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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
AVID's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1714 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 17.11 vs. AVID: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AVID' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.59  Med: 342.58 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset -1.89
AVID's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
99% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. AVID: -1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AVID' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.89  Med: 0.68 Max: 0.8
Current: -1.89
-1.89
0.8
Interest Coverage 11.12
AVID's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. AVID: 11.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AVID' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 11.12  Med: 38.50 Max: 201.02
Current: 11.12
11.12
201.02
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -7.65
M-Score: -2.97
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 : 4/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 2.16
AVID's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1686 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.08 vs. AVID: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AVID' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -23.49  Med: 2.13 Max: 21.52
Current: 2.16
-23.49
21.52
Net-margin (%) 1.10
AVID's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1686 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. AVID: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AVID' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -30.38  Med: -0.02 Max: 29.52
Current: 1.1
-30.38
29.52
ROA (%) 2.92
AVID's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. AVID: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AVID' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -34.43  Med: -0.80 Max: 36.83
Current: 2.92
-34.43
36.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 29.44
AVID's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 22.78 vs. AVID: 29.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AVID' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -183.26  Med: -3.06 Max: 191.45
Current: 29.44
-183.26
191.45
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -12.10
AVID's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. AVID: -12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AVID' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.1  Med: -2.40 Max: 14.7
Current: -12.1
-12.1
14.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -43.30
AVID's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. AVID: -43.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AVID' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -43.3  Med: -9.60 Max: 68.3
Current: -43.3
-43.3
68.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -55.20
AVID's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. AVID: -55.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AVID' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -55.2  Med: 60.05 Max: 115
Current: -55.2
-55.2
115
» AVID's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

AVID Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Richard Blum Sold Out
Private Capital 538,356 sh (-1.65%)
Arnold Schneider 371,253 sh (-2.44%)
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Q3 2014

AVID Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg 67,434 sh (New)
Private Capital 521,841 sh (-3.07%)
Arnold Schneider 206,925 sh (-44.26%)
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Q4 2014

AVID Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 1,911,784 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 22,685 sh (New)
Jim Simons 33,768 sh (New)
Richard Blum 7,126,748 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 68,119 sh (+1.02%)
Arnold Schneider Sold Out
Private Capital 505,515 sh (-3.13%)
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Q1 2015

AVID Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Arnold Van Den Berg 734,218 sh (+977.85%)
Chuck Royce 2,123,584 sh (+11.08%)
Joel Greenblatt 22,894 sh (+0.92%)
Richard Blum 7,126,748 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg 976,068 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Private Capital 416,448 sh (-17.62%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 95.57
AVID's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 25.60 vs. AVID: 95.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AVID' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 23.06 Max: 382.6
Current: 95.57
0.72
382.6
Forward P/E 7.10
AVID's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 20.24 vs. AVID: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 96.10
AVID's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. AVID: 96.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AVID' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 23.05 Max: 397.9
Current: 96.1
0.84
397.9
P/S 1.03
AVID's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 1858 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. AVID: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AVID' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.84 Max: 3.98
Current: 1.03
0.31
3.98
PFCF 89.80
AVID's PFCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 25.66 vs. AVID: 89.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AVID' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.91  Med: 32.57 Max: 267.07
Current: 89.8
5.91
267.07
POCF 28.05
AVID's POCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 18.67 vs. AVID: 28.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AVID' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.66  Med: 25.53 Max: 444.67
Current: 28.05
4.66
444.67
EV-to-EBIT 52.02
AVID's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
80% of the 1138 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 17.31 vs. AVID: 52.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AVID' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -76.4  Med: 1.40 Max: 193.7
Current: 52.02
-76.4
193.7
Shiller P/E 12.83
AVID's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 30.83 vs. AVID: 12.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AVID' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.34  Med: 67.06 Max: 1908.33
Current: 12.83
12.34
1908.33
Current Ratio 0.46
AVID's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. AVID: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AVID' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.97 Max: 3.36
Current: 0.46
0.46
3.36
Quick Ratio 0.34
AVID's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. AVID: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AVID' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.64 Max: 2.83
Current: 0.34
0.31
2.83
Days Inventory 92.37
AVID's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
85% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 18.55 vs. AVID: 92.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AVID' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 22.64  Med: 80.08 Max: 153.54
Current: 92.37
22.64
153.54
Days Sales Outstanding 36.70
AVID's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 1453 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 68.81 vs. AVID: 36.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AVID' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 36.78  Med: 56.52 Max: 96.84
Current: 36.7
36.78
96.84

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.22
AVID's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 1577 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. AVID: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AVID' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.09 Max: 4.24
Current: 1.22
0.44
4.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.87
AVID's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1741 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. AVID: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AVID' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 4.85 Max: 133.2
Current: 1.87
0.5
133.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 2.54
AVID's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 10.82 vs. AVID: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AVID' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -8.1  Med: 2.70 Max: 47.3
Current: 2.54
-8.1
47.3

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Electronic Gaming & Multimedia
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Traded in other countries:AVD.Germany,
Avid Technology Inc is a provider of digital media content-creation products and solutions for audio, film, video, and broadcast professionals, as well as artists and creative enthusiasts. Its audio and video solutions are designed to be extensions of the people using them, so that they amplify creativity, speed production processes and provide the science behind the art of making great creative experiences. The Company provides digital media content-creation products and solutions to customers in the three market segments below. Media Enterprises, Professionals and Post, Creative Enthusiasts. Media Enterprises segment consists of broadcast, government, sports and other organizations that acquire, create, process, and/or distribute audio and video content to a large audience for communication, entertainment, analysis, and/or forensic purposes. Professionals and Post segment is made up of individual artists and entities that create audio and video media as a paid service, but who do not distribute media to end consumers on a large scale. This segment includes a wide-ranging target audience that includes: students and teachers in career technical education programs in high schools, colleges and universities, as well as in post-secondary vocational schools, that prepare students for professional media. Creative Enthusiasts segment is made up of individuals who are music, film or video enthusiasts with varying degrees of involvement in content creation, ranging from casual users to dedicated hobbyists, including amateur musicians, disc jockeys and prosumers. For customers in this market segment, it offers audio and video products and solutions at an affordable price. It provides a range of software and hardware products and solutions. The Companys Video products include: Professional Video-Editing Solutions, Consumer Video-Editing Software, Broadcast Newsroom Solutions, Storage and Workflow Solutions. Its Audio products include: Digital Audio Software and Workstation Solutions, Control Surfaces and Live Systems, Instruments and Controllers, Desktop and Studio Monitors, and Music Notation Software. It competes across multiple product lines and market segments with Adobe Systems Incorporated, Apple Inc. and Sony Corporation.
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