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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
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 72.23
SONS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. SONS: 72.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SONS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.97  Med: 183.74 Max: No Debt
Current: 72.23
Equity-to-Asset 0.69
SONS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SONS: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SONS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.62  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.69
-0.62
0.91
Debt-to-Equity 0.01
SONS's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
99% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. SONS: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
SONS' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.19  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.26
Current: 0.01
-0.19
0.26
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: -1.85
Beneish M-Score: -3.10
WACC vs ROIC
12.76%
-25.63%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -12.62
SONS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
82% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. SONS: -12.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SONS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.1  Med: -6.72 Max: -4.64
Current: -12.62
-19.1
-4.64
Net Margin % -12.15
SONS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
80% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. SONS: -12.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SONS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.76  Med: -6.55 Max: -2.17
Current: -12.15
-38.76
-2.17
ROE % -13.65
SONS's ROE % is ranked lower than
78% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.43 vs. SONS: -13.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SONS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.97  Med: -6.2 Max: -1.2
Current: -13.65
-26.97
-1.2
ROA % -9.78
SONS's ROA % is ranked lower than
82% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SONS: -9.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SONS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.74  Med: -4.49 Max: -0.92
Current: -9.78
-19.74
-0.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -156.79
SONS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.01 vs. SONS: -156.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SONS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -156.79  Med: -56.4 Max: -25.47
Current: -156.79
-156.79
-25.47
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 1.00
SONS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SONS: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SONS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2 Max: 36.8
Current: 1
0
36.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -11.20
SONS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.50 vs. SONS: -11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SONS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.2  Med: -10.95 Max: 108
Current: -11.2
-51.2
108
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

SONS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 1,906,189 sh (-12.10%)
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Q4 2016

SONS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

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Q1 2017

SONS Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Chuck Royce 30,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,603,900 sh (-10.07%)
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Q2 2017

SONS Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,488,000 sh (-7.23%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517919    SIC: 7373
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Traded in other countries:NU41.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Sonus Networks Inc provides networked solutions for communication service providers and enterprises to help them secure and unify their real-time communications infrastructures.

Sonus' equipment and software enables the flow of voice calls between traditional circuit-switched and newer packet-switched networks. The company has emerged with the leading market share in next-generation voice-switching equipment in the United States and Japan. The firm's main customers are long-distance carriers, local phone companies, and cable operators such as such as AT&T, Verizon, and British Telecom.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 27.78
SONS's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.76 vs. SONS: 27.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.77
SONS's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. SONS: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SONS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.85 Max: 5.14
Current: 1.77
0.77
5.14
PS Ratio 1.47
SONS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. SONS: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SONS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.73 Max: 7.58
Current: 1.47
1.03
7.58
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 42.84
SONS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
70% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.65 vs. SONS: 42.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SONS' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.45  Med: 41.22 Max: 3716.67
Current: 42.84
10.45
3716.67
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 27.57
SONS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
85% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. SONS: 27.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SONS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.84  Med: 31.98 Max: 297.58
Current: 27.57
8.84
297.58
EV-to-EBIT -9.83
SONS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. SONS: -9.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SONS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -554.7  Med: -16.9 Max: 443.8
Current: -9.83
-554.7
443.8
EV-to-EBITDA -23.23
SONS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.55 vs. SONS: -23.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SONS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1175.7  Med: -3.15 Max: 1527.9
Current: -23.23
-1175.7
1527.9
EV-to-Revenue 1.12
SONS's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
73% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. SONS: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
SONS' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.6 Max: 6.5
Current: 1.12
0.1
6.5
Current Ratio 2.09
SONS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. SONS: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SONS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 3.68 Max: 8.6
Current: 2.09
1.8
8.6
Quick Ratio 1.88
SONS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. SONS: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SONS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 3.46 Max: 8.2
Current: 1.88
1.65
8.2
Days Inventory 83.30
SONS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
91% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.03 vs. SONS: 83.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SONS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.95  Med: 86.61 Max: 97.38
Current: 83.3
60.95
97.38
Days Sales Outstanding 64.43
SONS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
63% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 45.51 vs. SONS: 64.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SONS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 64.43  Med: 77.68 Max: 98.71
Current: 64.43
64.43
98.71
Days Payable 25.86
SONS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
80% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.44 vs. SONS: 25.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SONS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.37  Med: 31.43 Max: 64.29
Current: 25.86
23.37
64.29

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.70
SONS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. SONS: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SONS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -247.6  Med: -1.95 Max: 4.2
Current: 2.7
-247.6
4.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 5.01
SONS's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. SONS: 5.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
SONS' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 4.55 Max: 65.46
Current: 5.01
0.87
65.46
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.81
SONS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. SONS: 2.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SONS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 3.21 Max: 61.91
Current: 2.81
0.67
61.91
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.78
SONS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. SONS: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SONS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 2.55 Max: 11.96
Current: 1.78
1.16
11.96
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.54
SONS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. SONS: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SONS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.16 Max: 129.62
Current: 0.54
0.17
129.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -10.20
SONS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
85% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SONS: -10.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SONS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -192.1  Med: -3.5 Max: 451.6
Current: -10.2
-192.1
451.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $241.68
EPS (TTM) $ -0.60
Beta1.76
Short Percentage of Float2.07%
52-Week Range $5.51 - 8.85
Shares Outstanding (Mil)49.69

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 2,481 267
EPS ($) 0.22 0.26
EPS without NRI ($) 0.22 0.26
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Sonus Enhances Network Transformation Solution Driving Seamless Carrier Migration to All-IP Environm Sep 19 2017 
Sonus Announces Participation in the Drexel TMT Conference in New York City Aug 23 2017 
Sonus SBC 5400 Session Border Controller Delivers Miercom Certified Security and Performance Aug 10 2017 
Sonus Accelerates and Simplifies Enterprise Unified Communications Migration with Sonus Advantage Jul 31 2017 
Sonus Announces Participation in the Oppenheimer 20th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications C Jul 28 2017 
Sonus Keeps Communications Networks Running Seamlessly with Cloud-Based Service Offering Jul 26 2017 
Algar Telecom Selects Sonus Cloud-Native Session Border Controller for Nationwide SIP Services Expan Jul 25 2017 
Sonus Becomes First SIP-Centric Security Vendor to Join Fortinet's Fabric-Ready Partner Program Jul 18 2017 
Sonus Enterprise Communications Solutions Simplify Microsoft Skype for Business Deployments for Part Jul 12 2017 
Sonus Networks to Report Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results on August 3, 2017 Jul 10 2017 

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