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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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Cash to Debt 35.66
LOOK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
63% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 42.81 vs. LOOK: 35.66 )
LOOK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.86   Max: No Debt
Current: 35.66

Equity to Asset 0.75
LOOK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. LOOK: 0.75 )
LOOK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.75

0.27
0.86
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -35.25
M-Score: -3.54
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 (%) -82.74
LOOK's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.35 vs. LOOK: -82.74 )
LOOK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -137.01   Max: 6.97
Current: -82.74

-137.01
6.97
Net-margin (%) -80.19
LOOK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. LOOK: -80.19 )
LOOK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -146.59   Max: 29.98
Current: -80.19

-146.59
29.98
ROE (%) -57.75
LOOK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 vs. LOOK: -57.75 )
LOOK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -251.93   Max: 41.14
Current: -57.75

-251.93
41.14
ROA (%) -45.99
LOOK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. LOOK: -45.99 )
LOOK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -91.49   Max: 27.78
Current: -45.99

-91.49
27.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -144.24
LOOK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 72.14 vs. LOOK: -144.24 )
LOOK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2932.8   Max: 111.33
Current: -144.24

-2932.8
111.33
Revenue Growth (%) -48.00
LOOK's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. LOOK: -48.00 )
LOOK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -48   Max: 26
Current: -48

-48
26
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Cash & Debt
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Q2 2012

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Q3 2012

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Q4 2012

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Jim Simons 952,100 sh (+0.12%)
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Ratios

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P/B 1.40
LOOK's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. LOOK: 1.40 )
LOOK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 4.9
Current: 1.4

0.48
4.9
P/S 1.76
LOOK's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. LOOK: 1.76 )
LOOK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 3.39
Current: 1.76

0.27
3.39
EV-to-EBIT -1.00
LOOK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 48.40 vs. LOOK: -1.00 )
LOOK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 124.7
Current: -1

0.2
124.7
Current Ratio 2.51
LOOK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. LOOK: 2.51 )
LOOK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 6.52
Current: 2.51

1.02
6.52
Quick Ratio 2.51
LOOK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. LOOK: 2.51 )
LOOK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 6.52
Current: 2.51

1.02
6.52

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 5.30
LOOK's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
93% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LOOK: 5.30 )
LOOK' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 91.79
Current: 5.3

0.78
91.79
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.60
LOOK's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LOOK: 4.60 )
LOOK' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 72.05
Current: 4.6

0.73
72.05
Price/Tangible Book 1.40
LOOK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
93% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.29 vs. LOOK: 1.40 )
LOOK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 47.93
Current: 1.4

0.64
47.93
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
LOOK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. LOOK: 1.50 )
LOOK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 32.02
Current: 1.5

0.25
32.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 201.90
LOOK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
99% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. LOOK: 201.90 )
LOOK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 4180.4
Current: 201.9

0.8
4180.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -29.96
LOOK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
57% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.94 vs. LOOK: -29.96 )
LOOK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -20.4   Max: -3
Current: -29.96

-20.4
-3

Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
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Traded in other countries:LOKB.Germany
LookSmart, Ltd. was organized in 1996 and is incorporated in the State of Delaware. The Company is a search advertising network solutions company that provides relevant solutions for search advertising customers. It operates in a large online search advertising ecosystem serving ads that target user queries on partner sites. It operates in the middle of this ecosystem, acquiring search queries from a variety of sources and matching them with the keywords of its search advertising customers. The Company's largest category of customers has been intermediaries, the majority of which purchase clicks to sell into the affiliate networks of the large search engine providers. Another category of customers are direct advertisers and their agencies whose objective is to obtain conversions or sales from the clicks. The last category of customers is self-service advertisers that sign-up online and pays by credit card. It offers search advertising customers targeted, pay-per-click (PPC) search via a monitored search advertising distribution network using the Company's 'AdCenter' platform technology. The Company's search advertising network includes publishers and search advertising customers, including intermediaries and direct advertising customers and their agencies as well as self-service customers in the United States and certain other countries. The Company's application programming interface (API) allows search advertising customers and their advertising agencies to connect any type of marketing or reporting software with minimal effort, for easier access, management, and optimization of search advertising campaigns. It also offers publishers licensed private-label search advertiser network solutions based on its AdCenter platform technology (Publisher Solutions). Publisher Solutions consist of hosted auction-based ad serving with an ad backfill capability that allows publishers and portals to manage their advertiser relationships, distribution channels and accounts. The Company's revenue sources are divided into two categories: Advertiser Networks; and Publisher Solutions. It relies on a combination of patent, trade secret, copyright and trademark laws and contractual provisions to protect its intellectual property and proprietary rights. The Company's trademarks include LookSmart. It is subject to a number of domestic state and federal laws that affect companies conducting business on the Internet.
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