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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 : 8/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
CNSI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. CNSI: No Debt )
CNSI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Interest Coverage 44.51
CNSI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
86% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. CNSI: 44.51 )
CNSI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 8.4   Max: 44.51
Current: 44.51

8.4
44.51
Z-Score: 1.05
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 : 2/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -0.37
CNSI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.89 vs. CNSI: -0.37 )
CNSI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.93   Max: 5.78
Current: -0.37

-6.93
5.78
Net-margin (%) 1.05
CNSI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. CNSI: 1.05 )
CNSI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.54   Max: 2.86
Current: 1.05

-10.54
2.86
ROE (%) 54.63
CNSI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.21 vs. CNSI: 54.63 )
CNSI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 266.05   Max: 266.05
Current: 54.63

ROA (%) 0.77
CNSI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. CNSI: 0.77 )
CNSI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.42   Max: 2.33
Current: 0.77

-3.42
2.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -4.89
CNSI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. CNSI: -4.89 )
CNSI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -5.34   Max: 95.46
Current: -4.89

-5.34
95.46
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CNSI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 57,210 sh (New)
Jim Simons 15,420 sh (New)
John Keeley 251,748 sh (+7.47%)
Charles Brandes 458,960 sh (+3.44%)
Steven Cohen 588,629 sh (+0.78%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 811,764 sh (-4.13%)
Arnold Schneider 58,822 sh (-12.83%)
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Q1 2014

CNSI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 74,488 sh (+383.06%)
Joel Greenblatt 248,240 sh (+333.91%)
John Keeley 251,759 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Arnold Schneider 57,647 sh (-2%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 738,346 sh (-9.04%)
Steven Cohen 372,051 sh (-36.79%)
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Q2 2014

CNSI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 50,000 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 1,002,015 sh (+1638.19%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,203,346 sh (+62.98%)
Steven Cohen 379,177 sh (unchged)
John Keeley Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 93,250 sh (-62.44%)
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Q3 2014

CNSI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,207,207 sh (+0.32%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Steven Cohen 368,277 sh (-2.87%)
Arnold Schneider 953,254 sh (-4.87%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CNSI

(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
Arnold Schneider 2014-09-30 Reduce -4.87%0.14%$22 - $27.12 $ 20.61-17%953254
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$22 - $27.12 $ 20.61-17%0
Arnold Schneider 2014-06-30 Add 1638.19%2.73%$22.83 - $35.79 $ 20.61-22%1002015
John Keeley 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.15%$22.83 - $35.79 $ 20.61-22%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -62.44%0.08%$22.83 - $35.79 $ 20.61-22%93250
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-06-30 Add 62.98%0.04%$22.83 - $35.79 $ 20.61-22%1203346
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.22%$33.83 - $40 $ 20.61-43%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 333.91%0.1%$33.83 - $40 $ 20.61-43%248240
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.05%$31.18 - $38.87 $ 20.61-39%57210
Arnold Schneider 2013-06-30 New Buy0.2%$26.53 - $30.65 $ 20.61-28%73307
Charles Brandes 2013-06-30 Add 79.46%0.07%$26.53 - $30.65 $ 20.61-28%434110
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Add 85.2%0.06%$26.53 - $30.65 $ 20.61-28%223566
John Keeley 2013-03-31 Reduce -76.75%0.25%$26.76 - $31.43 $ 20.61-28%120714
John Keeley 2012-12-31 New Buy0.33%$26.95 - $31.44 $ 20.61-28%519119
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2012-12-31 New Buy0.13%$26.95 - $31.44 $ 20.61-28%779941
Charles Brandes 2012-12-31 New Buy0.08%$26.95 - $31.44 $ 20.61-28%224519
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 79.90
CNSI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.10 vs. CNSI: 79.90 )
CNSI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 20.64   Max: 471.11
Current: 79.9

20.64
471.11
P/B 2061.00
CNSI's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. CNSI: 2061.00 )
CNSI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 23.24   Max: 2712
Current: 2061

23.24
2712
P/S 0.82
CNSI's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. CNSI: 0.82 )
CNSI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 1.35
Current: 0.82

0.8
1.35
EV-to-EBIT -134.89
CNSI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.10 vs. CNSI: -134.89 )
CNSI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -205.8   Max: 198.5
Current: -134.89

-205.8
198.5
Current Ratio 1.02
CNSI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CNSI: 1.02 )
CNSI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 1.05
Current: 1.02

0.85
1.05
Quick Ratio 0.97
CNSI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. CNSI: 0.97 )
CNSI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 1.01
Current: 0.97

0.8
1.01

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.86
CNSI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CNSI: 0.86 )
CNSI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1.28
Current: 0.86

0.87
1.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -0.70
CNSI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. CNSI: -0.70 )
CNSI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 9
Current: -0.7

0.5
9

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Comverse Inc is a provider of telecom business enablement solutions for communication service providers (or CSPs). The Company's operating segments are Business Support Systems (BSS) and Digital Services. Business Support Systems provide converged, prepaid and postpaid billing and active customer management systems (or BSS) for wireless, wireline, cable and multi-play CSPs, delivering a value proposition designed to enable an effective service and data monetization, a consistent, enhanced customer experience, reduced complexity and cost, and real-time choice and control. Digital Services enable voice and messaging services (including voicemail, visual voicemail, call completion, short messaging service (or SMS), and multimedia picture and video messaging (or MMS)), and digital lifestyle services and Internet Protocol (or IP) based rich communication services (including group chat, file transfer, video share, social, presence and geo-location information). Its product-based solutions and related services enhance wireless, wireline and cable networks both for end users and the CSPs themselves. The Company also provides CSPs with the ability to manage their data networks and to monetize their data network investment through its Policy Management and Policy Enforcement capabilities for wireless and wireline data networks. The manufacturing operations consist of installing software on externally purchased hardware components and final assembly and testing, which involves the application of extensive quality control procedures to materials, components, subassemblies and systems. The competitors of Company's BSS and Policy solutions include Amdocs, CSG Systems, Ericsson, HP, Huawei, NEC, Oracle, Redknee and ZTE. Competitors of its Digital Services solutions include Acision, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, HP, Huawei, Mavenir, Movius, NEC, Nokia Siemens Networks, Openwave, Oracle, Tecnotree, Unisys and ZTE. The Company's operations are subject to certain foreign, federal, state and local regulatory requirements relating to environmental, waste management, labor and health and safety matters.
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