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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 146.24
ULTI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 2082 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. ULTI: 146.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ULTI' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 9.01 Max: 146.24
Current: 146.24
2.06
146.24
Equity-to-Asset 0.26
ULTI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
76% of the 1985 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. ULTI: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ULTI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.25  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.26
-0.25
0.59
Debt-to-Equity 0.02
ULTI's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
90% of the 1133 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. ULTI: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
ULTI' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.02  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.02
-13.02
0.97
Debt-to-EBITDA 0.09
ULTI's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
86% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. ULTI: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
ULTI' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.09
0.09
0.61
Interest Coverage 87.08
ULTI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 140.00 vs. ULTI: 87.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ULTI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.35  Med: 59.65 Max: 188.71
Current: 87.08
31.35
188.71
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 4.30
Beneish M-Score: -2.84
WACC vs ROIC
9.32%
19.35%
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 % 6.43
ULTI's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
51% of the 2027 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. ULTI: 6.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ULTI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.6  Med: 5.72 Max: 10.74
Current: 6.43
-2.6
10.74
Net Margin % 2.80
ULTI's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
58% of the 2027 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. ULTI: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ULTI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.62  Med: 1.95 Max: 8.84
Current: 2.8
-1.62
8.84
ROE % 5.49
ULTI's ROE % is ranked lower than
58% of the 1969 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.14 vs. ULTI: 5.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ULTI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.17  Med: 5.06 Max: 19.45
Current: 5.49
-5.17
19.45
ROA % 1.83
ULTI's ROA % is ranked lower than
57% of the 2097 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. ULTI: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ULTI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.05  Med: 1.32 Max: 5
Current: 1.83
-2.05
5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 27.36
ULTI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
50% of the 2065 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 20.86 vs. ULTI: 27.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ULTI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.33  Med: 42.88 Max: 93.41
Current: 27.36
-18.33
93.41
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 21.00
ULTI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. ULTI: 21.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ULTI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.8  Med: 14 Max: 29.2
Current: 21
-5.8
29.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 0.60
ULTI's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 1481 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. ULTI: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ULTI' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 11 Max: 78.1
Current: 0.6
0
78.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -32.90
ULTI's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
88% of the 1387 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. ULTI: -32.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ULTI' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -55.4 Max: 116.4
Current: -32.9
0
116.4
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Guru Trades

Q2 2017

ULTI Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 37,301 sh (-0.38%)
Columbia Wanger 204,301 sh (-6.52%)
Ron Baron 392,641 sh (-16.01%)
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Q3 2017

ULTI Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Jim Simons 27,714 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 210,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,673 sh (New)
George Soros 1,800 sh (New)
Ron Baron 520,740 sh (+32.62%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 116,765 sh (-42.85%)
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Q4 2017

ULTI Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Steven Cohen 70,900 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 66,452 sh (New)
Ron Baron 529,421 sh (+1.67%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
George Soros 1,600 sh (-11.11%)
Columbia Wanger 89,935 sh (-22.98%)
Louis Moore Bacon 95,000 sh (-54.76%)
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Q1 2018

ULTI Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Jim Simons 37,914 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,278 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 77,752 sh (+17.00%)
Ron Baron 530,376 sh (+0.18%)
George Soros Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 40,000 sh (-57.89%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ULTI

(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
Ron Baron 2018-03-31 Add 0.18%$213.71 - $254.37 $ 291.9224%530,376
George Soros 2018-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$213.71 - $254.37 $ 291.9224%0
Ron Baron 2017-12-31 Add 1.67%0.01%$190.29 - $220.7 $ 291.9244%529,421
George Soros 2017-12-31 Reduce -11.11%$190.29 - $220.7 $ 291.9244%1,600
Ron Baron 2017-09-30 Add 32.62%0.12%$183.21 - $232.03 $ 291.9244%520,740
George Soros 2017-09-30 New Buy0.01%$183.21 - $232.03 $ 291.9244%1,800
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure    NAICS: 511210    SIC: 7372
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Traded in other countries:UL1.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
The Ultimate Software Group Inc is a provider of human capital management software solutions. Its UltiPro product suite includes human resources, payroll, and benefits management functionality.

The Ultimate Software Group is a provider of human capital management software solutions. The firm's UltiPro product suite includes human resources, payroll, and benefits management functionality, available in 12 languages and 35 country-specific localizations. Its solutions manage the complete employee lifecycle from recruitment to retirement, and include talent acquisition and onboarding, performance management, salary planning, budgeting, succession management, reporting, and analytical capabilities. The firm generates revenue through cloud subscription fees and implementation consulting services fees. All of the firm's revenue is generated in the United States and Canada.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 331.73
ULTI's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 27.61 vs. ULTI: 331.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ULTI' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.32  Med: 209.47 Max: 1483.33
Current: 331.73
17.32
1483.33
Forward PE Ratio 53.19
ULTI's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 24.04 vs. ULTI: 53.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 331.73
ULTI's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
99% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 27.94 vs. ULTI: 331.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ULTI' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.32  Med: 209.47 Max: 741.67
Current: 331.73
17.32
741.67
PB Ratio 16.88
ULTI's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 1923 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. ULTI: 16.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ULTI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.89  Med: 16.23 Max: 27.6
Current: 16.88
5.89
27.6
PS Ratio 9.12
ULTI's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 1917 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. ULTI: 9.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ULTI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 7.45 Max: 11.93
Current: 9.12
1.76
11.93
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 61.60
ULTI's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
76% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 28.70 vs. ULTI: 61.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ULTI' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.9  Med: 64.22 Max: 162.4
Current: 61.6
25.9
162.4
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 40.23
ULTI's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
76% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. ULTI: 40.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ULTI' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.91  Med: 39.44 Max: 81.47
Current: 40.23
11.91
81.47
EV-to-EBIT 119.07
ULTI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
95% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 20.79 vs. ULTI: 119.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ULTI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8721.4  Med: 112.35 Max: 1190.4
Current: 119.07
-8721.4
1190.4
EV-to-EBITDA 76.67
ULTI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
93% of the 1441 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. ULTI: 76.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ULTI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.8  Med: 67.7 Max: 112.1
Current: 76.67
42.8
112.1
EV-to-Revenue 7.67
ULTI's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
79% of the 2002 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. ULTI: 7.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
ULTI' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 7 Max: 11.8
Current: 7.67
1.6
11.8
PEG Ratio 39.96
ULTI's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. ULTI: 39.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
ULTI' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 13.49 Max: 110.06
Current: 39.96
2.06
110.06
Shiller PE Ratio 485.89
ULTI's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 39.15 vs. ULTI: 485.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ULTI' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 284.33  Med: 371.32 Max: 4122
Current: 485.89
284.33
4122
Current Ratio 1.08
ULTI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. ULTI: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ULTI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.32
Current: 1.08
0.59
2.32
Quick Ratio 1.08
ULTI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. ULTI: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ULTI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.32
Current: 1.08
0.59
2.32
Days Sales Outstanding 71.04
ULTI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 1642 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 68.90 vs. ULTI: 71.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ULTI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 71.04  Med: 76.19 Max: 78.29
Current: 71.04
71.04
78.29
Days Payable 15.84
ULTI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
81% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 45.06 vs. ULTI: 15.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ULTI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.32  Med: 16.92 Max: 32.18
Current: 15.84
11.32
32.18

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.90
ULTI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: -3.20 vs. ULTI: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ULTI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.5  Med: -2.4 Max: -0.3
Current: -1.9
-12.5
-0.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 92.97
ULTI's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
94% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. ULTI: 92.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
ULTI' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.53  Med: 70.02 Max: 3295
Current: 92.97
5.53
3295
Price-to-Tangible-Book 18.82
ULTI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
83% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. ULTI: 18.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ULTI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.75  Med: 17.35 Max: 108.27
Current: 18.82
2.75
108.27
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 5.62
ULTI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. ULTI: 5.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ULTI' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.39  Med: 6.51 Max: 83.73
Current: 5.62
3.39
83.73
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 30.99
ULTI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
98% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. ULTI: 30.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
ULTI' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.76  Med: 28.29 Max: 45.28
Current: 30.99
17.76
45.28
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.22
ULTI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. ULTI: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ULTI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.7 Max: 1.46
Current: 1.22
0.08
1.46
Price-to-Graham-Number 16.66
ULTI's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
98% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. ULTI: 16.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ULTI' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 12.58 Max: 27.8
Current: 16.66
2.6
27.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 0.84
ULTI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
60% of the 2098 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. ULTI: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ULTI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.5  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.4
Current: 0.84
-1.5
1.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 5.93
ULTI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
63% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.67 vs. ULTI: 5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ULTI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 20.5 Max: 21.6
Current: 5.93
0.1
21.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $988.99
EPS (TTM) $ 0.88
Beta1.08
Volatility20.61%
52-Week Range $181.59 - 292.56
Shares Outstanding (Mil)30.61

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,118 1,320
EBIT (Mil $) 241 295
EBITDA (Mil $) 282 344
EPS ($) 2.10 2.96
EPS without NRI ($) 2.10 2.96
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
25.00%
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 77
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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