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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
QUAD's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. QUAD: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
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
59% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. QUAD: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
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
52% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. QUAD: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
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
52% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. QUAD: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
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
58% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. QUAD: -0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
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
57% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. QUAD: -0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
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
58% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. QUAD: -0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
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
55% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.25 vs. QUAD: 5.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
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 higher than
66% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -8.00 vs. QUAD: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
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 higher than
68% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. QUAD: -1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
QUAD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 3.9
Current: -1.3

0
3.9
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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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
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history
Forward P/E 12.63
QUAD's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. QUAD: 12.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.00
QUAD's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. QUAD: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
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
94% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. QUAD: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
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
94% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 42.00 vs. QUAD: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
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
95% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 40.91 vs. QUAD: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
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 higher than
60% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.12 vs. QUAD: 20.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
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 higher than
58% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. QUAD: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
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
53% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. QUAD: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
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 higher than
72% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. QUAD: 27.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
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
75% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 86.11 vs. QUAD: 47.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
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
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history
Dividend Yield 5.80
QUAD's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
94% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. QUAD: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
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 higher than
55% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. QUAD: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
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
93% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. QUAD: 26.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
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
88% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. QUAD: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
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
79% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. QUAD: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
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 higher than
54% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. QUAD: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
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
98% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. QUAD: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
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
77% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. QUAD: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
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 higher than
58% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. QUAD: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
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
90% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. QUAD: 20.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
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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