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Forrester Research, Inc., an independent research company, provides pragmatic and forward-thinking advice to business and technology customers. The company operates through Business Technology; Marketing and Strategy; and Events segments. It offers products and services for specific roles, including senior management in business strategy, marketing, and information technology. The company’s primary syndicated research product is RoleView, which offers clients with access to its syndicated research designed to inform their strategic decision-making. The RoleView research offerings consist of library of cross-linked documents that interconnect the company’s reports, data, product rankings, best practices, evaluation tools, and research archives, which are provided through role-based Websites. It also offers Forrester Leadership Boards that are peer groups for executives and other senior leaders at large organizations. In addition, the company provides data products and services, which comprise Consumer Technographics that offers insights into how technology impacts the way consumers select, purchase, use, and communicate about products and services; and Business Technographics, which provides assessments of what motivates businesses to choose certain technologies and vendors, as well as measures and reports on the current information consumption patterns of key influencers for large technology purchases. Further, it offers consulting services to assist clients in developing executing technology and business strategy, informing critical decisions, and reducing business risk, as well as hosts multiple events. The company sells its products and services through direct sales force in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, as well as through independent sales representatives in select international locations. Forrester Research, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

1,306 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/6/14
Founded in 1983

forrester research inc (FFR) Top Compensated Officers

Founder, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executi...
Total Annual Compensation: $367.5K
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Total Annual Compensation: $361.1K
Chief Product Officer and Chief EMEA Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $315.0K
Chief Business Technology Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $315.0K
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $352.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

forrester research inc (FFR) Key Developments

Forrester Research Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend Payable on September 17, 2014; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter and Full Year of 2014

Forrester Research Inc. announced that its board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.16 per share payable September 17, 2014, to shareholders of record on September 3, 2014. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $82,947,000 compared to $78,953,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $7,080,000 compared to $9,788,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $7,202,000, compared to $10,141,000 a year ago. Net income was $4,289,000 or $0.23 per share diluted against $6,185,000 or $0.28 per share diluted a year ago. Pro forma income from operations was $9,873,000, compared to $11,524,000 a year ago. Pro forma income before income taxes was $9,952,000, compared to $11,779,000 a year ago. Pro forma net income was $6,170,000 or $0.32 per share diluted compared to $7,185,000 or $0.33 per share diluted a year ago. Capital spending was $200,000 compared to $300,000 during the second quarter of last year. Cash from operations was $2,300,000 for the quarter as compared to $1,700,000 in the second quarter of last year. For the six months, the company reported total revenues of $156,018,000 compared to $150,314,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $7,100,000 compared to $13,068,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $7,195,000, compared to $13,597,000 a year ago. Net income was $4,223,000 or $0.22 per share diluted against $8,354,000 or $0.38 per share diluted a year ago. Pro forma income from operations was $13,228,000, compared to $18,814,000 a year ago. Pro forma income before income taxes was $13,243,000, compared to $19,445,000 a year ago. Pro forma net income was $8,211,000 or $0.42 per share diluted compared to $11,861,000 or $0.53 per share diluted a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $35,281,000 against $37,231,000 a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $871,000 against $1,267,000 a year ago. The company provided earnings guidance for the third quarter and full year of 2014. For the third quarter, the company expects total revenues of approximately $73.0 million to $76.0 million. Operating margin is expected to be approximately 5.5% to 7.5%. The company expects an effective tax rate of 39%. Diluted earnings per share expected to be approximately $0.14 to $0.18. Pro forma financial guidance for the third quarter of 2014 excludes stock-based compensation expense of $1.9 million to $2.1 million, amortization of acquisition-related intangible assets of approximately $0.5 million, and any investment gains or losses. The company expects pro forma operating margin of approximately 9.0% to 11.0%. Pro forma effective tax rate is expected to be 38%. Pro forma diluted earnings per share expected to be approximately $0.22 to $0.26. For the full year, the company expects total revenues of approximately $310.0 million to $315.0 million. Operating margin is expected to be approximately 5.5% to 6.5%. The company expects effective tax rate of 39%. Diluted earnings per share expected to be approximately $0.58 to $0.64. Pro forma financial guidance for full-year 2014 excludes stock-based compensation expense of $7.0 million to $7.5 million, reorganization costs of approximately $1.9 million, amortization of acquisition-related intangible assets of approximately $2.2 million, and any investment gains or losses. The company expects pro forma operating margin of approximately 9.0% to 10.0%. Pro forma effective tax rate is expected to be 38%. Pro forma diluted earnings per share expected to be approximately $0.95 to $1.01.

Forrester Research Mulls Acquisitions

Forrester Research Inc. (NasdaqGS:FORR) is seeking acquisitions. George Colony, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Forrester Research said, "As a note, our portfolio of acquisition targets has been growing over the last two quarters and we remain very proactive in the M&A markets."

Forrester Research Inc. to Report Q2, 2014 Results on Jul 30, 2014

Forrester Research Inc. announced that they will report Q2, 2014 results at 4:30 PM, Eastern Daylight on Jul 30, 2014

 

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