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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
RPXC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. RPXC: No Debt )
RPXC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.98   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.73
RPXC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. RPXC: 0.73 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.73

0.05
0.76
Interest Coverage No Debt
RPXC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
82% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.72 vs. RPXC: No Debt )
RPXC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

1.11
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 4.35
M-Score: -3.42
WACC vs ROIC
18.13%
31.86%
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 (%) 27.53
RPXC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.28 vs. RPXC: 27.53 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 14.81   Max: 31.34
Current: 27.53

14.81
31.34
Net-margin (%) 16.92
RPXC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. RPXC: 16.92 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.89   Max: 19.71
Current: 16.92

5.89
19.71
ROE (%) 10.08
RPXC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1026 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.71 vs. RPXC: 10.08 )
RPXC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 8.65   Max: 293.32
Current: 10.08

8.65
293.32
ROA (%) 7.48
RPXC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. RPXC: 7.48 )
RPXC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 6.39   Max: 9.18
Current: 7.48

6.39
9.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1797.97
RPXC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.07 vs. RPXC: 1797.97 )
RPXC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1449.94   Max: 8609.63
Current: 1797.97

1449.94
8609.63
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.30
RPXC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. RPXC: 3.30 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 3.3
Current: 3.3

0
3.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.80
RPXC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. RPXC: 3.80 )
RPXC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 3.8
Current: 3.8

0
3.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.90
RPXC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. RPXC: -3.90 )
RPXC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 48.9
Current: -3.9

0
48.9
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

RPXC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 195,930 sh (+66.03%)
Chuck Royce 1,133,600 sh (+28.29%)
Columbia Wanger 3,012,000 sh (+0.12%)
Diamond Hill Capital Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 36,193 sh (-19.93%)
Joel Greenblatt 202,490 sh (-71.27%)
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Q3 2014

RPXC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 432,800 sh (+120.90%)
Joel Greenblatt 445,529 sh (+120.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 56,104 sh (+55.01%)
Chuck Royce 1,354,700 sh (+19.50%)
Columbia Wanger 3,012,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

RPXC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 578,835 sh (+33.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones 67,772 sh (+20.80%)
Columbia Wanger 2,973,300 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 2,973,300 sh (-1.28%)
Chuck Royce 1,240,800 sh (-8.41%)
Joel Greenblatt 22,784 sh (-94.89%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.30
RPXC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.00 vs. RPXC: 18.30 )
RPXC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.88   Max: 73.99
Current: 18.3

11.88
73.99
Forward P/E 10.92
RPXC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RPXC: 10.92 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.30
RPXC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.80 vs. RPXC: 18.30 )
RPXC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.76   Max: 28.31
Current: 18.3

9.76
28.31
P/B 1.70
RPXC's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. RPXC: 1.70 )
RPXC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 5.84
Current: 1.7

1.24
5.84
P/S 3.16
RPXC's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. RPXC: 3.16 )
RPXC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.52   Max: 4.97
Current: 3.16

1.52
4.97
PFCF 10.00
RPXC's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 75.00 vs. RPXC: 10.00 )
RPXC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.91   Max: 215.67
Current: 10

3.91
215.67
POCF 4.36
RPXC's POCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.54 vs. RPXC: 4.36 )
RPXC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.77   Max: 7.89
Current: 4.36

1.77
7.89
EV-to-EBIT 6.40
RPXC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
94% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.90 vs. RPXC: 6.40 )
RPXC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 22.5
Current: 6.4

4.1
22.5
Current Ratio 2.34
RPXC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. RPXC: 2.34 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 2.72
Current: 2.34

0.56
2.72
Quick Ratio 2.34
RPXC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. RPXC: 2.34 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 2.72
Current: 2.34

0.56
2.72
Days Sales Outstanding 19.96
RPXC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 78.36 vs. RPXC: 19.96 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 34.89   Max: 79.08
Current: 19.96

34.89
79.08

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 4.60
RPXC's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
96% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RPXC: 4.60 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.09   Max: 14.6
Current: 4.6

4.09
14.6
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.30
RPXC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RPXC: 4.30 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.35   Max: 12.57
Current: 4.3

3.35
12.57
Price/Tangible Book 3.90
RPXC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. RPXC: 3.90 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.26   Max: 12.35
Current: 3.9

3.26
12.35
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
RPXC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. RPXC: 1.00 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.41
Current: 1

0.58
1.41
Price/Graham Number 1.80
RPXC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
81% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RPXC: 1.80 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 5.77
Current: 1.8

1.31
5.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 15.70
RPXC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1044 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. RPXC: 15.70 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 24.4
Current: 15.7

4.5
24.4

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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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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