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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 : 6/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt No Debt
BV's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.64 vs. BV: No Debt )
BV' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.70
BV's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BV: 0.70 )
BV' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.79   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.7

-0.79
0.79
Interest Coverage No Debt
BV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
88% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 403.68 vs. BV: No Debt )
BV' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 2.77
M-Score: -2.36
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -39.98
BV's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. BV: -39.98 )
BV' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -39.98   Max: -20.25
Current: -39.98

-39.98
-20.25
Net-margin (%) -39.77
BV's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. BV: -39.77 )
BV' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -39.77   Max: -20.63
Current: -39.77

-39.77
-20.63
ROE (%) -26.41
BV's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. BV: -26.41 )
BV' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -26.41   Max: -25.99
Current: -26.41

-26.41
-25.99
ROA (%) -18.64
BV's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. BV: -18.64 )
BV' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -52.82   Max: -15.51
Current: -18.64

-52.82
-15.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -439.15
BV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1600 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.96 vs. BV: -439.15 )
BV' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -439.15   Max: -114.03
Current: -439.15

-439.15
-114.03
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

BV Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 209,000 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 1,700,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron Sold Out
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Q2 2013

BV Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Columbia Wanger 1,700,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 116,000 sh (-44.5%)
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Q3 2013

BV Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Columbia Wanger 1,700,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2013

BV Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Columbia Wanger Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BV

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$6.54 - $9.83 $ 7.09-5%0
Ron Baron 2012-12-31 Reduce -71.73%0.1%$8.8 - $15.86 $ 7.09-38%427728
Ron Baron 2012-09-30 Add 76.74%0.06%$13.73 - $18.64 $ 7.09-55%1513041
Ron Baron 2012-06-30 Add 219.8%0.07%$14.79 - $20.3 $ 7.09-60%856104
George Soros 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.0044%$14.79 - $20.3 $ 7.09-60%0
Ron Baron 2012-03-31 New Buy0.03%$15.37 - $19.99 $ 7.09-55%267700
George Soros 2012-03-31 New Buy$15.37 - $19.99 $ 7.09-55%15000
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Ratios

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P/B 2.50
BV's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. BV: 2.50 )
BV' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.86   Max: 12.51
Current: 2.5

1.86
12.51
P/S 2.90
BV's P/S is ranked lower than
59% of the 1650 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. BV: 2.90 )
BV' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.81   Max: 4.94
Current: 2.9

2.81
4.94
EV-to-EBIT 14.30
BV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.39 vs. BV: 14.30 )
BV' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 238.9   Max: 719.3
Current: 14.3

238.9
719.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 15.80
BV's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
83% of the 1245 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. BV: 15.80 )
BV' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 8.56   Max: 20.39
Current: 15.8

8.56
20.39
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
BV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BV: 0.80 )
BV' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 1.24
Current: 0.8

0.82
1.24

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:1BA.Germany
Bazaarvoice Inc was originally incorporated in the State of Delaware in May 2005. It is a provider of social commerce solutions that help its clients capture, display and analyze online word of mouth, including consumer-generated ratings and reviews, questions and answers, stories, recommendations, photographs, videos and other content about its clients' brands, products or services. Bazaarvoice, which literally means "voice of the marketplace," was founded on the premise that online word of mouth is critical to consumers and businesses because of its influence on purchasing decisions, both online and offline. It enables its clients to place consumers at the center of their business strategies by helping consumers generate and share sentiment, preferences and other content about brands, products or services. Through its technology platform, its clients leverage online word of mouth to increase sales, acquire new customers, improve marketing effectiveness, enhance consumer engagement across channels, increase success of new product launches, improve existing products and services, effectively scale customer support and decrease product returns. The Company delivers its solutions entirely through a Software-as-a-Service, or SaaS, architecture that can be configured to meet each client's specific needs. It sells its solutions through a direct sales team with its primary sales operations in Austin, Texas and London, United Kingdom. It also has direct sales teams in Australia, France, Germany, and Sweden. Through its platform, it offers syndication capabilities, enabling brands to distribute ratings and reviews and other online word of mouth among retail and other brand websites within its network, as well as websites outside of its network. The Company's platform's analytics capabilities, which are enhanced by its efforts to structure data, including the structured mapping of products and the attachment of meta-data tags in connection with its content moderation process, allow brands to derive powerful and timely insights about consumer sentiment. The Company owns the following trademarks - Bazaarvoice, Ask & Answer, BrandAnswers, BrandVoice and SocialAlerts.
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