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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 : 6/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 1.58
QNST's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. QNST: 1.58 )
QNST' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.32   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.58

Equity to Asset 0.54
QNST's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. QNST: 0.54 )
QNST' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.54

0.32
0.69
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.82
M-Score: -5.46
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 (%) -41.98
QNST's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. QNST: -41.98 )
QNST' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -38.22   Max: 13.33
Current: -41.98

-38.22
13.33
Net-margin (%) -55.23
QNST's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. QNST: -55.23 )
QNST' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -51.82   Max: 6.75
Current: -55.23

-51.82
6.75
ROE (%) -72.40
QNST's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.09 vs. QNST: -72.40 )
QNST' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -69.05   Max: 27.97
Current: -72.4

-69.05
27.97
ROA (%) -44.24
QNST's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. QNST: -44.24 )
QNST' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -41.45   Max: 8.8
Current: -44.24

-41.45
8.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -771.52
QNST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 26.50 vs. QNST: -771.52 )
QNST' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -826.28   Max: 782.45
Current: -771.52

-826.28
782.45
Revenue Growth (%) -7.50
QNST's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. QNST: -7.50 )
QNST' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.1   Max: -7.5
Current: -7.5

-23.1
-7.5
» QNST's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

QNST Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Private Capital 1,272,431 sh (+160%)
Jim Simons 188,156 sh (+109.06%)
Chuck Royce 2,672,162 sh (+10.13%)
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Q1 2014

QNST Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Burbank 10,160 sh (New)
Private Capital 2,096,637 sh (+64.77%)
Chuck Royce 3,342,962 sh (+25.1%)
Jim Simons 135,100 sh (-28.2%)
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Q2 2014

QNST Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 187,000 sh (+38.42%)
Private Capital 2,857,466 sh (+36.29%)
Chuck Royce 3,388,362 sh (+1.36%)
John Burbank Sold Out
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with QNST

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Private Capital 2014-09-30 Add 41.19%0.58%$4.16 - $5.61 $ 5.6214%4034540
Private Capital 2014-06-30 Add 36.29%0.48%$5.15 - $6.46 $ 5.62-3%2857466
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Sold Out $5.15 - $6.46 $ 5.62-3%0
Private Capital 2014-03-31 Add 64.77%0.71%$6.08 - $8.91 $ 5.62-25%2096637
John Burbank 2014-03-31 New Buy$6.08 - $8.91 $ 5.62-25%10160
Private Capital 2013-12-31 Add 160%0.86%$8.13 - $9.53 $ 5.62-36%1272431
Private Capital 2013-09-30 Add 41.9%0.12%$8.54 - $9.57 $ 5.62-39%489397
Private Capital 2013-06-30 New Buy0.28%$5.92 - $8.63 $ 5.62-21%344883
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.07%$8.29 - $10.05 $ 5.62-38%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Reduce -28.17%0.04%$7.94 - $11.72 $ 5.62-40%106463
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 93.09%0.07%$9.45 - $11.33 $ 5.62-41%148211
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.09%$8.44 - $12.19 $ 5.62-45%76758
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0196%$10.3 - $13.61 $ 5.62-52%0
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0024%$10.3 - $13.61 $ 5.62-52%0
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Ratios

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P/B 1.80
QNST's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. QNST: 1.80 )
QNST' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 3.35
Current: 1.8

0.74
3.35
P/S 0.90
QNST's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. QNST: 0.90 )
QNST' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 2.89
Current: 0.9

0.64
2.89
EV-to-EBIT -1.79
QNST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 69.31 vs. QNST: -1.79 )
QNST' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -81   Max: 205.2
Current: -1.79

-81
205.2
Current Ratio 2.70
QNST's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. QNST: 2.70 )
QNST' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 3.56
Current: 2.7

1.34
3.56
Quick Ratio 2.70
QNST's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. QNST: 2.70 )
QNST' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 3.56
Current: 2.7

1.34
3.56

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 10.61
QNST's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. QNST: 10.61 )
QNST' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 7.91   Max: 73.32
Current: 10.61

7.91
73.32
Price/Tangible Book 4.23
QNST's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.32 vs. QNST: 4.23 )
QNST' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.15   Max: 23.43
Current: 4.23

3.15
23.43
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.52
QNST's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
99% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. QNST: 0.52 )
QNST' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.51
Current: 0.52

0.39
0.51
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
QNST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. QNST: 0.80 )
QNST' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 2.51
Current: 0.8

0.6
2.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -57.30
QNST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
61% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. QNST: -57.30 )
QNST' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 11.9
Current: -57.3

0.5
11.9

Analyst Estimate


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Jun15
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) -0.85
EPS without NRI($) -0.85

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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