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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
RPXC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
88% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. RPXC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
RPXC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
0.75
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.79
RPXC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. RPXC: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
RPXC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.72 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.79
0.05
0.79
Interest Coverage 7.35
RPXC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
71% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.71 vs. RPXC: 7.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RPXC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 49.82 Max: No Debt
Current: 7.35
1.11
No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 3.30
Beneish M-Score: -2.48
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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 8.50
RPXC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
59% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. RPXC: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
RPXC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.5  Med: 24.38 Max: 31.25
Current: 8.5
8.5
31.25
Net Margin % -27.00
RPXC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
93% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. RPXC: -27.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
RPXC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27  Med: 14.62 Max: 19.71
Current: -27
-27
19.71
ROE % -18.22
RPXC's ROE % is ranked lower than
91% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.83 vs. RPXC: -18.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
RPXC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.22  Med: 9.52 Max: 293.32
Current: -18.22
-18.22
293.32
ROA % -12.82
RPXC's ROA % is ranked lower than
91% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. RPXC: -12.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
RPXC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.82  Med: 6.39 Max: 9.18
Current: -12.82
-12.82
9.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -1107.72
RPXC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
97% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.23 vs. RPXC: -1107.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
RPXC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1107.72  Med: 1644.04 Max: 10886.36
Current: -1107.72
-1107.72
10886.36
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 12.40
RPXC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. RPXC: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
RPXC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.3 Max: 13.8
Current: 12.4
0
13.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -12.30
RPXC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
79% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. RPXC: -12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
RPXC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4.2 Max: 10.9
Current: -12.3
0
10.9
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

RPXC Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Prem Watsa 300,000 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 13,982 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 210,013 sh (+24.60%)
Joel Greenblatt 90,561 sh (+14.73%)
Jim Simons 3,471,244 sh (+7.01%)
Paul Tudor Jones 31,053 sh (+2.33%)
Chuck Royce 207,661 sh (-14.15%)
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Q4 2017

RPXC Guru Trades in Q4 2017

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 123,939 sh (+786.42%)
Prem Watsa 400,000 sh (+33.33%)
Paul Tudor Jones 36,982 sh (+19.09%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 209,056 sh (-0.46%)
Jim Simons 3,387,800 sh (-2.40%)
Chuck Royce 96,000 sh (-53.77%)
Joel Greenblatt 31,478 sh (-65.24%)
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Q1 2018

RPXC Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Paul Tudor Jones 46,941 sh (+26.93%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 242,657 sh (+16.07%)
Prem Watsa 440,000 sh (+10.00%)
Jim Simons 3,445,900 sh (+1.71%)
Chuck Royce 96,000 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 123,939 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 14,698 sh (-53.31%)
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Q2 2018

RPXC Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Chuck Royce Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Prem Watsa Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with RPXC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2018-06-30 Sold Out $10.41 - $11.38 $ 10.48-2%0
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2018-06-30 Sold Out $10.41 - $11.38 $ 10.48-2%0
Prem Watsa 2018-06-30 Sold Out 0.35%$10.41 - $11.38 $ 10.48-2%0
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2018-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$10.41 - $11.38 $ 10.48-2%0
Prem Watsa 2018-03-31 Add 10.00%0.03%$9.95 - $14.14 $ 10.48-14%440,000
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2018-03-31 Add 16.07%$9.95 - $14.14 $ 10.48-14%242,657
Joel Greenblatt 2018-03-31 Reduce -53.31%0.01%$9.95 - $14.14 $ 10.48-14%14,698
Prem Watsa 2017-12-31 Add 33.33%0.1%$12.57 - $14.23 $ 10.48-21%400,000
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-12-31 Reduce -0.46%$12.57 - $14.23 $ 10.48-21%209,056
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2017-12-31 Add 786.42%0.01%$12.57 - $14.23 $ 10.48-21%123,939
Joel Greenblatt 2017-12-31 Reduce -65.24%0.01%$12.57 - $14.23 $ 10.48-21%31,478
Prem Watsa 2017-09-30 New Buy0.33%$12.34 - $14.25 $ 10.48-20%300,000
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-09-30 Add 24.60%$12.34 - $14.25 $ 10.48-20%210,013
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Add 14.73%$12.34 - $14.25 $ 10.48-20%90,561
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2017-09-30 New Buy$12.34 - $14.25 $ 10.48-20%13,982
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services    NAICS: 561990    SIC: 7389
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Traded in other countries:RP0.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
RPX Corp is a provider of miscellaneous business solutions. Its key offering is a subscription-based patent risk management solution that facilitates more efficient exchanges of value between owners and users of patents.

RPX Corp is a U.S.-based company that offers patent aggregation solutions. The company acquires patents and licenses to patents that are already or can possibly be asserted against the company's existing and potential clients, and after that, the company licenses these patents to clients, in a bid to help clients reduce patent litigation risks, obtain cost-effective licenses, and control patent-risk management costs. The firm's revenue primarily stems from the subscription fees paid by clients under agreement, the premiums earned from insurance policies, and management fees. The company generates most of its revenue from the United States, Japan, and Korea.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 1.18
RPXC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. RPXC: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
RPXC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.6 Max: 5.84
Current: 1.18
0.92
5.84
PS Ratio 1.67
RPXC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. RPXC: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
RPXC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 2.63 Max: 4.96
Current: 1.67
1.49
4.96
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 11.63
RPXC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
79% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.44 vs. RPXC: 11.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
RPXC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.92  Med: 11.63 Max: 269.58
Current: 11.63
3.92
269.58
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.66
RPXC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
94% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.75 vs. RPXC: 3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
RPXC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 3.88 Max: 7.91
Current: 3.66
1.77
7.91
EV-to-EBIT -5.59
RPXC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. RPXC: -5.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RPXC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.7  Med: 9.25 Max: 22.3
Current: -5.59
-9.7
22.3
EV-to-EBITDA 3.50
RPXC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
95% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.55 vs. RPXC: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RPXC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 2.7 Max: 9.9
Current: 3.5
0.9
9.9
EV-to-Revenue 1.13
RPXC's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
58% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. RPXC: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
RPXC' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.7 Max: 7.3
Current: 1.13
0.7
7.3
Current Ratio 2.57
RPXC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. RPXC: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RPXC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 2.36 Max: 2.94
Current: 2.57
0.56
2.94
Quick Ratio 2.57
RPXC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. RPXC: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RPXC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 2.36 Max: 2.94
Current: 2.57
0.56
2.94
Days Sales Outstanding 89.77
RPXC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
76% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 60.92 vs. RPXC: 89.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RPXC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.39  Med: 48.6 Max: 89.77
Current: 89.77
17.39
89.77
Days Payable 6.77
RPXC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
92% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.52 vs. RPXC: 6.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
RPXC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 3.99 Max: 17.52
Current: 6.77
0.69
17.52

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.95
RPXC's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
84% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. RPXC: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
RPXC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.91 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.95
0.36
0.96
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.91
RPXC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
64% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. RPXC: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.95
RPXC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
86% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. RPXC: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
RPXC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.91 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.95
0.36
0.96
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.80
RPXC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. RPXC: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
RPXC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -94.5  Med: 0.5 Max: 0
Current: 2.8
-94.5
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 11.03
RPXC's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
55% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.89 vs. RPXC: 11.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
RPXC' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 6.69 Max: 107.31
Current: 11.03
3.2
107.31
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 3.46
RPXC's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. RPXC: 3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
RPXC' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 5.12 Max: 57.31
Current: 3.46
2.78
57.31
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.57
RPXC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. RPXC: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
RPXC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.45  Med: 4.94 Max: 15.18
Current: 2.57
2.45
15.18
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.55
RPXC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. RPXC: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
RPXC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.55
0.55
0.93
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.63
RPXC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. RPXC: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
RPXC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.76
Current: 0.63
0.61
1.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -17.89
RPXC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. RPXC: -17.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
RPXC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.9  Med: 10.2 Max: 35
Current: -17.89
-17.9
35
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 11.83
RPXC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
60% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. RPXC: 11.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
RPXC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.1  Med: 11.3 Max: 19.2
Current: 11.83
-9.1
19.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $315.07
EPS (TTM) $ -1.74
Volatility32.05%
52-Week Range $9.74 - 14.99
Shares Outstanding (Mil)49.93

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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