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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
EXPO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. EXPO: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.71
EXPO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. EXPO: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.84
Current: 0.71
0.61
0.84
Interest Coverage No Debt
EXPO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 37.31 vs. EXPO: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.5  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
1.5
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 9.91
M-Score: -2.64
WACC vs ROIC
7.61%
38.52%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 20.87
EXPO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.49 vs. EXPO: 20.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.38  Med: 12.43 Max: 20.86
Current: 20.87
3.38
20.86
Net-margin (%) 13.55
EXPO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. EXPO: 13.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.75  Med: 8.19 Max: 13.36
Current: 13.55
-0.75
13.36
ROE (%) 17.08
EXPO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. EXPO: 17.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
EXPO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.82  Med: 11.36 Max: 18.47
Current: 17.08
-0.82
18.47
ROA (%) 11.85
EXPO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. EXPO: 11.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EXPO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.51  Med: 9.20 Max: 12.74
Current: 11.85
-0.51
12.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 87.39
EXPO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.09 vs. EXPO: 87.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
EXPO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.7  Med: 39.26 Max: 112.32
Current: 87.39
5.7
112.32
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.10
EXPO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. EXPO: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 1.9  Med: 9.50 Max: 18.1
Current: 6.1
1.9
18.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.30
EXPO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. EXPO: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EXPO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 2.9  Med: 11.20 Max: 30.4
Current: 8.3
2.9
30.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.80
EXPO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. EXPO: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EXPO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 7.2  Med: 17.30 Max: 41.9
Current: 9.8
7.2
41.9
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

EXPO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 78,420 sh (+92.32%)
Jim Simons 305,673 sh (+23.50%)
Chuck Royce 442,132 sh (+2.46%)
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Q3 2014

EXPO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 302,000 sh (-1.20%)
Chuck Royce 415,667 sh (-5.99%)
Joel Greenblatt 64,696 sh (-17.50%)
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Q4 2014

EXPO Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 397,067 sh (-4.47%)
Jim Simons 262,193 sh (-13.18%)
Joel Greenblatt 46,699 sh (-27.82%)
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Q1 2015

EXPO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 261,300 sh (-0.34%)
Chuck Royce 364,978 sh (-8.08%)
Joel Greenblatt 32,234 sh (-30.97%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 29.60
EXPO's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. EXPO: 29.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
EXPO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.76  Med: 20.97 Max: 31.41
Current: 29.6
13.76
31.41
Forward P/E 23.31
EXPO's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. EXPO: 23.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 29.40
EXPO's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
70% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. EXPO: 29.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
EXPO' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 13.72  Med: 21.08 Max: 31.16
Current: 29.4
13.72
31.16
P/B 4.56
EXPO's P/B is ranked lower than
76% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. EXPO: 4.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EXPO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.53  Med: 2.96 Max: 4.84
Current: 4.56
1.53
4.84
P/S 4.01
EXPO's P/S is ranked lower than
80% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. EXPO: 4.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EXPO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.3  Med: 2.22 Max: 4.25
Current: 4.01
1.3
4.25
PFCF 24.04
EXPO's PFCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.86 vs. EXPO: 24.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
EXPO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.84  Med: 18.75 Max: 31.8
Current: 24.04
9.84
31.8
POCF 22.04
EXPO's POCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.91 vs. EXPO: 22.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EXPO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.51  Med: 16.24 Max: 25.73
Current: 22.04
8.51
25.73
EV-to-EBIT 15.87
EXPO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.88 vs. EXPO: 15.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EXPO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.8  Med: 11.30 Max: 18
Current: 15.87
6.8
18
PEG 2.15
EXPO's PEG is ranked higher than
51% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. EXPO: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
EXPO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.72 Max: 4.09
Current: 2.15
0.84
4.09
Shiller P/E 36.78
EXPO's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.73 vs. EXPO: 36.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 19.42  Med: 28.17 Max: 40.19
Current: 36.78
19.42
40.19
Current Ratio 4.68
EXPO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. EXPO: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.24  Med: 3.68 Max: 5.58
Current: 4.68
2.24
5.58
Quick Ratio 4.68
EXPO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. EXPO: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.24  Med: 3.68 Max: 5.58
Current: 4.68
2.24
5.58
Days Sales Outstanding 104.03
EXPO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
85% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 54.67 vs. EXPO: 104.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 92.96  Med: 106.45 Max: 153.9
Current: 104.03
92.96
153.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.22
EXPO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
70% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. EXPO: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.28
Current: 1.22
0.27
1.28
Dividend Payout 0.35
EXPO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
63% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. EXPO: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.4
Current: 0.35
0.19
0.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.22
EXPO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
75% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. EXPO: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.50 Max: 1.23
Current: 1.22
0.13
1.23
Share Buyback Rate 2.10
EXPO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. EXPO: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.4  Med: 1.50 Max: -6.5
Current: 2.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 27.75
EXPO's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
82% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.63 vs. EXPO: 27.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 6.14  Med: 43.17 Max: 2451
Current: 27.75
6.14
2451
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.55
EXPO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. EXPO: 7.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.25  Med: 6.39 Max: 14.92
Current: 7.55
3.25
14.92
Price/Tangible Book 4.72
EXPO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
65% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. EXPO: 4.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.24  Med: 4.05 Max: 9.33
Current: 4.72
1.24
9.33
Price/Projected FCF 1.63
EXPO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. EXPO: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 2.29 Max: 3.23
Current: 1.63
0.54
3.23
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.28
EXPO's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
60% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. EXPO: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.91
EXPO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. EXPO: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.8
Current: 0.91
0.17
1.8
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.53
EXPO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. EXPO: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 3.05 Max: 7.19
Current: 2.53
0.39
7.19
Price/Graham Number 2.41
EXPO's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
66% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. EXPO: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.63 Max: 4.76
Current: 2.41
0.87
4.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.30
EXPO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. EXPO: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.6  Med: 8.90 Max: 14.7
Current: 6.3
5.6
14.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.05
EXPO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.66 vs. EXPO: 15.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
EXPO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 9.6  Med: 18.30 Max: 25.3
Current: 15.05
9.6
25.3

Business Description

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Exponent Inc, formerly The Failure Group, Inc., incorporated in the state of Delaware. The Company with the founding of the partnership Failure Analysis Associates in 1967, which was incorporated the following year in California and reincorporated in Delaware as Failure Analysis Associates, Inc. in 1988. The Company operates as a science and engineering consulting firm that provides solutions to complex problems. The Companys has a team of scientists, physicians, engineers, business and regulatory consultants which solve issues facing by industry and government. The Company serves clients in consumer products, energy, government, health, automotive, aviation, chemical, construction, insurance, manufacturing, technology and other industry. It currently operates 23 practices and centers, including Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, Buildings & Structures, Civil Engineering, Construction Consulting, Defense Technology Development, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Engineering Management Consulting, Human Factors, Industrial Structures, Materials & Corrosion Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Polymer Science & Materials Chemistry, Statistical & Data Sciences, Thermal Sciences and Vehicle Analysis. It report two operating segments based on two primary areas of service. One operating segment is a broad service group providing technical consulting in different practices primarily in the areas of engineering and technology development and other operating segment provides services in the area of environmental, epidemiology and health risk analysis. This operating segment provides consulting services relating to environmental hazards and risks and the impact on both human health and the environment. It derives its revenues primarily from professional fees earned on consulting engagements, product sales in its defense technology development practice, fees earned for the use of equipment and facilities, as well as reimbursements for outside direct expenses associated with the services that are billed to its clients.
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