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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
SGMS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. SGMS: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SGMS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.19
Current: 0.02
0.01
0.19
Equity to Asset -0.21
SGMS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. SGMS: -0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SGMS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.33  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.33
Current: -0.21
-0.33
0.33
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -0.29
M-Score: -3.61
WACC vs ROIC
3.96%
-11.90%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -35.67
SGMS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 7.49 vs. SGMS: -35.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SGMS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.67  Med: 6.66 Max: 16.76
Current: -35.67
-9.67
16.76
Net-margin (%) -50.33
SGMS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. SGMS: -50.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SGMS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.91  Med: -2.10 Max: 9.64
Current: -50.33
-16.91
9.64
ROA (%) -16.20
SGMS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. SGMS: -16.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SGMS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.72  Med: -0.76 Max: 6.65
Current: -16.2
-6.72
6.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -70.94
SGMS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. SGMS: -70.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SGMS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.59  Med: 13.48 Max: 34.43
Current: -70.94
-13.59
34.43
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 30.30
SGMS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. SGMS: 30.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SGMS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.8  Med: 6.20 Max: 34.7
Current: 30.3
-9.8
34.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.60
SGMS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SGMS: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SGMS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.2  Med: 9.20 Max: 46.8
Current: 8.6
-8.2
46.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 172.40
SGMS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SGMS: 172.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SGMS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52  Med: 0.60 Max: 334.4
Current: 172.4
-52
334.4
» SGMS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-03)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

SGMS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

David Einhorn 2,035,000 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 417,400 sh (-11.02%)
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Q3 2015

SGMS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 25,000 sh (New)
David Einhorn 2,035,000 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
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Q4 2015

SGMS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
David Einhorn 1,452,815 sh (-28.61%)
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Q1 2016

SGMS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 21,500 sh (New)
David Einhorn Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Gambling
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Traded in other countries:TJW.Germany,
Scientific Games Corp develops technology-based products and services and associated contents for gaming and lottery markets. The Company's business segments are; Instant Products, Lottery Systems and Gaming.

Scientific Games Corp was incorporated in the state of Delaware on July 2, 1984. It is a developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming and lottery markets. The Company's portfolio includes: instant and draw-based lottery games; electronic gaming machines and game content; server-based lottery and gaming systems; sports betting technology; loyalty and rewards programs; and social, mobile and interactive content and services. Its business segments-Instant Products, Lottery Systems and Gaming. The Instant Products segments is engaged in Designing, printing and selling instant lottery games, Providing instant game-related services, Sublicensing brands and providing promotional products, Supplying player loyalty programs, merchandising services and interactive marketing campaigns, and Printing and selling phone cards. The Lottery Systems is engaged in Providing lottery systems, including equipment, software, data communication services and support, Providing instant game validation systems, and Providing software, hardware and related services for sports wagering and keno systems. The competitors for this segment in the U.S. are Pollard Banknote Limited and Gtech S.p.A. The gaming segment is engaged in Selling new and used gaming machines, conversion kits and parts to commercial, tribal and governmental gaming operators, Leasing or otherwise providing gaming machines, server-based gaming systems and content to commercial, tribal and governmental gaming operators, Providing video lottery central monitoring and control systems and networks for gaming regulators, and Providing interactive services, including social gaming and game content for real-money gaming websites, for both desktop and mobile devices. The gaming segment services are utilized by group of customers, including commercial and tribal casinos, riverboat casinos, horse and greyhound racetracks, bars, Jai Alai frontons, truck stops, night clubs, bingo and arcade halls, LBOs and similar venues, as well as interactive customers such as gaming website operators and social gaming players. In addition, U.S. and international lotteries may offer VLTs and other forms of gaming, such as bingo and sports wagering. In the categories of video and mechanical reel gaming machines, it competes primarily with International Game Technology ("IGT"), as well as Ainsworth Game Technology, Aristocrat Leisure Ltd, Aruze Gaming America, Inc., Atronic Casino Technology, a subsidiary of Gtech S.p.A., Bally Technologies, Inc., Franco Gaming Ltd., Inspired Gaming Group Limited, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., Multimedia Games, Inc. and the Novomatic Group of Companies. In the VLT category, it competes primarily with Bally, IGT, and Gtech Holdings Corporation and SPIELO International, both subsidiaries of Gtech S.p.A. Its principal direct competitor in U.K. LBO business is Inspired Gaming Group Limited.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/S 0.25
SGMS's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. SGMS: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SGMS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.16 Max: 4.63
Current: 0.25
0.16
4.63
PFCF 6.30
SGMS's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 15.27 vs. SGMS: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SGMS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.85  Med: 17.41 Max: 998
Current: 6.3
4.85
998
POCF 1.69
SGMS's POCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. SGMS: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SGMS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 6.33 Max: 28.15
Current: 1.69
1.06
28.15
Current Ratio 1.77
SGMS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. SGMS: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SGMS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.77 Max: 3.17
Current: 1.77
0.43
3.17
Quick Ratio 1.38
SGMS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SGMS: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SGMS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.83
Current: 1.38
0.34
2.83
Days Inventory 83.53
SGMS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
75% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 25.79 vs. SGMS: 83.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SGMS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.54  Med: 50.09 Max: 86.67
Current: 83.53
27.54
86.67
Days Sales Outstanding 63.39
SGMS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
78% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 24.24 vs. SGMS: 63.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SGMS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.35  Med: 73.14 Max: 115.77
Current: 63.39
60.35
115.77
Days Payable 55.66
SGMS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
57% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 45.23 vs. SGMS: 55.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SGMS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.66  Med: 43.57 Max: 86.92
Current: 55.66
34.66
86.92

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Median PS Value 0.23
SGMS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SGMS: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SGMS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.80 Max: 3.47
Current: 0.23
0.2
3.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -11.27
SGMS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. SGMS: -11.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SGMS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.27  Med: 3.50 Max: 8.8
Current: -11.27
-11.27
8.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.94
SGMS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Gambling industry.

( Industry Median: 7.59 vs. SGMS: 9.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SGMS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.8  Med: 7.10 Max: 18.7
Current: 9.94
-2.8
18.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,782
EPS (TTM) $ -16.26
Beta2.73
Short Percentage of Float26.42%
52-Week Range $4.56 - 17.12
Shares Outstanding (Mil)87.36

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 2,852 2,931
EPS($) -2.35 -1.85
EPS without NRI($) -2.35 -1.85
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
John Rogers Ariel Appreciation Fund Q3 Commentary Oct 25 2014 
John Rogers Comments on Scientific Games Corp. May 09 2013 
John Rogers' Ariel Investments Q1 Commentary May 09 2013 
GMI Ratings Governance Issue | Scientific Games Corp. May 02 2012 
Scientific Games Corp Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 01 2011 
International Lottery & Totalizator Systems (ITSI) Feb 03 2011 
Scientific Games Corp (SGMS) Executive Vice Chairman David L Kennedy buys 65,000 Shares Dec 07 2010 
Scientific Games Corp (SGMS) VP, CTO & Division President Steven Beason sells 18,451 Shares Dec 07 2010 
Scientific Games Corp Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 09 2010 
Scientific Games Corp Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 09 2010 

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