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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
SLP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1714 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.11 vs. SLP: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SLP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.69
SLP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. SLP: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SLP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.25  Med: 0.86 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.69
-0.25
0.91
Interest Coverage No Debt
SLP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. SLP: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SLP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 35.71  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
35.71
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 9.39
M-Score: -1.86
WACC vs ROIC
4.73%
33.67%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 31.75
SLP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1686 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.08 vs. SLP: 31.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SLP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -46.89  Med: 19.82 Max: 40.43
Current: 31.75
-46.89
40.43
Net-margin (%) 21.04
SLP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1686 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. SLP: 21.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SLP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -80.77  Med: 15.75 Max: 45.69
Current: 21.04
-80.77
45.69
ROE (%) 18.26
SLP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1646 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.12 vs. SLP: 18.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SLP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -90.26  Med: 18.95 Max: 123.84
Current: 18.26
-90.26
123.84
ROA (%) 13.32
SLP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. SLP: 13.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SLP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -72.69  Med: 16.16 Max: 90.24
Current: 13.32
-72.69
90.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 153.53
SLP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.78 vs. SLP: 153.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SLP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -566.94  Med: 125.24 Max: 297.7
Current: 153.53
-566.94
297.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.00
SLP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. SLP: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SLP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 4.00 Max: 17.8
Current: 9
0
17.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.90
SLP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. SLP: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SLP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 8.10 Max: 81.7
Current: 6.9
0
81.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 1.90
SLP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SLP: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SLP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -68.2  Med: 14.25 Max: 71
Current: 1.9
-68.2
71
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

SLP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 8,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 376,800 sh (+6.83%)
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Q3 2014

SLP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 398,200 sh (+5.68%)
Chuck Royce 8,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

SLP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 425,106 sh (+6.76%)
Chuck Royce 8,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

SLP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 442,500 sh (+4.09%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 32.29
SLP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.60 vs. SLP: 32.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SLP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.19  Med: 24.03 Max: 95.19
Current: 32.29
9.19
95.19
Forward P/E 21.10
SLP's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
56% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.24 vs. SLP: 21.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 34.20
SLP's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. SLP: 34.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SLP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.1  Med: 25.00 Max: 323.75
Current: 34.2
9.1
323.75
P/B 5.31
SLP's P/B is ranked lower than
70% of the 1692 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. SLP: 5.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SLP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.34  Med: 3.73 Max: 17.31
Current: 5.31
1.34
17.31
P/S 6.89
SLP's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 1858 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. SLP: 6.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SLP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.64  Med: 5.24 Max: 16.92
Current: 6.89
1.64
16.92
PFCF 65.66
SLP's PFCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.66 vs. SLP: 65.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SLP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.21  Med: 26.70 Max: 338.5
Current: 65.66
6.21
338.5
POCF 18.47
SLP's POCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.67 vs. SLP: 18.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SLP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.12  Med: 18.36 Max: 61.36
Current: 18.47
5.12
61.36
EV-to-EBIT 21.55
SLP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
58% of the 1138 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.31 vs. SLP: 21.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SLP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.5  Med: 17.10 Max: 304.6
Current: 21.55
3.5
304.6
PEG 2.33
SLP's PEG is ranked lower than
55% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. SLP: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SLP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.82 Max: 41.61
Current: 2.33
0.23
41.61
Shiller P/E 35.44
SLP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
58% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.83 vs. SLP: 35.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SLP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.67  Med: 31.41 Max: 108.79
Current: 35.44
9.67
108.79
Current Ratio 7.31
SLP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. SLP: 7.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SLP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 6.16 Max: 20.72
Current: 7.31
0.24
20.72
Quick Ratio 7.31
SLP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. SLP: 7.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SLP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 5.54 Max: 20.72
Current: 7.31
0.2
20.72
Days Sales Outstanding 80.58
SLP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
61% of the 1453 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 68.81 vs. SLP: 80.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SLP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 41.39  Med: 60.01 Max: 119.52
Current: 80.58
41.39
119.52

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.38
SLP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
81% of the 1193 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. SLP: 3.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SLP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 3.22 Max: 7.34
Current: 3.38
1.1
7.34
Dividend Payout 1.11
SLP's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
90% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. SLP: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SLP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.00 Max: 3.85
Current: 1.11
0.5
3.85
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.39
SLP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SLP: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SLP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 3.22 Max: 7.34
Current: 3.39
1.1
7.34
Share Buyback Rate -0.70
SLP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. SLP: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
SLP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: -2.35 Max: -58.9
Current: -0.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 42.21
SLP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. SLP: 42.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SLP' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.74  Med: 7.09 Max: 59.4
Current: 42.21
1.74
59.4
Price/Tangible Book 34.76
SLP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
94% of the 1390 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. SLP: 34.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SLP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.74  Med: 5.73 Max: 42.4
Current: 34.76
1.74
42.4
Price/Projected FCF 2.71
SLP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. SLP: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SLP' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 2.08 Max: 10.24
Current: 2.71
0.71
10.24
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.20
SLP's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
60% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. SLP: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.31
SLP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 1577 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. SLP: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SLP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.59 Max: 2.61
Current: 1.31
0.08
2.61
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 5.14
SLP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. SLP: 5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SLP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.68 Max: 10.12
Current: 5.14
0.4
10.12
Price/Graham Number 7.12
SLP's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
83% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. SLP: 7.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SLP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.11 Max: 14.6
Current: 7.12
0.64
14.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.80
SLP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1741 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SLP: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SLP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 5.80 Max: 28.6
Current: 4.8
0.3
28.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.33
SLP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.82 vs. SLP: 8.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SLP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 1.5  Med: 16.90 Max: 54.7
Current: 8.33
1.5
54.7

Analyst Estimate

Aug15 Aug16
Revenue(Mil) 18 20
EPS($) 0.21 0.28
EPS without NRI($) 0.21 0.28

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:SD3.Germany,
Simulations Plus Inc was incorporated on July 17, 1996. The Company designs and develops pharmaceutical simulation software to promote cost-effective solutions to a number of problems in pharmaceutical research and in the education of pharmacy and medical students. The Company also develops and sell a productivity software program called Abbreviate. The Company currently offers five software products for pharmaceutical research: ADMET Predictor, MedChem Designer, MedChem Studio, DDDPlus, and GastroPlus. A sixth product, MembranePlus, is well along in development with testing and validation studies under way. It plans to release MembranePlus by March 2014. The Company currently offers five software products for pharmaceutical research: ADMET Predictor, MedChem Studio, MedChem Designer, DDDPlus, and GastroPlus. The Company markets its pharmaceutical software and consulting services through attendance and presentations at scientific meetings, exhibits at trade shows, seminars at pharmaceutical companies and government agencies, through its web pages on the Internet, and using various communication media to the Companys compiled database of prospect and customer names. The Company competes against a number of established companies that provide screening, testing and research services, and products that are not based on simulation software.
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