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Benjamin Graham Guru Analysis for Informatica Corporation

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Assessments & Analysis Based on September 26, 2014 close price: $31.94

  for the Value Investor based on the criteria of Benjamin Graham. Return to INFA Guru Analysis

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Peter Lynch 0%
Benjamin Graham 57%
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Martin Zweig 69%
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Detailed Analysis

Guru Score: 57%


SECTOR: [PASS]

INFA is neither a technology nor financial Company, and therefore this methodology is applicable.


SALES: [PASS]

The investor must select companies of "adequate size". This includes companies with annual sales greater than $340 million. INFA's sales of $1,005.2 million, based on trailing 12 month sales, pass this test.


CURRENT RATIO: [PASS]

The current ratio must be greater than or equal to 2. Companies that meet this criterion are typically financially secure and defensive. INFA's current ratio of 2.23 passes the test.


LONG-TERM DEBT IN RELATION TO NET CURRENT ASSETS: [PASS]

For industrial companies, long-term debt must not exceed net current assets (current assets minus current liabilities). Companies that meet this criterion display one of the attributes of a financially secure organization. The long-term debt for INFA is $0.0 million, while the net current assets are $529.4 million. INFA passes this test.


LONG-TERM EPS GROWTH: [PASS]

Companies must increase their EPS by at least 30% over a ten-year period and EPS must not have been negative for any year within the last 5 years. We have data for 8 years, and have adjusted this requirement to be a 24% gain over the 8 year period. Companies with this type of growth tend to be financially secure and have proven themselves over time. INFA's EPS growth over that period of 99.2% passes the EPS growth test.


P/E RATIO: [FAIL]

The Price/Earnings (P/E) ratio, based on the greater of the current PE or the PE using average earnings over the last 3 fiscal years, must be "moderate", which this methodology states is not greater than 15. Stocks with moderate P/Es are more defensive by nature. INFA's P/E of 36.71 (using the current PE) fails this test.


PRICE/BOOK RATIO: [FAIL]

The Price/Book ratio must also be reasonable. That is, the Price/Book multiplied by P/E cannot be greater than 22. INFA's Price/Book ratio is 2.73, while the P/E is 0. INFA fails the Price/Book test.

 
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