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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
BFAM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 0.15 )
BFAM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15

Equity to Asset 0.44
BFAM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 0.44 )
BFAM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.13   Max: 0.63
Current: 0.44

-0.13
0.63
Interest Coverage 2.68
BFAM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 2.68 )
BFAM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 317.57
Current: 2.68

0.77
317.57
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.81
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 10.30
BFAM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 10.30 )
BFAM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 10.27
Current: 10.3

0.59
10.27
Net-margin (%) 5.85
BFAM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 5.85 )
BFAM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.14   Max: 5.98
Current: 5.85

-1.14
5.98
ROE (%) 8.04
BFAM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 8.04 )
BFAM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 18.64
Current: 8.04

0.89
18.64
ROA (%) 3.53
BFAM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 3.53 )
BFAM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 10.38
Current: 3.53

0.27
10.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 33.63
BFAM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 33.63 )
BFAM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.84   Max: 52.19
Current: 33.63

3.84
52.19
Revenue Growth (%) 77.10
BFAM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 77.10 )
BFAM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -47.1   Max: 83.1
Current: 77.1

-47.1
83.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 57.30
BFAM's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 57.30 )
BFAM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -44.7   Max: 93.1
Current: 57.3

-44.7
93.1
» BFAM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

BFAM Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Ron Baron 4,062,241 sh (+22.8%)
Alan Fournier 3,015,800 sh (-0.55%)
Steven Cohen 394,931 sh (-47.51%)
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Q4 2013

BFAM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ron Baron 4,478,079 sh (+10.24%)
Alan Fournier 3,030,800 sh (+0.5%)
Steven Cohen 323,895 sh (-17.99%)
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Q1 2014

BFAM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 19,991 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 4,280,800 sh (+41.24%)
Ron Baron 5,622,760 sh (+25.56%)
Steven Cohen 3,753 sh (-98.84%)
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Q2 2014

BFAM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 109,243 sh (+446.46%)
Steven Cohen 31,200 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 5,608,845 sh (-0.25%)
Alan Fournier 4,095,700 sh (-4.32%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BFAM

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 Add 25.56%0.18%$35.94 - $40 $ 41.058%5622760
Ron Baron 2013-09-30 Add 22.8%0.12%$33.2 - $37.06 $ 41.0514%4062241
Ron Baron 2013-06-30 Add 917.87%0.54%$31.64 - $38.15 $ 41.0522%3308066
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 New Buy0.06%$27.5 - $35.51 $ 41.0537%325000
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 36.80
BFAM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 36.80 )
BFAM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 33.1   Max: 2321.76
Current: 36.8

33.1
2321.76
P/B 2.83
BFAM's P/B is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 2.83 )
BFAM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.31   Max: 3
Current: 2.83

2.31
3
P/S 2.15
BFAM's P/S is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 2.15 )
BFAM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 2.27
Current: 2.15

0.2
2.27
PFCF 26.83
BFAM's PFCF is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 26.83 )
BFAM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.64   Max: 28.96
Current: 26.83

10.64
28.96
EV-to-EBIT 25.10
BFAM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 25.10 )
BFAM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 24.9   Max: 33
Current: 25.1

24.9
33
PEG 1.21
BFAM's PEG is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 1.21 )
BFAM' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 53.45
Current: 1.21

1.2
53.45
Current Ratio 0.90
BFAM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 0.90 )
BFAM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.3
Current: 0.9

0.53
1.3
Quick Ratio 0.90
BFAM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 0.90 )
BFAM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.3
Current: 0.9

0.53
1.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.99
BFAM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 1.99 )
BFAM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 2.13
Current: 1.99

1.7
2.13
Price/Median PS Value 1.19
BFAM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 1.19 )
BFAM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1.26
Current: 1.19

0.13
1.26
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.88
BFAM's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 1.88 )
BFAM' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 73.48
Current: 1.88

1.34
73.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.00
BFAM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 4.00 )
BFAM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3   Max: 4
Current: 4

3
4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 25.09
BFAM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BFAM: 25.09 )
BFAM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 25.8   Max: 65.4
Current: 25.09

25.8
65.4

Business Description

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Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc is a provider of high-quality child care and early education services as well as other services designed to help employers and families better address the challenges of work and life. It provide services mainly under multi-year contracts with employers who offer child care and other dependent care solutions as part of their employee benefits packages to improve employee engagement, productivity, recruitment and retention. As of December 31, 2012, it operated a total of 765 child care and early education centers across a wide range of customer industries with the capacity to serve approximately 87,100 children in the United States, as well as in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Ireland, Canada and India. The Company provides its center-based child care services under two general business models: a profit and loss ('P&L') model, where it assume the financial risk of operating a child care center; and a cost-plus model, where it is paid a fee by an employer client for managing a child care center on a cost-plus basis. Its P&L model is further classified into two subcategories: a sponsor model, where it provides child care and early education services on either an exclusive or priority enrollment basis for the employees of a specific employer sponsor; and a lease/consortium model, where it provides child care and early education services to the employees of multiple employers located within a specific real estate development (for example, an office building or office park), as well as to families in the surrounding community. In both its cost-plus and sponsor P&L models, the development of a new child care center, as well as ongoing maintenance and repair, is typically funded by an employer sponsor with whom it enter into a multi-year contractual relationship. It also provide back-up dependent care services through its own centers and through its Back-Up Care Advantage ('BUCA') program, which offers access to a contracted network of in-home care agencies and approximately 2,500 center-based providers in locations where it does not otherwise have centers with available capacity. Its clients include: Alston & Bird in the professional services and other sectors; British Petroleum and Chevron in the energy sector; JFK Medical Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Amgen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer in the healthcare and pharmaceuticals sectors; The Home Depot, Staples, Starbucks, Newell Rubbermaid and Timberland in the consumer sector; Cisco Systems and EMC in the technology sector; Bank of America, Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase and Royal Bank of Scotland in the financial services sector; and Boeing and Toyota Motor Manufacturing in the industrials and manufacturing sectors. It also provides its services to government and education sector institutions such as Duke University, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, The Environmental Protection Agency, The J

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