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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 : 6/10

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Cash to Debt 0.32
DWA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
61% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. DWA: 0.32 )
DWA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.32   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.32

Equity to Asset 0.62
DWA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. DWA: 0.62 )
DWA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.02   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.62

-0.02
0.83
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.19
M-Score: -2.91
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) 10.80
DWA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.12 vs. DWA: 10.80 )
DWA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -55.58   Max: 40.66
Current: 10.8

-55.58
40.66
Net-margin (%) 7.79
DWA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. DWA: 7.79 )
DWA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -62.18   Max: 30.89
Current: 7.79

-62.18
30.89
ROE (%) 3.92
DWA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.72 vs. DWA: 3.92 )
DWA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -23.9   Max: 40.27
Current: 3.92

-23.9
40.27
ROA (%) 2.42
DWA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. DWA: 2.42 )
DWA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -27.64   Max: 27.31
Current: 2.42

-27.64
27.31
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.49
DWA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 32.50 vs. DWA: 7.49 )
DWA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -939.32   Max: 50.59
Current: 7.49

-939.32
50.59
Revenue Growth (%) -2.70
DWA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. DWA: -2.70 )
DWA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.5   Max: 29.7
Current: -2.7

-16.5
29.7
EPS Growth (%) -30.80
DWA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. DWA: -30.80 )
DWA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.8   Max: 125.9
Current: -30.8

-30.8
125.9
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

DWA Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 309,900 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 77,141 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 8,661,400 sh (+146.45%)
Murray Stahl 10,314,350 sh (+14.87%)
Chuck Royce 746,800 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen 168,200 sh (-86.51%)
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Q2 2013

DWA Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Murray Stahl 11,708,672 sh (+13.52%)
PRIMECAP Management 8,661,400 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 746,800 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q3 2013

DWA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 15,313 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 8,841 sh (New)
Ron Baron 2,307,119 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 8,661,400 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 11,551,748 sh (-1.34%)
Chuck Royce 483,600 sh (-35.24%)
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Q4 2013

DWA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 6,422 sh (New)
Jim Simons 30,800 sh (New)
Ron Baron 4,353,964 sh (+88.72%)
PRIMECAP Management 8,661,400 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Murray Stahl 11,319,296 sh (-2.01%)
Chuck Royce 448,600 sh (-7.24%)
Steven Cohen 6,629 sh (-56.71%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DWA

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 Add 88.72%0.3%$27.05 - $35.74 $ 27.37-13%4353964
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out $27.05 - $35.74 $ 27.37-13%0
Ron Baron 2013-09-30 New Buy0.3%$23.71 - $30.03 $ 27.370%2307119
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 New Buy$23.71 - $30.03 $ 27.370%8841
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$18.24 - $25.72 $ 27.3728%0
PRIMECAP Management 2013-03-31 Add 146.45%0.14%$16.16 - $19.17 $ 27.3758%8661400
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$16.16 - $19.17 $ 27.3758%77141
Tom Gayner 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.09%$16.98 - $19.89 $ 27.3749%0
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$16.92 - $18.82 $ 27.3755%0
Tom Gayner 2012-03-31 Add 96%0.04%$17.03 - $20.65 $ 27.3759%98000
PRIMECAP Management 2012-03-31 Reduce -21.21%0.03%$17.03 - $20.65 $ 27.3759%3797285
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 Add 829.3%0.03%$17.03 - $20.65 $ 27.3759%111813
Tom Gayner 2011-12-31 New Buy0.04%$16.57 - $20.12 $ 27.3753%50000
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 New Buy$16.57 - $20.12 $ 27.3753%12032
PRIMECAP Management 2011-03-31 Add 26.65%0.03%$25.26 - $30.52 $ 27.37-2%3706050
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $25.26 - $30.52 $ 27.37-2%0
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Guru Investment Theses on Dreamworks Animation SKG, Inc.

Baron Funds Comments on DreamWorks Animation SKG - Nov 22, 2013

DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (DWA), a company founded by CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, Steven Spielberg and David Geffen, is a leading developer and producer of animated films, TV shows and home entertainment. We have invested in and analyzed character-based businesses in the past (Marvel Entertainment, Pixar Animation Studios), and believe the market is undervaluing DreamWorks' content and character library, as well as its opportunity to significantly expand its high-margin consumer licensing business.

From Ron Baron’s Baron Funds third quarter 2013 letter.


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Baron Funds Comments on DreamWorks Animation SKG
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (DWA), a company founded by CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, Steven Spielberg and David Geffen, is a leading developer and producer of animated films, TV shows and home entertainment. We have invested in and analyzed character-based businesses in the past (Marvel Entertainment, Pixar Animation Studios), and believe the market is undervaluing DreamWorks' content and character library, as well as its opportunity to significantly expand its high-margin consumer licensing business. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 42.10
DWA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.50 vs. DWA: 42.10 )
DWA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.9   Max: 208.06
Current: 42.1

6.9
208.06
P/B 1.60
DWA's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. DWA: 1.60 )
DWA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 5.33
Current: 1.6

1.01
5.33
P/S 3.30
DWA's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. DWA: 3.30 )
DWA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 8.51
Current: 3.3

1.85
8.51
EV-to-EBIT 30.30
DWA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. DWA: 30.30 )
DWA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.5   Max: 42.8
Current: 30.3

5.5
42.8
PEG 49.50
DWA's PEG is ranked lower than
66% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. DWA: 49.50 )
DWA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 49.5
Current: 49.5

1.22
49.5
Shiller P/E 23.40
DWA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 27.20 vs. DWA: 23.40 )
DWA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.59   Max: 30.11
Current: 23.4

10.59
30.11

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 273.70
DWA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. DWA: 273.70 )
DWA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.94   Max: 355
Current: 273.7

3.94
355
Price/Tangible Book 2.20
DWA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. DWA: 2.20 )
DWA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 4.97
Current: 2.2

1.05
4.97
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
DWA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
60% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. DWA: 1.60 )
DWA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.05
Current: 1.6

0.59
2.05
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
DWA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. DWA: 1.00 )
DWA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 2.34
Current: 1

0.57
2.34
Price/Graham Number 2.00
DWA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. DWA: 2.00 )
DWA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 5.23
Current: 2

0.87
5.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.30
DWA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. DWA: 3.30 )
DWA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 18.1
Current: 3.3

2.3
18.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.20
DWA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
70% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.08 vs. DWA: 1.20 )
DWA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 22.9
Current: 1.2

1.1
22.9

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:FKP.Germany
Dreamworks Animation SKG, Inc., is a Delaware Corporation. The Company creates family entertainment, including animated feature films, television specials and series, live entertainment properties and related consumer products, meant for audiences around the world. Its films are distributed in theatrical, home entertainment and television markets on a worldwide basis by Paramount Pictures Corporation, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. The Company generally retains all other rights to exploit its films, including commercial tie-in and promotional rights with respect to each film, as well as merchandising, interactive, literary publishing, music publishing and soundtrack rights. In addition, the Company continues to expand its business of creating high-quality entertainment through the development and production of non-theatrical special content such as television specials and series, live theatrical stage performances and online virtual world games based on characters from its feature films. The Company conducts its business mainly in two studios—in Glendale, California, and in Redwood City, California. Its films and other projects compete on a level with all forms of entertainment and even other consumer leisure activities.

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