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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
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
SQI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1620 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.13 vs. SQI: No Debt )
SQI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 6.65   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.51
SQI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. SQI: 0.51 )
SQI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.05   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.51

-1.05
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
SQI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
75% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 387.00 vs. SQI: No Debt )
SQI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 45.23   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

45.23
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.07
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -5.68
SQI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. SQI: -5.68 )
SQI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -911.3   Max: 9.95
Current: -5.68

-911.3
9.95
Net-margin (%) -5.25
SQI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1592 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. SQI: -5.25 )
SQI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1085.54   Max: 53.7
Current: -5.25

-1085.54
53.7
ROE (%) -5.37
SQI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. SQI: -5.37 )
SQI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -190.18   Max: 5.09
Current: -5.37

-190.18
5.09
ROA (%) -2.73
SQI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. SQI: -2.73 )
SQI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -147.97   Max: 35.61
Current: -2.73

-147.97
35.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -51.09
SQI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 31.80 vs. SQI: -51.09 )
SQI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1320.33   Max: 197.48
Current: -51.09

-1320.33
197.48
Revenue Growth (%) 13.20
SQI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. SQI: 13.20 )
SQI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -1.7   Max: 78.8
Current: 13.2

-1.7
78.8
EBITDA Growth (%) -5.00
SQI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. SQI: -5.00 )
SQI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.6   Max: 27.4
Current: -5

-18.6
27.4
EPS Growth (%) 119.00
SQI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. SQI: 119.00 )
SQI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -83.2   Max: 119
Current: 119

-83.2
119
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

SQI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Columbia Wanger 11,861 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 429,200 sh (+652.98%)
Chuck Royce 555,877 sh (+73.17%)
Jim Simons 442,100 sh (+18.46%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
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Q3 2013

SQI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 200 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 744,204 sh (+73.39%)
Chuck Royce 756,877 sh (+36.16%)
Jim Simons 466,500 sh (+5.52%)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
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Q4 2013

SQI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ron Baron 7,530 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 420,400 sh (-9.88%)
Chuck Royce 511,877 sh (-32.37%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 111,800 sh (-84.98%)
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Q1 2014

SQI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SQI

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Ratios

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P/B 7.00
SQI's P/B is ranked lower than
69% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. SQI: 7.00 )
SQI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.86   Max: 9.24
Current: 7

4.86
9.24
P/S 6.70
SQI's P/S is ranked lower than
80% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SQI: 6.70 )
SQI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 4.13   Max: 7.76
Current: 6.7

4.13
7.76
PFCF 53.60
SQI's PFCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. SQI: 53.60 )
SQI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 21.06   Max: 62.44
Current: 53.6

21.06
62.44
EV-to-EBIT 45.50
SQI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
66% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. SQI: 45.50 )
SQI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 47   Max: 594.9
Current: 45.5

47
594.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.20
SQI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
70% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. SQI: 4.20 )
SQI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 3.71   Max: 7.1
Current: 4.2

3.71
7.1
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
SQI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 1501 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SQI: 1.10 )
SQI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 1.17
Current: 1.1

0.78
1.17
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.29
SQI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. SQI: 1.29 )
SQI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -10.2   Max: -1.9
Current: 1.29

-10.2
-1.9

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare:CRM, RHT, INTU, ADBE, DASTY » details
Traded in other countries:YSQ.Germany
SciQuest, Inc. was incorporated in the state of Nevada. 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. The Company's on-demand software enables organizations to realize the benefits of strategic procurement by identifying and establishing contracts with preferred suppliers, driving spend to those contracts and promoting process efficiencies through electronic transactions. Strategic procurement is the optimization of tasks throughout the cycle of finding, procuring, receiving and paying for indirect goods and services, which can result in increased efficiency, reduced costs and increased insight into an organization's buying patterns. Supplier management is the collection and processing of relevant supplier information, communications and other interactions throughout the supplier life cycle. The Company's core target markets for its strategic procurement products are higher education, life sciences, healthcare and state and local governments. It delivers its solution over the Internet using a Software-as-a-Service, or SaaS, model, which enables it to offer greater functionality, integration and reliability with less cost and risk to the organization than traditional on-premise solutions. The Company's strategic procurement and supplier management solutions automate the source-to-settle process. It provides its solution 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. It continues to evolve its solution based on its interaction with its customers around the world. The Company's modular strategic procurement software suite optimizes processes to reduce costs, improve productivity and increase visibility for enterprise spends management. The individual modules of its solution can be deployed together or separately and integrate with many ERP systems. The Company's solution is priced based primarily on the modules purchased and the size of the organization. The SciQuest Supplier Network is a SaaS communications hub that enables efficient and automated transaction interactions between its customers and their existing suppliers. It is the single integration point between its customers and their suppliers that also provides customers with on-demand access to comprehensive and up-to-date multi-commodity supplier catalogs.

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