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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.82
FLEX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 2906 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. FLEX: 0.82 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 1.15
Current: 0.82

0.09
1.15
Equity to Asset 0.19
FLEX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
70% of the 2874 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. FLEX: 0.19 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.19

0.16
0.54
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.47
M-Score: -2.52
WACC vs ROIC
4.25%
21.35%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.59
FLEX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2908 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. FLEX: 2.59 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.77   Max: 3.67
Current: 2.59

-18.77
3.67
Net-margin (%) 2.30
FLEX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 2908 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. FLEX: 2.30 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.82   Max: 2.7
Current: 2.3

-19.82
2.7
ROE (%) 26.17
FLEX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2872 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.09 vs. FLEX: 26.17 )
FLEX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -122.4   Max: 27.87
Current: 26.17

-122.4
27.87
ROA (%) 4.98
FLEX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2930 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. FLEX: 4.98 )
FLEX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -39.79   Max: 5.35
Current: 4.98

-39.79
5.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 26.98
FLEX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2923 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.79 vs. FLEX: 26.98 )
FLEX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -192.99   Max: 30.07
Current: 26.98

-192.99
30.07
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.20
FLEX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2114 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. FLEX: 5.20 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.4   Max: 54.1
Current: 5.2

-2.4
54.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.70
FLEX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1687 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. FLEX: 1.70 )
FLEX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.2   Max: 58.3
Current: 1.7

-22.2
58.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -8.50
FLEX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. FLEX: -8.50 )
FLEX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -66.7   Max: 182.3
Current: -8.5

-66.7
182.3
» FLEX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

FLEX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Caxton Associates 26,500 sh (New)
Scott Black 1,140,500 sh (+60.06%)
Richard Pzena 3,840,050 sh (+32.01%)
PRIMECAP Management 52,831,339 sh (+3.43%)
Larry Robbins 60,180,959 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Charles Brandes 18,710,255 sh (-19.62%)
Steven Cohen 44,708 sh (-75.84%)
Ray Dalio 19,937 sh (-82.36%)
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Q2 2014

FLEX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 1,483,154 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 4,892,800 sh (+27.42%)
Larry Robbins 70,130,959 sh (+16.53%)
Larry Robbins 70,130,959 sh (+16.53%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 52,423,655 sh (-0.77%)
Ray Dalio 17,937 sh (-10.03%)
Charles Brandes 12,878,195 sh (-31.17%)
Scott Black 767,616 sh (-32.69%)
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Q3 2014

FLEX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 16,000 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 52,484,073 sh (+0.12%)
Larry Robbins 70,130,959 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Richard Pzena 4,566,125 sh (-6.68%)
Charles Brandes 11,841,004 sh (-8.05%)
Jim Simons 1,353,154 sh (-8.77%)
Scott Black 594,041 sh (-22.61%)
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Q4 2014

FLEX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

David Dreman 2,668 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 4,977,532 sh (+9.01%)
Larry Robbins 75,130,959 sh (+7.13%)
PRIMECAP Management 52,614,773 sh (+0.25%)
Scott Black Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Charles Brandes 5,893,129 sh (-50.23%)
Jim Simons 106,454 sh (-92.13%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.20
FLEX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
85% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 37.30 vs. FLEX: 14.20 )
FLEX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.57   Max: 1695
Current: 14.2

6.57
1695
Forward P/E 10.89
FLEX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FLEX: 10.89 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.20
FLEX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
85% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 38.30 vs. FLEX: 14.20 )
FLEX' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.52   Max: 1695
Current: 14.2

6.52
1695
P/B 2.92
FLEX's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. FLEX: 2.92 )
FLEX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 3.41
Current: 2.92

0.21
3.41
P/S 0.27
FLEX's P/S is ranked higher than
91% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. FLEX: 0.27 )
FLEX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.61
Current: 0.27

0.05
0.61
PFCF 16.48
FLEX's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 231.50 vs. FLEX: 16.48 )
FLEX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 110.46
Current: 16.48

1.85
110.46
POCF 9.25
FLEX's POCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 22.94 vs. FLEX: 9.25 )
FLEX' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 119.91
Current: 9.25

1.21
119.91
EV-to-EBIT 11.03
FLEX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 29.70 vs. FLEX: 11.03 )
FLEX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1.1   Max: 1526.3
Current: 11.03

-1.1
1526.3
Shiller P/E 24.65
FLEX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FLEX: 24.65 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 19.9   Max: 367
Current: 24.65

19.9
367
Current Ratio 1.27
FLEX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 2906 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. FLEX: 1.27 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 1.94
Current: 1.27

0.89
1.94
Quick Ratio 0.77
FLEX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 2905 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. FLEX: 0.77 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.3
Current: 0.77

0.46
1.3
Days Inventory 52.77
FLEX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
78% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 80.47 vs. FLEX: 52.77 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 21.18   Max: 49.07
Current: 52.77

21.18
49.07
Days Sales Outstanding 32.63
FLEX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 84.62 vs. FLEX: 32.63 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 27.33   Max: 55.49
Current: 32.63

27.33
55.49

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.54
FLEX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. FLEX: 3.54 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 8.47
Current: 3.54

1.19
8.47
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.76
FLEX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FLEX: 0.76 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 160.09
Current: 0.76

0.44
160.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.12
FLEX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. FLEX: 1.12 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 8.41
Current: 1.12

0.27
8.41
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.23
FLEX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FLEX: 2.23 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 104.44
Current: 2.23

0.81
104.44
Price/Graham Number 1.48
FLEX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
72% of the 3176 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. FLEX: 1.48 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 12.99
Current: 1.48

0.76
12.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.10
FLEX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2876 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. FLEX: 9.10 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 20
Current: 9.1

0.1
20
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 12.34
FLEX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1150 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. FLEX: 12.34 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3   Max: 29.1
Current: 12.34

-3
29.1

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17 Mar18
Revenue(Mil) 25,767 26,462 27,206
EPS($) 1.10 1.17 1.31
EPS without NRI($) 1.10 1.17 1.31

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Contract Manufacturers
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Traded in other countries:FXI.Germany, FLEXN.Mexico,
Flextronics International Ltd was incorporated in the Republic of Singapore in May 1990. The Company is a provider of supply chain solutions that span from concept through consumption. It is a provider of advanced design, manufacturing and services to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of a range of electronic products in the several markets which include: High Reliability Solutions (HRS), which is comprised of its medical, automotive, and defense and aerospace businesses; High Velocity Solutions (HVS), which includes its mobile devices business, including smart phones, and consumer electronics, including game consoles, high-volume computing business, including notebook personal computing (PC), tablets, and printers; Industrial and Emerging Industries (IEI), which is comprised of large household appliances, equipment, and its emerging industries businesses; and Integrated Network Solutions (INS), which includes its telecommunications infrastructure, data networking, connected home, and server and storage businesses. The Company's service offerings include rigid and flexible printed circuit board fabrication, systems assembly and manufacturing (including enclosures, testing services, materials procurement and inventory management), logistics, after-sales services (including product repair, warranty services, re-manufacturing and maintenance), supply chain management software solutions and component product offerings. Additionally, the Company provides a comprehensive range of value-added design and engineering services that are tailored to the various markets and needs of its customers. The Company competes against numerous domestic and foreign manufacturing service providers, as well as its current and prospective customers. It is subject to various federal, state, local and foreign environmental laws and regulations, including regulations governing the use, storage, discharge and disposal of hazardous substances used in its manufacturing processes.
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