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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
67% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 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 1719 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: 0.77 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.7
0.47
0.87
Interest Coverage 2.35
NTCT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 1173 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 613.26 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: 5
Z-Score: 1.56
M-Score: -0.58
WACC vs ROIC
11.88%
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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.26
NTCT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 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 1763 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 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
66% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 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 1810 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 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
51% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.73 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
78% of the 1367 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: 9.75 Max: 28.7
Current: 14.7
-13.2
28.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 19.60
NTCT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 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: -68.8  Med: 15.30 Max: 120.1
Current: 19.6
-68.8
120.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 24.60
NTCT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 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

Q1 2015

NTCT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Ken Fisher 496,184 sh (+34.84%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 29,200 sh (-5.81%)
Joel Greenblatt 291,260 sh (-54.88%)
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Q2 2015

NTCT Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 132,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,181 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%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.04
NTCT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1703 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.66 vs. NTCT: 19.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NTCT' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.48  Med: 29.41 Max: 89.07
Current: 19.04
13.48
89.07
Forward P/E 9.33
NTCT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. NTCT: 9.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.04
NTCT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.00 vs. NTCT: 19.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NTCT' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.48  Med: 29.37 Max: 89.07
Current: 19.04
13.48
89.07
P/B 0.77
NTCT's P/B is ranked higher than
88% of the 2331 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. NTCT: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NTCT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 2.35 Max: 4.63
Current: 0.77
0.76
4.63
P/S 1.68
NTCT's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 2330 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. NTCT: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NTCT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.73 Max: 4.56
Current: 1.68
1.03
4.56
PFCF 11.33
NTCT's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 1277 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.65 vs. NTCT: 11.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
NTCT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.95  Med: 16.60 Max: 39.71
Current: 11.33
6.95
39.71
POCF 9.43
NTCT's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 15.65 vs. NTCT: 9.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NTCT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.18  Med: 14.08 Max: 24.06
Current: 9.43
6.18
24.06
EV-to-EBIT 55.68
NTCT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
86% of the 1788 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.33 vs. NTCT: 55.68 )
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: 239.2
Current: 55.68
-291.1
239.2
EV-to-EBITDA 20.47
NTCT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
72% of the 1929 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.08 vs. NTCT: 20.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NTCT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 12.40 Max: 72.1
Current: 20.47
5.1
72.1
PEG 1.46
NTCT's PEG is ranked higher than
57% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. NTCT: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
NTCT' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.74 Max: 3.26
Current: 1.46
0.3
3.26
Shiller P/E 27.20
NTCT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
61% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 34.05 vs. NTCT: 27.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NTCT' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.2  Med: 64.36 Max: 162.6
Current: 27.2
27.2
162.6
Current Ratio 1.86
NTCT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. NTCT: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NTCT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 3.05 Max: 5.79
Current: 1.86
1.11
5.79
Quick Ratio 1.67
NTCT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. NTCT: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NTCT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 2.95 Max: 5.59
Current: 1.67
1.01
5.59
Days Inventory 49.33
NTCT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
73% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 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 1430 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 70.48 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
71% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 44.10 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 0.60
NTCT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 1231 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. NTCT: 0.60 )
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: 63.45
Current: 0.6
0.65
63.45
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 5.17
NTCT's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
53% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. NTCT: 5.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.64
NTCT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 2112 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. NTCT: 0.64 )
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: 0.99 Max: 4.78
Current: 0.64
0.4
4.78
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.43
NTCT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. NTCT: 1.43 )
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: 1.25 Max: 5.14
Current: 1.43
0.57
5.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.83
NTCT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. NTCT: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NTCT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 6.30 Max: 14.3
Current: 1.83
0.4
14.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 21.82
NTCT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.48 vs. NTCT: 21.82 )
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: -35.3  Med: 43.85 Max: 70.1
Current: 21.82
-35.3
70.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $789
EPS $ 0.35
Beta1.35
Short Percentage of Float5.23%
52-Week Range $18.77 - 45.53
Shares Outstanding(Mil)99.13

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 954 1,216
EPS($) 1.59 2.08
EPS without NRI($) 1.59 2.08

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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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