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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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Equity to Asset -0.02
MGI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. MGI: -0.02 )
MGI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.18   Max: 0.12
Current: -0.02

-0.18
0.12
Interest Coverage 3.76
MGI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.89 vs. MGI: 3.76 )
MGI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 22.3
Current: 3.76

0.7
22.3
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.08
M-Score: -3.25
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) 12.07
MGI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. MGI: 12.07 )
MGI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -24.23   Max: 15.4
Current: 12.07

-24.23
15.4
Net-margin (%) 3.55
MGI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. MGI: 3.55 )
MGI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -79.57   Max: 11.63
Current: 3.55

-79.57
11.63
ROA (%) 1.09
MGI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. MGI: 1.09 )
MGI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.51   Max: 1.34
Current: 1.09

-13.51
1.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.44
MGI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.29 vs. MGI: 4.44 )
MGI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -17.45   Max: 11.35
Current: 4.44

-17.45
11.35
Revenue Growth (%) -43.20
MGI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. MGI: -43.20 )
MGI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 19.8
Current: -43.2

0
19.8
EBITDA Growth (%) -49.70
MGI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. MGI: -49.70 )
MGI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -89.9   Max: 99.8
Current: -49.7

-89.9
99.8
» MGI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

MGI Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 61,975 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 3,826,376 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,451,701 sh (-0.14%)
Richard Blum 1,943,446 sh (-0.23%)
Jim Simons 59,987 sh (-14.04%)
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Q2 2013

MGI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

RS Investment Management 3,839,552 sh (+0.34%)
Richard Blum 1,943,446 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 61,975 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,426,701 sh (-1.72%)
Jim Simons 54,287 sh (-9.5%)
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Q3 2013

MGI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 14,248 sh (New)
Jim Simons 55,587 sh (+2.39%)
RS Investment Management 3,892,627 sh (+1.38%)
Louis Moore Bacon 61,975 sh (unchged)
Richard Blum 1,943,446 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,238,501 sh (-13.19%)
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Q4 2013

MGI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 10,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 123,087 sh (+121.43%)
Louis Moore Bacon 61,975 sh (unchged)
Richard Blum 1,943,446 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
RS Investment Management 3,840,433 sh (-1.34%)
Chuck Royce 1,081,039 sh (-12.71%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 20.40
MGI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
53% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. MGI: 20.40 )
MGI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.89   Max: 307.59
Current: 20.4

9.89
307.59
P/S 0.72
MGI's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. MGI: 0.72 )
MGI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 3.55
Current: 0.72

0.07
3.55
PFCF 2.00
MGI's PFCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.63 vs. MGI: 2.00 )
MGI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 276.83
Current: 2

0.23
276.83
EV-to-EBIT 10.20
MGI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. MGI: 10.20 )
MGI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 113.3
Current: 10.2

3.5
113.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.80
MGI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MGI: 0.80 )
MGI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 3.03
Current: 0.8

0.11
3.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.80
MGI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. MGI: 9.80 )
MGI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 28.3
Current: 9.8

0.9
28.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -11.58
MGI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
53% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. MGI: -11.58 )
MGI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1136.6   Max: -2.2
Current: -11.58

-1136.6
-2.2

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:9M1N.Germany
MoneyGram International, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware on December 18, 2003 in connection with the June 30, 2004 spin-off from its former parent company, Viad Corporation. Through its predecessors, the Company has been in operation for over 70 years. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides money transfer and payment solutions throughout the world. Its products include global money transfers, bill payment solutions and financial paper products. The Company conducts business primarily through its wholly owned subsidiary MoneyGram Payment Systems, Inc., under the MoneyGram brand. Its money transfer services are available at approximately 310,000 agent locations in approximately 197 countries and territories. The money transfer services are provided through its network of agents and through a number of Company-owned retail locations in the U.S. and Western Europe. It also offers money transfer services through the Internet, agent websites, mobile phones, kiosks, ATMs, payment cards and direct-to-bank account products in various markets around the world. Its business is segmented into two - Global Funds Transfer and Financial Paper Products. The Global Funds Transfer segment is further divided into two - MoneyGram money transfer and MoneyGram bill payments services. The money transfer service allows consumers to send and receive money worldwide, primarily through a global network of third-party agents. In addition to person-to-person, customers have alternatives in money transfer delivery channels such as direct-to-account, ATMs and kiosks for deposit and cash receive, cash-to-a mobile phone and cash-to-card. Bill payment services allow consumers to make urgent payments or pay routine bills through its network to certain creditors. It maintains relationships with billers in key industries which include the credit card, mortgage, auto finance, telecommunications, corrections, satellite, prepaid card and collections industries. Bill payment services also enable consumers to load and reload prepaid debit cards. Financial Paper Products is further segmented into two - money order and official checks. The Company provides money orders through retail agents and financial institutions located throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. It also provides official check outsourcing services to financial institutions across the U.S. Consumers use money orders to make bill payments in lieu of cash or personal checks. The Company derives money transfer revenues primarily from consumer transaction fees and the management of currency exchange spreads on money transfer transaction involving different currencies. The bill payment revenues come primarily from transaction fees charged to consumers for each transaction completed. In addition, it earns revenue from the investment of funds underlying outstanding official checks and money orders. Its competitors include other large money transfer and electronic bill payment providers, banks and s

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