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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.19
CEB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. CEB: 0.19 )
CEB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.19

Equity to Asset 0.10
CEB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. CEB: 0.10 )
CEB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.05   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.1

-0.05
0.67
Interest Coverage 4.02
CEB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.25 vs. CEB: 4.02 )
CEB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.02   Max: 9999.99
Current: 4.02

4.02
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.07
M-Score: -2.91
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.63
CEB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.96 vs. CEB: 5.63 )
CEB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.34   Max: 27.61
Current: 5.63

5.34
27.61
Net-margin (%) 0.97
CEB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. CEB: 0.97 )
CEB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 20.72
Current: 0.97

3.9
20.72
ROE (%) 6.15
CEB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.02 vs. CEB: 6.15 )
CEB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 13.87   Max: 198.14
Current: 6.15

13.87
198.14
ROA (%) 0.62
CEB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. CEB: 0.62 )
CEB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.31   Max: 16.14
Current: 0.62

2.31
16.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 41.92
CEB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.39 vs. CEB: 41.92 )
CEB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 75.31   Max: 543.57
Current: 41.92

75.31
543.57
Revenue Growth (%) 24.50
CEB's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CEB: 24.50 )
CEB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.7   Max: 27.6
Current: 24.5

-4.7
27.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 11.10
CEB's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. CEB: 11.10 )
CEB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -3.4   Max: 100.7
Current: 11.1

-3.4
100.7
EPS Growth (%) -14.60
CEB's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. CEB: -14.60 )
CEB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 75
Current: -14.6

0
75
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

CEB Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 706,800 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

CEB Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 638,500 sh (-9.66%)
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Q1 2014

CEB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 87,193 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 331,600 sh (-48.07%)
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Q2 2014

CEB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 150,993 sh (+73.17%)
Chuck Royce 331,600 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 278.40
CEB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.00 vs. CEB: 278.40 )
CEB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.08   Max: 294.73
Current: 278.4

9.08
294.73
P/B 16.39
CEB's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. CEB: 16.39 )
CEB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 6.65   Max: 46.81
Current: 16.39

6.65
46.81
P/S 2.62
CEB's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. CEB: 2.62 )
CEB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 11.64
Current: 2.62

0.82
11.64
PFCF 18.13
CEB's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 45.30 vs. CEB: 18.13 )
CEB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.99   Max: 46.27
Current: 18.13

9.99
46.27
EV-to-EBIT 7464.85
CEB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.32 vs. CEB: 7464.85 )
CEB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 57.7
Current: 7464.85

4.7
57.7
PEG 23.50
CEB's PEG is ranked higher than
78% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CEB: 23.50 )
CEB' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 216.7
Current: 23.5

0.47
216.7
Shiller P/E 58.03
CEB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CEB: 58.03 )
CEB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.62   Max: 98.16
Current: 58.03

7.62
98.16
Current Ratio 0.70
CEB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. CEB: 0.70 )
CEB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.86
Current: 0.7

0.51
1.86
Quick Ratio 0.70
CEB's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. CEB: 0.70 )
CEB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.86
Current: 0.7

0.51
1.86

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.53
CEB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
68% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. CEB: 1.53 )
CEB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 13.58
Current: 1.53

0.14
13.58
Dividend Payout 3.94
CEB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
62% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CEB: 3.94 )
CEB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 1.2
Current: 3.94

0.18
1.2
Dividend growth (3y) 26.90
CEB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. CEB: 26.90 )
CEB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 74.7
Current: 26.9

0
74.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.30
CEB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
55% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. CEB: 2.30 )
CEB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 20.8
Current: 2.3

0.21
20.8
Share Buyback Rate 0.60
CEB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. CEB: 0.60 )
CEB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.8   Max: -6.8
Current: 0.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.97
CEB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. CEB: 1.97 )
CEB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 3.1
Current: 1.97

0.32
3.1
Price/Median PS Value 0.86
CEB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. CEB: 0.86 )
CEB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 5.06
Current: 0.86

0.3
5.06
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 22.03
CEB's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CEB: 22.03 )
CEB' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 22.59
Current: 22.03

0.74
22.59
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.38
CEB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.86 vs. CEB: 15.38 )
CEB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 37.3
Current: 15.38

1.6
37.3

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