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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.05
EDMC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. EDMC: 0.05 )
EDMC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05

Equity to Asset 0.12
EDMC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
71% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. EDMC: 0.12 )
EDMC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.12

0.02
0.8
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.04
M-Score: -3.29
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -5.04
EDMC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.86 vs. EDMC: -5.04 )
EDMC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -51.06   Max: 17.36
Current: -5.04

-51.06
17.36
Net-margin (%) -10.73
EDMC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.34 vs. EDMC: -10.73 )
EDMC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -54.9   Max: 9.96
Current: -10.73

-54.9
9.96
ROE (%) -107.15
EDMC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.64 vs. EDMC: -107.15 )
EDMC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -305.25   Max: 60.82
Current: -107.15

-305.25
60.82
ROA (%) -11.57
EDMC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. EDMC: -11.57 )
EDMC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -53.39   Max: 10.62
Current: -11.57

-53.39
10.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -16.42
EDMC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 29.20 vs. EDMC: -16.42 )
EDMC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -157.89   Max: 71.88
Current: -16.42

-157.89
71.88
Revenue Growth (%) 3.30
EDMC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. EDMC: 3.30 )
EDMC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -29.3   Max: 65.4
Current: 3.3

-29.3
65.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -57.80
EDMC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. EDMC: -57.80 )
EDMC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -57.8   Max: 106.3
Current: -57.8

-57.8
106.3
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

EDMC Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Joel Greenblatt 182,162 sh (+6.43%)
Jim Simons 331,469 sh (+2.08%)
Michael Price 168,859 sh (-4.6%)
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Q2 2013

EDMC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Michael Price Sold Out
Jim Simons 298,100 sh (-10.07%)
Joel Greenblatt 137,337 sh (-24.61%)
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Q3 2013

EDMC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 325,600 sh (+9.23%)
Joel Greenblatt 57,936 sh (-57.81%)
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Q4 2013

EDMC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Burbank 15,638 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 71,642 sh (+23.66%)
Jim Simons 325,700 sh (+0.03%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with EDMC

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Burbank 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$9.25 - $16.52 $ 4.14-65%15638
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 23.66%$9.25 - $16.52 $ 4.14-65%71642
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -57.81%0.02%$5.88 - $9.11 $ 4.14-46%57936
Michael Price 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.08%$3.48 - $7.61 $ 4.14-29%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -24.61%0.01%$3.48 - $7.61 $ 4.14-29%137337
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -30.01%0.02%$3.01 - $5.55 $ 4.1410%171150
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -30.09%0.05%$2.95 - $7.09 $ 4.140%244548
Michael Price 2012-06-30 New Buy0.18%$5.64 - $14.67 $ 4.14-58%177000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 134.77%0.1%$5.64 - $14.67 $ 4.14-58%349809
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 155.4%0.11%$14.35 - $25.905 $ 4.14-78%149003
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 266.02%0.12%$14.81 - $26.39 $ 4.14-79%70251
Ruane Cunniff 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0384%$14.81 - $26.39 $ 4.14-79%0
Ruane Cunniff 2011-06-30 Reduce -82.37%0.16%$17.58 - $24.8 $ 4.14-81%176872
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Reduce -45.9%0.1%$17.58 - $24.8 $ 4.14-81%19193
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 New Buy0.22%$13.68 - $20.86 $ 4.14-78%35480
Ruane Cunniff 2011-03-31 Reduce -50%0.2%$13.68 - $20.86 $ 4.14-78%1003150
Ron Baron 2011-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$13.68 - $20.86 $ 4.14-78%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.80
EDMC's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. EDMC: 1.80 )
EDMC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 7.51
Current: 1.8

0.55
7.51
P/S 0.20
EDMC's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. EDMC: 0.20 )
EDMC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 1.39
Current: 0.2

0.14
1.39
PFCF 7.40
EDMC's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. EDMC: 7.40 )
EDMC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.46   Max: 30.71
Current: 7.4

6.46
30.71
EV-to-EBIT 13.20
EDMC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. EDMC: 13.20 )
EDMC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 12.8
Current: 13.2

4.9
12.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/DCF (Projected) 0.50
EDMC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. EDMC: 0.50 )
EDMC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.23
Current: 0.5

0.21
1.23
Price/Median PS Value 0.30
EDMC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. EDMC: 0.30 )
EDMC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.92
Current: 0.3

0.22
1.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.60
EDMC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
51% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. EDMC: 7.60 )
EDMC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 7.6   Max: 20.5
Current: 7.6

7.6
20.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 60.76
EDMC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.75 vs. EDMC: 60.76 )
EDMC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 11.9   Max: 44.4
Current: 60.76

11.9
44.4

Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services
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Traded in other countries:6EM.Germany
Education Management Corporation is the provider of post-secondary education in North America, with over 151,200 enrolled students as of October 2011. It offers academic programs to its students through campus-based and online instruction, or through a combination of both. It is committed to offering quality academic programs and continuously strives to improve the learning experience for its students. Its target is to develop a large and diverse market as its educational institutions offers students the opportunity to earn undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral degrees, and certain specialized non-degree diplomas in a broad range of disciplines. These disciplines include design, media arts, health sciences, psychology and behavioral sciences, culinary, fashion, business, legal, and education and information technology. Its schools comprise a national education platform that is designed to address the needs of a broad market, taking into consideration various factors that influence demand, such as programmatic and degree interest, employment opportunities, requirements for credentials in certain professions, demographics, tuition pricing points and economic conditions. It believes that its schools collectively enable them to provide access to a high quality education for potential students, at a variety of degree levels and across a wide range of disciplines. Its schools are organized and managed to capitalize on recognized brands and align them with specific targeted markets based on field of study, employment opportunity, type of degree offering and student demographics: The Art Institutes, Argosy University, Brown Mackie Colleges and South University. It intends to support its growth through these three channels: Introduce new and existing academic programs across its national platform of schools, Increase enrollments in online distance learning and blended-format programs, Develop new school locations in attractive markets. Its schools compete for students with traditional public and private two-year and four-year colleges and universities and other for-profit providers, including those that offer distance learning programs. Its U.S. schools are subject to audits or program compliance reviews by various external agencies, including the U.S. Department of Education, its Office of Inspector General and state, guaranty and accrediting agencies. The post-secondary education market is highly fragmented and competitive.

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