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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 164.98
ELLI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 2067 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.91 vs. ELLI: 164.98 )
ELLI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 142.19   Max: 18772.8
Current: 164.98

142.19
18772.8
Equity to Asset 0.91
ELLI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
97% of the 1993 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. ELLI: 0.91 )
ELLI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.64   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.91

-0.64
0.92
Interest Coverage 139.66
ELLI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 858.90 vs. ELLI: 139.66 )
ELLI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 45.22   Max: 9999.99
Current: 139.66

45.22
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 32.78
M-Score: -2.40
WACC vs ROIC
3.41%
7.49%
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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 13.26
ELLI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2050 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. ELLI: 13.26 )
ELLI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4.1   Max: 20.81
Current: 13.26

-4.1
20.81
Net-margin (%) 7.44
ELLI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2050 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. ELLI: 7.44 )
ELLI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.15   Max: 19.11
Current: 7.44

-3.15
19.11
ROE (%) 4.97
ELLI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1993 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.06 vs. ELLI: 4.97 )
ELLI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.58   Max: 15.84
Current: 4.97

5.58
15.84
ROA (%) 4.52
ELLI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2075 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. ELLI: 4.52 )
ELLI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 13.64
Current: 4.52

1.29
13.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 107.96
ELLI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.03 vs. ELLI: 107.96 )
ELLI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 31.36   Max: 281.91
Current: 107.96

31.36
281.91
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 21.40
ELLI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. ELLI: 21.40 )
ELLI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 21.4
Current: 21.4

0
21.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 74.30
ELLI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. ELLI: 74.30 )
ELLI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 74.3
Current: 74.3

0
74.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 106.50
ELLI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. ELLI: 106.50 )
ELLI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 106.5
Current: 106.5

0
106.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

ELLI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 41,780 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 40,000 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 949,588 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 2,044,900 sh (+73.22%)
Chuck Royce 188,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q1 2014

ELLI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 40,500 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 65,000 sh (+62.5%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,921,735 sh (+42.88%)
Columbia Wanger 1,117,900 sh (+17.72%)
Chuck Royce 188,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q2 2014

ELLI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

PRIMECAP Management 3,020,900 sh (+3.39%)
Chuck Royce 188,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2014

ELLI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 188,000 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 3,020,900 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ELLI

(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
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$24 - $30.89 $ 44.3166%0
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Add 42.88%0.03%$24.63 - $31.88 $ 44.3158%2921735
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Add 62.5%$24.63 - $31.88 $ 44.3158%65000
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 Add 73.22%0.03%$22.51 - $32.75 $ 44.3158%2044900
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 New Buy$22.51 - $32.75 $ 44.3158%40000
PRIMECAP Management 2013-09-30 Add 64.44%0.02%$23.49 - $31.85 $ 44.3159%1180514
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$23.49 - $31.85 $ 44.3159%0
PRIMECAP Management 2013-06-30 New Buy0.02%$21.67 - $26.02 $ 44.3188%717900
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.02%$18.94 - $28.06 $ 44.3195%17591
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Guru Investment Theses on Ellie Mae Inc

Baron Funds Comments on Ellie Mae Inc. - Feb 26, 2014

Ellie Mae, Inc. (ELLI), the provider of cloud based software services to the mortgage industry, stumbled badly after the mortgage market was softer than expected. We sold the position (at a 27% loss) after we realized that the correlation of its revenues to mortgage volumes was much higher than we had originally modeled.



From Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio)'s Baron Funds fourth quarter 2013 letter to shareholders.

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Baron Funds Comments on Ellie Mae Inc.
Ellie Mae, Inc. (ELLI), the provider of cloud based software services to the mortgage industry, stumbled badly after the mortgage market was softer than expected. We sold the position (at a 27% loss) after we realized that the correlation of its revenues to mortgage volumes was much higher than we had originally modeled. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 118.90
ELLI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2289 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 60.00 vs. ELLI: 118.90 )
ELLI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 24.38   Max: 121.14
Current: 118.9

24.38
121.14
Forward P/E 38.46
ELLI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 2289 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ELLI: 38.46 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 117.70
ELLI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2289 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 66.10 vs. ELLI: 117.70 )
ELLI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 26.39   Max: 119.87
Current: 117.7

26.39
119.87
P/B 5.33
ELLI's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 2289 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. ELLI: 5.33 )
ELLI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 6.82
Current: 5.33

1.26
6.82
P/S 8.92
ELLI's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 2289 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. ELLI: 8.92 )
ELLI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 9.16
Current: 8.92

0.98
9.16
PFCF 67.76
ELLI's PFCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 2289 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 100.95 vs. ELLI: 67.76 )
ELLI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 20.13   Max: 85.24
Current: 67.76

20.13
85.24
POCF 39.93
ELLI's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 2289 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.38 vs. ELLI: 39.93 )
ELLI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 16.07   Max: 47.11
Current: 39.93

16.07
47.11
EV-to-EBIT 62.29
ELLI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 2289 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 36.31 vs. ELLI: 62.29 )
ELLI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.9   Max: 101
Current: 62.29

12.9
101
Current Ratio 4.93
ELLI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 2032 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ELLI: 4.93 )
ELLI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 6.59
Current: 4.93

2.1
6.59
Quick Ratio 4.93
ELLI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 2032 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. ELLI: 4.93 )
ELLI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 6.59
Current: 4.93

2.1
6.59
Days Sales Outstanding 44.88
ELLI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
90% of the 2289 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 81.01 vs. ELLI: 44.88 )
ELLI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 26.33   Max: 44.85
Current: 44.88

26.33
44.85

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 20.80
ELLI's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
86% of the 2289 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ELLI: 20.80 )
ELLI' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.32   Max: 69.5
Current: 20.8

4.32
69.5
Price/Net Current Asset Value 17.07
ELLI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 2289 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ELLI: 17.07 )
ELLI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.83   Max: 22.22
Current: 17.07

3.83
22.22
Price/Tangible Book 7.08
ELLI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 2289 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.82 vs. ELLI: 7.08 )
ELLI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.01   Max: 12.08
Current: 7.08

3.01
12.08
Price/Median PS Value 1.54
ELLI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 2289 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ELLI: 1.54 )
ELLI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 1.3
Current: 1.54

0.19
1.3
Price/Graham Number 6.09
ELLI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 2289 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ELLI: 6.09 )
ELLI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.36   Max: 4.62
Current: 6.09

2.36
4.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.60
ELLI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2051 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. ELLI: 1.60 )
ELLI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 7.8
Current: 1.6

1
7.8

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:7EM.Germany,
Ellie Mae Inc was originally incorporated in California in August 1997. The Company is a provider of on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry in the United States. Its mortgage management solutions help streamline and automate the process of originating and funding new mortgage loans, thereby increasing efficiency, improving loan quality, facilitating regulatory compliance and reducing documentation errors while providing one system of record for loans. The Company's network electronically connects approximately 92,000 mortgage professionals using Encompass to mortgage lenders, investors and third-party service providers integral to the origination and funding of residential mortgages. Encompass is a comprehensive operating system that handles key business and management functions involved in running a mortgage origination business. Mortgage originators use Encompass as a single tool for loan processing, marketing, customer communication and to interact electronically with lenders, investors and service providers over the Company's network. It also offer Encompass users other on-demand software services, including: Encompass Docs Solution, which automatically prepares the disclosure and closing documents necessary to fund a mortgage; Encompass CenterWise, a bundled offering of electronic document management, or EDM, and websites used for customer relationship management; Total Quality Loan, or TQL, which offers a suite of fraud detection, valuation, validation and risk analysis services; Encompass Compliance Service, which automatically checks for compliance with federal, state and local regulations throughout the origination process; tax transcript services which provide income verification capability; services for ordering and managing appraisals; Encompass CRM, a suite of tools for managing contacts, leads and marketing campaigns; Encompass Product and Pricing Service, which allows Encompass users to compare loans offered by different lenders and investors to determine appropriate mortgage programs available to a particular borrower; and Encompass Flood Service, which allows Encompass users to order and transfer flood zone certifications. The Company's competitors include: Byte Software Inc.; Calyx Technology, Inc.; Davis + Henderson Corporation; Harland Financial Solutions; ISGN Solutions Inc.; Mortgage Builder Software, Inc.; OpenClose Mortgage Software; and PCLender.com, Inc. The Company is subject to federal, state and local laws that regulate and restrict the manner in which they operate in the residential mortgage industry, including Regulation X of RESPA, Regulation Z of TILA, the Mortgage Disclosure Improvement Act, and SAFE.
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