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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 0.20
CEB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. CEB: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CEB' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.2
Equity to Asset 0.03
CEB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. CEB: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CEB' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.05  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.03
-0.05
0.67
Interest Coverage 6.74
CEB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.02 vs. CEB: 6.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CEB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.85  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: 6.74
3.85
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.32
M-Score: -2.86
WACC vs ROIC
9.96%
24.81%
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 : 9/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 14.99
CEB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. CEB: 14.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CEB' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.3  Med: 17.20 Max: 27.61
Current: 14.99
10.3
27.61
Net-margin (%) 9.97
CEB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. CEB: 9.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CEB' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 9.82 Max: 20.72
Current: 9.97
3.9
20.72
ROE (%) 131.47
CEB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.54 vs. CEB: 131.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CEB' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.06  Med: 43.57 Max: 125.21
Current: 131.47
21.06
125.21
ROA (%) 7.02
CEB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. CEB: 7.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CEB' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.36  Med: 9.57 Max: 12.58
Current: 7.02
2.36
12.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 127.72
CEB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.08 vs. CEB: 127.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CEB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.85  Med: 100.15 Max: 558.81
Current: 127.72
67.85
558.81
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 23.80
CEB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CEB: 23.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CEB' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.7  Med: 24.45 Max: 27.6
Current: 23.8
-4.7
27.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 16.40
CEB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. CEB: 16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CEB' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.5  Med: 17.75 Max: 100.7
Current: 16.4
-3.5
100.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.50
CEB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. CEB: -3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CEB' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.55 Max: 75.9
Current: -3.5
0
75.9
» CEB's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

CEB Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 26,724 sh (+331.24%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce 317,500 sh (-4.25%)
Jim Simons 233,993 sh (-9.09%)
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Q2 2015

CEB Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 26,362 sh (-1.35%)
Chuck Royce 303,900 sh (-4.28%)
Jim Simons 189,493 sh (-19.02%)
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Q3 2015

CEB Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 182,260 sh (+591.37%)
Jim Simons 157,000 sh (-17.15%)
Chuck Royce 208,700 sh (-31.33%)
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Q4 2015

CEB Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 202,400 sh (-3.02%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.70
CEB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. CEB: 16.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CEB' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.07  Med: 33.98 Max: 293.5
Current: 16.7
9.07
293.5
Forward P/E 11.30
CEB's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
69% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.41 vs. CEB: 11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.70
CEB's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
61% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. CEB: 16.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CEB' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.12  Med: 32.02 Max: 293.5
Current: 16.7
9.12
293.5
P/B 38.96
CEB's P/B is ranked lower than
98% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. CEB: 38.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CEB' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.66  Med: 16.66 Max: 51.04
Current: 38.96
6.66
51.04
P/S 1.85
CEB's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CEB: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CEB' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 2.86 Max: 11.63
Current: 1.85
0.82
11.63
PFCF 12.00
CEB's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.32 vs. CEB: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CEB' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.05  Med: 19.59 Max: 46.27
Current: 12
10.05
46.27
POCF 10.38
CEB's POCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.69 vs. CEB: 10.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CEB' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.17  Med: 15.70 Max: 29.51
Current: 10.38
6.17
29.51
EV-to-EBIT 12.79
CEB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. CEB: 12.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CEB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 20.45 Max: 60.8
Current: 12.79
4.7
60.8
EV-to-EBITDA 9.11
CEB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.98 vs. CEB: 9.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CEB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 15.30 Max: 38.2
Current: 9.11
3.7
38.2
PEG 1.22
CEB's PEG is ranked higher than
64% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. CEB: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CEB' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.95 Max: 71.35
Current: 1.22
0.47
71.35
Shiller P/E 29.75
CEB's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.31 vs. CEB: 29.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CEB' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.37  Med: 27.73 Max: 54.2
Current: 29.75
10.37
54.2
Current Ratio 0.78
CEB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. CEB: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CEB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.78
0.51
1.86
Quick Ratio 0.78
CEB's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. CEB: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CEB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.78
0.51
1.86
Days Sales Outstanding 112.06
CEB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
84% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 57.70 vs. CEB: 112.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CEB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 83.03  Med: 114.92 Max: 121.32
Current: 112.06
83.03
121.32

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.95
CEB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
57% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. CEB: 2.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CEB' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.47 Max: 13.58
Current: 2.95
0.4
13.58
Dividend Payout 0.46
CEB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
67% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. CEB: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CEB' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.50 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.46
0.18
1.2
Dividend Growth (3y) 20.50
CEB's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. CEB: 20.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CEB' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -32.55 Max: 74.7
Current: 20.5
0
74.7
Forward Dividend Yield 3.20
CEB's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
50% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. CEB: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.27
CEB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
72% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. CEB: 5.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CEB' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 2.63 Max: 24.25
Current: 5.27
0.71
24.25
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.40
CEB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. CEB: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CEB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.8  Med: 0.15 Max: 5.8
Current: 0.4
-6.8
5.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 1.05
CEB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. CEB: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CEB' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.73 Max: 2.97
Current: 1.05
0.32
2.97
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.72
CEB's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
85% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. CEB: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.64
CEB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. CEB: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CEB' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.80 Max: 5.37
Current: 0.64
0.32
5.37
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.01
CEB's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. CEB: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CEB' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.98 Max: 22.01
Current: 1.01
0.74
22.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.80
CEB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. CEB: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CEB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 4.90 Max: 21.4
Current: 7.8
1.6
21.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 22.75
CEB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.02 vs. CEB: 22.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CEB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 17.60 Max: 36
Current: 22.75
2
36

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $928
EPS $ 2.75
Beta1.42
Short Percentage of Float2.46%
52-Week Range $50.55 - 91.57
Shares Outstanding(Mil)33.09

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 982 1,060
EPS($) 4.00 4.57
EPS without NRI($) 4.00 4.57

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:FC9.Germany,
CEB Inc is a Delaware corporation that was incorporated in 1997. The Company is a member-based advisory company that equips senior executives and their teams with insight and actionable solutions to drive corporate performance. With its acquisition of SHL Group Holdings I and its subsidiaries in August 2012, the Company operates through two reporting segments: CEB and SHL Talent Measurement. CEB segment provides comprehensive data analysis, research, and advisory services that align to executive leadership roles and key recurring decisions. This includes its membership programs for senior executives and their teams to drive corporate performance by identifying and building on the proven best practices of the world's best companies. Its membership programs deliver comprehensive research and advisory services that align with executive leadership roles and enable members to focus efforts to address emerging and recurring business challenges efficiently and effectively. The CEB segment also includes the operations of Personnel Decisions Research Institutes, Inc. (PDRI), which was acquired with its acquisition of SHL. PDRI is a service provider of customized personnel assessment and performance management tools and services mainly to various agencies of the US government and also to commercial enterprises. The Company's SHL Talent Measurement segment, which includes the operations of SHL provides cloud-based solutions for talent assessment and decision support as well as professional services that support those solutions, enabling client access to data, analytics and insights for assessing and managing employees and applicants. SHL Talent Measurement provides assessments that assist customers in determining potential candidates for employment and developing existing employees as well as consulting services that help maximize the utility of assessment data. The Company serves executives and professionals in corporate functions at large corporate and middle market institutions in more than 100 countries. The Company's primary markets within the CEB segment are: Human Resources, Finance, Strategy and Operations, Legal and Compliance, Sales and Marketing, and Technology. The SHL Talent Measurement segment focuses mainly on the Human Resources function and increasingly markets its services to other corporate functions. The Company competes with companies that offer customized information and professional service products, such as traditional consulting firms; benchmarking firms; talent screening and assessment providers; background screening companies; recruitment process outsource services firms; executive search and leadership training providers; market research and data analytics firms; training and development firms; trade associations, nonprofit organizations, and research and database companies, as well as providers of free content over the internet and through other delivery channels.
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