BBSI Stock Overview
Barrett Business Services, Inc. provides business management solutions for small and mid-sized companies in the United States.
Barrett Business Services Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$75.87|
|52 Week High||US$86.82|
|52 Week Low||US$57.76|
|1 Month Change||2.21%|
|3 Month Change||-1.47%|
|1 Year Change||-0.17%|
|3 Year Change||-8.15%|
|5 Year Change||32.43%|
|Change since IPO||2,701.35%|
Recent News & Updates
Barrett Business Services' (NASDAQ:BBSI) Dividend Will Be US$0.30
Barrett Business Services, Inc. ( NASDAQ:BBSI ) will pay a dividend of US$0.30 on the 3rd of June. Based on this...
|BBSI||US Professional Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: BBSI exceeded the US Professional Services industry which returned -17.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BBSI exceeded the US Market which returned -18.4% over the past year.
|BBSI Average Weekly Movement||4.6%|
|Professional Services Industry Average Movement||6.7%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: BBSI is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BBSI's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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.
Barrett Business Services Fundamentals Summary
|BBSI fundamental statistics|
Is BBSI overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|BBSI income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$769.10m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||5.86|
|Net Profit Margin||4.37%|
How did BBSI perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.6%Current Dividend Yield
Is BBSI undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for BBSI?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is BBSI's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does BBSI's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|BBSI PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
KELY.A Kelly Services
HSII Heidrick & Struggles International
HRT HireRight Holdings
BBSI Barrett Business Services
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: BBSI is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12.9x) compared to the peer average (142.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does BBSI's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Professional Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: BBSI is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12.9x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (15.8x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is BBSI's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||12.9x|
|Fair PE Ratio||15.5x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: BBSI is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.5x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of BBSI when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: BBSI ($75.87) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($285.18)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BBSI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BBSI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.6x)
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How is Barrett Business Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BBSI's forecast earnings growth (7.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: BBSI's earnings (7.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BBSI's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BBSI's revenue (6.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BBSI's revenue (6.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if BBSI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Barrett Business Services performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BBSI has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BBSI's current net profit margins (4.4%) are higher than last year (3.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BBSI's earnings have grown by 11% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BBSI's earnings growth over the past year (31.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (11% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BBSI earnings growth over the past year (31.6%) underperformed the Professional Services industry 33.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BBSI's Return on Equity (23.1%) is considered high.
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How is Barrett Business Services's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BBSI's short term assets ($516.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($391.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: BBSI's short term assets ($516.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($206.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BBSI is debt free.
Reducing Debt: BBSI has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 7.9%.
Debt Coverage: BBSI has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: BBSI has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is Barrett Business Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BBSI's dividend (1.58%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).
High Dividend: BBSI's dividend (1.58%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.24%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BBSI's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BBSI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (21%), BBSI's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: BBSI is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Gary Kramer (41 yo)
Mr. Gary Edward Kramer serves as Chief Executive Officer and President at Barrett Business Services, Inc. since March 5, 2020 and its Director since May 27, 2020. Mr. Kramer served as Chief Financial and A...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Gary's total compensation ($USD3.01M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.83M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Gary's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: BBSI's management team is considered experienced (2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BBSI's board of directors are considered experienced (5.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: BBSI insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Barrett Business Services, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Barrett Business Services, Inc.
- Ticker: BBSI
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1965
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Implied Market Cap: US$555.380m
- Shares outstanding: 7.32m
- Website: https://www.bbsi.com
Number of Employees
- Barrett Business Services, Inc.
- 8100 NE Parkway Drive
- Suite 200
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/26 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
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