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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
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history
Cash to Debt 1.45
PFPT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 2073 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 vs. PFPT: 1.45 )
PFPT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.43   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.45

Equity to Asset 0.15
PFPT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 2005 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. PFPT: 0.15 )
PFPT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -2.41   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.15

-2.41
0.28
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.29
M-Score: -3.00
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 (%) -26.45
PFPT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. PFPT: -26.45 )
PFPT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -39.82   Max: -18.42
Current: -26.45

-39.82
-18.42
Net-margin (%) -32.59
PFPT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. PFPT: -32.59 )
PFPT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -40.67   Max: -19.15
Current: -32.59

-40.67
-19.15
ROE (%) -92.28
PFPT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1999 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. PFPT: -92.28 )
PFPT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -639.05   Max: -49.62
Current: -92.28

-639.05
-49.62
ROA (%) -16.80
PFPT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. PFPT: -16.80 )
PFPT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -33.1   Max: -10.37
Current: -16.8

-33.1
-10.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -348.87
PFPT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 2065 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.04 vs. PFPT: -348.87 )
PFPT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -864.97   Max: -246.05
Current: -348.87

-864.97
-246.05
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

PFPT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 163,300 sh (+16.73%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
RS Investment Management 1,079,685 sh (-13.06%)
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Q1 2014

PFPT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

RS Investment Management 1,108,985 sh (+2.71%)
Jim Simons 92,000 sh (-43.66%)
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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 (-1.7%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PFPT

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Burbank 2014-09-30 New Buy0.26%$33.26 - $41.55 $ 42.2413%503135
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Ratios

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P/B 25.76
PFPT's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. PFPT: 25.76 )
PFPT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 9.73   Max: 30.1
Current: 25.76

9.73
30.1
P/S 8.64
PFPT's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. PFPT: 8.64 )
PFPT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 10.56
Current: 8.64

0.79
10.56
Current Ratio 1.96
PFPT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. PFPT: 1.96 )
PFPT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 2.44
Current: 1.96

0.49
2.44
Quick Ratio 1.95
PFPT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. PFPT: 1.95 )
PFPT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 2.43
Current: 1.95

0.48
2.43

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.23
PFPT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. PFPT: 1.23 )
PFPT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 1.26
Current: 1.23

0.15
1.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -3.00
PFPT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2026 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. PFPT: -3.00 )
PFPT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: -3

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:POF.Germany
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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