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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.16
BBOX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. BBOX: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BBOX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.14 Max: 3.47
Current: 0.16
0.03
3.47
Equity to Asset 0.32
BBOX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. BBOX: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BBOX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.32
0.32
0.82
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.45
M-Score: -3.81
WACC vs ROIC
5.65%
-16.40%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -5.20
BBOX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. BBOX: -5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BBOX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.04  Med: 6.1 Max: 8.52
Current: -5.2
-22.04
8.52
Net-margin (%) -5.50
BBOX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. BBOX: -5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BBOX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.78  Med: 3.2 Max: 4.95
Current: -5.5
-22.78
4.95
ROE (%) -27.85
BBOX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. BBOX: -27.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BBOX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.36  Med: 5.53 Max: 7.26
Current: -27.85
-69.36
7.26
ROA (%) -9.85
BBOX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. BBOX: -9.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BBOX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.45  Med: 3.16 Max: 4.6
Current: -9.85
-29.45
4.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -30.42
BBOX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.94 vs. BBOX: -30.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BBOX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -146.3  Med: 39.85 Max: 63.66
Current: -30.42
-146.3
63.66
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.10
BBOX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. BBOX: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBOX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.6  Med: 3 Max: 35.9
Current: -0.1
-12.6
35.9
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

BBOX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 297,951 sh (+30.05%)
Richard Snow 490,174 sh (+20.27%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 25,054 sh (-4.57%)
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Q1 2016

BBOX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 350,700 sh (+17.70%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
Richard Snow 435,439 sh (-11.17%)
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Q2 2016

BBOX Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 385,600 sh (+9.95%)
Richard Snow 428,214 sh (-1.66%)
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Q3 2016

BBOX Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 441,200 sh (+14.42%)
Richard Snow 345,705 sh (-19.27%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries:BLX.Germany,
Black Box Corp is a technology solutions provider. The Company's products and services include IT infrastructure, specialty networking, multimedia and keyboard/mouse switching, communications, data infrastructure and managed services.

Black Box Corp was incorporated in 1976 in the state of Delaware. The Company is a technology solutions provider. The Company's products and services include IT infrastructure, specialty networking, multimedia and keyboard/mouse switching, communications, data infrastructure and managed services. It provides networking solutions through the sale of products for IT infrastructure, specialty networking, multimedia and KVM switching. Its products are sell through a direct sales team as well as through its internet site and catalogs. The services platform is comprised of engineering and design, network operations centers, technical certifications, national and international sales teams, remote monitoring, on-site service teams and technology partner centers of excellence which includes dedicated sales and engineering resources. The services offered through this platform include communications lifecycle services, unified communications, structured cabling, video/AV services, in-building wireless and data center services.

Ratios

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history
P/B 1.62
BBOX's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. BBOX: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BBOX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.72
Current: 1.62
0.47
1.72
P/S 0.27
BBOX's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. BBOX: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BBOX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.47 Max: 1.3
Current: 0.27
0.12
1.3
PFCF 4.23
BBOX's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.32 vs. BBOX: 4.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BBOX' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.69  Med: 9.19 Max: 36.93
Current: 4.23
2.69
36.93
POCF 3.60
BBOX's POCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.24 vs. BBOX: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BBOX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.16  Med: 8.16 Max: 29.18
Current: 3.6
2.16
29.18
Current Ratio 1.58
BBOX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. BBOX: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BBOX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 2 Max: 3.07
Current: 1.58
1.43
3.07
Quick Ratio 1.44
BBOX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. BBOX: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BBOX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.65 Max: 2.36
Current: 1.44
1.15
2.36
Days Inventory 23.93
BBOX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.17 vs. BBOX: 23.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BBOX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.93  Med: 29.84 Max: 39.4
Current: 23.93
23.93
39.4
Days Sales Outstanding 60.34
BBOX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.19 vs. BBOX: 60.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BBOX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.54  Med: 57.39 Max: 86.29
Current: 60.34
53.54
86.29
Days Payable 35.68
BBOX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
76% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 58.08 vs. BBOX: 35.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BBOX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.26  Med: 39.38 Max: 53.28
Current: 35.68
32.26
53.28

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 2.92
BBOX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. BBOX: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BBOX' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.95 Max: 5.92
Current: 2.92
0.46
5.92
Dividend Growth (3y) 11.20
BBOX's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
68% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BBOX: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BBOX' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 33.9
Current: 11.2
0
33.9
Forward Dividend Yield 3.06
BBOX's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. BBOX: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.33
BBOX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. BBOX: 5.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BBOX' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.72 Max: 10.81
Current: 5.33
0.84
10.81
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.30
BBOX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. BBOX: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BBOX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.5  Med: 0.6 Max: 6
Current: 2.3
-6.5
6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.25
BBOX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. BBOX: 3.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BBOX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 11.81 Max: 1049
Current: 3.25
1.55
1049
Price/Projected FCF 0.44
BBOX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. BBOX: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BBOX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.56 Max: 4.72
Current: 0.44
0.25
4.72
Price/Median PS Value 0.58
BBOX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BBOX: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BBOX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.71 Max: 6.44
Current: 0.58
0.34
6.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -18.00
BBOX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. BBOX: -18.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BBOX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18  Med: 9.5 Max: 16
Current: -18
-18
16
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 21.72
BBOX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. BBOX: 21.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BBOX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.2  Med: 13.5 Max: 30.2
Current: 21.72
-12.2
30.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $883.8
EPS (TTM) $ -3.20
Beta0.64
Short Percentage of Float8.02%
52-Week Range $6.51 - 16.25
Shares Outstanding (Mil)15.15
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