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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.73
SOFO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 2073 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 vs. SOFO: 0.73 )
SOFO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.73

Equity to Asset 0.35
SOFO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 2005 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. SOFO: 0.35 )
SOFO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.35

0.21
0.94
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -5.07
M-Score: -2.59
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -6.76
SOFO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. SOFO: -6.76 )
SOFO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -595.73   Max: 1.33
Current: -6.76

-595.73
1.33
Net-margin (%) -6.43
SOFO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. SOFO: -6.43 )
SOFO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -216.92   Max: 114.95
Current: -6.43

-216.92
114.95
ROE (%) -18.98
SOFO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1999 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. SOFO: -18.98 )
SOFO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -143.25   Max: 7.6
Current: -18.98

-143.25
7.6
ROA (%) -7.41
SOFO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. SOFO: -7.41 )
SOFO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -114.24   Max: 5.76
Current: -7.41

-114.24
5.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -59.45
SOFO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 2065 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.04 vs. SOFO: -59.45 )
SOFO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -841.26   Max: 21.39
Current: -59.45

-841.26
21.39
Revenue Growth (%) 7.60
SOFO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1667 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. SOFO: 7.60 )
SOFO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -68.8   Max: 105.8
Current: 7.6

-68.8
105.8
EBITDA Growth (%) -8.70
SOFO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. SOFO: -8.70 )
SOFO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -72.6   Max: 119
Current: -8.7

-72.6
119
EPS Growth (%) 88.20
SOFO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. SOFO: 88.20 )
SOFO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -74.6   Max: 88.2
Current: 88.2

-74.6
88.2
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 2.80
SOFO's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. SOFO: 2.80 )
SOFO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 11.33
Current: 2.8

1.34
11.33
P/S 1.00
SOFO's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. SOFO: 1.00 )
SOFO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 27.04
Current: 1

0.82
27.04
EV-to-EBIT -16.69
SOFO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 34.57 vs. SOFO: -16.69 )
SOFO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1542.7   Max: 1614.9
Current: -16.69

-1542.7
1614.9
Current Ratio 1.10
SOFO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. SOFO: 1.10 )
SOFO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 18.43
Current: 1.1

0.58
18.43
Quick Ratio 0.95
SOFO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. SOFO: 0.95 )
SOFO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 18.14
Current: 0.95

0.53
18.14

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 17.90
SOFO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. SOFO: 17.90 )
SOFO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 20.65   Max: 22.83
Current: 17.9

20.65
22.83
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
SOFO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. SOFO: 0.60 )
SOFO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 14.08
Current: 0.6

0.23
14.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -6.00
SOFO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
51% of the 2026 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. SOFO: -6.00 )
SOFO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -6   Max: 1.9
Current: -6

-6
1.9

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare:CRM, SQI, RHT, INTU, ADBE » details
Traded in other countries:FD5N.Germany
Sonic Foundry Inc was incorporated in Maryland in March 1994. The Company is 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 worldwide. 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.
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Sonic Foundry Inc. (SOFO) Chairman and CEO Rimas Buinevicius sells 1,500 Shares Mar 15 2011 
Sonic Foundry Inc. (SOFO) Chairman and CEO Rimas Buinevicius sells 2,000 Shares Mar 01 2011 
Sonic Foundry Inc. (SOFO) Chairman and CEO Rimas Buinevicius sells 1,500 Shares Feb 25 2011 
Sonic Foundry Inc. (SOFO) Chairman and CEO Rimas Buinevicius sells 1,500 Shares Feb 22 2011 
Sonic Foundry Inc. (SOFO) Chairman and CEO Rimas Buinevicius sells 1,500 Shares Feb 17 2011 
Sonic Foundry Inc. (SOFO) Chairman and CEO Rimas Buinevicius sells 1,500 Shares Feb 11 2011 
Sonic Foundry Inc. (SOFO) Chairman and CEO Rimas Buinevicius sells 2,000 Shares Feb 08 2011 
Sonic Foundry Inc. (SOFO) Chairman and CEO Rimas Buinevicius sells 1,500 Shares Feb 03 2011 
Sonic Foundry Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jan 31 2011 
Sonic Foundry Inc. (SOFO) Chairman and CEO Rimas Buinevicius sells 1,500 Shares Jan 26 2011 

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