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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
KFY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. KFY: No Debt )
KFY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.24   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.61
KFY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. KFY: 0.61 )
KFY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.61

0.33
0.62
Interest Coverage No Debt
KFY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 53.75 vs. KFY: No Debt )
KFY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

0.69
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.58
M-Score: -2.69
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 (%) 9.20
KFY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. KFY: 9.20 )
KFY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.92   Max: 13.81
Current: 9.2

-15.92
13.81
Net-margin (%) 7.30
KFY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. KFY: 7.30 )
KFY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.94   Max: 10.77
Current: 7.3

-24.94
10.77
ROE (%) 9.61
KFY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. KFY: 9.61 )
KFY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -54.8   Max: 18.36
Current: 9.61

-54.8
18.36
ROA (%) 5.89
KFY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. KFY: 5.89 )
KFY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -26.02   Max: 9.35
Current: 5.89

-26.02
9.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 151.58
KFY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.54 vs. KFY: 151.58 )
KFY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -121.65   Max: 371.02
Current: 151.58

-121.65
371.02
Revenue Growth (%) 6.50
KFY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. KFY: 6.50 )
KFY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -20   Max: 21.2
Current: 6.5

-20
21.2
EBITDA Growth (%) 4.10
KFY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. KFY: 4.10 )
KFY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -62.2   Max: 165.1
Current: 4.1

-62.2
165.1
EPS Growth (%) 5.20
KFY's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. KFY: 5.20 )
KFY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -53.3   Max: 108.6
Current: 5.2

-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 2013

KFY Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 332,400 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 31,849 sh (+50.01%)
James Barrow 2,395,062 sh (-0.82%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 235,719 sh (-2%)
Chuck Royce 1,389,240 sh (-8.76%)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,100 sh (-18.49%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 336,300 sh (-18.98%)
Robert Olstein 265,000 sh (-23.85%)
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Q4 2013

KFY Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 38,995 sh (+34%)
Jim Simons 337,215 sh (+1.45%)
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
James Barrow Sold Out
Steven Cohen 23,674 sh (-25.67%)
Chuck Royce 934,440 sh (-32.74%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 97,353 sh (-71.05%)
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Q1 2014

KFY Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 146,627 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 27,366 sh (+15.6%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 97,304 sh (-0.05%)
Chuck Royce 668,240 sh (-28.49%)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,071 sh (-40.84%)
Jim Simons 176,400 sh (-47.69%)
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Q2 2014

KFY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 415,039 sh (+183.06%)
Jim Simons 274,500 sh (+55.61%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 96,958 sh (-0.36%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,300 sh (-25.01%)
Chuck Royce 430,140 sh (-35.63%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with KFY

(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 Add 183.06%0.1%$27.78 - $32.56 $ 30.242%415039
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.07%$22.34 - $30.07 $ 30.2418%146627
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.49%$21.6 - $26.39 $ 30.2428%0
James Barrow 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.08%$21.6 - $26.39 $ 30.2428%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.17%$13.2 - $16.22 $ 30.24112%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 113.39%0.1%$15.28 - $18.6 $ 30.2492%133135
Arnold Van Den Berg 2012-03-31 Reduce -5.91%0.03%$15.28 - $18.6 $ 30.2492%273772
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 24.03%0.03%$11.52 - $17.6 $ 30.2491%62391
Arnold Van Den Berg 2011-09-30 New Buy0.36%$12.05 - $23.9 $ 30.2473%303190
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 445.43%0.08%$12.05 - $23.9 $ 30.2473%50305
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.03%$19.16 - $22.95 $ 30.2446%9223
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $19.16 - $22.95 $ 30.2446%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.50
KFY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.00 vs. KFY: 20.50 )
KFY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.72   Max: 222.56
Current: 20.5

7.72
222.56
P/B 2.00
KFY's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. KFY: 2.00 )
KFY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 4.1
Current: 2

0.77
4.1
P/S 1.50
KFY's P/S is ranked lower than
65% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. KFY: 1.50 )
KFY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 2.37
Current: 1.5

0.46
2.37
PFCF 14.80
KFY's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.12 vs. KFY: 14.80 )
KFY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.43   Max: 181.08
Current: 14.8

6.43
181.08
EV-to-EBIT 12.66
KFY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. KFY: 12.66 )
KFY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 106.5
Current: 12.66

2.4
106.5
PEG 0.34
KFY's PEG is ranked higher than
97% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KFY: 0.34 )
KFY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.37
Current: 0.34

0.26
1.37
Shiller P/E 39.40
KFY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 68.20 vs. KFY: 39.40 )
KFY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.11   Max: 86.8
Current: 39.4

9.11
86.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 378.00
KFY's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KFY: 378.00 )
KFY' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 10.85   Max: 363.13
Current: 378

10.85
363.13
Price/Tangible Book 3.30
KFY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.69 vs. KFY: 3.30 )
KFY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 7.26
Current: 3.3

1.53
7.26
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.50
KFY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. KFY: 1.50 )
KFY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.51
Current: 1.5

0.41
2.51
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
KFY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. KFY: 1.20 )
KFY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.63
Current: 1.2

0.56
1.63
Price/Graham Number 1.80
KFY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. KFY: 1.80 )
KFY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 5.67
Current: 1.8

1.06
5.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.90
KFY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. KFY: 7.90 )
KFY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 42.1
Current: 7.9

0.9
42.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.62
KFY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
52% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.74 vs. KFY: 1.62 )
KFY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 46.4
Current: 1.62

1.1
46.4

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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