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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.60
NAS:ISCA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. NAS:ISCA: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:ISCA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.6

Equity to Asset 0.64
NAS:ISCA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. NAS:ISCA: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:ISCA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.64

0.46
0.77
Interest Coverage 10.17
NAS:ISCA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 20.82 vs. NAS:ISCA: 10.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:ISCA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.03   Max: 9999.99
Current: 10.17

4.03
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.48
M-Score: -2.72
WACC vs ROIC
12.30%
4.18%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 14.11
NAS:ISCA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.89 vs. NAS:ISCA: 14.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:ISCA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 12.84   Max: 36.31
Current: 14.11

12.84
36.31
Net-margin (%) 9.51
NAS:ISCA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. NAS:ISCA: 9.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:ISCA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -78.41   Max: 24.13
Current: 9.51

-78.41
24.13
ROE (%) 4.69
NAS:ISCA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.64 vs. NAS:ISCA: 4.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:ISCA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -49.58   Max: 19.44
Current: 4.69

-49.58
19.44
ROA (%) 2.97
NAS:ISCA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. NAS:ISCA: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:ISCA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -28.76   Max: 13.08
Current: 2.97

-28.76
13.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.87
NAS:ISCA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. NAS:ISCA: 6.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:ISCA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.96   Max: 54.07
Current: 6.87

5.96
54.07
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.90
NAS:ISCA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. NAS:ISCA: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:ISCA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.8   Max: 32.3
Current: 1.9

-5.8
32.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -0.20
NAS:ISCA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. NAS:ISCA: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:ISCA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.3   Max: 39.5
Current: -0.2

-16.3
39.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -0.20
NAS:ISCA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. NAS:ISCA: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:ISCA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -60.1   Max: 103.5
Current: -0.2

-60.1
103.5
» NAS:ISCA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

ISCA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 7,300 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 24,321 sh (+3.72%)
Mario Gabelli 110,000 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes 12,974 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 6,059,260 sh (-0.37%)
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Q3 2014

ISCA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 14,236 sh (+95.01%)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (+13.64%)
Murray Stahl 26,005 sh (+6.92%)
John Rogers 6,318,678 sh (+4.28%)
Charles Brandes 12,774 sh (-1.54%)
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Q4 2014

ISCA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Zeke Ashton 130,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 31,300 sh (+119.87%)
Charles Brandes 15,794 sh (+23.64%)
Murray Stahl 27,419 sh (+5.44%)
John Rogers 6,415,666 sh (+1.53%)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 6,415,756 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

ISCA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 14,800 sh (New)
Zeke Ashton 180,000 sh (+38.46%)
Charles Brandes 17,354 sh (+9.88%)
John Rogers 6,757,794 sh (+5.33%)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl 26,422 sh (-3.64%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 28.00
ISCA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 22.80 vs. ISCA: 28.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ISCA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.54   Max: 202.64
Current: 28

6.54
202.64
Forward P/E 23.20
ISCA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. ISCA: 23.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.20
ISCA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
60% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 23.40 vs. ISCA: 28.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ISCA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.54   Max: 208.43
Current: 28.2

6.54
208.43
P/B 1.30
ISCA's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. ISCA: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ISCA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 3.77
Current: 1.3

0.69
3.77
P/S 2.70
ISCA's P/S is ranked lower than
81% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ISCA: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ISCA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 4.99
Current: 2.7

1.07
4.99
POCF 10.27
ISCA's POCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 11.48 vs. ISCA: 10.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ISCA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.09   Max: 21.85
Current: 10.27

4.09
21.85
EV-to-EBIT 20.02
ISCA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 18.71 vs. ISCA: 20.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ISCA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.2   Max: 23.1
Current: 20.02

5.2
23.1
PEG 4.21
ISCA's PEG is ranked lower than
72% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. ISCA: 4.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ISCA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 25.73
Current: 4.21

1.4
25.73
Shiller P/E 34.00
ISCA's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 24.82 vs. ISCA: 34.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ISCA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.42   Max: 441.5
Current: 34

6.42
441.5
Current Ratio 1.83
ISCA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ISCA: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ISCA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.87
Current: 1.83

0.41
2.87
Quick Ratio 1.81
ISCA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. ISCA: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ISCA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.84
Current: 1.81

0.4
2.84
Days Inventory 5.54
ISCA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
77% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 27.47 vs. ISCA: 5.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ISCA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.01   Max: 8.18
Current: 5.54

3.01
8.18
Days Sales Outstanding 46.77
ISCA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
67% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 26.69 vs. ISCA: 46.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ISCA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 13.45   Max: 29.75
Current: 46.77

13.45
29.75

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.70
ISCA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
85% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. ISCA: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ISCA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.7

0.1
0.85
Dividend Payout 0.18
ISCA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
84% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. ISCA: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ISCA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.18

0.12
0.86
Dividend growth (3y) 10.10
ISCA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
63% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. ISCA: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
ISCA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26
Current: 10.1

0
26
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.20
ISCA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
73% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. ISCA: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ISCA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.45
Current: 1.2

0.17
1.45
Share Buyback Rate 0.70
ISCA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. ISCA: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
ISCA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3   Max: -11.6
Current: 0.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.60
ISCA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. ISCA: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ISCA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 8.53
Current: 1.6

1.25
8.53
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.00
ISCA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. ISCA: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
ISCA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 3.31
Current: 1

0.51
3.31
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
ISCA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ISCA: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ISCA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 4.25
Current: 1.1

0.52
4.25
Price/Graham Number 1.40
ISCA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
64% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. ISCA: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ISCA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 5.18
Current: 1.4

0.61
5.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.00
ISCA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
59% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. ISCA: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
ISCA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 19.3
Current: 5

4.3
19.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.94
ISCA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
54% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.86 vs. ISCA: 6.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
ISCA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5.7   Max: 13.3
Current: 6.94

-5.7
13.3

Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Leisure
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International Speedway Corp was incorporated in 1953 under the laws of the State of Florida under the name 'Bill France Racing, Inc.' and changed its name to 'Daytona International Speedway Corporation' in 1957. In 1968, the Company changed its name to "International Speedway Corporation". The Company is an owner of motorsports entertainment facilities and promoter of motorsports themed entertainment activities in the United States. Its motorsports themed event operations consist principally of racing events at its motorsports entertainment facilities. The Company currently owns and/or operates 13 of the nation's motorsports entertainment facilities: Daytona International Speedway in Florida; Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama; Richmond International Raceway in Virginia; Michigan International Speedway in Michigan; Auto Club Speedway of Southern California(SM) in California; Kansas Speedway in Kansas; Chicagoland Speedway in Illinois; Darlington Raceway in South Carolina; Homestead-Miami Speedway(SM) in Florida; Martinsville Speedway in Virginia; Phoenix International Raceway in Arizona; Watkins Glen International in New York; and Route 66 RacewaySMin Illinois. The Company's business consists principally of promoting racing events at these motorsports entertainment facilities, which, in total, currently have approximately 831,500 grandstand seats and 525 suites. The Company is also involved in motorsports themed amusement enterprise, furnishing amusement to the public in the form of motorsports themed entertainment. Its motorsports themed event operations consist principally of racing events at its motorsports entertainment facilities, which include providing catering, merchandise and food concessions at its motorsports entertainment facilities that host NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events except for catering and food concessions at Chicagoland Speedway ('Chicagoland') and Route 66 Raceway ('Route 66'). The Company's racing events compete with other racing events sanctioned by various racing bodies such as NASCAR, the American Sportbike Racing Association — Championship Cup Series, United States Auto Club ("USAC"), Sports Car Club of America and also with other professional sports such as football, basketball, hockey and baseball, as well as other recreational events and activities. The Company's operations are subject to federal, state and local environmental, land use and other laws and regulations.
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