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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
LOV's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
90% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 14.02 vs. LOV: No Debt )
LOV' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.76   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.39
LOV's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. LOV: 0.39 )
LOV' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.39

0.32
0.72
Interest Coverage No Debt
LOV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
82% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. LOV: No Debt )
LOV' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 87.1   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

87.1
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.71
M-Score: -3.14
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -11.89
LOV's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. LOV: -11.89 )
LOV' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -62.79   Max: 16.27
Current: -11.89

-62.79
16.27
Net-margin (%) -13.23
LOV's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. LOV: -13.23 )
LOV' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -78.39   Max: 13.77
Current: -13.23

-78.39
13.77
ROE (%) -64.93
LOV's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.54 vs. LOV: -64.93 )
LOV' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -194.14   Max: 33.72
Current: -64.93

-194.14
33.72
ROA (%) -26.39
LOV's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. LOV: -26.39 )
LOV' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -63.04   Max: 18.85
Current: -26.39

-63.04
18.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -194.74
LOV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 24.86 vs. LOV: -194.74 )
LOV' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4533.88   Max: 607.56
Current: -194.74

-4533.88
607.56
Revenue Growth (%) 15.40
LOV's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. LOV: 15.40 )
LOV' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -8.1   Max: 68.5
Current: 15.4

-8.1
68.5
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

LOV Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 25,000 sh (New)
Whitney Tilson 387,919 sh (-14.13%)
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Q1 2014

LOV Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 30,800 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 37,500 sh (+50%)
Whitney Tilson 441,319 sh (+13.77%)
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Q2 2014

LOV Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 13,100 sh (New)
Whitney Tilson 548,119 sh (+24.2%)
Chuck Royce 40,900 sh (+9.07%)
Jim Simons 24,400 sh (-20.78%)
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Q3 2014

LOV Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 99,700 sh (+143.77%)
Whitney Tilson 548,119 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LOV

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2014-09-30 Sold Out $4.63 - $6.2 $ 4.1-24%0
Whitney Tilson 2014-06-30 Add 24.2%0.9%$4.37 - $5.89 $ 4.1-16%548119
George Soros 2014-06-30 New Buy$4.37 - $5.89 $ 4.1-16%13100
Whitney Tilson 2014-03-31 Add 13.77%0.44%$4.66 - $6.45 $ 4.1-28%441319
Whitney Tilson 2013-12-31 Reduce -14.13%0.83%$5.39 - $8.13 $ 4.1-38%387919
Whitney Tilson 2013-09-30 Reduce -5.65%0.22%$6.73 - $8.91 $ 4.1-49%451764
Whitney Tilson 2013-06-30 Add 103.7%1.99%$6.56 - $9 $ 4.1-47%478807
Whitney Tilson 2013-03-31 Add 13.09%0.16%$7 - $8.15 $ 4.1-45%235060
Whitney Tilson 2012-12-31 Add 12.3%0.14%$5.97 - $7.9 $ 4.1-37%207849
Whitney Tilson 2012-06-30 Reduce -35.37%0.15%$4.27 - $5.76 $ 4.1-16%206379
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Ratios

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P/B 8.91
LOV's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. LOV: 8.91 )
LOV' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 20.74
Current: 8.91

1.76
20.74
P/S 1.52
LOV's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. LOV: 1.52 )
LOV' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 3.05
Current: 1.52

0.88
3.05
EV-to-EBIT -11.74
LOV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 95.31 vs. LOV: -11.74 )
LOV' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -68.5   Max: 452.9
Current: -11.74

-68.5
452.9
Current Ratio 0.92
LOV's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. LOV: 0.92 )
LOV' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 2.33
Current: 0.92

0.56
2.33
Quick Ratio 0.92
LOV's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. LOV: 0.92 )
LOV' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 2.33
Current: 0.92

0.56
2.33

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.84
LOV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. LOV: 0.84 )
LOV' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.6
Current: 0.84

0.51
1.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -8.50
LOV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. LOV: -8.50 )
LOV' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 18.9
Current: -8.5

0.2
18.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -1.10
LOV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
62% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. LOV: -1.10 )
LOV' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.4   Max: 10.7
Current: -1.1

-1.4
10.7

Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
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Spark Networks Inc along with its consolidated subsidiaries provide online personals services in the United States and internationally, whereby adults are able to post information about themselves on the Company's Web sites and search and contact other individuals who have posted profiles. The Company's operating segments include: Jewish Networks; Christian Networks; Other Networks and Offline & Other Businesses. Jewish Networks, which consists of JDate.com, JDate.co.uk, JDate.fr, JDate.co.il, Cupid.co.il, and their respective co-branded Web sites; Christian Networks, which consists of ChristianMingle.com, ChristianMingle.co.uk, ChristianMingle.com.au, Believe.com, ChristianCards.net, DailyBibleVerse.com and Faith.com; Other Networks, which consists of Spark.com and related other general market Web sites as well as other properties; and Offline & Other Businesses, which consists of revenue generated from offline activities and HurryDate events and subscriptions. The Company's geographical area of operations include: United States and Israel. The Company supplements its online marketing by employing different offline marketing and business development activities which includes: print, television, public relations, event sponsorship and promotional alliances. The Company's competitors include: Facebook, Match.com and OkCupid. The Company is subject to laws and regulations related to Internet communications, security, privacy, consumer protection, security and data protection, intellectual property rights, advertising, commerce, taxation, entertainment, recruiting and advertising.
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