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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
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
BTN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. BTN: No Debt )
BTN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.73
BTN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
89% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. BTN: 0.73 )
BTN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.73

0.21
0.87
Interest Coverage 49.50
BTN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
79% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 15.42 vs. BTN: 49.50 )
BTN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 14.11   Max: 9999.99
Current: 49.5

14.11
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 3.84
M-Score: -2.32
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
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history
Operating margin (%) -3.99
BTN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. BTN: -3.99 )
BTN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -12.68   Max: 17.31
Current: -3.99

-12.68
17.31
Net-margin (%) -2.06
BTN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. BTN: -2.06 )
BTN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.67   Max: 11.05
Current: -2.06

-10.67
11.05
ROE (%) -3.09
BTN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. BTN: -3.09 )
BTN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -11.94   Max: 34.36
Current: -3.09

-11.94
34.36
ROA (%) -2.26
BTN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. BTN: -2.26 )
BTN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.4   Max: 19.42
Current: -2.26

-9.4
19.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -10.73
BTN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 991 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.30 vs. BTN: -10.73 )
BTN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -24.88   Max: 93.33
Current: -10.73

-24.88
93.33
Revenue Growth (%) -8.00
BTN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. BTN: -8.00 )
BTN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.7   Max: 47.8
Current: -8

-25.7
47.8
EBITDA Growth (%) -43.00
BTN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. BTN: -43.00 )
BTN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -43   Max: 86.3
Current: -43

-43
86.3
EPS Growth (%) -74.30
BTN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. BTN: -74.30 )
BTN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -74.3   Max: 209
Current: -74.3

-74.3
209
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BTN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 645,097 sh (+16.32%)
Jim Simons 294,100 sh (+8.97%)
John Rogers 2,406,988 sh (+1.18%)
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Q1 2014

BTN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 869,785 sh (+34.83%)
John Rogers 2,380,228 sh (-1.11%)
Jim Simons 271,100 sh (-7.82%)
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Q2 2014

BTN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 938,285 sh (+7.88%)
Jim Simons 280,400 sh (+3.43%)
John Rogers 2,379,903 sh (-0.01%)
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Q3 2014

BTN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 297,700 sh (+6.17%)
Chuck Royce 954,105 sh (+1.69%)
John Rogers 2,088,782 sh (-12.23%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BTN

(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
John Rogers 2013-06-30 Add 38.03%0.04%$4.02 - $4.78 $ 3.99-7%2037896
John Rogers 2013-03-31 Add 51.18%0.04%$3.3 - $4.23 $ 3.999%1476453
John Rogers 2012-12-31 Add 38.89%0.02%$3.12 - $4.51 $ 3.999%976598
John Rogers 2012-09-30 Add 22.01%0.01%$4.17 - $5.9 $ 3.99-18%703128
John Rogers 2012-03-31 Reduce -34.03%0.03%$4.13 - $5.28 $ 3.99-10%605447
John Rogers 2011-09-30 Add 27.14%0.01%$3.14 - $4.67 $ 3.995%853232
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0011%$3.14 - $4.67 $ 3.995%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.90
BTN's P/B is ranked higher than
89% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. BTN: 0.90 )
BTN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.84
Current: 0.9

0.43
2.84
P/S 0.60
BTN's P/S is ranked higher than
91% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. BTN: 0.60 )
BTN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.86
Current: 0.6

0.23
1.86
EV-to-EBIT -8.42
BTN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 22.62 vs. BTN: -8.42 )
BTN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -171.1   Max: 410.4
Current: -8.42

-171.1
410.4
Shiller P/E 12.90
BTN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BTN: 12.90 )
BTN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10   Max: 287.5
Current: 12.9

10
287.5
Current Ratio 3.51
BTN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. BTN: 3.51 )
BTN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.93   Max: 6.76
Current: 3.51

1.93
6.76
Quick Ratio 2.63
BTN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. BTN: 2.63 )
BTN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 5.14
Current: 2.63

0.9
5.14

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Net Cash 199.50
BTN's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
93% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BTN: 199.50 )
BTN' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.72   Max: 222.5
Current: 199.5

2.72
222.5
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.90
BTN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BTN: 2.90 )
BTN' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 52.46
Current: 2.9

0.73
52.46
Price/Tangible Book 0.90
BTN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
92% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. BTN: 0.90 )
BTN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 12.62
Current: 0.9

0.13
12.62
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
BTN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. BTN: 0.70 )
BTN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 3.22
Current: 0.7

0.14
3.22
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
BTN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. BTN: 0.70 )
BTN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 3.58
Current: 0.7

0.12
3.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -11.90
BTN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
53% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. BTN: -11.90 )
BTN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -11.9   Max: 139
Current: -11.9

-11.9
139
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.16
BTN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. BTN: 5.16 )
BTN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -25.5   Max: 18.3
Current: 5.16

-25.5
18.3

Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Leisure
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Ballantyne Strong Inc is a Delaware corporation founded in 1932. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, designs, integrates, and installs technology solutions for applications; develops and delivers out-of-home messaging, advertising and communications; manufactures projection screens and lighting products; and provides managed services including monitoring of networked equipment to its customers. Its products are distributed to the retail, financial, government and cinema markets throughout the world. The Company's business segment includes: Systems Integration and Managed Services. Systems Integration operations include the sale of digital projection equipment, screens, sound systems in addition to the design, assembly and sale of followspots and other lighting products. It provides product solutions mainly for the theatre exhibition industry including a spectrum of audio-visual products and accessories such as digital projectors, state of the art projection screens, servers, library management systems, and audio systems. It also sell lighting solutions for the architectural and entertainment lighting industry. Managed Services operations include the delivery of end to end digital signage solutions, video communication solutions, content creation and management and service of digital signage and digital cinema equipment. It delivers solutions and services across two main markets: digital out-of-home and cinema. Its products for Systems Integration include: Screens, Projectors, Servers, Audio Systems, Additional Projection Products, Followspots, Signature Commissioned Lighting, LED Specification Grade Accent Lighting and Moving Head and Specialty Lighting. Its products for Managed Services include: System Design and Integration within Digital Signage, Content Creation, Content Management and Distribution, Network Operations Centers and Service & Maintenance. Its competitors include: Christie Digital Systems, SONY, Four Winds Interactive, Stratacache, John Ryan, Newground, ComQi, Ballantyne, Intel and NCR. The Company is subject to various federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to environmental protection and the discharge of material into the environment.
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