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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.21
COBR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. COBR: 0.21 )
COBR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.21

Equity to Asset 0.48
COBR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 2606 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. COBR: 0.48 )
COBR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 0.78
Current: 0.48

0.35
0.78
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.65
M-Score: -2.36
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 (%) 0.49
COBR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. COBR: 0.49 )
COBR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -12.9   Max: 8.87
Current: 0.49

-12.9
8.87
Net-margin (%) 0.66
COBR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. COBR: 0.66 )
COBR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -15.1   Max: 13.73
Current: 0.66

-15.1
13.73
ROE (%) 1.98
COBR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2602 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. COBR: 1.98 )
COBR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -35   Max: 46.41
Current: 1.98

-35
46.41
ROA (%) 0.98
COBR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2648 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. COBR: 0.98 )
COBR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19.49   Max: 25.2
Current: 0.98

-19.49
25.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.20
COBR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 2643 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. COBR: 1.20 )
COBR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -28.42   Max: 27.72
Current: 1.2

-28.42
27.72
Revenue Growth (%) -0.50
COBR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1951 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. COBR: -0.50 )
COBR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.8   Max: 13.6
Current: -0.5

-11.8
13.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -25.70
COBR's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. COBR: -25.70 )
COBR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -52.8   Max: 102.7
Current: -25.7

-52.8
102.7
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

COBR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 34,000 sh (-6.85%)
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Q1 2014

COBR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 30,300 sh (-10.88%)
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Q2 2014

COBR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 27,300 sh (-9.9%)
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Q3 2014

COBR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 10,000 sh (New)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 37.50
COBR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 31.90 vs. COBR: 37.50 )
COBR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 275.71
Current: 37.5

4.9
275.71
P/B 0.73
COBR's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. COBR: 0.73 )
COBR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 1.32
Current: 0.73

0.09
1.32
P/S 0.25
COBR's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. COBR: 0.25 )
COBR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.25

0.04
0.73
EV-to-EBIT 76.52
COBR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 23.53 vs. COBR: 76.52 )
COBR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -95.1   Max: 137.1
Current: 76.52

-95.1
137.1
PEG 2.92
COBR's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. COBR: 2.92 )
COBR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 60.01
Current: 2.92

2.5
60.01
Current Ratio 1.83
COBR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 2630 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. COBR: 1.83 )
COBR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 7.26
Current: 1.83

1.11
7.26
Quick Ratio 0.72
COBR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 2630 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. COBR: 0.72 )
COBR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 4.69
Current: 0.72

0.5
4.69

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.90
COBR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
82% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. COBR: 0.90 )
COBR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 2.52
Current: 0.9

0.21
2.52
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
COBR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. COBR: 0.70 )
COBR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 4.87
Current: 0.7

0.15
4.87
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
COBR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. COBR: 1.10 )
COBR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 3.02
Current: 1.1

0.01
3.02
Price/Graham Number 1.20
COBR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. COBR: 1.20 )
COBR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 2.99
Current: 1.2

0.17
2.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.30
COBR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
53% of the 2592 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. COBR: 1.30 )
COBR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 15.7
Current: 1.3

0.7
15.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -17.11
COBR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. COBR: -17.11 )
COBR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -55.5   Max: 1401.9
Current: -17.11

-55.5
1401.9

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Consumer Electronics
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Cobra Electronics Corporation was incorporated in Delaware in 1961. The Company designs and markets consumer electronics products, it sells under the Cobra brand name mainly in the United States, Canada and Europe. The Company operates in two business segments: Cobra Consumer Electronics (Cobra) and Performance Products Limited (PPL). The Cobra segment is comprised of Cobra Electronics Corporation, Cobra Hong Kong Limited (CHK) and Cobra Electronics Europe Limited (CEE). The Cobra Consumer Electronics Segment offers two-way radios, radar detectors, citizens band radios, power inverters and jumpstarters, marine radios, mobile navigation for professional drivers and AURA photo-enforcement database. In the United States, Cobra competes mainly with various manufacturers and distributors of consumer electronics products, principally on the basis of product features and price, and expects the market for its products to remain highly competitive. The Company also markets its products in over 70 countries through distributors. Cobra's products are distributed through a strong, well-established network of nearly 300 retailers and distributors located primarily in the United States, representing nearly 40,000 storefronts where Cobra products could be purchased. Performance Products Limited segment include personal navigation devices, marketed under the tradename of Snooper Truckmate, Snooper Syrius, Snooper Sapphire Plus, Snooper Strabo and others, and GPS-enabled speed camera location detectors, marketed under the tradenames of Snooper Sapphire and Snooper Evolution, among others. PPL also markets under the AURA brand, a global database of speed camera locations and other driving hazards, such as high-accident zones, for driver safety. Major competitors in the Cobra business segment are Motorola and Midland (two-way radios); Whistler and Escort/Beltronics (detection); Uniden and Midland (Citizens Band radios); Icom, Uniden and Standard Radio (marine products); and Garmin and Rand McNally (mobile navigation for professional drivers). Competitors in the PPL segment include Garmin, Tom Tom and Navman for personal navigation devices, and Coyote and Road Angel for GPS products. The Company's operations are subject to various federal, state and local regulatory requirements, including those relating to environmental, health and safety matters.
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Cobra Electronics Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 12 2010 
Cobra Electronics Corp. (COBR) CEO James R Bazet buys 1,000 Shares Aug 26 2010 
Cobra Electronics Corp. (COBR) CFO Michael Smith buys 1,000 Shares Aug 26 2010 
Cobra Electronics Corp. (COBR) CEO James R Bazet buys 1,000 Shares Aug 25 2010 
Cobra Electronics Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 12 2010 
Cobra Electronics Corp. (COBR) CFO Michael Smith buys 1,000 Shares Aug 05 2010 
Cobra Electronics Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 14 2010 

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