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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.33
SMT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 2543 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. SMT: 0.33 )
SMT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.33

0.05
0.49
Equity to Asset -0.08
SMT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 2512 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. SMT: -0.08 )
SMT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -2.27   Max: -0.02
Current: -0.08

-2.27
-0.02
Interest Coverage 2.41
SMT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 105.08 vs. SMT: 2.41 )
SMT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 4.16
Current: 2.41

0.88
4.16
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -0.70
M-Score: -2.78
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.77
SMT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2403 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. SMT: 8.77 )
SMT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -7.82   Max: 24.71
Current: 8.77

-7.82
24.71
Net-margin (%) 3.49
SMT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2405 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. SMT: 3.49 )
SMT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -22.78   Max: 21.92
Current: 3.49

-22.78
21.92
ROA (%) 5.91
SMT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2410 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. SMT: 5.91 )
SMT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -35.49   Max: 26.9
Current: 5.91

-35.49
26.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 57.57
SMT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2402 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. SMT: 57.57 )
SMT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -34.02   Max: 131.16
Current: 57.57

-34.02
131.16
Revenue Growth (%) -8.30
SMT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SMT: -8.30 )
SMT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10
Current: -8.3

0
10
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

SMT Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 834,600 sh (+2.34%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,817,246 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2013

SMT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 1,037,700 sh (+24.34%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,817,246 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

SMT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 1,166,188 sh (+12.38%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,817,246 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

SMT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 27,412 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,498,300 sh (+28.48%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,814,546 sh (-0.06%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SMT

(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
Michael Price 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.15%$1.36 - $2.04 $ 2.4354%0
PRIMECAP Management 2012-12-31 Reduce -20.01%$1.27 - $1.61 $ 2.4374%4890446
Michael Price 2012-06-30 Add 197.33%0.11%$1.13 - $2.99 $ 2.4316%624400
Michael Price 2012-03-31 Add 81.82%0.04%$2.97 - $4.28 $ 2.43-27%210000
Michael Price 2011-12-31 New Buy0.07%$3.42 - $5.1 $ 2.43-42%115500
Lee Ainslie 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.07%$3.42 - $5.1 $ 2.43-42%0
Lee Ainslie 2011-09-30 New Buy0.07%$3.95 - $5.96 $ 2.43-50%1113471
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0031%$3.95 - $5.96 $ 2.43-50%0
George Soros 2011-06-30 New Buy$5.67 - $10.58 $ 2.43-70%38268
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 15.10
SMT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2657 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 31.80 vs. SMT: 15.10 )
SMT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.35   Max: 110
Current: 15.1

5.35
110
P/S 0.50
SMT's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 2657 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. SMT: 0.50 )
SMT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 2.72
Current: 0.5

0.21
2.72
PFCF 17.30
SMT's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 2657 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 82.23 vs. SMT: 17.30 )
SMT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.44   Max: 96.25
Current: 17.3

2.44
96.25
EV-to-EBIT 8.03
SMT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 2657 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 23.84 vs. SMT: 8.03 )
SMT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 20.4
Current: 8.03

5.8
20.4
Current Ratio 1.32
SMT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 2530 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. SMT: 1.32 )
SMT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 2.15
Current: 1.32

1.32
2.15
Quick Ratio 0.93
SMT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 2530 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. SMT: 0.93 )
SMT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 1.71
Current: 0.93

0.92
1.71

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
SMT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 2657 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SMT: 0.90 )
SMT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.93
Current: 0.9

0.51
2.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.40
SMT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2171 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SMT: 12.40 )
SMT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 17.4
Current: 12.4

4.9
17.4

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Computer Systems
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Traded in other countries:SMA.Canada, 2SA.Germany
SMART Technologies Inc., formerly SMART Technologies (Holdings) Inc., was incorporated on June 11, 2007 under the Business Corporations Act (Alberta). The Company through its wholly owned subsidiary, SMART Technologies ULC ("ULC"), and its subsidiaries, designs, develops and sells interactive technology products and integrated solutions that enhance learning and enable people to collaborate with each other in innovative and effective ways. It generates revenue from the sale of interactive technology products and integrated solutions, including hardware, software and services. The Company offers SMART Board interactive whiteboards, SMART interactive flat panels, LightRaise interactive projectors, SMART Table interactive learning center, SMART Response interactive response systems, SMART Podium, SMART Notebook collaborative learning software, SMART Notebook Web, SMART Notebook App for iPad, SMART Exchange, SMART Sync classroom management software, SMART Response Virtual Edition, and SMART Document Camera for the education market. The Company competitors include Hitachi, Ltd., LG Electronics, Inc., Panasonic Corporation, Samsung Electronics Co., and Sharp Corporation.
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