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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 0.01
QUAD's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
99% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. QUAD: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
QUAD' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.01 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.15
QUAD's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. QUAD: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
QUAD' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.15
0.14
0.41
Interest Coverage 0.49
QUAD's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
98% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.39 vs. QUAD: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
QUAD' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.52 Max: 2.34
Current: 0.49
0.49
2.34
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.11
M-Score: -3.53
WACC vs ROIC
8.44%
2.79%
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 (%) 0.88
QUAD's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. QUAD: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
QUAD' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.74  Med: 2.94 Max: 7.69
Current: 0.88
-17.74
7.69
Net-margin (%) -0.04
QUAD's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. QUAD: -0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
QUAD' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.72  Med: 0.53 Max: 4.81
Current: -0.04
-13.72
4.81
ROE (%) -0.48
QUAD's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.83 vs. QUAD: -0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
QUAD' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -81.44  Med: 2 Max: 14.63
Current: -0.48
-81.44
14.63
ROA (%) -0.07
QUAD's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. QUAD: -0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
QUAD' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.72  Med: 0.63 Max: 4.69
Current: -0.07
-18.72
4.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.82
QUAD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.62 vs. QUAD: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
QUAD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.88  Med: 5.36 Max: 9.27
Current: 2.82
-39.88
9.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.00
QUAD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. QUAD: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
QUAD' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 4 Max: 12.3
Current: 4
0
12.3
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

QUAD Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 11,221 sh (New)
Jim Simons 470,300 sh (+18.79%)
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Q1 2016

QUAD Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 48,235 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,804 sh (+85.40%)
Jim Simons 790,000 sh (+67.98%)
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Q2 2016

QUAD Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 232,812 sh (+382.66%)
Paul Tudor Jones 40,108 sh (+92.79%)
Jim Simons 1,009,800 sh (+27.82%)
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Q3 2016

QUAD Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 1,475,600 sh (+46.13%)
Joel Greenblatt 322,750 sh (+38.63%)
Paul Tudor Jones 38,223 sh (-4.70%)
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:QGU.Germany,
Quad/Graphics Inc provides printing & media solutions. It operates in commercial print portion of the printing industry as a printer of consumer magazines, catalogs, journals, direct mail, books, and other commercial and specialty printed products.

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.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 5.29
QUAD's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
91% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.15 vs. QUAD: 5.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
QUAD' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.87  Med: 7.25 Max: 9.77
Current: 5.29
3.87
9.77
P/B 3.03
QUAD's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. QUAD: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
QUAD' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.94 Max: 3.65
Current: 3.03
0.42
3.65
P/S 0.26
QUAD's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. QUAD: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
QUAD' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.26
0.08
0.69
PFCF 3.27
QUAD's PFCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.52 vs. QUAD: 3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
QUAD' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 4.25 Max: 33.11
Current: 3.27
1.65
33.11
POCF 2.67
QUAD's POCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.11 vs. QUAD: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
QUAD' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 2.85 Max: 9.6
Current: 2.67
1.08
9.6
EV-to-EBIT 44.01
QUAD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
90% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. QUAD: 44.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
QUAD' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.4  Med: 19.9 Max: 137.8
Current: 44.01
-3.4
137.8
EV-to-EBITDA 6.78
QUAD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
71% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.33 vs. QUAD: 6.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
QUAD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.9  Med: 5.3 Max: 15.3
Current: 6.78
-5.9
15.3
Current Ratio 1.20
QUAD's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. QUAD: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
QUAD' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.33 Max: 1.49
Current: 1.2
0.81
1.49
Quick Ratio 0.80
QUAD's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. QUAD: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
QUAD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.8
0.54
1.14
Days Inventory 30.58
QUAD's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
60% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.74 vs. QUAD: 30.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
QUAD' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.89  Med: 26.61 Max: 30.58
Current: 30.58
21.89
30.58
Days Sales Outstanding 45.72
QUAD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 58.41 vs. QUAD: 45.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
QUAD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.72  Med: 52.68 Max: 90.1
Current: 45.72
45.72
90.1
Days Payable 34.97
QUAD's Days Payable is ranked lower than
51% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.70 vs. QUAD: 34.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
QUAD' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.08  Med: 36.49 Max: 50.42
Current: 34.97
30.08
50.42

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 5.09
QUAD's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
78% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. QUAD: 5.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
QUAD' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 5.28 Max: 15.15
Current: 5.09
0.49
15.15
Dividend Growth (3y) 6.30
QUAD's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
58% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. QUAD: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
QUAD' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 26
Current: 6.3
0
26
Forward Dividend Yield 4.92
QUAD's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
76% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. QUAD: 4.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.09
QUAD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
66% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. QUAD: 5.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
QUAD' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 5.28 Max: 15.15
Current: 5.09
0.49
15.15
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.70
QUAD's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. QUAD: -1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
QUAD' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.4  Med: -1.6 Max: 0
Current: -1.7
-17.4
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.60
QUAD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. QUAD: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
QUAD' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.47  Med: 4.08 Max: 10.12
Current: 3.6
1.47
10.12
Price/Projected FCF 0.46
QUAD's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. QUAD: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
QUAD' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.46
0.2
0.55
Price/Median PS Value 1.15
QUAD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. QUAD: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
QUAD' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.04 Max: 3.02
Current: 1.15
0.43
3.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.25
QUAD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. QUAD: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
QUAD' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 4.45 Max: 6.5
Current: 2.25
0.7
6.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.44
QUAD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.63 vs. QUAD: 15.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
QUAD' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.44  Med: 23.9 Max: 28.9
Current: 15.44
15.44
28.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,525
EPS (TTM) $ -0.06
Beta1.43
Short Percentage of Float6.33%
52-Week Range $7.32 - 29.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)51.05
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