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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
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history
Cash to Debt 29.59
VOCS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 1700 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.19 vs. VOCS: 29.59 )
VOCS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.8   Max: No Debt
Current: 29.59

Equity to Asset 0.32
VOCS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. VOCS: 0.32 )
VOCS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.88   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.32

-1.88
0.68
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.09
M-Score: -2.95
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -10.86
VOCS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1664 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. VOCS: -10.86 )
VOCS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -101.65   Max: 0.44
Current: -10.86

-101.65
0.44
Net-margin (%) -11.67
VOCS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. VOCS: -11.67 )
VOCS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -100.36   Max: 8.94
Current: -11.67

-100.36
8.94
ROE (%) -23.88
VOCS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. VOCS: -23.88 )
VOCS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -23.88   Max: 7.58
Current: -23.88

-23.88
7.58
ROA (%) -7.75
VOCS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1683 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. VOCS: -7.75 )
VOCS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -99   Max: 4.95
Current: -7.75

-99
4.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -100.82
VOCS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1665 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.29 vs. VOCS: -100.82 )
VOCS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -413.53   Max: 8.06
Current: -100.82

-413.53
8.06
Revenue Growth (%) 20.00
VOCS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. VOCS: 20.00 )
VOCS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.3   Max: 51.9
Current: 20

-14.3
51.9
EPS Growth (%) 73.10
VOCS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. VOCS: 73.10 )
VOCS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 122.4
Current: 73.1

0
122.4
» VOCS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

VOCS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 15,009 sh (New)
Jim Simons 477,039 sh (+39.04%)
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Q4 2013

VOCS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 259,700 sh (-45.56%)
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Q1 2014

VOCS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Charles Brandes 14,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 171,675 sh (-33.89%)
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Q2 2014

VOCS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Charles Brandes Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with VOCS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Charles Brandes 2014-06-30 Sold Out $12.18 - $18.09 $ 17.983%0
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 New Buy$10.9 - $14.92 $ 17.9842%14100
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Ratios

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P/B 4.40
VOCS's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. VOCS: 4.40 )
VOCS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 10.45
Current: 4.4

1.75
10.45
P/S 1.95
VOCS's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. VOCS: 1.95 )
VOCS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 11.71
Current: 1.95

0.88
11.71
EV-to-EBIT -19.50
VOCS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 33.95 vs. VOCS: -19.50 )
VOCS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 26.4   Max: 872.5
Current: -19.5

26.4
872.5
Current Ratio 0.69
VOCS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. VOCS: 0.69 )
VOCS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.41
Current: 0.69

0.53
2.41
Quick Ratio 0.69
VOCS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. VOCS: 0.69 )
VOCS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.41
Current: 0.69

0.53
2.41

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.36
VOCS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VOCS: 1.36 )
VOCS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 2.48
Current: 1.36

0.65
2.48
Price/Median PS Value 0.51
VOCS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. VOCS: 0.51 )
VOCS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 2.81
Current: 0.51

0.26
2.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.20
VOCS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1440 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. VOCS: 0.20 )
VOCS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 3.8
Current: 0.2

0.1
3.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.12
VOCS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.02 vs. VOCS: 4.12 )
VOCS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 4.4
Current: 4.12

3.7
4.4

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare:CRM, SQI, RHT, INTU, ADBE » details
Traded in other countries:VX7.Germany
Vocus, Inc., was initially formed in 1988 as First Data Software Publishing, Inc., a Florida corporation and later reincorporated as a Delaware corporation. It is a provider of cloud marketing software that helps businesses attract, engage and retain customers. The cloud marketing solution addresses key areas of digital marketing, including social media marketing, search marketing, email marketing and publicity. Its software is designed for marketers to attract customers through search engines, increase and engage their followers on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, communicate with prospects and customers via email and generate and track visibility in traditional and online media. It delivers its solutions over the Internet using a secure, scalable application and system architecture that allows its customers to quickly deploy and adopt its software. Its cloud marketing suite addresses the critical functions of digital marketing including social media marketing, search marketing, email marketing and publicity.
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Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: NTAP, HNZ, VOCS, ACTV, EVOL Jun 05 2011 
Vocus Inc. (VOCS) Chairman, CEO and President Richard E Rudman sells 50,000 Shares Jan 11 2011 
Vocus Inc. (VOCS) Chairman, CEO and President Richard E Rudman sells 50,000 Shares Jan 05 2011 

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