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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
MDCA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.15 vs. MDCA: 0.03 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: -0.29   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

-0.29
No Debt
Equity to Asset -0.23
MDCA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. MDCA: -0.23 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.23   Max: 0.52
Current: -0.23

-0.23
0.52
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.21
M-Score: -2.94
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 (%) -2.78
MDCA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.14 vs. MDCA: -2.78 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.78   Max: 10.63
Current: -2.78

-2.78
10.63
Net-margin (%) -12.96
MDCA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. MDCA: -12.96 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13.75   Max: 9.49
Current: -12.96

-13.75
9.49
ROA (%) -10.44
MDCA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. MDCA: -10.44 )
MDCA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -17.11   Max: 8.98
Current: -10.44

-17.11
8.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -61.44
MDCA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 34.46 vs. MDCA: -61.44 )
MDCA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -61.44   Max: 107.66
Current: -61.44

-61.44
107.66
Revenue Growth (%) 14.40
MDCA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. MDCA: 14.40 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -36.5   Max: 51.2
Current: 14.4

-36.5
51.2
EPS Growth (%) 126.90
MDCA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. MDCA: 126.90 )
MDCA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -20.1   Max: 126.9
Current: 126.9

-20.1
126.9
» MDCA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

MDCA Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 213,600 sh (+7.34%)
Mario Gabelli 11,000 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2013

MDCA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 8,648 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 7,499 sh (New)
Jim Simons 282,200 sh (+32.12%)
Mario Gabelli 11,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

MDCA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 17,527 sh (New)
Jim Simons 807,800 sh (+90.83%)
Joel Greenblatt 18,416 sh (+63.73%)
Mario Gabelli 16,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MDCA

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$20.84 - $26.32 $ 21.93-9%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 63.73%$18.413 - $25.51 $ 21.931%18416
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$12.59 - $18.39 $ 21.9341%7499
Leon Cooperman 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.04%$7.53 - $10.78 $ 21.93150%0
Mario Gabelli 2012-12-31 Reduce -38.89%$6.47 - $8.35 $ 21.93200%11000
Leon Cooperman 2012-09-30 Add 22.07%0.01%$6.17 - $8.33 $ 21.93215%200000
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 New Buy$6.17 - $8.33 $ 21.93215%18000
Leon Cooperman 2012-06-30 New Buy0.04%$6.21 - $7.39 $ 21.93230%163838
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Ratios

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history
P/S 0.90
MDCA's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. MDCA: 0.90 )
MDCA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 1.12
Current: 0.9

0.11
1.12
PFCF 32.70
MDCA's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 43.86 vs. MDCA: 32.70 )
MDCA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 32.7

1.26
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT -57.75
MDCA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.73 vs. MDCA: -57.75 )
MDCA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.4   Max: 259
Current: -57.75

8.4
259
Current Ratio 0.69
MDCA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. MDCA: 0.69 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 2.34
Current: 0.69

0.61
2.34
Quick Ratio 0.69
MDCA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. MDCA: 0.69 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.79
Current: 0.69

0.48
1.79

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.90
MDCA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
67% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. MDCA: 2.90 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 7.37
Current: 2.9

0.78
7.37
Dividend growth (3y) 26.50
MDCA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. MDCA: 26.50 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26.5
Current: 26.5

0
26.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.90
MDCA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
58% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. MDCA: 2.90 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 7.37
Current: 2.9

0.78
7.37
Share Buyback Rate -3.70
MDCA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. MDCA: -3.70 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 19.2   Max: -35.6
Current: -3.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.80
MDCA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. MDCA: 1.80 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 2.46
Current: 1.8

0.12
2.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.60
MDCA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
56% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. MDCA: 1.60 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 11.8
Current: 1.6

0.4
11.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.26
MDCA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
59% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.44 vs. MDCA: 3.26 )
MDCA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -9.5   Max: 28.5
Current: 3.26

-9.5
28.5

Business Description

Industry: Advertising & Marketing Services » Marketing Services
Compare:VPRT, MM, ARB, NCMI, INWK » details
Traded in other countries:MDZ.A.Canada
MDC Partners, Inc. was formed by Certificate of Amalgamation effective December 19, 1986, pursuant to the Business Corporations Act (Ontario). The Company is a provider of marketing, activation, communications and marketing effectiveness solutions and services to customers. The Company's subsidiaries provide customized marketing, activation, communications and consulting services, including advertising and consumer communication services, media management and effectiveness across all channels, interactive and mobile marketing, direct marketing, database and customer relationship management, sales promotion, corporate communications, market research, date and analytics and insights, corporate identity, design and branding, social media, marketing, product and service innovation, ecommerce and other related services. The Company reports in two segments. The segments are as follows: The Strategic Marketing Services segment; and The Performance Marketing Services segment.
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