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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
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.07
MCFUF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.76 vs. MCFUF: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
MCFUF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.33 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.07
Equity-to-Asset 0.34
MCFUF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. MCFUF: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
MCFUF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.55  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.34
-0.55
0.49
Interest Coverage 3.74
MCFUF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 1649 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 152.54 vs. MCFUF: 3.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MCFUF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.19  Med: 47.24 Max: 5342.21
Current: 3.74
3.19
5342.21
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.93
Beneish M-Score: -2.28
WACC vs ROIC
3.95%
8.86%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 23.27
MCFUF's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
89% of the 1662 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.45 vs. MCFUF: 23.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
MCFUF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.64  Med: 32.99 Max: 38.68
Current: 23.27
17.64
38.68
Net Margin % 12.60
MCFUF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
80% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. MCFUF: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
MCFUF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.19  Med: 24.16 Max: 29.55
Current: 12.6
12.19
29.55
ROE % 11.66
MCFUF's ROE % is ranked higher than
67% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.49 vs. MCFUF: 11.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
MCFUF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.57  Med: 50.6 Max: 519.65
Current: 11.66
11.57
519.65
ROA % 3.90
MCFUF's ROA % is ranked higher than
57% of the 1727 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. MCFUF: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
MCFUF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.71  Med: 20.74 Max: 24
Current: 3.9
3.71
24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 746.10
MCFUF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
96% of the 1681 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.53 vs. MCFUF: 746.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
MCFUF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 442.54  Med: 1099.73 Max: 2298.21
Current: 746.1
442.54
2298.21
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 25.30
MCFUF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 1436 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. MCFUF: 25.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
MCFUF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 23.35 Max: 47.8
Current: 25.3
-0.6
47.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 18.30
MCFUF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 1197 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. MCFUF: 18.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
MCFUF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 19.25 Max: 70.3
Current: 18.3
4.9
70.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -4.50
MCFUF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
66% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. MCFUF: -4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
MCFUF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.7  Med: 21.8 Max: 61.3
Current: -4.5
-9.7
61.3
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 511210 
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Traded in other countries:M7Q4.Germany, MCRO.UK,
Micro Focus International PLC provides software that allows companies to develop, test, deploy, assess and modernize business-critical enterprise applications.

Micro Focus International is a United Kingdom-based provider of software solutions. Its software portfolio includes identity access and security solutions, COBOL development and mainframe solutions, development and IT operations management tools, host connectivity solutions, collaboration and networking solutions, software-defined storage, and enterprise Linux solutions. The firm helps organizations install, operate, and improve IT infrastructure and business applications. Its clients span a variety of industries, including healthcare, airlines, and the public sector.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 40.61
MCFUF's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.77 vs. MCFUF: 40.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
MCFUF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.31  Med: 19.65 Max: 54.77
Current: 40.61
8.31
54.77
Forward PE Ratio 14.90
MCFUF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.27 vs. MCFUF: 14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 40.61
MCFUF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
67% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.00 vs. MCFUF: 40.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
MCFUF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.31  Med: 19.65 Max: 54.77
Current: 40.61
8.31
54.77
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 20.34
MCFUF's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
55% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.01 vs. MCFUF: 20.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
MCFUF' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.18  Med: 15.94 Max: 33.03
Current: 20.34
6.18
33.03
PB Ratio 3.92
MCFUF's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 2019 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. MCFUF: 3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MCFUF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.99  Med: 7.08 Max: 31.86
Current: 3.92
2.99
31.86
PS Ratio 5.74
MCFUF's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 2019 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. MCFUF: 5.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MCFUF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 4.33 Max: 7.65
Current: 5.74
1.96
7.65
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 29.80
MCFUF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
58% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.65 vs. MCFUF: 29.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
MCFUF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.91  Med: 16.36 Max: 32.07
Current: 29.8
5.91
32.07
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 25.12
MCFUF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
66% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.79 vs. MCFUF: 25.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MCFUF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.99  Med: 14.15 Max: 26.38
Current: 25.12
4.99
26.38
EV-to-EBIT 28.60
MCFUF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.27 vs. MCFUF: 28.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MCFUF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5  Med: 13.7 Max: 41.3
Current: 28.6
7.5
41.3
EV-to-EBITDA 15.91
MCFUF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
61% of the 1758 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.93 vs. MCFUF: 15.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MCFUF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8  Med: 11.2 Max: 27.9
Current: 15.91
5.8
27.9
PEG Ratio 3.09
MCFUF's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. MCFUF: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
MCFUF' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.62 Max: 4.31
Current: 3.09
0.22
4.31
Shiller PE Ratio 53.47
MCFUF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 39.98 vs. MCFUF: 53.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
MCFUF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24  Med: 32.14 Max: 55.12
Current: 53.47
24
55.12
Current Ratio 0.38
MCFUF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. MCFUF: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MCFUF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.5 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.38
0.21
1.38
Quick Ratio 0.38
MCFUF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. MCFUF: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MCFUF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.5 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.38
0.21
1.38
Days Inventory 0.19
MCFUF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
97% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. MCFUF: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MCFUF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 2.67 Max: 7.56
Current: 0.19
0.19
7.56
Days Sales Outstanding 74.93
MCFUF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
57% of the 1319 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 68.13 vs. MCFUF: 74.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MCFUF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 68.22  Med: 79.5 Max: 86.27
Current: 74.93
68.22
86.27
Days Payable 39.07
MCFUF's Days Payable is ranked lower than
52% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 41.35 vs. MCFUF: 39.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MCFUF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.07  Med: 67.12 Max: 87.97
Current: 39.07
39.07
87.97

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.92
MCFUF's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
79% of the 1264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. MCFUF: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
MCFUF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 2.32 Max: 5.86
Current: 2.92
0.43
5.86
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.93
MCFUF's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. MCFUF: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
MCFUF' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.48 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.93
0.15
0.93
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 2.50
MCFUF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. MCFUF: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
MCFUF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 11.05 Max: 78.6
Current: 2.5
0
78.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.19
MCFUF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
73% of the 1234 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. MCFUF: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.53
MCFUF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
77% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. MCFUF: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
MCFUF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 3.6 Max: 9.1
Current: 4.53
0.67
9.1
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -21.30
MCFUF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 1136 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. MCFUF: -21.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MCFUF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.3  Med: -0.05 Max: 3.1
Current: -21.3
-21.3
3.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.95
MCFUF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. MCFUF: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
MCFUF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.88
Current: 1.95
0
2.88
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.64
MCFUF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
57% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. MCFUF: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.33
MCFUF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1789 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. MCFUF: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MCFUF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.42
Current: 1.33
0
1.42
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 3.10
MCFUF's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. MCFUF: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
MCFUF' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.75 Max: 3.4
Current: 3.1
0
3.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.50
MCFUF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
53% of the 2417 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. MCFUF: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MCFUF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 7.3 Max: 13.4
Current: 3.5
2.4
13.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 17.26
MCFUF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
68% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.49 vs. MCFUF: 17.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
MCFUF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.3  Med: 33 Max: 44.8
Current: 17.26
12.3
44.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,325
EPS (TTM) $ 0.71
Beta0.13
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $19.04 - 29.90
Shares Outstanding (Mil)127.85

Analyst Estimate

Apr17 Apr18 Apr19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,384 1,397 1,420
EPS ($) 1.70 1.80 1.87
EPS without NRI ($) 1.70 1.80 1.87
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.80 0.84 0.88
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