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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 12.25
ULTI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. ULTI: 12.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.06  Med: 8.54 Max: N/A
Current: 12.25
Equity to Asset 0.22
ULTI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. ULTI: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.25  Med: 0.30 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.22
-0.25
0.59
Interest Coverage 153.95
ULTI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
63% of the 1143 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. ULTI: 153.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 5.76  Med: 35.54 Max: 188.71
Current: 153.95
5.76
188.71
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.59
M-Score: -2.39
WACC vs ROIC
9.54%
29.15%
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 (%) 9.77
ULTI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. ULTI: 9.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -26.15  Med: 2.43 Max: 10.74
Current: 9.77
-26.15
10.74
Net-margin (%) 7.93
ULTI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. ULTI: 7.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -26.42  Med: 0.95 Max: 21.87
Current: 7.93
-26.42
21.87
ROE (%) 17.29
ULTI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1678 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. ULTI: 17.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ULTI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -94.63  Med: 6.98 Max: 72.02
Current: 17.29
-94.63
72.02
ROA (%) 4.07
ULTI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. ULTI: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ULTI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -44.55  Med: 1.27 Max: 28.97
Current: 4.07
-44.55
28.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 63.79
ULTI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 22.95 vs. ULTI: 63.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ULTI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -219.45  Med: 25.71 Max: 93.41
Current: 63.79
-219.45
93.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 21.20
ULTI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1302 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. ULTI: 21.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.8  Med: 11.75 Max: 29.2
Current: 21.2
-5.8
29.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 35.60
ULTI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. ULTI: 35.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ULTI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.2  Med: 29.25 Max: 325.4
Current: 35.6
-10.2
325.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 116.40
ULTI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. ULTI: 116.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ULTI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -55.4  Med: -0.05 Max: 116.4
Current: 116.4
-55.4
116.4
» ULTI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

ULTI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Columbia Wanger 268,750 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 448,951 sh (+22.76%)
Ron Baron 731,205 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q3 2014

ULTI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Columbia Wanger 470,950 sh (+75.24%)
Ron Baron 729,034 sh (-0.30%)
RS Investment Management 333,191 sh (-25.78%)
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Q4 2014

ULTI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Columbia Wanger 470,950 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 729,034 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 308,598 sh (-7.38%)
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Q1 2015

ULTI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Columbia Wanger 604,950 sh (+28.45%)
RS Investment Management 342,603 sh (+11.02%)
Ron Baron 729,034 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 119.31
ULTI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 26.40 vs. ULTI: 119.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ULTI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 16.15  Med: 165.72 Max: 1348.48
Current: 119.31
16.15
1348.48
Forward P/E 57.14
ULTI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 19.69 vs. ULTI: 57.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 120.80
ULTI's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 26.20 vs. ULTI: 120.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ULTI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 16.23  Med: 164.50 Max: 3660
Current: 120.8
16.23
3660
P/B 17.18
ULTI's P/B is ranked lower than
94% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. ULTI: 17.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ULTI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.89  Med: 19.01 Max: 27.6
Current: 17.18
5.89
27.6
P/S 9.45
ULTI's P/S is ranked lower than
86% of the 1701 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. ULTI: 9.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ULTI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.76  Med: 5.91 Max: 11.93
Current: 9.45
1.76
11.93
PFCF 116.20
ULTI's PFCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.40 vs. ULTI: 116.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ULTI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 25.64  Med: 84.26 Max: 1860
Current: 116.2
25.64
1860
POCF 61.88
ULTI's POCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. ULTI: 61.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ULTI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 11.98  Med: 50.00 Max: 115.4
Current: 61.88
11.98
115.4
EV-to-EBIT 91.53
ULTI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
87% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. ULTI: 91.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ULTI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2970.3  Med: 107.90 Max: 14199.9
Current: 91.53
-2970.3
14199.9
PEG 3.04
ULTI's PEG is ranked lower than
65% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. ULTI: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ULTI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 2.03  Med: 5.33 Max: 324.76
Current: 3.04
2.03
324.76
Shiller P/E 308.24
ULTI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
97% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 31.14 vs. ULTI: 308.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 94.21  Med: 268.21 Max: 1261
Current: 308.24
94.21
1261
Current Ratio 1.10
ULTI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. ULTI: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.32
Current: 1.1
0.59
2.32
Quick Ratio 1.10
ULTI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. ULTI: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.32
Current: 1.1
0.59
2.32
Days Sales Outstanding 68.81
ULTI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 69.02 vs. ULTI: 68.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 56.14  Med: 76.22 Max: 135.31
Current: 68.81
56.14
135.31

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 53.71
ULTI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
94% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. ULTI: 53.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 5.52  Med: 70.85 Max: 2424
Current: 53.71
5.52
2424
Price/Tangible Book 19.30
ULTI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
89% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. ULTI: 19.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.76  Med: 18.49 Max: 109.63
Current: 19.3
2.76
109.63
Price/Projected FCF 7.55
ULTI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. ULTI: 7.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 3.39  Med: 7.98 Max: 83.73
Current: 7.55
3.39
83.73
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 15.42
ULTI's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
99% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. ULTI: 15.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
ULTI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. ULTI: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.84
Current: 1.6
0.11
1.84
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.78
ULTI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. ULTI: 4.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 3.86  Med: 7.66 Max: 298.73
Current: 4.78
3.86
298.73
Price/Graham Number 9.99
ULTI's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
90% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. ULTI: 9.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.81  Med: 12.71 Max: 46.94
Current: 9.99
2.81
46.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.10
ULTI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1696 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. ULTI: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.80 Max: 1.4
Current: 1.1
0.1
1.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 40.17
ULTI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. ULTI: 40.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ULTI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -0.7  Med: 13.20 Max: 902.8
Current: 40.17
-0.7
902.8

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure
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Ultimate Software Group Inc is a Delaware corporation formed in April 1996. The Company is a provider of cloud-based human capital management "HCM". Its UltiPro software "UltiPro" is a comprehensive, easy-to-use solution delivered primarily over the Internet to organizations based in the United States and Canada. The Company also provides its hardware, infrastructure, ongoing maintenance and backup services at three data centers; one located near Atlanta, Georgia, one located near Phoenix, Arizona, and another near Toronto, Canada. The Company is designed to deliver the functionality businesses need to manage the complete employment life cycle from recruitment to retirement. The solution includes unified feature sets for talent acquisition and onboarding, human resources management and compliance, benefits management and online enrollment, payroll, performance management, salary planning and budgeting for compensation management, succession management, reporting and analytical decision-making tools, and time and attendance. Human Resources Management manages all aspects of a person and its employment relationship regardless of where the employee resides. Benefits Management allows companies to automate the matching of health, welfare, dental, vision, and other benefits they offer their employees, including configuration and administration of benefit plans and employee and employer contributions. Payroll features a powerful engine that handles hundreds of payroll-related computations intended to minimize the customer's need for side calculations or additional programming. The Company strives to use the modern and capable technologies available for delivering solutions that are flexible, easy to use, fast, and secure. It provides its UltiPro solutions to approximately 2,700 customers. Its customers represent a variety of industries, including manufacturing, food services, sports, technology, finance, insurance, retail, real estate, transportation, communications, healthcare and other services. The Company markets and sells its products and services through its direct sales force. It competes on the basis of technology, delivered functionality, price or performance and service. The Company's competitors in the enterprise market are; large service bureaus, Automatic Data Processing Inc. and, to a lesser extent, Ceridian; and companies, such as PeopleSoft or Oracle, Lawson, and Workday that offer human resource management and payroll software products for use on mainframes, client or server environments and or Web servers. In the mid-market, Company's competitors include payroll service providers, such as ADP, Ceridian and Paychex.
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Baron Funds Comments on Ultimate Software Group Aug 23 2012 
Ultimate Software Group Inc. (ULTI) Vice-Chairman & COO Marc D Scherr sells 30,500 Shares Feb 14 2011 
Ultimate Software Group Inc. (ULTI) Chairman, President and CEO Scott Scherr sells 35,900 Shares Feb 14 2011 
Ultimate Software Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 09 2010 
Ultimate Software Group Inc. (ULTI) Chairman, President and CEO Scott Scherr sells 31,775 Shares Nov 01 2010 
Ultimate Software Group Inc. (ULTI) Vice-Chairman & COO Marc D Scherr sells 22,242 Shares Nov 01 2010 
Ultimate Software Group Inc. (ULTI) Exec. VP, CFO and Treasurer Mitchell K Dauerman sells 9,680 Shar Nov 01 2010 
Ultimate Software Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 09 2010 
Ultimate Software Group Inc. (ULTI) Chairman, President and CEO Scott Scherr sells 80,000 Shares Aug 03 2010 
Ultimate Software Group Inc. (ULTI) Vice-Chairman & COO Marc D Scherr sells 50,000 Shares Aug 02 2010 

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