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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-08-09 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

EPIQ Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 10,426 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp 104,000 sh (-8.83%)
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Q2 2016

EPIQ Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 10,752 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp 95,800 sh (-7.88%)
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Q3 2016

EPIQ Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 11,772 sh (+9.49%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp Sold Out
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Q4 2016

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Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services  
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Traded in other countries:EP8.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Epiq Systems Inc provides technology-enabled solutions for the legal profession. Its solutions are designed to streamline the administration of bankruptcy, litigation, investigations, financial transactions and regulatory compliance matters.

Epiq Systems Inc was incorporated in the State of Missouri on July 13, 1988, and on July 15, 1988 acquired all of the assets of an unrelated predecessor corporation. The Company is a provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession. The Company's solutions streamline the administration of bankruptcy, litigation, financial transactions and regulatory compliance matters. It offers managed technology solutions for eDiscovery, document review, legal notification, claims administration and controlled disbursement of funds. Its clients include law firms, corporate legal departments, bankruptcy trustees, government agencies, mortgage processors, and financial institutions. The Company's business is organized into two reportable segments: the Technology segment and the Bankruptcy and Settlement Administration segment. The Company's Technology segment provides eDiscovery managed services and technology solutions comprised of consulting, collections and forensics, processing, search and review, production of documents and document review services to companies and the litigation departments of law firms. The Company's eDataMatrix software analyzes filters, deduplicates and produces documents for review. The Company's customers are corporations that use its products and services cooperatively with their legal counsel to manage the eDiscovery process for litigation, investigations, anti-trust filings and regulatory matters. Produced documents are made available mainly through a hosted environment utilizing its proprietary software DocuMatrix and third-party software which allows for efficient attorney review and data requests. Bankruptcy and Settlement Administration segment provides managed services and technology solutions that address the needs of its customers with respect to litigation, claims and project administration, compliance matters, controlled disbursements, corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and class action proceedings. The Company's Bankruptcy and Settlement Administration segment provides managed services and technology solutions that address the needs of its customers with respect to litigation, claims and project administration, compliance matters, controlled disbursements, corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and class action proceedings. The Company's Technology segment, eDiscovery competes with companies such as, Kroll Ontrack, FTI Consulting, Inc., Huron Consulting Group Inc., The Dolan Company, Symantec Corporation, Recommind, Inc., Xerox and Autonomy. The Company's Bankruptcy and Settlement Administration segment, bankruptcy services competes with companies such as, Bankruptcy Management Solutions, Inc., which is a provider in Chapter 7 bankruptcy market. While in Chapter 11 bankruptcy market, the Company competes with Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC and The Garden City Group, Inc. In Chapter 13 market, the Company's main competitor is Bankruptcy Software Specialists, LLC. The Company is subject to

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Dividend Yield % 2.18
EPIQ's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
68% of the 1318 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. EPIQ: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
EPIQ' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 2.18
Current: 2.18
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2.18
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.18
EPIQ's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
64% of the 1249 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. EPIQ: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.18
EPIQ's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
54% of the 1613 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. EPIQ: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
EPIQ' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 2.18

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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $574.4
EPS (TTM) $ -0.43
Short Percentage of Float1.17%
52-Week Range $10.50 - 16.61
Shares Outstanding (Mil)38.13

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 593 634
EPS ($) 0.86 1.00
EPS without NRI ($) 0.86 1.00
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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EPIQ Systems Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Oct 28 2010 
EPIQ Systems Inc. (EPIQ) Chairman & CEO, 10% Owner Tom W Olofson sells 125,000 Shares Aug 04 2010 

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