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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 2.81
ESI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. ESI: 2.81 )
ESI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.12   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.81

Equity to Asset 0.33
ESI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. ESI: 0.33 )
ESI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.33

0.08
0.64
Interest Coverage 62.53
ESI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 99.53 vs. ESI: 62.53 )
ESI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 29.19   Max: 9999.99
Current: 62.53

29.19
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.74
M-Score: -2.29
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 18.08
ESI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.86 vs. ESI: 18.08 )
ESI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.04   Max: 38.43
Current: 18.08

7.04
38.43
Net-margin (%) 10.91
ESI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.34 vs. ESI: 10.91 )
ESI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 4.77   Max: 23.44
Current: 10.91

4.77
23.44
ROE (%) 110.64
ESI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.64 vs. ESI: 110.64 )
ESI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 13.64   Max: 292.16
Current: 110.64

13.64
292.16
ROA (%) 20.90
ESI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. ESI: 20.90 )
ESI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.92   Max: 55.45
Current: 20.9

7.92
55.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 122.59
ESI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 29.20 vs. ESI: 122.59 )
ESI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 33.65   Max: 309.54
Current: 122.59

33.65
309.54
Revenue Growth (%) 15.50
ESI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. ESI: 15.50 )
ESI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 12.9   Max: 30.9
Current: 15.5

12.9
30.9
EBITDA Growth (%) -7.00
ESI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. ESI: -7.00 )
ESI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -7   Max: 43
Current: -7

-7
43
EPS Growth (%) -9.60
ESI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.80 vs. ESI: -9.60 )
ESI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.6   Max: 44.4
Current: -9.6

-9.6
44.4
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

ESI Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Wallace Weitz 32,450 sh (+45.84%)
Jim Simons 333,600 sh (+27.33%)
Paul Tudor Jones 53,500 sh (+24.71%)
Jeff Auxier 23,750 sh (+14.46%)
Joel Greenblatt 161,190 sh (+7.16%)
Richard Blum 3,297,137 sh (-1.23%)
Columbia Wanger 798,175 sh (-3.39%)
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Q2 2013

ESI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 600,081 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 341,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 307,112 sh (+474.04%)
Columbia Wanger 798,175 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Richard Blum 3,296,913 sh (-0.01%)
Wallace Weitz 30,450 sh (-6.16%)
Joel Greenblatt 131,789 sh (-18.24%)
Jeff Auxier 10,000 sh (-57.89%)
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Q3 2013

ESI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Charles Brandes 7,200 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 506,162 sh (+64.81%)
Chuck Royce 389,000 sh (+14.08%)
Columbia Wanger 798,175 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 10,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 128,026 sh (-2.86%)
Richard Blum 2,999,009 sh (-9.04%)
Wallace Weitz 22,960 sh (-24.6%)
Steven Cohen 127,328 sh (-78.78%)
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Q4 2013

ESI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 149,702 sh (+16.93%)
Chuck Royce 401,000 sh (+3.08%)
Charles Brandes 7,200 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 703,550 sh (-11.86%)
Richard Blum 2,296,913 sh (-23.41%)
Wallace Weitz 17,360 sh (-24.39%)
Steven Cohen 10,953 sh (-91.4%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,516 sh (-97.13%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ESI

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Wallace Weitz 2013-12-31 Reduce -24.39%0.01%$28.22 - $42.2 $ 26.69-26%17360
Wallace Weitz 2013-09-30 Reduce -24.6%0.01%$24.21 - $31.2 $ 26.69-5%22960
Charles Brandes 2013-09-30 New Buy$24.21 - $31.2 $ 26.69-5%7200
Wallace Weitz 2013-03-31 Add 45.84%0.01%$12.36 - $19.29 $ 26.6975%32450
Wallace Weitz 2012-12-31 Add 219.68%0.01%$16.52 - $31.76 $ 26.6924%22250
John Hussman 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.06%$30.82 - $63.37 $ 26.69-37%0
Wallace Weitz 2012-09-30 Add 112.84%0.01%$30.82 - $63.37 $ 26.69-37%6960
John Hussman 2012-03-31 Reduce -78%0.18%$54.55 - $75.52 $ 26.69-58%55000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 16.1%0.14%$54.55 - $75.52 $ 26.69-58%170711
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.27%$50.37 - $68.33 $ 26.69-54%0
Wallace Weitz 2011-12-31 Reduce -66.59%0.02%$50.37 - $68.33 $ 26.69-54%3570
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 43.67%0.38%$59.37 - $95.44 $ 26.69-65%134138
John Hussman 2011-09-30 New Buy0.23%$59.37 - $95.44 $ 26.69-65%250000
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Add 135.71%0.16%$59.37 - $95.44 $ 26.69-65%315779
Wallace Weitz 2011-09-30 Add 129.74%0.02%$59.37 - $95.44 $ 26.69-65%10685
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Add 379.79%0.81%$65.87 - $86.19 $ 26.69-64%93363
Wallace Weitz 2011-06-30 New Buy0.02%$65.87 - $86.19 $ 26.69-64%4651
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Add 29.51%0.1%$56.48 - $75.85 $ 26.69-61%19459
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $56.48 - $75.85 $ 26.69-61%0
Wallace Weitz 2011-03-31 Sold Out $56.48 - $75.85 $ 26.69-61%0
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Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 10.10
ESI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. ESI: 10.10 )
ESI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 49.06
Current: 10.1

1.88
49.06
P/B 3.00
ESI's P/B is ranked lower than
72% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. ESI: 3.00 )
ESI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.82   Max: 127.67
Current: 3

1.82
127.67
P/S 0.60
ESI's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ESI: 0.60 )
ESI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 6.3
Current: 0.6

0.23
6.3
PFCF 6.80
ESI's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. ESI: 6.80 )
ESI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.34   Max: 59.88
Current: 6.8

3.34
59.88
EV-to-EBIT 5.00
ESI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. ESI: 5.00 )
ESI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1   Max: 28.8
Current: 5

1
28.8
PEG 1.30
ESI's PEG is ranked higher than
56% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ESI: 1.30 )
ESI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.96
Current: 1.3

0.07
1.96
Shiller P/E 3.20
ESI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.80 vs. ESI: 3.20 )
ESI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 86.2
Current: 3.2

1.53
86.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.10
ESI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. ESI: 3.10 )
ESI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.03   Max: 120.49
Current: 3.1

2.03
120.49
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.20
ESI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. ESI: 0.20 )
ESI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 4.13
Current: 0.2

0.09
4.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.20
ESI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. ESI: 0.20 )
ESI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.92
Current: 0.2

0.08
1.92
Price/Graham Number 1.20
ESI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. ESI: 1.20 )
ESI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 13.43
Current: 1.2

0.51
13.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 20.00
ESI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
91% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. ESI: 20.00 )
ESI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 103.1
Current: 20

3.5
103.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 23.54
ESI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.75 vs. ESI: 23.54 )
ESI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 15   Max: 79.2
Current: 23.54

15
79.2

Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services
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Traded in other countries:IE4.Germany
ITT Educational Services, Inc. is a Delaware corporation and was incorporated in 1946. The Company is a provider of postsecondary degree programs in the United States. It offers diploma, associate, bachelor and master degree programs. As of December 31, 2012, the Company had offered master, bachelor and associate degree programs to approximately 61,000 students and had 149 locations (including 147 campuses and two learning sites) in 39 states. In addition, it offered one or more of its online programs to students who are located in 48 states. The Company designs its education programs, after consultation with employers and other constituents, to help graduates prepare for careers in various fields involving their areas of study. It has provided career-oriented education programs since 1969 under the 'ITT Technical Institute' name and since June 2009 under the 'Daniel Webster College' name. In 2012, the Company began operations at six new ITT Technical Institute campuses and discontinued operations at one learning site. As of December 31, 2012, the ITT Technical Institutes were offering 52 degree programs in various fields of study across the following schools of study: Information Technology; Electronics Technology; Drafting and Design; Business; Criminal Justice; and Breckinridge School of Nursing and Health Sciences. In 2012, the Company added a total of 272 programs among 62 campuses. The Company hires faculty members in accordance with criteria established by it, the accrediting commissions that accredit the campuses and the state education authorities that regulate its campuses. The Company hire faculty with related work experience and/or academic credentials to teach technical subjects. Faculty members at each campus typically include the chairperson for each school or program of study and various categories of instructors, including full-time and adjunct. The postsecondary education market in the United States is fragmented and competitive, with no single private or public institution enjoying a significant market share. The Company is subject to regulation by the ED, the state education and professional licensing authorities and the accrediting commissions that accredit its campuses.

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