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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.21
STRL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. STRL: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
STRL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.19 Max: N/A
Current: 0.21
Equity to Asset 0.36
STRL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. STRL: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
STRL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.78  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.36
-0.78
0.7
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.99
M-Score: -3.45
WACC vs ROIC
3.97%
-10.63%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -2.31
STRL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. STRL: -2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
STRL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.51  Med: 6.73 Max: 9.58
Current: -2.31
-12.51
9.58
Net-margin (%) -3.27
STRL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 991 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. STRL: -3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
STRL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.29  Med: 4.25 Max: 6.06
Current: -3.27
-13.29
6.06
ROE (%) -33.99
STRL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.58 vs. STRL: -33.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
STRL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.61  Med: 10.04 Max: 26.49
Current: -33.99
-43.61
26.49
ROA (%) -6.93
STRL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1006 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. STRL: -6.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
STRL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.46  Med: 5.74 Max: 10.67
Current: -6.93
-24.46
10.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -13.17
STRL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 17.23 vs. STRL: -13.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
STRL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.27  Med: 35.07 Max: 44.7
Current: -13.17
-57.27
44.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.80
STRL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. STRL: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STRL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.2  Med: 6.60 Max: 78
Current: 6.8
-32.2
78
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -37.30
STRL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. STRL: -37.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STRL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.8  Med: 8.20 Max: 135.1
Current: -37.3
-41.8
135.1
» STRL's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-05-11)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

STRL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 231,100 sh (+261.66%)
Charles Brandes 417,227 sh (+1.31%)
Chuck Royce 335,671 sh (-60.92%)
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Q2 2015

STRL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 285,100 sh (+23.37%)
Chuck Royce 335,671 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes 271,380 sh (-34.96%)
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Q3 2015

STRL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Chuck Royce 335,671 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes 161,929 sh (-40.33%)
Jim Simons 108,200 sh (-62.05%)
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Q4 2015

STRL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 188,300 sh (+74.03%)
Chuck Royce 212,735 sh (-36.62%)
Charles Brandes 91,157 sh (-43.71%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 10.46
STRL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 12.50 vs. STRL: 10.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.04
STRL's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. STRL: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
STRL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.11 Max: 4.95
Current: 1.04
0.39
4.95
P/S 0.15
STRL's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. STRL: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
STRL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.47 Max: 1.35
Current: 0.15
0.07
1.35
PFCF 95.23
STRL's PFCF is ranked lower than
95% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.81 vs. STRL: 95.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
STRL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.31  Med: 15.87 Max: 1649.38
Current: 95.23
4.31
1649.38
POCF 14.06
STRL's POCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 vs. STRL: 14.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
STRL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.57  Med: 7.65 Max: 24.94
Current: 14.06
3.57
24.94
Current Ratio 1.36
STRL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. STRL: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
STRL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.57 Max: 2.84
Current: 1.36
0.31
2.84
Quick Ratio 1.34
STRL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. STRL: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
STRL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.50 Max: 2.83
Current: 1.34
0.12
2.83
Days Inventory 2.92
STRL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
88% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 26.39 vs. STRL: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
STRL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.35 Max: 3.88
Current: 2.92
0.8
3.88
Days Sales Outstanding 48.06
STRL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 69.93 vs. STRL: 48.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
STRL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.84  Med: 60.05 Max: 74.97
Current: 48.06
42.84
74.97
Days Payable 36.19
STRL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
76% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 78.53 vs. STRL: 36.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
STRL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.54  Med: 36.73 Max: 70.36
Current: 36.19
25.54
70.36

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.52
STRL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
75% of the 871 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. STRL: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
STRL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 2.05 Max: 12.8
Current: 2.52
1.05
12.8
Price/Projected FCF 4.68
STRL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. STRL: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
STRL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.09 Max: 3.67
Current: 4.68
0.51
3.67
Price/Median PS Value 0.34
STRL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. STRL: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
STRL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.75 Max: 4.36
Current: 0.34
0.14
4.36
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.71
STRL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. STRL: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
STRL' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.89 Max: 3.26
Current: 0.71
0.2
3.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -14.64
STRL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. STRL: -14.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
STRL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.68  Med: 11.00 Max: 33.4
Current: -14.64
-15.68
33.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 29.77
STRL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.35 vs. STRL: 29.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
STRL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.4  Med: 11.70 Max: 30.1
Current: 29.77
-7.4
30.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $624
EPS $ -2.03
Beta0.24
Short Percentage of Float0.68%
52-Week Range $3.05 - 6.66
Shares Outstanding(Mil)19.77

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 723 750
EPS($) 0.30 0.50
EPS without NRI($) 0.30 0.50

Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction
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Sterling Construction Co Inc was founded in 1991 as a Delaware corporation. The Company is a heavy civil construction company engaged in the building and reconstruction of transportation and water infrastructure projects in Texas, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, California, Hawaii and other states. Its transportation infrastructure projects include highways, roads, bridges and light rail and its water infrastructure projects include water, waste water and storm drainage systems. The Company performs the majority of the work required by its contracts with its own crew and equipment. It provides its services primarily by using traditional general contracting arrangements, including fixed-unit price contracts, lump sum contracts and cost-plus contracts. Fixed unit price contracts are used in competitively-bid public civil construction contracts. Under a lump sum contract, the contractor typically agrees to deliver a completed project in accordance with the contract's requirements for a specific price, and the customer agrees to pay the price according to a negotiated payment schedule. In a cost plus contract, the owner of a project generally agrees to pay the cost of all of the contractor's labor, subcontracts and materials plus an amount for contractor overhead and profit. The Company also participates in joint ventures with other large construction companies and other partners, typically for large, technically complex projects, including design-build projects. Its operations are subject to compliance with numerous regulatory requirements of federal, state and local agencies and authorities.
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