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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 higher than
59% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. RVBD: 1.00 )
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 higher than
52% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. RVBD: 0.44 )
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: 2.92
M-Score: -2.93
WACC vs ROIC
11.04%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.43
RVBD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. RVBD: 4.43 )
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
82% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. RVBD: 6.54 )
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
78% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.98 vs. RVBD: 8.66 )
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
74% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. RVBD: 3.77 )
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
94% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. RVBD: 69.53 )
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 645 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. RVBD: 15.30 )
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
81% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. RVBD: 12.20 )
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
76% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. RVBD: 5.00 )
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

Q1 2014

RVBD Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 54,000 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 494,260 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 75,892 sh (+100.86%)
Mario Gabelli 187,959 sh (+82.48%)
Paul Singer 14,716,446 sh (unchged)
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Paul Singer 9,565,690 sh (-35.00%)
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Q2 2014

RVBD Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 10,903 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 10,872 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 62,933 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 12,731 sh (New)
Jim Simons 113,700 sh (New)
John Hussman 250,000 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 2,950,000 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 (+1.70%)
Chuck Royce 50,000 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 9,000,000 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

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%)
Paul Singer 14,966,446 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 9,560,553 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 50,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 9,728,190 sh (-35.00%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 47.60
RVBD's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 98.20 vs. RVBD: 47.60 )
RVBD' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 36.32   Max: 603.1
Current: 47.6

36.32
603.1
Forward P/E 14.68
RVBD's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RVBD: 14.68 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 47.60
RVBD's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
73% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 100.60 vs. RVBD: 47.60 )
RVBD' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 36.41   Max: 583
Current: 47.6

36.41
583
P/B 3.90
RVBD's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. RVBD: 3.90 )
RVBD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 21.34
Current: 3.9

2.19
21.34
P/S 3.10
RVBD's P/S is ranked lower than
59% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. RVBD: 3.10 )
RVBD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 17.67
Current: 3.1

1.91
17.67
PFCF 19.00
RVBD's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RVBD: 19.00 )
RVBD' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.35   Max: 121.83
Current: 19

9.35
121.83
POCF 14.96
RVBD's POCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 26.22 vs. RVBD: 14.96 )
RVBD' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8   Max: 276.07
Current: 14.96

8
276.07
EV-to-EBIT 68.32
RVBD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 72.71 vs. RVBD: 68.32 )
RVBD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1386.5   Max: 1477.2
Current: 68.32

-1386.5
1477.2
PEG 1.33
RVBD's PEG is ranked higher than
95% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RVBD: 1.33 )
RVBD' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 5.73
Current: 1.33

0.45
5.73
Shiller P/E 86.30
RVBD's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RVBD: 86.30 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 71.05   Max: 572.6
Current: 86.3

71.05
572.6
Current Ratio 1.85
RVBD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. RVBD: 1.85 )
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
71% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. RVBD: 1.82 )
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
92% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 73.12 vs. RVBD: 24.87 )
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
93% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 82.50 vs. RVBD: 34.86 )
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 higher than
88% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RVBD: 1.10 )
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
93% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. RVBD: 0.70 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.33
Current: 0.7

0.59
2.33
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.90
RVBD's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RVBD: 1.90 )
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 higher than
64% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. RVBD: 1.50 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 5
Current: 1.5

0.1
5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 36.29
RVBD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
93% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.04 vs. RVBD: 36.29 )
RVBD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1   Max: 107.6
Current: 36.29

1
107.6

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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