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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.60
STN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. STN: 0.60 )
STN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.75
Current: 0.6

0.06
1.75
Equity to Asset 0.54
STN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. STN: 0.54 )
STN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.54

0.46
0.65
Interest Coverage 20.97
STN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 15.22 vs. STN: 20.97 )
STN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 109.34
Current: 20.97

5.3
109.34
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.30
M-Score: -2.47
WACC vs ROIC
7.90%
14.84%
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 (%) 9.06
STN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. STN: 9.06 )
STN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.68   Max: 48.55
Current: 9.06

3.68
48.55
Net-margin (%) 6.50
STN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. STN: 6.50 )
STN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 7.73
Current: 6.5

0.75
7.73
ROE (%) 16.73
STN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1458 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. STN: 16.73 )
STN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.04   Max: 18.05
Current: 16.73

2.04
18.05
ROA (%) 8.85
STN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. STN: 8.85 )
STN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 9.57
Current: 8.85

0.95
9.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 57.58
STN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1472 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 15.86 vs. STN: 57.58 )
STN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 20.9   Max: 204.41
Current: 57.58

20.9
204.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.30
STN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1236 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. STN: 13.30 )
STN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 24.9
Current: 13.3

4.8
24.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.40
STN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. STN: 13.40 )
STN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 26
Current: 13.4

6.3
26
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 131.60
STN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. STN: 131.60 )
STN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24.1   Max: 131.6
Current: 131.6

-24.1
131.6
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

STN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 44,400 sh (-74.61%)
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Q2 2014

STN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 103,900 sh (+134.01%)
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Q3 2014

STN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 112,700 sh (+8.47%)
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Q4 2014

STN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 25,784 sh (New)
Jim Simons 181,300 sh (-19.57%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.50
STN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 27.50 vs. STN: 18.50 )
STN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.81   Max: 120.23
Current: 18.5

9.81
120.23
Forward P/E 14.18
STN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. STN: 14.18 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.30
STN's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 27.50 vs. STN: 18.30 )
STN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.85   Max: 112.5
Current: 18.3

9.85
112.5
P/B 2.80
STN's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. STN: 2.80 )
STN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 4.02
Current: 2.8

1.43
4.02
P/S 1.20
STN's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. STN: 1.20 )
STN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 1.87
Current: 1.2

0.6
1.87
PFCF 18.90
STN's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. STN: 18.90 )
STN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.99   Max: 94.04
Current: 18.9

5.99
94.04
POCF 14.58
STN's POCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 35.60 vs. STN: 14.58 )
STN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.88   Max: 45
Current: 14.58

4.88
45
EV-to-EBIT 13.15
STN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 22.23 vs. STN: 13.15 )
STN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -904.3   Max: 254.7
Current: 13.15

-904.3
254.7
PEG 1.32
STN's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. STN: 1.32 )
STN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 7.88
Current: 1.32

0.73
7.88
Shiller P/E 29.40
STN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. STN: 29.40 )
STN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.2   Max: 42.07
Current: 29.4

14.2
42.07
Current Ratio 1.78
STN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1374 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. STN: 1.78 )
STN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 1.87
Current: 1.78

1.37
1.87
Quick Ratio 1.78
STN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1374 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. STN: 1.78 )
STN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 1.78
Current: 1.78

0.86
1.78
Days Sales Outstanding 60.65
STN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 104.95 vs. STN: 60.65 )
STN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 60.65   Max: 124.61
Current: 60.65

60.65
124.61

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.30
STN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
70% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. STN: 1.30 )
STN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.57
Current: 1.3

0.47
1.57
Dividend Payout 0.21
STN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
87% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. STN: 0.21 )
STN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.23
Current: 0.21

0.21
0.23
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.30
STN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. STN: 1.30 )
STN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.57
Current: 1.3

0.47
1.57
Share Buyback Rate -1.10
STN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. STN: -1.10 )
STN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.3   Max: -10
Current: -1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 13.14
STN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
53% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. STN: 13.14 )
STN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 150.6
Current: 13.14

1.75
150.6
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.08
STN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. STN: 1.08 )
STN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.08

0.84
2.18
Price/Median PS Value 1.17
STN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. STN: 1.17 )
STN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.81
Current: 1.17

0.39
1.81
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.33
STN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. STN: 1.33 )
STN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 6.89
Current: 1.33

0.6
6.89
Price/Graham Number 3.26
STN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
65% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. STN: 3.26 )
STN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 10.94
Current: 3.26

0.8
10.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.50
STN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1435 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. STN: 7.50 )
STN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 12.9
Current: 7.5

0.4
12.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.51
STN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.95 vs. STN: 18.51 )
STN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 13.3   Max: 25.3
Current: 18.51

13.3
25.3

Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction
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Traded in other countries:STN.Canada, S3A.Germany,
Stantec Inc was incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act on March 23, 1984, as 131277 Canada Ltd. The Company changed its name from 131277 Canada Ltd. changed to Stanley Engineering Group Inc on August 15, 1984, and from Stanley Technology Group Inc. changed to Stantec Inc on October 28, 1998. The Company provides knowledge-based solutions in the area of infrastructure and facilities projects through value-added professional services, under fee-for-service agreements with clients. The Company offers services including planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics for infrastructure and facilities projects. It provides service both in public and private sector. The Company operates in three business operating units including Buildings, Energy & Resources, and Infrastructure. The Company Buildings business operating unit consists of services in architecture, buildings engineering, project management, interior design, and functional planning for vertical infrastructure. It provides services to sectors including airports & aviation, commercial, education & institutional, healthcare, industrial buildings, and science & technology. The Energy & Resources business operating unit is composed of environmental services industrial engineering services, project management, and construction management services for private sector clients. It provides services to sectors including mining, oil & gas and power. The Infrastructure business operating unit is engaged in providing design and engineering services, and also provides project and construction management services. It provides services to sectors including community development, transportation, and water. The community development sector serves private sector clients, and the transportation and water sectors primarily serve public sector clients. The Company operates in three geographical regions including Canada, the United States, and International. The Company competes with other engineering, architecture, and other professional consulting firms. Its primary competitors are small- to medium-sized privately held regional firms in Canada and the United States. The Company is subject to a variety of regulations and standards.
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