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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 3.03
PLCM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. PLCM: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PLCM' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 3.03
Equity to Asset 0.60
PLCM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. PLCM: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PLCM' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.76 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.6
0.56
0.87
Interest Coverage 6.17
PLCM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
74% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 23.65 vs. PLCM: 6.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PLCM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 273.64 Max: 9999.99
Current: 6.17
1.65
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.51
M-Score: -2.71
WACC vs ROIC
11.39%
3.14%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.31
PLCM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. PLCM: 3.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PLCM' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.26  Med: 7.30 Max: 11.85
Current: 3.31
-1.26
11.85
Net-margin (%) 1.88
PLCM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. PLCM: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PLCM' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.32  Med: 5.57 Max: 10.54
Current: 1.88
-1.32
10.54
ROE (%) 2.14
PLCM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. PLCM: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PLCM' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.5  Med: 6.26 Max: 10.67
Current: 2.14
-1.5
10.67
ROA (%) 1.26
PLCM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. PLCM: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PLCM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.99  Med: 4.27 Max: 8.01
Current: 1.26
-0.99
8.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 44.71
PLCM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.96 vs. PLCM: 44.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PLCM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.15  Med: 70.95 Max: 216.46
Current: 44.71
-13.15
216.46
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.40
PLCM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. PLCM: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PLCM' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.8  Med: 11.90 Max: 51.8
Current: 5.4
-0.8
51.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 31.90
PLCM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. PLCM: 31.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PLCM' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.3  Med: 13.20 Max: 320.1
Current: 31.9
-54.3
320.1
» PLCM's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-21)


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

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Q2 2015

PLCM Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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Julian Robertson Sold Out
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Chuck Royce 95,000 sh (-42.42%)
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Q3 2015

PLCM Guru Trades in Q3 2015

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Ray Dalio 37,300 sh (New)
Paul Singer 7,320,814 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 3,169,463 sh (+20.15%)
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Jim Simons 581,231 sh (-62.98%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Polycom Inc provides easy-to-use communication solutions that enable enterprise, government, education & healthcare customers to collaborate over distance, time zones and organizational boundaries. Its solutions include Polycom, RealPresence & Platform.

Polycom Inc was incorporated in December 1990 in Delaware. The Company provides an open, standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) solutions for voice, video and content collaboration solutions. Its solutions are powered by the Polycom RealPresence Platform, comprehensive software infrastructure and rich application programming interfaces (APIs) that interoperate with a set of communication, business, mobile, and cloud applications and devices to deliver secure face-to-face video collaboration across different environments. The Company is engaged in helping organizations achieve new levels of teamwork, efficiency and productivity by unleashing the power of human collaboration. The Company sells its solutions through a high-touch sales model that leverages its network of channel partners, including distributors, value-added resellers, system integrators; communications services providers, and retailers. The Company serves in three geographical segments; Americas, EMEA and APAC. Its products and solutions are; UC Group Systems, which includes immersive telepresence, group video and group voice systems. UC Platform, which includes collaboration servers, virtualization management "distributed media optimization", resource management, recording and streaming, open API's and remote access technologies that constitute the RealPresence Platform, and UC Personal Devices, which includes desktop video devices and desktop voice products. It competes in the UC&C market with products and solutions that enable voice, video and content collaboration on-premises, across intranets, extranets, mobile devices, and the Internet via its customer premises-based RealPresence Platform, web-based social-collaboration business platforms, and video collaboration-as-a-service offerings delivered from the cloud. These competitors include but are not limited to Cisco Systems, Inc., Acano, Avaya Inc., Blue Jeans Networks, Inc., ClearOne Communications, Inc., Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Logitech International S.A./LifeSize, PexIP, Snom Technology Ag, Vidyo, Inc., Yamaha Corporation/Revolabs, Inc., Yealink, ZTE Corporation and others. Its products and services are subject to various federal, state, local, and foreign laws and regulations.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 77.44
PLCM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
82% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.44 vs. PLCM: 77.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PLCM' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.62  Med: 32.95 Max: 230
Current: 77.44
14.62
230
Forward P/E 15.29
PLCM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. PLCM: 15.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 77.44
PLCM's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
81% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.33 vs. PLCM: 77.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PLCM' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.45  Med: 32.89 Max: 96.64
Current: 77.44
14.45
96.64
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 60.74
PLCM's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
75% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.26 vs. PLCM: 60.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
PLCM' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.64  Med: 25.86 Max: 249.81
Current: 60.74
10.64
249.81
P/B 1.55
PLCM's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. PLCM: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PLCM' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.83 Max: 4.44
Current: 1.55
1.06
4.44
P/S 1.38
PLCM's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. PLCM: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PLCM' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 2.04 Max: 4.7
Current: 1.38
0.99
4.7
PFCF 18.03
PLCM's PFCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.13 vs. PLCM: 18.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PLCM' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.92  Med: 17.07 Max: 58.6
Current: 18.03
8.92
58.6
POCF 11.95
PLCM's POCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.46 vs. PLCM: 11.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PLCM' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.26  Med: 12.36 Max: 31.53
Current: 11.95
6.26
31.53
EV-to-EBIT 17.46
PLCM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.08 vs. PLCM: 17.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PLCM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -166  Med: 20.20 Max: 232.6
Current: 17.46
-166
232.6
EV-to-EBITDA 9.28
PLCM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
61% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.63 vs. PLCM: 9.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PLCM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 14.50 Max: 29.7
Current: 9.28
5.5
29.7
PEG 83.75
PLCM's PEG is ranked lower than
97% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. PLCM: 83.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PLCM' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 2.11 Max: 49.99
Current: 83.75
0.91
49.99
Shiller P/E 34.50
PLCM's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
58% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 27.07 vs. PLCM: 34.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PLCM' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.89  Med: 42.45 Max: 124.86
Current: 34.5
22.89
124.86
Current Ratio 2.61
PLCM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. PLCM: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PLCM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.91  Med: 2.76 Max: 5.39
Current: 2.61
1.91
5.39
Quick Ratio 2.35
PLCM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. PLCM: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PLCM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 2.44 Max: 4.66
Current: 2.35
1.67
4.66
Days Inventory 68.95
PLCM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.72 vs. PLCM: 68.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PLCM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.53  Med: 65.27 Max: 72.73
Current: 68.95
56.53
72.73
Days Sales Outstanding 46.99
PLCM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.44 vs. PLCM: 46.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PLCM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.29  Med: 49.52 Max: 54.22
Current: 46.99
42.29
54.22
Days Payable 55.85
PLCM's Days Payable is ranked lower than
53% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 59.32 vs. PLCM: 55.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PLCM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.8  Med: 66.77 Max: 76.17
Current: 55.85
46.8
76.17

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.76
PLCM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. PLCM: 5.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PLCM' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 7.51 Max: 31.36
Current: 5.76
2.78
31.36
Price/Tangible Book 3.29
PLCM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PLCM: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PLCM' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 4.00 Max: 22.64
Current: 3.29
1.19
22.64
Price/Projected FCF 0.78
PLCM's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. PLCM: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PLCM' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.07 Max: 5.2
Current: 0.78
0.52
5.2
Price/Median PS Value 0.68
PLCM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. PLCM: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PLCM' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.27 Max: 7.51
Current: 0.68
0.54
7.51
Price/Graham Number 3.36
PLCM's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
64% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. PLCM: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PLCM' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 2.85 Max: 10.59
Current: 3.36
1.37
10.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.69
PLCM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PLCM: 5.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PLCM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 4.60 Max: 12
Current: 5.69
0.4
12
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 7.60
PLCM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. PLCM: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PLCM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.3  Med: 14.35 Max: 39.9
Current: 7.6
-10.3
39.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,198
EPS (TTM) $ 0.16
Beta1.48
Short Percentage of Float3.14%
52-Week Range $8.79 - 14.09
Shares Outstanding (Mil)135.62

Analyst Estimate


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Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.81 0.88
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.81 0.88
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)

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