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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
CLFD's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. CLFD: No Debt )
CLFD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.55   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.86
CLFD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. CLFD: 0.86 )
CLFD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.86

0.42
0.93
Interest Coverage No Debt
CLFD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
87% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 124.89 vs. CLFD: No Debt )
CLFD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 90.64   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

90.64
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 16.86
M-Score: -3.29
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 13.95
CLFD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. CLFD: 13.95 )
CLFD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1222.25   Max: 13.95
Current: 13.95

-1222.25
13.95
Net-margin (%) 8.87
CLFD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. CLFD: 8.87 )
CLFD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1148.85   Max: 20.55
Current: 8.87

-1148.85
20.55
ROE (%) 11.81
CLFD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. CLFD: 11.81 )
CLFD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -73.53   Max: 23.51
Current: 11.81

-73.53
23.51
ROA (%) 10.20
CLFD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. CLFD: 10.20 )
CLFD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -39.5   Max: 20.41
Current: 10.2

-39.5
20.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 53.64
CLFD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.85 vs. CLFD: 53.64 )
CLFD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -154.67   Max: 90.08
Current: 53.64

-154.67
90.08
Revenue Growth (%) 27.70
CLFD's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CLFD: 27.70 )
CLFD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -43.7   Max: 220.8
Current: 27.7

-43.7
220.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 63.30
CLFD's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CLFD: 63.30 )
CLFD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -65.3   Max: 63.3
Current: 63.3

-65.3
63.3
EPS Growth (%) 58.70
CLFD's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. CLFD: 58.70 )
CLFD' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 207.2
Current: 58.7

0
207.2
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

CLFD Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 7,514 sh (New)
Jim Simons 403,199 sh (-8.03%)
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Q4 2013

CLFD Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 7,514 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 385,834 sh (-4.31%)
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Q1 2014

CLFD Guru Trades in Q1 2014

George Soros 24,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 435,199 sh (+12.79%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q2 2014

CLFD Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons 392,199 sh (-9.88%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CLFD

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

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George Soros 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$14.56 - $24.84 $ 13.2-28%0
George Soros 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$17.41 - $26.09 $ 13.2-41%24800
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 26.00
CLFD's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 49.60 vs. CLFD: 26.00 )
CLFD' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.05   Max: 55.87
Current: 26

6.05
55.87
P/B 3.88
CLFD's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. CLFD: 3.88 )
CLFD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 8
Current: 3.88

0.65
8
P/S 2.84
CLFD's P/S is ranked lower than
65% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CLFD: 2.84 )
CLFD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 6.64
Current: 2.84

0.38
6.64
PFCF 13.89
CLFD's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLFD: 13.89 )
CLFD' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.29   Max: 335
Current: 13.89

6.29
335
EV-to-EBIT 14.26
CLFD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 45.16 vs. CLFD: 14.26 )
CLFD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 57.6
Current: 14.26

2.9
57.6
PEG 0.55
CLFD's PEG is ranked higher than
96% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLFD: 0.55 )
CLFD' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.34
Current: 0.55

0.33
1.34
Shiller P/E 33.66
CLFD's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLFD: 33.66 )
CLFD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.2   Max: 329
Current: 33.66

14.2
329
Current Ratio 5.51
CLFD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. CLFD: 5.51 )
CLFD' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.91   Max: 61.57
Current: 5.51

2.91
61.57
Quick Ratio 4.76
CLFD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. CLFD: 4.76 )
CLFD' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.24   Max: 61.11
Current: 4.76

2.24
61.11

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 9.85
CLFD's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
90% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLFD: 9.85 )
CLFD' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 525
Current: 9.85

0.64
525
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.33
CLFD's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLFD: 7.33 )
CLFD' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 312
Current: 7.33

0.64
312
Price/Tangible Book 4.11
CLFD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. CLFD: 4.11 )
CLFD' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 57.41
Current: 4.11

0.55
57.41
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.85
CLFD's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLFD: 1.85 )
CLFD' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 260
Current: 1.85

1.38
260
Price/Median PS Value 2.00
CLFD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CLFD: 2.00 )
CLFD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 419.64
Current: 2

0.35
419.64
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.02
CLFD's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLFD: 1.02 )
CLFD' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.48
Current: 1.02

0.32
2.48
Price/Graham Number 2.17
CLFD's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
68% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CLFD: 2.17 )
CLFD' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 3.77
Current: 2.17

0.67
3.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.00
CLFD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CLFD: 7.00 )
CLFD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 34.1
Current: 7

1.7
34.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 48.75
CLFD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
98% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. CLFD: 48.75 )
CLFD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -42.4   Max: 54.5
Current: 48.75

-42.4
54.5

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Clearfield, Inc., formerly APA Enterprises, Inc., is a Minnesota corporation which was founded in 1979. The Company is a manufacturer of various standard and custom passive connectivity products to customers throughout the United States. These products include fiber distribution systems, optical components, Outside Plant cabinets, and fiber and copper cable assemblies that serve the communication service provider, including Fiber-to-the-Premises, large enterprise, and original equipment manufacturers markets. The Company deploys a hybrid sales model with some sales made directly to the customer, some made through two-tier distribution (channel) partners, and some sales through original equipment suppliers who private label its products. The Company's Competitors include Corning Cabling Systems, Inc., OFS (Furukawa Electric North America, Inc.), AFL Telecommunications, Fujikura Ltd., Alcatel, Inc., TE Connectivity, Inc., Emerson Network Power, a subsidiary of Emerson Electric Co., and Charles Industries, Ltd.
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