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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.90
FORTY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 1757 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. FORTY: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.76 Max: N/A
Current: 0.9
Equity to Asset 0.36
FORTY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 1551 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. FORTY: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.36
0.26
0.53
Interest Coverage 4.04
FORTY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. FORTY: 4.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 5.20 Max: 9999.99
Current: 4.04
0.56
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 1.24
WACC vs ROIC
2.92%
6.94%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.29
FORTY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.03 vs. FORTY: 6.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -14.78  Med: 5.52 Max: 9.85
Current: 6.29
-14.78
9.85
Net-margin (%) 4.56
FORTY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. FORTY: 4.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -15.44  Med: 3.34 Max: 13.77
Current: 4.56
-15.44
13.77
ROE (%) 7.72
FORTY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. FORTY: 7.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FORTY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -29.7  Med: 9.95 Max: 28.99
Current: 7.72
-29.7
28.99
ROA (%) 3.08
FORTY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1765 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. FORTY: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FORTY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.94  Med: 3.10 Max: 11.56
Current: 3.08
-11.94
11.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 67.21
FORTY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1740 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.13 vs. FORTY: 67.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FORTY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -95.43  Med: 77.14 Max: 227.76
Current: 67.21
-95.43
227.76
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.00
FORTY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1300 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. FORTY: -2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8  Med: 2.05 Max: 16
Current: -2
-8
16
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.80
FORTY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. FORTY: -10.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FORTY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -61.9  Med: 6.75 Max: 87.7
Current: -10.8
-61.9
87.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 21.30
FORTY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. FORTY: 21.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FORTY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -80.8  Med: 20.00 Max: 81.7
Current: 21.3
-80.8
81.7
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Q2 2014

FORTY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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Q4 2014

FORTY Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.70
FORTY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.80 vs. FORTY: 14.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FORTY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.33  Med: 9.12 Max: 187.72
Current: 14.7
2.33
187.72
PE(NRI) 14.60
FORTY's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1084 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.80 vs. FORTY: 14.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FORTY' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.32  Med: 11.54 Max: 42.33
Current: 14.6
2.32
42.33
P/B 1.12
FORTY's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. FORTY: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FORTY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.43
Current: 1.12
0.19
1.43
P/S 0.67
FORTY's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 1706 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. FORTY: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FORTY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.67
0.1
0.67
EV-to-EBIT 16.15
FORTY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.57 vs. FORTY: 16.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FORTY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -0.2  Med: 7.60 Max: 60.4
Current: 16.15
-0.2
60.4
Shiller P/E 9.08
FORTY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.09 vs. FORTY: 9.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.7  Med: 10.09 Max: 131.81
Current: 9.08
3.7
131.81
Current Ratio 1.59
FORTY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. FORTY: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.73 Max: 3.29
Current: 1.59
1.01
3.29
Quick Ratio 1.57
FORTY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. FORTY: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.71 Max: 3.24
Current: 1.57
0.99
3.24
Days Inventory 1.82
FORTY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
87% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.39 vs. FORTY: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 1.38  Med: 3.61 Max: 10.42
Current: 1.82
1.38
10.42
Days Sales Outstanding 118.33
FORTY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
79% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 68.91 vs. FORTY: 118.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 84.21  Med: 102.92 Max: 156.24
Current: 118.33
84.21
156.24

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.12
FORTY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
77% of the 1239 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. FORTY: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.04  Med: 5.80 Max: 48.54
Current: 1.12
1.04
48.54
Dividend Payout 0.43
FORTY's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
57% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. FORTY: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.56 Max: 6.91
Current: 0.43
0.07
6.91
Dividend growth (3y) -2.90
FORTY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
64% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. FORTY: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 6.1
Current: -2.9
0
6.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.12
FORTY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. FORTY: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.04  Med: 5.80 Max: 48.54
Current: 1.12
1.04
48.54
Share Buyback Rate -1.80
FORTY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. FORTY: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.6  Med: -2.25 Max: -8.9
Current: -1.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 2.04
FORTY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. FORTY: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 3.20 Max: 37.15
Current: 2.04
0.68
37.15
Price/Median PS Value 1.90
FORTY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. FORTY: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.06 Max: 4.66
Current: 1.9
0.36
4.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.20
FORTY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1696 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. FORTY: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.7  Med: 13.10 Max: 14114.3
Current: 6.2
1.7
14114.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -3.02
FORTY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.78 vs. FORTY: -3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FORTY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -3  Med: 2.10 Max: 16.1
Current: -3.02
-3
16.1

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services
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Traded in other countries:FORM.Israel, FSY.Germany,
Formula Systems (1985) Ltd was incorporated in Israel on April 2, 1985. The Company is an IT solutions and services holdings company that is mainly engaged through its directly held subsidiaries and affiliates in providing proprietary and non-proprietary software solutions and services, software product marketing and support, computer infrastructure and integration solutions and learning and integration. The Company delivers its solutions in over 50 countries to customers with complex IT service needs. Its business activity includes: IT Services and Proprietary Software Solutions. IT Services; the Company designs and implements IT solutions which improve the productivity of its customers' existing IT assets. The Company provides IT services across the full system development life cycle, including definition of business requirements, developing customized software, implementing software and modifying it based on the customer's needs, system analysis, technical specifications, coding, testing, training, implementation and maintenance. Proprietary Software Solutions, the Company designs, develops and markets proprietary software solutions for sale in selected niche markets. The Company conducts sales and marketing efforts mainly through division or product managers as well as through channel-network of ISVs, system integrators, value-added distributors and resellers, and OEM and consulting partners. Its competitors include: Ness Technologies Inc., Team-Malam, One-1, Taldor Computer Systems, IBM Israel, HP Israel, Aman, the Elad Group, and Yael.
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