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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 66.90
SONS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. SONS: 66.90 )
SONS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 5.27   Max: No Debt
Current: 66.9

Equity to Asset 0.72
SONS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. SONS: 0.72 )
SONS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.62   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.72

-0.62
0.91
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.07
M-Score: -3.70
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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history
Operating margin (%) -7.62
SONS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. SONS: -7.62 )
SONS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2437300   Max: 12.51
Current: -7.62

-2437300
12.51
Net-margin (%) -7.99
SONS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. SONS: -7.99 )
SONS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2388700   Max: 36.8
Current: -7.99

-2388700
36.8
ROE (%) -7.08
SONS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. SONS: -7.08 )
SONS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -627.33   Max: 23.78
Current: -7.08

-627.33
23.78
ROA (%) -5.30
SONS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. SONS: -5.30 )
SONS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -349.1   Max: 17.44
Current: -5.3

-349.1
17.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -61.88
SONS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.85 vs. SONS: -61.88 )
SONS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2787.4   Max: 259.95
Current: -61.88

-2787.4
259.95
Revenue Growth (%) 2.80
SONS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. SONS: 2.80 )
SONS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 37
Current: 2.8

0
37
EPS Growth (%) 26.00
SONS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. SONS: 26.00 )
SONS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -51.2   Max: 108
Current: 26

-51.2
108
» SONS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

SONS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 30,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,737,943 sh (+103.97%)
RS Investment Management 796,900 sh (+23.44%)
Bill Frels 15,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 474,000 sh (-17.42%)
Steven Cohen 102,400 sh (-96.51%)
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Q4 2013

SONS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Bill Frels 15,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,691,263 sh (-2.69%)
Chuck Royce 424,000 sh (-10.55%)
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Q1 2014

SONS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 62,547 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,151,543 sh (+27.22%)
Bill Frels 15,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 74,000 sh (-82.55%)
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Q2 2014

SONS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 15,447 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 74,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 15,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 2,123,043 sh (-1.32%)
» More
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Ratios

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history
P/B 3.78
SONS's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. SONS: 3.78 )
SONS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 9.67
Current: 3.78

0.77
9.67
P/S 3.42
SONS's P/S is ranked lower than
70% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SONS: 3.42 )
SONS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 28.56
Current: 3.42

1.03
28.56
PFCF 26.71
SONS's PFCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SONS: 26.71 )
SONS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 19.7   Max: 829
Current: 26.71

19.7
829
EV-to-EBIT -60.31
SONS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
55% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 45.16 vs. SONS: -60.31 )
SONS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 40.8   Max: 671.6
Current: -60.31

40.8
671.6
Current Ratio 3.05
SONS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. SONS: 3.05 )
SONS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 8.6
Current: 3.05

1.8
8.6
Quick Ratio 2.76
SONS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. SONS: 2.76 )
SONS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.65   Max: 8.2
Current: 2.76

1.65
8.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 14.96
SONS's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
82% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SONS: 14.96 )
SONS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 75.35
Current: 14.96

1.24
75.35
Price/Net Current Asset Value 8.50
SONS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SONS: 8.50 )
SONS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 67.47
Current: 8.5

1.05
67.47
Price/Tangible Book 5.19
SONS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SONS: 5.19 )
SONS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 61.91
Current: 5.19

0.68
61.91
Price/DCF (Projected) 5.58
SONS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
67% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SONS: 5.58 )
SONS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 17.04
Current: 5.58

1.16
17.04
Price/Median PS Value 1.04
SONS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SONS: 1.04 )
SONS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 101.2
Current: 1.04

0.13
101.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.50
SONS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
67% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. SONS: 0.50 )
SONS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 2.5
Current: 0.5

0.1
2.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.13
SONS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
64% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. SONS: -0.13 )
SONS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.7   Max: 0.4
Current: -0.13

-4.7
0.4

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
Compare:PTFRY, QCOM, CSCO, ERIC, NOK » details
Traded in other countries:NU4.Germany
Sonus Networks, Inc., was incorporated in August 1997 as a Delaware corporation. The Company is a communication services providers and enterprises embrace the next generation of Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)-based solutions, including Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), Video and Unified Communications (UC) through secure, reliable and scalable Internet Protocol (IP) networks. It provide communication solutions to service providers and increasingly to enterprises that enable them to advance, protect, secure, and unify their communications and improve collaboration. The Company's solutions enable its customers to seamlessly link and leverage multivendor, multiprotocol communications systems and applications across their networks, around the world and in a rapidly changing ecosystem of IP-enabled devices such as smartphones and tablets. The Company's product portfolio comprises of Sonus Session Border Controllers, Sonus GSX9000 Open Services Switch and Sonus GSX4000 Open Services Switch, Sonus PSX Policy & Routing Server, Sonus ASX Call Feature Server, and Sonus Network Management Solutions. The Company's solutions are deployed in many of the service provider and enterprise networks including AT&T, Belgacom, BT Group, Cable & Wireless, CenturyLink, CITIC 1616, Global Crossing, KDDI, KVH, Level 3, NTT Communications, Orange, Softbank Corporation, TalkTalk, T-Systems Business Services (a division of Deutsche Telekom Group), Verizon and XO Communications.
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