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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
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Cash to Debt 0.01
DRCO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.64 vs. DRCO: 0.01 )
DRCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 2.07
Current: 0.01

0
2.07
Equity to Asset 0.37
DRCO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. DRCO: 0.37 )
DRCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.37

0.29
0.64
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.88
M-Score: -2.63
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 (%) -8.74
DRCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. DRCO: -8.74 )
DRCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.74   Max: 8.17
Current: -8.74

-8.74
8.17
Net-margin (%) -7.65
DRCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. DRCO: -7.65 )
DRCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.65   Max: 4.67
Current: -7.65

-7.65
4.67
ROE (%) -27.58
DRCO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. DRCO: -27.58 )
DRCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -31.51   Max: 25.15
Current: -27.58

-31.51
25.15
ROA (%) -9.32
DRCO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. DRCO: -9.32 )
DRCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.97   Max: 9.36
Current: -9.32

-9.97
9.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -183.88
DRCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1600 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.96 vs. DRCO: -183.88 )
DRCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -183.88   Max: 114.89
Current: -183.88

-183.88
114.89
Revenue Growth (%) 3.60
DRCO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. DRCO: 3.60 )
DRCO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -8.4   Max: 18.6
Current: 3.6

-8.4
18.6
» DRCO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

DRCO Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 102,000 sh (New)
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Q2 2013

DRCO Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Chuck Royce 102,000 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2013

DRCO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 102,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

DRCO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 24,700 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 64,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DRCO

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 New Buy$7.14 - $11.47 $ 11.4950%64000
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 27.20
DRCO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1119 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.20 vs. DRCO: 27.20 )
DRCO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.94   Max: 170.16
Current: 27.2

5.94
170.16
P/B 1.31
DRCO's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. DRCO: 1.31 )
DRCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 3.46
Current: 1.31

0.54
3.46
P/S 0.42
DRCO's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 1650 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. DRCO: 0.42 )
DRCO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.42

0.16
0.72
PFCF 7.76
DRCO's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. DRCO: 7.76 )
DRCO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.92   Max: 44.61
Current: 7.76

1.92
44.61
EV-to-EBIT 11.29
DRCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.39 vs. DRCO: 11.29 )
DRCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5   Max: 25.3
Current: 11.29

5
25.3
Shiller P/E 38.57
DRCO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.33 vs. DRCO: 38.57 )
DRCO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.32   Max: 112.12
Current: 38.57

7.32
112.12

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/DCF (Projected) 0.50
DRCO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
97% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. DRCO: 0.50 )
DRCO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 12.14
Current: 0.5

0.23
12.14
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
DRCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. DRCO: 1.00 )
DRCO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 2.6
Current: 1

0.33
2.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.90
DRCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1324 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. DRCO: 8.90 )
DRCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 20.1
Current: 8.9

3.9
20.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.93
DRCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. DRCO: 14.93 )
DRCO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -17.9   Max: 60.5
Current: 14.93

-17.9
60.5

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Dynamics Research Corporation was founded in 1955. It is a provider of management consulting, engineering, technical and information technology services and solutions to federal and state governments. The Company offers business solutions to its customers, by often combining two or more solutions to achieve customer goals. The Company provides a set of services and tools for rapidly transforming organizations and significantly improving organizational performance. Its services in this area include applying proven, repeatable processes, such as, Lean Six Sigma and Theory of Constraints, to the entire life cycle of business transformation and aligning improvements. It provides web-based collaborative decision making tools and facilities that enable participants in different locations to quickly and cost-effectively participate in the transformation process. The Company provides processes and tools to develop, sustain, manage, and govern complex information systems. Its areas of practice include enterprise architecture, cyber security and information assurance, cloud computing, data analytics, health informatics, systems and software engineering, application development and sustainment, web services, IT governance, quality assurance and testing, automated case management, and data engineering. The Company develops software using Capability Maturity Model Integration for Development Maturity Level 3 processes and provides services to support the ongoing development and subsequent maintenance of an organization's enterprise architecture. The Company offers a set of services for managing and implementing IT infrastructures for government organizations based on the International Organization for Standardization ('ISO') 20000-1:2005 for IT Service Management. The Company provides processes and services to help government agencies govern their IT systems in accordance with various government regulatory requirements, such as Capital Planning and Investment Control and the Federal Information Security Management Act. It also provides a set of information assurance cyber security services, which includes management support, operational support, and technical support for the identification and mitigation of security risks. The Company's training solutions are a part of assessment of human performance within an organization or system, which includes training/task analysis, high-performance team training, web-based training, and automated training management. The Company provides a set of solutions to support the management of complex programs throughout their life cycle. Its program management services and solutions include planning, requirements definition, policy and process development, change management, implementation, and sustainment. It also provides management consulting studies and assessments, strategic communications outreach, technical, engineering, acquisition management, and logistics services, as well as audit support and remedi

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