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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 : 4/10

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Cash to Debt 6.55
PTNT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
63% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. PTNT: 6.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PTNT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 6.55   Max: No Debt
Current: 6.55

Interest Coverage No Debt
PTNT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 45.07 vs. PTNT: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PTNT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -2.98
M-Score: 4.90
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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ROE (%) -10.95
PTNT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. PTNT: -10.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PTNT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -93.93   Max: 124.68
Current: -10.95

-93.93
124.68
ROA (%) -7.83
PTNT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. PTNT: -7.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PTNT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -70.56   Max: 106.07
Current: -7.83

-70.56
106.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1090.44
PTNT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.15 vs. PTNT: -1090.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PTNT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -535400   Max: 644.58
Current: -1090.44

-535400
644.58
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -14.50
PTNT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. PTNT: -14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PTNT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -46.7   Max: 18.2
Current: -14.5

-46.7
18.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -14.50
PTNT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. PTNT: -14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PTNT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -58.5   Max: 29.1
Current: -14.5

-58.5
29.1
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Ratios

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P/B 0.70
PTNT's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. PTNT: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PTNT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 5.89
Current: 0.7

0.56
5.89
Shiller P/E 1.90
PTNT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.19 vs. PTNT: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PTNT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 7.09
Current: 1.9

1.8
7.09
Current Ratio 0.77
PTNT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. PTNT: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PTNT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 84.53
Current: 0.77

0.77
84.53
Quick Ratio 0.77
PTNT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. PTNT: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PTNT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 84.53
Current: 0.77

0.77
84.53

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
PTNT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. PTNT: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
PTNT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 185.67
Current: 0.9

0.93
185.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -63.30
PTNT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
97% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. PTNT: -63.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
PTNT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -65.4   Max: 25551
Current: -63.3

-65.4
25551

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Internet Patents Corp, formerly known as InsWeb Corporation, was incorporated in California in February 1995 and re-incorporated in Delaware in October 1996. The Company is engaged in Patent Licensing Business. Its patent portfolio consists of seven e-commerce patents including: Event Log filed November 9, 1999, patent term expires in November 2019; System and method for optimizing and processing electronic pages in multiple languages filed November 15, 1999, patent term expires in November 2019; Dynamic tabs for a graphical user interface filed March 23, 2000, patent term expires March 2025; Insurance rating calculation software component architecture filed February 15, 2000, patent term expires in March 2024; Insurance Agent Contact System filed May 20, 1999, patent term expires in November 2022; and System and Method for Flexible Insurance Rating Calculation filed March 7, 2000, patent term expires in October 2022. IPC's solutions to problems are now covered by patents that apply to e-commerce activities: personalized product recommendations to web site visitors; retargeting or remarketing to web site visitors; online registration and application processes and forms; maintaining consistent look and feel of web pages in multiple languages; and generating quick or even real time product rate requests. The Company expected to encounter competition in the area of patent acquisition and enforcement as the number of companies entering this market is increasing. This includes competitors seeking to acquire the same or similar patents and technologies that the Company may seek to acquire. The Company may also compete with venture capital firms and various industry leaders for patent licensing opportunities.
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