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The Ultimate Software Group Inc (ULTI) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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The Ultimate Software Group Inc (ULTI) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. 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 Inc has a market cap of $11.93 billion; its shares were traded at around $331.45 with a P/E ratio of 160.06 and P/S ratio of 9.17. The Ultimate Software Group Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 26.60% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated The Ultimate Software Group Inc the business predictability rank of 3-star.


For the last quarter The Ultimate Software Group Inc reported a revenue of $304.8 million, compared with the revenue of $251.4 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $1.1 billion, an increase of 21.2% from last year. For the last five years The Ultimate Software Group Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 22.9% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $2.06 for the year, an increase of 347.8% from previous year. Over the last five years The Ultimate Software Group Inc had an EPS growth rate of 4% a year. The The Ultimate Software Group Inc had an operating margin of 7.07%, compared with the operating margin of 4.74% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of The Ultimate Software Group Inc is 6.56%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, The Ultimate Software Group Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $151.2 million, compared with $155.7 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $5.74 million, compared with $4.48 million in the previous year. The Ultimate Software Group Inc has a financial strength rank of 8 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $331.45, The Ultimate Software Group Inc is traded at 20.3% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $275.50. The P/S ratio of the stock is 9.17, while the historical median P/S ratio is 7.61. The intrinsic value of the stock is $22.15 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 36.44% during the past 12 months.

CEO Recent Trades:

  • Chairman, President and CEO Scott Scherr sold 70,809 shares of ULTI stock on 02/11/2019 at the average price of $331.68. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.07% since.

CFO Recent Trades:

  • Exec. VP. CFO and Treasurer Felicia Alvaro sold 3,929 shares of ULTI stock on 02/11/2019 at the average price of $331.95. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.15% since.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • Senior VP, Technology Adam Rogers sold 5,495 shares of ULTI stock on 02/11/2019 at the average price of $331.91. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.14% since.
  • Senior VP, Enterprise Sales Gregory Swick sold 2,974 shares of ULTI stock on 02/11/2019 at the average price of $331.99. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.16% since.
  • Vice-Chairman & COO Marc D Scherr sold 66,758 shares of ULTI stock on 02/11/2019 at the average price of $331.69. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.07% since.
  • Director James A Jr Fitzpatrick sold 531 shares of ULTI stock on 02/07/2019 at the average price of $332. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.17% since.
  • Senior VP, Workplace Sales John C Phenicie sold 5,000 shares of ULTI stock on 02/07/2019 at the average price of $331.97. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.16% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of ULTI, click here.

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