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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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Cash to Debt 0.16
VISN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. VISN: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VISN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 21.32 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.16
Equity to Asset -0.20
VISN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. VISN: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VISN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.2  Med: 0.50 Max: 0.95
Current: -0.2
-0.2
0.95
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -5.27
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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Operating margin (%) -29.43
VISN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. VISN: -29.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VISN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -217.48  Med: -23.34 Max: 41.2
Current: -29.43
-217.48
41.2
Net-margin (%) -33.06
VISN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. VISN: -33.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VISN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -213.03  Med: -26.41 Max: 44.97
Current: -33.06
-213.03
44.97
ROE (%) -2794.58
VISN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 6.29 vs. VISN: -2794.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VISN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -795.32  Med: -62.05 Max: 22.88
Current: -2794.58
-795.32
22.88
ROA (%) -26.39
VISN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. VISN: -26.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VISN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -87.23  Med: -15.93 Max: 19.96
Current: -26.39
-87.23
19.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -111.44
VISN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 29.35 vs. VISN: -111.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VISN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2059.47  Med: -170.93 Max: 206.13
Current: -111.44
-2059.47
206.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -16.80
VISN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. VISN: -16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VISN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.8  Med: 7.30 Max: 380
Current: -16.8
-16.8
380
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

VISN Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 70,355 sh (+13.01%)
Louis Moore Bacon 49,233 sh (-50.00%)
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Q3 2013

VISN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 82,755 sh (+17.62%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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Q4 2013

VISN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 15,455 sh (-81.32%)
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VISN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

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Ratios

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P/S 0.61
VISN's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. VISN: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VISN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.48 Max: 18.95
Current: 0.61
0.13
18.95
Current Ratio 1.10
VISN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. VISN: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VISN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.47 Max: 21.84
Current: 1.1
0.83
21.84
Quick Ratio 1.10
VISN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. VISN: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VISN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.47 Max: 21.84
Current: 1.1
0.83
21.84
Days Sales Outstanding 147.52
VISN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
81% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 85.62 vs. VISN: 147.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VISN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 78.41  Med: 133.91 Max: 1690.79
Current: 147.52
78.41
1690.79

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.39
VISN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. VISN: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VISN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.29 Max: 8.92
Current: 0.39
0.09
8.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -23.96
VISN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. VISN: -23.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VISN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -24.19  Med: 4.50 Max: 76309.6
Current: -23.96
-24.19
76309.6

Business Description

Industry: Advertising & Marketing Services » Advertising Agencies
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Traded in other countries:3VMB.Germany,
VisionChina Media Inc, was incorporated under the laws of the Cayman Islands on January 27, 2006. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates the out-of-home advertising network using real-time mobile digital television broadcasts to deliver content and advertising on mass transportation systems in China based on the number of displays. Its advertising network consists of digital television displays located on buses and in subway trains and subway platforms that receive mobile digital television broadcasts of real-time content and advertising. Its network delivers real-time programming, including news briefs, stock market updates, weather and traffic information, sports highlights and entertainment shows mixed with TV advertisements. The hardware required for the operation of its business consists of digital television displays, mobile digital television receivers, speakers and other related equipment that it uses in its mobile digital television advertising network. It purchases its digital television displays and receivers from third party manufacturers who build these components according to its specifications. The Company sells its advertising time through third party advertising agencies such as the 4A agencies. It provides in-house education and training to its sales force to ensure that it provides its current and prospective clients with comprehensive information about its services, the advantages of using its mobile digital television advertising network as a marketing channel and relevant information regarding the advertising industry as a whole. It also purchases or commission studies containing relevant market study data from reputable third-party market research firms, such as CTR Market Research. Its digital television advertising network uses digital television technology. This technology provides a communication method for broadcasting and receiving moving pictures and sound by using digital signals, which provides throughput compared to the analog signals used by analog televisions. The Company competes with other advertising companies in China including companies that operate out-of-home advertising media networks such as with Focus Media Holding Limited, AirMedia Group Inc., Towona Mobile Digital Co., Ltd. and Bus Online Media Co., Ltd. It also competes with traditional television stations for advertising spending. The Company held seven patents and copyrights issued in the PRC.

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