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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.16
PAY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 1825 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 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: 0.03  Med: 0.38 Max: N/A
Current: 0.16
Equity to Asset 0.32
PAY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
83% of the 1784 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. PAY: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PAY' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.55  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.32
-0.55
0.52
Interest Coverage 2.00
PAY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 1532 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 36.91 vs. PAY: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PAY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 3.4 Max: 7.95
Current: 2
0.14
7.95
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.17
M-Score: -2.68
WACC vs ROIC
10.24%
4.31%
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 (%) 3.30
PAY's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. PAY: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PAY' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.26  Med: 4.25 Max: 18.64
Current: 3.3
-34.26
18.64
Net-margin (%) 1.64
PAY's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1814 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. PAY: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PAY' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.13  Med: 0.73 Max: 21.66
Current: 1.64
-46.13
21.66
ROE (%) 3.82
PAY's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1764 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. PAY: 3.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PAY' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -147.04  Med: 0.83 Max: 95.01
Current: 3.82
-147.04
95.01
ROA (%) 1.30
PAY's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1835 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. PAY: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PAY' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.38  Med: 0.45 Max: 16.67
Current: 1.3
-32.38
16.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.50
PAY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1823 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.03 vs. PAY: 21.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PAY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -194.61  Med: 34.06 Max: 164.81
Current: 21.5
-194.61
164.81
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.70
PAY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1597 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PAY: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PAY' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.5  Med: 7.35 Max: 19.1
Current: 0.7
-43.5
19.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -6.90
PAY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1361 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PAY: -6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PAY' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.4  Med: 9.95 Max: 18.5
Current: -6.9
-9.4
18.5
» PAY's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

PAY Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 1,150,919 sh (+126.77%)
Joel Greenblatt 31,482 sh (+85.53%)
NWQ Managers 1,001,494 sh (+4.50%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 6,363,570 sh (-14.21%)
Columbia Wanger 854,862 sh (-19.49%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,732 sh (-30.27%)
Steven Cohen 86,700 sh (-44.24%)
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Q1 2016

PAY Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 369 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 233,500 sh (+169.32%)
NWQ Managers 1,009,616 sh (+0.81%)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 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

Sarah Ketterer 6,524,812 sh (New)
Richard Snow 252,665 sh (New)
David Dreman 369 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Singer Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen 350,700 sh (-1.43%)
NWQ Managers 633,750 sh (-7.52%)
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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 operates in four business segments: North America, Latin America, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific. North America, consisting of the United States and Canada; Latin America includes South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean; EMEA segment includes Europe, Russia, the Middle East, and Africa; and Asia-Pacific includes Australia, New Zealand, China, India, and throughout the rest of Greater Asia, including other Asia-Pacific Rim countries. 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
P/E(ttm) 54.17
PAY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1374 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.21 vs. PAY: 54.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PAY' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.8  Med: 40.32 Max: 146.5
Current: 54.17
11.8
146.5
Forward P/E 9.38
PAY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.59 vs. PAY: 9.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 54.17
PAY's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.03 vs. PAY: 54.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PAY' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.8  Med: 40.32 Max: 146.5
Current: 54.17
11.8
146.5
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 34.67
PAY's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.06 vs. PAY: 34.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
PAY' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.55  Med: 31.16 Max: 556.74
Current: 34.67
6.55
556.74
P/B 2.14
PAY's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. PAY: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PAY' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 3.98 Max: 64.47
Current: 2.14
1.33
64.47
P/S 0.86
PAY's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. PAY: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PAY' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.96 Max: 4.55
Current: 0.86
0.32
4.55
PFCF 18.55
PAY's PFCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. PAY: 18.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PAY' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.69  Med: 25.14 Max: 228.26
Current: 18.55
5.69
228.26
POCF 8.58
PAY's POCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. PAY: 8.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PAY' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.03  Med: 18.75 Max: 840
Current: 8.58
5.03
840
EV-to-EBIT 38.48
PAY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 1423 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.52 vs. PAY: 38.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PAY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -144.3  Med: 30.85 Max: 3742.4
Current: 38.48
-144.3
3742.4
EV-to-EBITDA 10.69
PAY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
54% of the 1507 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.63 vs. PAY: 10.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PAY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.4  Med: 18.6 Max: 48
Current: 10.69
-27.4
48
PEG 13.38
PAY's PEG is ranked lower than
90% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. PAY: 13.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PAY' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.05  Med: 13.15 Max: 119.65
Current: 13.38
6.05
119.65
Current Ratio 1.43
PAY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1772 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. PAY: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PAY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.89 Max: 3.08
Current: 1.43
0.94
3.08
Quick Ratio 1.12
PAY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. PAY: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PAY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.52 Max: 2.73
Current: 1.12
0.64
2.73
Days Inventory 43.83
PAY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
83% of the 1749 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 97.68 vs. PAY: 43.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PAY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.47  Med: 58.09 Max: 85.73
Current: 43.83
39.47
85.73
Days Sales Outstanding 66.14
PAY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 80.02 vs. PAY: 66.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PAY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.47  Med: 67.7 Max: 82.42
Current: 66.14
48.47
82.42
Days Payable 57.91
PAY's Days Payable is ranked lower than
55% of the 1309 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 64.99 vs. PAY: 57.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PAY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.02  Med: 57.68 Max: 76.18
Current: 57.91
37.02
76.18

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.40
PAY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. PAY: -1.40 )
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: -7.7 Max: -0.2
Current: -1.4
-91.6
-0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.91
PAY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. PAY: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PAY' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.8 Max: 4.88
Current: 0.91
0.84
4.88
Price/Median PS Value 0.46
PAY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 1569 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. PAY: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PAY' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.3
Current: 0.46
0.21
2.3
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 11.35
PAY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. PAY: 11.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
PAY' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79  Med: 4.53 Max: 13.21
Current: 11.35
1.79
13.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.59
PAY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1821 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. PAY: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PAY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.8 Max: 6.3
Current: 2.59
0.1
6.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 13.03
PAY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. PAY: 13.03 )
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: 4.8 Max: 24.4
Current: 13.03
1.7
24.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,042
EPS (TTM) $ 0.29
Beta1.71
Short Percentage of Float8.40%
52-Week Range $14.94 - 29.73
Shares Outstanding (Mil)110.97

Analyst Estimate

Oct16 Oct17 Oct18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,994 1,925 1,952
EPS ($) 1.67 1.70 1.77
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.67 1.70 1.77
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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