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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.11
EPIQ's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. EPIQ: 0.11 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11

Equity to Asset 0.46
EPIQ's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 2008 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. EPIQ: 0.46 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.46

0.21
0.95
Interest Coverage 2.41
EPIQ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2350.48 vs. EPIQ: 2.41 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 122.42
Current: 2.41

0.07
122.42
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.08
M-Score: -2.97
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 (%) 2.60
EPIQ's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. EPIQ: 2.60 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4.47   Max: 36.22
Current: 2.6

-4.47
36.22
Net-margin (%) -0.13
EPIQ's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. EPIQ: -0.13 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -6.73   Max: 21.51
Current: -0.13

-6.73
21.51
ROE (%) -0.19
EPIQ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2001 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. EPIQ: -0.19 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -4.92   Max: 33.33
Current: -0.19

-4.92
33.33
ROA (%) -0.08
EPIQ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 2086 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. EPIQ: -0.08 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.47   Max: 9.23
Current: -0.08

-3.47
9.23
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.23
EPIQ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2071 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.79 vs. EPIQ: 7.23 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -15.06   Max: 215.01
Current: 7.23

-15.06
215.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 28.50
EPIQ's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. EPIQ: 28.50 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.7   Max: 81.2
Current: 28.5

-8.7
81.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.00
EPIQ's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. EPIQ: 14.00 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22   Max: 70.8
Current: 14

-22
70.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -4.00
EPIQ's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. EPIQ: -4.00 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30   Max: 108
Current: -4

-30
108
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

EPIQ Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Hussman 30,000 sh (+200%)
David Dreman 124,158 sh (+14.29%)
John Keeley 162,540 sh (+6%)
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Q1 2014

EPIQ Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 25,613 sh (New)
David Dreman 128,001 sh (+3.1%)
John Keeley 164,840 sh (+1.42%)
John Hussman 30,000 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

EPIQ Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Keeley 183,030 sh (+11.03%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
John Hussman 15,000 sh (-50%)
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Q3 2014

EPIQ Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 23,151 sh (New)
John Hussman 15,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 158,030 sh (-13.66%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with EPIQ

(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 2014-09-30 New Buy$13.39 - $18.46 $ 16.712%23151
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.13%$11.85 - $14.41 $ 16.728%0
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Reduce -50%0.02%$11.85 - $14.41 $ 16.728%15000
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Add 200%0.02%$13.17 - $16.73 $ 16.710%30000
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -57.66%0.05%$11.99 - $13.9 $ 16.728%108632
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$11.99 - $13.9 $ 16.728%0
John Hussman 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$11.56 - $14.22 $ 16.729%10000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -45.45%0.01%$11.56 - $14.22 $ 16.729%11223
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Add 43.12%0.01%$11.56 - $14.22 $ 16.729%136740
David Dreman 2013-03-31 New Buy0.09%$12.17 - $14.07 $ 16.731%236431
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.02%$12.17 - $14.07 $ 16.731%20574
John Keeley 2013-03-31 Add 57.89%0.01%$12.17 - $14.07 $ 16.731%95540
John Keeley 2012-12-31 Add 23.59%$10.38 - $13.31 $ 16.738%60510
John Keeley 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$10.5 - $13.49 $ 16.737%48960
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 1.85
EPIQ's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. EPIQ: 1.85 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 3.11
Current: 1.85

1.08
3.11
P/S 1.21
EPIQ's P/S is ranked higher than
81% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. EPIQ: 1.21 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 6.9
Current: 1.21

0.88
6.9
PFCF 24.20
EPIQ's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 84.60 vs. EPIQ: 24.20 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.61   Max: 278.83
Current: 24.2

6.61
278.83
EV-to-EBIT 68.88
EPIQ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 34.56 vs. EPIQ: 68.88 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -143.4   Max: 86.3
Current: 68.88

-143.4
86.3
Shiller P/E 46.15
EPIQ's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EPIQ: 46.15 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 21.1   Max: 97.5
Current: 46.15

21.1
97.5
Current Ratio 3.57
EPIQ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. EPIQ: 3.57 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 19.89
Current: 3.57

0.25
19.89
Quick Ratio 3.57
EPIQ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. EPIQ: 3.57 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 19.89
Current: 3.57

0.25
19.89

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.16
EPIQ's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
67% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. EPIQ: 2.16 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.99
Current: 2.16

0.27
2.99
Dividend growth (3y) 72.60
EPIQ's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
99% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. EPIQ: 72.60 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 72.6
Current: 72.6

0
72.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.20
EPIQ's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. EPIQ: 2.20 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.99
Current: 2.2

0.27
2.99
Share Buyback Rate 2.80
EPIQ's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 1390 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. EPIQ: 2.80 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 17.8   Max: -56.4
Current: 2.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.98
EPIQ's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. EPIQ: 0.98 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 10.45
Current: 0.98

0.68
10.45
Price/Median PS Value 0.55
EPIQ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. EPIQ: 0.55 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 4.16
Current: 0.55

0.46
4.16
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.50
EPIQ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2056 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. EPIQ: 1.50 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 14.9
Current: 1.5

1.2
14.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.25
EPIQ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.07 vs. EPIQ: 16.25 )
EPIQ' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.5   Max: 38
Current: 16.25

-8.5
38

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services
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Epiq Systems Inc was incorporated in the State of Missouri on July 13, 1988, and on July 15, 1988 acquired all of the assets of an unrelated predecessor corporation. The Company is a provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession. The Companys solutions streamline the administration of bankruptcy, litigation, financial transactions and regulatory compliance matters. It offers managed technology solutions for eDiscovery, document review, legal notification, claims administration and controlled disbursement of funds. Its clients include law firms, corporate legal departments, bankruptcy trustees, government agencies, mortgage processors, and financial institutions. The Companys business is organized into two reportable segments: the Technology segment and the Bankruptcy and Settlement Administration segment. The Companys Technology segment provides eDiscovery managed services and technology solutions comprised of consulting, collections and forensics, processing, search and review, production of documents and document review services to companies and the litigation departments of law firms. The Companys eDataMatrix software analyzes filters, deduplicates and produces documents for review. The Companys customers are corporations that use its products and services cooperatively with their legal counsel to manage the eDiscovery process for litigation, investigations, anti-trust filings and regulatory matters. Produced documents are made available mainly through a hosted environment utilizing its proprietary software DocuMatrix and third-party software which allows for efficient attorney review and data requests. Bankruptcy and Settlement Administration segment provides managed services and technology solutions that address the needs of its customers with respect to litigation, claims and project administration, compliance matters, controlled disbursements, corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and class action proceedings. The Companys Bankruptcy and Settlement Administration segment provides managed services and technology solutions that address the needs of its customers with respect to litigation, claims and project administration, compliance matters, controlled disbursements, corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and class action proceedings. The Companys Technology segment, eDiscovery competes with companies such as, Kroll Ontrack, FTI Consulting, Inc., Huron Consulting Group Inc., The Dolan Company, Symantec Corporation, Recommind, Inc., Xerox and Autonomy. The Companys Bankruptcy and Settlement Administration segment, bankruptcy services competes with companies such as, Bankruptcy Management Solutions, Inc., which is a provider in Chapter 7 bankruptcy market. While in Chapter 11 bankruptcy market, the Company competes with Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC and The Garden City Group, Inc. In Chapter 13 market, the Companys main competitor is Bankruptcy Software Specialists, LLC. The Company is subject to regulati
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