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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.44
NSR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. NSR: 0.44 )
NSR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.22   Max: N/A
Current: 0.44

Equity to Asset 0.36
NSR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. NSR: 0.36 )
NSR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.36   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.36

-0.36
0.85
Interest Coverage 10.51
NSR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
79% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.28 vs. NSR: 10.51 )
NSR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.26   Max: 530.21
Current: 10.51

4.26
530.21
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.88
M-Score: -2.73
WACC vs ROIC
12.64%
18.34%
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 (%) 28.98
NSR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. NSR: 28.98 )
NSR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -56.95   Max: 39.5
Current: 28.98

-56.95
39.5
Net-margin (%) 18.09
NSR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.81 vs. NSR: 18.09 )
NSR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -55.94   Max: 27.5
Current: 18.09

-55.94
27.5
ROE (%) 30.31
NSR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. NSR: 30.31 )
NSR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 71.8
Current: 30.31

0.99
71.8
ROA (%) 10.56
NSR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. NSR: 10.56 )
NSR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -29.34   Max: 25.26
Current: 10.56

-29.34
25.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 145.23
NSR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.77 vs. NSR: 145.23 )
NSR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 91.13   Max: 266.57
Current: 145.23

91.13
266.57
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 24.80
NSR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. NSR: 24.80 )
NSR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -52.6   Max: 42.8
Current: 24.8

-52.6
42.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 22.00
NSR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. NSR: 22.00 )
NSR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 49
Current: 22

3.8
49
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 18.30
NSR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. NSR: 18.30 )
NSR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -55   Max: 202.4
Current: 18.3

-55
202.4
» NSR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

NSR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ronald Muhlenkamp 240,915 sh (New)
David Dreman 1,747 sh (New)
Jim Simons 210,900 sh (+203.89%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,932,639 sh (+141.22%)
PRIMECAP Management 3,744,401 sh (-0.95%)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,700 sh (-22.22%)
Chuck Royce 44,987 sh (-25.99%)
Jeremy Grantham 76,000 sh (-40.16%)
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Q3 2014

NSR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

David Dreman 2,193 sh (+25.53%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 251,625 sh (+4.45%)
PRIMECAP Management 3,855,301 sh (+2.96%)
Chuck Royce 44,987 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 1,872,997 sh (-3.09%)
Jeremy Grantham 54,337 sh (-28.50%)
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Q4 2014

NSR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 25,838 sh (New)
Jim Simons 240,980 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 6,756,896 sh (+75.26%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 251,625 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
David Dreman 2,115 sh (-3.56%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,272,739 sh (-32.05%)
Chuck Royce 29,287 sh (-34.90%)
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Q1 2015

NSR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 81,521 sh (+215.51%)
David Dreman 4,757 sh (+124.92%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,841,779 sh (+44.71%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 321,510 sh (+27.77%)
PRIMECAP Management 8,151,446 sh (+20.64%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 8.80
NSR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.40 vs. NSR: 8.80 )
NSR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.13   Max: 357.09
Current: 8.8

7.13
357.09
Forward P/E 7.49
NSR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.22 vs. NSR: 7.49 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 8.80
NSR's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 32.40 vs. NSR: 8.80 )
NSR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.13   Max: 327.33
Current: 8.8

7.13
327.33
P/B 2.42
NSR's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. NSR: 2.42 )
NSR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.95   Max: 13.1
Current: 2.42

1.95
13.1
P/S 1.60
NSR's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. NSR: 1.60 )
NSR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 12.22
Current: 1.6

1.29
12.22
PFCF 5.94
NSR's PFCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 67.70 vs. NSR: 5.94 )
NSR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 200.17
Current: 5.94

4.8
200.17
POCF 4.93
NSR's POCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.19 vs. NSR: 4.93 )
NSR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.99   Max: 100.08
Current: 4.93

3.99
100.08
EV-to-EBIT 6.79
NSR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
96% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.71 vs. NSR: 6.79 )
NSR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 32.1
Current: 6.79

5.9
32.1
PEG 0.45
NSR's PEG is ranked higher than
99% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NSR: 0.45 )
NSR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 9.12
Current: 0.45

0.36
9.12
Shiller P/E 12.17
NSR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 71.39 vs. NSR: 12.17 )
NSR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.82   Max: 35.48
Current: 12.17

9.82
35.48
Current Ratio 3.11
NSR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. NSR: 3.11 )
NSR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 5.27
Current: 3.11

1.32
5.27
Quick Ratio 3.11
NSR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. NSR: 3.11 )
NSR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 5.27
Current: 3.11

1.32
5.27
Days Sales Outstanding 64.10
NSR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 62.98 vs. NSR: 64.10 )
NSR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 48.64   Max: 77.98
Current: 64.1

48.64
77.98

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.44
NSR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. NSR: 0.44 )
NSR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.21
Current: 0.44

0.4
1.21
Price/Median PS Value 0.43
NSR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NSR: 0.43 )
NSR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 3.27
Current: 0.43

0.39
3.27
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.45
NSR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NSR: 0.45 )
NSR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 12.75
Current: 0.45

0.41
12.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 14.70
NSR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1055 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. NSR: 14.70 )
NSR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 16.9
Current: 14.7

3.1
16.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 31.77
NSR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 vs. NSR: 31.77 )
NSR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 19   Max: 50.2
Current: 31.77

19
50.2

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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NeuStar Inc, a Delaware corporation was incorporated in 1998. The Company is a provider of real-time information services and analytics, using authoritative, hard-to-replicate datasets and proprietary analytics to help its clients promote and protect their businesses. It develops unique solutions using proprietary, third-party and client data sets. These solutions provide accurate, up-to-the-minute insights and data driven intelligence, enabling its clients to make informed, actionable decisions in real time, one customer interaction at a time. It also offers a broad range of innovative registry and other data services. The Company operates three segments: Carrier Services, Enterprise Services, and Information Services. It's marketing Services provide: marketing analytics and segmentation, provides scientific, cloud-based solutions that enable marketers to analyze their customer base and build granular, highly predictive segmentation in real time. This provides its clients with a consistent view of customer and prospect groups highly predisposed to purchase their products and services based on attributes such as demographics, geography, and buying propensities. The customer targeting services enable effective online display ad targeting of prospect audiences and customers. Identity verification and scoring: it provides services that allow clients to interact efficiently with its customers, for example, to validate customer data, distinguish between an existing customer and a prospect, enhance leads and assign a lead quality rating. Local search and licensed business data. Provides business listing and identity management solution that serves search platforms, national brands, authorized channel partners and local businesses. Measurement and attribution. It provides campaign conversion analytics that enable clients to measure advertising effectiveness, for example, by assessing the offline consumer behavior of persons exposed to online advertising campaigns, consistent with privacy-by-design principles. The Company provides its clients with website performance monitoring and load testing analysis to enhance their ability to measure and improve online performance, and to promote competitive advantages and positive end-user experiences. The Company also provides suite of domain name systems, or DNS services, built on a global directory platform. These services play a key role in directing and managing the flow of Internet traffic, resolving Internet queries and providing security protection against cyber attacks. The Company competes with Accenture plc, Computer Sciences Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Company, International Business Machines Corporation, or IBM, Noblis, Inc., Nortel Networks Corporation, Pearson Education, Inc., Perot Systems Corporation, Telcordia Technologies, Inc., and VeriSign, Inc. The Company is subject to government and industry regulation under its Internet registry contracts with the U.S. government and ICANN
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