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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 : 5/10

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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
SONS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. SONS: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SONS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 5.27  Med: 243.25 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.72
SONS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. SONS: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SONS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.62  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.72
-0.62
0.91
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -1.43
M-Score: -3.30
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 (%) -15.92
SONS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. SONS: -15.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SONS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2437300  Med: -11.67 Max: 12.51
Current: -15.92
-2437300
12.51
Net-margin (%) -16.52
SONS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. SONS: -16.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SONS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2388700  Med: -7.70 Max: 36.8
Current: -16.52
-2388700
36.8
ROE (%) -18.22
SONS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. SONS: -18.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SONS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -509.03  Med: -6.10 Max: 28.86
Current: -18.22
-509.03
28.86
ROA (%) -13.07
SONS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. SONS: -13.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SONS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -339.95  Med: -4.74 Max: 19.66
Current: -13.07
-339.95
19.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -99.02
SONS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. SONS: -99.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SONS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3459.05  Med: -65.22 Max: 387.77
Current: -99.02
-3459.05
387.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.20
SONS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SONS: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SONS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -1.95 Max: 36.9
Current: 8.2
0
36.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.90
SONS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. SONS: 13.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SONS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -52.5  Med: -5.55 Max: 108
Current: 13.9
-52.5
108
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

SONS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Bill Frels 15,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,688,200 sh (-20.48%)
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Q4 2014

SONS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Bill Frels 15,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 904,700 sh (-46.41%)
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Q1 2015

SONS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 16,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 323,929 sh (+79.03%)
Bill Frels Sold Out
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Q2 2015

SONS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 292,862 sh (-9.59%)
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 15.80
SONS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.92 vs. SONS: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.59
SONS's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. SONS: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SONS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 2.31 Max: 6.63
Current: 1.59
0.77
6.63
P/S 1.35
SONS's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SONS: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SONS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.03  Med: 3.17 Max: 9.97
Current: 1.35
1.03
9.97
Current Ratio 2.73
SONS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. SONS: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SONS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.8  Med: 3.91 Max: 8.6
Current: 2.73
1.8
8.6
Quick Ratio 2.36
SONS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. SONS: 2.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SONS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.65  Med: 3.62 Max: 8.2
Current: 2.36
1.65
8.2
Days Inventory 94.50
SONS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
67% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.93 vs. SONS: 94.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SONS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 60.95  Med: 96.91 Max: 1761.24
Current: 94.5
60.95
1761.24
Days Sales Outstanding 69.68
SONS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
52% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.21 vs. SONS: 69.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SONS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 17.25  Med: 85.02 Max: 135.64
Current: 69.68
17.25
135.64

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 21.72
SONS's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
79% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.37 vs. SONS: 21.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
SONS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.24  Med: 8.13 Max: 394
Current: 21.72
1.24
394
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.16
SONS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. SONS: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SONS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.87  Med: 4.67 Max: 65.45
Current: 3.16
0.87
65.45
Price/Tangible Book 2.41
SONS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. SONS: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SONS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 3.68 Max: 61.91
Current: 2.41
0.67
61.91
Price/Projected FCF 2.56
SONS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SONS: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SONS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.16  Med: 2.77 Max: 16.8
Current: 2.56
1.16
16.8
Price/Median PS Value 0.42
SONS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. SONS: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SONS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.06 Max: 110.56
Current: 0.42
0.14
110.56
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -16.40
SONS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SONS: -16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SONS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -17.65  Med: 1.50 Max: 538.7
Current: -16.4
-17.65
538.7

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 248 286
EPS($) -0.35 0.44
EPS without NRI($) -0.35 0.44

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
Compare:PTFRY, QCOM, CSCO, ERIC, NOK » details
Traded in other countries:NU41.Germany,
Sonus Networks Inc was incorporated in August 1997 as a Delaware corporation. The Company provides secure, reliable and scalable Internet Protocol networks to communications service providers and enterprises who offers Session Initiation Protocol or SIP-based solutions, including Voice over Internet Protocol, video and Unified Communications. The Company's products include GSX9000 VoIP softswitch, Sonus ASX Feature Server and Sonus PSX Centralized Routing & Policy Server, Sonus SBC 1000, Sonus SBC 2000, Sonus SBC 5100/5110, Sonus SBC 5200/5210, Sonus SBC 9000, SBC VX, Sonus SBC SWe, and Sonus SBC 7000. The Company currently provides communication solutions to service providers and to enterprises that enable them to protect, secure and unify their real time communications infrastructures. This enables the customers to seamlessly link and leverage multivendor, multiprotocol communications systems and applications across their networks in an ecosystem of IP-enabled devices such as smartphones and tablets. The Company sells its products through direct sales with additional sales support from regional channel partners. Currently the Company, with its channel partner program, Sonus Partner Assure Program, focuses on expanding its coverage of service provider and enterprise markets. The Company also sells its products with the assistance of distributors and resellers such as Arrow S3, Dimension Data, Nissho Electronics Corporation (Japan), ScanSource, TSG, Sumitomo Corporation (Japan), Verizon and Westcon. The customers include AT&T, Belgacom ICS, BT Group, CenturyLink, COLT, KDDI, Level 3, Orange, Softbank Corporation, TalkTalk, Tata Communications, T-Systems Business Services (a division of Deutsche Telekom Group), Verizon, Vonage and XO Communications. The Company competes with companies such as AudioCodes Ltd., Cisco Systems, Inc., Ericsson LM Telephone Company, GENBAND Inc., Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Metaswitch and Oracle Corporation. As of December 31, 2013, the Company held 110 U.S. patents with expiration dates ranging from May 2014 through October 2031, and had 29 patent applications pending in the United States.
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