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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 16.98
BBSI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. BBSI: 16.98 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 16.98

Equity to Asset 0.09
BBSI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. BBSI: 0.09 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.09

0.09
0.67
Interest Coverage 102.63
BBSI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 55.01 vs. BBSI: 102.63 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.86   Max: 9999.99
Current: 102.63

4.86
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.65
M-Score: -0.93
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -8.62
BBSI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. BBSI: -8.62 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.46   Max: 8.74
Current: -8.62

-3.46
8.74
Net-margin (%) -4.71
BBSI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. BBSI: -4.71 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.67   Max: 6.3
Current: -4.71

-1.67
6.3
ROE (%) -45.09
BBSI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.02 vs. BBSI: -45.09 )
BBSI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.4   Max: 28.3
Current: -45.09

-7.4
28.3
ROA (%) -8.43
BBSI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.67 vs. BBSI: -8.43 )
BBSI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.26   Max: 14.64
Current: -8.43

-4.26
14.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -205.68
BBSI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 60.26 vs. BBSI: -205.68 )
BBSI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -54.02   Max: 258.12
Current: -205.68

-54.02
258.12
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 39.90
BBSI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. BBSI: 39.90 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.5   Max: 39.9
Current: 39.9

-25.5
39.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 59.80
BBSI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. BBSI: 59.80 )
BBSI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27.3   Max: 67.4
Current: 59.8

-27.3
67.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 50.50
BBSI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. BBSI: 50.50 )
BBSI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.6   Max: 80
Current: 50.5

-22.6
80
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BBSI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 3,202 sh (New)
Jim Simons 390,200 sh (+20.07%)
Chuck Royce 160,800 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

BBSI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 19,293 sh (New)
Jim Simons 420,016 sh (+7.64%)
Chuck Royce 160,800 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q2 2014

BBSI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 7,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 482,998 sh (+15%)
Joel Greenblatt 20,703 sh (+7.31%)
Chuck Royce 160,800 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

BBSI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 18,173 sh (+152.4%)
Chuck Royce 160,800 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 406,800 sh (-15.78%)
Joel Greenblatt 16,783 sh (-18.93%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 6.00
BBSI's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. BBSI: 6.00 )
BBSI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 12.53
Current: 6

0.82
12.53
P/S 0.34
BBSI's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. BBSI: 0.34 )
BBSI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.35
Current: 0.34

0.25
1.35
PFCF 4.04
BBSI's PFCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.92 vs. BBSI: 4.04 )
BBSI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.92   Max: 81.05
Current: 4.04

2.92
81.05
EV-to-EBIT -2.36
BBSI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.95 vs. BBSI: -2.36 )
BBSI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -17.6   Max: 38
Current: -2.36

-17.6
38
Shiller P/E 104.40
BBSI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 90.40 vs. BBSI: 104.40 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.57   Max: 214.29
Current: 104.4

8.57
214.29
Current Ratio 1.26
BBSI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. BBSI: 1.26 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 2.4
Current: 1.26

1.06
2.4
Quick Ratio 1.26
BBSI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. BBSI: 1.26 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 2.4
Current: 1.26

1.06
2.4

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.64
BBSI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
76% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. BBSI: 2.64 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 3.93
Current: 2.64

0.29
3.93
Dividend Payout 0.27
BBSI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. BBSI: 0.27 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 8
Current: 0.27

0.11
8
Dividend growth (3y) 20.00
BBSI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. BBSI: 20.00 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 66
Current: 20

0
66
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.67
BBSI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
85% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. BBSI: 5.67 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 8.25
Current: 5.67

0.61
8.25
Share Buyback Rate 10.70
BBSI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. BBSI: 10.70 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 10.7   Max: -9.8
Current: 10.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.41
BBSI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
99% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. BBSI: 0.41 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.21
Current: 0.41

0.45
2.21
Price/Median PS Value 0.55
BBSI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. BBSI: 0.55 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 2.03
Current: 0.55

0.13
2.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -42.40
BBSI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
67% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. BBSI: -42.40 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 35.4
Current: -42.4

2.6
35.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.31
BBSI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
58% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.69 vs. BBSI: 6.31 )
BBSI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 57.8
Current: 6.31

2.1
57.8

Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services
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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.
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