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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.66
CTS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 2189 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. CTS: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CTS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.56 Max: 3.43
Current: 1.66
0.04
3.43
Equity to Asset 0.62
CTS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 2102 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. CTS: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CTS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.62
0.29
0.67
Interest Coverage 18.20
CTS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 339.33 vs. CTS: 18.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CTS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.8  Med: 9.86 Max: 25.92
Current: 18.2
1.8
25.92
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.69
M-Score: -2.47
WACC vs ROIC
11.82%
16.93%
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 (%) 10.68
CTS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2180 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. CTS: 10.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CTS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.39  Med: 5.03 Max: 14.84
Current: 10.68
-8.39
14.84
Net-margin (%) 10.14
CTS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2180 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CTS: 10.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CTS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.86  Med: 3.88 Max: 10.12
Current: 10.14
-7.86
10.12
ROE (%) 13.44
CTS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2164 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. CTS: 13.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CTS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -18.55  Med: 7.80 Max: 40.76
Current: 13.44
-18.55
40.76
ROA (%) 8.48
CTS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2203 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. CTS: 8.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CTS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.6  Med: 4.56 Max: 14.02
Current: 8.48
-7.6
14.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 42.59
CTS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2198 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.85 vs. CTS: 42.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CTS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -16.52  Med: 20.45 Max: 69.79
Current: 42.59
-16.52
69.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -11.00
CTS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1551 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CTS: -11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CTS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24  Med: -2.60 Max: 35.4
Current: -11
-24
35.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.50
CTS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1223 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. CTS: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CTS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -73.1  Med: -1.50 Max: 228.1
Current: 9.5
-73.1
228.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.10
CTS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CTS: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CTS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -54.3  Med: 9.10 Max: 59.8
Current: 9.1
-54.3
59.8
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

CTS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 620,409 sh (-0.18%)
Mario Gabelli 2,945,052 sh (-2.06%)
Jim Simons 319,300 sh (-4.74%)
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Q4 2014

CTS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 15,143 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 630,980 sh (+1.70%)
Mario Gabelli 2,750,035 sh (-6.62%)
Jim Simons 210,000 sh (-34.23%)
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Q1 2015

CTS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,723,185 sh (-0.98%)
Chuck Royce 611,580 sh (-3.07%)
Joel Greenblatt 12,880 sh (-14.94%)
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Q2 2015

CTS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 14,927 sh (+15.89%)
Mario Gabelli 2,662,885 sh (-2.21%)
Chuck Royce 424,580 sh (-30.58%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.63
CTS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. CTS: 15.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CTS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.96  Med: 19.91 Max: 85.71
Current: 15.63
3.96
85.71
Forward P/E 18.59
CTS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.48 vs. CTS: 18.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.40
CTS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. CTS: 15.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CTS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.26  Med: 20.30 Max: 410.8
Current: 15.4
4.26
410.8
P/B 2.00
CTS's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 2137 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. CTS: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CTS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.35 Max: 2.34
Current: 2
0.31
2.34
P/S 1.58
CTS's P/S is ranked lower than
68% of the 2200 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. CTS: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CTS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.75 Max: 3.63
Current: 1.58
0.13
3.63
PFCF 23.17
CTS's PFCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 16.22 vs. CTS: 23.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CTS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.43  Med: 21.56 Max: 341.5
Current: 23.17
4.43
341.5
POCF 16.74
CTS's POCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. CTS: 16.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CTS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.43  Med: 13.00 Max: 36.92
Current: 16.74
2.43
36.92
EV-to-EBIT 13.02
CTS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 12.33 vs. CTS: 13.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CTS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -20.3  Med: 14.90 Max: 50.4
Current: 13.02
-20.3
50.4
PEG 0.20
CTS's PEG is ranked higher than
96% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CTS: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CTS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.94  Med: 3.18 Max: 12.05
Current: 0.2
0.94
12.05
Shiller P/E 30.79
CTS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 20.66 vs. CTS: 30.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CTS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.08  Med: 25.38 Max: 196.25
Current: 30.79
5.08
196.25
Current Ratio 3.13
CTS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 2126 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CTS: 3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CTS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.13  Med: 1.97 Max: 3.13
Current: 3.13
1.13
3.13
Quick Ratio 2.77
CTS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 2126 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. CTS: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CTS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.40 Max: 2.77
Current: 2.77
0.86
2.77
Days Inventory 39.61
CTS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
77% of the 2142 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 vs. CTS: 39.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CTS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 32.32  Med: 50.79 Max: 149.36
Current: 39.61
32.32
149.36
Days Sales Outstanding 57.71
CTS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 1866 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 72.78 vs. CTS: 57.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CTS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 46.31  Med: 53.62 Max: 107.1
Current: 57.71
46.31
107.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.86
CTS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
80% of the 1948 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. CTS: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CTS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.05 Max: 5.31
Current: 0.86
0.71
5.31
Dividend Payout 0.13
CTS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. CTS: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CTS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.18 Max: 1.88
Current: 0.13
0.04
1.88
Dividend growth (3y) 8.60
CTS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
62% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CTS: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CTS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 8.6
Current: 8.6
0
8.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.16
CTS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1984 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. CTS: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CTS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.42 Max: 7.17
Current: 1.16
0.96
7.17
Share Buyback Rate 0.80
CTS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 1508 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. CTS: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CTS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.5  Med: 0.80 Max: -10.1
Current: 0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.84
CTS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 1574 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. CTS: 7.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CTS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.66  Med: 8.14 Max: 172.29
Current: 7.84
3.66
172.29
Price/Tangible Book 2.56
CTS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 2058 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. CTS: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CTS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.73 Max: 18.57
Current: 2.56
0.59
18.57
Price/Projected FCF 1.46
CTS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. CTS: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CTS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.45 Max: 10.59
Current: 1.46
0.32
10.59
Price/Median PS Value 2.11
CTS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CTS: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CTS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.08 Max: 4.2
Current: 2.11
0.28
4.2
Price/Graham Number 1.31
CTS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
63% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. CTS: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CTS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.40 Max: 9.86
Current: 1.31
0.51
9.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.64
CTS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CTS: 7.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CTS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2  Med: 6.40 Max: 18.2
Current: 7.64
2
18.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 7.75
CTS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.01 vs. CTS: 7.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CTS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -1.5  Med: 5.10 Max: 26.9
Current: 7.75
-1.5
26.9

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 395 405 421
EPS($) 0.97 1.00 1.10
EPS without NRI($) 0.97 1.00 1.10

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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Traded in other countries:XT1.Germany,
CTS Corp was established in 1896 and was incorporated as an Indiana corporation in February 1929. The Company is a designer and manufacturer of electronic components and sensors to original equipment manufacturers in the automotive, communications, medical, defense and aerospace, industrial and computer markets. The Company manufactures products in North America, Europe and Asia. The Components and Sensors segment that the Company operates in provides components and sensors that are products which perform specific electronic functions for a given product family and are intended for use in customer assemblies. Components and sensors consist principally of automotive sensors and actuators used in commercial or consumer vehicles; electronic components used in communications infrastructure and computer markets; components used in computer and other high-speed applications, switches, resistor networks, and potentiometers used to serve multiple markets; and fabricated piezoelectric materials and substrates used primarily in medical, industrial, defense and aerospace, and computer markets. Additionally for some customers, the Company provides full turnkey manufacturing and completion including design, supply chain management, logistics and repair. The Company was issued 11 new U.S. patents and 22 non-U.S. patents in 2013 and currently hold 174 U.S. patents and 149 non-U.S. patents.
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CTS Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Apr 29 2009 
CTS Corp. (CTS) CEO Vinod M Khilnani buys 2,643 Shares Mar 13 2009 
CTS Corp. (CTS) CEO Vinod M Khilnani buys 5,000 Shares Mar 09 2009 

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