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EMCOR Group Inc (NYSE:EME)
Piotroski F-Score
7 (As of Today)

Good Sign:

Piotroski F-Score of 7 is 7, indicating very healthy situation.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 7, 8, 9
Bad or low score = 0, 1, 2, 3

EMCOR Group Inc has an F-score of 7. It is a good or high score, which usually indicates a very healthy situation.

EME' s Piotroski F-Score Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3   Max: 8
Current: 7

3
8

During the past 13 years, the highest Piotroski F-Score of EMCOR Group Inc was 8. The lowest was 3. And the median was 6.


Definition

How is the Piotroski F-Score calculated?

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

This Year (Jun16) TTM:Last Year (Jun15) TTM:
Net Income was 41.522 + 51.066 + 34.348 + 55.38 = $182 Mil.
Cash Flow from Operations was 101.647 + 171.085 + -37.161 + 84.946 = $321 Mil.
Revenue was 1699.128 + 1777.826 + 1744.97 + 1933.416 = $7,155 Mil.
Gross Profit was 235.402 + 252.621 + 223.108 + 274.741 = $986 Mil.
Average Total Assets from the begining of this year (Jun15)
to the end of this year (Jun16) was
(3417.786 + 3483.429 + 3546.47 + 3449.659 + 3800.366) / 5 = $3539.542 Mil.
Total Assets at the begining of this year (Jun15) was $3,418 Mil.
Long-Term Debt was $510 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $2,142 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $1,393 Mil.
Net Income was 45.024 + 42.466 + 32.849 + 46.849 = $167 Mil.

Revenue was 1566.711 + 1714.796 + 1589.187 + 1652.585 = $6,523 Mil.
Gross Profit was 222.229 + 248.573 + 216.929 + 239.527 = $927 Mil.
Average Total Assets from the begining of last year (Jun14)
to the end of last year (Jun15) was
(3404.895 + 3434.667 + 3388.967 + 3315.582 + 3417.786) / 5 = $3392.3794 Mil.
Total Assets at the begining of last year (Jun14) was $3,405 Mil.
Long-Term Debt was $308 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $1,938 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $1,274 Mil.

Profitability

Question 1. Return on Assets (ROA)

Net income before extraordinary items for the year divided by total assets at the beginning of the year.

Score 1 if positive, 0 if negative.

EMCOR Group Inc's current net income (TTM) was 182. ==> Positive ==> Score 1.

Question 2. Cash Flow Return on Assets (CFROA)

Net cash flow from operating activities (operating cash flow) divided by total assets at the beginning of the year.

Score 1 if positive, 0 if negative.

EMCOR Group Inc's current cash flow from operations (TTM) was 321. ==> Positive ==> Score 1.

Question 3. Change in Return on Assets

Compare this year’s return on assets (1) to last year’s return on assets.

Score 1 if it’s higher, 0 if it’s lower.

ROA (This Year)=Net Income (TTM)/Total Assets at the Beginning of This Year (Jun15)
=182.316/3417.786
=0.0533433

ROA (Last Year)=Net Income (TTM)/Total Assets at the Beginning of Last Year (Jun14)
=167.188/3404.895
=0.04910225

EMCOR Group Inc's return on assets of this year was 0.0533433. EMCOR Group Inc's return on assets of last year was 0.04910225. ==> This year is higher. ==> Score 1.

Question 4. Quality of Earnings (Accrual)

Compare Cash flow return on assets (2) to return on assets (1)

Score 1 if CFROA > ROA, 0 if CFROA <= ROA.

EMCOR Group Inc's current net income (TTM) was 182. EMCOR Group Inc's current cash flow from operations (TTM) was 321. ==> 321 > 182 ==> CFROA > ROA ==> Score 1.

Funding

Question 5. Change in Gearing or Leverage

Compare this year’s gearing (long-term debt divided by average total assets) to last year’s gearing.

Score 0 if this year's gearing is higher, 1 otherwise.

Gearing (This Year: Jun16)=Long-Term Debt/Average Total Assets from Jun15 to Jun16
=509.841/3539.542
=0.14404152

Gearing (Last Year: Jun15)=Long-Term Debt/Average Total Assets from Jun14 to Jun15
=307.523/3392.3794
=0.09065112

EMCOR Group Inc's gearing of this year was 0.14404152. EMCOR Group Inc's gearing of last year was 0.09065112. ==> Last year is lower than this year ==> Score 0.

Question 6. Change in Working Capital (Liquidity)

Compare this year’s current ratio (current assets divided by current liabilities) to last year’s current ratio.

Score 1 if this year'’s current ratio is higher, 0 if it’s lower

Current Ratio (This Year: Jun16)=Total Current Assets/Total Current Liabilities
=2141.908/1392.661
=1.53799668

Current Ratio (Last Year: Jun15)=Total Current Assets/Total Current Liabilities
=1937.734/1273.965
=1.52102609

EMCOR Group Inc's current ratio of this year was 1.53799668. EMCOR Group Inc's current ratio of last year was 1.52102609. ==> This year's current ratio is higher. ==> Score 1.

Question 7. Change in Shares in Issue

Compare the number of shares in issue this year, to the number in issue last year.

Score 0 if there is larger number of shares in issue this year, 1 otherwise.

EMCOR Group Inc's number of shares in issue this year was 61.2. EMCOR Group Inc's number of shares in issue last year was 63.3. ==> There is smaller number of shares in issue this year, or the same. ==> Score 1.

Efficiency

Question 8. Change in Gross Margin

Compare this year’s gross margin (gross profit divided by sales) to last year’s.

Score 1 if this year’s gross margin is higher, 0 if it’s lower.

Gross Margin (This Year: TTM)=Gross Profit/Revenue
=985.872/7155.34
=0.13778129

Gross Margin (Last Year: TTM)=Gross Profit/Revenue
=927.258/6523.279
=0.142146

EMCOR Group Inc's gross margin of this year was 0.13778129. EMCOR Group Inc's gross margin of last year was 0.142146. ==> Last year's gross margin is higher ==> Score 0.

Question 9. Change in asset turnover

Compare this year’s asset turnover (total sales for the year divided by total assets at the beginning of the year) to last year’s asset turnover ratio.

Score 1 if this year’s asset turnover ratio is higher, 0 if it’s lower

Asset Turnover (This Year)=Revenue (TTM)/Total Assets at the Beginning of This Year (Jun15)
=7155.34/3417.786
=2.09355998

Asset Turnover (Last Year)=Revenue (TTM)/Total Assets at the Beginning of Last Year (Jun14)
=6523.279/3404.895
=1.91585321

EMCOR Group Inc's asset turnover of this year was 2.09355998. EMCOR Group Inc's asset turnover of last year was 1.91585321. ==> This year's asset turnover is higher. ==> Score 1.

Evaluation

Piotroski F-Score= Que. 1+ Que. 2+ Que. 3+Que. 4+Que. 5+Que. 6+Que. 7+Que. 8+Que. 9
=1+1+1+1+0+1+1+0+1
=7

Good or high score = 7, 8, 9
Bad or low score = 0, 1, 2, 3

EMCOR Group Inc has an F-score of 7. It is a good or high score, which usually indicates a very healthy situation.


Explanation

The developer of the system is Joseph D. Piotroski is relatively unknown accounting professor who shuns publicity and rarely gives interviews.

He graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.S. in accounting in 1989, received an M.B.A. from Indiana University in 1994. Five years later, in 1999, after earning a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Michigan, he became an associate professor of accounting at the University of Chicago.

In 2000, he wrote a research paper called "Value Investing: The Use of Historical Financial Statement Information to Separate Winners from Losers" (pdf).

He wanted to see if he can develop a system (using a simple nine-point scoring system) that can increase the returns of a strategy of investing in low price to book (referred to in the paper as high book to market) value companies.

What he found was something that exceeded his most optimistic expectations.

Buying only those companies that scored highest (8 or 9) on his nine-point scale, or F-Score as he called it, over the 20 year period from 1976 to 1996 led to an average out-performance over the market of 13.4%.

Even more impressive were the results of a strategy of investing in the highest F-Score companies (8 or 9) and shorting companies with the lowest F-Score (0 or 1).

Over the same period from 1976 to 1996 (20 years) this strategy led to an average yearly return of 23%, substantially outperforming the average S&P 500 index return of 15.83% over the same period.


Related Terms

Net Income, Cash Flow from Operations, Revenue, Gross Profit, Total Assets, Long-Term Debt, Total Current Assets, Total Current Liabilities


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

EMCOR Group Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Question 1 1111011111
Question 2 1111111111
Question 3 1110011011
Question 4 1111111111
Question 5 1010111011
Question 6 1011101000
Question 7 0000101011
Question 8 1111000010
Question 9 1100011001
F-score 8675568377

EMCOR Group Inc Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
Question 1 1111111111
Question 2 1111111111
Question 3 0111100111
Question 4 1111111111
Question 5 0011111110
Question 6 0010000001
Question 7 1111111111
Question 8 1111111000
Question 9 1000001111
F-score 6687767777
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