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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 7.88
UEPS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. UEPS: 7.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
UEPS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: No Debt Max: 10732.94
Current: 7.88
0.42
10732.94
Equity-to-Asset 0.41
UEPS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. UEPS: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
UEPS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.41
-43
0.77
Debt-to-Equity 0.06
UEPS's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
89% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. UEPS: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
UEPS' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.06
0.06
0.39
Debt-to-EBITDA 0.21
UEPS's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
88% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. UEPS: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
UEPS' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.49 Max: 1.57
Current: 0.21
0.21
1.57
Interest Coverage 27.85
UEPS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.92 vs. UEPS: 27.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UEPS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 28.35 Max: No Debt
Current: 27.85
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 2.13
Beneish M-Score: -2.53
WACC vs ROIC
13.31%
17.41%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 15.91
UEPS's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. UEPS: 15.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
UEPS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.12  Med: 18.43 Max: 43.45
Current: 15.91
5.12
43.45
Net Margin % 11.96
UEPS's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
81% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. UEPS: 11.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
UEPS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 12.98 Max: 35.09
Current: 11.96
0.77
35.09
ROE % 13.39
UEPS's ROE % is ranked higher than
67% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. UEPS: 13.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
UEPS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 15.08 Max: 27.9
Current: 13.39
0.87
27.9
ROA % 5.70
UEPS's ROA % is ranked higher than
65% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. UEPS: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
UEPS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 5.89 Max: 20.89
Current: 5.7
0.42
20.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 68.25
UEPS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
73% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.87 vs. UEPS: 68.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
UEPS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.65  Med: 79.26 Max: 1367.31
Current: 68.25
28.65
1367.31
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -3.60
UEPS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
75% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. UEPS: -3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
UEPS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 12.1 Max: 497.3
Current: -3.6
0
497.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -4.70
UEPS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
71% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. UEPS: -4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
UEPS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1 Max: 28.7
Current: -4.7
0
28.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -3.90
UEPS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. UEPS: -3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
UEPS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.8  Med: -3.9 Max: 192.4
Current: -3.9
-65.8
192.4
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

UEPS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 35,387 sh (+35.98%)
Jim Simons 1,421,800 sh (+1.09%)
Chuck Royce 15,700 sh (unchged)
IVA International Fund 2,266,837 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 2,835,280 sh (-2.39%)
Jeremy Grantham 177,606 sh (-29.73%)
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Q4 2016

UEPS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 40,817 sh (+15.34%)
Jim Simons 1,582,700 sh (+11.32%)
Chuck Royce 15,700 sh (unchged)
IVA International Fund 2,252,845 sh (-0.62%)
Charles de Vaulx 2,767,789 sh (-2.38%)
Jeremy Grantham 146,306 sh (-17.62%)
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Q1 2017

UEPS Guru Trades in Q1 2017

John Hussman 5,000 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 17,862 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 159,241 sh (+8.84%)
IVA International Fund 2,444,574 sh (+8.51%)
Jim Simons 1,457,200 sh (-7.93%)
Charles de Vaulx 2,535,416 sh (-8.40%)
Paul Tudor Jones 35,658 sh (-12.64%)
Chuck Royce 10,500 sh (-33.12%)
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Q2 2017

UEPS Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jeremy Grantham 240,041 sh (+50.74%)
Jim Simons 1,652,967 sh (+13.43%)
Paul Tudor Jones 38,601 sh (+8.25%)
IVA International Fund 2,444,574 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 2,535,416 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 5,000 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes 17,862 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Insider Trades

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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services    NAICS: 561499    SIC: 7389
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Traded in other countries:NJPA.Germany, NT1.South Africa,
Headquarter Location:South africa
Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc provides payment solutions and transaction processing services across multiple industries. The Company also provides financial services.

Net 1 Ueps Technologies is a South Africa-based company that provides payment solutions, transaction processing solutions, and financial technologies. The company operates through three segments. The South Africa transaction processing segment primarily comprises a welfare benefit distribution service provided to the South African government and transaction processing services for retailers, utilities, and others. The international transaction processing segment primarily consists of the company's operations in South Korea that involve providing payment-processing services. The financial inclusion and applied technologies segment provides short-term loans, smart card accounts, and other services. The company derives its revenue primarily from the South African and South Korean markets.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 7.13
UEPS's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.56 vs. UEPS: 7.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
UEPS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.79  Med: 11.05 Max: 146.33
Current: 7.13
4.79
146.33
PE Ratio without NRI 7.13
UEPS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
94% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.56 vs. UEPS: 7.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
UEPS' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.79  Med: 11.02 Max: 146.33
Current: 7.13
4.79
146.33
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 7.93
UEPS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
86% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.30 vs. UEPS: 7.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
UEPS' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.86  Med: 10.41 Max: 291.9
Current: 7.93
3.86
291.9
PB Ratio 0.88
UEPS's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. UEPS: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
UEPS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.38 Max: 6.47
Current: 0.88
0.62
6.47
PS Ratio 0.83
UEPS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. UEPS: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
UEPS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.13 Max: 8.76
Current: 0.83
0.53
8.76
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 5.84
UEPS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
91% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.54 vs. UEPS: 5.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
UEPS' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.77  Med: 9.44 Max: 88.59
Current: 5.84
3.77
88.59
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.15
UEPS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
85% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.09 vs. UEPS: 5.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
UEPS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.99  Med: 8.11 Max: 54.89
Current: 5.15
2.99
54.89
EV-to-EBIT 2.65
UEPS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. UEPS: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UEPS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 6.4 Max: 34.3
Current: 2.65
2.1
34.3
EV-to-EBITDA 1.96
UEPS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
98% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.34 vs. UEPS: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
UEPS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 4.6 Max: 16.7
Current: 1.96
1.6
16.7
EV-to-Revenue 0.50
UEPS's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
81% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. UEPS: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
UEPS' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.1 Max: 8.1
Current: 0.5
0.5
8.1
PEG Ratio 0.68
UEPS's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. UEPS: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
UEPS' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.3 Max: 103.38
Current: 0.68
0.22
103.38
Shiller PE Ratio 7.41
UEPS's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 29.52 vs. UEPS: 7.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
UEPS' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.05  Med: 9.62 Max: 24.53
Current: 7.41
5.05
24.53
Current Ratio 1.53
UEPS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. UEPS: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UEPS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.53 Max: 5.58
Current: 1.53
0.02
5.58
Quick Ratio 1.52
UEPS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. UEPS: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UEPS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.52 Max: 5.54
Current: 1.52
0.02
5.54
Days Inventory 13.32
UEPS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
55% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.94 vs. UEPS: 13.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
UEPS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.25  Med: 19.26 Max: 34.64
Current: 13.32
11.25
34.64
Days Sales Outstanding 32.20
UEPS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 60.41 vs. UEPS: 32.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UEPS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.32  Med: 40.01 Max: 62.81
Current: 32.2
31.32
62.81
Days Payable 18.90
UEPS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
75% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.83 vs. UEPS: 18.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
UEPS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.74  Med: 26.42 Max: 49.26
Current: 18.9
17.74
49.26

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -5.60
UEPS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. UEPS: -5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
UEPS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -165.6  Med: -5.65 Max: 8
Current: -5.6
-165.6
8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.09
UEPS's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. UEPS: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
UEPS' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.07  Med: 5.18 Max: 65.22
Current: 2.09
2.07
65.22
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.43
UEPS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. UEPS: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
UEPS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 4.2 Max: 64.38
Current: 1.43
1.41
64.38
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.52
UEPS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. UEPS: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
UEPS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.61 Max: 4.7
Current: 0.52
0.29
4.7
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.66
UEPS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
89% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. UEPS: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
UEPS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.66
0.54
0.7
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.74
UEPS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. UEPS: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
UEPS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 2.06 Max: 1619.5
Current: 0.74
0.65
1619.5
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.39
UEPS's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. UEPS: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
UEPS' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.52 Max: 8.95
Current: 0.39
0.31
8.95
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.67
UEPS's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
85% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. UEPS: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
UEPS' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.75 Max: 2.9
Current: 0.67
0.66
2.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 37.88
UEPS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
98% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. UEPS: 37.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
UEPS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 15.7 Max: 46.7
Current: 37.88
2.9
46.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 29.15
UEPS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
88% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. UEPS: 29.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
UEPS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 15.7 Max: 43.8
Current: 29.15
4.9
43.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $610.07
EPS (TTM) $ 1.32
Beta0.82
Short Percentage of Float0.38%
52-Week Range $9.06 - 13.81
Shares Outstanding (Mil)56.93

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
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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