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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 0.74
SGSOY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. SGSOY: 0.74 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.74   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.74

Equity to Asset 0.44
SGSOY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. SGSOY: 0.44 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 0.59
Current: 0.44

0.42
0.59
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.38
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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Operating margin (%) 15.54
SGSOY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. SGSOY: 15.54 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.73   Max: 19.45
Current: 15.54

-1.73
19.45
Net-margin (%) 10.21
SGSOY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. SGSOY: 10.21 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.22   Max: 14.82
Current: 10.21

-3.22
14.82
ROE (%) 28.46
SGSOY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 927 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.95 vs. SGSOY: 28.46 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.22   Max: 37.26
Current: 28.46

-7.22
37.26
ROA (%) 11.67
SGSOY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. SGSOY: 11.67 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.66   Max: 20.65
Current: 11.67

-3.66
20.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 62.43
SGSOY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.41 vs. SGSOY: 62.43 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -12.72   Max: 87.95
Current: 62.43

-12.72
87.95
Revenue Growth (%) 6.60
SGSOY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. SGSOY: 6.60 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -0.1   Max: 16.1
Current: 6.6

-0.1
16.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 3.80
SGSOY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SGSOY: 3.80 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -4   Max: 78.6
Current: 3.8

-4
78.6
EPS Growth (%) 0.30
SGSOY's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. SGSOY: 0.30 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -8.2   Max: 51.6
Current: 0.3

-8.2
51.6
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 27.10
SGSOY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.80 vs. SGSOY: 27.10 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.05   Max: 34.21
Current: 27.1

10.05
34.21
P/B 7.30
SGSOY's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. SGSOY: 7.30 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 8.76
Current: 7.3

3.5
8.76
P/S 2.80
SGSOY's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. SGSOY: 2.80 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 3.35
Current: 2.8

1.44
3.35
PFCF 27.50
SGSOY's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 187.82 vs. SGSOY: 27.50 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.69   Max: 45.9
Current: 27.5

12.69
45.9
EV-to-EBIT 17.99
SGSOY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.99 vs. SGSOY: 17.99 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 22.8
Current: 17.99

6.8
22.8
PEG 8.47
SGSOY's PEG is ranked higher than
80% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SGSOY: 8.47 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 9.16
Current: 8.47

0.35
9.16
Shiller P/E 26.00
SGSOY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SGSOY: 26.00 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.95   Max: 52.36
Current: 26

15.95
52.36
Current Ratio 2.00
SGSOY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. SGSOY: 2.00 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 2.5
Current: 2

1.37
2.5
Quick Ratio 2.00
SGSOY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. SGSOY: 2.00 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 2.32
Current: 2

1.23
2.32

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.00
SGSOY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. SGSOY: 2.00 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 1.28
Current: 2

0.8
1.28
Dividend Payout 0.50
SGSOY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
78% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SGSOY: 0.50 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.5

0.25
0.28
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.00
SGSOY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
53% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. SGSOY: 2.00 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 1.28
Current: 2

0.8
1.28
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
SGSOY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. SGSOY: -0.40 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.3   Max: -0.8
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 15.40
SGSOY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.08 vs. SGSOY: 15.40 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.26   Max: 16.34
Current: 15.4

2.26
16.34
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.10
SGSOY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.45 vs. SGSOY: 2.10 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 2.09   Max: 5.32
Current: 2.1

2.09
5.32
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
SGSOY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. SGSOY: 1.00 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.09
Current: 1

0.35
1.09
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.00
SGSOY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SGSOY: 4.00 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 2.91
Current: 4

0.49
2.91
Price/Graham Number 4.00
SGSOY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SGSOY: 4.00 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.02   Max: 4.4
Current: 4

2.02
4.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.60
SGSOY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. SGSOY: 5.60 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 14.7
Current: 5.6

4.4
14.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.73
SGSOY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
70% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.67 vs. SGSOY: 5.73 )
SGSOY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 58.3
Current: 5.73

1.5
58.3

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:SGSN.Switzerland, SUVN.Germany, 0QMI.UK
SGS Ltd was established in 1878, offers grain trading in Europe by offering agricultural inspection services. The Company provides industrial inspection, analysis, testing, and verification services. It is engaged in ten business segments: Agricultural Services, Minerals Services, Oil, Gas & Chemicals Services, Life Science Services, Consumer Testing Services, Systems & Services Certification, Industrial Services, Environmental Services, Automotive Services and Governments & Institutions Services. The geographical segments of the Company are Europe/Africa/Middle East, Americas and Asia Pacific.
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