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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 4.22
BBSI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. BBSI: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BBSI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 9.38 Max: No Debt
Current: 4.22
Equity to Asset 0.08
BBSI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. BBSI: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BBSI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.08
0.07
0.67
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.31
M-Score: -2.17
WACC vs ROIC
9.21%
-20.86%
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 (%) -1.26
BBSI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. BBSI: -1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BBSI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.22  Med: 4.33 Max: 8.74
Current: -1.26
-7.22
8.74
Net-margin (%) -0.94
BBSI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. BBSI: -0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BBSI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.26  Med: 3.31 Max: 6.3
Current: -0.94
-4.26
6.3
ROE (%) -16.86
BBSI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.32 vs. BBSI: -16.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BBSI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.41  Med: 15.00 Max: 58.36
Current: -16.86
-51.41
58.36
ROA (%) -1.27
BBSI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. BBSI: -1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BBSI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.07  Med: 5.59 Max: 10.66
Current: -1.27
-7.07
10.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -35.02
BBSI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 61.67 vs. BBSI: -35.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BBSI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -208.98  Med: 90.18 Max: 192.41
Current: -35.02
-208.98
192.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 25.30
BBSI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. BBSI: 25.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBSI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.5  Med: 5.70 Max: 42
Current: 25.3
-25.5
42
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 28.20
BBSI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. BBSI: 28.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBSI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.4  Med: 1.30 Max: 67.7
Current: 28.2
-27.4
67.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 27.60
BBSI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.10 vs. BBSI: 27.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBSI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.6  Med: 14.25 Max: 81.8
Current: 27.6
-22.6
81.8
» BBSI's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-28)


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Guru Trades

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Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services
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Traded in other countries:BB1.Germany,
Barrett Business Services Inc offers human resource management services to small and medium-sized businesses. It serves by managing and resolving the increasing costs and complexities and employment-related issues.

Barrett Business Services Inc was incorporated in the state of Maryland in 1965. The company offers business management solutions, combining human resource outsourcing and professional management consulting to create an operational platform. It offers a human resource management services to assist small and medium-sized businesses in managing the increasing costs and complexities of an array of employment-related issues. The Companys main services, Professional Employer Organization (PEO) and staffing, assist its clients in leveraging their investment in human capital. Its platform of outsourced human resource management services is built upon its expertise in payroll processing, employee benefits and administration, workers compensation coverage, effective risk management and workplace safety programs and human resource administration. For both its PEO and staffing services employees, it assists its clients in managing employment-related administration by providing payroll processing, employment-related tax filings and administration. It assists its PEO clients in retaining the best employees for their businesses by helping them obtain, at their cost, comprehensive health benefits, including medical, dental and vision benefits, life and accident insurance, short-term and long-term disability. It also provides, without separate administrative fees, a 401(k) retirement savings plan and a Section 125 cafeteria plan, without separate administrative fees. It assists its clients in protecting their businesses from employment-related injury claims by providing workers compensation coverage. Through its internal claims managers and its third-party administrators, it provides claims management services for its PEO clients. In a PEO services arrangement, it enters into a contract to become a co-employer of the clients existing workforce and assume responsibility for some or all of the human resource management responsibilities, including payroll and payroll taxes, employee benefits, health insurance, workers compensation coverage, workplace safety programs, compliance with federal and state employment laws, labor and workplace regulatory requirements, and related administrative responsibilities. The Companys staffing services include on-demand or short-term staffing assignments, contract staffing, long-term or indefinite-term on-site management, direct placement and human resource administration. The staffing services market includes competitors of all sizes, including national competitors such as Manpower, Inc. and Kelly Services, Inc. The Company is subject to the laws and regulations of the jurisdictions within which it operates, including those governing self-insured employers under the workers compensation systems in Oregon, California, Maryland, Delaware and Colorado, as well as in Washington for non-PEO services.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 53.34
BBSI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
95% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.04 vs. BBSI: 53.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BBSI' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.87  Med: 20.52 Max: 52.96
Current: 53.34
7.87
52.96
PE(NRI) 53.34
BBSI's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
95% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.48 vs. BBSI: 53.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BBSI' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.87  Med: 20.52 Max: 52.96
Current: 53.34
7.87
52.96
P/B 6.85
BBSI's P/B is ranked lower than
95% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. BBSI: 6.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BBSI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 2.61 Max: 12.49
Current: 6.85
0.82
12.49
P/S 0.86
BBSI's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. BBSI: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BBSI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.62 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.86
0.24
1.34
EV-to-EBIT 110.28
BBSI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.63 vs. BBSI: 110.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BBSI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39  Med: 8.00 Max: 109.32
Current: 110.28
-39
109.32
EV-to-EBITDA 66.85
BBSI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
98% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.96 vs. BBSI: 66.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BBSI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.6  Med: 7.60 Max: 66.29
Current: 66.85
-58.6
66.29
Shiller P/E 58.38
BBSI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
92% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.07 vs. BBSI: 58.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BBSI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.33  Med: 36.02 Max: 85.71
Current: 58.38
13.33
85.71
Current Ratio 0.90
BBSI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. BBSI: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BBSI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.48 Max: 2.4
Current: 0.9
0.81
2.4
Quick Ratio 0.90
BBSI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. BBSI: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BBSI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.48 Max: 2.4
Current: 0.9
0.81
2.4
Days Sales Outstanding 110.79
BBSI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
91% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 57.36 vs. BBSI: 110.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BBSI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.12  Med: 50.65 Max: 58.88
Current: 110.79
44.12
58.88
Days Payable 2.97
BBSI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
89% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.78 vs. BBSI: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BBSI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.05 Max: 2.77
Current: 2.97
1.39
2.77

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.04
BBSI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
68% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. BBSI: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BBSI' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 2.00 Max: 3.93
Current: 2.04
0.29
3.93
Dividend Payout 0.28
BBSI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
71% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. BBSI: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BBSI' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.21 Max: 8
Current: 0.28
0.11
8
Dividend Growth (3y) 24.10
BBSI's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. BBSI: 24.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BBSI' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 66
Current: 24.1
0
66
Forward Dividend Yield 2.05
BBSI's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. BBSI: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.72
BBSI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
74% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. BBSI: 5.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BBSI' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 5.58 Max: 10.97
Current: 5.72
0.81
10.97
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.80
BBSI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. BBSI: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BBSI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.6  Med: 2.40 Max: 12.5
Current: -0.8
-9.6
12.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.80
BBSI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. BBSI: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BBSI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.21
Current: 0.8
0.34
2.21
Price/Median PS Value 1.35
BBSI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. BBSI: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BBSI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.80 Max: 2.04
Current: 1.35
0.13
2.04
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 24.51
BBSI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. BBSI: 24.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
BBSI' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.44 Max: 5.5
Current: 24.51
0.4
5.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.91
BBSI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. BBSI: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BBSI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 10.50 Max: 34.8
Current: 0.91
0.91
34.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.74
BBSI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.42 vs. BBSI: 9.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BBSI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 6.60 Max: 57.8
Current: 9.74
2.4
57.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $539.8
EPS (TTM) $ 0.81
Beta1.09
Short Percentage of Float4.34%
52-Week Range $22.55 - 53.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)7.21

Analyst Estimate


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Dec16
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 4.08
EPS w/o NRI ($) 4.08
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
20.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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