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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 1.52
NOW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 2056 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. NOW: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NOW' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.52  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 1.52
1.52
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.17
NOW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 1962 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. NOW: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NOW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.39  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.17
-1.39
0.51
Debt-to-Equity 2.01
NOW's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
94% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. NOW: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NOW' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.31 Max: 2.01
Current: 2.01
0.84
2.01
Debt-to-EBITDA 64.25
NOW's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. NOW: 64.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NOW' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.67  Med: -1.52 Max: 64.25
Current: 64.25
-4.67
64.25
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 6.26
Beneish M-Score: -3.29
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 % -5.25
NOW's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
71% of the 1998 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. NOW: -5.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NOW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.08  Med: -16.08 Max: 11.4
Current: -5.25
-65.08
11.4
Net Margin % -7.71
NOW's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
73% of the 1998 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. NOW: -7.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NOW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.56  Med: -18.55 Max: 10.61
Current: -7.71
-68.56
10.61
ROE % -30.66
NOW's ROE % is ranked lower than
83% of the 1945 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. NOW: -30.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NOW' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -94.74  Med: -40.29 Max: -23.12
Current: -30.66
-94.74
-23.12
ROA % -5.48
NOW's ROA % is ranked lower than
71% of the 2074 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. NOW: -5.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NOW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.83  Med: -12.51 Max: 12.28
Current: -5.48
-57.83
12.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -45.05
NOW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.71 vs. NOW: -45.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NOW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1660.72  Med: -137.59 Max: 189.16
Current: -45.05
-1660.72
189.16
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 34.00
NOW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 1626 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. NOW: 34.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NOW' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 25.1 Max: 39.2
Current: 34
0
39.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -10.90
NOW's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
71% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. NOW: -10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NOW' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 12.3 Max: 72
Current: -10.9
0
72
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Guru Trades

Q1 2017

NOW Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 25,255 sh (+806.82%)
Jim Simons 1,072,600 sh (+770.62%)
Frank Sands 5,236,316 sh (+31.52%)
Ken Fisher 22,307 sh (+13.30%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 178,389 sh (-0.43%)
Ron Baron 75,377 sh (-1.36%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,666,182 sh (-40.23%)
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Q2 2017

NOW Guru Trades in Q2 2017

George Soros 50,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 170,000 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 3,220,940 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 428,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,708,100 sh (+59.25%)
Frank Sands 6,258,470 sh (+19.52%)
Ken Fisher 22,313 sh (+0.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 177,693 sh (-0.39%)
Ron Baron 68,970 sh (-8.50%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,334,275 sh (-9.05%)
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Q3 2017

NOW Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 17,101 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 531,301 sh (New)
George Soros 90,000 sh (+80.00%)
Steve Mandel 5,271,621 sh (+63.67%)
Frank Sands 7,644,682 sh (+22.15%)
Jim Simons 1,962,300 sh (+14.88%)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 177,440 sh (-0.14%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,197,529 sh (-4.10%)
Ron Baron 65,585 sh (-4.91%)
Ken Fisher 18,713 sh (-16.13%)
Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (-70.59%)
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Q4 2017

NOW Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Ray Dalio 2,063 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 291,672 sh (+64.38%)
Chase Coleman 826,300 sh (+55.52%)
Frank Sands 8,070,993 sh (+5.58%)
Ken Fisher 18,905 sh (+1.03%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Ron Baron 57,333 sh (-12.58%)
Steve Mandel 4,116,193 sh (-21.92%)
Jim Simons 1,363,800 sh (-30.50%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,632 sh (-72.91%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NOW

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Steve Mandel 2017-12-31 Reduce -21.92%0.66%$113.62 - $130.69 $ 160.4029%4,116,193
Ron Baron 2017-12-31 Reduce -12.58%0.01%$113.62 - $130.69 $ 160.4029%57,333
Ken Fisher 2017-12-31 Add 1.03%$113.62 - $130.69 $ 160.4029%18,905
George Soros 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.32%$113.62 - $130.69 $ 160.4029%0
Steve Mandel 2017-09-30 Add 63.67%1.17%$103.58 - $117.78 $ 160.4045%5,271,621
George Soros 2017-09-30 Add 80.00%0.14%$103.58 - $117.78 $ 160.4045%90,000
Ron Baron 2017-09-30 Reduce -4.91%$103.58 - $117.78 $ 160.4045%65,585
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Reduce -16.13%$103.58 - $117.78 $ 160.4045%18,713
Steve Mandel 2017-06-30 New Buy1.74%$84.49 - $109.68 $ 160.4064%3,220,940
Ron Baron 2017-06-30 Reduce -8.50%$84.49 - $109.68 $ 160.4064%68,970
George Soros 2017-06-30 New Buy0.12%$84.49 - $109.68 $ 160.4064%50,000
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Add 0.03%$84.49 - $109.68 $ 160.4064%22,313
Ron Baron 2017-03-31 Reduce -1.36%$75.66 - $93.97 $ 160.4084%75,377
Ken Fisher 2017-03-31 Add 13.30%$75.66 - $93.97 $ 160.4084%22,307
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 423430    SIC: 7372
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Headquarter Location:USA
ServiceNow Inc provides cloud-based solutions that define, structure, manage, and automate services for enterprise operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and other countries.

ServiceNow is a software-as-a-service company that develops ITSM software for enterprise-level customers large and small. The firm's service management solutions also reach other areas of the enterprise, including HR, finance, legal and marketing. ServiceNow is also attempting to expand beyond the service management market and into IT operations management, or ITOM, with solutions for cloud provisioning, configuration automation, and event management, among others.

Guru Investment Theses on ServiceNow Inc

Baron Funds Comments on ServiceNow Inc. - May 06, 2016

ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) is a cloud based platform that allows customers to streamline workloads within different verticals of the organization. Originally, the company offered solutions that streamline workflows within the IT Service Management (ITSM), but continuously expanded its offering to other verticals like IT Operation Management (ITOM), Customer Service, Security, HR, Financials and Platform As A Service (PaaS). During 2015, the company was going through internal and external reorganization processes that impacted the internal sales organization and shifted a portion of NOW’s business towards its partners. Though these changes in the company are expected, as the company grows beyond $1 billion in sales, it had a negative impact on billings growth. We believed that the market misunderstood the billings update, its limited long-term impact and added to our position. After better than expected Q1, the stock reacted positively, and we expect a strong year as the sales organization stabilizes. We believe the company is taking the right steps to allow itself to continue its longterm growth towards management’s $4 billion revenue goal, as it expands beyond its original ITSM market and invests in its ecosystem of system integrators, distributors and developers.



From Baron Opportunity Fund first quarter 2016 commentary.







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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 81.30
NOW's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.47 vs. NOW: 81.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 47.39
NOW's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 1902 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. NOW: 47.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NOW' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.21  Med: 25 Max: 47.39
Current: 47.39
14.21
47.39
PS Ratio 14.18
NOW's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 1897 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. NOW: 14.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NOW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 11.95 Max: 22.15
Current: 14.18
5.4
22.15
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 56.52
NOW's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
76% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.46 vs. NOW: 56.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
NOW' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.25  Med: 129.96 Max: 1008.51
Current: 56.52
34.25
1008.51
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 42.71
NOW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
79% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.84 vs. NOW: 42.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
NOW' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.6  Med: 62.03 Max: 120.36
Current: 42.71
24.6
120.36
EV-to-EBIT -283.37
NOW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1317 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.27 vs. NOW: -283.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NOW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -283.39  Med: -76 Max: -19.9
Current: -283.37
-283.39
-19.9
EV-to-EBITDA 1483.46
NOW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99% of the 1428 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 15.34 vs. NOW: 1483.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NOW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4600  Med: -107 Max: 1483.55
Current: 1483.46
-4600
1483.55
EV-to-Revenue 13.99
NOW's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
89% of the 1973 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. NOW: 13.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
NOW' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 13.5 Max: 26.2
Current: 13.99
5.6
26.2
Current Ratio 1.15
NOW's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 1975 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. NOW: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NOW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.43
Current: 1.15
1.04
2.43
Quick Ratio 1.15
NOW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 1975 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. NOW: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NOW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.43
Current: 1.15
1.04
2.43
Days Sales Outstanding 82.12
NOW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
63% of the 1631 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.98 vs. NOW: 82.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NOW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 73.81  Med: 84.92 Max: 117.06
Current: 82.12
73.81
117.06
Days Payable 23.45
NOW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
72% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 45.15 vs. NOW: 23.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NOW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.41  Med: 29.93 Max: 41.41
Current: 23.45
17.41
41.41

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.90
NOW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -3.20 vs. NOW: -4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NOW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74.6  Med: -6.1 Max: 0
Current: -4.9
-74.6
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 75.31
NOW's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. NOW: 75.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
NOW' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.63  Med: 30.76 Max: 75.31
Current: 75.31
15.63
75.31
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 10.62
NOW's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. NOW: 10.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
NOW' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.64  Med: 8.64 Max: 10.62
Current: 10.62
8.64
10.62
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.19
NOW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 1597 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. NOW: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NOW' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.19
0.5
1.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -0.36
NOW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
65% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. NOW: -0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NOW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5  Med: -1.3 Max: -0.36
Current: -0.36
-5
-0.36

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,933.03
EPS (TTM) $ -0.87
Beta1.79
Short Percentage of Float7.08%
52-Week Range $83.42 - 160.73
Shares Outstanding (Mil)172.70

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 2,556 3,301 4,166
EBIT (Mil $) 258 458 1,080
EBITDA (Mil $) 546 792 1,261
EPS ($) 1.95 3.00 4.43
EPS without NRI ($) 1.95 3.00 4.43
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
47.29%
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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