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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.57
STMP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 1930 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. STMP: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
STMP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 0.57
Equity to Asset 0.61
STMP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. STMP: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
STMP' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.9 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.61
0.45
0.99
Interest Coverage 25.54
STMP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 180.58 vs. STMP: 25.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
STMP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.54  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 25.54
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 6.50
M-Score: -1.34
WACC vs ROIC
1.73%
15.03%
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 (%) 23.69
STMP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. STMP: 23.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
STMP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.49  Med: 10.66 Max: 26.69
Current: 23.69
-2.49
26.69
Net-margin (%) 14.05
STMP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. STMP: 14.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
STMP' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.96  Med: 15.95 Max: 34.54
Current: 14.05
-1.96
34.54
ROE (%) 15.74
STMP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1820 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. STMP: 15.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
STMP' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.89  Med: 13.42 Max: 38
Current: 15.74
-1.89
38
ROA (%) 9.20
STMP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1936 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. STMP: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
STMP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.07  Med: 11.99 Max: 32.29
Current: 9.2
-1.07
32.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 250.94
STMP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1896 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.22 vs. STMP: 250.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
STMP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.65  Med: 133.11 Max: 544.5
Current: 250.94
-16.65
544.5
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 23.60
STMP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. STMP: 23.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STMP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.2  Med: 19 Max: 167.7
Current: 23.6
10.2
167.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -53.60
STMP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. STMP: -53.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STMP' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.7  Med: -11.15 Max: 140.8
Current: -53.6
-72.7
140.8
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-02-23)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

STMP Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Ken Heebner 100,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 6,242 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 41,176 sh (unchged)
Julian Robertson 200,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 34,500 sh (-6.76%)
Chuck Royce 54,100 sh (-22.27%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,300 sh (-25.81%)
Jim Simons 254,124 sh (-56.73%)
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Q2 2016

STMP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 128,911 sh (+1965.22%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,766 sh (+585.48%)
Chuck Royce 57,600 sh (+6.47%)
Ken Fisher 41,176 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 32,200 sh (-6.67%)
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Q3 2016

STMP Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Ken Heebner 10,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 99,600 sh (+72.92%)
Joel Greenblatt 204,016 sh (+58.26%)
Mario Gabelli 32,200 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,207 sh (-22.57%)
Ken Fisher 31,288 sh (-24.01%)
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Q4 2016

STMP Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Chuck Royce 100,600 sh (+1.00%)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 27,000 sh (-16.15%)
Joel Greenblatt 145,984 sh (-28.44%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,929 sh (-43.24%)
Ken Fisher 16,414 sh (-47.54%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 541511    SIC: 7371
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Traded in other countries:TAP1.Germany,
Stamps.com Inc provides Internet-based postage solutions. Its customers use the Company's service to mail and ship a variety of mail pieces, including postcards, envelopes, flats and packages, using a range United States Postal Service mail classes.

Stamps.com Inc was founded in September 1996 and incorporated in Delaware in January 1998 as StampMaster, Inc. The Company changed its name to Stamps.com Inc. in December 1998 and completed its initial public offering in June 1999. It is a provider of Internet-based postage solutions. Its customers uses its service to mail and ship a variety of mail pieces, including postcards, envelopes, flats and packages, using a range of United States Postal Service "USPS" mail classes, including First Class Mail, Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express, Media Mail, Parcel Select, and others. Its customers include individuals, small businesses, home offices, medium-size businesses and large enterprises, and within these segments it targets both mailers and shippers. Its PC Postage solutions enable its customers to buy and print USPS approved postage and services with just a personal computer, printer and Internet connection, right from their home or office. Its PC Postage products and services includes PC Postage Services, PC Postage Integrations, Mailing & Shipping Supplies Store, and Branded Insurance. PhotoStamps is a patented form of postage that allows consumers to turn digital photos, designs or images into valid USPS-approved postage. With this product, individuals or businesses can create customized USPS approved postage using pictures of their children, pets, vacations, celebrations, business logos and more. The Company targets its PC Postage marketing at small businesses, home offices, medium-size businesses and large enterprises, and within these segments it targets both mailers and shippers, and market through affiliate channels, direct mail, direct sales, offline marketing programs, partnerships, remarketing, shipping integrations, traditional media, online advertising, USPS referrals, and enhanced promotion online advertising. The Company competes with Endicia.com, Pitney Bowes, Inc., Pitney Bowes, Neopost, FP Mailing Solutions, Hasler, eBay/PayPal and USPS permit manifest solutions. The Company is subject to continued USPS scrutiny and other government regulations.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 53.36
STMP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.07 vs. STMP: 53.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
STMP' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.05  Med: 22.46 Max: 388.63
Current: 53.36
8.05
388.63
Forward P/E 14.64
STMP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.57 vs. STMP: 14.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 53.36
STMP's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1257 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.10 vs. STMP: 53.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
STMP' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.05  Med: 22.46 Max: 388.63
Current: 53.36
8.05
388.63
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 37.45
STMP's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
68% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.81 vs. STMP: 37.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
STMP' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.03  Med: 25.07 Max: 559.22
Current: 37.45
12.03
559.22
P/B 6.60
STMP's P/B is ranked lower than
73% of the 2031 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. STMP: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
STMP' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 3.4 Max: 8.14
Current: 6.6
1.46
8.14
P/S 7.32
STMP's P/S is ranked lower than
81% of the 2013 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. STMP: 7.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
STMP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.75  Med: 3.86 Max: 13.16
Current: 7.32
1.75
13.16
PFCF 21.92
STMP's PFCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.64 vs. STMP: 21.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
STMP' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.42  Med: 19.17 Max: 456.89
Current: 21.92
10.42
456.89
POCF 21.25
STMP's POCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.99 vs. STMP: 21.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
STMP' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.03  Med: 16.78 Max: 63.8
Current: 21.25
10.03
63.8
EV-to-EBIT 30.23
STMP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
68% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.17 vs. STMP: 30.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
STMP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -392.3  Med: 22.2 Max: 128.9
Current: 30.23
-392.3
128.9
EV-to-EBITDA 24.94
STMP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
70% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 14.43 vs. STMP: 24.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
STMP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -740.5  Med: 18.9 Max: 842.9
Current: 24.94
-740.5
842.9
PEG 13.74
STMP's PEG is ranked lower than
91% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. STMP: 13.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
STMP' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.39 Max: 13.74
Current: 13.74
0.17
13.74
Shiller P/E 97.19
STMP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 38.39 vs. STMP: 97.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
STMP' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.22  Med: 53.9 Max: 150.22
Current: 97.19
26.22
150.22
Current Ratio 1.86
STMP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. STMP: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
STMP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 5.36 Max: 47.44
Current: 1.86
1.04
47.44
Quick Ratio 1.86
STMP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. STMP: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
STMP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 5.36 Max: 47.44
Current: 1.86
1.04
47.44
Days Sales Outstanding 66.81
STMP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.15 vs. STMP: 66.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
STMP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.21  Med: 25.66 Max: 93.92
Current: 66.81
10.21
93.92

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.90
STMP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. STMP: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
STMP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -117.1  Med: 0.8 Max: 10.9
Current: -2.9
-117.1
10.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 336.13
STMP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the 1695 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. STMP: 336.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
STMP' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 3.19 Max: 337.88
Current: 336.13
0.54
337.88
Price/Projected FCF 2.84
STMP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. STMP: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
STMP' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.72 Max: 7.16
Current: 2.84
0.6
7.16
Price/Median PS Value 1.90
STMP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 1759 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. STMP: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
STMP' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.45 Max: 594.64
Current: 1.9
0.47
594.64
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.07
STMP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. STMP: 3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
STMP' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.29 Max: 9.49
Current: 3.07
0
9.49
Price/Graham Number 28.19
STMP's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
99% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. STMP: 28.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
STMP' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 1.7 Max: 28.33
Current: 28.19
1.14
28.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.32
STMP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2127 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. STMP: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
STMP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 4.4 Max: 8.6
Current: 3.32
0.8
8.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 59.52
STMP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.37 vs. STMP: 59.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
STMP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.3  Med: 6.3 Max: 69.6
Current: 59.52
-14.3
69.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $328.3
EPS (TTM) $ 2.52
Beta-0.09
Short Percentage of Float26.77%
52-Week Range $68.82 - 135.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)17.05

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 355 416 478
EPS ($) 7.11 9.23 7.40
EPS w/o NRI ($) 7.11 9.23 7.40
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
15.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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