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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.09
EQIX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. EQIX: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.32 Max: N/A
Current: 0.09
Equity to Asset 0.28
EQIX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
85% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. EQIX: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.28
0.28
0.69
Interest Coverage 1.88
EQIX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3476.00 vs. EQIX: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.69 Max: 2.44
Current: 1.88
0.13
2.44
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.20
M-Score: -3.02
WACC vs ROIC
3.66%
20.21%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) 21.56
EQIX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. EQIX: 21.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -53464.86  Med: 1.54 Max: 21.41
Current: 21.56
-53464.86
21.41
Net-margin (%) -6.87
EQIX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. EQIX: -6.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -56191.89  Med: -6.43 Max: 15.32
Current: -6.87
-56191.89
15.32
ROE (%) -7.40
EQIX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. EQIX: -7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
EQIX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -65.12  Med: -1.99 Max: 12.47
Current: -7.4
-65.12
12.47
ROA (%) -2.29
EQIX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. EQIX: -2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EQIX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -29.94  Med: -0.88 Max: 4.68
Current: -2.29
-29.94
4.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.85
EQIX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 31.73 vs. EQIX: 8.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
EQIX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -67.92  Med: 3.77 Max: 11.11
Current: 8.85
-67.92
11.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.60
EQIX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. EQIX: 11.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -29  Med: 16.40 Max: 351.8
Current: 11.6
-29
351.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.10
EQIX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. EQIX: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EQIX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -59.9  Med: 34.95 Max: 94.4
Current: 5.1
-59.9
94.4
» EQIX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

EQIX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Dodge & Cox 1,230 sh (New)
Glenn Greenberg 726,837 sh (+42.72%)
Steve Mandel 2,649,060 sh (+15.22%)
Ron Baron 911,842 sh (+11.65%)
John Paulson 2,172,400 sh (+4.09%)
Louis Moore Bacon 5,367 sh (+0.30%)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Jana Partners 3,072,307 sh (-14.44%)
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Q4 2014

EQIX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 6,458 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 988,389 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 8,902 sh (+65.87%)
Steve Mandel 3,890,489 sh (+46.86%)
Glenn Greenberg 852,434 sh (+17.28%)
Dodge & Cox 1,258 sh (+2.28%)
Steve Mandel 3,890,489 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners Sold Out
Ron Baron 905,462 sh (-0.70%)
John Paulson 1,801,800 sh (-17.06%)
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Q1 2015

EQIX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chris Davis 15,569 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 71,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 15,060 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 139,700 sh (New)
Glenn Greenberg 881,835 sh (+3.45%)
Dodge & Cox 1,258 sh (unchged)
John Paulson Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 8,585 sh (-3.56%)
Ron Baron 872,105 sh (-3.68%)
Steve Mandel 2,729,378 sh (-29.84%)
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Q2 2015

EQIX Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 91,126 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 5,271 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 75,000 sh (+773.62%)
RS Investment Management 35,500 sh (+135.72%)
RS Investment Management 35,500 sh (+135.72%)
Steve Mandel 3,005,944 sh (+10.13%)
Jeremy Grantham 71,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 1,258 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ron Baron 870,269 sh (-0.21%)
Glenn Greenberg 877,887 sh (-0.45%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Equinix Inc

Baron Funds Comments on Equinix Inc. - Feb 21, 2014

Following a 100 percent return in 2012, Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX)'s shares were down in the fourth quarter and 2013. An uptick in supply and an increase in competition that pressured rents negatively impacted many data center companies in 2013. At its current price, we think concerns are largely discounted in the company's shares. We continue to believe Equinix will deliver strong growth in the next few years and will benefit from higher valuations derived from its planned conversion to a REIT, targeted for early 2015. We remain optimistic about the long-term prospects for the company



From Baron Funds fourth quarter 2013 shareholder letter.



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Baron Funds Comments on Equinix - Feb 20, 2014

Shares of data center operator Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX) fell on concerns surrounding price deflation in the broader data center sector. In addition, the rise in interest rates muted some investor enthusiasm surrounding the company's potential conversion into a REIT structure. We believe that Equinix will continue to recognize premium pricing relative to other data center operators. This is because Equinix offers its customers the ability to inter- connect with other customers inside the Equinix facilities, allowing them all to achieve faster overall network speeds. We believe the stock is undervalued, given its growth profile, cash flow potential, and the likelihood of its eventual conversion to a REIT structure.



From Baron Funds' fourth quarter letter 2013 to shareholders.



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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 36.50
EQIX's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.58 vs. EQIX: 36.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 7.02
EQIX's P/B is ranked lower than
81% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. EQIX: 7.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EQIX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.57  Med: 3.55 Max: 7.36
Current: 7.02
1.57
7.36
P/S 5.89
EQIX's P/S is ranked lower than
76% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. EQIX: 5.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EQIX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.01  Med: 4.61 Max: 9.93
Current: 5.89
2.01
9.93
PFCF 157.42
EQIX's PFCF is ranked lower than
93% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 29.14 vs. EQIX: 157.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
EQIX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 28.67  Med: 126.95 Max: 1104.17
Current: 157.42
28.67
1104.17
POCF 17.74
EQIX's POCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.17 vs. EQIX: 17.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EQIX' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.07  Med: 15.69 Max: 33.56
Current: 17.74
6.07
33.56
EV-to-EBIT 43.90
EQIX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 19.45 vs. EQIX: 43.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EQIX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -57.8  Med: 29.15 Max: 1426.1
Current: 43.9
-57.8
1426.1
Shiller P/E 260.03
EQIX's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
96% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 33.81 vs. EQIX: 260.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 36.99  Med: 126.84 Max: 3117
Current: 260.03
36.99
3117
Current Ratio 1.63
EQIX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. EQIX: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 2.08 Max: 5.27
Current: 1.63
0.23
5.27
Quick Ratio 1.63
EQIX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. EQIX: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 2.08 Max: 5.27
Current: 1.63
0.23
5.27
Days Sales Outstanding 41.78
EQIX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 49.85 vs. EQIX: 41.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 26.58  Med: 34.19 Max: 1755.95
Current: 41.78
26.58
1755.95

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.86
EQIX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
61% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. EQIX: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.93
Current: 1.86
0.63
1.93
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.86
EQIX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
55% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. EQIX: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.93
Current: 1.86
0.63
1.93
Share Buyback Rate -3.00
EQIX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
58% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. EQIX: -3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -3  Med: -20.20 Max: -183.7
Current: -3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 14.46
EQIX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. EQIX: 14.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 4.85 Max: 13.6
Current: 14.46
0.11
13.6
Price/Projected FCF 24.10
EQIX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
100% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. EQIX: 24.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 15.88  Med: 21.78 Max: 52.77
Current: 24.1
15.88
52.77
Price/Median PS Value 1.29
EQIX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. EQIX: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.97 Max: 10.1
Current: 1.29
0.03
10.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.24
EQIX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. EQIX: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 3.30 Max: 4.5
Current: 2.24
0.1
4.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.07
EQIX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 14.84 vs. EQIX: 10.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
EQIX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -96.3  Med: 20.70 Max: 51.3
Current: 10.07
-96.3
51.3

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 2,686 3,004 3,311 3,523
EPS($) 5.29 7.38 8.79 9.50
EPS without NRI($) 5.29 7.38 8.79 9.50

Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
Compare:CHU, VOD, T, VZ, AMOV » details
Traded in other countries:EQN2.Germany,
Equinix Inc was incorporated in Delaware on June 1998. The Company provides data center offerings services. The Company offer its services to enterprises, financial services companies and content and network service providers. It connects more than companies directly to their customers and partners inside the world's networked data centers. The Company's network- and cloud-neutral business model also contributes to its success in the market. It offer customers direct interconnection to an aggregation of bandwidth providers, rather than focusing on selling a particular network. The providers in the company's sites include the Internet service providers (ISPs), broadband access networks (DSL / cable) and international carriers. Its customers include carriers, mobile and other bandwidth providers, cloud and IT services providers, content providers, financial companies and global enterprises. The Company provides a choice of data center offerings comprised of colocation, interconnection solutions and managed IT infrastructure services. It operates in Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific geographic regions. The Company's operations are subject to various federal, state, local and international environmental and health and safety laws and regulations, including those relating to the generation, storage, handling and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes.
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