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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.09
MBIS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. MBIS: 0.09 )
MBIS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.09

Equity to Asset -0.04
MBIS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. MBIS: -0.04 )
MBIS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.04   Max: 0.92
Current: -0.04

-0.04
0.92
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -33.67
M-Score: -4.78
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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Operating margin (%) -42.76
MBIS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. MBIS: -42.76 )
MBIS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -431.72   Max: 38.17
Current: -42.76

-431.72
38.17
Net-margin (%) -45.65
MBIS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. MBIS: -45.65 )
MBIS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1317.24   Max: 68.92
Current: -45.65

-1317.24
68.92
ROE (%) -2878.79
MBIS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.89 vs. MBIS: -2878.79 )
MBIS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2878.79   Max: 38.18
Current: -2878.79

-2878.79
38.18
ROA (%) -46.71
MBIS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. MBIS: -46.71 )
MBIS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -223.18   Max: 25.38
Current: -46.71

-223.18
25.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1241.63
MBIS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.75 vs. MBIS: -1241.63 )
MBIS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3034.33   Max: 590.85
Current: -1241.63

-3034.33
590.85
Revenue Growth (%) 7.20
MBIS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. MBIS: 7.20 )
MBIS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -64.7   Max: 33.1
Current: 7.2

-64.7
33.1
EPS Growth (%) 1.40
MBIS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. MBIS: 1.40 )
MBIS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -73.6   Max: 46
Current: 1.4

-73.6
46
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

MBIS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 17,741 sh (+51.1%)
Chuck Royce 228,985 sh (-14.1%)
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Q4 2013

MBIS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 45,441 sh (+156.14%)
Chuck Royce 75,000 sh (-67.25%)
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Q1 2014

MBIS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 75,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 34,741 sh (-23.55%)
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Q2 2014

MBIS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ratios

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P/S 0.43
MBIS's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. MBIS: 0.43 )
MBIS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 13.36
Current: 0.43

0.08
13.36
EV-to-EBIT -2.67
MBIS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.92 vs. MBIS: -2.67 )
MBIS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.2   Max: 215.8
Current: -2.67

7.2
215.8
Current Ratio 0.72
MBIS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. MBIS: 0.72 )
MBIS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 8.06
Current: 0.72

0.24
8.06
Quick Ratio 0.72
MBIS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. MBIS: 0.72 )
MBIS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 8.06
Current: 0.72

0.24
8.06

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.21
MBIS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MBIS: 0.21 )
MBIS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 34.54
Current: 0.21

0.05
34.54
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.90
MBIS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. MBIS: 12.90 )
MBIS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 13.9
Current: 12.9

0.5
13.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -90.32
MBIS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
58% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.59 vs. MBIS: -90.32 )
MBIS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2   Max: 94.4
Current: -90.32

-2
94.4

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Mediabistro Inc, formerly Webmedia Brands Inc., is a Delaware corporation incorporated on April 5, 1999. The Company is an Internet media company providing jobs, news, education, events and research for the media industry. Its online business includes mediabistro.com; InsideNetwork.com; SemanticWeb.com; and Community, membership and e-commerce. Mediabistro.com, a blog network providing content, education, community resources and career resources about major media industry verticals including new media, social media, Facebook, TV news, advertising, public relations, publishing, design and mobile. InsideNetwork.com, a network of online properties dedicated to providing original market research, data services, news, events and job listings on the Facebook platform, on social gaming and on mobile applications ecosystems. SemanticWeb.com, a blog providing content, education, community resources and career resources on the commercialization and application of Semantic Technologies, Linked Data and Big Data. Community, membership and e-commerce offerings including a freelance listing service, a marketplace for designing and purchasing logos (stocklogos.com) and premium membership services. Its education business features online and in-person courses and online conferences, including its Social Media Marketing Boot Camps, for media and creative professionals. Online education conferences are large-scale programs that offer attendees the opportunity to learn in a dynamic online setting with live weekly instruction via webcast, daily forum discussions within an online classroom, homework assignments, and small group interaction where students receive one-on-one guidance and instruction from an advisor. Its trade shows include, among others, the Semantic Tech and Business Conference, Inside Social Apps, Social Gaming Summit and AllFacebook Marketing Expo. Its online business also includes AllCreativeWorld.com, a network of online properties providing content, education, community, career and other resources for creative and design professionals. Its businesses cross-leverage and cross-promote its content, product and service offerings. For example, users of its Websites read its content, search for jobs on its job boards, attend its trade shows, subscribe to and purchase products and services and take continuing education courses. The Company focuses its efforts on online advertising and promotional campaigns including cross-promotion on its Website through advertisements, links, email and social media outlets, such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, including promotional links from third party Websites that attract demographically similar audiences. It also uses public relations, social media outlets, user groups and speaking engagements to generate publicity for its products and services. Its online job board competes with Monster.com and LinkedIn and other job-related sites and services; its education business competes with the education
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