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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 : 4/10

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Interest Coverage 32.25
ELRC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. ELRC: 32.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ELRC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 32.25
Current: 32.25
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32.25
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 : 3/10

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

ELRC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

John Rogers 921,414 sh (+50.81%)
Private Capital 640,006 sh (+23.48%)
Jim Simons 474,256 sh (+6.40%)
First Eagle Investment 89,800 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 298,647 sh (-14.83%)
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Q1 2016

ELRC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

John Rogers 1,263,662 sh (+37.14%)
Private Capital 698,421 sh (+9.13%)
Chuck Royce 298,647 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 89,800 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 444,356 sh (-6.30%)
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Q2 2016

ELRC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

John Rogers Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Private Capital 599,460 sh (-14.17%)
Jim Simons 199,956 sh (-55.00%)
Chuck Royce 126,847 sh (-57.53%)
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Q3 2016

ELRC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Private Capital Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Rental & Leasing Services  
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Electro Rent Corp rental, lease and sale of new and used electronic test and measurement equipment, for use in the aerospace, telecommunications, defense, electronics, industrial, and semiconductor markets.

Electro Rent Corp was incorporated in California in 1965 and became a publicly held corporation in 1980. The Company rental, lease and sells of new and used electronic test and measurement equipment. The Company purchases that equipment from manufacturers such as Agilent and Tektronix primarily for use by its customers in the aerospace, telecommunications, defense, electronics, industrial and semiconductor industries. The Company data products division provides personal computers and servers from manufacturers including Dell, HP/Compaq, IBM, Toshiba and Apple. It has also expanded its rental, lease and sale of electrical test and inspection equipment used in the industrial industry, which includes electrical contractors and utility companies and their related support services providers. The Company's competitors in the North American T&M rental area include McGrath Rent Corp., Continental Resources, Test Equity and Microlease PLC. It competes for rental business with Microlease plc and Livingston Group Ltd. in Europe and Orix Corporation in Asia.

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Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.23
ELRC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. ELRC: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ELRC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 3.23
Current: 3.23
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3.23
Dividend Payout 1.55
ELRC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
93% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. ELRC: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ELRC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.55
Current: 1.55
0
1.55
Forward Dividend Yield 3.23
ELRC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
61% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. ELRC: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
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Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.23
ELRC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. ELRC: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ELRC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 3.23
Current: 3.23
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3.23

Valuation & Return

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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $196.6
EPS (TTM) $ 0.37
Short Percentage of Float1.58%
52-Week Range $7.30 - 15.57
Shares Outstanding (Mil)24.20
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