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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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Interest Coverage 6.51
URS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.47 vs. URS: 6.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
URS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 6.51
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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Guru Trades

URS Guru Trades in

Q2 2014

URS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 300,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 5,418 sh (+17.32%)
Richard Pzena 1,392,973 sh (+11.88%)
John Buckingham 86,576 sh (+3.07%)
Chuck Royce 44,700 sh (+3.00%)
Robert Olstein 231,000 sh (+2.67%)
David Einhorn 1,913,879 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners 6,745,623 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
David Dreman 171,713 sh (-2.70%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,100 sh (-19.37%)
Joel Greenblatt 19,172 sh (-93.03%)
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Q3 2014

URS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 104,600 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 4,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 298,345 sh (+1456.15%)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,034 sh (+128.06%)
Chuck Royce 46,000 sh (+2.91%)
David Dreman 171,849 sh (+0.08%)
David Einhorn 1,913,879 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Buckingham Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Jana Partners 6,671,411 sh (-1.10%)
Richard Pzena 1,058,876 sh (-23.98%)
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Q4 2014

URS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
David Einhorn Sold Out
Richard Pzena Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jana Partners Sold Out
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Guru Investment Theses on URS Corp

Robert Olstein Comments on URS Corp - Sep 10, 2014

On July 13, 2014, URS Corporation (URS) announced the execution of a definitive agreement under which AECOM Technology Corporation will acquire all outstanding shares of URS Corporation again at a premium to the Fund’s average cost. Similarly, on news of this announcement, the Fund sold its remaining holding in URS Corporation as the stock approached our calculation of intrinsic value.

From Robert Olstein (Trades, Portfolio)’s The Olstein Strategic Opportunities Fund’s 2014 Second Quarter Letter to Shareholders.

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Ratios

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Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.61
URS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
74% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. URS: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
URS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 1.61
Current: 1.61
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Dividend Payout 0.28
URS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
55% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. URS: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
URS' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 0.28
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.61
URS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1221 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. URS: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
URS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 1.61
Current: 1.61
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Valuation & Return

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More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $10488
EPS $ 3.09
Short Percentage of Float2.08%
52-Week Range $41.62 - 60.88
Shares Outstanding(Mil)69.12

Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction
Compare:XPAR:DG, SHSE:601390, SHSE:601668, SHSE:601186, BOM:500510, HKSE:01800 » details
Traded in other countries:URS.Germany,
URS Corporation was originally incorporated in California on May 1, 1957 under the former name of Broadview Research Corporation. On May 18, 1976, it re-incorporated in Delaware under the name URS Corporation. After several additional name changes, it re-adopted the name 'URS Corporation' on February 21, 1990. The Company is an international provider of engineering, construction and technical services. It offers a range of program management, planning, design, engineering, construction and construction management, operations and maintenance, and decommissioning and closure services to public agencies and private sector clients around the world. It is also a U.S. federal government contractor in the areas of systems engineering and technical assistance, and operations and maintenance. The Company expertise is focused in four market sectors: power, infrastructure, federal, and industrial and commercial. Within these markets, it offers a broad range of services, including program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; IT services; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and closure. In the power sector, the Company plans, designs, engineers, constructs, retrofits and maintains a wide range of power-generating facilities, as well as the systems that transmit and distribute electricity. Its services include planning, siting and licensing, permitting, engineering, procurement, construction and construction management, facility start-up, operations and maintenance, upgrades and modifications, and decommissioning and closure. It provides these services to utilities, industrial co-generators, independent power producers, original equipment manufacturers and government utilities. In the infrastructure sector, the Company plans, designs, engineers, constructs, retrofits and maintains a wide range of power-generating facilities, as well as the systems that transmit and distribute electricity. Its services include planning, siting and licensing, permitting, engineering, procurement, construction and construction management, facility start-up, operations and maintenance, upgrades and modifications, and decommissioning and closure. As a contractor to the U.S. federal government and national governments of other countries, it serves a wide variety of government departments and agencies, including the DOD, DHS, Department of Energy, as well as the General Services Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, NASA and other federal agencies. The Company's services range from program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; and IT services to construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and closure. In industrial and commercial sector it provides a wide range of engineering, procurement and construction services for new industrial and commercial
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