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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
ATEA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.64 vs. ATEA: No Debt )
ATEA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.26   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.20
ATEA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. ATEA: 0.20 )
ATEA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.2

0.2
0.83
Interest Coverage No Debt
ATEA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
79% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 403.68 vs. ATEA: No Debt )
ATEA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 14.17   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

14.17
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -1.40
M-Score: -3.53
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -1.27
ATEA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. ATEA: -1.27 )
ATEA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -45.96   Max: 15.74
Current: -1.27

-45.96
15.74
Net-margin (%) -0.90
ATEA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. ATEA: -0.90 )
ATEA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -57.45   Max: 117.99
Current: -0.9

-57.45
117.99
ROE (%) -4.62
ATEA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. ATEA: -4.62 )
ATEA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -185.69   Max: 69.59
Current: -4.62

-185.69
69.59
ROA (%) -1.62
ATEA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. ATEA: -1.62 )
ATEA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -60.66   Max: 53.61
Current: -1.62

-60.66
53.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -70.00
ATEA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1600 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.96 vs. ATEA: -70.00 )
ATEA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1124.85   Max: 644.74
Current: -70

-1124.85
644.74
Revenue Growth (%) 9.20
ATEA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. ATEA: 9.20 )
ATEA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.3   Max: 11.1
Current: 9.2

-23.3
11.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 0.80
ATEA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. ATEA: 0.80 )
ATEA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -76.9   Max: 329.1
Current: 0.8

-76.9
329.1
EPS Growth (%) -23.10
ATEA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. ATEA: -23.10 )
ATEA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -45.2   Max: 15.2
Current: -23.1

-45.2
15.2
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Ratios

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industry
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P/B 2.40
ATEA's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. ATEA: 2.40 )
ATEA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 8.19
Current: 2.4

0.86
8.19
P/S 0.34
ATEA's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 1650 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. ATEA: 0.34 )
ATEA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 3.67
Current: 0.34

0.26
3.67
EV-to-EBIT 5.70
ATEA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.39 vs. ATEA: 5.70 )
ATEA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 267.4
Current: 5.7

5.3
267.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.50
ATEA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ATEA: 0.50 )
ATEA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 5.41
Current: 0.5

0.47
5.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 17.60
ATEA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1324 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. ATEA: 17.60 )
ATEA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 18.7
Current: 17.6

0.4
18.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -3.63
ATEA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. ATEA: -3.63 )
ATEA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -20.4   Max: -1.5
Current: -3.63

-20.4
-1.5

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Astea International, Inc., was incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1979 under the name Applied System Technologies, Inc. In 1992, the Company changed its name to Astea International Inc. In May 1995, the Company reincorporated in Delaware. The Company develops, markets, and supports service management software solutions, which are licensed to companies that sell and service equipment, and/or sell and deliver professional services. Its solutions are used in industries such as information technology, medical devices and diagnostic systems, industrial controls and instrumentation, retail systems, office automation, imaging systems, facilities management, telecommunications and other industries with equipment sales and service requirements. It offers all the cornerstones of service lifecycle management, including customer management, service management, asset management, reverse logistics management and mobile workforce management. The Company's main products are Astea Alliance, FX Service Center and FX Mobile. Astea Alliance supports the complete service lifecycle, from lead generation and project quotation to service and billing through asset retirement. FX Service Center is a service management and dispatch solution system that gives organizations command over their field service operations. FX Mobile offerings include mobile field service automation (FSA) systems, which include the wireless devices and support of mobile field technicians using portable, hand-held computing devices. Since its inception in 1979, the Company has licensed applications to companies in a range of sectors including information technology, telecommunications, instruments and controls, business systems, and medical devices. The Company's clients include Fortune 500 to mid-size companies, which Astea services through Company facilities in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, The Netherlands and Israel. The Company's competitors include SAP AG, Oracle Corporation, Amdocs Limited, Viryanet Ltd. and a number of smaller privately held companies.

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