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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.05
VISI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. VISI: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VISI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.71 Max: N/A
Current: 0.05
Equity to Asset 0.19
VISI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. VISI: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VISI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.5
Current: 0.19
0.19
0.5
Interest Coverage 1.36
VISI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 117.62 vs. VISI: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VISI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 6.89 Max: 32.19
Current: 1.36
0.03
32.19
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.10
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.49
VISI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. VISI: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VISI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4.87  Med: 1.37 Max: 3.66
Current: 0.49
-4.87
3.66
Net-margin (%) -1.17
VISI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. VISI: -1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VISI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4.93  Med: 0.74 Max: 2.85
Current: -1.17
-4.93
2.85
ROE (%) -22.14
VISI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.43 vs. VISI: -22.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VISI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -51.07  Med: 5.96 Max: 25.93
Current: -22.14
-51.07
25.93
ROA (%) -4.60
VISI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. VISI: -4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VISI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -15.33  Med: 2.47 Max: 10.56
Current: -4.6
-15.33
10.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.44
VISI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 67.67 vs. VISI: 4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VISI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -52.76  Med: 9.23 Max: 44.81
Current: 4.44
-52.76
44.81
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.50
VISI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. VISI: -8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VISI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.9  Med: 3.60 Max: 24.3
Current: -8.5
-10.9
24.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -27.00
VISI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.80 vs. VISI: -27.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VISI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -71.1  Med: 7.60 Max: 68.4
Current: -27
-71.1
68.4
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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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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Ratios

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Forward P/E 6.91
VISI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.07 vs. VISI: 6.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 2.62
VISI's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. VISI: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VISI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.48 Max: 3.88
Current: 2.62
0.29
3.88
P/S 0.12
VISI's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. VISI: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VISI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.12
0.04
0.39
POCF 32.91
VISI's POCF is ranked lower than
81% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.39 vs. VISI: 32.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VISI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.41  Med: 6.06 Max: 107.63
Current: 32.91
1.41
107.63
EV-to-EBIT 37.11
VISI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
96% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.12 vs. VISI: 37.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VISI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -206.2  Med: -0.70 Max: 50.8
Current: 37.11
-206.2
50.8
Current Ratio 1.10
VISI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. VISI: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VISI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.57 Max: 2.07
Current: 1.1
1.1
2.07
Quick Ratio 1.10
VISI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. VISI: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VISI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.44 Max: 1.84
Current: 1.1
1.1
1.84
Days Sales Outstanding 51.63
VISI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 56.14 vs. VISI: 51.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VISI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 44.93  Med: 61.13 Max: 77.58
Current: 51.63
44.93
77.58

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.62
VISI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. VISI: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VISI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.89 Max: 6.28
Current: 2.62
0.39
6.28
Price/Median PS Value 0.75
VISI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. VISI: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VISI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.18 Max: 4.99
Current: 0.75
0.29
4.99
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.41
VISI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
342% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. VISI: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
VISI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.04 Max: 4.67
Current: 1.41
0.2
4.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.69
VISI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. VISI: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VISI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2  Med: 10.50 Max: 21.6
Current: 2.69
2
21.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.22
VISI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.79 vs. VISI: 8.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
VISI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -26  Med: 4.30 Max: 43
Current: 8.22
-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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