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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 : 4/10

Interest Coverage 0.65
COBR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1428 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 23.38 vs. COBR: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
COBR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 0.65
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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 : 2/10

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Q2 2014

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Jim Simons 27,300 sh (-9.90%)
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Q3 2014

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Mario Gabelli 10,000 sh (New)
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Q4 2014

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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Consumer Electronics

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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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $114.2
EPS (TTM) $ 0.11
Short Percentage of Float0.04%
52-Week Range $2.58 - 4.47
Shares Outstanding (Mil)6.60

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