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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 1.43
BTUI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. BTUI: 1.43 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 3.38
Current: 1.43

0.05
3.38
Equity to Asset 0.46
BTUI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. BTUI: 0.46 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.46

0.31
0.76
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.48
M-Score: -0.59
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 (%) -6.12
BTUI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1197 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.14 vs. BTUI: -6.12 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -29.85   Max: 12.17
Current: -6.12

-29.85
12.17
Net-margin (%) -16.85
BTUI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1197 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. BTUI: -16.85 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -32.3   Max: 11.78
Current: -16.85

-32.3
11.78
ROE (%) -49.39
BTUI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1197 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.64 vs. BTUI: -49.39 )
BTUI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -47.4   Max: 23.82
Current: -49.39

-47.4
23.82
ROA (%) -23.25
BTUI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. BTUI: -23.25 )
BTUI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -25.77   Max: 16.1
Current: -23.25

-25.77
16.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -26.32
BTUI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. BTUI: -26.32 )
BTUI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -67.63   Max: 37.69
Current: -26.32

-67.63
37.69
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -16.70
BTUI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. BTUI: -16.70 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.3   Max: 27
Current: -16.7

-33.3
27
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

BTUI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 36,400 sh (+3.41%)
Chuck Royce 858,941 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

BTUI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 939,279 sh (+9.35%)
Jim Simons 39,600 sh (+8.79%)
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Q4 2014

BTUI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 44,200 sh (+11.62%)
Chuck Royce 973,749 sh (+3.67%)
Chuck Royce 973,749 sh (+0.52%)
Chuck Royce 968,749 sh (+3.14%)
Chuck Royce 968,749 sh (unchged)
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2015

BTUI Guru Trades in 2015

Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Ratios

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P/B 1.39
BTUI's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. BTUI: 1.39 )
BTUI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 8.63
Current: 1.39

0.55
8.63
P/S 0.46
BTUI's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. BTUI: 0.46 )
BTUI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.45
Current: 0.46

0.3
2.45
Current Ratio 2.43
BTUI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. BTUI: 2.43 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 7.56
Current: 2.43

1.71
7.56
Quick Ratio 1.68
BTUI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. BTUI: 1.68 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 5.42
Current: 1.68

0.89
5.42
Days Inventory 110.60
BTUI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 90.69 vs. BTUI: 110.60 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 73.27   Max: 187.36
Current: 110.6

73.27
187.36
Days Sales Outstanding 83.43
BTUI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 67.85 vs. BTUI: 83.43 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 43.64   Max: 107.87
Current: 83.43

43.64
107.87

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -12.00
BTUI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1187 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. BTUI: -12.00 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -12   Max: 24.3
Current: -12

-12
24.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.66
BTUI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.86 vs. BTUI: 5.66 )
BTUI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -16   Max: 4.7
Current: 5.66

-16
4.7

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
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BTU International Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1981. The Company is a supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment to the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets. The Companys 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 Companys 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 Companys 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 Companys PYRAMAX 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 system is a new platform for solar cell metallization and the potential solar cell efficiency improvements. Many of its 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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BTU International Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 08 2011 
BTU International Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 04 2010 
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BTU International Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 06 2009 
BTU International Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 07 2009 
BTU International to Webcast Presentation at Eleventh Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference Dec 16 2008 

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