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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 6.91
SYNT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 1781 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. SYNT: 6.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 3.71  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 6.91
Equity to Asset 0.79
SYNT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 1579 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. SYNT: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.78 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.79
0.35
0.86
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 11.75
M-Score: -2.28
WACC vs ROIC
14.17%
80.94%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 27.50
SYNT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. SYNT: 27.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.49  Med: 21.52 Max: 32.45
Current: 27.5
2.49
32.45
Net-margin (%) 25.21
SYNT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SYNT: 25.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 4.8  Med: 19.12 Max: 28.28
Current: 25.21
4.8
28.28
ROE (%) 24.42
SYNT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1703 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.27 vs. SYNT: 24.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SYNT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 8.54  Med: 29.12 Max: 47.44
Current: 24.42
8.54
47.44
ROA (%) 18.99
SYNT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1788 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. SYNT: 18.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SYNT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 6.25  Med: 22.22 Max: 33.46
Current: 18.99
6.25
33.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 124.38
SYNT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1761 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.35 vs. SYNT: 124.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SYNT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 43.1  Med: 155.83 Max: 569.11
Current: 124.38
43.1
569.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.10
SYNT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. SYNT: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -0.8  Med: 14.90 Max: 33
Current: 12.1
-0.8
33
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 22.20
SYNT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. SYNT: 22.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SYNT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22  Med: 17.05 Max: 93.3
Current: 22.2
-22
93.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 26.40
SYNT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. SYNT: 26.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SYNT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.4  Med: 18.60 Max: 69.8
Current: 26.4
-8.4
69.8
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

SYNT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jeremy Grantham 11,000 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 9,516 sh (+1.46%)
Third Avenue Management 455,170 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 394,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 144,200 sh (-2.63%)
Jim Simons 324,395 sh (-10.66%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,300 sh (-34.85%)
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Q4 2014

SYNT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 11,700 sh (+36.05%)
Jim Simons 655,500 sh (+1.03%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Murray Stahl 18,618 sh (-2.18%)
Jeremy Grantham 15,376 sh (-30.11%)
Columbia Wanger 535,000 sh (-32.11%)
Third Avenue Management 239,958 sh (-73.64%)
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Q1 2015

SYNT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 781,190 sh (+19.17%)
Third Avenue Management 239,958 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 14,476 sh (-5.85%)
Murray Stahl 16,243 sh (-12.76%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,527 sh (-18.57%)
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Q2 2015

SYNT Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 13,300 sh (+39.60%)
Murray Stahl 19,571 sh (+20.49%)
Jim Simons 769,990 sh (-1.43%)
Third Avenue Management 188,413 sh (-21.48%)
Jeremy Grantham 6,076 sh (-58.03%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.86
SYNT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.00 vs. SYNT: 15.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SYNT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8  Med: 16.62 Max: 32
Current: 15.86
8
32
Forward P/E 14.20
SYNT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.16 vs. SYNT: 14.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.10
SYNT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.80 vs. SYNT: 16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SYNT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.01  Med: 16.58 Max: 31.83
Current: 16.1
8.01
31.83
P/B 3.53
SYNT's P/B is ranked lower than
62% of the 1572 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. SYNT: 3.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SYNT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.09  Med: 4.55 Max: 10.64
Current: 3.53
3.09
10.64
P/S 4.00
SYNT's P/S is ranked lower than
70% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SYNT: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SYNT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.84  Med: 3.75 Max: 6.04
Current: 4
1.84
6.04
PFCF 19.07
SYNT's PFCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.41 vs. SYNT: 19.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SYNT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.29  Med: 22.34 Max: 191.67
Current: 19.07
10.29
191.67
POCF 17.20
SYNT's POCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.74 vs. SYNT: 17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SYNT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.13  Med: 17.75 Max: 41.07
Current: 17.2
7.13
41.07
EV-to-EBIT 11.41
SYNT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.13 vs. SYNT: 11.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SYNT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.8  Med: 12.80 Max: 29.4
Current: 11.41
5.8
29.4
PEG 0.85
SYNT's PEG is ranked higher than
78% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. SYNT: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SYNT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.77 Max: 5.38
Current: 0.85
0.36
5.38
Shiller P/E 20.13
SYNT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.94 vs. SYNT: 20.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.94  Med: 23.53 Max: 43.84
Current: 20.13
12.94
43.84
Current Ratio 4.48
SYNT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. SYNT: 4.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.38  Med: 4.35 Max: 9.52
Current: 4.48
1.38
9.52
Quick Ratio 4.48
SYNT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. SYNT: 4.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.38  Med: 4.35 Max: 9.52
Current: 4.48
1.38
9.52
Days Sales Outstanding 45.64
SYNT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 69.32 vs. SYNT: 45.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 42.27  Med: 52.04 Max: 81.46
Current: 45.64
42.27
81.46

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.21
SYNT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
96% of the 1264 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. SYNT: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.68 Max: 1.52
Current: 0.21
0.07
1.52
Dividend growth (3y) -100.00
SYNT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
81% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. SYNT: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 26
Current: -100
0
26
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.21
SYNT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. SYNT: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.68 Max: 1.52
Current: 0.21
0.07
1.52
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
SYNT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. SYNT: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 9.5  Med: -0.30 Max: -1.1
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 5.66
SYNT's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
69% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.71 vs. SYNT: 5.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.67  Med: 9.92 Max: 173.61
Current: 5.66
4.67
173.61
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.27
SYNT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. SYNT: 4.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.85  Med: 6.10 Max: 26.04
Current: 4.27
2.85
26.04
Price/Tangible Book 3.56
SYNT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SYNT: 3.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.32  Med: 4.56 Max: 22.98
Current: 3.56
2.32
22.98
Price/Projected FCF 1.30
SYNT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. SYNT: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.75 Max: 2.93
Current: 1.3
1.15
2.93
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.57
SYNT's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
94% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. SYNT: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
SYNT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SYNT: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.97
Current: 1.08
0.36
1.97
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.77
SYNT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SYNT: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.81 Max: 4.81
Current: 0.77
0.43
4.81
Price/Graham Number 1.59
SYNT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
59% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. SYNT: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.2  Med: 1.93 Max: 8.6
Current: 1.59
1.2
8.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.77
SYNT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SYNT: 8.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.4  Med: 7.80 Max: 17.2
Current: 8.77
3.4
17.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 24.97
SYNT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.48 vs. SYNT: 24.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SYNT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 7.4  Med: 24.40 Max: 51.9
Current: 24.97
7.4
51.9

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 985 1,075 1,189
EPS($) 2.78 3.13 3.54
EPS without NRI($) 2.78 3.13 3.54

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services
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Traded in other countries:SYE.Germany,
Syntel Inc incorporated under Michigan law on April 15, 1980. The Company is a provider Information Technology and Knowledge Process Outsourcing "KPO" services. The Company also provides a range of services to its customers through its Applications Outsourcing; Knowledge Process Outsourcing; e-Business; and TeamSourcing service offerings. Its Applications Outsourcing service covers the lifecycle of software applications, including development, maintenance, testing, migration, infrastructure services and cloud computing. It leverages its proprietary methodologies, processes and tools to assimilate the customer's business process and technology system knowledge to develop and deliver customized services. Its Knowledge Process Outsourcing service includes provision of outsourced solutions for knowledge and business processes. It is focused on high-value, domain-intensive KPO solutions. It uses a proprietary tool called Identeon to assess business processes and identify processes suitable for outsourcing. Its e-Business services include advanced technology services in the areas of architecting, implementing and maintaining, Web Solutions, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Application Integration, Business Process Management and Enterprise Resource Planning solutions. It also includes emerging technologies like mobility, Enterprise Data Management and Big Data Analytics. Its TeamSourcing service covers professional information technology consulting services provided by individual professionals and teams of professionals dedicated to assisting customer information technology departments with systems projects and ongoing functions. The Company markets and sells services directly through a professional sales team operating from the Company's offices in Santa Clara, California; Phoenix, Arizona; Schaumburg, Illinois; Miami, Florida; Minneapolis, Minnesota; New York, New York; Troy, Michigan; Sparks, Maryland; Cary, North Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee; Memphis, Tennessee; Natick, Massachusetts; London, UK; Toronto, Canada; Stuttgart and Munich, Germany; Dublin, Ireland; and Sydney, Australia. It competes with a variety of other companies, depending on the client and scope of services. Its direct competitors in IT include Cognizant, Infosys Technologies, Tata Consultancy Services and Wipro Technologies, companies that utilize an integrated on-site/offshore business model comparable to that used by the Company. The Company's operations and the properties it owns and develops "primarily located in India" are subject to environmental laws and regulations, including requirements addressing; health and safety; the use, management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes; discharges of waste materials into the environment, such as refuse or sewage; and air emissions.
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