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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.38
PLUS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 1887 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.32 vs. PLUS: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PLUS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.32 Max: 2.56
Current: 1.38
0.05
2.56
Equity to Asset 0.49
PLUS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 1730 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. PLUS: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PLUS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.49
0.1
0.57
Interest Coverage 49.66
PLUS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 1440 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 170.89 vs. PLUS: 49.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PLUS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 22.25 Max: 49.66
Current: 49.66
3.8
49.66
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.60
M-Score: -1.73
WACC vs ROIC
10.82%
16.42%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.34
PLUS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1829 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. PLUS: 6.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PLUS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.11  Med: 5.37 Max: 6.34
Current: 6.34
3.11
6.34
Net-margin (%) 3.78
PLUS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1829 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. PLUS: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PLUS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.84  Med: 3.07 Max: 4.01
Current: 3.78
1.84
4.01
ROE (%) 15.15
PLUS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1780 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. PLUS: 15.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PLUS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.08  Med: 12.29 Max: 16.78
Current: 15.15
7.08
16.78
ROA (%) 7.62
PLUS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1890 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. PLUS: 7.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PLUS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.31  Med: 5.83 Max: 8.17
Current: 7.62
3.31
8.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 50.85
PLUS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1855 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.90 vs. PLUS: 50.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PLUS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.14  Med: 360.33 Max: 2226.74
Current: 50.85
48.14
2226.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.60
PLUS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. PLUS: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PLUS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.7  Med: 14.9 Max: 46
Current: 9.6
-11.7
46
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.40
PLUS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1178 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. PLUS: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PLUS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.9  Med: 11.4 Max: 28.7
Current: 11.4
-15.9
28.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.10
PLUS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. PLUS: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PLUS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.1  Med: 12.1 Max: 46.6
Current: 12.1
-10.1
46.6
» PLUS'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

Q3 2015

PLUS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 5,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 12,256 sh (+12.03%)
Chuck Royce 152,476 sh (-18.67%)
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Q4 2015

PLUS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jeremy Grantham 16,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,200 sh (+4.00%)
Chuck Royce 134,367 sh (-11.88%)
Joel Greenblatt 6,317 sh (-48.46%)
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Q1 2016

PLUS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jeremy Grantham 47,200 sh (+184.34%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,083 sh (+27.96%)
Chuck Royce 161,767 sh (+20.39%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,500 sh (+5.77%)
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Q2 2016

PLUS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 154,400 sh (-4.55%)
Jeremy Grantham 44,841 sh (-5.00%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Eplus Inc is engaged in the sales of information technology hardware, third-party software, professional engineering services, & third-party maintenance contracts & its proprietary software as well as financing of equipment, software & related services.

ePlus Inc was founded in 1990 and is a Delaware corporation and began using the name ePlus inc. in 1999 after changing its name from MLC Holdings, Inc. The Company is engaged in the sales of information technology hardware, third-party software, professional engineering services, and third-party maintenance contracts and its proprietary software as well as financing of equipment, software and related services to commercial, government, and government-oriented entities. The Company operates in two segments as follows: The Technology segment sells IT equipment and software and related services to corporate customers, state and local governments, and higher education institutions on a nationwide basis, with geographic concentrations relating to its physical locations. The technology segment also provides Internet-based business-to-business supply chain management solutions for information technology products and the Financing Segment offers financing solutions for IT and medical equipment, and related software, maintenance and services. The market for IT sales and professional services is intensely competitive, subject to economic conditions and rapid change, and significantly affected by new product introductions and other market activities of industry participants.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.73
PLUS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.23 vs. PLUS: 13.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PLUS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.74  Med: 10.55 Max: 16.8
Current: 13.73
2.74
16.8
Forward P/E 12.99
PLUS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.51 vs. PLUS: 12.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.73
PLUS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.29 vs. PLUS: 13.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PLUS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.74  Med: 10.55 Max: 16.8
Current: 13.73
2.74
16.8
P/B 2.03
PLUS's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 1682 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. PLUS: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PLUS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.98 Max: 2.48
Current: 2.03
0.36
2.48
P/S 0.52
PLUS's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PLUS: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PLUS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.52
0.07
0.63
EV-to-EBIT 7.54
PLUS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.80 vs. PLUS: 7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PLUS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 5.3 Max: 38.3
Current: 7.54
2.3
38.3
EV-to-EBITDA 6.38
PLUS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
79% of the 1271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.69 vs. PLUS: 6.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PLUS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 4.2 Max: 10.2
Current: 6.38
1.5
10.2
PEG 0.77
PLUS's PEG is ranked higher than
80% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. PLUS: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PLUS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.65 Max: 45.87
Current: 0.77
0.14
45.87
Shiller P/E 23.90
PLUS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 36.95 vs. PLUS: 23.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PLUS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.11  Med: 15.69 Max: 31.64
Current: 23.9
5.11
31.64
Current Ratio 1.65
PLUS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. PLUS: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PLUS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.49 Max: 2.14
Current: 1.65
0.56
2.14
Quick Ratio 1.50
PLUS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. PLUS: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PLUS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.43 Max: 2.03
Current: 1.5
0.54
2.03
Days Inventory 11.21
PLUS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
60% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.16 vs. PLUS: 11.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PLUS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.66  Med: 7.24 Max: 11.21
Current: 11.21
2.66
11.21
Days Sales Outstanding 76.63
PLUS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
60% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.60 vs. PLUS: 76.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PLUS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.26  Med: 63.13 Max: 77.19
Current: 76.63
43.26
77.19
Days Payable 83.12
PLUS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
73% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 43.35 vs. PLUS: 83.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PLUS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.07  Med: 61.62 Max: 83.12
Current: 83.12
43.07
83.12

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.30
PLUS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. PLUS: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PLUS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17  Med: 1 Max: 6
Current: 3.3
-17
6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.56
PLUS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. PLUS: 3.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PLUS' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.08  Med: 4.47 Max: 16.67
Current: 3.56
3.08
16.67
Price/Tangible Book 2.45
PLUS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. PLUS: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PLUS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.19 Max: 4.98
Current: 2.45
0.55
4.98
Price/Projected FCF 4.81
PLUS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. PLUS: 4.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PLUS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.98 Max: 53.38
Current: 4.81
0.39
53.38
Price/Median PS Value 1.85
PLUS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. PLUS: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PLUS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.13 Max: 4.3
Current: 1.85
0.31
4.3
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.70
PLUS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. PLUS: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
PLUS' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.75 Max: 2.54
Current: 0.7
0.16
2.54
Price/Graham Number 1.23
PLUS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. PLUS: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PLUS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.74 Max: 2.82
Current: 1.23
0.27
2.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 13.30
PLUS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1823 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. PLUS: 13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PLUS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 18.9 Max: 43
Current: 13.3
2.6
43
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 18.59
PLUS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. PLUS: 18.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PLUS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.6  Med: -4.2 Max: 21.1
Current: 18.59
-24.6
21.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,233
EPS (TTM) $ 6.40
Beta1.33
Short Percentage of Float3.38%
52-Week Range $61.78 - 109.33
Shares Outstanding (Mil)7.09

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,264 1,318
EPS ($) 6.77 7.48
EPS w/o NRI ($) 6.77 7.48
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Host Hotels & Resorts Inc, Alliance Fiber Optic Products Inc, Eplus Inc, May 12 2014 
ePlus Inc. (PLUS) CFO Elaine D Marion sells 2,500 Shares Dec 06 2010 
ePlus Inc. (PLUS) COO Mark P Marron sells 2,260 Shares Nov 10 2010 
ePlus Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 05 2010 
ePlus Inc. (PLUS) CFO Elaine D Marion sells 2,000 Shares Aug 26 2010 
ePlus Inc. (PLUS) COO Mark P Marron sells 40,000 Shares Aug 12 2010 
ePlus Inc. (PLUS) CFO Elaine D Marion sells 2,100 Shares Oct 07 2009 
ePlus Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 10 2009 

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