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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 28.31
SPEX's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. SPEX: 28.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SPEX' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 22.54 Max: No Debt
Current: 28.31
Equity-to-Asset 0.44
SPEX's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. SPEX: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SPEX' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.44
0.13
0.91
Interest Coverage N/A
SPEX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
84% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.33 vs. SPEX: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SPEX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: N/A
N/A
No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: -21.25
Beneish M-Score: 2.31
WACC vs ROIC
-3.51%
-421.20%
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 : 5/10

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history
Operating Margin % -703.09
SPEX's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
98% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. SPEX: -703.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SPEX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -306110  Med: -6217.42 Max: -559.43
Current: -703.09
-306110
-559.43
Net Margin % -648.94
SPEX's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
98% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. SPEX: -648.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SPEX' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -305320  Med: -738.43 Max: -403.12
Current: -648.94
-305320
-403.12
ROE % 346.46
SPEX's ROE % is ranked higher than
100% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.54 vs. SPEX: 346.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SPEX' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -165.82  Med: -66.51 Max: 355.47
Current: 346.46
-165.82
355.47
ROA % -57.93
SPEX's ROA % is ranked lower than
97% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. SPEX: -57.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SPEX' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -137.51  Med: -50.02 Max: 0.32
Current: -57.93
-137.51
0.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -128370.97
SPEX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
100% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.39 vs. SPEX: -128370.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SPEX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1530550  Med: -5293.48 Max: -1453.53
Current: -128370.97
-1530550
-1453.53
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -16.30
SPEX's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
87% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. SPEX: -16.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SPEX' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -6 Max: 479
Current: -16.3
0
479
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -80.30
SPEX's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. SPEX: -80.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SPEX' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -27.65 Max: 144.5
Current: -80.3
0
144.5
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services    NAICS: 623210    SIC: 6794
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Traded in other countries:BP2N.Germany, SPEX.Switzerland,
Headquarter Location:USA
Spherix Inc is a patent commercialization company whose operations are focused on the monetization of its intellectual property.

Spherix Inc is a Delaware corporation formed in 1967. It is an intellectual property company that owns patented and unpatented intellectual property. It is engaged in monetization of IP. Such monetization includes, but is not limited to, acquiring IP from patent holders in order to maximize the value of the patent holdings by conducting and managing a licensing campaign. The Company acquires IP from patent holders in order to maximize the value of their patent holdings by conducting, managing a licensing campaign. Its competitors include Vringo, Inc, VirnetX Holding Corp, Acacia Research Corporation and RPX Corporation. It also competes with venture capital firms, strategic corporate buyers and various industry leaders for technology acquisitions and licensing opportunities.

Ratios

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PE Ratio 0.14
SPEX's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
100% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.88 vs. SPEX: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SPEX' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 7.69 Max: 194.36
Current: 0.14
0.06
194.36
PE Ratio without NRI 0.14
SPEX's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
100% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.90 vs. SPEX: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SPEX' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.19 Max: 11.48
Current: 0.14
0.06
11.48
PB Ratio 1.12
SPEX's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. SPEX: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SPEX' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.29 Max: 148.23
Current: 1.12
0.2
148.23
PS Ratio 3.83
SPEX's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. SPEX: 3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SPEX' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 17.22 Max: 5338.96
Current: 3.83
1.14
5338.96
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 2.08
SPEX's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
98% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.69 vs. SPEX: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SPEX' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 6.35 Max: 14.11
Current: 2.08
1.9
14.11
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 2.08
SPEX's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
96% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. SPEX: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SPEX' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.89  Med: 6.51 Max: 569.04
Current: 2.08
1.89
569.04
EV-to-EBIT 0.02
SPEX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
99% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. SPEX: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SPEX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.1  Med: -0.5 Max: 1.3
Current: 0.02
-11.1
1.3
EV-to-EBITDA 0.03
SPEX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
99% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.33 vs. SPEX: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SPEX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.6  Med: -0.5 Max: 1.3
Current: 0.03
-25.6
1.3
Current Ratio 2.04
SPEX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. SPEX: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SPEX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.35 Max: 30.37
Current: 2.04
0.37
30.37
Quick Ratio 2.04
SPEX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. SPEX: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SPEX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.35 Max: 30.37
Current: 2.04
0.37
30.37

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -228.00
SPEX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. SPEX: -228.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SPEX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -432.5  Med: -10.1 Max: 12.6
Current: -228
-432.5
12.6

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.23
SPEX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SPEX: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SPEX' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.23 Max: 258.19
Current: 0.23
0.03
258.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5000.00
SPEX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
99% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. SPEX: 5000.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SPEX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24788  Med: -85.8 Max: 541202.5
Current: 5000
-24788
541202.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1.13
EPS (TTM) $ 6.95
Beta-0.98
Short Percentage of Float6.43%
52-Week Range $0.83 - 2.59
Shares Outstanding (Mil)4.94
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