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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.02
BDR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
82% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. BDR: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BDR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.02

0
0.62
Equity to Asset 0.57
BDR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. BDR: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BDR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.57

0.52
0.83
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.29
M-Score: -3.11
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -2.97
BDR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. BDR: -2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BDR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.72   Max: 17.66
Current: -2.97

-10.72
17.66
Net-margin (%) -4.09
BDR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. BDR: -4.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BDR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -16.83   Max: 10.31
Current: -4.09

-16.83
10.31
ROE (%) -8.33
BDR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. BDR: -8.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BDR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -27.27   Max: 22.3
Current: -8.33

-27.27
22.3
ROA (%) -5.26
BDR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. BDR: -5.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BDR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19.77   Max: 16.31
Current: -5.26

-19.77
16.31
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -6.10
BDR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. BDR: -6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BDR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -20.58   Max: 60.33
Current: -6.1

-20.58
60.33
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.90
BDR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -11.70 vs. BDR: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BDR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.5   Max: 9.5
Current: 2.9

-20.5
9.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -4.70
BDR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BDR: -4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BDR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.7   Max: 59.9
Current: -4.7

-28.7
59.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 26.00
BDR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BDR: 26.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BDR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -74.7   Max: 336.2
Current: 26

-74.7
336.2
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Ratios

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history
P/B 0.30
BDR's P/B is ranked higher than
99% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BDR: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BDR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.45
Current: 0.3

0.22
1.45
P/S 0.10
BDR's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. BDR: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BDR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1
Current: 0.1

0.1
1
POCF 5.15
BDR's POCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 154.00 vs. BDR: 5.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BDR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.65   Max: 49.67
Current: 5.15

1.65
49.67
Current Ratio 1.40
BDR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. BDR: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BDR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 8.18
Current: 1.4

1.4
8.18
Quick Ratio 0.37
BDR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. BDR: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BDR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 3.66
Current: 0.37

0.37
3.66
Days Inventory 180.16
BDR's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
70% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 87.28 vs. BDR: 180.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BDR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 132.94   Max: 288.99
Current: 180.16

132.94
288.99
Days Sales Outstanding 30.39
BDR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 94.15 vs. BDR: 30.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BDR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 30.39   Max: 82.49
Current: 30.39

30.39
82.49

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.50
BDR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
97% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. BDR: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BDR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 5.43
Current: 0.5

0.29
5.43
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.30
BDR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
99% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. BDR: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
BDR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.99
Current: 0.3

0.17
0.99
Price/Median PS Value 0.50
BDR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BDR: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BDR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 7.86
Current: 0.5

0.52
7.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -8.20
BDR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
71% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. BDR: -8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
BDR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -8.6   Max: 16
Current: -8.2

-8.6
16
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 84.63
BDR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
99% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BDR: 84.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
BDR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 26.8
Current: 84.63

0.9
26.8

Business Description

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