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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
EGOV's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 1702 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.91 vs. EGOV: No Debt )
EGOV' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.55   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.62
EGOV's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 1664 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. EGOV: 0.62 )
EGOV' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.62

0.45
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
EGOV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
78% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 434.43 vs. EGOV: No Debt )
EGOV' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 349.43   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

349.43
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 13.73
M-Score: -2.72
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 21.10
EGOV's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1673 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. EGOV: 21.10 )
EGOV' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -249.73   Max: 22.62
Current: 21.1

-249.73
22.62
Net-margin (%) 12.85
EGOV's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. EGOV: 12.85 )
EGOV' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -197.42   Max: 15.05
Current: 12.85

-197.42
15.05
ROE (%) 34.85
EGOV's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1630 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. EGOV: 34.85 )
EGOV' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -130.03   Max: 35.25
Current: 34.85

-130.03
35.25
ROA (%) 17.80
EGOV's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1690 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. EGOV: 17.80 )
EGOV' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -94.66   Max: 18.15
Current: 17.8

-94.66
18.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 259.03
EGOV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1673 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.08 vs. EGOV: 259.03 )
EGOV' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1534.11   Max: 435.01
Current: 259.03

-1534.11
435.01
Revenue Growth (%) 14.80
EGOV's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1401 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. EGOV: 14.80 )
EGOV' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.5   Max: 22.8
Current: 14.8

-11.5
22.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 20.30
EGOV's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1136 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. EGOV: 20.30 )
EGOV' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 10.9   Max: 250.3
Current: 20.3

10.9
250.3
EPS Growth (%) 19.10
EGOV's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. EGOV: 19.10 )
EGOV' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -24.2   Max: 87.3
Current: 19.1

-24.2
87.3
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

EGOV Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 370,460 sh (+11.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen 8,781 sh (-42.8%)
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Q4 2013

EGOV Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 382,172 sh (+3.16%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q1 2014

EGOV Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 19,521 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 88,149 sh (New)
Jim Simons 644,495 sh (+68.64%)
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Q2 2014

EGOV Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 346,401 sh (+292.97%)
Jim Simons 1,030,360 sh (+59.87%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with EGOV

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 292.97%0.05%$15.74 - $19.81 $ 18.747%346401
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.03%$17.97 - $24.87 $ 18.74-11%88149
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.04%$12.65 - $15.15 $ 18.7434%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 34.98%0.01%$10.1 - $12.67 $ 18.7466%37002
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 33.82%0.01%$11.59 - $13.61 $ 18.7460%27412
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 29.05%0.01%$11.2 - $14.25 $ 18.7445%20484
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 New Buy0.03%$10.75 - $13.7 $ 18.7456%15873
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 38.60
EGOV's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 48.90 vs. EGOV: 38.60 )
EGOV' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 19.22   Max: 103.53
Current: 38.6

19.22
103.53
P/B 10.65
EGOV's P/B is ranked lower than
61% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. EGOV: 10.65 )
EGOV' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.98   Max: 17.37
Current: 10.65

2.98
17.37
P/S 4.72
EGOV's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. EGOV: 4.72 )
EGOV' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 9.59
Current: 4.72

2.38
9.59
PFCF 34.07
EGOV's PFCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EGOV: 34.07 )
EGOV' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.97   Max: 278
Current: 34.07

9.97
278
EV-to-EBIT 21.57
EGOV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 34.84 vs. EGOV: 21.57 )
EGOV' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.7   Max: 66.6
Current: 21.57

9.7
66.6
PEG 2.11
EGOV's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EGOV: 2.11 )
EGOV' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 2.41
Current: 2.11

1.16
2.41
Shiller P/E 49.87
EGOV's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EGOV: 49.87 )
EGOV' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 24.6   Max: 390
Current: 49.87

24.6
390
Current Ratio 2.61
EGOV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. EGOV: 2.61 )
EGOV' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 18.35
Current: 2.61

0.84
18.35
Quick Ratio 2.61
EGOV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. EGOV: 2.61 )
EGOV' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 18.35
Current: 2.61

0.84
18.35

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 46.85
EGOV's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
85% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EGOV: 46.85 )
EGOV' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.84   Max: 1346
Current: 46.85

2.84
1346
Price/Net Current Asset Value 17.03
EGOV's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EGOV: 17.03 )
EGOV' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.39   Max: 78.67
Current: 17.03

2.39
78.67
Price/Tangible Book 10.83
EGOV's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. EGOV: 10.83 )
EGOV' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 20.32
Current: 10.83

1.34
20.32
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.69
EGOV's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.28 vs. EGOV: 2.69 )
EGOV' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 27.29
Current: 2.69

1.14
27.29
Price/Median PS Value 0.98
EGOV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. EGOV: 0.98 )
EGOV' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 6.71
Current: 0.98

0.35
6.71
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.06
EGOV's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EGOV: 2.06 )
EGOV' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 5.33
Current: 2.06

1.38
5.33
Price/Graham Number 4.31
EGOV's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
72% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. EGOV: 4.31 )
EGOV' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.98   Max: 6.34
Current: 4.31

1.98
6.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.60
EGOV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1445 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. EGOV: 4.60 )
EGOV' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 10.4
Current: 4.6

1.5
10.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.53
EGOV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. EGOV: 20.53 )
EGOV' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.4   Max: 25.9
Current: 20.53

-6.4
25.9

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare:CRM, SQI, RHT, INTU, ADBE » details
Traded in other countries:NAI.Germany
NIC Inc. is a provider of eGovernment services that helps governments uses the Internet to increase internal efficiencies and provide a higher level of service to businesses and citizens. The Company accomplishes this currently through two divisions: its portal outsourcing businesses and its software & services businesses. In the Company's primary portal outsourcing business, it enters into long-term contracts with governments to design, build and operate Web-based portals on their behalf. These portals consist of Web sites and applications it has built that allow businesses and citizens to access government information online and complete transactions, including applying for a permit, retrieving driver's license records or filing a government mandated form or report. The Company's self-funding business model is one where it absorbs the costs to build the portal's technical infrastructure and develop eGovernment services. After the applications have launched, it and its government partners share a portion of the fees generated from electronic transactions. NIC's government partners benefit through gaining a centralized, customer-focused presence on the Internet, while businesses and citizens receive a faster, more convenient and more cost-effective means to interact with governments. NIC's software & services businesses mainly include its Uniform Commercial Code and corporate filings software development and ethics & elections businesses. The Company offers UCC applications through several of its state portals, typically through the Secretary of State's office. Currently, the Company has 29 portals through which it provides outsourced portal services to state governments. The Company's ethics & elections business, NIC Technologies, designs and develops online campaign expenditure and ethics compliance systems for federal and state government agencies. NIC Technologies currently derives a significant portion of its revenues from a contract with the FMCSA to develop and manage the PSP for motor carriers nationwide, using a self-funded, transaction-based business model. The Company faces intense competition in all sectors of its business. It has designed government portals and applications to be compatible with virtually any existing system and to be rapidly deployable.

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