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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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Cash to Debt 1.84
BTUI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. BTUI: 1.84 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 3.38
Current: 1.84

0.05
3.38
Equity to Asset 0.47
BTUI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. BTUI: 0.47 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.47

0.39
0.73
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.75
M-Score: -2.85
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -20.28
BTUI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. BTUI: -20.28 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -29.85   Max: 12.17
Current: -20.28

-29.85
12.17
Net-margin (%) -24.01
BTUI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. BTUI: -24.01 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -32.3   Max: 11.78
Current: -24.01

-32.3
11.78
ROE (%) -60.65
BTUI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. BTUI: -60.65 )
BTUI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -60.65   Max: 27.27
Current: -60.65

-60.65
27.27
ROA (%) -28.44
BTUI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BTUI: -28.44 )
BTUI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -28.44   Max: 14.25
Current: -28.44

-28.44
14.25
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -81.43
BTUI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. BTUI: -81.43 )
BTUI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -81.43   Max: 39.26
Current: -81.43

-81.43
39.26
Revenue Growth (%) -16.70
BTUI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. BTUI: -16.70 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -33.3   Max: 27
Current: -16.7

-33.3
27
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

BTUI Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 33,700 sh (+5.64%)
Chuck Royce 819,056 sh (-3.42%)
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Q2 2013

BTUI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 34,000 sh (+0.89%)
Chuck Royce 805,756 sh (-1.62%)
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Q3 2013

BTUI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 842,141 sh (+4.52%)
Jim Simons 34,400 sh (+1.18%)
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BTUI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 35,700 sh (+3.78%)
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Ratios

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P/B 1.70
BTUI's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. BTUI: 1.70 )
BTUI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 8.63
Current: 1.7

0.55
8.63
P/S 0.60
BTUI's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. BTUI: 0.60 )
BTUI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.45
Current: 0.6

0.3
2.45
EV-to-EBIT 8.10
BTUI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.80 vs. BTUI: 8.10 )
BTUI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 87.9
Current: 8.1

4.1
87.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.80
BTUI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. BTUI: 4.80 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 13.39
Current: 4.8

1.25
13.39
Price/Tangible Book 1.50
BTUI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. BTUI: 1.50 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 2.96
Current: 1.5

0.63
2.96
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
BTUI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BTUI: 0.70 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.24
Current: 0.7

0.36
2.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.40
BTUI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. BTUI: 12.40 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 24.3
Current: 12.4

1.1
24.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -4.21
BTUI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
62% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BTUI: -4.21 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -10.8   Max: 1.6
Current: -4.21

-10.8
1.6

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
Compare:ASML, AMAT, TOELY, KLAC, LRCX » details
BTU International, Inc., is incorporated in Delaware in 1981. The Company is a supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment to the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets. The Company's equipment is used in the production of solar cells and nuclear fuel, as well as in printed circuit board assembly and semiconductor packaging. It offers processing equipment for both silicon and thin film photovoltaics. Also in alternative energy, its customers use its thermal systems for the processing of nuclear fuels. The Company's convection solder reflow systems are used to attach electronic components to the printed circuit boards, mainly in the advanced, high-density, surface mount segments of this market. In the semiconductor market, it participates in both wafer level and die level packaging, where its thermal processing systems are used to connect and seal integrated circuits into a package. It delivers thermal processing systems to serve the needs of manufacturers that require high throughput, process yields and reliability with tightly controlled process parameters. The Company's systems are designed to enable its customers to increase throughput and yield for solar cell processing, nuclear fuel sintering and electronics assembly by providing precise atmospheric and temperature control. The Company's PYRAMAX(tm) family of convection reflow systems is designed on a single platform to be rapidly configurable, which reduces the product build cycle and allows it to meet customer demands for shorter delivery lead times. The introduction of the TRITAN(tm) system is a new platform for solar cell metallization and the potential solar cell efficiency improvements. Many of its main customers are large-volume global manufacturers that use its products in multiple facilities. Several companies compete with the Company in selling thermal processing systems.

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