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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
AVG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. AVG: No Debt )
AVG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.27   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.11
AVG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 2008 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. AVG: 0.11 )
AVG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.1   Max: 0.11
Current: 0.11

-1.1
0.11
Interest Coverage 13.84
AVG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2350.48 vs. AVG: 13.84 )
AVG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 2853.48
Current: 13.84

3.8
2853.48
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 5.65
M-Score: -3.54
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 24.49
AVG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. AVG: 24.49 )
AVG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 22.59   Max: 33.32
Current: 24.49

22.59
33.32
Net-margin (%) 16.68
AVG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. AVG: 16.68 )
AVG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 12.87   Max: 36.87
Current: 16.68

12.87
36.87
ROE (%) 265.35
AVG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 2001 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. AVG: 265.35 )
AVG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 265.35

ROA (%) 20.93
AVG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2086 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. AVG: 20.93 )
AVG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 14.43   Max: 41.2
Current: 20.93

14.43
41.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 606.23
AVG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2071 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.79 vs. AVG: 606.23 )
AVG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 594.95   Max: 1268.7
Current: 606.23

594.95
1268.7
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

AVG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 90,171 sh (New)
Jim Simons 83,700 sh (+21.66%)
Steven Cohen 34,650 sh (+3.33%)
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Q1 2014

AVG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 13,913 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 55,710 sh (-38.22%)
Steven Cohen 9,733 sh (-71.91%)
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Q2 2014

AVG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 24,153 sh (-56.65%)
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Q3 2014

AVG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 113,400 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,250 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 652,031 sh (+2599.59%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AVG

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 2599.59%0.11%$16.45 - $20.16 $ 20.2412%652031
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -56.65%0.01%$18.26 - $21.09 $ 20.243%24153
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 Sold Out $18.26 - $21.09 $ 20.243%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -38.22%0.01%$15.48 - $21.1 $ 20.2411%55710
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 New Buy$15.48 - $21.1 $ 20.2411%13913
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.04%$16.12 - $25.3 $ 20.244%90171
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$13.11 - $19.63 $ 20.2422%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$12.19 - $16.13 $ 20.2440%14458
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 17.10
AVG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 58.20 vs. AVG: 17.10 )
AVG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.38   Max: 25.35
Current: 17.1

5.38
25.35
P/B 32.65
AVG's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. AVG: 32.65 )
AVG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 25.98   Max: 364.6
Current: 32.65

25.98
364.6
P/S 2.86
AVG's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. AVG: 2.86 )
AVG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 3.58
Current: 2.86

1.42
3.58
PFCF 11.44
AVG's PFCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 84.60 vs. AVG: 11.44 )
AVG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.68   Max: 11.44
Current: 11.44

5.68
11.44
EV-to-EBIT 10.78
AVG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 34.56 vs. AVG: 10.78 )
AVG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.5   Max: 14.7
Current: 10.78

7.5
14.7
PEG 3.33
AVG's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AVG: 3.33 )
AVG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 9999
Current: 3.33

0
9999
Current Ratio 0.50
AVG's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. AVG: 0.50 )
AVG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.5

0.45
0.84
Quick Ratio 0.50
AVG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. AVG: 0.50 )
AVG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.5

0.44
0.84

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.20
AVG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. AVG: 1.20 )
AVG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 1.37
Current: 1.2

0.6
1.37
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.30
AVG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2056 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. AVG: 9.30 )
AVG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 13.3
Current: 9.3

6.8
13.3

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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AVG Technologies NV was incorporated on March 3, 2011, under the laws of the Netherlands. The Company provides software and online services that deliver peace of mind to users by simplifying, optimizing and securing their Internet experiences. It seeks to protect devices, the data that is transmitted by and stored on those devices and therefore the people who ultimately use and rely on those devices. Its business model, based on delivering high-quality solutions in high volume and at no cost to its users, enables it to rapidly acquire new users. Through its large user community, it is able to better understand the needs of its users, become a trusted provider of peace-of-mind software solutions, and thereby intelligently monetize its user base through premium products and value-added online services. Its solutions, which today range from desktop, laptop and mobile software to dynamic secure Internet search solutions, can be accessed and utilized with minimal effort and limited technical know-how from the user. Its product portfolio targets the consumer and SMB markets across multiple devices and operating systems and includes Internet security, PC performance optimization, online backup, identity protection and family safety software. In addition, its online services, accessed primarily through its browser toolbar, provide dynamic secure search capabilities through agreements with leading Internet search providers. The Company's competitors include Avast!, Avira, PC Tools (which was acquired by Symantec), Carbonite, Dropbox, Intel Security (formerly McAfee, which was acquired by Intel Corporation), Symantec and Trend Micro, Eset, Kaspersky Labs, Panda Software, Sophos, Rising, Kingsoft, Check Point, F-Secure, UniBlue, Kaseya, Solarwinds, Lookout Inc., Microsoft, Google, Apple, which offers cloud-based data protection, Qihoo, Tencent and Facebook. AVG, The Online Security Company, Devices. Data. People., AVG Zen, Be Yourself, LinkScanner, AVG CloudCareTM, AVG PC TuneUp and its logo are the key brands, and are variously registered in several jurisdictions.
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