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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.90
BNFT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 1886 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.32 vs. BNFT: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BNFT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 2.02 Max: N/A
Current: 0.9
Equity to Asset -0.19
BNFT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 1738 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BNFT: -0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BNFT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.86  Med: -0.1 Max: 0.14
Current: -0.19
-2.86
0.14
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.99
M-Score: -2.85
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 : 2/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) -21.65
BNFT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1823 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. BNFT: -21.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BNFT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.86  Med: -22.92 Max: -0.91
Current: -21.65
-42.86
-0.91
Net-margin (%) -25.19
BNFT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1823 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. BNFT: -25.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BNFT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.98  Med: -25.44 Max: -3.69
Current: -25.19
-45.98
-3.69
ROA (%) -32.26
BNFT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1887 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. BNFT: -32.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BNFT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.02  Med: -38.55 Max: -26.78
Current: -32.26
-57.02
-26.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -83.67
BNFT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1851 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.72 vs. BNFT: -83.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BNFT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -144.47  Med: -117.15 Max: -59.95
Current: -83.67
-144.47
-59.95
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -27.30
BNFT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. BNFT: -27.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BNFT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.3  Med: -27.2 Max: -0.5
Current: -27.3
-27.3
-0.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -10.80
BNFT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. BNFT: -10.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BNFT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.8  Med: -6.7 Max: 97.2
Current: -10.8
-10.8
97.2
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Benefitfocus Inc provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions for consumers, employers, insurance carriers, and brokers. The Company's products are available for Employers & Insurance Carriers.

Guru Investment Theses on Benefitfocus Inc

Baron Funds Comments on Benefitfocus - Aug 08, 2016

Shares of benefits software vendor Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT) contributed to second quarter performance, driven by outstanding financial results. The company generated traction in new logo acquisition and cross-sales of new modules, including BenefitStore. Profitability also continues to scale ahead of expectations, and the company now expects to reach EBITDA breakeven in the fourth quarter in 2016. We believe Benefitfocus can continue to compound revenue at a low-to-mid 30% rate and generate substantial profitability over time. (Neal Rosenberg)



Baron Focused Growth Fund second quarter 2016 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on Benefitfocus Inc. - Nov 06, 2015

Shares of Benefitfocus, Inc., (NASDAQ:BNFT) a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software, detracted from the third quarter performance after performing well earlier in the year. The company conducted a secondary offering during the third quarter, which we believe weighed on the stock. It continued to generate robust financial results, growing its employee customer count by 36% and demonstrating initial traction with its newly launched modules. We believe that Benefitfocus serves an addressable market that is more than 100 times larger than its current business. (Neal Rosenberg)



From Baron Fund third quarter 2015 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on Benefitfocus Inc. - Aug 24, 2015

Shares of Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software, contributed to performance. The company generated robust first quarter results and announced a reseller agreement with SAP, which we believe will be an important long-term accelerant to sales. The stock’s multiple has been expanding since February, when the company received a strategic investment from private exchange operator Mercer. We believe Benefitfocus serves an addressable market more than 100 times larger than its current business. (Neal Rosenberg)





From Baron Funds' second quarter 2015 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on Benefitfocus Inc. - Aug 19, 2015

Shares of Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software, contributed to performance. The company generated robust first quarter results and announced a reseller agreement with SAP, which we believe will be an important long-term catalyst to accelerating sales. The stock’s multiple has been expanding since February, when the company received a strategic investment from private exchange operator Mercer. We believe Benefitfocus serves an addressable market more than 100 times larger than its current business. (Neal Rosenberg)





From Baron Funds’ second quarter 2015 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on Benefitfocus Inc - Mar 20, 2015

The Fund added to its position in Benefitfocus, Inc. (BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software. The company offers an integrated suite of solutions to help customers shop, enroll, manage, and exchange benefits information. Benefits are presented in a user-friendly manner that allows insured individuals and their dependents to access all their benefits in one place. The company is experiencing accelerating demand, driven by the Affordable Care Act and a shift towards defined contribution benefits, which requires the enhanced insight and consumer experience offered by modern software applications. We believe that Benefitfocus serves an addressable market more than 100 times larger than its current business, which should allow the company to compound revenue at more than 30% annually. (Neal Rosenberg)

From Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio)’s Baron Growth Fund Q4 2014 Quarterly Report.



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Baron Growth Fund Comments on Benefitfocus Inc - Oct 24, 2014

Shares of Benefitfocus, Inc. (BNFT) fell in the third quarter, partly due to a secondary offering in July that increased the public float by more than 30%. Benefitfocus is the leading provider of cloud-based benefits software, offering an integrated suite of solutions to help customers more efficiently shop, enroll, manage, and exchange benefits information. We think Benefitfocus serves an addressable market more than 100 times larger than its current business, which should allow it to compound revenue at more than 30% annually. (Neal Rosenberg)

From Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio)’s Baron Growth Fund Q3 2014 Report.

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Top Ranked Articles about Benefitfocus Inc

Baron Funds Comments on Benefitfocus Guru stock highlight
Shares of benefits software vendor Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT) contributed to second quarter performance, driven by outstanding financial results. The company generated traction in new logo acquisition and cross-sales of new modules, including BenefitStore. Profitability also continues to scale ahead of expectations, and the company now expects to reach EBITDA breakeven in the fourth quarter in 2016. We believe Benefitfocus can continue to compound revenue at a low-to-mid 30% rate and generate substantial profitability over time. (Neal Rosenberg) Read more...
Baron Funds Comments on Benefitfocus Inc. Guru stock highlight
Shares of Benefitfocus, Inc., (NASDAQ:BNFT) a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software, detracted from the third quarter performance after performing well earlier in the year. The company conducted a secondary offering during the third quarter, which we believe weighed on the stock. It continued to generate robust financial results, growing its employee customer count by 36% and demonstrating initial traction with its newly launched modules. We believe that Benefitfocus serves an addressable market that is more than 100 times larger than its current business. (Neal Rosenberg) Read more...

Ratios

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P/S 5.62
BNFT's P/S is ranked lower than
76% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. BNFT: 5.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BNFT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.17  Med: 4.79 Max: 7.73
Current: 5.62
2.17
7.73
Current Ratio 1.00
BNFT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 1716 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. BNFT: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BNFT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.56 Max: 2.69
Current: 1
0.91
2.69
Quick Ratio 1.00
BNFT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 1716 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. BNFT: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BNFT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.56 Max: 2.69
Current: 1
0.91
2.69
Days Sales Outstanding 48.87
BNFT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.60 vs. BNFT: 48.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BNFT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.08  Med: 56.6 Max: 82.47
Current: 48.87
48.08
82.47
Days Payable 23.47
BNFT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
72% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 43.28 vs. BNFT: 23.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BNFT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.39  Med: 23.32 Max: 28.22
Current: 23.47
7.39
28.22

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -82.40
BNFT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. BNFT: -82.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BNFT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.4  Med: -73.8 Max: -56.4
Current: -82.4
-82.4
-56.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.17
BNFT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 1599 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BNFT: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BNFT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.52
Current: 1.17
0.55
1.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -3.66
BNFT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1819 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. BNFT: -3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BNFT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.8  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -3.66
-10.8
0

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $212.4
EPS (TTM) $ -1.83
Short Percentage of Float24.89%
52-Week Range $21.04 - 44.98
Shares Outstanding (Mil)29.65

Analyst Estimate


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Revenue (Mil $) 235 294
EPS ($) -1.00 -0.27
EPS w/o NRI ($) -1.00 -0.27
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Baron Funds Comments on Benefitfocus Aug 08 2016 
Baron Focused Growth Fund 2nd Quarter Commentary Aug 08 2016 
Baron Funds Comments on Benefitfocus Inc. Nov 06 2015 
Baron Focused Growth Fund 3rd Quarter Letter Nov 06 2015 
Baron Funds Comments on Benefitfocus Inc. Aug 24 2015 
Baron Funds Comments on Benefitfocus Inc. Aug 19 2015 
Baron Funds Comments on Benefitfocus Inc Mar 20 2015 
Focus on Profits: Benefitfocus (BNFT), Zagg Inc (ZAGG), Rubicon Project (RUBI) Feb 25 2015 
Ron Baron keeps buying BNFT Feb 19 2015 
Ron Baron's Most Recent Portfolio Update Jan 14 2015 

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