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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 8.34
SYNT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.21 vs. SYNT: 8.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SYNT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.71  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 8.34
Equity to Asset 0.83
SYNT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 1756 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. SYNT: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SYNT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.79 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.83
0.35
0.86
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 12.13
M-Score: -2.61
WACC vs ROIC
8.35%
92.52%
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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 30.36
SYNT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1799 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. SYNT: 30.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SYNT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.76  Med: 23.31 Max: 32.45
Current: 30.36
18.76
32.45
Net-margin (%) 26.84
SYNT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. SYNT: 26.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SYNT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.41  Med: 21.24 Max: 28.28
Current: 26.84
13.41
28.28
ROE (%) 24.09
SYNT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.66 vs. SYNT: 24.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SYNT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.68  Med: 33.91 Max: 41.08
Current: 24.09
17.68
41.08
ROA (%) 19.41
SYNT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1843 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. SYNT: 19.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SYNT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.26  Med: 25.61 Max: 33.46
Current: 19.41
14.26
33.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 146.12
SYNT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1816 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.47 vs. SYNT: 146.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SYNT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 93.14  Med: 128.61 Max: 189.51
Current: 146.12
93.14
189.51
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.10
SYNT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1437 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. SYNT: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SYNT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1  Med: 13.20 Max: 21.3
Current: 12.1
-1
21.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 22.10
SYNT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. SYNT: 22.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SYNT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.2  Med: 16.95 Max: 96.9
Current: 22.1
-23.2
96.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 26.40
SYNT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1055 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. SYNT: 26.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SYNT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.4  Med: 18.60 Max: 71
Current: 26.4
-8.4
71
» SYNT's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-07-21)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2015

SYNT Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Third Avenue Management 188,413 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 6,076 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 712,390 sh (-7.48%)
Murray Stahl 16,009 sh (-18.20%)
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Q4 2015

SYNT Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 634,090 sh (-10.99%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,376 sh (-11.52%)
Third Avenue Management 160,322 sh (-14.91%)
Murray Stahl 13,228 sh (-17.37%)
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Q1 2016

SYNT Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 6,970 sh (New)
Jim Simons 787,190 sh (+24.14%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Murray Stahl 10,957 sh (-17.17%)
Third Avenue Management 112,250 sh (-29.98%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services
Compare:NAS:CDW, BOM:532755, TSE:6701, HKSE:00696, NYSE:CSC, SZSE:300182 » details
Traded in other countries:SYE.Germany,
Syntel Inc along with its subsidiaries is engaged in providing digital transformation, information technology, and knowledge process outsourcing services. Its services include programming, systems integration, outsourcing and overall project management.

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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.04
SYNT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.35 vs. SYNT: 14.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SYNT' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8  Med: 16.27 Max: 32.01
Current: 14.04
8
32.01
Forward P/E 14.35
SYNT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.66 vs. SYNT: 14.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.04
SYNT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1223 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.72 vs. SYNT: 14.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SYNT' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.02  Med: 16.25 Max: 31.84
Current: 14.04
8.02
31.84
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 13.62
SYNT's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.82 vs. SYNT: 13.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SYNT' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.29  Med: 21.35 Max: 73.72
Current: 13.62
8.29
73.72
P/B 3.14
SYNT's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 1881 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. SYNT: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SYNT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.01  Med: 4.52 Max: 10.64
Current: 3.14
3.01
10.64
P/S 3.76
SYNT's P/S is ranked lower than
65% of the 1924 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. SYNT: 3.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SYNT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.84  Med: 3.78 Max: 6.05
Current: 3.76
1.84
6.05
PFCF 14.37
SYNT's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.07 vs. SYNT: 14.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SYNT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.17  Med: 22.02 Max: 176.92
Current: 14.37
10.17
176.92
POCF 13.55
SYNT's POCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.74 vs. SYNT: 13.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SYNT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.11  Med: 17.75 Max: 41.37
Current: 13.55
7.11
41.37
EV-to-EBIT 9.34
SYNT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. SYNT: 9.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SYNT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8  Med: 12.40 Max: 29.4
Current: 9.34
5.8
29.4
EV-to-EBITDA 8.90
SYNT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
67% of the 1352 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.11 vs. SYNT: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SYNT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 11.30 Max: 25.6
Current: 8.9
5.1
25.6
PEG 0.73
SYNT's PEG is ranked higher than
81% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. SYNT: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SYNT' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.78 Max: 4.24
Current: 0.73
0.42
4.24
Shiller P/E 23.43
SYNT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 34.21 vs. SYNT: 23.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SYNT' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.47  Med: 29.20 Max: 52.82
Current: 23.43
16.47
52.82
Current Ratio 5.47
SYNT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1667 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. SYNT: 5.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SYNT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 4.38 Max: 9.52
Current: 5.47
1.38
9.52
Quick Ratio 5.47
SYNT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1667 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. SYNT: 5.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SYNT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 4.38 Max: 9.52
Current: 5.47
1.38
9.52
Days Sales Outstanding 40.08
SYNT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 68.92 vs. SYNT: 40.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SYNT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.27  Med: 45.08 Max: 63.91
Current: 40.08
42.27
63.91
Days Payable 8.55
SYNT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
90% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 43.86 vs. SYNT: 8.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SYNT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.37  Med: 12.28 Max: 18.62
Current: 8.55
6.37
18.62

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 4.48
SYNT's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
77% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.62 vs. SYNT: 4.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
SYNT' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.67  Med: 9.84 Max: 173.67
Current: 4.48
4.67
173.67
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.73
SYNT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 1194 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. SYNT: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SYNT' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.85  Med: 5.93 Max: 26.05
Current: 3.73
2.85
26.05
Price/Tangible Book 3.17
SYNT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 1569 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. SYNT: 3.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SYNT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 4.52 Max: 22.9
Current: 3.17
2.32
22.9
Price/Projected FCF 1.11
SYNT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 819 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SYNT: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SYNT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.73 Max: 2.93
Current: 1.11
1.15
2.93
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.49
SYNT's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
98% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. SYNT: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
SYNT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SYNT: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SYNT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.98 Max: 2
Current: 1
0.36
2
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.76
SYNT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. SYNT: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SYNT' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.80 Max: 4.52
Current: 0.76
0.47
4.52
Price/Graham Number 1.41
SYNT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
68% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. SYNT: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SYNT' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 1.90 Max: 8.34
Current: 1.41
1.19
8.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.73
SYNT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1968 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. SYNT: 10.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SYNT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 8.10 Max: 17.2
Current: 10.73
3.4
17.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 22.97
SYNT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.71 vs. SYNT: 22.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SYNT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.1  Med: 23.60 Max: 46.3
Current: 22.97
9.1
46.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $989.4
EPS (TTM) $ 3.15
Beta0.91
Short Percentage of Float3.58%
52-Week Range $41.07 - 50.92
Shares Outstanding (Mil)83.95

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 1,029 1,120
EPS ($) 2.70 2.99
EPS without NRI ($) 2.70 2.99
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
11.00%
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