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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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history
Cash to Debt 0.39
ROVI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 1700 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.19 vs. ROVI: 0.39 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 10098.82
Current: 0.39

0.29
10098.82
Equity to Asset 0.46
ROVI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. ROVI: 0.46 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.46

0.46
0.95
Interest Coverage 1.33
ROVI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 554.09 vs. ROVI: 1.33 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 9999.99
Current: 1.33

0.65
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.08
M-Score: -3.33
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 15.30
ROVI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1664 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. ROVI: 15.30 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.48   Max: 38.96
Current: 15.3

7.48
38.96
Net-margin (%) -31.98
ROVI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. ROVI: -31.98 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -32.98   Max: 39.31
Current: -31.98

-32.98
39.31
ROE (%) -13.10
ROVI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. ROVI: -13.10 )
ROVI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -13.1   Max: 16.39
Current: -13.1

-13.1
16.39
ROA (%) -6.34
ROVI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1683 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. ROVI: -6.34 )
ROVI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.34   Max: 13.15
Current: -6.34

-6.34
13.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 48.44
ROVI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1665 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.29 vs. ROVI: 48.44 )
ROVI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9   Max: 490.1
Current: 48.44

9
490.1
Revenue Growth (%) 3.10
ROVI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. ROVI: 3.10 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.9   Max: 39.1
Current: 3.1

-14.9
39.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -5.50
ROVI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. ROVI: -5.50 )
ROVI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.5   Max: 52.8
Current: -5.5

-5.5
52.8
EPS Growth (%) -53.40
ROVI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. ROVI: -53.40 )
ROVI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -53.4   Max: 50
Current: -53.4

-53.4
50
» ROVI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

ROVI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 15,300 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 395,190 sh (+4273.99%)
Jeremy Grantham 22,061 sh (+52.44%)
Seth Klarman 6,160,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 184 sh (unchged)
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 150,000 sh (-8.87%)
Jim Simons 400,071 sh (-53.7%)
Steven Cohen 27,401 sh (-97.88%)
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Q4 2013

ROVI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Dreman 2,118 sh (New)
George Soros 371,001 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 220,433 sh (+704.47%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 184 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 20,666 sh (-6.32%)
Seth Klarman 2,160,000 sh (-64.94%)
Diamond Hill Capital 138,080 sh (-65.06%)
Chuck Royce 27,000 sh (-82%)
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Q1 2014

ROVI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Hussman 50,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 34,139 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,113,384 sh (+4023.64%)
George Soros 1,382,077 sh (+272.53%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 184 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Seth Klarman Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 137,415 sh (-0.48%)
David Dreman 2,102 sh (-0.76%)
Steven Cohen 48,094 sh (-78.18%)
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Q2 2014

ROVI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 178,081 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 469,690 sh (+1275.82%)
Chuck Royce 1,200,384 sh (+7.81%)
Diamond Hill Capital 138,025 sh (+0.44%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 184 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ROVI

(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
George Soros 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.31%$20.5 - $24.76 $ 23.190%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 1275.82%0.13%$20.5 - $24.76 $ 23.190%469690
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.09%$20.5 - $24.76 $ 23.190%0
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Sold Out $20.5 - $24.76 $ 23.190%0
Seth Klarman 2014-03-31 Sold Out 1.2%$19.38 - $25.2 $ 23.192%0
George Soros 2014-03-31 Add 272.53%0.23%$19.38 - $25.2 $ 23.192%1382077
John Hussman 2014-03-31 New Buy0.09%$19.38 - $25.2 $ 23.192%50000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$19.38 - $25.2 $ 23.192%34139
Seth Klarman 2013-12-31 Reduce -64.94%2.21%$16.47 - $19.8 $ 23.1927%2160000
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.06%$16.47 - $19.8 $ 23.1927%371001
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$16.47 - $19.8 $ 23.1927%2118
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$17.62 - $23.55 $ 23.1916%0
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Ratios

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P/B 1.90
ROVI's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. ROVI: 1.90 )
ROVI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 4.16
Current: 1.9

0.57
4.16
P/S 4.00
ROVI's P/S is ranked lower than
62% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. ROVI: 4.00 )
ROVI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.03   Max: 13.74
Current: 4

2.03
13.74
PFCF 11.30
ROVI's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 104.07 vs. ROVI: 11.30 )
ROVI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.53   Max: 38.3
Current: 11.3

7.53
38.3
EV-to-EBIT 32.29
ROVI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 33.95 vs. ROVI: 32.29 )
ROVI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.1   Max: 161.8
Current: 32.29

12.1
161.8
PEG 25.31
ROVI's PEG is ranked higher than
77% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ROVI: 25.31 )
ROVI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 401.6
Current: 25.31

1.15
401.6
Current Ratio 1.40
ROVI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. ROVI: 1.40 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.39   Max: 15.77
Current: 1.4

1.39
15.77
Quick Ratio 1.40
ROVI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. ROVI: 1.40 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 15.76
Current: 1.4

1.33
15.76

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.69
ROVI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ROVI: 0.69 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 4.82
Current: 0.69

0.53
4.82
Price/Median PS Value 0.76
ROVI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ROVI: 0.76 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 14.55
Current: 0.76

0.43
14.55
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 23.16
ROVI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ROVI: 23.16 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 296.5
Current: 23.16

1.29
296.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.10
ROVI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1440 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. ROVI: 3.10 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 8.2
Current: 3.1

0.6
8.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 13.30
ROVI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.02 vs. ROVI: 13.30 )
ROVI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 31.5
Current: 13.3

6.6
31.5

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare:CRM, SQI, RHT, INTU, ADBE » details
Traded in other countries:M17.Germany
Rovi Corp, a Delaware corporation was formed in 2007. The Company focuses on powering the discovery, delivery, display and monetization of digital entertainment by providing a broad set of integrated solutions that are embedded in its customers' products and services, connecting consumers with entertainment. The Company's offerings enable discovery, advertising and video display and delivery. Content discovery solutions include interactive program guides ("IPGs"), search and recommendations, cloud data services and its database of descriptive information about television, movie, music, books, and game content. Advertising solutions include the Rovi Advertising Network and the Rovi Advertising Service, delivering advertising to IPGs, devices connected to the Internet, interactive applications and advertising on consumer websites. Video display and delivery solutions include video compression-decompression technology ("codecs") and content protection technologies and services. The Company sells its products through service providers, Consumer Electronics manufacturers, and others. It offer packages to advertisers to provide them nationwide or targeted advertising on a guide for a period of time. Service providers generally pay a monthly per subscriber fee. Service providers in the online space generally pay a fee based on unique users. Cable and satellite television system operators pay a one-time license fee and/or transaction-based royalty payments. The Company currently offers multiple IPGs to the CE industry, including those marketed under the G-GUIDE brand in Japan and the TotalGuide brand in Europe and North America. Its IPGs generally deliver continuously updated multi-day program listings to users, regardless of whether they receive their television signal via cable or over-the-air broadcast. The Company sells directly to CE manufacturers as well as semiconductor companies that supply the CE manufacturers. It offers music, television, movie, book, and video game metadata. In addition, the Company catalogs information on celebrities, awards, sports, and other data necessary to provide a robust set of metadata. It provides resources for all types of media and businesses in print, on-screen and online formats—as well as through interactive and electronic program guides. Additionally, the data covers multiple geographies including the US, Latin America, major Western European countries, Japan and Korea. The Company licenses a number of data and service offerings, including schedules, listings, TV supplements, and Web services. It sells directly to Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and independent studios. Content owners utilize the Company's solutions to secure their content and thus ensure that the end customer pays them for the use of their content. Studios generally pay an annual license fee to use Company's ACP technology. Rovi's content security technology customers include the following companies: Buena Vista
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