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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
HILL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 2206 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. HILL: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HILL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 682.77 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.61
HILL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 2187 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. HILL: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HILL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.66 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.61
0.18
0.87
Interest Coverage No Debt
HILL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 156.90 vs. HILL: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HILL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 7.42
M-Score: 0.06
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 : 4/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 5.49
HILL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. HILL: 5.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HILL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.58  Med: -4.60 Max: 3.81
Current: 5.49
-31.58
3.81
Net-margin (%) 5.37
HILL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2196 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. HILL: 5.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HILL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.77  Med: -6.75 Max: 11.38
Current: 5.37
-33.77
11.38
ROE (%) 21.22
HILL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2175 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. HILL: 21.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HILL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.74  Med: -25.02 Max: 14.62
Current: 21.22
-47.74
14.62
ROA (%) 11.65
HILL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2220 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. HILL: 11.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HILL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.26  Med: -14.32 Max: 10.35
Current: 11.65
-35.26
10.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 75.37
HILL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. HILL: 75.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HILL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -456.15  Med: -111.06 Max: 56.02
Current: 75.37
-456.15
56.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.50
HILL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1972 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. HILL: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HILL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.8  Med: -1.90 Max: 39.6
Current: -1.5
-30.8
39.6
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

HILL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 2,610,300 sh (+4.48%)
Chuck Royce 1,596,382 sh (-8.85%)
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Q2 2015

HILL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 23,614 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,295,599 sh (+26.25%)
Chuck Royce 1,166,382 sh (-26.94%)
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Q3 2015

HILL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Mario Gabelli 126,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons 3,243,500 sh (-1.58%)
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Q4 2015

HILL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 53.30
HILL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1541 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. HILL: 53.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HILL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.29  Med: 35.93 Max: 182.31
Current: 53.3
9.29
182.31
Forward P/E 22.68
HILL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
71% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. HILL: 22.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 54.20
HILL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. HILL: 54.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HILL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.33  Med: 35.94 Max: 163.45
Current: 54.2
9.33
163.45
P/B 8.06
HILL's P/B is ranked lower than
94% of the 2153 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. HILL: 8.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HILL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.42 Max: 8.06
Current: 8.06
0.25
8.06
P/S 2.71
HILL's P/S is ranked lower than
80% of the 2180 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. HILL: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HILL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.63 Max: 2.71
Current: 2.71
0.07
2.71
PFCF 195.00
HILL's PFCF is ranked lower than
96% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 14.36 vs. HILL: 195.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HILL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.27  Med: 98.33 Max: 483
Current: 195
11.27
483
POCF 54.17
HILL's POCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 1418 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 10.96 vs. HILL: 54.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HILL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.75  Med: 36.25 Max: 387.5
Current: 54.17
7.75
387.5
EV-to-EBIT 41.73
HILL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
82% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. HILL: 41.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HILL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -180.9  Med: -1.25 Max: 303.4
Current: 41.73
-180.9
303.4
EV-to-EBITDA 31.36
HILL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
81% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9.39 vs. HILL: 31.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HILL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 31.36
Current: 31.36
0
31.36
Current Ratio 2.37
HILL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. HILL: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HILL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 2.81 Max: 6.31
Current: 2.37
1.11
6.31
Quick Ratio 2.17
HILL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. HILL: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HILL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.45 Max: 6.22
Current: 2.17
0.83
6.22
Days Inventory 20.13
HILL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 2146 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 73.25 vs. HILL: 20.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HILL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.52  Med: 13.94 Max: 22.49
Current: 20.13
4.52
22.49
Days Sales Outstanding 67.31
HILL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 77.66 vs. HILL: 67.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HILL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.95  Med: 56.04 Max: 75.82
Current: 67.31
46.95
75.82
Days Payable 63.30
HILL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
54% of the 1905 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 58.87 vs. HILL: 63.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HILL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 63.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 975.00
HILL's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
99% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 7.39 vs. HILL: 975.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
HILL' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 5.28 Max: 612
Current: 975
1.53
612
Price/Net Current Asset Value 9.95
HILL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 1635 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. HILL: 9.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
HILL' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.02 Max: 62
Current: 9.95
0.4
62
Price/Tangible Book 8.63
HILL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
92% of the 2099 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. HILL: 8.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HILL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.74 Max: 17.24
Current: 8.63
0.39
17.24
Price/Projected FCF 17.73
HILL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
93% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. HILL: 17.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HILL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 4.46 Max: 100
Current: 17.73
1.54
100
Price/Median PS Value 4.30
HILL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 1974 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. HILL: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HILL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.18 Max: 5.9
Current: 4.3
0.16
5.9
Price/Graham Number 4.20
HILL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
88% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. HILL: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
HILL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 2.58 Max: 5.04
Current: 4.2
0.78
5.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.40
HILL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. HILL: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HILL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 3.60 Max: 7819.5
Current: 2.4
0.3
7819.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $244
EPS $ 0.18
Short Percentage of Float3.12%
52-Week Range $3.14 - 9.75
Shares Outstanding(Mil)62.33

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 254 288 328
EPS($) 0.29 0.43 0.53
EPS without NRI($) 0.29 0.43 0.53

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Data Storage
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Traded in other countries:BXH.Germany,
Dot Hill Systems Corp was formed in 1999 by the combination of Box Hill Systems Corp., or Box Hill, and Artecon, Inc., or Artecon. It reincorporated in Delaware in 2001. It designs, manufactures and markets a range of software and hardware storage systems for the entry and mid-range storage markets. The Company sells its products through server-based original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), such as Hewlett-Packard, or HP, Dell Inc. or Dell, Lenovo Group Limited or Lenovo, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. or AMD, and Stratus Technologies or Stratus; as well as into vertical markets through embedded solutions OEM's, such as Teradata Corporation or Teradata, CGG Veritas or CGG, Motorola, Inc. or Motorola, Tektronix Inc. or Tektronix, Samsung Electronics or Samsung, Concurrent Computer Corporation or Concurrent, Autodesk Inc. or Autodesk, Harris Broadcast Communications and Nokia Siemens Network or Nokia Siemens, which primarily include media and entertainment, telecommunications, high performance computing, digital image archive, big data and oil and gas. The Company's products, from small capacity direct attached to complete multi-hundred terabyte, or TB, storage area networks, or SANs, provide end-users with a cost-effective means of addressing increasing storage demands at compelling price-performance points. The Company's current product family based on its AssuredSAN architecture provides high performance and large disk array capacities for a broad variety of environments, employing Fibre Channel, Internet Small Computer Systems Interface, or iSCSI and Serial Attached SCSI, or SAS, interconnects to switches and/or hosts. In addition, its Assured family of data protection software products provides additional layers of data protection options to complement its line of storage disk arrays. The Company's current mainstream 2000 and 3000 series of entry-level storage products and Just a Bunch of Disks, or JBOD, arrays are targeted primarily at mainstream enterprise and small-to-medium business, or SMB, applications. The Company's AssuredSAN products have been distinguished by certification as Network Equipment Building System, or NEBS, Level 3 (a telecommunications standard for equipment used in central offices) and are MIL-STD-810F (a military standard created by the U.S.government) compliant based on their ruggedness and reliability. In February 2010, it launched the latest AssuredSAN 3000 series of storage arrays that provide high speed interface options including 8 gigabyte, or GB, Fibre Channel, 1GB and 10GB iSCSI over Ethernet and 6GB SAS connectivity. The Company's AssuredUVS product line, formerly known as the intelligent storage networking system, or iSN TM, is based on the technology it acquired in January 2010 from Cloverleaf Communications, Inc., or Cloverleaf, a privately held software company focused on heterogeneous storage virtualization and unified storage technologies. AssuredSnap is its DMS software that introduces p
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