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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 6.06
IMN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 2631 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. IMN: 6.06 )
IMN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.3   Max: No Debt
Current: 6.06

Equity to Asset 0.48
IMN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 2612 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. IMN: 0.48 )
IMN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.48

0.41
0.75
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -0.51
M-Score: -3.65
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -14.27
IMN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. IMN: -14.27 )
IMN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -31.63   Max: 10.38
Current: -14.27

-31.63
10.38
Net-margin (%) -15.72
IMN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. IMN: -15.72 )
IMN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -33.84   Max: 7.05
Current: -15.72

-33.84
7.05
ROE (%) -36.56
IMN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 2601 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 6.02 vs. IMN: -36.56 )
IMN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -60.62   Max: 10.77
Current: -36.56

-60.62
10.77
ROA (%) -20.36
IMN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 2647 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. IMN: -20.36 )
IMN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -35.07   Max: 7.79
Current: -20.36

-35.07
7.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -93.90
IMN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 2643 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9.86 vs. IMN: -93.90 )
IMN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -168.2   Max: 49.49
Current: -93.9

-168.2
49.49
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -19.60
IMN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1913 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. IMN: -19.60 )
IMN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.6   Max: 19.1
Current: -19.6

-19.6
19.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 209.20
IMN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1542 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. IMN: 209.20 )
IMN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -61.5   Max: 209.2
Current: 209.2

-61.5
209.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 30.20
IMN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1388 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. IMN: 30.20 )
IMN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -58.2   Max: 95
Current: 30.2

-58.2
95
» IMN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

IMN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Charles Brandes 15,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 16,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 890,751 sh (+50.31%)
Private Capital 1,776,180 sh (+3.28%)
Donald Smith 297,333 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 5,761,587 sh (-1.82%)
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Q2 2014

IMN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 13,500 sh (New)
Private Capital 2,665,524 sh (+50.07%)
Jim Simons 1,144,093 sh (+28.44%)
Jeremy Grantham 21,700 sh (+28.40%)
John Rogers 6,098,202 sh (+5.84%)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Donald Smith 153,538 sh (-48.36%)
» More
Q3 2014

IMN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Private Capital 3,569,588 sh (+33.92%)
John Rogers 6,456,993 sh (+5.88%)
Donald Smith 153,538 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons 934,683 sh (-18.30%)
» More
Q4 2014

IMN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Rogers 6,700,936 sh (+3.78%)
Private Capital 3,588,028 sh (+1.98%)
Donald Smith 153,538 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 6,700,936 sh (unchged)
Private Capital 3,518,428 sh (-1.43%)
Jim Simons 861,373 sh (-7.84%)
» More
» Details

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.70
IMN's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. IMN: 0.70 )
IMN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.96
Current: 0.7

0.22
1.96
P/S 0.22
IMN's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. IMN: 0.22 )
IMN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1.34
Current: 0.22

0.13
1.34
EV-to-EBIT -0.70
IMN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 25.11 vs. IMN: -0.70 )
IMN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -40.5   Max: 19.6
Current: -0.7

-40.5
19.6
Current Ratio 1.60
IMN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 2627 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. IMN: 1.60 )
IMN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 3.62
Current: 1.6

1.6
3.62
Quick Ratio 1.33
IMN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 2627 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. IMN: 1.33 )
IMN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 3.07
Current: 1.33

1.15
3.07
Days Inventory 48.70
IMN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
79% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 76.47 vs. IMN: 48.70 )
IMN' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 43.84   Max: 169.64
Current: 48.7

43.84
169.64
Days Sales Outstanding 67.25
IMN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 82.32 vs. IMN: 67.25 )
IMN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 47.25   Max: 111.61
Current: 67.25

47.25
111.61

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.10
IMN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. IMN: 1.10 )
IMN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.49
Current: 1.1

0.52
2.49
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.40
IMN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
56% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. IMN: 0.40 )
IMN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 1.45
Current: 0.4

0.18
1.45
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
IMN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. IMN: 0.90 )
IMN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 5.06
Current: 0.9

0.67
5.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -141.40
IMN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
75% of the 2625 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. IMN: -141.40 )
IMN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -141.4   Max: 17650
Current: -141.4

-141.4
17650
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.42
IMN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1226 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 7.43 vs. IMN: 8.42 )
IMN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -32.1   Max: 37.6
Current: 8.42

-32.1
37.6

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Data Storage
Compare:WDC, STX, EMC, NTAP, SNDK » details
Traded in other countries:IMN.Germany,
Imation Corp was formed in 1996. The Company is a data storage and data security company. Its products and solutions help organizations and individuals store, manage and protect their digital content. Its storage and security portfolio includes Nexsan high-density, archive and solid-state optimized unified hybrid storage solutions; IronKey mobile security solutions that address the needs of professionals for secure data transport and mobile workspaces; and consumer storage solutions, audio products and accessories sold under the Imation, Memorex and TDK Life on Record brands. It reaches customers in more than 100 countries through its distribution network. Its four product categories are: Consumer Storage Media, which includes optical products, USB flash drives, flash cards and external hard disk drives. Audio and Accessories, which include headphones and speakers sold under the TDK Life on Record brand. Storage and Security Solutions, storage systems portfolio ranges from high volume, dense storage products to new unified hybrid storage solutions. This includes Nexsan E-Series disk arrays with industry storage density, reliability and power management targeting the block-based storage market; the NST line of hybrid storage combining solid state technology with spinning disk to offer high performance and capacity and the Assureon secure archive systems for data offload, compliance and secure cloud deployments. Commercial Storage Media, includes Imation RDX removable hard disk drives, which are high-capacity, rugged and removable 2.5-inch hard disk drive cartridges with 320 gigabyte to 1.5 terabyte capacities. During 2013, Company was awarded 21 United States patents and at the end of the year held over 263 patents in the United States. Its products are sold to businesses and individual consumers. Its competitors include: Fuji, Sony, Maxell, HP, SanDisk, Lexar, Kingston, among others. Its operations are subject to a wide range of federal, state and local environmental laws.
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