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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
MCRS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
81% of the 2690 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.15 vs. MCRS: No Debt )
MCRS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.37   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.70
MCRS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 2437 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. MCRS: 0.70 )
MCRS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.7

0.41
0.71
Interest Coverage 196.96
MCRS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
60% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. MCRS: 196.96 )
MCRS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.14   Max: 677.64
Current: 196.96

4.14
677.64
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 8.50
M-Score: -2.41
WACC vs ROIC
2.01%
35.41%
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 : 9/10

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Operating margin (%) 18.40
MCRS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2659 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. MCRS: 18.40 )
MCRS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 21.18
Current: 18.4

1.23
21.18
Net-margin (%) 12.95
MCRS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2659 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. MCRS: 12.95 )
MCRS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.22   Max: 15.08
Current: 12.95

-0.22
15.08
ROE (%) 15.80
MCRS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2592 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. MCRS: 15.80 )
MCRS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.44   Max: 25.88
Current: 15.8

-0.44
25.88
ROA (%) 11.02
MCRS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2705 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. MCRS: 11.02 )
MCRS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.25   Max: 12.5
Current: 11.02

-0.25
12.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 480.20
MCRS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2674 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 32.98 vs. MCRS: 480.20 )
MCRS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.08   Max: 758.49
Current: 480.2

5.08
758.49
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.50
MCRS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2124 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. MCRS: 14.50 )
MCRS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 35.4
Current: 14.5

0.2
35.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.50
MCRS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1756 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. MCRS: 10.50 )
MCRS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -29.4   Max: 81.7
Current: 10.5

-29.4
81.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.80
MCRS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. MCRS: 10.80 )
MCRS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26   Max: 119
Current: 10.8

-26
119
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

MCRS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 11,494 sh (+70.38%)
Ray Dalio 14,300 sh (+27.68%)
Chuck Royce 59,300 sh (+7.62%)
First Eagle Investment 8,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Ubben 6,697,308 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 3,294,000 sh (-7.32%)
Jeremy Grantham 29,400 sh (-8.13%)
Joel Greenblatt 68,396 sh (-11.26%)
Robert Olstein 131,000 sh (-17.61%)
Jim Simons 91,500 sh (-82.70%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 72,790 sh (-95.58%)
Ron Baron 3,076 sh (-98.38%)
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Q1 2014

MCRS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 15,759 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 48,639 sh (+323.17%)
Jeremy Grantham 124,000 sh (+321.77%)
Joel Greenblatt 227,954 sh (+233.29%)
Ray Dalio 26,200 sh (+83.22%)
Chuck Royce 71,280 sh (+20.20%)
First Eagle Investment 8,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 3,076 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Robert Olstein 119,800 sh (-8.55%)
Columbia Wanger 2,019,700 sh (-38.69%)
Jeff Ubben 2,272,552 sh (-66.07%)
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Q2 2014

MCRS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 349,000 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 1,585,644 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 125,700 sh (+1.37%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Jeff Ubben Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Chuck Royce 36,740 sh (-48.46%)
Columbia Wanger 672,300 sh (-66.71%)
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Q3 2014

MCRS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
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Guru Investment Theses on Micros Systems Inc

Robert Olstein Comments on MICROS Systems Inc - Sep 10, 2014

On June 23, 2014, MICROS Systems, Inc. (MCRS) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oracle Corporation at a premium to the Fund’s cost. Following the news of the announcement, the Fund sold its remaining holdings in MICROS Systems, Inc., believing the acquirer paid a fair price.

From Robert Olstein (Trades, Portfolio)’s The Olstein Strategic Opportunities Fund’s 2014 Second Quarter Letter to Shareholders.

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Robert Olstein Comments on MICROS Systems Inc
On June 23, 2014, MICROS Systems, Inc. (MCRS) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oracle Corporation at a premium to the Fund’s cost. Following the news of the announcement, the Fund sold its remaining holdings in MICROS Systems, Inc., believing the acquirer paid a fair price. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 28.50
MCRS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2995 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 82.20 vs. MCRS: 28.50 )
MCRS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.12   Max: 42.72
Current: 28.5

11.12
42.72
Forward P/E 23.70
MCRS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 2995 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MCRS: 23.70 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.40
MCRS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2995 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 83.80 vs. MCRS: 28.40 )
MCRS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.12   Max: 42.24
Current: 28.4

11.12
42.24
P/B 4.20
MCRS's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 2994 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. MCRS: 4.20 )
MCRS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.74   Max: 5.54
Current: 4.2

1.74
5.54
P/S 3.70
MCRS's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 2995 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. MCRS: 3.70 )
MCRS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 4.38
Current: 3.7

1.21
4.38
PFCF 26.70
MCRS's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 2995 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 200.00 vs. MCRS: 26.70 )
MCRS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.84   Max: 39.97
Current: 26.7

7.84
39.97
POCF 21.79
MCRS's POCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 2995 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 32.54 vs. MCRS: 21.79 )
MCRS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.23   Max: 32.44
Current: 21.79

7.23
32.44
EV-to-EBIT 17.00
MCRS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 2995 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 44.26 vs. MCRS: 17.00 )
MCRS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 47.1
Current: 17

5.6
47.1
PEG 2.41
MCRS's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 2995 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MCRS: 2.41 )
MCRS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 85.9
Current: 2.41

0.42
85.9
Shiller P/E 35.60
MCRS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 2995 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MCRS: 35.60 )
MCRS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.69   Max: 79.95
Current: 35.6

16.69
79.95
Current Ratio 2.40
MCRS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 2484 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. MCRS: 2.40 )
MCRS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 2.97
Current: 2.4

1.31
2.97
Quick Ratio 2.27
MCRS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 2484 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. MCRS: 2.27 )
MCRS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 2.86
Current: 2.27

1.05
2.86
Days Inventory 30.80
MCRS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
79% of the 2995 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 369.00 vs. MCRS: 30.80 )
MCRS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 28.26   Max: 72.82
Current: 30.8

28.26
72.82
Days Sales Outstanding 74.70
MCRS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 2995 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 84.07 vs. MCRS: 74.70 )
MCRS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 61.1   Max: 111.25
Current: 74.7

61.1
111.25

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.90
MCRS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2630 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. MCRS: 5.90 )
MCRS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 17.8
Current: 5.9

2.1
17.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.57
MCRS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.74 vs. MCRS: 16.57 )
MCRS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4   Max: 61.1
Current: 16.57

4
61.1

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:MS6.Germany,
MICROS Systems, Inc. was incorporated in the State of Maryland in 1977 as Picos Manufacturing, Inc. and, in 1978, changed its name to MICROS Systems, Inc. It is a designer, manufacturer, marketer, and servicer of enterprise applications solutions for the food and beverage, hotel and retail industries. The Company's solutions consist of application specific software and hardware systems, supplemented by various services. The food and beverage and hotel industries (sometimes referred to collectively as the hospitality industry) include numerous defined markets such as lodging (including individual hotel sites and hotel chains), table service restaurants, quick service restaurants, entertainment venues such as stadiums and arenas, business food service operations, casinos, transportation food service, government operations, and cruise ships. The retail industry consists of retail operations selling to consumers both general and specific products, such as clothing, shoes, food, hardware, jewelry, and other specialty items. The enterprise application information solutions comprise of the food and beverage information systems, hotel information systems, and retail information systems. The food and beverage information systems consist of hardware and software for point-of-sale and operational applications, ecommerce, back office applications, including inventory, labor and financial management, gift cards, and certain centrally hosted enterprise applications. The hotel information systems consist of software encompassing room reservation management systems, sales and catering, revenue management, ecommerce, business analytics, central reservations, and interfaces to third party applications. The retail information systems consist of software encompassing point-of-sale, loss prevention, ecommerce, business analytics, customer gift cards, electronic payments and enterprise applications. It markets its products and services internationally. It also sells hardware to its clients and provides field and remote support.
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