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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
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history
Cash to Debt 176.78
BIRT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 2118 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 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 2048 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 1326 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1176.93 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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -6.91
BIRT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 2100 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.37 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
55% of the 2100 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 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
55% of the 2033 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 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
56% of the 2126 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 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 2105 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.03 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 (3Y)(%) -0.50
BIRT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1666 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. BIRT: -0.50 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.2   Max: 86.6
Current: -0.5

-9.2
86.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -13.30
BIRT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. BIRT: -13.30 )
BIRT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.5   Max: 44.2
Current: -13.3

-32.5
44.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.10
BIRT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1261 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. BIRT: -16.10 )
BIRT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.1   Max: 143.8
Current: -16.1

-16.1
143.8
» BIRT's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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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Q4 2014

BIRT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Mario Gabelli 53,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,162,139 sh (+6.91%)
George Soros Sold Out
Chuck Royce 4,075 sh (-99.8%)
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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
Mario Gabelli 2014-12-31 New Buy$3.5 - $6.6 $ 6.642%53600
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
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 109.89
BIRT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 2303 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BIRT: 109.89 )
N/A
P/B 2.69
BIRT's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 2303 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 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 2.97
BIRT's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 2303 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. BIRT: 2.97 )
BIRT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 4.25
Current: 2.97

1.14
4.25
PFCF 31.43
BIRT's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 2303 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 102.32 vs. BIRT: 31.43 )
BIRT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 143
Current: 31.43

5.9
143
POCF 30.00
BIRT's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 2303 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.43 vs. BIRT: 30.00 )
BIRT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.36   Max: 374
Current: 30

5.36
374
Shiller P/E 37.44
BIRT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 2303 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BIRT: 37.44 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.86   Max: 266.33
Current: 37.44

16.86
266.33
Current Ratio 1.74
BIRT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 2080 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 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
68% of the 2080 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. BIRT: 1.74 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.94
Current: 1.74

0.43
2.94
Days Sales Outstanding 52.33
BIRT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 2303 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 84.50 vs. BIRT: 52.33 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 70.61   Max: 134.15
Current: 52.33

70.61
134.15

Valuation & Return

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history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -3.00
BIRT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
53% of the 2102 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. BIRT: -3.00 )
BIRT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -3   Max: 14.1
Current: -3

-3
14.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -15.50
BIRT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1125 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.92 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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