Switch to:
Also traded in: Germany, Mexico

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 0.17
SYNT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 1973 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. SYNT: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SYNT' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 0.17
Equity-to-Asset -0.31
SYNT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 1841 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. SYNT: -0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SYNT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.4  Med: 0.78 Max: 0.86
Current: -0.31
-0.4
0.86
Interest Coverage 75.35
SYNT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
56% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 146.27 vs. SYNT: 75.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SYNT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55.72  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 75.35
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: 5.92
Beneish M-Score: -4.00
WACC vs ROIC
4.32%
-25.73%
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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 26.75
SYNT's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
92% of the 1926 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. SYNT: 26.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SYNT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.76  Med: 28.21 Max: 32.45
Current: 26.75
18.76
32.45
Net Margin % -7.58
SYNT's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
73% of the 1926 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. SYNT: -7.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SYNT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.58  Med: 23.49 Max: 28.28
Current: -7.58
-7.58
28.28
ROE % -18.66
SYNT's ROE % is ranked lower than
79% of the 1866 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SYNT: -18.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SYNT' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.66  Med: 32 Max: 41.08
Current: -18.66
-18.66
41.08
ROA % -6.48
SYNT's ROA % is ranked lower than
72% of the 1985 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. SYNT: -6.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SYNT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.48  Med: 24.6 Max: 33.46
Current: -6.48
-6.48
33.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 147.97
SYNT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
80% of the 1944 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.72 vs. SYNT: 147.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SYNT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 93.14  Med: 128.61 Max: 183.02
Current: 147.97
93.14
183.02
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.30
SYNT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. SYNT: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SYNT' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.8  Med: 13.2 Max: 29.5
Current: 5.3
-0.8
29.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 1.10
SYNT's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. SYNT: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SYNT' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.9  Med: 15.85 Max: 96.1
Current: 1.1
-22.9
96.1
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Syntel Inc $SYNT.
More than 500,000 people have already joined GuruFocus to track the stocks they follow and exchange investment ideas.
» SYNT's 30-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-07-20)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services    NAICS: 541511    SIC: 7371
Compare:NAS:PSDO, NAS:SYKE, NAS:NSIT, NYSE:GLOB, NAS:VNET, NAS:XXIA, OTCPK:CUUCF, OTCPK:CCCMF, OTCPK:DCHIF, NAS:VRTU, OTCPK:DLGEF, NAS:ACXM, OTCPK:CSVI, NAS:PRFT, NYSE:UIS, NAS:FORTY, NAS:DMRC, OTCPK:TSSZF, NAS:NCIT, NAS:COGT » details
Traded in other countries:SYE.Germany, SYNT.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:USA
Syntel Inc along with its subsidiaries is engaged in providing digital transformation, information technology and knowledge process outsourcing services. Its IT services include programming, system integration, outsourcing and overall project management.

Syntel Inc along with its subsidiaries is engaged in providing digital transformation, information technology and knowledge process outsourcing services. Its IT services include programming, system integration, outsourcing and overall project management. The Company operates in segments including Banking and Financial Services, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Insurance, Manufacturing, and Retail, Logistics and Telecom. The Banking and Financial Services segment serves financial institutions throughout the world offering payment solutions, retail banking, wholesale banking, consumer lending, risk management, investment banking, reconciliation, fraud analysis, mobile banking, and compliance and securities services. The Healthcare and Life Sciences segment serves healthcare payers, providers and pharmaceutical and medical device providers. The Insurance segment serves property and casualty insurers, insurance brokers, personal, commercial, life and retirement insurance service providers. The technology segment provides technology services and business consulting in a range of sub-sectors including industrial products, aerospace and automotive manufacturing, as well as to processors of raw materials and natural resources. The Retail serves retailers in specialty, apparel and home improvement segments, Logistics help organizations improve operational efficiencies, enhance responsiveness and collaborate with trading partners, and Telecom helps clients address important changes in the telecom industry, such as the transition to new network technologies, designing, developing, testing and introducing new products and channels, improving customer service and increasing customer satisfaction.

Top Ranked Articles about Syntel Inc

Syntel to Present at Investor Conference
Syntel to Present at Investor Conference
Third Avenue Continues to Buy Amgen, 8 Others Guru increased these holdings in the last 2 quarters
Third Avenue Management (Trades, Portfolio) was founded by legendary value investor Martin Whitman (Trades, Portfolio). It manages mutual funds, separate accounts and hedge funds. In both fourth-quarter 2016 and first-quarter 2017 the guru bought shares in the following stocks: Read more...
Syntel to Present at Investor Conference
MaziValue's 1st-Quarter Performance The portfolio rose 2.76%; new addition EasyJet was the leader
Insiders Are Investing in Syntel Officials purchase 13,616 shares
Syntel Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNT) Senior Vice President-Retail, Logistics & Telecom Business Ray Raja, Vice President and Head-Manufacturing Avinash Salelkar, Executive Co-Chairman Ranada Prashant and Director Rex E. Schlaybaugh purchased a combined total of 13,616 shares in April. Read more...
Syntel to Announce First Quarter 2017 Results on Thursday, April 20, 2017
2016 MaziValue Portfolio Performance and Brexit-Onomics The portfolio returned 25% for the calendar year
Interim CEO Invests in IT Company Insider purchases 5,850 shares
Syntel Inc. (SYNT) interim CEO and President Rakesh Khanna (Insider Trades) acquired 5,850 shares of the company in two transactions on Dec. 5. The price per share was $20 for a total transaction of $117,000. Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 10.14
NAS:SYNT's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.64 vs. NAS:SYNT: 10.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PS Ratio 1.51
NAS:SYNT's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. NAS:SYNT: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NAS:SYNT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 3.77 Max: 6.05
Current: 1.51
1.45
6.05
EV-to-EBIT 6.70
NAS:SYNT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.71 vs. NAS:SYNT: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NAS:SYNT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8  Med: 11.3 Max: 29.4
Current: 6.7
5.8
29.4
EV-to-EBITDA 6.32
NAS:SYNT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
84% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. NAS:SYNT: 6.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NAS:SYNT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 10.5 Max: 25.7
Current: 6.32
5.1
25.7
Shiller PE Ratio 9.61
NAS:SYNT's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.91 vs. NAS:SYNT: 9.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
NAS:SYNT' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.25  Med: 28.13 Max: 51.64
Current: 9.61
9.25
51.64
Current Ratio 2.09
NAS:SYNT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1926 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. NAS:SYNT: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NAS:SYNT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 4.37 Max: 10.45
Current: 2.09
1.07
10.45
Quick Ratio 2.09
NAS:SYNT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1926 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. NAS:SYNT: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NAS:SYNT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 4.37 Max: 10.45
Current: 2.09
1.07
10.45
Days Sales Outstanding 46.77
NAS:SYNT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 1526 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 66.73 vs. NAS:SYNT: 46.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NAS:SYNT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.27  Med: 44.99 Max: 63.91
Current: 46.77
42.27
63.91
Days Payable 6.59
NAS:SYNT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
92% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 43.70 vs. NAS:SYNT: 6.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NAS:SYNT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.37  Med: 10.72 Max: 13.37
Current: 6.59
6.37
13.37

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.21
NAS:SYNT's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
95% of the 1646 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. NAS:SYNT: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
NAS:SYNT' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.65 Max: 1.52
Current: 0.21
0.07
1.52
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.10
NAS:SYNT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. NAS:SYNT: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NAS:SYNT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.4  Med: -0.4 Max: 7.3
Current: 0.1
-1.4
7.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.91
NAS:SYNT's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. NAS:SYNT: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
NAS:SYNT' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.69 Max: 2.93
Current: 0.91
0.88
2.93
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.40
NAS:SYNT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. NAS:SYNT: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NAS:SYNT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.96
Current: 0.4
0.36
1.96
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 14.97
NAS:SYNT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
92% of the 1987 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. NAS:SYNT: 14.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:SYNT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 8.9 Max: 17.2
Current: 14.97
3.4
17.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 21.77
NAS:SYNT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
76% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.91 vs. NAS:SYNT: 21.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
NAS:SYNT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.9  Med: 23.15 Max: 31
Current: 21.77
8.9
31

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $951.03
EPS (TTM) $ -0.85
Beta0.51
Short Percentage of Float11.99%
52-Week Range $15.82 - 48.41
Shares Outstanding (Mil)83.64

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 872 897
EPS ($) 1.67 1.76
EPS without NRI ($) 1.67 1.76
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
9.00%
Dividends per Share ($)

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)

GF Chat

{{numOfNotice}}