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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.18
SCTBF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. SCTBF: 0.18 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18

Equity to Asset 0.26
SCTBF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. SCTBF: 0.26 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.27
Current: 0.26

0.22
0.27
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.76
M-Score: -2.50
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 4.54
SCTBF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.55 vs. SCTBF: 4.54 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.37   Max: 6.53
Current: 4.54

2.37
6.53
Net-margin (%) 2.84
SCTBF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. SCTBF: 2.84 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 4.66
Current: 2.84

0.83
4.66
ROE (%) 20.47
SCTBF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.28 vs. SCTBF: 20.47 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 26.81
Current: 20.47

5.7
26.81
ROA (%) 5.19
SCTBF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. SCTBF: 5.19 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 6.67
Current: 5.19

1.4
6.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 69.45
SCTBF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.38 vs. SCTBF: 69.45 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 11.32   Max: 108.72
Current: 69.45

11.32
108.72
Revenue Growth (%) 2.30
SCTBF's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. SCTBF: 2.30 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.3   Max: 4.2
Current: 2.3

-6.3
4.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -2.50
SCTBF's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. SCTBF: -2.50 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -34.9   Max: 50.5
Current: -2.5

-34.9
50.5
EPS Growth (%) -3.90
SCTBF's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. SCTBF: -3.90 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.3   Max: 28
Current: -3.9

-18.3
28
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 16.90
SCTBF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. SCTBF: 16.90 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.81   Max: 50.36
Current: 16.9

9.81
50.36
P/B 3.20
SCTBF's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. SCTBF: 3.20 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.98   Max: 3.44
Current: 3.2

1.98
3.44
P/S 0.50
SCTBF's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. SCTBF: 0.50 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.57
Current: 0.5

0.27
1.57
PFCF 52.40
SCTBF's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SCTBF: 52.40 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.44   Max: 54
Current: 52.4

10.44
54
EV-to-EBIT 17.09
SCTBF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. SCTBF: 17.09 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.2   Max: 30.8
Current: 17.09

7.2
30.8
Shiller P/E 17.20
SCTBF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SCTBF: 17.20 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.35   Max: 17.62
Current: 17.2

11.35
17.62
Current Ratio 1.15
SCTBF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. SCTBF: 1.15 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 1.32
Current: 1.15

0.92
1.32
Quick Ratio 1.15
SCTBF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. SCTBF: 1.15 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 1.32
Current: 1.15

0.92
1.32

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.80
SCTBF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
77% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. SCTBF: 3.80 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.67   Max: 4.58
Current: 3.8

2.67
4.58
Dividend Payout 0.57
SCTBF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
71% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. SCTBF: 0.57 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 1.63   Max: 2.44
Current: 0.57

1.63
2.44
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.74
SCTBF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
53% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. SCTBF: 2.74 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.93   Max: 3.31
Current: 2.74

1.93
3.31

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.85
SCTBF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 51.50 vs. SCTBF: 1.85 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 1.73
Current: 1.85

0.7
1.73
Price/Median PS Value 1.17
SCTBF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. SCTBF: 1.17 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 3.25
Current: 1.17

0.66
3.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.90
SCTBF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SCTBF: 5.90 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 13.9
Current: 5.9

3.2
13.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -6.85
SCTBF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
55% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. SCTBF: -6.85 )
SCTBF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.9   Max: 8
Current: -6.85

-6.9
8

Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Security & Protection Services
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Traded in other countries:0IAH.UK, SECU B.Sweden, S7MB.Germany,
Securitas AB is a Sweden-based company that provides security services for homes, workplaces, and public spaces. The Company provides guarding and mobile services, monitoring, consulting, and investigations. The Company is divided into the following business segments: Security Services North America, Security Services Europe, and Security Services Ibero-America. Security Services North America provides security services in the USA, Canada and Mexico and comprises 13 business units: one organization for national and global accounts, five geographical regions and five specialized business units. Security Services Europe provides security services for large and medium-sized customers in 27 countries, and airport security in 14 countries. It offers mobile security services for small and medium-sized businesses and residential sites and electronic alarm surveillance services. Security Services Ibero-America provides security services for large and medium-sized customers in seven Latin American countries as well as Portugal and Spain in Europe. It operates in 52 countries in North America, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

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