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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
KFY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. KFY: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KFY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.24  Med: 5014.96 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.62
KFY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. KFY: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KFY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.62
0.33
0.62
Interest Coverage No Debt
KFY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 154.92 vs. KFY: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KFY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.59  Med: 14.81 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
1.59
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.91
M-Score: -2.48
WACC vs ROIC
12.52%
17.78%
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 (%) 10.70
KFY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. KFY: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KFY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.92  Med: 9.46 Max: 13.81
Current: 10.7
-15.92
13.81
Net-margin (%) 8.29
KFY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. KFY: 8.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KFY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.94  Med: 5.60 Max: 10.77
Current: 8.29
-24.94
10.77
ROE (%) 11.33
KFY's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.02 vs. KFY: 11.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KFY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -57.39  Med: 10.23 Max: 20.61
Current: 11.33
-57.39
20.61
ROA (%) 7.17
KFY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.14 vs. KFY: 7.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KFY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -27.64  Med: 6.19 Max: 10.16
Current: 7.17
-27.64
10.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 152.34
KFY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 67.67 vs. KFY: 152.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KFY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -404.02  Med: 160.63 Max: 449.6
Current: 152.34
-404.02
449.6
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.00
KFY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. KFY: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KFY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.3  Med: 6.50 Max: 21.2
Current: 7
-19.3
21.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.80
KFY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. KFY: 11.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KFY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -55.6  Med: 12.70 Max: 116.9
Current: 11.8
-55.6
116.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.70
KFY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. KFY: 15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KFY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -53.3  Med: 10.45 Max: 108.6
Current: 15.7
-53.3
108.6
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

KFY Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 30,564 sh (+76.67%)
Jim Simons 375,100 sh (+36.65%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 97,190 sh (+0.24%)
Chuck Royce 430,140 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 248,894 sh (-40.03%)
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Q4 2014

KFY Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 431,749 sh (+73.47%)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,008 sh (+4.72%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 97,190 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 228,440 sh (-46.89%)
Jim Simons 128,700 sh (-65.69%)
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Q1 2015

KFY Guru Trades in Q1 2015

James Barrow 150,974 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 97,777 sh (+0.60%)
Joel Greenblatt 411,695 sh (-4.64%)
Chuck Royce 151,040 sh (-33.88%)
Jim Simons 79,400 sh (-38.31%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,247 sh (-58.61%)
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Q2 2015

KFY Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 33,847 sh (+155.51%)
Jim Simons 131,000 sh (+64.99%)
James Barrow 159,094 sh (+5.38%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 97,777 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 113,240 sh (-25.03%)
Joel Greenblatt 268,805 sh (-34.71%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.96
KFY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.00 vs. KFY: 18.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KFY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.72  Med: 17.86 Max: 222.56
Current: 18.96
7.72
222.56
Forward P/E 17.64
KFY's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
81% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.42 vs. KFY: 17.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.30
KFY's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
56% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.00 vs. KFY: 19.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KFY' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.74  Med: 18.24 Max: 228.13
Current: 19.3
7.74
228.13
P/B 2.10
KFY's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. KFY: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KFY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.70 Max: 3.91
Current: 2.1
0.77
3.91
P/S 1.59
KFY's P/S is ranked lower than
83% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. KFY: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KFY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.26 Max: 2.37
Current: 1.59
0.46
2.37
PFCF 19.93
KFY's PFCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.89 vs. KFY: 19.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KFY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.43  Med: 15.37 Max: 181.08
Current: 19.93
6.43
181.08
POCF 15.93
KFY's POCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. KFY: 15.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KFY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.34  Med: 12.18 Max: 100.33
Current: 15.93
5.34
100.33
EV-to-EBIT 11.46
KFY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.44 vs. KFY: 11.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KFY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -246  Med: 10.00 Max: 70.9
Current: 11.46
-246
70.9
PEG 0.41
KFY's PEG is ranked higher than
80% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. KFY: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
KFY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.80 Max: 1.71
Current: 0.41
0.27
1.71
Shiller P/E 30.30
KFY's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.94 vs. KFY: 30.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
KFY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.11  Med: 21.61 Max: 86.8
Current: 30.3
9.11
86.8
Current Ratio 2.09
KFY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. KFY: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KFY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.18  Med: 1.92 Max: 2.32
Current: 2.09
1.18
2.32
Quick Ratio 2.09
KFY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. KFY: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KFY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.18  Med: 1.92 Max: 2.32
Current: 2.09
1.18
2.32
Days Sales Outstanding 68.31
KFY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
70% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 54.92 vs. KFY: 68.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KFY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 41.19  Med: 57.40 Max: 75.99
Current: 68.31
41.19
75.99

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.59
KFY's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
97% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. KFY: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KFY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.30 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.59
0.28
0.61
Dividend Payout 0.06
KFY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
97% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. KFY: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KFY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.06
Current: 0.06
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.58
KFY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
97% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. KFY: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KFY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.30 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.58
0.28
0.61
Share Buyback Rate -1.70
KFY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
75% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. KFY: -1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
KFY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.7  Med: -1.70 Max: -17.3
Current: -1.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 12.30
KFY's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. KFY: 12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
KFY' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 5.27  Med: 11.14 Max: 42.06
Current: 12.3
5.27
42.06
Price/Tangible Book 3.32
KFY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. KFY: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KFY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.53  Med: 3.22 Max: 7.24
Current: 3.32
1.53
7.24
Price/Projected FCF 1.37
KFY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. KFY: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KFY' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.19 Max: 3.06
Current: 1.37
0.41
3.06
Price/Median PS Value 1.25
KFY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. KFY: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KFY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.65
Current: 1.25
0.55
1.65
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.60
KFY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. KFY: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
KFY' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.6
0.64
1.5
Price/Graham Number 1.69
KFY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
51% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. KFY: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KFY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.66 Max: 5.7
Current: 1.69
1.06
5.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.71
KFY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. KFY: 8.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KFY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.4  Med: 9.80 Max: 42.1
Current: 8.71
1.4
42.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.06
KFY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.84 vs. KFY: 16.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KFY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 1.7  Med: 4.45 Max: 45.1
Current: 16.06
1.7
45.1

Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services
Compare:PAYX, AHEXY, RANJY, TMH, HAYPY » details
Traded in other countries:KFY.Germany,
Korn/Ferry International was originally formed as a California corporation in November 1969 and reincorporated in Delaware in 2000. The Company is a global provider of talent management solutions that help clients to attract, develop, retain and sustain their talent. It provides the following talent management solutions: Executive Recruitment, Leadership and Talent Consulting (LTC), and Talent Acquisition Solutions. Executive Recruitment, its business, focuses on recruiting board-level, chief executive and other senior executive positions for clients predominantly in the consumer, financial services, industrial, life sciences and technology industries. The relationships that it develops through this business are valuable in introducing its complementary service offerings to clients. The Company's comprehensive blend of talent management offerings assists clients with their ongoing assessment, organizational and leadership development efforts. Services address three fundamental leadership and talent management needs- strategic and organizational alignment, leadership and executive development, and talent and performance management. Each of the Company's solutions is delivered by an experienced team of leadership consultants, a global network of top executive coaches and the intellectual property of research-based, time-tested leadership assessment and developmental tools. In addition to being a pioneer in recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), the Company's multi-tiered portfolio of services includes talent acquisition and management consulting services, project-based recruitment, mid-level recruitment and interim professionals. The Company's clients include many of the world's public and private companies, middle market and emerging growth companies, as well as government and nonprofit organizations. It competes with Egon Zehnder International, Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc., Russell Reynolds Associates, Spencer Stuart, Spherion, KellyOCG and The Right Thing.
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