FTI Consulting, Inc. provides business advisory services to manage change, mitigate risk, and resolve disputes worldwide.
No risks detected for FCN from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has FTI Consulting's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FCN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Professional Services
1 Year Return
US Professional Services
Return vs Industry: FCN exceeded the US Professional Services industry which returned -6.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FCN exceeded the US Market which returned -10% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is FTI Consulting's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 days ago | Simply Wall StIs FTI Consulting, Inc.'s (NYSE:FCN) High P/E Ratio A Problem For Investors?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs FTI Consulting, Inc.'s (NYSE:FCN) CEO Being Overpaid?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StThe FTI Consulting (NYSE:FCN) Share Price Has Gained 205%, So Why Not Pay It Some Attention?
Is FTI Consulting undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: FCN ($133.51) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($169.86)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FCN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FCN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.7x) compared to the Professional Services industry average (13.2x).
PE vs Market: FCN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.7x) compared to the US market (13x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: FCN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FCN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.3x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (2x).
How is FTI Consulting forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FCN's forecast earnings growth (7.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: FCN's earnings (7.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: FCN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: FCN's revenue (6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FCN's revenue (6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: FCN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.6%).
How has FTI Consulting performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FCN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: FCN's current net profit margins (9.2%) are higher than last year (7.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FCN's earnings have grown significantly by 29.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FCN's earnings growth over the past year (43.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (29.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: FCN earnings growth over the past year (43.9%) exceeded the Professional Services industry 13.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: FCN's Return on Equity (14.6%) is considered low.
How is FTI Consulting's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FCN's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($612.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: FCN's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($681.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FCN's debt to equity ratio (18.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: FCN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 63.4% to 18.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FCN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (79.1%).
Interest Coverage: FCN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (21.3x coverage).
What is FTI Consulting's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FCN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FCN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FCN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FCN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FCN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Steve Gunby (61yo)
Mr. Steven H. Gunby, also known as Steve, J.D. has been President, CEO, and a Member of the Board of Directors of FTI Consulting since January 2014. Mr. Gunby is a Director of Arrow Electronics, Inc. since ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Steve's total compensation ($USD6.14M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD7.52M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Steve's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||3.67yrs||US$1.92m||0.048% $2.4m|
|General Counsel||4.83yrs||US$1.92m||0.077% $3.9m|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||5.67yrs||US$1.92m||0.073% $3.7m|
|Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer||5.67yrs||US$1.92m||0.087% $4.4m|
|Chief Accounting Officer & Controller||1.08yrs||no data||0.019% $967.3k|
|Managing Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Managing Director of Corporate Finance & Restructuring||2.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Managing Director of Corporate Finance||1.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Managing Director of Technology Practice||6.92yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: FCN's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||8.25yrs||US$299.94k||0.069% $3.5m|
|Non-Executive Chairman||6.33yrs||US$499.94k||0.18% $9.2m|
|Independent Director||8.25yrs||US$307.44k||0.11% $5.4m|
|Chairman of European Advisory Board||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||6.25yrs||US$309.94k||0.063% $3.2m|
|Independent Director||4.08yrs||US$299.94k||0.060% $3.0m|
|Independent Director||13.33yrs||US$304.94k||0.066% $3.3m|
|Independent Director||5.25yrs||US$299.94k||0.078% $3.9m|
Experienced Board: FCN's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if 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.
FTI Consulting, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: FTI Consulting, Inc.
- Ticker: FCN
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1982
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$5.048b
- Shares outstanding: 36.54m
- Website: https://www.fticonsulting.com
Number of Employees
- FTI Consulting, Inc.
- 555 12th Street NW
- Suite 700
- District Of Columbia
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FCN||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||May 1996|
|FCQ||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||May 1996|
FTI Consulting, Inc. provides business advisory services to manage change, mitigate risk, and resolve disputes worldwide. Its Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment provides turnaround, restructuring, business transformation, bankruptcy, interim management, valuation and financial advisory, transaction, dispute advisory, and tax services, as well as mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and M&A integration services. The company’s Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment offers anti-corruption/anti-money laundering investigations and compliance, and data and analytics, as well as compliance, monitoring, and receivership services; cybersecurity, forensic accounting and advisory, and global risk and investigations practice; and construction solutions, dispute advisory, trial, insurance claims, health and environmental solutions, and export controls and sanctions. Its Economic Consulting segment provides financial, economic, and econometric consulting; business and expert valuation, and expert testimony services; intellectual property services; economic and statistical analyses services; services related to public policy and regulated industries, and healthcare economics and policy; international arbitration; and economic impact analysis, market modeling, and securities litigation and risk management services and other litigation services. The company’s Technology segment offers e-discovery and data compliance management, managed document review, digital forensics, information governance, privacy and security, and contract intelligence services, as well as Radiance Visual Analytics software. Its Strategic Communications segment provides advice services relating to public affairs and government relations, crisis communications, corporate reputation, digital and, capital markets communications, transaction communications, and digital, analytics, and insights. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/10 07:19|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/09 00:00|
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