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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
99% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 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: 9999.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.71
SONS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. SONS: 0.71 )
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: 0.71
-0.62
0.91
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -1.81
M-Score: -3.35
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 (%) -14.92
SONS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. SONS: -14.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SONS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.1  Med: -5.41 Max: 8.05
Current: -14.92
-19.1
8.05
Net-margin (%) -15.55
SONS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. SONS: -15.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SONS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.76  Med: -5.29 Max: 36.8
Current: -15.55
-38.76
36.8
ROE (%) -17.15
SONS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. SONS: -17.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SONS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.97  Med: -4.08 Max: 28.86
Current: -17.15
-26.97
28.86
ROA (%) -12.30
SONS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. SONS: -12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SONS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.74  Med: -3.04 Max: 19.66
Current: -12.3
-19.74
19.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -95.15
SONS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.23 vs. SONS: -95.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SONS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -105.89  Med: -45.55 Max: 166.65
Current: -95.15
-105.89
166.65
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.20
SONS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SONS: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SONS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -1.95 Max: 36.9
Current: 8.2
0
36.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.70
SONS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. SONS: 13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SONS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.7  Med: -5.40 Max: 107.7
Current: 13.7
-52.7
107.7
» SONS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-16)


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

SONS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Mairs and Power 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%)
Mairs and Power 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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Q3 2015

SONS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 19.96
SONS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.60 vs. SONS: 19.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.42
SONS's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. SONS: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SONS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 2.09 Max: 5.25
Current: 1.42
0.77
5.25
P/S 1.17
SONS's P/S is ranked lower than
58% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. SONS: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SONS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 3.08 Max: 7.95
Current: 1.17
1.03
7.95
POCF 84.02
SONS's POCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.75 vs. SONS: 84.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SONS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.73  Med: 53.68 Max: 307.5
Current: 84.02
13.73
307.5
Current Ratio 2.61
SONS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. SONS: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SONS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 3.88 Max: 8.6
Current: 2.61
1.8
8.6
Quick Ratio 2.29
SONS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. SONS: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SONS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 3.60 Max: 8.2
Current: 2.29
1.65
8.2
Days Inventory 98.44
SONS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
67% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.81 vs. SONS: 98.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SONS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.95  Med: 89.86 Max: 155.8
Current: 98.44
60.95
155.8
Days Sales Outstanding 75.01
SONS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
51% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 72.94 vs. SONS: 75.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SONS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 74.67  Med: 86.68 Max: 135.64
Current: 75.01
74.67
135.64
Days Payable 21.41
SONS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
92% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 59.65 vs. SONS: 21.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SONS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.37  Med: 40.04 Max: 96.09
Current: 21.41
23.37
96.09

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 14.70
SONS's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
64% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SONS: 14.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
SONS' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 8.16 Max: 394
Current: 14.7
1.24
394
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.61
SONS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. SONS: 2.61 )
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: 4.61 Max: 65.46
Current: 2.61
0.87
65.46
Price/Tangible Book 1.99
SONS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. SONS: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SONS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 3.67 Max: 61.91
Current: 1.99
0.67
61.91
Price/Projected FCF 1.78
SONS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. SONS: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SONS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 2.67 Max: 16.8
Current: 1.78
1.16
16.8
Price/Median PS Value 0.38
SONS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. SONS: 0.38 )
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: 1.08 Max: 113.91
Current: 0.38
0.14
113.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -20.15
SONS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. SONS: -20.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SONS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.81  Med: 2.00 Max: 451.6
Current: -20.15
-21.81
451.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $250
EPS $ -0.78
Beta2.49
Short Percentage of Float5.34%
52-Week Range $5.34 - 18.52
Shares Outstanding(Mil)49.74

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 247 260
EPS($) -0.42 0.30
EPS without NRI($) -0.42 0.30

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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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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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