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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.03
EPIQ's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. EPIQ: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EPIQ' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.23 Max: N/A
Current: 0.03
Equity to Asset 0.36
EPIQ's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. EPIQ: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EPIQ' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.36
0.21
0.95
Interest Coverage 0.98
EPIQ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
97% of the 1173 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 613.26 vs. EPIQ: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EPIQ' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 4.69 Max: 19.14
Current: 0.98
0.07
19.14
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.50
M-Score: -2.95
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 3.65
EPIQ's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. EPIQ: 3.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EPIQ' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 11.23 Max: 31.77
Current: 3.65
0.42
31.77
Net-margin (%) -4.14
EPIQ's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. EPIQ: -4.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
EPIQ' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.61  Med: 4.95 Max: 15.67
Current: -4.14
-3.61
15.67
ROE (%) -6.66
EPIQ's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. EPIQ: -6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
EPIQ' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.74  Med: 3.95 Max: 21.64
Current: -6.66
-2.74
21.64
ROA (%) -2.76
EPIQ's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. EPIQ: -2.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EPIQ' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.17  Med: 2.57 Max: 8.78
Current: -2.76
-1.17
8.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.39
EPIQ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.73 vs. EPIQ: 10.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
EPIQ' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.84  Med: 38.27 Max: 215.63
Current: 10.39
1.84
215.63
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 19.90
EPIQ's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1367 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. EPIQ: 19.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EPIQ' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.7  Med: 20.25 Max: 81.2
Current: 19.9
-8.7
81.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -4.80
EPIQ's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. EPIQ: -4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EPIQ' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22  Med: 19.80 Max: 70.8
Current: -4.8
-22
70.8
» EPIQ's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-03-01)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

EPIQ Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 51,900 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Keeley 119,030 sh (-10.03%)
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Q2 2015

EPIQ Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 2,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 13,327 sh (New)
Jim Simons 72,700 sh (+40.08%)
John Keeley 99,525 sh (-16.39%)
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Q3 2015

EPIQ Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Mario Gabelli 15,250 sh (New)
John Keeley 128,150 sh (+28.76%)
Chuck Royce 2,800 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 66,000 sh (-9.22%)
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Q4 2015

EPIQ Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 12.35
EPIQ's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.56 vs. EPIQ: 12.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.43
EPIQ's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 2330 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. EPIQ: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EPIQ' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 1.63 Max: 3.21
Current: 1.43
1.08
3.21
P/S 0.79
EPIQ's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 2330 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. EPIQ: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EPIQ' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 2.01 Max: 4.88
Current: 0.79
0.79
4.88
PFCF 8.20
EPIQ's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 1249 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.65 vs. EPIQ: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
EPIQ' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.61  Med: 18.07 Max: 278.83
Current: 8.2
6.61
278.83
POCF 5.19
EPIQ's POCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 1535 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.76 vs. EPIQ: 5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EPIQ' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 11.68 Max: 25.24
Current: 5.19
5
25.24
EV-to-EBIT 43.52
EPIQ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 1756 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.10 vs. EPIQ: 43.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EPIQ' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -112.6  Med: 23.40 Max: 84.5
Current: 43.52
-112.6
84.5
EV-to-EBITDA 11.42
EPIQ's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
56% of the 1893 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.19 vs. EPIQ: 11.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EPIQ' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 10.70 Max: 71.6
Current: 11.42
5.1
71.6
Shiller P/E 34.88
EPIQ's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
52% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.57 vs. EPIQ: 34.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
EPIQ' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.34  Med: 40.67 Max: 108.23
Current: 34.88
27.34
108.23
Current Ratio 2.58
EPIQ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. EPIQ: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EPIQ' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 2.47 Max: 19.89
Current: 2.58
0.25
19.89
Quick Ratio 2.58
EPIQ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. EPIQ: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EPIQ' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 2.47 Max: 19.89
Current: 2.58
0.25
19.89
Days Sales Outstanding 103.72
EPIQ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
73% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 70.48 vs. EPIQ: 103.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EPIQ' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.84  Med: 89.59 Max: 115.45
Current: 103.72
53.84
115.45
Days Payable 27.17
EPIQ's Days Payable is ranked lower than
69% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 44.10 vs. EPIQ: 27.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
EPIQ' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.53  Med: 39.43 Max: 50.24
Current: 27.17
27.53
50.24

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.22
EPIQ's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
75% of the 1354 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. EPIQ: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
EPIQ' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 2.06 Max: 3.2
Current: 3.22
0.27
3.2
Dividend Payout 5.67
EPIQ's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
98% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. EPIQ: 5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
EPIQ' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.73 Max: 30
Current: 5.67
0.21
30
Dividend Growth (3y) 42.70
EPIQ's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. EPIQ: 42.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
EPIQ' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 72.6
Current: 42.7
0
72.6
Forward Dividend Yield 3.19
EPIQ's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
72% of the 1195 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. EPIQ: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.20
EPIQ's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. EPIQ: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
EPIQ' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 2.06 Max: 3.2
Current: 3.2
0.27
3.2
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.90
EPIQ's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. EPIQ: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
EPIQ' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.4  Med: -6.90 Max: 17.8
Current: 0.9
-56.4
17.8

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Projected FCF 0.63
EPIQ's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. EPIQ: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
EPIQ' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.09 Max: 10.45
Current: 0.63
0.68
10.45
Price/Median PS Value 0.40
EPIQ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 2004 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. EPIQ: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EPIQ' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.43 Max: 4.51
Current: 0.4
0.46
4.51
Price/Graham Number 1.23
EPIQ's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
68% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. EPIQ: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
EPIQ' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 3.55 Max: 17.01
Current: 1.23
1.4
17.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.28
EPIQ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. EPIQ: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EPIQ' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 4.00 Max: 15
Current: 2.28
1.2
15
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.15
EPIQ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.48 vs. EPIQ: 9.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
EPIQ' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.6  Med: 18.70 Max: 34.6
Current: 9.15
-5.6
34.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $515
EPS $ -0.58
Beta0.83
Short Percentage of Float3.05%
52-Week Range $11.01 - 18.60
Shares Outstanding(Mil)37.51

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 542 596
EPS($) 0.79 0.92
EPS without NRI($) 0.79 0.92

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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services
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Traded in other countries:EP8.Germany,
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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