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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1763.32
DAKT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
88% of the 2648 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. DAKT: 1763.32 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 1763.32

Equity to Asset 0.56
DAKT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 2625 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. DAKT: 0.56 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.56

0.46
0.71
Interest Coverage 143.36
DAKT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 1634 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 115.19 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: 5
Z-Score: 4.36
M-Score: -2.40
WACC vs ROIC
13.72%
14.50%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.24
DAKT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. DAKT: 5.24 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.71   Max: 13.12
Current: 5.24

-1.71
13.12
Net-margin (%) 3.18
DAKT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2651 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. DAKT: 3.18 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.78   Max: 8.45
Current: 3.18

-1.78
8.45
ROE (%) 9.06
DAKT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2610 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 5.66 vs. DAKT: 9.06 )
DAKT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.34   Max: 23.39
Current: 9.06

-3.34
23.39
ROA (%) 5.19
DAKT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2663 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. DAKT: 5.19 )
DAKT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.22   Max: 15.5
Current: 5.19

-2.22
15.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 23.00
DAKT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2659 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 9.56 vs. DAKT: 23.00 )
DAKT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.16   Max: 45.78
Current: 23

-4.16
45.78
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.50
DAKT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1910 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. DAKT: 6.50 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.4   Max: 28.3
Current: 6.5

-6.4
28.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.30
DAKT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. DAKT: 6.30 )
DAKT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.4   Max: 56.8
Current: 6.3

-34.4
56.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 14.50
DAKT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. DAKT: 14.50 )
DAKT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.1   Max: 62
Current: 14.5

-32.1
62
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2014

DAKT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Keeley 146,280 sh (+136.7%)
Jim Simons 146,248 sh (+32.47%)
Chuck Royce 1,131,552 sh (+4.92%)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 103,450 sh (-57.14%)
Joel Greenblatt 136,071 sh (-67.99%)
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Q3 2014

DAKT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 17,841 sh (New)
John Keeley 179,080 sh (+22.42%)
Chuck Royce 1,146,752 sh (+1.34%)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 91,000 sh (-12.03%)
Jim Simons 107,448 sh (-26.53%)
Joel Greenblatt 49,517 sh (-63.61%)
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Q4 2014

DAKT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Robert Olstein 175,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 195,650 sh (+82.09%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,372 sh (+19.79%)
Chuck Royce 1,182,952 sh (+3.16%)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 89,500 sh (-1.65%)
John Keeley 172,980 sh (-3.41%)
Joel Greenblatt 22,507 sh (-54.55%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DAKT

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Robert Olstein 2014-12-31 New Buy0.27%$11.74 - $13.87 $ 10.23-19%175000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Reduce -54.55%$11.74 - $13.87 $ 10.23-19%22507
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -63.61%0.01%$11.02 - $13.68 $ 10.23-16%49517
John Keeley 2014-09-30 Add 22.42%0.01%$11.02 - $13.68 $ 10.23-16%179080
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -67.99%0.06%$11.43 - $14.63 $ 10.23-21%136071
John Keeley 2014-06-30 Add 136.7%0.02%$11.43 - $14.63 $ 10.23-21%146280
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 77.79%0.04%$13.57 - $15.68 $ 10.23-29%425083
John Keeley 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$13.57 - $15.68 $ 10.23-29%61800
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 171.22%0.06%$10.66 - $15.8 $ 10.23-23%239096
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -47.94%0.04%$10.39 - $11.53 $ 10.23-7%88156
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 54.56%0.03%$9.57 - $11.01 $ 10.230%169349
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.06%$9.95 - $12.4 $ 10.23-8%109565
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Add 22.34%$6.92 - $9.81 $ 10.2321%115000
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Add 70.91%$6.36 - $8.98 $ 10.2336%94000
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 New Buy$8.47 - $11.81 $ 10.2312%55000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$8.09 - $10.61 $ 10.237%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.80
DAKT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 31.70 vs. DAKT: 20.80 )
DAKT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.7   Max: 109.27
Current: 20.8

7.7
109.27
Forward P/E 19.01
DAKT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAKT: 19.01 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.90
DAKT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 31.40 vs. DAKT: 20.90 )
DAKT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.69   Max: 110
Current: 20.9

7.69
110
P/B 2.14
DAKT's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. DAKT: 2.14 )
DAKT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 11.35
Current: 2.14

1.22
11.35
P/S 0.76
DAKT's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. DAKT: 0.76 )
DAKT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 4.15
Current: 0.76

0.44
4.15
PFCF 20.46
DAKT's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 98.89 vs. DAKT: 20.46 )
DAKT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.16   Max: 249.67
Current: 20.46

6.16
249.67
POCF 10.77
DAKT's POCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. DAKT: 10.77 )
DAKT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.95   Max: 79.74
Current: 10.77

4.95
79.74
EV-to-EBIT 12.57
DAKT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 24.22 vs. DAKT: 12.57 )
DAKT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -921.8   Max: 66.6
Current: 12.57

-921.8
66.6
PEG 4.54
DAKT's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAKT: 4.54 )
DAKT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 18.59
Current: 4.54

0.38
18.59
Shiller P/E 31.80
DAKT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAKT: 31.80 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.74   Max: 98.38
Current: 31.8

10.74
98.38
Current Ratio 2.00
DAKT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. DAKT: 2.00 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 3.07
Current: 2

1.31
3.07
Quick Ratio 1.57
DAKT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. DAKT: 1.57 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 2.05
Current: 1.57

0.91
2.05
Days Inventory 50.49
DAKT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
79% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 76.84 vs. DAKT: 50.49 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 41.78   Max: 73.92
Current: 50.49

41.78
73.92
Days Sales Outstanding 48.23
DAKT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 81.88 vs. DAKT: 48.23 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 38.6   Max: 104.67
Current: 48.23

38.6
104.67

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.81
DAKT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
72% of the 1749 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. DAKT: 3.81 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 3.71
Current: 3.81

0.16
3.71
Dividend Payout 0.79
DAKT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
64% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. DAKT: 0.79 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 3.17
Current: 0.79

0.33
3.17
Dividend growth (3y) 57.40
DAKT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
98% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 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) 23.69
DAKT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1801 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. DAKT: 23.69 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1   Max: 23.13
Current: 23.69

1
23.13
Share Buyback Rate -1.20
DAKT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 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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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 31.00
DAKT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAKT: 31.00 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 12.73   Max: 234.5
Current: 31

12.73
234.5
Price/Tangible Book 2.21
DAKT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 2802 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. DAKT: 2.21 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 10.48
Current: 2.21

0.81
10.48
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.98
DAKT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAKT: 0.98 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 66.71
Current: 0.98

1.1
66.71
Price/Median PS Value 0.71
DAKT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. DAKT: 0.71 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 3.24
Current: 0.71

0.24
3.24
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.84
DAKT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAKT: 0.84 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 3.84
Current: 0.84

0.38
3.84
Price/Graham Number 1.41
DAKT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
71% of the 2803 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. DAKT: 1.41 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 4.88
Current: 1.41

0.76
4.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.00
DAKT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2643 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. DAKT: 8.00 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 20
Current: 8

1.5
20
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 31.46
DAKT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 6.89 vs. DAKT: 31.46 )
DAKT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -16.8   Max: 31.5
Current: 31.46

-16.8
31.5

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Computer Systems
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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 Companys 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 Companys 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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