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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.26
QTM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 2254 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. QTM: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
QTM' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.52 Max: 2.17
Current: 0.26
0.08
2.17
Equity to Asset -0.62
QTM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
99% of the 2202 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. QTM: -0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
QTM' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.62  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.7
Current: -0.62
-0.62
0.7
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -2.24
M-Score: -4.65
WACC vs ROIC
11.83%
-1165.71%
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -12.46
QTM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 2239 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. QTM: -12.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
QTM' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.78  Med: -1.48 Max: 4.3
Current: -12.46
-40.78
4.3
Net-margin (%) -14.07
QTM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 2238 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. QTM: -14.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
QTM' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.29  Med: -5.03 Max: 3.03
Current: -14.07
-44.29
3.03
ROA (%) -25.34
QTM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 2265 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. QTM: -25.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
QTM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.36  Med: -5.69 Max: 4.66
Current: -25.34
-44.36
4.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -406.99
QTM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 2259 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9.92 vs. QTM: -406.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
QTM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -465.39  Med: -17.85 Max: 167.18
Current: -406.99
-465.39
167.18
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -9.60
QTM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 2022 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. QTM: -9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
QTM' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.2  Med: -9.6 Max: 4.8
Current: -9.6
-37.2
4.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 47.50
QTM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. QTM: 47.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
QTM' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.5  Med: 1.1 Max: 47.5
Current: 47.5
-56.5
47.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.40
QTM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. QTM: 8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
QTM' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.4  Med: -2.9 Max: 146.6
Current: 8.4
-71.4
146.6
» QTM's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-29)


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

QTM Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Private Capital 16,649,852 sh (+37.61%)
Paul Tudor Jones 44,403 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
George Soros 3,266,666 sh (-39.13%)
Jim Simons 3,592,200 sh (-43.74%)
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Q4 2015

QTM Guru Trades in Q4 2015

George Soros 8,852,481 sh (+170.99%)
Paul Tudor Jones 44,403 sh (unchged)
Private Capital 16,462,322 sh (-1.13%)
Jim Simons 3,258,000 sh (-9.30%)
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Q1 2016

QTM Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 3,844,955 sh (+18.02%)
Paul Tudor Jones 44,403 sh (unchged)
Private Capital 16,245,857 sh (-1.31%)
George Soros 1,666,666 sh (-81.17%)
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Q2 2016

QTM Guru Trades in Q2 2016

George Soros 12,666,666 sh (+660.00%)
Jim Simons 5,334,155 sh (+38.73%)
Paul Tudor Jones 44,403 sh (unchged)
Private Capital 14,594,195 sh (-10.17%)
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Data Storage
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Quantum Corp provides storage, archive and data protection solutions for capturing, sharing, and preserving digital assets over the entire data lifecycle.

Quantum Corp was founded in 1980. The Company provides storage, archive and data protection solutions for capturing, sharing, and preserving digital assets over the entire data lifecycle. Its customers include small businesses to enterprises. It provides solutions for storing and protecting information in physical, virtual and cloud environments. It works closely with a network of distributors, value-added resellers (VARs), direct marketing resellers (DMRs), original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and other suppliers to meet customers' needs. Its portfolio of solutions for scale-out storage environments includes StorNext software, appliances and full systems called StorNext Pro Solutions, and Lattus extended online storage and Q-Cloud Archive services. These solutions are designed to help customers manage large unstructured data sets in an information workflow, encompassing high-performance ingest, real-time collaboration, scalable processing, intelligent protection and high-value monetization. Lattus can also serve as a durable, self-protecting nearline storage tier in data center workflows. The Company also has a comprehensive portfolio of data protection solutions for physical, virtual, and cloud environments. Its DXi deduplication systems and Scalar automated tape libraries optimize backup and recovery, simplify management and lower cost while its vmPRO virtual server backup and disaster recovery offerings protect virtual environments while minimizing the impact on servers and storage. In addition, its Q-Cloud backup and DR services are designed to help customers take advantage of cloud-based data protection through an optimized, flexible approach designed to overcome the limitations of other cloud offerings, and it also provides the underlying technology platform to partners and end user customers to build their own clouds. Its Scale-out Storage and Archive products include StorNext Software, StorNext Appliances, and Lattus Object Storage. Its Data Protection products include DXi Disk Systems, vmPRO for Virtual Environments, Scalar Tape Automation Systems, and Devices and Media. Its Cloud Solutions offer a software platform to help customers take advantage of cloud-based data protection through a optimized, flexible approach designed to overcome the limitations of other cloud offerings. The Company's competitors include EMC Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation, NetApp, Inc, Hewlett-Packard Company, among others. The Company is subject to a variety of laws and regulations relating to, among other things, the use, storage, discharge and disposal of materials and substances used in its facilities.

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Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 29.41
QTM's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
89% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 16.08 vs. QTM: 29.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/S 0.32
QTM's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 2207 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. QTM: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
QTM' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.57 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.32
0.03
1.43
PFCF 42.14
QTM's PFCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 14.23 vs. QTM: 42.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
QTM' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 12.08 Max: 188.18
Current: 42.14
0.35
188.18
POCF 21.85
QTM's POCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9.77 vs. QTM: 21.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
QTM' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 10.47 Max: 213.89
Current: 21.85
0.31
213.89
EV-to-EBIT -4.24
QTM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 13.38 vs. QTM: -4.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
QTM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -505.8  Med: -3.65 Max: 3771.5
Current: -4.24
-505.8
3771.5
EV-to-EBITDA -4.74
QTM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1764 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 10.07 vs. QTM: -4.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
QTM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.5  Med: 13.9 Max: 871.6
Current: -4.74
-51.5
871.6
Current Ratio 1.17
QTM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 2186 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. QTM: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
QTM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.87 Max: 5.42
Current: 1.17
0.89
5.42
Quick Ratio 0.82
QTM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 2186 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. QTM: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
QTM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.51 Max: 5.03
Current: 0.82
0.63
5.03
Days Inventory 82.80
QTM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
57% of the 2183 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 73.19 vs. QTM: 82.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
QTM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.48  Med: 89.41 Max: 105.28
Current: 82.8
45.48
105.28
Days Sales Outstanding 68.64
QTM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 1867 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 71.64 vs. QTM: 68.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
QTM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.66  Med: 62.24 Max: 81.94
Current: 68.64
48.66
81.94
Days Payable 50.22
QTM's Days Payable is ranked lower than
55% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 54.39 vs. QTM: 50.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
QTM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.68  Med: 50.84 Max: 64.34
Current: 50.22
32.68
64.34

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.10
QTM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. QTM: -3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
QTM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.8  Med: -3.3 Max: 2.9
Current: -3.1
-5.8
2.9

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Projected FCF 9.83
QTM's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. QTM: 9.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
QTM' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.2 Max: 13.4
Current: 9.83
0.14
13.4
Price/Median PS Value 0.56
QTM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 2079 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. QTM: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
QTM' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.09 Max: 13.56
Current: 0.56
0.15
13.56
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -23.60
QTM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 2225 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. QTM: -23.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
QTM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.75 Max: 7.1
Current: -23.6
0.1
7.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.37
QTM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. QTM: 11.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
QTM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.4  Med: 9.1 Max: 43.3
Current: 11.37
-11.4
43.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $481.4
EPS (TTM) $ -0.24
Beta2.23
Short Percentage of Float3.93%
52-Week Range $0.35 - 1.23
Shares Outstanding (Mil)269.20

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18
Revenue (Mil $) 500 525
EPS ($) 0.02 0.06
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.02 0.06
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
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George Soros Tells Investors to “Play It Safe,” Adds Four New Stocks Jan 09 2012 
Quantum Corp. (QTM) CEO Richard Belluzzo sells 50,000 Shares Feb 16 2011 
Quantum Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 05 2010 
Quantum Corp. (QTM) CEO Richard Belluzzo buys 100,000 Shares Aug 12 2010 
Quantum Corp. (QTM) Executive VP, COO, CFO Jon W Gacek sells 1,100 Shares Jun 22 2010 
Quantum Corp. (QTM) Executive VP, COO, CFO Jon W Gacek sells 15,500 Shares Jun 21 2010 
Quantum Corp. (QTM) Executive VP, COO, CFO Jon W Gacek sells 45,000 Shares May 12 2010 

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