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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
NAS:TREE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 1639 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. NAS:TREE: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS: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 0.80
NAS:TREE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. NAS:TREE: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:TREE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.8
0.14
0.82
Interest Coverage 88.27
NAS:TREE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
94% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. NAS:TREE: 88.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:TREE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.11  Med: 87.93 Max: 166.75
Current: 88.27
9.11
166.75
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 11.79
M-Score: -1.24
WACC vs ROIC
16.32%
160.61%
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 12.98
NAS:TREE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1678 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 30.78 vs. NAS:TREE: 12.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:TREE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -156.03  Med: -7.45 Max: 12.98
Current: 12.98
-156.03
12.98
Net-margin (%) 14.43
NAS:TREE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1677 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 22.15 vs. NAS:TREE: 14.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:TREE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -158.9  Med: -4.74 Max: 60.21
Current: 14.43
-158.9
60.21
ROE (%) 26.16
NAS:TREE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1675 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.39 vs. NAS:TREE: 26.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:TREE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -114.68  Med: -7.04 Max: 72.63
Current: 26.16
-114.68
72.63
ROA (%) 20.35
NAS:TREE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1683 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. NAS:TREE: 20.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:TREE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.58  Med: -2.48 Max: 22.06
Current: 20.35
-64.58
22.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 435.73
NAS:TREE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 18.06 vs. NAS:TREE: 435.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:TREE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1115.7  Med: -102.26 Max: 435.73
Current: 435.73
-1115.7
435.73
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 40.90
NAS:TREE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. NAS:TREE: 40.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:TREE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -25.6 Max: 44.4
Current: 40.9
0
44.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 155.70
NAS:TREE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1253 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. NAS:TREE: 155.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:TREE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -63.4 Max: 155.7
Current: 155.7
0
155.7
» NAS:TREE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

TREE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

RS Investment Management 143,180 sh (New)
Jim Simons 341,900 sh (+131.01%)
Chuck Royce 5,700 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 8,233 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 2,968 sh (-1.07%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,100 sh (-2.70%)
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Q1 2016

TREE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

RS Investment Management 837,230 sh (+484.74%)
Murray Stahl 8,233 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 5,700 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,800 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,800 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)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 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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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Specialty Finance    NAICS: 522310    SIC: 6163
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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. Its four operating segments are lending, auto, education and home services. Lending segment mainly offers home mortgages, home equity loans and reverse mortgages. Auto segment offers a variety of resources to consumers seeking loans for purchasing new and used automobiles and for refinancing existing auto loans. Education segment offers referrals to more than 30 top-tier institutions and agencies for prospective students seeking institutions of higher education. Home services segment offers consumers opportunities to research and find home improvement professional services through its network of both local and national contractors. The Company faces competition from lenders that source consumer loan originations directly through their owned and operated websites or by phone.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 24.82
TREE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1557 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 13.95 vs. TREE: 24.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TREE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 24.68 Max: 1699
Current: 24.82
1.76
1699
Forward P/E 30.67
TREE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
97% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 15.24 vs. TREE: 30.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.51
TREE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 13.98 vs. TREE: 23.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TREE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.62  Med: 60.17 Max: 451.14
Current: 23.51
14.62
451.14
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 23.96
TREE's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
79% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 13.78 vs. TREE: 23.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
TREE' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.37  Med: 25.66 Max: 544.48
Current: 23.96
2.37
544.48
P/B 5.48
TREE's P/B is ranked lower than
98% of the 1662 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. TREE: 5.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TREE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.98 Max: 14.63
Current: 5.48
0.11
14.63
P/S 3.58
TREE's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 1645 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. TREE: 3.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TREE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.89 Max: 8.32
Current: 3.58
0.07
8.32
PFCF 55.24
TREE's PFCF is ranked lower than
94% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.19 vs. TREE: 55.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
TREE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 41.87 Max: 6260
Current: 55.24
0.68
6260
POCF 37.74
TREE's POCF is ranked lower than
93% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 10.51 vs. TREE: 37.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TREE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 32.43 Max: 113.3
Current: 37.74
0.67
113.3
EV-to-EBIT 22.02
TREE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
75% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.31 vs. TREE: 22.02 )
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: 22.02
-523.4
122.1
EV-to-EBITDA 20.04
TREE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
76% of the 1263 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 10.92 vs. TREE: 20.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TREE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -90.5  Med: 0.75 Max: 265.4
Current: 20.04
-90.5
265.4
Current Ratio 4.25
TREE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. TREE: 4.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TREE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.7 Max: 4.55
Current: 4.25
0.96
4.55
Quick Ratio 4.25
TREE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. TREE: 4.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TREE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.7 Max: 4.55
Current: 4.25
0.96
4.55
Days Sales Outstanding 38.51
TREE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
57% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 19.75 vs. TREE: 38.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TREE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.51  Med: 25.7 Max: 54.14
Current: 38.51
11.51
54.14
Days Payable 77.27
TREE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
52% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 109.49 vs. TREE: 77.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TREE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.65  Med: 136.3 Max: 801.18
Current: 77.27
16.65
801.18

Buy Back

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Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.20
TREE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 2629 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. TREE: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
TREE' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.2
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.70
TREE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. TREE: -2.70 )
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: -2.7
-5.7
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 10.13
TREE's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
57% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. TREE: 10.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
TREE' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.57  Med: 11.44 Max: 31.14
Current: 10.13
1.57
31.14
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.35
TREE's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. TREE: 7.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
TREE' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 3.43 Max: 11.93
Current: 7.35
0.52
11.93
Price/Tangible Book 6.10
TREE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. TREE: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TREE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 3.2 Max: 35.8
Current: 6.1
0.38
35.8
Price/Projected FCF 1.84
TREE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
91% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. TREE: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TREE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 2.37 Max: 3.44
Current: 1.84
0.97
3.44
Price/Median PS Value 1.96
TREE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 1450 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TREE: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TREE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.72
Current: 1.96
0.06
2.72
Price/Graham Number 2.56
TREE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
97% of the 1404 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. TREE: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
TREE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 4.79 Max: 8.21
Current: 2.56
2.18
8.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.58
TREE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. TREE: 4.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TREE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 4.3 Max: 97207.8
Current: 4.58
0.8
97207.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $361.9
EPS (TTM) $ 4.12
Beta1.86
Short Percentage of Float70.32%
52-Week Range $52.11 - 112.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)11.79

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 376 439 514 604
EPS ($) 2.85 3.57 4.73 5.89
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.85 3.57 4.73 5.89
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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