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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
95% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 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: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.82
TREE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. TREE: 0.82 )
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: 0.82
0.14
0.95
Interest Coverage 164.82
TREE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
95% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. TREE: 164.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TREE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.11  Med: 87.93 Max: 166.75
Current: 164.82
9.11
166.75
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 10.65
M-Score: -1.07
WACC vs ROIC
12.16%
337.08%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.22
TREE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1671 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 31.24 vs. TREE: 11.22 )
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: 11.22
Current: 11.22
-156.03
11.22
Net-margin (%) 18.90
TREE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1674 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 22.66 vs. TREE: 18.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TREE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -158.9  Med: -4.74 Max: 60.21
Current: 18.9
-158.9
60.21
ROE (%) 36.52
TREE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.48 vs. TREE: 36.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TREE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -114.68  Med: -7.04 Max: 72.63
Current: 36.52
-114.68
72.63
ROA (%) 26.28
TREE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1679 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. TREE: 26.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TREE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.58  Med: -2.48 Max: 22.06
Current: 26.28
-64.58
22.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 406.68
TREE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 19.87 vs. TREE: 406.68 )
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: 406.68
-1115.7
388.69
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 40.90
TREE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TREE: 40.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TREE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -25.60 Max: 44.4
Current: 40.9
0
44.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 155.70
TREE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1261 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. TREE: 155.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TREE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -63.40 Max: 155.7
Current: 155.7
0
155.7
» TREE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

TREE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 25,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 4,055 sh (-0.71%)
Murray Stahl 9,033 sh (-8.14%)
Jim Simons 143,624 sh (-51.33%)
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Q3 2015

TREE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 7,297 sh (New)
Jim Simons 148,000 sh (+3.05%)
Murray Stahl 8,233 sh (-8.86%)
Mario Gabelli 3,000 sh (-26.02%)
Chuck Royce 5,700 sh (-77.20%)
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Q4 2015

TREE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

RS Investment Management 143,180 sh (New)
Jim Simons 341,900 sh (+131.01%)
Murray Stahl 8,233 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 5,700 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

Murray Stahl 8,233 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.78
TREE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. TREE: 23.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TREE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 28.34 Max: 1544.55
Current: 23.78
1.77
1544.55
Forward P/E 36.36
TREE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
99% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.66 vs. TREE: 36.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.29
TREE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.57 vs. TREE: 22.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TREE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.92  Med: 66.94 Max: 526.33
Current: 22.29
14.92
526.33
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 22.44
TREE's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
86% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.23 vs. TREE: 22.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
TREE' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.24  Med: 23.62 Max: 86.95
Current: 22.44
2.24
86.95
P/B 4.61
TREE's P/B is ranked lower than
98% of the 1635 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. TREE: 4.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TREE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.68 Max: 14.63
Current: 4.61
0.11
14.63
P/S 4.35
TREE's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 1630 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. TREE: 4.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TREE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.80 Max: 8.32
Current: 4.35
0.07
8.32
PFCF 43.67
TREE's PFCF is ranked lower than
93% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 10.51 vs. TREE: 43.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
TREE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 36.23 Max: 6260
Current: 43.67
0.68
6260
POCF 33.98
TREE's POCF is ranked lower than
93% of the 970 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. TREE: 33.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TREE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 30.35 Max: 113.3
Current: 33.98
0.67
113.3
EV-to-EBIT 29.96
TREE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
85% of the 1501 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 13.32 vs. TREE: 29.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TREE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -523.4  Med: -0.10 Max: 122.1
Current: 29.96
-523.4
122.1
EV-to-EBITDA 27.01
TREE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
86% of the 1503 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.32 vs. TREE: 27.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TREE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -90.5  Med: 0.30 Max: 265.4
Current: 27.01
-90.5
265.4
Current Ratio 4.55
TREE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. TREE: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TREE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.53 Max: 4.55
Current: 4.55
0.96
4.55
Quick Ratio 4.55
TREE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. TREE: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TREE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.53 Max: 4.55
Current: 4.55
0.96
4.55
Days Sales Outstanding 42.89
TREE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 42.89 vs. TREE: 42.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TREE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.51  Med: 25.70 Max: 54.14
Current: 42.89
11.51
54.14
Days Payable 223.64
TREE's Days Payable is ranked higher than
64% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 143.33 vs. TREE: 223.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TREE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.65  Med: 136.30 Max: 801.18
Current: 223.64
16.65
801.18

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 7.27
TREE's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
55% of the 11 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. TREE: 7.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
TREE' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.57  Med: 10.90 Max: 14.22
Current: 7.27
1.57
14.22
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.81
TREE's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. TREE: 5.81 )
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: 4.42 Max: 7.24
Current: 5.81
0.52
7.24
Price/Tangible Book 4.89
TREE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 1627 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. TREE: 4.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TREE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 2.52 Max: 6.75
Current: 4.89
0.38
6.75
Price/Projected FCF 2.39
TREE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
95% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. TREE: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TREE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 2.38 Max: 2.59
Current: 2.39
1.55
2.59
Price/Median PS Value 2.43
TREE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
98% of the 1530 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. TREE: 2.43 )
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: 1.04 Max: 2.43
Current: 2.43
0.06
2.43
Price/Graham Number 2.20
TREE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
96% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. TREE: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
TREE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 2.18 Max: 2.18
Current: 2.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.26
TREE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. TREE: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TREE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 4.10 Max: 97207.8
Current: 3.26
0.8
97207.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $254
EPS $ 3.76
Beta1.37
Short Percentage of Float43.73%
52-Week Range $52.11 - 139.58
Shares Outstanding(Mil)11.88

Analyst Estimate

Dec16
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 2.46
EPS without NRI($) 2.46

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Specialty Finance
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LendingTree Inc 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. It's 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.
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