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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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Cash to Debt 1.48
NOW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 2084 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.03 vs. NOW: 1.48 )
NOW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.48   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.48

Equity to Asset 0.32
NOW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 2011 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. NOW: 0.32 )
NOW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.22   Max: 0.51
Current: 0.32

-0.22
0.51
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 7.04
M-Score: -3.29
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) -22.06
NOW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2065 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. NOW: -22.06 )
NOW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -65.08   Max: 11.4
Current: -22.06

-65.08
11.4
Net-margin (%) -26.07
NOW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2065 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. NOW: -26.07 )
NOW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -68.56   Max: 10.61
Current: -26.07

-68.56
10.61
ROE (%) -41.81
NOW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 2008 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.06 vs. NOW: -41.81 )
NOW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -40.37   Max: -23.12
Current: -41.81

-40.37
-23.12
ROA (%) -14.35
NOW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. NOW: -14.35 )
NOW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -12.73   Max: 12.28
Current: -14.35

-12.73
12.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -158.67
NOW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2073 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 29.03 vs. NOW: -158.67 )
NOW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -145.09   Max: 223.09
Current: -158.67

-145.09
223.09
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

NOW Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Pioneer Investments 58,867 sh (New)
Jim Simons 41,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q1 2014

NOW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 31,866 sh (New)
Jim Simons 266,400 sh (+540.38%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
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Q2 2014

NOW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ken Fisher 5,325 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 35,100 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,416 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 199,800 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2014

NOW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

George Soros 50,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,927 sh (+101.13%)
RS Investment Management 35,100 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NOW

(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 2014-09-30 New Buy0.02%$54.61 - $64.31 $ 69.7118%50000
Ken Fisher 2014-09-30 Sold Out $54.61 - $64.31 $ 69.7118%0
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 New Buy$46.42 - $62.53 $ 69.7131%5325
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Ratios

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P/B 24.80
NOW's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. NOW: 24.80 )
NOW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 14.2   Max: 27.39
Current: 24.8

14.2
27.39
P/S 16.60
NOW's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. NOW: 16.60 )
NOW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 5.39   Max: 22.13
Current: 16.6

5.39
22.13
PFCF 153.10
NOW's PFCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 84.60 vs. NOW: 153.10 )
NOW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 122.76   Max: 937.6
Current: 153.1

122.76
937.6
EV-to-EBIT -74.62
NOW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.85 vs. NOW: -74.62 )
NOW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -157.2   Max: -39.7
Current: -74.62

-157.2
-39.7
Current Ratio 1.96
NOW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. NOW: 1.96 )
NOW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1   Max: 2.43
Current: 1.96

1
2.43
Quick Ratio 1.96
NOW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. NOW: 1.96 )
NOW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1   Max: 2.43
Current: 1.96

1
2.43

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 33.87
NOW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. NOW: 33.87 )
NOW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 15.56   Max: 29.31
Current: 33.87

15.56
29.31
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
NOW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. NOW: 1.10 )
NOW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.25
Current: 1.1

0.4
1.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -1.30
NOW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2058 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. NOW: -1.30 )
NOW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: -1.3

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services
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Traded in other countries:4S0.Germany,
ServiceNow Inc was incorporated as Glidesoft, Inc. in California in June 2004 and in May 2012, the Company reincorporated into Delaware as ServiceNow, Inc. The Company along with its subsidiaries is a provider of cloud-based services to automate enterprise IT operations. The services include a suite of applications built on proprietary platform that automates workflow and integrates related business processes. It helps to transform IT organizations from reactive, manual and task-oriented, to pro-active, automated and service-oriented organizations. It offers service under a Software-as-a-Service, or SaaS, business model. The customers of the Company include customers that operate in variety of industries, including financial services, consumer products, IT services, health care and technology. Its competitors include BMC Software, Inc., CA, Inc., Hewlett-Packard Company and International Business Machines Corporation. As of December 31, 2013, it had approximately 2,061 customers that operate in industries, including financial services, consumer products, IT services, health care and technology.
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