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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.53
QTM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 2876 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. QTM: 0.53 )
QTM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 2.17
Current: 0.53

0.08
2.17
Equity to Asset -0.21
QTM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
74% of the 2814 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. QTM: -0.21 )
QTM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.25   Max: 0.7
Current: -0.21

-0.25
0.7
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.02
M-Score: -3.00
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 (%) -0.10
QTM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 2882 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. QTM: -0.10 )
QTM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -40.78   Max: 22.98
Current: -0.1

-40.78
22.98
Net-margin (%) -1.98
QTM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 2882 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. QTM: -1.98 )
QTM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -44.29   Max: 11.94
Current: -1.98

-44.29
11.94
ROA (%) -2.93
QTM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 2901 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. QTM: -2.93 )
QTM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -44.36   Max: 8.54
Current: -2.93

-44.36
8.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2.91
QTM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 2893 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. QTM: -2.91 )
QTM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -445.44   Max: 55.65
Current: -2.91

-445.44
55.65
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.60
QTM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 2050 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. QTM: -8.60 )
QTM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42.5   Max: 4.8
Current: -8.6

-42.5
4.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -48.30
QTM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. QTM: -48.30 )
QTM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.7   Max: 27.8
Current: -48.3

-56.7
27.8
» QTM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

QTM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 66,089 sh (New)
Jim Simons 403,800 sh (+2261.40%)
Private Capital 11,145,039 sh (-0.49%)
Zeke Ashton 1,200,000 sh (-11.11%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 15.92
QTM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. QTM: 15.92 )
N/A
P/S 1.00
QTM's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. QTM: 1.00 )
QTM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.43
Current: 1

0.03
1.43
PFCF 17.20
QTM's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 233.86 vs. QTM: 17.20 )
QTM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 167
Current: 17.2

0.34
167
POCF 15.92
QTM's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 23.29 vs. QTM: 15.92 )
QTM' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 192.5
Current: 15.92

0.32
192.5
EV-to-EBIT -1142.84
QTM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 29.23 vs. QTM: -1142.84 )
QTM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1318.1   Max: 27628
Current: -1142.84

-1318.1
27628
Current Ratio 0.89
QTM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 2837 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. QTM: 0.89 )
QTM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 5.42
Current: 0.89

0.89
5.42
Quick Ratio 0.70
QTM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 2837 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. QTM: 0.70 )
QTM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 5.03
Current: 0.7

0.7
5.03
Days Inventory 76.54
QTM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
63% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 79.04 vs. QTM: 76.54 )
QTM' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 21.02   Max: 127.26
Current: 76.54

21.02
127.26
Days Sales Outstanding 75.72
QTM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 85.17 vs. QTM: 75.72 )
QTM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 46.4   Max: 71.23
Current: 75.72

46.4
71.23

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/DCF (Projected) 2.20
QTM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. QTM: 2.20 )
QTM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 16.75
Current: 2.2

0.14
16.75
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
QTM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. QTM: 1.70 )
QTM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 13.11
Current: 1.7

0.15
13.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -0.10
QTM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
57% of the 2853 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. QTM: -0.10 )
QTM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -0.1   Max: 6.6
Current: -0.1

-0.1
6.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.63
QTM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. QTM: 17.63 )
QTM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.4   Max: 60
Current: 17.63

-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 major 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 and appliances and its LattusTM Object Storage systems. 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 vmPROTM 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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