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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.15
CEB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. CEB: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CEB' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15
Equity-to-Asset -0.12
CEB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CEB: -0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CEB' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.17  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.59
Current: -0.12
-0.17
0.59
Interest Coverage 0.23
CEB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.39 vs. CEB: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CEB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 91.28 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.23
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.87
Beneish M-Score: -3.12
WACC vs ROIC
14.47%
-3.05%
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
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history
Operating Margin % 0.72
CEB's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
74% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.82 vs. CEB: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CEB' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 14.98 Max: 21.03
Current: 0.72
0.72
21.03
Net Margin % -3.65
CEB's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
81% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. CEB: -3.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CEB' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.65  Med: 8.68 Max: 15.13
Current: -3.65
-3.65
15.13
ROA % -2.47
CEB's ROA % is ranked lower than
77% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. CEB: -2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CEB' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.52  Med: 7.77 Max: 12.58
Current: -2.47
-2.52
12.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 13.27
CEB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
59% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. CEB: 13.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CEB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.19  Med: 98.5 Max: 188.47
Current: 13.27
13.19
188.47
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 7.00
CEB's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CEB: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CEB' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.7  Med: 24.05 Max: 27.6
Current: 7
-4.7
27.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -5.20
CEB's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
70% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. CEB: -5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CEB' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.2  Med: 17.75 Max: 98.3
Current: -5.2
-5.2
98.3
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

CEB Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Columbia Wanger 232,735 sh (New)
John Hussman 2,200 sh (New)
John Rogers 278,455 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 202,400 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2016

CEB Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 7,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,354 sh (New)
John Rogers 427,804 sh (+53.63%)
Chuck Royce 202,400 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 156,581 sh (-32.72%)
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Q3 2016

CEB Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 22,093 sh (+190.70%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,600 sh (+66.96%)
John Rogers 435,367 sh (+1.77%)
Chuck Royce 202,400 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
» More
Q4 2016

CEB Guru Trades in Q4 2016

John Rogers 530,057 sh (+21.75%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 195,100 sh (-3.61%)
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services    NAICS: 541611    SIC: 8742
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Traded in other countries:FC9.Germany,
CEB Inc is a member-based advisory company. It provides historical fixed-fee annual subscription model for membership programs, and technology-enabled subscription and engagement-based talent assessment and management services.

CEB is a provider of talent assessment and management services. The company operates two business segments: CEB and CEB Talent Assessment. CEB provides data analysis, research, and advisory services for executives in the areas of human resources, legal, risk, compliance, finance, information technology, innovation and strategy, marketing and communications, procurement and operations, and sales and services. The CEB Talent Assessment segment offers cloud-based solutions for talent assessment, development, strategy, analytics, and decision support to assess and manage employees and applicants. The largest end market is the United States.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 21.46
CEB's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.01 vs. CEB: 21.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 115.04
CEB's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
94% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.72 vs. CEB: 115.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CEB' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.61  Med: 21.09 Max: 115.77
Current: 115.04
9.61
115.77
PS Ratio 2.69
CEB's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. CEB: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CEB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 2.73 Max: 11.63
Current: 2.69
0.82
11.63
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 24.78
CEB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
65% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.99 vs. CEB: 24.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CEB' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.04  Med: 18.56 Max: 45.45
Current: 24.78
10.04
45.45
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 20.16
CEB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
76% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.15 vs. CEB: 20.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CEB' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.16  Med: 14.92 Max: 29.48
Current: 20.16
6.16
29.48
EV-to-EBIT 252.03
CEB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
98% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.07 vs. CEB: 252.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CEB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 20.4 Max: 252.1
Current: 252.03
4.7
252.1
EV-to-EBITDA 28.50
CEB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
87% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.58 vs. CEB: 28.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CEB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 13.6 Max: 38.2
Current: 28.5
3.6
38.2
Shiller PE Ratio 57.20
CEB's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.86 vs. CEB: 57.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CEB' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.54  Med: 31.24 Max: 57.46
Current: 57.2
10.54
57.46
Current Ratio 0.78
CEB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. CEB: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CEB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.75
Current: 0.78
0.54
1.75
Quick Ratio 0.78
CEB's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. CEB: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CEB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.75
Current: 0.78
0.54
1.75
Days Sales Outstanding 69.62
CEB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
61% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 60.02 vs. CEB: 69.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CEB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 69.62  Med: 107.07 Max: 120.74
Current: 69.62
69.62
120.74
Days Payable 16.39
CEB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
75% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.77 vs. CEB: 16.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CEB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5  Med: 14.76 Max: 124.96
Current: 16.39
7.5
124.96

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.09
CEB's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
59% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. CEB: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CEB' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.55 Max: 13.58
Current: 2.09
0.55
13.58
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 22.40
CEB's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. CEB: 22.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CEB' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -22.5 Max: 74.7
Current: 22.4
0
74.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.09
CEB's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
61% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. CEB: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 6.10
CEB's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
80% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. CEB: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CEB' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 4.53 Max: 39.65
Current: 6.1
1.61
39.65
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.40
CEB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. CEB: 1.40 )
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: -11.1  Med: 0.5 Max: 4.8
Current: 1.4
-11.1
4.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.85
CEB's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. CEB: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CEB' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.69 Max: 2.73
Current: 1.85
0.5
2.73
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.99
CEB's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CEB: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CEB' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.36 Max: 5.27
Current: 0.99
0.5
5.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 0.40
CEB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
73% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. CEB: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CEB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 4.9 Max: 21.4
Current: 0.4
0.4
21.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 16.43
CEB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
67% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.21 vs. CEB: 16.43 )
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: 2.1  Med: 17.25 Max: 36.3
Current: 16.43
2.1
36.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $949.8
EPS (TTM) $ -1.08
Beta1.93
Short Percentage of Float2.81%
52-Week Range $47.33 - 79.70
Shares Outstanding (Mil)32.28

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 970 1,017
EPS ($) 3.67 3.83
EPS without NRI ($) 3.67 3.83
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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