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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.78
SGSOY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. SGSOY: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SGSOY' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 10.85 Max: 99
Current: 0.78
0.74
99
Equity to Asset 0.32
SGSOY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. SGSOY: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SGSOY' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.32
0.32
0.59
Interest Coverage 31.97
SGSOY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
55% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. SGSOY: 31.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SGSOY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.34  Med: 38.47 Max: 124.8
Current: 31.97
20.34
124.8
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.23
WACC vs ROIC
8.14%
23.51%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 14.39
SGSOY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. SGSOY: 14.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SGSOY' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.39  Med: 16.17 Max: 19.45
Current: 14.39
14.39
19.45
Net-margin (%) 9.61
SGSOY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. SGSOY: 9.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SGSOY' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.61  Med: 11.36 Max: 14.82
Current: 9.61
9.61
14.82
ROE (%) 28.03
SGSOY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. SGSOY: 28.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SGSOY' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.94  Med: 28.47 Max: 36.75
Current: 28.03
25.94
36.75
ROA (%) 9.62
SGSOY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. SGSOY: 9.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SGSOY' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.42  Med: 14.00 Max: 20.64
Current: 9.62
9.42
20.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 62.95
SGSOY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.45 vs. SGSOY: 62.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SGSOY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 61.88  Med: 76.95 Max: 114.91
Current: 62.95
61.88
114.91
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.00
SGSOY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. SGSOY: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SGSOY' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 6.60 Max: 16.1
Current: 1
-0.1
16.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.90
SGSOY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. SGSOY: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SGSOY' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4  Med: 9.40 Max: 98.7
Current: 0.9
-4
98.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 0.40
SGSOY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. SGSOY: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SGSOY' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.2  Med: 7.55 Max: 51.6
Current: 0.4
-8.2
51.6
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 29.13
SGSOY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
72% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.09 vs. SGSOY: 29.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SGSOY' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.05  Med: 23.39 Max: 34.21
Current: 29.13
10.05
34.21
Forward P/E 24.04
SGSOY's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
89% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.86 vs. SGSOY: 24.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 29.13
SGSOY's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
72% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SGSOY: 29.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SGSOY' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.05  Med: 23.39 Max: 34.22
Current: 29.13
10.05
34.22
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 17.64
SGSOY's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
54% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.89 vs. SGSOY: 17.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SGSOY' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.81  Med: 20.41 Max: 86.73
Current: 17.64
11.81
86.73
P/B 8.39
SGSOY's P/B is ranked lower than
90% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. SGSOY: 8.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SGSOY' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.55  Med: 6.18 Max: 9
Current: 8.39
3.55
9
P/S 2.82
SGSOY's P/S is ranked lower than
74% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. SGSOY: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SGSOY' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 2.62 Max: 3.35
Current: 2.82
1.44
3.35
PFCF 24.35
SGSOY's PFCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.11 vs. SGSOY: 24.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SGSOY' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.69  Med: 26.08 Max: 47.46
Current: 24.35
12.69
47.46
POCF 16.71
SGSOY's POCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.57 vs. SGSOY: 16.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SGSOY' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.3  Med: 16.35 Max: 25.16
Current: 16.71
8.3
25.16
EV-to-EBIT 20.24
SGSOY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
70% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.24 vs. SGSOY: 20.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SGSOY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 16.10 Max: 22.8
Current: 20.24
6.8
22.8
EV-to-EBITDA 14.55
SGSOY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.90 vs. SGSOY: 14.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SGSOY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 12.40 Max: 17.1
Current: 14.55
5.5
17.1
PEG 10.85
SGSOY's PEG is ranked lower than
90% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. SGSOY: 10.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SGSOY' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.78 Max: 36.51
Current: 10.85
0.39
36.51
Shiller P/E 26.54
SGSOY's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
52% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.30 vs. SGSOY: 26.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SGSOY' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.21  Med: 28.79 Max: 35.74
Current: 26.54
21.21
35.74
Current Ratio 2.41
SGSOY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. SGSOY: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SGSOY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 2.03 Max: 2.5
Current: 2.41
1.37
2.5
Quick Ratio 2.20
SGSOY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. SGSOY: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SGSOY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 1.85 Max: 2.38
Current: 2.2
1.29
2.38
Days Sales Outstanding 58.60
SGSOY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 59.72 vs. SGSOY: 58.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SGSOY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.6  Med: 65.04 Max: 72.79
Current: 58.6
58.6
72.79

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.22
SGSOY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
67% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. SGSOY: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SGSOY' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 1.55 Max: 3.98
Current: 3.22
1.23
3.98
Dividend Payout 0.91
SGSOY's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
86% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. SGSOY: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SGSOY' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.91
0.39
0.95
Dividend Growth (3y) 31.40
SGSOY's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. SGSOY: 31.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SGSOY' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 31.4
Current: 31.4
0
31.4
Forward Dividend Yield 3.15
SGSOY's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
62% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. SGSOY: 3.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.13
SGSOY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
52% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. SGSOY: 3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SGSOY' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 1.55 Max: 3.98
Current: 3.13
1.23
3.98
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.20
SGSOY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. SGSOY: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SGSOY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.8  Med: 0.10 Max: 1.3
Current: 0.2
-0.8
1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 27.12
SGSOY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
95% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. SGSOY: 27.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SGSOY' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 8.32 Max: 24.24
Current: 27.12
2.26
24.24
Price/Projected FCF 2.46
SGSOY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. SGSOY: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SGSOY' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 2.20 Max: 2.88
Current: 2.46
1.37
2.88
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.77
SGSOY's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
92% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. SGSOY: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.09
SGSOY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SGSOY: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SGSOY' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.07
Current: 1.09
0.34
1.07
Price/Graham Number 5.98
SGSOY's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
90% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. SGSOY: 5.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SGSOY' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 2.88 Max: 5.35
Current: 5.98
2.06
5.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.94
SGSOY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. SGSOY: 4.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SGSOY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 6.20 Max: 14.8
Current: 4.94
4.4
14.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.90
SGSOY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.90 vs. SGSOY: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SGSOY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 14.60 Max: 58.8
Current: 5.9
3.7
58.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $5829
EPS $ 0.73
Beta0.89
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $16.90 - 22.39
Shares Outstanding(Mil)760.55

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 4,610 4,761 4,968
EPS($) 0.67 0.70 0.75
EPS without NRI($) 0.67 0.70 0.75

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
Compare:NAS:ADP, NYSE:SPGI, NAS:FISV, NYSE:NLSN, NYSE:MCO, TSE:4901 » details
Traded in other countries:SUVN.Germany, SGSN.Switzerland, 0QMI.UK,
SGS Ltd was established in 1878. The Company provides inspection, verification, testing and certification services supporting international trade in agriculture, minerals, petroleum and consumer products. It also provides these services to governments, international institutions and to customers engaged in the industrial, environmental and life science sectors. Its business segments are 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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