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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
GVP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 15.55 vs. GVP: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GVP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.53
GVP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 1529 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. GVP: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GVP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.07   Max: 0.78
Current: 0.53

-0.07
0.78
Interest Coverage No Debt
GVP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

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

0.01
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.36
M-Score: -1.96
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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history
Operating margin (%) -12.11
GVP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. GVP: -12.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GVP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -22.43   Max: 7.64
Current: -12.11

-22.43
7.64
Net-margin (%) -12.18
GVP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. GVP: -12.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GVP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -29.39   Max: 5.48
Current: -12.18

-29.39
5.48
ROE (%) -20.78
GVP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1655 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. GVP: -20.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GVP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -140.16   Max: 8.48
Current: -20.78

-140.16
8.48
ROA (%) -12.25
GVP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. GVP: -12.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GVP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -36.59   Max: 4.99
Current: -12.25

-36.59
4.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -157.10
GVP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.24 vs. GVP: -157.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GVP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -421.87   Max: 130.11
Current: -157.1

-421.87
130.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.40
GVP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. GVP: -7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
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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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

GVP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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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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Q1 2015

GVP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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Mario Gabelli 15,803 sh (-3.27%)
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Ratios

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history
P/B 1.20
GVP's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 2000 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. GVP: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GVP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 18.6
Current: 1.2

0.73
18.6
P/S 0.70
GVP's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 2103 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. GVP: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GVP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 4.46
Current: 0.7

0.45
4.46
POCF 174.00
GVP's POCF is ranked lower than
95% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. GVP: 174.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GVP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.75   Max: 286
Current: 174

2.75
286
Current Ratio 1.63
GVP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. GVP: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GVP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 4.14
Current: 1.63

0.9
4.14
Quick Ratio 1.63
GVP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. GVP: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GVP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 4.14
Current: 1.63

0.85
4.14
Days Sales Outstanding 128.34
GVP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
82% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 69.06 vs. GVP: 128.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GVP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 92.38   Max: 194.25
Current: 128.34

92.38
194.25

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 11.80
GVP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. GVP: 11.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
GVP' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 58.33
Current: 11.8

1.08
58.33
Price/Tangible Book 2.00
GVP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 1901 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. GVP: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GVP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 15.19
Current: 2

0.91
15.19
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.50
GVP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. GVP: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
GVP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 126.4
Current: 1.5

0.86
126.4
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
GVP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 1971 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. GVP: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GVP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 5.2
Current: 0.8

0.16
5.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -28.30
GVP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. GVP: -28.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
GVP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -30.6   Max: 30.1
Current: -28.3

-30.6
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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