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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
GVP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1687 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. GVP: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
GVP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 56.94 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.39
GVP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. GVP: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GVP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.39
0.08
0.78
Interest Coverage No Debt
GVP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 1515 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 177.64 vs. GVP: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GVP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.75  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 1.82
Beneish M-Score: -2.66
WACC vs ROIC
4.77%
20.79%
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 % 2.96
GVP's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
55% of the 1627 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. GVP: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
GVP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.43  Med: 0.69 Max: 7.64
Current: 2.96
-22.43
7.64
Net Margin % 2.67
GVP's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
51% of the 1628 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. GVP: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GVP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.1  Med: -2.19 Max: 5.48
Current: 2.67
-22.1
5.48
ROE % 7.27
GVP's ROE % is ranked higher than
55% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.51 vs. GVP: 7.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
GVP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.52  Med: -4.72 Max: 8.08
Current: 7.27
-29.52
8.08
ROA % 3.25
GVP's ROA % is ranked higher than
54% of the 1692 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. GVP: 3.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GVP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.87  Med: -2.3 Max: 4.99
Current: 3.25
-18.87
4.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 106.14
GVP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
76% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.15 vs. GVP: 106.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
GVP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -241.73  Med: 3.96 Max: 106.14
Current: 106.14
-241.73
106.14
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 3.90
GVP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
54% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. GVP: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
GVP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.2  Med: -8.1 Max: 13.2
Current: 3.9
-36.2
13.2
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Q1 2016

GVP Guru Trades in Q1 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 511210    SIC: 7372
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GSE Systems is engaged in providing simulation, educational, and engineering solutions and services to the nuclear and fossil electric utility industry and the chemical and petrochemical industries.

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.

Ratios

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PE Ratio 43.13
GVP's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.00 vs. GVP: 43.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
GVP' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.93  Med: 77.67 Max: 462.5
Current: 43.13
11.93
462.5
PE Ratio without NRI 43.13
GVP's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
71% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.18 vs. GVP: 43.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
GVP' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.93  Med: 77.67 Max: 462.5
Current: 43.13
11.93
462.5
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 88.46
GVP's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
89% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.46 vs. GVP: 88.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
GVP' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.39  Med: 70.26 Max: 929.17
Current: 88.46
4.39
929.17
PB Ratio 3.07
GVP's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. GVP: 3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GVP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 2.03 Max: 12.32
Current: 3.07
0.73
12.32
PS Ratio 1.14
GVP's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. GVP: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GVP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.94 Max: 5.16
Current: 1.14
0.44
5.16
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.65
GVP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
57% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.35 vs. GVP: 20.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
GVP' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.87  Med: 28.23 Max: 1555
Current: 20.65
3.87
1555
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 17.67
GVP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
52% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. GVP: 17.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
GVP' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 22.34 Max: 272.38
Current: 17.67
2.78
272.38
EV-to-EBIT 32.01
GVP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
75% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.49 vs. GVP: 32.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GVP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1473.2  Med: 4 Max: 1217
Current: 32.01
-1473.2
1217
EV-to-EBITDA 19.79
GVP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
71% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.39 vs. GVP: 19.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GVP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -178.9  Med: 5.5 Max: 139.1
Current: 19.79
-178.9
139.1
Current Ratio 1.52
GVP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. GVP: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GVP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.49 Max: 4.14
Current: 1.52
0.9
4.14
Quick Ratio 1.52
GVP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. GVP: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GVP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.41 Max: 4.14
Current: 1.52
0.85
4.14
Days Sales Outstanding 65.74
GVP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
52% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.53 vs. GVP: 65.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GVP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65.74  Med: 143.42 Max: 188.46
Current: 65.74
65.74
188.46
Days Payable 22.82
GVP's Days Payable is ranked lower than
71% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 40.56 vs. GVP: 22.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GVP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.28  Med: 46.4 Max: 80.48
Current: 22.82
10.28
80.48

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.80
GVP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. GVP: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GVP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.1  Med: -6.05 Max: 2.3
Current: 0.8
-21.1
2.3

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 5.75
GVP's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 1183 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. GVP: 5.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
GVP' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 5.85 Max: 60.45
Current: 5.75
1.08
60.45
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.05
GVP's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. GVP: 3.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
GVP' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.87 Max: 15.25
Current: 3.05
0.89
15.25
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 5.15
GVP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
83% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. GVP: 5.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
GVP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 2.15 Max: 158
Current: 5.15
0.86
158
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.23
GVP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. GVP: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
GVP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.74 Max: 5.04
Current: 1.23
0.14
5.04
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.41
GVP's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
62% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. GVP: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
GVP' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 2.71 Max: 12.73
Current: 2.41
0.62
12.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.12
GVP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
54% of the 1899 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. GVP: 3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GVP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 2 Max: 30.1
Current: 3.12
0.1
30.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $53.10
EPS (TTM) $ 0.08
Beta0.30
Short Percentage of Float0.22%
52-Week Range $2.03 - 3.85
Shares Outstanding (Mil)18.68
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