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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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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
LOV's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 11.94 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 0.65
LOV's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. LOV: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
LOV' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.65
0.32
0.72
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: -1.33
Beneish M-Score: -3.83
WACC vs ROIC
0.04%
-78.00%
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 : 2/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -31.11
LOV's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
83% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 vs. LOV: -31.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
LOV' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.11  Med: -2.32 Max: 16.27
Current: -31.11
-31.11
16.27
Net Margin % -28.15
LOV's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
82% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. LOV: -28.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
LOV' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.15  Med: -3.16 Max: 13.77
Current: -28.15
-28.15
13.77
ROE % -41.31
LOV's ROE % is ranked lower than
87% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. LOV: -41.31 )
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: -41.31
-92.84
33.72
ROA % -27.50
LOV's ROA % is ranked lower than
85% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. LOV: -27.50 )
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: -27.5
-45.22
18.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -223.66
LOV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 36.86 vs. LOV: -223.66 )
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: -223.66
-344.44
607.56
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -25.80
LOV's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
92% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 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 208 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 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
76% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 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
» LOV's 30-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-11-10 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

LOV Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 294,200 sh (+18.44%)
Chuck Royce 263,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2016

LOV Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 300,300 sh (+2.07%)
Chuck Royce 263,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2017

LOV Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Chuck Royce 322,175 sh (+22.50%)
Jim Simons 328,200 sh (+9.29%)
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Q2 2017

LOV Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Chuck Royce 363,000 sh (+12.67%)
Jim Simons 327,400 sh (-0.24%)
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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.

Ratios

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history
PB Ratio 2.20
LOV's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. LOV: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LOV' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 3.91 Max: 20.84
Current: 2.2
1.22
20.84
PS Ratio 1.28
LOV's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. LOV: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LOV' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.63 Max: 2.92
Current: 1.28
0.67
2.92
EV-to-EBIT -3.20
LOV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.28 vs. LOV: -3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LOV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.7  Med: -3.1 Max: 78.2
Current: -3.2
-87.7
78.2
EV-to-EBITDA -7.53
LOV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 16.77 vs. LOV: -7.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LOV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.8  Med: 4.6 Max: 143.5
Current: -7.53
-45.8
143.5
EV-to-Revenue 0.99
LOV's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
87% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. LOV: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
LOV' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.4 Max: 2.8
Current: 0.99
0.4
2.8
Current Ratio 1.56
LOV's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. LOV: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LOV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.28 Max: 2.33
Current: 1.56
0.5
2.33
Quick Ratio 1.56
LOV's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. LOV: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LOV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.28 Max: 2.33
Current: 1.56
0.5
2.33
Days Sales Outstanding 5.32
LOV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 46.44 vs. LOV: 5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LOV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.32  Med: 7.66 Max: 8.93
Current: 5.32
5.32
8.93
Days Payable 45.57
LOV's Days Payable is ranked lower than
63% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 58.62 vs. LOV: 45.57 )
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: 45.57
Current: 45.57
8.11
45.57

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -10.00
LOV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 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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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Cash 123.00
LOV's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
80% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 11.77 vs. LOV: 123.00 )
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: 38.28 Max: 845
Current: 123
16.8
845
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 24.60
LOV's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 7.04 vs. LOV: 24.60 )
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: 29.42 Max: 359
Current: 24.6
7
359
Price-to-Tangible-Book 10.25
LOV's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.08 vs. LOV: 10.25 )
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: 10.51 Max: 300
Current: 10.25
3.12
300
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.78
LOV's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. LOV: 0.78 )
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: 0.41  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.76
Current: 0.78
0.41
1.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -31.40
LOV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
95% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. LOV: -31.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LOV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.1  Med: -1.75 Max: 18.9
Current: -31.4
-51.1
18.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $30.04
EPS (TTM) $ -0.27
Beta-0.36
Short Percentage of Float3.89%
52-Week Range $0.76 - 1.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)32.18

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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