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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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Cash to Debt 29.59
VOCS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 2073 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 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
53% of the 2005 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 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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Operating margin (%) -9.67
VOCS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. VOCS: -9.67 )
VOCS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -101.65   Max: 0.44
Current: -9.67

-101.65
0.44
Net-margin (%) -10.49
VOCS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. VOCS: -10.49 )
VOCS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -100.36   Max: 8.94
Current: -10.49

-100.36
8.94
ROE (%) -21.21
VOCS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1999 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. VOCS: -21.21 )
VOCS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -23.19   Max: 8.53
Current: -21.21

-23.19
8.53
ROA (%) -6.97
VOCS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. VOCS: -6.97 )
VOCS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -113.88   Max: 5.45
Current: -6.97

-113.88
5.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -87.17
VOCS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 2065 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.04 vs. VOCS: -87.17 )
VOCS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -827.05   Max: 8.1
Current: -87.17

-827.05
8.1
Revenue Growth (%) 20.00
VOCS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1667 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 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 1265 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. VOCS: 73.10 )
VOCS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 122.4
Current: 73.1

0
122.4
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Financials


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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

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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 higher than
63% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. VOCS: 4.40 )
VOCS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.81   Max: 10.45
Current: 4.4

1.81
10.45
P/S 1.95
VOCS's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 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
64% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 34.57 vs. VOCS: -19.50 )
VOCS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2523.7   Max: 872.5
Current: -19.5

-2523.7
872.5
Current Ratio 0.69
VOCS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 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
57% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 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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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.36
VOCS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 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 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 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) -5.10
VOCS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
51% of the 2026 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. VOCS: -5.10 )
VOCS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 3.8
Current: -5.1

0.1
3.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.88
VOCS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. VOCS: 2.88 )
VOCS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -21.5   Max: 10.5
Current: 2.88

-21.5
10.5

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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