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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 4.93
QADB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 1738 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. QADB: 4.93 )
QADB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 4.93

Equity to Asset 0.30
QADB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. QADB: 0.30 )
QADB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.3

0.13
0.64
Interest Coverage 11.34
QADB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
54% of the 1136 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 704.34 vs. QADB: 11.34 )
QADB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 19.08
Current: 11.34

1.29
19.08
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.50
M-Score: -2.58
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 (%) 4.27
QADB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. QADB: 4.27 )
QADB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -17.98   Max: 10.11
Current: 4.27

-17.98
10.11
Net-margin (%) 2.60
QADB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. QADB: 2.60 )
QADB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -18.57   Max: 10.59
Current: 2.6

-18.57
10.59
ROE (%) 11.86
QADB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1695 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.72 vs. QADB: 11.86 )
QADB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -41.4   Max: 44.05
Current: 11.86

-41.4
44.05
ROA (%) 3.44
QADB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1746 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. QADB: 3.44 )
QADB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -18.38   Max: 12.34
Current: 3.44

-18.38
12.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 36.25
QADB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1740 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.64 vs. QADB: 36.25 )
QADB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -83.15   Max: 83.83
Current: 36.25

-83.15
83.83
Revenue Growth (%) 6.80
QADB's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. QADB: 6.80 )
QADB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -5   Max: 25.2
Current: 6.8

-5
25.2
EBITDA Growth (%) 7.70
QADB's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. QADB: 7.70 )
QADB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -72.5   Max: 244.8
Current: 7.7

-72.5
244.8
EPS Growth (%) 31.90
QADB's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. QADB: 31.90 )
QADB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -49.2   Max: 72.4
Current: 31.9

-49.2
72.4
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 33.90
QADB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 45.10 vs. QADB: 33.90 )
QADB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 17.41   Max: 67.33
Current: 33.9

17.41
67.33
P/B 4.76
QADB's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. QADB: 4.76 )
QADB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.49   Max: 5.61
Current: 4.76

2.49
5.61
P/S 1.10
QADB's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. QADB: 1.10 )
QADB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 1.33
Current: 1.1

0.67
1.33
PFCF 23.66
QADB's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. QADB: 23.66 )
QADB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.03   Max: 34.6
Current: 23.66

6.03
34.6
EV-to-EBIT 20.32
QADB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.16 vs. QADB: 20.32 )
QADB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 34.9
Current: 20.32

6.8
34.9
PEG 6.71
QADB's PEG is ranked higher than
82% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. QADB: 6.71 )
QADB' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 11.5
Current: 6.71

0
11.5
Shiller P/E 91.02
QADB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. QADB: 91.02 )
QADB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 85.81   Max: 283
Current: 91.02

85.81
283
Current Ratio 1.16
QADB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1735 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. QADB: 1.16 )
QADB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.3
Current: 1.16

0.83
2.3
Quick Ratio 1.16
QADB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 1735 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. QADB: 1.16 )
QADB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.3
Current: 1.16

0.83
2.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.34
QADB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
56% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. QADB: 1.34 )
QADB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 3.15
Current: 1.34

0.54
3.15
Dividend Payout 0.55
QADB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
80% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. QADB: 0.55 )
QADB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.22
Current: 0.55

0.27
1.22
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.40
QADB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
57% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. QADB: 1.40 )
QADB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 3.15
Current: 1.4

0.54
3.15
Share Buyback Rate 0.20
QADB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 1231 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. QADB: 0.20 )
QADB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 22.5   Max: -10.5
Current: 0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 6.15
QADB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.81 vs. QADB: 6.15 )
QADB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 6.4
Current: 6.15

2.8
6.4
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.17
QADB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. QADB: 1.17 )
QADB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 1.22
Current: 1.17

0.69
1.22
Price/Median PS Value 1.31
QADB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. QADB: 1.31 )
QADB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 1.36
Current: 1.31

0.78
1.36
Price/Graham Number 3.35
QADB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
75% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.84 vs. QADB: 3.35 )
QADB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.63   Max: 3.67
Current: 3.35

1.63
3.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.90
QADB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1496 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. QADB: 4.90 )
QADB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 14.7
Current: 4.9

2.9
14.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.80
QADB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1331 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. QADB: 3.80 )
QADB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3   Max: 6
Current: 3.8

3
6

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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QAD, Inc., was founded in 1979, incorporated in California in 1986 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1997. The Company is a provider of enterprise software applications and related services and support. The Company provides enterprise software applications for global manufacturing companies mainly in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology, industrial products and life sciences industries. More than 2,000 global manufacturing companies use its software. The Company's enterprise resource planning ('ERP') suite is called QAD Enterprise Applications, which is also known as MFG/PRO. QAD Enterprise Applications support the core business processes of its global manufacturing customers and includes the following functional areas: financials, customer management, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, supply chain execution, service and support, enterprise asset management, analytics, interoperability, process & performance and internationalization. The Company offers two options for deploying its ERP products: On Premise and On Demand. With the On Premise model, it sells a perpetual license for the software and its customers deploy the software on their own computer servers. Under the perpetual licensing model, customers may separately purchase contracts for maintenance and additional services. With its On Demand, customers subscribe to a service, and the Company provides access to the software as well as ongoing support services and management of the environment. The majority of its customers uses the On Premise model, although On Demand is increasing in acceptance. It faces significant competition from companies with product suites and greater brand recognition and resources than it has, as well as from smaller companies focused on specialized solutions or niche offerings related to a specific functionality or product area. The Company is subject to income taxes in the U.S. and in various foreign jurisdictions.
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