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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
QNST's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
85% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.08 vs. QNST: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
QNST' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.58 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.70
QNST's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. QNST: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
QNST' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.7
0.32
0.7
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.33
M-Score: -3.04
WACC vs ROIC
12.54%
-21.58%
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) -6.70
QNST's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. QNST: -6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
QNST' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.22  Med: 7.69 Max: 13.33
Current: -6.7
-38.22
13.33
Net-margin (%) -6.25
QNST's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. QNST: -6.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
QNST' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.82  Med: 3.51 Max: 6.75
Current: -6.25
-51.82
6.75
ROE (%) -15.15
QNST's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.37 vs. QNST: -15.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
QNST' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.05  Med: 3.75 Max: 27.97
Current: -15.15
-69.05
27.97
ROA (%) -9.99
QNST's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. QNST: -9.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
QNST' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.45  Med: 2.52 Max: 8.8
Current: -9.99
-41.45
8.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -157.67
QNST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 29.44 vs. QNST: -157.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
QNST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -813.97  Med: 158 Max: 475.71
Current: -157.67
-813.97
475.71
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.60
QNST's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. QNST: -2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
QNST' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.1  Med: -10.35 Max: -2.6
Current: -2.6
-23.1
-2.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -60.70
QNST's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. QNST: -60.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
QNST' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.9  Med: -44.25 Max: -11.7
Current: -60.7
-64.9
-11.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -35.10
QNST's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. QNST: -35.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
QNST' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.1  Med: -10.5 Max: 28.4
Current: -35.1
-35.1
28.4
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

QNST Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 31,417 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 4,986,185 sh (+6.90%)
Private Capital 5,579,596 sh (+6.48%)
Jim Simons 1,158,500 sh (-0.49%)
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Q2 2016

QNST Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Chuck Royce 5,279,485 sh (+5.88%)
Jim Simons 1,201,000 sh (+3.67%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
Private Capital 5,179,354 sh (-7.17%)
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Q3 2016

QNST Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 72,405 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,299,900 sh (+8.23%)
Private Capital 5,512,162 sh (+6.43%)
Chuck Royce 4,887,369 sh (-7.43%)
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Q4 2016

QNST Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 1,324,000 sh (+1.85%)
Private Capital 5,433,183 sh (-1.43%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 67,964 sh (-6.13%)
Chuck Royce 4,145,807 sh (-15.17%)
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Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information    NAICS: 541860    SIC: 7389
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Traded in other countries:5Q8.Germany,
QuinStreet Inc is engaged in marketing and online media that provides vertically oriented customer acquisition programs for its clients. The Company offers its services to education and financial services industries.

QuinStreet Inc was incorporated in California on April 16, 1999 and reincorporated in Delaware on December 31, 2009. The Company operates as an online vertical marketing and media company in the United States and internationally. It offers its services to education and financial services industries. It also has a presence in the business-to-business technology, home services and medical industries. It operates in one reportable segment which is DMS. The remainder of its business is classified as 'All Other'.It competes with advertising and direct marketing services agencies, and online marketing and media companies. The Company's business is subject to federal and state laws and regulations regarding unsolicited commercial email, telemarketing, user privacy, search engines, Internet tracking technologies, direct marketing, data security, data privacy, pricing, sweepstakes, promotions, intellectual property ownership and infringement, trade secrets, export of encryption technology, acceptable content and quality of goods, and taxation, among others.

Ratios

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P/B 1.34
QNST's P/B is ranked higher than
84% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. QNST: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
QNST' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.43 Max: 3.35
Current: 1.34
0.74
3.35
P/S 0.53
QNST's P/S is ranked higher than
91% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. QNST: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
QNST' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.96 Max: 2.51
Current: 0.53
0.42
2.51
PFCF 38.51
QNST's PFCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 27.97 vs. QNST: 38.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
QNST' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.76  Med: 10.71 Max: 656
Current: 38.51
5.76
656
POCF 19.16
QNST's POCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. QNST: 19.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
QNST' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.24  Med: 9.53 Max: 337.14
Current: 19.16
5.24
337.14
Current Ratio 1.90
QNST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. QNST: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
QNST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 2.67 Max: 3.56
Current: 1.9
1.34
3.56
Quick Ratio 1.90
QNST's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. QNST: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
QNST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 2.67 Max: 3.56
Current: 1.9
1.34
3.56
Days Sales Outstanding 50.13
QNST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 46.80 vs. QNST: 50.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
QNST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.68  Med: 52.05 Max: 59.82
Current: 50.13
43.68
59.82
Days Payable 27.16
QNST's Days Payable is ranked lower than
76% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 57.68 vs. QNST: 27.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
QNST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.44  Med: 28.01 Max: 29.58
Current: 27.16
25.44
29.58

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.00
QNST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. QNST: -2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
QNST' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.7  Med: -1.55 Max: 2.4
Current: -2
-45.7
2.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.29
QNST's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.69 vs. QNST: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
QNST' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.39  Med: 9.58 Max: 84.18
Current: 4.29
3.39
84.18
Price/Tangible Book 2.87
QNST's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
72% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.91 vs. QNST: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
QNST' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.34  Med: 4.79 Max: 23.37
Current: 2.87
2.34
23.37
Price/Projected FCF 0.50
QNST's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. QNST: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
QNST' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.5
0.39
0.67
Price/Median PS Value 0.54
QNST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. QNST: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
QNST' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.51
Current: 0.54
0.48
2.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -15.24
QNST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. QNST: -15.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
QNST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.46  Med: 7.4 Max: 18.2
Current: -15.24
-16.46
18.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $299.4
EPS (TTM) $ -0.41
Beta1.46
Short Percentage of Float2.12%
52-Week Range $2.61 - 4.32
Shares Outstanding (Mil)45.42
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