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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 40.96
BHE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BHE: 40.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BHE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 20779.53
Current: 40.96

0
20779.53
Equity to Asset 0.79
BHE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
87% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. BHE: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BHE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.79

0.33
0.84
Interest Coverage 52.99
BHE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. BHE: 52.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BHE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 351.21
Current: 52.99

2.19
351.21
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.42
M-Score: -2.45
WACC vs ROIC
9.97%
8.95%
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 (%) 3.47
BHE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. BHE: 3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BHE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.43   Max: 7.72
Current: 3.47

-6.43
7.72
Net-margin (%) 2.79
BHE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. BHE: 2.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BHE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.24   Max: 4.64
Current: 2.79

-5.24
4.64
ROE (%) 6.08
BHE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. BHE: 6.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BHE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -14.22   Max: 13.37
Current: 6.08

-14.22
13.37
ROA (%) 4.63
BHE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. BHE: 4.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BHE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.49   Max: 8.42
Current: 4.63

-8.49
8.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.23
BHE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. BHE: 12.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BHE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -26.92   Max: 51.28
Current: 12.23

-26.92
51.28
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.00
BHE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: -13.90 vs. BHE: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BHE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.4   Max: 49.8
Current: 11

-10.4
49.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 28.10
BHE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BHE: 28.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BHE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -48.6   Max: 100.3
Current: 28.1

-48.6
100.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 20.40
BHE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BHE: 20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BHE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -21.3   Max: 24.1
Current: 20.4

-21.3
24.1
» BHE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

BHE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 2,320 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 5,069,200 sh (+1.31%)
John Buckingham 254,680 sh (+1.06%)
Paul Tudor Jones 31,229 sh (-40.13%)
Jim Simons 234,150 sh (-43.58%)
Joel Greenblatt 34,187 sh (-79.49%)
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Q3 2014

BHE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 51,441 sh (+64.72%)
John Buckingham 257,952 sh (+1.28%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Chuck Royce 4,990,800 sh (-1.55%)
Jim Simons 119,350 sh (-49.03%)
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Q4 2014

BHE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 5,797,801 sh (+16.17%)
Chuck Royce 5,797,801 sh (+4.26%)
John Buckingham 259,296 sh (+0.52%)
Chuck Royce 5,560,837 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 5,560,837 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 118,433 sh (-0.77%)
Paul Tudor Jones 33,741 sh (-34.41%)
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Q1 2015

BHE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 346,113 sh (New)
James Barrow 186,411 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 38,493 sh (+14.08%)
Chuck Royce 6,179,673 sh (+6.59%)
John Buckingham 258,932 sh (-0.14%)
Jim Simons 90,850 sh (-23.29%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 16.40
BHE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 39.80 vs. BHE: 16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BHE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.14   Max: 24.62
Current: 16.4

7.14
24.62
Forward P/E 13.37
BHE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BHE: 13.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.50
BHE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 60.60 vs. BHE: 16.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BHE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.14   Max: 24.73
Current: 16.5

7.14
24.73
P/B 1.00
BHE's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 2376 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. BHE: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BHE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 2.13
Current: 1

0.49
2.13
P/S 0.40
BHE's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 2434 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. BHE: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BHE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.81
Current: 0.4

0.23
0.81
PFCF 75.70
BHE's PFCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 2434 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 144.56 vs. BHE: 75.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BHE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 319
Current: 75.7

4.3
319
POCF 20.06
BHE's POCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 2434 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 37.00 vs. BHE: 20.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BHE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.32   Max: 1768
Current: 20.06

3.32
1768
EV-to-EBIT 9.08
BHE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 2434 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 44.59 vs. BHE: 9.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BHE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -4   Max: 21.8
Current: 9.08

-4
21.8
PEG 1.15
BHE's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 2434 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BHE: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BHE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 4.52
Current: 1.15

0.26
4.52
Shiller P/E 17.70
BHE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BHE: 17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BHE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.68   Max: 62.43
Current: 17.7

6.68
62.43
Current Ratio 4.29
BHE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. BHE: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BHE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.67   Max: 5.39
Current: 4.29

1.67
5.39
Quick Ratio 2.93
BHE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. BHE: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BHE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 3.08
Current: 2.93

0.86
3.08
Days Inventory 60.69
BHE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 2434 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 81.70 vs. BHE: 60.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BHE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 45.64   Max: 83.85
Current: 60.69

45.64
83.85
Days Sales Outstanding 64.46
BHE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 2434 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 88.06 vs. BHE: 64.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BHE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 40.07   Max: 83.41
Current: 64.46

40.07
83.41

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 28.90
BHE's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
82% of the 2434 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BHE: 28.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
BHE' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 11.2   Max: 375.74
Current: 28.9

11.2
375.74
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.00
BHE's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 2434 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BHE: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
BHE' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 11.97
Current: 2

0.91
11.97
Price/Tangible Book 1.00
BHE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 2353 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. BHE: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BHE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 5.71
Current: 1

0.7
5.71
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
BHE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2434 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BHE: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
BHE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 23.87
Current: 0.8

0.52
23.87
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
BHE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 2434 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BHE: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BHE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 3.35
Current: 0.9

0.44
3.35
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.10
BHE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 2354 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BHE: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
BHE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 4.72
Current: 1.1

0.55
4.72
Price/Graham Number 0.80
BHE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 2434 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BHE: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BHE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 4.03
Current: 0.8

0.59
4.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.10
BHE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. BHE: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
BHE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 30.1
Current: 11.1

4.6
30.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.93
BHE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2438 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BHE: 17.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
BHE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.2   Max: 61.2
Current: 17.93

-11.2
61.2

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Contract Manufacturers
Compare:FLEX, JBL, RAVN, PLXS, TTMI » details
Traded in other countries:BMU.Germany,
Benchmark Electronics Inc began operations in 1979 and was incorporated under Texas law in 1981 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Intermedics, Inc., a medical implant manufacturer based in Angleton, Texas. The Company is engaged in the business of manufacturing electronics and it provides its services to original equipment manufacturers of computers and related products for business enterprises, medical devices, industrial control equipment, testing and instrumentation products, and telecommunication equipment. It offers engineering, automation, test, manufacturing and fulfillment solutions that support its customers' products from initial design through prototyping, design validation, testing, and ramp to volume production, worldwide distribution and aftermarket support. It offers a full spectrum of new product design, prototype, test and related engineering solutions. The Company's concurrent engineering approach shortens product development cycles and gives its customers a competitive advantage in time-to-market and time-to-profit. The Company's multi-disciplined engineering teams provide expertise in a number of core competencies critical to serving OEMs in its target markets, including award-winning industrial design, mechanical and electrical hardware, firmware, software and systems integration and support. It provides its customers with a range of custom automated test equipment, functional test equipment, process automation and replication solutions. It offers a range of printed circuit board assembly and test solutions, including printed circuit board assembly, assembly of subsystems, circuitry and functionality testing of printed assemblies, environmental and stress testing and component reliability testing. The Company provides its customers with a range of flex circuit assembly and test solutions. It works with its customers to develop product-specific test strategies. Its test capabilities include manufacturing defect analysis, in-circuit tests to test the circuitry of the board and functional tests to confirm that the board or assembly operates in accordance with its final design and manufacturing specifications. It markets its services through a direct sales force and independent marketing representatives. In addition, its divisional and executive management teams are an integral part of its sales and marketing teams. Its competitors include Celestica Inc., Flextronics International Ltd., Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., Jabil Circuit, Inc., and Sanmina Corporation. The Company's operations, and the operations of businesses that it acquires, are subject to certain foreign, federal, state and local regulatory requirements relating to security clearance, environmental, waste management, and health and safety matters. It operates in substantial compliance with all applicable requirements.
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