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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.44
QTM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 2175 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. QTM: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
QTM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.66 Max: 2.17
Current: 0.44
0.18
2.17
Equity to Asset -0.17
QTM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
99% of the 2087 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. QTM: -0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
QTM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.24  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.7
Current: -0.17
-0.24
0.7
Interest Coverage 1.52
QTM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 271.97 vs. QTM: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
QTM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 5.27 Max: 17.52
Current: 1.52
0.49
17.52
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.14
M-Score: -2.30
WACC vs ROIC
11.87%
76.04%
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.60
QTM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 2167 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. QTM: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
QTM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -40.78  Med: -1.02 Max: 22.98
Current: 2.6
-40.78
22.98
Net-margin (%) 3.03
QTM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 2167 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. QTM: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
QTM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -44.29  Med: -1.70 Max: 11.94
Current: 3.03
-44.29
11.94
ROA (%) 4.66
QTM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. QTM: 4.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
QTM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -44.36  Med: -1.71 Max: 8.54
Current: 4.66
-44.36
8.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 166.20
QTM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9.52 vs. QTM: 166.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
QTM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -445.38  Med: 5.93 Max: 167.18
Current: 166.2
-445.38
167.18
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.70
QTM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. QTM: -8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
QTM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42.5  Med: -10.20 Max: 4.8
Current: -8.7
-42.5
4.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.10
QTM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. QTM: -2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
QTM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.7  Med: -2.10 Max: 27.8
Current: -2.1
-56.7
27.8
» QTM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

QTM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 1,239,721 sh (+207.01%)
Private Capital 10,961,139 sh (-1.65%)
Zeke Ashton 1,000,000 sh (-16.67%)
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Q3 2014

QTM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 1,716,907 sh (+38.49%)
Private Capital 10,795,055 sh (-1.52%)
Zeke Ashton 980,000 sh (-2.00%)
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Q4 2014

QTM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 4,981,616 sh (+190.15%)
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
Private Capital 10,701,971 sh (-0.86%)
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Q1 2015

QTM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

George Soros 4,366,666 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 71,544 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 70,000 sh (New)
Private Capital 10,699,819 sh (-0.02%)
Jim Simons 4,473,060 sh (-10.21%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.36
QTM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. QTM: 20.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
QTM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 20.69  Med: 144.62 Max: 3110
Current: 20.36
20.69
3110
Forward P/E 14.97
QTM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
51% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 15.11 vs. QTM: 14.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.00
QTM's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. QTM: 24.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
QTM' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 24  Med: 52.50 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 24
24
99999999.99
P/S 0.58
QTM's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 2149 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. QTM: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
QTM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.60 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.58
0.03
1.43
PFCF 59.00
QTM's PFCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. QTM: 59.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
QTM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 12.98 Max: 167
Current: 59
0.34
167
POCF 39.33
QTM's POCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 12.94 vs. QTM: 39.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
QTM' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 11.29 Max: 192.5
Current: 39.33
0.32
192.5
EV-to-EBIT 14.51
QTM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 13.26 vs. QTM: 14.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
QTM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1012.4  Med: -21.00 Max: 27628
Current: 14.51
-1012.4
27628
Current Ratio 0.95
QTM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 2110 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. QTM: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
QTM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95  Med: 1.97 Max: 5.42
Current: 0.95
0.95
5.42
Quick Ratio 0.69
QTM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 2110 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. QTM: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
QTM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.53 Max: 5.03
Current: 0.69
0.69
5.03
Days Inventory 74.98
QTM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
52% of the 2124 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 71.74 vs. QTM: 74.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
QTM' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 21.02  Med: 64.01 Max: 127.26
Current: 74.98
21.02
127.26
Days Sales Outstanding 81.94
QTM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
59% of the 1861 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 vs. QTM: 81.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
QTM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 46.4  Med: 57.60 Max: 81.94
Current: 81.94
46.4
81.94

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.37
QTM's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. QTM: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
QTM' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.61 Max: 16.75
Current: 1.37
0.34
16.75
Price/Median PS Value 0.98
QTM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 2061 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. QTM: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
QTM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.23 Max: 3.73
Current: 0.98
0.29
3.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.89
QTM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2152 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. QTM: 6.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
QTM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 2.60 Max: 6.6
Current: 6.89
0.3
6.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 19.52
QTM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. QTM: 19.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
QTM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -11.4  Med: 8.80 Max: 60
Current: 19.52
-11.4
60

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Data Storage
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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 (DR) 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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