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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 1.15
MHFI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
54% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. MHFI: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.37 Max: 227.87
Current: 1.15
0
227.87
Equity to Asset 0.13
MHFI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. MHFI: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.13
0.07
0.52
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.92
M-Score: -2.60
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 (%) 5.82
MHFI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. MHFI: 5.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.24  Med: 21.21 Max: 28.88
Current: 5.82
2.24
28.88
Net-margin (%) -2.28
MHFI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. MHFI: -2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.28  Med: 12.43 Max: 29.26
Current: -2.28
-2.28
29.26
ROE (%) -12.86
MHFI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.38 vs. MHFI: -12.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MHFI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.86  Med: 29.12 Max: 133.08
Current: -12.86
-12.86
133.08
ROA (%) -1.79
MHFI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. MHFI: -1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MHFI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.79  Med: 12.25 Max: 20.99
Current: -1.79
-1.79
20.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 147.26
MHFI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.67 vs. MHFI: 147.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MHFI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 49.67  Med: 198.52 Max: 440.19
Current: 147.26
49.67
440.19
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.60
MHFI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. MHFI: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16  Med: 7.20 Max: 13
Current: 12.6
-16
13
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -38.70
MHFI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. MHFI: -38.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MHFI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.7  Med: 7.30 Max: 13.8
Current: -38.7
-38.7
13.8
» MHFI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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)
First Eagle Investment 40,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Steven Cohen 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

Chris Davis 182,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 88,700 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,270 sh (+27.26%)
Tom Gayner 111,000 sh (+12.12%)
Joel Greenblatt 4,647 sh (+8.47%)
First Eagle Investment 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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Q1 2015

MHFI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Caxton Associates 23,400 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 81,127 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 124,000 sh (+11.71%)
Jeremy Grantham 74,800 sh (+6.40%)
Jim Simons 208,100 sh (+2.11%)
Chris Davis 182,000 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 40,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 503,840 sh (-0.30%)
Mario Gabelli 86,675 sh (-4.09%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 58,000 sh (-5.10%)
Murray Stahl 7,202 sh (-8.70%)
John Burbank 532,814 sh (-26.88%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,173 sh (-31.72%)
Steve Mandel 4,574,980 sh (-37.92%)
Dodge & Cox 75,071 sh (-49.10%)
Steven Cohen 16,900 sh (-80.95%)
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Q2 2015

MHFI Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 5,865 sh (New)
Jim Simons 256,000 sh (+23.02%)
Tom Gayner 135,000 sh (+8.87%)
Chris Davis 182,000 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 40,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Murray Stahl 7,052 sh (-2.08%)
Mario Gabelli 81,175 sh (-6.35%)
Dodge & Cox 63,146 sh (-15.88%)
Jeremy Grantham 62,300 sh (-16.71%)
Steve Mandel 3,625,834 sh (-20.75%)
John Burbank 23,591 sh (-95.57%)
Ruane Cunniff 3,840 sh (-99.24%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 19.42
MHFI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.93 vs. MHFI: 19.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 35.50
MHFI's P/B is ranked lower than
99% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. MHFI: 35.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MHFI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.99  Med: 8.04 Max: 58.45
Current: 35.5
3.99
58.45
P/S 5.24
MHFI's P/S is ranked lower than
85% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. MHFI: 5.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MHFI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 3.31 Max: 6.45
Current: 5.24
0.89
6.45
EV-to-EBIT 89.42
MHFI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
93% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.14 vs. MHFI: 89.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MHFI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.8  Med: 12.50 Max: 235
Current: 89.42
4.8
235
Shiller P/E 36.47
MHFI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.48 vs. MHFI: 36.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.29  Med: 19.84 Max: 43.41
Current: 36.47
7.29
43.41
Current Ratio 1.43
MHFI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. MHFI: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.43
Current: 1.43
0.68
1.43
Quick Ratio 1.43
MHFI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. MHFI: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.43
Current: 1.43
0.58
1.43
Days Sales Outstanding 75.08
MHFI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
67% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 57.63 vs. MHFI: 75.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 59.47  Med: 75.29 Max: 107.56
Current: 75.08
59.47
107.56

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.30
MHFI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
76% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. MHFI: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.83 Max: 5.02
Current: 1.3
1.05
5.02
Dividend Payout 0.36
MHFI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
59% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. MHFI: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.37 Max: 2.62
Current: 0.36
0.11
2.62
Dividend growth (3y) 6.30
MHFI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
55% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. MHFI: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 4.3  Med: 7.40 Max: 11
Current: 6.3
4.3
11
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.70
MHFI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. MHFI: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.43 Max: 6.65
Current: 1.7
1.39
6.65
Share Buyback Rate 3.70
MHFI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. MHFI: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.9  Med: 1.50 Max: 0.1
Current: 3.7

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Projected FCF 2.98
MHFI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
84% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. MHFI: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.25 Max: 3.26
Current: 2.98
0.4
3.26
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
MHFI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. MHFI: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.6
0.35
1.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.16
MHFI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. MHFI: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 8.00 Max: 20.7
Current: 1.16
0.4
20.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -10.23
MHFI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.56 vs. MHFI: -10.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MHFI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -10.5  Med: 16.10 Max: 28
Current: -10.23
-10.5
28

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 5,310 5,736 6,199
EPS($) 4.50 5.12 5.88
EPS without NRI($) 4.50 5.12 5.88

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:MHFI.Mexico, MHL.Germany,
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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