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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
NICE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. NICE: No Debt )
NICE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 7.69   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.74
NICE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 2008 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. NICE: 0.74 )
NICE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.74

0.65
0.9
Interest Coverage No Debt
NICE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
83% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2350.48 vs. NICE: No Debt )
NICE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 12.57   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

12.57
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 5.08
M-Score: -2.68
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.09
NICE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. NICE: 8.09 )
NICE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -44.41   Max: 14
Current: 8.09

-44.41
14
Net-margin (%) 7.82
NICE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. NICE: 7.82 )
NICE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -41.1   Max: 13.07
Current: 7.82

-41.1
13.07
ROE (%) 6.46
NICE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2001 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. NICE: 6.46 )
NICE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -24.92   Max: 17.48
Current: 6.46

-24.92
17.48
ROA (%) 4.71
NICE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2086 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. NICE: 4.71 )
NICE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -20.28   Max: 13.7
Current: 4.71

-20.28
13.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 182.46
NICE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2071 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.79 vs. NICE: 182.46 )
NICE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -79.7   Max: 234.64
Current: 182.46

-79.7
234.64
Revenue Growth (%) 12.60
NICE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. NICE: 12.60 )
NICE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 23.5
Current: 12.6

2.4
23.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 14.20
NICE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. NICE: 14.20 )
NICE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -66.5   Max: 227.1
Current: 14.2

-66.5
227.1
EPS Growth (%) 5.40
NICE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. NICE: 5.40 )
NICE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.4   Max: 85
Current: 5.4

-10.4
85
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

NICE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
George Soros 624,046 sh (-18.6%)
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Q1 2014

NICE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 32,644 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 8,450 sh (New)
George Soros 1,206,666 sh (+93.36%)
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Q2 2014

NICE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 1,648,502 sh (+36.62%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
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Q3 2014

NICE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

George Soros 1,859,597 sh (+12.81%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NICE

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2014-06-30 Add 36.62%0.14%$37.7 - $45.68 $ 49.5220%1648502
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 Sold Out $37.7 - $45.68 $ 49.5220%0
George Soros 2014-03-31 Add 93.36%0.26%$37.9 - $43.6 $ 49.5223%1206666
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 New Buy$37.9 - $43.6 $ 49.5223%8450
George Soros 2013-09-30 Add 185.68%0.23%$36.64 - $41.61 $ 49.5229%766666
George Soros 2013-06-30 New Buy0.11%$33.91 - $37.89 $ 49.5237%268366
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 39.20
NICE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 58.20 vs. NICE: 39.20 )
NICE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 20.35   Max: 87.26
Current: 39.2

20.35
87.26
P/B 2.56
NICE's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. NICE: 2.56 )
NICE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 4.34
Current: 2.56

1.11
4.34
P/S 3.07
NICE's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. NICE: 3.07 )
NICE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 4.63
Current: 3.07

1.4
4.63
PFCF 20.81
NICE's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 84.60 vs. NICE: 20.81 )
NICE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.15   Max: 27.35
Current: 20.81

10.15
27.35
EV-to-EBIT 34.44
NICE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 34.56 vs. NICE: 34.44 )
NICE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 18.4   Max: 113
Current: 34.44

18.4
113
PEG 2.57
NICE's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NICE: 2.57 )
NICE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 5.42
Current: 2.57

1.71
5.42
Shiller P/E 51.79
NICE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NICE: 51.79 )
NICE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 30.46   Max: 432.44
Current: 51.79

30.46
432.44
Current Ratio 1.21
NICE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. NICE: 1.21 )
NICE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 10.43
Current: 1.21

1.17
10.43
Quick Ratio 1.17
NICE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. NICE: 1.17 )
NICE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 10.06
Current: 1.17

1.13
10.06

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.14
NICE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. NICE: 1.14 )
NICE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.44
Current: 1.14

0.35
1.44
Dividend Payout 0.43
NICE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
83% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NICE: 0.43 )
NICE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.43

0.31
0.77
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.10
NICE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. NICE: 1.10 )
NICE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.44
Current: 1.1

0.35
1.44
Share Buyback Rate 1.20
NICE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 1390 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. NICE: 1.20 )
NICE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.2   Max: -34.5
Current: 1.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 8.71
NICE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. NICE: 8.71 )
NICE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 12.93
Current: 8.71

0.72
12.93
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.12
NICE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. NICE: 1.12 )
NICE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 5.33
Current: 1.12

0.8
5.33
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
NICE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. NICE: 1.08 )
NICE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.89
Current: 1.08

0.25
2.89
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.73
NICE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NICE: 2.73 )
NICE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.74   Max: 8.41
Current: 2.73

1.74
8.41
Price/Graham Number 3.87
NICE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
77% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.59 vs. NICE: 3.87 )
NICE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 4.99
Current: 3.87

1.12
4.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.90
NICE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2056 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. NICE: 2.90 )
NICE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 5.4
Current: 2.9

0.9
5.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.26
NICE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.07 vs. NICE: 18.26 )
NICE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.2   Max: 26.4
Current: 18.26

-0.2
26.4

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:NCSYF.USA, NSY.Germany, NICE.Israel,
NICE-Systems Ltd., was originally incorporated as NICE Neptun Intelligent Computer Engineering Ltd. on September 28, 1986 and was renamed to NICE-Systems Ltd. on October 14, 1991. The Company provides software solutions that enable operationalize Big Data. The Company operates in three business areas: The Customer Interactions business serves customer-facing organizations within Business-to-Consumer enterprises across many verticals, including financial services, telecommunications, travel and healthcare, The Financial Crime & Compliance business serves financial institutions and regulatory agencies, The Security business addresses the needs of security sensitive organizations, such as banks, airports, mass transit, utilities, and public safety, law enforcement and intelligence agencies. The Company offers its solutions in alignment with an enterprise software business model that accounts for both on-premise and cloud-based models. It offer their solutions both in an on-premise and cloud-based model. The Company manufactures their products through subcontractors, with the exception of the CSS product line which is manufactured by them. The Company's Aspect, Avaya, Software Inc., Callabrio, Genesys, Interactive Intelligence Inc. and Verint Systems. The Company is subject to applicable export control regulations in other countries from which they export goods and services, including the United States.
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