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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.11
IHS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. IHS: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
IHS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.35 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11
Equity to Asset 0.38
IHS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. IHS: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
IHS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.38
0.34
0.65
Interest Coverage 5.48
IHS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
81% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 37.31 vs. IHS: 5.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
IHS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.35  Med: 57.06 Max: 161.95
Current: 5.48
0.35
161.95
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.41
M-Score: -2.91
WACC vs ROIC
8.38%
6.34%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 13.60
IHS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.49 vs. IHS: 13.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
IHS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.56  Med: 13.61 Max: 19.26
Current: 13.6
-0.56
19.26
Net-margin (%) 8.66
IHS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. IHS: 8.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
IHS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.15  Med: 10.23 Max: 15.56
Current: 8.66
-2.15
15.56
ROE (%) 9.29
IHS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. IHS: 9.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
IHS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.92  Med: 11.37 Max: 23.6
Current: 9.29
0.92
23.6
ROA (%) 3.62
IHS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. IHS: 3.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
IHS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 6.80 Max: 13.73
Current: 3.62
0.38
13.73
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 105.13
IHS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.09 vs. IHS: 105.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
IHS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 97.64  Med: 167.44 Max: 271.97
Current: 105.13
97.64
271.97
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.00
IHS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. IHS: 17.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IHS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -17.1  Med: 16.40 Max: 25.2
Current: 17
-17.1
25.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 22.60
IHS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. IHS: 22.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IHS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 6.8  Med: 14.30 Max: 36.1
Current: 22.6
6.8
36.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.90
IHS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. IHS: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IHS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1.8  Med: 12.20 Max: 27
Current: 10.9
-1.8
27
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

IHS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 3,684 sh (New)
John Griffin 1,680,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ron Baron 478,919 sh (-1.14%)
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Q3 2014

IHS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 53,300 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 168,302 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 4,670 sh (+26.76%)
John Griffin 2,016,000 sh (+20.00%)
Ron Baron 446,457 sh (-6.78%)
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Q4 2014

IHS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 421,500 sh (+690.81%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,917 sh (+26.70%)
John Griffin 2,016,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 311,230 sh (-30.29%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,910 sh (-94.11%)
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Q1 2015

IHS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Ray Dalio 14,300 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 21,700 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 124,900 sh (+2010.87%)
John Griffin 2,400,000 sh (+19.05%)
Ron Baron 260,430 sh (-16.32%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,777 sh (-21.52%)
Jim Simons 316,000 sh (-25.03%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 44.65
IHS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
82% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. IHS: 44.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
IHS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 20.7  Med: 40.40 Max: 62.85
Current: 44.65
20.7
62.85
Forward P/E 19.88
IHS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
71% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. IHS: 19.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 45.10
IHS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
82% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. IHS: 45.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
IHS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 20.68  Med: 40.43 Max: 62.82
Current: 45.1
20.68
62.82
P/B 4.03
IHS's P/B is ranked lower than
72% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. IHS: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
IHS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.1  Med: 4.00 Max: 5.21
Current: 4.03
2.1
5.21
P/S 3.88
IHS's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. IHS: 3.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
IHS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.42  Med: 4.23 Max: 7.56
Current: 3.88
2.42
7.56
PFCF 19.35
IHS's PFCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.86 vs. IHS: 19.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
IHS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.93  Med: 21.68 Max: 45.78
Current: 19.35
11.93
45.78
POCF 14.98
IHS's POCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.91 vs. IHS: 14.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
IHS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 10.78  Med: 17.77 Max: 42.44
Current: 14.98
10.78
42.44
EV-to-EBIT 34.44
IHS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
84% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.88 vs. IHS: 34.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
IHS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 15.8  Med: 31.80 Max: 51.9
Current: 34.44
15.8
51.9
PEG 2.99
IHS's PEG is ranked lower than
66% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. IHS: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
IHS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 2.63 Max: 5.42
Current: 2.99
0.58
5.42
Shiller P/E 53.14
IHS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
85% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.73 vs. IHS: 53.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
IHS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 40.05  Med: 51.93 Max: 61.99
Current: 53.14
40.05
61.99
Current Ratio 0.80
IHS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. IHS: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
IHS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.22
Current: 0.8
0.58
1.22
Quick Ratio 0.80
IHS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. IHS: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
IHS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.22
Current: 0.8
0.58
1.22
Days Sales Outstanding 58.58
IHS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 54.67 vs. IHS: 58.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
IHS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 68.94  Med: 90.47 Max: 113.43
Current: 58.58
68.94
113.43

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.31
IHS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. IHS: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
IHS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.22  Med: 1.48 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.31
1.22
1.77
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.83
IHS's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
84% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. IHS: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.93
IHS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. IHS: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
IHS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.79
Current: 0.93
0.64
1.79
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.51
IHS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. IHS: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
IHS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.94  Med: 2.58 Max: 5.13
Current: 2.51
0.94
5.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.92
IHS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. IHS: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
IHS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.10 Max: 6.3
Current: 2.92
1.9
6.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 22.09
IHS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.66 vs. IHS: 22.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
IHS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 14.8  Med: 21.00 Max: 45.6
Current: 22.09
14.8
45.6

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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IHS Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware. It is engaged in the provision of source of information in areas including energy and power; design and supply chain, defense, risk and security, environment, health and safety. The Company provides customer solutions by integrating its information with proprietary and decision-support technology on scalable platforms. 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 the information with other data, business processes and applications such as computer-aided design, enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, and product data/lifecycle management. The Company converts raw data into information through a series of transformational steps that reduce the uncertainty that is inherent in unrefined data. Its sales teams are organized to support three geographic segments, which are Americas, EMEA and APAC. The Company's marketing teams are organized at the corporate, regional, and product levels. Its corporate team provides marketing infrastructure and tools to support increasing scale, drives alignment of its messaging strategy and value story across the business and strategizes on new ways to reach customers through emerging social and online marketing vehicles. The Company sells its offerings through subscriptions. The Company competes with offerings from Drilling Info Inc., TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company, Wood Mackenzie Ltd., and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited.
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