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Sycamore Networks Inc  (OTCPK:SCMR) Median PS Value: $0.00 (As of Today)

This valuation method assumes that the stock valuation will revert to its historical mean in terms of Price/Sales Ratio. The reason we use PS Ratio instead of PE Ratio or PB Ratio is because Price/Sales Ratio is independent of profit margin, and can be applied to a broader range of situations.

Median P/S Value is calculated as trailing twelve months (TTM) Revenue per Share times 10-Year median P/S ratio. Sycamore Networks Inc's Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2013 was $1.742. Sycamore Networks Inc's 10-Year median P/S ratio is 0.00. Therefore, the Median P/S Value for today is $0.00.

As of today, Sycamore Networks Inc's share price is $0.23. Sycamore Networks Inc's median P/S value is $0.00. Therefore, Sycamore Networks Inc's Price to Median P/S Value Ratio for today is 0.00.


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Sycamore Networks Inc Annual Data

Jul03 Jul04 Jul05 Jul06 Jul07 Jul08 Jul09 Jul10 Jul11 Jul12
Median PS Value Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 39.32 22.89 23.28 16.42 19.22

Sycamore Networks Inc Quarterly Data

Apr08 Jul08 Oct08 Jan09 Apr09 Jul09 Oct09 Jan10 Apr10 Jul10 Oct10 Jan11 Apr11 Jul11 Oct11 Jan12 Apr12 Jul12 Oct12 Jan13
Median PS Value Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.00 0.00 19.22 0.00 0.00

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Calculation

Sycamore Networks Inc's Median P/S Value for today is calculated as

Median P/S Value=Total Annual Sales / Shares Outstanding*10-Year Median P/S Ratio
=Revenue per Share (TTM)*10-Year Median P/S Ratio
=1.742*0.00
=0.00

10-Year Median P/S Ratio is 0.00.
Sycamore Networks Inc's Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2013 was 0.413 (Apr. 2012 ) + 0.583 (Jul. 2012 ) + 0.418 (Oct. 2012 ) + 0.328 (Jan. 2013 ) = $1.742.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

This valuation method assumes that the stock valuation will revert to its historical mean in terms of Price/Sales Ratio. The reason we use PS Ratio instead of PE Ratio or PB Ratio is because Price/Sales Ratio is independent of profit margin, and can be applied to a broader range of situations.

It also assumes that over time the profit margin is constant. If a company increases its profit margin to a sustainable level, this value might under-estimate its value. If it has permanent declined profit margins, this may over-estimate the company's value.

Sycamore Networks Inc's Price to Median P/S Value Ratio for today is calculated as

Price to Median P/S Value=Share Price/Median P/S Value
=0.23/0.00
=

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


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