Informatica Beneish M Score

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USD 21.55  0.78  3.76%   

This module uses fundamental data of Informatica Inc to approximate the value of its Beneish M Score. Informatica Inc M Score tells investors if the company management is likely to be manipulating earnings. The score is calculated using eight financial indicators that are adjusted by a specific multiplier. Please note, the M Score is a probabilistic model and cannot detect companies that manipulate their earnings with 100% accuracy. Please see Informatica Inc Piotroski F Score and Informatica Inc Altman Z Score analysis.
  
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Informatica Inc Total Debt is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Total Debt was at 1.93 Billion. The current year Debt Current is expected to grow to about 33.1 M, whereas Issuance Repayment of Debt Securities is forecasted to decline to (983 M). Informatica Inc Gross Margin is projected to increase slightly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Gross Margin was at 0.77. The current year Return on Sales is expected to grow to 0.0421, whereas Earnings per Basic Share are forecasted to decline to (0.43) .
At this time, it appears that Informatica Inc is an unlikely manipulator. The earnings manipulation may begin if Informatica Inc's top management creates an artificial sense of financial success, forcing the stock price to be traded at a high price-earnings multiple than it should be. In general, excessive earnings management by Informatica Inc executives may lead to removing some of the operating profits from subsequent periods to inflate earnings in the following periods. This way, the manipulation of Informatica Inc's earnings can lead to misrepresentations of actual financial condition, taking the otherwise loyal stakeholders on to the path of questionable ethical practices and plain fraud.
-2.55
Beneish M Score - Unlikely Manipulator
Elasticity of Receivables1.02Focus
Asset Quality0.98Focus
Expense Coverage1.0Focus
Gross Margin Strengs1.09Focus
Accruals Factor1.0Focus
Depreciation Resistance0.97Focus
Net Sales Growth1.06Focus
Financial Leverage Condition1.1Focus

Informatica Inc Beneish M-Score Indicator Trends

The cure to earnings manipulation is the transparency of financial reporting. It will typically remove the temptation of the top executives to inflate earnings (i.e., to promote the idea of 'winning at any cost'). Because a healthy internal audit department can enhance transparency, the board should promote the auditors' access to all the record-keeping systems across the enterprise. For example, if Informatica Inc's auditors report directly to the board (not management), the managers will be reluctant to manipulate simply due to the fear of punishment. On the other hand, the auditors will be free to investigate the ledgers properly because they know that the board has their back.
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Revenues1.5 B1.4 B
Notably Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Selling General and Administrative Expense654.5 M618.9 M
Notably Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations207.2 M228.7 M
Moderately Down
Decreasing
Stable
Depreciation Amortization and Accretion295.1 M286.2 M
Sufficiently Up
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Total Assets4.7 BB
Notably Down
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Investments32.6 M40 M
Significantly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Investments Current32.6 M40 M
Significantly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Property Plant and Equipment Net244.9 M252.2 M
Fairly Down
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Trade and Non Trade Receivables466.9 M432.3 M
Significantly Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities3.1 BB
Fairly Up
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Current Assets1.2 B1.2 B
Slightly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Assets Non Current3.7 B3.8 B
Fairly Down
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Current LiabilitiesB941.6 M
Notably Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Liabilities Non Current2.2 B2.1 B
Notably Up
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Total Debt2.1 B1.9 B
Notably Up
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Debt Current33.1 M32.6 M
Fairly Up
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Debt Non CurrentB1.9 B
Notably Up
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Operating Income64.6 M59.9 M
Significantly Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin0.840.77
Significantly Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile

Informatica Inc Beneish M-Score Driver Matrix

One of the toughest challenges investors face today is learning how to quickly synthesize historical financial statements and information provided by the company, SEC reporting, and various external parties in order to detect the potential manipulation of earnings. Understanding the correlation between Informatica Inc's different financial indicators related to revenue, expenses, operating profit, and net earnings helps investors identify and prioritize their investing strategies towards Informatica Inc in a much-optimized way. Analyzing correlations between earnings drivers directly associated with dollar figures is the most effective way to find Informatica Inc's degree of accounting gimmicks and manipulations.

About Informatica Inc Beneish M Score

M-Score is one of many grading techniques for value stocks. It was developed by Professor M. Daniel Beneish of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and published in 1999 under the paper titled The Detection of Earnings Manipulation. The Beneish score is a multi-factor model that utilizes financial identifiers to compile eight variables used to classify whether a company has manipulated its reported earnings. The variables are built from the officially filed financial statements to create a final score call 'M Score.' The score helps to identify companies that are likely to manipulate their profits if they show deteriorating gross margins, operating expenses, and leverage against growing revenue.

Depreciation Amortization and Accretion

295.14 Million

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Informatica Inc Depreciation Amortization and Accretion is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Depreciation Amortization and Accretion was at 286.17 Million

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Informatica Inc. develops an artificial intelligence-powered platform that connects, manages, and unifies data across multi-cloud, hybrid systems at enterprise scale in the United States. Informatica Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California. Informatica Inc operates under SoftwareInfrastructure classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. It employs 5500 people.

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Is Informatica Inc's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Informatica Inc. If investors know Informatica will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Informatica Inc listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Market Capitalization
B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.086
Return On Assets
0.0062
Return On Equity
-0.0636
The market value of Informatica Inc is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Informatica that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Informatica Inc's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Informatica Inc's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Informatica Inc's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Informatica Inc's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Informatica Inc's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Informatica Inc value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Informatica Inc's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.