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Barrett Business Services, Inc. provides business management solutions for small and mid-sized companies in the United States. The company develops a management platform that integrates a knowledge-based approach from the management consulting industry with tools from the human resource outsourcing industry. It offers professional employer services under which it enters into a client services agreement to establish a co-employment relationship with each client company, assuming responsibility for payroll, payroll taxes, workers compensation coverage, and other administration functions for the client's existing workforce. The company also provides staffing and recruiting services, such as on-demand or short-term staffing assignment, contract staffing, direct placement, and long-term or indefinite-term on-site management services. It serves electronics manufacturers, light-manufacturing industries, agriculture-based companies, transportation and shipping enterprises, food processors, telecommunications companies, public utilities, general contractors in various construction-related fields, restaurant franchises, and professional services firms. Barrett Business Services, Inc. was incorporated in 1965 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington.
Discounted Cash Flow Valuation of Barrett Business Services Inc
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High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.
The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is +4.03%.
The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is +0.21%.
The average ROA over the past 5 years is +6.64%.
The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is +0.67%.
The average ROE over the past 5 years is +25.05%.
The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is -1.74%.
Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.
The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is -.
The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is -0.02.
Graham’s Stability measure stands at 0.91.
Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.
The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +2.75%.
The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is -1.82%.
The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is +13.43%.
The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is +0.99%.
The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +14.89%.
The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is +0.21%.
The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is -35.91%.
The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is -4.99%.