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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
FORR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. FORR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FORR' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.40
FORR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. FORR: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FORR' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.4
0.4
0.77
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.59
M-Score: -2.78
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 (%) 6.90
FORR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. FORR: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FORR' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.84  Med: 10.86 Max: 15.76
Current: 6.9
5.84
15.76
Net-margin (%) 4.19
FORR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. FORR: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FORR' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.48  Med: 8.13 Max: 12.13
Current: 4.19
3.48
12.13
ROE (%) 9.98
FORR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. FORR: 9.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FORR' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.19  Med: 7.56 Max: 10.1
Current: 9.98
5.19
10.1
ROA (%) 4.21
FORR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. FORR: 4.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FORR' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.93  Med: 4.56 Max: 6.63
Current: 4.21
2.93
6.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 73.96
FORR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.53 vs. FORR: 73.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FORR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.56  Med: 172.07 Max: 558.58
Current: 73.96
50.56
558.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.60
FORR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. FORR: 10.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FORR' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.9  Med: 10.30 Max: 40.5
Current: 10.6
-4.9
40.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.60
FORR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. FORR: -5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FORR' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.8  Med: 11.30 Max: 50.6
Current: -5.6
-30.8
50.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.80
FORR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 450 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 EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.3  Med: 5.60 Max: 181.9
Current: -16.8
-64.3
181.9
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-04-29)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

FORR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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FORR Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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Chuck Royce 329,104 sh (-0.16%)
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FORR Guru Trades in Q3 2015

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Jim Simons 446,118 sh (+23.05%)
Chuck Royce 42,804 sh (-86.99%)
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Q4 2015

FORR Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Chuck Royce 42,804 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 7,253 sh (-18.69%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 45.11
FORR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
88% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.07 vs. FORR: 45.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FORR' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.13  Med: 35.36 Max: 86.27
Current: 45.11
14.13
86.27
Forward P/E 25.32
FORR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
92% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.71 vs. FORR: 25.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 45.11
FORR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
88% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FORR: 45.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FORR' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.15  Med: 36.06 Max: 85.51
Current: 45.11
14.15
85.51
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 27.28
FORR's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
69% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.92 vs. FORR: 27.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
FORR' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.21  Med: 21.36 Max: 123.75
Current: 27.28
12.21
123.75
P/B 4.59
FORR's P/B is ranked lower than
78% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. FORR: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FORR' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.58 Max: 5.22
Current: 4.59
1.27
5.22
P/S 1.90
FORR's P/S is ranked lower than
65% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. FORR: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FORR' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 2.75 Max: 4.11
Current: 1.9
1.61
4.11
PFCF 20.92
FORR's PFCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.17 vs. FORR: 20.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
FORR' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.37  Med: 18.59 Max: 119.74
Current: 20.92
10.37
119.74
POCF 18.39
FORR's POCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.66 vs. FORR: 18.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FORR' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.49  Med: 15.99 Max: 55.8
Current: 18.39
9.49
55.8
EV-to-EBIT 25.74
FORR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
80% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.48 vs. FORR: 25.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FORR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 19.15 Max: 39.1
Current: 25.74
4.6
39.1
EV-to-EBITDA 17.26
FORR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
75% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.87 vs. FORR: 17.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FORR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 14.40 Max: 22.9
Current: 17.26
3.9
22.9
Shiller P/E 36.03
FORR's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
68% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.45 vs. FORR: 36.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
FORR' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.57  Med: 43.68 Max: 64.51
Current: 36.03
25.57
64.51
Current Ratio 1.08
FORR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. FORR: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FORR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 1.90 Max: 3.44
Current: 1.08
1.08
3.44
Quick Ratio 1.08
FORR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. FORR: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FORR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 1.90 Max: 3.44
Current: 1.08
1.08
3.44
Days Sales Outstanding 57.01
FORR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
68% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 59.79 vs. FORR: 57.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FORR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 78.36  Med: 101.08 Max: 120.25
Current: 57.01
78.36
120.25
Days Payable 1.51
FORR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
97% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.36 vs. FORR: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FORR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.52  Med: 6.47 Max: 18.67
Current: 1.51
1.52
18.67

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.09
FORR's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. FORR: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
FORR' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.65 Max: 2.44
Current: 2.09
0.39
2.44
Dividend Payout 1.03
FORR's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
89% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. FORR: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
FORR' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.12
Current: 1.03
0.49
1.12
Dividend Growth (3y) 6.70
FORR's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
54% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. FORR: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
FORR' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 6.7
Current: 6.7
0
6.7
Forward Dividend Yield 2.11
FORR's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. FORR: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.09
FORR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. FORR: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
FORR' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.65 Max: 2.44
Current: 2.09
0.39
2.44
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 7.50
FORR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. FORR: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FORR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.2  Med: 0.10 Max: 7.5
Current: 7.5
-15.2
7.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 96.85
FORR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.64 vs. FORR: 96.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
FORR' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 5.23 Max: 83.76
Current: 96.85
2.26
83.76
Price/Tangible Book 11.49
FORR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
87% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. FORR: 11.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FORR' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.78  Med: 3.50 Max: 11.61
Current: 11.49
1.78
11.61
Price/Projected FCF 1.49
FORR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. FORR: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FORR' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.19 Max: 3.26
Current: 1.49
0.84
3.26
Price/Median PS Value 0.69
FORR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FORR: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FORR' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.84
Current: 0.69
0.6
2.84
Price/Graham Number 5.04
FORR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
90% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. FORR: 5.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
FORR' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 2.86 Max: 7.01
Current: 5.04
1.63
7.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.90
FORR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. FORR: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FORR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 5.20 Max: 21.9
Current: 3.9
2.6
21.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.09
FORR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.06 vs. FORR: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FORR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.4  Med: 12.20 Max: 33
Current: 1.09
-18.4
33

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $314
EPS $ 0.66
Beta0.26
Short Percentage of Float3.40%
52-Week Range $27.05 - 37.70
Shares Outstanding(Mil)17.78

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 328 352
EPS($) 1.21 1.35
EPS without NRI($) 1.21 1.35

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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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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