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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.16
URS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. URS: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
URS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.19 Max: 1.54
Current: 0.16
0.01
1.54
Equity to Asset 0.46
URS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. URS: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
URS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.46
0.2
0.61
Interest Coverage 6.86
URS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
72% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 28.68 vs. URS: 6.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
URS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.16  Med: 5.55 Max: 17.79
Current: 6.86
2.16
17.79
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.41
M-Score: -2.75
WACC vs ROIC
2.36%
6.41%
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 (%) 4.94
URS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. URS: 4.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
URS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.63  Med: 5.31 Max: 7.41
Current: 4.94
2.63
7.41
Net-margin (%) 2.13
URS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. URS: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
URS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.45  Med: 2.48 Max: 3.14
Current: 2.13
-0.45
3.14
ROE (%) 5.58
URS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.42 vs. URS: 5.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
URS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.08  Med: 7.93 Max: 18.64
Current: 5.58
-1.08
18.64
ROA (%) 2.52
URS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. URS: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
URS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.58  Med: 3.74 Max: 7.32
Current: 2.52
-0.58
7.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 25.59
URS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 14.52 vs. URS: 25.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
URS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 23.01  Med: 33.90 Max: 52.03
Current: 25.59
23.01
52.03
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.20
URS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. URS: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
URS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.7  Med: 9.20 Max: 37.9
Current: 9.2
-6.7
37.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.80
URS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. URS: 10.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
URS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.8  Med: 13.90 Max: 51.6
Current: 10.8
-16.8
51.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -2.20
URS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. URS: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
URS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9  Med: 13.45 Max: 35.3
Current: -2.2
-9
35.3
» URS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

URS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 141,066 sh (+250.34%)
Joel Greenblatt 275,121 sh (+232.78%)
Steven Cohen 24,674 sh (+123.15%)
David Dreman 176,474 sh (+53.02%)
Robert Olstein 225,000 sh (+51.01%)
David Einhorn 1,913,879 sh (+48.43%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,527 sh (+15.99%)
Richard Pzena 1,245,093 sh (+13.45%)
John Buckingham 84,001 sh (+4.28%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jana Partners 6,745,623 sh (-6.09%)
Chuck Royce 43,400 sh (-9.21%)
Ray Dalio 4,618 sh (-69.45%)
Larry Robbins 500,000 sh (-82.53%)
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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%)
Jana Partners 6,745,623 sh (unchged)
David Einhorn 1,913,879 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)
George Soros Sold Out
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Buckingham Sold Out
Jana Partners 6,671,411 sh (-1.10%)
Richard Pzena 1,058,876 sh (-23.98%)
» More
Q4 2014

URS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Richard Pzena Sold Out
Jana Partners Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
David Einhorn Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 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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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. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.50
URS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. URS: 17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
URS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.65  Med: 15.38 Max: 34.76
Current: 17.5
3.65
34.76
Forward P/E 16.00
URS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.74 vs. URS: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.50
URS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
57% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. URS: 17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
URS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.64  Med: 15.35 Max: 34.76
Current: 17.5
3.64
34.76
P/B 0.95
URS's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 905 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. URS: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
URS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.95 Max: 2.01
Current: 0.95
0.51
2.01
P/S 0.38
URS's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. URS: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
URS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.38
0.19
0.69
PFCF 5.52
URS's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.97 vs. URS: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
URS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.04  Med: 9.48 Max: 23.96
Current: 5.52
4.04
23.96
POCF 4.97
URS's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.88 vs. URS: 4.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
URS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.69  Med: 7.56 Max: 18.77
Current: 4.97
3.69
18.77
EV-to-EBIT 10.50
URS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.94 vs. URS: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
URS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -15.4  Med: 9.90 Max: 18.7
Current: 10.5
-15.4
18.7
PEG 1.52
URS's PEG is ranked lower than
55% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. URS: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
URS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.84 Max: 5.56
Current: 1.52
0.57
5.56
Shiller P/E 18.12
URS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
51% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 18.32 vs. URS: 18.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
URS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.25  Med: 17.74 Max: 30.29
Current: 18.12
10.25
30.29
Current Ratio 1.85
URS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 870 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. URS: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
URS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.38  Med: 1.90 Max: 2.74
Current: 1.85
1.38
2.74
Quick Ratio 1.85
URS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 870 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. URS: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
URS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.38  Med: 1.89 Max: 2.74
Current: 1.85
1.38
2.74
Days Inventory 1.33
URS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 25.74 vs. URS: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
URS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.44 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.33
0.4
1.94
Days Sales Outstanding 45.76
URS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 72.67 vs. URS: 45.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
URS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 36.47  Med: 98.56 Max: 171.37
Current: 45.76
36.47
171.37

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.61
URS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
66% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.56 vs. URS: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
URS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.67 Max: 2.07
Current: 1.61
0.46
2.07
Dividend Payout 0.28
URS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
56% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. URS: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
URS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.28
0.14
0.83
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.61
URS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. URS: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
URS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.67 Max: 2.07
Current: 1.61
0.46
2.07
Share Buyback Rate 2.80
URS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. URS: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
URS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.1  Med: -14.70 Max: -27.8
Current: 2.8

Valuation & Return

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history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.50
URS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. URS: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
URS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.3  Med: 10.05 Max: 24.6
Current: 9.5
5.3
24.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 22.85
URS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. URS: 22.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
URS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -15  Med: 10.90 Max: 30.9
Current: 22.85
-15
30.9

Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction
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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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