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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

Interest Coverage No Debt
EPAX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 53.84 vs. EPAX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EPAX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
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 : 2/10

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

EPAX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 843,400 sh (+1.68%)
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Q2 2015

EPAX Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 858,300 sh (+1.77%)
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Q3 2015

EPAX Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 1,051,300 sh (+22.49%)
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Q4 2015

EPAX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services

Ambassadors Group Inc was founded in 1967 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1995. The Company along with its subsidiaries is a provider of educational travel experiences and online education research materials. Its operations are organized in two reporting segments: Ambassador Programs and Other, which provide educational travel services through multiple destinations within several travel program types and corporate overhead; and BookRags, which provides online research capabilities through book summaries, critical essays, online study guides, lesson plans, biographies, and references to encyclopedia articles. Its educational travel programs offer both domestic U.S. destinations as well as international travel destinations, including, but not limited to Europe, Australia, China, Japan, South Africa, India, Costa Rica, and Antarctica. This direct to consumer travel business consists of specialized private-label educational travel programs that seek to educate, inspire intellectual exchange, and develop the cultural and global intelligence of its participants. In 2013, 18,251 delegates, including students from 46 different countries, traveled on its programs to 37 countries on all seven continents. Founded in 1999, BookRags originally began as a source for online book summaries and notes that has grown to include a variety of additional content including critical essays, study guides, lesson plans, teacher resources, film summaries, biographies, literary criticisms, and references to encyclopedia articles. It competes with other companies that provide similar educational travel programs, professional travel and adult continuing education programs, activity camps and summer camps, as well as independent programs organized and sponsored by local teachers with the assistance of local travel agents.



Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield 3.10
EPAX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. EPAX: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
EPAX' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 3.1
Current: 3.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.10
EPAX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
56% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. EPAX: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
EPAX' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 3.1
Current: 3.1

Valuation & Return


More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $37.26
EPS (TTM) $ 0.05
Short Percentage of Float0.55%
52-Week Range $1.50 - 3.60
Shares Outstanding (Mil)17.14

Analyst Estimate

Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.15
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.15
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
Dividends Per Share ($)
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