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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
EPAX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. EPAX: No Debt )
EPAX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.69   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.63
EPAX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. EPAX: 0.63 )
EPAX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.63

0.48
0.71
Interest Coverage No Debt
EPAX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 99.53 vs. EPAX: No Debt )
EPAX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.64
M-Score: -2.48
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -23.02
EPAX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.86 vs. EPAX: -23.02 )
EPAX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -23.02   Max: 44.29
Current: -23.02

-23.02
44.29
Net-margin (%) -13.82
EPAX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.34 vs. EPAX: -13.82 )
EPAX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13.82   Max: 32.34
Current: -13.82

-13.82
32.34
ROE (%) -12.66
EPAX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.64 vs. EPAX: -12.66 )
EPAX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.66   Max: 42.88
Current: -12.66

-12.66
42.88
ROA (%) -8.01
EPAX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. EPAX: -8.01 )
EPAX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.01   Max: 25.51
Current: -8.01

-8.01
25.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -63.86
EPAX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 29.20 vs. EPAX: -63.86 )
EPAX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -63.86   Max: 800.78
Current: -63.86

-63.86
800.78
Revenue Growth (%) -8.10
EPAX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. EPAX: -8.10 )
EPAX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.3   Max: 32
Current: -8.1

-13.3
32
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

EPAX Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 62,070 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 766,830 sh (-1.84%)
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Q2 2013

EPAX Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 776,912 sh (+1.31%)
Chuck Royce 62,070 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2013

EPAX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 788,998 sh (+1.56%)
Chuck Royce 62,070 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

EPAX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 815,930 sh (+3.41%)
Chuck Royce 62,070 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.20
EPAX's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. EPAX: 1.20 )
EPAX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 15.5
Current: 1.2

0.79
15.5
P/S 1.30
EPAX's P/S is ranked lower than
59% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. EPAX: 1.30 )
EPAX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 8.56
Current: 1.3

0.95
8.56
PFCF 5.80
EPAX's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. EPAX: 5.80 )
EPAX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.26   Max: 294
Current: 5.8

5.26
294
EV-to-EBIT 90.90
EPAX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
90% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. EPAX: 90.90 )
EPAX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 275.2
Current: 90.9

0.7
275.2
Shiller P/E 10.10
EPAX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.80 vs. EPAX: 10.10 )
EPAX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.96   Max: 37.2
Current: 10.1

3.96
37.2

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.50
EPAX's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
77% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. EPAX: 1.50 )
EPAX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 7.55
Current: 1.5

0.45
7.55
Dividend growth (3y) -37.00
EPAX's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
50% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. EPAX: -37.00 )
EPAX' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 88.8
Current: -37

0
88.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.38
EPAX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
93% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. EPAX: 0.38 )
EPAX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 1.89
Current: 0.38

0.11
1.89
Share Buyback Rate 4.70
EPAX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. EPAX: 4.70 )
EPAX' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.7   Max: -2.1
Current: 4.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Net Cash 5.10
EPAX's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
84% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. EPAX: 5.10 )
EPAX' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 13.31
Current: 5.1

3.7
13.31
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.60
EPAX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. EPAX: 4.60 )
EPAX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.52   Max: 11.83
Current: 4.6

3.52
11.83
Price/Tangible Book 1.60
EPAX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. EPAX: 1.60 )
EPAX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 7.51
Current: 1.6

1.25
7.51
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.60
EPAX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. EPAX: 0.60 )
EPAX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 0.98
Current: 0.6

0.49
0.98
Price/Median PS Value 0.50
EPAX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. EPAX: 0.50 )
EPAX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.48
Current: 0.5

0.41
2.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.10
EPAX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
90% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. EPAX: 1.10 )
EPAX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 135.9
Current: 1.1

0.4
135.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.42
EPAX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
60% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.75 vs. EPAX: 3.42 )
EPAX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -30   Max: 34.4
Current: 3.42

-30
34.4

Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services
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Ambassadors Group, Inc., was founded in 1967 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1995. The Company 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 itineraries within four travel program types and corporate overhead; and BookRags. Its educational travel programs offer both domestic U.S. destinations as well as consumer travel business consists of four international travel destinations, including, but not limited to Europe, Australia, China, Japan, South Africa, India, Rwanda, Costa Rica, the Galapagos Islands and Antarctica. This direct to specialized private-label educational travel programs that seek to educate, inspire intellectual exchange, and develop the cultural and global intelligence of its participants. In 2012, 21,252 delegates, including students from 51 different countries, traveled on its programs to 37 countries on six 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 book summaries, critical essays, study guides, lesson plans, film summaries, biographies, literary criticisms, and references to encyclopedia articles. The Company's strategy is to maintain its high quality and unique out-of-classroom educational experiences while increasing its volume of business through multi-channel marketing. 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.

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