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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
ALSWF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 1757 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. ALSWF: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset -0.05
ALSWF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 1551 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. ALSWF: -0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.52  Med: -0.02 Max: 0.84
Current: -0.05
-1.52
0.84
Interest Coverage No Debt
ALSWF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
94% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. ALSWF: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.90
M-Score: -2.86
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 10.81
ALSWF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.03 vs. ALSWF: 10.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -538.77  Med: -31.13 Max: 6.63
Current: 10.81
-538.77
6.63
Net-margin (%) 6.79
ALSWF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. ALSWF: 6.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -515.93  Med: -25.68 Max: 3.93
Current: 6.79
-515.93
3.93
ROA (%) 4.66
ALSWF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1765 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. ALSWF: 4.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -44.91  Med: -10.64 Max: 2.77
Current: 4.66
-44.91
2.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 475.43
ALSWF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1740 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.13 vs. ALSWF: 475.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2316.18  Med: -343.93 Max: 374.66
Current: 475.43
-2316.18
374.66
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.70
ALSWF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1300 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. ALSWF: 15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 12.4  Med: 23.30 Max: 59.7
Current: 15.7
12.4
59.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 36.20
ALSWF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. ALSWF: 36.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.3  Med: -9.40 Max: 45.8
Current: 36.2
-56.3
45.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 21.00
ALSWF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. ALSWF: 21.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.6  Med: -11.90 Max: 46.4
Current: 21
-30.6
46.4
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 46.30
ALSWF's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.80 vs. ALSWF: 46.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 17.89  Med: 85.00 Max: 616.28
Current: 46.3
17.89
616.28
Forward P/E 26.53
ALSWF's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
68% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.04 vs. ALSWF: 26.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 46.00
ALSWF's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1084 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.80 vs. ALSWF: 46.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 18.7  Med: 84.73 Max: 616.28
Current: 46
18.7
616.28
P/S 3.13
ALSWF's P/S is ranked lower than
60% of the 1706 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. ALSWF: 3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.93  Med: 3.49 Max: 36.21
Current: 3.13
0.93
36.21
PFCF 15.57
ALSWF's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.94 vs. ALSWF: 15.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.03  Med: 18.23 Max: 450
Current: 15.57
2.03
450
POCF 13.16
ALSWF's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.42 vs. ALSWF: 13.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.96  Med: 16.47 Max: 42.5
Current: 13.16
1.96
42.5
EV-to-EBIT 22.32
ALSWF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.57 vs. ALSWF: 22.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -518  Med: -10.85 Max: 284.7
Current: 22.32
-518
284.7
Shiller P/E 89.73
ALSWF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 31.09 vs. ALSWF: 89.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 84.78  Med: 110.78 Max: 146.14
Current: 89.73
84.78
146.14
Current Ratio 0.99
ALSWF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. ALSWF: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.61 Max: 9.44
Current: 0.99
0.81
9.44
Quick Ratio 0.99
ALSWF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. ALSWF: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.61 Max: 9.44
Current: 0.99
0.81
9.44
Days Sales Outstanding 56.79
ALSWF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 68.91 vs. ALSWF: 56.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 79  Med: 126.98 Max: 281.61
Current: 56.79
79
281.61

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.93
ALSWF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
85% of the 1239 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. ALSWF: 3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 2.93 Max: 3.93
Current: 3.93
0.7
3.93
Dividend Payout 1.63
ALSWF's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
95% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. ALSWF: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.92  Med: 2.35 Max: 5.7
Current: 1.63
0.92
5.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.93
ALSWF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ALSWF: 3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 2.93 Max: 3.7
Current: 3.93
0.7
3.7
Share Buyback Rate 1.50
ALSWF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. ALSWF: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.5  Med: -1.00 Max: -36.6
Current: 1.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 1.83
ALSWF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. ALSWF: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.56 Max: 43.75
Current: 1.83
0.88
43.75
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
ALSWF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ALSWF: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.91 Max: 8.85
Current: 0.9
0.29
8.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.50
ALSWF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1696 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. ALSWF: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ALSWF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.90 Max: 339
Current: 4.5
0.4
339

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16 Jun17
EPS($) 0.19 0.29 0.27
EPS without NRI($) 0.19 0.29 0.27

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:ABT.Canada, OU1.Germany,
Absolute Software Corp provides software solutions for the security and management of computers and mobile computing devices. The Company's customers include educational institutions, corporations, healthcare and government organizations, and individual consumers. The Computrace product line provides commercial customers with the ability to track and manage their computer and mobile device inventories on or off the corporate network, prove regulatory compliance and protect data through functions such as locating devices, remotely locking devices, deleting sensitive information, and recovering stolen devices. The consumer version of this product is called Computrace LoJack for Laptops. The Company also offers a computer lifecycle management product called Absolute Manage and also provides emergency response services that take immediate action whenever the customer loses control of a device.

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