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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.06
NSR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. NSR: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NSR' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 5.05 Max: N/A
Current: 0.06
Equity-to-Asset 0.44
NSR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. NSR: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NSR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.36  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.44
-0.36
0.81
Interest Coverage 4.78
NSR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.33 vs. NSR: 4.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NSR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.26  Med: 11.31 Max: 530.21
Current: 4.78
4.26
530.21
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 2.67
Beneish M-Score: -2.55
WACC vs ROIC
6.75%
13.05%
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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 24.14
NSR's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
92% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. NSR: 24.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NSR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.14  Med: 32.68 Max: 39.5
Current: 24.14
14.14
39.5
Net Margin % 13.94
NSR's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
84% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. NSR: 13.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NSR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 18.41 Max: 25.92
Current: 13.94
0.88
25.92
ROE % 20.74
NSR's ROE % is ranked higher than
80% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. NSR: 20.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NSR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 24.42 Max: 29.27
Current: 20.74
0.99
29.27
ROA % 7.86
NSR's ROA % is ranked higher than
73% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. NSR: 7.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NSR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 10.73 Max: 17.34
Current: 7.86
0.76
17.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 164.40
NSR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.74 vs. NSR: 164.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NSR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 108.42  Med: 170.6 Max: 267.83
Current: 164.4
108.42
267.83
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 16.90
NSR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. NSR: 16.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NSR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.7  Med: 16.9 Max: 42.8
Current: 16.9
-52.7
42.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 12.10
NSR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. NSR: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NSR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 20.9 Max: 49
Current: 12.1
3.9
49
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 7.30
NSR's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. NSR: 7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NSR' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.3  Med: 14.7 Max: 202.4
Current: 7.3
-56.3
202.4
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

NSR Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Ken Fisher 257,528 sh (+19.26%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 307,680 sh (-0.55%)
PRIMECAP Management 7,455,437 sh (-1.90%)
Jim Simons 221,000 sh (-8.53%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,000 sh (-9.72%)
David Dreman 374 sh (-94.90%)
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Q3 2016

NSR Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 30,871 sh (+137.47%)
Jim Simons 274,400 sh (+24.16%)
Ken Fisher 294,822 sh (+14.48%)
David Dreman 374 sh (unchged)
Ronald Muhlenkamp Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 7,321,711 sh (-1.79%)
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Q4 2016

NSR Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Mario Gabelli 18,700 sh (New)
John Paulson 200,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 18,800 sh (New)
David Dreman 16,576 sh (+4332.09%)
Jim Simons 337,400 sh (+22.96%)
Ken Fisher 336,780 sh (+14.23%)
PRIMECAP Management 7,302,746 sh (-0.26%)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,730 sh (-3.70%)
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Q1 2017

NSR Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Ken Fisher Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services    NAICS: 561499    SIC: 7389
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Traded in other countries:N3S.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
NeuStar Inc offers authoritative, hard-to-replicate data sets and proprietary analytics that provide insights to help clients promote and protect their businesses.

NeuStar provides clearinghouse services to the telecom industry, making interoperability possible for competing communication service providers. It operates the authoritative directories containing all the phone area codes and numbers in North America, facilitates the routing of calls among competing providers, manages top-level Internet domain name services (.biz and . us), and administers U.S. common short codes (shorter phone numbers used for value-added services).

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 10.95
NSR's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.87 vs. NSR: 10.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
NSR' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 18.32 Max: 327.33
Current: 10.95
6.7
327.33
Forward PE Ratio 6.10
NSR's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.05 vs. NSR: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 10.95
NSR's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
82% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.73 vs. NSR: 10.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
NSR' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 18.32 Max: 327.33
Current: 10.95
6.7
327.33
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 8.59
NSR's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
84% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.84 vs. NSR: 8.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
NSR' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.63  Med: 13.18 Max: 54.4
Current: 8.59
4.63
54.4
PB Ratio 1.98
NSR's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. NSR: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NSR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 3.5 Max: 8.77
Current: 1.98
1.34
8.77
PS Ratio 1.52
NSR's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. NSR: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NSR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 3.51 Max: 9.33
Current: 1.52
1.01
9.33
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 6.62
NSR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
89% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.27 vs. NSR: 6.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
NSR' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.64  Med: 11.91 Max: 73.05
Current: 6.62
3.64
73.05
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.47
NSR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
85% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.71 vs. NSR: 5.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
NSR' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.31  Med: 9.96 Max: 55.15
Current: 5.47
3.31
55.15
EV-to-EBIT 9.10
NSR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.41 vs. NSR: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NSR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 9.8 Max: 23.1
Current: 9.1
5.4
23.1
EV-to-EBITDA 5.76
NSR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
86% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.32 vs. NSR: 5.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NSR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 7.6 Max: 19.7
Current: 5.76
3.9
19.7
PEG Ratio 0.69
NSR's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. NSR: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
NSR' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.88 Max: 9.14
Current: 0.69
0.35
9.14
Shiller PE Ratio 15.84
NSR's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.90 vs. NSR: 15.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
NSR' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.52  Med: 16.71 Max: 44.21
Current: 15.84
10.52
44.21
Current Ratio 0.94
NSR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. NSR: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NSR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 2.56 Max: 3.99
Current: 0.94
0.8
3.99
Quick Ratio 0.94
NSR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. NSR: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NSR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 2.56 Max: 3.99
Current: 0.94
0.8
3.99
Days Sales Outstanding 62.63
NSR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
53% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 59.50 vs. NSR: 62.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NSR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.64  Med: 58.51 Max: 65.17
Current: 62.63
48.64
65.17
Days Payable 20.86
NSR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
69% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.89 vs. NSR: 20.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NSR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.46  Med: 20.2 Max: 38.26
Current: 20.86
12.46
38.26

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.70
NSR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. NSR: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NSR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -175.8  Med: 1.5 Max: 5.9
Current: 3.7
-175.8
5.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.41
NSR's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. NSR: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
NSR' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.41
0.34
1.25
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.38
NSR's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
98% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. NSR: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.43
NSR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. NSR: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NSR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.76
Current: 0.43
0.36
2.76
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.75
NSR's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. NSR: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
NSR' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.88 Max: 12.75
Current: 0.75
0.4
12.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 10.99
NSR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
86% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. NSR: 10.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NSR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 10.2 Max: 18.5
Current: 10.99
4.3
18.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 27.85
NSR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
88% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.49 vs. NSR: 27.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
NSR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.7  Med: 30.35 Max: 50
Current: 27.85
18.7
50

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,210
EPS (TTM) $ 3.04
Beta0.94
Short Percentage of Float5.29%
52-Week Range $21.10 - 34.40
Shares Outstanding (Mil)55.15

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,295 1,115
EPS ($) 5.45 3.62
EPS without NRI ($) 5.45 3.62
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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