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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 1.08
PFPT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.61 vs. PFPT: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PFPT' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 2.09 Max: 48.28
Current: 1.08
1.08
48.28
Equity-to-Asset 0.06
PFPT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 1403 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. PFPT: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PFPT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.06  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.24
Current: 0.06
-2.06
0.24
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.29
Beneish M-Score: -3.31
WACC vs ROIC
16.85%
-1005.55%
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -22.79
PFPT's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
85% of the 1433 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.12 vs. PFPT: -22.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PFPT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.82  Med: -23.98 Max: -18.42
Current: -22.79
-39.82
-18.42
Net Margin % -29.62
PFPT's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
85% of the 1433 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. PFPT: -29.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PFPT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.67  Med: -30.18 Max: -19.15
Current: -29.62
-40.67
-19.15
ROE % -185.81
PFPT's ROE % is ranked lower than
96% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. PFPT: -185.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PFPT' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -185.81  Med: -115.67 Max: -49.62
Current: -185.81
-185.81
-49.62
ROA % -15.06
PFPT's ROA % is ranked lower than
81% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. PFPT: -15.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PFPT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.1  Med: -18.51 Max: -10.37
Current: -15.06
-33.1
-10.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -200.53
PFPT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.16 vs. PFPT: -200.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PFPT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -446.49  Med: -313.9 Max: -199.22
Current: -200.53
-446.49
-199.22
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 31.40
PFPT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. PFPT: 31.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PFPT' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -36.5 Max: 31.4
Current: 31.4
0
31.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 32.50
PFPT's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. PFPT: 32.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PFPT' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -34.4 Max: 41.2
Current: 32.5
0
41.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 49.90
PFPT's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. PFPT: 49.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PFPT' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -31.6 Max: 49.9
Current: 49.9
0
49.9
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

PFPT Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 39,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
RS Investment Management 1,410,559 sh (-8.35%)
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Q2 2016

PFPT Guru Trades in Q2 2016

John Burbank 64,946 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 1,418,156 sh (+0.54%)
Steven Cohen 30,600 sh (-21.74%)
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Q3 2016

PFPT Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 11,118 sh (New)
John Burbank 43,819 sh (-32.53%)
Steven Cohen 17,400 sh (-43.14%)
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Q4 2016

PFPT Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 10,200 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Steven Cohen 15,900 sh (-8.62%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 518210    SIC: 7372
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Proofpoint Inc is a security-as-a-service vendor that delivers data protection solutions including threat protection, regulatory compliance, data governance and eDiscovery, and secure communication.

Proofpoint, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware in June 2002. The Company is a security-as-a-service vendor that enables large and mid-sized organization to defend, protect, archive and govern their sensitive data. Its solution includes, threat protection, regulatory compliance, archiving and governance, and secure communication. Its solutions are built on a flexible, cloud-based platform and leverage a number of proprietary technologies - including big data analytics, machine learning, deep content inspection, secure storage, advanced encryption, intelligent message routing, dynamic malware analysis, and virtual execution environments - to address today's rapidly changing threat landscape. The Company provides a multi-tiered security-as-a-service platform consisting of solutions, platform technologies and infrastructure. Its platform currently includes four solutions bundled for the convenience of its customers, distributors and resellers: Proofpoint Enterprise Protection, Proofpoint Enterprise Privacy, Proofpoint Enterprise Archive & Governance, and Proofpoint Essentials. Proofpoint Enterprise Protection is its communications and collaboration security designed to protect customers' mission-critical messaging infrastructure from outside threats including spam, phishing, unpredictable email volumes, malware and other forms of objectionable or dangerous content before they reach the enterprise. Proofpoint Enterprise Privacy provides data loss prevention, encryption and compliance solution defends against leaks of confidential information, and helps ensure compliance with common U.S., international and industry-specific data protection regulations. Proofpoint Enterprise Archive & Governance is designed to ensure accurate enforcement of data governance, data retention and supervision policies and mandates; cost-effective litigation support through efficient discovery; and active legal-hold management. Proofpoint Essentials is its small & medium business suite of security-as-a-service security and compliance solutions specifically designed for distribution across managed service providers and dedicated security resellers. The Company operates thousands of physical and virtual servers across eight data centers located in the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, Germany and Ireland. Its marketing programs include a variety of online marketing, advertising, conferences, events, white-papers, public relations activities and web-based seminar campaigns targeted at key decision makers within our prospective customers. Its competitors include McAfee, Cisco, Microsoft, Symantec & Hewlett-Packard.

Ratios

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history
Forward PE Ratio 158.73
PFPT's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.22 vs. PFPT: 158.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 76.01
PFPT's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PFPT: 76.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PFPT' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.72  Med: 27 Max: 80.28
Current: 76.01
9.72
80.28
PS Ratio 8.81
PFPT's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 1428 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PFPT: 8.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PFPT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 7.99 Max: 11.78
Current: 8.81
0.94
11.78
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 55.49
PFPT's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
83% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. PFPT: 55.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PFPT' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.08  Med: 150.93 Max: 513.51
Current: 55.49
49.08
513.51
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 35.17
PFPT's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
81% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.92 vs. PFPT: 35.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PFPT' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.11  Med: 65.07 Max: 146.95
Current: 35.17
31.11
146.95
EV-to-EBIT -39.29
PFPT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.44 vs. PFPT: -39.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PFPT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.6  Med: -32 Max: -8.6
Current: -39.29
-45.6
-8.6
EV-to-EBITDA -61.77
PFPT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
96% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.81 vs. PFPT: -61.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PFPT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.7  Med: -46.2 Max: -14.2
Current: -61.77
-68.7
-14.2
Current Ratio 1.57
PFPT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. PFPT: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PFPT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.48 Max: 2.44
Current: 1.57
0.5
2.44
Quick Ratio 1.57
PFPT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. PFPT: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PFPT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.48 Max: 2.43
Current: 1.57
0.49
2.43
Days Inventory 1.61
PFPT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.73 vs. PFPT: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PFPT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 6.71 Max: 15.16
Current: 1.61
1.61
15.16
Days Sales Outstanding 70.91
PFPT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 66.95 vs. PFPT: 70.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PFPT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 62.2  Med: 71.75 Max: 76.34
Current: 70.91
62.2
76.34
Days Payable 51.42
PFPT's Days Payable is ranked higher than
59% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 39.59 vs. PFPT: 51.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PFPT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.49  Med: 47.21 Max: 63.94
Current: 51.42
24.49
63.94

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -6.00
PFPT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. PFPT: -6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PFPT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -116.2  Med: -7.3 Max: 0
Current: -6
-116.2
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 18.76
PFPT's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
95% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. PFPT: 18.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PFPT' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.7  Med: 16.7 Max: 18.76
Current: 18.76
16.7
18.76
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.10
PFPT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 1228 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. PFPT: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PFPT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.21
Current: 1.1
0.4
1.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -2.50
PFPT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
98% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. PFPT: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PFPT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.53  Med: 0 Max: 91.7
Current: -2.5
-2.53
91.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $375.5
EPS (TTM) $ -2.67
Beta2.07
Short Percentage of Float19.38%
52-Week Range $46.37 - 88.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)43.30

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 495 631
EPS ($) 0.52 0.90
EPS without NRI ($) 0.52 0.90
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
17.50%
Dividends per Share ($)
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