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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.96
NTRS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NTRS: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.96 Max: 6.3
Current: 1.96
0.16
6.3
Equity to Asset 0.08
NTRS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 1222 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. NTRS: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.08
Current: 0.08
0.06
0.08
Interest Coverage 6.56
NTRS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
88% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. NTRS: 6.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.94 Max: 6.56
Current: 6.56
0.43
6.56
F-Score: 5
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 28.72
NTRS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.75 vs. NTRS: 28.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 23.44  Med: 32.22 Max: 35.15
Current: 28.72
23.44
35.15
Net-margin (%) 19.46
NTRS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1319 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 45.87 vs. NTRS: 19.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 16.01  Med: 21.66 Max: 23.09
Current: 19.46
16.01
23.09
ROE (%) 10.35
NTRS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. NTRS: 10.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NTRS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 8.66  Med: 15.92 Max: 20.92
Current: 10.35
8.66
20.92
ROA (%) 0.80
NTRS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1375 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. NTRS: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NTRS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.8
0.66
1.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 286.89
NTRS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.88 vs. NTRS: 286.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NTRS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 24.47  Med: 176.92 Max: 263.58
Current: 286.89
24.47
263.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.60
NTRS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. NTRS: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.5  Med: 7.50 Max: 17.2
Current: 5.6
-6.5
17.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.90
NTRS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. NTRS: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NTRS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.7  Med: 7.60 Max: 22.1
Current: 10.9
-10.7
22.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.80
NTRS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. NTRS: 10.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NTRS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.5  Med: 9.80 Max: 18.6
Current: 10.8
-10.5
18.6
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

NTRS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Rogers 1,505,034 sh (+0.11%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 550,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 42,395 sh (unchged)
Donald Yacktman 555,700 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 140,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 4,334 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 4,500,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 1,656,880 sh (-0.03%)
Pioneer Investments 74,141 sh (-0.48%)
Ken Fisher 146,761 sh (-1.49%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 627,135 sh (-6.22%)
Jeremy Grantham 44,000 sh (-8.71%)
Chuck Royce 194,848 sh (-23.39%)
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Q3 2014

NTRS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jeremy Grantham 66,600 sh (+51.36%)
John Rogers 1,513,079 sh (+0.53%)
Pioneer Investments 74,285 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 42,395 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 4,334 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 4,500,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Focused Fund Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY Sold Out
Tom Gayner Sold Out
Donald Yacktman Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,646,267 sh (-0.64%)
Chuck Royce 184,848 sh (-5.13%)
Ken Fisher 137,765 sh (-6.13%)
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Q4 2014

NTRS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Pioneer Investments 86,817 sh (+16.87%)
Chuck Royce 184,848 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 4,500,000 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 1,509,474 sh (-0.24%)
John Keeley 41,695 sh (-1.65%)
Mario Gabelli 1,608,769 sh (-2.28%)
Ken Fisher 121,890 sh (-11.52%)
Jeremy Grantham 57,100 sh (-14.26%)
Tom Russo 3,432 sh (-20.81%)
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Q1 2015

NTRS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 8,274 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 60,900 sh (+6.65%)
John Rogers 1,537,461 sh (+1.85%)
Brian Rogers 4,500,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
Chuck Royce 180,900 sh (-2.14%)
Mario Gabelli 1,541,195 sh (-4.20%)
Ken Fisher 114,999 sh (-5.65%)
Pioneer Investments 75,680 sh (-12.83%)
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Preferred stocks of Northern Trust Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
NTRSP25.485.18Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 5.85 % Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series-C-

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 21.82
NTRS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
70% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. NTRS: 21.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NTRS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.41  Med: 19.24 Max: 33.97
Current: 21.82
12.41
33.97
Forward P/E 17.39
NTRS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
80% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.99 vs. NTRS: 17.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.90
NTRS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
70% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. NTRS: 21.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NTRS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.33  Med: 19.15 Max: 34.02
Current: 21.9
12.33
34.02
P/B 2.20
NTRS's P/B is ranked lower than
83% of the 1335 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. NTRS: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NTRS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.15  Med: 2.08 Max: 4.09
Current: 2.2
1.15
4.09
P/S 4.09
NTRS's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.59 vs. NTRS: 4.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NTRS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.07  Med: 3.60 Max: 5.47
Current: 4.09
2.07
5.47
PFCF 38.85
NTRS's PFCF is ranked lower than
84% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.36 vs. NTRS: 38.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
NTRS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.6  Med: 25.02 Max: 323.72
Current: 38.85
4.6
323.72
POCF 20.56
NTRS's POCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 17.05 vs. NTRS: 20.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NTRS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.08  Med: 16.57 Max: 39.54
Current: 20.56
4.08
39.54
EV-to-EBIT 7.22
NTRS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.35 vs. NTRS: 7.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NTRS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -22.4  Med: -1.00 Max: 22.1
Current: 7.22
-22.4
22.1
PEG 12.17
NTRS's PEG is ranked lower than
93% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. NTRS: 12.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
NTRS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 2.44 Max: 20.8
Current: 12.17
1.1
20.8
Shiller P/E 24.84
NTRS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.13 vs. NTRS: 24.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.48  Med: 19.97 Max: 30.67
Current: 24.84
10.48
30.67
Days Sales Outstanding 183.05
NTRS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
89% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 36.90 vs. NTRS: 183.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.92  Med: 75.35 Max: 191.97
Current: 183.05
23.92
191.97

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.76
NTRS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
80% of the 1416 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. NTRS: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.23  Med: 1.94 Max: 3.27
Current: 1.76
1.23
3.27
Dividend Payout 0.37
NTRS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
61% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. NTRS: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.37
0.16
0.57
Dividend growth (3y) 5.10
NTRS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
51% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. NTRS: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 8.10 Max: 16.9
Current: 5.1
0
16.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.05
NTRS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. NTRS: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.43  Med: 2.26 Max: 3.81
Current: 2.05
1.43
3.81
Share Buyback Rate 0.80
NTRS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. NTRS: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1  Med: 0.10 Max: -2.6
Current: 0.8

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.34
NTRS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
82% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. NTRS: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.94 Max: 8.8
Current: 2.34
1.27
8.8
Price/Projected FCF 1.43
NTRS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. NTRS: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.32 Max: 3.64
Current: 1.43
0.86
3.64
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.53
NTRS's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
85% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. NTRS: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.14
NTRS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. NTRS: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.86
Current: 1.14
0.61
2.86
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.95
NTRS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. NTRS: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.18  Med: 2.19 Max: 3.84
Current: 3.95
1.18
3.84
Price/Graham Number 1.44
NTRS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
77% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. NTRS: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.55 Max: 3.96
Current: 1.44
0.87
3.96
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 14.51
NTRS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. NTRS: 14.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.5  Med: 7.10 Max: 5300.1
Current: 14.51
4.5
5300.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.89
NTRS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. NTRS: 8.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
NTRS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -1.6  Med: 8.75 Max: 16.1
Current: 8.89
-1.6
16.1

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Traded in other countries:NT4.Germany,
Northern Trust Corp was originally formed as a holding company for the Bank in 1971. The Company is a financial holding company that provides asset servicing, fund administration, asset management, fiduciary and banking solutions for corporations, institutions, families and individuals. It conducts business through U.S. and non-U.S. subsidiaries, including The Northern Trust Company (Bank). Its segments include Corporate & Institutional Services (C&IS) and Wealth Management. Asset management and related services are provided to Wealth Management and C&IS clients by a third business unit, Asset Management. It provides quality through a high level of service by the effective use of technology, delivered by a fourth business unit, Operations & Technology (O&T). C&IS is a provider of asset servicing, brokerage, banking and related services to corporate and public retirement funds, foundations, endowments, fund managers, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, and other institutional investors around the globe. Asset servicing and related services encompass a full range of capabilities including but not limited to: global master trust and custody; fund administration; investment operations outsourcing; investment risk and analytical services; securities lending; foreign exchange; cash management; treasury management; brokerage services; and transition management services. Client relationships are managed through the Bank and the Bank's and the Company's other subsidiaries, including support from locations in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific region. Wealth Management provides trust, investment management, custody, and philanthropic services; financial consulting; guardianship and estate administration; family business consulting; family financial education; brokerage services; and private and business banking. Wealth Management focuses on high-net-worth individuals and families, business owners, executives, professionals, retirees, and established privately-held businesses in its target markets. Asset Management, through the Company's various subsidiaries, provides asset management and related services and other products to clients around the world, including clients of C&IS and Wealth Management. Clients include institutional and individual separately managed accounts, bank common and collective funds, registered investment companies, exchange traded funds, non-U.S. collective investment funds, and unregistered private investment funds. Asset Management offers both active and passive equity and fixed income portfolio management, as well as alternative asset classes (such as private equity and hedge funds of funds) and multi-manager advisory services and products. Asset Management's activities also include overlay services and other risk management services. Asset Management's business operates internationally through subsidiaries and distribution arrangements. O&T supports all of the Company's busine
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