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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 : 10/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt No Debt
CLFD's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. CLFD: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CLFD' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 23.48 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.89
CLFD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. CLFD: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CLFD' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.87 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.89
0.5
0.92
Interest Coverage No Debt
CLFD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 103.06 vs. CLFD: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CLFD' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 90.64  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 22.50
M-Score: -2.54
WACC vs ROIC
11.97%
30.01%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 14.25
CLFD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. CLFD: 14.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CLFD' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.77  Med: 10.99 Max: 14.67
Current: 14.25
-7.77
14.67
Net-margin (%) 10.64
CLFD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. CLFD: 10.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CLFD' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.69  Med: 9.12 Max: 20.55
Current: 10.64
-11.69
20.55
ROE (%) 14.23
CLFD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. CLFD: 14.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CLFD' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.78  Med: 12.59 Max: 27.12
Current: 14.23
-14.78
27.12
ROA (%) 12.77
CLFD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. CLFD: 12.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CLFD' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.16  Med: 11.16 Max: 23.87
Current: 12.77
-12.16
23.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 68.29
CLFD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.94 vs. CLFD: 68.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CLFD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.49  Med: 61.3 Max: 90.12
Current: 68.29
-25.49
90.12
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.50
CLFD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CLFD: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CLFD' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.4  Med: 14.9 Max: 230.7
Current: 10.5
-44.4
230.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.80
CLFD's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CLFD: 13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CLFD' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.2  Med: 27.9 Max: 94.3
Current: 13.8
-59.2
94.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 17.90
CLFD's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. CLFD: 17.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CLFD' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 4.85 Max: 68.7
Current: 17.9
0
68.7
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

CLFD Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 147,600 sh (+25.30%)
Jim Simons 373,599 sh (-17.05%)
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Q1 2016

CLFD Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Chuck Royce 153,000 sh (+3.66%)
Jim Simons 385,399 sh (+3.16%)
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Q2 2016

CLFD Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 400,099 sh (+3.81%)
Chuck Royce 116,900 sh (-23.59%)
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Q3 2016

CLFD Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 436,199 sh (+9.02%)
Chuck Royce 116,900 sh (unchged)
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Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Clearfield Inc manufactures and sells fiber management and enclosure platform that consolidates, distributes and protects fiber as it moves from the inside plant to the outside plant and all the way to the home, business and cell site.

Clearfield Inc, formerly known as APA Enterprises, Inc., is a Minnesota corporation founded in 1979. The Company manufactures, markets and sells fiber management and enclosure platform that consolidates, distributes and protects fiber as it moves from the inside plant to the outside plant and all the way to the home, business and cell site. The Company has extended its product line with a fiber delivery platform of optical cable, connectors and microproduct that delivers fiber to environments previously not economically or environmentally viable. Its main trademarks and logos include Clearfield, Clearview, FieldSmart, FieldShield, and CraftSmart. 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.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 33.55
CLFD's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.16 vs. CLFD: 33.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CLFD' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.25  Med: 22.63 Max: 61.5
Current: 33.55
6.25
61.5
PE(NRI) 33.55
CLFD's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
62% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.45 vs. CLFD: 33.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CLFD' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.98  Med: 28.32 Max: 61.5
Current: 33.55
6.98
61.5
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 31.53
CLFD's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
65% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.16 vs. CLFD: 31.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CLFD' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.51  Med: 30.33 Max: 160
Current: 31.53
5.51
160
P/B 4.47
CLFD's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. CLFD: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CLFD' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 2.05 Max: 8.01
Current: 4.47
0.66
8.01
P/S 3.61
CLFD's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. CLFD: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CLFD' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.73 Max: 5.82
Current: 3.61
0.38
5.82
PFCF 27.27
CLFD's PFCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.32 vs. CLFD: 27.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CLFD' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.41  Med: 25.84 Max: 335
Current: 27.27
6.41
335
POCF 23.43
CLFD's POCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.24 vs. CLFD: 23.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CLFD' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.39  Med: 22.18 Max: 68.37
Current: 23.43
4.39
68.37
EV-to-EBIT 22.94
CLFD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.67 vs. CLFD: 22.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CLFD' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.3  Med: 19.45 Max: 108.6
Current: 22.94
-19.3
108.6
EV-to-EBITDA 20.25
CLFD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. CLFD: 20.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CLFD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.6  Med: 15.75 Max: 112.7
Current: 20.25
-28.6
112.7
PEG 1.51
CLFD's PEG is ranked higher than
55% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. CLFD: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CLFD' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1 Max: 2.05
Current: 1.51
0.16
2.05
Shiller P/E 61.14
CLFD's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
76% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 31.53 vs. CLFD: 61.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CLFD' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49  Med: 76.77 Max: 658.5
Current: 61.14
49
658.5
Current Ratio 6.96
CLFD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. CLFD: 6.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CLFD' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 7.21 Max: 16.45
Current: 6.96
2.91
16.45
Quick Ratio 5.82
CLFD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. CLFD: 5.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CLFD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.24  Med: 6.11 Max: 15.75
Current: 5.82
2.24
15.75
Days Inventory 66.62
CLFD's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
52% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.17 vs. CLFD: 66.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CLFD' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.95  Med: 45.51 Max: 66.93
Current: 66.62
31.95
66.93
Days Sales Outstanding 38.78
CLFD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.19 vs. CLFD: 38.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CLFD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.44  Med: 37.58 Max: 53.62
Current: 38.78
29.44
53.62
Days Payable 22.14
CLFD's Days Payable is ranked lower than
89% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 58.08 vs. CLFD: 22.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CLFD' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.14  Med: 25.58 Max: 43.17
Current: 22.14
22.14
43.17

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.90
CLFD's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. CLFD: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CLFD' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.9  Med: -2.2 Max: 0.1
Current: -2.9
-11.9
0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 11.02
CLFD's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
61% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. CLFD: 11.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
CLFD' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 7.56 Max: 101.31
Current: 11.02
0.82
101.31
Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.54
CLFD's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. CLFD: 6.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CLFD' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 3.57 Max: 91.67
Current: 6.54
0.74
91.67
Price/Tangible Book 4.69
CLFD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. CLFD: 4.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CLFD' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 2.91 Max: 41.91
Current: 4.69
0.6
41.91
Price/Projected FCF 2.05
CLFD's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. CLFD: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CLFD' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.79 Max: 23.81
Current: 2.05
1.38
23.81
Price/Median PS Value 2.10
CLFD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CLFD: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CLFD' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.75 Max: 367.25
Current: 2.1
0.34
367.25
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.68
CLFD's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. CLFD: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CLFD' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.48
Current: 1.68
0.34
2.48
Price/Graham Number 2.66
CLFD's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
68% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. CLFD: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CLFD' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.74 Max: 2.77
Current: 2.66
0.81
2.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.37
CLFD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CLFD: 4.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CLFD' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 4.8 Max: 41.9
Current: 4.37
0.9
41.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 22.48
CLFD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. CLFD: 22.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CLFD' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.3  Med: 0.5 Max: 53.4
Current: 22.48
-71.3
53.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $75.29
EPS (TTM) $ 0.59
Beta1.28
Short Percentage of Float8.20%
52-Week Range $12.02 - 20.28
Shares Outstanding (Mil)14.13

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