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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.75
RHT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 1906 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. RHT: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
RHT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 5.97 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.75
Equity to Asset 0.31
RHT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. RHT: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RHT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.31
0.31
0.94
Interest Coverage 13.08
RHT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
76% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 195.28 vs. RHT: 13.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RHT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.69  Med: 319.25 Max: No Debt
Current: 13.08
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 4.17
M-Score: -2.95
WACC vs ROIC
11.89%
32.17%
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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 13.32
RHT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1850 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. RHT: 13.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RHT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.65  Med: 14.01 Max: 17.64
Current: 13.32
12.65
17.64
Net-margin (%) 10.36
RHT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1850 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. RHT: 10.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RHT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.71  Med: 11.73 Max: 14.95
Current: 10.36
9.71
14.95
ROE (%) 18.20
RHT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1799 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. RHT: 18.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RHT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.65  Med: 9.76 Max: 18.2
Current: 18.2
7.65
18.2
ROA (%) 5.92
RHT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. RHT: 5.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RHT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.86  Med: 5.13 Max: 6.25
Current: 5.92
3.86
6.25
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 190.44
RHT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1873 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.79 vs. RHT: 190.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
RHT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 143.74  Med: 182.46 Max: 238.53
Current: 190.44
143.74
238.53
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.60
RHT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1428 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. RHT: 17.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RHT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.6  Med: 21.9 Max: 44.7
Current: 17.6
-28.6
44.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.10
RHT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1186 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. RHT: 13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RHT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.4  Med: 17.5 Max: 84.9
Current: 13.1
-37.4
84.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 11.60
RHT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1076 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. RHT: 11.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RHT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.2  Med: 15.8 Max: 95.7
Current: 11.6
-53.2
95.7
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

RHT Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Pioneer Investments 95,902 sh (New)
John Burbank 3,875 sh (New)
Leucadia National 3,200 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 66,865 sh (+434.36%)
Ray Dalio 139,767 sh (+291.61%)
Spiros Segalas 5,523,715 sh (+7.36%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ron Baron 138,720 sh (-9.82%)
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Q2 2016

RHT Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 9,466 sh (New)
Jim Simons 434,665 sh (New)
Spiros Segalas 5,523,715 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Leucadia National Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 95,748 sh (-0.16%)
Ron Baron 133,392 sh (-3.84%)
Paul Tudor Jones 36,775 sh (-45.00%)
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Q3 2016

RHT Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Steven Cohen 115,400 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 48,963 sh (New)
Jim Simons 666,265 sh (+53.28%)
Paul Tudor Jones 55,065 sh (+49.73%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ron Baron 123,710 sh (-7.26%)
Spiros Segalas 4,525,028 sh (-18.08%)
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2016

RHT Guru Trades in 2016

Spiros Segalas 3,839,586 sh (-15.15%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 541511    SIC: 7371
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Red Hat Inc is a provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to develop and offer reliable and high-performing operating system, middleware, virtualization, storage and cloud technologies.

Red Hat Inc was incorporated in Connecticut in March 1993 as ACC Corp., Inc., which subsequently changed its name to Red Hat Software, Inc. Red Hat Software, Inc. reincorporated in Delaware in September 1998 and changed its name to Red Hat, Inc. in June 1999. The Company uses the open source software development and licensing model to offer enterprise technologies to customers on a subscription basis. Subscriptions for its offerings are marketed and sold to customers directly and through channel partners. Under the open source model, a software developer distributes the human-readable source code version of the software under an open source license, such as the GNU General Public License (GPL) or GNU Lesser General Public License. Open source licenses provide relative rights for recipients of the software to use, copy, modify and redistribute the software. Under the proprietary software model, a software vendor generally develops the software itself or acquires components from other vendors, without the input from a wider community of participants. It provides its software offerings to its customers mainly under annual or multi-year subscriptions. The Companys software offerings are designed to provide enterprises with high-performing, scalable, flexible, reliable, secure and stable technologies that meet customers IT infrastructure needs, both on-premise and in a cloud. Its competitors include Attachmate, BMC, CA, HP, IBM, Microsoft and Oracle, all of which offer support for heterogeneous operating system environments, such as Linux, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX and Windows.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 56.20
RHT's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.90 vs. RHT: 56.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
RHT' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.4  Med: 64.76 Max: 98.51
Current: 56.2
21.4
98.51
Forward P/E 28.17
RHT's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.45 vs. RHT: 28.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 56.20
RHT's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.80 vs. RHT: 56.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
RHT' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.4  Med: 64.76 Max: 98.51
Current: 56.2
21.4
98.51
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 33.69
RHT's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
65% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.89 vs. RHT: 33.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
RHT' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.76  Med: 30.46 Max: 41.4
Current: 33.69
7.76
41.4
P/B 10.34
RHT's P/B is ranked lower than
88% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. RHT: 10.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RHT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.52  Med: 6.54 Max: 11.73
Current: 10.34
1.52
11.73
P/S 5.80
RHT's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 1765 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. RHT: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RHT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.96  Med: 7.76 Max: 22.92
Current: 5.8
2.96
22.92
PFCF 21.98
RHT's PFCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. RHT: 21.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
RHT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.6  Med: 26.21 Max: 41.26
Current: 21.98
9.6
41.26
POCF 19.56
RHT's POCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.48 vs. RHT: 19.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
RHT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.02  Med: 21.77 Max: 34.28
Current: 19.56
8.02
34.28
EV-to-EBIT 39.17
RHT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
76% of the 1184 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.51 vs. RHT: 39.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RHT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.7  Med: 44.2 Max: 69.4
Current: 39.17
9.7
69.4
EV-to-EBITDA 31.10
RHT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
76% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.65 vs. RHT: 31.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RHT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.7  Med: 34.6 Max: 57.4
Current: 31.1
7.7
57.4
PEG 3.84
RHT's PEG is ranked lower than
71% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. RHT: 3.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
RHT' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 4.01 Max: 10.98
Current: 3.84
0.36
10.98
Shiller P/E 95.31
RHT's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
85% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 38.52 vs. RHT: 95.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
RHT' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 81.57  Med: 118.88 Max: 2863
Current: 95.31
81.57
2863
Current Ratio 1.26
RHT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 1854 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. RHT: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RHT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.96 Max: 8.69
Current: 1.26
1.12
8.69
Quick Ratio 1.26
RHT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 1854 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. RHT: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RHT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.96 Max: 8.68
Current: 1.26
1.12
8.68
Days Sales Outstanding 67.06
RHT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.06 vs. RHT: 67.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RHT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.06  Med: 82.71 Max: 95.46
Current: 67.06
67.06
95.46

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.10
RHT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. RHT: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
RHT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51  Med: -1.75 Max: 3
Current: 2.1
-51
3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 150.20
RHT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
99% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. RHT: 150.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
RHT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 10.55 Max: 162.44
Current: 150.2
1.96
162.44
Price/Projected FCF 1.66
RHT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. RHT: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
RHT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 2.02 Max: 8.37
Current: 1.66
0.67
8.37
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.97
RHT's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
82% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. RHT: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.75
RHT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. RHT: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RHT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.16 Max: 46.88
Current: 0.75
0.41
46.88
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.43
RHT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. RHT: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
RHT' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 3.54 Max: 12.67
Current: 4.43
0.93
12.67
Price/Graham Number 19.42
RHT's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
98% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. RHT: 19.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
RHT' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.88  Med: 6.23 Max: 20.87
Current: 19.42
1.88
20.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.58
RHT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1833 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. RHT: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
RHT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 2.3 Max: 10.3
Current: 2.58
1.4
10.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.26
RHT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. RHT: 16.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
RHT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 17.1 Max: 74
Current: 16.26
0.9
74

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,326
EPS (TTM) $ 1.31
Beta1.34
Short Percentage of Float4.01%
52-Week Range $59.59 - 82.73
Shares Outstanding (Mil)178.29

Analyst Estimate

Feb17 Feb18 Feb19
Revenue (Mil $) 2,406 2,722 3,084
EPS ($) 2.09 2.40 2.96
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.09 2.40 2.96
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
17.41%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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