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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 : 8/10

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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
WZENY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1687 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. WZENY: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WZENY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.24  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.80
WZENY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. WZENY: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WZENY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 0.85 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.8
0.73
0.91
Interest Coverage No Debt
WZENY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 1515 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 177.64 vs. WZENY: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WZENY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 704.34 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 7.23
Beneish M-Score: -2.65
WACC vs ROIC
4.68%
46.59%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 8/10

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Operating Margin % 26.43
WZENY's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
92% of the 1627 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. WZENY: 26.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WZENY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.61  Med: 7.69 Max: 31.79
Current: 26.43
-49.61
31.79
Net Margin % 20.89
WZENY's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
92% of the 1628 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. WZENY: 20.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WZENY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.09  Med: 7.44 Max: 27.41
Current: 20.89
-50.09
27.41
ROE % 19.25
WZENY's ROE % is ranked higher than
82% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.51 vs. WZENY: 19.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WZENY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.77  Med: 2.79 Max: 30.39
Current: 19.25
-8.77
30.39
ROA % 15.19
WZENY's ROA % is ranked higher than
90% of the 1692 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. WZENY: 15.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WZENY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.88  Med: 2.49 Max: 24.48
Current: 15.19
-7.88
24.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 269.56
WZENY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
88% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 21.15 vs. WZENY: 269.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WZENY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -111.21  Med: 27.39 Max: 310.07
Current: 269.56
-111.21
310.07
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 61.20
WZENY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. WZENY: 61.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WZENY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.8  Med: -0.2 Max: 68.9
Current: 61.2
-17.8
68.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 50.30
WZENY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 1193 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. WZENY: 50.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WZENY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.3  Med: 49.5 Max: 133.8
Current: 50.3
-20.3
133.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 47.10
WZENY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. WZENY: 47.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WZENY' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.1  Med: -11.7 Max: 47.1
Current: 47.1
-35.1
47.1
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Electronic Gaming & Multimedia    NAICS: 334614    SIC: 7389
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Traded in other countries:WZN.Germany, 069080.Korea,
Webzen Inc. was founded in 2000 as a subsidiary of NHN Group. The company develops online game software and signed a contract for the publication rights with RTW in the U.K. The overseas branches are in the U.S., China, Hong Kong, etc.

Webzen, Inc. was incorporated as a company with limited liability under Korean law on April 28, 2000. The Company is a developer and distributor of online games. Its game Soul of the Ultimate Nation (SUN) is a three-dimensional MMORPG provided in Korea, Taiwan, China and Japan and the U.S. It also offers MU, another MMORPG, in Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines, Vietnam and the United States. The Company competes with NCsoft, Neowiz, Nexon, NHN, CJ Internet, Hanbit Soft, Shanda's Yong Heng Zhi Ta, Netease's World of WarCraft and GungHo's Ragnarok. It is planning to release new online games beginning in the second half of 2010.

Ratios

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PE Ratio 11.11
WZENY's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 26.00 vs. WZENY: 11.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WZENY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.67  Med: 35.48 Max: 326.57
Current: 11.11
8.67
326.57
PE Ratio without NRI 11.11
WZENY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
82% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 26.18 vs. WZENY: 11.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WZENY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.67  Med: 35.48 Max: 326.57
Current: 11.11
8.67
326.57
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 12.42
WZENY's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
79% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 24.46 vs. WZENY: 12.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WZENY' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 14.77 Max: 53.33
Current: 12.42
7.1
53.33
PB Ratio 2.01
WZENY's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. WZENY: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WZENY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.8 Max: 8.34
Current: 2.01
0.28
8.34
PS Ratio 2.31
WZENY's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. WZENY: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WZENY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 4.79 Max: 19.67
Current: 2.31
1.09
19.67
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 11.56
WZENY's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
84% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 26.35 vs. WZENY: 11.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WZENY' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.61  Med: 15.4 Max: 362.5
Current: 11.56
5.61
362.5
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.23
WZENY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
80% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. WZENY: 10.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WZENY' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.49  Med: 12.07 Max: 1450
Current: 10.23
5.49
1450
EV-to-EBIT 6.01
WZENY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 17.49 vs. WZENY: 6.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WZENY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -91.8  Med: 10 Max: 198.6
Current: 6.01
-91.8
198.6
EV-to-EBITDA 5.39
WZENY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
80% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 13.39 vs. WZENY: 5.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WZENY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -145.3  Med: 12.9 Max: 1186.7
Current: 5.39
-145.3
1186.7
PEG Ratio 0.25
WZENY's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. WZENY: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WZENY' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.43 Max: 2.79
Current: 0.25
0.13
2.79
Current Ratio 3.52
WZENY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. WZENY: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WZENY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.93  Med: 4.41 Max: 12.42
Current: 3.52
1.93
12.42
Quick Ratio 3.52
WZENY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. WZENY: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WZENY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.93  Med: 4.41 Max: 12.42
Current: 3.52
1.93
12.42
Days Sales Outstanding 47.01
WZENY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 67.53 vs. WZENY: 47.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WZENY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.02  Med: 63.44 Max: 223.95
Current: 47.01
39.02
223.95

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Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 5.19
WZENY's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. WZENY: 5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
WZENY' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 5.22 Max: 51.46
Current: 5.19
0.96
51.46
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 3.85
WZENY's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1183 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. WZENY: 3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
WZENY' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 5.95 Max: 147.5
Current: 3.85
0.68
147.5
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.33
WZENY's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. WZENY: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WZENY' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.8 Max: 7.36
Current: 2.33
0.39
7.36
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.85
WZENY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. WZENY: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
WZENY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.55 Max: 4.49
Current: 0.85
0.78
4.49
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.48
WZENY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. WZENY: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WZENY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.9 Max: 2.71
Current: 0.48
0.27
2.71
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.44
WZENY's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. WZENY: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
WZENY' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.49 Max: 3.7
Current: 0.44
0.41
3.7
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.07
WZENY's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. WZENY: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
WZENY' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.75 Max: 5.67
Current: 1.07
0.99
5.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 16.64
WZENY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
89% of the 1899 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. WZENY: 16.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WZENY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 5.1 Max: 1934.3
Current: 16.64
0.5
1934.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 42.26
WZENY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
93% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. WZENY: 42.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WZENY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.6  Med: 52.2 Max: 181.5
Current: 42.26
28.6
181.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $182.1
EPS (TTM) $ 0.36
Beta0.32
Short Percentage of Float0.01%
52-Week Range $3.42 - 6.28
Shares Outstanding (Mil)104.62

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