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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 : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.43
CSGP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 1379 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. CSGP: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.43
Equity to Asset 0.72
CSGP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. CSGP: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.88 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.72
0.3
0.94
Interest Coverage 7.72
CSGP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
63% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.70 vs. CSGP: 7.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 5.68  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: 7.72
5.68
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 7.52
M-Score: -2.63
WACC vs ROIC
12.13%
2.86%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.78
CSGP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1391 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. CSGP: 9.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -84.14  Med: 7.84 Max: 18.73
Current: 9.78
-84.14
18.73
Net-margin (%) 4.71
CSGP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1391 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.54 vs. CSGP: 4.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -84.88  Med: 5.32 Max: 22.29
Current: 4.71
-84.88
22.29
ROE (%) 2.09
CSGP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.61 vs. CSGP: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CSGP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -40.36  Med: 2.96 Max: 13.17
Current: 2.09
-40.36
13.17
ROA (%) 1.52
CSGP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1421 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. CSGP: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CSGP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -35.12  Med: 2.46 Max: 11.99
Current: 1.52
-35.12
11.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 88.13
CSGP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.94 vs. CSGP: 88.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CSGP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -499.24  Med: 52.78 Max: 194.46
Current: 88.13
-499.24
194.46
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 20.70
CSGP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. CSGP: 20.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -0.5  Med: 13.30 Max: 41.6
Current: 20.7
-0.5
41.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 48.60
CSGP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. CSGP: 48.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CSGP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.6  Med: 19.80 Max: 71
Current: 48.6
-28.6
71
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 33.00
CSGP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. CSGP: 33.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CSGP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.1  Med: 15.50 Max: 302.1
Current: 33
-34.1
302.1
» CSGP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CSGP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 11,676 sh (New)
Ron Baron 2,368,320 sh (+7.23%)
Murray Stahl 2,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 414,085 sh (-0.63%)
Pioneer Investments 57,985 sh (-4.58%)
Jim Simons 91,998 sh (-38.91%)
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Q3 2014

CSGP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Julian Robertson 5,300 sh (New)
Ron Baron 2,832,565 sh (+19.60%)
Pioneer Investments 56,314 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 2,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 411,845 sh (-0.54%)
Jim Simons 18,998 sh (-79.35%)
» More
Q4 2014

CSGP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Frank Sands 31,175 sh (New)
Frank Sands 31,175 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 85,043 sh (+51.02%)
Julian Robertson 5,700 sh (+7.55%)
Ron Baron 2,888,345 sh (+1.97%)
Murray Stahl 2,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 410,687 sh (-0.28%)
» More
Q1 2015

CSGP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Frank Sands 31,575 sh (+1.28%)
Ron Baron 2,918,228 sh (+1.03%)
Murray Stahl 2,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 2,888,345 sh (unchged)
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 84,564 sh (-0.56%)
Mariko Gordon 325,350 sh (-20.78%)
» More
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 219.41
CSGP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.60 vs. CSGP: 219.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CSGP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 19.28  Med: 88.55 Max: 1651
Current: 219.41
19.28
1651
Forward P/E 42.55
CSGP's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
90% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.87 vs. CSGP: 42.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 224.00
CSGP's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. CSGP: 224.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CSGP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 19.33  Med: 87.97 Max: 1651
Current: 224
19.33
1651
P/B 4.30
CSGP's P/B is ranked lower than
88% of the 1373 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSGP: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CSGP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.61  Med: 3.31 Max: 6.57
Current: 4.3
1.61
6.57
P/S 10.32
CSGP's P/S is ranked lower than
83% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. CSGP: 10.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CSGP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.34  Med: 6.17 Max: 13.21
Current: 10.32
2.34
13.21
PFCF 43.56
CSGP's PFCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.74 vs. CSGP: 43.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CSGP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.44  Med: 47.53 Max: 149.33
Current: 43.56
12.44
149.33
POCF 35.07
CSGP's POCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.37 vs. CSGP: 35.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CSGP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 10.34  Med: 32.55 Max: 73.17
Current: 35.07
10.34
73.17
EV-to-EBIT 107.00
CSGP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
91% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.70 vs. CSGP: 107.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CSGP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.7  Med: 59.50 Max: 195.1
Current: 107
6.7
195.1
PEG 11.85
CSGP's PEG is ranked lower than
93% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. CSGP: 11.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CSGP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.66  Med: 3.39 Max: 506.71
Current: 11.85
0.66
506.71
Shiller P/E 255.71
CSGP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
96% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.62 vs. CSGP: 255.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 30.14  Med: 83.77 Max: 542
Current: 255.71
30.14
542
Current Ratio 4.62
CSGP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1300 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. CSGP: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 5.03 Max: 13.65
Current: 4.62
0.6
13.65
Quick Ratio 4.62
CSGP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 1300 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. CSGP: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 5.03 Max: 13.65
Current: 4.62
0.6
13.65
Days Sales Outstanding 27.08
CSGP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
53% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.77 vs. CSGP: 27.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 12.77  Med: 21.76 Max: 46.2
Current: 27.08
12.77
46.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 152.23
CSGP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
99% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSGP: 152.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.78  Med: 6.77 Max: 199.6
Current: 152.23
2.78
199.6
Price/Tangible Book 43.45
CSGP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
99% of the 1359 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. CSGP: 43.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.38  Med: 5.88 Max: 158.41
Current: 43.45
2.38
158.41
Price/Projected FCF 3.26
CSGP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
81% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. CSGP: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.99  Med: 2.67 Max: 78.45
Current: 3.26
0.99
78.45
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 25.41
CSGP's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
98% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. CSGP: 25.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.67
CSGP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. CSGP: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.98 Max: 3.21
Current: 1.67
0.45
3.21
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 8.80
CSGP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
98% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. CSGP: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.92  Med: 3.77 Max: 86.88
Current: 8.8
0.92
86.88
Price/Graham Number 20.87
CSGP's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
98% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CSGP: 20.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.59  Med: 4.03 Max: 49.06
Current: 20.87
1.59
49.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.93
CSGP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CSGP: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.70 Max: 14.9
Current: 0.93
0.5
14.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 29.86
CSGP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. CSGP: 29.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CSGP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -10.2  Med: 13.90 Max: 36.1
Current: 29.86
-10.2
36.1

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