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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 20.01
NAS:PRSC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. NAS:PRSC: 20.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:PRSC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.34 Max: 42.8
Current: 20.01
0.07
42.8
Equity-to-Asset 0.43
NAS:PRSC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. NAS:PRSC: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:PRSC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.19  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.43
-0.19
0.85
Interest Coverage 2.51
NAS:PRSC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.01 vs. NAS:PRSC: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:PRSC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.51  Med: 3.86 Max: N/A
Current: 2.51
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 3.80
Beneish M-Score: -2.06
WACC vs ROIC
8.22%
-1.34%
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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history
Operating Margin % 1.17
NAS:PRSC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
76% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. NAS:PRSC: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:PRSC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.59  Med: 3.65 Max: 9.02
Current: 1.17
-21.59
9.02
Net Margin % 5.47
NAS:PRSC's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
58% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. NAS:PRSC: 5.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:PRSC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.5  Med: 2.54 Max: 5.82
Current: 5.47
-22.5
5.82
ROE % 27.30
NAS:PRSC's ROE % is ranked higher than
91% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.23 vs. NAS:PRSC: 27.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:PRSC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -147.29  Med: 16.83 Max: 49.13
Current: 27.3
-147.29
49.13
ROA % 9.51
NAS:PRSC's ROA % is ranked higher than
82% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. NAS:PRSC: 9.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:PRSC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.91  Med: 4.59 Max: 10.54
Current: 9.51
-33.91
10.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 35.27
NAS:PRSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
72% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 15.77 vs. NAS:PRSC: 35.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:PRSC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -375.46  Med: 87.08 Max: 195.64
Current: 35.27
-375.46
195.64
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 23.00
NAS:PRSC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. NAS:PRSC: 23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:PRSC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.5  Med: 10.25 Max: 55.3
Current: 23
-0.5
55.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 8.00
NAS:PRSC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. NAS:PRSC: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:PRSC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.6  Med: 8.2 Max: 42.3
Current: 8
-16.6
42.3
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Business Description

Industry: Health Care Providers » Medical Care    NAICS: 624190    SIC: 8322
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Traded in other countries:PRF.Germany,
Providence Service Corp provides and manages government sponsored non-emergency transportation services, human services, workforce development services and health assessment services.

Providence Service Corp is incorporated in Delaware in December 1996. The Company provides and manages government sponsored social services and non-emergency transportation services. With respect to its social services, its counselors, social workers and behavioral health professionals work with clients who are eligible for government assistance due to income level, emotional/educational disabilities or court order. The Company does not own or operate any hospitals or residential treatment centers it provides social services mainly in the client's home or community. With respect to its non-emergency transportation services, it manages and arranges for client transportation to health care related facilities and services for state or regional Medicaid agencies, health maintenance organizations, or HMOs, and commercial insurers. The Company's social services revenue is derived from its provider contracts with state and local government agencies and government intermediaries, HMOs, commercial insurers, and its management contracts with not-for-profit social services organizations. The government entities that pay for its social services include welfare, child welfare and justice departments, public schools and state Medicaid programs. Under a majority of its social services provider contracts, it is paid an hourly fee. The Company's two operating segments are: Social Services and Non-Emergency Transportation Services, or NET Services. The Company provides home and community based services, foster care and provider management services, directly and through entities it manage. The Company's home based counselors are trained professionals or para-professionals providing counseling services in the client's own home. The Company's substance abuse treatment counselors provide services in the office, home and counseling centers designed especially for clients with drug or alcohol abuse problems. Its professional counselors are assigned to and stationed in public schools to assist in dealing with problematic and at-risk students. The Company's counselors provide support services such as teacher training, individual and group counseling, logical consequence training, anger management training, gang awareness and drug and alcohol abuse prevention techniques. It provides private probation supervision services, including monitoring and supervision of those sentenced to probation, rehabilitative services, and collection and disbursement of court-ordered fines, fees and restitution. The Company assists individuals to achieve their greatest potential to obtain and retain meaningful employment through services that include vocational evaluation, job placement, skills training, and employment support. The Company recruits and train foster parents and license family foster homes to provide 24-hour care to children who have been removed from their homes due to physical or emotional abuse, abandonment, or the lack of appropriate living situations. The C

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 8.66
PRSC's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 28.41 vs. PRSC: 8.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PRSC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.33  Med: 19.78 Max: 88.74
Current: 8.66
6.33
88.74
Forward PE Ratio 24.45
PRSC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 19.01 vs. PRSC: 24.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 4.34
PRSC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
97% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 28.18 vs. PRSC: 4.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PRSC' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.07  Med: 9.23 Max: 81.03
Current: 4.34
3.07
81.03
PB Ratio 2.73
PRSC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. PRSC: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PRSC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 2.44 Max: 4.27
Current: 2.73
0.25
4.27
PS Ratio 0.38
PRSC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. PRSC: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PRSC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.36 Max: 2.11
Current: 0.38
0.02
2.11
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 15.91
PRSC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
59% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 14.39 vs. PRSC: 15.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PRSC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 8.26 Max: 59.21
Current: 15.91
0.54
59.21
EV-to-EBIT 30.34
PRSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
78% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 19.26 vs. PRSC: 30.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PRSC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.5  Med: 13.9 Max: 203.4
Current: 30.34
-3.5
203.4
EV-to-EBITDA 8.86
PRSC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
77% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 14.06 vs. PRSC: 8.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PRSC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4  Med: 9.4 Max: 18.2
Current: 8.86
-4
18.2
Shiller PE Ratio 76.45
PRSC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 28.27 vs. PRSC: 76.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PRSC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 63.33  Med: 342.93 Max: 540.33
Current: 76.45
63.33
540.33
Current Ratio 1.30
PRSC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. PRSC: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PRSC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.47 Max: 4.55
Current: 1.3
1.02
4.55
Quick Ratio 1.30
PRSC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. PRSC: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PRSC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.47 Max: 4.55
Current: 1.3
1.02
4.55
Days Sales Outstanding 35.23
PRSC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 44.02 vs. PRSC: 35.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PRSC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.58  Med: 37.17 Max: 87.17
Current: 35.23
31.58
87.17
Days Payable 5.30
PRSC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
97% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 40.41 vs. PRSC: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PRSC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.03 Max: 22.91
Current: 5.3
1.38
22.91

Buy Back

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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 74.80
PRSC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
99% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. PRSC: 74.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PRSC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 74.8
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.80
PRSC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. PRSC: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PRSC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.3  Med: -4.8 Max: 1.3
Current: -0.8
-68.3
1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price-to-Tangible-Book 11.23
PRSC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
84% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. PRSC: 11.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PRSC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.12  Med: 7.02 Max: 16.38
Current: 11.23
4.12
16.38
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.56
PRSC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. PRSC: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PRSC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.74 Max: 1.64
Current: 1.56
0.15
1.64
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.09
PRSC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. PRSC: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PRSC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.25 Max: 5.72
Current: 1.09
0.07
5.72
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.29
PRSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
65% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. PRSC: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PRSC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 6.8 Max: 19.6
Current: 3.29
0.5
19.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 14.23
PRSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
66% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. PRSC: 14.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PRSC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.7  Med: 11.65 Max: 66.4
Current: 14.23
-3.7
66.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,682
EPS (TTM) $ 5.05
Beta1.06
Short Percentage of Float2.09%
52-Week Range $34.89 - 53.38
Shares Outstanding (Mil)13.84

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,542 1,616 1,689
EPS ($) 1.78 1.89 2.71
EPS without NRI ($) 1.78 1.89 2.71
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
12.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight Sep 12 2016 
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Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: PDI Inc, RCS Capital Corp, Providence Service Corp. Nov 30 2014 
Magic Formula Stock — Providence Service (PRSC) Jul 25 2011 
Providence Service (PRSC) — Look Past the Headlines to Find Value Jul 11 2011 
The Providence Service Corp. (PRSC) COO Craig A Norris sells 10,000 Shares Jan 05 2011 
The Providence Service Corp. (PRSC) CEO Fletcher Jay Mccusker sells 5,000 Shares Dec 16 2010 
The Providence Service Corp. (PRSC) CEO Fletcher Jay Mccusker sells 5,000 Shares Nov 17 2010 
The Providence Service Corp. (PRSC) COO Craig A Norris sells 10,000 Shares Nov 17 2010 
The Providence Service Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 05 2010 

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