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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 : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
FDC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 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: 0.01  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.02
0.01
0.76
Equity to Asset 0.02
FDC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. FDC: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FDC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.05  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.33
Current: 0.02
-0.05
0.33
Interest Coverage 0.82
FDC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
97% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.54 vs. FDC: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FDC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.60 Max: 4.36
Current: 0.82
0.09
4.36
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.02
M-Score: -2.67
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.95
FDC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. FDC: 9.95 )
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: 15.27
Current: 9.95
-28.11
15.27
Net-margin (%) -12.36
FDC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.92 vs. FDC: -12.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FDC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.72  Med: -7.30 Max: 21.39
Current: -12.36
-42.72
21.39
ROA (%) -4.19
FDC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. FDC: -4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FDC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.3  Med: -2.09 Max: 4.41
Current: -4.19
-8.3
4.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 77.24
FDC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.20 vs. FDC: 77.24 )
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: 154.11
Current: 77.24
-165.3
154.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 62.00
FDC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. FDC: 62.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FDC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.8  Med: 4.70 Max: 62
Current: 62
-9.8
62
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 57.90
FDC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. FDC: 57.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FDC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.7  Med: 4.10 Max: 57.9
Current: 57.9
-18.7
57.9
» FDC's 10-Y Financials

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Guru Trades

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Q4 2015

FDC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Leon Cooperman 15,416,663 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 671,700 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 550,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 55,437 sh (New)
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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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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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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.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 7.59
FDC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.48 vs. FDC: 7.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 15.30
FDC's P/B is ranked lower than
96% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. FDC: 15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FDC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.71  Med: 17.98 Max: 23.23
Current: 15.3
12.71
23.23
P/S 0.41
FDC's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. FDC: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FDC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.50 Max: 0.66
Current: 0.41
0.36
0.66
PFCF 14.67
FDC's PFCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.57 vs. FDC: 14.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
FDC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.08  Med: 18.19 Max: 177.94
Current: 14.67
14.08
177.94
POCF 5.34
FDC's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.45 vs. FDC: 5.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FDC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.11  Med: 6.62 Max: 12.19
Current: 5.34
5.11
12.19
EV-to-EBIT 28.52
FDC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
83% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.72 vs. FDC: 28.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FDC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.2  Med: 28.75 Max: 30.9
Current: 28.52
21.2
30.9
EV-to-EBITDA 14.21
FDC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
67% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.42 vs. FDC: 14.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FDC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.6  Med: 14.30 Max: 15.4
Current: 14.21
10.6
15.4
Current Ratio 1.03
FDC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. FDC: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FDC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.13
Current: 1.03
0.96
1.13
Quick Ratio 1.03
FDC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. FDC: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FDC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.13
Current: 1.03
0.96
1.13
Days Inventory 2.28
FDC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
81% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. FDC: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FDC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 4.49 Max: 5.75
Current: 2.28
2.4
5.75
Days Sales Outstanding 55.95
FDC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 58.75 vs. FDC: 55.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FDC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.71  Med: 68.57 Max: 110.91
Current: 55.95
56.71
110.91
Days Payable 12.47
FDC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
78% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.48 vs. FDC: 12.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FDC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.73  Med: 13.34 Max: 285.94
Current: 12.47
9.73
285.94

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.63
FDC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. FDC: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FDC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.29 Max: 2
Current: 1.63
0.57
2
Price/Median PS Value 0.83
FDC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. FDC: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FDC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.23
Current: 0.83
1.01
1.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.53
FDC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. FDC: 3.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FDC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 3.50 Max: 4.7
Current: 3.53
3.2
4.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.80
FDC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.57 vs. FDC: 11.80 )
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: 8.8  Med: 11.00 Max: 11.9
Current: 11.8
8.8
11.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $11,533
EPS (TTM) $ -1.41
Short Percentage of Float13.32%
52-Week Range $8.37 - 17.99
Shares Outstanding (Mil)907.53

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 10,313 10,703 12,852
EPS ($) 1.33 1.59 1.70
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.33 1.59 1.70
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
12.00%
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