Computer Sciences Corporation does not satisfy the requirements of either the Enterprising Investor or the more conservative Defensive Investor. The Defensive Investor is concerned with the low current ratio, insufficient earnings stability or growth over the last ten years, the poor dividend history, and the high PEmg and PB ratios.
We evaluated 58 different companies this week to determine whether they are suitable for Defensive Investors, those unwilling to do substantial research, or Enterprising Investors, those who are willing to do such research. We also put each company through the ModernGraham valuation model based on Benjamin Graham’s value investing formulas in order to determine an intrinsic value for each. Here’s a summary of the ModernGraham Valuations.
Computer Sciences Corporation is not suitable for either the Defensive Investor or the Enterprising Investor. The Defensive Investor is concerned with the low current ratio, insufficient earnings stability over the last ten years, short dividend history, and the high PEmg and PB ratios.
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Computer Sciences Corp has been significantly affected by the large loss in earnings during 2012. The loss was so great that it alone has caused the company to fail two of the requirements of the Defensive Investor and two of the requirements of the Enterprising Investor.