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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 352.00
IMN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 2246 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. IMN: 352.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
IMN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 67.97 Max: No Debt
Current: 352
Equity to Asset 0.15
IMN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 2219 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. IMN: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
IMN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.15
0.15
0.75
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -7.23
M-Score: -8.80
WACC vs ROIC
23.74%
-261.36%
WACC
ROIC
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -33.50
IMN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 2230 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. IMN: -33.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
IMN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.5  Med: -3.04 Max: 6.83
Current: -33.5
-33.5
6.83
Net-margin (%) -36.66
IMN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 2230 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. IMN: -36.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
IMN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.66  Med: -4.58 Max: 4.82
Current: -36.66
-36.66
4.82
ROE (%) -132.64
IMN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 2206 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. IMN: -132.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
IMN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -146.3  Med: -8.84 Max: 8.48
Current: -132.64
-146.3
8.48
ROA (%) -53.56
IMN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 2254 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. IMN: -53.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
IMN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.12  Med: -5.04 Max: 6.04
Current: -53.56
-58.12
6.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -381.09
IMN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 2247 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 10.58 vs. IMN: -381.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
IMN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -441.64  Med: -14.22 Max: 29.46
Current: -381.09
-441.64
29.46
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -21.10
IMN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1987 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. IMN: -21.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IMN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.1  Med: -2.90 Max: 19.1
Current: -21.1
-21.1
19.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -19.10
IMN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1598 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. IMN: -19.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IMN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.4  Med: -0.65 Max: 109.9
Current: -19.1
-61.4
109.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -17.70
IMN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1437 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. IMN: -17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
IMN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.2  Med: -1.70 Max: 95
Current: -17.7
-58.2
95
» IMN's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-05-06)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

IMN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Charles Brandes 10,922 sh (New)
Jim Simons 881,700 sh (+2.36%)
Private Capital 3,573,328 sh (+1.56%)
Donald Smith 153,538 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 6,461,695 sh (-3.57%)
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Q2 2015

IMN Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 988,400 sh (+12.10%)
Private Capital 3,574,338 sh (+0.03%)
Donald Smith 153,538 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes 10,922 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 5,691,505 sh (-11.92%)
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Q3 2015

IMN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

John Rogers 6,261,255 sh (+10.01%)
Jim Simons 1,067,000 sh (+7.95%)
Donald Smith 153,538 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Private Capital 3,569,031 sh (-0.15%)
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Q4 2015

IMN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

John Rogers 7,232,839 sh (+15.52%)
Jim Simons 1,198,900 sh (+12.36%)
Private Capital 3,527,055 sh (-1.18%)
Donald Smith 83,229 sh (-45.79%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 2.40
IMN's P/B is ranked lower than
68% of the 2174 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. IMN: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
IMN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.53 Max: 2.95
Current: 2.4
0.22
2.95
P/S 0.13
IMN's P/S is ranked higher than
95% of the 2203 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. IMN: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
IMN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.23 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.13
0.05
1.34
EV-to-EBIT 0.06
IMN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
100% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 12.97 vs. IMN: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
IMN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.9  Med: -0.60 Max: 17.3
Current: 0.06
-34.9
17.3
EV-to-EBITDA 0.06
IMN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
100% of the 1757 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9.77 vs. IMN: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
IMN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1292.8  Med: 0.20 Max: 244.3
Current: 0.06
-1292.8
244.3
Current Ratio 1.38
IMN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 2166 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. IMN: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
IMN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.17 Max: 3.62
Current: 1.38
1.38
3.62
Quick Ratio 1.28
IMN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 2166 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. IMN: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
IMN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.59 Max: 3.07
Current: 1.28
1.15
3.07
Days Inventory 39.68
IMN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
78% of the 2174 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 72.78 vs. IMN: 39.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
IMN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.09  Med: 67.37 Max: 83.68
Current: 39.68
29.09
83.68
Days Sales Outstanding 17.52
IMN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 1856 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 73.78 vs. IMN: 17.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
IMN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.52  Med: 69.69 Max: 89.76
Current: 17.52
17.52
89.76
Days Payable 37.79
IMN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
69% of the 1885 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 55.43 vs. IMN: 37.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
IMN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.79  Med: 65.31 Max: 77.92
Current: 37.79
37.79
77.92

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.52
IMN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
72% of the 1615 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. IMN: 7.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
IMN' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 2.05 Max: 6.52
Current: 7.52
0.75
6.52
Price/Tangible Book 3.59
IMN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
75% of the 2126 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. IMN: 3.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
IMN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.13 Max: 3.11
Current: 3.59
0.59
3.11
Price/Projected FCF 0.47
IMN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 1257 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. IMN: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
IMN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.41 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.47
0.18
1.45
Price/Median PS Value 0.53
IMN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 1987 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. IMN: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
IMN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.94 Max: 5.49
Current: 0.53
0.46
5.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1503.92
IMN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. IMN: 1503.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
IMN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8  Med: 9.30 Max: 41831
Current: 1503.92
5.8
41831
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 99.02
IMN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. IMN: 99.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
IMN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.7  Med: 20.30 Max: 37.6
Current: 99.02
-30.7
37.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $529
EPS $ -4.74
Beta2.65
Short Percentage of Float11.92%
52-Week Range $0.61 - 4.75
Shares Outstanding(Mil)37.27

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Data Storage
Compare:ROCO:3693, XKRX:196450, TSE:6916, TPE:3057, ROCO:6179 » 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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