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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
RPXC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
85% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. RPXC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
RPXC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.78
RPXC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. RPXC: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RPXC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.73 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.78
0.05
0.78
Interest Coverage No Debt
RPXC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
82% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.02 vs. RPXC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RPXC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
1.11
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.75
M-Score: -4.06
WACC vs ROIC
10.59%
25.27%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 22.68
RPXC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. RPXC: 22.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RPXC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.81  Med: 27.63 Max: 31.34
Current: 22.68
14.81
31.34
Net-margin (%) 13.51
RPXC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. RPXC: 13.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RPXC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.89  Med: 16.17 Max: 19.71
Current: 13.51
5.89
19.71
ROE (%) 7.73
RPXC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.54 vs. RPXC: 7.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RPXC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.65  Med: 11.82 Max: 293.32
Current: 7.73
8.65
293.32
ROA (%) 5.89
RPXC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. RPXC: 5.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RPXC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.39  Med: 8.36 Max: 9.18
Current: 5.89
6.39
9.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1499.14
RPXC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.08 vs. RPXC: 1499.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
RPXC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1449.94  Med: 2268.89 Max: 8041.68
Current: 1499.14
1449.94
8041.68
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.30
RPXC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. RPXC: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RPXC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -30.60 Max: 3.3
Current: 3.3
0
3.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.80
RPXC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. RPXC: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RPXC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -31.00 Max: 3.8
Current: 3.8
0
3.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -4.00
RPXC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. RPXC: -4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RPXC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -26.80 Max: -4
Current: -4
» RPXC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

RPXC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 723,500 sh (+24.99%)
Columbia Wanger 2,973,300 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 56,199 sh (-17.08%)
Chuck Royce 871,100 sh (-29.80%)
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Q2 2015

RPXC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 589,777 sh (New)
Jim Simons 885,000 sh (+22.32%)
Paul Tudor Jones 50,847 sh (-9.52%)
Chuck Royce 697,200 sh (-19.96%)
Columbia Wanger 2,103,390 sh (-29.26%)
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Q3 2015

RPXC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 1,112,212 sh (+25.67%)
Paul Tudor Jones 54,503 sh (+7.19%)
Joel Greenblatt 553,510 sh (-6.15%)
Columbia Wanger 1,932,744 sh (-8.11%)
Chuck Royce 626,452 sh (-10.15%)
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Q4 2015

RPXC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 1,338,800 sh (+20.37%)
Chuck Royce 626,452 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 1,690,898 sh (-12.51%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 12.06
RPXC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.42 vs. RPXC: 12.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
RPXC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.95  Med: 20.15 Max: 73.81
Current: 12.06
11.95
73.81
Forward P/E 10.92
RPXC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. RPXC: 10.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 12.06
RPXC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
76% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. RPXC: 12.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
RPXC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.02  Med: 18.37 Max: 28.31
Current: 12.06
5.02
28.31
P/B 0.98
RPXC's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. RPXC: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RPXC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.92 Max: 5.84
Current: 0.98
0.98
5.84
P/S 1.82
RPXC's P/S is ranked lower than
65% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. RPXC: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RPXC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.47  Med: 3.09 Max: 4.58
Current: 1.82
1.47
4.58
PFCF 5.57
RPXC's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. RPXC: 5.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
RPXC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 10.91 Max: 258.8
Current: 5.57
3.8
258.8
POCF 2.44
RPXC's POCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.56 vs. RPXC: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
RPXC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.73  Med: 4.35 Max: 7.32
Current: 2.44
1.73
7.32
EV-to-EBIT 2.06
RPXC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.45 vs. RPXC: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RPXC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 8.30 Max: 22.6
Current: 2.06
2.06
22.6
EV-to-EBITDA 0.68
RPXC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
99% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.57 vs. RPXC: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RPXC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 3.10 Max: 10
Current: 0.68
0.68
10
Current Ratio 2.94
RPXC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. RPXC: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RPXC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 2.40 Max: 2.94
Current: 2.94
0.56
2.94
Quick Ratio 2.94
RPXC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. RPXC: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RPXC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 2.40 Max: 2.94
Current: 2.94
0.56
2.94
Days Sales Outstanding 17.39
RPXC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 57.70 vs. RPXC: 17.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RPXC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.89  Med: 47.51 Max: 79.08
Current: 17.39
34.89
79.08
Days Payable 2.35
RPXC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
95% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 36.86 vs. RPXC: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
RPXC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 3.49 Max: 17.52
Current: 2.35
0.69
17.52

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 2.78
RPXC's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
79% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.71 vs. RPXC: 2.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
RPXC' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.35  Med: 6.49 Max: 14.6
Current: 2.78
3.35
14.6
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.43
RPXC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.52 vs. RPXC: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
RPXC' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.01  Med: 4.97 Max: 12.57
Current: 2.43
3.01
12.57
Price/Tangible Book 2.13
RPXC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. RPXC: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
RPXC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 4.73 Max: 12.35
Current: 2.13
2.87
12.35
Price/Median PS Value 0.59
RPXC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. RPXC: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RPXC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.59
0.59
1.38
Price/Graham Number 1.12
RPXC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
63% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. RPXC: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
RPXC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 1.84 Max: 2.53
Current: 1.12
1.32
2.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 48.15
RPXC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. RPXC: 48.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
RPXC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 12.05 Max: 48.15
Current: 48.15
4.4
48.15
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -1.52
RPXC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.02 vs. RPXC: -1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
RPXC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.1  Med: -6.50 Max: -1.5
Current: -1.52
-9.1
-1.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $292
EPS $ 0.71
Beta1.18
Short Percentage of Float4.27%
52-Week Range $9.15 - 17.31
Shares Outstanding(Mil)54.39

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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:RP0.Germany,
RPX Corp. was incorporated in Delaware in July 2008. It helps companies reduce patent-related risk and expense. It provides a subscription-based patent risk management solution that facilitates more efficient exchanges of value between owners and users of patents compared to transactions driven by actual or threatened litigation. The core of its solution is defensive patent aggregation, in which it acquires patents or licenses to patents, which it refers to collectively as 'patent assets,' that are being or may be asserted against its current and prospective clients. The Company's business model aligns its interests with those of its clients. It has not asserted and will not assert its patents, which enables it to develop strong and trusted relationships with its clients. The Company's clients include companies that make or sell technology-based products and services as well as companies that use technology in their businesses. It refers to these companies as 'operating companies.' Its client network consists of companies of all sizes, including some of the world's most prominent companies, such as Cisco Systems, Inc., Google Inc., Nokia Corporation, Panasonic Corporation, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., SAP AG, Sharp Corporation, Sony Corporation and Verizon Communications Inc.
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