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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 26.03
FIX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
83% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. FIX: 26.03 )
FIX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 26.03

Equity to Asset 0.49
FIX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. FIX: 0.49 )
FIX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.49

0.43
0.71
Interest Coverage 34.24
FIX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.31 vs. FIX: 34.24 )
FIX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 81.09
Current: 34.24

0.98
81.09
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.88
M-Score: -2.60
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.41
FIX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. FIX: 3.41 )
FIX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.5   Max: 8.08
Current: 3.41

-3.5
8.08
Net-margin (%) 2.01
FIX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. FIX: 2.01 )
FIX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -26.18   Max: 4.1
Current: 2.01

-26.18
4.1
ROE (%) 9.22
FIX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.25 vs. FIX: 9.22 )
FIX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -101.95   Max: 17.35
Current: 9.22

-101.95
17.35
ROA (%) 4.53
FIX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. FIX: 4.53 )
FIX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -57.04   Max: 8.3
Current: 4.53

-57.04
8.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 37.20
FIX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 16.81 vs. FIX: 37.20 )
FIX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -42.42   Max: 118.98
Current: 37.2

-42.42
118.98
Revenue Growth (%) 8.70
FIX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. FIX: 8.70 )
FIX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -15.4   Max: 15.6
Current: 8.7

-15.4
15.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 9.70
FIX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. FIX: 9.70 )
FIX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -49.2   Max: 145.6
Current: 9.7

-49.2
145.6
EPS Growth (%) 10.60
FIX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. FIX: 10.60 )
FIX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -63.6   Max: 96.1
Current: 10.6

-63.6
96.1
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

FIX Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Joel Greenblatt 78,834 sh (+244.57%)
Charles Brandes 245,159 sh (+0.47%)
James Barrow 2,620,941 sh (-1.63%)
Chuck Royce 861,611 sh (-2.05%)
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Q2 2013

FIX Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Joel Greenblatt 86,100 sh (+9.22%)
James Barrow 2,569,861 sh (-1.95%)
Chuck Royce 815,411 sh (-5.36%)
Charles Brandes 213,524 sh (-12.9%)
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Q3 2013

FIX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 33,400 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 127,282 sh (+47.83%)
Chuck Royce 813,911 sh (-0.18%)
James Barrow 2,548,636 sh (-0.83%)
Charles Brandes 166,474 sh (-22.03%)
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Q4 2013

FIX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 22,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 252,400 sh (+655.69%)
Joel Greenblatt 319,482 sh (+151%)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Chuck Royce 813,411 sh (-0.06%)
James Barrow 2,509,761 sh (-1.53%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FIX

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 151%0.09%$16.16 - $20.58 $ 14.89-21%319482
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.04%$16.16 - $20.58 $ 14.89-21%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 47.83%0.02%$15.1 - $16.98 $ 14.89-7%127282
Charles Brandes 2013-09-30 Reduce -22.03%0.01%$15.1 - $16.98 $ 14.89-7%166474
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 244.57%0.04%$11.9 - $14.19 $ 14.8917%78834
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.02%$9.61 - $11.92 $ 14.8938%22879
Charles Brandes 2012-06-30 Add 42.66%0.01%$8.93 - $11.17 $ 14.8953%225585
Charles Brandes 2012-03-31 Add 247.77%0.01%$9.97 - $12.94 $ 14.8938%158130
Charles Brandes 2011-06-30 New Buy$10.05 - $14.3 $ 14.8932%47520
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.40
FIX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. FIX: 20.40 )
FIX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.28   Max: 3660
Current: 20.4

6.28
3660
P/B 1.90
FIX's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. FIX: 1.90 )
FIX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.8
Current: 1.9

0.52
2.8
P/S 0.40
FIX's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. FIX: 0.40 )
FIX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.4

0.13
0.66
PFCF 26.60
FIX's PFCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.14 vs. FIX: 26.60 )
FIX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.84   Max: 160.33
Current: 26.6

3.84
160.33
EV-to-EBIT 11.20
FIX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. FIX: 11.20 )
FIX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 99.2
Current: 11.2

2.7
99.2
Shiller P/E 31.90
FIX's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 15.04 vs. FIX: 31.90 )
FIX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.8   Max: 42.71
Current: 31.9

13.8
42.71

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.40
FIX's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
66% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. FIX: 1.40 )
FIX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.54
Current: 1.4

0.23
2.54
Dividend Payout 0.29
FIX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
71% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. FIX: 0.29 )
FIX' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.29

0.15
0.56
Dividend growth (3y) 1.60
FIX's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. FIX: 1.60 )
FIX' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 93.1
Current: 1.6

0
93.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.66
FIX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
62% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. FIX: 1.66 )
FIX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.8
Current: 1.66

0.25
2.8
Share Buyback Rate 0.20
FIX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. FIX: 0.20 )
FIX' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.3   Max: -25.2
Current: 0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.90
FIX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
71% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. FIX: 3.90 )
FIX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 9.63
Current: 3.9

1.23
9.63
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.00
FIX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
70% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FIX: 1.00 )
FIX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 2.95
Current: 1

0.65
2.95
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
FIX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 953 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FIX: 1.10 )
FIX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 3.93
Current: 1.1

0.23
3.93
Price/Graham Number 1.80
FIX's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
64% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. FIX: 1.80 )
FIX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 2.67
Current: 1.8

0.78
2.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.90
FIX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. FIX: 8.90 )
FIX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 36.7
Current: 8.9

1
36.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.58
FIX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.63 vs. FIX: 5.58 )
FIX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -19.3   Max: 60.8
Current: 5.58

-19.3
60.8

Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction
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Comfort Systems USA, Inc., a Delaware corporation, was established in 1997. The Company provides heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) installation, maintenance, repair and replacement services within the mechanical services industry. It operates mainly in the commercial, industrial and institutional HVAC markets, and performs most of its services within office buildings, retail centers, apartment complexes, manufacturing plants, and healthcare, education and government facilities. In addition to standard HVAC services, the Company provides specialized applications such as building automation control systems, fire protection, process cooling, electronic monitoring and process piping. Certain locations also perform related activities such as plumbing and electrical service. The Company manages its locations on a decentralized basis, with local management maintaining responsibility for day-to-day operating decisions. Its local management is augmented by regional leadership that focuses on core business competencies, regional financial performance, cooperation and coordination between locations, implementing best practices, and on major corporate initiatives. The Company provides 'design and build' and 'plan and spec' installation services for office buildings, retail centers, apartment complexes, manufacturing plants, health care, education and government facilities and other commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities. It also installs process cooling systems and building automation controls and monitoring systems. Its maintenance, repair and replacement services include the maintenance, repair, replacement, reconfiguration and monitoring of HVAC systems and industrial process piping. Maintenance and repair services are provided either in response to service calls or under a service agreement. The company has 37 operating units in 72 cities and 87 locations throughout the United States. The raw materials and components it uses include HVAC system components, ductwork, steel, sheet metal and copper tubing and piping. These raw materials and components are generally available from a number of domestic or foreign suppliers at competitive prices. The main components of commercial HVAC systems are compressors and chillers that are manufactured mainly by Carrier, Lennox, McQuay, Trane and York. The suppliers of building automation control systems are Honeywell, Johnson Controls, Siemens, York, Automated Logic, Novar and Andover Control Corporation. It competes on the basis of its technical expertise and experience, financial and operational resources, nationwide presence, industry reputation and dependability. The Company's operations are subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations, including: licensing requirements applicable to engineering, construction and service technicians; building and HVAC codes and zoning ordinances; regulations relating to consumer protection, including those governing resident

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