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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
BPS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

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

Equity to Asset 0.58
BPS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BPS: 0.58 )
BPS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 0.63
Current: 0.58

0.56
0.63
Interest Coverage 7.93
BPS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BPS: 7.93 )
BPS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7.93   Max: 310
Current: 7.93

7.93
310
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.82
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 78.76
BPS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BPS: 78.76 )
BPS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 78.15   Max: 83.56
Current: 78.76

78.15
83.56
Net-margin (%) -53.26
BPS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BPS: -53.26 )
BPS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -53.32   Max: 257.24
Current: -53.26

-53.32
257.24
ROE (%) -3.39
BPS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BPS: -3.39 )
BPS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.28   Max: 20.51
Current: -3.39

-3.28
20.51
ROA (%) -2.04
BPS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BPS: -2.04 )
BPS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.97   Max: 11.62
Current: -2.04

-1.97
11.62
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Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/S 14.00
BPS's P/S is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BPS: 14.00 )
BPS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 10.81   Max: 15.24
Current: 14

10.81
15.24
PFCF 3.90
BPS's PFCF is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BPS: 3.90 )
BPS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.81   Max: 45.71
Current: 3.9

3.81
45.71
EV-to-EBIT 17.74
BPS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BPS: 17.74 )
BPS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 17.74

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 5.90
BPS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BPS: 5.90 )
BPS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 5.59   Max: 7.75
Current: 5.9

5.59
7.75
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.90
BPS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BPS: 5.90 )
BPS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 5.59   Max: 7.75
Current: 5.9

5.59
7.75

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.60
BPS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BPS: 5.60 )
BPS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0   Max: 7.1
Current: 5.6

0
7.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.73
BPS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. BPS: 4.73 )
BPS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 4.73

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