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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
DWCH's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1906 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. DWCH: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DWCH' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.70
DWCH's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. DWCH: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DWCH' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.7
0.32
0.88
Interest Coverage No Debt
DWCH's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 195.28 vs. DWCH: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DWCH' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.55  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -0.01
M-Score: -3.43
WACC vs ROIC
7.46%
-177.21%
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 : 3/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -43.10
DWCH's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1850 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. DWCH: -43.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DWCH' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -173.53  Med: -6.12 Max: 6.87
Current: -43.1
-173.53
6.87
Net-margin (%) -48.03
DWCH's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1850 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. DWCH: -48.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DWCH' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -164.74  Med: -6.56 Max: 6.61
Current: -48.03
-164.74
6.61
ROE (%) -37.00
DWCH's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1799 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. DWCH: -37.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DWCH' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.97  Med: -5.78 Max: 20.89
Current: -37
-72.97
20.89
ROA (%) -27.75
DWCH's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. DWCH: -27.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DWCH' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.27  Med: -4.04 Max: 9.71
Current: -27.75
-61.27
9.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1245.40
DWCH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1873 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.79 vs. DWCH: -1245.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DWCH' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10343.59  Med: -417.68 Max: 516.52
Current: -1245.4
-10343.59
516.52
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -17.20
DWCH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1428 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. DWCH: -17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DWCH' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.2  Med: -4.4 Max: 16.1
Current: -17.2
-17.2
16.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 65.90
DWCH's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1186 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. DWCH: 65.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DWCH' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.3  Med: -6.9 Max: 107.6
Current: 65.9
-42.3
107.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 25.30
DWCH's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1076 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. DWCH: 25.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DWCH' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45  Med: -4.15 Max: 102.5
Current: 25.3
-45
102.5
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

DWCH Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Chuck Royce 110,530 sh (+6.30%)
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Chuck Royce 103,963 sh (-9.90%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 511210    SIC: 7372
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Datawatch Corp provides visual data discovery software that optimizes multiple sources and a variety of data that delivers next generation analytics to reveal insights for improving business.

Datawatch Corp is a Delaware corporation, and was founded in 1985. The Company is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and support of business computer software primarily for the information optimization and business service management markets to allow organizations to access and analyze information in a more meaningful fashion. It provides organizations the ability to integrate structured, unstructured and semi-structured sources such as reports, machine data, PDF files, HTML and EDI streams into these applications to provide a 360 degree perspective of the issues and opportunities that exist in their businesses. It provides a Managed Analytics Platform that brings together self-service data preparation and visual data discovery. Its software bridges the gap between the ease that business user's demand and the automation and governance needed by IT. Its principal product lines of Managed Analytics Platform solutions includes Datawatch Monarch is a self-service data preparation tool to explore, manipulate and merge new data sources. With Datawatch Monarch, users can bring all the data that is needed to manage the business to life, whether that information is stored in structured sources like databases, or in less conventional places like unstructured or semi-structured EDI streams, PDF files, reports, or text files; Datawatch Designer lets users quickly start asking questions to see hidden patterns, spot problems and identify missed opportunities without programming or scripting. Its in-memory analytics engine enables on-the-fly aggregations and intuitive navigation and integration of data from virtually any data source; Datawatch Server is used to automate the data preparation process, manage and govern access, and visualize information from any data source that can be modeled via the Datawatch Monarch or Datawatch Designer products; Datawatch's Report Mining Server ("RMS") is a web-based report analytics solution that integrates with any existing enterprise content management system such as Datawatch Report Manager On-Demand, IBM Content Manager On-Demand, Microsoft SharePoint, Hyland OnBase, ASG Mobius ViewDirect and others. The Company offers its enterprise products through perpetual licenses and subscription pricing models. It markets and sells its products and services through its direct sales force, a distribution channel and an indirect sales channel comprised of a global partner network. Its global partner network includes geographic resellers and product-specific resellers. The Company faces competition in sub-sectors of the broader Information Optimization market, including independent vendors that focus on specific data formats or sources such as machine data, data in content management systems, EDI, XBRL, HTML and PDFs.

Ratios

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P/B 1.99
DWCH's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. DWCH: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DWCH' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 2.67 Max: 15.31
Current: 1.99
0.59
15.31
P/S 2.19
DWCH's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 1765 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. DWCH: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DWCH' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.81 Max: 8.18
Current: 2.19
0.26
8.18
Current Ratio 2.72
DWCH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1854 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. DWCH: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DWCH' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.6 Max: 4.92
Current: 2.72
0.72
4.92
Quick Ratio 2.72
DWCH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1854 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. DWCH: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DWCH' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.53 Max: 4.92
Current: 2.72
0.72
4.92
Days Sales Outstanding 83.06
DWCH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
64% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.06 vs. DWCH: 83.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DWCH' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.01  Med: 61.08 Max: 85.52
Current: 83.06
46.01
85.52
Days Payable 128.21
DWCH's Days Payable is ranked higher than
84% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 42.66 vs. DWCH: 128.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DWCH' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.73  Med: 62.51 Max: 128.21
Current: 128.21
32.73
128.21

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -12.00
DWCH's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. DWCH: -12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
DWCH' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.3  Med: -2.5 Max: -1.2
Current: -12
-22.3
-1.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 5.00
DWCH's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
75% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. DWCH: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
DWCH' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.14  Med: 6.5 Max: 20.58
Current: 5
3.14
20.58
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.98
DWCH's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. DWCH: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
DWCH' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 5.47 Max: 697.5
Current: 2.98
1.48
697.5
Price/Tangible Book 2.81
DWCH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. DWCH: 2.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DWCH' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 4.06 Max: 263.21
Current: 2.81
0.95
263.21
Price/Median PS Value 1.22
DWCH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. DWCH: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DWCH' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.53 Max: 3.31
Current: 1.22
0.08
3.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -34.87
DWCH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1833 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. DWCH: -34.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DWCH' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.62  Med: 3.3 Max: 43.4
Current: -34.87
-36.62
43.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 3.45
DWCH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. DWCH: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DWCH' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.2  Med: 5.2 Max: 23.7
Current: 3.45
-18.2
23.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $30.46
EPS (TTM) $ -1.24
Beta0.68
Short Percentage of Float5.29%
52-Week Range $3.10 - 8.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)11.92

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18
Revenue (Mil $) 34 37
EPS ($) -0.26 -0.02
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.26 -0.02
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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