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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
90% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. EXPO: No Debt )
EXPO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.70
EXPO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. EXPO: 0.70 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.7

0.61
0.84
Interest Coverage No Debt
EXPO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.86 vs. EXPO: No Debt )
EXPO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

1.15
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 8.45
M-Score: -2.34
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 (%) 19.19
EXPO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.96 vs. EXPO: 19.19 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.58   Max: 19.69
Current: 19.19

2.58
19.69
Net-margin (%) 13.39
EXPO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. EXPO: 13.39 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.75   Max: 13.05
Current: 13.39

-0.75
13.05
ROE (%) 17.10
EXPO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.52 vs. EXPO: 17.10 )
EXPO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.82   Max: 18.47
Current: 17.1

-0.82
18.47
ROA (%) 12.00
EXPO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. EXPO: 12.00 )
EXPO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.51   Max: 12.74
Current: 12

-0.51
12.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 82.36
EXPO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.44 vs. EXPO: 82.36 )
EXPO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.92   Max: 102.63
Current: 82.36

2.92
102.63
Revenue Growth (%) 8.60
EXPO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. EXPO: 8.60 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 18
Current: 8.6

1.9
18
EBITDA Growth (%) 11.20
EXPO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. EXPO: 11.20 )
EXPO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 31.4
Current: 11.2

2.7
31.4
EPS Growth (%) 14.70
EXPO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. EXPO: 14.70 )
EXPO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 6.5   Max: 55.4
Current: 14.7

6.5
55.4
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

EXPO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 224,500 sh (-7.08%)
Chuck Royce 470,167 sh (-24.27%)
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Q4 2013

EXPO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 33,560 sh (New)
Jim Simons 231,600 sh (+3.16%)
Chuck Royce 418,732 sh (-10.94%)
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Q1 2014

EXPO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 40,775 sh (+21.5%)
Jim Simons 247,500 sh (+6.87%)
Chuck Royce 431,532 sh (+3.06%)
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Q2 2014

EXPO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 78,420 sh (+92.32%)
Jim Simons 305,673 sh (+23.5%)
Chuck Royce 442,132 sh (+2.46%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with EXPO

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 92.32%0.04%$66.72 - $76.1 $ 72.632%78420
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 21.5%0.01%$68.32 - $77.99 $ 72.63-2%40775
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.06%$68.33 - $80.22 $ 72.63-4%33560
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.09%$50.63 - $59.11 $ 72.6332%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.09%$47.79 - $56.91 $ 72.6338%34069
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.08%$49.16 - $57.6 $ 72.6336%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Reduce -24.09%0.03%$45.86 - $52.07 $ 72.6352%23364
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 81.33%0.06%$45.85 - $52.98 $ 72.6361%30779
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 New Buy0.1%$37.12 - $46.88 $ 72.6373%15277
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Sold Out 0.18%$40 - $45.17 $ 72.6373%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 25.20
EXPO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.80 vs. EXPO: 25.20 )
EXPO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.75   Max: 29.31
Current: 25.2

13.75
29.31
P/B 3.87
EXPO's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. EXPO: 3.87 )
EXPO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.51   Max: 4.52
Current: 3.87

1.51
4.52
P/S 3.29
EXPO's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. EXPO: 3.29 )
EXPO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 3.78
Current: 3.29

1.13
3.78
PFCF 19.58
EXPO's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.30 vs. EXPO: 19.58 )
EXPO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.38   Max: 32.4
Current: 19.58

8.38
32.4
EV-to-EBIT 13.87
EXPO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.92 vs. EXPO: 13.87 )
EXPO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 17.1
Current: 13.87

6.8
17.1
PEG 1.65
EXPO's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EXPO: 1.65 )
EXPO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 4.03
Current: 1.65

0.83
4.03
Shiller P/E 31.73
EXPO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EXPO: 31.73 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 19.42   Max: 39.75
Current: 31.73

19.42
39.75
Current Ratio 3.96
EXPO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. EXPO: 3.96 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.24   Max: 5.58
Current: 3.96

2.24
5.58
Quick Ratio 3.96
EXPO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. EXPO: 3.96 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.24   Max: 5.58
Current: 3.96

2.24
5.58

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.27
EXPO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
78% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. EXPO: 1.27 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.13
Current: 1.27

0.27
1.13
Dividend Payout 0.28
EXPO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
89% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. EXPO: 0.28 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.28

0.19
0.38
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.30
EXPO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
76% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. EXPO: 1.30 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.13
Current: 1.3

0.27
1.13
Share Buyback Rate 2.40
EXPO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. EXPO: 2.40 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.4   Max: -6.5
Current: 2.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 24.21
EXPO's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
90% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EXPO: 24.21 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.14   Max: 1225.5
Current: 24.21

3.14
1225.5
Price/Net Current Asset Value 9.17
EXPO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EXPO: 9.17 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.83   Max: 38.64
Current: 9.17

2.83
38.64
Price/Tangible Book 4.01
EXPO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
73% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.43 vs. EXPO: 4.01 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 4.47
Current: 4.01

0.63
4.47
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.42
EXPO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. EXPO: 1.42 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 1.61
Current: 1.42

0.54
1.61
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
EXPO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. EXPO: 1.60 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 1.74
Current: 1.6

0.18
1.74
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.72
EXPO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EXPO: 1.72 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 3.54
Current: 1.72

0.39
3.54
Price/Graham Number 2.05
EXPO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
78% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.57 vs. EXPO: 2.05 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.28
Current: 2.05

0.43
2.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.20
EXPO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. EXPO: 7.20 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 14.7
Current: 7.2

5.9
14.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.68
EXPO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.11 vs. EXPO: 17.68 )
EXPO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 9.2   Max: 24.9
Current: 17.68

9.2
24.9

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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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 Company's 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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