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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
FALC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

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

Equity to Asset 0.12
FALC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. FALC: 0.12 )
FALC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.12

0.12
0.94
Interest Coverage No Debt
FALC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
78% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

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

F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -1.37
M-Score: -2.55
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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Operating margin (%) -23.19
FALC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. FALC: -23.19 )
FALC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -392.65   Max: 7.88
Current: -23.19

-392.65
7.88
Net-margin (%) -18.65
FALC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. FALC: -18.65 )
FALC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -296.01   Max: 17.01
Current: -18.65

-296.01
17.01
ROE (%) -175.83
FALC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. FALC: -175.83 )
FALC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -276.06   Max: 14.57
Current: -175.83

-276.06
14.57
ROA (%) -20.54
FALC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. FALC: -20.54 )
FALC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -258.81   Max: 11.06
Current: -20.54

-258.81
11.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -410.01
FALC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1600 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.96 vs. FALC: -410.01 )
FALC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -5060.72   Max: 36.13
Current: -410.01

-5060.72
36.13
Revenue Growth (%) -12.50
FALC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. FALC: -12.50 )
FALC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 56.2
Current: -12.5

0
56.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -4.00
FALC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. FALC: -4.00 )
FALC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 180.2
Current: -4

0
180.2
EPS Growth (%) -32.50
FALC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. FALC: -32.50 )
FALC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 66
Current: -32.5

0
66
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

FALC Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Mario Gabelli 485,000 sh (+3.19%)
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Q2 2013

FALC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Mario Gabelli 557,000 sh (+14.85%)
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Q3 2013

FALC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mario Gabelli 542,000 sh (-2.69%)
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Q4 2013

FALC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Mario Gabelli 572,000 sh (+5.54%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FALC

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Ratios

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P/B 11.60
FALC's P/B is ranked lower than
77% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. FALC: 11.60 )
FALC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 15.09
Current: 11.6

1.49
15.09
P/S 1.20
FALC's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 1650 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. FALC: 1.20 )
FALC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 27.14
Current: 1.2

0.63
27.14
EV-to-EBIT 90.90
FALC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
75% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.39 vs. FALC: 90.90 )
FALC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.1   Max: 1244.2
Current: 90.9

8.1
1244.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.50
FALC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FALC: 0.50 )
FALC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 11.19
Current: 0.5

0.41
11.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.10
FALC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1324 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. FALC: 1.10 )
FALC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 12.4
Current: 1.1

0.1
12.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -1.67
FALC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. FALC: -1.67 )
FALC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -30.5   Max: -4
Current: -1.67

-30.5
-4

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare:CRM, SQI, RHT, INTU, ADBE » details
Traded in other countries:NP3.Germany
FalconStor Software, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware as Network Peripherals, Inc., in 1994. Pursuant to a merger with FalconStor Inc., in 2001, the former business of Network Peripherals, Inc., was discontinued, and the newly re-named FalconStor Software, Inc., continued the storage software business started in 2000 by FalconStor, Inc. It is engaged in disk-based data protection. It provides data protection solutions that facilitate the continuous availability of business-critical data. The Company's data protection solutions are built upon a platform that delivers storage virtualization, continuous data protection, WAN-optimized replication, and disaster recovery (DR) automation. The Company's Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery products include Network Storage Server (NSS) and Continuous Data Protector (CDP). Its Backup Optimization with Deduplication products include the Virtual Tape Library (VTL) and File-interface Deduplication System (FDS). The Company's data protection and storage virtualization solutions are designed to provide IT administrators and end users to recover data easily to any point in time in the event of hardware failure, data corruption, deletion, or catastrophic site-level disaster, allowing rollback or failover to a known, good, immediately useable state to ensure that businesses maintain reliable access to their vital applications, and to facilitate accurate data recovery while minimizing downtime. Application-level integration allows for maintaining space-efficient copies of the data that are generated with complete transactional and point-in-time integrity. The Company's solutions enable companies to aggregate heterogeneous, distributed storage capacity and to centralize administration of both storage resources and business-critical data services such as backup, snapshot, replication, and data migration. The Company's products and solutions are built on IPStor technology, a common software platform that provides the complete disk-based data protection and storage virtualization solutions. The Company continues to sell its products primarily through strategic alliances, value-added resellers (VARs) or solution providers, large system integrators, Direct Market Resellers (DMRs), distributors, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

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