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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 5.03
NTAP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
63% of the 2553 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. NTAP: 5.03 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.06   Max: No Debt
Current: 5.03

Equity to Asset 0.41
NTAP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 2528 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. NTAP: 0.41 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.41

0.3
0.86
Interest Coverage 20.34
NTAP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 82.18 vs. NTAP: 20.34 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 9999.99
Current: 20.34

1.76
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.90
M-Score: -2.69
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.61
NTAP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2528 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. NTAP: 11.61 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.13   Max: 19.65
Current: 11.61

-0.13
19.65
Net-margin (%) 10.08
NTAP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2529 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. NTAP: 10.08 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 14.15
Current: 10.08

0.27
14.15
ROE (%) 16.84
NTAP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. NTAP: 16.84 )
NTAP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 24.3
Current: 16.84

0.35
24.3
ROA (%) 6.91
NTAP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2534 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. NTAP: 6.91 )
NTAP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 18.11
Current: 6.91

0.27
18.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 66.22
NTAP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2526 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. NTAP: 66.22 )
NTAP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.3   Max: 96.76
Current: 66.22

-0.3
96.76
Revenue Growth (%) 11.80
NTAP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1846 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. NTAP: 11.80 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 70.3
Current: 11.8

4.9
70.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 6.60
NTAP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. NTAP: 6.60 )
NTAP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.7   Max: 126.8
Current: 6.6

-13.7
126.8
EPS Growth (%) 2.30
NTAP's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. NTAP: 2.30 )
NTAP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -55   Max: 494.4
Current: 2.3

-55
494.4
» NTAP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

NTAP Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Howard Marks 370,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 87,709 sh (+186.08%)
Pioneer Investments 64,435 sh (+2.93%)
PRIMECAP Management 7,290,264 sh (+2.72%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,661,078 sh (+0.19%)
Steven Cohen 120,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (unchged)
David Tepper Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
George Soros 4,816,700 sh (-1.03%)
Dodge & Cox 25,295,403 sh (-1.26%)
Lee Ainslie 4,607,350 sh (-18.25%)
Paul Singer 10,750,000 sh (-29.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,300 sh (-50.89%)
Ray Dalio 104,113 sh (-51.15%)
Steven Cohen 537,757 sh (-58.37%)
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Q4 2013

NTAP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Hussman 250,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,479,532 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 316,320 sh (+260.65%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,201 sh (+155.43%)
Ray Dalio 120,747 sh (+15.98%)
PRIMECAP Management 7,463,264 sh (+2.37%)
Paul Singer 10,750,000 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks 370,000 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,653,878 sh (-0.43%)
Dodge & Cox 24,703,903 sh (-2.34%)
Pioneer Investments 62,600 sh (-2.85%)
Steven Cohen 417,676 sh (-22.33%)
George Soros 450,000 sh (-90.66%)
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Q1 2014

NTAP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jeremy Grantham 1,282,239 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 9,524 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,006,826 sh (+218.29%)
Paul Tudor Jones 45,688 sh (+115.5%)
PRIMECAP Management 14,060,931 sh (+88.4%)
Ray Dalio 200,804 sh (+66.3%)
John Hussman 400,000 sh (+60%)
Howard Marks 490,000 sh (+32.43%)
Dodge & Cox 27,880,903 sh (+12.86%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,666,428 sh (+0.76%)
Louis Moore Bacon 300,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 62,600 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Steven Cohen 368,315 sh (-11.82%)
Jim Simons 529,028 sh (-64.24%)
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Q2 2014

NTAP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 3,310 sh (New)
Richard Snow 555,405 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,275,832 sh (+330.19%)
Paul Tudor Jones 79,055 sh (+73.03%)
Ray Dalio 272,647 sh (+35.78%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,353,528 sh (+34.44%)
Louis Moore Bacon 10,650 sh (+11.82%)
Dodge & Cox 29,735,353 sh (+6.65%)
PRIMECAP Management 14,426,452 sh (+2.6%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,669,262 sh (+0.17%)
Pioneer Investments 62,600 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks 490,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 498,250 sh (-61.14%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NTAP

(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
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Sold Out 1.1%$33.59 - $37.66 $ 4114%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 34.44%0.16%$33.59 - $37.66 $ 4114%1353528
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Add 35.78%0.02%$33.59 - $37.66 $ 4114%272647
David Dreman 2014-06-30 New Buy0.01%$33.59 - $37.66 $ 4114%3310
John Hussman 2014-03-31 Add 60%0.41%$36.18 - $45.85 $ 411%400000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 218.29%0.38%$36.18 - $45.85 $ 411%1006826
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Add 88.4%0.28%$36.18 - $45.85 $ 411%14060931
George Soros 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.16%$36.18 - $45.85 $ 411%0
Dodge & Cox 2014-03-31 Add 12.86%0.13%$36.18 - $45.85 $ 411%27880903
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Add 66.3%0.02%$36.18 - $45.85 $ 411%200804
Lee Ainslie 2013-12-31 Sold Out 2.7%$38.51 - $42.84 $ 411%0
George Soros 2013-12-31 Reduce -90.66%1.99%$38.51 - $42.84 $ 411%450000
John Hussman 2013-12-31 New Buy0.73%$38.51 - $42.84 $ 411%250000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 260.65%0.22%$38.51 - $42.84 $ 411%316320
Lee Ainslie 2013-09-30 Reduce -18.25%0.53%$38.29 - $44.32 $ 41-2%4607350
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 186.08%0.08%$38.29 - $44.32 $ 41-2%87709
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Reduce -51.15%0.04%$38.29 - $44.32 $ 41-2%104113
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.20
NTAP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
69% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 30.20 vs. NTAP: 22.20 )
NTAP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 15.1   Max: 105.02
Current: 22.2

15.1
105.02
P/B 3.60
NTAP's P/B is ranked lower than
62% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. NTAP: 3.60 )
NTAP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.22   Max: 8.15
Current: 3.6

2.22
8.15
P/S 2.30
NTAP's P/S is ranked lower than
70% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. NTAP: 2.30 )
NTAP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 9.18
Current: 2.3

1.16
9.18
PFCF 12.60
NTAP's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 88.59 vs. NTAP: 12.60 )
NTAP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.15   Max: 43.36
Current: 12.6

5.15
43.36
EV-to-EBIT 12.63
NTAP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 23.95 vs. NTAP: 12.63 )
NTAP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.1   Max: 120.3
Current: 12.63

9.1
120.3
PEG 2.06
NTAP's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NTAP: 2.06 )
NTAP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 28.75
Current: 2.06

0.66
28.75
Shiller P/E 29.80
NTAP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NTAP: 29.80 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 17.94   Max: 132.37
Current: 29.8

17.94
132.37

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.50
NTAP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. NTAP: 1.50 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 1.78
Current: 1.5

0.34
1.78
Dividend Payout 0.33
NTAP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
78% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NTAP: 0.33 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 0.33
Current: 0.33

Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.50
NTAP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. NTAP: 1.50 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 1.78
Current: 1.5

0.34
1.78
Share Buyback Rate 4.00
NTAP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 1328 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. NTAP: 4.00 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.8   Max: -7.8
Current: 4

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 49.40
NTAP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NTAP: 49.40 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 10.78   Max: 126.7
Current: 49.4

10.78
126.7
Price/Tangible Book 5.10
NTAP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
67% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. NTAP: 5.10 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.51   Max: 47.09
Current: 5.1

3.51
47.09
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
NTAP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NTAP: 0.90 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 7.33
Current: 0.9

0.69
7.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
NTAP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NTAP: 0.70 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 13.74
Current: 0.7

0.56
13.74
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.00
NTAP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NTAP: 1.00 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 69.8
Current: 1

0.88
69.8
Price/Graham Number 2.20
NTAP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. NTAP: 2.20 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 30.35
Current: 2.2

1.9
30.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.90
NTAP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2220 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. NTAP: 7.90 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 11
Current: 7.9

0.8
11
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 26.95
NTAP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. NTAP: 26.95 )
NTAP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 7.9   Max: 51
Current: 26.95

7.9
51

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Data Storage
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Traded in other countries:NTA.Germany
NetApp, Inc., was incorporated in California in April 1992. The Company is a provider of storage systems and data management solutions that form the foundation for efficient and flexible IT infrastructures. Its storage systems help customers streamline operations and lower the cost associated with storing and managing their data. Its unified fabric-attached storage (FAS) platform offers the optimal storage platform for business applications, shared infrastructures, and cloud environments. Its E-Series platform offers modular flexibility and custom configuration capability for demanding workloads, with an optimized price to performance ratio. It is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) storage provider with a 15-year track record of enabling OEMs to offer IT and storage solutions that serve specific markets and customer requirements. It offers two storage platforms, each engineered to serve different goals. Its unified FAS storage platform based on NetApp Data ONTAP software offers integrated protection, data management and built-in efficiency for virtualized, shared infrastructures and business applications. Its E-Series platform featuring SANtricity storage management software, offers high-performance, reliable, scalable, and space-efficient storage for demanding workloads with an optimized price to performance ratio. The Company's main competitors include EMC, Hitachi Data Systems, HP, and IBM. In the healthcare, financial services, life sciences, and service provider markets, it competes mainly with EMC, Hitachi Data Systems, HP, and IBM. The Company's main tradearks or registered trademarks are NetApp, the NetApp logo, Data ONTAP, Data Motion, FlexClone, Flash Accel, Flash Cache, Flash Pool, FlashRay, FlexShare, FlexPod, FlexVol, FilerView, MetroCluster, MultiStore, OnCommand, RAID-DP, SANtricity, SnapDrive, SnapLock, SnapManager, SnapMirror, SnapProtect, Snapshot, SnapRestore, SnapVault, StorageGRID, and WAFL. The Company is subject to other federal, state and local regulations regarding workplace safety and protection of the environment.
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