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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.13
BDC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 2206 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. BDC: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BDC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.34 Max: 1.48
Current: 0.13
0.02
1.48
Equity to Asset 0.22
BDC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 2187 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. BDC: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BDC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.48 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.22
0.22
0.64
Interest Coverage 2.60
BDC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
92% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 156.90 vs. BDC: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BDC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.75 Max: 9.05
Current: 2.6
0.87
9.05
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.56
M-Score: -2.76
WACC vs ROIC
13.01%
6.39%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.46
BDC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. BDC: 5.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BDC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.06  Med: 7.50 Max: 10.86
Current: 5.46
-17.06
10.86
Net-margin (%) 1.40
BDC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 2196 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. BDC: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BDC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.04  Med: 4.70 Max: 10.57
Current: 1.4
-18.04
10.57
ROE (%) 4.03
BDC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 2175 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. BDC: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BDC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.03  Med: 10.80 Max: 25.82
Current: 4.03
-44.03
25.82
ROA (%) 0.97
BDC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 2220 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. BDC: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BDC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.42  Med: 4.41 Max: 8.9
Current: 0.97
-19.42
8.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 23.91
BDC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. BDC: 23.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BDC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.36  Med: 24.89 Max: 43.57
Current: 23.91
-53.36
43.57
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.30
BDC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1972 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. BDC: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BDC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -91.6  Med: 8.65 Max: 1074.2
Current: 10.3
-91.6
1074.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.30
BDC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1528 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. BDC: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BDC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.5  Med: 8.15 Max: 1115.4
Current: 10.3
-27.5
1115.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -7.10
BDC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. BDC: -7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BDC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.6  Med: 5.10 Max: 108.8
Current: -7.1
-50.6
108.8
» BDC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-09)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

BDC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 5,984 sh (New)
Jim Simons 8,200 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 649,000 sh (+0.31%)
Mario Gabelli 35,500 sh (unchged)
Scott Black 112,173 sh (-8.00%)
Mariko Gordon 52,741 sh (-29.69%)
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Q2 2015

BDC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 52,158 sh (-1.11%)
Mario Gabelli 35,000 sh (-1.41%)
Columbia Wanger 632,902 sh (-2.48%)
Scott Black 107,360 sh (-4.29%)
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Q3 2015

BDC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 5,900 sh (New)
David Dreman 4,403 sh (New)
Mariko Gordon 75,805 sh (+45.34%)
Scott Black 108,725 sh (+1.27%)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 33,000 sh (-5.71%)
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Q4 2015

BDC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Mario Gabelli 32,000 sh (-3.03%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 61.15
BDC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1974 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. BDC: 61.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BDC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.52  Med: 26.80 Max: 138.7
Current: 61.15
4.52
138.7
Forward P/E 7.08
BDC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 14.01 vs. BDC: 7.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 61.85
BDC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. BDC: 61.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BDC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.53  Med: 29.73 Max: 142.48
Current: 61.85
4.53
142.48
P/B 2.53
BDC's P/B is ranked lower than
67% of the 2549 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. BDC: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BDC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 2.23 Max: 5.03
Current: 2.53
0.44
5.03
P/S 0.83
BDC's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 2549 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. BDC: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BDC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.99
Current: 0.83
0.22
1.99
PFCF 11.86
BDC's PFCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.26 vs. BDC: 11.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BDC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 18.36 Max: 177.23
Current: 11.86
4
177.23
POCF 9.00
BDC's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 1870 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. BDC: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BDC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.56  Med: 13.59 Max: 47.3
Current: 9
2.56
47.3
EV-to-EBIT 28.04
BDC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
75% of the 2052 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 12.45 vs. BDC: 28.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BDC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.1  Med: 16.30 Max: 58
Current: 28.04
-4.1
58
EV-to-EBITDA 13.38
BDC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
61% of the 2226 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. BDC: 13.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BDC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.9  Med: 11.70 Max: 25.9
Current: 13.38
-4.9
25.9
PEG 2.56
BDC's PEG is ranked lower than
68% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. BDC: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BDC' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.72  Med: 5.67 Max: 15.94
Current: 2.56
2.72
15.94
Shiller P/E 47.79
BDC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 23.87 vs. BDC: 47.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BDC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.36  Med: 58.06 Max: 2120
Current: 47.79
10.36
2120
Current Ratio 1.87
BDC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. BDC: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BDC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 2.61 Max: 5
Current: 1.87
0.86
5
Quick Ratio 1.46
BDC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. BDC: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BDC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.75 Max: 4.1
Current: 1.46
0.44
4.1
Days Inventory 57.66
BDC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
62% of the 2146 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 73.25 vs. BDC: 57.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BDC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.98  Med: 57.13 Max: 89.06
Current: 57.66
48.98
89.06
Days Sales Outstanding 63.45
BDC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 77.66 vs. BDC: 63.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BDC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.17  Med: 58.40 Max: 67.32
Current: 63.45
53.17
67.32
Days Payable 53.32
BDC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 1905 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 58.87 vs. BDC: 53.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BDC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.81  Med: 53.04 Max: 67.33
Current: 53.32
27.81
67.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.43
BDC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
89% of the 2017 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. BDC: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BDC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.54 Max: 2.36
Current: 0.43
0.21
2.36
Dividend Payout 0.27
BDC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
67% of the 1359 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. BDC: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BDC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.10 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.27
0.01
0.39
Forward Dividend Yield 0.54
BDC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
90% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. BDC: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.43
BDC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
89% of the 2049 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. BDC: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BDC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.54 Max: 2.36
Current: 0.43
0.21
2.36
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.90
BDC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1481 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. BDC: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BDC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -902.6  Med: -0.15 Max: 90.2
Current: 2.9
-902.6
90.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.03
BDC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 1304 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BDC: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BDC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.23 Max: 37.74
Current: 1.03
0.4
37.74
Price/Median PS Value 0.82
BDC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 2549 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BDC: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BDC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.95 Max: 3.14
Current: 0.82
0.31
3.14
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 5.52
BDC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
90% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. BDC: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
BDC' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.17 Max: 15.86
Current: 5.52
0.47
15.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.50
BDC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. BDC: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BDC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 5.50 Max: 23.1
Current: 3.5
1.7
23.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 18.28
BDC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1137 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.14 vs. BDC: 18.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BDC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 6.30 Max: 21.6
Current: 18.28
2.5
21.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2321
EPS $ 0.75
Beta2.47
Short Percentage of Float6.23%
52-Week Range $36.51 - 95.56
Shares Outstanding(Mil)41.98

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 2,309 2,290
EPS($) 4.74 5.25
EPS without NRI($) 4.74 5.25

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