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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 0.02
QUAD's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. QUAD: 0.02 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: N/A
Current: 0.02

Equity to Asset 0.28
QUAD's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. QUAD: 0.28 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.28

0.27
0.41
Interest Coverage 1.52
QUAD's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
97% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 40.47 vs. QUAD: 1.52 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.34
Current: 1.52

0.66
2.34
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.82
M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
7.80%
2.66%
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 (%) 2.43
QUAD's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.49 vs. QUAD: 2.43 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.93   Max: 7.69
Current: 2.43

1.93
7.69
Net-margin (%) -0.16
QUAD's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. QUAD: -0.16 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.85   Max: 4.81
Current: -0.16

-7.85
4.81
ROE (%) -0.66
QUAD's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.24 vs. QUAD: -0.66 )
QUAD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -22.1   Max: 6.92
Current: -0.66

-22.1
6.92
ROA (%) -0.19
QUAD's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. QUAD: -0.19 )
QUAD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.09   Max: 2.38
Current: -0.19

-7.09
2.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.17
QUAD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.43 vs. QUAD: 5.17 )
QUAD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.76   Max: 12.86
Current: 5.17

2.76
12.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.00
QUAD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. QUAD: 3.00 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 12.3
Current: 3

0
12.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.30
QUAD's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. QUAD: -1.30 )
QUAD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 3.9
Current: -1.3

0
3.9
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

QUAD Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 99,097 sh (+414.39%)
Joel Greenblatt 354,395 sh (+69.09%)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,105 sh (+7.24%)
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Q3 2014

QUAD Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Howard Marks 44,931 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,893 sh (-4.64%)
Joel Greenblatt 164,321 sh (-53.63%)
Jim Simons 38,229 sh (-61.42%)
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Q4 2014

QUAD Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 115,930 sh (+203.25%)
Howard Marks Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 21,093 sh (-15.27%)
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Q1 2015

QUAD Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 15,437 sh (New)
Jim Simons 587,298 sh (+406.60%)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,042 sh (+75.61%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 12.63
QUAD's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.86 vs. QUAD: 12.63 )
N/A
P/B 1.00
QUAD's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. QUAD: 1.00 )
QUAD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.64
Current: 1

0.42
1.64
P/S 0.20
QUAD's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. QUAD: 0.20 )
QUAD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.2

0.13
0.69
PFCF 5.70
QUAD's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. QUAD: 5.70 )
QUAD' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 77.4
Current: 5.7

1.88
77.4
POCF 3.26
QUAD's POCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.10 vs. QUAD: 3.26 )
QUAD' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 11.99
Current: 3.26

1.29
11.99
EV-to-EBIT 20.91
QUAD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
66% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. QUAD: 20.91 )
QUAD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.7   Max: 136
Current: 20.91

12.7
136
Current Ratio 1.42
QUAD's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. QUAD: 1.42 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 1.49
Current: 1.42

0.81
1.49
Quick Ratio 1.04
QUAD's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. QUAD: 1.04 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 1.14
Current: 1.04

0.54
1.14
Days Inventory 27.94
QUAD's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.89 vs. QUAD: 27.94 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 24.74   Max: 28.23
Current: 27.94

24.74
28.23
Days Sales Outstanding 47.15
QUAD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 56.36 vs. QUAD: 47.15 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 46.37   Max: 90.1
Current: 47.15

46.37
90.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 5.80
QUAD's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
87% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. QUAD: 5.80 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 7.48
Current: 5.8

0.49
7.48
Dividend Payout 3.16
QUAD's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
108% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. QUAD: 3.16 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.15
Current: 3.16

0.25
1.15
Dividend growth (3y) 26.00
QUAD's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
73% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. QUAD: 26.00 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26
Current: 26

0
26
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.80
QUAD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
77% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. QUAD: 5.80 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 7.48
Current: 5.8

0.49
7.48
Share Buyback Rate -1.00
QUAD's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. QUAD: -1.00 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -17.4
Current: -1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.60
QUAD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
78% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. QUAD: 5.60 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.28   Max: 10.11
Current: 5.6

2.28
10.11
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.30
QUAD's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. QUAD: 0.30 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.3

0.37
0.45
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
QUAD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. QUAD: 0.90 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.89
Current: 0.9

0.66
2.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.90
QUAD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
54% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. QUAD: 4.90 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 7.9
Current: 4.9

0.7
7.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.58
QUAD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
75% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.27 vs. QUAD: 20.58 )
QUAD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 18.4   Max: 25.9
Current: 20.58

18.4
25.9

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Quad/Graphics, Inc. Was founded in 1971. It is a printer and media channel integrator company. The Company offers services for consumer magazines, special interest publications, catalogs, retail inserts/circulars, direct mail, directories, and commercial and specialty products with 50-plus print-production facilities on three continents. The Company's print and related products and services in North America, Latin America and Europe primarily include: Print Solutions. Includes consumer magazines, catalogs, retail inserts, special interest publications, journals, direct mail, books, directories, in-store marketing, packaging, and other commercial and specialty printed products; Media Solutions. Includes marketing strategy, media planning and placement, data insights, response analytics services, creative services, videography, photography, workflow solutions, digital imaging, facilities management services, digital publishing, and interactive print solutions including image recognition and near field communication technology; Logistics Services. Includes mailing, distribution, logistics, and data optimization and hygiene services. Quad/Graphics has contractual relationships with magazine publishers, including Condé Nast, Hearst Magazines, Meredith Corporation, The National Geographic Society, Rodale Inc., Source Interlink Media, LLC, Time Ton Stores, Inc., J.C. Penney Company, Inc., Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC and Target Corporation; catalogs for industry-leading marketers such as American Girl, W.W. Grainger, Bluestem Brands, Colony Brands and OSP Group; and direct mail products for companies such as Charter Communications, American Eagle Outfitters, Publishers Clearing House, Inc. and Weight Watchers International, Inc. Quad/Graphics prints books for publishers such as Harlequin Enterprises Limited, The Companies, Inc. and Simon & Schuster, Inc.; and directories for publishers such as hibu plc and Yellow Media Limited.
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