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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.33
BELFA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 2906 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BELFA: 0.33 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.33   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.33

Equity to Asset 0.35
BELFA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 2874 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. BELFA: 0.35 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.35

0.35
0.89
Interest Coverage 3.54
BELFA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 1701 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 115.19 vs. BELFA: 3.54 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.54   Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.54

3.54
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.01
M-Score: -2.23
WACC vs ROIC
4.74%
5.52%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 3.76
BELFA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2908 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. BELFA: 3.76 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.74   Max: 23.04
Current: 3.76

-15.74
23.04
Net-margin (%) 2.23
BELFA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2908 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. BELFA: 2.23 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.66   Max: 22.18
Current: 2.23

-12.66
22.18
ROE (%) 5.33
BELFA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2872 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.09 vs. BELFA: 5.33 )
BELFA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.99   Max: 25.64
Current: 5.33

-8.99
25.64
ROA (%) 2.27
BELFA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2930 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. BELFA: 2.27 )
BELFA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.67   Max: 21.87
Current: 2.27

-7.67
21.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.58
BELFA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 2923 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.79 vs. BELFA: 11.58 )
BELFA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -24.57   Max: 46.59
Current: 11.58

-24.57
46.59
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 18.50
BELFA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2114 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. BELFA: 18.50 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.9   Max: 110
Current: 18.5

-34.9
110
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 27.80
BELFA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1687 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. BELFA: 27.80 )
BELFA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39.4   Max: 183.4
Current: 27.8

-39.4
183.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 34.60
BELFA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. BELFA: 34.60 )
BELFA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -70.7   Max: 431.1
Current: 34.6

-70.7
431.1
» BELFA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

BELFA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 15,700 sh (+3.97%)
Mario Gabelli 261,592 sh (+0.32%)
Mario Gabelli 260,763 sh (+1.15%)
Chuck Royce 126,727 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

BELFA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 16,100 sh (+2.55%)
Mario Gabelli 262,392 sh (+0.31%)
Chuck Royce 126,727 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

BELFA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 16,600 sh (+3.11%)
Mario Gabelli 260,492 sh (-0.72%)
Chuck Royce 116,727 sh (-7.89%)
Chuck Royce 116,727 sh (-7.89%)
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Q1 2015

BELFA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Mario Gabelli 280,492 sh (+7.68%)
Mario Gabelli 276,030 sh (+5.96%)
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 26.60
BELFA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 37.30 vs. BELFA: 26.60 )
BELFA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.18   Max: 219.17
Current: 26.6

8.18
219.17
Forward P/E 18.69
BELFA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BELFA: 18.69 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 26.50
BELFA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
69% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 38.30 vs. BELFA: 26.50 )
BELFA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.33   Max: 225.43
Current: 26.5

3.33
225.43
P/B 1.20
BELFA's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. BELFA: 1.20 )
BELFA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.45
Current: 1.2

0.45
2.45
P/S 0.50
BELFA's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BELFA: 0.50 )
BELFA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.2
Current: 0.5

0.39
2.2
PFCF 18.10
BELFA's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 231.50 vs. BELFA: 18.10 )
BELFA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.66   Max: 128.9
Current: 18.1

6.66
128.9
POCF 10.85
BELFA's POCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 22.94 vs. BELFA: 10.85 )
BELFA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6   Max: 56.22
Current: 10.85

6
56.22
EV-to-EBIT 28.65
BELFA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 29.70 vs. BELFA: 28.65 )
BELFA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -106.2   Max: 83
Current: 28.65

-106.2
83
Shiller P/E 30.00
BELFA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BELFA: 30.00 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.12   Max: 78.12
Current: 30

6.12
78.12
Current Ratio 2.55
BELFA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 2906 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. BELFA: 2.55 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.55   Max: 8.2
Current: 2.55

2.55
8.2
Quick Ratio 1.62
BELFA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 2905 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. BELFA: 1.62 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 7.13
Current: 1.62

1.62
7.13
Days Inventory 82.88
BELFA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
62% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 80.47 vs. BELFA: 82.88 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 61.92   Max: 120.4
Current: 82.88

61.92
120.4
Days Sales Outstanding 62.67
BELFA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 84.62 vs. BELFA: 62.67 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 37.3   Max: 74.64
Current: 62.67

37.3
74.64

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.10
BELFA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 1931 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. BELFA: 1.10 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.82
Current: 1.1

0.41
2.82
Dividend Payout 0.31
BELFA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
82% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BELFA: 0.31 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.2
Current: 0.31

0.07
1.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.10
BELFA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1979 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. BELFA: 1.10 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.82
Current: 1.1

0.41
2.82
Share Buyback Rate 0.30
BELFA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 1638 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. BELFA: 0.30 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 37.5   Max: -63.2
Current: 0.3

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 21.40
BELFA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
72% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. BELFA: 21.40 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 19.26
Current: 21.4

0.71
19.26
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
BELFA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BELFA: 0.70 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.75
Current: 0.7

0.59
1.75
Price/Median PS Value 0.50
BELFA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BELFA: 0.50 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 2.85
Current: 0.5

0.61
2.85
Price/Graham Number 5.10
BELFA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
53% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. BELFA: 5.10 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 5.84
Current: 5.1

0.53
5.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.50
BELFA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2876 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. BELFA: 3.50 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 465.8
Current: 3.5

1.2
465.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.62
BELFA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1150 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. BELFA: 4.62 )
BELFA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13.6   Max: 33.5
Current: 4.62

-13.6
33.5

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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Bel Fuse Inc was incorporated in 1949 under the laws of New Jersey. The Company designs, manufactures and markets products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. These products are used in the networking, telecommunications, computing, military, aerospace, transportation and broadcasting industries. The Company's portfolio of products also finds application in the automotive, medical and consumer electronics markets. The Company operates in one industry with three reportable operating segments, which are geographic in nature. The segments consist of North America, Asia and Europe. The Company's products are under three categories: Magnetic Solutions, Power Solutions & Protection and Connectivity Solutions. The product line consists of Integrated Connector Modules, Power Transformers, SMD Power Inductors & SMPS Transformers, Discrete Components, Front-End Power Supplies, Board-Mount Power Products, Industrial Power Products, Module Products, Circuit Protection, Expanded Beam Fiber Optic Connectors, Cable Assemblies and Active Optical Devices (transceivers and media converters), Copper-based Connectors / Cable Assemblies-FQIS, RF Connectors, Cable Assemblies, Microwave Devices and Low Loss Cable, & RJ Connectors and Cable Assemblies. The Company has multiple suppliers for raw materials that the Company purchases. The Company has contractual agreements with suppliers to assure a continuing supply of critical components. The Company sells its products to customers throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Sales are made through one of three channels: direct strategic account managers, regional sales managers working with independent sales representative organizations or authorized distributors. The Company competes with independent companies and divisions of companies that manufacture products that are competitive with one or more of the Company's products. The Company has acquired a number of patents in the U.S., Europe and Asia and has additional patent applications pending relating to its products.
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