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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
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history
Cash to Debt 1.66
CTS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 2175 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
58% of the 2087 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 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 1272 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 271.97 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: 4.74
M-Score: -2.47
WACC vs ROIC
12.14%
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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Operating margin (%) 10.68
CTS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2167 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 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
72% of the 2167 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 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
63% of the 2144 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 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
69% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 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 2184 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.52 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
81% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 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 1161 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 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 1060 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 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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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CTS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 119,693 sh (+12.36%)
Jim Simons 335,200 sh (+3.27%)
Mario Gabelli 3,007,056 sh (-0.15%)
Chuck Royce 621,509 sh (-1.30%)
Mario Gabelli 3,006,789 sh (-0.16%)
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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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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 15.60
CTS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. CTS: 15.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CTS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.96  Med: 19.93 Max: 85.71
Current: 15.6
3.96
85.71
Forward P/E 17.99
CTS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
59% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.11 vs. CTS: 17.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.60
CTS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. CTS: 15.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CTS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.26  Med: 20.33 Max: 410.8
Current: 15.6
4.26
410.8
P/B 2.07
CTS's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 2118 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CTS: 2.07 )
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: 2.07
0.31
2.34
P/S 1.60
CTS's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 2149 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. CTS: 1.60 )
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: 1.6
0.13
3.63
PFCF 23.26
CTS's PFCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. CTS: 23.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CTS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.43  Med: 21.48 Max: 341.5
Current: 23.26
4.43
341.5
POCF 16.82
CTS's POCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 12.94 vs. CTS: 16.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CTS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.43  Med: 12.95 Max: 36.92
Current: 16.82
2.43
36.92
EV-to-EBIT 13.30
CTS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 13.26 vs. CTS: 13.30 )
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: 13.3
-20.3
50.4
PEG 0.20
CTS's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. CTS: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CTS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.94  Med: 4.07 Max: 12.05
Current: 0.2
0.94
12.05
Shiller P/E 30.88
CTS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 22.35 vs. CTS: 30.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CTS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.02  Med: 25.31 Max: 196.25
Current: 30.88
5.02
196.25
Current Ratio 3.13
CTS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 2110 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 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
80% of the 2110 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 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
79% of the 2124 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.74 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
62% of the 1861 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 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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Dividend Yield 0.88
CTS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 1916 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. CTS: 0.88 )
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: 0.88
0.71
5.31
Dividend Payout 0.20
CTS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 1283 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. CTS: 0.20 )
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: 0.2
0.04
1.88
Dividend growth (3y) 8.60
CTS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
61% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 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) 1.19
CTS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1962 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. CTS: 1.19 )
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: 1.19
0.96
7.17
Share Buyback Rate 0.80
CTS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 1511 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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Price/Tangible Book 2.65
CTS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 2061 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. CTS: 2.65 )
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: 2.65
0.59
18.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.50
CTS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2152 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CTS: 7.50 )
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: 7.5
2
18.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 7.72
CTS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. CTS: 7.72 )
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: 7.72
-1.5
26.9

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) Oct 27 2010 
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CTS Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Apr 28 2010 
CTS Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Oct 28 2009 
CTS Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jul 28 2009 
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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