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 No Debt
FIO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 2544 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. FIO: No Debt )
FIO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.32   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.78
FIO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
87% of the 2511 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. FIO: 0.78 )
FIO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.11   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.78

-1.11
0.89
F-Score: 1
Z-Score: 5.91
M-Score: -2.27
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -8.54
FIO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 2407 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. FIO: -8.54 )
FIO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -245.14   Max: 4.9
Current: -8.54

-245.14
4.9
Net-margin (%) -8.84
FIO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 2409 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. FIO: -8.84 )
FIO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -251.95   Max: 2.31
Current: -8.84

-251.95
2.31
ROE (%) -7.79
FIO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 2378 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. FIO: -7.79 )
FIO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.79   Max: 1.66
Current: -7.79

-7.79
1.66
ROA (%) -6.29
FIO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 2414 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. FIO: -6.29 )
FIO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -90.63   Max: 1.44
Current: -6.29

-90.63
1.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -36.33
FIO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 2406 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 11.68 vs. FIO: -36.33 )
FIO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -770.82   Max: 15.06
Current: -36.33

-770.82
15.06
» FIO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

» Details

Guru Trades

Q2 2013

FIO Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 526,700 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,000 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 142,010 sh (+7.21%)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
David Tepper 1,580,754 sh (-10.31%)
Steven Cohen 162,380 sh (-58.71%)
» More
Q3 2013

FIO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 129,670 sh (-8.69%)
David Tepper 495,973 sh (-68.62%)
Steven Cohen 13,076 sh (-91.95%)
» More
Q4 2013

FIO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 390,814 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 48,492 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 32,520 sh (+148.7%)
Steven Cohen 500,000 sh (unchged)
David Tepper Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 126,870 sh (-2.16%)
» More
Q1 2014

FIO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

RS Investment Management 319,300 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,615,823 sh (+4868.71%)
Steven Cohen 750,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FIO



No Insider Trades Found!
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Top Ranked Articles about Fusion-io Inc

Billionaires Hold Data Storage Companies on 52-week Low
Factoring in all of the stocks in the U.S., Canada, Europe, UK, Ireland, Asia and Oceania, GuruFocus research shows the most challenged industry sector worldwide is computer hardware, now number one in the world for the most companies on a 52-week-low. Based on 1,802 computer hardware companies around the world, the global sector shows 242 companies are at a 52-week low, with a low ratio for the industry of 0.13. Read more...
Five-Year Lows: Brookfield Property Partners LP, Fusion-io Inc., Boise Cascade Co., Jakks Pacific Inc.
According to GuruFocus list of 5-year lows, these Guru stocks have reached their five-year lows: Brookfield Property Partners LP, Fusion-io Inc., Boise Cascade Co., Jakks Pacific Inc. Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/B 2.60
FIO's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. FIO: 2.60 )
FIO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 9.85
Current: 2.6

1.85
9.85
P/S 2.97
FIO's P/S is ranked lower than
59% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. FIO: 2.97 )
FIO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.11   Max: 11.5
Current: 2.97

2.11
11.5
EV-to-EBIT -9.62
FIO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 2659 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 23.82 vs. FIO: -9.62 )
FIO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 80.4   Max: 979.7
Current: -9.62

80.4
979.7
Current Ratio 4.06
FIO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 2532 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. FIO: 4.06 )
FIO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 9.63
Current: 4.06

2.4
9.63
Quick Ratio 3.29
FIO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 2532 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. FIO: 3.29 )
FIO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 8.08
Current: 3.29

0.64
8.08

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 12.30
FIO's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
89% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FIO: 12.30 )
FIO' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 6.15   Max: 13.26
Current: 12.3

6.15
13.26
Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.30
FIO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FIO: 6.30 )
FIO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.66   Max: 10.27
Current: 6.3

4.66
10.27
Price/Tangible Book 4.20
FIO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
56% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. FIO: 4.20 )
FIO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.13   Max: 8.52
Current: 4.2

3.13
8.52
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
FIO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. FIO: 0.70 )
FIO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.1
Current: 0.7

0.53
2.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.80
FIO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
68% of the 2169 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. FIO: 0.80 )
FIO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.2
Current: 0.8

0.1
1.2

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Data Storage
Compare: » details
Traded in other countries:3FI.Germany
Fusion-io, Inc. was incorporated in December 2005 as Canvas Technologies, Inc., a Nevada corporation. In June 2006, it changed its name to Fusion Multisystems, Inc. In June 2010, it changed its name to Fusion-io, Inc. and reincorporated as a Delaware corporation. The Company is a provider of data-centric computing solutions - a combination of hardware and software that places data closer to processing, resulting in dramatic improvements in both performance and efficiency. The Company's integrated hardware and software solutions leverages non-volatile memory to significantly increase datacenter efficiency and offers enterprise grade performance, reliability, availability and manageability. It sells its solutions through its global direct sales force, OEMs, including Dell, HP and IBM, and other channel partners. The Company's data decentralization platform includes its ioMemory hardware, VSL virtualization software; directCache automated data-tiering software and ioSphere platform management software. The Company's data decentralization platform can transform legacy architectures into next generation datacenters and allows enterprises to consolidate or significantly reduce complex and expensive high performance storage, high performance networking, and memory-rich servers. The Company's purpose-built storage memory platform integrates its industry standard server-based hardware with its virtualization software, and incorporates its automated data-tiering and platform management software. The Company's ioMemory hardware uses non-volatile memory to create a high capacity memory tier with fast access rates in a small form factor. The Company's VSL software virtualizes the ioMemory hardware and allows the decentralization of active data from centralized storage systems into the server. The Company's recently introduced directCache software provides automated data-tiering, which accelerates access to active data from centralized storage. Its recently introduced ioSphere management software centrally configures monitors and manages all of its distributed ioMemory hardware and software. Its ioDrive product families are a line of PCIe standard form-factor storage memory platforms that combine one or more ioMemory modules with its VSL software. It classifies its ioDrive products based on capacity, latency, bandwidth and input / output operations per second, or IOPS. Its directCache software extends its ioMemory platform and permits interoperability with traditional direct-attached, network-attached, storage area network attached and appliance attached backend storage systems. This software is designed to intelligently identify copy and cache to ioMemory the most frequently accessed blocks of storage data from very large-scale backend datasets. ioSphere is a suite of management software purpose-built for its storage memory infrastructure and designed around its data decentralization platform. ioSphere software is accessible through a graphic
» More Articles for FIO

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Is SanDisk a Healthy Investment after Earnings? Jul 18 2014 
5-year lows: Fusion-io Inc, QLogic Corp, Arch Coal Inc and Coeur Mining Inc. May 25 2014 
Billionaires Hold Data Storage Companies on 52-week Low Oct 26 2013 
Five-Year Lows: Brookfield Property Partners LP, Fusion-io Inc., Boise Cascade Co., Jakks Pacific In Sep 09 2013 
52-Week Lows Warranting Further Research Aug 20 2013 
comment on FIO Apr 26 2013 
Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: FIO, APOL, EBR, JE, MTX Feb 19 2013 
WEEKLY CFO SELLS HIGHLIGHT: AKRX, FIO, OVRL, VRTX Oct 21 2012 
David Tepper Buys 6 New Stocks Aug 15 2012 
Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: PII, ASNA, FIO, VVUS, AFFY Jul 23 2012 

More From Our Partners
SanDisk Shares Slump Despite Q2 Earnings Beat - Analyst Blog Jul 17 2014 - ZACKS

More From Other Websites
SanDisk Completes Acquisition of Fusion-io Jul 23 2014
FUSION-IO, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets, Notice of... Jul 23 2014
Apple Behind SanDisk's Lower Gross Profit Margins Jul 17 2014
SanDisk plummets after Q3 revenue outlook disappoints Jul 17 2014
SanDisk Shares Slump Despite Q2 Earnings Beat Jul 17 2014
SanDisk Beats, But Stock Tanks On Pricing, Outlook Jul 16 2014
Earnings Preview: Stifel sees SanDisk results, guidance topping expectations Jul 16 2014
SanDisk Announces Expiration of HSR Waiting Period for Proposed Acquisition of Fusion-io Jul 16 2014
[video] How Flash Storage Transforms Data Centers Jul 13 2014
Why SanDisk's Acquisition Of Fusion-io Makes Sense Jul 08 2014
Menlo Ventures Names Sales Expert Jim Dawson As Venture Partner Jul 02 2014
Fusion-io, SanDisk Filings Point to Frenetic Flash-Memory Phase Jun 25 2014
Fusion-io Teams with Dell to Deliver All-flash ION Accelerator Appliance to Customers Worldwide Jun 24 2014
Morgan & Morgan Announces the Investigation of the Sale of Fusion-io - FIO Jun 19 2014
Flash Storage Consolidation Continues With SanDisk's Fusion-io Acquisition Jun 18 2014
Lifshitz & Miller Law Firm Announces Investigation of Covisint Corporation, Fusion-io, Inc.,... Jun 18 2014
Fusion-io: Undervalued At The Current Buyout Offering Jun 18 2014

Personalized Checklist








Within your circle of competence?
Macro economic environment favorable?
High quality business?
Enough margin of safety with stocks?
Gurus are buying?
Insiders are buying?
Management capable and shareholder friendly?
Catalyst for stock price to appreciate?
Your level of confidence with the research?

Add Notes, Comments or Ask Questions

User Comments

No comment yet

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)
Free 7-day Trial
FEEDBACK
Email Hide