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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 : 4/10

Interest Coverage 5.74
RVBD's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 54.07 vs. RVBD: 5.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RVBD' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 5.74
Current: 5.74
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 : 2/10

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

RVBD Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 374,500 sh (+229.38%)
Eric Mindich 9,000,000 sh (+205.08%)
Mario Gabelli 212,319 sh (+7.31%)
Paul Singer 14,966,446 sh (+1.70%)
Chuck Royce 50,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
John Hussman 150,000 sh (-40.00%)
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Q4 2014

RVBD Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 15,132 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 14,585 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,627,153 sh (+334.49%)
Mario Gabelli 516,019 sh (+143.04%)
Eric Mindich 9,560,553 sh (+6.23%)
Chuck Royce 50,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 14,966,446 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

RVBD Guru Trades in Q1 2015

First Eagle Investment 100,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 83,089 sh (+449.09%)
Mario Gabelli 578,075 sh (+12.03%)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 14,966,446 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q2 2015

RVBD Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Singer Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
Traded in other countries:UHH.Germany,

Riverbed Technology Inc was incorporated in Delaware on May 23, 2002. The Company provides application performance infrastructure. It offers a platform to give enterprises visibility to deliver, control, and optimize IT resources across the hybrid enterprise. The Company's Application Performance Platform is a set of solutions that help ensure applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues are diagnosed and cured before end users even notice. The platform delivers application performance infrastructure solutions with a focus on two key areas: Application Acceleration and Performance Management. Wide area network (WAN) optimization for application acceleration includes Riverbed SteelHead - WAN optimization solution, and Riverbed SteelFusion (formerly Granite) - branch converged infrastructure; and Riverbed SteelApp- application delivery controller (ADC). Riverbed SteelCentral - a performance management suite that combines its application-aware network performance management and application performance management control suite. The SteelCentral product line combines its former Cascade products and the products acquired from OPNET Technologies, Inc (OPNET). These solutions can be flexibly delivered as appliances, software, and services. The Company's customers include manufacturing, finance, technology, government, architecture, engineering and construction, professional services, utilities, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, media and retail industries. The Company sells its products and support through channel partners and its field sales force. It outsources manufacturing of all hardware products. Its primary competitors include Cisco Systems, Blue Coat Systems, Citrix Systems, and F5 Networks, Netscout Systems, Computer Associates (NetQos) and Compuware. It also faces competition from a large number of smaller private companies and new market entrants. Its registered trademarks in the U.S. include, but are not limited to, Riverbed, SteelHead, RiOS, Cascade OPNET, SteelFusion, SteelCentral, AppResponse, AppInternals and Wireshark.Its patent portfolio includes 195 issued U.S. patents and 46 issued foreign patents. The Company's products and services are subject to a variety of government regulations, including export controls, import controls, environmental laws, laws relating to the use of conflict minerals, and required certifications.



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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,089
EPS (TTM) $ 0.44
Short Percentage of Float0.87%
52-Week Range $16.71 - 21.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)157.78

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 1,136 1,209 1,258
EPS ($) 1.25 1.42 1.49
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.25 1.42 1.49
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