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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.15
MDSO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. MDSO: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MDSO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 78.76 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.15
Equity to Asset 0.44
MDSO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. MDSO: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MDSO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.75  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.44
-1.75
0.67
Interest Coverage 1.80
MDSO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 1173 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 613.26 vs. MDSO: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MDSO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 98.34 Max: 9999.99
Current: 1.8
1.31
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.97
M-Score: -2.36
WACC vs ROIC
12.27%
36.34%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.48
MDSO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. MDSO: 7.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MDSO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.17  Med: 7.44 Max: 14
Current: 7.48
-36.17
14
Net-margin (%) 3.08
MDSO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. MDSO: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MDSO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.41  Med: 3.69 Max: 21.36
Current: 3.08
-52.41
21.36
ROE (%) 4.29
MDSO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. MDSO: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MDSO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.48  Med: 14.64 Max: 63.95
Current: 4.29
2.48
63.95
ROA (%) 1.84
MDSO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. MDSO: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MDSO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -106.4  Med: 4.46 Max: 22.66
Current: 1.84
-106.4
22.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 74.91
MDSO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.73 vs. MDSO: 74.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MDSO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -318.3  Med: 80.52 Max: 277.92
Current: 74.91
-318.3
277.92
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.50
MDSO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1367 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. MDSO: 17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MDSO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.7  Med: 6.90 Max: 17.5
Current: 17.5
-21.7
17.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.70
MDSO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. MDSO: -2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MDSO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4.15 Max: 14.7
Current: -2.7
0
14.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -48.40
MDSO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. MDSO: -48.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MDSO' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.4  Med: -13.40 Max: 41.5
Current: -48.4
-48.4
41.5
» MDSO's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-10)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

MDSO Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 5,494 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 1,999,800 sh (+11.50%)
Frank Sands 5,126,077 sh (+5.34%)
Frank Sands 5,126,077 sh (+5.34%)
Chuck Royce 40,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Ron Baron 189,579 sh (-1.95%)
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Q1 2015

MDSO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 19,844 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 166,765 sh (+316.91%)
Frank Sands 5,399,777 sh (+5.34%)
Columbia Wanger 2,008,800 sh (+0.45%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ron Baron 147,353 sh (-22.27%)
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Q2 2015

MDSO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 16,294 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,672 sh (New)
Frank Sands 5,576,577 sh (+3.27%)
Frank Sands 5,576,577 sh (+3.27%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 1,945,061 sh (-3.17%)
Chuck Royce 160,465 sh (-3.78%)
Ron Baron 122,944 sh (-16.56%)
» More
Q3 2015

MDSO Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 54,194 sh (+232.60%)
Columbia Wanger 1,955,759 sh (+0.55%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Frank Sands 5,500,277 sh (-1.37%)
Chuck Royce 155,665 sh (-2.99%)
Ron Baron 22,219 sh (-81.93%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 184.40
MDSO's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.40 vs. MDSO: 184.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MDSO' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.44  Med: 70.07 Max: 2129.13
Current: 184.4
11.44
2129.13
Forward P/E 31.45
MDSO's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
76% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.64 vs. MDSO: 31.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 182.70
MDSO's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. MDSO: 182.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MDSO' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.54  Med: 67.93 Max: 2129.13
Current: 182.7
11.54
2129.13
P/B 7.03
MDSO's P/B is ranked lower than
84% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. MDSO: 7.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MDSO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.53  Med: 10.04 Max: 28.84
Current: 7.03
4.53
28.84
P/S 5.62
MDSO's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 1725 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. MDSO: 5.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MDSO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 4.70 Max: 12.62
Current: 5.62
1.31
12.62
PFCF 33.07
MDSO's PFCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.26 vs. MDSO: 33.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MDSO' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.91  Med: 49.60 Max: 276.85
Current: 33.07
12.91
276.85
POCF 27.80
MDSO's POCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.54 vs. MDSO: 27.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MDSO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.42  Med: 37.42 Max: 133.3
Current: 27.8
10.42
133.3
EV-to-EBIT 67.34
MDSO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
86% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.49 vs. MDSO: 67.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MDSO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.7  Med: 45.70 Max: 339
Current: 67.34
8.7
339
EV-to-EBITDA 50.18
MDSO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
86% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.37 vs. MDSO: 50.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MDSO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 28.80 Max: 133.6
Current: 50.18
6.8
133.6
PEG 96.16
MDSO's PEG is ranked lower than
99% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. MDSO: 96.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
MDSO' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.91  Med: 16.14 Max: 101.79
Current: 96.16
7.91
101.79
Current Ratio 3.77
MDSO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. MDSO: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MDSO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 2.21 Max: 5.35
Current: 3.77
0.44
5.35
Quick Ratio 3.77
MDSO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. MDSO: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MDSO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 2.21 Max: 5.35
Current: 3.77
0.44
5.35
Days Sales Outstanding 82.88
MDSO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 70.48 vs. MDSO: 82.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MDSO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.45  Med: 72.70 Max: 90.9
Current: 82.88
45.45
90.9
Days Payable 9.20
MDSO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
89% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 44.10 vs. MDSO: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MDSO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.07  Med: 23.22 Max: 54.1
Current: 9.2
16.07
54.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 182.66
MDSO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
99% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. MDSO: 182.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
MDSO' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.65  Med: 17.60 Max: 4775
Current: 182.66
8.65
4775
Price/Tangible Book 7.54
MDSO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. MDSO: 7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MDSO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.33  Med: 11.15 Max: 151.6
Current: 7.54
6.33
151.6
Price/Projected FCF 3.61
MDSO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. MDSO: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MDSO' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.96  Med: 6.51 Max: 10.1
Current: 3.61
3.96
10.1
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
MDSO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 1507 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MDSO: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MDSO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.93 Max: 2.53
Current: 1.2
0.29
2.53
Price/Graham Number 7.83
MDSO's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
91% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. MDSO: 7.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MDSO' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.92  Med: 7.90 Max: 29.72
Current: 7.83
1.92
29.72
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.50
MDSO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. MDSO: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MDSO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 2.20 Max: 11.5
Current: 1.5
0.3
11.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -2.66
MDSO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.48 vs. MDSO: -2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MDSO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.2  Med: 0.80 Max: 21.2
Current: -2.66
-3.2
21.2

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $383
EPS $ 0.21
Beta1.47
Short Percentage of Float9.69%
52-Week Range $35.81 - 61.31
Shares Outstanding(Mil)55.37

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 400 474 549
EPS($) 0.61 1.07 1.22
EPS without NRI($) 0.61 1.07 1.22

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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Health Information Services
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Medidata Solutions Inc was incorporated in June 1999and reincorporated in the State of Delaware in May 2000. The Company is a provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences, designed to transform clinical development and increase the value of the customers' research investments. Medidata's solutions are designed to address the underlying requirements of clinical development, rather than just its current processes, to maximize the value of the overall research process. Its cloud-based solutions, metrics and services allow users to accurately and efficiently design clinical trials; manage and monitor ongoing trial activities; develop and administer trial budgets; capture, manage and report clinical trial data; plan and execute randomized subject allocation methodologies; manage and allocate clinical trial supplies; and view, track, and evaluate trial progress through easy-to-use, Internet-enabled platforms. The Company compete with firms such as Oracle, Perceptive Informatics and others offering products and services that compete with one or more of the solutions. It competes on the basis of several factors, including, breadth and depth of solution offerings; platform capabilities, including interoperability; ease of use of solutions and rates of user adoption; solution functionality and flexibility; analytics and benchmarking; speed and performance required to enable customers to access clinical trial data in real-time; product reliability and scalability; infrastructure accessibility and security; regulatory compliance; financial stability; commercial and technology partnerships; depth of expertise and quality of professional services and customer support on a global basis; and sales and marketing capabilities, including the ability to create and communicate operational value. The Company has registered trademarks and service marks in the United States and abroad, and filed applications for the registration of additional trademarks and service marks. The principal trademarks are "Medidata," "Medidata Clinical Cloud," "Medidata Patient Cloud," "Medidata CRO Contractor," "Medidata Designer," "Medidata Grants Manager," "Medidata Rave," "Medidata Balance," "Medidata Coder," and "Medidata Insights." It also holds several domain names, including the domain names "mdsol.com" and "medidatasolutions.com". The use of Company's software products, services and hosted solutions by customers engaged in clinical trials must be done in a manner that is compliant with a complex array of United States federal and state laws and regulations, including regulation by the Food and Drug Administration, as well as regulations and guidance issued by foreign governments and international non-governmental organizations.

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