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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.11
URS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. URS: 0.11 )
URS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 1.54
Current: 0.11

0.01
1.54
Equity to Asset 0.44
URS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. URS: 0.44 )
URS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.61
Current: 0.44

0.2
0.61
Interest Coverage 6.86
URS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.22 vs. URS: 6.86 )
URS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.16   Max: 17.79
Current: 6.86

2.16
17.79
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.39
M-Score: -1.47
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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Operating margin (%) 5.38
URS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. URS: 5.38 )
URS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.63   Max: 7.41
Current: 5.38

2.63
7.41
Net-margin (%) 2.25
URS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. URS: 2.25 )
URS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.45   Max: 3.14
Current: 2.25

-0.45
3.14
ROE (%) 6.06
URS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. URS: 6.06 )
URS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.13   Max: 17.94
Current: 6.06

-1.13
17.94
ROA (%) 2.84
URS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. URS: 2.84 )
URS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.58   Max: 6.88
Current: 2.84

-0.58
6.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 30.75
URS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 19.96 vs. URS: 30.75 )
URS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 22.27   Max: 48.67
Current: 30.75

22.27
48.67
Revenue Growth (%) 9.20
URS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. URS: 9.20 )
URS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.7   Max: 37.9
Current: 9.2

-6.7
37.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 10.80
URS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. URS: 10.80 )
URS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.8   Max: 51.6
Current: 10.8

-16.8
51.6
EPS Growth (%) -2.20
URS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. URS: -2.20 )
URS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -9   Max: 35.3
Current: -2.2

-9
35.3
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

URS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Julian Robertson 312,274 sh (New)
David Einhorn 1,113,879 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 4,978 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 1,033,565 sh (+18.18%)
Chuck Royce 47,000 sh (+2.62%)
John Buckingham 79,203 sh (+0.89%)
Larry Robbins 4,553,711 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 576,018 sh (-1.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,400 sh (-31.91%)
Jim Simons 223,466 sh (-52.9%)
Steven Cohen 4,370 sh (-56.47%)
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Q3 2013

URS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Robert Olstein 110,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 10,518 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 237,918 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 5,870 sh (+34.32%)
Richard Pzena 1,061,289 sh (+2.68%)
John Buckingham 79,800 sh (+0.75%)
David Einhorn 1,113,879 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Chuck Royce 46,700 sh (-0.64%)
Larry Robbins 4,171,911 sh (-8.38%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,500 sh (-29.69%)
Jim Simons 88,966 sh (-60.19%)
David Dreman 112,390 sh (-80.49%)
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Q4 2013

URS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeremy Grantham 8,917 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,800 sh (+140%)
Steven Cohen 11,057 sh (+88.36%)
Ray Dalio 15,118 sh (+43.73%)
Robert Olstein 149,000 sh (+35.45%)
David Einhorn 1,289,435 sh (+15.76%)
Richard Pzena 1,097,526 sh (+3.41%)
David Dreman 115,327 sh (+2.61%)
Chuck Royce 47,800 sh (+2.36%)
John Buckingham 80,554 sh (+0.94%)
Larry Robbins 2,862,666 sh (-31.38%)
Jim Simons 40,266 sh (-54.74%)
Joel Greenblatt 82,673 sh (-65.25%)
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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
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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with URS

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 53.02%0.22%$42.51 - $53.28 $ 58.2820%176474
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 232.78%0.13%$42.51 - $53.28 $ 58.2820%275121
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce -69.45%$42.51 - $53.28 $ 58.2820%4618
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -65.25%0.27%$50.69 - $55.2 $ 58.2811%82673
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 43.73%$50.69 - $55.2 $ 58.2811%15118
Julian Robertson 2013-09-30 Sold Out 1.9%$45.73 - $55.49 $ 58.2818%0
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -80.49%0.73%$45.73 - $55.49 $ 58.2818%112390
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 New Buy0.42%$45.73 - $55.49 $ 58.2818%237918
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 New Buy$45.73 - $55.49 $ 58.2818%10518
Julian Robertson 2013-06-30 New Buy1.9%$43.45 - $49.24 $ 58.2826%312274
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 21.50
URS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. URS: 21.50 )
URS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.65   Max: 34.76
Current: 21.5

3.65
34.76
P/B 1.10
URS's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. URS: 1.10 )
URS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.01
Current: 1.1

0.51
2.01
P/S 0.40
URS's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. URS: 0.40 )
URS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.4

0.19
0.69
PFCF 12.40
URS's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. URS: 12.40 )
URS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.04   Max: 23.96
Current: 12.4

4.04
23.96
EV-to-EBIT 11.60
URS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 14.46 vs. URS: 11.60 )
URS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 18.7
Current: 11.6

4.1
18.7
PEG 1.90
URS's PEG is ranked higher than
82% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. URS: 1.90 )
URS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 21.82
Current: 1.9

0.57
21.82
Shiller P/E 20.40
URS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. URS: 20.40 )
URS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.5   Max: 30.29
Current: 20.4

9.5
30.29
Current Ratio 2.01
URS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. URS: 2.01 )
URS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 2.74
Current: 2.01

1.38
2.74
Quick Ratio 2.01
URS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. URS: 2.01 )
URS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 2.74
Current: 2.01

1.38
2.74

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.50
URS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
67% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. URS: 1.50 )
URS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 2.07
Current: 1.5

0.46
2.07
Dividend Payout 0.31
URS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
84% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. URS: 0.31 )
URS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.31

0.14
0.83
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.50
URS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
64% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. URS: 1.50 )
URS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 2.07
Current: 1.5

0.46
2.07
Share Buyback Rate 2.80
URS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. URS: 2.80 )
URS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.1   Max: -27.8
Current: 2.8

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.60
URS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. URS: 0.60 )
URS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 6.64
Current: 0.6

0.35
6.64
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
URS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. URS: 1.10 )
URS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.74
Current: 1.1

0.3
1.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.60
URS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. URS: 8.60 )
URS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 24.6
Current: 8.6

5.3
24.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 7.13
URS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
75% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.65 vs. URS: 7.13 )
URS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -21.7   Max: 29.3
Current: 7.13

-21.7
29.3

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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