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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.23
SECCY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. SECCY: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.43 Max: 1.72
Current: 0.23
0.15
1.72
Equity to Asset -0.03
SECCY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. SECCY: -0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.03  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.39
Current: -0.03
-0.03
0.39
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -0.10
M-Score: -10.34
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -33.31
SECCY's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. SECCY: -33.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -33.31  Med: 4.27 Max: 6.7
Current: -33.31
-33.31
6.7
Net-margin (%) -34.07
SECCY's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. SECCY: -34.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -34.07  Med: 2.96 Max: 5.92
Current: -34.07
-34.07
5.92
ROE (%) -179.20
SECCY's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.38 vs. SECCY: -179.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SECCY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -262.32  Med: 20.44 Max: 54.89
Current: -179.2
-262.32
54.89
ROA (%) -50.66
SECCY's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. SECCY: -50.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SECCY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -53.54  Med: 5.16 Max: 8.39
Current: -50.66
-53.54
8.39
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -638.49
SECCY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.09 vs. SECCY: -638.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SECCY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -760.28  Med: 89.68 Max: 169.5
Current: -638.49
-760.28
169.5
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.60
SECCY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. SECCY: -6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.6  Med: 15.00 Max: 23.2
Current: -6.6
-6.6
23.2
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 22.03
SECCY's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. SECCY: 22.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/S 0.22
SECCY's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. SECCY: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SECCY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.66 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.22
0.2
0.95
PFCF 42.02
SECCY's PFCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.81 vs. SECCY: 42.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SECCY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 15.18  Med: 26.01 Max: 60.03
Current: 42.02
15.18
60.03
POCF 12.61
SECCY's POCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.77 vs. SECCY: 12.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SECCY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.42  Med: 15.64 Max: 413
Current: 12.61
9.42
413
Current Ratio 0.84
SECCY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. SECCY: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.19 Max: 2.55
Current: 0.84
0.84
2.55
Quick Ratio 0.80
SECCY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. SECCY: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.43
Current: 0.8
0.8
2.43
Days Inventory 4.05
SECCY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.43 vs. SECCY: 4.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.66  Med: 6.60 Max: 14.39
Current: 4.05
3.66
14.39
Days Sales Outstanding 13.55
SECCY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 56.10 vs. SECCY: 13.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 13.55  Med: 55.78 Max: 78.13
Current: 13.55
13.55
78.13

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.39
SECCY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
60% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. SECCY: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.05 Max: 7.08
Current: 2.39
0.61
7.08
Dividend Payout 9.94
SECCY's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
99% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. SECCY: 9.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.58
Current: 9.94
0.03
0.58
Dividend growth (3y) 9.90
SECCY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
53% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. SECCY: 9.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 9.9  Med: 20.20 Max: 100
Current: 9.9
9.9
100
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.06
SECCY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
96% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. SECCY: 5.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.29  Med: 2.22 Max: 15
Current: 5.06
1.29
15
Share Buyback Rate -1.50
SECCY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. SECCY: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: -2.00 Max: -4
Current: -1.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Projected FCF 1.14
SECCY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. SECCY: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.39 Max: 15.22
Current: 1.14
1.02
15.22
Price/Median PS Value 0.29
SECCY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SECCY: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.98 Max: 2.31
Current: 0.29
0.32
2.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -63.54
SECCY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. SECCY: -63.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -66.96  Med: 6.20 Max: 10
Current: -63.54
-66.96
10
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.57
SECCY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. SECCY: 11.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SECCY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 5  Med: 21.30 Max: 35
Current: 11.57
5
35

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:SRP.UK, SEO.Germany, SRP.Switzerland, SRPF.UK,
Serco Group PLC, incorporated on August 21, 1986, is a holding company which operates via its subsidiaries and its joint ventures to improve services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. It supports governments, agencies and companies by offering operational, management and consulting expertise in the aviation, BPO, defence, education, environmental services, facilities management, health, home affairs, information and communications technology, knowledge services, local government, science and nuclear, transport, welfare to work and the commercial sectors. The Company's business segments are UK Central Government - Frontline services for sectors including Defence, Justice & Immigration and Transport delivered to UK Government, UK and Europe Local and Regional Government - Services for sectors including Health, Local Government Direct Services, Citizen Services and BPO services delivered to UK & European public sector customers, Americas - Professional, technology and management services for sectors including Defence, Transport and Citizen Services delivered to US federal and civilian agencies, selected state and municipal governments and the Canadian Government, AsPac - Frontline services for sectors including Defence, Justice and Immigration, Transport, Healthcare and Citizen Services in the Asia Pacific region including Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong, Middle East - Frontline services for sectors including Defence, Transport and Healthcare in the Middle East region, Global Services - BPO services for private sector customers predominantly in the UK, India and North America, and Corporate - Central and head office costs.

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