Switch to:

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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.12
DSS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. DSS: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DSS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.13 Max: N/A
Current: 0.12
Equity to Asset 0.53
DSS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. DSS: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DSS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.53
0.05
0.92
F-Score: 1
Z-Score: -9.23
M-Score: -9.77
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 : 1/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -252.60
DSS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. DSS: -252.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DSS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1750  Med: -106.88 Max: -14.56
Current: -252.6
-1750
-14.56
Net-margin (%) -220.94
DSS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. DSS: -220.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DSS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1757.69  Med: -109.50 Max: 14.86
Current: -220.94
-1757.69
14.86
ROE (%) -141.17
DSS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.38 vs. DSS: -141.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DSS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -587.65  Med: -60.19 Max: 8.29
Current: -141.17
-587.65
8.29
ROA (%) -95.83
DSS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. DSS: -95.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DSS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -144.8  Med: -38.03 Max: 6.36
Current: -95.83
-144.8
6.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -755.56
DSS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.67 vs. DSS: -755.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DSS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -865.2  Med: -244.60 Max: -5.56
Current: -755.56
-865.2
-5.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -14.60
DSS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. DSS: -14.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DSS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -5.40 Max: 62.3
Current: -14.6
0
62.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 101.40
DSS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. DSS: 101.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DSS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 2.30 Max: 152
Current: 101.4
0
152
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 79.30
DSS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. DSS: 79.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DSS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -47.9  Med: 12.10 Max: 122.4
Current: 79.3
-47.9
122.4
» DSS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DSS

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

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/B 0.58
DSS's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. DSS: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DSS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 12.22 Max: 150
Current: 0.58
0.48
150
P/S 0.46
DSS's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. DSS: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DSS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 5.07 Max: 135
Current: 0.46
0.43
135
Current Ratio 0.98
DSS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. DSS: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DSS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.36 Max: 18.75
Current: 0.98
0.32
18.75
Quick Ratio 0.74
DSS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. DSS: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DSS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.16 Max: 18.54
Current: 0.74
0.28
18.54
Days Inventory 34.33
DSS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
63% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.91 vs. DSS: 34.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DSS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 14.78  Med: 27.42 Max: 59.89
Current: 34.33
14.78
59.89
Days Sales Outstanding 34.99
DSS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 57.63 vs. DSS: 34.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DSS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 37.59  Med: 45.28 Max: 87.42
Current: 34.99
37.59
87.42

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Median PS Value 0.09
DSS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. DSS: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DSS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.31 Max: 22.59
Current: 0.09
0.13
22.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -272.70
DSS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. DSS: -272.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DSS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -321.47  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -272.7
-321.47
0

Analyst Estimate

Dec15
Revenue(Mil) 20
EPS($) -0.15
EPS without NRI($) -0.15

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
Compare:ADP, G, ENV, CMPGY, SGSOY » details
Document Security Systems Inc was formed in New York in 1984. It is engaged in fraud and counterfeit protection for all forms of printed documents and digital information. The Company holds patents for optical deterrent technologies that provide protection of printed information from unauthorized scanning and copying. It operates three production facilities, a security and commercial printing facility, a packaging facility and a plastic card facility; where it produces secure and non-secure documents for its customers. It licenses its anti-counterfeiting technologies to printers and brand-owners. In addition, it has a digital division which provides cloud computing services for its customers, including disaster recovery, back-up and data security services. Its segments include: DSS Packaging Group, DSS Printing Group, DSS Plastics Group, DSS Digital Group, and DSS Technology Management. DSS Printing Group provides secure and commercial printing services for end-user customers along with technical support for the Company's technology licensees. The division produces printed materials such as security paper, vital records, prescription paper, birth certificates, receipts, manuals, identification materials, entertainment tickets, secure coupons, parts tracking forms, brochures, direct mailing pieces, catalogs, business cards et cetera. The division also provides the basis of research and development for its security printing technologies. DSS Plastics Group manufactures laminated and surface printed cards which include magnetic stripes, bar codes, holograms, signature panels, invisible ink, micro fine printing, guilloche patterns, Biometric, Radio Frequency Identification and watermarks for printed plastic documents such as ID cards, event badges, and driver's licenses. The raw materials the company uses in its businesses are paper corrugated paperboard, plastic sheets, and ink. DSS Packaging Group produces custom paperboard packaging serving clients in the pharmaceutical, beverage, photo packaging, toy, specialty foods and direct marketing industries, among others. The division incorporates its security technologies into printed packaging to help companies prevent or deter brand and product counterfeiting. DSS Digital Group provides data center centric solutions to businesses and governments delivered via the cloud. This division developed the Company's iPhone based application that integrates some of the Company's traditional optical deterrent technologies into digital data security based solutions for brand protection and product diversion prevention. DSS Technology Management acquires or internally develops patented technology or intellectual property assets, or interests therein, with the purpose of monetizing these assets through a variety of value-enhancing initiatives, including, but not limited to, investments in the development and commercialization of patented technologies, licensing, strategic partnerships and commercial
» More Articles for DSS

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Group Insider Buying Reported in MTDR, DSS and GBDC Sep 17 2013 
Dillard's Inc: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis Dec 07 2012 

More From Other Websites
DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC Financials Aug 26 2015
DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition,... Aug 13 2015
Document Security Systems Reports Second Quarter of 2015 Financial Results Aug 13 2015
DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement,... Aug 05 2015
Document Security Systems, Inc. Provides an Update on Recent Progress in its Businesses Jun 02 2015
DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition,... May 15 2015
Document Security Systems Reports First Quarter of 2015 Financial Results May 15 2015
DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report May 15 2015
DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events Apr 29 2015
Express Mobile Files Patent Infringement Claims Against Alibaba Apr 06 2015
DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition,... Mar 30 2015
DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report Mar 30 2015
Document Security Systems, Inc. Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Financial Results Mar 30 2015
DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement,... Feb 26 2015
DSS Files Patent Infringement Claims Against Intel Feb 17 2015
Document Security Systems, Inc. Announces Packaging Contract Extension Feb 12 2015
DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Material Impairments Jan 06 2015
Document Security Systems, Inc. Litigation Update Jan 06 2015
Document Security Systems Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock Including Partial... Dec 29 2014
DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Other... Dec 23 2014

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK