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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
PCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. PCO: No Debt )
PCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.92
PCO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
99% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. PCO: 0.92 )
PCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.92

0.7
0.97
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 3.87
M-Score: -5.56
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -440.74
PCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.85 vs. PCO: -440.74 )
PCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -834.21   Max: -72.97
Current: -440.74

-834.21
-72.97
Net-margin (%) -419.42
PCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. PCO: -419.42 )
PCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -419.42   Max: 12091.77
Current: -419.42

-419.42
12091.77
ROE (%) -16.97
PCO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.18 vs. PCO: -16.97 )
PCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -39.6   Max: 3890.82
Current: -16.97

-39.6
3890.82
ROA (%) -15.64
PCO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. PCO: -15.64 )
PCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1642.1   Max: 644.97
Current: -15.64

-1642.1
644.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1531.52
PCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.49 vs. PCO: -1531.52 )
PCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -10560.57   Max: -10.97
Current: -1531.52

-10560.57
-10.97
EPS Growth (%) 175.90
PCO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. PCO: 175.90 )
PCO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -70.3   Max: 175.9
Current: 175.9

-70.3
175.9
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

PCO Guru Trades in Q1 2013

John Rogers 3,470,516 sh (+94.44%)
Charles Brandes 22,448 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 119,885 sh (-65.97%)
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Q2 2013

PCO Guru Trades in Q2 2013

John Rogers 5,686,228 sh (+63.84%)
Charles Brandes 22,448 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2013

PCO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 14,300 sh (New)
John Rogers 9,806,891 sh (+72.47%)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
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Q4 2013

PCO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Rogers 13,014,370 sh (+32.71%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PCO

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Charles Brandes 2013-09-30 Sold Out $1.88 - $2.7 $ 1.76-21%0
Charles Brandes 2012-09-30 New Buy$1 - $1.25 $ 1.7656%22448
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $1.37 - $2.9 $ 1.76-11%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.40
PCO's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. PCO: 1.40 )
PCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 2.32
Current: 1.4

0.71
2.32
P/S 35.09
PCO's P/S is ranked lower than
81% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. PCO: 35.09 )
PCO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0   Max: 272
Current: 35.09

0
272
EV-to-EBIT 14.70
PCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.25 vs. PCO: 14.70 )
PCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.9   Max: 20.6
Current: 14.7

9.9
20.6
Shiller P/E 6.20
PCO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.99 vs. PCO: 6.20 )
PCO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.68   Max: 18.13
Current: 6.2

4.68
18.13

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 3.00
PCO's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
91% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.10 vs. PCO: 3.00 )
PCO' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.67   Max: 6.56
Current: 3

1.67
6.56
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.00
PCO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. PCO: 3.00 )
PCO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.63   Max: 6.1
Current: 3

1.63
6.1
Price/Tangible Book 2.90
PCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. PCO: 2.90 )
PCO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 4.06
Current: 2.9

0.12
4.06
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
PCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PCO: 0.90 )
PCO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 21.33
Current: 0.9

0.85
21.33
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -10.23
PCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
67% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.96 vs. PCO: -10.23 )
PCO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 16.5   Max: 904.5
Current: -10.23

16.5
904.5

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:L6U.Germany
Pendrell Corp is incorporated in the state of Delaware. The Company provides IP valuation services, analysis and strategic advice through Pendrell's wholly-owned subsidiary, Pendrell Technologies LLC ('PTL') and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ovidian Group LLC. It assist companies with IP portfolio development, strategic assessment of IP assets, IP landscape analyses, IP risk mitigation strategies, and formation and optimization of IP departments. The Company also works with investors to identify opportunities to create value and manage risk by investing strategically in IP, innovation and other intangible business assets. The Company is a global service provider, serving large technology clients with operations and intangible assets located throughout the world. The Company prices its advisory services on a project-by-project basis under a variety of fee arrangements, including flat project fees, monthly retainers, success fees, or combinations of the foregoing. Various factors impact its project pricing, including anticipated time commitment, project difficulty, and anticipated outcomes. The Company competes with a number of companies that focus on the acquisition and monetization of IP rights such as Acacia Research Corporation, Coller IP Management, Intellectual Ventures, Mosaid, Rovi, RPX and Wi-Lan, as well as operating companies that acquire IP to enhance their own IP positions. In October 2011, it partnered with Time Warner, Inc. ('Time Warner'), a global leader in the production of high quality media and entertainment content, to acquire ContentGuard Holdings, Inc. ('ContentGuard').
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