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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.06
HURN's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. HURN: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
HURN' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.19 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.06
Equity-to-Asset 0.56
HURN's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. HURN: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
HURN' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.17  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.56
-0.17
0.6
Interest Coverage 5.74
HURN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
79% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.39 vs. HURN: 5.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HURN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.41  Med: 6.65 Max: 13.88
Current: 5.74
2.41
13.88
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.45
Beneish M-Score: -2.67
WACC vs ROIC
0.99%
5.39%
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 % 9.30
HURN's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
65% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.82 vs. HURN: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
HURN' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.14  Med: 11.68 Max: 15.28
Current: 9.3
-2.14
15.28
Net Margin % 4.71
HURN's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
56% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. HURN: 4.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
HURN' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.41  Med: 5.7 Max: 11.27
Current: 4.71
-5.41
11.27
ROE % 5.93
HURN's ROE % is ranked lower than
56% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.79 vs. HURN: 5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
HURN' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.18  Med: 9.04 Max: 27.9
Current: 5.93
-10.18
27.9
ROA % 3.27
HURN's ROA % is ranked higher than
51% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. HURN: 3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
HURN' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.29  Med: 4.87 Max: 13.04
Current: 3.27
-4.29
13.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 85.31
HURN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
77% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. HURN: 85.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
HURN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.46  Med: 91.47 Max: 155.06
Current: 85.31
-26.46
155.06
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 12.10
HURN's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. HURN: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
HURN' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.8  Med: 7.85 Max: 60.8
Current: 12.1
-4.8
60.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 4.30
HURN's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. HURN: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
HURN' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.9  Med: 17.3 Max: 88.9
Current: 4.3
-36.9
88.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -6.60
HURN's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
68% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. HURN: -6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
HURN' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.3  Med: 23 Max: 84.5
Current: -6.6
-46.3
84.5
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

HURN Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 5,828 sh (New)
Jim Simons 4,358 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 155,488 sh (+86.90%)
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Q2 2016

HURN Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 170,281 sh (+9.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2016

HURN Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 52,172 sh (-69.36%)
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HURN Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 37,473 sh (-28.17%)
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services    NAICS: 541611    SIC: 8742
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Huron Consulting Group Inc is a provider of operational and financial consulting services. The Company helps clients in various industries to improve performance, transform the enterprise, reduce costs, leverage technology, recover from distress, etc.

Huron Consulting Group Inc was incorporated in March 19, 2002 and commenced operations in May 2002. In October 2004, it completed its initial public offering and became a publicly traded company.The Company's acquisitions includes Blue Stone International in October 2013; Stockamp & Associates, Inc. in July 2008; Wellspring Partners, LLC in January 2007; and Glass & Associates, Inc. in January 2007. The Company is the provider of operational and financial consulting services. It helps clients in diverse industries improve performance, transform the enterprise, reduce costs, leverage technology, process and review amounts of complex data, address regulatory changes, recover from distress, and stimulate growth. The Company's professionals employ their expertise in finance, operations and technology to provide its clients with specialized analyses and customized advice and solutions that are tailored to address each client's particular challenges and opportunities to deliver sustainable and measurable results. It provides consulting services to a variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including healthcare organizations, academic institutions. The Company provides its services through four operating segments: Huron Healthcare, Huron Education and Life Sciences, Huron Business Advisory and All Other. The Huron Healthcare segment provides consulting services to national and regional hospitals and integrated health systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals, and physician practices. It delivers solutions to empower its clients to address challenges in the rapidly evolving healthcare environment and improve quality, increase revenue, reduce expenses, and enhance physician, patient, and employee satisfaction across the healthcare enterprise. The segment's service lines include clinical solutions; Revenue Cycle solutions; and Expense solutions. The Huron Education and Life Sciences segment provides management consulting services and software solutions to the higher education, academic medical center, and pharmaceutical and medical device industries, as well as law firms and others that do business with these industries. The segment's primary service lines include Higher Education, Life Sciences, and Technology.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 22.71
HURN's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.74 vs. HURN: 22.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
HURN' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.83  Med: 27.13 Max: 80.85
Current: 22.71
4.83
80.85
Forward PE Ratio 15.65
HURN's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.01 vs. HURN: 15.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 21.59
HURN's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
55% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. HURN: 21.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
HURN' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.14  Med: 28.96 Max: 232.44
Current: 21.59
5.14
232.44
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 10.52
HURN's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
74% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.72 vs. HURN: 10.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
HURN' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 14.59 Max: 151.38
Current: 10.52
2.91
151.38
PB Ratio 1.33
HURN's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. HURN: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
HURN' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 2.3 Max: 10.09
Current: 1.33
0.79
10.09
PS Ratio 1.06
HURN's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. HURN: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
HURN' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.53 Max: 3.49
Current: 1.06
0.38
3.49
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 7.50
HURN's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
85% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.99 vs. HURN: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
HURN' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.31  Med: 11.71 Max: 247.97
Current: 7.5
2.31
247.97
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 6.63
HURN's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
77% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.15 vs. HURN: 6.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
HURN' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.04  Med: 9.59 Max: 34.65
Current: 6.63
2.04
34.65
EV-to-EBIT 16.01
HURN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.07 vs. HURN: 16.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HURN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -97.2  Med: 16.4 Max: 48.1
Current: 16.01
-97.2
48.1
EV-to-EBITDA 9.64
HURN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
58% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.58 vs. HURN: 9.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HURN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 12.8 Max: 276.7
Current: 9.64
4.2
276.7
PEG Ratio 2.10
HURN's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. HURN: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
HURN' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.4 Max: 14.17
Current: 2.1
0.11
14.17
Shiller PE Ratio 22.22
HURN's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.86 vs. HURN: 22.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
HURN' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.96  Med: 37.91 Max: 48.32
Current: 22.22
21.96
48.32
Current Ratio 1.33
HURN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. HURN: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HURN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.51 Max: 2.76
Current: 1.33
1
2.76
Quick Ratio 1.33
HURN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. HURN: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HURN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.51 Max: 2.76
Current: 1.33
1
2.76
Days Sales Outstanding 43.11
HURN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 60.02 vs. HURN: 43.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HURN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.8  Med: 54.59 Max: 80.5
Current: 43.11
39.8
80.5
Days Payable 5.06
HURN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
92% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.77 vs. HURN: 5.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HURN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.06  Med: 6.71 Max: 8.52
Current: 5.06
5.06
8.52

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.20
HURN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. HURN: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HURN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15  Med: -3.65 Max: 2.2
Current: 2.2
-15
2.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.55
HURN's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. HURN: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
HURN' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.18
Current: 0.55
0.54
1.18
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.70
HURN's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. HURN: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
HURN' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.73
Current: 0.7
0.47
1.73
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.89
HURN's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. HURN: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
HURN' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 1.57 Max: 4.07
Current: 1.89
1.35
4.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.22
HURN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. HURN: 6.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
HURN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 6 Max: 17.6
Current: 6.22
2.1
17.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 23.79
HURN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
82% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.21 vs. HURN: 23.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
HURN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.9  Med: 19.6 Max: 62.3
Current: 23.79
-11.9
62.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $798.0
EPS (TTM) $ 1.75
Beta-0.33
Short Percentage of Float2.33%
52-Week Range $39.15 - 65.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)21.73

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 764 805
EPS ($) 2.54 2.83
EPS without NRI ($) 2.54 2.83
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Stocks That Are Reaching Their 3-Year Lows Feb 21 2017 
Meridian Funds Comments on Huron Consulting May 23 2013 
Meridian Funds Buys AAP, DENN, SWY, MDP, SBAC, FDO, GMT, HURN Oct 31 2011 
Huron Consulting Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 04 2010 
Huron Consulting Group Inc. (HURN) CEO James H Roth buys 5,000 Shares Sep 02 2010 
Huron Consulting Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jul 29 2010 
Huron Consulting Group Inc. (HURN) CEO James H Roth sells 1,551 Shares Jul 06 2010 
Huron Consulting Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Apr 29 2010 
Huron Consulting Group Inc. (HURN) CEO James H Roth sells 3,249 Shares Mar 15 2010 
Huron Consulting Group Inc. (HURN) CEO James H Roth sells 3,249 Shares Mar 03 2010 

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