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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
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history
Cash to Debt 1.14
PFPT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.46 vs. PFPT: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PFPT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 2.55 Max: N/A
Current: 1.14
Equity to Asset 0.07
PFPT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 1823 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. PFPT: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PFPT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.41  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.07
-2.41
0.28
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.11
M-Score: -3.02
WACC vs ROIC
14.91%
-1716.53%
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -28.59
PFPT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1874 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.72 vs. PFPT: -28.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PFPT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.82  Med: -26.13 Max: -18.42
Current: -28.59
-39.82
-18.42
Net-margin (%) -35.93
PFPT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1874 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. PFPT: -35.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PFPT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.67  Med: -32.2 Max: -19.15
Current: -35.93
-40.67
-19.15
ROE (%) -186.71
PFPT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.66 vs. PFPT: -186.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PFPT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -186.71  Med: -96.14 Max: -49.62
Current: -186.71
-186.71
-49.62
ROA (%) -17.35
PFPT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1929 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. PFPT: -17.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PFPT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.1  Med: -19.54 Max: -10.37
Current: -17.35
-33.1
-10.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -255.36
PFPT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1892 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.43 vs. PFPT: -255.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PFPT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -446.49  Med: -330.03 Max: -246.05
Current: -255.36
-446.49
-246.05
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.70
PFPT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. PFPT: 14.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PFPT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -38.15 Max: 14.7
Current: 14.7
0
14.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 47.50
PFPT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1203 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. PFPT: 47.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PFPT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -38.65 Max: 47.5
Current: 47.5
0
47.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 46.60
PFPT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. PFPT: 46.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PFPT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -39.4 Max: 46.6
Current: 46.6
0
46.6
» PFPT'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

PFPT Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Caxton Associates 90,000 sh (New)
John Burbank 22,348 sh (New)
Jim Simons 112,300 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
RS Investment Management 1,539,154 sh (-19.29%)
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Q1 2016

PFPT Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 39,100 sh (New)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Jim Simons 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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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 P/E 144.93
PFPT's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
95% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.75 vs. PFPT: 144.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 61.03
PFPT's P/B is ranked lower than
99% of the 1859 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. PFPT: 61.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PFPT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.72  Med: 25.84 Max: 73.27
Current: 61.03
9.72
73.27
P/S 8.61
PFPT's P/S is ranked lower than
85% of the 1866 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PFPT: 8.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PFPT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 7.96 Max: 11.78
Current: 8.61
0.67
11.78
PFCF 111.49
PFPT's PFCF is ranked lower than
91% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. PFPT: 111.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PFPT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 70.7  Med: 152.78 Max: 513.51
Current: 111.49
70.7
513.51
POCF 49.57
PFPT's POCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.86 vs. PFPT: 49.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PFPT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.52  Med: 68.33 Max: 146.95
Current: 49.57
32.52
146.95
Current Ratio 1.74
PFPT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. PFPT: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PFPT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.58 Max: 2.58
Current: 1.74
0.49
2.58
Quick Ratio 1.73
PFPT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. PFPT: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PFPT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.58 Max: 2.58
Current: 1.73
0.48
2.58
Days Inventory 1.88
PFPT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.53 vs. PFPT: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PFPT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.88  Med: 7.14 Max: 15.16
Current: 1.88
1.88
15.16
Days Sales Outstanding 73.47
PFPT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
56% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.08 vs. PFPT: 73.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PFPT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 62.2  Med: 72.59 Max: 76.34
Current: 73.47
62.2
76.34
Days Payable 47.60
PFPT's Days Payable is ranked higher than
54% of the 1331 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 43.28 vs. PFPT: 47.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PFPT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.49  Med: 43.02 Max: 63.94
Current: 47.6
24.49
63.94

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -7.30
PFPT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. PFPT: -7.30 )
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: -60.1 Max: 0
Current: -7.3
-116.2
0

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Projected FCF 23.93
PFPT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
95% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. PFPT: 23.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PFPT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.55  Med: 25.65 Max: 26.51
Current: 23.93
23.55
26.51
Price/Median PS Value 1.09
PFPT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. PFPT: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PFPT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.35
Current: 1.09
0.12
1.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -3.22
PFPT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1940 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PFPT: -3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PFPT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.24  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -3.22
-5.24
0

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $343.6
EPS (TTM) $ -3.01
Beta1.76
Short Percentage of Float17.56%
52-Week Range $35.56 - 88.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)42.49

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 374 486 621
EPS ($) 0.14 0.50 0.83
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.14 0.50 0.83
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
17.50%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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