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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 : 8/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
IMAX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. IMAX: No Debt )
IMAX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.62
IMAX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. IMAX: 0.62 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.47   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.62

-0.47
0.68
Interest Coverage 48.40
IMAX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
80% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.92 vs. IMAX: 48.40 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 85.48
Current: 48.4

0.22
85.48
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 7.89
M-Score: -2.59
WACC vs ROIC
8.03%
18.36%
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 22.92
IMAX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.87 vs. IMAX: 22.92 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -79.12   Max: 30.16
Current: 22.92

-79.12
30.16
Net-margin (%) 15.89
IMAX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.49 vs. IMAX: 15.89 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -122.29   Max: 40.54
Current: 15.89

-122.29
40.54
ROE (%) 14.37
IMAX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 vs. IMAX: 14.37 )
IMAX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -139.39   Max: 99.06
Current: 14.37

-139.39
99.06
ROA (%) 9.29
IMAX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. IMAX: 9.29 )
IMAX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -38.51   Max: 33.78
Current: 9.29

-38.51
33.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 39.80
IMAX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.18 vs. IMAX: 39.80 )
IMAX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -134.39   Max: 113.52
Current: 39.8

-134.39
113.52
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.90
IMAX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. IMAX: 3.90 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.2   Max: 20.2
Current: 3.9

-33.2
20.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.10
IMAX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. IMAX: 11.10 )
IMAX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -62.7   Max: 150.9
Current: 11.1

-62.7
150.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -24.90
IMAX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. IMAX: -24.90 )
IMAX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -43.1   Max: 90.3
Current: -24.9

-43.1
90.3
» IMAX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

IMAX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 129,559 sh (+812.39%)
Chuck Royce 1,700 sh (+70%)
RS Investment Management 3,026,895 sh (+15.46%)
Columbia Wanger 840,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 40,000 sh (-1.48%)
Ron Baron 987,000 sh (-20.96%)
Steven Cohen 1,377 sh (-96.44%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 17,040 sh (-96.49%)
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Q2 2014

IMAX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Columbia Wanger 1,060,000 sh (+26.19%)
Chuck Royce 1,700 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 225,600 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 40,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
RS Investment Management 2,397,770 sh (-20.78%)
Ron Baron 630,000 sh (-36.17%)
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Q3 2014

IMAX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Columbia Wanger 1,400,000 sh (+32.08%)
RS Investment Management 2,728,550 sh (+13.8%)
Mario Gabelli 40,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Steven Cohen 18,900 sh (-91.62%)
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Q4 2014

IMAX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 17,200 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 307,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 40,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 1,379,600 sh (-1.46%)
RS Investment Management 2,358,855 sh (-13.55%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with IMAX

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ron Baron 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.07%$24.29 - $28.56 $ 34.7228%0
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 Reduce -36.17%0.04%$24.77 - $28.51 $ 34.7230%630000
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 Reduce -20.96%0.03%$25.97 - $29.48 $ 34.7227%987000
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 New Buy0.15%$25.84 - $30.83 $ 34.7221%1248800
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 51.80
IMAX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 45.20 vs. IMAX: 51.80 )
IMAX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 15.49   Max: 196.25
Current: 51.8

15.49
196.25
Forward P/E 21.60
IMAX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 29.15 vs. IMAX: 21.60 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 51.70
IMAX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
73% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 44.60 vs. IMAX: 51.70 )
IMAX' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 15.4   Max: 408.5
Current: 51.7

15.4
408.5
P/B 6.70
IMAX's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. IMAX: 6.70 )
IMAX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.89   Max: 19.63
Current: 6.7

4.89
19.63
P/S 8.34
IMAX's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. IMAX: 8.34 )
IMAX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 11.04
Current: 8.34

0.96
11.04
PFCF 40.30
IMAX's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 49.20 vs. IMAX: 40.30 )
IMAX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 16.95   Max: 1217
Current: 40.3

16.95
1217
POCF 25.46
IMAX's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.03 vs. IMAX: 25.46 )
IMAX' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 15.68   Max: 520
Current: 25.46

15.68
520
EV-to-EBIT 34.73
IMAX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.41 vs. IMAX: 34.73 )
IMAX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -134.7   Max: 280.5
Current: 34.73

-134.7
280.5
PEG 0.74
IMAX's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IMAX: 0.74 )
IMAX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 3.78
Current: 0.74

1.49
3.78
Shiller P/E 63.50
IMAX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IMAX: 63.50 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 34.58   Max: 2403
Current: 63.5

34.58
2403
Current Ratio 1.64
IMAX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. IMAX: 1.64 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 4.85
Current: 1.64

0.54
4.85
Quick Ratio 1.52
IMAX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. IMAX: 1.52 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 4.44
Current: 1.52

0.32
4.44
Days Inventory 47.84
IMAX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
73% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 42.02 vs. IMAX: 47.84 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 37.91   Max: 185.35
Current: 47.84

37.91
185.35
Days Sales Outstanding 74.38
IMAX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 80.26 vs. IMAX: 74.38 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 42.5   Max: 92.63
Current: 74.38

42.5
92.63

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 8.40
IMAX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
72% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.00 vs. IMAX: 8.40 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 6.75   Max: 221.83
Current: 8.4

6.75
221.83
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.10
IMAX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. IMAX: 4.10 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 3.27   Max: 22.56
Current: 4.1

3.27
22.56
Price/Median PS Value 2.40
IMAX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. IMAX: 2.40 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.83
Current: 2.4

0.09
2.83
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.70
IMAX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IMAX: 3.70 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 9.47
Current: 3.7

1.08
9.47
Price/Graham Number 4.30
IMAX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
81% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IMAX: 4.30 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.12   Max: 121.63
Current: 4.3

2.12
121.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.90
IMAX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. IMAX: 2.90 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 6.4
Current: 2.9

0.4
6.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.54
IMAX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.89 vs. IMAX: 15.54 )
IMAX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -26.5   Max: 43.7
Current: 15.54

-26.5
43.7

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:IMX.Canada, IMA.Germany,
Imax Corp a Canadian corporation, was incorporated in 1967. The Company is an entertainment technology company, specializing in motion picture technologies and presentations. The Company's principal business are the design and manufacture of premium theater systems and the sale, lease or contribution to customers under revenue-sharing arrangements of IMAX theater systems and the Digital Re-Mastering of films into the IMAX format and the exhibition of those films in the IMAX theater network. The Company's customers who purchase, lease or otherwise acquire the IMAX theater systems are theater exhibitors that operate commercial theaters (particularly multiplexes), museums, science centers, or destination entertainment sites. IMAX theater systems combine: IMAX DMR (Digital Re-Mastering) movie conversion technology, which results in higher image and sound fidelity than conventional cinema experiences; advanced, high-resolution projectors with specialized equipment and automated theater control systems, which result in more contrast and brightness than conventional theater systems; sound system components, which result in more expansive sound imagery and pinpointed origination of sound to any specific spot in an IMAX theater; large screens and proprietary theater geometry, which result in a substantially larger field of view so that the screen extends to the edge of a viewer's peripheral vision and creates more realistic images; and specialized theater acoustics, which results in a four-fold reduction in background noise. The IMAX systems segment designs, manufactures, sells or leases IMAX theater projection system equipment. The theater system maintenance segment maintains IMAX theater projection system equipment in the IMAX theater network. The film production and IMAX DMR segment produces films and performs film re-mastering services. The film distribution segment distributes films for which the Company has distribution rights. The film post-production segment provides film post-production and film print services. The other segment includes certain IMAX theaters that the Company owns and operates, camera rentals and other miscellaneous items.
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