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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.20
NDAQ's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NDAQ: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NDAQ' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.97 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.2
Equity-to-Asset 0.38
NDAQ's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. NDAQ: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NDAQ' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.38
0.12
0.74
Debt-to-Equity 0.65
NDAQ's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
60% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. NDAQ: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NDAQ' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.53 Max: 4.71
Current: 0.65
0.05
4.71
Debt-to-EBITDA 6.41
NDAQ's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
67% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. NDAQ: 6.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NDAQ' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 2.95 Max: 8.28
Current: 6.41
0.13
8.28
Interest Coverage 7.02
NDAQ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 96.84 vs. NDAQ: 7.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NDAQ' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.02  Med: 6.35 Max: 7.11
Current: 7.02
5.02
7.11
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.57
Beneish M-Score: -2.60
WACC vs ROIC
5.55%
7.82%
WACC
ROIC
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 24.76
NDAQ's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
59% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 15.20 vs. NDAQ: 24.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NDAQ' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.01  Med: 20.7 Max: 24.76
Current: 24.76
15.01
24.76
Net Margin % 6.70
NDAQ's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
60% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 11.49 vs. NDAQ: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NDAQ' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 11.56 Max: 21.28
Current: 6.7
2.91
21.28
ROE % 4.70
NDAQ's ROE % is ranked lower than
55% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 5.69 vs. NDAQ: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NDAQ' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 7.21 Max: 28.28
Current: 4.7
1.96
28.28
ROA % 1.79
NDAQ's ROA % is ranked lower than
53% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. NDAQ: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NDAQ' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 3.2 Max: 15.48
Current: 1.79
0.83
15.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 100.61
NDAQ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
74% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. NDAQ: 100.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NDAQ' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 77.37  Med: 308.09 Max: 1335.62
Current: 100.61
77.37
1335.62
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.40
NDAQ's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. NDAQ: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NDAQ' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.5  Med: 4.9 Max: 40.1
Current: 5.4
-5.5
40.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -19.10
NDAQ's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
80% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. NDAQ: -19.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NDAQ' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.6 Max: 82.8
Current: -19.1
0
82.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -34.20
NDAQ's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. NDAQ: -34.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NDAQ' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.2  Med: 6.3 Max: 39.6
Current: -34.2
-34.2
39.6
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Guru Trades

Q4 2016

NDAQ Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Columbia Wanger 542,400 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 344,604 sh (+3973.33%)
Joel Greenblatt 15,418 sh (+30.52%)
Jim Simons 627,500 sh (+19.75%)
Pioneer Investments 1,102,941 sh (+4.87%)
Mario Gabelli 3,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Murray Stahl 10,921 sh (-7.22%)
Jeremy Grantham 335,921 sh (-41.63%)
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Q1 2017

NDAQ Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Steven Cohen 44,100 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 20,846 sh (+35.21%)
Pioneer Investments 1,157,740 sh (+4.97%)
Mario Gabelli 3,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 10,921 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons 587,900 sh (-6.31%)
Columbia Wanger 496,689 sh (-8.43%)
Paul Tudor Jones 285,336 sh (-17.20%)
Jeremy Grantham 60,624 sh (-81.95%)
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Q2 2017

NDAQ Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Caxton Associates 8,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 23,671 sh (+13.55%)
Jim Simons 637,808 sh (+8.49%)
Mario Gabelli 3,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 10,921 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 1,016,039 sh (-12.24%)
Columbia Wanger 335,947 sh (-32.36%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,820 sh (-95.86%)
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Q3 2017

NDAQ Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Joel Greenblatt 24,533 sh (+3.64%)
Murray Stahl 10,921 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 3,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 602,300 sh (-5.57%)
Pioneer Investments 844,652 sh (-16.87%)
Caxton Associates 7,100 sh (-19.32%)
Columbia Wanger 252,193 sh (-24.93%)
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Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Add 13.55%$66.73 - $71.63 $ 75.9510%23,671
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Add 35.21%0.01%$66.68 - $72.18 $ 75.959%20,846
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Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Financial Exchanges    NAICS: 523210    SIC: 6231
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Traded in other countries:NAQ.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Nasdaq Inc is a provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, regulatory, securities listing, information and public company services.

Nasdaq has four segments. The market services segment, approximately 40% of operating income, is driven by transaction fees from the company's North American, Nordic, and Baltic exchanges. Corporate services, 15% of operating income, is securities listings, investor relations, and public relations services. Information services, 35% of operating income, sells and licenses trading and index data. The market technology segment, nearly 10% of operating income, provides trading technology to financial exchanges and brokerages.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 50.64
NDAQ's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 20.13 vs. NDAQ: 50.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
NDAQ' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.95  Med: 16.34 Max: 119.18
Current: 50.64
5.95
119.18
Forward PE Ratio 16.67
NDAQ's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 17.95 vs. NDAQ: 16.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 50.64
NDAQ's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
87% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 20.13 vs. NDAQ: 50.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
NDAQ' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.95  Med: 16.34 Max: 119.18
Current: 50.64
5.95
119.18
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 137.85
NDAQ's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
99% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 17.66 vs. NDAQ: 137.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
NDAQ' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.87  Med: 13.59 Max: 220.2
Current: 137.85
6.87
220.2
PB Ratio 2.21
NDAQ's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. NDAQ: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NDAQ' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.09 Max: 3.09
Current: 2.21
0.71
3.09
PS Ratio 3.29
NDAQ's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. NDAQ: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NDAQ' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.91 Max: 3.4
Current: 3.29
0.99
3.4
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 18.69
NDAQ's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
60% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 13.48 vs. NDAQ: 18.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
NDAQ' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.57  Med: 15.51 Max: 64.74
Current: 18.69
6.57
64.74
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 15.33
NDAQ's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
61% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. NDAQ: 15.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
NDAQ' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.11  Med: 12.64 Max: 41.07
Current: 15.33
6.11
41.07
EV-to-EBIT 39.17
NDAQ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
82% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 15.38 vs. NDAQ: 39.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NDAQ' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 10.5 Max: 57.2
Current: 39.17
3
57.2
EV-to-EBITDA 26.78
NDAQ's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
77% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 13.92 vs. NDAQ: 26.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NDAQ' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 8.9 Max: 34.8
Current: 26.78
2.5
34.8
EV-to-Revenue 4.00
NDAQ's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
52% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. NDAQ: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
NDAQ' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 2.2 Max: 4.3
Current: 4
0.5
4.3
Shiller PE Ratio 35.16
NDAQ's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 25.60 vs. NDAQ: 35.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
NDAQ' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.67  Med: 24.02 Max: 35.94
Current: 35.16
17.67
35.94
Current Ratio 1.15
NDAQ's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. NDAQ: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NDAQ' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.4 Max: 6.11
Current: 1.15
0.98
6.11
Quick Ratio 1.15
NDAQ's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. NDAQ: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NDAQ' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.4 Max: 6.11
Current: 1.15
0.98
6.11
Days Sales Outstanding 29.85
NDAQ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 52.22 vs. NDAQ: 29.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NDAQ' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.85  Med: 35.74 Max: 44.67
Current: 29.85
29.85
44.67

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.84
NDAQ's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
64% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. NDAQ: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
NDAQ' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.5 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.84
0.55
1.99
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.90
NDAQ's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. NDAQ: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
NDAQ' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.24 Max: 1.89
Current: 0.9
0.19
1.89
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 32.50
NDAQ's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. NDAQ: 32.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
NDAQ' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 32.5
Current: 32.5
0
32.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.00
NDAQ's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
64% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. NDAQ: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.84
NDAQ's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
69% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. NDAQ: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
NDAQ' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.5 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.84
0.55
1.99
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.60
NDAQ's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. NDAQ: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NDAQ' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34  Med: 0.45 Max: 13.5
Current: 0.6
-34
13.5

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.32
NDAQ's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. NDAQ: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
NDAQ' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.86 Max: 5.14
Current: 1.32
0.53
5.14
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.72
NDAQ's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. NDAQ: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NDAQ' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.01
Current: 1.72
0.4
2.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.55
NDAQ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
60% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. NDAQ: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NDAQ' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 9.5 Max: 33.8
Current: 2.55
1.7
33.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 0.26
NDAQ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
67% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Financial Exchanges industry.

( Industry Median: 9.73 vs. NDAQ: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
NDAQ' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 13 Max: 69.9
Current: 0.26
0.2
69.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,913.00
EPS (TTM) $ 1.50
Beta0.63
Short Percentage of Float1.87%
52-Week Range $63.36 - 78.31
Shares Outstanding (Mil)166.23

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 2,410 2,557 2,700
EPS ($) 4.16 4.56 4.91
EPS without NRI ($) 4.16 4.56 4.91
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
7.55%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.47 1.68 1.87

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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