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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 0.04
LABL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. LABL: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LABL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.04 Max: 1.13
Current: 0.04
0.01
1.13
Equity to Asset 0.31
LABL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. LABL: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LABL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.31
0.15
0.6
Interest Coverage 3.67
LABL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
88% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 42.21 vs. LABL: 3.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LABL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.86  Med: 4.15 Max: 18.19
Current: 3.67
1.86
18.19
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.67
M-Score: -2.93
WACC vs ROIC
10.53%
8.34%
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 (%) 11.95
LABL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.29 vs. LABL: 11.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LABL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.36  Med: 9.16 Max: 12.47
Current: 11.95
-3.36
12.47
Net-margin (%) 5.64
LABL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. LABL: 5.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LABL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.61  Med: 5.25 Max: 10.93
Current: 5.64
-8.61
10.93
ROE (%) 15.18
LABL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.08 vs. LABL: 15.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LABL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -63.77  Med: 20.05 Max: 72
Current: 15.18
-63.77
72
ROA (%) 4.83
LABL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. LABL: 4.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LABL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.8  Med: 5.42 Max: 16.81
Current: 4.83
-13.8
16.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 34.12
LABL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.19 vs. LABL: 34.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LABL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.17  Med: 24.50 Max: 34.79
Current: 34.12
-7.17
34.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.90
LABL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. LABL: 11.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LABL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
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
76% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. LABL: 18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LABL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.7  Med: 14.50 Max: 190
Current: 18.6
-8.7
190
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 27.10
LABL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. LABL: 27.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LABL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.7  Med: 10.95 Max: 57.7
Current: 27.1
-6.7
57.7
» LABL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

LABL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Third Avenue Management 794,921 sh (-3.84%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,411 sh (-67.32%)
Jim Simons 7,000 sh (-71.77%)
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Q3 2014

LABL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 25,045 sh (+140.56%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 612,579 sh (-22.94%)
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Q4 2014

LABL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 30,300 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,846 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 145,923 sh (+482.64%)
Third Avenue Management 139,909 sh (-77.16%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.46
LABL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.90 vs. LABL: 23.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LABL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.74  Med: 16.55 Max: 30.72
Current: 23.46
7.74
30.72
Forward P/E 18.08
LABL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
62% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. LABL: 18.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.20
LABL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
56% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.90 vs. LABL: 23.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LABL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.69  Med: 17.03 Max: 33.52
Current: 23.2
7.69
33.52
P/B 3.67
LABL's P/B is ranked lower than
69% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. LABL: 3.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LABL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.91  Med: 2.02 Max: 4.48
Current: 3.67
0.91
4.48
P/S 1.32
LABL's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. LABL: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LABL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.51
Current: 1.32
0.46
1.51
PFCF 13.83
LABL's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.38 vs. LABL: 13.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LABL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.32  Med: 11.91 Max: 32.35
Current: 13.83
5.32
32.35
POCF 10.06
LABL's POCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. LABL: 10.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LABL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.35  Med: 7.96 Max: 23.9
Current: 10.06
4.35
23.9
EV-to-EBIT 15.47
LABL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.87 vs. LABL: 15.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LABL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9  Med: 13.20 Max: 22.6
Current: 15.47
9
22.6
PEG 1.05
LABL's PEG is ranked higher than
78% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. LABL: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LABL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.78
Current: 1.05
0.3
1.78
Shiller P/E 35.99
LABL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
71% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.86 vs. LABL: 35.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LABL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.19  Med: 19.34 Max: 40.89
Current: 35.99
8.19
40.89
Current Ratio 1.93
LABL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. LABL: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LABL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.36 Max: 1.93
Current: 1.93
0.83
1.93
Quick Ratio 1.41
LABL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. LABL: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LABL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.41
Current: 1.41
0.45
1.41
Days Inventory 33.29
LABL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
61% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.45 vs. LABL: 33.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LABL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 24.91  Med: 34.72 Max: 46.94
Current: 33.29
24.91
46.94
Days Sales Outstanding 50.01
LABL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 56.12 vs. LABL: 50.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LABL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 25.8  Med: 43.65 Max: 68.8
Current: 50.01
25.8
68.8

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.32
LABL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
96% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. LABL: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LABL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.92
Current: 0.32
0.19
1.92
Dividend Payout 0.07
LABL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 433 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 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.17
Current: 0.07
0.04
0.17
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.32
LABL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
96% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. LABL: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LABL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.92
Current: 0.32
0.19
1.92
Share Buyback Rate -4.20
LABL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
67% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. LABL: -4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
LABL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.5  Med: -4.20 Max: -9.8
Current: -4.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.28
LABL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. LABL: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LABL' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.37
Current: 1.28
0.5
2.37
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.36
LABL's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
56% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. LABL: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.54
LABL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. LABL: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LABL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.67
Current: 1.54
0.16
1.67
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.05
LABL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. LABL: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LABL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.34
Current: 1.05
0.51
1.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.46
LABL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. LABL: 6.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LABL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.4  Med: 7.60 Max: 11.2
Current: 6.46
4.4
11.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 26.67
LABL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.29 vs. LABL: 26.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LABL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 14  Med: 24.50 Max: 34.6
Current: 26.67
14
34.6

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 887 925
EPS($) 3.51 3.68
EPS without NRI($) 3.51 3.68

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