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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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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
LOV's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 20.46 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: 0.96  Med: 9999.50 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.57
LOV's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. LOV: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LOV' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.57
0.24
0.8
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.35
M-Score: -3.05
WACC vs ROIC
6.64%
-14.50%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -2.28
LOV's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.72 vs. LOV: -2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LOV' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.45  Med: -1.90 Max: 16.27
Current: -2.28
-17.45
16.27
Net-margin (%) -2.99
LOV's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. LOV: -2.99 )
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: -2.99
-24.28
13.77
ROE (%) -8.06
LOV's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.38 vs. LOV: -8.06 )
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: -8.06
-92.84
33.72
ROA (%) -4.39
LOV's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. LOV: -4.39 )
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: -4.39
-45.22
18.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -23.14
LOV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 39.56 vs. LOV: -23.14 )
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: -23.14
-344.44
607.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -13.70
LOV's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 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)(%) -57.10
LOV's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. LOV: -57.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LOV' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.1  Med: -6.30 Max: 32.4
Current: -57.1
-57.1
32.4
» LOV's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-05-03)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

LOV Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 29,200 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 422,700 sh (+245.06%)
Whitney Tilson 761,709 sh (+5.39%)
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Q2 2015

LOV Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 87,400 sh (+199.32%)
Chuck Royce 552,700 sh (+30.75%)
Whitney Tilson 761,709 sh (unchged)
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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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Ratios

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P/B 3.20
LOV's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. LOV: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LOV' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 4.66 Max: 20.84
Current: 3.2
1.76
20.84
P/S 1.22
LOV's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. LOV: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LOV' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.74 Max: 2.99
Current: 1.22
0.91
2.99
POCF 36.15
LOV's POCF is ranked lower than
83% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 19.06 vs. LOV: 36.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LOV' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.48  Med: 13.90 Max: 130.96
Current: 36.15
4.48
130.96
EV-to-EBITDA 44.37
LOV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
83% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 15.76 vs. LOV: 44.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LOV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.8  Med: 6.80 Max: 160
Current: 44.37
-45.8
160
Current Ratio 0.83
LOV's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. LOV: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LOV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.16
Current: 0.83
0.59
2.16
Quick Ratio 0.83
LOV's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. LOV: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LOV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.16
Current: 0.83
0.59
2.16
Days Sales Outstanding 5.99
LOV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 52.02 vs. LOV: 5.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LOV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 7.66 Max: 8.93
Current: 5.99
5.5
8.93
Days Payable 26.52
LOV's Days Payable is ranked lower than
79% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 58.57 vs. LOV: 26.52 )
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: 26.52
8.11
44.08

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 57.32
LOV's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. LOV: 57.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LOV' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.63  Med: 22.45 Max: 300
Current: 57.32
4.63
300
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
LOV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. LOV: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LOV' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.7
0.63
1.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.00
LOV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. LOV: -2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LOV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 5.30 Max: 17.7
Current: -2
1.3
17.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $48
EPS $ -0.05
Beta0.64
Short Percentage of Float2.89%
52-Week Range $2.09 - 5.10
Shares Outstanding(Mil)25.85

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 56 57
EPS($) 0.27 0.30
EPS without NRI($) 0.27 0.30

Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
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