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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 1.35
STWRY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9.76 vs. STWRY: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
STWRY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: 1.35
Equity-to-Asset 0.62
STWRY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. STWRY: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
STWRY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.62
0.38
0.62
Interest Coverage 45.03
STWRY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 1649 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 152.54 vs. STWRY: 45.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
STWRY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.53  Med: 23.58 Max: No Debt
Current: 45.03
Piotroski F-Score: 9
Altman Z-Score: 4.29
Beneish M-Score: -3.50
WACC vs ROIC
5.28%
14.61%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 25.51
STWRY's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
91% of the 1662 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.45 vs. STWRY: 25.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
STWRY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.46  Med: 23.51 Max: 68.87
Current: 25.51
19.46
68.87
Net Margin % 16.89
STWRY's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
87% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. STWRY: 16.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
STWRY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.86  Med: 15.7 Max: 16.89
Current: 16.89
12.86
16.89
ROE % 13.42
STWRY's ROE % is ranked higher than
71% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.49 vs. STWRY: 13.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
STWRY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.16  Med: 19.25 Max: 36.35
Current: 13.42
11.16
36.35
ROA % 7.97
STWRY's ROA % is ranked higher than
74% of the 1727 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. STWRY: 7.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
STWRY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.74  Med: 10.49 Max: 11.73
Current: 7.97
5.74
11.73
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 396.28
STWRY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
92% of the 1681 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 21.53 vs. STWRY: 396.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
STWRY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.11  Med: 363.98 Max: 412.57
Current: 396.28
66.11
412.57
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -2.60
STWRY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
70% of the 1436 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. STWRY: -2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
STWRY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.9  Med: 6.9 Max: 21.8
Current: -2.6
-4.9
21.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 0.20
STWRY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
64% of the 1197 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. STWRY: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
STWRY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.1  Med: 3.5 Max: 56.5
Current: 0.2
-10.1
56.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -2.00
STWRY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. STWRY: -2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
STWRY' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.9  Med: 14.7 Max: 177
Current: -2
-11.9
177
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure  
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Traded in other countries:SOW.Germany, SOW.Switzerland, 0NJS.UK,
Software AG is a software provider company. The Company is engaged in the process and integration of software and guides its customers in their transformation to a digital enterprise.

Software AG was established in 1969. The Company is engaged in the process and integration of software and guides its customers in their transformation to a digital enterprise. Its data, integration and business process technologies enable customers to drive operational efficiency, modernize their systems and optimize processes for decision making. The Company's business activities are divided into three reportable lines: business process management or Business Process Excellence, data management or Enterprise Transaction Systems and Consulting. The Business Process Excellence or BPE segment consists of software products for completely integrated solutions in the field of Business Process Management for organizations of all industries and sizes. These products and services enable automated analysis, development, control and optimization of data. The Company's offering covers the entire value-creation chain: from analysis, consulting and planning to development, implementation and even monitoring of processes across the entire organization. The Enterprise Transaction Systems, ETS segment has offered database solutions for mainframes and the development and modernization of mainframe-based IT systems. With this segment the Company provides its customers a long-term investment protection. The Consulting segment was realigned in the year under review, and, since the beginning of 2013 it encompassed all consulting and services pertaining to the BPE, ETS and IDS Scheer Consulting, IDSC business lines. Further, the Company is focusing on SAP consulting solutions. Software AG serves customers in more than 70 locations. The Company generates license and maintenance revenue from products in the BPE and ETS segments. The Company's products include ARIS, ALFABET, WEBMETHODS APAMA, TERRACOTTA, ADABAS-NATURAL Application, ADABAS Database Management System, among others. The Company's customers include, Coca-Cola Refreshments, African Bank, CosmosDirekt Insurance Group, DB Netz AG, among other.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 19.40
STWRY's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 24.77 vs. STWRY: 19.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
STWRY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.65  Med: 16.14 Max: 20.33
Current: 19.4
7.65
20.33
Forward PE Ratio 15.65
STWRY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 22.27 vs. STWRY: 15.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 19.40
STWRY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
65% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 26.00 vs. STWRY: 19.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
STWRY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.63  Med: 16.11 Max: 20.33
Current: 19.4
7.63
20.33
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 9.76
STWRY's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
84% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 24.01 vs. STWRY: 9.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
STWRY' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.04  Med: 9.86 Max: 13.49
Current: 9.76
7.04
13.49
PB Ratio 2.51
STWRY's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 2019 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. STWRY: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
STWRY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 2.36 Max: 4.63
Current: 2.51
1.46
4.63
PS Ratio 3.26
STWRY's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 2019 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. STWRY: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
STWRY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 2.45 Max: 9.98
Current: 3.26
1.65
9.98
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 14.73
STWRY's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
74% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.65 vs. STWRY: 14.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
STWRY' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.92  Med: 13.65 Max: 37.96
Current: 14.73
9.92
37.96
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 13.90
STWRY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
65% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 18.79 vs. STWRY: 13.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
STWRY' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.14  Med: 12.74 Max: 34.79
Current: 13.9
9.14
34.79
EV-to-EBIT 12.13
STWRY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.27 vs. STWRY: 12.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
STWRY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.2  Med: 10.6 Max: 19.2
Current: 12.13
-8.2
19.2
EV-to-EBITDA 10.23
STWRY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
68% of the 1758 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.93 vs. STWRY: 10.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
STWRY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.2  Med: 8.8 Max: 16.5
Current: 10.23
-10.2
16.5
Current Ratio 1.44
STWRY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. STWRY: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
STWRY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.45 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.44
0.84
1.83
Quick Ratio 1.44
STWRY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. STWRY: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
STWRY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.45 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.44
0.84
1.83
Days Inventory 0.06
STWRY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
99% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. STWRY: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
STWRY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.06
0.06
0.86

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.58
STWRY's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
52% of the 1264 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. STWRY: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
STWRY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.64 Max: 2.55
Current: 1.58
0.66
2.55
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.29
STWRY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. STWRY: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
STWRY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.33
Current: 0.29
0.14
0.33
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 2.80
STWRY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. STWRY: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
STWRY' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 17.7
Current: 2.8
0
17.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.58
STWRY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
52% of the 1234 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. STWRY: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.44
STWRY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
57% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. STWRY: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
STWRY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.53 Max: 3.94
Current: 2.44
1.02
3.94
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.30
STWRY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1136 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. STWRY: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
STWRY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.5  Med: -0.3 Max: 4.3
Current: 4.3
-1.5
4.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 33.45
STWRY's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
94% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. STWRY: 33.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
STWRY' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.54  Med: 53.22 Max: 162.05
Current: 33.45
31.54
162.05
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.10
STWRY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. STWRY: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
STWRY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.47
Current: 1.1
0.65
1.47
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.33
STWRY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 1789 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. STWRY: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
STWRY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.96 Max: 3.8
Current: 1.33
0.67
3.8
Price-to-Graham-Number 5.42
STWRY's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
82% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. STWRY: 5.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
STWRY' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.88  Med: 5.95 Max: 10.73
Current: 5.42
4.88
10.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.24
STWRY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
81% of the 2417 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. STWRY: 8.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
STWRY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 9.4 Max: 15.7
Current: 8.24
5.2
15.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 4.73
STWRY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
65% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.49 vs. STWRY: 4.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
STWRY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 5.2 Max: 32.2
Current: 4.73
0.7
32.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $961.2
EPS (TTM) $ 0.52
Beta0.42
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $8.45 - 10.73
Shares Outstanding (Mil)304.93

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 920 956 985 982
EPS ($) 0.55 0.60 0.64 0.70
EPS without NRI ($) 0.55 0.60 0.64 0.70
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.15 0.16 0.18 0.20
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