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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 40.07
GVP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 2679 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.22 vs. GVP: 40.07 )
GVP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 40.07

Equity to Asset 0.52
GVP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 2422 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. GVP: 0.52 )
GVP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.52

0.08
0.75
Interest Coverage No Debt
GVP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
92% of the 1666 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. GVP: No Debt )
GVP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

0.01
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.01
M-Score: -2.92
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -18.27
GVP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2644 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.74 vs. GVP: -18.27 )
GVP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -22.43   Max: 7.64
Current: -18.27

-22.43
7.64
Net-margin (%) -17.77
GVP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2644 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. GVP: -17.77 )
GVP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -29.39   Max: 5.48
Current: -17.77

-29.39
5.48
ROE (%) -25.17
GVP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 2571 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.74 vs. GVP: -25.17 )
GVP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -140.16   Max: 18.1
Current: -25.17

-140.16
18.1
ROA (%) -15.32
GVP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 2689 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. GVP: -15.32 )
GVP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -36.59   Max: 8.01
Current: -15.32

-36.59
8.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -127.74
GVP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 2659 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.47 vs. GVP: -127.74 )
GVP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -421.87   Max: 130.11
Current: -127.74

-421.87
130.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.40
GVP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 2077 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. GVP: -7.40 )
GVP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -36.1   Max: 13.2
Current: -7.4

-36.1
13.2
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

GVP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 242,000 sh (+4.36%)
Mario Gabelli 19,046 sh (-5.61%)
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Q2 2014

GVP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 248,000 sh (+2.48%)
Mario Gabelli 17,046 sh (-10.50%)
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Q3 2014

GVP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 265,500 sh (+7.06%)
Mario Gabelli 16,904 sh (-0.83%)
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Q4 2014

GVP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 276,700 sh (+4.22%)
Mario Gabelli 16,338 sh (-3.35%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 1.40
GVP's P/B is ranked higher than
89% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. GVP: 1.40 )
GVP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 18.6
Current: 1.4

0.73
18.6
P/S 0.70
GVP's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. GVP: 0.70 )
GVP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 4.46
Current: 0.7

0.45
4.46
PFCF 4.90
GVP's PFCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 393.13 vs. GVP: 4.90 )
GVP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.89   Max: 246.63
Current: 4.9

3.89
246.63
POCF 4.00
GVP's POCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 34.19 vs. GVP: 4.00 )
GVP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.75   Max: 286
Current: 4

2.75
286
Current Ratio 1.57
GVP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 2471 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. GVP: 1.57 )
GVP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 3.59
Current: 1.57

0.9
3.59
Quick Ratio 1.57
GVP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 2471 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. GVP: 1.57 )
GVP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 3.59
Current: 1.57

0.9
3.59
Days Sales Outstanding 152.33
GVP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 87.53 vs. GVP: 152.33 )
GVP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 92.38   Max: 194.25
Current: 152.33

92.38
194.25

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 8.40
GVP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GVP: 8.40 )
GVP' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 51.16
Current: 8.4

1.12
51.16
Price/Tangible Book 1.80
GVP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
88% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.38 vs. GVP: 1.80 )
GVP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 15.19
Current: 1.8

0.91
15.19
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
GVP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GVP: 1.20 )
GVP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 60.46
Current: 1.2

1.08
60.46
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
GVP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 3000 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. GVP: 0.80 )
GVP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 4.79
Current: 0.8

0.16
4.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -50.70
GVP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
66% of the 2619 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. GVP: -50.70 )
GVP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -51.4   Max: 30.1
Current: -50.7

-51.4
30.1

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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GSE Systems is a Delaware corporation organized in March 1994. The Company provides simulation and educational solutions and services to the nuclear and fossil electric utility industry and the chemical and petrochemical industries. In addition, the Company provides plant monitoring, signal analysis monitoring and optimization software mainly to the power industry. The Company provides simulation and educational solutions and services to the nuclear and fossil electric utility industry, and the chemical and petrochemical industries. The Company provides plant monitoring and signal analysis monitoring and optimization software mainly to the power industry. GSE is the parent company of GSE Power Systems, Inc., a Delaware corporation; GSE Power Systems, AB, a Swedish corporation; GSE Engineering Systems (Beijing) Co. Ltd, a Chinese limited liability company; GSE Systems, Ltd, a UK limited liability company; and has a 10% minority interest in Emirates Simulation Academy, LLC, a United Arab Emirates limited liability company. Customers include, among others, ABB Inc., American Electric Power, Bernische Kraftwerke AG (Switzerland), British Energy Generation Ltd. (UK), Comisión Federal De Electricidad (Mexico), Concern Titan-2 (Russia), Emerson Process Management, Georgia Power, Kärnkraftsäkerhet och Utbildning AB (Sweden), Kraftwerks - Simulator-Gesellschaft mbH (Germany), Nuclear Engineering Ltd. (Japan), PSEG Nuclear, Inc., Slovenské elektrarne, a.s. (Slovakia), and Westinghouse Electric Co. The Company conducts its operations in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. It competes with MAPPS Inc., a subsidiary of L-3 Communications, CORYS T.E.S.S and Western Services Corp. The Company's businesses are subject to regulation by U.S. federal and state laws and foreign laws, regulations and policies.
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