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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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Cash to Debt 15.73
BSET's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. BSET: 15.73 )
BSET' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 15.73

Equity to Asset 0.70
BSET's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BSET: 0.70 )
BSET' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.7

0.49
0.88
Interest Coverage 39.24
BSET's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 57.50 vs. BSET: 39.24 )
BSET' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 9999.99
Current: 39.24

0.77
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.85
M-Score: -2.68
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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Operating margin (%) 3.11
BSET's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. BSET: 3.11 )
BSET' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.57   Max: 3.5
Current: 3.11

-8.57
3.5
Net-margin (%) 1.59
BSET's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. BSET: 1.59 )
BSET' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14   Max: 21.86
Current: 1.59

-14
21.86
ROE (%) 3.24
BSET's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. BSET: 3.24 )
BSET' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -31   Max: 36.31
Current: 3.24

-31
36.31
ROA (%) 2.26
BSET's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. BSET: 2.26 )
BSET' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -16.47   Max: 24.8
Current: 2.26

-16.47
24.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.17
BSET's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 15.03 vs. BSET: 10.17 )
BSET' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -30.01   Max: 10.17
Current: 10.17

-30.01
10.17
Revenue Growth (%) 12.90
BSET's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. BSET: 12.90 )
BSET' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.8   Max: 12.9
Current: 12.9

-9.8
12.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 39.20
BSET's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. BSET: 39.20 )
BSET' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.2   Max: 39.2
Current: 39.2

-16.2
39.2
» BSET's 10-Y Financials

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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

BSET Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Mario Gabelli 42,000 sh (+169.21%)
Jim Simons 335,761 sh (+6.96%)
Donald Smith 829,599 sh (-0.05%)
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Q2 2013

BSET Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Mario Gabelli 97,000 sh (+130.95%)
Jim Simons 356,200 sh (+6.09%)
Donald Smith 687,964 sh (-17.07%)
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Q3 2013

BSET Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mario Gabelli 107,000 sh (+10.31%)
Jim Simons 381,800 sh (+7.19%)
Donald Smith 687,735 sh (-0.03%)
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Q4 2013

BSET Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Mario Gabelli 183,560 sh (+71.55%)
Jim Simons 394,600 sh (+3.35%)
Donald Smith 687,885 sh (+0.02%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BSET

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Add 71.55%0.01%$13.18 - $16.19 $ 13.81-6%183560
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Add 130.95%0.01%$12.52 - $15.94 $ 13.81-3%97000
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Add 169.21%$12.41 - $15.96 $ 13.81-2%42000
Mario Gabelli 2012-12-31 New Buy$10.6 - $13 $ 13.8119%15601
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $4.2 - $8.34 $ 13.81109%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 30.20
BSET's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. BSET: 30.20 )
BSET' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 72.08
Current: 30.2

1.42
72.08
P/B 0.95
BSET's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. BSET: 0.95 )
BSET' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.19
Current: 0.95

0.08
1.19
P/S 0.47
BSET's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. BSET: 0.47 )
BSET' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.47

0.04
0.85
EV-to-EBIT 13.12
BSET's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 14.37 vs. BSET: 13.12 )
BSET' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.5   Max: 184.3
Current: 13.12

10.5
184.3
Shiller P/E 49.32
BSET's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
70% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 20.05 vs. BSET: 49.32 )
BSET' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 22.36   Max: 199.5
Current: 49.32

22.36
199.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.70
BSET's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. BSET: 1.70 )
BSET' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 28.2
Current: 1.7

0.34
28.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.70
BSET's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
59% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. BSET: 1.70 )
BSET' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 28.2
Current: 1.7

0.34
28.2
Share Buyback Rate 1.70
BSET's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. BSET: 1.70 )
BSET' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.2   Max: -1.2
Current: 1.7

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.60
BSET's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
69% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. BSET: 7.60 )
BSET' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 9.5
Current: 7.6

0.5
9.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -1.70
BSET's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
53% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 7.06 vs. BSET: -1.70 )
BSET' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.5   Max: 18
Current: -1.7

-11.5
18

Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Home Furnishings & Fixtures
Compare:LEG, BLT, ELUXY, MHK, SNHFY » details
Bassett Furniture Industries was incorporated in Virginia. The Company is a vertically integrated manufacturer, importer and retailer of high quality, mid-priced home furnishings. It has strategically aligned its business into three reportable segments: Wholesale, Retail and Investments/Real Estate. The wholesale home furnishings segment is involved mainly in the design, manufacture, sourcing, sale and distribution of furniture products to a network of BFD, BHF stores, and independent furniture retailers. It uses lumber, fabric, leather, foam and other materials in the production of wood and upholstered furniture. These components originate from a variety of domestic and international suppliers and are currently available. The company's store network with 53 Company-owned stores and 33 licensee-owned, ranks in the top 25 in retail furniture sales in the United States. Its advertising and marketing campaign utilizes television, direct mail, catalogs, newspapers, magazines, radio and the internet. The Company holds investments in retail store property that it either lease or has previously leased to licensees.

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