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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
VII's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. VII: No Debt )
VII' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Interest Coverage No Debt
VII's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
91% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.77 vs. VII: No Debt )
VII' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

1.33
9999.99
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 (%) -22.61
VII's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.55 vs. VII: -22.61 )
VII' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -22.61   Max: 10.76
Current: -22.61

-22.61
10.76
Net-margin (%) -22.72
VII's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.72 vs. VII: -22.72 )
VII' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.29   Max: 11.42
Current: -22.72

-24.29
11.42
ROE (%) -49.82
VII's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.96 vs. VII: -49.82 )
VII' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -73.64   Max: 29.97
Current: -49.82

-73.64
29.97
ROA (%) -35.55
VII's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. VII: -35.55 )
VII' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -52.3   Max: 19.47
Current: -35.55

-52.3
19.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -68.63
VII's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.38 vs. VII: -68.63 )
VII' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -112.37   Max: 26.77
Current: -68.63

-112.37
26.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -12.30
VII's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. VII: -12.30 )
VII' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.3   Max: 5.9
Current: -12.3

-12.3
5.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -6.90
VII's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. VII: -6.90 )
VII' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.8   Max: 190.9
Current: -6.9

-23.8
190.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -14.20
VII's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. VII: -14.20 )
VII' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -100   Max: 116.2
Current: -14.2

-100
116.2
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Ratios

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P/S 0.23
VII's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. VII: 0.23 )
VII' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.02
Current: 0.23

0.2
1.02
EV-to-EBIT -1.01
VII's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.31 vs. VII: -1.01 )
VII' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -54.8   Max: 61.7
Current: -1.01

-54.8
61.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.68
VII's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. VII: 0.68 )
VII' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 2.29
Current: 0.68

0.35
2.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -99.00
VII's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
67% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. VII: -99.00 )
VII' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 45.2
Current: -99

1.6
45.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -12.34
VII's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
51% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. VII: -12.34 )
VII' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -27.4   Max: 16.9
Current: -12.34

-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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