The Advisory Board Company

The Advisory Board is a global research, technology, and consulting firm helping hospital and health system leaders improve the quality and efficiency of patient care. Through its research and insights, performance technologies, consulting and management, and talent development divisions, the Company partners with executives and their teams to help solve their most complex challenges. The Advisory Board Company provides strategic guidance, actionable insights, and comprehensive implementation and management services.

Company Growth (employees)
Washington, US
Size (employees)
3,800 (est)+9%
The Advisory Board Company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Washington, US

The Advisory Board Company Office Locations

The Advisory Board Company has offices in Washington, London, Chennai, Austin and in 7 other locations
Washington, US (HQ)
2445 M St NW
San Francisco, US
300 23 Geary St
Richmond, US
1920 E Parham Rd
Plymouth Meeting, US
620 W Germantown Pike
Bloomington, US
Hardwick Day Office 8011 34th Avenue South Two Appletree Square, Suite 450
Nashville, US
800 3102 West End Ave
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The Advisory Board Company Data and Metrics

The Advisory Board Company Financial Metrics

The Advisory Board Company's revenue was reported to be $803.4 m in FY, 2016 which is a 5% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

803.4 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

410.5 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

91.2 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

76.5 m

Market capitalization (17-Aug-2017)

2.1 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

150.1 m
The Advisory Board Company's current market capitalization is $2.1 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


520.6 m768.3 m803.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

272.5 m392.7 m393 m

Gross profit

248.1 m375.7 m410.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

96.3 m121 m130 m

General and administrative expense

74.2 m128.7 m126.6 m

Operating expense total

170.5 m249.6 m256.7 m


47.2 m(54.4 m)76.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

49.9 m(99.4 m)55.6 m

Income tax expense

19.2 m15.2 m11 m

Net Income

24.6 m(119 m)91.2 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


23.1 m71.8 m91.2 m

Accounts Receivable

2.2 m


27.2 m22.7 m19 m

Current Assets

506.2 m699.9 m715.6 m


102.5 m183.1 m171.3 m


129.4 m738.2 m739.5 m

Total Assets

1 b2 b2 b

Accounts Payable

67.7 m

Current Liabilities

566.1 m725.4 m706.8 m

Total Liabilities

1.5 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

429.9 m744.3 m782.4 m

Retained Earnings

(91.5 m)(295.9 m)(266.2 m)

Total Equity

337.1 m449.1 m517 m

Financial Leverage

3.1 x4.4 x3.9 x
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


41.1 m26.9 m77.9 m49.6 m56.1 m52.4 m17.5 m55.1 m150.1 m

Current Assets

560.4 m539.7 m662.7 m703.1 m701.7 m627.6 m639 m697.3 m720.9 m


108.9 m116.3 m179.4 m178.7 m182.9 m183.5 m188 m207.6 m162.7 m


152.7 m153 m850.9 m840.8 m842.9 m740.5 m740.5 m739.5 m737 m

Total Assets

1 b1 b2.1 b2.1 b2.1 b1.9 b1.9 b2 b2 b

Accounts Payable

75.7 m70.1 m87.5 m71.2 m76.3 m60.4 m64.5 m77.2 m71.8 m

Current Liabilities

549.9 m547.1 m667.7 m682.5 m718.4 m677.5 m701.5 m713.9 m690.7 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

427.2 m432.2 m721.1 m727.6 m735 m755.3 m759.8 m774.1 m794.3 m

Retained Earnings

(105.6 m)(117.5 m)(146.6 m)(137.9 m)(169 m)(313 m)(331.6 m)(302.1 m)(247.3 m)

Total Equity

590.8 m565 m440.5 m425.9 m470.6 m548.4 m

Financial Leverage

3.6 x3.7 x4.3 x4.5 x4.2 x3.7 x
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

24.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

30.4 m30.3 m30.3 m


7.7 m4.9 m4.9 m

Cash From Operating Activities

76.7 m64.6 m64.6 m

Purchases of PP&E

(44.1 m)(47.5 m)(47.5 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(125.6 m)29.9 m29.9 m

Cash From Financing Activities

14.2 m(44.6 m)(44.6 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(633 k)
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014

Depreciation and Amortization

9.1 m18.8 m

Cash From Operating Activities

2.2 m19.6 m

Purchases of PP&E

(12 m)(26.6 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

34.7 m23 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(19 m)(38.8 m)
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

3.7 x

The Advisory Board Company Market Value History

The Advisory Board Company Median Salaries

Source: 352 public H-1B filings from The Advisory Board Company

Traffic Overview of The Advisory Board Company

The Advisory Board Company Online and Social Media Presence

The Advisory Board Company News and Updates

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