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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 No Debt
DSGX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. DSGX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DSGX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.89
DSGX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. DSGX: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DSGX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.84 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.89
0.49
0.91
Interest Coverage 47.55
DSGX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
68% of the 1173 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 613.26 vs. DSGX: 47.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DSGX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.77  Med: 1122.19 Max: 9999.99
Current: 47.55
14.77
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 17.71
M-Score: -2.37
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 (%) 14.36
DSGX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. DSGX: 14.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DSGX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.92  Med: 10.70 Max: 56.6
Current: 14.36
6.92
56.6
Net-margin (%) 10.40
DSGX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. DSGX: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DSGX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.35  Med: 11.09 Max: 38.02
Current: 10.4
6.35
38.02
ROE (%) 4.84
DSGX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. DSGX: 4.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DSGX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.13  Med: 7.40 Max: 24.16
Current: 4.84
4.13
24.16
ROA (%) 4.29
DSGX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. DSGX: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DSGX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.24  Med: 5.48 Max: 21.43
Current: 4.29
3.24
21.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 81.18
DSGX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.73 vs. DSGX: 81.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DSGX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.92  Med: 67.90 Max: 81.64
Current: 81.18
34.92
81.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.70
DSGX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1367 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. DSGX: 16.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DSGX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.6  Med: 3.60 Max: 17.9
Current: 16.7
-17.6
17.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 19.10
DSGX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. DSGX: 19.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DSGX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.4  Med: 20.30 Max: 135.1
Current: 19.1
8.4
135.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.80
DSGX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. DSGX: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DSGX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.3  Med: 0.85 Max: 77
Current: 9.8
-25.3
77
» DSGX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

DSGX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 376,411 sh (+3.64%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,972,190 sh (-0.05%)
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Q2 2015

DSGX Guru Trades in Q2 2015

PRIMECAP Management 4,963,090 sh (-0.18%)
Jim Simons 373,411 sh (-0.80%)
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Q3 2015

DSGX Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 471,511 sh (+26.27%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,970,090 sh (+0.14%)
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Q4 2015

DSGX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

PRIMECAP Management 4,971,090 sh (+0.02%)
Jim Simons 459,600 sh (-2.53%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 68.66
DSGX's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.50 vs. DSGX: 68.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
DSGX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.08  Med: 41.60 Max: 118.23
Current: 68.66
6.08
118.23
Forward P/E 16.95
DSGX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
51% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.58 vs. DSGX: 16.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 67.81
DSGX's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.90 vs. DSGX: 67.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
DSGX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.04  Med: 42.43 Max: 111.58
Current: 67.81
6.04
111.58
P/B 3.06
DSGX's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 2331 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. DSGX: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DSGX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 2.42 Max: 4.04
Current: 3.06
0.9
4.04
P/S 6.50
DSGX's P/S is ranked lower than
95% of the 2332 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. DSGX: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DSGX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 4.09 Max: 9.33
Current: 6.5
1.46
9.33
PFCF 27.48
DSGX's PFCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.29 vs. DSGX: 27.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DSGX' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.61  Med: 22.46 Max: 44.9
Current: 27.48
7.61
44.9
POCF 25.54
DSGX's POCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 1585 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. DSGX: 25.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DSGX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.03  Med: 20.20 Max: 33.21
Current: 25.54
7.03
33.21
EV-to-EBIT 46.21
DSGX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
82% of the 1791 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.84 vs. DSGX: 46.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DSGX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -131.8  Med: 34.80 Max: 86.3
Current: 46.21
-131.8
86.3
EV-to-EBITDA 22.22
DSGX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
70% of the 1937 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.98 vs. DSGX: 22.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
DSGX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 16.30 Max: 29.9
Current: 22.22
2
29.9
PEG 3.28
DSGX's PEG is ranked lower than
68% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. DSGX: 3.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
DSGX' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 3.52 Max: 12.39
Current: 3.28
1.72
12.39
Shiller P/E 77.82
DSGX's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
83% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 33.79 vs. DSGX: 77.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DSGX' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 59.32  Med: 75.00 Max: 121.46
Current: 77.82
59.32
121.46
Current Ratio 2.71
DSGX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. DSGX: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DSGX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 4.23 Max: 10.77
Current: 2.71
1.28
10.77
Quick Ratio 2.70
DSGX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. DSGX: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DSGX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 4.21 Max: 10.77
Current: 2.7
1.28
10.77
Days Inventory 3.18
DSGX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
80% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. DSGX: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DSGX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.97  Med: 5.47 Max: 7.76
Current: 3.18
1.97
7.76
Days Sales Outstanding 52.35
DSGX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 70.48 vs. DSGX: 52.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DSGX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.1  Med: 56.25 Max: 72.57
Current: 52.35
45.1
72.57
Days Payable 34.33
DSGX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
60% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 44.10 vs. DSGX: 34.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DSGX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.73  Med: 51.16 Max: 70.78
Current: 34.33
30.73
70.78

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 15.12
DSGX's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
59% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. DSGX: 15.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
DSGX' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.25  Med: 11.37 Max: 521.25
Current: 15.12
3.25
521.25
Price/Net Current Asset Value 9.82
DSGX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.08 vs. DSGX: 9.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
DSGX' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.36  Med: 6.56 Max: 59.26
Current: 9.82
2.36
59.26
Price/Tangible Book 8.29
DSGX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
71% of the 1833 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. DSGX: 8.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DSGX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 4.05 Max: 21.84
Current: 8.29
1.02
21.84
Price/Projected FCF 1.58
DSGX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 1270 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. DSGX: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DSGX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 1.50 Max: 76.4
Current: 1.58
1.22
76.4
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.32
DSGX's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
57% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. DSGX: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.64
DSGX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 2155 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. DSGX: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DSGX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.94 Max: 7.35
Current: 1.64
0.2
7.35
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.88
DSGX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DSGX: 3.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
DSGX' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.01  Med: 3.25 Max: 6.9
Current: 3.88
2.01
6.9
Price/Graham Number 5.14
DSGX's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
81% of the 1544 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. DSGX: 5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
DSGX' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 2.80 Max: 10.13
Current: 5.14
0.72
10.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.21
DSGX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. DSGX: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DSGX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 2.60 Max: 11.4
Current: 2.21
1.2
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 22.25
DSGX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.48 vs. DSGX: 22.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DSGX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.9  Med: 10.50 Max: 24.8
Current: 22.25
-33.9
24.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $181
EPS $ 0.25
Beta0.39
Short Percentage of Float0.27%
52-Week Range $14.35 - 20.74
Shares Outstanding(Mil)75.76

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17
Revenue(Mil) 284 317
EPS($) 1.13 1.26
EPS without NRI($) 1.13 1.26

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:DSG.Canada, DC2.Germany,
Descartes Systems Group Inc, incorporated on May 22, 1981. The Company is focused on logistics and supply chain management business processes. Its solutions are predominantly cloud-based and are focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use its modular, software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; research and perform trade tariff and duty calculations and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in a large, collaborative multi-modal logistics community. The Company's pricing model provides its customers with flexibility in purchasing its solutions either on a subscription, transactional or perpetual license basis. Its primary focus is on serving transportation providers (air, ocean and truck modes), logistics service providers (including third-party logistics providers, freight forwarders and customs brokers) and distribution-intensive companies where delivery is either a key or a defining part of their own product or service offering, or where there is an opportunity to reduce costs and improve service levels by optimizing the use of their assets.
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