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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
96% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.14 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: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset -0.39
ALSWF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 1735 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. ALSWF: -0.39 )
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: -0.39
-1.52
0.84
Interest Coverage No Debt
ALSWF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 61.34 vs. ALSWF: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ALSWF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: -0.03
M-Score: -3.23
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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history
Operating margin (%) 7.12
ALSWF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1784 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. ALSWF: 7.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ALSWF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.66  Med: -2.71 Max: 9.07
Current: 7.12
-40.66
9.07
Net-margin (%) 13.31
ALSWF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1783 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. ALSWF: 13.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ALSWF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.71  Med: -3.08 Max: 4.93
Current: 13.31
-33.71
4.93
ROA (%) 9.30
ALSWF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. ALSWF: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ALSWF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.17  Med: -1.64 Max: 3.41
Current: 9.3
-14.17
3.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 260.30
ALSWF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1802 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.85 vs. ALSWF: 260.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ALSWF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -648.99  Med: -58.47 Max: 374.66
Current: 260.3
-648.99
374.66
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.00
ALSWF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1413 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. ALSWF: 14.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ALSWF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.2  Med: 24.15 Max: 59
Current: 14
12.2
59
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 18.00
ALSWF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. ALSWF: 18.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ALSWF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.6  Med: -5.50 Max: 43.2
Current: 18
-62.6
43.2
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 17.68
ALSWF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.82 vs. ALSWF: 17.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ALSWF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.28  Med: 79.20 Max: 616.28
Current: 17.68
16.28
616.28
Forward P/E 48.54
ALSWF's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
89% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.18 vs. ALSWF: 48.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.22
ALSWF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.86 vs. ALSWF: 17.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ALSWF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.9  Med: 79.20 Max: 616.28
Current: 17.22
15.9
616.28
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 7.17
ALSWF's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.79 vs. ALSWF: 7.17 )
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: 19.96 Max: 215.2
Current: 7.17
1.37
215.2
P/S 2.35
ALSWF's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. ALSWF: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ALSWF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 3.51 Max: 36.02
Current: 2.35
1.98
36.02
PFCF 19.13
ALSWF's PFCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.35 vs. ALSWF: 19.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ALSWF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.04  Med: 17.82 Max: 321.43
Current: 19.13
2.04
321.43
POCF 15.61
ALSWF's POCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.06 vs. ALSWF: 15.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ALSWF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 16.40 Max: 40.74
Current: 15.61
1.96
40.74
EV-to-EBIT 24.29
ALSWF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.29 vs. ALSWF: 24.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ALSWF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -518  Med: -10.65 Max: 284.7
Current: 24.29
-518
284.7
EV-to-EBITDA 9.19
ALSWF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
62% of the 1263 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.58 vs. ALSWF: 9.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ALSWF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -607.7  Med: 9.60 Max: 228.8
Current: 9.19
-607.7
228.8
Current Ratio 0.52
ALSWF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 1671 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. ALSWF: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ALSWF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.56 Max: 9.44
Current: 0.52
0.52
9.44
Quick Ratio 0.52
ALSWF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 1671 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. ALSWF: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ALSWF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.56 Max: 9.44
Current: 0.52
0.52
9.44
Days Sales Outstanding 46.74
ALSWF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 70.19 vs. ALSWF: 46.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ALSWF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 79  Med: 85.52 Max: 211.29
Current: 46.74
79
211.29
Days Payable 173.26
ALSWF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
88% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 44.91 vs. ALSWF: 173.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ALSWF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.74  Med: 114.24 Max: 182.3
Current: 173.26
43.74
182.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.20
ALSWF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
86% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. ALSWF: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ALSWF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 3.12 Max: 4.92
Current: 3.2
0.7
4.92
Dividend Payout 0.61
ALSWF's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
74% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. ALSWF: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ALSWF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 2.25 Max: 5.7
Current: 0.61
0.28
5.7
Forward Dividend Yield 4.35
ALSWF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
89% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. ALSWF: 4.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.09
ALSWF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1395 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. ALSWF: 3.09 )
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: 3.12 Max: 4.92
Current: 3.09
0.7
4.92
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.60
ALSWF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. ALSWF: -0.60 )
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: -0.80 Max: 7.5
Current: -0.6
-36.6
7.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 2.53
ALSWF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. ALSWF: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ALSWF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.73 Max: 43.8
Current: 2.53
0.88
43.8
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
ALSWF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ALSWF: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ALSWF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.90 Max: 8.15
Current: 0.7
0.28
8.15
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.72
ALSWF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. ALSWF: 0.72 )
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: 0.79  Med: 5.04 Max: 15.45
Current: 0.72
0.79
15.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.07
ALSWF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1769 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. ALSWF: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ALSWF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.60 Max: 315.3
Current: 4.07
0.4
315.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 43.00
ALSWF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.18 vs. ALSWF: 43.00 )
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: -10.2  Med: 5.90 Max: 73.1
Current: 43
-10.2
73.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $93
EPS $ 0.27
Beta1.08
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $4.17 - 8.57
Shares Outstanding(Mil)38.47

Analyst Estimate

Jun16 Jun17 Jun18
Revenue(Mil) 105 109 107
EPS($) 0.02 0.14 0.24
EPS without NRI($) 0.02 0.14 0.24

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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