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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 4.02
QNST's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. QNST: 4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
QNST' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.48 Max: 4.02
Current: 4.02
0.44
4.02
Equity to Asset 0.66
QNST's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. QNST: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
QNST' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.66 Max: 0.68
Current: 0.66
0.28
0.68
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.69
M-Score: -2.67
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -6.80
QNST's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. QNST: -6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
QNST' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -38.22  Med: 9.40 Max: 13.33
Current: -6.8
-38.22
13.33
Net-margin (%) -7.09
QNST's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. QNST: -7.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
QNST' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -51.82  Med: 4.83 Max: 6.75
Current: -7.09
-51.82
6.75
ROE (%) -14.30
QNST's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.65 vs. QNST: -14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
QNST' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -69.05  Med: 3.75 Max: 27.97
Current: -14.3
-69.05
27.97
ROA (%) -7.90
QNST's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. QNST: -7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
QNST' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -41.45  Med: 2.52 Max: 8.8
Current: -7.9
-41.45
8.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -97.06
QNST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 32.02 vs. QNST: -97.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
QNST' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -813.97  Med: 158.00 Max: 782.58
Current: -97.06
-813.97
782.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.10
QNST's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. QNST: -7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
QNST' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.1  Med: -13.20 Max: -7.1
Current: -7.1
-23.1
-7.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -66.00
QNST's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. QNST: -66.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
QNST' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -66  Med: -27.90 Max: -11.6
Current: -66
-66
-11.6
» QNST's 10-Y Financials

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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

QNST Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 322,100 sh (+72.25%)
Private Capital 4,034,540 sh (+41.19%)
Chuck Royce 3,364,362 sh (-0.71%)
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Q4 2014

QNST Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 4,773,279 sh (+41.88%)
Chuck Royce 4,773,279 sh (+41.88%)
Jim Simons 404,600 sh (+25.61%)
Private Capital 4,241,288 sh (+5.12%)
Private Capital 4,325,828 sh (+1.99%)
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Q1 2015

QNST Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 507,700 sh (+25.48%)
Private Capital 4,549,431 sh (+7.27%)
Private Capital 4,457,528 sh (+5.10%)
Chuck Royce 4,645,879 sh (-2.67%)
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Q2 2015

QNST Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 647,400 sh (+27.52%)
Private Capital 4,841,136 sh (+6.41%)
Chuck Royce 4,396,683 sh (-5.36%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.66
QNST's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. QNST: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
QNST' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.46 Max: 3.35
Current: 1.66
0.74
3.35
P/S 0.79
QNST's P/S is ranked higher than
81% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. QNST: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
QNST' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.89
Current: 0.79
0.64
2.89
POCF 38.98
QNST's POCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.75 vs. QNST: 38.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
QNST' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.28  Med: 8.73 Max: 50.46
Current: 38.98
5.28
50.46
EV-to-EBIT -10.96
QNST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
197% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 19.20 vs. QNST: -10.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
QNST' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -81  Med: 10.40 Max: 205.2
Current: -10.96
-81
205.2
Current Ratio 2.42
QNST's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. QNST: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
QNST' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.34  Med: 2.57 Max: 3.43
Current: 2.42
1.34
3.43
Quick Ratio 2.42
QNST's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. QNST: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
QNST' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.34  Med: 2.57 Max: 3.43
Current: 2.42
1.34
3.43
Days Sales Outstanding 59.82
QNST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
58% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 51.25 vs. QNST: 59.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
QNST' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 43.68  Med: 50.05 Max: 59.82
Current: 59.82
43.68
59.82

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.62
QNST's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.33 vs. QNST: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
QNST' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 5.4  Med: 8.45 Max: 84.18
Current: 4.62
5.4
84.18
Price/Tangible Book 3.74
QNST's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. QNST: 3.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
QNST' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.17  Med: 5.45 Max: 17.47
Current: 3.74
4.17
17.47
Price/Projected FCF 0.53
QNST's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. QNST: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
QNST' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.53
0.5
0.67
Price/Median PS Value 0.77
QNST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. QNST: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
QNST' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.51
Current: 0.77
0.78
1.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -9.06
QNST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. QNST: -9.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
QNST' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -9.36  Med: 7.30 Max: 11.9
Current: -9.06
-9.36
11.9

Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
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Traded in other countries:5Q8.Germany,
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 provides direct marketing services, including the delivery of leads or clicks, and display advertisements; and hosted solution and related services for clients in the direct selling industry. It operates in two segments: Direct Marketing Services (DMS) and Direct Selling Services (DSS). Its DMS business generates revenue from fees earned through the delivery of qualified leads, clicks and, to a lesser extent, display advertisements, or impressions. It delivers targeted and measurable results that it classifies into the following client verticals: financial services, education and 'other' (which include business-to-business technology, home services and medical). It expects DSS to continue to represent an immaterial portion of its business. Its competition falls into two categories: advertising and direct marketing services agencies, and online marketing and media companies. It's advertising and promotional information presented to visitors on its websites and its other marketing activities are subject to federal and state consumer protection laws that regulate unfair and deceptive practices.
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