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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
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
CPWR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 2073 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 vs. CPWR: No Debt )
CPWR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.36   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.58
CPWR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 2005 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. CPWR: 0.58 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.58

0.44
0.69
Interest Coverage 43.35
CPWR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 985.82 vs. CPWR: 43.35 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.16   Max: 9999.99
Current: 43.35

6.16
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.42
M-Score: -2.88
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.25
CPWR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. CPWR: 4.25 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.79   Max: 30.55
Current: 4.25

-15.79
30.55
Net-margin (%) 9.07
CPWR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. CPWR: 9.07 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.19   Max: 21.36
Current: 9.07

-14.19
21.36
ROE (%) 5.08
CPWR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1999 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. CPWR: 5.08 )
CPWR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -19.11   Max: 39.14
Current: 5.08

-19.11
39.14
ROA (%) 2.80
CPWR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. CPWR: 2.80 )
CPWR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.48   Max: 25.45
Current: 2.8

-11.48
25.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.77
CPWR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2065 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.04 vs. CPWR: 8.77 )
CPWR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -82.52   Max: 178.13
Current: 8.77

-82.52
178.13
Revenue Growth (%) -7.40
CPWR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1667 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. CPWR: -7.40 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -15.1   Max: 72.2
Current: -7.4

-15.1
72.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -37.20
CPWR's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. CPWR: -37.20 )
CPWR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -37.2   Max: 84.7
Current: -37.2

-37.2
84.7
EPS Growth (%) -22.00
CPWR's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. CPWR: -22.00 )
CPWR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -41.5   Max: 88.4
Current: -22

-41.5
88.4
» CPWR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CPWR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 48,013 sh (New)
John Paulson 14,250,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 36,337 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 22,500 sh (+90.68%)
Paul Singer 18,670,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 800,000 sh (-10.36%)
Dodge & Cox 648,730 sh (-33.99%)
Jim Simons 829,944 sh (-56.57%)
Steven Cohen 454,659 sh (-91.09%)
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Q1 2014

CPWR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 193,132 sh (+302.25%)
Mario Gabelli 33,100 sh (+47.11%)
Louis Moore Bacon 926,733 sh (+15.84%)
Paul Singer 21,000,000 sh (+12.48%)
John Paulson 14,250,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 34,985 sh (-3.72%)
Jim Simons 601,313 sh (-27.55%)
Dodge & Cox 241,300 sh (-62.8%)
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Q2 2014

CPWR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 1,137,733 sh (+89.21%)
Joel Greenblatt 347,161 sh (+79.75%)
Paul Tudor Jones 45,535 sh (+30.16%)
Mario Gabelli 41,300 sh (+24.77%)
Paul Singer 21,050,000 sh (+0.24%)
John Paulson 14,250,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 230,400 sh (-4.52%)
Louis Moore Bacon 665,009 sh (-28.24%)
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Q3 2014

CPWR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jeremy Grantham 2,503,900 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 611,900 sh (+1381.6%)
Paul Singer 21,050,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 208,500 sh (-9.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,000 sh (-51.69%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CPWR

(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
John Paulson 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.62%$8.652 - $10.275 $ 10.2910%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.04%$8.652 - $10.275 $ 10.2910%0
Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30 Add 1381.6%0.03%$8.652 - $10.275 $ 10.2910%611900
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 79.75%0.02%$9.69 - $10.69 $ 10.291%347161
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 24.77%$9.69 - $10.69 $ 10.291%41300
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 302.25%0.02%$9.82 - $11.26 $ 10.29-2%193132
Dodge & Cox 2014-03-31 Reduce -62.8%$9.82 - $11.26 $ 10.29-2%241300
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Add 47.11%$9.82 - $11.26 $ 10.29-2%33100
John Paulson 2013-12-31 New Buy0.79%$10.33 - $11.34 $ 10.29-5%14250000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$10.33 - $11.34 $ 10.29-5%48013
Dodge & Cox 2013-12-31 Reduce -33.99%$10.33 - $11.34 $ 10.29-5%648730
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Add 90.68%$10.33 - $11.34 $ 10.29-5%22500
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 42.70
CPWR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 54.30 vs. CPWR: 42.70 )
CPWR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.43   Max: 77.67
Current: 42.7

9.43
77.67
P/B 2.10
CPWR's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. CPWR: 2.10 )
CPWR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 3.23
Current: 2.1

1.16
3.23
P/S 3.80
CPWR's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. CPWR: 3.80 )
CPWR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 3.92
Current: 3.8

1.18
3.92
PFCF 21.90
CPWR's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CPWR: 21.90 )
CPWR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.34   Max: 35.28
Current: 21.9

6.34
35.28
EV-to-EBIT 80.19
CPWR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 34.57 vs. CPWR: 80.19 )
CPWR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 182.9
Current: 80.19

5.3
182.9
Shiller P/E 26.10
CPWR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CPWR: 26.10 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.6   Max: 90.84
Current: 26.1

12.6
90.84
Current Ratio 1.39
CPWR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. CPWR: 1.39 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 2.67
Current: 1.39

0.93
2.67
Quick Ratio 1.39
CPWR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. CPWR: 1.39 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 2.67
Current: 1.39

0.93
2.67

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.60
CPWR's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
85% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. CPWR: 3.60 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 5.78
Current: 3.6

1.11
5.78
Dividend Payout 2.23
CPWR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
73% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CPWR: 2.23 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 2.5
Current: 2.23

1.14
2.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.60
CPWR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1065 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CPWR: 3.60 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 5.78
Current: 3.6

1.11
5.78
Share Buyback Rate 0.70
CPWR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. CPWR: 0.70 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 18.7   Max: -5.8
Current: 0.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 6.70
CPWR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. CPWR: 6.70 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 27.73
Current: 6.7

1.06
27.73
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.10
CPWR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. CPWR: 1.10 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 8.97
Current: 1.1

0.38
8.97
Price/Median PS Value 1.80
CPWR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. CPWR: 1.80 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 4.76
Current: 1.8

0.32
4.76
Price/Graham Number 3.60
CPWR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
78% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CPWR: 3.60 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 6.29
Current: 3.6

0.76
6.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.20
CPWR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2026 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CPWR: 1.20 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 18.9
Current: 1.2

0.5
18.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -18.32
CPWR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. CPWR: -18.32 )
CPWR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -16.6   Max: 35.5
Current: -18.32

-16.6
35.5

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Compuware Corp a Michigan corporation was incorporated in 1973. The Company delivers services and software that enable its customers' important technologies to perform at their peak. It delivers the solutions through software that is installed and run on its customers' owned hardware and applications and through a Software as a Service ('SaaS') model accessed via its hosted networks. It has six business segments: Application Performance Managemen (APM), Mainframe, Changepoint, Uniface, Professional Services and Covisint Application Services ('Covisint'). Its Compuware Application Performance Management ('Compuware APM') consists of its solutions for optimizing the performance of web, non-web, mobile, streaming and cloud applications. Its Mainframe Software Products improve the productivity of development, maintenance and support teams in application analysis, testing, defect detection and remediation, fault management, file and data management, data compliance and application performance management in the IBM z/OS environment. Its Changepoint software combines professional services automation with project portfolio management capabilities to give customers complete visibility into projects, investments and resources for informed business planning and financial control. Its Uniface solution is Compuware's Rapid Application Development environment for building, renewing and integrating some of the complex enterprise applications. Its Covisint application services provide a cloud engagement platform for enabling organizations to securely connect, engage and collaborate with large, distributed communities of customers, business partners and suppliers. Its products and services are used by the IT departments and lines of business of a of commercial and government organizations. Its competitors include BMC Software Inc., CA, Inc., International Business Machines ('IBM'), Hewlett-Packard Company, Keynote Systems, Inc., Accenture, Computer Sciences Corporation, HP Enterprise Services, Analysts International Corporation and Infosys Technologies.
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