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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
WSTG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 2586 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. WSTG: No Debt )
WSTG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.45
WSTG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 2572 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. WSTG: 0.45 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.45

0.19
0.68
Interest Coverage No Debt
WSTG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 105.08 vs. WSTG: No Debt )
WSTG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

2.6
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.62
M-Score: -2.23
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 (%) 2.84
WSTG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2593 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. WSTG: 2.84 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.31   Max: 3.52
Current: 2.84

-5.31
3.52
Net-margin (%) 2.01
WSTG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2593 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. WSTG: 2.01 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.07   Max: 6.1
Current: 2.01

-8.07
6.1
ROE (%) 18.28
WSTG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2566 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. WSTG: 18.28 )
WSTG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -65.07   Max: 45.66
Current: 18.28

-65.07
45.66
ROA (%) 7.64
WSTG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 2599 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. WSTG: 7.64 )
WSTG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -26.95   Max: 23.68
Current: 7.64

-26.95
23.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 84.88
WSTG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2590 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.52 vs. WSTG: 84.88 )
WSTG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -59.71   Max: 1042.52
Current: 84.88

-59.71
1042.52
Revenue Growth (%) 13.00
WSTG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1915 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. WSTG: 13.00 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -32.8   Max: 31.2
Current: 13

-32.8
31.2
EBITDA Growth (%) 8.50
WSTG's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1558 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. WSTG: 8.50 )
WSTG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.5   Max: 56.9
Current: 8.5

-6.5
56.9
EPS Growth (%) 12.90
WSTG's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1389 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. WSTG: 12.90 )
WSTG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -19.1   Max: 293.6
Current: 12.9

-19.1
293.6
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

WSTG Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 162,000 sh (+2.86%)
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Q4 2013

WSTG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 162,400 sh (+0.25%)
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Q1 2014

WSTG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 169,300 sh (+4.25%)
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Q2 2014

WSTG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 11.30
WSTG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1879 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. WSTG: 11.30 )
WSTG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.58   Max: 32.58
Current: 11.3

6.58
32.58
P/B 1.97
WSTG's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 2529 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. WSTG: 1.97 )
WSTG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 3.68
Current: 1.97

0.98
3.68
P/S 0.23
WSTG's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 2554 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. WSTG: 0.23 )
WSTG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.61
Current: 0.23

0.13
0.61
PFCF 16.43
WSTG's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.32 vs. WSTG: 16.43 )
WSTG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.87   Max: 458.5
Current: 16.43

2.87
458.5
EV-to-EBIT 6.92
WSTG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 1897 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.41 vs. WSTG: 6.92 )
WSTG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 27
Current: 6.92

0.6
27
PEG 0.68
WSTG's PEG is ranked higher than
80% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. WSTG: 0.68 )
WSTG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 3.61
Current: 0.68

0.22
3.61
Shiller P/E 14.17
WSTG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 24.87 vs. WSTG: 14.17 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.53   Max: 46.21
Current: 14.17

6.53
46.21
Current Ratio 1.57
WSTG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 2592 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. WSTG: 1.57 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 3.04
Current: 1.57

1.14
3.04
Quick Ratio 1.55
WSTG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 2592 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. WSTG: 1.55 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 2.9
Current: 1.55

0.95
2.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.35
WSTG's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
85% of the 1709 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. WSTG: 4.35 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.29   Max: 11.93
Current: 4.35

2.29
11.93
Dividend Payout 0.48
WSTG's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
60% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. WSTG: 0.48 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 10
Current: 0.48

0.1
10
Dividend growth (3y) 2.10
WSTG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. WSTG: 2.10 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 11.5
Current: 2.1

0
11.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.77
WSTG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. WSTG: 4.77 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.54   Max: 13.24
Current: 4.77

2.54
13.24
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
WSTG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. WSTG: -0.20 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.8   Max: -19.3
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.85
WSTG's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. WSTG: 6.85 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 334.4
Current: 6.85

0.9
334.4
Price/Tangible Book 1.97
WSTG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 2378 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. WSTG: 1.97 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 4.45
Current: 1.97

0.67
4.45
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.18
WSTG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. WSTG: 1.18 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 3.97
Current: 1.18

0.28
3.97
Price/Median PS Value 0.88
WSTG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 2480 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. WSTG: 0.88 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.33
Current: 0.88

0.23
2.33
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.74
WSTG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. WSTG: 0.74 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.35
Current: 0.74

0.39
2.35
Price/Graham Number 1.02
WSTG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
68% of the 1760 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. WSTG: 1.02 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.9
Current: 1.02

0.41
2.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 14.50
WSTG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2269 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. WSTG: 14.50 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 168
Current: 14.5

3.7
168
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.94
WSTG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1667 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. WSTG: 17.94 )
WSTG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 54.4
Current: 17.94

0.9
54.4

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Computer Distribution
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Wayside Technology Group, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware in 1982. and is a marketer of software and hardware in the United States and Canada for software development and information technology professionals with in enterprise organizations. The Company markets software to software development and information technology professionals in the United States and Canada. It operates through two segments, Programmer's Paradise and Lifeboat. The Programmer's Paradise segment sells technical software, hardware, and services for microcomputers, servers, and networks to individual programmers, corporations, government agencies, and educational institutions. The Lifeboat segment distributes technical software to corporate and value-added resellers, consultants, and systems integrators. The Company offers a variety of products from a range of publishers and manufacturers, including CA Inc., Quest Software, Inc., GFI Software, Intel Corporation, Infragistics, TechSmith Corporation, Flexera Corp., Vizioncore Inc. and Veeam Corporation. The Company markets products through creative marketing communications, its catalogs, its web sites, industry magazines, and national trade shows. The Company operates management information systems on Windows NT and MPE platforms that allow for centralized management of key functions, including inventory, accounts receivable, purchasing, sales and distribution. The Company faces competition from a variety of sources including: vendors who sell directly to customers; software resellers; superstores; catalogers; web sites; and other direct marketers of software products. The Company conducts its business under the various trademarks and service marks of Programmer's Paradise, the "Island Man" cartoon character logo, and Lifeboat.
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