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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 0.02
MDCA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. MDCA: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MDCA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.25  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.02
-0.25
0.72
Equity to Asset -0.33
MDCA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. MDCA: -0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MDCA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.33  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.52
Current: -0.33
-0.33
0.52
Interest Coverage 1.72
MDCA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
97% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 141.23 vs. MDCA: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MDCA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.48 Max: 2.87
Current: 1.72
0.28
2.87
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.53
M-Score: -2.63
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.57
MDCA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. MDCA: 7.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MDCA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.26  Med: 4.13 Max: 7.17
Current: 7.57
-3.26
7.17
Net-margin (%) -2.90
MDCA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. MDCA: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MDCA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.01  Med: -4.15 Max: 0.02
Current: -2.9
-14.01
0.02
ROA (%) -2.24
MDCA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. MDCA: -2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MDCA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.75  Med: -4.22 Max: 0.03
Current: -2.24
-10.75
0.03
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 100.92
MDCA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.50 vs. MDCA: 100.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MDCA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -176.67  Med: 50.53 Max: 125.32
Current: 100.92
-176.67
125.32
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.70
MDCA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. MDCA: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MDCA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.5  Med: 11.90 Max: 51.2
Current: 4.7
-36.5
51.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 26.90
MDCA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. MDCA: 26.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MDCA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51  Med: 3.40 Max: 115.9
Current: 26.9
-51
115.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -68.20
MDCA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. MDCA: -68.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MDCA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.2  Med: 38.10 Max: 127.1
Current: -68.2
-68.2
127.1
» MDCA's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-18)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

MDCA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 92,700 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 16,500 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,126 sh (-29.67%)
Jim Simons 139,800 sh (-48.66%)
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Q1 2015

MDCA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 14,607 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,828 sh (+28.20%)
Jim Simons 167,900 sh (+20.10%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Q2 2015

MDCA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 86,700 sh (-48.36%)
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Q3 2015

MDCA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 17,575 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 22.42
MDCA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
78% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.59 vs. MDCA: 22.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/S 0.66
MDCA's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. MDCA: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MDCA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.52 Max: 1.18
Current: 0.66
0.11
1.18
PFCF 14.04
MDCA's PFCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.16 vs. MDCA: 14.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MDCA' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 11.49 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 14.04
1.26
99999999.99
POCF 9.91
MDCA's POCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.02 vs. MDCA: 9.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MDCA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 10.97 Max: 241
Current: 9.91
1.07
241
EV-to-EBIT 28.86
MDCA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.91 vs. MDCA: 28.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MDCA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -155.1  Med: 15.80 Max: 99.5
Current: 28.86
-155.1
99.5
EV-to-EBITDA 15.20
MDCA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
74% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.49 vs. MDCA: 15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MDCA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -428.7  Med: 11.20 Max: 484.7
Current: 15.2
-428.7
484.7
Current Ratio 0.62
MDCA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. MDCA: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MDCA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.89 Max: 2.34
Current: 0.62
0.61
2.34
Quick Ratio 0.62
MDCA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. MDCA: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MDCA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.79
Current: 0.62
0.48
1.79
Days Sales Outstanding 116.92
MDCA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
69% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 85.36 vs. MDCA: 116.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MDCA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.77  Med: 104.50 Max: 111.94
Current: 116.92
66.77
111.94
Days Payable 122.99
MDCA's Days Payable is ranked higher than
77% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 60.46 vs. MDCA: 122.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MDCA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 70  Med: 102.29 Max: 144.57
Current: 122.99
70
144.57

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.91
MDCA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. MDCA: 4.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MDCA' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 3.17 Max: 7.36
Current: 4.91
0.78
7.36
Dividend Growth (3y) 25.70
MDCA's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. MDCA: 25.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
MDCA' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 26.5
Current: 25.7
0
26.5
Forward Dividend Yield 4.95
MDCA's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
80% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. MDCA: 4.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.93
MDCA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
68% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. MDCA: 4.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MDCA' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 3.17 Max: 7.36
Current: 4.93
0.78
7.36
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.30
MDCA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. MDCA: -4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MDCA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.6  Med: -3.95 Max: 19.2
Current: -4.3
-35.6
19.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Median PS Value 1.25
MDCA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MDCA: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MDCA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.88 Max: 2.41
Current: 1.25
0.11
2.41
Price/Graham Number 1.25
MDCA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
63% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. MDCA: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MDCA' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.99 Max: 4.25
Current: 1.25
0.05
4.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.45
MDCA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. MDCA: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MDCA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 4.70 Max: 16.3
Current: 3.45
1
16.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -9.98
MDCA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.47 vs. MDCA: -9.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MDCA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.3  Med: 4.70 Max: 41.9
Current: -9.98
-23.3
41.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1307
EPS $ -0.77
Beta1.54
Short Percentage of Float23.62%
52-Week Range $16.15 - 28.65
Shares Outstanding(Mil)50.80

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 0.42 1.23 1.48
EPS without NRI($) 0.42 1.23 1.48

Business Description

Industry: Advertising & Marketing Services » Marketing Services
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MDC Partners Inc formerly MDC Corporation Inc., was formed by Certificate of Amalgamation effective December 19, 1986, pursuant to the Business Corporations Act (Ontario). Effective December 19, 1986, MDC amalgamated with Branbury Explorations Limited, and thereby became a public company operating under the name of MDC Corporation. On January 1, 2004, MDC changed its name to its current name, MDC Partners Inc. The Company provides marketing communications services. The business group operates in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. The Company's business segments are Strategic Marketing Services and Performance Marketing Services. The Strategic Marketing Services segment consists of integrated marketing consulting services firms that offer a full complement of marketing, activation and consulting services including advertising and media, marketing communications including direct marketing, public relations, corporate communications, market research, corporate identity and branding, interactive marketing and sales promotion. Each of the entities within the Strategic Marketing Services Group share similar economic characteristics, specifically related to the nature of their respective services, the manner in which the services are provided and the similarity of their respective customers. The Performance Marketing Services segment include its firms that provide consumer insights and analytics to satisfy the growing need for targetable, measurable solutions or cost effective means of driving return on marketing investment. These services interface directly with the consumer of a client's product or service. Such services include the design, development, research and implementation of consumer service, media planning and buying and direct marketing initiatives. In addition, services include consumer activation, investor relations and general public insights. The Company's competitors include Omnicom Group Inc., Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., WPP Group plc, Publicis Group SA, Dentsu Inc., and Havas Advertising.
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