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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 508.52
CRAI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. CRAI: 508.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CRAI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 13.57 Max: 508.52
Current: 508.52
0.74
508.52
Equity to Asset 0.68
CRAI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. CRAI: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CRAI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.68 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.68
0.42
0.78
Interest Coverage 21.26
CRAI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.26 vs. CRAI: 21.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CRAI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.74  Med: 14.61 Max: 40.47
Current: 21.26
2.74
40.47
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.08
M-Score: -2.55
WACC vs ROIC
9.45%
3.65%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.08
CRAI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. CRAI: 4.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CRAI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.38  Med: 6.17 Max: 13.7
Current: 4.08
-21.38
13.7
Net-margin (%) 2.52
CRAI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. CRAI: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CRAI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.6  Med: 3.30 Max: 8.26
Current: 2.52
-19.6
8.26
ROE (%) 3.58
CRAI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. CRAI: 3.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CRAI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.13  Med: 4.39 Max: 13.04
Current: 3.58
-22.13
13.04
ROA (%) 2.51
CRAI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. CRAI: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CRAI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.96  Med: 3.08 Max: 7.25
Current: 2.51
-15.96
7.25
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.80
CRAI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.53 vs. CRAI: 19.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CRAI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -96.59  Med: 38.03 Max: 90.48
Current: 19.8
-96.59
90.48
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.50
CRAI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CRAI: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CRAI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.3  Med: 10.50 Max: 22
Current: 7.5
-6.3
22
» CRAI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

CRAI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 108,431 sh (+25.89%)
Chuck Royce 690,263 sh (-3.98%)
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Q2 2015

CRAI Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 161,145 sh (+48.62%)
Chuck Royce 592,450 sh (-14.17%)
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Q3 2015

CRAI Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Zeke Ashton 75,000 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 11,240 sh (New)
Jim Simons 195,131 sh (+21.09%)
Chuck Royce 258,389 sh (-56.39%)
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Q4 2015

CRAI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Charles Brandes 59,942 sh (+433.29%)
Jim Simons 204,631 sh (+4.87%)
Chuck Royce 258,389 sh (unchged)
Zeke Ashton 35,500 sh (-52.67%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 26.46
CRAI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
65% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.07 vs. CRAI: 26.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CRAI' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.77  Med: 22.16 Max: 151.59
Current: 26.46
10.77
151.59
PE(NRI) 26.46
CRAI's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
65% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CRAI: 26.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CRAI' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.74  Med: 22.16 Max: 143.17
Current: 26.46
10.74
143.17
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 42.48
CRAI's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
79% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.92 vs. CRAI: 42.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CRAI' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.54  Med: 17.19 Max: 412.73
Current: 42.48
3.54
412.73
P/B 0.91
CRAI's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. CRAI: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CRAI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.10 Max: 4.03
Current: 0.91
0.54
4.03
P/S 0.68
CRAI's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. CRAI: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CRAI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.85 Max: 2.32
Current: 0.68
0.51
2.32
PFCF 62.91
CRAI's PFCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.17 vs. CRAI: 62.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CRAI' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.19  Med: 18.49 Max: 946.15
Current: 62.91
3.19
946.15
POCF 9.47
CRAI's POCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.66 vs. CRAI: 9.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CRAI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.82  Med: 12.92 Max: 54.23
Current: 9.47
2.82
54.23
EV-to-EBIT 12.47
CRAI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.48 vs. CRAI: 12.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CRAI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.7  Med: 10.60 Max: 31.5
Current: 12.47
-3.7
31.5
EV-to-EBITDA 8.18
CRAI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
67% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.87 vs. CRAI: 8.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CRAI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.2  Med: 8.20 Max: 18.1
Current: 8.18
-4.2
18.1
Shiller P/E 31.16
CRAI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
56% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.45 vs. CRAI: 31.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CRAI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.1  Med: 18.53 Max: 37.54
Current: 31.16
9.1
37.54
Current Ratio 1.63
CRAI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. CRAI: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CRAI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 2.52 Max: 3.98
Current: 1.63
1.63
3.98
Quick Ratio 1.63
CRAI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. CRAI: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CRAI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 2.52 Max: 3.98
Current: 1.63
1.63
3.98
Days Sales Outstanding 73.23
CRAI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
64% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 59.79 vs. CRAI: 73.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CRAI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 64.14  Med: 74.47 Max: 121.12
Current: 73.23
64.14
121.12
Days Payable 24.00
CRAI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
65% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.36 vs. CRAI: 24.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CRAI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.01  Med: 20.94 Max: 26.55
Current: 24
18.01
26.55

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.98
CRAI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.64 vs. CRAI: 4.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CRAI' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.14  Med: 4.83 Max: 431.4
Current: 4.98
2.14
431.4
Price/Tangible Book 1.47
CRAI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. CRAI: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CRAI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 3.13 Max: 13.16
Current: 1.47
1.27
13.16
Price/Projected FCF 0.71
CRAI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. CRAI: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CRAI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.96 Max: 2.19
Current: 0.71
0.46
2.19
Price/Median PS Value 0.78
CRAI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CRAI: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CRAI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.23 Max: 4.14
Current: 0.78
0.66
4.14
Price/Graham Number 1.32
CRAI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CRAI: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CRAI' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 2.13 Max: 4.03
Current: 1.32
0.86
4.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.97
CRAI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CRAI: 7.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CRAI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 9.20 Max: 21.1
Current: 7.97
3.2
21.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -6.50
CRAI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.06 vs. CRAI: -6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CRAI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.6  Med: 6.30 Max: 33.3
Current: -6.5
-15.6
33.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $304
EPS $ 0.82
Beta0.99
Short Percentage of Float2.42%
52-Week Range $16.25 - 31.47
Shares Outstanding(Mil)8.93

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:CR2.Germany,
CRA International, Inc., was founded in Massachusetts in 1965. The Company is a consulting firm specializing in providing economic, financial, and management consulting services. It advises clients on economic and financial matters pertaining to litigation and regulatory proceedings, and guide corporations through critical business strategy and performance-related issues. The Company offers services in two broad areas: litigation, regulatory, and financial consulting and management consulting. Through 19 offices located internationally, the Company provides services across 20 areas of functional expertise to a number of clients across 17 vertical industries. In its litigation, regulatory, and financial consulting practices, it works closely with law firms on behalf of companies involved in litigation or regulatory proceedings in areas such as antitrust, damages, labor and employment, and product liability. Its business is diversified across multiple dimensions, including service offerings and vertical industry coverage, as well as areas of functional expertise, client base, and geography. The Company provides consulting services to corporate clients and attorneys in a range of litigation and regulatory proceedings, provides research and analysis, testimonies, and support in litigation and regulatory proceedings in all areas of finance, accounting, economics, insurance, and forensic accounting and investigations. The management consulting practices offers a mix of industry and functional expertise to help companies address and solve their strategic, organizational, and operational business problems. Additionally, it facilitates clients to develop fresh approach by sharing industry insights, focusing on facts, and questioning tradition. The Company's clients include domestic and foreign corporations; federal, state, and local domestic government agencies; governments of foreign countries; public and private utilities; accounting firms; and national and international trade associations.
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