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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 0.77
RVBD's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 2073 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 vs. RVBD: 0.77 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.77   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.77

Equity to Asset 0.42
RVBD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 2005 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. RVBD: 0.42 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.27   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.42

-1.27
0.82
Interest Coverage 0.36
RVBD's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 985.82 vs. RVBD: 0.36 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.36

0.36
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.74
M-Score: -2.90
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 (%) 6.13
RVBD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. RVBD: 6.13 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -74.16   Max: 12.65
Current: 6.13

-74.16
12.65
Net-margin (%) 2.75
RVBD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. RVBD: 2.75 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -73.52   Max: 8.78
Current: 2.75

-73.52
8.78
ROE (%) 3.61
RVBD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1999 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. RVBD: 3.61 )
RVBD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -405.51   Max: 10.22
Current: 3.61

-405.51
10.22
ROA (%) 1.58
RVBD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. RVBD: 1.58 )
RVBD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -91.48   Max: 7.22
Current: 1.58

-91.48
7.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 101.20
RVBD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2065 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 29.04 vs. RVBD: 101.20 )
RVBD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1464.2   Max: 361.79
Current: 101.2

-1464.2
361.79
Revenue Growth (%) 21.80
RVBD's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1667 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. RVBD: 21.80 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 30
Current: 21.8

0
30
EBITDA Growth (%) 17.40
RVBD's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. RVBD: 17.40 )
RVBD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 17.4   Max: 98.1
Current: 17.4

17.4
98.1
» RVBD's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

RVBD Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Julian Robertson 53,800 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 500,000 sh (New)
Paul Singer 14,716,446 sh (+126.95%)
Mario Gabelli 103,000 sh (+8.42%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Steven Cohen 37,783 sh (-97.64%)
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Q1 2014

RVBD Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 494,260 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 54,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 75,892 sh (+100.86%)
Mario Gabelli 187,959 sh (+82.48%)
Paul Singer 14,716,446 sh (unchged)
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Julian Robertson Sold Out
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Q2 2014

RVBD Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 10,903 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 62,933 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 12,731 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 2,950,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 10,872 sh (New)
Jim Simons 113,700 sh (New)
John Hussman 250,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 197,859 sh (+5.27%)
Paul Singer 14,716,446 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Chuck Royce 50,000 sh (-7.41%)
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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 (+1.7%)
Chuck Royce 50,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
John Hussman 150,000 sh (-40%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with RVBD

(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
John Hussman 2014-09-30 Reduce -40%0.16%$17.82 - $20.42 $ 20.399%150000
Ken Fisher 2014-09-30 Sold Out $17.82 - $20.42 $ 20.399%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Sold Out $17.82 - $20.42 $ 20.399%0
John Hussman 2014-06-30 New Buy0.4%$18.69 - $20.54 $ 20.393%250000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy$18.69 - $20.54 $ 20.393%10872
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 New Buy$18.69 - $20.54 $ 20.393%12731
Julian Robertson 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.3%$17.78 - $22.28 $ 20.392%0
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Add 82.48%0.01%$17.78 - $22.28 $ 20.392%187959
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 New Buy0.3%$13.89 - $19.04 $ 20.3926%53800
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 86.27%$14.73 - $17.53 $ 20.3927%95000
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Add 88.89%$14.14 - $16.54 $ 20.3933%51000
John Burbank 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.19%$14.57 - $21.16 $ 20.3917%0
George Soros 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.06%$14.57 - $21.16 $ 20.3917%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$14.57 - $21.16 $ 20.3917%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Add 25.77%$14.57 - $21.16 $ 20.3917%27000
George Soros 2012-12-31 New Buy0.06%$16.48 - $23.96 $ 20.394%253250
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 21.25%$16.48 - $23.96 $ 20.394%17743
John Burbank 2012-09-30 Add 1051.38%0.28%$13.68 - $23.5 $ 20.399%291300
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.02%$13.68 - $23.5 $ 20.399%14634
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Add 38.46%$13.68 - $23.5 $ 20.399%18000
Ron Baron 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.04%$15.22 - $28.34 $ 20.396%0
John Burbank 2012-06-30 New Buy0.01%$15.22 - $28.34 $ 20.396%25300
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 New Buy$15.22 - $28.34 $ 20.396%13000
Ron Baron 2012-03-31 Add 58.63%0.02%$23.81 - $29.92 $ 20.39-21%243500
Ron Baron 2011-09-30 Add 153.72%0.01%$20.59 - $41.42 $ 20.39-26%153500
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 112.00
RVBD's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 54.30 vs. RVBD: 112.00 )
RVBD' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 36.32   Max: 603.1
Current: 112

36.32
603.1
P/B 4.13
RVBD's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. RVBD: 4.13 )
RVBD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 21.34
Current: 4.13

2.19
21.34
P/S 3.06
RVBD's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. RVBD: 3.06 )
RVBD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 17.67
Current: 3.06

1.91
17.67
PFCF 17.58
RVBD's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RVBD: 17.58 )
RVBD' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.35   Max: 121.83
Current: 17.58

9.35
121.83
EV-to-EBIT 49.06
RVBD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 34.57 vs. RVBD: 49.06 )
RVBD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1386.5   Max: 1477.2
Current: 49.06

-1386.5
1477.2
PEG 2.66
RVBD's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RVBD: 2.66 )
RVBD' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 6.95
Current: 2.66

0.42
6.95
Shiller P/E 92.90
RVBD's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RVBD: 92.90 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 71.05   Max: 572.6
Current: 92.9

71.05
572.6
Current Ratio 1.56
RVBD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. RVBD: 1.56 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 5.57
Current: 1.56

1.44
5.57
Quick Ratio 1.51
RVBD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. RVBD: 1.51 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 5.4
Current: 1.51

1.2
5.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.12
RVBD's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. RVBD: 1.12 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 4.78
Current: 1.12

0.91
4.78
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
RVBD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. RVBD: 0.70 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 3.53
Current: 0.7

0.55
3.53
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.53
RVBD's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RVBD: 4.53 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 20.75
Current: 4.53

1.66
20.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.00
RVBD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2026 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. RVBD: 2.00 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 5
Current: 2

0.1
5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 39.62
RVBD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. RVBD: 39.62 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 96
Current: 39.62

0.3
96

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services
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Traded in other countries:UHH.Germany
Riverbed Technology, Inc. was founded on May 23, 2002. The Company is engaged in application performance infrastructure. It offers a platform to enable organizations to embrace location-independent computing. The Company has two product lines: Application Acceleration and Performance Management. Application Acceleration includes WAN optimization products, including Steelhead and Granite, Stingray virtual ADCs, and Whitewater cloud storage delivery products. Performance Management includes application-aware network performance management (NPM) and application performance management (APM) products. The Performance Management product line combines former Cascade products and the products acquired from OPNET. The WAN optimization market is competitive & primary competitors include Cisco Systems, Blue Coat Systems, Citrix Systems, and F5 Networks. It also faces competition from a large number of smaller private companies and new market entrants. The Company also competes in the NPM and APM markets with Riverbed Performance Management product line. The primary competitors in this market are Netscout Systems, Computer Associates (NetQos) and Compuware. Stingray product line competes in the virtual ADC with F5 Networks, Citrix Systems, Cisco Systems and Radware. The products and services are subject to a variety of government regulations, including export controls, import controls, environmental laws and required certifications.
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