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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
ARUN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. ARUN: No Debt )
ARUN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.78   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.56
ARUN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. ARUN: 0.56 )
ARUN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -2.06   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.56

-2.06
0.75
Interest Coverage No Debt
ARUN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 172.00 vs. ARUN: No Debt )
ARUN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 6.45
M-Score: -3.48
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -0.04
ARUN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. ARUN: -0.04 )
ARUN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -293433.33   Max: 2.08
Current: -0.04

-293433.33
2.08
Net-margin (%) -3.97
ARUN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. ARUN: -3.97 )
ARUN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -293166.67   Max: 17.83
Current: -3.97

-293166.67
17.83
ROE (%) -7.72
ARUN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. ARUN: -7.72 )
ARUN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -123.49   Max: 28.5
Current: -7.72

-123.49
28.5
ROA (%) -4.46
ARUN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. ARUN: -4.46 )
ARUN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1629.4   Max: 19.12
Current: -4.46

-1629.4
19.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.96
ARUN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.02 vs. ARUN: -0.96 )
ARUN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4499.93   Max: 26.73
Current: -0.96

-4499.93
26.73
Revenue Growth (%) 21.40
ARUN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. ARUN: 21.40 )
ARUN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 125.3
Current: 21.4

0
125.3
EPS Growth (%) -9.70
ARUN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. ARUN: -9.70 )
ARUN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -63.9   Max: 10.4
Current: -9.7

-63.9
10.4
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

ARUN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

RS Investment Management 2,897,407 sh (+151.08%)
Jim Simons 914,500 sh (+24.61%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Steven Cohen 31,199 sh (-96.49%)
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Q4 2013

ARUN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 82,750 sh (+165.23%)
Jim Simons 1,488,600 sh (+62.78%)
RS Investment Management 1,197,476 sh (-58.67%)
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Q1 2014

ARUN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

RS Investment Management 1,335,118 sh (+11.49%)
Steven Cohen 68,258 sh (-17.51%)
Jim Simons 833,400 sh (-44.01%)
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Q2 2014

ARUN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

RS Investment Management 711,167 sh (-46.73%)
Jim Simons 185,000 sh (-77.8%)
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Ratios

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P/B 6.99
ARUN's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. ARUN: 6.99 )
ARUN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 16.8
Current: 6.99

1.31
16.8
P/S 3.73
ARUN's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. ARUN: 3.73 )
ARUN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 10.56
Current: 3.73

0.92
10.56
PFCF 23.29
ARUN's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ARUN: 23.29 )
ARUN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.59   Max: 213.67
Current: 23.29

11.59
213.67
EV-to-EBIT -76.13
ARUN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 53.81 vs. ARUN: -76.13 )
ARUN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 76.9   Max: 454.7
Current: -76.13

76.9
454.7
Current Ratio 2.13
ARUN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ARUN: 2.13 )
ARUN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 4.47
Current: 2.13

0.76
4.47
Quick Ratio 1.97
ARUN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. ARUN: 1.97 )
ARUN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 4.17
Current: 1.97

0.63
4.17

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 128.11
ARUN's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
87% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ARUN: 128.11 )
ARUN' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.93   Max: 1971
Current: 128.11

3.93
1971
Price/Net Current Asset Value 22.38
ARUN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ARUN: 22.38 )
ARUN' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.75   Max: 25.6
Current: 22.38

2.75
25.6
Price/Tangible Book 9.30
ARUN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. ARUN: 9.30 )
ARUN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.07   Max: 18.52
Current: 9.3

2.07
18.52
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.98
ARUN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.48 vs. ARUN: 1.98 )
ARUN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 17.96
Current: 1.98

1.7
17.96
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
ARUN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. ARUN: 1.00 )
ARUN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 2.84
Current: 1

0.31
2.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.80
ARUN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
57% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. ARUN: 0.80 )
ARUN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.3
Current: 0.8

0.2
1.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.26
ARUN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. ARUN: 1.26 )
ARUN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.2   Max: 0.6
Current: 1.26

-2.2
0.6

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
Compare:PTFRY, QCOM, CSCO, ERIC, NOK » details
Traded in other countries:AN6.Germany
Aruba Networks, Inc. was incorporated in the state of Delaware on February 11, 2002. The Company is engaged in distributed enterprise networks that securely connect local and remote users to corporate IT resources. Its award-winning portfolio of campus, branch office, teleworker, and mobile solutions simplify operations and provide secure access to all corporate applications and services- regardless of a user's device, location, or network. The result is improved productivity and lower capital and operating costs. Its product portfolio encompasses: industry-high-speed 802.11a/b/g/n wireless local area networks ('WLANs'); Virtual Branching Networking solutions for branch offices and teleworkers; and network operations tools- including spectrum analyzers, wireless intrusion prevention systems, and the AirWave Wireless Management Suite- for managing wired, wireless, and mobile device networks. These products are key to its rightsizing initiative which allows companies to move toward a low-cost IT infrastructure solution by funding wireless projects rather than wired LANs. It has implemented a two-tier distribution model in most areas of the world, including the United States, with value-added distributors('VADs') selling its portfolio of products, including a variety of its support services, to a diverse number of value-added resellers ('VARs'). Its focus continues to be management of its channel including selection and growth of high prospect partners, activation of its VARs and VADs through active training and field collaboration, and evolution of its channel programs in consultation with its partners. The key elements of its strategy are Drive adoption across the enterprise, Maintain and extend its software offerings, Utilize channel partners to expand its global market penetration; Realize increased operating efficiencies, Expand base of technology partners. Its secure mobility solutions integrate the ArubaOS operating system together with adaptive indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi networks, identity-based security, wired and wireless remote networking devices, and centralized multi-vendor network management. ArubaOS serves as the system software for its architecture. It uniquely integrates user-based security, application-aware RF services, and wireless LAN access to deliver the most scalable secure mobile networking solution for large and mid-sized enterprises. Software modules extend the base capabilities of ArubaOS. Its products have been sold to over 15,500 end customers worldwide (excluding end-customers of Alcatel-Lucent) in most major industries including construction, education, finance, government, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, media, retail, technology, telecom, transportation, and utilities. End user customers purchase its products directly from them and through its VARs, VADs and original equipment manufacturers ('OEMs'). It offers tiered customer service and support programs that encompass hardware, software, and
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Aruba Networks Inc. (ARUN) President and CEO Dominic P Orr sells 17,500 Shares Jan 26 2011 
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