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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 176.78
BIRT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. BIRT: 176.78 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.27   Max: No Debt
Current: 176.78

Equity to Asset 0.68
BIRT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 2008 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BIRT: 0.68 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.83   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.68

-0.83
0.7
Interest Coverage 50.70
BIRT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2350.48 vs. BIRT: 50.70 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 10.23   Max: 9999.99
Current: 50.7

10.23
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.60
M-Score: -3.44
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -6.91
BIRT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. BIRT: -6.91 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -76.84   Max: 15.49
Current: -6.91

-76.84
15.49
Net-margin (%) -6.05
BIRT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. BIRT: -6.05 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -75.79   Max: 14.34
Current: -6.05

-75.79
14.34
ROE (%) -5.36
BIRT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 2001 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. BIRT: -5.36 )
BIRT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -42.63   Max: 22.66
Current: -5.36

-42.63
22.66
ROA (%) -3.56
BIRT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2086 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. BIRT: -3.56 )
BIRT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -22.56   Max: 12.7
Current: -3.56

-22.56
12.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -129.71
BIRT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 2071 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.79 vs. BIRT: -129.71 )
BIRT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -276.09   Max: 827.27
Current: -129.71

-276.09
827.27
Revenue Growth (%) -0.50
BIRT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. BIRT: -0.50 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.2   Max: 86.6
Current: -0.5

-9.2
86.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -13.30
BIRT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. BIRT: -13.30 )
BIRT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -32.5   Max: 44.2
Current: -13.3

-32.5
44.2
EPS Growth (%) -16.10
BIRT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. BIRT: -16.10 )
BIRT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.1   Max: 143.8
Current: -16.1

-16.1
143.8
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BIRT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 2,153,930 sh (+47.36%)
Jim Simons 1,802,100 sh (+4.25%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
George Soros 206,666 sh (-78.87%)
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Q1 2014

BIRT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 1,829,800 sh (+1.54%)
Chuck Royce 1,753,030 sh (-18.61%)
George Soros 117,576 sh (-43.11%)
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Q2 2014

BIRT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 1,066,666 sh (+807.21%)
Jim Simons 2,066,296 sh (+12.92%)
Chuck Royce 1,758,330 sh (+0.3%)
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Q3 2014

BIRT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 2,088,806 sh (+18.79%)
George Soros 1,106,666 sh (+3.75%)
Jim Simons 2,022,330 sh (-2.13%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BIRT

(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
George Soros 2014-06-30 Add 807.21%0.03%$3.88 - $6.03 $ 6.635%1066666
George Soros 2014-03-31 Reduce -43.11%0.01%$5.62 - $8.01 $ 6.6-1%117576
George Soros 2013-12-31 Reduce -78.87%0.06%$7.1 - $8.13 $ 6.6-14%206666
George Soros 2013-06-30 Add 163.56%0.05%$5.6 - $6.85 $ 6.65%1166766
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.05%$5.47 - $6.6 $ 6.611%0
George Soros 2013-03-31 New Buy0.03%$5.47 - $6.6 $ 6.611%442702
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -31.17%0.03%$6 - $7.15 $ 6.6-2%131999
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 243.29%0.08%$5.57 - $6.54 $ 6.617%200108
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 348.09%0.03%$5.15 - $6.72 $ 6.68%58292
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0015%$5.15 - $6.72 $ 6.68%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 New Buy0.01%$5.39 - $6.74 $ 6.68%13009
George Soros 2011-09-30 Reduce -34.3%$5.39 - $6.74 $ 6.68%15900
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 2.69
BIRT's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. BIRT: 2.69 )
BIRT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 5.9
Current: 2.69

1.33
5.9
P/S 2.96
BIRT's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. BIRT: 2.96 )
BIRT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 4.25
Current: 2.96

1.14
4.25
PFCF 31.43
BIRT's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 84.60 vs. BIRT: 31.43 )
BIRT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 143
Current: 31.43

5.9
143
EV-to-EBIT -33.51
BIRT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 34.56 vs. BIRT: -33.51 )
BIRT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -322.7   Max: 225.1
Current: -33.51

-322.7
225.1
Shiller P/E 37.94
BIRT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BIRT: 37.94 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.86   Max: 266.33
Current: 37.94

16.86
266.33
Current Ratio 1.74
BIRT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. BIRT: 1.74 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.94
Current: 1.74

0.43
2.94
Quick Ratio 1.74
BIRT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. BIRT: 1.74 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.94
Current: 1.74

0.43
2.94

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 82.50
BIRT's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
81% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BIRT: 82.50 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 8.05   Max: 535.95
Current: 82.5

8.05
535.95
Price/Net Current Asset Value 20.00
BIRT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BIRT: 20.00 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 6.64   Max: 863.28
Current: 20

6.64
863.28
Price/Tangible Book 6.46
BIRT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. BIRT: 6.46 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.07   Max: 103.49
Current: 6.46

3.07
103.49
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.24
BIRT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. BIRT: 1.24 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 3.62
Current: 1.24

0.73
3.62
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
BIRT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. BIRT: 1.40 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 11.6
Current: 1.4

0.24
11.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -3.00
BIRT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2056 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. BIRT: -3.00 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 14.1
Current: -3

0.4
14.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -15.50
BIRT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.07 vs. BIRT: -15.50 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13.7   Max: 39.9
Current: -15.5

-13.7
39.9

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:AZW.Germany,
Actuate Corp Software Corporation was incorporated in November 1993 in the State of California and reincorporated in the State of Delaware in July 1998 as Actuate Corporation. The Company completed the initial public offering in 1998. It provides software to BIRT developers and OEMs who build scalable, secure solutions that save time and improve brand experience by delivering personalized analytics and insights to over 200 million of their customers, partners and employees. Its enabled solutions help its enterprise customers maximize revenue, cut costs, create more effective customer communications, streamline operations and create competitive advantage. Many of the BIRT developers use commercial, value-added products from the Company to enhance and deploy BIRT-based applications to deliver personalized analytics and insights to customers, partners and employees. Enterprises use Company's products to create customer-facing, Big Data analytics and customer communications management applications with intuitive and visually-engaging experiences that provides insights from multiple data sources, delivered securely across high volume of users and devices with proven scalability to millions of users. The Company's trademark products are; BIRT, BIRT iHub Visualization Platform, BIRT Analytics, BIRT Content Services, and BIRT iHub onDemand. BIRT includes a built-in interactive viewer for content review and also connects and publishes project contents to BIRT iHub in one click. It also publishes content to BIRT iHub onDemand accounts. BIRT Designer Pro is based on the Open Source Eclipse BIRT Designer. BIRT iHub Visualization Platform powers, integrates and manages BIRT-based information and analytic applications in the new age of mobility and big data. BIRT Analytics is an interrogative tool designed to allow business users to uncover trends, visually mine for unknown correlations, or perform time-series extrapolation for forecasts on both traditional and Big Data assets such as social media, Internet data, machine generated data and traditional corporate sources. BIRT Content Services is designed to give customers the flexibility to integrate individual components within their existing infrastructures or to deploy the complete solution to manage the end-to-end process of enterprise customer communications. BIRT iHub onDemand is a hosted service of the BIRT iHub and its suite of visualizations including Dashboards, ad-hoc report Studio, and Interactive Viewer. Its customers operates in different industries, including financial services, government, high technology, health care, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, utilities, automotive, education, entertainment, travel, retail and others. It sells its software and services in different regions through two primary channels; directly to corporate and government customers through its direct sales force; and through indirect channel partners such as original equipment manufact
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