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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 : 6/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt No Debt
LOV's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. LOV: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LOV' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.58
LOV's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. LOV: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LOV' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.58
0.32
0.72
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -0.23
M-Score: -3.29
WACC vs ROIC
1.41%
-57.79%
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) -13.28
LOV's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. LOV: -13.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LOV' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.45  Med: -1.9 Max: 16.27
Current: -13.28
-17.45
16.27
Net-margin (%) -12.44
LOV's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. LOV: -12.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LOV' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.28  Med: -2.41 Max: 13.77
Current: -12.44
-24.28
13.77
ROE (%) -29.21
LOV's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.87 vs. LOV: -29.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LOV' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -92.84  Med: -6.87 Max: 33.72
Current: -29.21
-92.84
33.72
ROA (%) -16.21
LOV's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. LOV: -16.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LOV' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.22  Med: -3.86 Max: 18.85
Current: -16.21
-45.22
18.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -101.84
LOV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 31.91 vs. LOV: -101.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LOV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -344.44  Med: -23.14 Max: 607.56
Current: -101.84
-344.44
607.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -13.70
LOV's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. LOV: -13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LOV' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.7  Med: 1.45 Max: 68.7
Current: -13.7
-13.7
68.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -56.30
LOV's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. LOV: -56.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LOV' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.3  Med: -5.8 Max: 32.4
Current: -56.3
-56.3
32.4
» LOV's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-03)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

LOV Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 118,700 sh (+35.81%)
Chuck Royce 587,400 sh (+6.28%)
Whitney Tilson 807,509 sh (+6.01%)
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Q4 2015

LOV Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 160,200 sh (+34.96%)
Chuck Royce 612,500 sh (+4.27%)
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Q1 2016

LOV Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 184,600 sh (+15.23%)
Chuck Royce 357,659 sh (-41.61%)
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Q2 2016

LOV Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 248,400 sh (+34.56%)
Chuck Royce 263,000 sh (-26.47%)
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Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
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Traded in other countries:37S.Germany,
Spark Networks Inc owns and operates niche-focused online properties designed to build community. It provides online personals services which includes the posting of a personal profile and photos, and access to its database of profiles.

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.

Ratios

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P/B 2.54
LOV's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. LOV: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LOV' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 4.43 Max: 20.84
Current: 2.54
1.76
20.84
P/S 0.99
LOV's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. LOV: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LOV' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.71 Max: 2.99
Current: 0.99
0.88
2.99
Current Ratio 0.50
LOV's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. LOV: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LOV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.33
Current: 0.5
0.5
2.33
Quick Ratio 0.50
LOV's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. LOV: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LOV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.33
Current: 0.5
0.5
2.33
Days Sales Outstanding 3.28
LOV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
95% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 47.32 vs. LOV: 3.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LOV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.28  Med: 7.66 Max: 8.93
Current: 3.28
3.28
8.93
Days Payable 22.19
LOV's Days Payable is ranked lower than
81% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 55.40 vs. LOV: 22.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LOV' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.11  Med: 24.31 Max: 44.08
Current: 22.19
8.11
44.08

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -7.30
LOV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. LOV: -7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LOV' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.9  Med: -5.05 Max: 12.7
Current: -7.3
-17.9
12.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.59
LOV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. LOV: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LOV' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.67
Current: 0.59
0.56
1.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -14.03
LOV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. LOV: -14.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LOV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.03  Med: 5.3 Max: 17.7
Current: -14.03
-14.03
17.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $41.34
EPS (TTM) $ -0.20
Beta-0.03
Short Percentage of Float3.88%
52-Week Range $1.40 - 4.14
Shares Outstanding (Mil)25.94

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 56 57
EPS ($) 0.27 0.30
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.27 0.30
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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