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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 1.16
FORTY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.61 vs. FORTY: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
FORTY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.63 Max: N/A
Current: 1.16
Equity-to-Asset 0.28
FORTY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
86% of the 1403 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. FORTY: 0.28 )
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: 0.28
0.26
0.53
Interest Coverage 6.91
FORTY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 173.00 vs. FORTY: 6.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FORTY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 7.04 Max: 18.82
Current: 6.91
1.27
18.82
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.46
WACC vs ROIC
5.52%
5.94%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 6.84
FORTY's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
57% of the 1433 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.12 vs. FORTY: 6.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
FORTY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.95  Med: 6.95 Max: 8.55
Current: 6.84
3.95
8.55
Net Margin % 9.09
FORTY's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
72% of the 1433 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. FORTY: 9.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
FORTY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.03  Med: 5.39 Max: 12.7
Current: 9.09
2.03
12.7
ROE % 21.74
FORTY's ROE % is ranked higher than
84% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. FORTY: 21.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
FORTY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.32  Med: 15.56 Max: 28.59
Current: 21.74
6.32
28.59
ROA % 6.22
FORTY's ROA % is ranked higher than
65% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. FORTY: 6.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FORTY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 4.73 Max: 9.2
Current: 6.22
1.63
9.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 55.07
FORTY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
64% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.16 vs. FORTY: 55.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
FORTY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.92  Med: 76.88 Max: 179.51
Current: 55.07
42.92
179.51
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -1.90
FORTY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
69% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. FORTY: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
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
FORTY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. FORTY: -12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
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
FORTY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. FORTY: 44.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
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) 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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 8.27
FORTY's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.50 vs. FORTY: 8.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
FORTY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 7.99 Max: 214
Current: 8.27
2.32
214
PE Ratio without NRI 8.27
FORTY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
93% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.94 vs. FORTY: 8.27 )
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: 10.96 Max: 698.5
Current: 8.27
2.32
698.5
PB Ratio 1.84
FORTY's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FORTY: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FORTY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.84
Current: 1.84
0.19
1.84
PS Ratio 0.79
FORTY's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 1428 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. FORTY: 0.79 )
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: 0.79
0.11
0.79
EV-to-EBIT 18.89
FORTY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.44 vs. FORTY: 18.89 )
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: 18.89
-0.1
21.7
EV-to-EBITDA 18.89
FORTY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
67% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.81 vs. FORTY: 18.89 )
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: 18.89
-0.1
21.7
Shiller PE Ratio 13.87
FORTY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.44 vs. FORTY: 13.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
FORTY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.62  Med: 12.65 Max: 2010
Current: 13.87
4.62
2010
Current Ratio 1.80
FORTY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1326 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 1326 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 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 2.37
FORTY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
83% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.73 vs. FORTY: 2.37 )
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: 2.37
1.38
3.66
Days Sales Outstanding 135.32
FORTY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
87% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 66.95 vs. FORTY: 135.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FORTY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 88.78  Med: 102.71 Max: 146.25
Current: 135.32
88.78
146.25
Days Payable 55.60
FORTY's Days Payable is ranked higher than
62% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.59 vs. FORTY: 55.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FORTY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.86  Med: 69.94 Max: 128.72
Current: 55.6
31.86
128.72

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 1.92
FORTY's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
61% of the 1251 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. FORTY: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FORTY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 4.34 Max: 48.54
Current: 1.92
1.04
48.54
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.13
FORTY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 757 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 % 2.25
FORTY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
90% of the 1200 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. FORTY: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.92
FORTY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
51% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. FORTY: 1.92 )
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: 4.34 Max: 48.54
Current: 1.92
1.04
48.54
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.70
FORTY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 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
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.30
FORTY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. FORTY: 2.30 )
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: 1.22 Max: 2.3
Current: 2.3
0.29
2.3
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.19
FORTY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 1228 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. FORTY: 2.19 )
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: 2.19
0.36
4.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.30
FORTY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
63% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. FORTY: 5.30 )
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: 5.3
4.6
16969.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -5.90
FORTY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
82% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.41 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) $837.0
EPS (TTM) $ 5.15
Beta0.67
Short Percentage of Float0.01%
52-Week Range $28.87 - 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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