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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.10
ABM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. ABM: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ABM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.11 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.1
Equity to Asset 0.45
ABM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. ABM: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ABM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.45
0.37
0.58
Interest Coverage 12.02
ABM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
65% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 44.88 vs. ABM: 12.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ABM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.55  Med: 18.94 Max: 288.08
Current: 12.02
6.55
288.08
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 4.12
M-Score: -2.51
WACC vs ROIC
9.18%
6.78%
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.47
ABM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.51 vs. ABM: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ABM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.94  Med: 2.76 Max: 5.52
Current: 2.47
1.94
5.52
Net-margin (%) 1.62
ABM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. ABM: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ABM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.25  Med: 1.92 Max: 4.02
Current: 1.62
1.25
4.02
ROE (%) 8.59
ABM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.33 vs. ABM: 8.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ABM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.99  Med: 9.60 Max: 22.27
Current: 8.59
6.99
22.27
ROA (%) 3.80
ABM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. ABM: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ABM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.35  Med: 4.95 Max: 12.05
Current: 3.8
3.35
12.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 28.42
ABM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.08 vs. ABM: 28.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ABM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 18.12  Med: 32.38 Max: 65.51
Current: 28.42
18.12
65.51
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.90
ABM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. ABM: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ABM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 2.5  Med: 7.30 Max: 14.4
Current: 3.9
2.5
14.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.50
ABM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. ABM: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ABM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.6  Med: 6.50 Max: 32.8
Current: 1.5
-12.6
32.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 1.30
ABM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. ABM: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ABM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.3  Med: 5.70 Max: 35.1
Current: 1.3
-14.3
35.1
» ABM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

ABM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Robert Olstein 463,000 sh (+31.16%)
Paul Tudor Jones 31,501 sh (+23.97%)
Jim Simons 139,600 sh (+17.61%)
Chuck Royce 1,242,000 sh (+6.67%)
David Dreman 213,605 sh (+1.36%)
Third Avenue Management 650,038 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

ABM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

David Dreman 226,308 sh (+5.95%)
Robert Olstein 474,000 sh (+2.38%)
Chuck Royce 1,233,100 sh (-0.72%)
Jim Simons 133,700 sh (-4.23%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,785 sh (-53.06%)
Third Avenue Management 216,472 sh (-66.70%)
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Q1 2015

ABM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

James Barrow 57,033 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management 240,557 sh (+11.13%)
David Dreman 245,491 sh (+8.48%)
Robert Olstein 478,000 sh (+0.84%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 14,745 sh (-0.27%)
Chuck Royce 1,212,760 sh (-1.65%)
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Q2 2015

ABM Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 16,450 sh (+11.56%)
David Dreman 267,520 sh (+8.97%)
James Barrow 60,144 sh (+5.45%)
Third Avenue Management 240,557 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 441,900 sh (-7.55%)
Chuck Royce 1,068,260 sh (-11.91%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 21.95
ABM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
55% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. ABM: 21.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ABM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.02  Med: 19.44 Max: 35.07
Current: 21.95
10.02
35.07
Forward P/E 14.12
ABM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
55% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. ABM: 14.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.90
ABM's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
56% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.70 vs. ABM: 21.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ABM' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.09  Med: 19.95 Max: 35.24
Current: 21.9
10.09
35.24
P/B 1.80
ABM's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. ABM: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ABM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.65 Max: 2.56
Current: 1.8
0.96
2.56
P/S 0.36
ABM's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ABM: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ABM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.36
0.17
0.56
PFCF 20.51
ABM's PFCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. ABM: 20.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ABM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.96  Med: 14.65 Max: 86.75
Current: 20.51
6.96
86.75
POCF 15.10
ABM's POCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.67 vs. ABM: 15.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ABM' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.27  Med: 11.10 Max: 79.96
Current: 15.1
5.27
79.96
EV-to-EBIT 15.45
ABM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
55% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. ABM: 15.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ABM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.7  Med: 14.05 Max: 22
Current: 15.45
5.7
22
PEG 3.48
ABM's PEG is ranked lower than
76% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. ABM: 3.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ABM' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 2.51 Max: 77.04
Current: 3.48
0.53
77.04
Shiller P/E 24.82
ABM's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.99 vs. ABM: 24.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ABM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.06  Med: 17.83 Max: 26.1
Current: 24.82
9.06
26.1
Current Ratio 1.86
ABM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. ABM: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ABM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.64  Med: 1.90 Max: 2.29
Current: 1.86
1.64
2.29
Quick Ratio 1.86
ABM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. ABM: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ABM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.64  Med: 1.82 Max: 2.2
Current: 1.86
1.64
2.2
Days Sales Outstanding 54.35
ABM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 57.90 vs. ABM: 54.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ABM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 46.24  Med: 52.39 Max: 68.34
Current: 54.35
46.24
68.34

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.98
ABM's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
59% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. ABM: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ABM' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.53  Med: 2.32 Max: 4.13
Current: 1.98
1.53
4.13
Dividend Payout 0.43
ABM's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
50% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. ABM: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ABM' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.46 Max: 1.59
Current: 0.43
0.07
1.59
Dividend growth (3y) 3.50
ABM's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
64% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. ABM: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
ABM' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 3.5  Med: 6.00 Max: 17
Current: 3.5
3.5
17
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.37
ABM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
60% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. ABM: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ABM' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.83  Med: 2.77 Max: 4.93
Current: 2.37
1.83
4.93
Share Buyback Rate -1.80
ABM's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. ABM: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
ABM' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.4  Med: -1.80 Max: -6.5
Current: -1.8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.92
ABM's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. ABM: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ABM' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.18 Max: 2.06
Current: 0.92
0.59
2.06
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.07
ABM's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
78% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. ABM: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
ABM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. ABM: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ABM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.6
Current: 1.08
0.5
1.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.49
ABM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. ABM: 6.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ABM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.5  Med: 7.10 Max: 17.6
Current: 6.49
4.5
17.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.81
ABM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. ABM: 10.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ABM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -6.3  Med: 14.70 Max: 25.8
Current: 10.81
-6.3
25.8

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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ABM Industries Inc was founded in 1909. The Company is a provider of integrated facility solutions.The Company provides end-to-end integrated facilities management services to thousands of commercial, governmental, industrial, institutional, residential, and retail client facilities in hundreds of cities, primarily throughout the United States. The Companys capabilities include expansive facility services, energy solutions, commercial cleaning, maintenance and repair, HVAC, electrical, landscaping, parking and security, through stand-alone or integrated solutions. With revenues exceeding $4 billion and approximately 100,000 employees deployed across the United States and international locations, it delivers custom facility solutions to diverse sites across multiple industries - from healthcare, government and education to high-tech, aviation and manufacturing. The Company operates parking lots and garages at various facilities, including office buildings, hotels, medical centers, retail centers, sports and entertainment arenas, educational institutions, municipalities, and airports. Under the managed locations arrangements, the Company manages the underlying parking facility for the owner in exchange for a management fee. Under leased locations arrangements, the Company leases parking facilities from the owner and is responsible for a majority of the operating expenses incurred. Under these arrangements, it retains all revenues from monthly and transient parkers and pays rent to the owner per the terms and conditions of the lease. The lease terms generally range from one to five years and provide for payment of a fixed amount of rent plus a percentage of revenues. The Company provides security services to various businesses. Security services include staffing of security officers; mobile patrol services; investigative services; electronic monitoring of fire, life safety systems, and access control devices; and security consulting services. Clients served include high rise, commercial, industrial, retail, medical, petro-chemical, and residential facilities. Security staffing, or guarding, is the provision of dedicated security officers to a client facility. The Company has a technology platform that is utilized to augment guard force operations.
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