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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.71
PLUS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 2645 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. PLUS: 0.71 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 2.56
Current: 0.71

0.02
2.56
Equity to Asset 0.46
PLUS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 2564 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. PLUS: 0.46 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.57
Current: 0.46

0.1
0.57
Interest Coverage 31.85
PLUS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 1630 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5615.56 vs. PLUS: 31.85 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 32.45
Current: 31.85

1.9
32.45
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.53
M-Score: -2.05
WACC vs ROIC
12.18%
15.77%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.30
PLUS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2614 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.77 vs. PLUS: 6.30 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.53   Max: 13.04
Current: 6.3

2.53
13.04
Net-margin (%) 3.97
PLUS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2614 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. PLUS: 3.97 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.08   Max: 5.07
Current: 3.97

-0.08
5.07
ROE (%) 17.35
PLUS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2551 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.64 vs. PLUS: 17.35 )
PLUS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.4   Max: 36.08
Current: 17.35

-0.4
36.08
ROA (%) 8.22
PLUS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2658 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. PLUS: 8.22 )
PLUS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.14   Max: 9.08
Current: 8.22

-0.14
9.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 53.08
PLUS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2628 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 31.00 vs. PLUS: 53.08 )
PLUS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 47.66   Max: 2094.37
Current: 53.08

47.66
2094.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.40
PLUS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2058 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. PLUS: 15.40 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.6   Max: 46
Current: 15.4

-11.6
46
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.70
PLUS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1682 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. PLUS: 14.70 )
PLUS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.9   Max: 28.7
Current: 14.7

-15.9
28.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.80
PLUS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. PLUS: 15.80 )
PLUS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.1   Max: 46.6
Current: 15.8

-10.1
46.6
» PLUS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

PLUS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 79,900 sh (+15.80%)
Jim Simons 59,897 sh (+1.90%)
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Q2 2014

PLUS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 7,378 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 619,674 sh (+675.56%)
Jim Simons 38,200 sh (-36.22%)
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Q3 2014

PLUS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 622,074 sh (+0.39%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,692 sh (-22.85%)
Jim Simons 21,100 sh (-44.76%)
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Q4 2014

PLUS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 8,039 sh (+41.23%)
Jim Simons 26,501 sh (+25.60%)
Chuck Royce 545,884 sh (-12.25%)
Chuck Royce 545,884 sh (-12.25%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.10
PLUS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 86.80 vs. PLUS: 14.10 )
PLUS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.74   Max: 17.68
Current: 14.1

2.74
17.68
Forward P/E 14.95
PLUS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PLUS: 14.95 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.20
PLUS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 87.80 vs. PLUS: 14.20 )
PLUS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.75   Max: 17.72
Current: 14.2

2.75
17.72
P/B 2.40
PLUS's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. PLUS: 2.40 )
PLUS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.43
Current: 2.4

0.37
2.43
P/S 0.57
PLUS's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. PLUS: 0.57 )
PLUS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.57

0.07
0.6
POCF 85.90
PLUS's POCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 33.50 vs. PLUS: 85.90 )
PLUS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 724.75
Current: 85.9

1.2
724.75
EV-to-EBIT 9.16
PLUS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 45.39 vs. PLUS: 9.16 )
PLUS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 14.8
Current: 9.16

2.4
14.8
PEG 0.85
PLUS's PEG is ranked higher than
97% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PLUS: 0.85 )
PLUS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 34.26
Current: 0.85

0.14
34.26
Shiller P/E 24.10
PLUS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PLUS: 24.10 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.79   Max: 24.82
Current: 24.1

4.79
24.82
Current Ratio 1.56
PLUS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 2621 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. PLUS: 1.56 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 2.14
Current: 1.56

0.56
2.14
Quick Ratio 1.48
PLUS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 2621 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. PLUS: 1.48 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 2.03
Current: 1.48

0.54
2.03
Days Inventory 10.68
PLUS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
88% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 369.00 vs. PLUS: 10.68 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 9.09
Current: 10.68

1.24
9.09
Days Sales Outstanding 79.38
PLUS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 87.85 vs. PLUS: 79.38 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 11.09   Max: 84.6
Current: 79.38

11.09
84.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.80
PLUS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
82% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. PLUS: 2.80 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 6.15
Current: 2.8

0.55
6.15
Price/Median PS Value 2.60
PLUS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PLUS: 2.60 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 5.56
Current: 2.6

0.39
5.56
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.70
PLUS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PLUS: 0.70 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 2.59
Current: 0.7

0.16
2.59
Price/Graham Number 1.30
PLUS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
91% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PLUS: 1.30 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 5.32
Current: 1.3

0.27
5.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.20
PLUS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2593 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. PLUS: 11.20 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 41.2
Current: 11.2

6.8
41.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.98
PLUS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1076 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.78 vs. PLUS: 19.98 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -26.8   Max: 20
Current: 19.98

-26.8
20

Analyst Estimate

Mar15 Mar16
Revenue(Mil) 1,165 1,247
EPS($) 5.49 5.74
EPS without NRI($) 5.49 5.74

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:MLE.Germany,
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 offers the following services direct marketing of information technology equipment, third-party software; and third-party maintenance and services; professional services; proprietary software, including order-entry and order-management software (OneSource), procurement, asset management, document management and distribution software, and electronic catalog content management software and services; and the Financing Segment offers the following services leasing, and business process services to facilitate the acquisition and management of capital assets. 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.
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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 
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