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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 : 8/10

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Cash to Debt 1.48
EMC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. EMC: 1.48 )
EMC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.81   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.48

Equity to Asset 0.50
EMC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 2611 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. EMC: 0.50 )
EMC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.5

0.49
0.8
Interest Coverage 26.60
EMC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 1629 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 126.19 vs. EMC: 26.60 )
EMC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7.75   Max: 185.33
Current: 26.6

7.75
185.33
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.25
M-Score: -2.73
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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Operating margin (%) 16.31
EMC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. EMC: 16.31 )
EMC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -9.84   Max: 25.45
Current: 16.31

-9.84
25.45
Net-margin (%) 10.76
EMC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. EMC: 10.76 )
EMC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.16   Max: 20.08
Current: 10.76

-7.16
20.08
ROE (%) 11.56
EMC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2604 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. EMC: 11.56 )
EMC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.44   Max: 35
Current: 11.56

-6.44
35
ROA (%) 5.78
EMC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2652 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. EMC: 5.78 )
EMC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.97   Max: 21.34
Current: 5.78

-4.97
21.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 111.19
EMC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2648 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9.62 vs. EMC: 111.19 )
EMC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -28.46   Max: 132.62
Current: 111.19

-28.46
132.62
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.70
EMC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1951 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. EMC: 10.70 )
EMC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.6   Max: 38.6
Current: 10.7

-28.6
38.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.60
EMC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. EMC: 12.60 )
EMC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.8   Max: 147.7
Current: 12.6

-56.8
147.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.00
EMC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. EMC: 15.00 )
EMC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -36.6   Max: 41.3
Current: 15

-36.6
41.3
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

EMC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Einhorn 2,892,185 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 37,745 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,806,000 sh (New)
Dodge & Cox 3,194,980 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 2,296,761 sh (New)
John Rogers 128,836 sh (+730.82%)
Joel Greenblatt 486,601 sh (+109.1%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,100 sh (+98.9%)
Howard Marks 610,000 sh (+52.5%)
Jeremy Grantham 10,654,322 sh (+51.51%)
Charles Brandes 460,431 sh (+31.99%)
David Rolfe 12,259,831 sh (+22.11%)
Pioneer Investments 6,392,246 sh (+13.14%)
PRIMECAP Management 27,048,249 sh (+4.93%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 31,034,816 sh (+3.31%)
Ray Dalio 441,962 sh (+2.89%)
Steven Cohen 600,000 sh (unchged)
Zeke Ashton 160,000 sh (unchged)
Scott Black Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Mark Hillman 91,243 sh (-0.11%)
Mario Gabelli 93,580 sh (-11.45%)
David Tepper 2,872,569 sh (-15.25%)
Zeke Ashton 210,000 sh (-16%)
Steven Cohen 113,690 sh (-37.77%)
Ken Fisher 21,866 sh (-54.03%)
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Q1 2014

EMC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 26,900 sh (New)
David Dreman 8,836 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 150,000 sh (New)
George Soros 360,490 sh (New)
Dodge & Cox 18,918,850 sh (+492.14%)
David Einhorn 5,900,000 sh (+104%)
Pioneer Investments 8,570,404 sh (+34.08%)
PRIMECAP Management 34,948,089 sh (+29.21%)
Steven Cohen 146,150 sh (+28.55%)
Jeremy Grantham 13,581,132 sh (+27.47%)
Sarah Ketterer 2,777,359 sh (+20.93%)
Charles Brandes 512,134 sh (+11.23%)
John Rogers 137,051 sh (+6.38%)
David Rolfe 12,876,644 sh (+5.03%)
Zeke Ashton 140,000 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks 610,000 sh (unchged)
David Tepper Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 37,660 sh (-0.23%)
Ken Fisher 21,648 sh (-1%)
Mario Gabelli 91,110 sh (-2.64%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 24,589,207 sh (-20.77%)
Joel Greenblatt 337,553 sh (-30.63%)
Ray Dalio 241,062 sh (-45.46%)
Zeke Ashton 100,000 sh (-52.38%)
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Q2 2014

EMC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 85,230 sh (New)
Paul Singer 2,365,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,819 sh (New)
Dodge & Cox 39,519,400 sh (+108.89%)
John Rogers 209,481 sh (+52.85%)
Sarah Ketterer 4,045,759 sh (+45.67%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 35,700 sh (+32.71%)
David Rolfe 13,965,839 sh (+8.46%)
Charles Brandes 533,757 sh (+4.22%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 25,125,494 sh (+2.18%)
PRIMECAP Management 35,476,239 sh (+1.51%)
Zeke Ashton 140,000 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks 610,000 sh (unchged)
David Einhorn 5,900,000 sh (unchged)
Zeke Ashton 100,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 296,700 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 37,595 sh (-0.17%)
Jeremy Grantham 13,058,932 sh (-3.85%)
Pioneer Investments 7,770,525 sh (-9.33%)
Mario Gabelli 80,550 sh (-11.59%)
Ray Dalio 207,232 sh (-14.03%)
Ken Fisher 15,663 sh (-27.65%)
Joel Greenblatt 116,015 sh (-65.63%)
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Q3 2014

EMC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

RS Investment Management 291,000 sh (New)
Michael Price 825,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 335,000 sh (New)
Paul Singer 33,500,000 sh (+1316.49%)
Pioneer Investments 11,625,340 sh (+49.61%)
Mario Gabelli 96,905 sh (+20.3%)
Charles Brandes 575,568 sh (+7.83%)
David Rolfe 14,576,412 sh (+4.37%)
Dodge & Cox 40,593,700 sh (+2.72%)
John Rogers 214,629 sh (+2.46%)
Ken Fisher 15,698 sh (+0.22%)
Sarah Ketterer 4,049,659 sh (+0.1%)
Howard Marks 610,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 2,850,000 sh (unchged)
Zeke Ashton 90,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 35,379,189 sh (-0.27%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 24,905,496 sh (-0.88%)
David Einhorn 5,780,200 sh (-2.03%)
Jeremy Grantham 12,731,032 sh (-2.51%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 25,845 sh (-31.25%)
Zeke Ashton 60,000 sh (-40%)
Ray Dalio 102,832 sh (-50.38%)
Joel Greenblatt 54,793 sh (-52.77%)
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Latest Guru Trades with EMC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Michael Price 2014-09-30 New Buy3%$26.43 - $29.95 $ 30.144%825000
John Burbank 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.04%$26.43 - $29.95 $ 30.144%0
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-09-30 Reduce -31.25%0.03%$26.43 - $29.95 $ 30.144%25845
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 Reduce -50.38%0.02%$26.43 - $29.95 $ 30.144%102832
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -52.77%0.02%$26.43 - $29.95 $ 30.144%54793
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-09-30 Sold Out $26.43 - $29.95 $ 30.144%0
Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30 Add 20.3%$26.43 - $29.95 $ 30.144%96905
Dodge & Cox 2014-06-30 Add 108.89%0.52%$25.21 - $27.9 $ 30.1414%39519400
George Soros 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.1%$25.21 - $27.9 $ 30.1414%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -65.63%0.09%$25.21 - $27.9 $ 30.1414%116015
John Burbank 2014-06-30 New Buy0.04%$25.21 - $27.9 $ 30.1414%85230
John Rogers 2014-06-30 Add 52.85%0.02%$25.21 - $27.9 $ 30.1414%209481
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$25.21 - $27.9 $ 30.1414%0
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-06-30 Add 32.71%$25.21 - $27.9 $ 30.1414%35700
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 Reduce -27.65%$25.21 - $27.9 $ 30.1414%15663
David Einhorn 2014-03-31 Add 104%1.22%$23.66 - $28.18 $ 30.1416%5900000
David Tepper 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.91%$23.66 - $28.18 $ 30.1416%0
Dodge & Cox 2014-03-31 Add 492.14%0.44%$23.66 - $28.18 $ 30.1416%18918850
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Add 29.21%0.25%$23.66 - $28.18 $ 30.1416%34948089
George Soros 2014-03-31 New Buy0.1%$23.66 - $28.18 $ 30.1416%360490
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -30.63%0.09%$23.66 - $28.18 $ 30.1416%337553
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce -45.46%0.04%$23.66 - $28.18 $ 30.1416%241062
David Dreman 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$23.66 - $28.18 $ 30.1416%8836
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-03-31 New Buy$23.66 - $28.18 $ 30.1416%26900
Scott Black 2013-12-31 Sold Out 1.3%$23.15 - $25.72 $ 30.1424%0
David Einhorn 2013-12-31 New Buy1%$23.15 - $25.72 $ 30.1424%2892185
David Tepper 2013-12-31 Reduce -15.25%0.21%$23.15 - $25.72 $ 30.1424%2872569
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 109.1%0.15%$23.15 - $25.72 $ 30.1424%486601
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-12-31 New Buy0.09%$23.15 - $25.72 $ 30.1424%37745
Dodge & Cox 2013-12-31 New Buy0.08%$23.15 - $25.72 $ 30.1424%3194980
John Rogers 2013-12-31 Add 730.82%0.04%$23.15 - $25.72 $ 30.1424%128836
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$23.15 - $25.72 $ 30.1424%0
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Add 31.99%0.03%$23.15 - $25.72 $ 30.1424%460431
Ken Fisher 2013-12-31 Reduce -54.03%$23.15 - $25.72 $ 30.1424%21866
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Guru Investment Theses on EMC Corp

David Rolfe Comments on EMC - Jan 27, 2014

EMC (EMC)’s stock was flat over the course of 2013.  In fact, the stock has been flat over the past three years – sigificantly underperforming the near 50% gain in the S&P 500 Index.  The stock has been buffetted over fears that the Company’s current decelerated growth is in secular decline due to a number of competitive threats.  The first threat is that flash storage and software-defined storage will cannibalize traditional hard disk drives.  Two, the public cloud is only a threat (and not an opportunity) that disintermediates information technology (IT) spend from both EMC and VMware (EMC maintains an over 80% ownership stake in VMW).  Third, VMware’s entrenched vSphere gets displaced by Open-Source and Microsoft’s Hyper-V.  Fourth, recent premium-priced acquisitions of Data Domain and Isilon are evidence of lack of internal product development.

EMC’s products – both hardware and software - are litearlly a geek’s wonderland alphabet soup, which include Storage Area Network (SAN), Network Attached Storage (NAS), Direct Attached Storage (DAS), Virtual SAN, All-Flash XtremIO, Atmos, Avamar,  Data Domain, Isilon, Pivotal, ViPR Software Defined Storgae, VMAX, VNX, VNXe, VPLEX, VSPEX (none of these are typos).  Information storage makes up 70% of revenues and virtualization 23% of revenues.  Products generate 55% of revenues.  Services generate 45% of revenues.  The Company’s gross profit split is approximaltey 67% data storage and 31% virtualization.

The bear case on the Company has been so relentless as to render EMC a “broken growth company.”  Indeed, the stock’s forward P/E is just 11.5X.  In addition, if you exclude the Company’s 80% stake in VMware ($30 billion – cost of all of VMW in 2003 just $635 million) and net cash ($8.5 billion), the remaining EMC business “stub” is valued at only 4-5X earnings.  Mr. Market has thus concluded the Company’s entrenched ecosystem; sticky customers and unparalleled distribution (direct sales force) are of little value.  In addition, such an undemanding valuation assumes further that the Company’s key new products such as Pivotal (“the Android operating system of cloud computing”), XtremeIO and ViPR will never ramp-up quickly in the hundreds of millions of dollars.  On the contrary, we expect EMC to post consolidated revenue growth in the mid-to-high single digits, with modestly expanding margins – mostly thanks to VMware’s relentless push deeper into data center virtualization and automation.  Further, the stock’s attractiveness has not gone unnoticed as the Company recently announced a new dividend and multibillion stock buyback.  These factors should combine to generate the double-digit bottom-line growth we expect over the next few years.  In our view the stock’s downside over the next year or so is just -10%, while the prospective upside to fair vale is +33%.  

 

From David Rolfe (Trades, Portfolio)’s Wedgewood Partners Fourth Quarter 2013 Commentary.

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Wedgewood Partners David Rolfe Comments on EMC - Jul 19, 2013

During the quarter, we increased our weighting in EMC Corp. (EMC) after the stock had been flat over the trailing 12 months, compared to the over 20% run up in the S&P 500 Index. Combined with EMC's double digit free cash flow generation, the stock has gotten cheaper, in our view, through benign neglect. Much of the neglect stems from perceived threats to EMC's role in enterprise data centers. However, as a developer of IT infrastructure, it is normative for EMC to face competition from disruptive new technologies and workflows, especially at the enterprise scale. For example, just a few years ago, EMC's most relevant competitors seemed to be Hewlett Packard, Dell, IBM and NetApp, whereas today, Amazon and a host (no pun intended) of other players in the acronym heavy cloud services industry are more apt at competing with EMC for a dollar of profitability. However, across our multi year holding period, one of the most powerful competitive advantages at EMC has been its robust distribution network. While not nearly as exciting as the technology that gets distributed, EMC's distribution advantage p resents formidable barriers to entry for bot h legacy and new competitors. T he Company can rapidly scale emerging technologies across an unparalleled, information infrastructure focused direct sales force and customer base that is over half a million and g rowing. Of course, most of EMC's competitors know this, but cultivating several hundred thousand points of sale is "easier said, than done." For instance, in 2009, EMC purchased a competitor Data Domain and its roughly $300 million in annual revenues. Not quite four years later, EMC's Data Domain unit is generating revenues at an over $1.5 billion annual run rate (over 400% growth). In a similar vein, during 2010 EMC purchased Isilon Systems, a competitor in scale out storage with roughly $200 million in annual revenues. Less than three years later, this EMC unit is generating revenue at an over $1 billion annual run rate ( again, over 400% growth). It is not clear if these companies would have been able to grow this quickly as standalone competitors that did not have access to EMC's distribution network. What is clear is that significant value was generated for EMC clients and shareholders, thanks to this distinct advantage.

As for VMware (EMC holds a significant ownership share in VMW), after several years of enabling, at least, primitive versions of private clouds for more than 500,000 customers worldwide (including 100% of the Fortune 100), investors are concerned that the proliferation of open source substitutes and public cloud alternatives wil l significantly erode the Company's future earnings power. VMware trades at a historic ally low valuation (a low teen enterprise value to free cash flow multiple, which is half to one third of its recent range), but we think its longer term growth and prof itability prospects are not as dire as the market is implying. While the natural progression for smaller and mid sized business ("SMB") IT departments seems to be the utilization of lower cost, subscription based public cloud services, this will not likely be a winner take all market, especially since EMC has aggressively established itself in the "channel" which is the network of thousands of value added resellers and consultants to SMB IT departments. Further, VMware has a several year head start in cultivating a developer ecosystem, with several thousand applications, many of them mission critical, explicitly supported. In the interim, VMware's product scope is rapidly expanding, thanks to robust reinvestment, where their expertise in abstraction technology puts them at the "tip of the arrow" as data centers become more dependent on the software layer. Further, the value proposition of the public cloud is less robust for larger enterprises, especially those that have long established investments in on site infrastructure, so we believe the barriers to entry into this market segment by VMware rivals and substitutes will be much higher, relative to SMB. In the future, we expect EMC (and VMware) to maintain its competitive positioning in the perpetually changing technology infrastructure industry by continuing to dedicate significant resources towards expanding their product scope – both through acquisition and organically and then maximizing those investments by leveraging their expansive distribution capabilities. So while we recognize the highly competitive nature of enterprise IT innovation, we believe that there is substantial future growth and value still to be recognized in our EMC investment.

From Wedgewood Partners' second quarter 2013 investor letter.

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David Rolfe Comments on EMC
EMC (EMC)’s stock was flat over the course of 2013.  In fact, the stock has been flat over the past three years – sigificantly underperforming the near 50% gain in the S&P 500 Index.  The stock has been buffetted over fears that the Company’s current decelerated growth is in secular decline due to a number of competitive threats.  The first threat is that flash storage and software-defined storage will cannibalize traditional hard disk drives.  Two, the public cloud is only a threat (and not an opportunity) that disintermediates information technology (IT) spend from both EMC and VMware (EMC maintains an over 80% ownership stake in VMW).  Third, VMware’s entrenched vSphere gets displaced by Open-Source and Microsoft’s Hyper-V.  Fourth, recent premium-priced acquisitions of Data Domain and Isilon are evidence of lack of internal product development. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 24.50
EMC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 32.50 vs. EMC: 24.50 )
EMC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.95   Max: 69.29
Current: 24.5

12.95
69.29
P/B 2.70
EMC's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. EMC: 2.70 )
EMC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.45   Max: 4.33
Current: 2.7

1.45
4.33
P/S 2.60
EMC's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. EMC: 2.60 )
EMC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 5.61
Current: 2.6

1.35
5.61
PFCF 12.60
EMC's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 100.00 vs. EMC: 12.60 )
EMC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.88   Max: 30.57
Current: 12.6

7.88
30.57
EV-to-EBIT 15.36
EMC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 23.98 vs. EMC: 15.36 )
EMC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.6   Max: 83.8
Current: 15.36

9.6
83.8
PEG 1.28
EMC's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EMC: 1.28 )
EMC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 3.37
Current: 1.28

0.55
3.37
Shiller P/E 29.40
EMC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EMC: 29.40 )
EMC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 18.24   Max: 79.92
Current: 29.4

18.24
79.92
Current Ratio 1.42
EMC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. EMC: 1.42 )
EMC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 6.54
Current: 1.42

0.94
6.54
Quick Ratio 1.29
EMC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. EMC: 1.29 )
EMC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 5.37
Current: 1.29

0.79
5.37

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.40
EMC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
57% of the 1731 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. EMC: 1.40 )
EMC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.4

0.37
1.59
Dividend Payout 0.34
EMC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
78% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 6.59 vs. EMC: 0.34 )
EMC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.34

0.21
0.53
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.40
EMC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1785 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. EMC: 1.40 )
EMC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.4

0.37
1.59
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
EMC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 1385 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. EMC: -0.20 )
EMC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.1   Max: -107.7
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 12.94
EMC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. EMC: 12.94 )
EMC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.52   Max: 30.9
Current: 12.94

1.52
30.9
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.77
EMC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EMC: 0.77 )
EMC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 16.36
Current: 0.77

0.58
16.36
Price/Median PS Value 0.98
EMC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. EMC: 0.98 )
EMC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 10.22
Current: 0.98

0.02
10.22
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.60
EMC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EMC: 1.60 )
EMC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 9.4
Current: 1.6

0.73
9.4
Price/Graham Number 3.56
EMC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. EMC: 3.56 )
EMC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 14.34
Current: 3.56

1.35
14.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.50
EMC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2615 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. EMC: 6.50 )
EMC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 10.4
Current: 6.5

1.2
10.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 21.91
EMC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1183 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 7.35 vs. EMC: 21.91 )
EMC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 51
Current: 21.91

2.9
51

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Data Storage
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EMC Corp is a Massachusetts corporation, incorporated in 1979. The Company together with its subsidiaries supports the businesses and service providers to transform information technology (IT) operations to an as a service model (ITaaS). The Company operates in three segments: EMC Information Infrastructure, Pivotal and VMware Virtual Infrastructure. The Company's information infrastructure provides a foundation for organizations to store, manage, protect, analyze and secure ever-increasing quantities of information, while at the same time improving business agility, lowering cost and increasing competitive advantage. VMware Virtual Infrastructure provides virtualization infrastructure solutions. Pivotal provides application and data infrastructure software, agile development services and data science consulting. The Company offers a comprehensive portfolio of enterprise storage systems and software - including high-end EMC VMAX and mid-tier EMC VNX unified storage and a portfolio of backup products that support a wide range of enterprise application workloads. The Company's two additional storage families, EMC Isilon and EMC Atmos, are specifically designed to handle vast quantities of unstructured data. EMC Global Services enables customers and partners to transform IT, realize the agility and efficiency of a trusted cloud, and capitalize on the competitive advantage of Big Data. Its 15,000+ services professionals worldwide, plus its global network of partners, deliver the skills, knowledge and experience organizations need to accelerate their cloud, Big Data and trust initiatives and get the maximum value from their EMC technology investments. They provide a broad and comprehensive mix of services capabilities to assist customers with every phase of their journey - from developing a strategy to designing, deploying, operating and supporting their IT environment as well as providing their workforce with the necessary skills, knowledge and certifications. EMC supports a broad range of customers, including service providers, around the world - in every major industry, in both public and private sectors, and of sizes ranging from the Fortune 500 to small business and individual consumers. The Company market its products through direct sales and through multiple distribution channels. It has a direct sales presence throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, South Africa and the Asia Pacific region. The Company also have agreements in place with many partners, including value-added resellers and distributors, cloud service providers, systems integrators, outsourcers, Independent Software Vendors ("ISVs"), and Original Equipment Manufacturers ("OEMs"). The Company compete with many companies in the markets we serve, including companies that offer a broad spectrum of IT products and services and others that offer specific information storage, protection, security, management and intelligence, data analytics or v
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