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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
IRM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. IRM: 0.03 )
IRM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset 0.19
IRM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. IRM: 0.19 )
IRM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.08   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.19

-0.08
0.39
Interest Coverage 1.91
IRM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
63% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.89 vs. IRM: 1.91 )
IRM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 2.75
Current: 1.91

0.98
2.75
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.27
M-Score: -2.43
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 16.27
IRM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. IRM: 16.27 )
IRM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 10.35   Max: 20.31
Current: 16.27

10.35
20.31
Net-margin (%) 3.21
IRM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. IRM: 3.21 )
IRM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.28   Max: 13.12
Current: 3.21

-8.28
13.12
ROE (%) 9.29
IRM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 955 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.74 vs. IRM: 9.29 )
IRM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -25.63   Max: 31.75
Current: 9.29

-25.63
31.75
ROA (%) 1.46
IRM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. IRM: 1.46 )
IRM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.85   Max: 6.55
Current: 1.46

-3.85
6.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.10
IRM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.29 vs. IRM: 19.10 )
IRM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 12.65   Max: 23.73
Current: 19.1

12.65
23.73
Revenue Growth (%) 0.50
IRM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. IRM: 0.50 )
IRM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 32.9
Current: 0.5

0
32.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 5.50
IRM's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. IRM: 5.50 )
IRM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 28.6
Current: 5.5

0
28.6
EPS Growth (%) -14.40
IRM's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. IRM: -14.40 )
IRM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 78.3
Current: -14.4

0
78.3
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

IRM Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Burbank 321,273 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 2,485,649 sh (+4.94%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chris Davis 9,686,317 sh (-0.74%)
Jim Simons 1,985,711 sh (-3.47%)
Steven Cohen 69,536 sh (-8.06%)
John Keeley 196,670 sh (-32.34%)
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Q4 2013

IRM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Keeley 325,919 sh (+65.72%)
RS Investment Management 3,266,036 sh (+31.4%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chris Davis 9,475,988 sh (-2.17%)
Jim Simons 681,411 sh (-65.68%)
John Burbank 36,000 sh (-88.79%)
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Q1 2014

IRM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 9,356 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 3,802,027 sh (+16.41%)
Jim Simons 751,843 sh (+10.34%)
John Keeley 347,793 sh (+6.71%)
John Burbank 200,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Chris Davis Sold Out
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Q2 2014

IRM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ray Dalio 18,247 sh (New)
Paul Singer 3,000,000 sh (New)
John Burbank 75,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 35,313 sh (New)
Paul Singer 577,400 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Keeley 344,091 sh (-1.06%)
RS Investment Management 3,650,033 sh (-4%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with IRM

(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
John Burbank 2014-06-30 New Buy0.05%$26.27 - $35.74 $ 35.9823%75000
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 New Buy$26.27 - $35.74 $ 35.9823%18247
John Burbank 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.04%$25.9 - $30.49 $ 35.9830%0
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Reduce -88.79%0.25%$25.3 - $30.59 $ 35.9830%36000
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Add 65.72%0.07%$25.3 - $30.59 $ 35.9830%325919
John Burbank 2013-09-30 New Buy0.28%$25.74 - $29.02 $ 35.9831%321273
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Reduce -32.34%0.05%$25.74 - $29.02 $ 35.9831%196670
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$25.74 - $29.02 $ 35.9831%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Sold Out $25.74 - $29.02 $ 35.9831%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.02%$26.27 - $39.54 $ 35.983%14594
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$26.27 - $39.54 $ 35.983%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 New Buy$26.27 - $39.54 $ 35.983%50000
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$31.05 - $36.56 $ 35.984%39543
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.05%$30.68 - $37.69 $ 35.989%0
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.05%$27.43 - $33.13 $ 35.9818%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 New Buy0.05%$28.51 - $32.08 $ 35.9826%20458
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 Add 1473.79%0.04%$28.51 - $32.08 $ 35.9826%105397
Richard Perry 2011-12-31 Sold Out 5.96%$28.57 - $33.2 $ 35.9818%0
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0043%$28.57 - $33.2 $ 35.9818%0
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 New Buy$28.57 - $33.2 $ 35.9818%6697
Richard Perry 2011-09-30 Reduce -28.92%1.83%$27.92 - $35.4 $ 35.9810%4505000
Arnold Van Den Berg 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.7549%$27.92 - $35.4 $ 35.9810%0
Wallace Weitz 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.1509%$27.92 - $35.4 $ 35.9810%0
George Soros 2011-09-30 New Buy$27.92 - $35.4 $ 35.9810%8000
Richard Perry 2011-06-30 Add 151.12%3.82%$31.53 - $34.9 $ 35.9810%6337657
John Keeley 2011-06-30 New Buy0.15%$31.53 - $34.9 $ 35.9810%268040
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Guru Investment Theses on Iron Mountain Inc

KEELEY Mid Cap Dividend Value Fund Comments on Iron Mountain Inc - Jul 30, 2014

Iron Mountain Inc. (IRM) proved to be the top performing position during the second quarter after climbing over 28 percent and adding 45 basis points of return to the Fund. A leader in hard-copy storage, shares of Iron Mountain jumped sharply in June after receiving approval from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to operate as a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). The approval process had placed a cloud of uncertainty over the stock for a number of months, and should now return the focus to the fundamental outlook of the company. The conversion to a REIT was a catalyst for our decision to hold the stock, as that conversion will result in significant tax savings and an increased dividend yield.

From John Keeley (Trades, Portfolio)’s KEELEY Mid Cap Dividend Value Fund Second Quarter 2014 Commentary.

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Top Ranked Articles about Iron Mountain Inc

KEELEY Mid Cap Dividend Value Fund Comments on Iron Mountain Inc
Iron Mountain Inc. (IRM) proved to be the top performing position during the second quarter after climbing over 28 percent and adding 45 basis points of return to the Fund. A leader in hard-copy storage, shares of Iron Mountain jumped sharply in June after receiving approval from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to operate as a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). The approval process had placed a cloud of uncertainty over the stock for a number of months, and should now return the focus to the fundamental outlook of the company. The conversion to a REIT was a catalyst for our decision to hold the stock, as that conversion will result in significant tax savings and an increased dividend yield. Read more...
Six Gurus Shred IRM - Iron Mountain Update
The top guru stakeholder of Iron Mountain, Chris Davis, recently reduced his position, according to GuruFocus Real Time Picks. Additionally, six billionaires sold out their holdings in Iron Mountain Inc. (IRM) as of the third quarter of 2013, and the insiders are very active, buying and selling. Read more...
Kings of Iron Mountain - Eleven Gurus Hold IRM, Five New Buys
With five Guru billionaires making new buys in Iron Mountain Inc. (IRM) in the second quarter of 2013, and two more increasing their positions, it’s time for deeper look into the global data and information management company gaining a reputation as a technology innovator. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.00
IRM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.60 vs. IRM: 19.00 )
IRM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.67   Max: 74.44
Current: 19

14.67
74.44
P/B 5.39
IRM's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. IRM: 5.39 )
IRM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.96   Max: 6.76
Current: 5.39

1.96
6.76
P/S 2.25
IRM's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. IRM: 2.25 )
IRM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 2.89
Current: 2.25

1.19
2.89
PFCF 52.14
IRM's PFCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 45.10 vs. IRM: 52.14 )
IRM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 13.17   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 52.14

13.17
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT 21.19
IRM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.92 vs. IRM: 21.19 )
IRM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.4   Max: 30.9
Current: 21.19

12.4
30.9
PEG 11.75
IRM's PEG is ranked higher than
80% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. IRM: 11.75 )
IRM' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.82   Max: 26.02
Current: 11.75

1.82
26.02
Shiller P/E 34.69
IRM's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. IRM: 34.69 )
IRM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 29.08   Max: 2005.8
Current: 34.69

29.08
2005.8
Current Ratio 1.07
IRM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. IRM: 1.07 )
IRM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 1.67
Current: 1.07

0.69
1.67
Quick Ratio 1.07
IRM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. IRM: 1.07 )
IRM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.67
Current: 1.07

0.68
1.67

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.00
IRM's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. IRM: 3.00 )
IRM' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 4.27
Current: 3

0.22
4.27
Dividend Payout 0.57
IRM's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
74% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. IRM: 0.57 )
IRM' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 9
Current: 0.57

0.19
9
Dividend growth (3y) 42.30
IRM's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
95% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. IRM: 42.30 )
IRM' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 42.3
Current: 42.3

0
42.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.00
IRM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
58% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. IRM: 3.00 )
IRM' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 4.27
Current: 3

0.22
4.27
Share Buyback Rate 1.60
IRM's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. IRM: 1.60 )
IRM' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -45.4
Current: 1.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.06
IRM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. IRM: 2.06 )
IRM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 27.5
Current: 2.06

1.37
27.5
Price/Median PS Value 1.12
IRM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. IRM: 1.12 )
IRM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 1.39
Current: 1.12

0.72
1.39
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.70
IRM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
52% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. IRM: 4.70 )
IRM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 8.1
Current: 4.7

3.2
8.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.12
IRM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. IRM: 5.12 )
IRM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 20.3
Current: 5.12

3.6
20.3

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:IM6.Germany
Iron Mountain Incorporated was founded in 1951, under the name Pierce Leahy Corp., as a Pennsylvania corporation. On May 27, 2005, it reincorporated as a Delaware corporation. It is a global full-service provider of information management and related services for all media in various locations throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. It has a customer base comprised of commercial, legal, banking, health care, accounting, insurance, entertainment and government organizations. It offers comprehensive records management services, data protection & recovery services and information destruction services, along with the expertise and experience to address complex information challenges such as rising storage costs, litigation, regulatory compliance and disaster recovery. The reportable operating segments of the Company are North American Business, International Business and Corporate. The Company's North American Business offer physical records management services, data protection & recovery services and information destruction services, in their respective geographies. Worldwide Digital Business provides information protection and storage services for electronic records conveyed via telecommunication lines and the Internet, including online backup and recovery solutions for server data and personal computers, as well as email archiving, eDiscovery services and third party technology escrow services that protect intellectual property assets such as software source code. Its Asia Pacific operations provide Hard Copy, Data Protection & Recovery, Destruction and DMS throughout Australia, with Hard Copy and Data Protection & Recovery services also provided in certain cities in India, Singapore, Hong Kong-SAR and China. It currently provides services to commercial, legal, banking, healthcare, accounting, insurance, entertainment and government organizations, including more than 94% of the Fortune 1000. The Company competes with its current and potential customers' internal information protection and storage services capabilities. It also competes with multiple information protection and storage service providers in all geographic areas where it operates. Competition for customers is based on price, reputation for reliability, quality of service and scope and scale of technology. Under various federal, state and local environmental laws, the Company might be potentially liable for environmental compliance and remediation costs to address contamination, if any, located at owned and leased properties as well as damages arising from such contamination.
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
KEELEY Mid Cap Dividend Value Fund Comments on Iron Mountain Inc Jul 30 2014 
Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: TWTR, SFM, IRM, FUEL Apr 13 2014 
What´s Behind Iron Mountain's Earnings Growth Apr 09 2014 
Six Gurus Shred IRM - Iron Mountain Update Nov 22 2013 
Fundamentals-Driven Value Team at RS Investments Comments on Quarter 2 Oct 01 2013 
Kings of Iron Mountain - Eleven Gurus Hold IRM, Five New Buys Sep 16 2013 
Insider Buys at 52-Week Lows Jun 17 2013 
Insider Cluster Buy Reported in Iron Mountain as Its REIT Conversion Ruling Is Delayed Jun 17 2013 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: ARP, RHP, TROX, IRM, RSE Jun 17 2013 
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight Jun 17 2013 


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