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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 : 9/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
BOLT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. BOLT: No Debt )
BOLT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.37   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.87
BOLT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
97% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. BOLT: 0.87 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.87

0.64
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
BOLT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. BOLT: No Debt )
BOLT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.97   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

2.97
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 12.85
M-Score: -2.79
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 22.64
BOLT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. BOLT: 22.64 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.26   Max: 32.4
Current: 22.64

-3.26
32.4
Net-margin (%) 12.07
BOLT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.57 vs. BOLT: 12.07 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.48   Max: 28.44
Current: 12.07

-1.48
28.44
ROE (%) 11.35
BOLT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.47 vs. BOLT: 11.35 )
BOLT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.78   Max: 51.34
Current: 11.35

-0.78
51.34
ROA (%) 9.61
BOLT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.55 vs. BOLT: 9.61 )
BOLT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.72   Max: 41.4
Current: 9.61

-0.72
41.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 56.23
BOLT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.57 vs. BOLT: 56.23 )
BOLT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.58   Max: 102.81
Current: 56.23

-4.58
102.81
Revenue Growth (%) 19.60
BOLT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.80 vs. BOLT: 19.60 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.1   Max: 47
Current: 19.6

-14.1
47
EBITDA Growth (%) 23.30
BOLT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. BOLT: 23.30 )
BOLT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -27   Max: 109.6
Current: 23.3

-27
109.6
EPS Growth (%) 13.10
BOLT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. BOLT: 13.10 )
BOLT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -57.5   Max: 127
Current: 13.1

-57.5
127
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

BOLT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Rogers 454,866 sh (+20.26%)
Jim Simons 191,900 sh (+0.37%)
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Q4 2013

BOLT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Rogers 554,021 sh (+21.8%)
Jim Simons 194,800 sh (+1.51%)
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Q1 2014

BOLT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 199,802 sh (+2.57%)
John Rogers 552,356 sh (-0.3%)
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Q2 2014

BOLT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 215,145 sh (+7.68%)
John Rogers 552,106 sh (-0.05%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 23.50
BOLT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. BOLT: 23.50 )
BOLT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 66.71
Current: 23.5

3.6
66.71
P/B 2.60
BOLT's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. BOLT: 2.60 )
BOLT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 7.94
Current: 2.6

0.79
7.94
P/S 2.80
BOLT's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. BOLT: 2.80 )
BOLT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 6.84
Current: 2.8

0.84
6.84
PFCF 24.40
BOLT's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BOLT: 24.40 )
BOLT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.74   Max: 216.45
Current: 24.4

3.74
216.45
EV-to-EBIT 10.92
BOLT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. BOLT: 10.92 )
BOLT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 43.8
Current: 10.92

1.5
43.8
PEG 1.19
BOLT's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BOLT: 1.19 )
BOLT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 38.81
Current: 1.19

0.03
38.81
Shiller P/E 28.10
BOLT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 45.76 vs. BOLT: 28.10 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.92   Max: 87.49
Current: 28.1

6.92
87.49
Current Ratio 5.99
BOLT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. BOLT: 5.99 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.94   Max: 20.47
Current: 5.99

1.94
20.47
Quick Ratio 3.70
BOLT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. BOLT: 3.70 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 16.15
Current: 3.7

1.18
16.15

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.60
BOLT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
67% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. BOLT: 1.60 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.15
Current: 1.6

0.32
2.15
Dividend Payout 0.38
BOLT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. BOLT: 0.38 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.38

0.36
0.44
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.60
BOLT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
72% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. BOLT: 1.60 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.15
Current: 1.6

0.32
2.15
Share Buyback Rate -0.60
BOLT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. BOLT: -0.60 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.2   Max: -2.5
Current: -0.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 14.64
BOLT's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
97% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BOLT: 14.64 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 81.56
Current: 14.64

2.08
81.56
Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.55
BOLT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BOLT: 6.55 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 24.52
Current: 6.55

1.6
24.52
Price/Tangible Book 3.90
BOLT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. BOLT: 3.90 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 7.63
Current: 3.9

1.27
7.63
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.29
BOLT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.45 vs. BOLT: 1.29 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 4.34
Current: 1.29

0.45
4.34
Price/Median PS Value 1.17
BOLT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. BOLT: 1.17 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 2.2
Current: 1.17

0.34
2.2
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.48
BOLT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BOLT: 3.48 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.8
Current: 3.48

0.37
2.8
Price/Graham Number 2.01
BOLT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
78% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. BOLT: 2.01 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 3.4
Current: 2.01

0.46
3.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.20
BOLT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. BOLT: 9.20 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 67.6
Current: 9.2

2.3
67.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.83
BOLT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. BOLT: 10.83 )
BOLT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -19.3   Max: 130.2
Current: 10.83

-19.3
130.2

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
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Bolt Technology Corporation was organized in the state of Connecticut in 1962. It develops, manufactures and sells marine seismic data acquisition equipment and underwater remotely operated robotic vehicles. The Company consists of four operating units: Bolt Technology Corporation ('Bolt'), A-G Geophysical Products, Inc. ('A-G'), Real Time Systems Inc. ('RTS') and SeaBotix Inc. ('SBX'). Each of these operating units is reported as a separate reportable segment for all periods presented in the Consolidated Financial Statements. Bolt, A-G and RTS products are used in marine seismic exploration surveys to record seismic data. Bolt develops, manufactures and sells marine seismic energy sources (air guns) and replacement parts and is referred to as the 'seismic energy sources' segment. A-G develops, manufactures and sells underwater cables, connectors, hydrophones, depth and pressure transducers and seismic source monitoring systems and is referred to as the 'underwater cables and connectors' segment. RTS develops, manufactures and sells air gun controllers/synchronizers, data loggers and auxiliary equipment and is referred to as the 'seismic energy source controllers' segment. SBX develops, manufactures and sells underwater remotely operated robotic vehicles and is referred to as the 'underwater robotic vehicles' segment. The Bolt, A-G and RTS product lines are comprised of certain components used in the acquisition of marine seismic data: the seismic energy source (air guns), the connection between the energy source and the vessel (underwater cables and connectors, including hydrophones, depth and pressure transducers and seismic source monitoring systems ('SSMS')), and the controller that controls and synchronizes the performance of the energy source. The Company's main competitor in the underwater cables and connectors segment is ION Geophysical Corporation. Its main competitor in the seismic energy source controllers segment is Seamap, a division of Mitcham Industries, Inc. and its main competitor in the underwater robotic vehicles segment is VideoRay LLC.
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