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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.72
FORTY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 1984 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. FORTY: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
FORTY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.43 Max: 12.5
Current: 0.72
0.57
12.5
Equity-to-Asset 0.23
FORTY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 1901 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. FORTY: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
FORTY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.23
0.23
0.53
Debt-to-Equity 0.99
FORTY's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
82% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. FORTY: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
FORTY' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.39 Max: 1.16
Current: 0.99
0.07
1.16
Debt-to-EBITDA 4.32
FORTY's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
78% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. FORTY: 4.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
FORTY' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.43 Max: 4.32
Current: 4.32
0.58
4.32
Interest Coverage 3.92
FORTY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
90% of the 1499 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 148.96 vs. FORTY: 3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FORTY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.43  Med: 6.58 Max: 18.82
Current: 3.92
2.43
18.82
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: 1.53
WACC vs ROIC
5.57%
6.60%
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 % 5.93
FORTY's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
56% of the 1924 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. FORTY: 5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
FORTY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.51  Med: 7.68 Max: 8.55
Current: 5.93
5.51
8.55
Net Margin % 0.90
FORTY's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
61% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. FORTY: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
FORTY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 3.7 Max: 12.7
Current: 0.9
0.9
12.7
ROE % 3.33
FORTY's ROE % is ranked lower than
58% of the 1866 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.42 vs. FORTY: 3.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
FORTY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.33  Med: 10.37 Max: 28.59
Current: 3.33
3.33
28.59
ROA % 0.82
FORTY's ROA % is ranked lower than
59% of the 1992 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. FORTY: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FORTY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 3.19 Max: 9.2
Current: 0.82
0.82
9.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 65.92
FORTY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
70% of the 1954 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.87 vs. FORTY: 65.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
FORTY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.43  Med: 82.73 Max: 179.51
Current: 65.92
38.43
179.51
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 8.20
FORTY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. FORTY: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
FORTY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8  Med: 3.45 Max: 15.9
Current: 8.2
-8
15.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 11.20
FORTY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 1432 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. FORTY: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
FORTY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.8  Med: 7.35 Max: 87.3
Current: 11.2
-61.8
87.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -36.00
FORTY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
89% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. FORTY: -36.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
FORTY' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -80.8  Med: 15.3 Max: 81.7
Current: -36
-80.8
81.7
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services  
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Traded in other countries:FSY.Germany, FORM.Israel,
Headquarter Location:Israel
Formula Systems (1985) Ltd is an IT solutions & services holdings company. It is engaged in providing software solutions and services, software product marketing and support.

Formula Systems (1985) is a holding company that, through its subsidiaries, provides information technology services. The company organizes itself into three primary segments based on subsidiary. The Matrix segment, which generates the majority of revenue, provides software development and existing software expansion services. The Sapiens segment provides software development services for the insurance industry. The Insync segment provides vendor management systems and workforce management services, which include accounting and finance, human resources, IT technology, and marketing and sales. The majority of the company's revenue comes from Israel.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 54.99
FORTY's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.92 vs. FORTY: 54.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
FORTY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 9.66 Max: 56.41
Current: 54.99
2.32
56.41
PE Ratio without NRI 54.99
FORTY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
77% of the 1254 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.17 vs. FORTY: 54.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
FORTY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 13.24 Max: 1397
Current: 54.99
2.32
1397
PB Ratio 1.85
FORTY's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. FORTY: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FORTY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.91
Current: 1.85
0.19
1.91
PS Ratio 0.49
FORTY's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 1840 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. FORTY: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FORTY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.49
0.11
0.62
EV-to-EBIT 13.96
FORTY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.16 vs. FORTY: 13.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FORTY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 7.5 Max: 20.7
Current: 13.96
-0.1
20.7
EV-to-EBITDA 13.96
FORTY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
56% of the 1386 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.27 vs. FORTY: 13.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FORTY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 7.5 Max: 20.7
Current: 13.96
-0.1
20.7
EV-to-Revenue 0.87
FORTY's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
78% of the 1894 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. FORTY: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
FORTY' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.6 Max: 1
Current: 0.87
0.1
1
PEG Ratio 6.75
FORTY's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. FORTY: 6.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
FORTY' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 2.12 Max: 50.56
Current: 6.75
0.39
50.56
Shiller PE Ratio 16.44
FORTY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.33 vs. FORTY: 16.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
FORTY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.57  Med: 13.25 Max: 2010
Current: 16.44
4.57
2010
Current Ratio 1.63
FORTY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 1846 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. FORTY: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FORTY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.74 Max: 3.29
Current: 1.63
1.01
3.29
Quick Ratio 1.62
FORTY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1846 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. FORTY: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FORTY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.73 Max: 3.24
Current: 1.62
0.99
3.24
Days Inventory 1.48
FORTY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
88% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.56 vs. FORTY: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FORTY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.29 Max: 3.56
Current: 1.48
1.38
3.56
Days Sales Outstanding 101.52
FORTY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
73% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 66.91 vs. FORTY: 101.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FORTY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 88.78  Med: 101.4 Max: 135.15
Current: 101.52
88.78
135.15
Days Payable 27.56
FORTY's Days Payable is ranked lower than
67% of the 1405 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 42.91 vs. FORTY: 27.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FORTY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.56  Med: 51.12 Max: 128.72
Current: 27.56
27.56
128.72

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.96
FORTY's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
51% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. FORTY: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FORTY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 2.92 Max: 48.54
Current: 1.96
1.04
48.54
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.63
FORTY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. FORTY: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
FORTY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.62 Max: 1.73
Current: 0.63
0.07
1.73
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 46.40
FORTY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. FORTY: 46.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
FORTY' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 46.4
Current: 46.4
0
46.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.63
FORTY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
81% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. FORTY: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.96
FORTY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
64% of the 1752 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. FORTY: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
FORTY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 2.92 Max: 48.54
Current: 1.96
1.04
48.54

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.31
FORTY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. FORTY: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
FORTY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.23 Max: 2.31
Current: 2.31
0.29
2.31
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.31
FORTY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 1639 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. FORTY: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
FORTY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.04 Max: 4.42
Current: 1.31
0.35
4.42
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 5.26
FORTY's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. FORTY: 5.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
FORTY' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.97 Max: 5.27
Current: 5.26
0.39
5.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.16
FORTY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
78% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. FORTY: 7.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FORTY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1405.7  Med: 13.25 Max: 16969.5
Current: 7.16
-1405.7
16969.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 10.39
FORTY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
55% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.39 vs. FORTY: 10.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
FORTY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.8  Med: 4.75 Max: 45.9
Current: 10.39
-4.8
45.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,290.91
EPS (TTM) $ 0.76
Beta0.70
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $35.52 - 44.20
Shares Outstanding (Mil)14.73 (ADR)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 22
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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