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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
CLRO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. CLRO: No Debt )
CLRO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.85
CLRO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. CLRO: 0.85 )
CLRO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.85

0.45
0.93
Interest Coverage No Debt
CLRO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
86% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 124.89 vs. CLRO: No Debt )
CLRO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.47   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

2.47
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.97
M-Score: -1.39
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 15.37
CLRO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. CLRO: 15.37 )
CLRO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -84.3   Max: 91.61
Current: 15.37

-84.3
91.61
Net-margin (%) 10.44
CLRO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. CLRO: 10.44 )
CLRO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -149.89   Max: 57.41
Current: 10.44

-149.89
57.41
ROE (%) 7.36
CLRO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. CLRO: 7.36 )
CLRO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -191.92   Max: 64.53
Current: 7.36

-191.92
64.53
ROA (%) 6.39
CLRO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. CLRO: 6.39 )
CLRO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -101.97   Max: 42.28
Current: 6.39

-101.97
42.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 36.56
CLRO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.85 vs. CLRO: 36.56 )
CLRO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -285.04   Max: 1594.94
Current: 36.56

-285.04
1594.94
Revenue Growth (%) 4.30
CLRO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CLRO: 4.30 )
CLRO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.9   Max: 16.3
Current: 4.3

-4.9
16.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 41.30
CLRO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CLRO: 41.30 )
CLRO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 125.6
Current: 41.3

0
125.6
EPS Growth (%) 26.80
CLRO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. CLRO: 26.80 )
CLRO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -81.7   Max: 129.2
Current: 26.8

-81.7
129.2
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

CLRO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 101,700 sh (+36.88%)
Chuck Royce 456,198 sh (-1.3%)
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Q4 2013

CLRO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 115,099 sh (+13.18%)
Chuck Royce 442,198 sh (-3.07%)
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Q1 2014

CLRO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 125,530 sh (+9.06%)
Chuck Royce 439,198 sh (-0.68%)
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Q2 2014

CLRO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 132,800 sh (+5.79%)
Chuck Royce 418,198 sh (-4.78%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.20
CLRO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 49.60 vs. CLRO: 18.20 )
CLRO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 62.06
Current: 18.2

1.33
62.06
P/B 1.20
CLRO's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. CLRO: 1.20 )
CLRO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.72
Current: 1.2

0.53
2.72
P/S 1.80
CLRO's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CLRO: 1.80 )
CLRO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 9.07
Current: 1.8

0.63
9.07
PFCF 19.10
CLRO's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLRO: 19.10 )
CLRO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 87.22
Current: 19.1

0.82
87.22
EV-to-EBIT 10.21
CLRO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 45.16 vs. CLRO: 10.21 )
CLRO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 134.8
Current: 10.21

0.1
134.8
PEG 0.30
CLRO's PEG is ranked higher than
98% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLRO: 0.30 )
CLRO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 31.93
Current: 0.3

0.03
31.93
Shiller P/E 10.80
CLRO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLRO: 10.80 )
CLRO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.48   Max: 25
Current: 10.8

4.48
25
Current Ratio 4.40
CLRO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. CLRO: 4.40 )
CLRO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 13.32
Current: 4.4

1.5
13.32
Quick Ratio 3.14
CLRO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. CLRO: 3.14 )
CLRO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 11.75
Current: 3.14

0.53
11.75

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.10
CLRO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLRO: 7.10 )
CLRO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 157
Current: 7.1

0.88
157
Price/Tangible Book 1.60
CLRO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. CLRO: 1.60 )
CLRO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 14.06
Current: 1.6

0.62
14.06
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
CLRO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLRO: 0.70 )
CLRO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 14.12
Current: 0.7

0.24
14.12
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
CLRO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CLRO: 1.40 )
CLRO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 6.64
Current: 1.4

0.25
6.64
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.70
CLRO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLRO: 0.70 )
CLRO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 28.36
Current: 0.7

0.06
28.36
Price/Graham Number 1.10
CLRO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
86% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CLRO: 1.10 )
CLRO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 21.82
Current: 1.1

0.2
21.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.70
CLRO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CLRO: 9.70 )
CLRO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 1259
Current: 9.7

0.7
1259
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 88.04
CLRO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
99% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. CLRO: 88.04 )
CLRO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 94.9
Current: 88.04

0.2
94.9

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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ClearOne Inc., is formed as a Utah corporation in 1983 organized under the laws of the State of Utah. The Company designs, develops and sells conferencing, collaboration, streaming and digital signage solutions for audio, video and data multimedia communication. Its products are designed for business and residential use, offering unprecedented levels of functionality, reliability and scalability. The Company designs, develops and markets high-quality audio conferencing products for personal use, as well as traditional tabletop, mid-tier premium and higher-end professional products for both large and small businesses. It occupies the number one global market share position, with nearly 50% market share in the professional audio conferencing market for products used by large businesses and organizations such as enterprise, healthcare, education and distance learning, government, legal and finance. The Company's conferencing solutions save organizations time and money by creating a natural environment for collaboration and communication. The ClearOne brand for commercial multimedia streaming and control, deliver a superior IP A/V experience by streaming high definition audio and video (multimedia) and control over TCP/IP LAN networks. By combining audio and/or video content, meta-data and control signals into one digital stream in harmony with industry standards, its distributed, edge of the network architecture allows the hardware and the processing power to be distributed across any existing TCP/IP network. This leverages many of the advantages of using TCP/IP over traditional analog systems and other centrally controlled IP-based systems. The ClearOne VIEW products are powered by ClearOne's patented StreamNet technology. On September 6, 2011, ClearOne acquired the business of MagicBox, Inc., a manufacturer of hardware and software solutions delivering digital content and information to digital displays. Regulations regarding product safety, product operational agency compliance, the materials used in manufacturing, the process of disposing of electronic equipment and the efficient use of energy require additional time to obtain regulatory approvals of new products in both domestic and international markets.
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