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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
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.60
RATE's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
82% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 vs. RATE: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
RATE' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 2.22 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.6
Equity-to-Asset 0.64
RATE's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. RATE: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
RATE' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.68 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.64
0.13
0.96
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.84
Beneish M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
11.14%
-10.07%
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 : 4/10

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history
Operating Margin % -1.33
RATE's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
65% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. RATE: -1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
RATE' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.81  Med: 11.55 Max: 28.92
Current: -1.33
-30.81
28.92
Net Margin % -7.87
RATE's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
72% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. RATE: -7.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
RATE' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.72  Med: -3.38 Max: 20.98
Current: -7.87
-32.72
20.98
ROE % -4.81
RATE's ROE % is ranked lower than
70% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. RATE: -4.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
RATE' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.08  Med: -1.52 Max: 10.35
Current: -4.81
-15.08
10.35
ROA % -3.12
RATE's ROA % is ranked lower than
67% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. RATE: -3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
RATE' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.81  Med: -1.02 Max: 9.9
Current: -3.12
-8.81
9.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -13.26
RATE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
64% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 30.53 vs. RATE: -13.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
RATE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1011.64  Med: 170.84 Max: 307.63
Current: -13.26
-1011.64
307.63
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 18.00
RATE's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. RATE: 18.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
RATE' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.5  Med: 16.1 Max: 43.5
Current: 18
-23.5
43.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -25.90
RATE's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
80% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. RATE: -25.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
RATE' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -78.5  Med: 2.1 Max: 41.1
Current: -25.9
-78.5
41.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 323.60
RATE's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
99% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. RATE: 323.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
RATE' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74.5  Med: -1.7 Max: 323.6
Current: 323.6
-74.5
323.6
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

RATE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 280,012 sh (+2375.13%)
Jim Simons 1,080,400 sh (+170.57%)
Paul Tudor Jones 136,579 sh (+141.50%)
Columbia Wanger 4,203,948 sh (-60.64%)
Chuck Royce 169,634 sh (-81.57%)
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Q2 2016

RATE Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 1,953,055 sh (+80.77%)
Joel Greenblatt 420,248 sh (+50.08%)
Paul Tudor Jones 159,379 sh (+16.69%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
» More
Q3 2016

RATE Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 1,837,600 sh (-5.91%)
Joel Greenblatt 290,865 sh (-30.79%)
Paul Tudor Jones 90,774 sh (-43.05%)
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Q4 2016

RATE Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 105,797 sh (+16.55%)
Joel Greenblatt 226,464 sh (-22.14%)
Jim Simons 1,311,958 sh (-28.60%)
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Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information    NAICS: 519130    SIC: 7375
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Traded in other countries:7BK.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Bankrate Inc and its subsidiaries own and operate an Internet-based consumer banking and personal finance and senior care network.

Bankrate Inc was founded in 1976 and Bankrate, Inc. was incorporated in the State of Delaware in 2011. The Company owns and operates an Internet-based consumer banking, personal finance and senior care online network. Its flagship websites include CreditCards.com, Bankrate.com, and Caring.com which provides information on more than 300 financial and senior care products and services, including credit cards, mortgages, deposits, and other personal finance categories. Additionally, it provide financial applications and information to a network of distribution partners and through national and state publications. It has three reportable segments including Credit cards, Banking, Senior Care and other.

Ratios

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Forward PE Ratio 14.39
RATE's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.31 vs. RATE: 14.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 68.80
RATE's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
83% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 24.80 vs. RATE: 68.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
RATE' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.6  Med: 38.04 Max: 1870.91
Current: 68.8
12.6
1870.91
PB Ratio 1.35
RATE's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. RATE: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
RATE' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.69 Max: 3.17
Current: 1.35
0.94
3.17
PS Ratio 2.12
RATE's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. RATE: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
RATE' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 3.68 Max: 7.03
Current: 2.12
1.67
7.03
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 13.42
RATE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
78% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.35 vs. RATE: 13.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
RATE' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.79  Med: 19.85 Max: 87.2
Current: 13.42
9.79
87.2
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.47
RATE's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
75% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 18.51 vs. RATE: 11.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
RATE' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.54  Med: 17.3 Max: 67.7
Current: 11.47
8.54
67.7
EV-to-EBIT -167.84
RATE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 20.84 vs. RATE: -167.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RATE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -234.6  Med: 34.8 Max: 65059
Current: -167.84
-234.6
65059
EV-to-EBITDA 27.97
RATE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
70% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 17.12 vs. RATE: 27.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RATE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7  Med: 17.05 Max: 50.6
Current: 27.97
7
50.6
Current Ratio 5.03
RATE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. RATE: 5.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RATE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 3.2 Max: 20.37
Current: 5.03
1.15
20.37
Quick Ratio 5.03
RATE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. RATE: 5.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RATE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 3.2 Max: 20.37
Current: 5.03
1.15
20.37
Days Sales Outstanding 43.91
RATE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 46.93 vs. RATE: 43.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RATE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.18  Med: 51.09 Max: 76.21
Current: 43.91
37.18
76.21
Days Payable 18.00
RATE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
85% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 54.70 vs. RATE: 18.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
RATE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.59  Med: 19.52 Max: 49.47
Current: 18
2.59
49.47

Buy Back

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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.00
RATE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. RATE: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
RATE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -97.3  Med: -5.75 Max: 10.4
Current: 4
-97.3
10.4

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.80
RATE's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. RATE: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
RATE' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.25
Current: 0.8
0.79
2.25
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.58
RATE's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. RATE: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
RATE' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.58
0.57
1.65
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -0.59
RATE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
68% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. RATE: -0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
RATE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 2.6 Max: 8.1
Current: -0.59
-0.6
8.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -3.98
RATE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
83% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 14.32 vs. RATE: -3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
RATE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.6  Med: 0.7 Max: 43.1
Current: -3.98
-16.6
43.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $434.0
EPS (TTM) $ -0.40
Beta1.75
Short Percentage of Float2.14%
52-Week Range $6.91 - 11.90
Shares Outstanding (Mil)89.92

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 506 568
EPS ($) 0.71 0.84
EPS without NRI ($) 0.71 0.84
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
12.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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