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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
85% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. RPXC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
RPXC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.98  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.73
RPXC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. RPXC: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RPXC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.72 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.73
0.05
0.76
Interest Coverage No Debt
RPXC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
78% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 43.25 vs. RPXC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RPXC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.11  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
1.11
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 4.28
M-Score: -3.42
WACC vs ROIC
2.28%
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
92% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. RPXC: 27.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RPXC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 14.81  Med: 27.63 Max: 31.34
Current: 27.53
14.81
31.34
Net-margin (%) 16.92
RPXC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. RPXC: 16.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RPXC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.89  Med: 16.17 Max: 19.71
Current: 16.92
5.89
19.71
ROE (%) 10.08
RPXC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.24 vs. RPXC: 10.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RPXC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 8.65  Med: 11.82 Max: 35.34
Current: 10.08
8.65
35.34
ROA (%) 7.48
RPXC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. RPXC: 7.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RPXC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 6.39  Med: 8.36 Max: 9.18
Current: 7.48
6.39
9.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1797.97
RPXC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.49 vs. RPXC: 1797.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
RPXC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1449.94  Med: 2268.89 Max: 8701.77
Current: 1797.97
1449.94
8701.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.30
RPXC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. RPXC: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RPXC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
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 463 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 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -31.10 Max: 3.8
Current: 3.8
0
3.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.90
RPXC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. RPXC: -3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RPXC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -3.90 Max: 48.9
Current: -3.9
0
48.9
» RPXC's 10-Y Financials

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) 17.80
RPXC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
62% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. RPXC: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
RPXC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.88  Med: 20.83 Max: 73.99
Current: 17.8
11.88
73.99
Forward P/E 10.92
RPXC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.46 vs. RPXC: 10.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.80
RPXC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
61% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. RPXC: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
RPXC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.76  Med: 19.38 Max: 28.31
Current: 17.8
9.76
28.31
P/B 1.66
RPXC's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. RPXC: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RPXC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.24  Med: 1.99 Max: 5.84
Current: 1.66
1.24
5.84
P/S 3.04
RPXC's P/S is ranked lower than
74% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. RPXC: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RPXC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.52  Med: 3.26 Max: 4.97
Current: 3.04
1.52
4.97
PFCF 9.50
RPXC's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.53 vs. RPXC: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
RPXC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.91  Med: 14.57 Max: 215.67
Current: 9.5
3.91
215.67
POCF 4.24
RPXC's POCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.90 vs. RPXC: 4.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
RPXC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.77  Med: 4.50 Max: 7.89
Current: 4.24
1.77
7.89
EV-to-EBIT 5.58
RPXC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.78 vs. RPXC: 5.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RPXC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.1  Med: 9.05 Max: 22.5
Current: 5.58
4.1
22.5
Current Ratio 2.34
RPXC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. RPXC: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RPXC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 2.39 Max: 2.72
Current: 2.34
0.56
2.72
Quick Ratio 2.34
RPXC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. RPXC: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RPXC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 2.39 Max: 2.72
Current: 2.34
0.56
2.72
Days Sales Outstanding 19.96
RPXC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 56.44 vs. RPXC: 19.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RPXC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 34.89  Med: 47.51 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 4.40
RPXC's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
70% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.83 vs. RPXC: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
RPXC' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.09  Med: 6.62 Max: 14.6
Current: 4.4
4.09
14.6
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.82
RPXC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.65 vs. RPXC: 3.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
RPXC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.35  Med: 5.03 Max: 12.57
Current: 3.82
3.35
12.57
Price/Tangible Book 3.70
RPXC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
59% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. RPXC: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
RPXC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.26  Med: 4.83 Max: 12.35
Current: 3.7
3.26
12.35
Price/Median PS Value 0.94
RPXC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. RPXC: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RPXC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.94
0.59
1.43
Price/Graham Number 1.71
RPXC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
50% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. RPXC: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
RPXC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.31  Med: 2.16 Max: 5.77
Current: 1.71
1.31
5.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 17.90
RPXC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. RPXC: 17.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
RPXC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.5  Med: 11.05 Max: 24.4
Current: 17.9
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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