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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
AMSWA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 15.55 vs. AMSWA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 3   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.71
AMSWA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 1529 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. AMSWA: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.71

0.56
0.79
Interest Coverage No Debt
AMSWA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. AMSWA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.52
M-Score: -2.34
WACC vs ROIC
11.10%
24.68%
WACC
ROIC
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 (%) 9.02
AMSWA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. AMSWA: 9.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -25.84   Max: 15.75
Current: 9.02

-25.84
15.75
Net-margin (%) 8.02
AMSWA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. AMSWA: 8.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -31.73   Max: 28.94
Current: 8.02

-31.73
28.94
ROE (%) 8.91
AMSWA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1655 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. AMSWA: 8.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -39.05   Max: 32.74
Current: 8.91

-39.05
32.74
ROA (%) 6.34
AMSWA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. AMSWA: 6.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -25.99   Max: 21.22
Current: 6.34

-25.99
21.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 250.40
AMSWA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.24 vs. AMSWA: 250.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -103.74   Max: 355.87
Current: 250.4

-103.74
355.87
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.10
AMSWA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. AMSWA: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.2   Max: 13.8
Current: 3.1

-19.2
13.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.90
AMSWA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. AMSWA: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.7   Max: 200
Current: 6.9

-18.7
200
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.70
AMSWA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. AMSWA: 9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 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

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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Q3 2014

AMSWA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 1,600,500 sh (+4.04%)
Chuck Royce 361,184 sh (+0.22%)
John Buckingham 114,349 sh (-0.07%)
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Q4 2014

AMSWA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 1,621,879 sh (+1.34%)
Jim Simons 1,621,879 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 345,684 sh (-4.29%)
John Buckingham 12,173 sh (-89.35%)
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Q1 2015

AMSWA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Buckingham Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,577,268 sh (-2.75%)
Chuck Royce 220,684 sh (-36.16%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 31.90
AMSWA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.70 vs. AMSWA: 31.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 17.22   Max: 68.82
Current: 31.9

17.22
68.82
Forward P/E 19.27
AMSWA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
54% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.38 vs. AMSWA: 19.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 31.90
AMSWA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. AMSWA: 31.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 17.22   Max: 65.38
Current: 31.9

17.22
65.38
P/B 2.80
AMSWA's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 2000 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. AMSWA: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 3.64
Current: 2.8

0.99
3.64
P/S 2.50
AMSWA's P/S is ranked lower than
60% of the 2103 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. AMSWA: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 3.81
Current: 2.5

1.01
3.81
PFCF 47.30
AMSWA's PFCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.96 vs. AMSWA: 47.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.08   Max: 790
Current: 47.3

10.08
790
POCF 29.77
AMSWA's POCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. AMSWA: 29.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.11   Max: 155
Current: 29.77

9.11
155
EV-to-EBIT 21.35
AMSWA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.22 vs. AMSWA: 21.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 48.9
Current: 21.35

4.7
48.9
PEG 2.57
AMSWA's PEG is ranked lower than
56% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. AMSWA: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 66.98
Current: 2.57

1.24
66.98
Shiller P/E 26.90
AMSWA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 32.43 vs. AMSWA: 26.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.21   Max: 93.4
Current: 26.9

13.21
93.4
Current Ratio 2.23
AMSWA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. AMSWA: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.51   Max: 4.72
Current: 2.23

1.51
4.72
Quick Ratio 2.23
AMSWA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. AMSWA: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.51   Max: 4.72
Current: 2.23

1.51
4.72
Days Sales Outstanding 53.47
AMSWA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 69.06 vs. AMSWA: 53.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 54.02   Max: 80.13
Current: 53.47

54.02
80.13

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.60
AMSWA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
90% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. AMSWA: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.82   Max: 11.36
Current: 4.6

1.82
11.36
Dividend Payout 1.41
AMSWA's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
93% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. AMSWA: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 6.67
Current: 1.41

0.67
6.67
Dividend growth (3y) -5.90
AMSWA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
68% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. AMSWA: -5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10.1
Current: -5.9

0
10.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.48
AMSWA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. AMSWA: 4.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.81   Max: 11.3
Current: 4.48

1.81
11.3
Share Buyback Rate -2.40
AMSWA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. AMSWA: -2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.9   Max: -2.8
Current: -2.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 12.80
AMSWA's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
51% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.90 vs. AMSWA: 12.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.81   Max: 56.85
Current: 12.8

1.81
56.85
Price/Net Current Asset Value 8.10
AMSWA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. AMSWA: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 10.71
Current: 8.1

1.21
10.71
Price/Tangible Book 4.20
AMSWA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 1901 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. AMSWA: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 5.63
Current: 4.2

0.82
5.63
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
AMSWA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. AMSWA: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.26
Current: 1.6

0.25
2.26
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
AMSWA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 1971 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. AMSWA: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 1.57
Current: 1.1

0.19
1.57
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.60
AMSWA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AMSWA: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 4.74
Current: 4.6

1.28
4.74
Price/Graham Number 2.40
AMSWA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
53% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. AMSWA: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 6.48
Current: 2.4

0.57
6.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.80
AMSWA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. AMSWA: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2   Max: 21.2
Current: 4.8

2
21.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.66
AMSWA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
52% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.13 vs. AMSWA: 10.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
AMSWA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.6   Max: 21.5
Current: 10.66

-2.6
21.5

Analyst Estimate

Apr15
EPS($) 0.46
EPS without NRI($) 0.46

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