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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
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Cash-to-Debt 0.04
BDR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. BDR: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BDR' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.04
0
0.62
Equity-to-Asset 0.47
BDR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. BDR: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BDR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.66 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.47
0.41
0.83
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -0.20
Beneish M-Score: -3.49
WACC vs ROIC
14.16%
-17.61%
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 : 3/10

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Operating Margin % -10.74
BDR's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
81% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. BDR: -10.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BDR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.56  Med: -0.12 Max: 6.48
Current: -10.74
-30.56
6.48
Net Margin % -13.44
BDR's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
81% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. BDR: -13.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BDR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.33  Med: -1.62 Max: 5.85
Current: -13.44
-32.33
5.85
ROE % -39.25
BDR's ROE % is ranked lower than
89% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. BDR: -39.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BDR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.16  Med: -2.4 Max: 8.46
Current: -39.25
-64.16
8.46
ROA % -18.17
BDR's ROA % is ranked lower than
87% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. BDR: -18.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BDR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.14  Med: -1.84 Max: 6.89
Current: -18.17
-36.14
6.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -25.83
BDR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
78% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. BDR: -25.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BDR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.29  Med: -0.09 Max: 13.24
Current: -25.83
-54.29
13.24
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -13.10
BDR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
80% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BDR: -13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BDR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.5  Med: -2.6 Max: 9.4
Current: -13.1
-20.5
9.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 66.70
BDR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. BDR: 66.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BDR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.6  Med: -13.5 Max: 66.7
Current: 66.7
-28.6
66.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 8.20
BDR's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. BDR: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
BDR' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74.7  Med: -7.6 Max: 336.2
Current: 8.2
-74.7
336.2
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS: 334220    SIC: 3679
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Blonder Tongue Laboratories Inc is a technology-development and manufacturing company. It delivers television signal encoding, transcoding, digital transport, and broadband product solutions to the cable entertainment and media industry.

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 (IRDs), 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. The 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 Companys manufacturing operations are vertically integrated and consist principally of the programming, assembly, and testing of electronic assemblies built from fabricated parts, printed circuit boards and electronic devices and the fabrication from raw sheet metal of chassis and cabinets for such assemblies. It competes with national, regional and local manufacturers and distributors, including companies larger than Blonder

Ratios

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PB Ratio 0.79
BDR's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. BDR: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BDR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.42 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.79
0.22
1.14
PS Ratio 0.21
BDR's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. BDR: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BDR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.21
0.1
0.61
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 27.92
BDR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
71% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.16 vs. BDR: 27.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
BDR' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 6.71 Max: 54.29
Current: 27.92
2.2
54.29
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 18.61
BDR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
67% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. BDR: 18.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BDR' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.64  Med: 4.71 Max: 266.67
Current: 18.61
1.64
266.67
Current Ratio 1.08
BDR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. BDR: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BDR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 2.75 Max: 8.18
Current: 1.08
0.96
8.18
Quick Ratio 0.38
BDR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. BDR: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BDR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.93 Max: 3.66
Current: 0.38
0.29
3.66
Days Inventory 141.35
BDR's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
81% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.95 vs. BDR: 141.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BDR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 135.05  Med: 161.94 Max: 199.56
Current: 141.35
135.05
199.56
Days Sales Outstanding 36.92
BDR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.24 vs. BDR: 36.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BDR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.39  Med: 41.81 Max: 61.4
Current: 36.92
30.39
61.4
Days Payable 26.77
BDR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
88% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 59.60 vs. BDR: 26.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BDR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.55  Med: 26.99 Max: 32.3
Current: 26.77
8.55
32.3

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.90
BDR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. BDR: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BDR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.9  Med: 0 Max: 8.1
Current: -2.9
-2.9
8.1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 11.17
BDR's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. BDR: 11.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
BDR' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.57 Max: 13.96
Current: 11.17
0
13.96
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.20
BDR's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. BDR: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BDR' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.65 Max: 4.38
Current: 1.2
0.29
4.38
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.43
BDR's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. BDR: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BDR' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.43
0.17
0.99
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.84
BDR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. BDR: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BDR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.44 Max: 9.04
Current: 0.84
0.45
9.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -22.86
BDR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
88% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. BDR: -22.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BDR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.21  Med: 6.7 Max: 16.2
Current: -22.86
-23.21
16.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 82.90
BDR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
99% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.01 vs. BDR: 82.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
BDR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 11.15 Max: 82.9
Current: 82.9
0.9
82.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $22.27
EPS (TTM) $ -0.44
Beta2.74
Short Percentage of Float0.81%
52-Week Range $0.28 - 1.10
Shares Outstanding (Mil)8.10
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