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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 14.04
ULTI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. ULTI: 14.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ULTI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 8.54 Max: N/A
Current: 14.04
Equity to Asset 0.23
ULTI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. ULTI: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ULTI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.25  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.23
-0.25
0.59
Interest Coverage 88.22
ULTI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
63% of the 1173 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 613.26 vs. ULTI: 88.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ULTI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.58  Med: 38.26 Max: 188.71
Current: 88.22
12.58
188.71
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 6.12
M-Score: -2.45
WACC vs ROIC
10.14%
11.89%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.01
ULTI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. ULTI: 7.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ULTI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.6  Med: 4.32 Max: 10.74
Current: 7.01
-2.6
10.74
Net-margin (%) 3.67
ULTI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. ULTI: 3.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ULTI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.62  Med: 3.74 Max: 21.87
Current: 3.67
-1.62
21.87
ROE (%) 7.49
ULTI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. ULTI: 7.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ULTI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.17  Med: 14.88 Max: 72.02
Current: 7.49
-5.17
72.02
ROA (%) 2.00
ULTI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. ULTI: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ULTI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.05  Med: 4.01 Max: 28.97
Current: 2
-2.05
28.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 41.64
ULTI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 22.73 vs. ULTI: 41.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ULTI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.33  Med: 60.22 Max: 93.41
Current: 41.64
-18.33
93.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 21.20
ULTI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1367 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. ULTI: 21.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ULTI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
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 1109 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 EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.2  Med: 29.25 Max: 325.4
Current: 35.6
-10.2
325.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 114.70
ULTI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. ULTI: 114.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ULTI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.4  Med: -0.30 Max: 114.7
Current: 114.7
-55.4
114.7
» ULTI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2015

ULTI Guru Trades in Q2 2015

RS Investment Management 461,873 sh (+34.81%)
Columbia Wanger 707,239 sh (+16.91%)
Ron Baron 727,391 sh (-0.23%)
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Q3 2015

ULTI Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 75,837 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 41,186 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 597,933 sh (+29.46%)
Ron Baron 727,391 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 673,577 sh (-4.76%)
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Q4 2015

ULTI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 66,514 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 743,053 sh (+24.27%)
Pioneer Investments 41,091 sh (-0.23%)
Columbia Wanger 356,890 sh (-47.02%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 185.55
ULTI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1703 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 27.66 vs. ULTI: 185.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ULTI' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.32  Med: 168.81 Max: 1483.33
Current: 185.55
17.32
1483.33
Forward P/E 39.37
ULTI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
85% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. ULTI: 39.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 185.55
ULTI's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 24.00 vs. ULTI: 185.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ULTI' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.32  Med: 165.40 Max: 915
Current: 185.55
17.32
915
P/B 14.22
ULTI's P/B is ranked lower than
99% of the 2331 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. ULTI: 14.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ULTI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.89  Med: 18.01 Max: 27.6
Current: 14.22
5.89
27.6
P/S 8.11
ULTI's P/S is ranked lower than
99% of the 2330 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. ULTI: 8.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ULTI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 6.14 Max: 11.9
Current: 8.11
1.76
11.9
PFCF 91.76
ULTI's PFCF is ranked lower than
92% of the 1277 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 21.65 vs. ULTI: 91.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ULTI' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.71  Med: 88.67 Max: 1860
Current: 91.76
26.71
1860
POCF 51.48
ULTI's POCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 15.65 vs. ULTI: 51.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ULTI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.21  Med: 50.61 Max: 109.9
Current: 51.48
12.21
109.9
EV-to-EBIT 96.25
ULTI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
91% of the 1788 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.33 vs. ULTI: 96.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ULTI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8646.9  Med: 105.45 Max: 1433.4
Current: 96.25
-8646.9
1433.4
EV-to-EBITDA 66.03
ULTI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
91% of the 1929 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.08 vs. ULTI: 66.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ULTI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.9  Med: 65.80 Max: 134.9
Current: 66.03
32.9
134.9
PEG 4.46
ULTI's PEG is ranked lower than
76% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. ULTI: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ULTI' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.05  Med: 6.34 Max: 60.4
Current: 4.46
2.05
60.4
Shiller P/E 301.43
ULTI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
97% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 34.05 vs. ULTI: 301.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ULTI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 284.33  Med: 504.73 Max: 4122
Current: 301.43
284.33
4122
Current Ratio 1.22
ULTI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. ULTI: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ULTI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.32
Current: 1.22
0.59
2.32
Quick Ratio 1.22
ULTI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. ULTI: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ULTI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.32
Current: 1.22
0.59
2.32
Days Sales Outstanding 76.83
ULTI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
57% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 70.48 vs. ULTI: 76.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ULTI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 71.5  Med: 76.21 Max: 84.49
Current: 76.83
71.5
84.49
Days Payable 11.32
ULTI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
88% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 44.10 vs. ULTI: 11.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ULTI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.3  Med: 19.41 Max: 32.18
Current: 11.32
13.3
32.18

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 52.85
ULTI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 1517 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ULTI: 52.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ULTI' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.53  Med: 68.40 Max: 2424
Current: 52.85
5.53
2424
Price/Tangible Book 15.59
ULTI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
86% of the 1823 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ULTI: 15.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ULTI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.74  Med: 17.86 Max: 109.63
Current: 15.59
2.74
109.63
Price/Projected FCF 6.37
ULTI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 1231 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. ULTI: 6.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ULTI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.45  Med: 7.86 Max: 83.73
Current: 6.37
3.45
83.73
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 19.63
ULTI's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
99% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. ULTI: 19.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.32
ULTI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 2112 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. ULTI: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ULTI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.32
0.1
1.77
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 7.42
ULTI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. ULTI: 7.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ULTI' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.86  Med: 7.53 Max: 52.22
Current: 7.42
3.86
52.22
Price/Graham Number 12.06
ULTI's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
92% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. ULTI: 12.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ULTI' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 10.77 Max: 41.21
Current: 12.06
1.08
41.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.04
ULTI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. ULTI: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ULTI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.90 Max: 2
Current: 1.04
0.1
2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 34.40
ULTI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.48 vs. ULTI: 34.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ULTI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.7  Med: 15.20 Max: 902.8
Current: 34.4
-0.7
902.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $618
EPS $ 0.76
Beta1.12
Short Percentage of Float7.17%
52-Week Range $148.26 - 216.27
Shares Outstanding(Mil)28.66

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 767 934
EPS($) 3.18 3.96
EPS without NRI($) 3.18 3.96

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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure
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Traded in other countries:UL1.Germany,
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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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
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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