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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.38
VSEC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. VSEC: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VSEC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.38
0.27
0.58
Interest Coverage 2.78
VSEC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
79% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 19.74 vs. VSEC: 2.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VSEC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.07  Med: 203.85 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.78
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.40
M-Score: -2.55
WACC vs ROIC
12.61%
6.76%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.04
VSEC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. VSEC: 9.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VSEC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.98  Med: 4.1 Max: 9.35
Current: 9.04
2.98
9.35
Net-margin (%) 4.56
VSEC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. VSEC: 4.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VSEC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 2.56 Max: 4.85
Current: 4.56
1.82
4.85
ROE (%) 11.67
VSEC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. VSEC: 11.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VSEC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.87  Med: 21.92 Max: 29.81
Current: 11.67
9.87
29.81
ROA (%) 4.26
VSEC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. VSEC: 4.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VSEC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.93  Med: 8.62 Max: 10.43
Current: 4.26
4.93
10.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 28.14
VSEC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 17.79 vs. VSEC: 28.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VSEC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.05  Med: 51.52 Max: 68.68
Current: 28.14
30.05
68.68
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -12.40
VSEC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. VSEC: -12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VSEC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.5  Med: 4.7 Max: 51.8
Current: -12.4
-19.5
51.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.80
VSEC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. VSEC: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VSEC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.7  Med: 14.9 Max: 51.4
Current: 1.8
-25.7
51.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -0.10
VSEC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. VSEC: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VSEC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19  Med: 13 Max: 55.8
Current: -0.1
-19
55.8
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Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction
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VSE Corp serves as a centralized managing and consolidating entity for its business operations. The Company has four reportable segments; Supply Chain Management Group, International Group, Federal Group, and IT, Energy and Management Consulting Group.

VSE Corp was incorporated in Delaware in 1959. The Company serves as a centralized managing and consolidating entity for its business operations. Its business operations consist of vehicle fleet and equipment sustainment services, including supply chain management services, and diversified technical services, including logistics, engineering, IT solutions, health care IT, and consulting services performed on a contract basis. Its services are performed for the United States Government, including the United States Department of Defense, United States Postal Service, and various federal civilian agencies, and other clients. Its business operations are managed under groups consisting of one or more divisions or wholly owned subsidiaries that perform its services. The Company has four reportable segments; Supply Chain Management Group, Aviation Group, Federal Group, and IT, Energy and Management Consulting Group. Its Supply Chain Management Group provides sourcing, acquisition, scheduling, transportation, shipping, logistics, data management, and other services to assist its clients with supply chain management efforts. This group consists of its Wheeler Bros., Inc. subsidiary, acquired in June 2011. Its Aviation Group provides MRO services, parts supply and distribution, and supply chain solutions for general aviation jet aircraft engines and engine accessories.This group provides its services to the U.S. Navy, Department of Treasury, Air Force, Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and other customers. Its Federal Group provides engineering, technical, management, and integrated logistics support services to U.S. military branches, government agencies and other customers. These services include full life cycle engineering, logistics, maintenance, field support, and refurbishment services to extend and enhance the life of existing vehicles and equipment; comprehensive systems and software engineering, systems technical support, configuration management, obsolescence management, prototyping services, technology insertion programs, and technical documentation and data packages; and management and execution of government programs under large multiple award contracts. This group provides its services to the U.S. Army, Army Reserve, Marine Corps, and other customers. Its IT, Energy and Management Consulting Group consists of its wholly owned subsidiaries Energetics Incorporated, Akimeka, LLC and G&B Solutions, Inc. This group provides technical and consulting services to various DoD and federal civilian government agencies, including the U.S. Energy, Homeland Security, Commerce, Interior, Labor, Agriculture and Housing and Urban Development; the Social Security Administration; the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation; the National Institutes of Health; customers in the military health system; and other government agencies and commercial clients. Its business is subject to funding delays, terminations

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.93
VSEC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.52 vs. VSEC: 13.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VSEC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.45  Med: 10.87 Max: 25.97
Current: 13.93
4.45
25.97
PE(NRI) 13.88
VSEC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
51% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.45 vs. VSEC: 13.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VSEC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.17  Med: 10.34 Max: 25.69
Current: 13.88
4.17
25.69
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 9.39
VSEC's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
62% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 12.49 vs. VSEC: 9.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
VSEC' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 10.99 Max: 107.01
Current: 9.39
2.32
107.01
P/B 1.54
VSEC's P/B is ranked lower than
62% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. VSEC: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VSEC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.59 Max: 5.92
Current: 1.54
0.68
5.92
P/S 0.63
VSEC's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. VSEC: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VSEC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.25 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.63
0.1
1.04
PFCF 9.48
VSEC's PFCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.37 vs. VSEC: 9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
VSEC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 9.37 Max: 584.29
Current: 9.48
2.23
584.29
POCF 7.62
VSEC's POCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.27 vs. VSEC: 7.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VSEC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 7.9 Max: 109.57
Current: 7.62
1.77
109.57
EV-to-EBIT 11.81
VSEC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.04 vs. VSEC: 11.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VSEC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 7.8 Max: 19.6
Current: 11.81
3.4
19.6
EV-to-EBITDA 7.95
VSEC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.87 vs. VSEC: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VSEC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 5.9 Max: 14.7
Current: 7.95
2.8
14.7
PEG 2.48
VSEC's PEG is ranked lower than
62% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. VSEC: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
VSEC' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.3 Max: 3.44
Current: 2.48
0.11
3.44
Shiller P/E 16.35
VSEC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. VSEC: 16.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
VSEC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.97  Med: 16.3 Max: 76.74
Current: 16.35
6.97
76.74
Current Ratio 1.93
VSEC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. VSEC: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VSEC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.58 Max: 2.32
Current: 1.93
1.1
2.32
Quick Ratio 0.92
VSEC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. VSEC: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VSEC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.13
Current: 0.92
0.82
2.13
Days Inventory 79.61
VSEC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
74% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 27.05 vs. VSEC: 79.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VSEC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 13.29 Max: 42.26
Current: 79.61
1.29
42.26
Days Sales Outstanding 56.68
VSEC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 70.58 vs. VSEC: 56.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VSEC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.99  Med: 64.58 Max: 73.98
Current: 56.68
22.99
73.98
Days Payable 37.56
VSEC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
72% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 77.13 vs. VSEC: 37.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VSEC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.36  Med: 36.87 Max: 57.02
Current: 37.56
22.36
57.02

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 0.65
VSEC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
92% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. VSEC: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
VSEC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.66 Max: 1.39
Current: 0.65
0.25
1.39
Dividend Payout 0.09
VSEC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
93% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. VSEC: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
VSEC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.09 Max: 3
Current: 0.09
0.03
3
Dividend Growth (3y) 13.50
VSEC's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
64% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. VSEC: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
VSEC' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 13.5 Max: 18.6
Current: 13.5
0.8
18.6
Forward Dividend Yield 0.70
VSEC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
91% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. VSEC: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.31
VSEC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1263 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. VSEC: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
VSEC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.81
Current: 1.31
0.51
2.81
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
VSEC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. VSEC: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VSEC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.5  Med: -0.95 Max: 0.8
Current: -0.7
-3.5
0.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 0.70
VSEC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. VSEC: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VSEC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.85 Max: 3.73
Current: 0.7
0.41
3.73
Price/Median PS Value 2.53
VSEC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. VSEC: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VSEC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.82 Max: 4.14
Current: 2.53
0.38
4.14
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.60
VSEC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
87% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. VSEC: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
VSEC' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.48 Max: 3.42
Current: 2.6
0.24
3.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.50
VSEC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. VSEC: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VSEC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 12.9 Max: 29.7
Current: 8.5
5.1
29.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.90
VSEC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.55 vs. VSEC: 15.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
VSEC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.1  Med: 36.4 Max: 49.8
Current: 15.9
14.1
49.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $586.2
EPS (TTM) $ 2.47
Beta1.89
Short Percentage of Float1.78%
52-Week Range $18.47 - 38.23
Shares Outstanding (Mil)10.80
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Notable Dividend Hikes: UNP, DTE, PSA, VSEC, EXPD May 06 2011 
Missing the boat with VSE Corp? Jan 01 2011 
VSE Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Oct 29 2010 
VSE Corp – Serving Government Needs Since 1959 Jun 09 2010 
VSE Corporation- A Great Opportunity After Last Week’s Sell-Off Mar 01 2010 
VSE Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Oct 30 2009 
VSE Corp. – A Small-Cap Growth Stock at a Bargain Price Sep 02 2009 
VSE Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jul 30 2009 

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