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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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Cash to Debt 0.44
NAS:ROVI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 1620 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.13 vs. NAS:ROVI: 0.44 )
NAS:ROVI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 10098.82
Current: 0.44

0.3
10098.82
Equity to Asset 0.48
NAS:ROVI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. NAS:ROVI: 0.48 )
NAS:ROVI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.48

0.48
0.95
Interest Coverage 1.33
NAS:ROVI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
65% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 387.00 vs. NAS:ROVI: 1.33 )
NAS:ROVI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 9999.99
Current: 1.33

0.55
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.28
M-Score: -3.16
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 15.30
NAS:ROVI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. NAS:ROVI: 15.30 )
NAS:ROVI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.57   Max: 38.96
Current: 15.3

7.57
38.96
Net-margin (%) -31.98
NAS:ROVI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1592 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. NAS:ROVI: -31.98 )
NAS:ROVI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -34.56   Max: 39.31
Current: -31.98

-34.56
39.31
ROE (%) -13.10
NAS:ROVI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. NAS:ROVI: -13.10 )
NAS:ROVI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -13.1   Max: 16.81
Current: -13.1

-13.1
16.81
ROA (%) -6.34
NAS:ROVI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. NAS:ROVI: -6.34 )
NAS:ROVI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.34   Max: 15.27
Current: -6.34

-6.34
15.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 48.44
NAS:ROVI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 31.80 vs. NAS:ROVI: 48.44 )
NAS:ROVI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9   Max: 591.41
Current: 48.44

9
591.41
Revenue Growth (%) 3.10
NAS:ROVI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. NAS:ROVI: 3.10 )
NAS:ROVI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.3   Max: 27.4
Current: 3.1

-7.3
27.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -5.50
NAS:ROVI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. NAS:ROVI: -5.50 )
NAS:ROVI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.5   Max: 41.9
Current: -5.5

-6.5
41.9
EPS Growth (%) -53.40
NAS:ROVI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. NAS:ROVI: -53.40 )
NAS:ROVI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -53.4   Max: 50
Current: -53.4

-53.4
50
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

ROVI Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 74,381 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 880,649 sh (+3153.83%)
Seth Klarman 8,160,000 sh (+97.34%)
Jim Simons 1,440,471 sh (+71.33%)
Larry Robbins 10,345,765 sh (+15.21%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 184 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2013

ROVI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jeremy Grantham 14,472 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 9,035 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 29,327 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 164,601 sh (+121.29%)
Steven Cohen 1,290,301 sh (+46.52%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 184 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Seth Klarman 6,160,000 sh (-24.51%)
Jim Simons 864,171 sh (-40.01%)
Larry Robbins 3,627,141 sh (-64.94%)
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Q3 2013

ROVI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 15,300 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 395,190 sh (+4273.99%)
Jeremy Grantham 22,061 sh (+52.44%)
Seth Klarman 6,160,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 184 sh (unchged)
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 150,000 sh (-8.87%)
Jim Simons 400,071 sh (-53.7%)
Steven Cohen 27,401 sh (-97.88%)
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Q4 2013

ROVI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Dreman 2,118 sh (New)
George Soros 371,001 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 220,433 sh (+704.47%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 184 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 20,666 sh (-6.32%)
Seth Klarman 2,160,000 sh (-64.94%)
Diamond Hill Capital 138,080 sh (-65.06%)
Chuck Royce 27,000 sh (-82%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NAS:ROVI

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Seth Klarman 2013-12-31 Reduce -64.94%2.21%$16.47 - $19.8 $ 22.3923%2160000
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.06%$16.47 - $19.8 $ 22.3923%371001
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$16.47 - $19.8 $ 22.3923%2118
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$17.62 - $23.55 $ 22.3912%0
Seth Klarman 2013-06-30 Reduce -24.51%1.37%$20.28 - $26.51 $ 22.39-4%6160000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.03%$20.28 - $26.51 $ 22.39-4%29327
Seth Klarman 2013-03-31 Add 97.34%2.76%$15.43 - $21.43 $ 22.3923%8160000
Seth Klarman 2012-09-30 New Buy1.8%$10.01 - $19.14 $ 22.3947%4134974
PRIMECAP Management 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$19.49 - $33 $ 22.39-14%0
George Soros 2012-03-31 Sold Out $24.22 - $36.06 $ 22.39-26%0
George Soros 2011-12-31 New Buy$23.71 - $51.25 $ 22.39-38%171
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0808%$42.91 - $58.85 $ 22.39-55%0
PRIMECAP Management 2011-09-30 Reduce -24.53%0.01%$42.91 - $58.85 $ 22.39-55%200000
George Soros 2011-06-30 Reduce -63.62%0.15%$46.53 - $59.19 $ 22.39-58%100171
George Soros 2011-03-31 Add 1105.29%0.17%$53.46 - $68.85 $ 22.39-63%275337
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $53.46 - $68.85 $ 22.39-63%0
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Ratios

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P/B 1.60
ROVI's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. ROVI: 1.60 )
ROVI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 4.16
Current: 1.6

0.57
4.16
P/S 4.12
ROVI's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ROVI: 4.12 )
ROVI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.02   Max: 16.78
Current: 4.12

2.02
16.78
PFCF 12.70
ROVI's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. ROVI: 12.70 )
ROVI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.27   Max: 38.3
Current: 12.7

7.27
38.3
EV-to-EBIT 34.50
ROVI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. ROVI: 34.50 )
ROVI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.1   Max: 175.3
Current: 34.5

12.1
175.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
ROVI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. ROVI: 0.80 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 4.42
Current: 0.8

0.52
4.42
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
ROVI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1501 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ROVI: 0.60 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 6.49
Current: 0.6

0.46
6.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.90
ROVI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1328 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. ROVI: 2.90 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 8.2
Current: 2.9

0.6
8.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.72
ROVI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. ROVI: 8.72 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 26.8
Current: 8.72

1.5
26.8

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare:CRM, SQI, RHT, INTU, ADBE » details
Traded in other countries:M17.Germany
Rovi Corp, a Delaware corporation was formed in 2007. The Company focuses on powering the discovery, delivery, display and monetization of digital entertainment by providing a broad set of integrated solutions that are embedded in its customers' products and services, connecting consumers with entertainment. The Company's offerings enable discovery, advertising and video display and delivery. Content discovery solutions include interactive program guides ("IPGs"), search and recommendations, cloud data services and its database of descriptive information about television, movie, music, books, and game content. Advertising solutions include the Rovi Advertising Network and the Rovi Advertising Service, delivering advertising to IPGs, devices connected to the Internet, interactive applications and advertising on consumer websites. Video display and delivery solutions include video compression-decompression technology ("codecs") and content protection technologies and services. The Company sells its products through service providers, Consumer Electronics manufacturers, and others. It offer packages to advertisers to provide them nationwide or targeted advertising on a guide for a period of time. Service providers generally pay a monthly per subscriber fee. Service providers in the online space generally pay a fee based on unique users. Cable and satellite television system operators pay a one-time license fee and/or transaction-based royalty payments. The Company currently offers multiple IPGs to the CE industry, including those marketed under the G-GUIDE brand in Japan and the TotalGuide brand in Europe and North America. Its IPGs generally deliver continuously updated multi-day program listings to users, regardless of whether they receive their television signal via cable or over-the-air broadcast. The Company sells directly to CE manufacturers as well as semiconductor companies that supply the CE manufacturers. It offers music, television, movie, book, and video game metadata. In addition, the Company catalogs information on celebrities, awards, sports, and other data necessary to provide a robust set of metadata. It provides resources for all types of media and businesses in print, on-screen and online formats—as well as through interactive and electronic program guides. Additionally, the data covers multiple geographies including the US, Latin America, major Western European countries, Japan and Korea. The Company licenses a number of data and service offerings, including schedules, listings, TV supplements, and Web services. It sells directly to Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and independent studios. Content owners utilize the Company's solutions to secure their content and thus ensure that the end customer pays them for the use of their content. Studios generally pay an annual license fee to use Company's ACP technology. Rovi's content security technology customers include the following companies: Buena Vista

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