.83  Med: 13.18 Max: 37.97
Current: 6.98
-43.83
37.97
Net-margin (%) 1.47
DWA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. DWA: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DWA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.22  Med: 10.04 Max: 28.46
Current: 1.47
-45.22
28.46
ROE (%) 1.24
DWA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. DWA: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DWA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.18  Med: 5.33 Max: 21.28
Current: 1.24
-24.18
21.28
ROA (%) 0.70
DWA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. DWA: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DWA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.59  Med: 3.76 Max: 16.74
Current: 0.7
-14.59
16.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.99
DWA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.93 vs. DWA: 5.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DWA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.84  Med: 10.20 Max: 42.1
Current: 5.99
-26.84
42.1
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.20
DWA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. DWA: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DWA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.5  Med: 2.30 Max: 29.7
Current: 6.2
-16.5
29.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.90
DWA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. DWA: 13.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DWA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.9  Med: 13.90 Max: 128
Current: 13.9
-30.9
128
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-04)


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Q2 2015

DWA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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Steven Cohen Sold Out
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DWA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

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DWA Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified
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Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc creates and exploits family entertainment, including animated feature films, television series and specials, live entertainment properties and related consumer products.

Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc is a Delaware Corporation incorporated on October 28, 2004. The Company creates and exploits family entertainment, including animated feature films, television series and specials, live entertainment properties and related consumer products. The Company operates through the following segments: Feature Films which consists of the development, production and exploitation of feature films in the theatrical, television, home entertainment and digital markets; Television Series and Specials which consists of the development, production and exploitation of television, direct-to-video and other non-theatrical content in the television, home entertainment and digital markets; Consumer Products which consists of merchandising and licensing activities related to the exploitation of its intellectual property rights; and All Other which consists of all other segments, primarily ATV and live performances. It has released a total of 27 animated feature films, including the franchise properties Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon. In addition to the creation of feature films, it is engaged in a number of initiatives to more fully exploit its franchise and other properties. One of these initiatives is the development and production of episodic series. The Company has recently entered into long-term agreements with Netflix and certain foreign television broadcasters to deliver existing and future series over the next several years. It conducts its business in two studios: in Glendale, California and in Redwood City, California. It is currently producing six animated feature films for release in 2014 and 2015. Its films and other projects compete on a broad level with all forms of entertainment and other consumer leisure activities. Its competition for film audiences generally comes from other wide-release "event" films released into the theatrical market at or near the same time as its films.

Guru Investment Theses on Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc

Longleaf Partners Comments on DreamWorks Animation - Jan 25, 2016

A top contributor to the Fund, film studio DreamWorks Animation (NASDAQ:DWA) gained 16% for the year after a substantial 48% rise in the fourth quarter—an example of how quickly payoff patterns can move. The company had a box office success with the late March release of the movie Home, which continued to do well in home video and streaming. In December, DreamWorks announced a co-production deal with DHX Media, demonstrating that the company’s efforts to develop television content has progressed into recurring revenues. The New Media segment, which contains AwesomenessTV, had impressive revenue growth and margins. License renewals helped drive strong revenue and earnings growth in the consumer division. CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg’s push in the Chinese film distribution market via the 45% Oriental DreamWorks JV has potential for meaningful upside.



From Longleaf Partners Small-Cap Fund Commentary for 4th quarter 2015.



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Longleaf Partners Comments on DreamWorks Animation - Oct 28, 2015

Film studio DreamWorks Animation (NASDAQ:DWA) was down 34% in the quarter. A change in accounting for DreamPlace sales, currency impacts, and slower-than-expected merchandise licensing agreements cut in half revenue guidance for its developing Consumer Products division. We believe merchandise licensing will gain traction over time and deliver more recurring revenues, offering significant upside to our DreamWorks appraisal. DreamWorks’ other core businesses performed well. The strong results of the feature film Home highlights the company’s creative talent in generating engaging content that will build the film library. In addition, newer growth initiatives in the Television segment continued to ramp strongly, and the New Media segment, which contains AwesomenessTV, doubled revenues with strong gross margins.



From Longleaf Partners' third quarter 2015 commentary.



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Top Ranked Articles about Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc

Longleaf Partners Comments on DreamWorks Animation Guru stock highlight
A top contributor to the Fund, film studio DreamWorks Animation (NASDAQ:DWA) gained 16% for the year after a substantial 48% rise in the fourth quarter—an example of how quickly payoff patterns can move. The company had a box office success with the late March release of the movie Home, which continued to do well in home video and streaming. In December, DreamWorks announced a co-production deal with DHX Media, demonstrating that the company’s efforts to develop television content has progressed into recurring revenues. The New Media segment, which contains AwesomenessTV, had impressive revenue growth and margins. License renewals helped drive strong revenue and earnings growth in the consumer division. CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg’s push in the Chinese film distribution market via the 45% Oriental DreamWorks JV has potential for meaningful upside. Read more...
Longleaf Partners Comments on DreamWorks Animation Guru stock highlight
Film studio DreamWorks Animation (NASDAQ:DWA) was down 34% in the quarter. A change in accounting for DreamPlace sales, currency impacts, and slower-than-expected merchandise licensing agreements cut in half revenue guidance for its developing Consumer Products division. We believe merchandise licensing will gain traction over time and deliver more recurring revenues, offering significant upside to our DreamWorks appraisal. DreamWorks’ other core businesses performed well. The strong results of the feature film Home highlights the company’s creative talent in generating engaging content that will build the film library. In addition, newer growth initiatives in the Television segment continued to ramp strongly, and the New Media segment, which contains AwesomenessTV, doubled revenues with strong gross margins. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 251.13
DWA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
96% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.14 vs. DWA: 251.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
DWA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.72  Med: 21.51 Max: 420.86
Current: 251.13
8.72
420.86
Forward P/E 80.65
DWA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
97% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.58 vs. DWA: 80.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 251.13
DWA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
96% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.42 vs. DWA: 251.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
DWA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.74  Med: 21.49 Max: 420.86
Current: 251.13
8.74
420.86
P/B 3.00
DWA's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. DWA: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DWA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 2.05 Max: 3.45
Current: 3
1.01
3.45
P/S 3.68
DWA's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. DWA: 3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DWA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 3.16 Max: 8.53
Current: 3.68
1.76
8.53
EV-to-EBIT 58.50
DWA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
90% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.58 vs. DWA: 58.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DWA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2578.3  Med: 9.35 Max: 303.3
Current: 58.5
-2578.3
303.3
EV-to-EBITDA 35.08
DWA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
88% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.83 vs. DWA: 35.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
DWA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.2  Med: 4.90 Max: 36.9
Current: 35.08
-18.2
36.9
Shiller P/E 72.98
DWA's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
87% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.65 vs. DWA: 72.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DWA' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.09  Med: 32.18 Max: 73.05
Current: 72.98
15.09
73.05
Current Ratio 4.40
DWA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. DWA: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DWA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 5.38 Max: 16.88
Current: 4.4
2.3
16.88
Quick Ratio 1.87
DWA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. DWA: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DWA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 2.10 Max: 9.39
Current: 1.87
0.35
9.39
Days Inventory 567.90
DWA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
99% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.47 vs. DWA: 567.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DWA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 457.98  Med: 566.73 Max: 715.7
Current: 567.9
457.98
715.7
Days Sales Outstanding 98.57
DWA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
69% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 67.40 vs. DWA: 98.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DWA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 29.35 Max: 108.19
Current: 98.57
1.12
108.19
Days Payable 10.49
DWA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
86% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 54.34 vs. DWA: 10.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DWA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.02  Med: 4.14 Max: 7.52
Current: 10.49
2.02
7.52

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.33
DWA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. DWA: 5.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
DWA' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.57  Med: 3.33 Max: 6.61
Current: 5.33
1.57
6.61
Price/Tangible Book 4.34
DWA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. DWA: 4.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DWA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 2.47 Max: 4.96
Current: 4.34
1.05
4.96
Price/Projected FCF 7.33
DWA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
93% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. DWA: 7.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DWA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.30 Max: 6.15
Current: 7.33
0.59
6.15
Price/Median PS Value 1.16
DWA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. DWA: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DWA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.00 Max: 2.45
Current: 1.16
0.57
2.45
Price/Graham Number 6.96
DWA's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
92% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. DWA: 6.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
DWA' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.46 Max: 6.02
Current: 6.96
0.74
6.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.70
DWA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. DWA: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DWA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 6.00 Max: 17.9
Current: 1.7
0.3
17.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -3.85
DWA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.36 vs. DWA: -3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DWA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.6  Med: 1.50 Max: 15.3
Current: -3.85
-14.6
15.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $939.8
EPS (TTM) $ 0.16
Beta1.07
Short Percentage of Float15.88%
52-Week Range $17.02 - 40.32
Shares Outstanding (Mil)86.54

Analyst Estimate

Dec16
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.50
EPS without NRI ($) 0.50
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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Longleaf Small Cap Fund Shareholder Letter Sep 12 2015 
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Longleaf Partners Small-Cap Fund Commentary Q2 2015 Jul 13 2015 
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