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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.11
VISI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. VISI: 0.11 )
VISI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 4.14
Current: 0.11

0.09
4.14
Equity to Asset 0.22
VISI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. VISI: 0.22 )
VISI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.47
Current: 0.22

0.22
0.47
Interest Coverage 1.36
VISI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 53.75 vs. VISI: 1.36 )
VISI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 32.19
Current: 1.36

0.03
32.19
F-Score: 5
Z-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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.28
VISI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.92 vs. VISI: 0.28 )
VISI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4.87   Max: 3.66
Current: 0.28

-4.87
3.66
Net-margin (%) -1.11
VISI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. VISI: -1.11 )
VISI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4.93   Max: 2.85
Current: -1.11

-4.93
2.85
ROE (%) -19.80
VISI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.98 vs. VISI: -19.80 )
VISI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -51.07   Max: 25.93
Current: -19.8

-51.07
25.93
ROA (%) -4.21
VISI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. VISI: -4.21 )
VISI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -15.33   Max: 10.56
Current: -4.21

-15.33
10.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.28
VISI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 61.40 vs. VISI: 2.28 )
VISI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -54.75   Max: 39.93
Current: 2.28

-54.75
39.93
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.50
VISI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. VISI: -8.50 )
VISI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.9   Max: 24.3
Current: -8.5

-10.9
24.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -27.00
VISI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. VISI: -27.00 )
VISI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -71.1   Max: 68.4
Current: -27

-71.1
68.4
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Q3 2014

VISI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 13,500 sh (New)
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Q4 2014

VISI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 32,300 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 30,000 sh (+122.22%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 9.06
VISI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.45 vs. VISI: 9.06 )
N/A
P/B 2.80
VISI's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. VISI: 2.80 )
VISI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.89
Current: 2.8

0.29
2.89
P/S 0.10
VISI's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. VISI: 0.10 )
VISI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.1

0.04
0.39
PFCF 8.50
VISI's PFCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.50 vs. VISI: 8.50 )
VISI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 472.5
Current: 8.5

2.38
472.5
POCF 7.30
VISI's POCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.72 vs. VISI: 7.30 )
VISI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 107.63
Current: 7.3

1.41
107.63
EV-to-EBIT 80.13
VISI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.96 vs. VISI: 80.13 )
VISI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -63.3   Max: 80.7
Current: 80.13

-63.3
80.7
Current Ratio 1.17
VISI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. VISI: 1.17 )
VISI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 2.02
Current: 1.17

1.17
2.02
Quick Ratio 1.17
VISI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. VISI: 1.17 )
VISI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 1.8
Current: 1.17

1.17
1.8
Days Sales Outstanding 52.96
VISI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 72.39 vs. VISI: 52.96 )
VISI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 44.93   Max: 77.58
Current: 52.96

44.93
77.58

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.70
VISI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. VISI: 3.70 )
VISI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 6.42
Current: 3.7

0.73
6.42
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
VISI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. VISI: 1.00 )
VISI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 4.68
Current: 1

0.38
4.68
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.10
VISI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VISI: 2.10 )
VISI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 2.22
Current: 2.1

0.2
2.22
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.20
VISI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
56% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. VISI: 1.20 )
VISI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 21.6
Current: 1.2

1.2
21.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.58
VISI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
66% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.47 vs. VISI: 9.58 )
VISI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -26   Max: 43
Current: 9.58

-26
43

Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services
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Volt Information Science Inc is a New York corporation, incorporated in 1957. The Company operates in the following two businesses segments, Staffing Services and Telecommunications & Information Solutions. Staffing Services segment provides employee staffing services, temporary/alternative personnel employment and direct hire placement to a wide range of customers throughout the United States, Canada and Europe and has commenced operations in Asia. Technology Solutions provides services including consulting, outsourcing and turnkey project management in the product development lifecycle, IT and customer contact arenas, E-Procurement Solutions providing vendor neutral procurement and human capital management solutions by combining web-based tools and business process outsourcing services. Telecommunications and Information Solutions Business is divided into following segments, Telephone Directory, Telecommunications Services and Computer Systems. Telephone Directory segment publishes independent telephone directories in the United States and publishes telephone directories in Uruguay; provides telephone directory production, commercial printing, database management, sales and marketing services; and licenses directory production and contract management software systems to directory publishers and others. Telecommunications Services provides telecommunications services, including design, engineering, construction, installation, maintenance and removals in the outside plant and central offices of telecommunications and cable companies and within their customers' premises, as well as for large commercial and governmental entities requiring telecommunications services; and also provides complete turnkey services for wireless and wireline telecommunications companies. Computer Systems segment provides directory and operator services, both traditional and enhanced, to wireline and wireless telecommunications companies; provides directory assistance content and data services; designs, develops, integrates, markets, sells and maintains computer-based directory assistance systems and other database management and telecommunications systems, primarily for the telecommunications industry; and provides IT services to the Company's other businesses and to third parties. Other reportable segment consists of information technology and telecommunications infrastructure businesses, as well as its Uruguay telephone directory publishing and printing business. Volt" is a registered trademark of the Company under a number of registrations. The Company also holds a number of other trademarks and patents related to certain of its products and services; however, it does not believe that any of these are material to the Company's business or that of any segment. The direct staffing competitors include Adecco, Randstad, Manpower, Allegis, Recruit, Hays, Kelly Services, USG People, Robert Half, Tempstaff and CDI Corp. The Company is subject to federal, sta
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