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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M1,068Revenue $M564Net Margin (%)7.4Z-Score5.4
Enterprise Value $M1,068EPS $2.7Operating Margin %10.7F-Score5
P/E(ttm))26.1Cash Flow Per Share $4.5Pre-tax Margin (%)10.4Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book4.210-y EBITDA Growth Rate %7.7Quick Ratio1.3Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales2.05-y EBITDA Growth Rate %21.5Current Ratio1.7Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow10.8y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-15.1ROA % (ttm)9.0Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %1.7Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)16.5Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %39.0Shares Outstanding M15.1ROI % (ttm)18.7Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with MTSC

Number of guru portfolios checked: 85. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
MTSCJoel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Buy $64.28 - $75.69
($68.4)
$ 71.745%New holding, 5300 sh.5,300
MTSCJohn Rogers 2014-09-30 Add0.37%$64.08 - $72.57
($68.39)
$ 71.745%Add 43.91%1,375,920
MTSCJohn Keeley 2014-09-30 Sold Out -0.03%$64.08 - $72.57
($68.39)
$ 71.745%Sold Out0
MTSCJohn Rogers 2013-12-31 Add0.17%$62.99 - $71.87
($66.03)
$ 71.749%Add 24.14%1,003,574
MTSCJohn Rogers 2013-09-30 Add0.11%$57.575 - $64.81
($61.57)
$ 71.7416%Add 16.9%808,429
MTSCJohn Keeley 2013-09-30 Add0.02%$57.575 - $64.81
($61.57)
$ 71.7416%Add 243.26%24,440
MTSCJohn Rogers 2013-06-30 Buy 0.64%$54.15 - $61.6
($57.75)
$ 71.7424%New holding, 691567 sh.691,567
MTSCJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out -0.13%$50.93 - $58.15
($54.98)
$ 71.7430%Sold Out0
MTSCJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add0.05%$45.99 - $54.42
($50.2)
$ 71.7443%Add 64.13%43,668
MTSCJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add0.05%$37.87 - $54.39
($46.74)
$ 71.7454%Add 104.51%26,605
MTSCJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Buy 0.04%$37.22 - $53.07
($42.78)
$ 71.7468%New holding, 13009 sh.13,009
MTSCRichard Pzena 2012-03-31 Sold Out -0.09%$41.95 - $54.15
($45.38)
$ 71.7458%Sold Out0
MTSCJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out -0.08%$41.95 - $54.15
($45.38)
$ 71.7458%Sold Out0
MTSCJohn Keeley 2011-12-31 Buy 0.01%$29.74 - $41.31
($37.03)
$ 71.7494%New holding, 6620 sh.6,620
MTSCRichard Pzena 2011-12-31 Reduce-0.11%$29.74 - $41.31
($37.03)
$ 71.7494%Reduce -59.63%204,450
MTSCGeorge Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out -0.0035%$29.74 - $41.31
($37.03)
$ 71.7494%Sold Out0
MTSCJoel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Buy 0.07%$29.54 - $44.48
($37.08)
$ 71.7494%New holding, 14413 sh.14,413
MTSCGeorge Soros 2011-09-30 Buy $29.54 - $44.48
($37.08)
$ 71.7494%New holding, 6600 sh.6,600
MTSCRichard Pzena 2011-09-30 Reduce-0.06%$29.54 - $44.48
($37.08)
$ 71.7494%Reduce -24.4%506,455
MTSCJohn Keeley 2011-09-30 Sold Out -0.008%$29.54 - $44.48
($37.08)
$ 71.7494%Sold Out0
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

MTSC is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
MTSC Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-315,3000.040New Buy
MTSC John Rogers 2014-12-311,446,5599.581.3+5.13%
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MTSC: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
KNIGHT SUSAN EVP and CFO 2014-08-13Sell22,803$68.135.2view
KNIGHT SUSAN EVP and CFO 2014-08-12Sell531$68.085.27view
KNIGHT SUSAN EVP and CFO 2014-08-12Sell531$68.085.27view
Yu Chun HungDirector 2014-02-21Buy1,000$72.78-1.53view
Baker Arthur R. IIISenior Vice President, Test 2014-02-13Sell10,705$72.56-1.23view
MAHON STEVEN GSVP, GC and CCO 2014-02-06Sell5,600$71.470.28view
JOHNSON DAVID DDirector 2014-02-04Buy5,000$70.411.79view
Baker Arthur R. IIISenior Vice President, Test 2013-09-10Sell3,368$59.9919.47view
KNIGHT SUSAN EVP and CFO 2013-08-13Sell8,579$61.3516.82view
KNIGHT SUSAN EVP and CFO 2013-08-09Sell921$61.4516.63view

Press Releases about MTSC :

    Quarterly/Annual Reports about MTSC:

    News about MTSC:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
    Respected Value Investor John Rogers Of The Ariel Fund Shares His Top Three Picks For 2015 Jan 15 2015 
    October 2014 Value Idea Contest Announcement Nov 20 2014 
    MTS Systems: Small Cap with Income and Big Prospects Oct 31 2014 
    John Rogers Comments on MTS Systems Corp. Nov 05 2013 
    Buffett-Munger Sweet Spot in Small Cap Tech Stocks – Second Quarter Trades Aug 11 2013 
    John Rogers Comments on MTS Systems Corp. Jul 25 2013 
    John Rogers' May Commentary - What's Attractive and New Buys Jun 13 2013 
    Mairs & Power Q3 Commentary Nov 15 2012 
    5 Dividend Stocks Building Future Yield Aug 29 2011 
    Guru Stocks Raising Dividends: MTSC, GORO, HFC, FPTB, MGEE Aug 29 2011 

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    9 February, 2015 MTS Announces Declaration of Quarterly Cash Dividend Feb 09 2015
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    MTS SYSTEMS CORP Financials Feb 07 2015
    10-Q for MTS Systems Corp. Feb 04 2015
    MTS SYSTEMS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial... Feb 03 2015
    MTS SYSTEMS CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report Feb 02 2015
    MTS posts 1Q profit Feb 02 2015
    MTS posts 1Q profit Feb 02 2015
    MTS Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Financial Results Feb 02 2015
    Q1 2015 MTS Systems Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close Feb 02 2015
    19 January, 2015 MTS Announces 2015 Annual Shareholders Meeting Date Jan 19 2015
    MTS Announces 2015 Annual Shareholders Meeting Date Jan 19 2015
    15 January, 2015 MTS to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell Jan 15 2015
    MTS to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell Jan 15 2015
    Three 'platinum' picks: AXE, KMT & MTSC Jan 15 2015

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