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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 3.13
MHFI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 1076 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. MHFI: 3.13 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 227.87
Current: 3.13

0
227.87
Equity to Asset 0.07
MHFI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. MHFI: 0.07 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.51
Current: 0.07

0.07
0.51
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.94
M-Score: -3.73
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 (%) 2.61
MHFI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1064 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.28 vs. MHFI: 2.61 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.24   Max: 28.88
Current: 2.61

2.24
28.88
Net-margin (%) -2.26
MHFI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. MHFI: -2.26 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.28   Max: 29.26
Current: -2.26

-2.28
29.26
ROE (%) -9.45
MHFI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.29 vs. MHFI: -9.45 )
MHFI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.86   Max: 133.08
Current: -9.45

-12.86
133.08
ROA (%) -1.86
MHFI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. MHFI: -1.86 )
MHFI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.79   Max: 20.99
Current: -1.86

-1.79
20.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 60.63
MHFI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.51 vs. MHFI: 60.63 )
MHFI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 49.67   Max: 440.19
Current: 60.63

49.67
440.19
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.60
MHFI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. MHFI: 12.60 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16   Max: 13
Current: 12.6

-16
13
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -38.70
MHFI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. MHFI: -38.70 )
MHFI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.7   Max: 13.8
Current: -38.7

-38.7
13.8
» MHFI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

MHFI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 21,796 sh (New)
Jim Simons 411,893 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 10,998,735 sh (+102.80%)
Tom Gayner 60,000 sh (+100.00%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 40,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 5,500 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 506,830 sh (unchged)
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
John Burbank 1,803,092 sh (-0.55%)
Mario Gabelli 96,775 sh (-0.92%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,724,177 sh (-2.10%)
Dodge & Cox 7,505,965 sh (-3.82%)
Murray Stahl 8,297 sh (-4.86%)
Jeremy Grantham 59,400 sh (-11.61%)
Joel Greenblatt 9,580 sh (-74.17%)
Steven Cohen 48,777 sh (-77.64%)
Brian Rogers 521,900 sh (-80.83%)
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Q2 2014

MHFI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ken Fisher 6,124 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 80,000 sh (+33.33%)
John Burbank 2,312,527 sh (+28.25%)
Steve Mandel 12,503,547 sh (+13.68%)
Mario Gabelli 96,775 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 94,400 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 40,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Brian Rogers Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 505,730 sh (-0.22%)
Murray Stahl 8,031 sh (-3.21%)
Jeremy Grantham 54,700 sh (-7.91%)
Dodge & Cox 6,440,265 sh (-14.20%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,014 sh (-47.66%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 902,118 sh (-66.88%)
Chuck Royce 1,200 sh (-78.18%)
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Q3 2014

MHFI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 12,785 sh (New)
Jim Simons 266,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 82,400 sh (+50.64%)
Tom Gayner 99,000 sh (+23.75%)
Ruane Cunniff 505,730 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 40,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 95,475 sh (-1.34%)
Murray Stahl 7,908 sh (-1.53%)
Steve Mandel 10,833,547 sh (-13.36%)
Joel Greenblatt 4,284 sh (-14.56%)
John Burbank 1,847,175 sh (-20.12%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 123,044 sh (-86.36%)
Dodge & Cox 224,530 sh (-96.51%)
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Q4 2014

MHFI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 88,700 sh (New)
Chris Davis 182,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,270 sh (+27.26%)
Tom Gayner 111,000 sh (+12.12%)
Joel Greenblatt 4,647 sh (+8.47%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 40,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 505,350 sh (-0.08%)
Murray Stahl 7,888 sh (-0.25%)
Mario Gabelli 90,375 sh (-5.34%)
Jeremy Grantham 70,300 sh (-14.68%)
Jim Simons 203,800 sh (-23.38%)
Steve Mandel 7,369,142 sh (-31.98%)
Dodge & Cox 147,489 sh (-34.31%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 61,120 sh (-50.33%)
John Burbank 728,644 sh (-60.55%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 20.28
MHFI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MHFI: 20.28 )
N/A
P/B 57.20
MHFI's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. MHFI: 57.20 )
MHFI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.99   Max: 60.33
Current: 57.2

3.99
60.33
P/S 5.53
MHFI's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. MHFI: 5.53 )
MHFI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 6.45
Current: 5.53

0.89
6.45
PFCF 25.10
MHFI's PFCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 69.00 vs. MHFI: 25.10 )
MHFI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.46   Max: 34.11
Current: 25.1

5.46
34.11
POCF 23.55
MHFI's POCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.28 vs. MHFI: 23.55 )
MHFI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.13   Max: 29.01
Current: 23.55

4.13
29.01
EV-to-EBIT 198.59
MHFI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.48 vs. MHFI: 198.59 )
MHFI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 207.9
Current: 198.59

4.8
207.9
Shiller P/E 42.60
MHFI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MHFI: 42.60 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.26   Max: 44.87
Current: 42.6

7.26
44.87
Current Ratio 1.00
MHFI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. MHFI: 1.00 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 1.28
Current: 1

0.88
1.28
Quick Ratio 1.00
MHFI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. MHFI: 1.00 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 1.28
Current: 1

0.74
1.28
Days Sales Outstanding 66.25
MHFI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 79.71 vs. MHFI: 66.25 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 59.47   Max: 107.56
Current: 66.25

59.47
107.56

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.20
MHFI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
75% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. MHFI: 1.20 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 5.02
Current: 1.2

1.05
5.02
Dividend Payout 0.36
MHFI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
87% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MHFI: 0.36 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.36

0.23
0.67
Dividend growth (3y) 6.30
MHFI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
67% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. MHFI: 6.30 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 11
Current: 6.3

4.3
11
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.59
MHFI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
70% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. MHFI: 1.59 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.39   Max: 6.65
Current: 1.59

1.39
6.65
Share Buyback Rate 3.70
MHFI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. MHFI: 3.70 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 0.1
Current: 3.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.60
MHFI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MHFI: 2.60 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.22
Current: 2.6

0.4
2.22
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
MHFI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. MHFI: 1.70 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.46
Current: 1.7

0.36
1.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.50
MHFI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. MHFI: 0.50 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 20.7
Current: 0.5

0.5
20.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.40
MHFI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
53% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.27 vs. MHFI: -0.40 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.7   Max: 28
Current: -0.4

-4.7
28

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Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:MHL.Germany, MHFI.Mexico,
McGraw Hill Financial Inc was incorporated on December 29, 1925. The Company is a benchmarks & ratings, analytics, data and research provider serving the capital, commodities and commercial markets. The capital markets include asset managers, investment banks, commercial banks, exchanges, and issuers; the commodities markets include producers, traders and intermediaries within energy, metals, and agriculture; and the commercial markets include professionals and corporate executives within automotive and marketing / research information services. It serves its customers through its products and services available through both third-party and proprietary distribution channels. Its operations consist of four reportable segments: Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (S&P Ratings), S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJ Indices) and Commodities & Commercial (C&C). S&P Ratings is a provider of credit ratings, research and analytics, offering investors and market participants information, ratings and benchmarks. S&P Capital IQ is a provider of multi-asset-class data, research and analytical capabilities, which integrate cross-asset analytics and desktop services. S&P DJ Indices is an index provider that maintains a variety of valuation and index benchmarks for investment advisors, wealth managers and institutional investors. C&C consists of business-to-business companies specializing in commercial and commodities markets that deliver their customers access to high-value information, data, analytic services and pricing and quality benchmarks. The financial services industry is subject to the potential for increased regulation in the U.S. and abroad. The businesses conducted by its S&P Ratings segment are in certain cases regulated under the Credit Rating Agency Reform Act of 2006, the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and/or the laws of the states or other jurisdictions in which it conducts its business.
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