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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 0.25
PAY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 1902 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. PAY: 0.25 )
PAY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.25

Equity to Asset 0.38
PAY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 1914 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. PAY: 0.38 )
PAY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.55   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.38

-0.55
0.52
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.43
M-Score: -3.58
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -3.90
PAY's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1909 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.93 vs. PAY: -3.90 )
PAY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -34.26   Max: 18.64
Current: -3.9

-34.26
18.64
Net-margin (%) -17.39
PAY's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1909 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. PAY: -17.39 )
PAY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -46.13   Max: 21.66
Current: -17.39

-46.13
21.66
ROE (%) -26.56
PAY's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1896 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. PAY: -26.56 )
PAY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -299.2   Max: 125.25
Current: -26.56

-299.2
125.25
ROA (%) -9.89
PAY's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. PAY: -9.89 )
PAY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -49.98   Max: 13.14
Current: -9.89

-49.98
13.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -28.38
PAY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1908 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.69 vs. PAY: -28.38 )
PAY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -160.74   Max: 177.23
Current: -28.38

-160.74
177.23
Revenue Growth (%) 11.20
PAY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. PAY: 11.20 )
PAY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -43.5   Max: 19.1
Current: 11.2

-43.5
19.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -9.40
PAY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. PAY: -9.40 )
PAY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.4   Max: 18.6
Current: -9.4

-9.4
18.6
» PAY's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

PAY Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 1,050,319 sh (New)
Richard Snow 1,644,775 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 301,058 sh (+298.04%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 8,855,959 sh (+37.63%)
Paul Singer 700,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 11,500 sh (-9.45%)
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Q2 2013

PAY Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Richard Snow 2,737,650 sh (+66.45%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 8,195,045 sh (-7.46%)
Jim Simons 140,219 sh (-86.65%)
Steven Cohen 29,172 sh (-90.31%)
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Q3 2013

PAY Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 1,082,821 sh (+3611.85%)
Jim Simons 679,519 sh (+384.61%)
Richard Snow 2,653,765 sh (-3.06%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,458,095 sh (-33.4%)
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Q4 2013

PAY Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 88,700 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 1,903,347 sh (New)
David Dreman 1,630 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 271,510 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,523,448 sh (+1.2%)
Richard Snow 2,674,755 sh (+0.79%)
Jim Simons 461,619 sh (-32.07%)
Steven Cohen 645,776 sh (-40.36%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PAY

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$21.7 - $25.92 $ 32.6537%1630
Leon Cooperman 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.69%$18.24 - $35.94 $ 32.6518%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.05%$18.24 - $35.94 $ 32.6518%0
Michael Price 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.76%$27.86 - $33.41 $ 32.657%0
Leon Cooperman 2012-12-31 New Buy0.69%$27.86 - $33.41 $ 32.657%1258273
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.05%$27.86 - $33.41 $ 32.657%27412
Meridian Funds 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.88%$27.84 - $38.8 $ 32.65-4%0
Michael Price 2012-06-30 Add 51.02%0.3%$30.33 - $54.84 $ 32.65-25%185000
Meridian Funds 2012-06-30 Add 40.59%0.25%$30.33 - $54.84 $ 32.65-25%796685
Michael Price 2012-03-31 Reduce -59.84%1.08%$36.46 - $52.06 $ 32.65-23%122500
Meridian Funds 2012-03-31 New Buy0.87%$36.46 - $52.06 $ 32.65-23%566665
Michael Price 2011-09-30 Add 18.52%0.31%$31.66 - $45.87 $ 32.65-15%320000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0224%$31.66 - $45.87 $ 32.65-15%0
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0053%$31.66 - $45.87 $ 32.65-15%0
Michael Price 2011-06-30 Add 8%0.13%$39.78 - $55.77 $ 32.65-32%270000
George Soros 2011-06-30 Reduce -93.77%0.11%$39.78 - $55.77 $ 32.65-32%8500
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-06-30 New Buy0.02%$39.78 - $55.77 $ 32.65-32%109300
George Soros 2011-03-31 New Buy0.09%$38.56 - $56.84 $ 32.65-29%136393
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 3.10
PAY's P/B is ranked lower than
63% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. PAY: 3.10 )
PAY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 68.64
Current: 3.1

1.33
68.64
P/S 2.00
PAY's P/S is ranked lower than
68% of the 1923 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. PAY: 2.00 )
PAY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 4.55
Current: 2

0.32
4.55
PFCF 26.10
PAY's PFCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. PAY: 26.10 )
PAY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.68   Max: 229.69
Current: 26.1

5.68
229.69
EV-to-EBIT 12.50
PAY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 1637 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.80 vs. PAY: 12.50 )
PAY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 16.3   Max: 3702.4
Current: 12.5

16.3
3702.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.50
PAY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
57% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PAY: 1.50 )
PAY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 4.86
Current: 1.5

0.84
4.86
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
PAY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PAY: 1.00 )
PAY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 2.15
Current: 1

0.19
2.15
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.96
PAY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. PAY: 3.96 )
PAY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 7.8
Current: 3.96

1.5
7.8

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Business Equipment
Compare:CAJ, XRX, RICOY, KNCAY, BRTHY » details
Traded in other countries:VF2.Germany
VeriFone (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 enable 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 two business segments: North America and International. North America, consisting of the United States and Canada, and International, consisting of all other countries in which the Company makes sales outside of the United States and Canada. The Company competes globally 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. The Company's 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.

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