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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
ELRC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. ELRC: No Debt )
ELRC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.77
ELRC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. ELRC: 0.77 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.77

0.33
0.91
Interest Coverage No Debt
ELRC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
84% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.82 vs. ELRC: No Debt )
ELRC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

4.4
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.78
M-Score: -2.72
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.69
ELRC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.23 vs. ELRC: 12.69 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -26.1   Max: 29.63
Current: 12.69

-26.1
29.63
Net-margin (%) 8.02
ELRC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.85 vs. ELRC: 8.02 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13.77   Max: 22.55
Current: 8.02

-13.77
22.55
ROE (%) 8.48
ELRC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.76 vs. ELRC: 8.48 )
ELRC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.79   Max: 20.89
Current: 8.48

-5.79
20.89
ROA (%) 6.37
ELRC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. ELRC: 6.37 )
ELRC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.15   Max: 13.4
Current: 6.37

-5.15
13.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.73
ELRC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.27 vs. ELRC: 12.73 )
ELRC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -23.63   Max: 53.12
Current: 12.73

-23.63
53.12
Revenue Growth (%) 1.40
ELRC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. ELRC: 1.40 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.9   Max: 26.7
Current: 1.4

-23.9
26.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 1.30
ELRC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. ELRC: 1.30 )
ELRC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -50.3   Max: 54.8
Current: 1.3

-50.3
54.8
EPS Growth (%) -5.30
ELRC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. ELRC: -5.30 )
ELRC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -27.1   Max: 31.6
Current: -5.3

-27.1
31.6
» ELRC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

ELRC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 243,300 sh (+0.16%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 71,600 sh (unchged)
Private Capital 446,731 sh (-3.3%)
Chuck Royce 474,890 sh (-10.26%)
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Q4 2013

ELRC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 662,163 sh (+39.44%)
Private Capital 463,883 sh (+3.84%)
Jim Simons 246,400 sh (+1.27%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 71,600 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

ELRC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 10,226 sh (New)
Private Capital 476,883 sh (+2.8%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 71,600 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 661,847 sh (-0.05%)
Jim Simons 243,500 sh (-1.18%)
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Q2 2014

ELRC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 266,456 sh (+9.43%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,709 sh (+4.72%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 74,200 sh (+3.63%)
Private Capital 479,433 sh (+0.53%)
Chuck Royce 661,847 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ELRC

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy$15.9 - $18.96 $ 13.82-22%10226
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 17.10
ELRC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. ELRC: 17.10 )
ELRC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.9   Max: 34.3
Current: 17.1

11.9
34.3
P/B 1.44
ELRC's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. ELRC: 1.44 )
ELRC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 2.22
Current: 1.44

0.79
2.22
P/S 1.39
ELRC's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. ELRC: 1.39 )
ELRC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 3.98
Current: 1.39

1.34
3.98
EV-to-EBIT 10.74
ELRC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.68 vs. ELRC: 10.74 )
ELRC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 17.7
Current: 10.74

5.3
17.7
PEG 2.04
ELRC's PEG is ranked higher than
83% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ELRC: 2.04 )
ELRC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 42.36
Current: 2.04

0.36
42.36
Shiller P/E 16.38
ELRC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ELRC: 16.38 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.81   Max: 30.55
Current: 16.38

10.81
30.55
Current Ratio 0.54
ELRC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. ELRC: 0.54 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 6.93
Current: 0.54

0.15
6.93
Quick Ratio 0.54
ELRC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. ELRC: 0.54 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 6.93
Current: 0.54

0.15
6.93

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.79
ELRC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
86% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. ELRC: 5.79 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 7.97
Current: 5.79

0.65
7.97
Dividend Payout 1.00
ELRC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
63% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. ELRC: 1.00 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.88
Current: 1

0.46
1.88
Dividend growth (3y) 10.10
ELRC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
76% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. ELRC: 10.10 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10.1
Current: 10.1

0
10.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.92
ELRC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
87% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. ELRC: 8.92 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1   Max: 12.26
Current: 8.92

1
12.26
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
ELRC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. ELRC: -0.40 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.7   Max: -1.3
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.46
ELRC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
73% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. ELRC: 1.46 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 5.36
Current: 1.46

0.81
5.36
Price/Median PS Value 0.64
ELRC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. ELRC: 0.64 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.72
Current: 0.64

0.41
1.72
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.88
ELRC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ELRC: 1.88 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 3.28
Current: 1.88

0.41
3.28
Price/Graham Number 1.05
ELRC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
75% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. ELRC: 1.05 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 2.08
Current: 1.05

0.58
2.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.30
ELRC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. ELRC: 9.30 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 18.8
Current: 9.3

5.6
18.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.49
ELRC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
66% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. ELRC: 5.49 )
ELRC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -28.5   Max: 40.7
Current: 5.49

-28.5
40.7

Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Rental & Leasing Services
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Electro Rent Corporation 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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