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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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Cash to Debt 0.01
BDR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. BDR: 0.01 )
BDR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01

Equity to Asset 0.62
BDR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. BDR: 0.62 )
BDR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.62

0.52
0.83
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.59
M-Score: -2.65
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

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Operating margin (%) -9.13
BDR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. BDR: -9.13 )
BDR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.72   Max: 17.66
Current: -9.13

-10.72
17.66
Net-margin (%) -10.13
BDR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. BDR: -10.13 )
BDR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -16.83   Max: 10.58
Current: -10.13

-16.83
10.58
ROE (%) -18.78
BDR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. BDR: -18.78 )
BDR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -31.02   Max: 27.92
Current: -18.78

-31.02
27.92
ROA (%) -12.46
BDR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. BDR: -12.46 )
BDR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19.61   Max: 17.3
Current: -12.46

-19.61
17.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -17.33
BDR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.76 vs. BDR: -17.33 )
BDR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22.23   Max: 33.05
Current: -17.33

-22.23
33.05
Revenue Growth (%) -2.60
BDR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. BDR: -2.60 )
BDR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -20.5   Max: 11.4
Current: -2.6

-20.5
11.4
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Ratios

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P/B 0.70
BDR's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. BDR: 0.70 )
BDR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.45
Current: 0.7

0.22
1.45
P/S 0.40
BDR's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. BDR: 0.40 )
BDR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 1
Current: 0.4

0.12
1
EV-to-EBIT -6.97
BDR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 52.39 vs. BDR: -6.97 )
BDR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 133.4
Current: -6.97

6.3
133.4
Current Ratio 1.60
BDR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. BDR: 1.60 )
BDR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 8.18
Current: 1.6

1.43
8.18
Quick Ratio 0.63
BDR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. BDR: 0.63 )
BDR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 3.66
Current: 0.63

0.48
3.66

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.00
BDR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
89% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. BDR: 1.00 )
BDR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 5.43
Current: 1

0.29
5.43
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.60
BDR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 26.30 vs. BDR: 0.60 )
BDR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.6

0.17
0.62
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
BDR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. BDR: 1.30 )
BDR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 7.6
Current: 1.3

0.5
7.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.00
BDR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. BDR: 2.00 )
BDR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 16
Current: 2

0.7
16
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.99
BDR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. BDR: 4.99 )
BDR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 41.1
Current: 4.99

0.5
41.1

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Blonder Tongue Laboratories, Inc. was incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in November 1988 and completed its initial public offering in December 1995. It is a technology-development and manufacturing company that delivers encoding, digital transport, and broadband product solutions to the cable markets the company serves, including the multi-dwelling unit market, the lodging/hospitality market and the institutional market, including hospitals, prisons and schools. Its three key product categories are Analog Video Headend, Digital Video Headend, and HFC Distribution. Analog Video Headend Products used by a system operator for signal acquisition, processing and manipulation to create an analog channel lineup for further transmission. Among the products offered by the Company in this category are integrated receiver/decoders (IRD's), modulators, demodulators, channel combiners and processors. Digital Video Headend Products used by a system operator for acquisition, processing and manipulation of digital video signals. Blonder Tongue is expanding its Digital Product offerings to meet the changing needs of its customers. The latest additions include the EdgeQAM collection and the HD encoder collection which includes a line of HD and SD MPEG-2 encoders and multiplexers. HFC Distribution Products used to transport signals from the headend to their ultimate destination in a home, apartment unit, hotel room, office or other terminal location along a fiber optic, coax or HFC distribution network: Among the products offered by the Company in this category are broadband amplifiers, directional taps, splitters and wall outlets for coax distribution and fiber optic transmitters, receivers (nodes), and couplers. There are a variety of other products that the Company sells to a lesser degree, either to fill a customer need or where sales have reduced due to changes in Company direction, technology, or market influences. om analog to digital signals; Addressable, controlling access to analog programming at the subscriber's lThese products include: Digital Transition, providing system operators the means to adapt to the FCC mandated transition in broadcast television frocation; Reception, receiving off-air broadcast television and satellite transmissions prior to headend processing; High-Speed Internet, providing broadband internet access over a HFC network; Technical Services, including hands-on training, system design engineering, on-site field support and complete system verification testing; and Miscellaneous, filling customers needs for satellite distribution, test equipment, and parts. Blonder Tongue markets and sells its products to a wide range of markets including: cable television system, MDU, the lodging/hospitality industry, and institutional systems. The Company also sells into a multitude of niche markets. The Company's manufacturing operations are vertically integrated and consist principally of the programming, ass
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