FCN FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 6,300 employees located in 28 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $2.46 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2020.

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Steven Gunby
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29 Apr 21
13 Jun 21
31 Dec 21
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Cash burn rate (estimated) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income/loss Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 233.42M 233.42M 233.42M 233.42M 233.42M 233.42M
Cash burn (monthly) 20.51M (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) 55.53M (positive/no burn)
Cash used (since last report) 50.38M n/a n/a n/a 136.38M n/a
Cash remaining 183.05M n/a n/a n/a 97.04M n/a
Runway (months of cash) 8.9 n/a n/a n/a 1.7 n/a

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
3 Jun 21 Costamagna Claudio Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 137.36 255 35.03K 45,727
2 Jun 21 Ellis Vernon James RSU Grant Aquire A No No 0 1,848 0 28,935
2 Jun 21 Bartlett Mark S. Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 1,848 0 32,401
2 Jun 21 Costamagna Claudio RSU Grant Aquire A No No 0 1,848 0 45,982
2 Jun 21 Gerard E Holthaus Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 1,848 0 70,485

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

13F holders
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Total holders 313 3 +10333.3%
Opened positions 310 3 +10233.3%
Closed positions 0 0
Increased positions 1 0 NEW
Reduced positions 2 0 NEW
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Total value 4.82B 745.73M +546.1%
Total shares 34.38M 6.67M +415.1%
Total puts 82.5K 0 NEW
Total calls 79.6K 0 NEW
Total put/call ratio 1.0
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Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management 3.79M $530.38M +30.1%
BLK Blackrock 3.08M $431.01M NEW
Vanguard 3.07M $429.65M NEW
Mawer Investment Management 1.83M $256.66M NEW
Black Creek Investment Management 1.45M $202.51M NEW
Dimensional Fund Advisors 1.31M $182.88M -12.3%
Orbis Allan Gray 954.14K $133.69M NEW
Marathon Asset Management 909.54K $127.44M NEW
Capital International Investors 860.07K $120.51M NEW
STT State Street 829.99K $116.29M NEW
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BLK Blackrock 3.08M +3.08M NEW
Vanguard 3.07M +3.07M NEW
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 72.79K -2.2M -96.8%
Mawer Investment Management 1.83M +1.83M NEW
Black Creek Investment Management 1.45M +1.45M NEW
Orbis Allan Gray 954.14K +954.14K NEW
Marathon Asset Management 909.54K +909.54K NEW
Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management 3.79M +874.79K +30.1%
Capital International Investors 860.07K +860.07K NEW
STT State Street 829.99K +829.99K NEW

Financial report summary

  • The COVID-19 pandemic has had, and could continue to have, a negative impact on our financial results and it could potentially have a material adverse impact on our business, financial condition and results of operations, the extent of which is not predictable.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted, and could continue to impact, our segments and practices, the types of services they provide, and the regions in which we operate, differently.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic could heighten risks related to, or otherwise negatively impact the effectiveness of, cybersecurity, information technology, financial reporting and other corporate functions that the Company relies upon to operate.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic could adversely impact the health and welfare of our client-facing professionals, as well as our executive officers and other employees of our Company, which could have a material adverse effect on our ability to secure or perform client engagements and our results of operations.
  • Our revenues, operating income and cash flows are likely to fluctuate.
  • If we do not effectively manage the utilization of our professionals or billable rates, our financial results could decline.
  • Our segments may face risks of fee non-payment, clients may seek to renegotiate existing fees and contract arrangements, and clients may not accept billable rate or price increases, which could result in loss of clients, fee write-offs, reduced revenues and less profitable business.
  • Our Technology segment faces certain risks, including (i) industry consolidation and a highly competitive environment, (ii) client concentration, (iii) downward pricing pressure, (iv) technology changes and obsolescence, and (v) failure to protect intellectual property ("IP") used by the segment, which individually or together could cause the financial results and prospects of this segment and the Company to decline.
  • We face certain risks relating to cybersecurity, the failure to protect the confidentiality of client information against misuse or disclosure, and the use or misuse of social media.
  • We may not manage our growth effectively, and our profitability may suffer.
  • Our international operations involve special risks.
  • Failure to comply with governmental, regulatory and legal requirements or with our company-wide Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, Anti-Corruption Policy, Policy on Inside Information and Insider Trading, and other policies could lead to governmental or legal proceedings that could expose us to significant liabilities and damage our reputation.
  • We may be required to recognize goodwill impairment charges, which could materially affect our financial results.
  • The compromise of confidential or proprietary information could damage our reputation, harm our businesses and adversely impact our financial results.
  • Governmental focus on data privacy and security has increased, and could continue to increase, our costs of operations.
  • Our failure to recruit and retain qualified professionals and manage headcount needs and utilization could negatively affect our financial results and our ability to staff client engagements, maintain relationships with clients and drive future growth.
  • We incur substantial costs to hire and retain our professionals, and we expect these costs to continue and to grow.
  • We rely heavily on our executive officers and the heads of our segments and industry and regional leaders for the success of our business.
  • Professionals may leave our Company to form or join competitors, and we may not have, or may choose not to pursue, legal recourse against such professionals.
  • If we are unable to accept client engagements due to real or perceived relationship issues, our revenues, growth, client engagements and prospects may be negatively affected.
  • Claims involving our services or adverse publicity could harm our overall professional reputation and our ability to compete and attract business or hire or retain qualified professionals.
  • We may incur significant costs and may lose engagements as a result of claims by our clients regarding our services.
  • Our clients may terminate our engagements with little or no notice and without penalty, which may result in unexpected declines in our utilization and revenues.
  • We may not have, or may choose not to pursue, legal remedies against clients that terminate their engagements.
  • Failures of our internal information technology systems controls may harm our overall professional reputation and disrupt our business operations.
  • If we fail to compete effectively, we may miss new business opportunities or lose existing clients, and our revenues and profitability may decline.
  • We may face competition from parties who sell us their businesses and from professionals who cease working for us.
  • We may have difficulty integrating acquisitions or convincing clients to allow assignment of their engagements to us, which can reduce the benefits we receive from acquisitions.
  • We may have a different system of governance and management from a company we acquire or its parent, which could cause professionals who join us from an acquired company to leave us.
  • Our leverage could adversely affect our financial condition or operating flexibility if the Company fails to comply with operating covenants under applicable debt instruments.
  • We and our subsidiaries may incur significant additional indebtedness.
  • We may not be able to generate sufficient cash to service our indebtedness, and we may be forced to take other actions to satisfy our payment obligations under our indebtedness, which may not be successful.
  • Our Credit Facility is guaranteed by substantially all of our domestic subsidiaries and will be required to be guaranteed by future domestic subsidiaries, including those that join us in connection with acquisitions.
  • We may not have the ability to raise the funds necessary to settle conversions of the 2023 Convertible Notes or to repurchase the 2023 Convertible Notes upon a fundamental change, and the agreements governing our other indebtedness contain, and our future debt may contain, limitations on our ability to pay cash upon conversion or repurchase of the 2023 Convertible Notes.
  • The conditional conversion feature of the 2023 Convertible Notes, if triggered, may adversely affect our financial condition and operating results.
  • The accounting method for convertible debt securities that may be settled in cash, such as the 2023 Convertible Notes, could have a material effect on our reported financial results.
  • Our variable rate indebtedness will subject us to interest rate risk, which could cause our annual debt service obligations to increase significantly.
Management Discussion
  • Revenues for the three months ended March 31, 2021 increased $81.7 million, or 13.5%, to $686.3 million, as compared to the three months ended March 31, 2020, which included a 2.4% estimated positive impact from FX. Acquisition-related revenues contributed $16.0 million compared to the same quarter in the prior year. Excluding the estimated impact from FX and the acquisition-related revenues, revenues increased $51.0 million, or 8.4%, primarily due to increased demand, particularly in our Economic Consulting and Technology segments, which was partially offset by a $17.5 million decrease in pass-through revenues, which includes billable travel and entertainment expenses and media buys, compared to the same quarter in the prior year.
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