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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.19
SOFO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 1687 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. SOFO: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
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
SOFO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. SOFO: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
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
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -7.81
Beneish M-Score: -2.94
WACC vs ROIC
1.08%
-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
SOFO's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
74% of the 1627 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. SOFO: -6.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
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
SOFO's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
75% of the 1628 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. SOFO: -9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
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
SOFO's ROE % is ranked lower than
89% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.51 vs. SOFO: -57.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
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
SOFO's ROA % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1692 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. SOFO: -11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
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
SOFO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
78% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.15 vs. SOFO: -104.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
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
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 7.00
SOFO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. SOFO: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SOFO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82  Med: 8 Max: 106.6
Current: 7
-82
106.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 56.00
SOFO's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. SOFO: 56.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SOFO' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 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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Traded in other countries:FD5N.Germany,
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 4.82
SOFO's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. SOFO: 4.82 )
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: 4.82
1.34
11.32
PS Ratio 0.54
SOFO's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. SOFO: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SOFO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.31 Max: 10.63
Current: 0.54
0.49
10.63
Current Ratio 0.77
SOFO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 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 1510 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 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
82% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 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
75% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.53 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
59% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 40.56 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 1126 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 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 0.42
SOFO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SOFO: 0.42 )
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: 34.88
Current: 0.42
0.18
34.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -10.36
SOFO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
83% of the 1899 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. SOFO: -10.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SOFO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.44  Med: 1.6 Max: 2.5
Current: -10.36
-10.44
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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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Sonic Foundry CEO Buys Shares of Company Mar 04 2016 
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 

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