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Financial Strength : 5/10

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Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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Guru Trades

CNQR Guru Trades in

Q2 2014

CNQR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Singer 3,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 23,600 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 2,710 sh (New)
Ruane Cunniff 311,544 sh (+3371.63%)
Ron Baron 1,155,440 sh (+8.39%)
Steven Cohen 56,100 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 600,150 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
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Q3 2014

CNQR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 517,296 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 30,000 sh (New)
Paul Singer 3,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ron Baron 1,078,200 sh (-6.68%)
Columbia Wanger 357,300 sh (-40.46%)
Ruane Cunniff 8,974 sh (-97.12%)
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Q4 2014

CNQR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Singer Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Traded in other countries:CZT.Germany,

Concur Technologies, Inc. was incorporated in the state of Washington in 1993. The Company is the provider of on-demand Employee Spend Management solutions. Its integrated travel and expense software solutions enable organizations to control costs by automating the processes used to manage employee spending. Its solutions unite online travel procurement with automated expense reporting, streamline corporate event management, and optimize the process of managing vendor payments, employee check requests and direct reimbursements. The Company's core mission is to continuously innovate to reduce the costs of employee spend management for its customers. It owns trademarks and registered trademarks for its various products and services and attempt to ensure it protect all necessary intellectual property rights. Concur, the Concur logo, Concur Expense, Concur Travel & Expense, Cliqbook, Concur Cliqbook Travel, Concur Invoice, Concur Audit, Concur Pay, Concur Intelligence, Concur Mobile, Concur Breeze, Concur Advantage, Concur Connect, Concur ExpenseLink, Concur Travel Manager, Smart Expense, One Touch Business Travel, and Ulysse Travel & Expense are trademarks or registered trademarks of Concur or its affiliates.It operates in one segment, Employee Spend Management solutions. The Company sells its solutions and services mainly on a subscription basis and delivers them on-demand. The on-demand, or software-as-a-service ('SaaS'), model uses the Internet to deliver software applications from a centrally hosted computing facility to end users through a web browser. Its on-demand software solutions are designed to automate and streamline employee spend management processes, from travel purchasing through expense report generation, employee reimbursement and vendor payment. Concur Travel & Expense fully integrates online travel booking with automated expense reporting to provide unified end-to-end corporate travel procurement and expense reporting. Concur Expense automates, simplifies, reduces the cost of, and improves internal controls associated with, the travel and entertainment expense management process. Concur Cliqbook Travel is its online travel management solution that automates corporate travel procurement and processing. Concur Invoice is designed to automate, simplify and reduce the costs associated with the process of entering, approving and managing the payment of vendor invoices. The Company provides value-added services that leverage its integrated travel procurement and expense reporting platform to benefit its customers. Its main value-added services are: Concur Pay, Concur Audit, Concur Intelligence, Powered by Cognos , Smart Expense, Concur Connect, Concur Advantage, Concur Mobile .It offers consulting services in connection with deployment of its solutions to assist customers in maximizing its return on investment. It also offers flexible training programs designed to assist customers transitioning its products and service

Guru Investment Theses on Concur Technologies Inc

Baron Growth Fund Comments on Concur Technologies Inc - Oct 24, 2014

A good example of this strategy during the quarter was our investment in Concur Technologies, Inc. (CNQR), a $7.2 billion company that was the subject of a takeover by global software firm SAP. Baron Growth Fund has owned Concur, a leading provider of travel and expense management software, since 2009, when the company had a market value of roughly $1.1 billion. We have since earned about six times our initial investment. Concur joins CFR Pharmaceuticals SA, Windy City Investments Holdings, LLC (Nuveen Investments), Kerzner International Holdings Ltd. and Targa Resources Corp. as other Baron Growth Fund investments that have been the subject of acquisitions in 2014.

Shares of Concur Technologies, Inc. (CNQR) increased in the third quarter. Concur is a leading provider of travel booking and expense management software. On September 18, SAP SE announced an agreement to acquire Concur for $129 per share, a 28% premium to the closing price on September 2, the day before Bloomberg reported that Concur was exploring a sale. The $8.3 billion acquisition implied a valuation of roughly 9.7 times Concur’s estimated fiscal year 2015 revenue and confirmed our view that Concur was a valuable strategic asset. (Neal Kaufman)

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

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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $702.6
EPS (TTM) $ -2.09
Short Percentage of Float9.65%
52-Week Range $74.43 - 130.39
Shares Outstanding (Mil)57.10

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16
Revenue (Mil $) 895 1,071
EPS ($) 1.22 1.55
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.22 1.55
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Concur Technologies Inc. (CNQR) CEO Sudhir Steven Singh sells 20,000 Shares Mar 16 2011 
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Concur Technologies Inc. (CNQR) President & COO Rajeev Singh sells 5,000 Shares Feb 17 2011 
Concur Technologies Inc. (CNQR) CEO Sudhir Steven Singh sells 20,000 Shares Feb 15 2011 

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