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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 105.37
AMSWA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 1700 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.19 vs. AMSWA: 105.37 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 9.57   Max: No Debt
Current: 105.37

Equity to Asset 0.71
AMSWA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. AMSWA: 0.71 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.71

0.58
0.79
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.91
M-Score: -2.70
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 14.44
AMSWA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1664 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. AMSWA: 14.44 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -34.8   Max: 15.75
Current: 14.44

-34.8
15.75
Net-margin (%) 10.27
AMSWA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. AMSWA: 10.27 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -30.06   Max: 28.94
Current: 10.27

-30.06
28.94
ROE (%) 11.16
AMSWA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. AMSWA: 11.16 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -48.84   Max: 28.16
Current: 11.16

-48.84
28.16
ROA (%) 7.87
AMSWA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1683 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. AMSWA: 7.87 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -30.57   Max: 19.86
Current: 7.87

-30.57
19.86
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 394.59
AMSWA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1665 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.29 vs. AMSWA: 394.59 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -229.71   Max: 394.59
Current: 394.59

-229.71
394.59
Revenue Growth (%) 3.10
AMSWA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. AMSWA: 3.10 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -19.2   Max: 13.8
Current: 3.1

-19.2
13.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 6.90
AMSWA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. AMSWA: 6.90 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.7   Max: 109.1
Current: 6.9

-18.7
109.1
EPS Growth (%) 9.70
AMSWA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. AMSWA: 9.70 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.9   Max: 51.8
Current: 9.7

-25.9
51.8
» AMSWA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

AMSWA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 1,436,300 sh (+3.54%)
Joel Greenblatt 45,630 sh (+0.97%)
John Buckingham 330,984 sh (-6.62%)
Chuck Royce 320,284 sh (-21.94%)
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Q4 2013

AMSWA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 1,487,200 sh (+3.54%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 311,184 sh (-2.84%)
John Buckingham 308,241 sh (-6.87%)
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Q1 2014

AMSWA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 1,515,200 sh (+1.88%)
Chuck Royce 249,884 sh (-19.7%)
John Buckingham 144,263 sh (-53.2%)
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Q2 2014

AMSWA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 360,384 sh (+44.22%)
Jim Simons 1,538,401 sh (+1.53%)
John Buckingham 114,427 sh (-20.68%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AMSWA

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$8.29 - $10.3 $ 9.05-3%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 New Buy0.03%$8.31 - $9.8 $ 9.057%39672
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 24.30
AMSWA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 47.80 vs. AMSWA: 24.30 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 16.18   Max: 68.82
Current: 24.3

16.18
68.82
P/B 2.90
AMSWA's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. AMSWA: 2.90 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 3.64
Current: 2.9

0.99
3.64
P/S 2.53
AMSWA's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. AMSWA: 2.53 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 3.81
Current: 2.53

1.01
3.81
PFCF 16.40
AMSWA's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 104.07 vs. AMSWA: 16.40 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10   Max: 870
Current: 16.4

10
870
EV-to-EBIT 13.50
AMSWA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 33.95 vs. AMSWA: 13.50 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 48.3
Current: 13.5

4.7
48.3
PEG 1.90
AMSWA's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AMSWA: 1.90 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 22.88
Current: 1.9

1.26
22.88
Shiller P/E 28.70
AMSWA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AMSWA: 28.70 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.21   Max: 93.4
Current: 28.7

13.21
93.4

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.42
AMSWA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
86% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. AMSWA: 4.42 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 11.36
Current: 4.42

0.85
11.36
Dividend Payout 0.82
AMSWA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AMSWA: 0.82 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 3
Current: 0.82

0.78
3
Dividend growth (3y) -5.90
AMSWA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
62% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. AMSWA: -5.90 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 18.6
Current: -5.9

0
18.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.72
AMSWA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
78% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. AMSWA: 3.72 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 9.61
Current: 3.72

0.72
9.61
Share Buyback Rate -2.40
AMSWA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 1183 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. AMSWA: -2.40 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.9   Max: -2.8
Current: -2.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 7.90
AMSWA's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
91% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AMSWA: 7.90 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.16   Max: 14.68
Current: 7.9

2.16
14.68
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.50
AMSWA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AMSWA: 5.50 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.79   Max: 26.79
Current: 5.5

1.79
26.79
Price/Tangible Book 3.80
AMSWA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. AMSWA: 3.80 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 4
Current: 3.8

0.99
4
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
AMSWA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AMSWA: 1.60 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.93
Current: 1.6

0.28
1.93
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
AMSWA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. AMSWA: 1.10 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.19
Current: 1.1

0.17
1.19
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.60
AMSWA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AMSWA: 1.60 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 4.36
Current: 1.6

1.3
4.36
Price/Graham Number 2.00
AMSWA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. AMSWA: 2.00 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 2.23
Current: 2

0.8
2.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.60
AMSWA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1440 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. AMSWA: 7.60 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 21.2
Current: 7.6

2.1
21.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.64
AMSWA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.02 vs. AMSWA: 17.64 )
AMSWA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.3   Max: 23.6
Current: 17.64

-2.3
23.6

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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