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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 : 10/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
Z's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 1506 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. Z: No Debt )
Z' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.90
Z's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 1517 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. Z: 0.90 )
Z' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.9

0.62
0.94
Interest Coverage No Debt
Z's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.99 vs. Z: No Debt )
Z' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 41.05
M-Score: -2.79
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -10.54
Z's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.03 vs. Z: -10.54 )
Z' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -74.13   Max: 4.96
Current: -10.54

-74.13
4.96
Net-margin (%) -10.28
Z's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.72 vs. Z: -10.28 )
Z' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -73.49   Max: 5.08
Current: -10.28

-73.49
5.08
ROE (%) -5.23
Z's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. Z: -5.23 )
Z' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -35.12   Max: 3.11
Current: -5.23

-35.12
3.11
ROA (%) -4.82
Z's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1557 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. Z: -4.82 )
Z' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -27.86   Max: 2.8
Current: -4.82

-27.86
2.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -100.25
Z's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.96 vs. Z: -100.25 )
Z' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -277.42   Max: 47.96
Current: -100.25

-277.42
47.96
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

Z Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Caxton Associates 29,009 sh (New)
Ron Baron 161,000 sh (+43.16%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q1 2014

Z Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 145,170 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 1,635,268 sh (New)
Ron Baron 184,831 sh (+14.8%)
Steven Cohen 80,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
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Q2 2014

Z Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 54,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,309 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 3,136,081 sh (+91.78%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 140,540 sh (-3.19%)
Ron Baron 49,694 sh (-73.11%)
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Q3 2014

Z Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 231,900 sh (+324.73%)
Chase Coleman 3,136,081 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ron Baron 44,365 sh (-10.72%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 78,980 sh (-43.8%)
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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 Reduce -73.11%0.05%$86.99 - $140.36 $ 105.93-3%49694
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 Add 43.16%0.02%$71.28 - $89.58 $ 105.9334%161000
Ron Baron 2013-09-30 Reduce -78.72%0.12%$56.27 - $100.502 $ 105.9327%112460
Ron Baron 2012-12-31 Add 47.27%0.04%$23.36 - $39.11 $ 105.93245%733568
Ron Baron 2012-03-31 Add 69.97%0.05%$23 - $34.85 $ 105.93273%505041
Ron Baron 2011-12-31 Add 77.29%0.02%$21.63 - $32.63 $ 105.93306%297140
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Guru Investment Theses on Zillow Inc

Ron Baron Comments on Zillow Inc - Jul 28, 2014

Shares of Zillow, Inc. (Z), the leading online real estate site in the U.S., were up sharply in the second quarter, due, in part, to a favorable market reaction when a notable investor took a large position in the company in April. (Ashim Mehra)

From Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio)’s Baron Funds Second Quarter 2014 Report.

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Baron Funds Comments on Zillow - Feb 21, 2014

Zillow, Inc. (Z) operates an online real estate information marketplace. The company, through its website, zillow.com, and mobile applications, provides information about homes, real estate listings, and mortgages. It also enables homeowners, buyers, sellers, and renters to connect with real estate and mortgage professionals. Zillow addresses a large and fragmented market, consisting of more than $20 billion dollars that is spent on real estate related advertising each year in the U.S. Zillow's proven management team includes its Chairman, Rich Barton, the founder of Expedia, and the company's CEO, Spencer Rascoff, was previously a co-founder of Hotwire. (Ashim Mehra)



From Baron Funds fourth quarter commentary 2013.



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Top Ranked Articles about Zillow Inc

Ron Baron Comments on Zillow Inc
Shares of Zillow, Inc. (Z), the leading online real estate site in the U.S., were up sharply in the second quarter, due, in part, to a favorable market reaction when a notable investor took a large position in the company in April. (Ashim Mehra) Read more...
Groupon, Twitter Investor Chase Coleman Buys Stake in Internet-Based Zillow Inc.
Chase Coleman (Trades, Portfolio), founder of the hedge fund seeded by investing legend Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio), Tiger Global Management, has added another Internet stock to his portfolio, Zillow Inc. (Z). Coleman’s top holdings contain several Internet-based companies, including Priceline.com Inc. (PCLN), Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), and Yahoo Inc. (YHOO). He also has smaller interests in a number of other well-known dot-coms, such as Groupon Inc. (GRPN), TripAdvisor Inc. (TRIP), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), Twitter Inc. (TWTR). Read more...
Baron Funds Comments on Zillow
Zillow, Inc. (Z) operates an online real estate information marketplace. The company, through its website, zillow.com, and mobile applications, provides information about homes, real estate listings, and mortgages. It also enables homeowners, buyers, sellers, and renters to connect with real estate and mortgage professionals. Zillow addresses a large and fragmented market, consisting of more than $20 billion dollars that is spent on real estate related advertising each year in the U.S. Zillow's proven management team includes its Chairman, Rich Barton, the founder of Expedia, and the company's CEO, Spencer Rascoff, was previously a co-founder of Hotwire. (Ashim Mehra) Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 52.91
Z's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. Z: 52.91 )
N/A
P/B 7.40
Z's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. Z: 7.40 )
Z' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 11.65
Current: 7.4

2.9
11.65
P/S 14.50
Z's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. Z: 14.50 )
Z' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 7.23   Max: 24.07
Current: 14.5

7.23
24.07
PFCF 236.40
Z's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. Z: 236.40 )
Z' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 56.72   Max: 1929
Current: 236.4

56.72
1929
POCF 80.25
Z's POCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 102.50 vs. Z: 80.25 )
Z' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 24.69   Max: 132.76
Current: 80.25

24.69
132.76
EV-to-EBIT -128.13
Z's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.30 vs. Z: -128.13 )
Z' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2013.3   Max: 6191.3
Current: -128.13

-2013.3
6191.3
Current Ratio 7.43
Z's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. Z: 7.43 )
Z' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.79   Max: 12.5
Current: 7.43

1.79
12.5
Quick Ratio 7.43
Z's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. Z: 7.43 )
Z' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.79   Max: 12.5
Current: 7.43

1.79
12.5
Days Sales Outstanding 27.25
Z's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.09 vs. Z: 27.25 )
Z' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 22.07   Max: 59.85
Current: 27.25

22.07
59.85

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 14.24
Z's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
97% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. Z: 14.24 )
Z' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 5.63   Max: 23.85
Current: 14.24

5.63
23.85
Price/Net Current Asset Value 13.51
Z's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. Z: 13.51 )
Z' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 5.43   Max: 21.23
Current: 13.51

5.43
21.23
Price/Tangible Book 9.28
Z's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. Z: 9.28 )
Z' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.59   Max: 16.65
Current: 9.28

4.59
16.65
Price/Median PS Value 1.05
Z's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. Z: 1.05 )
Z' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1.53
Current: 1.05

0.55
1.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -0.80
Z's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1530 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. Z: -0.80 )
Z' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.1
Current: -0.8

0.1
1.1

Business Description

Industry: Real Estate Services » Real Estate Services
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Traded in other countries:Z1O.Germany,
Zillow Inc was incorporated as a Washington corporation effective December 13, 2004. The Company operates the real estate and home-related information marketplaces on mobile and the Web, with a complementary portfolio of brands and products to help people find vital information about homes and connect with local professionals. Zillow provides products and services to help consumers through every stage of home ownership - buying, selling, renting, borrowing and remodeling. The Company generates revenue from local real estate professionals, primarily on an individual subscription basis, and from mortgage professionals, rental professionals and brand advertisers. It offered its initial public offering in July 2011. The Company's trademarks registered in the United States and several other jurisdictions include Zillow, Zillow.com, Zestimate, Dueling Digs, Make Me Move, Postlets, Diverse Solutions, dsIDXpress, Mortech, Marksman, hotpads.com, StreetEasy and the Zillow logo. It is affected by laws and regulations that apply to businesses in general, as well as to businesses operating on the Internet.
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