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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
TREE's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 1592 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. TREE: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
TREE' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.72
TREE's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. TREE: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
TREE' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.72
0.14
0.95
Interest Coverage 92.89
TREE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
93% of the 1515 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. TREE: 92.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TREE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 92.89  Med: 129.82 Max: 166.75
Current: 92.89
92.89
166.75
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 8.55
Beneish M-Score: -1.58
WACC vs ROIC
14.75%
51.20%
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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Operating Margin % 13.56
TREE's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
84% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 31.37 vs. TREE: 13.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
TREE' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -156.03  Med: -7.45 Max: 13.56
Current: 13.56
-156.03
13.56
Net Margin % 7.15
TREE's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
87% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 22.70 vs. TREE: 7.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
TREE' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -158.9  Med: -4.23 Max: 60.21
Current: 7.15
-158.9
60.21
ROE % 12.31
TREE's ROE % is ranked higher than
73% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.58 vs. TREE: 12.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
TREE' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -114.68  Med: -5.84 Max: 72.63
Current: 12.31
-114.68
72.63
ROA % 9.60
TREE's ROA % is ranked higher than
99% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. TREE: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
TREE' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.58  Med: -1.83 Max: 22.06
Current: 9.6
-64.58
22.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 320.15
TREE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
78% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.67 vs. TREE: 320.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
TREE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1115.7  Med: -102.26 Max: 388.69
Current: 320.15
-1115.7
388.69
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 33.60
TREE's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 1354 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. TREE: 33.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
TREE' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -21.8 Max: 44.4
Current: 33.6
0
44.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 170.70
TREE's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
99% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. TREE: 170.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
TREE' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -50.7 Max: 170.7
Current: 170.7
0
170.7
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

TREE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

RS Investment Management 837,230 sh (+484.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,800 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 5,700 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 8,233 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,800 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 2,950 sh (-0.61%)
Jim Simons 264,900 sh (-22.52%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,600 sh (-49.30%)
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Q2 2016

TREE Guru Trades in Q2 2016

John Burbank 270,364 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 8,233 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 2,950 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
RS Investment Management 435,241 sh (-48.01%)
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Q3 2016

TREE Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Lee Ainslie 32,680 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 8,233 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,895 sh (-1.86%)
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Q4 2016

TREE Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Steven Cohen 158,670 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 8,233 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Specialty Finance    NAICS: 522310    SIC: 6163
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Traded in other countries:T77.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
LendingTree Inc is an online lender exchange that connects consumers with lenders, and provides online tools to aid consumers in their financial divisions. It provides services such as mortgages, refinance loans, home equity loans, and among others.

LendingTree Inc, incorporated in Delaware operates as a branded performance marketer. The Company serves as an ally to consumers who are looking to comparison-shop and make informed purchase decisions for loans and other important transactions. It provides consumers with an array of information and tools free of charge, conveniently located on its various websites. In addition, it provides consumers with access to offers from multiple providers that can compete for their business, usually through a single inquiry form. The Company is the owner of several brands and businesses that provide information, tools, advice, products and services for critical transactions in consumers' lives. Its family of brands includes: LendingTree, GetSmart, LendingTree EducationSM, LendingTree AutosSM, LendingTree Home ProsSM and InsuranceTree. The Company faces competition from lenders that source consumer loan originations directly through their owned and operated websites or by phone.

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Ratios

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PE Ratio 62.05
TREE's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.59 vs. TREE: 62.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
TREE' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 26.39 Max: 1699
Current: 62.05
1.76
1699
Forward PE Ratio 32.05
TREE's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 13.93 vs. TREE: 32.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 54.42
TREE's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
95% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.63 vs. TREE: 54.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
TREE' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.62  Med: 54.31 Max: 451.14
Current: 54.42
14.62
451.14
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 52.11
TREE's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
94% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.21 vs. TREE: 52.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
TREE' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.37  Med: 28.1 Max: 544.48
Current: 52.11
2.37
544.48
PB Ratio 6.79
TREE's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 1611 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. TREE: 6.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
TREE' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 2.32 Max: 14.63
Current: 6.79
0.11
14.63
PS Ratio 4.45
TREE's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 1586 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. TREE: 4.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
TREE' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 2.1 Max: 8.32
Current: 4.45
0.07
8.32
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 69.63
TREE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
95% of the 870 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.33 vs. TREE: 69.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
TREE' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 44.49 Max: 6260
Current: 69.63
0.68
6260
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 29.14
TREE's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
90% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 10.82 vs. TREE: 29.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
TREE' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 30.15 Max: 113.3
Current: 29.14
0.67
113.3
EV-to-EBIT 28.09
TREE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
83% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.52 vs. TREE: 28.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TREE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -523.4  Med: 0.1 Max: 122.1
Current: 28.09
-523.4
122.1
EV-to-EBITDA 25.12
TREE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
84% of the 1685 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.29 vs. TREE: 25.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TREE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -90.5  Med: 8.8 Max: 265.4
Current: 25.12
-90.5
265.4
Current Ratio 2.11
TREE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. TREE: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TREE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.6 Max: 4.55
Current: 2.11
0.96
4.55
Quick Ratio 2.11
TREE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. TREE: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TREE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.6 Max: 4.55
Current: 2.11
0.96
4.55
Days Sales Outstanding 39.29
TREE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
65% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 13.93 vs. TREE: 39.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TREE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.51  Med: 31.69 Max: 54.14
Current: 39.29
11.51
54.14
Days Payable 148.32
TREE's Days Payable is ranked higher than
54% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 136.27 vs. TREE: 148.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TREE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.65  Med: 185.98 Max: 801.18
Current: 148.32
16.65
801.18

Buy Back

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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.20
TREE's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
100% of the 2649 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. TREE: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
TREE' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.2
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.60
TREE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. TREE: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
TREE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: -1.6 Max: 0
Current: -1.6
-5.7
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 32.37
TREE's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TREE: 32.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
TREE' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 5.5 Max: 32.37
Current: 32.37
0.52
32.37
Price-to-Tangible-Book 15.22
TREE's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
99% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. TREE: 15.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
TREE' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 3.01 Max: 15.22
Current: 15.22
0.38
15.22
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.86
TREE's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
96% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. TREE: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
TREE' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 2.37 Max: 2.86
Current: 2.86
1.55
2.86
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.11
TREE's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. TREE: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
TREE' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 1.22 Max: 2.11
Current: 2.11
0.05
2.11
Price-to-Graham-Number 6.07
TREE's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
99% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. TREE: 6.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
TREE' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 3.4 Max: 6.07
Current: 6.07
2.18
6.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.54
TREE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
63% of the 2207 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. TREE: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
TREE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 4.1 Max: 97207.8
Current: 3.54
0.8
97207.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $384.4
EPS (TTM) $ 2.15
Beta2.09
Short Percentage of Float31.82%
52-Week Range $64.07 - 130.20
Shares Outstanding (Mil)11.84

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 513 592 702
EPS ($) 4.05 4.76 6.05
EPS without NRI ($) 4.05 4.76 6.05
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
21.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
LendingTree, Inc. to Report First Quarter 2017 Earnings on April 27, 2017 Apr 13 2017 
LendingTree's Top 10 Most Popular New Cars of 2017 Apr 12 2017 
RS Investment Management Raises Stake in LendingTree May 27 2016 
LendingTree Climbs Despite Doubts of Business Aug 05 2015 
Tree.com – Significantly Overvalued Deteriorating Business, At Least 50% Downside Nov 19 2014 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: UNIS, ESL, TREE, TPGI, VAC Jan 08 2012 
IAC/Interactive Makes the Connection Jan 21 2010 

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