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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.02
QUAD's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
100% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. QUAD: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
QUAD' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.01 Max: 0.02
Current: 0.02
0.01
0.02
Equity-to-Asset 0.19
QUAD's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. QUAD: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
QUAD' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.19
0.14
0.41
Debt-to-Equity 2.26
QUAD's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
93% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. QUAD: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
QUAD' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.29 Max: 3.39
Current: 2.26
1
3.39
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.45
QUAD's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. QUAD: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
QUAD' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.69  Med: 2.95 Max: 4.85
Current: 2.45
-2.69
4.85
Interest Coverage 2.75
QUAD's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.92 vs. QUAD: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
QUAD' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.56 Max: 2.75
Current: 2.75
0.66
2.75
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 2.25
Beneish M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
7.98%
9.07%
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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 4.75
QUAD's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
57% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. QUAD: 4.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
QUAD' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.05  Med: 2.96 Max: 7.69
Current: 4.75
-18.05
7.69
Net Margin % 2.15
QUAD's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
64% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. QUAD: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
QUAD' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.96  Med: 0.68 Max: 4.81
Current: 2.15
-13.96
4.81
ROE % 20.08
QUAD's ROE % is ranked higher than
79% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. QUAD: 20.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
QUAD' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -81.44  Med: 2.49 Max: 20.08
Current: 20.08
-81.44
20.08
ROA % 3.55
QUAD's ROA % is ranked lower than
51% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. QUAD: 3.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
QUAD' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.72  Med: 0.79 Max: 4.69
Current: 3.55
-18.72
4.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 11.39
QUAD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
64% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.87 vs. QUAD: 11.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
QUAD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.88  Med: 6.03 Max: 11.39
Current: 11.39
-39.88
11.39
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -4.50
QUAD's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
77% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. QUAD: -4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
QUAD' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.9 Max: 12.3
Current: -4.5
0
12.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -6.20
QUAD's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
74% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. QUAD: -6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
QUAD' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -3.8 Max: 3.9
Current: -6.2
0
3.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 11.50
QUAD's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. QUAD: 11.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
QUAD' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -14.5 Max: 11.5
Current: 11.5
0
11.5
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Guru Trades

Q4 2016

QUAD Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 1,825,400 sh (+23.71%)
Joel Greenblatt 306,975 sh (-4.89%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,844 sh (-42.85%)
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Q1 2017

QUAD Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jeremy Grantham 60,800 sh (New)
John Hussman 30,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,213 sh (+15.42%)
Jim Simons 1,815,800 sh (-0.53%)
Joel Greenblatt 236,060 sh (-23.10%)
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Q2 2017

QUAD Guru Trades in Q2 2017

David Dreman 513 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,666,500 sh (-8.22%)
Joel Greenblatt 153,492 sh (-34.98%)
Jeremy Grantham 25,000 sh (-58.88%)
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Q3 2017

QUAD Guru Trades in Q3 2017

David Dreman 513 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 1,432,100 sh (-14.07%)
Jeremy Grantham 18,500 sh (-26.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 112,382 sh (-26.78%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:QUAD

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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Reduce -26.78%0.01%$18.35 - $23.27 $ 21.745%112,382
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Reduce -34.98%0.03%$21.91 - $27.98 $ 21.74-9%153,492
David Dreman 2017-06-30 New Buy0.01%$21.91 - $27.98 $ 21.74-9%513
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Reduce -23.10%0.03%$22.1 - $27.66 $ 21.74-15%236,060
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Reduce -4.89%0.01%$23.26 - $28.13 $ 21.74-16%306,975
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services    NAICS: 323111    SIC: 2759
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Traded in other countries:QGU.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Quad/Graphics is a US based marketing services provider. It helps brand owners market their products, services and content by using its strong print foundation in combination with other media channels.

Quad/Graphics is a US based marketing services provider that helps brand owners market their products, services and content by using its strong print foundation in combination with other media channels. It operates primarily in the commercial print portion of the printing industry as a printer of retail inserts, publications, catalogs, special interest publications, journals, direct mail, books, directories, in-store marketing and promotion, packaging, newspapers, custom print products, other commercial and specialty printed products and global paper procurement. The company also provides marketing and other complementary services for its customers. The company's products and services for a variety of industries are sold primarily throughout North America, South America and Europe.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 12.42
QUAD's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.56 vs. QUAD: 12.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
QUAD' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.75  Med: 28.09 Max: 105.52
Current: 12.42
8.75
105.52
PE Ratio without NRI 12.42
QUAD's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
75% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.56 vs. QUAD: 12.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
QUAD' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.75  Med: 25.69 Max: 191.25
Current: 12.42
10.75
191.25
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 7.69
QUAD's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
78% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.30 vs. QUAD: 7.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
QUAD' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.14  Med: 7.61 Max: 11.9
Current: 7.69
4.14
11.9
PB Ratio 2.42
QUAD's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. QUAD: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
QUAD' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.02 Max: 3.65
Current: 2.42
0.42
3.65
PS Ratio 0.27
QUAD's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. QUAD: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
QUAD' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.27
0.08
0.69
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 6.90
QUAD's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
86% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.54 vs. QUAD: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
QUAD' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.73  Med: 5.17 Max: 77.98
Current: 6.9
1.73
77.98
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.11
QUAD's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
86% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.09 vs. QUAD: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
QUAD' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 3.04 Max: 12.02
Current: 4.11
1.09
12.02
EV-to-EBIT 11.14
QUAD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. QUAD: 11.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
QUAD' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.4  Med: 18.9 Max: 137.8
Current: 11.14
-3.4
137.8
EV-to-EBITDA 5.06
QUAD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
88% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.34 vs. QUAD: 5.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
QUAD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.9  Med: 5.4 Max: 15.3
Current: 5.06
-5.9
15.3
EV-to-Revenue 0.52
QUAD's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
81% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. QUAD: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
QUAD' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.5 Max: 1.6
Current: 0.52
0.4
1.6
Current Ratio 1.24
QUAD's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. QUAD: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
QUAD' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.31 Max: 1.49
Current: 1.24
0.81
1.49
Quick Ratio 0.82
QUAD's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. QUAD: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
QUAD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.82
0.54
1.14
Days Inventory 31.75
QUAD's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
59% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.94 vs. QUAD: 31.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
QUAD' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.89  Med: 26.94 Max: 31.75
Current: 31.75
21.89
31.75
Days Sales Outstanding 47.49
QUAD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 60.41 vs. QUAD: 47.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
QUAD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.37  Med: 52.16 Max: 90.1
Current: 47.49
46.37
90.1
Days Payable 38.38
QUAD's Days Payable is ranked lower than
57% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.83 vs. QUAD: 38.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
QUAD' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.08  Med: 35.58 Max: 50.42
Current: 38.38
30.08
50.42

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 5.52
QUAD's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
89% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. QUAD: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
QUAD' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 5.24 Max: 15.15
Current: 5.52
0.49
15.15
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.68
QUAD's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. QUAD: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
QUAD' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.59 Max: 3.16
Current: 0.68
0.68
3.16
Forward Dividend Yield % 5.52
QUAD's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
87% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. QUAD: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 9.80
QUAD's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
91% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. QUAD: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
QUAD' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 9.32 Max: 26.94
Current: 9.8
0.87
26.94
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.30
QUAD's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. QUAD: -2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
QUAD' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.4  Med: -1.65 Max: 0
Current: -2.3
-17.4
0

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.69
QUAD's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. QUAD: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
QUAD' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.47  Med: 4.06 Max: 10.12
Current: 2.69
1.47
10.12
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.42
QUAD's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. QUAD: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
QUAD' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.42
0.2
0.55
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.17
QUAD's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. QUAD: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
QUAD' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.89
Current: 1.17
0.42
2.89
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.22
QUAD's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
62% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. QUAD: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
QUAD' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 2.2 Max: 4.66
Current: 1.22
1.22
4.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.98
QUAD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
74% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. QUAD: 8.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
QUAD' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.1  Med: 4.4 Max: 9.7
Current: 8.98
-48.1
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 18.65
QUAD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. QUAD: 18.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
QUAD' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.6  Med: 23.3 Max: 28
Current: 18.65
17.6
28

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,165.50
EPS (TTM) $ 1.75
Beta1.56
Short Percentage of Float4.03%
52-Week Range $18.16 - 29.04
Shares Outstanding (Mil)51.84

Piotroski F-Score Details

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

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