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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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history
Cash to Debt 1.18
PFPT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. PFPT: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PFPT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.18  Med: 17.59 Max: N/A
Current: 1.18
Equity to Asset 0.11
PFPT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. PFPT: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PFPT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -2.41  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.11
-2.41
0.28
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.51
M-Score: -2.87
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) -27.20
PFPT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. PFPT: -27.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PFPT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -39.82  Med: -25.03 Max: -18.42
Current: -27.2
-39.82
-18.42
Net-margin (%) -33.95
PFPT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. PFPT: -33.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PFPT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -40.67  Med: -28.41 Max: -19.15
Current: -33.95
-40.67
-19.15
ROE (%) -116.22
PFPT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1678 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. PFPT: -116.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PFPT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -96.14  Med: -72.88 Max: -49.62
Current: -116.22
-96.14
-49.62
ROA (%) -17.51
PFPT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. PFPT: -17.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PFPT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -33.1  Med: -19.54 Max: -10.37
Current: -17.51
-33.1
-10.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -329.08
PFPT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.95 vs. PFPT: -329.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PFPT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -876.11  Med: -324.98 Max: -246.05
Current: -329.08
-876.11
-246.05
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -36.50
PFPT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1302 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. PFPT: -36.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PFPT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -39.80 Max: -36.5
Current: -36.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -32.90
PFPT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. PFPT: -32.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PFPT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -45.90 Max: -32.9
Current: -32.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -30.10
PFPT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. PFPT: -30.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PFPT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -48.70 Max: -30.1
Current: -30.1
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

PFPT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 38,530 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
RS Investment Management 1,090,184 sh (-1.70%)
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Q3 2014

PFPT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 503,135 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 915,684 sh (-16.01%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 29,040 sh (-24.63%)
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Q4 2014

PFPT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

RS Investment Management 1,099,724 sh (+20.10%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
John Burbank 300,000 sh (-40.37%)
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Q1 2015

PFPT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 30,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 1,187,724 sh (+8.00%)
John Burbank 300,000 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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P/B 53.41
PFPT's P/B is ranked lower than
99% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. PFPT: 53.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PFPT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 9.73  Med: 19.88 Max: 56.3
Current: 53.41
9.73
56.3
P/S 11.85
PFPT's P/S is ranked lower than
89% of the 1701 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. PFPT: 11.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PFPT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.79  Med: 7.84 Max: 12.5
Current: 11.85
0.79
12.5
PFCF 226.55
PFPT's PFCF is ranked lower than
96% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.40 vs. PFPT: 226.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PFPT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 141.22  Med: 230.73 Max: 975.67
Current: 226.55
141.22
975.67
POCF 87.61
PFPT's POCF is ranked lower than
92% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. PFPT: 87.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PFPT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 41.88  Med: 87.97 Max: 153.73
Current: 87.61
41.88
153.73
Current Ratio 1.48
PFPT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. PFPT: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PFPT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.44
Current: 1.48
0.49
2.44
Quick Ratio 1.48
PFPT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. PFPT: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PFPT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.40 Max: 2.43
Current: 1.48
0.48
2.43
Days Inventory 4.98
PFPT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
75% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.83 vs. PFPT: 4.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PFPT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.78  Med: 7.14 Max: 9.68
Current: 4.98
3.78
9.68
Days Sales Outstanding 55.70
PFPT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 69.02 vs. PFPT: 55.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PFPT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 62.2  Med: 71.51 Max: 76.34
Current: 55.7
62.2
76.34

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.51
PFPT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
68% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. PFPT: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PFPT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.36
Current: 1.51
0.14
1.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.23
PFPT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1696 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. PFPT: -2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PFPT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.7  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -2.23
-2.7
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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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.
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