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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
CTXS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
85% of the 1620 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 27.13 vs. CTXS: No Debt )
CTXS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.62   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.64
CTXS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. CTXS: 0.64 )
CTXS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.64

0.51
0.95
Interest Coverage No Debt
CTXS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 387.00 vs. CTXS: No Debt )
CTXS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 5.72   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

5.72
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.87
M-Score: -2.93
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 (%) 13.05
CTXS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. CTXS: 13.05 )
CTXS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 10.74   Max: 47.38
Current: 13.05

10.74
47.38
Net-margin (%) 11.63
CTXS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1592 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CTXS: 11.63 )
CTXS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 11.26   Max: 42.02
Current: 11.63

11.26
42.02
ROE (%) 10.23
CTXS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. CTXS: 10.23 )
CTXS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.42   Max: 21.93
Current: 10.23

4.42
21.93
ROA (%) 6.51
CTXS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. CTXS: 6.51 )
CTXS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.07   Max: 14.64
Current: 6.51

4.07
14.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 112.31
CTXS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 31.80 vs. CTXS: 112.31 )
CTXS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 41.26   Max: 600
Current: 112.31

41.26
600
Revenue Growth (%) 16.30
CTXS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. CTXS: 16.30 )
CTXS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 9.9   Max: 108.5
Current: 16.3

9.9
108.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 12.60
CTXS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. CTXS: 12.60 )
CTXS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.8   Max: 219.1
Current: 12.6

-5.8
219.1
EPS Growth (%) 7.20
CTXS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. CTXS: 7.20 )
CTXS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.6   Max: 154.6
Current: 7.2

-4.6
154.6
» CTXS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

CTXS Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Steven Cohen 1,144,003 sh (+18969.9%)
Ray Dalio 205,801 sh (+432.24%)
Ron Baron 158,674 sh (+47.47%)
RS Investment Management 120,010 sh (+11.22%)
Jeremy Grantham 143,171 sh (+11.04%)
Pioneer Investments 553,184 sh (+1.02%)
Dodge & Cox 11,726 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon 2,809 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
Meridian Funds 577,200 sh (-7.32%)
Lee Ainslie 3,260,442 sh (-13.49%)
George Soros 585,434 sh (-38.38%)
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Q2 2013

CTXS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 1,140,790 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,600 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 274,000 sh (+33.14%)
Ron Baron 208,175 sh (+31.2%)
Lee Ainslie 4,069,082 sh (+24.8%)
Pioneer Investments 637,874 sh (+15.31%)
Meridian Funds 577,200 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 134,529 sh (-6.04%)
Dodge & Cox 10,876 sh (-7.25%)
Steven Cohen 654,089 sh (-42.82%)
George Soros 100,000 sh (-82.92%)
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Q3 2013

CTXS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Pioneer Investments 703,276 sh (+10.25%)
Ron Baron 213,546 sh (+2.58%)
Steven Cohen 115,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 9,976 sh (-8.28%)
Jeremy Grantham 115,988 sh (-13.78%)
Steven Cohen 439,613 sh (-32.79%)
Lee Ainslie 2,563,524 sh (-37%)
Ray Dalio 97,097 sh (-64.56%)
Jim Simons 145,990 sh (-87.2%)
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Q4 2013

CTXS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Alan Fournier 67,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 38,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,300 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 143,000 sh (New)
George Soros 1,242,957 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 368,637 sh (+279.66%)
Lee Ainslie 4,856,832 sh (+89.46%)
George Soros 400,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 213,546 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 9,776 sh (-2%)
Jeremy Grantham 113,170 sh (-2.43%)
Jim Simons 18,890 sh (-87.06%)
Pioneer Investments 67,386 sh (-90.42%)
Steven Cohen 40,850 sh (-90.71%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CTXS

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Lee Ainslie 2013-12-31 Add 89.46%1.89%$54.962 - $70.78 $ 55.99-6%4856832
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.67%$54.962 - $70.78 $ 55.99-6%1242957
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 279.66%0.14%$54.962 - $70.78 $ 55.99-6%368637
Lee Ainslie 2013-09-30 Reduce -37%1.22%$61.1 - $76.33 $ 55.99-20%2563524
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Reduce -64.56%0.09%$61.1 - $76.33 $ 55.99-20%97097
George Soros 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.07%$61.1 - $76.33 $ 55.99-20%0
Lee Ainslie 2013-06-30 Add 24.8%0.66%$58.54 - $71.51 $ 55.99-14%4069082
George Soros 2013-06-30 Reduce -82.92%0.41%$58.54 - $71.51 $ 55.99-14%100000
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Add 33.14%0.03%$58.54 - $71.51 $ 55.99-14%274000
Ron Baron 2013-06-30 Add 31.2%0.02%$58.54 - $71.51 $ 55.99-14%208175
Mariko Gordon 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$58.54 - $71.51 $ 55.99-14%0
George Soros 2013-03-31 Reduce -38.38%0.29%$65.62 - $75.15 $ 55.99-22%585434
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Add 432.24%0.11%$65.62 - $75.15 $ 55.99-22%205801
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 Add 47.47%0.02%$65.62 - $75.15 $ 55.99-22%158674
PRIMECAP Management 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.0027%$65.62 - $75.15 $ 55.99-22%0
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Guru Investment Theses on Citrix Systems Inc

Baron Funds Comments on Citrix - Aug 24, 2012

From Baron Funds' second quarter commentary:

Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS) designs, develops, and markets technology solutions to deliver IT services on-demand. CTXS's shares were up 6.4% in the quarter as Virtual Desktop penetration into the enterprise showed strength with over 100 customers at $10,000 and seats deployments. In addition, CTXS Networking (NetScaler) and Cloud Offerings (GoTo services and additional services such as ShareFile) continue to lead the market and gain share.We continue to be optimistic about CTXS's multiple avenues of growth, its strong financial position and solid free cash flow generation. (Gilad Shany)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 33.00
CTXS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. CTXS: 33.00 )
CTXS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 21.38   Max: 55.09
Current: 33

21.38
55.09
P/B 3.40
CTXS's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. CTXS: 3.40 )
CTXS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.95   Max: 6.6
Current: 3.4

1.95
6.6
P/S 3.90
CTXS's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CTXS: 3.90 )
CTXS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.43   Max: 8.54
Current: 3.9

2.43
8.54
PFCF 15.00
CTXS's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. CTXS: 15.00 )
CTXS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.1   Max: 31.47
Current: 15

11.1
31.47
EV-to-EBIT 27.00
CTXS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. CTXS: 27.00 )
CTXS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 17   Max: 45.1
Current: 27

17
45.1
PEG 1.90
CTXS's PEG is ranked higher than
64% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CTXS: 1.90 )
CTXS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.67   Max: 41.6
Current: 1.9

1.67
41.6
Shiller P/E 38.50
CTXS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
58% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 29.33 vs. CTXS: 38.50 )
CTXS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 20.4   Max: 73.86
Current: 38.5

20.4
73.86

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 10.70
CTXS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CTXS: 10.70 )
CTXS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.89   Max: 24.12
Current: 10.7

4.89
24.12
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.10
CTXS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CTXS: 1.10 )
CTXS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 2.04
Current: 1.1

0.78
2.04
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
CTXS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1501 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CTXS: 0.70 )
CTXS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 5.61
Current: 0.7

0.53
5.61
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.90
CTXS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CTXS: 1.90 )
CTXS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 8.17
Current: 1.9

0.98
8.17
Price/Graham Number 4.00
CTXS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
63% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. CTXS: 4.00 )
CTXS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 10.18
Current: 4

2.21
10.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.70
CTXS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1328 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. CTXS: 3.70 )
CTXS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 5.9
Current: 3.7

2.2
5.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 21.94
CTXS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. CTXS: 21.94 )
CTXS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 23
Current: 21.94

2.3
23

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure
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Traded in other countries:CTX.Germany
Citrix Systems, Inc. is a Delaware corporation founded on April 17, 1989. It develops and sells software tools that enable enterprises to efficiently manage and deliver software applications over computer networks. Citrix powers mobile work styles and cloud services, making complex enterprise IT simpler and more accessible for 260,000 enterprises. The Company has employed an acquisitive strategy to establish its presence in new markets including online collaboration services, application networking and the virtualization of server and desktop operating systems. The Company markets and licenses its products through multiple channels such as value-added resellers, channel distributors, system integrators, and independent software vendors, its websites and original equipment manufacturers. Its products are offered as both standalone products and as part of packed solutions to solve the large-scale, complex access challenges that enterprises face.

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