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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.16
MDCA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. MDCA: 0.16 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: -0.04   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.16

-0.04
0.44
Equity to Asset -0.27
MDCA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. MDCA: -0.27 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.27   Max: 0.39
Current: -0.27

-0.27
0.39
Interest Coverage 1.59
MDCA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 286.73 vs. MDCA: 1.59 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 3.33
Current: 1.59

0.28
3.33
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.67
M-Score: -2.62
WACC vs ROIC
9.95%
8.48%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.19
MDCA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. MDCA: 7.19 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.26   Max: 10.63
Current: 7.19

-3.26
10.63
Net-margin (%) -2.08
MDCA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. MDCA: -2.08 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.01   Max: 9.49
Current: -2.08

-14.01
9.49
ROA (%) -1.59
MDCA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. MDCA: -1.59 )
MDCA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -15.1   Max: 7.24
Current: -1.59

-15.1
7.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 161.08
MDCA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 34.79 vs. MDCA: 161.08 )
MDCA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -68.29   Max: 162.1
Current: 161.08

-68.29
162.1
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.90
MDCA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. MDCA: 8.90 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -41.4   Max: 66.6
Current: 8.9

-41.4
66.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 32.40
MDCA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. MDCA: 32.40 )
MDCA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.1   Max: 140.7
Current: 32.4

-38.1
140.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -67.20
MDCA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. MDCA: -67.20 )
MDCA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -67.2   Max: 115
Current: -67.2

-67.2
115
» MDCA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

MDCA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 11,179 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 16,500 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 706,564 sh (-12.53%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,923 sh (-14.86%)
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Q2 2014

MDCA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 11,644 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 16,500 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 510,995 sh (-27.68%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,564 sh (-35.91%)
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Q3 2014

MDCA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 18,663 sh (+95.14%)
Mario Gabelli 16,500 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 272,300 sh (-46.71%)
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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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Ratios

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Forward P/E 21.46
MDCA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MDCA: 21.46 )
N/A
P/S 1.27
MDCA's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. MDCA: 1.27 )
MDCA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1.3
Current: 1.27

0.13
1.3
PFCF 14.30
MDCA's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 81.25 vs. MDCA: 14.30 )
MDCA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.58   Max: 64.05
Current: 14.3

1.58
64.05
POCF 11.50
MDCA's POCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.68 vs. MDCA: 11.50 )
MDCA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 142.86
Current: 11.5

1.33
142.86
EV-to-EBIT 25.55
MDCA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.57 vs. MDCA: 25.55 )
MDCA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -273.6   Max: 250.8
Current: 25.55

-273.6
250.8
Current Ratio 0.67
MDCA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. MDCA: 0.67 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 1.97
Current: 0.67

0.61
1.97
Quick Ratio 0.67
MDCA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. MDCA: 0.67 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 1.35
Current: 0.67

0.6
1.35
Days Sales Outstanding 110.02
MDCA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 128.89 vs. MDCA: 110.02 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 46.81   Max: 164.57
Current: 110.02

46.81
164.57

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 2.71
MDCA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
60% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. MDCA: 2.71 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 7.55
Current: 2.71

0.77
7.55
Dividend growth (3y) 30.80
MDCA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. MDCA: 30.80 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 30.8
Current: 30.8

0
30.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.70
MDCA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
56% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. MDCA: 2.70 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 7.55
Current: 2.7

0.77
7.55
Share Buyback Rate -4.30
MDCA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. MDCA: -4.30 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.7   Max: -13.6
Current: -4.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 2.48
MDCA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. MDCA: 2.48 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 2.33
Current: 2.48

0.17
2.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.90
MDCA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. MDCA: 3.90 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 10.8
Current: 3.9

0.4
10.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -15.55
MDCA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
51% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.02 vs. MDCA: -15.55 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -29.2   Max: 41.1
Current: -15.55

-29.2
41.1

Business Description

Industry: Advertising & Marketing Services » Marketing Services
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Traded in other countries:MDZ.A.Canada,
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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