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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
ALSWF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.46 vs. ALSWF: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ALSWF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset -0.45
ALSWF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 1823 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. ALSWF: -0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ALSWF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.52  Med: -0.03 Max: 0.84
Current: -0.45
-1.52
0.84
Interest Coverage No Debt
ALSWF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 166.16 vs. ALSWF: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ALSWF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -0.27
M-Score: -2.81
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.23
ALSWF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1874 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.72 vs. ALSWF: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ALSWF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.14  Med: 2.18 Max: 9.07
Current: 0.23
-31.14
9.07
Net-margin (%) 9.49
ALSWF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1874 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. ALSWF: 9.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ALSWF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.18  Med: -1.75 Max: 10.96
Current: 9.49
-29.18
10.96
ROA (%) 7.26
ALSWF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1929 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. ALSWF: 7.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ALSWF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.24  Med: -1.06 Max: 7.53
Current: 7.26
-12.24
7.53
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.96
ALSWF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1892 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.43 vs. ALSWF: 4.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ALSWF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -648.99  Med: 54.39 Max: 374.66
Current: 4.96
-648.99
374.66
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.80
ALSWF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. ALSWF: 11.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ALSWF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.8  Med: 22.8 Max: 59
Current: 11.8
11.8
59
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 4.70
ALSWF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1203 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. ALSWF: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ALSWF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.6  Med: -0.4 Max: 43.2
Current: 4.7
-62.6
43.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 93.00
ALSWF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. ALSWF: 93.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ALSWF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.5  Med: -11.7 Max: 93
Current: 93
-31.5
93
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 511210    SIC: 7721
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Traded in other countries:ABT.Canada, OU1.Germany,
Absolute Software Corp is engaged in developing, marketing and support of endpoint security and data risk management solutions for computing devices such as desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones.

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.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 24.99
ALSWF's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.96 vs. ALSWF: 24.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ALSWF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.5  Med: 75.22 Max: 1548.97
Current: 24.99
16.5
1548.97
PE(NRI) 24.99
ALSWF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.17 vs. ALSWF: 24.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ALSWF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.5  Med: 74.88 Max: 616.28
Current: 24.99
16.5
616.28
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 18.20
ALSWF's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.79 vs. ALSWF: 18.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
ALSWF' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 22.72 Max: 292.14
Current: 18.2
1.37
292.14
P/S 2.22
ALSWF's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 1866 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. ALSWF: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ALSWF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 3.35 Max: 36.02
Current: 2.22
1.98
36.02
POCF 103.08
ALSWF's POCF is ranked lower than
94% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.86 vs. ALSWF: 103.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ALSWF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 16.41 Max: 117.94
Current: 103.08
1.96
117.94
EV-to-EBIT 796.16
ALSWF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99% of the 1231 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. ALSWF: 796.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ALSWF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -123.5  Med: 22.85 Max: 931.7
Current: 796.16
-123.5
931.7
EV-to-EBITDA 13.96
ALSWF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
51% of the 1335 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.23 vs. ALSWF: 13.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ALSWF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -159.6  Med: 10.6 Max: 1049.5
Current: 13.96
-159.6
1049.5
PEG 1.29
ALSWF's PEG is ranked higher than
63% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. ALSWF: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ALSWF' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.07 Max: 3.52
Current: 1.29
0.43
3.52
Current Ratio 0.57
ALSWF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. ALSWF: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ALSWF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.43 Max: 9.44
Current: 0.57
0.52
9.44
Quick Ratio 0.57
ALSWF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. ALSWF: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ALSWF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.43 Max: 9.44
Current: 0.57
0.52
9.44
Days Sales Outstanding 49.42
ALSWF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.08 vs. ALSWF: 49.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ALSWF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.42  Med: 86.05 Max: 211.29
Current: 49.42
49.42
211.29
Days Payable 138.12
ALSWF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
86% of the 1331 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 43.28 vs. ALSWF: 138.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ALSWF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 79.73  Med: 123.42 Max: 172.47
Current: 138.12
79.73
172.47

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.90
ALSWF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
92% of the 1291 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. ALSWF: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ALSWF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 3.3 Max: 5.43
Current: 4.9
0.7
5.43
Dividend Payout 0.96
ALSWF's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
87% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. ALSWF: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ALSWF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.9 Max: 5.7
Current: 0.96
0.29
5.7
Dividend Growth (3y) 43.70
ALSWF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
89% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. ALSWF: 43.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
ALSWF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 43.7
Current: 43.7
0
43.7
Forward Dividend Yield 4.81
ALSWF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
91% of the 1219 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ALSWF: 4.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.91
ALSWF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1581 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. ALSWF: 4.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ALSWF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 3.3 Max: 5.43
Current: 4.91
0.7
5.43
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.50
ALSWF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. ALSWF: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ALSWF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.6  Med: -0.5 Max: 7.5
Current: 2.5
-36.6
7.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Projected FCF 1.96
ALSWF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. ALSWF: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ALSWF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.73 Max: 43.8
Current: 1.96
0.56
43.8
Price/Median PS Value 0.66
ALSWF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. ALSWF: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ALSWF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.92 Max: 8.53
Current: 0.66
0.29
8.53
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.31
ALSWF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. ALSWF: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ALSWF' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 2.56 Max: 15.45
Current: 2.31
0.76
15.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.10
ALSWF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1940 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. ALSWF: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ALSWF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.3 Max: 315.3
Current: 0.1
0.1
315.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.75
ALSWF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. ALSWF: 15.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ALSWF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.2  Med: 6.75 Max: 79.7
Current: 15.75
-3.2
79.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $87.30
EPS (TTM) $ 0.19
Beta0.95
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $4.17 - 6.48
Shares Outstanding (Mil)39.04

Analyst Estimate

Jun17 Jun18
Revenue (Mil $) 123 135
EPS ($) -0.03 0.12
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.03 0.12
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)

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