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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 40.92
BHE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 2554 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.92 vs. BHE: 40.92 )
BHE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 20779.53
Current: 40.92

0
20779.53
Equity to Asset 0.76
BHE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 2542 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. BHE: 0.76 )
BHE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.76

0.33
0.84
Interest Coverage 60.25
BHE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 1559 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 82.18 vs. BHE: 60.25 )
BHE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 9999.99
Current: 60.25

2.19
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 5.04
M-Score: -2.41
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 (%) 4.65
BHE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2536 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. BHE: 4.65 )
BHE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.43   Max: 9.55
Current: 4.65

-6.43
9.55
Net-margin (%) 4.43
BHE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2538 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. BHE: 4.43 )
BHE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.24   Max: 6.26
Current: 4.43

-5.24
6.26
ROE (%) 9.06
BHE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2507 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. BHE: 9.06 )
BHE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -15.44   Max: 13.09
Current: 9.06

-15.44
13.09
ROA (%) 6.71
BHE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2543 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. BHE: 6.71 )
BHE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.43   Max: 10.7
Current: 6.71

-9.43
10.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 14.85
BHE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2535 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.38 vs. BHE: 14.85 )
BHE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -27.86   Max: 41.94
Current: 14.85

-27.86
41.94
Revenue Growth (%) 6.10
BHE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1851 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. BHE: 6.10 )
BHE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.4   Max: 54
Current: 6.1

-10.4
54
EBITDA Growth (%) 10.90
BHE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1499 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. BHE: 10.90 )
BHE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -48.5   Max: 100.3
Current: 10.9

-48.5
100.3
EPS Growth (%) 16.90
BHE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1349 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. BHE: 16.90 )
BHE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -21.3   Max: 24.1
Current: 16.9

-21.3
24.1
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

BHE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 21,500 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 272,032 sh (+41.55%)
Steven Cohen 22,404 sh (+1.93%)
Chuck Royce 4,898,000 sh (+0.05%)
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
John Buckingham 251,544 sh (-0.73%)
Jim Simons 187,950 sh (-54.25%)
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Q4 2013

BHE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 48,075 sh (+123.6%)
Joel Greenblatt 445,057 sh (+63.6%)
Jim Simons 294,250 sh (+56.56%)
Steven Cohen 28,093 sh (+25.39%)
Chuck Royce 4,964,700 sh (+1.36%)
John Buckingham 250,076 sh (-0.58%)
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Q1 2014

BHE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 415,031 sh (+41.05%)
Steven Cohen 37,621 sh (+33.92%)
Paul Tudor Jones 52,158 sh (+8.49%)
Chuck Royce 5,003,700 sh (+0.79%)
John Buckingham 252,008 sh (+0.77%)
Joel Greenblatt 166,694 sh (-62.55%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BHE

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -79.49%0.05%$22.07 - $25.33 $ 24.635%34187
David Dreman 2014-06-30 New Buy$22.07 - $25.33 $ 24.635%2320
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -62.55%0.15%$22.07 - $24.52 $ 24.636%166694
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 63.6%0.09%$21.76 - $23.52 $ 24.639%445057
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.4%$20.19 - $23.14 $ 24.6311%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 41.55%0.06%$20.19 - $23.14 $ 24.6311%272032
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-06-30 Reduce -64.82%0.64%$16.3 - $20.16 $ 24.6332%195546
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 297.41%0.12%$16.3 - $20.16 $ 24.6332%192180
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-03-31 Reduce -52.43%1.12%$16.56 - $18.29 $ 24.6340%555831
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 102.44%0.02%$16.56 - $18.29 $ 24.6340%48358
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.02%$14.5 - $16.46 $ 24.6359%23887
Arnold Van Den Berg 2011-12-31 Add 48.96%0.56%$12.13 - $15.26 $ 24.6381%1304394
Arnold Van Den Berg 2011-09-30 Add 103.11%0.56%$12.32 - $16.85 $ 24.6373%875678
Arnold Van Den Berg 2011-06-30 New Buy0.67%$15.38 - $19.02 $ 24.6347%431138
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 10.10
BHE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 31.80 vs. BHE: 10.10 )
BHE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.14   Max: 28.73
Current: 10.1

7.14
28.73
P/B 1.04
BHE's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. BHE: 1.04 )
BHE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 2.42
Current: 1.04

0.49
2.42
P/S 0.49
BHE's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. BHE: 0.49 )
BHE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.49

0.23
0.9
PFCF 17.22
BHE's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 389.34 vs. BHE: 17.22 )
BHE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 319
Current: 17.22

4.3
319
EV-to-EBIT 6.71
BHE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 23.25 vs. BHE: 6.71 )
BHE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 21.8
Current: 6.71

3.3
21.8
PEG 0.72
BHE's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BHE: 0.72 )
BHE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 22.48
Current: 0.72

0.24
22.48
Shiller P/E 37.32
BHE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BHE: 37.32 )
BHE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.72   Max: 77.65
Current: 37.32

6.72
77.65
Current Ratio 3.61
BHE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 2118 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. BHE: 3.61 )
BHE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.67   Max: 5.39
Current: 3.61

1.67
5.39
Quick Ratio 2.50
BHE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 2118 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. BHE: 2.50 )
BHE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 3.33
Current: 2.5

0.86
3.33

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.29
BHE's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BHE: 2.29 )
BHE' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 69.6
Current: 2.29

1.49
69.6
Price/Tangible Book 1.08
BHE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. BHE: 1.08 )
BHE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 5.71
Current: 1.08

0.7
5.71
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.81
BHE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BHE: 0.81 )
BHE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.72
Current: 0.81

0.47
2.72
Price/Median PS Value 1.01
BHE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. BHE: 1.01 )
BHE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 3.28
Current: 1.01

0.43
3.28
Price/Graham Number 0.69
BHE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
91% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. BHE: 0.69 )
BHE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 4.04
Current: 0.69

0.58
4.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 14.90
BHE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2238 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. BHE: 14.90 )
BHE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 30.6
Current: 14.9

4.6
30.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.94
BHE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. BHE: 2.94 )
BHE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -10.5   Max: 65.4
Current: 2.94

-10.5
65.4

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Contract Manufacturers
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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. The Company offers a range of 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-SCI 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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