BBSI:NSD-Barrett Business Services, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Staffing & Employment Services | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 72.75

Change

-0.40 (-0.55)%

Market Cap

USD 0.56B

Volume

0.04M

Average Target Price

USD 78.00 (+7.22%)
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Barrett Business Services, Inc. provides business management solutions for small and mid-sized companies in the United States. It develops a management platform that integrates a knowledge-based approach from the management consulting industry with tools from the human resource outsourcing industry. The company 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. It 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. The company serves electronics manufacturers, various light-manufacturing industries, agriculture-based companies, transportation and shipping enterprises, food processors, telecommunications companies, public utilities, general contractors in various construction-related fields, and professional services firms. Barrett Business Services, Inc. was incorporated in 1965 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington.

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ETFs Containing BBSI

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Staffing & Employment Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 6.66% 38% F 43% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 6.66% 38% F 42% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -7.11% 19% F 19% F
Dividend Return 1.53% 17% F 34% F
Total Return -5.58% 19% F 18% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 110.50% 83% B 66% D
Dividend Return 14.35% 50% F 51% F
Total Return 124.86% 83% B 68% D+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 12.53% 63% D 66% D
Dividend Return 1.69% 64% D 46% F
Total Return 14.22% 63% D 68% D+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 37.84% 38% F 38% F
Risk Adjusted Return 37.58% 56% F 62% D-
Market Capitalization 0.56B 44% F 52% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Staffing & Employment Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 14.71 67% D+ 61% D-
Price/Book Ratio 2.44 69% D+ 60% D-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 7.25 47% F 41% F
EV/EBITDA 6.67 69% D+ 82% B-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 21.44% 64% D 92% A-
Return on Invested Capital 25.18% 81% B- 94% A
Return on Assets 2.96% 56% F 74% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 2.17% 88% B+ 86% B
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.51 38% F 36% F
Short Percent 1.82% 54% F 65% D
Beta 1.45 27% F 31% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.