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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
TMO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. TMO: 0.04 )
TMO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 2.34
Current: 0.04

0.04
2.34
Equity to Asset 0.47
TMO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. TMO: 0.47 )
TMO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.47

0.31
0.75
Interest Coverage 6.14
TMO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 26.96 vs. TMO: 6.14 )
TMO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 14.93
Current: 6.14

3.8
14.93
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.96
M-Score: -2.28
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.30
TMO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 10.05 vs. TMO: 12.30 )
TMO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 12.3
Current: 12.3

1.56
12.3
Net-margin (%) 9.73
TMO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 7.65 vs. TMO: 9.73 )
TMO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.07   Max: 16.4
Current: 9.73

-7.07
16.4
ROE (%) 7.55
TMO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 8.68 vs. TMO: 7.55 )
TMO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.67   Max: 15.23
Current: 7.55

-8.67
15.23
ROA (%) 4.00
TMO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. TMO: 4.00 )
TMO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.37   Max: 10.12
Current: 4

-3.37
10.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 43.75
TMO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 23.08 vs. TMO: 43.75 )
TMO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.89   Max: 43.79
Current: 43.75

5.89
43.79
Revenue Growth (%) 10.70
TMO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. TMO: 10.70 )
TMO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -19.8   Max: 18.6
Current: 10.7

-19.8
18.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 12.70
TMO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. TMO: 12.70 )
TMO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -39.1   Max: 36
Current: 12.7

-39.1
36
EPS Growth (%) 12.80
TMO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. TMO: 12.80 )
TMO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -41.3   Max: 74.6
Current: 12.8

-41.3
74.6
» TMO's 10-Y Financials

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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

TMO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 5,458 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 615,370 sh (+25.93%)
Andreas Halvorsen 10,570,770 sh (+21.65%)
Pioneer Investments 1,871,730 sh (+2.41%)
First Pacific Advisors 3,906,100 sh (+0.15%)
Steven Romick 3,695,000 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 5,710,900 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 200 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Brian Rogers Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 99,402 sh (-1%)
David Dreman 28,899 sh (-1.14%)
Larry Robbins 8,083,661 sh (-4.99%)
John Rogers 830,225 sh (-6.19%)
Scott Black 126,266 sh (-9.05%)
John Griffin 3,700,000 sh (-9.42%)
Steven Cohen 638,051 sh (-10.91%)
Daniel Loeb 1,550,000 sh (-38%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,675 sh (-52.61%)
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Q4 2013

TMO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

PRIMECAP Management 471,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 23,683 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 43,565 sh (+667.67%)
Leon Cooperman 825,000 sh (+34.07%)
Larry Robbins 8,535,093 sh (+5.58%)
John Rogers 846,655 sh (+1.98%)
Pioneer Investments 1,900,807 sh (+1.55%)
First Pacific Advisors 3,911,900 sh (+0.15%)
Steven Romick 3,695,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 200 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 98,902 sh (-0.5%)
Andreas Halvorsen 10,375,656 sh (-1.85%)
Scott Black 118,570 sh (-6.1%)
John Griffin 3,425,000 sh (-7.43%)
Louis Moore Bacon 4,989 sh (-8.59%)
John Paulson 4,700,000 sh (-17.7%)
David Dreman 14,340 sh (-50.38%)
Steven Cohen 242,053 sh (-62.06%)
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Q1 2014

TMO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ruane Cunniff 2,551 sh (New)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 88,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,135 sh (New)
Bill Frels 1,910 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 42,130 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 3,561,800 sh (+656.22%)
David Dreman 23,488 sh (+63.79%)
Larry Robbins 9,560,893 sh (+12.02%)
Leon Cooperman 847,800 sh (+2.76%)
Louis Moore Bacon 4,989 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 200 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 1,850,854 sh (-2.63%)
John Paulson 4,555,000 sh (-3.09%)
Scott Black 110,672 sh (-6.66%)
Andreas Halvorsen 9,668,639 sh (-6.81%)
Steven Romick 3,315,000 sh (-10.28%)
First Pacific Advisors 3,509,100 sh (-10.3%)
Dodge & Cox 86,702 sh (-12.34%)
John Griffin 2,925,000 sh (-14.6%)
John Rogers 556,094 sh (-34.32%)
Jeremy Grantham 18,200 sh (-58.22%)
Steven Cohen 99,472 sh (-58.9%)
» More
Q2 2014

TMO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Eric Mindich 432,000 sh (New)
Ruane Cunniff 3,101 sh (+21.56%)
Larry Robbins 10,942,193 sh (+14.45%)
PRIMECAP Management 3,962,230 sh (+11.24%)
Leon Cooperman 898,800 sh (+6.02%)
Pioneer Investments 1,923,572 sh (+3.93%)
First Pacific Advisors 3,521,200 sh (+0.34%)
Steven Romick 3,315,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 200 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Rogers 536,928 sh (-3.45%)
Bill Frels 1,785 sh (-6.54%)
Dodge & Cox 81,002 sh (-6.57%)
John Griffin 2,715,000 sh (-7.18%)
Andreas Halvorsen 8,271,280 sh (-14.45%)
Scott Black 79,652 sh (-28.03%)
John Paulson 3,225,000 sh (-29.2%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,390 sh (-30.05%)
David Dreman 16,420 sh (-30.09%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc

John Rogers Comments on Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. - May 07, 2014

In addition, scientific research specialist Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) returned +8.12% after a very solid earnings report. Its revenue was $3.5 billion, up 6% over the previous period, and its earnings per share was $1.43, significantly above the $1.37 cons ensus estimate. Its forecast for 2014 was even more positive : full-year revenue guidance was in the $16 billion-plus ra nge, smashing the $13 billion consensus estimate, and the low end of its EPS guidance was more than $0.40 higher than Wall Street's best guess. Our strategy with Thermo Fisher has been to look beyond the gloom and doom that has cast a dark cloud over the whole sector to see the potential for a bright future.



From John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio)' Ariel Appreciation Fund first quarter 2014 letter.

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Top Ranked Articles about Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc

John Rogers Comments on Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
In addition, scientific research specialist Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) returned +8.12% after a very solid earnings report. Its revenue was $3.5 billion, up 6% over the previous period, and its earnings per share was $1.43, significantly above the $1.37 cons ensus estimate. Its forecast for 2014 was even more positive : full-year revenue guidance was in the $16 billion-plus ra nge, smashing the $13 billion consensus estimate, and the low end of its EPS guidance was more than $0.40 higher than Wall Street's best guess. Our strategy with Thermo Fisher has been to look beyond the gloom and doom that has cast a dark cloud over the whole sector to see the potential for a bright future. Read more...
Steven Romick's Top Five Highlight Technology Sector
Steven Romick is the portfolio manager of First Pacific Advisors Crescent Fund. The fund’s investment objective and strategy reports that they “seek to generate equity-like returns over the long-term, take less risk than the market and avoid permanent impairment of capital.” Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 31.80
TMO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 32.90 vs. TMO: 31.80 )
TMO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.11   Max: 55.16
Current: 31.8

11.11
55.16
P/B 2.30
TMO's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. TMO: 2.30 )
TMO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.67
Current: 2.3

0.5
2.67
P/S 3.20
TMO's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. TMO: 3.20 )
TMO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 3.48
Current: 3.2

1.24
3.48
PFCF 24.60
TMO's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 65.30 vs. TMO: 24.60 )
TMO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.22   Max: 32.28
Current: 24.6

10.22
32.28
EV-to-EBIT 30.72
TMO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 22.59 vs. TMO: 30.72 )
TMO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.2   Max: 73.5
Current: 30.72

11.2
73.5
PEG 2.29
TMO's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TMO: 2.29 )
TMO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 51.66
Current: 2.29

0.47
51.66
Shiller P/E 38.50
TMO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TMO: 38.50 )
TMO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.89   Max: 73.81
Current: 38.5

16.89
73.81
Current Ratio 0.95
TMO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. TMO: 0.95 )
TMO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 3.67
Current: 0.95

0.95
3.67
Quick Ratio 0.64
TMO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. TMO: 0.64 )
TMO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 3.08
Current: 0.64

0.64
3.08

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.50
TMO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. TMO: 0.50 )
TMO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.5

0.22
0.86
Dividend Payout 0.16
TMO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
93% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TMO: 0.16 )
TMO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.22
Current: 0.16

0.11
0.22
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.50
TMO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
77% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. TMO: 0.50 )
TMO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.5

0.22
0.86
Share Buyback Rate 3.70
TMO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. TMO: 3.70 )
TMO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.6   Max: -38.3
Current: 3.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.26
TMO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. TMO: 1.26 )
TMO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 7.39
Current: 1.26

0.6
7.39
Price/Median PS Value 1.49
TMO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TMO: 1.49 )
TMO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.66
Current: 1.49

0.21
1.66
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.08
TMO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TMO: 2.08 )
TMO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 4.13
Current: 2.08

0.59
4.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.30
TMO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
51% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. TMO: 3.30 )
TMO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 8.9
Current: 3.3

1.4
8.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.84
TMO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 6.15 vs. TMO: 17.84 )
TMO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7.1   Max: 34.3
Current: 17.84

-7.1
34.3

Business Description

Industry: Medical Instruments & Equipment » Medical Instruments & Supplies
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Traded in other countries:TN8.Germany
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., is a Delaware corporation and was incorporated in 1956. The Company enables customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer by providing analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables, software and services for research, manufacturing, analysis, discovery and diagnostics. In November 2006, Thermo Electron Corporation merged with Fisher Scientific International Inc. to create Thermo Fisher. The Company completed its initial public offering in 1967. It serves more than 350,000 customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as environmental, industrial quality and process control settings. The Company's continuing operations fall into three business segments: Analytical Technologies, Specialty Diagnostics, and Laboratory Products and Services. Analytical Technologies segment provides offerings of instruments, reagents, consumables, software and services that are used for applications in the laboratory, on the production line and in the field. These products are used by customers in all four of the company's key end markets: healthcare and diagnostics; pharmaceutical and biotechnology; academic and government; and industrial and applied. This segment includes four primary businesses - Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry, Chemical Analysis, Environmental and Process Instruments, and Biosciences. Specialty Diagnostics segment provides diagnostic test kits, reagents, culture media, instruments and associated products used to increase the speed and accuracy of diagnoses. Its chemical analysis products fall into three main categories: materials and minerals; molecular spectroscopy; and portable analytical instruments. Customers use these products to quickly and accurately analyze the composition of materials in small samples to optimize workflows in academic, life sciences, pharmaceutical, and industrial applications. These products are used by customers in healthcare, clinical, pharmaceutical, industrial and food safety laboratories. Laboratory Products and Services segment provides virtually everything needed for the laboratory, including a combination of self-manufactured and sourced products and an extensive service offering. These products and services are used by customers in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academic, government and other research and industrial markets, as well as the clinical laboratory. The Company markets and sells its products and services through a direct sales force, customer-service professionals, electronic commerce, third-party distributors and various catalogs. It encounters aggressive and able competition in virtually all of the markets it serves. It is subject to various laws and governmental regulations concerning environmental matters and employee safety and health in the United States and other countries.
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
John Rogers Comments on Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. May 07 2014 
John Rogers' Ariel Appreciation Fund First Quarter 2014 Commentary Apr 30 2014 
Steven Romick's Top Five Highlight Technology Sector Apr 16 2014 
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Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: Facebook Inc., Cardinal Health Inc., Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc., Therm Feb 10 2014 
Weekly Insider Sells Highlight: EA, ALXN, AAL, TMO Feb 09 2014 
Steven Romick’s Top Five Q4 Holdings Jan 14 2014 
Daniel Loeb, Third Point Selling Update - TIF, DIS, YHOO, WCC, TMO Nov 15 2013 
John Rogers' Ariel Fund and Ariel Appreciate Fund Portfolio Manager Letter Oct 28 2013 
Daniel Loeb's Third Point Underperforming So Far, Top Stock Picks Excel Sep 13 2013 


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