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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 1.34
PLUS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.14 vs. PLUS: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PLUS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.32 Max: 2.56
Current: 1.34
0.02
2.56
Equity to Asset 0.50
PLUS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 1735 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. PLUS: 0.50 )
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: 0.5
0.1
0.57
Interest Coverage 38.78
PLUS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 61.34 vs. PLUS: 38.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PLUS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 10.46 Max: 31.45
Current: 38.78
2.26
31.45
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.46
M-Score: -2.14
WACC vs ROIC
9.82%
15.49%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.35
PLUS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1784 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. PLUS: 6.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PLUS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.53  Med: 5.03 Max: 6.18
Current: 6.35
2.53
6.18
Net-margin (%) 3.73
PLUS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1783 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. PLUS: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PLUS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.08  Med: 2.52 Max: 4.01
Current: 3.73
-0.08
4.01
ROE (%) 15.00
PLUS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.09 vs. PLUS: 15.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PLUS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.4  Med: 11.38 Max: 16.8
Current: 15
-0.4
16.8
ROA (%) 7.37
PLUS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. PLUS: 7.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PLUS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.14  Med: 5.04 Max: 8.15
Current: 7.37
-0.14
8.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 48.92
PLUS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1802 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.85 vs. PLUS: 48.92 )
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: 48.92
48.14
2226.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.90
PLUS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1413 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. PLUS: 14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PLUS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.7  Med: 15.30 Max: 46
Current: 14.9
-11.7
46
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 27.90
PLUS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. PLUS: 27.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PLUS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.9  Med: 6.90 Max: 28.7
Current: 27.9
-15.9
28.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 29.00
PLUS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. PLUS: 29.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PLUS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10  Med: 13.30 Max: 46.5
Current: 29
-10
46.5
» PLUS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-05-28)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

PLUS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 3,565 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 11,524 sh (+43.35%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 409,794 sh (-24.93%)
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Q2 2015

PLUS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 10,940 sh (-5.07%)
Chuck Royce 187,476 sh (-54.25%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.44
PLUS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.82 vs. PLUS: 13.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PLUS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.74  Med: 10.22 Max: 16.78
Current: 13.44
2.74
16.78
Forward P/E 12.36
PLUS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.18 vs. PLUS: 12.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.44
PLUS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.86 vs. PLUS: 13.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PLUS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.75  Med: 10.09 Max: 16.8
Current: 13.44
2.75
16.8
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 54.03
PLUS's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
81% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.79 vs. PLUS: 54.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
PLUS' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.09  Med: 21.35 Max: 608.35
Current: 54.03
2.09
608.35
P/B 1.90
PLUS's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 1693 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. PLUS: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PLUS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.48
Current: 1.9
0.36
2.48
P/S 0.50
PLUS's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. PLUS: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PLUS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.5
0.07
0.63
POCF 128.62
PLUS's POCF is ranked lower than
96% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.06 vs. PLUS: 128.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PLUS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 9.18 Max: 460.16
Current: 128.62
1.21
460.16
EV-to-EBIT 7.65
PLUS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.29 vs. PLUS: 7.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PLUS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 5.20 Max: 38.3
Current: 7.65
2.3
38.3
EV-to-EBITDA 6.25
PLUS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
78% of the 1263 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.58 vs. PLUS: 6.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PLUS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 4.10 Max: 10.2
Current: 6.25
1.5
10.2
PEG 0.59
PLUS's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. PLUS: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PLUS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.65 Max: 44.65
Current: 0.59
0.14
44.65
Shiller P/E 24.28
PLUS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 33.81 vs. PLUS: 24.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PLUS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.53  Med: 15.26 Max: 31.64
Current: 24.28
4.53
31.64
Current Ratio 1.61
PLUS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1671 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. PLUS: 1.61 )
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: 1.61
0.56
2.14
Quick Ratio 1.52
PLUS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1671 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. PLUS: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PLUS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.42 Max: 2.03
Current: 1.52
0.54
2.03
Days Inventory 8.86
PLUS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
65% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. PLUS: 8.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PLUS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 6.23 Max: 9.09
Current: 8.86
1.53
9.09
Days Sales Outstanding 80.52
PLUS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
60% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 70.19 vs. PLUS: 80.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PLUS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.26  Med: 60.26 Max: 77.19
Current: 80.52
43.26
77.19
Days Payable 81.33
PLUS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
72% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 44.91 vs. PLUS: 81.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PLUS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.07  Med: 53.47 Max: 77.3
Current: 81.33
43.07
77.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.76
PLUS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.47 vs. PLUS: 3.76 )
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: 4.48 Max: 16.67
Current: 3.76
3.08
16.67
Price/Tangible Book 2.30
PLUS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. PLUS: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PLUS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.18 Max: 4.98
Current: 2.3
0.55
4.98
Price/Projected FCF 8.24
PLUS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. PLUS: 8.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PLUS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.94 Max: 53.38
Current: 8.24
0.39
53.38
Price/Median PS Value 2.09
PLUS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PLUS: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PLUS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.30 Max: 5.02
Current: 2.09
0.36
5.02
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.66
PLUS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. PLUS: 0.66 )
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: 0.77 Max: 2.59
Current: 0.66
0.16
2.59
Price/Graham Number 1.17
PLUS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. PLUS: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PLUS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.72 Max: 2.82
Current: 1.17
0.27
2.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 13.10
PLUS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1769 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. PLUS: 13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PLUS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 19.10 Max: 43
Current: 13.1
2.6
43
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 18.66
PLUS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.18 vs. PLUS: 18.66 )
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: -4.60 Max: 21.1
Current: 18.66
-24.6
21.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1172
EPS $ 5.98
Beta1.17
Short Percentage of Float3.89%
52-Week Range $61.78 - 109.33
Shares Outstanding(Mil)7.48

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 1,197 1,274
EPS($) 5.96 6.50
EPS without NRI($) 5.96 6.50

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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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 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 
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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