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Equinix GF Value Rank

: 7 (As of Today)
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Equinix has the GF Value Rank of 7.

The GF Value Rank is determined by the price-to-GF-Value (P/GF Value) ratio, a proprietary metric calculated based on historical multiples along with an adjustment factor based on a company's past returns and growth and future estimates of the business' performance.

GuruFocus found that for valuation, we cannot simply give stocks a better GF Value rank simply because they have a lower P/GF Value ratio. Backtesting shows that over the long term, the two worst-performing groups are the most expensive group (with the highest P/GF Value ratio) and the least expensive group (with the lowest P/GF Value ratio).

We can understand why the most expensive group underperforms. We were initially puzzled by the underperformance of the least expensive group, but we realized there is a reason why some stocks are super cheap. If they look too undervalued, it is often because the businesses behind them are poor quality. The market realized this and gave them low valuations. In a way, the market is efficient.

After multiple backtesting analyses, we granted the stocks in third-cheapest percentile the highest GF Value rank, as they have performed the best over a full market cycle. Stock performance is actually not as sensitive to valuation as it is to growth and profitability. On average, the companies in the 20%-50% valuation groups have similar performances. Therefore, we should avoid the most expensive and the least expensive stocks. We can be more tolerant of valuation.

Please click GF Score to see more details on the GF Score's 5 Key Aspects of Analysis.


Competitive Comparison

For the REIT - Specialty subindustry, Equinix's GF Value Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and GF Value Rank data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Equinix GF Value Rank Distribution

For the REITs industry and Real Estate sector, Equinix's GF Value Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Equinix's GF Value Rank falls into.



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Equinix Business Description

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Address
One Lagoon Drive, Redwood City, CA, USA, 94065
Equinix is a retail provider of data centers, enabling hundreds of enterprise tenants to house their servers and networking equipment in a colocated environment. Tenants can then connect with each other, cloud service providers, and telecom networks. Equinix operates 240 data centers in 66 markets worldwide and owns just less than half of them. The firm has roughly 10,000 customers, including 2,000 networks, that are dispersed over five verticals: Cloud and IT Services, Content Providers, Network and Mobile Services, Financial Services, and Enterprise. About 70% of Equinix's revenue comes from renting space to tenants and related services, and more than 15% comes from connecting customers with each other. Equinix operates as a real estate investment trust.
Executives
Lin Jonathan officer: EVP, GM, Data Center Services C/O EQUINIX, INC. ONE LAGOON DRIVE REDWOOD CITY CA 94065
Guerrier Ron director C/O EXPRESS SCRIPTS HOLDING COMPANY ONE EXPRESS WAY ST. LOUIS MO 63121
Caldwell Nanci director C/O DELTEK, INC. 2291 WOOD OAK DRIVE HERNDON VA 20171
Fox-martin Adaire director, Director C/O EQUINIX, INC ONE LAGOON DRIVE REDWOOD CITY CA 94065
Rivera Sandra L director, Director ONE LAGOON DRIVE REDWOOD CITY CA 94065
Bartlett Thomas A director 116 HUNTINGTON AVENUE BOSTON MA 02116
Lyons Irving F Iii director C/O ESSEX PROPERTY TRUST, INC. 925 E. MEADOW DRIVE PALO ALTO CA 94303
Miller Simon officer: Chief Accounting Officer 1 LAGOON DR REDWOOD CITY CA 94065
Paisley Christopher B director 14870 THREE OAKS COURT SARATOGA CA 95070
Baack Sara officer: Chief Product Officer ONE LAGOON DRIVE 4TH FLOOR REDWOOD CITY CA 94065
Campbell Michael Earl officer: Chief Sales Officer 1 LAGOON DRIVE REDWOOD CITY CA 94065
Strohmeyer Karl officer: Chief Customer & Rev Officer ONE LAGOON DRIVE 4TH FLOOR REDWOOD CITY CA 94065
Meyers Charles J officer: CEO and President 301 VELOCITY WAY 5TH FLOOR FOSTER CITY CA 94404
Hughes John L director 9555 MAROON CIRCLE ENGELWOOD CO 80112
Lee Yau Tat officer: President - Asia Pacific ONE LAGOON DRIVE 4TH FLOOR REDWOOD CITY CA 94065

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