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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 2.02
RPXC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. RPXC: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
RPXC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 2.02
Equity-to-Asset 0.65
RPXC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. RPXC: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
RPXC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.01  Med: 0.7 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.65
-0.01
0.78
Interest Coverage 13.28
RPXC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.33 vs. RPXC: 13.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RPXC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 5024.91 Max: No Debt
Current: 13.28
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.48
Beneish M-Score: -0.57
WACC vs ROIC
9.98%
5.59%
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
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history
Operating Margin % 10.62
RPXC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
68% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. RPXC: 10.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
RPXC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.62  Med: 25.82 Max: 31.34
Current: 10.62
10.62
31.34
Net Margin % 5.47
RPXC's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
59% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. RPXC: 5.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
RPXC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.47  Med: 14.9 Max: 19.71
Current: 5.47
5.47
19.71
ROE % 3.70
RPXC's ROE % is ranked lower than
65% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. RPXC: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
RPXC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.68  Med: 10.38 Max: 293.32
Current: 3.7
3.68
293.32
ROA % 2.52
RPXC's ROA % is ranked lower than
57% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. RPXC: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
RPXC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.56  Med: 6.96 Max: 9.18
Current: 2.52
1.56
9.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 485.10
RPXC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
95% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.74 vs. RPXC: 485.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
RPXC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 485.1  Med: 1954.85 Max: 10886.36
Current: 485.1
485.1
10886.36
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 13.80
RPXC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. RPXC: 13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
RPXC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.3 Max: 13.8
Current: 13.8
0
13.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 8.00
RPXC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. RPXC: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
RPXC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.9 Max: 10.8
Current: 8
0
10.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -22.00
RPXC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
82% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. RPXC: -22.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
RPXC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -1.4 Max: 48.9
Current: -22
0
48.9
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

RPXC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 1,707,500 sh (+27.54%)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Chuck Royce 558,952 sh (-10.77%)
Paul Tudor Jones 90,964 sh (-17.16%)
Joel Greenblatt 33,320 sh (-92.50%)
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Q2 2016

RPXC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 13,022 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,050,400 sh (+20.08%)
Paul Tudor Jones 102,028 sh (+12.16%)
Joel Greenblatt 29,097 sh (-12.67%)
Chuck Royce 458,952 sh (-17.89%)
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Q3 2016

RPXC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 2,380,600 sh (+16.10%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
Chuck Royce 433,952 sh (-5.45%)
Paul Tudor Jones 58,917 sh (-42.25%)
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Q4 2016

RPXC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 19,770 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 80,142 sh (+36.03%)
Jim Simons 2,577,100 sh (+8.25%)
Chuck Royce 293,900 sh (-32.27%)
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services    NAICS: 561990    SIC: 7389
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Traded in other countries:RP0.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
RPX Corp 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.

RPX is a U.S.-based company that offers patent aggregation solutions. The company acquires patents and licenses to patents that are already or can possibly be asserted against the company's existing and potential clients, and after that, the company licenses these patents to clients, in a bid to help clients reduce patent litigation risks, obtain cost-effective licenses, and control patent-risk management costs. The firm's revenue primarily stems from the subscription fees paid by clients under agreement, the premiums earned from insurance policies, and management fees. The company generates most of its revenue from the United States, Japan, and Korea.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 35.67
RPXC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.87 vs. RPXC: 35.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
RPXC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.95  Med: 21.32 Max: 73.81
Current: 35.67
11.95
73.81
PE Ratio without NRI 35.67
RPXC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
73% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.73 vs. RPXC: 35.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
RPXC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.95  Med: 21.32 Max: 73.81
Current: 35.67
11.95
73.81
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 15.79
RPXC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
64% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.84 vs. RPXC: 15.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
RPXC' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.17  Med: 15.1 Max: 64.58
Current: 15.79
9.17
64.58
PB Ratio 1.33
RPXC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. RPXC: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
RPXC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.73 Max: 5.84
Current: 1.33
0.91
5.84
PS Ratio 1.98
RPXC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. RPXC: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
RPXC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.47  Med: 2.84 Max: 4.58
Current: 1.98
1.47
4.58
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 10.01
RPXC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
77% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.27 vs. RPXC: 10.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
RPXC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.81  Med: 14.55 Max: 275.32
Current: 10.01
3.81
275.32
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.53
RPXC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
93% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.71 vs. RPXC: 3.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
RPXC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.73  Med: 4.12 Max: 7.32
Current: 3.53
1.73
7.32
EV-to-EBIT 15.88
RPXC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.41 vs. RPXC: 15.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RPXC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 9.1 Max: 22.6
Current: 15.88
2.9
22.6
EV-to-EBITDA 2.57
RPXC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
97% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.32 vs. RPXC: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RPXC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 2.6 Max: 10
Current: 2.57
0.9
10
PEG Ratio 4.96
RPXC's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. RPXC: 4.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
RPXC' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.96  Med: 6.78 Max: 232
Current: 4.96
4.96
232
Current Ratio 1.77
RPXC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. RPXC: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RPXC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 2.37 Max: 2.73
Current: 1.77
0.66
2.73
Quick Ratio 1.77
RPXC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. RPXC: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RPXC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 2.37 Max: 2.73
Current: 1.77
0.66
2.73
Days Sales Outstanding 70.56
RPXC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 59.50 vs. RPXC: 70.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RPXC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.39  Med: 47.51 Max: 79.08
Current: 70.56
17.39
79.08
Days Payable 5.92
RPXC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
91% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.89 vs. RPXC: 5.92 )
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: 5.92
0.69
17.52

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.30
RPXC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. RPXC: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
RPXC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -94.5  Med: -1.5 Max: 0
Current: 2.3
-94.5
0

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 11.70
RPXC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
81% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. RPXC: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
RPXC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.45  Med: 4.01 Max: 11.7
Current: 11.7
2.45
11.7
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.83
RPXC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. RPXC: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
RPXC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.83
0.7
0.83
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.70
RPXC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. RPXC: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
RPXC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.7
0.59
1.34
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 7.10
RPXC's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
98% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. RPXC: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
RPXC' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.97  Med: 5.97 Max: 7.1
Current: 7.1
5.97
7.1
Price-to-Graham-Number 4.30
RPXC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
79% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. RPXC: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
RPXC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 1.92 Max: 4.3
Current: 4.3
1.3
4.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.30
RPXC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
67% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. RPXC: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
RPXC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 11 Max: 34
Current: 6.3
4.4
34
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 11.15
RPXC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
53% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.49 vs. RPXC: 11.15 )
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: 1.45 Max: 12.6
Current: 11.15
-9.1
12.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $333.1
EPS (TTM) $ 0.36
Beta1.36
Short Percentage of Float0.83%
52-Week Range $8.60 - 13.14
Shares Outstanding (Mil)48.68
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