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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.19
AMRC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 1155 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. AMRC: 0.19 )
AMRC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.19

Equity to Asset 0.44
AMRC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. AMRC: 0.44 )
AMRC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.46
Current: 0.44

0.26
0.46
Interest Coverage 1.44
AMRC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
56% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.92 vs. AMRC: 1.44 )
AMRC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 16.93
Current: 1.44

1.44
16.93
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 2.09
M-Score: -2.00
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.57
AMRC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. AMRC: 1.57 )
AMRC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 7.44
Current: 1.57

1.16
7.44
Net-margin (%) 0.56
AMRC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. AMRC: 0.56 )
AMRC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 4.77
Current: 0.56

0.42
4.77
ROE (%) 1.21
AMRC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. AMRC: 1.21 )
AMRC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 22.51
Current: 1.21

0.9
22.51
ROA (%) 0.55
AMRC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. AMRC: 0.55 )
AMRC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 6
Current: 0.55

0.38
6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.77
AMRC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 17.17 vs. AMRC: 2.77 )
AMRC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.05   Max: 58.02
Current: 2.77

2.05
58.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.00
AMRC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. AMRC: -6.00 )
AMRC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.6
Current: -6

0
1.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -24.20
AMRC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. AMRC: -24.20 )
AMRC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -2.8
Current: -24.2

EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -58.30
AMRC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. AMRC: -58.30 )
AMRC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -13.1
Current: -58.3

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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

AMRC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 1,397,099 sh (+9.87%)
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Q1 2014

AMRC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 16,500 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,139,599 sh (-18.43%)
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Q2 2014

AMRC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,082,599 sh (-5%)
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Q3 2014

AMRC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 11,741 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,097,599 sh (+1.39%)
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Insider Trades

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 95.30
AMRC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 18.60 vs. AMRC: 95.30 )
AMRC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.82   Max: 600.71
Current: 95.3

12.82
600.71
P/B 1.16
AMRC's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. AMRC: 1.16 )
AMRC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1   Max: 3.53
Current: 1.16

1
3.53
P/S 0.56
AMRC's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. AMRC: 0.56 )
AMRC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.14
Current: 0.56

0.48
1.14
EV-to-EBIT 46.61
AMRC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 15.51 vs. AMRC: 46.61 )
AMRC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.8   Max: 292.9
Current: 46.61

12.8
292.9
Current Ratio 1.80
AMRC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. AMRC: 1.80 )
AMRC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 2.22
Current: 1.8

1.3
2.22
Quick Ratio 1.73
AMRC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. AMRC: 1.73 )
AMRC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 2.12
Current: 1.73

1.27
2.12

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.58
AMRC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. AMRC: 1.58 )
AMRC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 3.42
Current: 1.58

1.57
3.42
Price/Median PS Value 0.76
AMRC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. AMRC: 0.76 )
AMRC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 1.32
Current: 0.76

0.75
1.32
Price/Graham Number 2.63
AMRC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
62% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. AMRC: 2.63 )
AMRC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 6.59
Current: 2.63

1.2
6.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.10
AMRC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. AMRC: 2.10 )
AMRC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 7.8
Current: 2.1

0.3
7.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -23.73
AMRC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
55% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.67 vs. AMRC: -23.73 )
AMRC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -23.9   Max: -14.8
Current: -23.73

-23.9
-14.8

Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction
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Ameresco, Inc., was incorporated in Delaware in April 2000. The Company is a provider of comprehensive services, energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions for facilities throughout North America. Its solutions enable customers to reduce their energy consumption, lower their operating and maintenance costs and realize environmental benefits. The Company's comprehensive set of services addresses almost all aspects of purchasing and using energy within a facility. The Company's services include upgrades to a facility's energy infrastructure and the construction and operation of small-scale renewable energy plants. Its main service is the development, design, engineering and installation of projects that reduce the energy and operations and maintenance, or O&M, costs of its customers' facilities. These projects include a variety of measures customized for the facility and designed to improve the efficiency of major building systems, such as heating, ventilation, air conditioning and lighting systems. After a project is complete, it may operate, maintain and repair the customer's energy systems under a multi-year O&M contract, which provides it with recurring revenue and visibility into the customer's evolving needs. It also serves certain customers by developing and building small-scale renewable energy plants located at or close to a customer's site. Its small-scale renewable energy plants to date have been constructed adjacent to landfills and use landfill gas, or LFG, to generate energy. It also sells and installs photovoltaic, or PV, panels and integrated PV systems that convert solar energy to power. By enabling its customers to procure renewable sources of energy, it helps them reduce or stabilize their energy costs, as well as realize environmental benefits. As of December 31, 2013, it had backlog of approximately $362 million in expected future revenue under signed customer contracts for the installation or construction of projects. The Company's main competitors include Chevron Energy Solutions, Constellation Energy, Honeywell, Johnson Controls, NORESCO, Siemens Building Technologies, TAC Energy Solutions, and Trane. In addition, the operation of, and electrical interconnection for, its renewable energy projects are subject to federal, state or provincial interconnection and federal reliability standards also set forth in utility tariffs.
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