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									SFN GROUP, INC.

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SFN GROUP, INC.                                                                Financial Snapshot

                                                                               Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                   2050 Spectrum Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale,   The company reported revenues of US$2,053.38
Headquarters Address
                                   33309,United States of America              million during 2010, with a CAGR of 1.66% during
                                                                               2006–2010. Its revenue grew at an annual rate of
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                                                                               20.02% over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the
                                                                               company recorded an operating margin of 1.30%, as
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Website                            www.sfngroup.com
                                                                               Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange      SFN, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                170,000

Fiscal Year End                    December

Revenue (in US$ million)           2,053.38




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                          Weaknesses                                  Return on Equity

Strategic acquisitions             Declining current ratio                     The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                               4.03% for 2010, as compared to its peers, Robert Half
                                                                               International Inc. (Ticker: RHI), Kelly Services, Inc.
Strategic workforce solutions      Legal proceedings                           (Ticker: KELYA) and ManpowerGroup (Ticker: MAN),
                                                                               which recorded ROEs of 7.92%, 4.18% and -11.00%
Strong financial performance                                                   respectively. The company reported an operating
                                                                               margin of 1.30% in 2010.
Opportunities                      Threats
                                                                               Return on Equity
Launch of mobile applications      Cyclical nature of business

Launch of SupplierEdge Preferred
                                   Industry Consolidation
Supplier program

Specialty recruitment services




                                                                               Liquidity Position

                                                                               The company reported a current ratio of 1.72 in 2010,
                                                                               as compared to its peers, Robert Half International
                                                                               Inc., Kelly Services, Inc. and ManpowerGroup, which
                                                                               recorded current ratios of 2.38, 1.62 and 1.48
                                                                               respectively. As of December 2010, the company
                                                                               recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                               US$18.48 million, against US$2.59 million current
                                                                               debt. The company reported a debt to equity ratio of
                                                                               0.01 in 2010 as compared to its peers, Robert Half
                                                                               International Inc., Kelly Services, Inc. and
                                                                               ManpowerGroup, which recorded debt to equity ratios
                                                                               of 0.00, 0.13 and 0.29 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
    1.4       Key Financial Performance Indicators ...................................................................................................................7
      1.4.1       Revenue and Operating Profit ...........................................................................................................................7
      1.4.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex ...............................................................................................................................8
      1.4.3       Solvency ............................................................................................................................................................9
      1.4.4       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................10
    1.5       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................11
      1.5.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................12
      1.5.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................13
      1.5.3       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................14
      1.5.4       Turnover – Inv
								
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