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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.03
IRM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. IRM: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
IRM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: N/A
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset 0.12
IRM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. IRM: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
IRM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.08   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.12

-0.08
0.39
Interest Coverage 2.11
IRM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 40.12 vs. IRM: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
IRM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.78
Current: 2.11

0.83
2.78
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.43
M-Score: -2.56
WACC vs ROIC
9.89%
12.64%
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 18.13
IRM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.49 vs. IRM: 18.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
IRM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 11.06   Max: 20.31
Current: 18.13

11.06
20.31
Net-margin (%) 10.51
IRM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. IRM: 10.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
IRM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.76   Max: 13.12
Current: 10.51

-3.76
13.12
ROE (%) 37.11
IRM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. IRM: 37.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
IRM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -26.58   Max: 34.37
Current: 37.11

-26.58
34.37
ROA (%) 4.93
IRM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. IRM: 4.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
IRM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.6   Max: 6.36
Current: 4.93

-1.6
6.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.83
IRM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.15 vs. IRM: 21.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
IRM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 16.25   Max: 28.79
Current: 21.83

16.25
28.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.00
IRM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. IRM: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IRM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 18.2
Current: 1

0
18.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.70
IRM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. IRM: -1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IRM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 21.7
Current: -1.7

0
21.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.80
IRM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. IRM: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IRM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 78.3
Current: 9.8

0
78.3
» IRM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

IRM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Singer 3,000,000 sh (New)
John Burbank 75,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 18,247 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 (-4.00%)
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Q3 2014

IRM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 214,027 sh (New)
John Keeley 359,181 sh (+4.39%)
Pioneer Investments 74,970 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners 500,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
RS Investment Management 2,909,848 sh (-20.28%)
Paul Singer 1,600,643 sh (-46.65%)
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Q4 2014

IRM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jeremy Grantham 48,100 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 81,558 sh (+8.79%)
John Keeley 372,832 sh (+3.80%)
Paul Singer Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
RS Investment Management 1,627,489 sh (-44.07%)
» More
Q1 2015

IRM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jeremy Grantham 52,000 sh (+8.11%)
Pioneer Investments 87,769 sh (+7.62%)
RS Investment Management 1,641,519 sh (+0.86%)
John Keeley 370,740 sh (-0.56%)
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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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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...

Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 22.30
IRM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.60 vs. IRM: 22.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
IRM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.67   Max: 75.38
Current: 22.3

14.67
75.38
Forward P/E 27.32
IRM's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
89% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.08 vs. IRM: 27.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.90
IRM's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
51% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. IRM: 21.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
IRM' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 15.83   Max: 73.87
Current: 21.9

15.83
73.87
P/B 10.30
IRM's P/B is ranked lower than
92% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. IRM: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
IRM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.96   Max: 16.19
Current: 10.3

1.96
16.19
P/S 2.40
IRM's P/S is ranked lower than
68% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. IRM: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
IRM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 2.89
Current: 2.4

1.19
2.89
PFCF 115.00
IRM's PFCF is ranked lower than
95% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. IRM: 115.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
IRM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.68   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 115

12.68
99999999.99
POCF 17.20
IRM's POCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.10 vs. IRM: 17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
IRM' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 18.15
Current: 17.2

6.1
18.15
EV-to-EBIT 21.96
IRM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
69% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.66 vs. IRM: 21.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
IRM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.2   Max: 23.6
Current: 21.96

12.2
23.6
Shiller P/E 33.80
IRM's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
63% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.00 vs. IRM: 33.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
IRM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 29.36   Max: 312.57
Current: 33.8

29.36
312.57
Current Ratio 1.23
IRM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. IRM: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
IRM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 1.67
Current: 1.23

0.61
1.67
Quick Ratio 1.23
IRM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. IRM: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
IRM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 1.67
Current: 1.23

0.61
1.67
Days Sales Outstanding 69.54
IRM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
63% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 56.36 vs. IRM: 69.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
IRM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 44.05   Max: 75.41
Current: 69.54

44.05
75.41

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.60
IRM's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
84% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. IRM: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
IRM' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 4.9
Current: 4.6

0.22
4.9
Dividend Payout 1.05
IRM's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
84% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. IRM: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
IRM' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 13.5
Current: 1.05

0.19
13.5
Dividend growth (3y) 16.70
IRM's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
65% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. IRM: 16.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
IRM' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 42.3
Current: 16.7

0
42.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.60
IRM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
77% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. IRM: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
IRM' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 4.9
Current: 4.6

0.22
4.9
Share Buyback Rate -0.10
IRM's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. IRM: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
IRM' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -45.4
Current: -0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 2.90
IRM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
76% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. IRM: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
IRM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 253.2
Current: 2.9

1.35
253.2
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
IRM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. IRM: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
IRM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 1.34
Current: 1.2

0.67
1.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.60
IRM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
52% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. IRM: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
IRM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 8.2
Current: 4.6

4.2
8.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.76
IRM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
73% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.30 vs. IRM: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
IRM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 21
Current: 1.76

1.6
21

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:I5M.Germany,
Iron Mountain Inc was incorporated in Pennsylvania in March 1997 and is the successor by merger immediately preceding the offerings to Pierce Leahy Corp. On May 27, 2005, it reincorporated as a Delaware corporation. The Company is a 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 95% 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
Should You Buy This Stock or Wait? Dec 30 2014 
The Same Environment but Different Results Dec 09 2014 
These 16 Stocks Hiked Dividends In The Past Week Sep 21 2014 
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 

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