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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 : 5/10

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Equity to Asset 0.52
VSEC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. VSEC: 0.52 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.52

0.27
0.58
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.57
M-Score: -2.90
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 9.35
VSEC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. VSEC: 9.35 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 9.35
Current: 9.35

1.21
9.35
Net-margin (%) 4.85
VSEC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. VSEC: 4.85 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.92   Max: 4.85
Current: 4.85

-0.92
4.85
ROE (%) 12.23
VSEC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. VSEC: 12.23 )
VSEC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -11.2   Max: 25.01
Current: 12.23

-11.2
25.01
ROA (%) 6.01
VSEC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. VSEC: 6.01 )
VSEC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.68   Max: 9.46
Current: 6.01

-3.68
9.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 33.91
VSEC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 19.96 vs. VSEC: 33.91 )
VSEC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 10.5   Max: 70.38
Current: 33.91

10.5
70.38
Revenue Growth (%) -17.30
VSEC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. VSEC: -17.30 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -19.5   Max: 51.8
Current: -17.3

-19.5
51.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 9.90
VSEC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. VSEC: 9.90 )
VSEC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.5   Max: 51.5
Current: 9.9

-25.5
51.5
EPS Growth (%) -0.50
VSEC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. VSEC: -0.50 )
VSEC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -24.6   Max: 104.9
Current: -0.5

-24.6
104.9
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

VSEC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 13,200 sh (New)
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Q3 2013

VSEC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 1,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 35,600 sh (+169.7%)
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Q4 2013

VSEC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 46,700 sh (+31.18%)
Chuck Royce 1,300 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

VSEC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 54,500 sh (+16.7%)
Chuck Royce 1,400 sh (+7.69%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 15.60
VSEC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. VSEC: 15.60 )
VSEC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.43   Max: 26.01
Current: 15.6

4.43
26.01
P/B 1.80
VSEC's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. VSEC: 1.80 )
VSEC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 5.91
Current: 1.8

0.68
5.91
P/S 0.76
VSEC's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. VSEC: 0.76 )
VSEC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.76

0.1
0.83
PFCF 7.00
VSEC's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VSEC: 7.00 )
VSEC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 818.25
Current: 7

2.21
818.25
EV-to-EBIT 10.09
VSEC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 14.46 vs. VSEC: 10.09 )
VSEC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 16.9
Current: 10.09

3.4
16.9
PEG 1.40
VSEC's PEG is ranked higher than
84% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VSEC: 1.40 )
VSEC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 36.6
Current: 1.4

0.12
36.6
Shiller P/E 14.90
VSEC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VSEC: 14.90 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.01   Max: 54.9
Current: 14.9

5.01
54.9
Current Ratio 1.57
VSEC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. VSEC: 1.57 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 2.43
Current: 1.57

1.1
2.43
Quick Ratio 1.07
VSEC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. VSEC: 1.07 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 2.43
Current: 1.07

1.07
2.43

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.55
VSEC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
92% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. VSEC: 0.55 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.39
Current: 0.55

0.24
1.39
Dividend Payout 0.08
VSEC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VSEC: 0.08 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.54
Current: 0.08

0.03
1.54
Dividend growth (3y) 15.60
VSEC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. VSEC: 15.60 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 18.6
Current: 15.6

0.8
18.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.05
VSEC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
77% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. VSEC: 1.05 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.91
Current: 1.05

0.5
2.91
Share Buyback Rate -1.00
VSEC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. VSEC: -1.00 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.8   Max: -2.9
Current: -1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 16.80
VSEC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. VSEC: 16.80 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 46.49
Current: 16.8

0.84
46.49
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
VSEC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VSEC: 0.90 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 3.93
Current: 0.9

0.41
3.93
Price/Median PS Value 3.20
VSEC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. VSEC: 3.20 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.49
Current: 3.2

0.4
2.49
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.40
VSEC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VSEC: 1.40 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 4.38
Current: 1.4

0.25
4.38
Price/Graham Number 3.30
VSEC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. VSEC: 3.30 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 4.63
Current: 3.3

0.51
4.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.80
VSEC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. VSEC: 9.80 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 29.3
Current: 9.8

5.9
29.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.95
VSEC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.65 vs. VSEC: 16.95 )
VSEC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -9.6   Max: 49.9
Current: 16.95

-9.6
49.9

Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction
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VSE Corporation 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 diversified logistics, engineering, equipment refurbishment, supply chain management, IT solutions, health care IT, and consulting services performed on a contract basis. Almost all of its contracts are with agencies of the United States Government (the "government") and other government prime contractors. Its operations are conducted within four reportable segments aligned with its management groups: Federal; International; IT, Energy and Management Consulting; and Supply Chain. The Federal Group provides engineering, technical, management, and integrated logistics support services to U.S. military branches and other government agencies. The International Group provides engineering, industrial, logistics and foreign military sales services to the U.S. military and other government agencies. The IT, Energy and Management Consulting Group provides technical and consulting services primarily to various civilian government agencies. Supply Chain Management Group consists of its wholly owned subsidiaries Energetics Incorporated ("Energetics"), G&B Solutions, Inc. ("G&B"), and Akimeka, LLC ("Akimeka"). This group provides technical and consulting services primarily to various DoD and civilian government agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Defense, 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. As a government contractor, the Company is subject to a number of procurement rules and regulations that could expose it to potential liabilities or loss of work.
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