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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 No Debt
ELRC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. ELRC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ELRC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.78
ELRC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. ELRC: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ELRC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.80 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.78
0.33
0.91
Interest Coverage 32.25
ELRC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
60% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. ELRC: 32.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ELRC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: 32.25
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.00
M-Score: -3.60
WACC vs ROIC
7.43%
4.26%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.60
ELRC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.42 vs. ELRC: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ELRC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.62  Med: 14.64 Max: 27.61
Current: 7.6
9.62
27.61
Net-margin (%) 4.63
ELRC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. ELRC: 4.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ELRC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.48  Med: 9.76 Max: 19.32
Current: 4.63
6.48
19.32
ROE (%) 4.01
ELRC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.57 vs. ELRC: 4.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ELRC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.85  Med: 8.97 Max: 10.64
Current: 4.01
4.85
10.64
ROA (%) 3.10
ELRC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. ELRC: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ELRC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.16  Med: 7.16 Max: 9
Current: 3.1
4.16
9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.35
ELRC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. ELRC: 6.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ELRC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.42  Med: 14.99 Max: 21.55
Current: 6.35
9.42
21.55
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.70
ELRC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. ELRC: -1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ELRC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.9  Med: 5.40 Max: 25.4
Current: -1.7
-23.9
25.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -4.30
ELRC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. ELRC: -4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ELRC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.2  Med: 1.30 Max: 54.6
Current: -4.3
-50.2
54.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.00
ELRC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. ELRC: -16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ELRC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.2  Med: -1.20 Max: 31.4
Current: -16
-27.2
31.4
» ELRC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

ELRC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 368,956 sh (+41.17%)
Private Capital 522,873 sh (+8.95%)
First Eagle Investment 88,700 sh (+5.97%)
Chuck Royce 350,647 sh (-46.58%)
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Q2 2015

ELRC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

John Rogers 133,775 sh (New)
Jim Simons 408,619 sh (+10.75%)
First Eagle Investment 89,200 sh (+0.56%)
Private Capital 523,228 sh (+0.07%)
Chuck Royce 350,647 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

ELRC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

John Rogers 610,962 sh (+356.71%)
Jim Simons 445,740 sh (+9.08%)
First Eagle Investment 89,800 sh (+0.67%)
Chuck Royce 350,647 sh (unchged)
Private Capital 518,298 sh (-0.94%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 27.68
ELRC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
78% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.18 vs. ELRC: 27.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ELRC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.9  Med: 18.10 Max: 34.3
Current: 27.68
11.9
34.3
PE(NRI) 27.68
ELRC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
77% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.18 vs. ELRC: 27.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ELRC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.93  Med: 18.07 Max: 34.53
Current: 27.68
11.93
34.53
P/B 1.09
ELRC's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. ELRC: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ELRC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.53 Max: 2.22
Current: 1.09
0.79
2.22
P/S 1.25
ELRC's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ELRC: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ELRC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.85 Max: 3.98
Current: 1.25
0.89
3.98
POCF 5.05
ELRC's POCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. ELRC: 5.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ELRC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.26  Med: 6.48 Max: 10.45
Current: 5.05
3.26
10.45
EV-to-EBIT 15.37
ELRC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. ELRC: 15.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ELRC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 10.90 Max: 17.7
Current: 15.37
5.3
17.7
EV-to-EBITDA 3.14
ELRC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
93% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. ELRC: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ELRC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 4.00 Max: 5.5
Current: 3.14
1.7
5.5
PEG 6.78
ELRC's PEG is ranked lower than
90% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. ELRC: 6.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ELRC' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 2.15 Max: 1122
Current: 6.78
0.36
1122
Shiller P/E 12.78
ELRC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. ELRC: 12.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ELRC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.33  Med: 17.99 Max: 28
Current: 12.78
9.33
28
Current Ratio 0.66
ELRC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. ELRC: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ELRC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.34 Max: 6.93
Current: 0.66
0.15
6.93
Quick Ratio 0.66
ELRC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. ELRC: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ELRC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.23 Max: 6.93
Current: 0.66
0.15
6.93
Days Sales Outstanding 41.73
ELRC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 63.66 vs. ELRC: 41.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ELRC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.51  Med: 51.14 Max: 64.23
Current: 41.73
44.51
64.23
Days Payable 26.16
ELRC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
75% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 48.82 vs. ELRC: 26.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ELRC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.66  Med: 42.16 Max: 305.04
Current: 26.16
27.66
305.04

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.89
ELRC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. ELRC: 4.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ELRC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 4.74 Max: 8.4
Current: 4.89
0.65
8.4
Dividend Payout 1.54
ELRC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
90% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. ELRC: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ELRC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.95 Max: 3.13
Current: 1.54
0.46
3.13
Forward Dividend Yield 4.88
ELRC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
69% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. ELRC: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.81
ELRC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
70% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. ELRC: 6.81 )
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: 0.9  Med: 6.59 Max: 11.67
Current: 6.81
0.9
11.67
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.30
ELRC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. ELRC: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ELRC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.3  Med: -0.30 Max: 2.7
Current: -0.3
-1.3
2.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.12
ELRC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. ELRC: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ELRC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.64 Max: 5.36
Current: 1.12
0.81
5.36
Price/Projected FCF 6.37
ELRC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. ELRC: 6.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ELRC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 2.21 Max: 394.33
Current: 6.37
0.46
394.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.69
ELRC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. ELRC: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ELRC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.05 Max: 2
Current: 0.69
0.48
2
Price/Graham Number 1.17
ELRC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
50% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. ELRC: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ELRC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.10 Max: 2.11
Current: 1.17
0.68
2.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.54
ELRC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. ELRC: 6.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ELRC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 9.15 Max: 18.8
Current: 6.54
5.6
18.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -7.08
ELRC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. ELRC: -7.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ELRC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.2  Med: 0.20 Max: 35.3
Current: -7.08
-25.2
35.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $197
EPS $ 0.37
Beta0.75
Short Percentage of Float2.53%
52-Week Range $7.30 - 11.71
Shares Outstanding(Mil)24.20

Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Rental & Leasing Services
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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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