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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.14
VISI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. VISI: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VISI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.50 Max: 4.14
Current: 0.14
0.09
4.14
Equity to Asset 0.20
VISI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. VISI: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VISI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.2
0.2
0.47
Z-Score: 5.05
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 : 1/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -0.85
VISI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. VISI: -0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VISI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.87  Med: -0.59 Max: 2.5
Current: -0.85
-4.87
2.5
Net-margin (%) -1.64
VISI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. VISI: -1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VISI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.93  Med: -0.86 Max: 1.72
Current: -1.64
-4.93
1.72
ROE (%) -33.57
VISI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.32 vs. VISI: -33.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VISI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.07  Med: -9.80 Max: 11.61
Current: -33.57
-51.07
11.61
ROA (%) -6.77
VISI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.74 vs. VISI: -6.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VISI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.33  Med: -2.98 Max: 5.11
Current: -6.77
-15.33
5.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7.71
VISI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 70.33 vs. VISI: -7.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VISI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.76  Med: -5.30 Max: 22.56
Current: -7.71
-52.76
22.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -12.70
VISI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. VISI: -12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VISI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.7  Med: 2.20 Max: 24.3
Current: -12.7
-12.7
24.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.30
VISI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. VISI: 13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VISI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.1  Med: 1.55 Max: 85.2
Current: 13.3
-49.1
85.2
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q1 2015

VISI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 72,000 sh (+122.91%)
Chuck Royce 66,724 sh (+122.41%)
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Q2 2015

VISI Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 62,000 sh (-7.08%)
Jim Simons 62,900 sh (-12.64%)
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Q3 2015

VISI Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Chuck Royce 63,000 sh (+1.61%)
Jim Simons 62,300 sh (-0.95%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 14.37
VISI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.21 vs. VISI: 14.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 2.13
VISI's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. VISI: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VISI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.57 Max: 3.88
Current: 2.13
0.29
3.88
P/S 0.09
VISI's P/S is ranked higher than
95% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. VISI: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VISI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.09
0.04
0.39
PFCF 11.73
VISI's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.51 vs. VISI: 11.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
VISI' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.38  Med: 6.93 Max: 37.26
Current: 11.73
2.38
37.26
POCF 7.49
VISI's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. VISI: 7.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VISI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 5.83 Max: 71.08
Current: 7.49
1.41
71.08
Shiller P/E 47.23
VISI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
88% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.60 vs. VISI: 47.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
VISI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.48  Med: 23.38 Max: 90.71
Current: 47.23
5.48
90.71
Current Ratio 2.06
VISI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. VISI: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VISI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.52 Max: 2.06
Current: 2.06
1.15
2.06
Quick Ratio 2.06
VISI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. VISI: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VISI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.46 Max: 2.06
Current: 2.06
1.15
2.06
Days Sales Outstanding 48.37
VISI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 57.14 vs. VISI: 48.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VISI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.37  Med: 52.05 Max: 62.77
Current: 48.37
48.37
62.77
Days Payable 11.25
VISI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
66% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.72 vs. VISI: 11.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VISI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.25  Med: 19.64 Max: 36.76
Current: 11.25
11.25
36.76

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.74
VISI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
72% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.83 vs. VISI: 7.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
VISI' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 3.07 Max: 10.85
Current: 7.74
1.42
10.85
Price/Tangible Book 2.95
VISI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. VISI: 2.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VISI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.58 Max: 6.28
Current: 2.95
0.73
6.28
Price/Median PS Value 0.58
VISI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VISI: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VISI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.05 Max: 4.99
Current: 0.58
0.41
4.99
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.90
VISI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. VISI: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
VISI' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.80 Max: 2.22
Current: 0.9
0.2
2.22
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -3.38
VISI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. VISI: -3.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VISI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.38  Med: 8.20 Max: 16.3
Current: -3.38
-3.38
16.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.63
VISI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.85 vs. VISI: 11.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
VISI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26  Med: 4.50 Max: 43
Current: 11.63
-26
43

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1497
EPS $ -1.18
Beta1.00
Short Percentage of Float4.42%
52-Week Range $6.58 - 12.87
Shares Outstanding(Mil)20.83

Analyst Estimate

Oct16 Oct17
Revenue(Mil) 1,379 1,395
EPS($) -0.13 0.47
EPS without NRI($) -0.13 0.47

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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