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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 14.00
ULTI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 2111 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. ULTI: 14.00 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.06   Max: No Debt
Current: 14

Equity to Asset 0.32
ULTI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 2039 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. ULTI: 0.32 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.25   Max: 0.59
Current: 0.32

-0.25
0.59
Interest Coverage 188.71
ULTI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
63% of the 1324 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1106.00 vs. ULTI: 188.71 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 5.76   Max: 188.71
Current: 188.71

5.76
188.71
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 6.37
M-Score: -2.22
WACC vs ROIC
7.37%
34.06%
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 (%) 10.74
ULTI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2090 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.36 vs. ULTI: 10.74 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -26.15   Max: 10.53
Current: 10.74

-26.15
10.53
Net-margin (%) 8.84
ULTI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2090 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. ULTI: 8.84 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -26.42   Max: 21.87
Current: 8.84

-26.42
21.87
ROE (%) 20.00
ULTI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. ULTI: 20.00 )
ULTI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -94.63   Max: 72.02
Current: 20

-94.63
72.02
ROA (%) 5.02
ULTI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2116 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. ULTI: 5.02 )
ULTI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -44.55   Max: 28.97
Current: 5.02

-44.55
28.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 73.54
ULTI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2095 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 28.15 vs. ULTI: 73.54 )
ULTI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -221.57   Max: 93.08
Current: 73.54

-221.57
93.08
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 18.90
ULTI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1655 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. ULTI: 18.90 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.8   Max: 29.2
Current: 18.9

-5.8
29.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 39.80
ULTI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. ULTI: 39.80 )
ULTI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.2   Max: 325.4
Current: 39.8

-10.2
325.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 100.00
ULTI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1245 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. ULTI: 100.00 )
ULTI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -55.4   Max: 100
Current: 100

-55.4
100
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

ULTI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 2,200 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 21,425 sh (+155.58%)
RS Investment Management 365,701 sh (+24.18%)
Ron Baron 731,205 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 82,228 sh (-28.72%)
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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 (-0.3%)
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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ULTI

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ruane Cunniff 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.06%$69.29 - $89.84 $ 169.04116%0
Ruane Cunniff 2012-03-31 Reduce -66.67%0.11%$64.2 - $74.54 $ 169.04160%99990
Ruane Cunniff 2011-12-31 Reduce -39.76%0.1%$45.55 - $70.16 $ 169.04179%299990
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 116.20
ULTI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 56.50 vs. ULTI: 116.20 )
ULTI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 16.15   Max: 1348.48
Current: 116.2

16.15
1348.48
Forward P/E 54.95
ULTI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ULTI: 54.95 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 115.80
ULTI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 59.00 vs. ULTI: 115.80 )
ULTI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 16.23   Max: 3660
Current: 115.8

16.23
3660
P/B 17.65
ULTI's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. ULTI: 17.65 )
ULTI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.89   Max: 27.6
Current: 17.65

5.89
27.6
P/S 10.26
ULTI's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. ULTI: 10.26 )
ULTI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 11.93
Current: 10.26

1.76
11.93
PFCF 114.22
ULTI's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 97.32 vs. ULTI: 114.22 )
ULTI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 25.64   Max: 1860
Current: 114.22

25.64
1860
POCF 58.90
ULTI's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 28.58 vs. ULTI: 58.90 )
ULTI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 11.98   Max: 115.4
Current: 58.9

11.98
115.4
EV-to-EBIT 91.70
ULTI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 38.07 vs. ULTI: 91.70 )
ULTI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2970.3   Max: 14199.9
Current: 91.7

-2970.3
14199.9
PEG 2.67
ULTI's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ULTI: 2.67 )
ULTI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 2.03   Max: 324.76
Current: 2.67

2.03
324.76
Shiller P/E 364.81
ULTI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ULTI: 364.81 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 94.21   Max: 1261
Current: 364.81

94.21
1261
Current Ratio 1.15
ULTI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 2071 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. ULTI: 1.15 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.32
Current: 1.15

0.59
2.32
Quick Ratio 1.15
ULTI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 2071 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. ULTI: 1.15 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.32
Current: 1.15

0.59
2.32
Days Sales Outstanding 72.30
ULTI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 84.10 vs. ULTI: 72.30 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 56.14   Max: 135.31
Current: 72.3

56.14
135.31

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 20.05
ULTI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.93 vs. ULTI: 20.05 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.76   Max: 109.63
Current: 20.05

2.76
109.63
Price/DCF (Projected) 8.37
ULTI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ULTI: 8.37 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 3.39   Max: 1360
Current: 8.37

3.39
1360
Price/Median PS Value 1.79
ULTI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ULTI: 1.79 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.79

0.11
1.9
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.63
ULTI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ULTI: 4.63 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 3.88   Max: 298.73
Current: 4.63

3.88
298.73
Price/Graham Number 10.54
ULTI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ULTI: 10.54 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.76   Max: 46.94
Current: 10.54

2.76
46.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.10
ULTI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2094 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. ULTI: 1.10 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.4
Current: 1.1

0.1
1.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 43.83
ULTI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.95 vs. ULTI: 43.83 )
ULTI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.2   Max: 53
Current: 43.83

-1.2
53

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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