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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
SQI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. SQI: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SQI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 5.53  Med: 9999.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.71
SQI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. SQI: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SQI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.31  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.71
-0.31
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
SQI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 1143 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. SQI: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SQI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 45.23  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
45.23
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.58
M-Score: -2.92
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -1.15
SQI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. SQI: -1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SQI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -911.3  Med: -5.68 Max: 9.95
Current: -1.15
-911.3
9.95
Net-margin (%) -0.41
SQI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. SQI: -0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SQI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1085.54  Med: -5.25 Max: 53.7
Current: -0.41
-1085.54
53.7
ROE (%) -0.26
SQI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1678 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. SQI: -0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SQI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -153.31  Med: -28.08 Max: 5.97
Current: -0.26
-153.31
5.97
ROA (%) -0.18
SQI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. SQI: -0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SQI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -86.45  Med: -1.97 Max: 44.42
Current: -0.18
-86.45
44.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -9.40
SQI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.95 vs. SQI: -9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SQI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2326.18  Med: -39.69 Max: 196.54
Current: -9.4
-2326.18
196.54
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.90
SQI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1302 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. SQI: 16.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SQI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1.7  Med: 15.20 Max: 78.8
Current: 16.9
-1.7
78.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.80
SQI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. SQI: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SQI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.6  Med: 3.80 Max: 27.1
Current: 3.8
-18.6
27.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
SQI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. SQI: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SQI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -100  Med: -23.10 Max: 119
Current: -100
-100
119
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

SQI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 965,877 sh (+54.55%)
Jim Simons 403,100 sh (+3.76%)
Ron Baron Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q3 2014

SQI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 255,500 sh (-36.62%)
Chuck Royce 548,277 sh (-43.24%)
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Q4 2014

SQI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons 164,400 sh (-35.66%)
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Q1 2015

SQI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 234,200 sh (+42.46%)
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Guru Investment Theses on SciQuest Inc

Meridian Funds Comments on SciQuest Inc - Jun 20, 2014

SciQuest, Inc. (SQI) also was the Fund’s largest detractor, experiencing a stock price decline over the period. We believe that this negative performance was due to shareholders taking profits at the end of the year after the stock returned nearly 80% for the 12-month period ending December 31, 2013. SciQuest is a software company that helps its customers connect with their suppliers and lower procurement costs. The company uses an on-demand model, which results in a high percentage of recurring revenues. We believe that this is a $4 billion potential market, which provides a long runway for growth considering SciQuest currently has less than $100 million in annual revenues.



From Meridian Funds's semi-annual report ended December 31, 2013.



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Ratios

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industry
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Forward P/E 26.46
SQI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
70% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.69 vs. SQI: 26.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.84
SQI's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. SQI: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SQI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.84  Med: 5.81 Max: 9.24
Current: 1.84
1.84
9.24
P/S 3.19
SQI's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 1701 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. SQI: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SQI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.18  Med: 5.91 Max: 7.62
Current: 3.19
3.18
7.62
PFCF 46.28
SQI's PFCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.40 vs. SQI: 46.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SQI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 21.06  Med: 44.86 Max: 92.15
Current: 46.28
21.06
92.15
POCF 18.80
SQI's POCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. SQI: 18.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SQI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 16.14  Med: 24.90 Max: 51.54
Current: 18.8
16.14
51.54
Shiller P/E 65.81
SQI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
80% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 31.14 vs. SQI: 65.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SQI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 65.81  Med: 81.26 Max: 97.5
Current: 65.81
65.81
97.5
Current Ratio 2.22
SQI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. SQI: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SQI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.01 Max: 21.59
Current: 2.22
0.64
21.59
Quick Ratio 2.22
SQI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. SQI: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SQI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.01 Max: 21.59
Current: 2.22
0.64
21.59
Days Sales Outstanding 31.03
SQI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 69.02 vs. SQI: 31.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SQI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 42.97  Med: 70.93 Max: 166.61
Current: 31.03
42.97
166.61

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 6.26
SQI's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
67% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. SQI: 6.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
SQI' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 8.4  Med: 43.80 Max: 155.36
Current: 6.26
8.4
155.36
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.08
SQI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. SQI: 5.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SQI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 6.37  Med: 20.59 Max: 172.57
Current: 5.08
6.37
172.57
Price/Tangible Book 3.40
SQI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. SQI: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SQI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.23  Med: 9.53 Max: 34.84
Current: 3.4
4.23
34.84
Price/Projected FCF 1.40
SQI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. SQI: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SQI' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.68  Med: 4.58 Max: 17.37
Current: 1.4
1.68
17.37
Price/Median PS Value 0.54
SQI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. SQI: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SQI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.26
Current: 0.54
0.64
1.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.58
SQI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1696 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. SQI: -0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SQI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.58  Med: 1.35 Max: 2.1
Current: -0.58
-0.58
2.1

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:YSQ.Germany,
SciQuest Inc was incorporated in November, 1995. The Company provides on-demand strategic procurement and supplier management solutions that integrate its customers with their suppliers to improve procurement of indirect goods and services. In 2010, the Company completed an initial public offering of it's common stock. The Company provides solutions on-demand over the Internet using a SaaS model, which enables it to offer greater functionality, integration and reliability with less cost and risk than traditional on-premise solutions. The Company's products comprise of Spend Director Enterprise, a one-stop marketplace for all goods and services. Sourcing Director, self-service supplier portal for registration, event alerting and participation. Spend Radar Data Manager, an collect and manage organization-wide spend and spend-related data in one central database. Total Supplier Manager, collect, review and manage supplier compliance and sustainability information. Contract Director, supports all contract types, including procurement, sales, manufacturer and distributor. SciQuest Supplier Network, a SaaS communications hub that enables efficient and automated transaction interactions between Company's customers and suppliers through it's procurement, accounts payable and supplier management solutions. It also offers it's customers a number of services, some of which are included as part of their annual subscription fee and others, such as implementation services among others. The services offered are Implementation Services, Customer Support and Spend Classification Services. As at the end of the year, the Company served 534 customers. The Company's competitors include software application vendors such as SAP AG, Oracle, IBM and Infor, Zycus among others. As of date the Company have 31 issued U.S. patents and 14 pending U.S. patent applications.
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