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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
DAKT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 2544 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. DAKT: No Debt )
DAKT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.57
DAKT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 2511 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. DAKT: 0.57 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.57

0.47
0.71
Interest Coverage 143.36
DAKT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 97.77 vs. DAKT: 143.36 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.43   Max: 174.66
Current: 143.36

3.43
174.66
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.77
M-Score: -2.40
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 (%) 6.62
DAKT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2407 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. DAKT: 6.62 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.71   Max: 13.12
Current: 6.62

-1.71
13.12
Net-margin (%) 4.02
DAKT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2409 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. DAKT: 4.02 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.78   Max: 8.45
Current: 4.02

-1.78
8.45
ROE (%) 10.93
DAKT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2378 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. DAKT: 10.93 )
DAKT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.38   Max: 20.55
Current: 10.93

-3.38
20.55
ROA (%) 6.21
DAKT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2414 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. DAKT: 6.21 )
DAKT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.29   Max: 14.04
Current: 6.21

-2.29
14.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.01
DAKT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2406 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.68 vs. DAKT: 27.01 )
DAKT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.51   Max: 44.46
Current: 27.01

-4.51
44.46
Revenue Growth (%) 6.50
DAKT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1829 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. DAKT: 6.50 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.4   Max: 28.3
Current: 6.5

-6.4
28.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 6.30
DAKT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. DAKT: 6.30 )
DAKT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -34.4   Max: 56.8
Current: 6.3

-34.4
56.8
EPS Growth (%) 14.50
DAKT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. DAKT: 14.50 )
DAKT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -32.1   Max: 62
Current: 14.5

-32.1
62
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

DAKT Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Chuck Royce 887,878 sh (+56.31%)
Joel Greenblatt 169,349 sh (+54.56%)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 2,641,002 sh (-2.9%)
Jim Simons 290,100 sh (-11.72%)
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Q3 2013

DAKT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 24,300 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 957,023 sh (+7.79%)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 288,648 sh (-0.5%)
Bill Frels 2,612,252 sh (-1.09%)
Joel Greenblatt 88,156 sh (-47.94%)
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Q4 2013

DAKT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 14,118 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 239,096 sh (+171.22%)
Chuck Royce 1,015,023 sh (+6.06%)
Jim Simons 290,648 sh (+0.69%)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Bill Frels 605,547 sh (-76.82%)
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Q1 2014

DAKT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Keeley 61,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 425,083 sh (+77.79%)
Chuck Royce 1,078,523 sh (+6.26%)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Bill Frels 241,365 sh (-60.14%)
Jim Simons 110,400 sh (-62.02%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DAKT

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 77.79%0.04%$13.57 - $15.68 $ 11.68-19%425083
John Keeley 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$13.57 - $15.68 $ 11.68-19%61800
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 171.22%0.06%$10.66 - $15.8 $ 11.68-12%239096
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -47.94%0.04%$10.39 - $11.53 $ 11.686%88156
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 54.56%0.03%$9.57 - $11.01 $ 11.6815%169349
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.06%$9.95 - $12.4 $ 11.684%109565
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Add 22.34%$6.92 - $9.81 $ 11.6839%115000
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Add 70.91%$6.36 - $8.98 $ 11.6856%94000
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 New Buy$8.47 - $11.81 $ 11.6828%55000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$8.09 - $10.61 $ 11.6822%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 New Buy0.02%$8.41 - $11.22 $ 11.6820%17644
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Sold Out 0.05%$9.52 - $11.74 $ 11.6813%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.80
DAKT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 31.90 vs. DAKT: 22.80 )
DAKT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.7   Max: 109.27
Current: 22.8

7.7
109.27
P/B 2.40
DAKT's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. DAKT: 2.40 )
DAKT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 11.35
Current: 2.4

1.22
11.35
P/S 0.90
DAKT's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. DAKT: 0.90 )
DAKT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 4.15
Current: 0.9

0.44
4.15
PFCF 21.70
DAKT's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 83.39 vs. DAKT: 21.70 )
DAKT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.16   Max: 249.67
Current: 21.7

6.16
249.67
EV-to-EBIT 11.51
DAKT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 2659 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 23.82 vs. DAKT: 11.51 )
DAKT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5   Max: 66.6
Current: 11.51

5
66.6
PEG 0.80
DAKT's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DAKT: 0.80 )
DAKT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 18.59
Current: 0.8

0.38
18.59
Shiller P/E 32.00
DAKT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DAKT: 32.00 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.74   Max: 98.38
Current: 32

10.74
98.38
Current Ratio 2.05
DAKT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 2532 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. DAKT: 2.05 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 3.07
Current: 2.05

1.44
3.07
Quick Ratio 1.59
DAKT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 2532 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. DAKT: 1.59 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 2.02
Current: 1.59

0.98
2.02

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.20
DAKT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
79% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. DAKT: 3.20 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 3.42
Current: 3.2

0.21
3.42
Dividend Payout 0.77
DAKT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 2659 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DAKT: 0.77 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.1
Current: 0.77

0.1
1.1
Dividend growth (3y) 57.40
DAKT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
98% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. DAKT: 57.40 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 57.4
Current: 57.4

0
57.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 19.95
DAKT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1696 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. DAKT: 19.95 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 21.32
Current: 19.95

1.31
21.32
Share Buyback Rate -1.20
DAKT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 1325 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. DAKT: -1.20 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.3   Max: -10.3
Current: -1.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 33.40
DAKT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DAKT: 33.40 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 7.54   Max: 351.25
Current: 33.4

7.54
351.25
Price/Tangible Book 2.60
DAKT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. DAKT: 2.60 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 6.8
Current: 2.6

0.85
6.8
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
DAKT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DAKT: 1.30 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 56.23
Current: 1.3

1.17
56.23
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
DAKT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. DAKT: 0.70 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 2.11
Current: 0.7

0.21
2.11
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.60
DAKT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 2659 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DAKT: 1.60 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.51
Current: 1.6

0.41
2.51
Price/Graham Number 1.60
DAKT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
69% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. DAKT: 1.60 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 3.42
Current: 1.6

0.68
3.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.40
DAKT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2169 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. DAKT: 8.40 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 20
Current: 8.4

1.5
20
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.84
DAKT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. DAKT: 18.84 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -17.9   Max: 21.9
Current: 18.84

-17.9
21.9

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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Traded in other countries:DA3.Germany
Daktronics, Inc. was founded in 1968. The Company is a supplier of electronic scoreboards, large electronic display systems and related marketing services, digital messaging solutions, software and services for sporting, commercial and transportation applications. The Company's continuing focus is on supporting customers with superior products, integration and services that provide dynamic, reliable and unique visual communication solutions. It offers a complete line of products, from small indoor and outdoor scoreboards and electronic displays to large multi-million dollar video display systems as well as related control, timing, sound and hoist systems and related professional services. It is recognized worldwide as a technical leader with the capabilities to design, market, manufacture, install and service complete integrated systems that display real-time data, graphics, animation and video. It is engaged in a full range of activities: marketing and sales, engineering and design, manufacturing and professional services. It has organized its business into five business units which have a primary focus on particular markets and a secondary focus on opportunities in other markets. The business units consist of four domestic business units that include U.S. and Canada - Commercial, Live Events, Schools and Theatres, and Transportation - and a fifth business unit for International operations. The Company's products are comprised of Scoring and timing products for sports, primarily LED scoreboards, related controllers and software; Audio systems, primarily for sports venues; and related control systems; Automated rigging and hoist products and related control systems; Video display systems, including a full-line of LED technologies in various pixel pitches and display configurations, and associated control systems; Message displays, promoted under the Galaxy and Galaxy Pro names, and associated control systems; Digital billboard displays, promoted under the Valo product name, and associated control systems; Digit and price displays and associated control systems; and Transportation products, primarily the Vanguard line of dynamic message signs. In the United States and other countries, various laws and regulations, including zoning ordinances, restrict the installation of outdoor signs and displays, particularly in the commercial market.
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