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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
SONS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. SONS: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SONS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.27  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.74
SONS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SONS: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SONS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.62  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.74
-0.62
0.91
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: -0.04
M-Score: -3.74
WACC vs ROIC
14.78%
-15.85%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -6.29
SONS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.47 vs. SONS: -6.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SONS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.1  Med: -6.72 Max: 8.05
Current: -6.29
-19.1
8.05
Net-margin (%) -6.66
SONS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. SONS: -6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SONS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.76  Med: -6.55 Max: 36.8
Current: -6.66
-38.76
36.8
ROE (%) -7.86
SONS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.62 vs. SONS: -7.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SONS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.97  Med: -5.60 Max: 28.86
Current: -7.86
-26.97
28.86
ROA (%) -5.67
SONS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. SONS: -5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SONS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.74  Med: -4.09 Max: 19.66
Current: -5.67
-19.74
19.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -46.71
SONS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.34 vs. SONS: -46.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SONS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -108.15  Med: -52.09 Max: 166.65
Current: -46.71
-108.15
166.65
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.50
SONS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SONS: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SONS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.00 Max: 36.8
Current: 3.5
0
36.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -28.60
SONS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SONS: -28.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SONS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74  Med: -34.35 Max: 28.6
Current: -28.6
-74
28.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -10.70
SONS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. SONS: -10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SONS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.2  Med: -10.70 Max: 108
Current: -10.7
-51.2
108
» SONS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-29)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

SONS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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SONS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Sonus Networks Inc is a provider of networked solutions for communications service. It is a supplier of Session Initiation Protocol-based communication equipment including VoIP, video and Unified Communications through IP networks.

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 c, 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.

Ratios

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history
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 35.31
SONS's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
82% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.17 vs. SONS: 35.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SONS' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.73  Med: 50.42 Max: 4950
Current: 35.31
13.73
4950
P/B 1.95
SONS's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. SONS: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SONS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.97 Max: 5.25
Current: 1.95
0.77
5.25
P/S 1.67
SONS's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. SONS: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SONS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.99 Max: 7.95
Current: 1.67
1.03
7.95
PFCF 12.66
SONS's PFCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.76 vs. SONS: 12.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SONS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.43  Med: 63.30 Max: 11150
Current: 12.66
10.43
11150
POCF 10.70
SONS's POCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.72 vs. SONS: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SONS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.83  Med: 43.27 Max: 290.55
Current: 10.7
8.83
290.55
EV-to-EBIT -23.04
SONS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.73 vs. SONS: -23.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SONS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -554.7  Med: -12.05 Max: 443.8
Current: -23.04
-554.7
443.8
EV-to-EBITDA 81.91
SONS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
97% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.79 vs. SONS: 81.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SONS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1200.9  Med: 17.30 Max: 1518.7
Current: 81.91
-1200.9
1518.7
Current Ratio 2.66
SONS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SONS: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SONS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 3.87 Max: 8.6
Current: 2.66
1.8
8.6
Quick Ratio 2.31
SONS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. SONS: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SONS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 3.59 Max: 8.2
Current: 2.31
1.65
8.2
Days Inventory 100.94
SONS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
92% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. SONS: 100.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SONS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.95  Med: 89.39 Max: 109.21
Current: 100.94
60.95
109.21
Days Sales Outstanding 48.68
SONS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.51 vs. SONS: 48.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SONS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 74.67  Med: 81.28 Max: 98.71
Current: 48.68
74.67
98.71
Days Payable 18.70
SONS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
83% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 60.90 vs. SONS: 18.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SONS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.37  Med: 36.96 Max: 64.29
Current: 18.7
23.37
64.29

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Cash 20.84
SONS's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
75% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.37 vs. SONS: 20.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
SONS' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 8.43 Max: 394
Current: 20.84
1.24
394
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.96
SONS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. SONS: 4.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SONS' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 4.43 Max: 65.46
Current: 4.96
0.87
65.46
Price/Tangible Book 2.96
SONS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. SONS: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SONS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 3.53 Max: 61.91
Current: 2.96
0.67
61.91
Price/Projected FCF 2.80
SONS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. SONS: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SONS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 2.57 Max: 11.96
Current: 2.8
1.16
11.96
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
SONS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SONS: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SONS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.10 Max: 118.53
Current: 0.6
0.14
118.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -4.36
SONS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. SONS: -4.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SONS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.80 Max: 451.6
Current: -4.36
0.2
451.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $258.0
EPS (TTM) $ -0.34
Beta1.76
Short Percentage of Float2.64%
52-Week Range $5.15 - 10.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)49.59

Analyst Estimate


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Dec16
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.30
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.30
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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