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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.03
IRM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
66% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. IRM: 0.03 )
IRM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.03

0
0.14
Equity to Asset 0.16
IRM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. IRM: 0.16 )
IRM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.11   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.16

-0.11
0.37
Interest Coverage 1.91
IRM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.89 vs. IRM: 1.91 )
IRM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.78
Current: 1.91

0.83
2.78
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.97
M-Score: -2.71
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 (%) 16.27
IRM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. IRM: 16.27 )
IRM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 11.06   Max: 20.31
Current: 16.27

11.06
20.31
Net-margin (%) 3.21
IRM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. IRM: 3.21 )
IRM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.76   Max: 13.12
Current: 3.21

-3.76
13.12
ROE (%) 9.29
IRM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.29 vs. IRM: 9.29 )
IRM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.59   Max: 31.75
Current: 9.29

-7.59
31.75
ROA (%) 1.46
IRM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. IRM: 1.46 )
IRM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.54   Max: 6.55
Current: 1.46

-1.54
6.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.10
IRM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.75 vs. IRM: 19.10 )
IRM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 13.83   Max: 23.73
Current: 19.1

13.83
23.73
Revenue Growth (%) 3.20
IRM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. IRM: 3.20 )
IRM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 18.2
Current: 3.2

0
18.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -3.30
IRM's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. IRM: -3.30 )
IRM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 21.7
Current: -3.3

0
21.7
EPS Growth (%) -14.40
IRM's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. IRM: -14.40 )
IRM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 78.3
Current: -14.4

0
78.3
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

IRM Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Ray Dalio 39,543 sh (New)
John Keeley 356,684 sh (+11.1%)
Jim Simons 1,535,411 sh (+10.67%)
RS Investment Management 2,163,150 sh (+0.84%)
Murray Stahl 40,446 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chris Davis 11,058,466 sh (-10.36%)
Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (-60%)
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Q2 2013

IRM Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 31,300 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 14,594 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 75,636 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 80,500 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 50,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,057,111 sh (+33.98%)
RS Investment Management 2,368,657 sh (+9.5%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 500 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 40,446 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Chris Davis 9,758,926 sh (-11.75%)
John Keeley 290,661 sh (-18.51%)
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Q3 2013

IRM Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Burbank 321,273 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 2,485,649 sh (+4.94%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chris Davis 9,686,317 sh (-0.74%)
Jim Simons 1,985,711 sh (-3.47%)
Steven Cohen 69,536 sh (-8.06%)
John Keeley 196,670 sh (-32.34%)
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Q4 2013

IRM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Keeley 325,919 sh (+65.72%)
RS Investment Management 3,266,036 sh (+31.4%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chris Davis 9,475,988 sh (-2.17%)
Jim Simons 681,411 sh (-65.68%)
John Burbank 36,000 sh (-88.79%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with IRM

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Reduce -88.79%0.25%$25.3 - $30.59 $ 27.51-1%36000
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Add 65.72%0.07%$25.3 - $30.59 $ 27.51-1%325919
John Burbank 2013-09-30 New Buy0.28%$25.74 - $29.02 $ 27.510%321273
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Reduce -32.34%0.05%$25.74 - $29.02 $ 27.510%196670
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$25.74 - $29.02 $ 27.510%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Sold Out $25.74 - $29.02 $ 27.510%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.02%$26.27 - $39.54 $ 27.51-21%14594
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$26.27 - $39.54 $ 27.51-21%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 New Buy$26.27 - $39.54 $ 27.51-21%50000
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$31.05 - $36.56 $ 27.51-20%39543
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President and CEO of Iron Mountain Inc. William L. Meaney Bought 12,000 Shares
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Third Generation Value Investor Chris Davis Shreds Iron Mountain
Guru Chris Davis of Davis Selected Advisors has reduced his position in Iron Mountain Inc. (IRM) by 14.81%, as of April 18, 2013. He traded in the price range of $36.5 per share, making a 0.17% impact to his portfolio. The current share price is $36.81 with a change from average up 1%. After the trade Davis holds 10,510,502 shares of the secure information storage and management company, with 5.53% shares outstanding. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 53.40
IRM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
67% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. IRM: 53.40 )
IRM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.67   Max: 74.44
Current: 53.4

14.67
74.44
P/B 5.00
IRM's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. IRM: 5.00 )
IRM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.96   Max: 6.76
Current: 5

1.96
6.76
P/S 1.75
IRM's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. IRM: 1.75 )
IRM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 2.89
Current: 1.75

1.19
2.89
PFCF 28.30
IRM's PFCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. IRM: 28.30 )
IRM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.68   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 28.3

12.68
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT 18.90
IRM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. IRM: 18.90 )
IRM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.2   Max: 23.6
Current: 18.9

12.2
23.6
PEG 10.70
IRM's PEG is ranked lower than
67% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. IRM: 10.70 )
IRM' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.92   Max: 28.8
Current: 10.7

1.92
28.8
Shiller P/E 34.10
IRM's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.49 vs. IRM: 34.10 )
IRM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 29.66   Max: 2005.8
Current: 34.1

29.66
2005.8

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.93
IRM's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. IRM: 3.93 )
IRM' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 4.27
Current: 3.93

0.22
4.27
Dividend Payout 2.08
IRM's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
72% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. IRM: 2.08 )
IRM' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 2.12
Current: 2.08

0.46
2.12
Dividend growth (3y) 42.30
IRM's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
95% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. IRM: 42.30 )
IRM' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 42.3
Current: 42.3

0
42.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.90
IRM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
71% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. IRM: 3.90 )
IRM' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 4.27
Current: 3.9

0.22
4.27
Share Buyback Rate 1.60
IRM's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. IRM: 1.60 )
IRM' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -45.4
Current: 1.6

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
IRM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
52% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. IRM: 1.60 )
IRM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 253.2
Current: 1.6

1.44
253.2
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
IRM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. IRM: 0.80 )
IRM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 1.32
Current: 0.8

0.66
1.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.30
IRM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. IRM: 5.30 )
IRM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 8.2
Current: 5.3

4.2
8.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.30
IRM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. IRM: 6.30 )
IRM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 20.3
Current: 6.3

2.4
20.3

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:IM6.Germany
Iron Mountain Incorporated was founded in 1951, under the name Pierce Leahy Corp., as a Pennsylvania corporation. On May 27, 2005, it reincorporated as a Delaware corporation. It is a global full-service provider of information management and related services for all media in various locations throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. It has a customer base comprised of commercial, legal, banking, health care, accounting, insurance, entertainment and government organizations. It offers comprehensive records management services, data protection & recovery services and information destruction services, along with the expertise and experience to address complex information challenges such as rising storage costs, litigation, regulatory compliance and disaster recovery. The reportable operating segments of the Company are North American Business, International Business and Corporate. The Company's North American Business offer physical records management services, data protection & recovery services and information destruction services, in their respective geographies. Worldwide Digital Business provides information protection and storage services for electronic records conveyed via telecommunication lines and the Internet, including online backup and recovery solutions for server data and personal computers, as well as email archiving, eDiscovery services and third party technology escrow services that protect intellectual property assets such as software source code. Its Asia Pacific operations provide Hard Copy, Data Protection & Recovery, Destruction and DMS throughout Australia, with Hard Copy and Data Protection & Recovery services also provided in certain cities in India, Singapore, Hong Kong-SAR and China. It currently provides services to commercial, legal, banking, healthcare, accounting, insurance, entertainment and government organizations, including more than 94% of the Fortune 1000. The Company competes with its current and potential customers' internal information protection and storage services capabilities. It also competes with multiple information protection and storage service providers in all geographic areas where it operates. Competition for customers is based on price, reputation for reliability, quality of service and scope and scale of technology. Under various federal, state and local environmental laws, the Company might be potentially liable for environmental compliance and remediation costs to address contamination, if any, located at owned and leased properties as well as damages arising from such contamination.

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