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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.40
MHFI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MHFI: 2.40 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.4

Equity to Asset 0.25
MHFI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. MHFI: 0.25 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.25

0.11
0.52
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 7.13
M-Score: -2.47
WACC vs ROIC
13.23%
218.07%
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 (%) 30.63
MHFI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.76 vs. MHFI: 30.63 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 13.72   Max: 28.82
Current: 30.63

13.72
28.82
Net-margin (%) 17.27
MHFI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. MHFI: 17.27 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 7.74   Max: 28.23
Current: 17.27

7.74
28.23
ROE (%) 68.09
MHFI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.78 vs. MHFI: 68.09 )
MHFI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 20.8   Max: 133.08
Current: 68.09

20.8
133.08
ROA (%) 14.91
MHFI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. MHFI: 14.91 )
MHFI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 6.39   Max: 20.99
Current: 14.91

6.39
20.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 647.77
MHFI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 29.02 vs. MHFI: 647.77 )
MHFI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 90.83   Max: 455.43
Current: 647.77

90.83
455.43
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.30
MHFI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. MHFI: 14.30 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16   Max: 14.3
Current: 14.3

-16
14.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.90
MHFI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. MHFI: 14.90 )
MHFI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.4   Max: 14.9
Current: 14.9

-15.4
14.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.00
MHFI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
131% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. MHFI: 16.00 )
MHFI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.2   Max: 26.4
Current: 16

-14.2
26.4
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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 (+102.8%)
Tom Gayner 60,000 sh (+100%)
Ruane Cunniff 506,830 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 5,500 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 40,000 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 (-2.1%)
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

Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 6,124 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 (-14.2%)
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)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MHFI

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Burbank 2014-12-31 Reduce -60.55%1.33%$76.42 - $93.71 $ 101.4315%728644
Steve Mandel 2014-12-31 Reduce -31.98%1.15%$76.42 - $93.71 $ 101.4315%7369142
Chris Davis 2014-12-31 New Buy0.05%$76.42 - $93.71 $ 101.4316%182000
Dodge & Cox 2014-12-31 Reduce -34.31%0.01%$76.42 - $93.71 $ 101.4316%147489
John Burbank 2014-09-30 Reduce -20.12%0.66%$77.95 - $86.56 $ 101.4323%1847175
Steve Mandel 2014-09-30 Reduce -13.36%0.56%$77.95 - $86.56 $ 101.4323%10833547
Dodge & Cox 2014-09-30 Reduce -96.51%0.49%$77.95 - $86.56 $ 101.4323%224530
Tom Gayner 2014-09-30 Add 23.75%0.05%$77.95 - $86.56 $ 101.4323%99000
Ken Fisher 2014-09-30 Sold Out $77.95 - $86.56 $ 101.4323%0
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Add 28.25%0.73%$71.98 - $84.7 $ 101.4329%2312527
Steve Mandel 2014-06-30 Add 13.68%0.51%$71.98 - $84.7 $ 101.4329%12503547
Brian Rogers 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.14%$71.98 - $84.7 $ 101.4329%0
Tom Gayner 2014-06-30 Add 33.33%0.05%$71.98 - $84.7 $ 101.4329%80000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -47.66%0.01%$71.98 - $84.7 $ 101.4329%5014
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 New Buy$71.98 - $84.7 $ 101.4329%6124
Steve Mandel 2014-03-31 Add 102.8%1.82%$73.27 - $82.04 $ 101.4330%10998735
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-03-31 Sold Out 1.3%$73.27 - $82.04 $ 101.4330%0
Brian Rogers 2014-03-31 Reduce -80.83%0.62%$73.27 - $82.04 $ 101.4330%521900
Tom Gayner 2014-03-31 Add 100%0.07%$73.27 - $82.04 $ 101.4330%60000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -74.17%0.05%$73.27 - $82.04 $ 101.4330%9580
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 31.30
MHFI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.40 vs. MHFI: 31.30 )
MHFI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.17   Max: 38.56
Current: 31.3

7.17
38.56
Forward P/E 20.16
MHFI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MHFI: 20.16 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 30.90
MHFI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 32.10 vs. MHFI: 30.90 )
MHFI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.17   Max: 40.64
Current: 30.9

7.17
40.64
P/B 17.90
MHFI's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. MHFI: 17.90 )
MHFI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.99   Max: 21.21
Current: 17.9

3.99
21.21
P/S 5.60
MHFI's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. MHFI: 5.60 )
MHFI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 6.45
Current: 5.6

0.89
6.45
PFCF 35.90
MHFI's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.46 vs. MHFI: 35.90 )
MHFI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.46   Max: 52.26
Current: 35.9

5.46
52.26
POCF 31.73
MHFI's POCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.67 vs. MHFI: 31.73 )
MHFI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.13   Max: 41.18
Current: 31.73

4.13
41.18
EV-to-EBIT 16.90
MHFI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.71 vs. MHFI: 16.90 )
MHFI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 21
Current: 16.9

4.8
21
Shiller P/E 33.50
MHFI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MHFI: 33.50 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.26   Max: 36.19
Current: 33.5

7.26
36.19
Current Ratio 1.34
MHFI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. MHFI: 1.34 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.34
Current: 1.34

0.68
1.34
Quick Ratio 1.34
MHFI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. MHFI: 1.34 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.34
Current: 1.34

0.58
1.34
Days Sales Outstanding 64.84
MHFI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 75.74 vs. MHFI: 64.84 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 59.47   Max: 107.56
Current: 64.84

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
77% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 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
86% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MHFI: 0.36 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 2.62
Current: 0.36

0.11
2.62
Dividend growth (3y) 6.00
MHFI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
68% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. MHFI: 6.00 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 11
Current: 6

4.3
11
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.52
MHFI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. MHFI: 1.52 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 6.35
Current: 1.52

1.33
6.35
Share Buyback Rate 3.60
MHFI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. MHFI: 3.60 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 0.1
Current: 3.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.54
MHFI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. MHFI: 2.54 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.09
Current: 2.54

0.4
2.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.68
MHFI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. MHFI: 1.68 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.94
Current: 1.68

0.35
1.94
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 6.11
MHFI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MHFI: 6.11 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 6.14
Current: 6.11

0.95
6.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.90
MHFI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. MHFI: 5.90 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 20.7
Current: 5.9

4.8
20.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.56
MHFI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
55% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. MHFI: 8.56 )
MHFI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.7   Max: 28
Current: 8.56

-4.7
28

Business Description

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McGraw Hill Financial Inc is a financial information and education company. It offers information on capital market, commodities market and commercial markets services. The Company serves its customers through a range of products, services and distribution channels, including digital data and information, integrated digital platforms, online via Internet Websites as well as with printed books, magazines and newsletters, and conferences and trade shows. It has four operating segments: Standard & Poor's Ratings (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 an independent provider of credit ratings, research and analytics, offering investors and market participant's information, ratings and benchmarks. S&P Capital IQ is a global provider of digital and traditional financial research and analytical tools for capital market participants. It deploys the latest technology-driven strategies to deliver to customers an integrated portfolio of cross-asset analytics, desktop services, and investment information in the rapidly growing financial information, data and analytics market. S&P DJ Indices is a global index provider that maintains a wide variety of investable and benchmark indices to meet an array of investor needs. S&P DJ Indices' mission is to provide benchmarks to help with decision making, create transparent indices, collaborate with the financial community to create innovative products and provide investors with tools to monitor world markets. C&C consists of business-to-business companies specializing in the commodities and commercial markets that deliver their customers access to high-value information, data, analytic services and pricing 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 they conduct business.
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