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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
97% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. FORR: No Debt )
FORR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 676.08   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.47
FORR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. FORR: 0.47 )
FORR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.78
Current: 0.47

0.13
0.78
Interest Coverage No Debt
FORR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
92% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.18 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: 4.42
M-Score: -2.72
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 (%) 5.34
FORR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. FORR: 5.34 )
FORR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.18   Max: 17.27
Current: 5.34

-1.18
17.27
Net-margin (%) 3.05
FORR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. FORR: 3.05 )
FORR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 16
Current: 3.05

0.61
16
ROE (%) 5.32
FORR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 927 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.95 vs. FORR: 5.32 )
FORR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 22.35
Current: 5.32

0.27
22.35
ROA (%) 2.63
FORR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. FORR: 2.63 )
FORR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 11.08
Current: 2.63

0.2
11.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 43.76
FORR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.41 vs. FORR: 43.76 )
FORR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.16   Max: 558.58
Current: 43.76

-7.16
558.58
Revenue Growth (%) 8.60
FORR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 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
58% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. FORR: -1.90 )
FORR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.7   Max: 47.3
Current: -1.9

-30.7
47.3
EPS Growth (%) -11.80
FORR's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 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

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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Q3 2014

FORR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 247,600 sh (+8.6%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 400,041 sh (-7.22%)
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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 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$37.17 - $39.25 $ 40.175%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -47.1%0.01%$34.4 - $39.08 $ 40.1710%11983
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 Sold Out $34.4 - $39.08 $ 40.1710%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -42.07%0.02%$35.22 - $39.62 $ 40.178%22652
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -23.93%0.01%$36.42 - $39.98 $ 40.175%39103
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -29%0.03%$34.62 - $37.02 $ 40.1712%44436
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 123.58%0.07%$26.41 - $30.38 $ 40.1741%75147
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.07%$26.7 - $34.41 $ 40.1732%33611
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-09-30 Add 45.45%$31.27 - $33.75 $ 40.1723%8000
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 80.30
FORR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.80 vs. FORR: 80.30 )
FORR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.13   Max: 1395.71
Current: 80.3

14.13
1395.71
P/B 5.10
FORR's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. FORR: 5.10 )
FORR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 5.15
Current: 5.1

1.27
5.15
P/S 2.50
FORR's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. FORR: 2.50 )
FORR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.61   Max: 4.07
Current: 2.5

1.61
4.07
PFCF 32.90
FORR's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 187.82 vs. FORR: 32.90 )
FORR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.32   Max: 172.73
Current: 32.9

10.32
172.73
EV-to-EBIT 37.53
FORR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.99 vs. FORR: 37.53 )
FORR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -335.6   Max: 196.2
Current: 37.53

-335.6
196.2
Shiller P/E 41.20
FORR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FORR: 41.20 )
FORR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 25.19   Max: 75.8
Current: 41.2

25.19
75.8
Current Ratio 1.17
FORR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. FORR: 1.17 )
FORR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 3.54
Current: 1.17

1.07
3.54
Quick Ratio 1.17
FORR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. FORR: 1.17 )
FORR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 3.54
Current: 1.17

1.07
3.54

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.60
FORR's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
62% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. FORR: 1.60 )
FORR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.16
Current: 1.6

0.39
2.16
Dividend Payout 1.30
FORR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
68% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FORR: 1.30 )
FORR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.5
Current: 1.3

0.3
1.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.60
FORR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
68% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. FORR: 1.60 )
FORR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.16
Current: 1.6

0.39
2.16
Share Buyback Rate 2.50
FORR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 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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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 11.68
FORR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.08 vs. FORR: 11.68 )
FORR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 11.05
Current: 11.68

1.8
11.05
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.73
FORR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.45 vs. FORR: 1.73 )
FORR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 3.31
Current: 1.73

0.76
3.31
Price/Median PS Value 0.89
FORR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. FORR: 0.89 )
FORR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 4.91
Current: 0.89

0.71
4.91
Price/Graham Number 6.35
FORR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
71% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FORR: 6.35 )
FORR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 19.31
Current: 6.35

1.27
19.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.70
FORR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
56% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. FORR: 2.70 )
FORR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 21.9
Current: 2.7

0.5
21.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.28
FORR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
58% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.67 vs. FORR: 0.28 )
FORR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -22.1   Max: 35.9
Current: 0.28

-22.1
35.9

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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