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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.02
FDC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. FDC: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FDC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.66
Current: 0.02
0.02
0.66
Equity to Asset 0.03
FDC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. FDC: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FDC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.04  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.29
Current: 0.03
-0.04
0.29
Interest Coverage 1.50
FDC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
94% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.91 vs. FDC: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FDC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.6 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.5
0.09
1.5
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 0.64
M-Score: -3.34
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 : 9/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 13.83
FDC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.89 vs. FDC: 13.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FDC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.11  Med: 9.42 Max: 13.83
Current: 13.83
-28.11
13.83
Net-margin (%) 3.63
FDC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. FDC: 3.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FDC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.72  Med: -7.69 Max: 3.63
Current: 3.63
-42.72
3.63
ROE (%) 48.30
FDC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. FDC: 48.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FDC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3022.45  Med: -81.77 Max: 48.3
Current: 48.3
-3022.45
48.3
ROA (%) 1.19
FDC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. FDC: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FDC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.3  Med: -2.2 Max: 1.19
Current: 1.19
-8.3
1.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 105.77
FDC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.19 vs. FDC: 105.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FDC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -165.3  Med: 84.47 Max: 209.55
Current: 105.77
-165.3
209.55
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.90
FDC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. FDC: -3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FDC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.9  Med: 7 Max: 62
Current: -3.9
-21.9
62
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.30
FDC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. FDC: -3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FDC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.6  Med: -3.1 Max: 75.5
Current: -3.3
-18.6
75.5
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

FDC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 13,169 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 15,531,463 sh (+0.74%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steven Cohen 373,100 sh (-44.45%)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,395 sh (-63.21%)
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Q2 2016

FDC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Larry Robbins 7,251,854 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 842,100 sh (+125.70%)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,774 sh (+31.28%)
Leon Cooperman 15,653,263 sh (+0.78%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q3 2016

FDC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

George Soros 30,220 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 600,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 254,200 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 11,537,629 sh (+59.10%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Leon Cooperman 12,954,273 sh (-17.24%)
Steven Cohen 5,200 sh (-99.38%)
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Q4 2016

FDC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 103,264 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,930 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,617,202 sh (+536.19%)
Larry Robbins 13,547,383 sh (+17.42%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Leon Cooperman 8,574,013 sh (-33.81%)
George Soros 17,400 sh (-42.42%)
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services    NAICS: 522320    SIC: 7389
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Traded in other countries:1DT.Germany, FDC.Mexico,
First Data Corp is a provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for merchants, financial institutions and card issuers globally and has operations in 36 countries, serving approximately 6.0 million merchant locations.

First Data Corp was incorporated in Delaware in 1989. It was subject of an initial public offering in connection with a spin-off from American Express in 1992 and was acquired through a merger transaction with an entity controlled by affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. The Company is a provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for merchants, financial institutions, and card issuers. The Company has operations in 34 countries. It is organized in three segments, which are Global Business Solutions, Global Financial Solutions and Network & Security Solutions. The Global Business Solutions, provides businesses of all sizes and types with solutions at the point of sale, including merchant acquiring, eCommerce, mobile commerce, POS technology and other business solutions. Over the course of an year, the Company served 3.3 million business locations in the United States and 2.3 million outside the United States. The Global Financial Solutions segment provides financial institutions, which include bank and non-bank issuers such as retailers with proprietary card portfolios, with solutions that enable them to offer financial products and solutions to their customers. The Company operates in United Kingdom, Australia and Germany. Its services are subject to U.S. federal, state, and local regulation, as well as regulation outside the U.S.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 36.18
FDC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
75% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.52 vs. FDC: 36.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FDC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.85  Med: 33.58 Max: 36.18
Current: 36.18
30.85
36.18
Forward P/E 10.81
FDC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.67 vs. FDC: 10.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 36.18
FDC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
76% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.13 vs. FDC: 36.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FDC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.85  Med: 33.58 Max: 36.18
Current: 36.18
30.85
36.18
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 14.00
FDC's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. FDC: 14.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
FDC' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.95  Med: 13.01 Max: 14
Current: 14
11.95
14
P/B 12.41
FDC's P/B is ranked lower than
95% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. FDC: 12.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FDC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.6  Med: 14.04 Max: 23.23
Current: 12.41
10.6
23.23
P/S 1.30
FDC's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. FDC: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FDC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.3
Current: 1.3
0.36
1.3
PFCF 8.68
FDC's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.48 vs. FDC: 8.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
FDC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.41  Med: 17.24 Max: 176.12
Current: 8.68
7.41
176.12
POCF 7.23
FDC's POCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.97 vs. FDC: 7.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FDC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.41  Med: 6.54 Max: 12.14
Current: 7.23
5.41
12.14
EV-to-EBIT 22.57
FDC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
70% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.12 vs. FDC: 22.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FDC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.6  Med: 27.5 Max: 29.9
Current: 22.57
20.6
29.9
EV-to-EBITDA 13.73
FDC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.86 vs. FDC: 13.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FDC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.5  Med: 14.3 Max: 15.5
Current: 13.73
10.5
15.5
PEG 3.33
FDC's PEG is ranked lower than
65% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. FDC: 3.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
FDC' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.33  Med: 7.19 Max: 7.62
Current: 3.33
3.33
7.62
Days Inventory 1.56
FDC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.41 vs. FDC: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FDC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.56  Med: 4.69 Max: 7.32
Current: 1.56
1.56
7.32
Days Sales Outstanding 54.01
FDC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
55% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 58.79 vs. FDC: 54.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FDC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.01  Med: 60.84 Max: 109.38
Current: 54.01
54.01
109.38

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -6.10
FDC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. FDC: -6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FDC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.6  Med: 0 Max: 24.8
Current: -6.1
-29.6
24.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 12.41
FDC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. FDC: 12.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FDC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.6  Med: 10.6 Max: 12.41
Current: 12.41
10.6
12.41
Price/Projected FCF 2.17
FDC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. FDC: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FDC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.17
Current: 2.17
0.57
2.17
Price/Median PS Value 2.48
FDC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. FDC: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FDC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 1.64 Max: 2.48
Current: 2.48
1.16
2.48
Price/Graham Number 4.47
FDC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
82% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. FDC: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
FDC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.81  Med: 3.81 Max: 4.47
Current: 4.47
3.81
4.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.47
FDC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. FDC: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FDC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 3.6 Max: 4.8
Current: 4.47
3.3
4.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.56
FDC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. FDC: 9.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FDC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.6  Med: 10.65 Max: 12.2
Current: 9.56
8.6
12.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $11,584
EPS (TTM) $ 0.46
Short Percentage of Float27.98%
52-Week Range $9.90 - 16.63
Shares Outstanding (Mil)910.98

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 9,618 10,754 10,338
EPS ($) 1.52 1.63 1.74
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.52 1.63 1.74
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
12.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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