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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
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history
Cash to Debt 1.35
STWRY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 1906 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 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
52% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 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
62% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 195.28 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
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 3.99
M-Score: -3.50
WACC vs ROIC
4.97%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 25.51
STWRY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1850 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 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 1850 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 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 1799 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 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
73% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 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 1873 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 21.79 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
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.60
STWRY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1428 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. STWRY: -2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STWRY' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.9  Med: 6.9 Max: 21.8
Current: -2.6
-4.9
21.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.20
STWRY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1186 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. STWRY: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STWRY' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.1  Med: 3.5 Max: 56.5
Current: 0.2
-10.1
56.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -2.00
STWRY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1076 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. STWRY: -2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STWRY' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 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
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.03
STWRY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 24.90 vs. STWRY: 17.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
STWRY' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.65  Med: 16.07 Max: 20.33
Current: 17.03
7.65
20.33
Forward P/E 13.55
STWRY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 20.45 vs. STWRY: 13.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.03
STWRY's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.80 vs. STWRY: 17.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
STWRY' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.63  Med: 16.04 Max: 20.33
Current: 17.03
7.63
20.33
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 8.57
STWRY's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 23.89 vs. STWRY: 8.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
STWRY' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.04  Med: 9.91 Max: 13.51
Current: 8.57
7.04
13.51
P/B 2.20
STWRY's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. STWRY: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
STWRY' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 2.36 Max: 4.65
Current: 2.2
1.46
4.65
P/S 2.86
STWRY's P/S is ranked lower than
58% of the 1765 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. STWRY: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
STWRY' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 2.44 Max: 9.98
Current: 2.86
1.65
9.98
PFCF 12.94
STWRY's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. STWRY: 12.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
STWRY' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.92  Med: 13.62 Max: 37.96
Current: 12.94
9.92
37.96
POCF 12.20
STWRY's POCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.48 vs. STWRY: 12.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
STWRY' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.14  Med: 12.68 Max: 34.79
Current: 12.2
9.14
34.79
EV-to-EBIT 10.60
STWRY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 1184 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.51 vs. STWRY: 10.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
STWRY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 10.7 Max: 19.2
Current: 10.6
6.4
19.2
EV-to-EBITDA 8.94
STWRY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
68% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 13.65 vs. STWRY: 8.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
STWRY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 8.8 Max: 16.5
Current: 8.94
5.5
16.5
Current Ratio 1.44
STWRY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 1854 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 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
62% of the 1854 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 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 1072 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 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
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history
Dividend Yield 1.76
STWRY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. STWRY: 1.76 )
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: 1.76
0.66
2.55
Dividend Payout 0.29
STWRY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
63% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. STWRY: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
STWRY' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.33
Current: 0.29
0.14
0.33
Dividend Growth (3y) 2.80
STWRY's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
61% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. STWRY: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
STWRY' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 17.7
Current: 2.8
0
17.7
Forward Dividend Yield 1.76
STWRY's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
53% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. STWRY: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.72
STWRY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1558 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. STWRY: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
STWRY' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.53 Max: 3.94
Current: 2.72
1.02
3.94
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.40
STWRY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. STWRY: 3.40 )
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: -1.6  Med: -0.5 Max: 3.4
Current: 3.4
-1.6
3.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 30.07
STWRY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
93% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. STWRY: 30.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
STWRY' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.86  Med: 53.29 Max: 162.05
Current: 30.07
29.86
162.05
Price/Projected FCF 0.96
STWRY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. STWRY: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
STWRY' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.47
Current: 0.96
0.65
1.47
Price/Median PS Value 1.17
STWRY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. STWRY: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
STWRY' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.97 Max: 3.82
Current: 1.17
0.67
3.82
Price/Graham Number 4.77
STWRY's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
78% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. STWRY: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
STWRY' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.75  Med: 5.96 Max: 10.73
Current: 4.77
4.75
10.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.40
STWRY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1833 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. STWRY: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
STWRY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 9.3 Max: 15.7
Current: 9.4
5.2
15.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.50
STWRY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. STWRY: 5.50 )
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: 5.5
0.7
32.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $961.2
EPS (TTM) $ 0.52
Beta0.35
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $7.61 - 10.73
Shares Outstanding (Mil)304.93

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 923 941 967 982
EPS ($) 0.60 0.64 0.66 0.70
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.60 0.64 0.66 0.70
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.16 0.17 0.18 0.20
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