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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
WAVX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
90% of the 1700 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.19 vs. WAVX: No Debt )
WAVX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.94   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset -0.04
WAVX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. WAVX: -0.04 )
WAVX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -2.77   Max: 0.96
Current: -0.04

-2.77
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
WAVX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
75% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 554.09 vs. WAVX: No Debt )
WAVX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -38.38
M-Score: -3.32
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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Operating margin (%) -82.36
WAVX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1664 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. WAVX: -82.36 )
WAVX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -886800   Max: -15.77
Current: -82.36

-886800
-15.77
Net-margin (%) -83.29
WAVX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. WAVX: -83.29 )
WAVX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -868400   Max: -15.83
Current: -83.29

-868400
-15.83
ROA (%) -171.87
WAVX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1683 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. WAVX: -171.87 )
WAVX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -828.25   Max: -24.13
Current: -171.87

-828.25
-24.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3366.16
WAVX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1665 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.29 vs. WAVX: -3366.16 )
WAVX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -5034.31   Max: -358.48
Current: -3366.16

-5034.31
-358.48
Revenue Growth (%) -14.20
WAVX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. WAVX: -14.20 )
WAVX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 138.1
Current: -14.2

0
138.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 49.90
WAVX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. WAVX: 49.90 )
WAVX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -55.1   Max: 93.8
Current: 49.9

-55.1
93.8
EPS Growth (%) 47.90
WAVX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. WAVX: 47.90 )
WAVX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -54   Max: 91.7
Current: 47.9

-54
91.7
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Ratios

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P/S 2.11
WAVX's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. WAVX: 2.11 )
WAVX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 1023.1
Current: 2.11

0.95
1023.1
Current Ratio 1.04
WAVX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. WAVX: 1.04 )
WAVX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 22.59
Current: 1.04

0.22
22.59
Quick Ratio 1.04
WAVX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. WAVX: 1.04 )
WAVX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 22.49
Current: 1.04

0.22
22.49

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.20
WAVX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WAVX: 0.20 )
WAVX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1269.36
Current: 0.2

0.13
1269.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 917.80
WAVX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1440 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. WAVX: 917.80 )
WAVX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 3815.4
Current: 917.8

0.2
3815.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -6.98
WAVX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.02 vs. WAVX: -6.98 )
WAVX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.1   Max: 32.2
Current: -6.98

-2.1
32.2

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:WVYB.Germany
Wave Systems Corporation was incorporated in Delaware under the name Indata Corp. on August 12, 1988. The Company changed its name again to Wave Systems Corp. on January 22, 1993. The Company develops, produces and markets products for hardware-based digital security, including security applications and services that are complementary to and compliant with the specifications of the Trusted Computing Group. Its products are based on the Trusted Platform Module, a hardware security chip that enables secure protection of files and other digital secrets, and performs critical security functions. The company offers EMBedded Application Security SYstem Trust Suite, a set of applications and services that are designed to bring functionality and user value to TPM enabled products. The EMBASSY Trust Suite includes the EMBASSY Security Center, Trusted Drive Manager, Document Manager, Private Information Manager, and Key Transfer Manager. It also offers middleware and tools, which include Trusted Computing Group enabled toolkit that assists application developers in writing new applications or modifying existing ones to function on TCG-compliant platforms; and Wave TCG-Enabled Cryptographic Service Provider, which allows software developers to utilize the security of a TCG standards-based platform. In addition, the company offers EMBASSY Trust Server Applications comprising EMBASSY Key Management Server, a server application designed to provide corporate-level backup and transition of the TPM keys; EMBASSY Authentication Server that offers centralized management, provisioning, and enforcement of multifactor domain access policies; and EMBASSY Remote Administration Server, which provides centralized management and auditing of TPMs and self-encrypting drives. Further, it offers eSign Transaction Management Suite and broadband media distribution services. Wave Systems Corp. sells its products to chip original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), PC OEMs, enterprise customers, and systems integrators.
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