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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
AMSWA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1984 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. AMSWA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AMSWA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.72
AMSWA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 1901 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. AMSWA: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AMSWA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.72 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.72
0.56
0.79
Interest Coverage No Debt
AMSWA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 1499 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 148.96 vs. AMSWA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AMSWA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 7.01
Beneish M-Score: -3.11
WACC vs ROIC
5.73%
30.52%
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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 9.21
AMSWA's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
66% of the 1924 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. AMSWA: 9.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AMSWA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.31  Med: 10.22 Max: 15.75
Current: 9.21
7.31
15.75
Net Margin % 14.81
AMSWA's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
84% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. AMSWA: 14.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AMSWA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.87  Med: 8.8 Max: 14.81
Current: 14.81
3.87
14.81
ROE % 15.91
AMSWA's ROE % is ranked higher than
75% of the 1866 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.42 vs. AMSWA: 15.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
AMSWA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.63  Med: 10.49 Max: 15.91
Current: 15.91
3.63
15.91
ROA % 11.26
AMSWA's ROA % is ranked higher than
83% of the 1992 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. AMSWA: 11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AMSWA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.59  Med: 7.43 Max: 11.26
Current: 11.26
2.59
11.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 345.63
AMSWA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
91% of the 1954 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.87 vs. AMSWA: 345.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AMSWA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 102.04  Med: 271.7 Max: 389.6
Current: 345.63
102.04
389.6
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.10
AMSWA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. AMSWA: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
AMSWA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.2  Med: 0.1 Max: 22.6
Current: 0.1
-19.2
22.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -7.20
AMSWA's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 1432 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. AMSWA: -7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
AMSWA' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.6  Med: 3.2 Max: 209.8
Current: -7.2
-24.6
209.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 9.80
AMSWA's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. AMSWA: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
AMSWA' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.5  Med: 7.7 Max: 51.8
Current: 9.8
-34.5
51.8
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Guru Trades

Q4 2016

AMSWA Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Mario Gabelli 10,400 sh (New)
Discovery Group I, LLC 625,213 sh (+177.39%)
Jim Simons 1,912,300 sh (+4.41%)
Chuck Royce 229,042 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2017

AMSWA Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 1,958,200 sh (+2.40%)
Mario Gabelli 10,400 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 229,042 sh (unchged)
Discovery Group I, LLC 474,039 sh (-24.18%)
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Q2 2017

AMSWA Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jim Simons 2,050,700 sh (+4.72%)
Mario Gabelli 10,400 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 229,042 sh (unchged)
Discovery Group I, LLC Sold Out
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Q3 2017

AMSWA Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Jim Simons 2,122,000 sh (+3.48%)
Chuck Royce 229,753 sh (+0.31%)
Mario Gabelli 10,400 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

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Mario Gabelli 2016-12-31 New Buy$10.1 - $11.5 $ 12.2414%10,400
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 511210    SIC: 7372
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Traded in other countries:ADWA.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
American Software Inc develops enterprise management and supply chain related software and services. Its solutions consist of global sourcing, workflow management, customer service applications, and ERP solutions.

American Software Inc develops enterprise management and supply chain-related software and services. Its software and services bring business value to companies by supporting their operations over cloud-based Internet-architected solutions. Its solutions consist of global sourcing, workflow management, customer service applications, and ERP solutions. The company's segments consist of supply chain management, enterprise resource planning, and information technology consulting. The company derives revenue from software licenses, services, and maintenance.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 23.56
AMSWA's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.92 vs. AMSWA: 23.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AMSWA' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.22  Med: 26.86 Max: 49.83
Current: 23.56
17.22
49.83
PE Ratio without NRI 23.56
AMSWA's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
61% of the 1254 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.17 vs. AMSWA: 23.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AMSWA' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.22  Med: 26.86 Max: 49.83
Current: 23.56
17.22
49.83
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 14.45
AMSWA's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
80% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.49 vs. AMSWA: 14.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
AMSWA' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.78  Med: 20.66 Max: 199.33
Current: 14.45
10.78
199.33
PB Ratio 3.49
AMSWA's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. AMSWA: 3.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AMSWA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 2.74 Max: 3.64
Current: 3.49
0.99
3.64
PS Ratio 3.45
AMSWA's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1840 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. AMSWA: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AMSWA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 2.34 Max: 3.81
Current: 3.45
1.01
3.81
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 26.48
AMSWA's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
54% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.25 vs. AMSWA: 26.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AMSWA' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.71  Med: 20.65 Max: 1316.67
Current: 26.48
10.71
1316.67
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 19.37
AMSWA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
52% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.64 vs. AMSWA: 19.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AMSWA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.09  Med: 16.83 Max: 131.91
Current: 19.37
9.09
131.91
EV-to-EBIT 28.69
AMSWA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.16 vs. AMSWA: 28.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AMSWA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 15.1 Max: 32.8
Current: 28.69
4.7
32.8
EV-to-EBITDA 17.10
AMSWA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
51% of the 1386 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 15.27 vs. AMSWA: 17.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AMSWA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 11.4 Max: 18
Current: 17.1
3
18
EV-to-Revenue 2.65
AMSWA's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
50% of the 1894 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. AMSWA: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
AMSWA' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.8 Max: 3.1
Current: 2.65
0.4
3.1
Shiller PE Ratio 35.81
AMSWA's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 38.33 vs. AMSWA: 35.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
AMSWA' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.03  Med: 29.97 Max: 49.29
Current: 35.81
18.03
49.29
Current Ratio 2.68
AMSWA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1846 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. AMSWA: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AMSWA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 2.74 Max: 4.72
Current: 2.68
1.51
4.72
Quick Ratio 2.68
AMSWA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1846 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. AMSWA: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AMSWA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 2.74 Max: 4.72
Current: 2.68
1.51
4.72
Days Sales Outstanding 56.50
AMSWA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 66.91 vs. AMSWA: 56.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AMSWA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.02  Med: 61.68 Max: 79.15
Current: 56.5
54.02
79.15
Days Payable 13.59
AMSWA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
84% of the 1405 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 42.91 vs. AMSWA: 13.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AMSWA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.65  Med: 9.43 Max: 13.59
Current: 13.59
6.65
13.59

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 3.58
AMSWA's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
88% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. AMSWA: 3.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
AMSWA' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 4.42 Max: 11.36
Current: 3.58
1.82
11.36
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.85
AMSWA's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. AMSWA: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
AMSWA' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.27 Max: 3
Current: 0.85
0.81
3
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 13.60
AMSWA's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. AMSWA: 13.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
AMSWA' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -5.9 Max: 125.7
Current: 13.6
0
125.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.66
AMSWA's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
85% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. AMSWA: 3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.08
AMSWA's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
78% of the 1752 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. AMSWA: 4.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
AMSWA' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.03  Med: 4.93 Max: 12.67
Current: 4.08
2.03
12.67
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.60
AMSWA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1345 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -3.00 vs. AMSWA: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AMSWA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.3  Med: -0.8 Max: 1
Current: -1.6
-3.3
1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 8.49
AMSWA's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
65% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. AMSWA: 8.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
AMSWA' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79  Med: 8.1 Max: 54.14
Current: 8.49
1.79
54.14
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 5.76
AMSWA's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.83 vs. AMSWA: 5.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
AMSWA' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 4.54 Max: 11.03
Current: 5.76
1.21
11.03
Price-to-Tangible-Book 5.00
AMSWA's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. AMSWA: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
AMSWA' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 2.66 Max: 5.48
Current: 5
0.82
5.48
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.68
AMSWA's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. AMSWA: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
AMSWA' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.07 Max: 2.26
Current: 1.68
0.24
2.26
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.47
AMSWA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 1639 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. AMSWA: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AMSWA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.76
Current: 1.47
0.18
1.76
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.28
AMSWA's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AMSWA: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
AMSWA' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.89 Max: 8.91
Current: 2.28
0.42
8.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.48
AMSWA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
61% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. AMSWA: 3.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AMSWA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 6.6 Max: 21.2
Current: 3.48
3.1
21.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -1.52
AMSWA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
78% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.39 vs. AMSWA: -1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
AMSWA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.8  Med: 8.7 Max: 19.6
Current: -1.52
-1.8
19.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $105.74
EPS (TTM) $ 0.52
Beta0.56
Short Percentage of Float0.74%
52-Week Range $9.00 - 12.54
Shares Outstanding (Mil)29.73

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 77
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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