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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
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
MSTR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
89% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.64 vs. MSTR: No Debt )
MSTR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.3   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.53
MSTR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. MSTR: 0.53 )
MSTR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.67   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.53

-0.67
0.71
Interest Coverage No Debt
MSTR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 403.68 vs. MSTR: No Debt )
MSTR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

1.24
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.76
M-Score: -2.11
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 3.38
MSTR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. MSTR: 3.38 )
MSTR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -54.74   Max: 34.94
Current: 3.38

-54.74
34.94
Net-margin (%) 14.47
MSTR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. MSTR: 14.47 )
MSTR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -78.48   Max: 72.8
Current: 14.47

-78.48
72.8
ROE (%) 26.85
MSTR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. MSTR: 26.85 )
MSTR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1158.87   Max: 69.96
Current: 26.85

-1158.87
69.96
ROA (%) 14.23
MSTR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. MSTR: 14.23 )
MSTR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -78.03   Max: 49.95
Current: 14.23

-78.03
49.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 22.75
MSTR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1600 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.96 vs. MSTR: 22.75 )
MSTR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -251.72   Max: 931.3
Current: 22.75

-251.72
931.3
Revenue Growth (%) 9.70
MSTR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. MSTR: 9.70 )
MSTR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -24   Max: 44.7
Current: 9.7

-24
44.7
EBITDA Growth (%) -9.00
MSTR's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. MSTR: -9.00 )
MSTR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -20.5   Max: 159.7
Current: -9

-20.5
159.7
EPS Growth (%) -14.20
MSTR's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. MSTR: -14.20 )
MSTR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -78.2   Max: 431.2
Current: -14.2

-78.2
431.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

MSTR Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 82,300 sh (+15.43%)
Steven Cohen 132,173 sh (-31.86%)
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Q2 2013

MSTR Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 184,900 sh (+39.89%)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Jim Simons 80,000 sh (-2.79%)
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Q3 2013

MSTR Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 156,700 sh (-15.25%)
Jim Simons 38,800 sh (-51.5%)
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Q4 2013

MSTR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 8,159 sh (New)
Jim Simons 57,800 sh (+48.97%)
Steven Cohen 94,819 sh (-39.49%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MSTR

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$95.926 - $128.975 $ 104.5-11%8159
George Soros 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.27%$85.27 - $131.41 $ 104.54%0
George Soros 2012-09-30 Reduce -29.25%0.1%$113.39 - $134.92 $ 104.5-16%124379
George Soros 2012-03-31 New Buy0.34%$104.65 - $141.39 $ 104.5-11%165805
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.3%$104.79 - $143.36 $ 104.5-14%0
George Soros 2011-09-30 Reduce -56.5%0.46%$104.23 - $175.98 $ 104.5-22%153595
George Soros 2011-03-31 Add 1350.92%0.5%$85.47 - $133.69 $ 104.5-4%338384
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.00
MSTR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1119 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.20 vs. MSTR: 14.00 )
MSTR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.46   Max: 249.98
Current: 14

3.46
249.98
P/B 3.80
MSTR's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. MSTR: 3.80 )
MSTR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.47   Max: 33.54
Current: 3.8

2.47
33.54
P/S 2.05
MSTR's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 1650 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. MSTR: 2.05 )
MSTR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 5.86
Current: 2.05

1.11
5.86
PFCF 88.20
MSTR's PFCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. MSTR: 88.20 )
MSTR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.72   Max: 799.48
Current: 88.2

4.72
799.48
EV-to-EBIT 41.70
MSTR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.39 vs. MSTR: 41.70 )
MSTR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 94.5
Current: 41.7

3.7
94.5
Shiller P/E 24.90
MSTR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.33 vs. MSTR: 24.90 )
MSTR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.53   Max: 73.57
Current: 24.9

6.53
73.57

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 14.40
MSTR's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
51% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. MSTR: 14.40 )
MSTR' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 17.09   Max: 98.5
Current: 14.4

17.09
98.5
Price/Net Current Asset Value 8.00
MSTR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. MSTR: 8.00 )
MSTR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 9.56   Max: 344.54
Current: 8

9.56
344.54
Price/Tangible Book 3.90
MSTR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 1245 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. MSTR: 3.90 )
MSTR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.57   Max: 147.48
Current: 3.9

3.57
147.48
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
MSTR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
58% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. MSTR: 1.60 )
MSTR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 9.8
Current: 1.6

0.37
9.8
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
MSTR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MSTR: 0.70 )
MSTR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 18.79
Current: 0.7

0.44
18.79
Price/Graham Number 2.80
MSTR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
51% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. MSTR: 2.80 )
MSTR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 4.55
Current: 2.8

1.01
4.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.40
MSTR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1324 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. MSTR: 2.40 )
MSTR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 27.1
Current: 2.4

1.1
27.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -12.69
MSTR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. MSTR: -12.69 )
MSTR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -12.9   Max: 89.8
Current: -12.69

-12.9
89.8

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:MIGA.Germany
MicroStrategy, Inc., a Delaware corporation was incorporated on November17, 1989. It is a provider of business intelligence and mobile software. The Company's business intelligence software platform enables organizations to analyze vast amounts of data and distribute business insight throughout the enterprise. It product line includes the MicroStrategy Business Intelligence Platform, the MicroStrategy Mobile Platform, MicroStrategy Cloud, MicroStrategy Express, MicroStrategy Wisdom, MicroStrategy Alert and MicroStrategy Usher. The MicroStrategy Business Intelligence (BI) Platform delivers reports and dashboards to business users via a web interface and office productivity software suites. The MicroStrategy Mobile Platform lets organizations rapidly build enterprise-caliber mobile applications needed to mobilize business processes and information across a range of mobile platforms, including the Apple, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad Mini and Android based smart phones and tablets. MicroStrategy Cloud is a cloud-based BI Platform which allows enterprises to deploy MicroStrategy BI and mobile apps using MicroStrategy's BI Platform and MicroStrategy's Mobile Platform more quickly and with lower financial risk than equivalent on-premises solutions. MicroStrategy Express is designed to be the fastest way for companies, departments, and small businesses to build and deploy MicroStrategy-caliber BI and mobile apps without the assistance of internal IT professionals. MicroStrategy Wisdom is an application for market intelligence that leverages the vast amount of data available in social networks and publicly available databases to create unique views of the consumer and brand landscape. MicroStrategy Alert is a mobile commerce application designed to help retailers and other merchants compete effectively in the new mobile world by providing a mobile channel for marketing, commerce, and loyalty directly from merchants to their customers. MicroStrategy Usher is a mobile application that provides businesses with a mobile identity network alternative to traditional employee IDs, keys, and proximity cards. It also provides a more effective way to reduce fraud, manage the workforce, improve customer service, and diminish the threat of cyber-attacks. The Company competes with large software vendors such as IBM, SAP, Microsoft, and Oracle. It also competes with various independent business intelligence software providers, such as QlikTech, Tableau Software, TIBCO, Actuate, Information Builders, and the SAS Institute and open source BI vendors like JasperSoft and Pentaho.

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