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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
CIX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. CIX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CIX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.68 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.87
CIX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. CIX: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CIX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.02  Med: 0.72 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.87
-0.02
0.87
Interest Coverage 735.26
CIX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
83% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. CIX: 735.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CIX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.62  Med: 20.47 Max: 9999.99
Current: 735.26
2.62
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 6.63
M-Score: -2.56
WACC vs ROIC
9.98%
13.24%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.82
CIX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.42 vs. CIX: 12.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CIX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.48  Med: 9.44 Max: 13.1
Current: 12.82
-3.48
13.1
Net-margin (%) 8.37
CIX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. CIX: 8.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CIX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.87  Med: 5.29 Max: 42.02
Current: 8.37
-1.87
42.02
ROE (%) 7.95
CIX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.57 vs. CIX: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CIX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.17  Med: 6.40 Max: 37.44
Current: 7.95
-3.17
37.44
ROA (%) 6.86
CIX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. CIX: 6.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CIX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.77  Med: 4.58 Max: 23.97
Current: 6.86
-1.77
23.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.37
CIX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. CIX: 27.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CIX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.43  Med: 18.03 Max: 28.2
Current: 27.37
-4.43
28.2
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -9.30
CIX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CIX: -9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CIX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.1  Med: -3.20 Max: 13
Current: -9.3
-12.1
13
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -8.80
CIX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. CIX: -8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CIX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.2  Med: -7.30 Max: 38.3
Current: -8.8
-46.2
38.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 35.60
CIX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. CIX: 35.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CIX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.2  Med: -1.10 Max: 35.6
Current: 35.6
-66.2
35.6
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-05-06)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

CIX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 127,900 sh (+2.24%)
Chuck Royce 318,600 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2015

CIX Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 129,500 sh (+1.25%)
Chuck Royce 318,600 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

CIX Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 130,000 sh (+0.39%)
Chuck Royce 318,600 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2015

CIX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 130,300 sh (+0.23%)
Chuck Royce 318,600 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.59
CIX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
51% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.18 vs. CIX: 14.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CIX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.06  Med: 20.86 Max: 647.14
Current: 14.59
4.06
647.14
PE(NRI) 14.59
CIX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
53% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.18 vs. CIX: 14.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CIX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.65  Med: 24.39 Max: 302
Current: 14.59
9.65
302
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 15.52
CIX's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
59% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.95 vs. CIX: 15.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CIX' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 19.65 Max: 633.75
Current: 15.52
4.3
633.75
P/B 1.12
CIX's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. CIX: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CIX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.57 Max: 2.55
Current: 1.12
0.59
2.55
P/S 1.22
CIX's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CIX: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CIX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.28 Max: 4.45
Current: 1.22
0.36
4.45
PFCF 15.52
CIX's PFCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.55 vs. CIX: 15.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CIX' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.67  Med: 16.69 Max: 220
Current: 15.52
5.67
220
POCF 11.33
CIX's POCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. CIX: 11.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CIX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.82  Med: 11.47 Max: 281.82
Current: 11.33
3.82
281.82
EV-to-EBIT 5.52
CIX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. CIX: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CIX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -149.2  Med: 11.80 Max: 104.3
Current: 5.52
-149.2
104.3
EV-to-EBITDA 4.44
CIX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
86% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. CIX: 4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CIX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 8.00 Max: 32.3
Current: 4.44
3.7
32.3
PEG 0.87
CIX's PEG is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. CIX: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CIX' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 2.36 Max: 294.64
Current: 0.87
1.19
294.64
Shiller P/E 15.26
CIX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
59% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. CIX: 15.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CIX' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.97  Med: 22.69 Max: 96.24
Current: 15.26
6.97
96.24
Current Ratio 6.73
CIX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CIX: 6.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CIX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 3.70 Max: 8.2
Current: 6.73
0.7
8.2
Quick Ratio 5.40
CIX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. CIX: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CIX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 2.43 Max: 6.93
Current: 5.4
0.53
6.93
Days Inventory 77.60
CIX's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
57% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 56.35 vs. CIX: 77.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CIX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55.44  Med: 67.66 Max: 95.49
Current: 77.6
55.44
95.49
Days Sales Outstanding 29.34
CIX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 63.66 vs. CIX: 29.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CIX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.74  Med: 38.89 Max: 42
Current: 29.34
30.74
42
Days Payable 12.90
CIX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
89% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 48.82 vs. CIX: 12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CIX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.22  Med: 19.63 Max: 49.24
Current: 12.9
8.22
49.24

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 4.52
CIX's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
68% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.34 vs. CIX: 4.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
CIX' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.66  Med: 8.78 Max: 41.41
Current: 4.52
4.66
41.41
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.22
CIX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. CIX: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CIX' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.29  Med: 6.16 Max: 26.48
Current: 2.22
2.29
26.48
Price/Tangible Book 1.41
CIX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. CIX: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CIX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 2.06 Max: 4.2
Current: 1.41
0.78
4.2
Price/Projected FCF 0.81
CIX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. CIX: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CIX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.06 Max: 199.33
Current: 0.81
0.34
199.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.92
CIX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CIX: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CIX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.99 Max: 3.73
Current: 0.92
0.3
3.73
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.63
CIX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CIX: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CIX' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.28 Max: 13.56
Current: 2.63
1.38
13.56
Price/Graham Number 0.95
CIX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
57% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. CIX: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CIX' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.65 Max: 5.09
Current: 0.95
0.63
5.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 18.10
CIX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. CIX: 18.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CIX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 8.20 Max: 21.5
Current: 18.1
1
21.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 0.43
CIX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. CIX: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CIX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.4  Med: 3.80 Max: 22.9
Current: 0.43
-22.4
22.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $109
EPS $ 0.73
Beta1.08
Short Percentage of Float0.23%
52-Week Range $8.46 - 12.20
Shares Outstanding(Mil)12.41

Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Security & Protection Services
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CompX International Inc., was incorporated in Delaware in 1993. The Company is engaged in manufacturing of security products used in the recreational transportation, postal, office and institutional furniture, cabinetry, tool storage, healthcare and a variety of other industries. It also manufactures stainless steel exhaust systems, gauges and throttle controls for the recreational marine industry. The Company operates in two operating business segments; Security Products and Marine Components. The Security Products segment manufactures mechanical and electrical cabinet locks and other locking mechanisms used in a variety of applications including ignition systems, mailboxes, file cabinets, desk drawers, tool storage cabinets, vending and gaming machines, high security medical cabinetry, electrical circuit panels, storage compartments and gas station security. Its products include; disc tumbler locks which provide moderate security and generally represent the lowest cost lock to produce; pin tumbler locking mechanisms which are more costly to produce and are used in applications requiring higher levels of security, including KeSet and System 64 and TuBar; and innovative CompX eLock and StealthLock electronic locks which provide stand alone or networked security and audit trail capability for drug storage and other valuables through the use of a proximity card, magnetic stripe or keypad credentials. The Company also has a standardized product line, offered through a North American distribution network to locksmith distributors and smaller original equipment manufacturers via STOCK LOCKS distribution program. The Marine Components segment manufactures and distributes stainless steel exhaust components, gauges, throttle controls, hardware and accessories primarily for performance and ski/wakeboard boats. Its products include; original equipment and aftermarket stainless steel exhaust headers, exhaust pipes, mufflers and other exhaust components; high performance gauges such as GPS speedometers and tachometers; mechanical and electronic controls and throttles; steering wheels and other billet aluminum accessories; and dash panels, LED lighting, wire harnesses and other accessories. The Company's products are principally designed for use in medium to high-end product applications. The Company's business segments operated three manufacturing facilities at December 31, 2013; including manufacturing facility in South Carolina, Illinois and Wisconsin. The Security Products segment competes against a number of domestic and foreign manufacturers. The Marine Components segment competes with small domestic manufacturers. The Company's operations are subject to federal, state, local and foreign laws and regulations relating to the use, storage, handling, generation, transportation, treatment, emission, discharge, disposal, remediation of and exposure to hazardous and non-hazardous substances, materials and wastes. Its operations also are subje
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