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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.06
LABL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. LABL: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LABL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.04 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.06
Equity to Asset 0.30
LABL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. LABL: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LABL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.3
0.15
0.74
Interest Coverage 3.65
LABL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.02 vs. LABL: 3.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LABL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.76  Med: 4.13 Max: 18.19
Current: 3.65
2.76
18.19
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.48
M-Score: -2.72
WACC vs ROIC
6.81%
9.10%
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.16
LABL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.53 vs. LABL: 12.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LABL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.19  Med: 8.72 Max: 11.95
Current: 12.16
7.19
11.95
Net-margin (%) 6.12
LABL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. LABL: 6.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LABL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.86  Med: 5.30 Max: 10.93
Current: 6.12
3.86
10.93
ROE (%) 16.79
LABL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. LABL: 16.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LABL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.86  Med: 11.46 Max: 24.93
Current: 16.79
8.86
24.93
ROA (%) 5.26
LABL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. LABL: 5.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LABL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.13  Med: 5.04 Max: 10.91
Current: 5.26
3.13
10.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 34.91
LABL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.65 vs. LABL: 34.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LABL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.06  Med: 25.13 Max: 34.79
Current: 34.91
20.06
34.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.90
LABL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. LABL: 11.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LABL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.5  Med: 12.40 Max: 22.5
Current: 11.9
-6.5
22.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 18.60
LABL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. LABL: 18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LABL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.7  Med: 14.50 Max: 190
Current: 18.6
-8.7
190
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 27.00
LABL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. LABL: 27.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LABL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.7  Med: 10.95 Max: 58.3
Current: 27
-7.7
58.3
» LABL's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-09)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

LABL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 78,700 sh (+159.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 141,623 sh (-2.95%)
Third Avenue Management 69,147 sh (-50.58%)
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Q2 2015

LABL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 106,800 sh (+35.71%)
Joel Greenblatt 181,414 sh (+28.10%)
Third Avenue Management 55,712 sh (-19.43%)
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Q3 2015

LABL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ken Fisher 44,376 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 168,200 sh (+57.49%)
Third Avenue Management 87,613 sh (+57.26%)
Joel Greenblatt 130,667 sh (-27.97%)
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Q4 2015

LABL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Fisher 55,264 sh (+24.54%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.25
LABL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
53% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.88 vs. LABL: 19.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LABL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.74  Med: 16.75 Max: 30.72
Current: 19.25
7.74
30.72
Forward P/E 14.99
LABL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.95 vs. LABL: 14.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.25
LABL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
53% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.80 vs. LABL: 19.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LABL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.69  Med: 17.15 Max: 33.52
Current: 19.25
7.69
33.52
P/B 3.14
LABL's P/B is ranked lower than
63% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. LABL: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LABL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 2.02 Max: 4.48
Current: 3.14
0.91
4.48
P/S 1.20
LABL's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. LABL: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LABL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.90 Max: 1.59
Current: 1.2
0.46
1.59
PFCF 14.34
LABL's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 599 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.44 vs. LABL: 14.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LABL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.32  Med: 11.87 Max: 22.58
Current: 14.34
5.32
22.58
POCF 9.94
LABL's POCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.33 vs. LABL: 9.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LABL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.35  Med: 8.13 Max: 23.9
Current: 9.94
4.35
23.9
EV-to-EBIT 14.40
LABL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.05 vs. LABL: 14.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LABL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5  Med: 13.10 Max: 21.4
Current: 14.4
7.5
21.4
EV-to-EBITDA 10.21
LABL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
54% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.86 vs. LABL: 10.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LABL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 9.10 Max: 13.8
Current: 10.21
5.4
13.8
PEG 0.95
LABL's PEG is ranked higher than
74% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. LABL: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LABL' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.78
Current: 0.95
0.3
1.78
Shiller P/E 32.85
LABL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
65% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.78 vs. LABL: 32.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LABL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10  Med: 22.84 Max: 50.58
Current: 32.85
10
50.58
Current Ratio 2.00
LABL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. LABL: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LABL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.42 Max: 2.41
Current: 2
0.83
2.41
Quick Ratio 1.50
LABL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. LABL: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LABL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.65
Current: 1.5
0.43
1.65
Days Inventory 33.42
LABL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
61% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.63 vs. LABL: 33.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LABL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.64  Med: 31.98 Max: 39.45
Current: 33.42
29.64
39.45
Days Sales Outstanding 55.48
LABL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 57.94 vs. LABL: 55.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LABL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.77  Med: 53.50 Max: 68.8
Current: 55.48
37.77
68.8
Days Payable 42.70
LABL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
53% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.20 vs. LABL: 42.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LABL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.15  Med: 41.38 Max: 61.14
Current: 42.7
35.15
61.14

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.33
LABL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
97% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. LABL: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LABL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.92
Current: 0.33
0.19
1.92
Dividend Payout 0.07
LABL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. LABL: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LABL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.5
Current: 0.07
0.04
0.5
Forward Dividend Yield 0.33
LABL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
98% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. LABL: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.33
LABL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
97% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. LABL: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LABL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.92
Current: 0.33
0.19
1.92
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.20
LABL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. LABL: -4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LABL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.8  Med: -4.20 Max: -0.5
Current: -4.2
-9.8
-0.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.11
LABL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. LABL: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LABL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.12 Max: 3.26
Current: 1.11
0.45
3.26
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.13
LABL's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
64% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. LABL: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.32
LABL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 871 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. LABL: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LABL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.75
Current: 1.32
0.16
1.75
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.99
LABL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. LABL: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LABL' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.99
0.44
1.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.91
LABL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. LABL: 6.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LABL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 7.60 Max: 13.4
Current: 6.91
4.7
13.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 24.15
LABL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.89 vs. LABL: 24.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LABL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.8  Med: 24.50 Max: 34.6
Current: 24.15
13.8
34.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $832
EPS $ 3.03
Beta0.83
Short Percentage of Float5.25%
52-Week Range $52.72 - 80.24
Shares Outstanding(Mil)16.80

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 872 940
EPS($) 3.60 4.00
EPS without NRI($) 3.60 4.00

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