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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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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 2.05
SYNC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 7.92 vs. SYNC: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SYNC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 2.96 Max: 12.86
Current: 2.05
1.7
12.86
Equity-to-Asset 0.43
SYNC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. SYNC: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SYNC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.43
0.42
0.7
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.37
Beneish M-Score: -3.48
WACC vs ROIC
5.37%
-29.41%
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -7.19
SYNC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
73% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. SYNC: -7.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SYNC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.19  Med: -1.64 Max: 4.79
Current: -7.19
-7.19
4.79
Net Margin % -8.43
SYNC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
71% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SYNC: -8.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SYNC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.13  Med: -2.19 Max: 10.91
Current: -8.43
-12.13
10.91
ROE % -24.88
SYNC's ROE % is ranked lower than
80% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. SYNC: -24.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SYNC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.94  Med: -5.25 Max: 10.57
Current: -24.88
-30.94
10.57
ROA % -12.01
SYNC's ROA % is ranked lower than
73% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. SYNC: -12.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SYNC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.34  Med: -3.14 Max: 29.34
Current: -12.01
-18.34
29.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -64.34
SYNC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
71% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 17.39 vs. SYNC: -64.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SYNC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.34  Med: -12.21 Max: 55.61
Current: -64.34
-64.34
55.61
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.90
SYNC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
64% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. SYNC: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SYNC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -3.5 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.9
0
0.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -80.90
SYNC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. SYNC: -80.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SYNC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -80.9 Max: -25.6
Current: -80.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 93.10
SYNC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. SYNC: 93.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SYNC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -70.4 Max: 93.1
Current: 93.1
0
93.1
GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Signs with Synacor Inc $SYNC.
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Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information    NAICS: 518210    SIC: 7374
Compare:NYSE:RATE, NAS:BIDU » details
Traded in other countries:OSY.Germany,
Synacor Inc together with its subsidiaries is engaged in providing start experiences, video solutions, identity management, and cloud-based services across multiple devices for cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies.

Synacor Inc was formed as a New York corporation in January 1998 with the name Chek, Inc., in November 2002, company re-incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware. The Company completed its Initial Public Offering in February 2012. The Company together with its subsidiaries is engaged in providing start experiences, video solutions, identity management, and cloud-based services across multiple devices for cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies. It also provides authentication and aggregation solutions for delivery of personalized, online content. The Company's technology allows its customers to package personalized, online content and cloud-based services with their Internet, communications, television and other offerings. The Company's services are offered by its customers to their clients under their own brands on Internet-enabled devices such as PCs, tablets, smartphones and connected TVs. It delivers modern, multiscreen experiences and advertising to consumers that require scale, actionable data and sophisticated implementation. The Company's product offerings are categorized as Start, Watch, and Communicate. Start includes company's portals, next-gen startpages, widgets, thematic mobile apps, and syndicated content. These cross-devices start experiences help customers increase consumer engagement with their brand by delivering relevant content and apps to their customers. Watch includes Cloud ID Authentication and Search & Discovery Metadata platforms, as well as advanced video services. Communicate includes its longtime business of delivering white-label email and messaging solutions, including hosting, security, migration and more. The Company's portfolio of products and services includes Start Experiences, Advertising, Video Experience, Cloud ID, Communications (Email), and Subscriber-based Services. The Company's technology offers customers solution by providing access to online products and services. The Company monetizes the online traffic generated by consumers through search advertising, digital advertising, and syndicated content. The Company's sales and marketing efforts focus on five areas including customer acquisitions, client services, and account management, marketing and advertising sales. The Company's customers include high-speed Internet service providers including Cequel Communications, LLC, or Suddenlink Communications, Mediacom Communications Corporation and CenturyLink, Inc., or CenturyLink, as well as consumer electronics manufacturers including Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., or Toshiba. The Company's competitors includes Facebook, Inc., Yahoo! Inc., or Yahoo!, Google, AOL LLC, or AOL, Hulu, Netflix, Amazon, MSN, a division of Microsoft Corporation, or Microsoft, ESPN3, F-Secure Corporation, Exent Technologies Ltd., Zynga Inc., MLB Advanced Media, Symantec Corporation, McAfee, Inc., Activision Blizzard, Inc. and Electronic Arts Inc. The Company generally is

Ratios

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Price-to-Owner-Earnings 190.90
SYNC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
94% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 24.49 vs. SYNC: 190.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SYNC' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.25  Med: 60.52 Max: 193.17
Current: 190.9
17.25
193.17
PB Ratio 3.22
SYNC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. SYNC: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SYNC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.48 Max: 9.09
Current: 3.22
0.86
9.09
PS Ratio 1.01
SYNC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. SYNC: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SYNC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.66 Max: 3.51
Current: 1.01
0.34
3.51
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 53.83
SYNC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
77% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 26.33 vs. SYNC: 53.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SYNC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.49  Med: 16.28 Max: 54.47
Current: 53.83
6.49
54.47
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 15.33
SYNC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
75% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 20.12 vs. SYNC: 15.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SYNC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.01  Med: 10.95 Max: 2530
Current: 15.33
4.01
2530
EV-to-EBIT -13.57
SYNC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 19.45 vs. SYNC: -13.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SYNC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43  Med: -5.75 Max: 192.3
Current: -13.57
-43
192.3
EV-to-EBITDA 3903.48
SYNC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
100% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 16.35 vs. SYNC: 3903.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SYNC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -348.6  Med: 11 Max: 3952.54
Current: 3903.48
-348.6
3952.54
Current Ratio 1.07
SYNC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. SYNC: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SYNC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.61 Max: 2.6
Current: 1.07
1.07
2.6
Quick Ratio 1.07
SYNC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. SYNC: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SYNC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.61 Max: 2.6
Current: 1.07
1.07
2.6
Days Sales Outstanding 78.48
SYNC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
76% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 44.80 vs. SYNC: 78.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SYNC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.67  Med: 55.33 Max: 80.59
Current: 78.48
46.67
80.59
Days Payable 115.83
SYNC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
72% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 52.91 vs. SYNC: 115.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SYNC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.39  Med: 78.43 Max: 115.83
Current: 115.83
60.39
115.83

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.70
SYNC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. SYNC: -3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SYNC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -144.8  Med: -3.7 Max: 0
Current: -3.7
-144.8
0

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 14.48
SYNC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
79% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. SYNC: 14.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SYNC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 2.98 Max: 14.66
Current: 14.48
1.32
14.66
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.30
SYNC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. SYNC: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SYNC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.69  Med: 1.69 Max: 2.32
Current: 2.3
1.69
2.32
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.51
SYNC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. SYNC: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SYNC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.51
0.67
1.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -7.39
SYNC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
80% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. SYNC: -7.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SYNC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.6  Med: 3.45 Max: 14.4
Current: -7.39
-7.6
14.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $127.4
EPS (TTM) $ -0.35
Beta0.40
Short Percentage of Float1.37%
52-Week Range $1.33 - 4.25
Shares Outstanding (Mil)31.48
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