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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 : 6/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
UNTD's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. UNTD: No Debt )
UNTD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 16792.85
Current: No Debt

0.25
16792.85
Equity to Asset 0.50
UNTD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. UNTD: 0.50 )
UNTD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.5

0.32
0.88
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.69
M-Score: -4.88
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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Operating margin (%) -22.49
UNTD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.93 vs. UNTD: -22.49 )
UNTD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -375.91   Max: 17.97
Current: -22.49

-375.91
17.97
Net-margin (%) -35.17
UNTD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.37 vs. UNTD: -35.17 )
UNTD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -358.09   Max: 26.19
Current: -35.17

-358.09
26.19
ROE (%) -77.10
UNTD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.53 vs. UNTD: -77.10 )
UNTD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -147.45   Max: 38.94
Current: -77.1

-147.45
38.94
ROA (%) -38.88
UNTD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. UNTD: -38.88 )
UNTD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -111.44   Max: 22.6
Current: -38.88

-111.44
22.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -239.91
UNTD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.84 vs. UNTD: -239.91 )
UNTD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -744.84   Max: 294.35
Current: -239.91

-744.84
294.35
Revenue Growth (%) -38.00
UNTD's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. UNTD: -38.00 )
UNTD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -38   Max: 60.2
Current: -38

-38
60.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

UNTD Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 694,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 35,600 sh (+191.8%)
Joel Greenblatt 37,405 sh (+0.32%)
John Buckingham 784,909 sh (-1.98%)
Chuck Royce 392,462 sh (-37.86%)
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Q2 2013

UNTD Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jeremy Grantham 22,800 sh (New)
John Keeley 2,828,400 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,354,016 sh (+94.96%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 338,062 sh (-13.86%)
John Buckingham 579,650 sh (-26.15%)
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Q3 2013

UNTD Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 27,000 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 1,077,300 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 43,600 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 633,627 sh (+87.43%)
Jeremy Grantham 32,603 sh (+43.02%)
Jim Simons 1,701,516 sh (+25.66%)
John Keeley 3,155,800 sh (+11.58%)
John Buckingham Sold Out
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Q4 2013

UNTD Guru Trades in Q4 2013

First Pacific Advisors 44,401 sh (New)
John Keeley 634,417 sh (+40.72%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 89,574 sh (-1.04%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with UNTD

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 Sold Out 1.3%$10.132 - $19.08 $ 11.95-13%0
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Add 40.72%0.04%$10.132 - $19.08 $ 11.95-13%634417
Julian Robertson 2013-09-30 New Buy1.3%$10.184 - $11.526 $ 11.9513%1077300
John Keeley 2013-06-30 New Buy0.43%$41.72 - $53.97 $ 11.95-74%2828400
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$41.72 - $53.97 $ 11.95-74%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -60.25%0.02%$35.35 - $40.88 $ 11.95-69%37284
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -60.25%0.02%$35.35 - $40.88 $ 11.95-69%37284
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -73.5%0.08%$28.07 - $39.55 $ 11.95-65%93806
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 38.59%0.03%$26.18 - $34.65 $ 11.95-60%353942
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 77.23%0.05%$33.04 - $41.65 $ 11.95-66%255383
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 54.13%0.04%$34.23 - $44.87 $ 11.95-70%125813
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Add 153.34%0.1%$40.32 - $52.22 $ 11.95-74%91702
George Soros 2011-03-31 Sold Out $40.32 - $52.22 $ 11.95-74%0
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Ratios

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P/B 1.49
UNTD's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. UNTD: 1.49 )
UNTD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1.78
Current: 1.49

0.13
1.78
P/S 0.65
UNTD's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. UNTD: 0.65 )
UNTD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.36
Current: 0.65

0.07
1.36
PFCF 14.57
UNTD's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. UNTD: 14.57 )
UNTD' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 23.39
Current: 14.57

0.37
23.39
Shiller P/E 353.29
UNTD's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
58% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.99 vs. UNTD: 353.29 )
UNTD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 476
Current: 353.29

1.14
476

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 13.00
UNTD's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
96% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. UNTD: 13.00 )
UNTD' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 8.25   Max: 82.39
Current: 13

8.25
82.39
Dividend growth (3y) -7.00
UNTD's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. UNTD: -7.00 )
UNTD' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 5.3
Current: -7

0
5.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.44
UNTD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
85% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. UNTD: 10.44 )
UNTD' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 6.62   Max: 66.14
Current: 10.44

6.62
66.14
Share Buyback Rate -2.20
UNTD's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. UNTD: -2.20 )
UNTD' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.4   Max: -154.5
Current: -2.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 6.16
UNTD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. UNTD: 6.16 )
UNTD' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 7.09
Current: 6.16

0.15
7.09
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.18
UNTD's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
100% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. UNTD: 0.18 )
UNTD' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.11
Current: 0.18

0.06
1.11
Price/Median PS Value 2.32
UNTD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. UNTD: 2.32 )
UNTD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 3.36
Current: 2.32

0.36
3.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.30
UNTD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. UNTD: 1.30 )
UNTD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 7.2   Max: 25403.3
Current: 1.3

7.2
25403.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 55.19
UNTD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
99% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.68 vs. UNTD: 55.19 )
UNTD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -168.7   Max: 202.6
Current: 55.19

-168.7
202.6

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:UON.Germany
United Online, Inc., is a Delaware corporation, that commenced operations in 2001 following the merger of dial-up Internet access providers NetZero, Inc. and Juno Online Services, Inc. The Company is a provider of consumer products and services over the Internet under a number of brands, including FTD, Interflora, Flying Flowers, Flowers Direct, Drake Algar, Classmates, schoolFeed, StayFriends, Trombi, MyPoints, NetZero, and Juno. The Company has three reportable operating segments: FTD, Content & Media, and Communications. FTD segment is a provider of floral, gift and related products and services to consumers and retail florists, as well as to other retail locations offering floral, gift and related products and services, in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and the Republic of Ireland. Content & Media segment provides online nostalgia products and services under the Memory Lane, Classmates, StayFriends, and Trombi brands. Content & Media services also include online loyalty marketing under the MyPoints brand. The Company's main Communications pay service is dial-up Internet access, offered under the NetZero and Juno brands. It also offers broadband Internet access, email, Internet security services, and web hosting services. The Company's main competitors in the U.S. floral network services market include providers of online or e-commerce services, retailers and wholesalers of floral-related products and other floral network services, such as Teleflora and BloomNet Wire Service, a subsidiary of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. International key competitors include mass market retailers, including Asda, Marks & Spencer, NEXT, and Waitrose/John Lewis, as well as online, catalog and specialty gift retailers such as eFlorist and Serenata Flowers. The Company is subject to a number of international, federal, state, and local laws and regulations, including, without limitation, those relating to taxation, bulk email or spam, advertising, user privacy, data protection, and consumer protection.

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