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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
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
FORR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
84% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. FORR: No Debt )
FORR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 676.08   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.45
FORR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. FORR: 0.45 )
FORR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.78
Current: 0.45

0.13
0.78
Interest Coverage No Debt
FORR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
82% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.25 vs. FORR: No Debt )
FORR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.87
M-Score: -2.76
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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history
Operating margin (%) 5.23
FORR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.96 vs. FORR: 5.23 )
FORR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.18   Max: 17.27
Current: 5.23

-1.18
17.27
Net-margin (%) 2.93
FORR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. FORR: 2.93 )
FORR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 16
Current: 2.93

0.61
16
ROE (%) 5.78
FORR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.02 vs. FORR: 5.78 )
FORR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 65
Current: 5.78

0.28
65
ROA (%) 2.62
FORR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. FORR: 2.62 )
FORR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 8.44
Current: 2.62

0.21
8.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 44.33
FORR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.39 vs. FORR: 44.33 )
FORR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -10.71   Max: 561.68
Current: 44.33

-10.71
561.68
Revenue Growth (%) 8.60
FORR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. FORR: 8.60 )
FORR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.9   Max: 40.5
Current: 8.6

-4.9
40.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -1.90
FORR's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. FORR: -1.90 )
FORR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.7   Max: 50.2
Current: -1.9

-30.7
50.2
EPS Growth (%) -11.80
FORR's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. FORR: -11.80 )
FORR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -66.9   Max: 203.7
Current: -11.8

-66.9
203.7
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

FORR Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 51,405 sh (+15.68%)
Jim Simons 330,718 sh (+9.54%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 8,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 491,957 sh (-0.38%)
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Q4 2013

FORR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jean-Marie Eveillard 8,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 489,157 sh (-0.57%)
Jim Simons 301,300 sh (-8.9%)
Joel Greenblatt 39,103 sh (-23.93%)
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Q1 2014

FORR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 8,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 473,657 sh (-3.17%)
Jim Simons 251,600 sh (-16.5%)
Joel Greenblatt 22,652 sh (-42.07%)
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Q2 2014

FORR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Chuck Royce 431,163 sh (-8.97%)
Jim Simons 228,000 sh (-9.38%)
Joel Greenblatt 11,983 sh (-47.1%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FORR

(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 Reduce -47.1%0.01%$34.4 - $39.08 $ 37.854%11983
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 Sold Out $34.4 - $39.08 $ 37.854%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -42.07%0.02%$35.22 - $39.62 $ 37.852%22652
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -23.93%0.01%$36.42 - $39.98 $ 37.85-1%39103
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -29%0.03%$34.62 - $37.02 $ 37.856%44436
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 123.58%0.07%$26.41 - $30.38 $ 37.8533%75147
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.07%$26.7 - $34.41 $ 37.8524%33611
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-09-30 Add 45.45%$31.27 - $33.75 $ 37.8516%8000
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 81.70
FORR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.00 vs. FORR: 81.70 )
FORR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.13   Max: 1395.71
Current: 81.7

14.13
1395.71
P/B 4.60
FORR's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. FORR: 4.60 )
FORR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 4.78
Current: 4.6

1.27
4.78
P/S 2.50
FORR's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. FORR: 2.50 )
FORR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.61   Max: 4.11
Current: 2.5

1.61
4.11
PFCF 27.60
FORR's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 45.30 vs. FORR: 27.60 )
FORR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.32   Max: 172.73
Current: 27.6

10.32
172.73
EV-to-EBIT 35.06
FORR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.32 vs. FORR: 35.06 )
FORR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 196.2
Current: 35.06

4.6
196.2
Shiller P/E 37.70
FORR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FORR: 37.70 )
FORR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 25.19   Max: 75.8
Current: 37.7

25.19
75.8
Current Ratio 1.19
FORR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. FORR: 1.19 )
FORR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 3.54
Current: 1.19

1.07
3.54
Quick Ratio 1.19
FORR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. FORR: 1.19 )
FORR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 3.54
Current: 1.19

1.07
3.54

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.70
FORR's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
64% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. FORR: 1.70 )
FORR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.16
Current: 1.7

0.39
2.16
Dividend Payout 1.39
FORR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
64% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. FORR: 1.39 )
FORR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.5
Current: 1.39

0.3
1.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.70
FORR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
67% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. FORR: 1.70 )
FORR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.16
Current: 1.7

0.39
2.16
Share Buyback Rate 2.50
FORR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. FORR: 2.50 )
FORR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.6   Max: -34.8
Current: 2.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 10.26
FORR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. FORR: 10.26 )
FORR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 11.05
Current: 10.26

1.8
11.05
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.59
FORR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. FORR: 1.59 )
FORR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 3.26
Current: 1.59

0.75
3.26
Price/Median PS Value 0.87
FORR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. FORR: 0.87 )
FORR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 4.87
Current: 0.87

0.7
4.87
Price/Graham Number 6.04
FORR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
69% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 51.77 vs. FORR: 6.04 )
FORR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 19.31
Current: 6.04

1.27
19.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.90
FORR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
53% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. FORR: 2.90 )
FORR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 21.9
Current: 2.9

0.5
21.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.95
FORR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
59% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.86 vs. FORR: 0.95 )
FORR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -19.3   Max: 30.9
Current: 0.95

-19.3
30.9

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Forrester Research, Inc., an independent research company that provides pragmatic and forward-thinking advice to global leaders in business and technology. The Company's products and services are targeted to specific roles, including senior management in business strategy, marketing, and information technology principally at $1 billion-plus (revenue) companies who collaborate with it to accelerate achievement of their business goals. The Company's business is organized into two main global client groups that support its role-based strategy and closely align with its client base: the Business Technology Client Group and the Marketing & Strategy Client Group. The Company offers its clients a selection of engagement opportunities that are organized for and directed toward the multiple professional roles it covers. Its main syndicated research product, RoleView, provides clients with access to its core syndicated research designed to inform their strategic decision-making. It's various RoleView research offerings, including IT View, M&S View, and TI View, each consists of a library of cross-linked documents that interconnect its reports, data, product rankings, best practices, evaluation tools, and research archives. RoleView research access is provided through role-based websites that facilitate client access to research and tools that are relevant to their professional roles, including community tools that allow interaction between and among clients and its analysts. Its RoleView research products include The Forrester WaveTM. The Forrester Wave provides a detailed analysis of vendors' technologies and services based on transparent, fully accessible criteria, and measurement of characteristics weighted by it. The Forrester Wave includes an Excel spreadsheet that allows clients to compare products and get in-depth data and analysis about each one and tools to develop a custom shortlist based on the client's unique requirements. Its Forrester Leadership Boards are exclusive offerings for executives and other key employees at large companies worldwide. Clients may choose to participate in one or more Forrester Leadership Boards. Memberships are available in the Chief Information Officer (CIO) Group and the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Group and in a number of additional technologies, marketing, and executive programs and councils addressing issues of interest to the professional roles it cover. Its Data products and services focus on consumers' and business users' attitudes about and behavior toward technology, including ownership, future purchases, and adoption trends. Its research-based advisory and project consulting services leverage its RoleView research offerings and its data products and services to deliver focused insights and recommendations to assist clients in developing and executing technology and business strategy, informing critical decisions and reducing business risk, and making large technology investments. It hosts
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