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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
IHS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. IHS: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
IHS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.09 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.33
IHS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. IHS: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
IHS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.33
0.33
0.65
Interest Coverage 3.92
IHS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.05 vs. IHS: 3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
IHS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.34  Med: 34.50 Max: 161.95
Current: 3.92
4.34
161.95
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.82
M-Score: -2.81
WACC vs ROIC
7.58%
6.05%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 14.72
IHS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.59 vs. IHS: 14.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
IHS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.77  Med: 14.33 Max: 18.59
Current: 14.72
10.77
18.59
Net-margin (%) 11.24
IHS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. IHS: 11.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
IHS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.16  Med: 10.67 Max: 13.95
Current: 11.24
7.16
13.95
ROE (%) 11.34
IHS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.09 vs. IHS: 11.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
IHS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.55  Med: 10.92 Max: 14.87
Current: 11.34
7.55
14.87
ROA (%) 4.23
IHS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. IHS: 4.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
IHS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.96  Med: 5.81 Max: 8.67
Current: 4.23
2.96
8.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 102.07
IHS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.36 vs. IHS: 102.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
IHS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 97.64  Med: 164.66 Max: 269.25
Current: 102.07
97.64
269.25
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.20
IHS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. IHS: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IHS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.6  Med: 14.90 Max: 25.2
Current: 11.2
-12.6
25.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 17.10
IHS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. IHS: 17.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IHS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 16.50 Max: 36.3
Current: 17.1
1.8
36.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 4.80
IHS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. IHS: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IHS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.6  Med: 10.90 Max: 27
Current: 4.8
-3.6
27
» IHS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-06-23)


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

IHS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

John Griffin 2,450,000 sh (+2.08%)
Chuck Royce 21,700 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Ron Baron 260,100 sh (-0.13%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,607 sh (-27.90%)
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Q3 2015

IHS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 5,849 sh (New)
Jim Simons 22,600 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 25,043 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 18,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 95,006 sh (+1594.42%)
John Griffin 2,450,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 259,600 sh (-0.19%)
Chuck Royce 17,752 sh (-18.19%)
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Q4 2015

IHS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 90,000 sh (+298.23%)
Ron Baron 259,600 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 17,752 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 2,450,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 82,626 sh (-13.03%)
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Q1 2016

IHS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Pioneer Investments 77,969 sh (New)
Ron Baron Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 16,552 sh (-6.76%)
John Griffin 1,949,160 sh (-20.44%)
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
Compare:NAS:ADP, NYSE:SPGI, NAS:FISV, TSE:4901, NYSE:NLSN, NYSE:MCO » details
Traded in other countries:IG5.Germany,
IHS Inc provides source of information, insight, and analytics to its customers in Energy and Chemicals; Automotive; Maritime & Trade; and Aerospace, Defense industry.

IHS Inc was founded in 1959. The Company provides source of information, insight, and analytics solutions to its customers in capital-intensive industries and workflows. Its core competency is sourcing data and transforming it into critical information and insight that businesses, governments, and others use to make high-impact decisions with confidence. By integrating and connecting the Company's information, analytics, and research and analysis with proprietary and used decision-support technology on scalable platforms, it produces critical information and analytical solutions designed to meet its customers' needs. Its product development teams have also created proprietary Web services and application interfaces that enhance access to its information. These services allow its customers to integrate information with other data, business processes, and applications such as computer-aided design, enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management, and product data/lifecycle management. The Company reorganized its business into the following three industry- and workflow-focused segments: Resources, which includes Energy and Chemicals product offerings; Transportation, which includes Automotive; Maritime & Trade (M&T); and Aerospace, Defense & Security (AD&S) product offerings; and Consolidated Markets & Solutions (CMS), which includes Product Design; Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT); and Economics & Country Risk (ECR) product offerings. The Energy & Chemical industry sectors include specific industries such as Oil & Gas, Coal, Power & Utilities, and Chemicals. Its content and analytics provides information and analysis on millions of wells, pipeline miles, and regulatory and mineral rights documents, as well as information on oil and gas fields, basins, and operating assets and thousands of power and industrial plants. Its content and analytics also provides data for manufacturing processes, as well as capital expenditure, cost, price, production, trade, demand, and capacity industry analysis and forecasts. In transportation segment it serves the full automotive value chain with a focus on original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), parts suppliers, and dealers. It provides authoritative analysis and forecasts of sales and production for light vehicles, medium and heavy commercial vehicles, powertrain, components, and technology systems across all markets. It also provides performance measurement tools and marketing solutions for car makers, dealers, and agencies. Its M&T content and analytics provide comprehensive data on close to 200,000 ships over 100 gross tons, as well as monthly import and export statistics on more than 80 countries and tracking and forecasting more than 90 percent of international trade by value. Its AD&S content and analytics provide specifications for thousands of military vehicles, naval vessels, and aircraft types. In CMS segment, the Product Design solutions provide technical professionals with

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 34.47
IHS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
79% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. IHS: 34.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
IHS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.7  Med: 39.84 Max: 62.85
Current: 34.47
20.7
62.85
Forward P/E 17.83
IHS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.42 vs. IHS: 17.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 34.99
IHS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
79% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. IHS: 34.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
IHS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.68  Med: 39.62 Max: 69.74
Current: 34.99
20.68
69.74
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 16.75
IHS's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
55% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.05 vs. IHS: 16.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
IHS' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11  Med: 16.49 Max: 23.85
Current: 16.75
11
23.85
P/B 3.89
IHS's P/B is ranked lower than
72% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. IHS: 3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
IHS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.07  Med: 3.95 Max: 5.21
Current: 3.89
2.07
5.21
P/S 3.88
IHS's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. IHS: 3.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
IHS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.42  Med: 4.26 Max: 7.49
Current: 3.88
2.42
7.49
PFCF 18.00
IHS's PFCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.38 vs. IHS: 18.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
IHS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.93  Med: 20.45 Max: 45.91
Current: 18
11.93
45.91
POCF 14.65
IHS's POCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.88 vs. IHS: 14.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
IHS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.76  Med: 16.95 Max: 41.92
Current: 14.65
10.76
41.92
EV-to-EBIT 34.68
IHS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
86% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. IHS: 34.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
IHS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.4  Med: 31.70 Max: 57.5
Current: 34.68
15.4
57.5
EV-to-EBITDA 19.91
IHS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
78% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. IHS: 19.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
IHS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12  Med: 21.95 Max: 36.8
Current: 19.91
12
36.8
PEG 2.01
IHS's PEG is ranked lower than
54% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. IHS: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
IHS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 2.39 Max: 6.12
Current: 2.01
0.5
6.12
Shiller P/E 54.75
IHS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
87% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.34 vs. IHS: 54.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
IHS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.9  Med: 61.04 Max: 72.26
Current: 54.75
42.9
72.26
Current Ratio 0.51
IHS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. IHS: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
IHS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.22
Current: 0.51
0.51
1.22
Quick Ratio 0.51
IHS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. IHS: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
IHS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.22
Current: 0.51
0.51
1.22
Days Sales Outstanding 68.25
IHS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
61% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 58.93 vs. IHS: 68.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
IHS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 59.47  Med: 89.27 Max: 100.27
Current: 68.25
59.47
100.27
Days Payable 22.50
IHS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
68% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.91 vs. IHS: 22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
IHS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.19  Med: 28.20 Max: 65.97
Current: 22.5
21.19
65.97

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.15
IHS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. IHS: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
IHS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.49 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.15
0.97
1.8
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.13
IHS's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
80% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. IHS: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.91
IHS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. IHS: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
IHS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.76
Current: 0.91
0.64
1.76
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.96
IHS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. IHS: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
IHS' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 2.32 Max: 5.82
Current: 1.96
0.94
5.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.86
IHS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. IHS: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
IHS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 3.20 Max: 6.5
Current: 2.86
1.7
6.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 22.68
IHS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.81 vs. IHS: 22.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
IHS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.7  Med: 22.10 Max: 51.6
Current: 22.68
14.7
51.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,187
EPS (TTM) $ 3.56
Beta0.92
Short Percentage of Float2.17%
52-Week Range $92.59 - 135.17
Shares Outstanding (Mil)67.43

Analyst Estimate

Nov16 Nov17
Revenue (Mil $) 2,385 2,414
EPS ($) 6.31 6.84
EPS without NRI ($) 6.31 6.84
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
5.43%
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