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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 : 8/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
SPEX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 970 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. SPEX: No Debt )
SPEX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.14   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.91
SPEX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. SPEX: 0.91 )
SPEX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.91

0.13
0.91
Interest Coverage No Debt
SPEX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.27 vs. SPEX: No Debt )
SPEX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

2.5
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -0.41
M-Score: -2.17
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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history
Operating margin (%) -103321.43
SPEX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. SPEX: -103321.43 )
SPEX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -56840.74   Max: 3.65
Current: -103321.43

-56840.74
3.65
Net-margin (%) -103057.14
SPEX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. SPEX: -103057.14 )
SPEX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -66537.04   Max: 50185.71
Current: -103057.14

-66537.04
50185.71
ROE (%) -64.29
SPEX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.17 vs. SPEX: -64.29 )
SPEX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -165.82   Max: 31.32
Current: -64.29

-165.82
31.32
ROA (%) -51.22
SPEX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. SPEX: -51.22 )
SPEX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -90.1   Max: 22.15
Current: -51.22

-90.1
22.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3616250.00
SPEX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 29.02 vs. SPEX: -3616250.00 )
SPEX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -127891.67   Max: 33.33
Current: -3616250

-127891.67
33.33
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -89.20
SPEX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. SPEX: -89.20 )
SPEX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -100   Max: 468.4
Current: -89.2

-100
468.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -49.40
SPEX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SPEX: -49.40 )
SPEX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -53.4   Max: 153.3
Current: -49.4

-53.4
153.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -45.80
SPEX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. SPEX: -45.80 )
SPEX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.1   Max: 131.7
Current: -45.8

-56.1
131.7
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Ratios

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P/B 0.50
SPEX's P/B is ranked higher than
96% of the 1132 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. SPEX: 0.50 )
SPEX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 70.16
Current: 0.5

0.22
70.16
P/S 94.00
SPEX's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 1132 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. SPEX: 94.00 )
SPEX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 10500
Current: 94

0.45
10500
EV-to-EBIT -0.74
SPEX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 1132 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.29 vs. SPEX: -0.74 )
SPEX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -43.3   Max: 1.3
Current: -0.74

-43.3
1.3
Current Ratio 30.37
SPEX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. SPEX: 30.37 )
SPEX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1   Max: 30.37
Current: 30.37

1
30.37
Quick Ratio 30.37
SPEX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. SPEX: 30.37 )
SPEX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1   Max: 30.37
Current: 30.37

1
30.37

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.10
SPEX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1132 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. SPEX: 1.10 )
SPEX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 208.69
Current: 1.1

1.13
208.69
Price/Median PS Value 10.40
SPEX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 1132 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. SPEX: 10.40 )
SPEX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1125
Current: 10.4

0.07
1125
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -135.10
SPEX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
67% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SPEX: -135.10 )
SPEX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -135.1   Max: 3863.1
Current: -135.1

-135.1
3863.1

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:BP2P.Germany, SPEX.Switzerland,
Spherix Inc is a Delaware corporation formed in 1967. 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 acquire IP from patent holders in order to maximize the value of their patent holdings by conducting and managing a licensing campaign. Its competitors include Vringo, Inc, VirnetX Holding Corp, Acacia Research Corporation and RPX Corporation. It also compete with venture capital firms, strategic corporate buyers and various industry leaders for technology acquisitions and licensing opportunities.
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