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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 0.34
SOFO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. SOFO: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SOFO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.65 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.34
Equity to Asset 0.22
SOFO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. SOFO: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SOFO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.22
0.22
0.89
F-Score: 1
Z-Score: -6.41
M-Score: -2.34
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 (%) -11.22
SOFO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. SOFO: -11.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SOFO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.53  Med: -9.91 Max: 1.33
Current: -11.22
-50.53
1.33
Net-margin (%) -12.41
SOFO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. SOFO: -12.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SOFO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.46  Med: -10.14 Max: 0.6
Current: -12.41
-50.46
0.6
ROE (%) -47.55
SOFO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. SOFO: -47.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SOFO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.82  Med: -26.88 Max: 1.59
Current: -47.55
-59.82
1.59
ROA (%) -13.68
SOFO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. SOFO: -13.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SOFO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.98  Med: -11.30 Max: 0.7
Current: -13.68
-37.98
0.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -111.58
SOFO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.73 vs. SOFO: -111.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SOFO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -374.67  Med: -103.61 Max: 23.97
Current: -111.58
-374.67
23.97
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.00
SOFO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1367 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. SOFO: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SOFO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 8.20 Max: 106.1
Current: 8
0
106.1
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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

SOFO Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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SOFO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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Q2 2015

SOFO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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Q3 2015

SOFO Guru Trades in Q3 2015

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Ratios

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Forward P/E 24.51
SOFO's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.56 vs. SOFO: 24.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
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P/B 2.90
SOFO's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 2330 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. SOFO: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SOFO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 3.45 Max: 11.33
Current: 2.9
1.34
11.33
P/S 0.62
SOFO's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 2330 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. SOFO: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SOFO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.41 Max: 10.63
Current: 0.62
0.55
10.63
Current Ratio 0.97
SOFO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. SOFO: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SOFO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.39 Max: 7.17
Current: 0.97
0.78
7.17
Quick Ratio 0.84
SOFO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. SOFO: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SOFO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.27 Max: 7
Current: 0.84
0.67
7
Days Inventory 68.37
SOFO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
79% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. SOFO: 68.37 )
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: 70.46
Current: 68.37
23.18
70.46
Days Sales Outstanding 126.73
SOFO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
82% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 70.48 vs. SOFO: 126.73 )
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: 126.73
73.5
126.73
Days Payable 69.53
SOFO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
67% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 44.10 vs. SOFO: 69.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SOFO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.02  Med: 76.28 Max: 172.68
Current: 69.53
42.02
172.68

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.44
SOFO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 2004 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. SOFO: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SOFO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.02 Max: 33.74
Current: 0.44
0.47
33.74
Price/Graham Number 0.95
SOFO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
77% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. SOFO: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SOFO' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 2.98 Max: 30.73
Current: 0.95
1.53
30.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -15.90
SOFO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SOFO: -15.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SOFO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.60 Max: 2.5
Current: -15.9
0.1
2.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $36
EPS $ -1.04
Beta-1.17
Short Percentage of Float1.54%
52-Week Range $4.28 - 10.47
Shares Outstanding(Mil)4.36

Analyst Estimate

Sep16
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 0.32
EPS without NRI($) 0.32

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 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.
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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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