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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 0.76
PLUS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 1620 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.13 vs. PLUS: 0.76 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.76

Equity to Asset 0.51
PLUS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. PLUS: 0.51 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.57
Current: 0.51

0.1
0.57
Interest Coverage 31.45
PLUS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
52% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 387.00 vs. PLUS: 31.45 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 31.45
Current: 31.45

1.9
31.45
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.59
M-Score: -1.72
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.98
PLUS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. PLUS: 5.98 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.53   Max: 13.04
Current: 5.98

2.53
13.04
Net-margin (%) 3.54
PLUS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1592 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. PLUS: 3.54 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.08   Max: 5.07
Current: 3.54

-0.08
5.07
ROE (%) 14.62
PLUS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. PLUS: 14.62 )
PLUS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.41   Max: 55.17
Current: 14.62

-0.41
55.17
ROA (%) 7.95
PLUS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. PLUS: 7.95 )
PLUS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.14   Max: 7.95
Current: 7.95

-0.14
7.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 66.72
PLUS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 31.80 vs. PLUS: 66.72 )
PLUS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 66.72   Max: 2232.69
Current: 66.72

66.72
2232.69
Revenue Growth (%) 15.90
PLUS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. PLUS: 15.90 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.6   Max: 46
Current: 15.9

-11.6
46
EBITDA Growth (%) 28.70
PLUS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. PLUS: 28.70 )
PLUS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -15.9   Max: 28.7
Current: 28.7

-15.9
28.7
EPS Growth (%) 43.30
PLUS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. PLUS: 43.30 )
PLUS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.1   Max: 46.6
Current: 43.3

-10.1
46.6
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

PLUS Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 2,200 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2013

PLUS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 12,300 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 62,055 sh (+2720.68%)
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Q3 2013

PLUS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 48,600 sh (+295.12%)
Chuck Royce 77,055 sh (+24.17%)
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Q4 2013

PLUS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 58,782 sh (+20.95%)
Chuck Royce 69,000 sh (-10.45%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.90
PLUS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. PLUS: 13.90 )
PLUS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.74   Max: 17.68
Current: 13.9

2.74
17.68
P/B 1.80
PLUS's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. PLUS: 1.80 )
PLUS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.17
Current: 1.8

0.37
2.17
P/S 0.50
PLUS's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. PLUS: 0.50 )
PLUS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.5

0.07
0.52
EV-to-EBIT 8.50
PLUS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. PLUS: 8.50 )
PLUS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 14.8
Current: 8.5

2.4
14.8
PEG 0.80
PLUS's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. PLUS: 0.80 )
PLUS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 34.26
Current: 0.8

0.14
34.26
Shiller P/E 20.80
PLUS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.33 vs. PLUS: 20.80 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.82   Max: 24.32
Current: 20.8

4.82
24.32

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 24.70
PLUS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.90 vs. PLUS: 24.70 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 12.22   Max: 56.75
Current: 24.7

12.22
56.75
Price/Tangible Book 2.20
PLUS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
72% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. PLUS: 2.20 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 6.15
Current: 2.2

0.55
6.15
Price/Median PS Value 2.10
PLUS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
72% of the 1501 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PLUS: 2.10 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 5.56
Current: 2.1

0.39
5.56
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.70
PLUS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. PLUS: 0.70 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 2.59
Current: 0.7

0.15
2.59
Price/Graham Number 1.20
PLUS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PLUS: 1.20 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 5.32
Current: 1.2

0.27
5.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.80
PLUS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1328 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. PLUS: 11.80 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 41.2
Current: 11.8

6.8
41.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.14
PLUS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. PLUS: 18.14 )
PLUS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -24.3   Max: 23.8
Current: 18.14

-24.3
23.8

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare:CRM, SQI, RHT, INTU, ADBE » details
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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