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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.80
IT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 1684 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.11 vs. IT: 0.80 )
IT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.8

Equity to Asset 0.14
IT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 1630 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. IT: 0.14 )
IT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.04   Max: 0.59
Current: 0.14

-0.04
0.59
Interest Coverage 26.52
IT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
52% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 704.34 vs. IT: 26.52 )
IT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 9999.99
Current: 26.52

1.9
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.71
M-Score: -2.74
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 (%) 15.44
IT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1596 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.62 vs. IT: 15.44 )
IT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.56   Max: 23.5
Current: 15.44

2.56
23.5
Net-margin (%) 10.25
IT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. IT: 10.25 )
IT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -6.88   Max: 14.3
Current: 10.25

-6.88
14.3
ROE (%) 50.59
IT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1559 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. IT: 50.59 )
IT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.66   Max: 420.35
Current: 50.59

-1.66
420.35
ROA (%) 10.25
IT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. IT: 10.25 )
IT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.89   Max: 11.33
Current: 10.25

-7.89
11.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 300.23
IT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 34.51 vs. IT: 300.23 )
IT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 40.93   Max: 314.19
Current: 300.23

40.93
314.19
Revenue Growth (%) 13.40
IT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. IT: 13.40 )
IT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.2   Max: 37.7
Current: 13.4

-14.2
37.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 20.60
IT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. IT: 20.60 )
IT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.2   Max: 57.9
Current: 20.6

-23.2
57.9
EPS Growth (%) 26.20
IT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1064 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. IT: 26.20 )
IT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.9   Max: 71
Current: 26.2

-23.9
71
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

IT Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 11,766 sh (+8.21%)
Ron Baron 8,421,884 sh (-1.2%)
Jim Simons 1,013,500 sh (-5.66%)
Chuck Royce 1,731,800 sh (-12.57%)
Pioneer Investments 153,600 sh (-39.98%)
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Q3 2013

IT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 1,033,200 sh (+1.94%)
Ron Baron 8,497,572 sh (+0.9%)
Chuck Royce 1,300,700 sh (-24.89%)
Pioneer Investments 88,262 sh (-42.54%)
Steven Cohen 3,591 sh (-69.48%)
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Q4 2013

IT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 87,397 sh (+2333.78%)
Jim Simons 1,171,400 sh (+13.38%)
Ron Baron 9,175,270 sh (+7.98%)
Steven Cohen 200,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 84,364 sh (-4.42%)
Chuck Royce 1,000,700 sh (-23.06%)
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Q1 2014

IT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 1,264,100 sh (+7.91%)
Ron Baron 9,186,550 sh (+0.12%)
Pioneer Investments 82,106 sh (-2.68%)
Chuck Royce 750,600 sh (-24.99%)
Steven Cohen 4,307 sh (-95.07%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with IT

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 Add 7.98%0.2%$57.68 - $71.22 $ 69.8911%9175270
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $36.12 - $43.01 $ 69.8978%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 36.00
IT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 50.90 vs. IT: 36.00 )
IT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.54   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 36

8.54
99999999.99
P/B 26.68
IT's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. IT: 26.68 )
IT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.93   Max: 307
Current: 26.68

2.93
307
P/S 3.61
IT's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. IT: 3.61 )
IT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 3.87
Current: 3.61

0.69
3.87
PFCF 23.93
IT's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 154.41 vs. IT: 23.93 )
IT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.35   Max: 288.4
Current: 23.93

5.35
288.4
EV-to-EBIT 22.72
IT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.24 vs. IT: 22.72 )
IT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.5   Max: 159.7
Current: 22.72

6.5
159.7
PEG 1.80
IT's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. IT: 1.80 )
IT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 15.62
Current: 1.8

0.18
15.62
Shiller P/E 49.45
IT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 1825 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. IT: 49.45 )
IT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 17.19   Max: 743.33
Current: 49.45

17.19
743.33
Current Ratio 0.75
IT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1659 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. IT: 0.75 )
IT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.5
Current: 0.75

0.58
1.5
Quick Ratio 0.75
IT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1659 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. IT: 0.75 )
IT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.5
Current: 0.75

0.58
1.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.12
IT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. IT: 2.12 )
IT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 4.18
Current: 2.12

1.03
4.18
Price/Median PS Value 1.78
IT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. IT: 1.78 )
IT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 5.2
Current: 1.78

0.34
5.2
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.05
IT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. IT: 2.05 )
IT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 32.41
Current: 2.05

0.42
32.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.40
IT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1390 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. IT: 4.40 )
IT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 15.3
Current: 4.4

0.6
15.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.00
IT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. IT: 20.00 )
IT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -19.5   Max: 56.6
Current: 20

-19.5
56.6

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services
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Gartner, Inc. was founded in 1979. It is an information technology research and advisory company. It delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to supply chain professionals and technology investors, the Company is the valuable partner to clients in over 13,300 distinct organizations. It works with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. The foundation for all Gartner products and services is its independent research on IT and supply chain issues. The findings from this research are delivered through the Company's three business segments: Research, Consulting and Events. Research provides objective insight on critical and timely technology and supply chain initiatives for CIOs, other IT professionals, supply chain leaders, technology companies and the investment community through reports, briefings, proprietary tools, access to the Company's analysts, peer networking services, and membership programs that enable its clients to make better decisions about their IT and supply chain investments. Consulting provides customized solutions to unique client needs through on-site, day-to-day support, as well as proprietary tools for measuring and improving IT performance with a focus on cost, performance, efficiency, and quality. Events provide IT, supply chain, and business professionals the opportunity to attend various symposia, conferences and exhibitions to learn, contribute and network with their peers. The Company's diversified business model provides multiple entry points and synergies that facilitate increased client spending on its research, consulting services and events. A critical part of the Company's long-term strategy is to increase business volume with its valuable clients, identifying relationships with the greatest sales potential and expanding those relationships by offering strategically relevant research and advice. The Company leases 29 domestic and 49 international offices and it has a significant presence in Stamford, Connecticut, Ft. Myers, Florida and Egham, the United Kingdom. The Company does not currently own any properties. The Company faces competition from a number of independent providers of information products and services. It competes indirectly against consulting firms and other information providers, including electronic and print media companies.
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