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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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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
LOV's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 vs. LOV: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
LOV' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.67
LOV's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. LOV: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
LOV' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.67
0.32
0.72
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -0.63
Beneish M-Score: -3.75
WACC vs ROIC
0.51%
-49.66%
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 : 3/10

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Operating Margin % -20.67
LOV's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
82% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. LOV: -20.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
LOV' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.48  Med: -2.32 Max: 16.27
Current: -20.67
-22.48
16.27
Net Margin % -17.25
LOV's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
81% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. LOV: -17.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
LOV' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.28  Med: -3.16 Max: 13.77
Current: -17.25
-24.28
13.77
ROE % -27.96
LOV's ROE % is ranked lower than
85% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. LOV: -27.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
LOV' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -92.84  Med: -7.79 Max: 33.72
Current: -27.96
-92.84
33.72
ROA % -17.93
LOV's ROA % is ranked lower than
83% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. LOV: -17.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
LOV' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.22  Med: -4.4 Max: 18.85
Current: -17.93
-45.22
18.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -137.23
LOV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 30.53 vs. LOV: -137.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
LOV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -344.44  Med: -33.11 Max: 607.56
Current: -137.23
-344.44
607.56
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -25.80
LOV's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
91% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. LOV: -25.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
LOV' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.8  Med: 0.1 Max: 68.7
Current: -25.8
-25.8
68.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -29.50
LOV's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. LOV: -29.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
LOV' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.2  Med: 17.4 Max: 46.7
Current: -29.5
-61.2
46.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -23.70
LOV's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
75% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. LOV: -23.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
LOV' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.3  Med: -14.5 Max: 32.4
Current: -23.7
-56.3
32.4
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Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information    NAICS: 519130    SIC: 8999
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Traded in other countries:37S.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Spark Networks Inc owns and operates niche-focused online properties designed to build community. It provides online personals services which includes the posting of a personal profile and photos, and access to its database of profiles.

Spark Networks Inc along with its consolidated subsidiaries provide online personals services in the United States and internationally, whereby adults are able to post information about themselves on the Company's Web sites and search and contact other individuals who have posted profiles. The Company's operating segments include: Jewish Networks; Christian Networks; Other Networks, and Offline & Other Businesses. Jewish Networks, which consists of JDate.com, JDate.co.uk, JDate.fr, JDate.co.il, Cupid.co.il, and their respective co-branded Web sites; Christian Networks, which consists of ChristianMingle.com, ChristianMingle.co.uk, ChristianMingle.com.au, Believe.com, ChristianCards.net, DailyBibleVerse.com and Faith.com; Other Networks, which consists of Spark.com and related other general market Web sites as well as other properties; and Offline & Other Businesses, which consists of revenue generated from offline activities and HurryDate events and subscriptions. The Company's geographical area of operations include: United States and Israel. The Company supplements its online marketing by employing different offline marketing and business development activities which includes: print, television, public relations, event sponsorship and promotional alliances. The Company's competitors include: Facebook, Match.com and OkCupid. The Company is subject to laws and regulations related to Internet communications, security, privacy, consumer protection, security and data protection, intellectual property rights, advertising, commerce, taxation, entertainment, recruiting and advertising.

Top Ranked Articles about Spark Networks Inc

Spark Networks(R) Announces Investor Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 6, 2016) - Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV) will release second quarter 2016 financial results on Thursday, August 4, 2016, after the close of the market. The Company will host a conference call at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss the quarterly financial results with the investment community. Call Title: Spark Networks Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call

Toll-Free (United States): 1-877-705-6003

International: 1-201-493-6725 In addition, the Company will host a webcast of the call which will be accessible in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.spark.net or by clicking http://investor.spark.net. A replay will begin approximately three hours after completion of the call and run until August 18, 2016. Replay

Toll-Free (United States): 1-877-870-5176

International: 1-858-384-5517

Passcode: 13639962 About Spark Networks, Inc.:

Spark Networks is a leader in creating iconic, niche-focused brands and communities that help individuals form life-long relationships with others that share their interests and values. Our core properties, JDate®.com (www.jdate.com) and ChristianMingle®.com (www.christianmingle.com), are communities geared towards singles of the Christian and Jewish faiths.







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CROSSPATHS, the Mobile Christian Dating App, Is Now Available on Android

Patented "Mutual Matching" Technology and One-of-a-Kind "Faith Spectrum" Connects Christian Singles Who Are Mutually Interested in Meeting

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 8, 2016) - CROSSPATHS, the free mobile Christian dating app that connects like-minded Christians, is now available for the first time to Android users. CROSSPATHS on Android is the latest app launched by Spark Networks®, owner of dating communities ChristianMingle® and JDate®. The popular mobile platform has been helping millennial Christians meet, date and relate since first launching on the Apple iOS platform in the fall of 2015. A better way for finding like-minded single Christians, CROSSPATHS uses patented mutual matching technology which only connects two people when they're both interested, allowing them to get to know each other and then meet when they're ready to take that next step. CROSSPATHS uses Facebook to verify each and every member's profile so that people can make real connections with actual people on the app. Once a mutual interest has been established, CROSSPATHS connects members to chat for free in real-time. Encouraging genuine connections and personal interactivity, CROSSPATHS offers the following user benefits to its young Christian community:

Connections are based on a one-of-a-kind "Faith Spectrum," so users can connect, match, chat and find love built on the mutual foundation of a shared faith.
Easy to get started and make connections "around me" with single Christian men and women in local areas.
Free online chatting to determine if there's any chemistry and a mutual desire to move to the next step.
Opportunities to meet face-to-face by arranging dates, attending local sponsored events, and community volunteerism.

"We are thrilled to offer Android members the opportunity to join the tens of thousands of people who have already downloaded and are successfully using our CROSSPATHS app," said Michael Egan, Chief Executive Officer, Spark Networks. "With Android now launched, we fully expect to grow the community to serve the needs of the tens of millions of young, single Christians in the United States and international markets." CROSSPATHS is available for install nationwide now in the Google Play Store and on Apple iTunes. For additional information, please visit www.CROSSPATHSapp.com. ABOUT CROSSPATHS

CROSSPATHS is the premiere go-to destination for young single Christians looking to meet, date and relate. As one of the only dating apps with a focus on faith, CROSSPATHS aims to give young Christian users a new and fun way to make meaningful connections with other like-minded Christians. ABOUT SPARK NETWORKS

Spark Networks, Inc.'s mission is to create iconic, niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve. Spark Networks' portfolio of consumer websites is anchored by ChristianMingle.com and JDate.com, and also includes LDSSingles.com and JSwipe.com, among others. Spark Networks' shares trade on the NYSE MKT under the ticker symbol "LOV" (NYSE MKT: LOV).







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Ratios

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PB Ratio 1.57
LOV's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. LOV: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LOV' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 4.17 Max: 20.84
Current: 1.57
1.22
20.84
PS Ratio 0.89
LOV's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. LOV: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LOV' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.65 Max: 2.92
Current: 0.89
0.67
2.92
EV-to-EBIT -3.12
LOV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 20.84 vs. LOV: -3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LOV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -162.1  Med: -3.8 Max: 78.2
Current: -3.12
-162.1
78.2
EV-to-EBITDA -9.44
LOV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 17.12 vs. LOV: -9.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LOV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.8  Med: 5 Max: 143.5
Current: -9.44
-45.8
143.5
Current Ratio 1.72
LOV's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. LOV: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LOV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.33
Current: 1.72
0.5
2.33
Quick Ratio 1.72
LOV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. LOV: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LOV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.33
Current: 1.72
0.5
2.33
Days Sales Outstanding 4.56
LOV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 46.93 vs. LOV: 4.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LOV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.46  Med: 7.66 Max: 8.93
Current: 4.56
5.46
8.93
Days Payable 41.08
LOV's Days Payable is ranked lower than
84% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 54.70 vs. LOV: 41.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LOV' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.11  Med: 23.23 Max: 44.08
Current: 41.08
8.11
44.08

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -10.00
LOV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. LOV: -10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LOV' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.9  Med: -5.2 Max: 12.7
Current: -10
-17.9
12.7

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 33.00
LOV's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
71% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. LOV: 33.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
LOV' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.8  Med: 34.33 Max: 845
Current: 33
16.8
845
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 11.00
LOV's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. LOV: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
LOV' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7  Med: 30.7 Max: 359
Current: 11
7
359
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.95
LOV's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.86 vs. LOV: 4.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
LOV' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.12  Med: 11.26 Max: 300
Current: 4.95
3.12
300
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.54
LOV's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. LOV: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LOV' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.74
Current: 0.54
0.4
1.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -32.05
LOV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. LOV: -32.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LOV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 5.3 Max: 18.9
Current: -32.05
1.3
18.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $32.50
EPS (TTM) $ -0.18
Beta-0.29
Short Percentage of Float5.63%
52-Week Range $0.83 - 2.08
Shares Outstanding (Mil)32.10

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.30
EPS without NRI ($) 0.30
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Spark Networks(R) Announces Investor Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2016 Financial Result Jul 06 2016 
CROSSPATHS, the Mobile Christian Dating App, Is Now Available on Android Jun 08 2016 
Spark Networks(R) Changes Release Date for Investor Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2016 Fi Apr 28 2016 
ChristianMingle Partners With Megachurch The Potter's House in Dallas to Help Single Members Find Li Apr 18 2016 
Spark Networks(R) Announces Investor Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2016 Financial Results Apr 13 2016 
Spark Networks(R) Announces First Quarter 2016 Subscriber Metrics Apr 06 2016 
Spring Clean Your Love Life: ChristianMingle's Top Ten Tips to Detox Your Dating Life This Spring Mar 15 2016 
ChristianMingle Helps Churches Serve Their Single Members Through New Partnership Program Feb 24 2016 
Bridge Bank Provides $10 Million Credit Facility to Spark Networks Feb 09 2016 
Spark Networks(R) Announces Investor Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 Feb 02 2016 

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