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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.70
CTXS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. CTXS: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CTXS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.7
Equity to Asset 0.39
CTXS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. CTXS: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CTXS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.39
0.39
0.96
Interest Coverage 10.67
CTXS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 1143 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. CTXS: 10.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CTXS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 5.72  Med: 274.64 Max: 9999.99
Current: 10.67
5.72
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.56
M-Score: -3.45
WACC vs ROIC
11.65%
10.03%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.95
CTXS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. CTXS: 8.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CTXS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 9.62  Med: 19.30 Max: 47.38
Current: 8.95
9.62
47.38
Net-margin (%) 7.13
CTXS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. CTXS: 7.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CTXS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 8.01  Med: 16.95 Max: 42.02
Current: 7.13
8.01
42.02
ROE (%) 9.45
CTXS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1678 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. CTXS: 9.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CTXS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.16  Med: 14.89 Max: 28.15
Current: 9.45
9.16
28.15
ROA (%) 4.20
CTXS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. CTXS: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CTXS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.69  Med: 9.13 Max: 19.15
Current: 4.2
4.69
19.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 79.58
CTXS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 22.95 vs. CTXS: 79.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CTXS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 77.41  Med: 157.61 Max: 506.61
Current: 79.58
77.41
506.61
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.60
CTXS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1302 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. CTXS: 16.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CTXS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 9.9  Med: 16.60 Max: 108.5
Current: 16.6
9.9
108.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.00
CTXS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. CTXS: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CTXS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.8  Med: 13.00 Max: 219.1
Current: 7
-5.8
219.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -7.70
CTXS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. CTXS: -7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CTXS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.7  Med: 14.20 Max: 154.6
Current: -7.7
-7.7
154.6
» CTXS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

CTXS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 21,290 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 223,636 sh (+209.16%)
Alan Fournier 62,016 sh (+37.76%)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 1,248,645 sh (-4.33%)
Dodge & Cox 9,026 sh (-11.73%)
Pioneer Investments 53,900 sh (-25.74%)
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Q1 2015

CTXS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 347,790 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 263,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 33,774 sh (+58.64%)
Pioneer Investments 55,369 sh (+2.73%)
Dodge & Cox 9,026 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 1,155,994 sh (-7.42%)
Ray Dalio 167,028 sh (-25.31%)
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2015

CTXS Guru Trades in 2015

Paul Singer 3,612,300 sh (New)
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2015

CTXS Guru Trades in 2015

Paul Singer 3,649,880 sh (+1.04%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Citrix Systems Inc

Baron Funds Comments on Citrix Systems - May 29, 2014

Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) designs software and hardware products that allow users to connect with applications on any device, network or location. Citrix shares fell as the company had a challenging fourth quarter due to a management transition and product cycle execution. We exited our investment in the company.





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Top Ranked Articles about Citrix Systems Inc

Paul Singer Adds CTXS To His Portfolio
Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio) of Elliot Management added Citrix Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CTXS) to his portfolio on June 1. Singer's portfolio consists of 60 stocks, valued at $8.08 billion and has an 8% quarter-over-quarter turnover. Read more...
Singer Takes Activist Stake in Citrix Systems
Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio), the activist investor and founder of Elliott Management, on Thursday disclosed a stake in IT solutions company Citrix Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS), where he is pushing for change. Read more...
Distressed Debt Investor Paul Singer Buys Citrix Systems
Founder of Elliott Management Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio) initiated a new position in Citrix Systems (NASDAQ:CTXS) by purchasing 3,612,300 shares on June 1, as reported by GuruFocus Real Time Picks. Read more...
Singer Takes Activist Stake in Citrix Systems
Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio), the activist investor and founder of Elliott Management, on Thursday disclosed a stake in IT solutions company Citrix Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS), where he is pushing for change. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 60.00
CTXS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 26.40 vs. CTXS: 60.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CTXS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 21.38  Med: 35.66 Max: 55.09
Current: 60
21.38
55.09
Forward P/E 18.15
CTXS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 19.69 vs. CTXS: 18.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 50.90
CTXS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 26.20 vs. CTXS: 50.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CTXS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 21.26  Med: 35.67 Max: 55.16
Current: 50.9
21.26
55.16
P/B 6.23
CTXS's P/B is ranked lower than
72% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. CTXS: 6.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CTXS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.95  Med: 3.99 Max: 6.27
Current: 6.23
1.95
6.27
P/S 4.26
CTXS's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 1701 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. CTXS: 4.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CTXS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.43  Med: 5.00 Max: 8.54
Current: 4.26
2.43
8.54
PFCF 20.57
CTXS's PFCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.40 vs. CTXS: 20.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CTXS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.62  Med: 19.34 Max: 31.47
Current: 20.57
12.62
31.47
POCF 15.89
CTXS's POCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. CTXS: 15.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CTXS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.27  Med: 15.62 Max: 26.33
Current: 15.89
8.27
26.33
EV-to-EBIT 47.96
CTXS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
76% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. CTXS: 47.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CTXS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 17  Med: 30.40 Max: 45.1
Current: 47.96
17
45.1
PEG 3.49
CTXS's PEG is ranked lower than
68% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. CTXS: 3.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CTXS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.65  Med: 2.94 Max: 31.43
Current: 3.49
1.65
31.43
Shiller P/E 48.42
CTXS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
63% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 31.14 vs. CTXS: 48.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CTXS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 20.4  Med: 40.74 Max: 73.86
Current: 48.42
20.4
73.86
Current Ratio 1.02
CTXS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. CTXS: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CTXS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.52 Max: 24.87
Current: 1.02
0.99
24.87
Quick Ratio 1.01
CTXS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. CTXS: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CTXS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.50 Max: 24.77
Current: 1.01
0.98
24.77
Days Inventory 8.01
CTXS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
69% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.83 vs. CTXS: 8.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CTXS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 7.86  Med: 20.53 Max: 391.55
Current: 8.01
7.86
391.55
Days Sales Outstanding 50.73
CTXS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 69.02 vs. CTXS: 50.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CTXS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 28.94  Med: 55.64 Max: 89.05
Current: 50.73
28.94
89.05

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Projected FCF 1.01
CTXS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. CTXS: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CTXS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.26 Max: 2.62
Current: 1.01
0.46
2.62
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 3.71
CTXS's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
77% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CTXS: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.72
CTXS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. CTXS: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CTXS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.14 Max: 7.77
Current: 0.72
0.4
7.77
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.46
CTXS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. CTXS: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CTXS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 2.54 Max: 8.78
Current: 4.46
0.51
8.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.05
CTXS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1696 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CTXS: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CTXS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.2  Med: 3.30 Max: 5.9
Current: 2.05
2.2
5.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.46
CTXS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. CTXS: 16.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CTXS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 2.7  Med: 16.40 Max: 23.8
Current: 16.46
2.7
23.8

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure
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Traded in other countries:CTX.Germany, CTXS.Mexico,
Citrix Systems Inc was incorporated in Delaware on April 17, 1989. The Company is engaged in virtualization, networking and cloud infrastructure. Its solutions help IT and service providers to build, manage and secure virtual and mobile workspaces that seamlessly deliver apps, desktops, data and services to virtually anyone, on any device, over any network or cloud. Citrix markets and licenses its products directly to customers, over the Web, and through systems integrators (SIs), in addition to indirectly through value-added resellers (VARs), value-added distributors (VADs), original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and service providers. The Enterprise and Service Provider division and the Mobility Apps division constitute the Company's two reportable segments. The Enterprise and Service Provider division is comprised of Workspace Services solutions, Delivery Networking products and related license updates and maintenance, support and professional services. The Mobility Apps division is comprised of Communications Cloud, Documents Cloud and Workflow Cloud products. The Company is subject to governmental laws and regulations.
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