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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 42.89
ELLI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 1781 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. ELLI: 42.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 33.06  Med: 9999.00 Max: 18772.8
Current: 42.89
33.06
18772.8
Equity to Asset 0.82
ELLI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 1579 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. ELLI: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.64  Med: 0.86 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.82
-0.64
0.92
Interest Coverage 306.10
ELLI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
58% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. ELLI: 306.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 45.22  Med: 140.53 Max: 9999.99
Current: 306.1
45.22
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 23.04
M-Score: -2.63
WACC vs ROIC
5.56%
11.88%
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 15.29
ELLI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. ELLI: 15.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4.1  Med: 4.92 Max: 20.81
Current: 15.29
-4.1
20.81
Net-margin (%) 9.98
ELLI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. ELLI: 9.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.15  Med: 6.52 Max: 19.11
Current: 9.98
-3.15
19.11
ROE (%) 8.28
ELLI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1703 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.27 vs. ELLI: 8.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ELLI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.58  Med: 7.11 Max: 15.84
Current: 8.28
5.58
15.84
ROA (%) 7.19
ELLI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1788 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. ELLI: 7.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ELLI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.29  Med: 5.08 Max: 13.64
Current: 7.19
1.29
13.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 86.49
ELLI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1761 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.35 vs. ELLI: 86.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ELLI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 31.36  Med: 116.40 Max: 283.86
Current: 86.49
31.36
283.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 26.60
ELLI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. ELLI: 26.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 10.70 Max: 26.6
Current: 26.6
0
26.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 66.70
ELLI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. ELLI: 66.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ELLI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 33.35 Max: 74.3
Current: 66.7
0
74.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 40.60
ELLI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. ELLI: 40.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ELLI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 20.30 Max: 111
Current: 40.6
0
111
» ELLI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

ELLI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

PRIMECAP Management 3,020,900 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 188,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

ELLI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

PRIMECAP Management 3,813,245 sh (+26.23%)
Chuck Royce 177,700 sh (-5.48%)
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Q1 2015

ELLI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 5,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 51,000 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 3,927,245 sh (+2.99%)
Chuck Royce 172,700 sh (-2.81%)
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Q2 2015

ELLI Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 8,192 sh (+60.63%)
PRIMECAP Management 3,931,245 sh (+0.10%)
Jim Simons 32,200 sh (-36.86%)
Chuck Royce 15,000 sh (-91.31%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Ellie Mae Inc

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

Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE: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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 108.11
ELLI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
88% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.00 vs. ELLI: 108.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ELLI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 24.38  Med: 56.02 Max: 115.31
Current: 108.11
24.38
115.31
Forward P/E 50.51
ELLI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
82% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.16 vs. ELLI: 50.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 107.50
ELLI's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.80 vs. ELLI: 107.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ELLI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 26.39  Med: 56.30 Max: 114.49
Current: 107.5
26.39
114.49
P/B 8.03
ELLI's P/B is ranked lower than
85% of the 1572 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. ELLI: 8.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ELLI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.26  Med: 3.81 Max: 8.56
Current: 8.03
1.26
8.56
P/S 10.90
ELLI's P/S is ranked lower than
89% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ELLI: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ELLI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.98  Med: 6.11 Max: 11.63
Current: 10.9
0.98
11.63
PFCF 100.15
ELLI's PFCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.41 vs. ELLI: 100.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ELLI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 20.13  Med: 47.06 Max: 123.85
Current: 100.15
20.13
123.85
POCF 34.77
ELLI's POCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.74 vs. ELLI: 34.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ELLI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 16.07  Med: 29.96 Max: 47.11
Current: 34.77
16.07
47.11
EV-to-EBIT 64.45
ELLI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
84% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.13 vs. ELLI: 64.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ELLI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.9  Med: 45.55 Max: 101
Current: 64.45
12.9
101
Shiller P/E 291.07
ELLI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
97% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.94 vs. ELLI: 291.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 233.64  Med: 271.94 Max: 308.23
Current: 291.07
233.64
308.23
Current Ratio 2.89
ELLI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. ELLI: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.1  Med: 3.13 Max: 6.59
Current: 2.89
2.1
6.59
Quick Ratio 2.89
ELLI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. ELLI: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.1  Med: 3.13 Max: 6.59
Current: 2.89
2.1
6.59
Days Sales Outstanding 50.82
ELLI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 69.32 vs. ELLI: 50.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 26.33  Med: 34.95 Max: 46.1
Current: 50.82
26.33
46.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 73.05
ELLI's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
90% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.71 vs. ELLI: 73.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.32  Med: 17.34 Max: 69.5
Current: 73.05
4.32
69.5
Price/Net Current Asset Value 31.22
ELLI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
90% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. ELLI: 31.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.57  Med: 11.40 Max: 28.96
Current: 31.22
3.57
28.96
Price/Tangible Book 11.56
ELLI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
80% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. ELLI: 11.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.01  Med: 6.12 Max: 12.08
Current: 11.56
3.01
12.08
Price/Projected FCF 6.59
ELLI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. ELLI: 6.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 3.83  Med: 5.19 Max: 6.11
Current: 6.59
3.83
6.11
Price/Median PS Value 1.79
ELLI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ELLI: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.66
Current: 1.79
0.18
1.66
Price/Graham Number 7.40
ELLI's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
89% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. ELLI: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.36  Med: 3.53 Max: 6.86
Current: 7.4
2.36
6.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.50
ELLI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. ELLI: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ELLI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1  Med: 2.20 Max: 7.8
Current: 1.5
1
7.8

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 238 287 370
EPS($) 1.32 1.49 2.04
EPS without NRI($) 1.32 1.49 2.04

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare: » details
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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