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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 8.65
STRL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. STRL: 8.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
STRL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.23 Max: N/A
Current: 8.65
Equity-to-Asset 0.35
STRL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 1044 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. STRL: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
STRL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.78  Med: 0.44 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.35
-0.78
0.7
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 2.90
Beneish M-Score: -3.24
WACC vs ROIC
3.31%
-0.21%
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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history
Operating Margin % -0.01
STRL's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
82% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.18 vs. STRL: -0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
STRL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.43  Med: 0.96 Max: 9.45
Current: -0.01
-12.43
9.45
Net Margin % -0.58
STRL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
80% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. STRL: -0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
STRL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.29  Med: -0.7 Max: 6.06
Current: -0.58
-13.29
6.06
ROE % -3.96
STRL's ROE % is ranked lower than
85% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. STRL: -3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
STRL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.14  Med: -3.8 Max: 12.58
Current: -3.96
-48.14
12.58
ROA % -1.34
STRL's ROA % is ranked lower than
83% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. STRL: -1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
STRL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.46  Med: -1.67 Max: 7.02
Current: -1.34
-24.46
7.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 0.03
STRL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 17.91 vs. STRL: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
STRL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.27  Med: 5.5 Max: 39.2
Current: 0.03
-57.27
39.2
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -3.70
STRL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
66% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. STRL: -3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
STRL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.2  Med: 4.4 Max: 78
Current: -3.7
-32.2
78
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -56.60
STRL's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
96% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. STRL: -56.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
STRL' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.6  Med: 8.2 Max: 135.1
Current: -56.6
-56.6
135.1
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Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction    NAICS: 237990    SIC: 1629
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Traded in other countries:UAO.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Sterling Construction Co Inc is a civil construction company. The company operates through its subsidiaries in construction of buildings and reconstruction of transportation and water infrastructure projects.

Sterling Construction Co Inc is a civil construction company. It operates through its subsidiaries which are engaged in the construction of buildings, reconstruction of highways, roads, bridges, airfields, ports and light rail, water, wastewater and storm drainage systems projects across the United States. Sterling Construction conducts its business by undertaking general contracting arrangements, including fixed unit price contracts, lump sum contracts, and cost-plus contracts.

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Ratios

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Forward PE Ratio 32.05
STRL's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 16.21 vs. STRL: 32.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 12.68
STRL's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
57% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 14.35 vs. STRL: 12.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
STRL' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.41  Med: 13.56 Max: 108.03
Current: 12.68
6.41
108.03
PB Ratio 2.78
STRL's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. STRL: 2.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
STRL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.14 Max: 3.63
Current: 2.78
0.39
3.63
PS Ratio 0.37
STRL's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. STRL: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
STRL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.36 Max: 1.24
Current: 0.37
0.07
1.24
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 8.47
STRL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
66% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 12.37 vs. STRL: 8.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
STRL' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.79  Med: 14.96 Max: 13195
Current: 8.47
3.79
13195
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 6.51
STRL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
66% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.21 vs. STRL: 6.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
STRL' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.68  Med: 7.29 Max: 25.57
Current: 6.51
2.68
25.57
EV-to-EBIT 14178.05
STRL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. STRL: 14178.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
STRL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -211.6  Med: 4.45 Max: 14839.05
Current: 14178.05
-211.6
14839.05
EV-to-EBITDA 17.77
STRL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
72% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.94 vs. STRL: 17.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
STRL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -133  Med: 4.4 Max: 59.4
Current: 17.77
-133
59.4
Current Ratio 1.19
STRL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. STRL: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
STRL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.49 Max: 2.84
Current: 1.19
0.31
2.84
Quick Ratio 1.17
STRL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. STRL: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
STRL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.4 Max: 2.83
Current: 1.17
0.12
2.83
Days Inventory 1.98
STRL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
91% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 25.94 vs. STRL: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
STRL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.62 Max: 3.88
Current: 1.98
1.12
3.88
Days Sales Outstanding 46.37
STRL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 72.87 vs. STRL: 46.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
STRL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.84  Med: 51.98 Max: 77.16
Current: 46.37
42.84
77.16
Days Payable 39.06
STRL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
73% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 75.52 vs. STRL: 39.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
STRL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.54  Med: 35.79 Max: 70.36
Current: 39.06
25.54
70.36

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -14.50
STRL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. STRL: -14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
STRL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.4  Med: -10.65 Max: -0.4
Current: -14.5
-28.4
-0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 5.73
STRL's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. STRL: 5.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
STRL' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 2.19 Max: 12.8
Current: 5.73
1.05
12.8
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 18.56
STRL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. STRL: 18.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
STRL' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.14 Max: 19.33
Current: 18.56
0.51
19.33
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.06
STRL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. STRL: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
STRL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.95 Max: 5.55
Current: 1.06
0.19
5.55
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.60
STRL's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. STRL: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
STRL' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.89 Max: 3.1
Current: 1.6
0
3.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 0.01
STRL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
82% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.59 vs. STRL: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
STRL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.8  Med: 7.7 Max: 33.4
Current: 0.01
-67.8
33.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 17.23
STRL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
69% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.57 vs. STRL: 17.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
STRL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.4  Med: 12.65 Max: 30
Current: 17.23
-7.4
30

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $716.97
EPS (TTM) $ -0.18
Beta0.07
Short Percentage of Float1.91%
52-Week Range $4.81 - 12.24
Shares Outstanding (Mil)26.98

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 869 994
EPS ($) 0.37 0.97
EPS without NRI ($) 0.37 0.97
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
11.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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