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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.32
BLKB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
54% of the 2066 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. BLKB: 0.32 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.32

Equity to Asset 0.26
BLKB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 2012 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BLKB: 0.26 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.26

0.21
0.58
Interest Coverage 8.86
BLKB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 1349 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 806.20 vs. BLKB: 8.86 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.72   Max: 993.94
Current: 8.86

1.72
993.94
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.36
M-Score: -3.00
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.77
BLKB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2046 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. BLKB: 9.77 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.34   Max: 27.64
Current: 9.77

4.34
27.64
Net-margin (%) 6.45
BLKB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2046 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. BLKB: 6.45 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.4   Max: 26.93
Current: 6.45

-0.4
26.93
ROE (%) 21.00
BLKB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1987 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.14 vs. BLKB: 21.00 )
BLKB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.02   Max: 93.35
Current: 21

-1.02
93.35
ROA (%) 5.19
BLKB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2070 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. BLKB: 5.19 )
BLKB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.38   Max: 23.54
Current: 5.19

-0.38
23.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 110.65
BLKB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2057 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.75 vs. BLKB: 110.65 )
BLKB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 46.57   Max: 865.99
Current: 110.65

46.57
865.99
Revenue Growth (%) 14.20
BLKB's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1655 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. BLKB: 14.20 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 24.6
Current: 14.2

0
24.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 13.80
BLKB's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. BLKB: 13.80 )
BLKB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 67.7
Current: 13.8

0
67.7
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BLKB Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 7,080 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,675 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce 750,691 sh (-0.17%)
Columbia Wanger 700,000 sh (-22.44%)
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Q1 2014

BLKB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 111,097 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 95,111 sh (+1243.38%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,617 sh (+14.11%)
Chuck Royce 750,691 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 700,000 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

BLKB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 658,091 sh (-12.34%)
Joel Greenblatt 27,257 sh (-71.34%)
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Q3 2014

BLKB Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 626,791 sh (-4.76%)
Joel Greenblatt 20,747 sh (-23.88%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BLKB

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -23.88%$33.97 - $40.71 $ 41.7812%20747
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -71.34%0.03%$29.87 - $36.18 $ 41.7826%27257
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 1243.38%0.04%$30.29 - $38.72 $ 41.7824%95111
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$34.07 - $42 $ 41.7812%7080
Meridian Funds 2012-09-30 Reduce -82.92%1%$23.61 - $27.83 $ 41.7863%242400
Meridian Funds 2012-03-31 Reduce -21.34%0.36%$28.19 - $33.97 $ 41.7844%1459209
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 54.40
BLKB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 54.30 vs. BLKB: 54.40 )
BLKB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.88   Max: 215.03
Current: 54.4

14.88
215.03
P/B 10.50
BLKB's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. BLKB: 10.50 )
BLKB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.43   Max: 13.45
Current: 10.5

4.43
13.45
P/S 3.50
BLKB's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. BLKB: 3.50 )
BLKB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 6.54
Current: 3.5

1.34
6.54
PFCF 20.68
BLKB's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BLKB: 20.68 )
BLKB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.92   Max: 308.2
Current: 20.68

6.92
308.2
EV-to-EBIT 40.68
BLKB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 35.28 vs. BLKB: 40.68 )
BLKB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.2   Max: 84.5
Current: 40.68

10.2
84.5
PEG 9.87
BLKB's PEG is ranked higher than
83% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BLKB: 9.87 )
BLKB' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 100.58
Current: 9.87

0.3
100.58
Shiller P/E 66.93
BLKB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BLKB: 66.93 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.65   Max: 72.29
Current: 66.93

16.65
72.29
Current Ratio 0.69
BLKB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. BLKB: 0.69 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.17
Current: 0.69

0.42
1.17
Quick Ratio 0.69
BLKB's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. BLKB: 0.69 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.17
Current: 0.69

0.42
1.17

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.15
BLKB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
67% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. BLKB: 1.15 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 4.21
Current: 1.15

0.36
4.21
Dividend Payout 0.62
BLKB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
79% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BLKB: 0.62 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 2
Current: 0.62

0.22
2
Dividend growth (3y) 2.90
BLKB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
73% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. BLKB: 2.90 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26
Current: 2.9

0
26
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.50
BLKB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1065 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. BLKB: 1.50 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 5.27
Current: 1.5

0.45
5.27
Share Buyback Rate -1.20
BLKB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. BLKB: -1.20 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -3.9
Current: -1.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.98
BLKB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.50 vs. BLKB: 1.98 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 2.39
Current: 1.98

1.09
2.39
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
BLKB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. BLKB: 1.00 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.74
Current: 1

0.47
1.74
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 6.96
BLKB's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BLKB: 6.96 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 12.39
Current: 6.96

0.75
12.39
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.50
BLKB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2019 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. BLKB: 2.50 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 9.8
Current: 2.5

1.2
9.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.17
BLKB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 vs. BLKB: 10.17 )
BLKB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 59.1
Current: 10.17

0.6
59.1

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Blackbaud Inc is a Delaware corporation, incorporated in 1982. It provides software and related services designed specifically for non-profit organizations. It offer non-profit organizations a wide variety of software products, which can be used individually to help organizations with specific functions, such as fundraising, financial management, website management and prospect research, or combined into a fully-integrated suite of tools to help them manage multiple areas of their operations. It offers a full spectrum of cloud-based and on-premise software solutions and related services for organizations of all sizes including: fundraising, eMarketing, social media, advocacy, constituent relationship management (CRM), analytics, financial management and vertical-specific solutions. Its customers use its products and services to help increase donations, reduce fundraising costs, build online communities and improve communications with constituents, manage their finances and optimize operations. The Company offers a suite of products and services that address the fundraising needs and operational challenges facing non-profit organizations by providing them with software and services that help them increase donations reduce the overall costs of managing their businesses and build a strong sense of community while effectively managing communications with their constituents. The Company offers its products mainly on a perpetual license basis. It also offers a suite of analytical tools and related services that enable non-profit organizations to extract aggregate and analyze vast quantities of data to make operational decisions. In addition, it helps increase the returns on their technology investments by providing a broad range of consulting, training and professional services, maintenance and technical support as well as payment processing services. The majority of its software and related services are sold through direct sales forces. Company competes with several software developers that provide specialized products, such as on-demand software specifically designed for nonprofit use. In addition, it compete with custom-developed solutions created either internally by nonprofit organizations or outside by custom service providers. At the end of 2013, it had more than 29,000 customers spread over 69 countries. Its products such as Blackbaud CRM are built on the Microsoft.Net framework platform. These products are web-delivered applications utilizing a Service Oriented Architecture built on Internet standards and protocols such as HTTP, XML and SOAP.
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