QAD Inc. ($QADB) Confident Investor Rating: Poor

Company name QAD Inc.
Stock ticker QADB
Live stock price [stckqut]QADB[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair


Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Fair
EBIT growth Poor


Confident Investor Rating Poor
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $15.35
Target stock price (averages with growth) $12.96
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $9.13
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $14.85

The following company description is from Google Finance:

QAD Inc. (QAD) is a worldwide provider of enterprise software applications, and related services and support. QAD provides enterprise software applications to global manufacturing companies primarily in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology, industrial products and life sciences industries. QAD software is used by over 2,500 global manufacturing companies. QAD’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite is called QAD Enterprise Applications, which is also known as MFG/PRO. QAD Enterprise Applications supports its global manufacturing customers business needs. QAD sells licenses to its software under a perpetual licensing model. Customers who purchase perpetual licenses deploy the application using an on premise model on their own servers. In June 2012, the Company acquired Strasbourg, France based DynaSys S.A. In December 2012, the Company acquired CEBOS, Ltd.


Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in QAD Inc.

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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:

Stock price at the time of the calculation: $13.8

Growth: 0.12

Current EPS (TTM): $0.23

P/E: 59

Future EPS Calc: $0.4

Future Stock Price Calc: $23.91

Target stock price: $14.84

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