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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 : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.03
MDCA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. MDCA: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
MDCA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.01  Med: 0.11 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.03
-0.01
0.44
Equity-to-Asset -0.36
MDCA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. MDCA: -0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
MDCA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.36  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.33
Current: -0.36
-0.36
0.33
Interest Coverage 0.74
MDCA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
97% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 41.18 vs. MDCA: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MDCA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.1 Max: 1.69
Current: 0.74
0.25
1.69
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 0.31
Beneish M-Score: -2.44
WACC vs ROIC
7.15%
86.30%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 3.49
MDCA's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
58% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.91 vs. MDCA: 3.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
MDCA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.26  Med: 3.68 Max: 7.17
Current: 3.49
-3.26
7.17
Net Margin % -3.46
MDCA's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
73% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. MDCA: -3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
MDCA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.01  Med: -3.41 Max: 0.02
Current: -3.46
-14.01
0.02
ROA % -3.00
MDCA's ROA % is ranked lower than
70% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. MDCA: -3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
MDCA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.75  Med: -3.14 Max: 0.03
Current: -3
-10.75
0.03
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 23.24
MDCA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
53% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.30 vs. MDCA: 23.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
MDCA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -176.67  Med: 48.45 Max: 125.32
Current: 23.24
-176.67
125.32
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 6.20
MDCA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. MDCA: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
MDCA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.5  Med: 8 Max: 28.5
Current: 6.2
-36.5
28.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -32.00
MDCA's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. MDCA: -32.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
MDCA' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.3  Med: 17.65 Max: 127
Current: -32
-68.3
127
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

MDCA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 9,235 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 49,573 sh (New)
Jim Simons 131,900 sh (+507.83%)
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Q2 2016

MDCA Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Steven Cohen 251,700 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Leon Cooperman 45,000 sh (-9.22%)
Joel Greenblatt 26,506 sh (-23.96%)
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Q3 2016

MDCA Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Leon Cooperman 185,000 sh (+311.11%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q4 2016

MDCA Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 10,544 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,017,180 sh (New)
Jim Simons 42,200 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 122,700 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 53,641 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 295,000 sh (+59.46%)
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Business Description

Industry: Advertising & Marketing Services » Marketing Services    NAICS: 541810    SIC: 7741
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Traded in other countries:MDZ.A.Canada, MD7A.Germany,
MDC Partners Inc provides marketing, activation, communications and marketing effectiveness solutions and services to customers. Its services include media management, interactive and mobile marketing and direct marketing, among others.

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. It provides marketing communications services. It delivers a range of customized services, including global advertising & marketing services, media buying, planning & optimization, interactive & mobile marketing, direct marketing, database & customer relationship management, sales promotion, corporate communications, market research, data analytics & insights, corporate identity, design & branding services, social media communications, product & service innovation and e-commerce management. It has one segment which is the Advertising and Communications Segment. The Advertising and Communications reportable segment consists of integrated marketing consulting services to Partner Firms that offer a full complement of advertising, marketing, media, communications solutions & specialized consumer insights & analytics including global advertising & marketing services, media buying, planning & optimization, interactive & mobile marketing, direct marketing, public relations, corporate communications, market research, corporate identity and branding services, sales promotion, the design, development, research & implementation of consumer services and direct marketing services. The business group operates in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. In addition, certain firms also provide consumer activation services, investor relation services and/or general public insights. Its services also include consumer activation, investor relations and general public insights. Its competitors include Omnicom Group Inc., Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., WPP plc, Publicis Groupe SA, Dentsu Inc. and Havas SA.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PS Ratio 0.35
MDCA's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. MDCA: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MDCA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.5 Max: 1.18
Current: 0.35
0.1
1.18
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 1038.89
MDCA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
100% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. MDCA: 1038.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MDCA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 9.41 Max: 1058.88
Current: 1038.89
1.05
1058.88
EV-to-EBIT 92.40
MDCA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
96% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.92 vs. MDCA: 92.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MDCA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -321.1  Med: 16 Max: 100.7
Current: 92.4
-321.1
100.7
EV-to-EBITDA 23.81
MDCA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
87% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.08 vs. MDCA: 23.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MDCA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -232.1  Med: 11.8 Max: 484.7
Current: 23.81
-232.1
484.7
Current Ratio 0.61
MDCA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. MDCA: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MDCA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.4
Current: 0.61
0.54
1.4
Quick Ratio 0.61
MDCA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. MDCA: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MDCA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.32
Current: 0.61
0.54
1.32
Days Sales Outstanding 102.28
MDCA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 83.62 vs. MDCA: 102.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MDCA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.77  Med: 100.82 Max: 122.33
Current: 102.28
66.77
122.33
Days Payable 98.04
MDCA's Days Payable is ranked higher than
65% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 62.28 vs. MDCA: 98.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MDCA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 70  Med: 99.69 Max: 149.19
Current: 98.04
70
149.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 6.73
MDCA's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
92% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. MDCA: 6.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
MDCA' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 3.56 Max: 24.71
Current: 6.73
0.78
24.71
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 11.10
MDCA's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. MDCA: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
MDCA' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 26.5
Current: 11.1
0
26.5
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 13.48
MDCA's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
95% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. MDCA: 13.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
MDCA' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.56  Med: 7.13 Max: 49.48
Current: 13.48
1.56
49.48
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.60
MDCA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. MDCA: -4.60 )
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: -12.5  Med: -4.2 Max: 2.5
Current: -4.6
-12.5
2.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.69
MDCA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. MDCA: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MDCA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.31
Current: 0.69
0.18
2.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.07
MDCA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
69% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.96 vs. MDCA: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MDCA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 4.7 Max: 16.3
Current: 1.07
1
16.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -7.35
MDCA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
87% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.88 vs. MDCA: -7.35 )
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: -19.6  Med: 4.6 Max: 31.5
Current: -7.35
-19.6
31.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,386
EPS (TTM) $ -0.93
Beta0.32
Short Percentage of Float9.67%
52-Week Range $2.75 - 23.90
Shares Outstanding (Mil)55.31

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.48
EPS without NRI ($) 1.48
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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