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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.43
NTCT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.14 vs. NTCT: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NTCT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.43
Equity to Asset 0.70
NTCT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 1735 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. NTCT: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NTCT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.76 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.7
0.47
0.87
Interest Coverage 2.35
NTCT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
90% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 61.34 vs. NTCT: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NTCT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.79  Med: 49.98 Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.35
5.79
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.63
M-Score: -0.93
WACC vs ROIC
12.04%
9.43%
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 (%) 1.26
NTCT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1784 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. NTCT: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NTCT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.16  Med: 17.51 Max: 21.33
Current: 1.26
-3.16
21.33
Net-margin (%) -0.49
NTCT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1783 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. NTCT: -0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NTCT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.24  Med: 10.62 Max: 13.49
Current: -0.49
-1.24
13.49
ROE (%) -0.30
NTCT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.09 vs. NTCT: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NTCT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.24  Med: 10.57 Max: 14.48
Current: -0.3
-1.24
14.48
ROA (%) -0.21
NTCT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. NTCT: -0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NTCT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.69  Med: 6.00 Max: 9.59
Current: -0.21
-0.69
9.59
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.82
NTCT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1802 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.85 vs. NTCT: 24.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NTCT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.25  Med: 350.87 Max: 447.75
Current: 24.82
-20.25
447.75
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.70
NTCT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1413 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. NTCT: 14.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NTCT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.2  Med: 9.70 Max: 28.7
Current: 14.7
-13.2
28.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 19.60
NTCT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. NTCT: 19.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NTCT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.6  Med: 15.30 Max: 125
Current: 19.6
-69.6
125
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 24.60
NTCT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. NTCT: 24.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NTCT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.5  Med: 20.15 Max: 42.1
Current: 24.6
10.5
42.1
» NTCT's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

NTCT Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 25,181 sh (New)
Jim Simons 132,600 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 554,055 sh (+90.23%)
Ken Fisher 496,184 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 18,300 sh (-37.33%)
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Q3 2015

NTCT Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Alan Fournier 1,547,899 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 530,584 sh (+6.93%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons 63,400 sh (-52.19%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,900 sh (-56.71%)
Joel Greenblatt 105,808 sh (-80.90%)
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Q4 2015

NTCT Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Fisher 1,728,742 sh (+225.82%)
Jim Simons 140,300 sh (+121.29%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 10,300 sh (-5.50%)
Alan Fournier 1,205,099 sh (-22.15%)
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Q1 2016

NTCT Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Ken Fisher 3,284,638 sh (+90.00%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 65.19
NTCT's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.82 vs. NTCT: 65.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NTCT' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.59  Med: 29.57 Max: 94.09
Current: 65.19
13.59
94.09
Forward P/E 11.03
NTCT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.18 vs. NTCT: 11.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 65.19
NTCT's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.86 vs. NTCT: 65.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NTCT' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.48  Med: 29.55 Max: 94.63
Current: 65.19
13.48
94.63
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 25.77
NTCT's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
58% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.79 vs. NTCT: 25.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
NTCT' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.89  Med: 16.21 Max: 53.73
Current: 25.77
7.89
53.73
P/B 0.88
NTCT's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 1693 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. NTCT: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NTCT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 2.35 Max: 4.63
Current: 0.88
0.77
4.63
P/S 2.00
NTCT's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. NTCT: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NTCT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.74 Max: 4.57
Current: 2
1.03
4.57
PFCF 14.48
NTCT's PFCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.35 vs. NTCT: 14.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
NTCT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.96  Med: 16.51 Max: 39.24
Current: 14.48
6.96
39.24
POCF 12.06
NTCT's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.06 vs. NTCT: 12.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NTCT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.18  Med: 14.04 Max: 24.54
Current: 12.06
6.18
24.54
EV-to-EBIT 220.71
NTCT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
96% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.29 vs. NTCT: 220.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NTCT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -291.1  Med: 15.60 Max: 326.1
Current: 220.71
-291.1
326.1
EV-to-EBITDA 19.04
NTCT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
66% of the 1263 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.58 vs. NTCT: 19.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NTCT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 12.60 Max: 72.1
Current: 19.04
5.1
72.1
PEG 4.82
NTCT's PEG is ranked lower than
77% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. NTCT: 4.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
NTCT' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.72 Max: 8.24
Current: 4.82
0.3
8.24
Shiller P/E 33.57
NTCT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 33.81 vs. NTCT: 33.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NTCT' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.19  Med: 62.83 Max: 162.6
Current: 33.57
29.19
162.6
Current Ratio 1.74
NTCT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1671 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. NTCT: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NTCT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 3.00 Max: 5.79
Current: 1.74
1.11
5.79
Quick Ratio 1.59
NTCT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1671 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. NTCT: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NTCT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 2.93 Max: 5.59
Current: 1.59
1.01
5.59
Days Inventory 49.33
NTCT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
73% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. NTCT: 49.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NTCT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.43  Med: 49.94 Max: 63.7
Current: 49.33
38.43
63.7
Days Sales Outstanding 113.33
NTCT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
77% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 70.19 vs. NTCT: 113.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NTCT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.32  Med: 67.70 Max: 91.91
Current: 113.33
54.32
91.91
Days Payable 76.58
NTCT's Days Payable is ranked higher than
70% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 44.91 vs. NTCT: 76.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NTCT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.34  Med: 49.33 Max: 70.47
Current: 76.58
36.34
70.47

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.74
NTCT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. NTCT: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NTCT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.22 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.74
0.65
1.86
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 6.09
NTCT's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
97% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. NTCT: 6.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.74
NTCT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NTCT: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NTCT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.98 Max: 2.4
Current: 0.74
0.4
2.4
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 5.68
NTCT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. NTCT: 5.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
NTCT' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.26 Max: 7.64
Current: 5.68
0.57
7.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.49
NTCT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1769 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. NTCT: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NTCT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 6.30 Max: 14.3
Current: 0.49
0.3
14.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 19.28
NTCT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.18 vs. NTCT: 19.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
NTCT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.1  Med: 44.50 Max: 72.9
Current: 19.28
-30.1
72.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $789
EPS $ 0.35
Beta1.36
Short Percentage of Float7.40%
52-Week Range $18.77 - 42.74
Shares Outstanding(Mil)98.57

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17 Mar18
Revenue(Mil) 987 1,200 1,283
EPS($) 1.69 2.00 2.16
EPS without NRI($) 1.69 2.00 2.16

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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NetScout Systems Inc is a Delaware corporation, incorporated in June 1984. The Company designs, develops, manufactures, markets, licenses, sells and supports application and network performance management and service assurance solutions. The Company manufactures and markets these products in integrated hardware and software solutions that are used by commercial enterprises, governmental agencies and telecommunication service providers. The sales force is managed in four main geographic teams namely United States, Europe, Asia and Rest of World. In the enterprise market, its competitors include Avaya, AppDynamics, CA Technologies, Compuware, ExtraHop, Fluke Networks, InfoVista, Ixia, JDSU, Gigamon, Lancope, New Relic, Riverbed Technology and SolarWinds.
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