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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
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
RPXC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
90% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. RPXC: No Debt )
RPXC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.98   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.76
RPXC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. RPXC: 0.76 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.76

0.09
0.76
Interest Coverage No Debt
RPXC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
88% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.18 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: 4
Z-Score: 4.33
M-Score: -3.38
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 23.29
RPXC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. RPXC: 23.29 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 14.81   Max: 31.34
Current: 23.29

14.81
31.34
Net-margin (%) 14.72
RPXC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. RPXC: 14.72 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.89   Max: 19.71
Current: 14.72

5.89
19.71
ROE (%) 8.42
RPXC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 927 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.95 vs. RPXC: 8.42 )
RPXC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 10.39   Max: 38.4
Current: 8.42

10.39
38.4
ROA (%) 6.22
RPXC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. RPXC: 6.22 )
RPXC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.53   Max: 9.18
Current: 6.22

7.53
9.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1299.87
RPXC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.41 vs. RPXC: 1299.87 )
RPXC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1640.81   Max: 8609.63
Current: 1299.87

1640.81
8609.63
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

RPXC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 612,278 sh (+430.19%)
Paul Tudor Jones 51,300 sh (+7.1%)
Chuck Royce 726,400 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 11,595 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 2,996,400 sh (-3.67%)
Jim Simons 322,200 sh (-4.45%)
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Q1 2014

RPXC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Diamond Hill Capital 15,860 sh (+36.78%)
Chuck Royce 883,600 sh (+21.64%)
Joel Greenblatt 704,852 sh (+15.12%)
Columbia Wanger 3,008,500 sh (+0.4%)
Paul Tudor Jones 45,200 sh (-11.89%)
Jim Simons 118,012 sh (-63.37%)
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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 (+120.9%)
Joel Greenblatt 445,529 sh (+120.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 56,104 sh (+55.01%)
Chuck Royce 1,354,700 sh (+19.5%)
Columbia Wanger 3,012,000 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with RPXC

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 120.03%0.03%$14.36 - $18.12 $ 13.53-13%445529
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -71.27%0.12%$15.76 - $17.5 $ 13.53-18%202490
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 430.19%0.2%$15.95 - $18.29 $ 13.53-20%612278
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 Sold Out $15.95 - $18.29 $ 13.53-20%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 New Buy0.07%$15.48 - $18.97 $ 13.53-21%115482
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.06%$12.95 - $16.8 $ 13.53-8%0
PRIMECAP Management 2013-06-30 Reduce -39.44%$12.95 - $16.8 $ 13.53-8%86000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.06%$9.04 - $14.36 $ 13.5316%80230
PRIMECAP Management 2012-09-30 Add 375%$9.62 - $14.78 $ 13.538%152000
Chris Davis 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$13.03 - $17.49 $ 13.53-11%0
PRIMECAP Management 2012-06-30 New Buy$13.03 - $17.49 $ 13.53-11%32000
Chris Davis 2012-03-31 Reduce -39.05%$13.5 - $20.22 $ 13.53-16%259434
Ron Baron 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$11.97 - $20.29 $ 13.53-13%0
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$11.97 - $20.29 $ 13.53-13%0
Ron Baron 2011-09-30 Reduce -75.39%0.08%$19.66 - $29.75 $ 13.53-46%168500
Chris Davis 2011-09-30 Add 37.7%0.01%$19.66 - $29.75 $ 13.53-46%429737
George Soros 2011-09-30 Reduce -57.39%0.01%$19.66 - $29.75 $ 13.53-46%15000
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 20.00
RPXC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.80 vs. RPXC: 20.00 )
RPXC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.88   Max: 73.99
Current: 20

11.88
73.99
P/B 1.50
RPXC's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. RPXC: 1.50 )
RPXC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 5.84
Current: 1.5

1.24
5.84
P/S 2.90
RPXC's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. RPXC: 2.90 )
RPXC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.52   Max: 4.97
Current: 2.9

1.52
4.97
PFCF 30.80
RPXC's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 187.82 vs. RPXC: 30.80 )
RPXC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.91   Max: 215.67
Current: 30.8

3.91
215.67
EV-to-EBIT 7.18
RPXC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.99 vs. RPXC: 7.18 )
RPXC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 22.5
Current: 7.18

4.1
22.5
Current Ratio 2.55
RPXC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. RPXC: 2.55 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 2.72
Current: 2.55

0.56
2.72
Quick Ratio 2.55
RPXC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. RPXC: 2.55 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 2.72
Current: 2.55

0.56
2.72

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 4.80
RPXC's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
96% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RPXC: 4.80 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 5.13   Max: 14.6
Current: 4.8

5.13
14.6
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.40
RPXC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RPXC: 4.40 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.63   Max: 13.88
Current: 4.4

4.63
13.88
Price/Tangible Book 3.60
RPXC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.08 vs. RPXC: 3.60 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.26   Max: 12.35
Current: 3.6

3.26
12.35
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
RPXC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. RPXC: 0.90 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.36
Current: 0.9

0.56
1.36
Price/Graham Number 1.80
RPXC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 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) 13.90
RPXC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. RPXC: 13.90 )
RPXC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 24.4
Current: 13.9

4.5
24.4

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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