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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 26.54
SPEX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. SPEX: 26.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SPEX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 21.32 Max: No Debt
Current: 26.54
Equity to Asset 0.58
SPEX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. SPEX: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SPEX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.58
0.13
0.91
Interest Coverage N/A
SPEX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
83% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.67 vs. SPEX: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SPEX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: N/A
N/A
No Debt
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -12.99
M-Score: 170.11
WACC vs ROIC
-2.22%
-227.31%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -1734.18
SPEX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. SPEX: -1734.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SPEX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -306110  Med: -17360 Max: -559.43
Current: -1734.18
-306110
-559.43
Net-margin (%) -1164.65
SPEX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. SPEX: -1164.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SPEX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -305320  Med: -673.22 Max: 50185.71
Current: -1164.65
-305320
50185.71
ROE (%) 404.29
SPEX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.86 vs. SPEX: 404.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SPEX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -165.82  Med: -66.51 Max: 404.29
Current: 404.29
-165.82
404.29
ROA (%) -48.97
SPEX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. SPEX: -48.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SPEX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -137.51  Med: -47.39 Max: 22.15
Current: -48.97
-137.51
22.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -183946.43
SPEX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.19 vs. SPEX: -183946.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SPEX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1530550  Med: -3862.97 Max: -104.5
Current: -183946.43
-1530550
-104.5
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -76.30
SPEX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. SPEX: -76.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SPEX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -25.3 Max: 479
Current: -76.3
0
479
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -52.00
SPEX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. SPEX: -52.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SPEX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.6  Med: -27.1 Max: 144.5
Current: -52
-67.6
144.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -50.00
SPEX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. SPEX: -50.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SPEX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56  Med: -12.35 Max: 131.5
Current: -50
-56
131.5
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:BP2N.Germany, SPEX.Switzerland,
Spherix Inc is an intellectual property company that owns patented and unpainted intellectual property.

Spherix Inc is a Delaware corporation formed in 1967. It is an intellectual property company that owns patented and unpatented intellectual property. It is engaged in monetization of IP. Such monetization includes, but is not limited to, acquiring IP from patent holders in order to maximize the value of the patent holdings by conducting and managing a licensing campaign. The Company acquires IP from patent holders in order to maximize the value of their patent holdings by conducting, managing a licensing campaign. Its competitors include Vringo, Inc, VirnetX Holding Corp, Acacia Research Corporation and RPX Corporation. It also competes with venture capital firms, strategic corporate buyers and various industry leaders for technology acquisitions and licensing opportunities.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 0.09
SPEX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
100% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.46 vs. SPEX: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SPEX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 9.4 Max: 194.36
Current: 0.09
0.06
194.36
PE(NRI) 0.09
SPEX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
100% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. SPEX: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SPEX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 4.03 Max: 11.48
Current: 0.09
0.06
11.48
P/B 0.44
SPEX's P/B is ranked higher than
94% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. SPEX: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SPEX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.49 Max: 148.23
Current: 0.44
0.22
148.23
P/S 7.02
SPEX's P/S is ranked lower than
89% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. SPEX: 7.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SPEX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 23.87 Max: 5338.96
Current: 7.02
1.06
5338.96
PFCF 2.58
SPEX's PFCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. SPEX: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SPEX' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 5.14 Max: 55.77
Current: 2.58
1.82
55.77
EV-to-EBIT 0.09
SPEX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
100% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.52 vs. SPEX: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SPEX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.2  Med: -0.5 Max: 1.3
Current: 0.09
-13.2
1.3
EV-to-EBITDA 0.11
SPEX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
100% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. SPEX: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SPEX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -122.8  Med: -0.5 Max: 121.3
Current: 0.11
-122.8
121.3
Current Ratio 2.50
SPEX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. SPEX: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SPEX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 3.35 Max: 30.37
Current: 2.5
0.37
30.37
Quick Ratio 2.50
SPEX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. SPEX: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SPEX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 3.35 Max: 30.37
Current: 2.5
0.37
30.37

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -299.00
SPEX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. SPEX: -299.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SPEX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -432.5  Med: -14.5 Max: 12.6
Current: -299
-432.5
12.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 5.59
SPEX's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
61% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. SPEX: 5.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
SPEX' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 8.05 Max: 219.28
Current: 5.59
0.63
219.28
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.13
SPEX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.34 vs. SPEX: 5.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SPEX' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 7.81 Max: 313.5
Current: 5.13
0.58
313.5
Price/Tangible Book 4.92
SPEX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
66% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SPEX: 4.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SPEX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 5.54 Max: 127.22
Current: 4.92
0.57
127.22
Price/Median PS Value 0.29
SPEX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SPEX: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SPEX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.23 Max: 188.39
Current: 0.29
0.03
188.39
Price/Graham Number 0.14
SPEX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
99% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. SPEX: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SPEX' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 6.15 Max: 26.59
Current: 0.14
0.13
26.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1067.62
SPEX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. SPEX: 1067.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SPEX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 77.4  Med: 177.2 Max: 19793.1
Current: 1067.62
77.4
19793.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $0.59
EPS (TTM) $ 13.56
Beta-0.65
Short Percentage of Float5.73%
52-Week Range $0.83 - 4.69
Shares Outstanding (Mil)4.82
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