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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
PTNT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. PTNT: No Debt )
PTNT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 17.91   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Interest Coverage No Debt
PTNT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
86% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.56 vs. PTNT: No Debt )
PTNT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 7.85
M-Score: -3.56
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 : 3/10

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ROE (%) -8.74
PTNT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. PTNT: -8.74 )
PTNT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -141.4   Max: 73.81
Current: -8.74

-141.4
73.81
ROA (%) -8.44
PTNT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. PTNT: -8.44 )
PTNT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -82.67   Max: 69.15
Current: -8.44

-82.67
69.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -268800.00
PTNT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.70 vs. PTNT: -268800.00 )
PTNT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -268800   Max: 810.12
Current: -268800

-268800
810.12
EBITDA Growth (%) -15.80
PTNT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. PTNT: -15.80 )
PTNT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -46.7   Max: 18.2
Current: -15.8

-46.7
18.2
EPS Growth (%) -16.30
PTNT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PTNT: -16.30 )
PTNT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -58.5   Max: 29.1
Current: -16.3

-58.5
29.1
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Q2 2013

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Ratios

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P/B 0.80
PTNT's P/B is ranked higher than
93% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. PTNT: 0.80 )
PTNT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 5.89
Current: 0.8

0.56
5.89
EV-to-EBIT 2.47
PTNT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
99% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.95 vs. PTNT: 2.47 )
PTNT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 171.9
Current: 2.47

3.5
171.9
Shiller P/E 2.60
PTNT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
100% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PTNT: 2.60 )
PTNT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 7.09
Current: 2.6

2.5
7.09
Current Ratio 82.47
PTNT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
100% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. PTNT: 82.47 )
PTNT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.72   Max: 82.47
Current: 82.47

1.72
82.47
Quick Ratio 82.47
PTNT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
100% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. PTNT: 82.47 )
PTNT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.72   Max: 82.47
Current: 82.47

1.72
82.47

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 0.80
PTNT's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
100% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PTNT: 0.80 )
PTNT' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 15.52
Current: 0.8

0.62
15.52
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.80
PTNT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
100% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PTNT: 0.80 )
PTNT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 14.96
Current: 0.8

0.57
14.96
Price/Tangible Book 0.80
PTNT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
94% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. PTNT: 0.80 )
PTNT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 9.35
Current: 0.8

0.38
9.35
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.90
PTNT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. PTNT: 1.90 )
PTNT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 12.03
Current: 1.9

0.93
12.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 41.30
PTNT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
98% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PTNT: 41.30 )
PTNT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 41.4
Current: 41.3

0.6
41.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -3.75
PTNT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
53% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.31 vs. PTNT: -3.75 )
PTNT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -43   Max: -5
Current: -3.75

-43
-5

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 portfolio consists of six e-commerce patents including: Event Log (U.S. Patent No. 6,898,597) filed November 9, 1999; patent term expires in November 2019; System and method for optimizing and processing electronic pages in multiple languages (U.S. Patent No. 7,107, 325) filed November15, 1999; patent term expires in November 2019; Dynamic tabs for a graphical user interface (U.S. Patent No. 7,707,505) filed March 23, 2000; patent term expires March 2025; Insurance rating calculation software component architecture (U.S. Patent No. 7,389,246) filed February 15, 2000; patent term expires in March 2024; Insurance Agent Contact System (U.S. Patent No. 7,640,176) filed May 20, 1999; patent term expires in November 2022; and System and Method for Flexible Insurance Rating Calculation (U.S. Patent No. 8,103,526) filed March 7, 2000; patent term expires in October 2022. Since its inception through December 21, 2011, the Company operates an online insurance marketplace that electronically matched consumers and providers of automobile, property, health, term life, and small business insurance. The Company discontinued this business in connection with the sale of substantially all of its assets to Bankrate, Inc. in a transaction that closed on December 21, 2011.
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