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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
FORR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. FORR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FORR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 676.08  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.42
FORR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. FORR: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FORR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.42
0.13
0.78
Interest Coverage No Debt
FORR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 42.21 vs. FORR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FORR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.72
M-Score: -2.48
WACC vs ROIC
7.31%
40.26%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.56
FORR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.29 vs. FORR: 5.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FORR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.18  Med: 12.30 Max: 17.27
Current: 5.56
-1.18
17.27
Net-margin (%) 3.41
FORR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. FORR: 3.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FORR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 8.92 Max: 16
Current: 3.41
0.61
16
ROE (%) 7.15
FORR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.08 vs. FORR: 7.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FORR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 8.18 Max: 22.35
Current: 7.15
0.27
22.35
ROA (%) 3.19
FORR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. FORR: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FORR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 4.91 Max: 11.08
Current: 3.19
0.2
11.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 51.34
FORR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.19 vs. FORR: 51.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FORR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.16  Med: 95.04 Max: 558.58
Current: 51.34
-7.16
558.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.30
FORR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. FORR: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FORR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.9  Med: 10.30 Max: 40.5
Current: 10.3
-4.9
40.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -7.00
FORR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. FORR: -7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FORR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.7  Med: 14.80 Max: 50.2
Current: -7
-30.7
50.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.80
FORR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. FORR: -16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FORR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -66.9  Med: 11.90 Max: 203.7
Current: -16.8
-66.9
203.7
» FORR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

FORR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Chuck Royce 431,163 sh (-8.97%)
Jim Simons 228,000 sh (-9.38%)
Joel Greenblatt 11,983 sh (-47.10%)
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Q3 2014

FORR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 247,600 sh (+8.60%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 400,041 sh (-7.22%)
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Q4 2014

FORR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 274,318 sh (+10.79%)
Chuck Royce 341,541 sh (-14.62%)
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Q1 2015

FORR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 344,121 sh (+25.45%)
Chuck Royce 329,641 sh (-3.48%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 56.03
FORR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
86% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.90 vs. FORR: 56.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FORR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.13  Med: 35.12 Max: 726.25
Current: 56.03
14.13
726.25
Forward P/E 28.65
FORR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
90% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. FORR: 28.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 60.10
FORR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
86% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.90 vs. FORR: 60.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FORR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 14.15  Med: 35.91 Max: 726.25
Current: 60.1
14.15
726.25
P/B 4.34
FORR's P/B is ranked lower than
78% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. FORR: 4.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FORR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.45 Max: 5.24
Current: 4.34
1.27
5.24
P/S 1.91
FORR's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. FORR: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FORR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.61  Med: 2.76 Max: 4.11
Current: 1.91
1.61
4.11
PFCF 55.48
FORR's PFCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.38 vs. FORR: 55.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
FORR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.32  Med: 19.04 Max: 121.33
Current: 55.48
10.32
121.33
POCF 48.02
FORR's POCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. FORR: 48.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FORR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.49  Med: 16.01 Max: 56.15
Current: 48.02
9.49
56.15
EV-to-EBIT 26.85
FORR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
79% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.87 vs. FORR: 26.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FORR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -227.6  Med: 18.70 Max: 62.4
Current: 26.85
-227.6
62.4
Shiller P/E 36.90
FORR's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
76% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.86 vs. FORR: 36.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
FORR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 24.95  Med: 38.63 Max: 75.8
Current: 36.9
24.95
75.8
Current Ratio 1.13
FORR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. FORR: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FORR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.07  Med: 2.00 Max: 3.54
Current: 1.13
1.07
3.54
Quick Ratio 1.13
FORR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. FORR: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FORR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.07  Med: 2.00 Max: 3.54
Current: 1.13
1.07
3.54
Days Sales Outstanding 58.09
FORR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
53% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 56.12 vs. FORR: 58.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FORR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 56.2  Med: 106.30 Max: 154.7
Current: 58.09
56.2
154.7

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.05
FORR's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
59% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. FORR: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
FORR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.62 Max: 2.16
Current: 2.05
0.39
2.16
Dividend Payout 1.13
FORR's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
87% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. FORR: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
FORR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.13
0.3
1.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.04
FORR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
67% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. FORR: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
FORR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.62 Max: 2.16
Current: 2.04
0.39
2.16
Share Buyback Rate 6.40
FORR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. FORR: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
FORR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.4  Med: -0.10 Max: -34.8
Current: 6.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 42.99
FORR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.66 vs. FORR: 42.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
FORR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.28  Med: 5.11 Max: 49.04
Current: 42.99
2.28
49.04
Price/Tangible Book 10.37
FORR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. FORR: 10.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FORR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.8  Med: 3.23 Max: 11.83
Current: 10.37
1.8
11.83
Price/Projected FCF 1.48
FORR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. FORR: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FORR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.17 Max: 3.26
Current: 1.48
0.79
3.26
Price/Median PS Value 0.69
FORR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. FORR: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FORR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.12 Max: 5.01
Current: 0.69
0.72
5.01
Price/Graham Number 5.00
FORR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
86% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. FORR: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
FORR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.53 Max: 19.31
Current: 5
1.27
19.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.79
FORR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. FORR: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FORR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.6  Med: 5.30 Max: 21.9
Current: 3.79
1.6
21.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 0.47
FORR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.29 vs. FORR: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FORR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -21.1  Med: 11.80 Max: 33.8
Current: 0.47
-21.1
33.8

Business Description

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Forrester Research Inc was incorporated in July 7, 1983. The Company is an independent research company that offers its clients research insights and provides advices in areas including, but not limited to technology, business strategy, and customer behavior. It offers research, data, new market opportunity, trends in the market and peer insights to its clients and helps them to take informed decisions in their business. Its products and services targets specific roles, including senior management in business strategy, marketing, and information technology companies. The Company's research product, RoleView provides the clients with research that is designed to help in their decision-making. RoleView research offerings consists of IT View, M&S View, and TI View, a library of cross-linked documents that interconnect reports, data, product rankings, evaluation tools, and research archives. RoleView research access is provided through role-based websites that facilitates client access to research and tools. It includes Forrester Wave that provides a detailed analysis of vendors' technologies and services based on transparent, fully accessible criteria, and measurement of characteristics. The Forrester Wave includes an Excel spreadsheet that allows clients to compare products and get in-depth data and analysis about each one and to develop a custom shortlist based on the client's requirements. The clients can participate in Forrester Leadership Boards, a peer group of executives and senior leaders at other organizations. Its membership is availbale to Chief Information Officer, Chief Marketing Officer and other councils for the technology and marketing roles. The Data products and services focus on consumers and business users attitudes about and behavior toward technology, including ownership, future purchases, and adoption trends. It includes Consumer Technographics and Business Technographics. Consumer Technographics delivers both primary data and quantitative research, based on surveys of over 400,000 individuals in North America, Europe, Russia, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Business Technographics is a quantitative research program that provides in-depth assessments of what motivates businesses to choose certain technologies and vendors over others. Forrester Consulting leverages RoleView research and Technographics data to deliver focused insights and recommendations that assist clients in developing and executing technology and business strategy, informing critical decisions and reducing their business risk. Further, the Company hosts events in locations such as North America, Europe and Asia. The Company sells its products and services through direct sales force in various locations in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. It competes in the market for research and advisory services and their application for client success. Its competitors include other providers of similar services, such as Gartner, as well as prov
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