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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
57% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 15.55 vs. BIRT: 176.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
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
61% of the 1530 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. BIRT: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
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 lower than
71% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. BIRT: 50.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
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 lower than
76% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. BIRT: -6.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
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 lower than
75% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. BIRT: -6.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
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 lower than
74% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. BIRT: -5.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
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 lower than
72% of the 1737 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. BIRT: -3.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
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
83% of the 1712 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.21 vs. BIRT: -129.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
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 lower than
66% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. BIRT: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
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 lower than
76% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. BIRT: -13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
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 lower than
72% of the 936 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. BIRT: -16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
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

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 (+0.30%)
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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 (-99.80%)
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Q1 2015

BIRT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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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 lower than
94% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.76 vs. BIRT: 109.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 2.69
BIRT's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 1999 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. BIRT: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
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 lower than
67% of the 2104 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. BIRT: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
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 lower than
65% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.00 vs. BIRT: 31.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
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 lower than
75% of the 1125 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.02 vs. BIRT: 30.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
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 lower than
56% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 32.82 vs. BIRT: 37.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
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 lower than
59% of the 1568 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. BIRT: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
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 lower than
55% of the 1568 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. BIRT: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
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
69% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 69.06 vs. BIRT: 52.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
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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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -3.00
BIRT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1850 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. BIRT: -3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
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 lower than
89% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.12 vs. BIRT: -15.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
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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