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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.28
SYNT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 1984 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. SYNT: 0.28 )
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: 0.28
Equity-to-Asset -0.14
SYNT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 1901 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. SYNT: -0.14 )
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: -0.14
-0.4
0.86
Debt-to-Equity -6.10
SYNT's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. SYNT: -6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
SYNT' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.1  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.24
Current: -6.1
-6.1
0.24
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.57
SYNT's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
54% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SYNT: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
SYNT' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.41 Max: 1.71
Current: 1.57
0.22
1.71
Interest Coverage 18.64
SYNT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 1499 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 148.96 vs. SYNT: 18.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SYNT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.64  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 18.64
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 6.71
Beneish M-Score: -0.73
WACC vs ROIC
5.71%
85.44%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 24.98
SYNT's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
91% of the 1924 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. SYNT: 24.98 )
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: 24.98
18.76
32.45
Net Margin % 18.64
SYNT's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
75% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. SYNT: 18.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SYNT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.94  Med: 23.49 Max: 28.28
Current: 18.64
-5.94
28.28
ROA % 24.56
SYNT's ROA % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1992 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. SYNT: 24.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SYNT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.11  Med: 24.6 Max: 33.46
Current: 24.56
-6.11
33.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 140.89
SYNT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
81% of the 1954 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.87 vs. SYNT: 140.89 )
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: 140.89
93.14
183.02
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.30
SYNT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
50% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 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
62% of the 1432 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 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
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Guru Trades

Q4 2016

SYNT Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Third Avenue Management 278,106 sh (+136.31%)
Murray Stahl 21,280 sh (+123.93%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 341,800 sh (-49.67%)
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Q1 2017

SYNT Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Third Avenue Management 451,397 sh (+62.31%)
Murray Stahl 24,040 sh (+12.97%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2017

SYNT Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Third Avenue Management 488,697 sh (+8.26%)
Murray Stahl 24,143 sh (+0.43%)
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Q3 2017

SYNT Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 21,936 sh (New)
Jim Simons 214,190 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,046 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management 488,697 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 21,299 sh (-11.78%)
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Insider Trades

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Third Avenue Management 2017-03-31 Add 62.31%0.13%$16.38 - $23.33 $ 25.1530%451,397
Third Avenue Management 2016-12-31 Add 136.31%0.14%$18.79 - $42.64 $ 25.1517%278,106
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services    NAICS: 541511    SIC: 7371
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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 is a global provider of digital transformation, information technology, and knowledge process. The company earns approximately half of its revenue from customers in the banking and financial services industry. Syntel provides a broad range of technology solutions to its customers, including managed IT services, digital one, and KPO services. Managed services provides complete software applications development, maintenance, digital modernization, IT infrastructure, cloud, and migration services. Syntel's Digital One service line provides a range of consulting and implementation services built around enterprise architecture, data warehousing and business intelligence, enterprise application integration, web and mobile applications, and "Internet of Things."

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Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 12.27
SYNT's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.92 vs. SYNT: 12.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SYNT' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.02  Med: 15.67 Max: 32.06
Current: 12.27
8.02
32.06
Forward PE Ratio 13.09
SYNT's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.88 vs. SYNT: 13.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 12.27
SYNT's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1254 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.17 vs. SYNT: 12.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SYNT' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.02  Med: 15.62 Max: 31.84
Current: 12.27
8.02
31.84
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 18.15
SYNT's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.49 vs. SYNT: 18.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SYNT' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.29  Med: 20.42 Max: 89.45
Current: 18.15
8.29
89.45
PS Ratio 2.27
SYNT's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1840 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. SYNT: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SYNT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 3.76 Max: 6.05
Current: 2.27
1.45
6.05
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 15.64
SYNT's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.25 vs. SYNT: 15.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SYNT' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.17  Med: 20.95 Max: 113.43
Current: 15.64
10.17
113.43
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 14.69
SYNT's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.64 vs. SYNT: 14.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SYNT' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.11  Med: 17.21 Max: 72.27
Current: 14.69
7.11
72.27
EV-to-EBIT 10.18
SYNT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.16 vs. SYNT: 10.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SYNT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8  Med: 11.1 Max: 29.4
Current: 10.18
5.8
29.4
EV-to-EBITDA 9.61
SYNT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
80% of the 1386 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.27 vs. SYNT: 9.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SYNT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 10.3 Max: 25.7
Current: 9.61
5.1
25.7
EV-to-Revenue 2.56
SYNT's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
53% of the 1894 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SYNT: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
SYNT' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 3.2 Max: 5.8
Current: 2.56
1.5
5.8
PEG Ratio 0.88
SYNT's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. SYNT: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
SYNT' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.75 Max: 4.28
Current: 0.88
0.41
4.28
Shiller PE Ratio 13.64
SYNT's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.33 vs. SYNT: 13.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SYNT' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.98  Med: 28.03 Max: 51.64
Current: 13.64
8.98
51.64
Current Ratio 2.07
SYNT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 1846 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. SYNT: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SYNT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 4.28 Max: 10.45
Current: 2.07
1.07
10.45
Quick Ratio 2.07
SYNT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1846 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. SYNT: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SYNT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 4.28 Max: 10.45
Current: 2.07
1.07
10.45
Days Sales Outstanding 43.29
SYNT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 66.91 vs. SYNT: 43.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SYNT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.27  Med: 44.99 Max: 63.91
Current: 43.29
42.27
63.91
Days Payable 1.46
SYNT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
92% of the 1405 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 42.91 vs. SYNT: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SYNT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 10.72 Max: 13.37
Current: 1.46
1.46
13.37

Buy Back

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industry
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history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.21
SYNT's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
96% of the 1752 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SYNT: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
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
SYNT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1345 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.00 vs. SYNT: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
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

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.42
SYNT's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. SYNT: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SYNT' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.68 Max: 2.93
Current: 1.42
0.9
2.93
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.15
SYNT's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. SYNT: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
SYNT' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.61 Max: 1.16
Current: 1.15
0.41
1.16
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.61
SYNT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1639 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. SYNT: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SYNT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.96
Current: 0.61
0.36
1.96
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.43
SYNT's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. SYNT: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
SYNT' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.76 Max: 4.42
Current: 2.43
0.47
4.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 9.78
SYNT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
90% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. SYNT: 9.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SYNT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 9 Max: 17.2
Current: 9.78
3.4
17.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 12.35
SYNT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
68% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.39 vs. SYNT: 12.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SYNT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.9  Med: 23.1 Max: 31
Current: 12.35
8.9
31

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $921.91
EPS (TTM) $ 2.05
Beta0.69
Short Percentage of Float10.92%
52-Week Range $15.82 - 25.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)83.63

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 891 917
EPS ($) 1.85 1.88
EPS without NRI ($) 1.85 1.88
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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