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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.00
RVBD's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. RVBD: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
RVBD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.79   Max: No Debt
Current: 1

Equity to Asset 0.44
RVBD's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. RVBD: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RVBD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.27   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.44

-1.27
0.77
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.93
M-Score: -2.93
WACC vs ROIC
1.89%
3.79%
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 (%) 4.43
RVBD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. RVBD: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RVBD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -74.16   Max: 12.65
Current: 4.43

-74.16
12.65
Net-margin (%) 6.54
RVBD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. RVBD: 6.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RVBD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -73.52   Max: 8.78
Current: 6.54

-73.52
8.78
ROE (%) 8.66
RVBD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. RVBD: 8.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RVBD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -405.51   Max: 10.22
Current: 8.66

-405.51
10.22
ROA (%) 3.77
RVBD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. RVBD: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RVBD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -91.48   Max: 7.22
Current: 3.77

-91.48
7.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 69.53
RVBD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. RVBD: 69.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
RVBD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1464.2   Max: 361.79
Current: 69.53

-1464.2
361.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.30
RVBD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -11.70 vs. RVBD: 15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RVBD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 30
Current: 15.3

0
30
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.20
RVBD's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RVBD: 12.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RVBD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 12.2   Max: 185.8
Current: 12.2

12.2
185.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 5.00
RVBD's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RVBD: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RVBD' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 5   Max: 87.6
Current: 5

5
87.6
» RVBD's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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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)
Eric Mindich 9,000,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
John Hussman 150,000 sh (-40.00%)
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Q4 2014

RVBD Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 14,585 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,132 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%)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 9,560,553 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 50,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 14,966,446 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 9,728,190 sh (-35.00%)
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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)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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2015

RVBD Guru Trades in 2015

Paul Singer 0 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 47.70
RVBD's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
79% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RVBD: 47.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
RVBD' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 36.32   Max: 603.1
Current: 47.7

36.32
603.1
Forward P/E 14.75
RVBD's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
51% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.75 vs. RVBD: 14.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 47.70
RVBD's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
71% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.50 vs. RVBD: 47.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
RVBD' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 36.41   Max: 583
Current: 47.7

36.41
583
P/B 3.87
RVBD's P/B is ranked lower than
89% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RVBD: 3.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RVBD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 21.34
Current: 3.87

2.19
21.34
P/S 3.14
RVBD's P/S is ranked lower than
100% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RVBD: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RVBD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 17.67
Current: 3.14

1.91
17.67
PFCF 19.08
RVBD's PFCF is ranked lower than
61% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.01 vs. RVBD: 19.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
RVBD' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.35   Max: 121.83
Current: 19.08

9.35
121.83
POCF 14.99
RVBD's POCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.58 vs. RVBD: 14.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
RVBD' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8   Max: 276.07
Current: 14.99

8
276.07
EV-to-EBIT 68.58
RVBD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
78% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.15 vs. RVBD: 68.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RVBD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1386.5   Max: 1477.2
Current: 68.58

-1386.5
1477.2
PEG 1.34
RVBD's PEG is ranked higher than
62% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. RVBD: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
RVBD' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 5.73
Current: 1.34

0.45
5.73
Shiller P/E 86.82
RVBD's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
104% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 23.00 vs. RVBD: 86.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
RVBD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 71.05   Max: 572.6
Current: 86.82

71.05
572.6
Current Ratio 1.85
RVBD's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. RVBD: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RVBD' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 4.4
Current: 1.85

1.44
4.4
Quick Ratio 1.82
RVBD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. RVBD: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RVBD' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 4.27
Current: 1.82

1.2
4.27
Days Inventory 24.87
RVBD's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.65 vs. RVBD: 24.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RVBD' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 25.77   Max: 74.96
Current: 24.87

25.77
74.96
Days Sales Outstanding 34.86
RVBD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 72.05 vs. RVBD: 34.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RVBD' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 32.9   Max: 85.23
Current: 34.86

32.9
85.23

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.10
RVBD's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
51% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. RVBD: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
RVBD' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 2.16
Current: 1.1

1.02
2.16
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
RVBD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. RVBD: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RVBD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.32
Current: 0.7

0.59
2.32
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.90
RVBD's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. RVBD: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
RVBD' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.86   Max: 2.39
Current: 1.9

1.86
2.39
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.50
RVBD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
55% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. RVBD: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
RVBD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 5
Current: 1.5

0.1
5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 36.27
RVBD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.67 vs. RVBD: 36.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
RVBD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1   Max: 107.6
Current: 36.27

1
107.6

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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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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