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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 0.75
FORTY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. FORTY: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FORTY' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.70 Max: N/A
Current: 0.75
Equity to Asset 0.33
FORTY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. FORTY: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FORTY' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.33
0.26
0.53
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.22
WACC vs ROIC
7.03%
8.11%
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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history
Operating margin (%) 6.45
FORTY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. FORTY: 6.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FORTY' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.48  Med: 7.05 Max: 8.55
Current: 6.45
2.48
8.55
Net-margin (%) 3.91
FORTY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. FORTY: 3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FORTY' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 3.70 Max: 12.7
Current: 3.91
0.04
12.7
ROE (%) 7.50
FORTY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. FORTY: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FORTY' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 10.51 Max: 28.55
Current: 7.5
0.1
28.55
ROA (%) 2.72
FORTY's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. FORTY: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FORTY' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 3.19 Max: 9.21
Current: 2.72
0.03
9.21
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 70.39
FORTY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.73 vs. FORTY: 70.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FORTY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.11  Med: 78.60 Max: 179.51
Current: 70.39
50.11
179.51
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.00
FORTY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1367 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. FORTY: -2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FORTY' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
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
75% of the 1109 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 EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
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 1027 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 EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -80.8  Med: 20.05 Max: 81.7
Current: 21.3
-80.8
81.7
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 15.90
FORTY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1687 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.21 vs. FORTY: 15.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FORTY' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.33  Med: 9.15 Max: 187.72
Current: 15.9
2.33
187.72
PE(NRI) 15.80
FORTY's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.04 vs. FORTY: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FORTY' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 11.57 Max: 42.33
Current: 15.8
2.32
42.33
P/B 0.96
FORTY's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 2326 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. FORTY: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FORTY' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.96
0.19
1.43
P/S 0.49
FORTY's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 2326 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. FORTY: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FORTY' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.49
0.1
0.69
EV-to-EBIT 13.39
FORTY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 1755 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FORTY: 13.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FORTY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 7.00 Max: 16.6
Current: 13.39
-0.1
16.6
EV-to-EBITDA 13.39
FORTY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
52% of the 1897 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.49 vs. FORTY: 13.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FORTY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 6.60 Max: 16.6
Current: 13.39
-0.1
16.6
Shiller P/E 10.10
FORTY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.94 vs. FORTY: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
FORTY' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.52  Med: 12.55 Max: 670
Current: 10.1
4.52
670
Current Ratio 1.75
FORTY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. FORTY: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FORTY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.73 Max: 3.29
Current: 1.75
1.01
3.29
Quick Ratio 1.73
FORTY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. FORTY: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FORTY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.71 Max: 3.24
Current: 1.73
0.99
3.24
Days Inventory 1.99
FORTY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. FORTY: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FORTY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.94 Max: 5.22
Current: 1.99
1.38
5.22
Days Sales Outstanding 120.19
FORTY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
79% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 70.48 vs. FORTY: 120.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FORTY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 92.16  Med: 102.71 Max: 117.99
Current: 120.19
92.16
117.99
Days Payable 84.63
FORTY's Days Payable is ranked higher than
74% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 44.10 vs. FORTY: 84.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FORTY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.04  Med: 63.63 Max: 139.56
Current: 84.63
36.04
139.56

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.66
FORTY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
72% of the 1354 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. FORTY: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
FORTY' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 4.96 Max: 48.54
Current: 2.66
1.04
48.54
Dividend Payout 0.44
FORTY's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
55% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. FORTY: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
FORTY' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.09 Max: 6.91
Current: 0.44
0.07
6.91
Dividend Growth (3y) -2.90
FORTY's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
64% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. FORTY: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
FORTY' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 6.1
Current: -2.9
0
6.1
Forward Dividend Yield 2.66
FORTY's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
69% of the 1195 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. FORTY: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.66
FORTY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. FORTY: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
FORTY' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 4.96 Max: 48.54
Current: 2.66
1.04
48.54
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.80
FORTY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. FORTY: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FORTY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.9  Med: -2.25 Max: -0.6
Current: -1.8
-8.9
-0.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 1.71
FORTY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 1261 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. FORTY: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FORTY' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 3.20 Max: 37.15
Current: 1.71
0.68
37.15
Price/Median PS Value 1.41
FORTY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 2139 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. FORTY: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FORTY' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.08 Max: 4.66
Current: 1.41
0.36
4.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.45
FORTY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. FORTY: 7.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FORTY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 14.40 Max: 17038.3
Current: 7.45
6
17038.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -3.26
FORTY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.48 vs. FORTY: -3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FORTY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.3  Med: 2.10 Max: 16.1
Current: -3.26
-3.3
16.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $749
EPS $ 1.60
Beta0.77
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $22.71 - 35.64
Shares Outstanding(Mil)14.72

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services
Compare:ACN, INFY, CTSH, IT, CIOXY » details
Traded in other countries:FSY.Germany, FORM.Israel,
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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