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AdChoices
50.75
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+2.01%
After Hours :
50.75
0.00
0.00%

Open

49.33

Previous Close

49.75

Volume (Avg)

223.68k (315.66k)

Day's Range

49.31-50.96

52Wk Range

43.00-70.55

Market Cap.

1.84B

Dividend Rate ( Yield )

-

Beta

-0.13

Shares Outstanding

36.30M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

105.26 (0.48)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Business Services
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 520.60M

    • Net Income

    • 24.75M

    • Market Cap.

    • 1.84B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 3.32

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 2.07

    • Beta

    • -0.13

    • Forward P/E

    • 45.66

    • Price/Sales

    • 3.47

    • Price/Book Value

    • 5.73

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 22.22

      • EBITDA

      • 77.61M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 1.83

      • Return on Equity %

      • 5.84

      • Return on Assets %

      • 1.83

      • Book Value/Share

      • 8.85

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 36.30M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • -

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • -

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Outperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 59.67

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 3

        • EPS Estimate

        • 0.44

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 3.27

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 15.10

          • 10.74

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 11.70

          • 16.56

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -

          • 20.14

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 17.71

          • 11.94

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 2.90

          • 6.45

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 9.03

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 47.92

            • 48.06

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 9.01

            • 18.54

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 3.32

            • 12.44

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 46.90

            • 46.52

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 9.50

            • 17.56

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 5.50

            • 41.09B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • -

              • 0.81

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.02

              • 1.22

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.95

              • 0.54

              • Interest Coverage

              • -

              • 5.84

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 3.25

              • 4.02

              • Book Value/Share

              • 8.85

              • 8.73

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 102.04

                • 27.55

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 145.61

                • 810.64

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 25.03

                • 363.00

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 3.40

                • 1.33

                • Price/Book Value

                • 5.61

                • 4.89

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 22.22

                • 13.25

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • -

                    • Dividend Date

                    • -

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • -

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 5.84

                        (11.20)

                      • 25.78

                        (25.18)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 1.83

                        (3.40)

                      • 6.41

                        (5.56)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 5.84

                        (11.20)

                      • 10.43

                        (14.31)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 6.39k

                      • 11.56k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • -

                      • 12.70

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.55

                      • 0.52

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      47.19M
                      Operating Margin
                      9.06
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      22.22
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      -

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      54.18%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      62.24%

                      Float

                      86.22%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      1.34%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • T. Rowe Price New Horizons Fund

                      •  

                        2,223,700

                      • -14.05

                      • 6.12

                      • Morgan Stanley Inst Small Co Gr Port

                      •  

                        1,642,043

                      • 0.00

                      • 4.52

                      • T. Rowe Price Health Sciences Fund

                      •  

                        877,774

                      • -9.38

                      • 2.42

                      • Baron Small Cap Fund

                      •  

                        725,000

                      • -14.71

                      • 2.00

                      • Royce Pennsylvania Mutual

                      •  

                        665,923

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.83

                      • Franklin Small Cap Growth Fund

                      •  

                        637,644

                      • 19.99

                      • 1.76

                      • Vanguard Small Cap Index

                      •  

                        630,514

                      • -1.18

                      • 1.74

                      • Vanguard Explorer Fund

                      •  

                        618,224

                      • 28.34

                      • 1.70

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        594,055

                      • 0.66

                      • 1.64

                      • Wells Fargo Advantage Discovery Fund

                      •  

                        586,600

                      • 0.05

                      • 1.62

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

                      •  

                        4,090,984

                      • -12.59%

                      • 11.26

                      • Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc

                      •  

                        2,718,509

                      • +0.22%

                      • 7.49

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        2,199,983

                      • +0.79%

                      • 6.06

                      • TimesSquare Capital Management, LLC

                      •  

                        2,139,588

                      • -0.22%

                      • 5.90

                      • BAMCO Inc

                      •  

                        1,707,347

                      • -2.20%

                      • 4.70

                      • Capital Research Global Investors

                      •  

                        1,463,687

                      • +14.06%

                      • 4.03

                      • Riverbridge Partners LLC

                      •  

                        1,463,451

                      • +4.47%

                      • 4.03

                      • Wells Capital Management Inc.

                      •  

                        1,462,308

                      • -4.84%

                      • 4.03

                      • Franklin Advisers, Inc.

                      •  

                        1,343,409

                      • +18.34%

                      • 3.70

                      • Next Century Growth Investors LLC

                      •  

                        1,081,457

                      • -9.00%

                      • 2.98

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Industrials

                      Industry

                      Business Services

                      Type

                      Cyclical

                      Style

                      Small Growth

                      The Advisory Board Co was incorporated in Maryland in 1979 and reincorporated in Delaware in 2001. The Company provides best practices research and analysis, business intelligence and software tools, and management and advisory servi...moreces to the health care and education industries. Through subscription-based programs, it leverages its intellectual capital to drive performance improvement to its base of over 4,100 member institutions by providing proven solutions to its members most important business problems. It offers programs rooted in best practices in three key areas: best practices research; software tools; and management and advisory services. Its best practices research memberships serve as the foundation of intellectual property across all programs and are focused on identifying best-demonst...morerated management practices, critiquing widely-followed but ineffective practices, and analyzing emerging trends within the health care and education industries. Its software tools programs leverage this intellectual capital, allowing members to pair their own operational data with the best practices insights from its research through web-based business intelligence and software tools founded upon the critical insights of the industry. Its management and advisory services programs assist member institutions efforts to adopt and implement best practices to improve their own performance. The Company competes in some discrete programs and for discretionary expenditures against health care-focused, education-focused, and multi-industry firms. The health care industry is highly regulated and is subject to changing political, legislative, regulatory, and other influences.lessless

                      Key People

                      Mr. Robert W. Musslewhite

                      CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Mr. Frank J. Williams

                      Director/Vice Chairman of the Board

                      Michael Kirshbaum

                      CFO/Chief Accounting Officer/Treasurer

                      Cormac F. Miller

                      Executive VP

                      Mr. Kelt Kindick

                      Director

                      • The Advisory Board Co

                      • 2445 M Street North West

                      • Washington, DC 20037

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 202 266-5600

                      • Fax: +1 202 266-5700

                      • advisory.com

                      Incorporated

                      1979

                      Employees

                      2,800

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