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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

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Cash to Debt No Debt
RUK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. RUK: No Debt )
RUK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Interest Coverage No Debt
RUK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
88% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 37.15 vs. RUK: No Debt )
RUK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 100.28   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

100.28
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3740.49
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

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history
ROE (%) 45.92
RUK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. RUK: 45.92 )
RUK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.7   Max: 47.89
Current: 45.92

-3.7
47.89
ROA (%) 45.87
RUK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. RUK: 45.87 )
RUK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.27   Max: 46.71
Current: 45.87

-3.27
46.71
EBITDA Growth (%) 21.10
RUK's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -5.80 vs. RUK: 21.10 )
RUK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 52.4
Current: 21.1

0
52.4
EPS Growth (%) 22.00
RUK's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -4.50 vs. RUK: 22.00 )
RUK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -47.7   Max: 180.2
Current: 22

-47.7
180.2
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

RUK Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 91,301 sh (-1.41%)
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Q1 2014

RUK Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 91,301 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

RUK Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 91,301 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

RUK Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 21,032 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 91,181 sh (-0.13%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.60
RUK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 27.90 vs. RUK: 22.60 )
RUK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0   Max: 22.7
Current: 22.6

0
22.7
P/B 10.10
RUK's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. RUK: 10.10 )
RUK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0   Max: 10.1
Current: 10.1

0
10.1
EV-to-EBIT 22.02
RUK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 20.53 vs. RUK: 22.02 )
RUK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 22.02

PEG 0.76
RUK's PEG is ranked higher than
98% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RUK: 0.76 )
RUK' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.76

Shiller P/E 33.20
RUK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 192.60 vs. RUK: 33.20 )
RUK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 0   Max: 33.3
Current: 33.2

0
33.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.44
RUK's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
55% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. RUK: 2.44 )
RUK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 2.44

Dividend Payout 0.53
RUK's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
81% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. RUK: 0.53 )
RUK' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 11.3
Current: 0.53

0.44
11.3
Dividend growth (3y) 5.10
RUK's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. RUK: 5.10 )
RUK' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -12.4   Max: 33.5
Current: 5.1

-12.4
33.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.00
RUK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
51% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. RUK: 3.00 )
RUK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3

Share Buyback Rate 0.90
RUK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. RUK: 0.90 )
RUK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 14.8   Max: -17.3
Current: 0.9

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 10.10
RUK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 22.80 vs. RUK: 10.10 )
RUK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 11.49
Current: 10.1

0.01
11.49
Price/DCF (Projected) 12.68
RUK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
69% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. RUK: 12.68 )
RUK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 6.83   Max: 14.04
Current: 12.68

6.83
14.04
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.89
RUK's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RUK: 0.89 )
RUK' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 12.11
Current: 0.89

0.64
12.11
Price/Graham Number 3.17
RUK's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RUK: 3.17 )
RUK' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.97   Max: 15.42
Current: 3.17

1.97
15.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.50
RUK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. RUK: 4.50 )
RUK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0   Max: 5.4
Current: 4.5

0
5.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 29.52
RUK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.79 vs. RUK: 29.52 )
RUK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 29.52

Business Description

Industry: Publishing » Publishing
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Traded in other countries:REL.UK, RDEB.Germany, RDEC.Germany, RUKEF.USA
Reed Elsevier PLC was incorporated on 28 may 1903. The Company through its subsidiaries provides professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Risk, Legal and Business sectors . Its five business segments are: Scientific, Technical & Medical, providing information and tools to help its customers improve scientific and healthcare outcomes; Risk Solutions, providing tools that combine proprietary, public and third-party information with advanced technology and analytics; Business Information, providing data services, information and marketing solutions to business professionals; Legal, providing legal, tax, regulatory news & business information to legal, corporate, government, accounting and academic markets; and Exhibitions, organising exhibitions and conferences.
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