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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
90% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. BTN: No Debt )
BTN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.70
BTN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. BTN: 0.70 )
BTN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.7

0.26
0.85
Interest Coverage 49.50
BTN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
78% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.77 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: 5
Z-Score: 3.80
M-Score: -2.74
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.10
BTN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.95 vs. BTN: 0.10 )
BTN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11.2   Max: 17.31
Current: 0.1

-11.2
17.31
Net-margin (%) 0.16
BTN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. BTN: 0.16 )
BTN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.67   Max: 11.05
Current: 0.16

-10.67
11.05
ROE (%) 0.25
BTN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.81 vs. BTN: 0.25 )
BTN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.7   Max: 58.82
Current: 0.25

-12.7
58.82
ROA (%) 0.17
BTN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. BTN: 0.17 )
BTN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.3   Max: 16.45
Current: 0.17

-10.3
16.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.29
BTN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 13.58 vs. BTN: 0.29 )
BTN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -29.35   Max: 75.73
Current: 0.29

-29.35
75.73
Revenue Growth (%) -8.00
BTN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 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 (%) -42.20
BTN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. BTN: -42.20 )
BTN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -42.2   Max: 83.7
Current: -42.2

-42.2
83.7
EPS Growth (%) -74.30
BTN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 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

Q1 2013

BTN Guru Trades in Q1 2013

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Q2 2013

BTN Guru Trades in Q2 2013

John Rogers 2,037,896 sh (+38.03%)
Jim Simons 260,100 sh (+23.86%)
Chuck Royce 494,597 sh (+15.18%)
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Q3 2013

BTN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

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Jim Simons 269,900 sh (+3.77%)
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Q4 2013

BTN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

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Jim Simons 294,100 sh (+8.97%)
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 664.30
BTN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. BTN: 664.30 )
BTN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 914.29
Current: 664.3

3.7
914.29
P/B 1.00
BTN's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. BTN: 1.00 )
BTN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.84
Current: 1

0.43
2.84
P/S 0.60
BTN's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. BTN: 0.60 )
BTN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.86
Current: 0.6

0.23
1.86
PFCF 8.30
BTN's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.64 vs. BTN: 8.30 )
BTN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.67   Max: 151
Current: 8.3

2.67
151
EV-to-EBIT 333.30
BTN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
78% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 18.50 vs. BTN: 333.30 )
BTN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 410.4
Current: 333.3

0.6
410.4
Shiller P/E 15.80
BTN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 24.79 vs. BTN: 15.80 )
BTN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10   Max: 287.5
Current: 15.8

10
287.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.70
BTN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. BTN: 2.70 )
BTN' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 55.95
Current: 2.7

0.96
55.95
Price/Tangible Book 1.00
BTN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. BTN: 1.00 )
BTN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 8.17
Current: 1

0.13
8.17
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.60
BTN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BTN: 0.60 )
BTN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.81
Current: 0.6

0.21
1.81
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
BTN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BTN: 0.70 )
BTN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 2.93
Current: 0.7

0.13
2.93
Price/Graham Number 4.30
BTN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
73% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. BTN: 4.30 )
BTN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 5.79
Current: 4.3

0.49
5.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.30
BTN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
70% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. BTN: 0.30 )
BTN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 166.8
Current: 0.3

0.2
166.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.25
BTN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. BTN: 0.25 )
BTN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.7   Max: 9.5
Current: 0.25

-3.7
9.5

Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Leisure
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Ballantyne Strong Inc is a Delaware corporation. It was founded in 1932 and went public in 1995. The Company designs and manufactures film projectors. The Company is a distributor and service provider for the theatre exhibition industry internationally. It manufactures cinema screens in Joliette, Canada. It has sales and services offices across North America and Asia. Through its lighting division, it designs, develops, manufactures, distributes, installs and services lighting systems for premier architectural sites for the entertainment and various other industries worldwide. This includes follow spots and other specialty lighting for event centers, arenas, exhibit halls, concert tours, staged theatrical performances, and music, dance and various other venues with theatric lighting needs. Its reporting segments are Theatre and Lighting. Theatre segment consist service, distribution, installation and service of film and digital projection equipment and accessories for the movie exhibition industry. Lighting segment consists of the design, manufacture, assembly, distribution, installation and service of lighting systems to worldwide industries for architectural, entertainment and other commercial lighting needs. The Theatre segment provides services and theatre exhibition systems for the theatre exhibition industry. The systems include premier audio-visual products and accessories such as digital projectors, state of the art projection screens, servers and library management systems, digital signage and menu boards, flat panels, and sound systems. Its services include the monitoring, upgrade, and repair and maintenance of existing systems; the installation of new theatre exhibition systems and related equipment; and complete film-to-digital theatre conversion services, retrofitting existing complexes by removing film projectors and replacing them with digital equipment. The monitoring, upgrade, maintenance and repair of networked systems are performed by its Network Operations Center using, as much as possible, remote, smart technology to identify and troubleshoot software and other system issues. Hardware upgrades, installations, maintenance and repair services are performed onsite by on-the-ground technicians. Some of its products are Network Operations Center, Digital Projectors, Cinema Server, Additional Digital Projection Products, Digital Audio Systems, Cinema Screens, Digital Menu Boards and Signage, Xenon Lamps and Lenses. Under the trademark Strong, the Company is a developer, manufacturer and supplier of long-range follow spots as well as other lighting products for architectural, theatrical, promotional, stage and studio purposes. Its products include an ever-expanding line of LED lighting, which are more effective, efficient and environmentally sound. It provides installation and maintenance services for its lighting product lines for both permanent and touring applications. Its lighting is installed to accentuate prem

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