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What Investors Think About The Advisory Board

Together, we are all trying to build our fortunes by finding well-run companies at bargain-basement prices. But it takes work to scour earnings reports, scrutinize key data, and assess the competition.

To help you out, we've created a screen based on the massive data aggregated from the more than 165,000 investors competing on our Motley Fool CAPS platform. Each quarter, we check in on select companies after they file a 10-Q and track community sentiment to help you see how your is doing.

Here's our CAPS community's sentiment on The Advisory Board (Nasdaq: ABCO) both for this quarter and last (for comparison), as well as opinions on some related companies.

Metric The Advisory Board Navigant Consulting(NYSE: NCI) CDI(NYSE:CDI) Towers Watson (NYSE:TW)
This Quarter (8/9/2010):
Price: $44.49 $10.54 $17.07 $46.15
% of Members Rating Outperform 79% 89% 94% 93%
% of All-Star Members Rating Outperform 85% 95% 100% 98%
CAPS Rating (out of 5) * ***** **** ****
Last Quarter (5/11/2010):
Price: $38.84 $12.82 $16.30 $48.36
% of Members Rating Outperform 88% 87% 94% 93%
% of All-Star Members Rating Outperform 95% 95% 100% 98%
CAPS Rating (out of 5) *** *** **** ****

Source: Motley Fool CAPS. Dates given are the posting dates of The Advisory Board's most recent quarterly and/or annual reports to the SEC's website. Percentages are calculated from the number of members rating each.

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