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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.16
PAY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 1471 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. PAY: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PAY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.37 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.16
Equity-to-Asset 0.33
PAY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
81% of the 1445 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. PAY: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PAY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.55  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.33
-0.55
0.52
Interest Coverage 0.95
PAY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 36.28 vs. PAY: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PAY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 2.35 Max: 3.65
Current: 0.95
0.14
3.65
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.43
Beneish M-Score: -2.96
WACC vs ROIC
9.85%
1.61%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 1.65
PAY's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
71% of the 1466 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. PAY: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PAY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.26  Med: 2.4 Max: 10.23
Current: 1.65
-34.26
10.23
Net Margin % -0.47
PAY's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. PAY: -0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PAY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.13  Med: -1.26 Max: 21.66
Current: -0.47
-46.13
21.66
ROE % -1.09
PAY's ROE % is ranked lower than
79% of the 1424 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.18 vs. PAY: -1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PAY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -147.04  Med: -2.32 Max: 71.09
Current: -1.09
-147.04
71.09
ROA % -0.36
PAY's ROA % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. PAY: -0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PAY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.38  Med: -0.86 Max: 16.67
Current: -0.36
-32.38
16.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 10.13
PAY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
51% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.64 vs. PAY: 10.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PAY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -194.61  Med: 17.6 Max: 101.19
Current: 10.13
-194.61
101.19
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 4.70
PAY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PAY: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PAY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.5  Med: 7.2 Max: 19.1
Current: 4.7
-43.5
19.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 13.70
PAY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 1203 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. PAY: 13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PAY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.4  Med: 12.6 Max: 18.5
Current: 13.7
-9.4
18.5
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-03-09)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

PAY Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 369 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 233,500 sh (+169.32%)
NWQ Managers 1,009,616 sh (+0.81%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 6,274,741 sh (-1.40%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,400 sh (-7.96%)
Jim Simons 436,319 sh (-62.09%)
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Q2 2016

PAY Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Singer 3,016,917 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 355,800 sh (+52.38%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,947 sh (+16.54%)
David Dreman 369 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,328,319 sh (-15.08%)
NWQ Managers 685,316 sh (-32.12%)
Jim Simons 157,100 sh (-63.99%)
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Q3 2016

PAY Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Richard Snow 252,665 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 6,524,812 sh (New)
David Dreman 369 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Singer Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Steven Cohen 350,700 sh (-1.43%)
NWQ Managers 633,750 sh (-7.52%)
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Q4 2016

PAY Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Michael Price 55,000 sh (New)
George Soros 13,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 624,319 sh (New)
David Dreman 17,966 sh (+4768.83%)
Richard Snow 3,322,237 sh (+1214.88%)
Sarah Ketterer 7,158,059 sh (+9.71%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
NWQ Managers 308,273 sh (-51.36%)
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Business Equipment    NAICS: 333318    SIC: 3579
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VeriFone Systems Inc designs, manufactures, markets, and supplies payment solutions and complementary services that enable secure electronic payments among consumers, merchants, and financial institutions.

VeriFone Systems Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware on June 13, 2002 in order to acquire VeriFone, Inc. on July 1, 2002. VeriFone, Inc. was incorporated in 1981 and became its operating subsidiary on July 1, 2002. Effective May 18, 2010, it changed its corporate name from VeriFone Holdings, Inc. to VeriFone Systems, Inc. The Company of payment solutions, that enables secure electronic payment transactions and value-added services at the point of sale. The Company designs, markets, and services electronic payment solutions that enable secure electronic payments among consumers, merchants, and financial institutions. It provides expertise, solutions and services that add value to the point of sale with merchant-operated, consumer-facing, and self-service payment systems for the financial, retail, hospitality, petroleum, transportation, government, and healthcare vertical markets. The Company's system solutions consist of point of sale electronic payment devices that run its proprietary and third-party operating systems, security and encryption software, and certified payment software as well as other third-party value-added applications. It designs its system solutions to meet the demanding requirements of its direct and indirect customers. The Company's business segments are Verifone Systems and Verifone Services. The Verifone Systems delivers point of sale electronic payment devices that runs the unique operating systems, security and encryption software, and certified payment software for both payments and commerce. The Verifone Services delivers device related leasing and maintenance, payment transaction routing and reporting, and commerce based services such as advertising on digital screens. The Company competes with suppliers, manufacturers, or distributors of electronic payment systems and services as well as suppliers of cash registers that provide built-in electronic payment capabilities and producers of software that facilitates electronic payments over the internet. Its competitors in these markets for POS terminals and services include Ingenico S.A., First Data Corporation, Heartland Payment Systems, PAX Technology, Ltd., SZZT Electronics Co. Ltd., Equinox Payments, CyberNet Inc., and Spire Payments Ltd.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 15.22
PAY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.62 vs. PAY: 15.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 54.53
PAY's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
80% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.64 vs. PAY: 54.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PAY' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.55  Med: 32.14 Max: 556.74
Current: 54.53
6.55
556.74
PB Ratio 2.84
PAY's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. PAY: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PAY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 3.86 Max: 64.47
Current: 2.84
1.33
64.47
PS Ratio 1.17
PAY's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1466 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. PAY: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PAY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.93 Max: 4.55
Current: 1.17
0.32
4.55
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 26.43
PAY's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
73% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.07 vs. PAY: 26.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PAY' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.69  Med: 24.4 Max: 228.26
Current: 26.43
5.69
228.26
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.05
PAY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
55% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.98 vs. PAY: 12.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PAY' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.03  Med: 18.3 Max: 840
Current: 12.05
5.03
840
EV-to-EBIT 96.00
PAY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
95% of the 1193 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. PAY: 96.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PAY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -144.3  Med: 32.3 Max: 3742.4
Current: 96
-144.3
3742.4
EV-to-EBITDA 14.86
PAY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
63% of the 1257 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.43 vs. PAY: 14.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PAY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.4  Med: 18.1 Max: 48
Current: 14.86
-27.4
48
Current Ratio 1.41
PAY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 1342 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. PAY: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PAY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.81 Max: 2.93
Current: 1.41
0.94
2.93
Quick Ratio 1.08
PAY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. PAY: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PAY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.46 Max: 2.5
Current: 1.08
0.64
2.5
Days Inventory 47.50
PAY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
82% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 95.99 vs. PAY: 47.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PAY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.47  Med: 56.16 Max: 85.73
Current: 47.5
39.47
85.73
Days Sales Outstanding 59.26
PAY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 75.73 vs. PAY: 59.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PAY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.47  Med: 66.73 Max: 82.42
Current: 59.26
48.47
82.42
Days Payable 47.10
PAY's Days Payable is ranked lower than
60% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 59.43 vs. PAY: 47.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PAY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.02  Med: 53.97 Max: 64.84
Current: 47.1
37.02
64.84

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.30
PAY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. PAY: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PAY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -91.6  Med: -7.6 Max: -0.2
Current: -0.3
-91.6
-0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.19
PAY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. PAY: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PAY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.57 Max: 3.56
Current: 1.19
0.88
3.56
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.61
PAY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. PAY: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PAY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.03 Max: 2.34
Current: 0.61
0.45
2.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.00
PAY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1487 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. PAY: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PAY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.7 Max: 6.3
Current: 1
0.1
6.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 10.93
PAY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
63% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. PAY: 10.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PAY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 4.9 Max: 24.4
Current: 10.93
1.7
24.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,992
EPS (TTM) $ -0.08
Beta1.90
Short Percentage of Float14.68%
52-Week Range $14.94 - 29.73
Shares Outstanding (Mil)111.58

Analyst Estimate

Oct17 Oct18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,918 1,969
EPS ($) 1.37 1.53
EPS without NRI ($) 1.37 1.53
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.63%
Dividends per Share ($)
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