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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 0.46
SOFO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.37 vs. SOFO: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SOFO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 2.63 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.46
Equity to Asset 0.26
SOFO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. SOFO: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SOFO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.60 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.26
0.21
0.94
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -6.58
M-Score: -3.12
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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Operating margin (%) -12.66
SOFO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1743 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. SOFO: -12.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SOFO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -916.88  Med: -39.54 Max: 1.33
Current: -12.66
-916.88
1.33
Net-margin (%) -12.79
SOFO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1743 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. SOFO: -12.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SOFO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -6605.01  Med: -27.72 Max: 114.95
Current: -12.79
-6605.01
114.95
ROE (%) -43.68
SOFO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1705 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. SOFO: -43.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SOFO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -143.25  Med: -28.18 Max: 7.6
Current: -43.68
-143.25
7.6
ROA (%) -13.71
SOFO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. SOFO: -13.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SOFO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -114.24  Med: -21.01 Max: 5.76
Current: -13.71
-114.24
5.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -118.43
SOFO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1757 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.49 vs. SOFO: -118.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SOFO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -841.26  Med: -92.33 Max: 23.97
Current: -118.43
-841.26
23.97
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.40
SOFO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. SOFO: 8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SOFO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 8.40 Max: 106.1
Current: 8.4
0
106.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 123.50
SOFO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SOFO: 123.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SOFO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -74.6  Med: -17.90 Max: 123.5
Current: 123.5
-74.6
123.5
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 24.51
SOFO's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
64% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.23 vs. SOFO: 24.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 3.39
SOFO's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 1654 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. SOFO: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SOFO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.34  Med: 3.36 Max: 11.33
Current: 3.39
1.34
11.33
P/S 0.80
SOFO's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 1797 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. SOFO: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SOFO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.45 Max: 12.11
Current: 0.8
0.72
12.11
Current Ratio 1.02
SOFO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. SOFO: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SOFO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.39 Max: 18.43
Current: 1.02
0.58
18.43
Quick Ratio 0.90
SOFO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. SOFO: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SOFO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.31 Max: 18.14
Current: 0.9
0.53
18.14
Days Inventory 68.14
SOFO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
81% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.83 vs. SOFO: 68.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SOFO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 23.18  Med: 47.90 Max: 710.79
Current: 68.14
23.18
710.79
Days Sales Outstanding 100.15
SOFO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
73% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 68.76 vs. SOFO: 100.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SOFO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 66.36  Med: 90.54 Max: 1651.21
Current: 100.15
66.36
1651.21

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.55
SOFO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1548 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. SOFO: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SOFO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.24 Max: 33.19
Current: 0.55
0.46
33.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -14.22
SOFO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1771 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SOFO: -14.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SOFO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -14.47  Med: 0.60 Max: 1.9
Current: -14.22
-14.47
1.9

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16
Revenue(Mil) 43 49
EPS($) 0.21 0.32
EPS without NRI($) 0.21 0.32

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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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 
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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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