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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.03
FDC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. FDC: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
FDC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.03
0.01
0.76
Equity-to-Asset 0.05
FDC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. FDC: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
FDC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.05  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.33
Current: 0.05
-0.05
0.33
Debt-to-Equity 8.89
FDC's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
99% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. FDC: 8.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
FDC' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -526.33  Med: 0.57 Max: 429.79
Current: 8.89
-526.33
429.79
Debt-to-EBITDA 6.74
FDC's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
85% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. FDC: 6.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
FDC' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.92  Med: 9.55 Max: 13.74
Current: 6.74
-24.92
13.74
Interest Coverage 1.76
FDC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
94% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.92 vs. FDC: 1.76 )
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: 1.76
Current: 1.76
0.09
1.76
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 0.32
Beneish M-Score: -2.58
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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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 14.30
FDC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
79% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. FDC: 14.30 )
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: 14.3
Current: 14.3
-28.11
14.3
Net Margin % 5.99
FDC's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
56% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. FDC: 5.99 )
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: 5.99
Current: 5.99
-42.72
5.99
ROE % 48.21
FDC's ROE % is ranked higher than
95% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. FDC: 48.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
FDC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3022.45  Med: -81.77 Max: 48.21
Current: 48.21
-3022.45
48.21
ROA % 1.90
FDC's ROA % is ranked lower than
65% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. FDC: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FDC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.3  Med: -2.2 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.9
-8.3
1.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 108.15
FDC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
80% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.87 vs. FDC: 108.15 )
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: 136.66
Current: 108.15
-165.3
136.66
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -3.90
FDC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
76% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. FDC: -3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
FDC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.9  Med: 8.8 Max: 62
Current: -3.9
-21.9
62
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -1.90
FDC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. FDC: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
FDC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.5 Max: 75.5
Current: -1.9
0
75.5
GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Signs with First Data Corp FDC.
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Guru Trades

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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Q1 2017

FDC Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 80,242 sh (+520.59%)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,053,000 sh (+75.50%)
Joel Greenblatt 133,333 sh (+29.12%)
George Soros Sold Out
Leon Cooperman 8,110,013 sh (-5.41%)
Larry Robbins 10,719,432 sh (-20.87%)
Jim Simons 1,226,606 sh (-24.15%)
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Q2 2017

FDC Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Steven Cohen 419,100 sh (New)
Jana Partners 7,442,115 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,944,472 sh (+58.52%)
Larry Robbins 12,219,432 sh (+13.99%)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,150,000 sh (+9.21%)
Leon Cooperman 8,110,013 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q3 2017

FDC Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Joel Greenblatt 116,470 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 105,687 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 5,574,786 sh (+1230.18%)
Larry Robbins 16,969,432 sh (+38.87%)
Jana Partners 10,065,428 sh (+35.25%)
Leon Cooperman 9,065,713 sh (+11.78%)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,280,000 sh (+11.30%)
Jim Simons 1,176,868 sh (-39.48%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FDC

(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
Leon Cooperman 2017-09-30 Add 11.78%0.67%$17.47 - $19.04 $ 16.71-8%9,065,713
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 New Buy0.03%$17.47 - $19.04 $ 16.71-8%116,470
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$14.81 - $18.71 $ 16.710%0
Leon Cooperman 2017-03-31 Reduce -5.41%0.29%$14.88 - $16.63 $ 16.717%8,110,013
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Add 29.12%0.01%$14.88 - $16.63 $ 16.717%133,333
George Soros 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$14.88 - $16.63 $ 16.717%0
Leon Cooperman 2016-12-31 Reduce -33.81%1.78%$13.03 - $15.53 $ 16.7118%8,574,013
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 New Buy0.02%$13.03 - $15.53 $ 16.7118%103,264
George Soros 2016-12-31 Reduce -42.42%$13.03 - $15.53 $ 16.7118%17,400
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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,
Headquarter Location:USA
First Data Corp is a provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for merchants, financial institutions and card issuers globally. It segments are Global Business Solutions, Global Financial Solutions, Network & Security Solutions.

First Data is a provider of e-commerce solutions including payment and transactions services as well as credit solutions. The largest segment by revenue, global business solutions, offers point-of-sale solutions such as merchant acquiring, e-commerce, and mobile commerce. The business unit facilitates the acceptance of commercial transactions at the point of sale. The other segments offer credit card and loan-processing solutions and private-label card programmes for bank and nonbank institutions, as well as network security and fraud-management solutions. First Data's largest end market is North America.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 21.99
FDC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.56 vs. FDC: 21.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
FDC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.82  Med: 29.71 Max: 35.59
Current: 21.99
21.82
35.59
Forward PE Ratio 10.65
FDC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.67 vs. FDC: 10.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 21.99
FDC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
67% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.56 vs. FDC: 21.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
FDC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.82  Med: 29.71 Max: 35.59
Current: 21.99
21.82
35.59
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 18.04
FDC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
62% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.30 vs. FDC: 18.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
FDC' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13  Med: 15.26 Max: 20.58
Current: 18.04
13
20.58
PB Ratio 7.36
FDC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. FDC: 7.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FDC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.28  Med: 11.68 Max: 23.23
Current: 7.36
7.28
23.23
PS Ratio 1.33
FDC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. FDC: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FDC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.16 Max: 1.51
Current: 1.33
0.68
1.51
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 10.32
FDC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
81% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.54 vs. FDC: 10.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
FDC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.97  Med: 10.54 Max: 69.6
Current: 10.32
7.97
69.6
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.70
FDC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
73% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.09 vs. FDC: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
FDC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.16  Med: 7.81 Max: 17.72
Current: 7.7
6.16
17.72
EV-to-EBIT 21.50
FDC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. FDC: 21.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FDC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.6  Med: 26.3 Max: 32.4
Current: 21.5
20.6
32.4
EV-to-EBITDA 13.17
FDC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
54% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.34 vs. FDC: 13.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FDC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.7  Med: 14 Max: 16.4
Current: 13.17
12.7
16.4
EV-to-Revenue 3.09
FDC's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
72% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. FDC: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
FDC' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 3.1 Max: 3.3
Current: 3.09
2.7
3.3
PEG Ratio 1.95
FDC's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. FDC: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
FDC' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.95  Med: 7.23 Max: 7.8
Current: 1.95
1.95
7.8
Current Ratio 1.02
FDC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. FDC: 1.02 )
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: 20.42
Current: 1.02
0.96
20.42
Quick Ratio 1.02
FDC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. FDC: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FDC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.04 Max: 20.42
Current: 1.02
0.96
20.42
Days Inventory 0.80
FDC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
91% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.94 vs. FDC: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FDC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 4.69 Max: 5.75
Current: 0.8
0.8
5.75
Days Sales Outstanding 58.86
FDC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 60.41 vs. FDC: 58.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FDC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.71  Med: 60.2 Max: 109.38
Current: 58.86
56.71
109.38

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -6.10
FDC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 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: -0.1 Max: 24.8
Current: -6.1
-29.6
24.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.73
FDC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. FDC: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
FDC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 1.92 Max: 3.21
Current: 1.73
1.72
3.21
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.14
FDC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. FDC: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
FDC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.25
Current: 1.14
0.74
1.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.65
FDC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. FDC: 4.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FDC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 3.8 Max: 4.9
Current: 4.65
3.1
4.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 3.13
FDC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. FDC: 3.13 )
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: 1.7  Med: 2.8 Max: 9
Current: 3.13
1.7
9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $11,845.00
EPS (TTM) $ 0.76
Short Percentage of Float6.31%
52-Week Range $13.96 - 19.23
Shares Outstanding (Mil)923.47

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 10,481 11,049 11,550
EPS ($) 1.53 1.52 1.60
EPS without NRI ($) 1.53 1.52 1.60
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
12.00%
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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