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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 1.07
NAS:FORTY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 1687 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. NAS:FORTY: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:FORTY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.63 Max: N/A
Current: 1.07
Equity-to-Asset 0.25
NAS:FORTY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
85% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. NAS:FORTY: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:FORTY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.25
0.25
0.53
Interest Coverage 7.64
NAS:FORTY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 1515 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 177.64 vs. NAS:FORTY: 7.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:FORTY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 7.04 Max: 18.82
Current: 7.64
1.27
18.82
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.45
WACC vs ROIC
5.50%
9.61%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 7.98
NAS:FORTY's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
59% of the 1627 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. NAS:FORTY: 7.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:FORTY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.95  Med: 6.95 Max: 8.55
Current: 7.98
3.95
8.55
Net Margin % 2.02
NAS:FORTY's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
73% of the 1628 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. NAS:FORTY: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:FORTY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.02  Med: 5.39 Max: 12.7
Current: 2.02
2.02
12.7
ROE % 6.17
NAS:FORTY's ROE % is ranked higher than
84% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.51 vs. NAS:FORTY: 6.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:FORTY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.17  Med: 14.1 Max: 28.59
Current: 6.17
6.17
28.59
ROA % 1.82
NAS:FORTY's ROA % is ranked higher than
67% of the 1692 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. NAS:FORTY: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:FORTY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 4.73 Max: 9.2
Current: 1.82
1.63
9.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 94.59
NAS:FORTY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
66% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.15 vs. NAS:FORTY: 94.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:FORTY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.92  Med: 76.88 Max: 179.51
Current: 94.59
42.92
179.51
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -1.90
NAS:FORTY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
69% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. NAS:FORTY: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:FORTY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8  Med: 1.3 Max: 15.9
Current: -1.9
-8
15.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -12.30
NAS:FORTY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
77% of the 1193 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. NAS:FORTY: -12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:FORTY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.8  Med: 5.8 Max: 87.3
Current: -12.3
-61.8
87.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 44.10
NAS:FORTY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. NAS:FORTY: 44.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NAS:FORTY' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -80.8  Med: 21.6 Max: 81.7
Current: 44.1
-80.8
81.7
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services  
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Traded in other countries:FSY.Germany, FORM.Israel,
Formula Systems (1985) Ltd is an IT solutions & services holdings company. It is engaged in providing software solutions and services, software product marketing and support, computer infrastructure and integration solutions and learning and integration.

Formula Systems (1985) is a holding company that, through its subsidiaries, provides information technology services. The company organizes itself into three primary segments based on subsidiary. The Matrix segment, which generates the majority of revenue, provides software development and existing software expansion services. The Sapiens segment provides software development services for the insurance industry. The Insync segment provides vendor management systems and workforce management services, which include accounting and finance, human resources, IT technology, and marketing and sales. The majority of the company's revenue comes from Israel.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 27.95
FORTY's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.00 vs. FORTY: 27.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
FORTY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 7.91 Max: 214
Current: 27.95
2.32
214
PE Ratio without NRI 27.95
FORTY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
94% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.18 vs. FORTY: 27.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
FORTY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 10.95 Max: 698.5
Current: 27.95
2.32
698.5
PB Ratio 1.94
FORTY's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. FORTY: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FORTY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.94
0.19
1.94
PS Ratio 0.77
FORTY's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. FORTY: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FORTY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.77
0.11
0.79
EV-to-EBIT 11.06
FORTY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.49 vs. FORTY: 11.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FORTY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 7.5 Max: 21.7
Current: 11.06
-0.1
21.7
EV-to-EBITDA 11.06
FORTY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
62% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.39 vs. FORTY: 11.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FORTY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 7.5 Max: 21.7
Current: 11.06
-0.1
21.7
Shiller PE Ratio 13.65
FORTY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.55 vs. FORTY: 13.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
FORTY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.62  Med: 12.66 Max: 2010
Current: 13.65
4.62
2010
Current Ratio 1.80
FORTY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. FORTY: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FORTY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.74 Max: 3.29
Current: 1.8
1.01
3.29
Quick Ratio 1.79
FORTY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. FORTY: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FORTY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.73 Max: 3.24
Current: 1.79
0.99
3.24
Days Inventory 1.81
FORTY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
82% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. FORTY: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FORTY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.8 Max: 3.66
Current: 1.81
1.38
3.66
Days Sales Outstanding 101.52
FORTY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
87% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 67.53 vs. FORTY: 101.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FORTY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 88.78  Med: 102.13 Max: 129.95
Current: 101.52
88.78
129.95
Days Payable 34.41
FORTY's Days Payable is ranked higher than
61% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 40.56 vs. FORTY: 34.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FORTY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.86  Med: 63.41 Max: 128.72
Current: 34.41
31.86
128.72

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.96
FORTY's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
64% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. FORTY: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FORTY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 4.23 Max: 48.54
Current: 1.96
1.04
48.54
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.13
FORTY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. FORTY: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
FORTY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.23 Max: 1.73
Current: 0.13
0.07
1.73
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.29
FORTY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
92% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. FORTY: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.96
FORTY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
51% of the 1555 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. FORTY: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
FORTY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 4.23 Max: 48.54
Current: 1.96
1.04
48.54
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.70
FORTY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. FORTY: -2.70 )
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: -12.3  Med: -2.6 Max: 0
Current: -2.7
-12.3
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.26
FORTY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. FORTY: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
FORTY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.26
Current: 2.26
0.29
2.26
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.15
FORTY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. FORTY: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
FORTY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.07 Max: 4.6
Current: 2.15
0.36
4.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 9.04
FORTY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
69% of the 1899 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. FORTY: 9.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FORTY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 13.4 Max: 16969.5
Current: 9.04
4.6
16969.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -5.90
FORTY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
83% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. FORTY: -5.90 )
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: -6.2  Med: 2.1 Max: 45.9
Current: -5.9
-6.2
45.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,109
EPS (TTM) $ 1.50
Beta0.67
Short Percentage of Float0.01%
52-Week Range $30.00 - 42.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)14.73
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Formula Systems Ltd.: A High-Tech Stock With a High Yield May 11 2010 

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