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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
VII's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. VII: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VII' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 2.67 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.67
VII's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. VII: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VII' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.67
0.31
0.79
Interest Coverage No Debt
VII's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 30.50 vs. VII: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VII' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.33  Med: 97.53 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
1.33
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.89
M-Score: 0.98
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -20.49
VII's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. VII: -20.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VII' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -22.61  Med: -0.67 Max: 10.76
Current: -20.49
-22.61
10.76
Net-margin (%) -20.91
VII's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. VII: -20.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VII' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.29  Med: -0.46 Max: 11.42
Current: -20.91
-24.29
11.42
ROE (%) -39.00
VII's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.56 vs. VII: -39.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VII' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -40.94  Med: 0.09 Max: 29.97
Current: -39
-40.94
29.97
ROA (%) -26.53
VII's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. VII: -26.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VII' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -29.72  Med: 0.06 Max: 19.47
Current: -26.53
-29.72
19.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -70.14
VII's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.94 vs. VII: -70.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VII' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -60.58  Med: -1.11 Max: 26.77
Current: -70.14
-60.58
26.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -12.30
VII's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. VII: -12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VII' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.3  Med: -4.60 Max: 5.9
Current: -12.3
-12.3
5.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -8.40
VII's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. VII: -8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VII' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.8  Med: 37.70 Max: 190.9
Current: -8.4
-23.8
190.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -14.20
VII's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. VII: -14.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VII' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -100  Med: -24.10 Max: 116.2
Current: -14.2
-100
116.2
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Ratios

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P/B 0.53
VII's P/B is ranked higher than
92% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. VII: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VII' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.67 Max: 2.44
Current: 0.53
0.5
2.44
P/S 0.22
VII's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. VII: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VII' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.34 Max: 1.02
Current: 0.22
0.21
1.02
Current Ratio 2.34
VII's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. VII: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VII' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.61  Med: 3.90 Max: 5.56
Current: 2.34
1.61
5.56
Quick Ratio 1.36
VII's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. VII: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VII' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 2.21 Max: 3.67
Current: 1.36
0.67
3.67
Days Inventory 117.88
VII's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
81% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 52.40 vs. VII: 117.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VII' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 114.8  Med: 141.54 Max: 156.07
Current: 117.88
114.8
156.07
Days Sales Outstanding 78.55
VII's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
66% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.03 vs. VII: 78.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VII' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 59.84  Med: 70.16 Max: 90.33
Current: 78.55
59.84
90.33

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.09
VII's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. VII: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
VII' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.92 Max: 6.84
Current: 1.09
0.32
6.84
Price/Tangible Book 0.94
VII's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. VII: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VII' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.67 Max: 2.7
Current: 0.94
0.23
2.7
Price/Median PS Value 0.63
VII's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. VII: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VII' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.42
Current: 0.63
0.21
2.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -89.30
VII's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. VII: -89.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VII' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.6  Med: 19.50 Max: 45.2
Current: -89.3
1.6
45.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -11.10
VII's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.29 vs. VII: -11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
VII' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -27.4  Med: 4.65 Max: 16.9
Current: -11.1
-27.4
16.9

Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Security & Protection Services
Compare:HTHIY, MIELY, APH, TEL, GLW » details
Traded in other countries:VCI.Germany,
Vicon Industries Inc develops video management software & also designs, assembles & markets video systems, comprised of cameras, network video servers/recorders, encoders & mass storage units, used in security, surveillance, safety & control applications. A video system is typically a private (or hybrid public/private) network that can transmit and receive video, audio and data signals in accordance with the operational needs of the user. The Company's primary business is the design of network video systems that it produces and sells worldwide, primarily to installing dealers, system integrators, government entities and security products distributors. The Company operates within the electronic protection segment of the security industry which includes, among others: fire and burglar alarm systems, access control, biometric and video systems, data and asset protection. The U.S. security industry consists of thousands of individuals and businesses (exclusive of public sector law enforcement) that provide products and services for the protection and monitoring of people, property and information. The security industry includes fire and detection systems, access control, video surveillance, asset protection, guard services and equipment, locks, safes, armored vehicles, perimeter protection, private investigations, biometric systems, software and network security, among others. The Company's products are typically used for crime deterrence, visual documentation, observation of inaccessible or hazardous areas, enhancing safety, mitigating liability, obtaining cost savings (such as lower insurance premiums), accumulating command and control data, managing control systems and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of personnel. The Company's products are used in, among others, office buildings, manufacturing plants, apartment complexes, retail stores, government facilities, airports, highways, transportation operations, prisons, casinos, hotels, sports arenas, health care facilities and financial institutions. The Company's product line consists of various elements of a video system, beginning with a video management system (VMS) application, which configures and manages network devices, including cameras. The Company also sells and/or produces video system edge devices such as video encoders, decoders, network and/or digital video recorders (NVR's and DVR's), analog and/or IP fixed position or robotic cameras, HD (high definition) digital cameras, matrix video switchers and system controls. The Company's products range from a simple camera mounting bracket to a large IP based video camera control, transmission, recording, storage and virtual matrix switching system. The Company's sales are concentrated principally among its network video products (ViconNet (VMS) and Kollector (NVR's and DVR's)), Surveyor (robotic dome cameras) and Roughneck (fixed position cameras) product lines. The Company competes by providing a value added video
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