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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 : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
SAP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 1700 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.19 vs. SAP: No Debt )
SAP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.5   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.57
SAP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. SAP: 0.57 )
SAP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.57

0.44
0.65
Interest Coverage 24.75
SAP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 554.09 vs. SAP: 24.75 )
SAP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 5.64   Max: 431.11
Current: 24.75

5.64
431.11
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 5.37
M-Score: -2.46
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 (%) 26.64
SAP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1664 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. SAP: 26.64 )
SAP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -78.07   Max: 34.29
Current: 26.64

-78.07
34.29
Net-margin (%) 19.78
SAP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. SAP: 19.78 )
SAP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.86   Max: 24.16
Current: 19.78

6.86
24.16
ROE (%) 20.74
SAP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. SAP: 20.74 )
SAP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 17.71   Max: 30.5
Current: 20.74

17.71
30.5
ROA (%) 12.28
SAP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1683 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. SAP: 12.28 )
SAP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 8.69   Max: 19.69
Current: 12.28

8.69
19.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 246.10
SAP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1665 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.29 vs. SAP: 246.10 )
SAP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -217.32   Max: 314.7
Current: 246.1

-217.32
314.7
Revenue Growth (%) 10.30
SAP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. SAP: 10.30 )
SAP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26.3
Current: 10.3

0
26.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 22.30
SAP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. SAP: 22.30 )
SAP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 23.8
Current: 22.3

0
23.8
EPS Growth (%) 22.30
SAP's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. SAP: 22.30 )
SAP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 43.4
Current: 22.3

0
43.4
» SAP's 10-Y Financials

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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

SAP Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Sarah Ketterer 31,805 sh (+18.22%)
Chris Davis 142,279 sh (+14.98%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Ken Fisher 6,225,356 sh (-0.1%)
Frank Sands 186,485 sh (-3.72%)
Jim Simons 12,900 sh (-91.77%)
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Q4 2013

SAP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 130,597 sh (New)
Jim Simons 104,700 sh (+711.63%)
Sarah Ketterer 107,789 sh (+238.91%)
Chris Davis 145,067 sh (+1.96%)
Ken Fisher 6,244,445 sh (+0.31%)
Frank Sands 185,885 sh (-0.32%)
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Q1 2014

SAP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 535,611 sh (+411.57%)
Sarah Ketterer 124,149 sh (+15.18%)
Chris Davis 151,967 sh (+4.76%)
Frank Sands 185,285 sh (-0.32%)
Ken Fisher 5,937,388 sh (-4.92%)
Steven Cohen 92,883 sh (-28.88%)
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Q2 2014

SAP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Sarah Ketterer 196,896 sh (+58.6%)
Chris Davis 162,343 sh (+6.83%)
Frank Sands 189,185 sh (+2.1%)
Ken Fisher 6,010,653 sh (+1.23%)
Steven Cohen 77,400 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 372,500 sh (-30.45%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SAP

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.04%$70.27 - $76.94 $ 77.234%0
Frank Sands 2013-06-30 Add 20.39%0.01%$71.45 - $83.11 $ 77.23-1%193685
Frank Sands 2013-03-31 New Buy0.05%$77.38 - $84.58 $ 77.23-4%160885
John Hussman 2011-12-31 Add 20.33%$48.39 - $62.54 $ 77.2335%14800
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 22.00
SAP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 47.80 vs. SAP: 22.00 )
SAP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.05   Max: 40.21
Current: 22

14.05
40.21
P/B 4.34
SAP's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. SAP: 4.34 )
SAP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.76   Max: 13.04
Current: 4.34

3.76
13.04
P/S 4.09
SAP's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. SAP: 4.09 )
SAP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.48   Max: 6.58
Current: 4.09

2.48
6.58
PFCF 21.19
SAP's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 104.07 vs. SAP: 21.19 )
SAP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.77   Max: 42.02
Current: 21.19

11.77
42.02
EV-to-EBIT 15.37
SAP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 33.95 vs. SAP: 15.37 )
SAP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.1   Max: 29.9
Current: 15.37

10.1
29.9
PEG 1.23
SAP's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SAP: 1.23 )
SAP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 6.75
Current: 1.23

1.08
6.75
Shiller P/E 25.66
SAP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SAP: 25.66 )
SAP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 17.24   Max: 51.94
Current: 25.66

17.24
51.94
Current Ratio 1.03
SAP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. SAP: 1.03 )
SAP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 7.8
Current: 1.03

0.96
7.8
Quick Ratio 1.03
SAP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. SAP: 1.03 )
SAP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 7.78
Current: 1.03

0.52
7.78

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.29
SAP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. SAP: 1.29 )
SAP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 4.2
Current: 1.29

0.98
4.2
Dividend Payout 0.28
SAP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SAP: 0.28 )
SAP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 4.74
Current: 0.28

0.9
4.74
Dividend growth (3y) -100.00
SAP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
55% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. SAP: -100.00 )
SAP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 34.2
Current: -100

0
34.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.30
SAP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
58% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SAP: 1.30 )
SAP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 4.2
Current: 1.3

0.98
4.2
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
SAP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 1183 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. SAP: -0.20 )
SAP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -43.1
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
SAP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SAP: 1.30 )
SAP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 3.75
Current: 1.3

1.07
3.75
Price/Median PS Value 0.99
SAP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SAP: 0.99 )
SAP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 2.96
Current: 0.99

0.49
2.96
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.43
SAP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SAP: 1.43 )
SAP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 5.32
Current: 1.43

1.14
5.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.50
SAP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1440 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. SAP: 6.50 )
SAP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 9.9
Current: 6.5

3.3
9.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.86
SAP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.02 vs. SAP: 18.86 )
SAP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 7.8   Max: 35.4
Current: 18.86

7.8
35.4

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare:CRM, SQI, RHT, INTU, ADBE » details
Traded in other countries:SAP.Germany, SAPA.Germany, SAP.Italy, 0NW4.country, SAPGF.USA
SAP AG was incorporated under the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany in 1972. The Company's core business is selling licenses for software solutions and related support services. In addition, it offers consulting, training and other services for its software solutions. It develops and markets its products and services in close cooperation with independent business partners. The Company has more than 95,000 customers in over 120 countries and employs more than 47,500 people at locations in more than 50 countries in the European, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); Americas; and Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) regions. It has three lines of business: product, consulting and training. The product segment is mainly engaged in marketing and licensing its software products and providing support for its software products. Support includes technical support for its products, assistance in resolving problems, providing user documentation, unspecified software upgrades, updates and enhancements. The product segment also performs certain custom development projects. The product segment includes the sales, marketing and service and support lines of business. The consulting segment is mainly engaged in the implementation of the Company's software products. The training segment is mainly engaged in providing educational services on the use of its software products and related topics for customers and partners. Training services include traditional classroom training at SAP training facilities, customer and partner-specific training and end-user training, as well as e-learning. The Company tailors its solutions to serve the needs of customers in 25 specific industries, for example banking, insurance, chemicals, healthcare, retail, consumer products, and the public sector.
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