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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.19
NAS:SOFO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 1930 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. NAS:SOFO: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:SOFO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 2.47 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.19
Equity to Asset 0.15
NAS:SOFO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. NAS:SOFO: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:SOFO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.15
0.15
0.94
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -7.82
M-Score: -2.94
WACC vs ROIC
1.04%
-27.42%
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -6.97
NAS:SOFO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. NAS:SOFO: -6.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:SOFO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.53  Med: -7.3 Max: 1.33
Current: -6.97
-50.53
1.33
Net-margin (%) -9.48
NAS:SOFO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. NAS:SOFO: -9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:SOFO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.46  Med: -8.3 Max: 0.6
Current: -9.48
-50.46
0.6
ROE (%) -57.09
NAS:SOFO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1820 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. NAS:SOFO: -57.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:SOFO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.82  Med: -29.16 Max: 1.59
Current: -57.09
-59.82
1.59
ROA (%) -11.26
NAS:SOFO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 1936 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. NAS:SOFO: -11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:SOFO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.98  Med: -9.66 Max: 0.7
Current: -11.26
-37.98
0.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -104.56
NAS:SOFO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1896 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.22 vs. NAS:SOFO: -104.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:SOFO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -374.67  Med: -85.69 Max: 23.97
Current: -104.56
-374.67
23.97
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.00
NAS:SOFO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. NAS:SOFO: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:SOFO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82  Med: 8 Max: 106.6
Current: 7
-82
106.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 56.00
NAS:SOFO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. NAS:SOFO: 56.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:SOFO' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74.5  Med: -12.4 Max: 123.5
Current: 56
-74.5
123.5
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 511210    SIC: 7372
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Sonic Foundry Inc provides video content management and distribution for education, business and government in the web communications marketplace.

Sonic Foundry Inc was incorporated in Maryland in March 1994. The Company is engaged in the business of providing enterprise solutions and services for the web communications market. It also provides webcasting, lecture capture and knowledge management solutions for higher education institutions, businesses and government agencies. The Company include Mediasite Recorders for capturing multimedia presentations, Mediasite EX Server platform for streaming, archiving and managing online presentation content, Mediasite Events for turnkey meeting, conference and event webcasting services based on the Mediasite platform, Mediasite Services for hosting, installation, training and custom development, Mediasite Customer Assurance for annual hardware and software maintenance and technical support. In the lecture capture and webcasting market it faces competition from various companies that provide related, but different, communication technologies. These include Web conferencing solutions (e.g. Adobe, Cisco/WebEx, Microsoft and Citrix), Video conferencing solutions, Authoring tools, and online video services and virtual meeting platforms.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 5.21
SOFO's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 2031 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. SOFO: 5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SOFO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 3.66 Max: 11.32
Current: 5.21
1.34
11.32
PS Ratio 0.59
SOFO's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 2013 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. SOFO: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SOFO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.32 Max: 10.63
Current: 0.59
0.49
10.63
Current Ratio 0.77
SOFO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. SOFO: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SOFO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.39 Max: 18.43
Current: 0.77
0.58
18.43
Quick Ratio 0.70
SOFO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SOFO: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SOFO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.27 Max: 18.14
Current: 0.7
0.53
18.14
Days Inventory 73.89
SOFO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
81% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. SOFO: 73.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SOFO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.18  Med: 37.69 Max: 78.39
Current: 73.89
23.18
78.39
Days Sales Outstanding 98.66
SOFO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
73% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.15 vs. SOFO: 98.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SOFO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 73.5  Med: 90.11 Max: 126.73
Current: 98.66
73.5
126.73
Days Payable 33.50
SOFO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
61% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 42.55 vs. SOFO: 33.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SOFO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.5  Med: 70.65 Max: 133.53
Current: 33.5
33.5
133.53

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.40
SOFO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. SOFO: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SOFO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -313.4  Med: -3.9 Max: -0.7
Current: -3.4
-313.4
-0.7

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.45
SOFO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1759 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SOFO: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SOFO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.06 Max: 34.3
Current: 0.45
0.18
34.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -9.69
SOFO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 2127 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SOFO: -9.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SOFO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.67  Med: 1.6 Max: 2.5
Current: -9.69
-10.67
2.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $38.19
EPS (TTM) $ -0.83
Beta-0.55
Short Percentage of Float1.27%
52-Week Range $3.75 - 8.51
Shares Outstanding (Mil)4.42

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