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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.20
VISI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. VISI: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VISI' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.52 Max: N/A
Current: 0.2
Equity-to-Asset 0.15
VISI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. VISI: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VISI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.5
Current: 0.15
0.15
0.5
Interest Coverage 0.39
VISI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 48.75 vs. VISI: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VISI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 5.53 Max: 14.03
Current: 0.39
0.39
14.03
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 4.72
Beneish M-Score: -2.37
WACC vs ROIC
4.19%
1.79%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 0.10
VISI's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
87% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. VISI: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VISI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.87  Med: -0.48 Max: 2.22
Current: 0.1
-4.87
2.22
Net Margin % -0.62
VISI's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
84% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. VISI: -0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VISI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.93  Med: -1.1 Max: 1.72
Current: -0.62
-4.93
1.72
ROE % -16.73
VISI's ROE % is ranked lower than
91% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. VISI: -16.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
VISI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.07  Med: -14.68 Max: 11.61
Current: -16.73
-51.07
11.61
ROA % -2.61
VISI's ROA % is ranked lower than
87% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. VISI: -2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VISI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.33  Med: -3.83 Max: 5.11
Current: -2.61
-15.33
5.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -1.34
VISI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
87% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 79.78 vs. VISI: -1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VISI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.76  Med: -5.73 Max: 20.36
Current: -1.34
-52.76
20.36
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -12.90
VISI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. VISI: -12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VISI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.9  Med: 6 Max: 24.3
Current: -12.9
-12.9
24.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 4.70
VISI's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
74% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. VISI: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
VISI' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.1  Med: 7.3 Max: 203.7
Current: 4.7
-49.1
203.7
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-09-08 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

VISI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 115,900 sh (+44.51%)
Chuck Royce 65,000 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2016

VISI Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 185,800 sh (+60.31%)
Chuck Royce 65,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2016

VISI Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 186,300 sh (+0.27%)
Chuck Royce 65,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2017

VISI Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Chuck Royce 70,000 sh (+7.69%)
Jim Simons 185,900 sh (-0.21%)
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Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services    NAICS: 561311    SIC: 7361
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Headquarter Location:USA
Volt Information Sciences Inc provides staffing services, outsourcing solutions, and information technology infrastructure services. The Company's business segments are staffing services and other.

Volt Information Science has a diverse lineup of businesses, but more than 80% of its revenue is generated from temporary and permanent staffing. The firm's fragmented service base also includes telephone directory publication and telecommunication infrastructure servicing. The firm was founded in 1950 and is currently based in New York City.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 2.70
VISI's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. VISI: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VISI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 2.04 Max: 3.91
Current: 2.7
0.29
3.91
PS Ratio 0.09
VISI's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. VISI: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VISI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.09
0.04
0.39
EV-to-EBIT -105.59
VISI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.09 vs. VISI: -105.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VISI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -891.2  Med: -1 Max: 1297.9
Current: -105.59
-891.2
1297.9
EV-to-EBITDA 58.49
VISI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.73 vs. VISI: 58.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VISI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -532.8  Med: -1.2 Max: 74.7
Current: 58.49
-532.8
74.7
Current Ratio 1.15
VISI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. VISI: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VISI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.63 Max: 2.55
Current: 1.15
1.1
2.55
Quick Ratio 1.15
VISI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. VISI: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VISI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.44 Max: 2.06
Current: 1.15
1.1
2.06
Days Sales Outstanding 47.57
VISI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 53.49 vs. VISI: 47.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VISI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.57  Med: 52.05 Max: 62.77
Current: 47.57
47.57
62.77
Days Payable 9.35
VISI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
55% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.14 vs. VISI: 9.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VISI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.35  Med: 18.44 Max: 36.76
Current: 9.35
9.35
36.76

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.20
VISI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. VISI: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VISI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.1  Med: -0.1 Max: 14.9
Current: -0.2
-4.1
14.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.68
VISI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. VISI: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VISI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.65 Max: 6.39
Current: 2.68
0.39
6.39
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.81
VISI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. VISI: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
VISI' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.15 Max: 29.16
Current: 0.81
0.42
29.16
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.66
VISI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. VISI: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VISI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.2 Max: 5.32
Current: 0.66
0.31
5.32
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.42
VISI's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. VISI: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
VISI' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.81 Max: 4.68
Current: 0.42
0
4.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -0.95
VISI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
88% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.79 vs. VISI: -0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VISI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.96  Med: 7.4 Max: 16
Current: -0.95
-0.96
16
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 10.45
VISI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
64% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.10 vs. VISI: 10.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
VISI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26  Med: 4.1 Max: 41.7
Current: 10.45
-26
41.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,321
EPS (TTM) $ -0.40
Beta0.35
Short Percentage of Float1.26%
52-Week Range $5.50 - 8.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)20.92

Analyst Estimate

Oct17 Oct18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,271 1,302
EPS ($) -0.38 0.28
EPS without NRI ($) -0.38 0.28
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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