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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 0.58
FLEX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 2249 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. FLEX: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FLEX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.60 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.58
0.15
0.85
Equity to Asset 0.21
FLEX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 2225 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. FLEX: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FLEX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.21
0.16
0.54
Interest Coverage 12.70
FLEX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 1436 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 23.38 vs. FLEX: 12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FLEX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.22  Med: 8.32 Max: N/A
Current: 12.7
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.25
M-Score: -2.45
WACC vs ROIC
6.00%
17.64%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.40
FLEX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 2234 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. FLEX: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FLEX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.27  Med: 1.89 Max: 2.56
Current: 2.4
-18.27
2.56
Net-margin (%) 1.82
FLEX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 2235 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. FLEX: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FLEX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.67  Med: 1.53 Max: 2.7
Current: 1.82
-19.67
2.7
ROE (%) 17.98
FLEX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2206 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. FLEX: 17.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FLEX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -121.41  Med: 14.41 Max: 27.87
Current: 17.98
-121.41
27.87
ROA (%) 3.59
FLEX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2258 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. FLEX: 3.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FLEX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.47  Med: 3.43 Max: 5.35
Current: 3.59
-39.47
5.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 23.64
FLEX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2252 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.15 vs. FLEX: 23.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FLEX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -195.77  Med: 20.46 Max: 29.06
Current: 23.64
-195.77
29.06
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.40
FLEX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2017 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. FLEX: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FLEX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.4  Med: 4.90 Max: 64.1
Current: 7.4
-2.4
64.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.10
FLEX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1596 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. FLEX: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FLEX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.5  Med: 8.40 Max: 66.5
Current: 14.1
-19.5
66.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 20.40
FLEX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. FLEX: 20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FLEX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.1  Med: 13.40 Max: 169.5
Current: 20.4
-65.1
169.5
» FLEX's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-07-21)


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

FLEX Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Ray Dalio 39,024 sh (New)
Jim Simons 187,154 sh (+5.59%)
Richard Pzena 5,722,407 sh (+3.33%)
Larry Robbins 75,130,959 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 2,668 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 52,674,005 sh (-0.02%)
Charles Brandes 1,127,245 sh (-42.15%)
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Q3 2015

FLEX Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 1,161,854 sh (+520.80%)
Richard Pzena 5,843,782 sh (+2.12%)
David Dreman 2,668 sh (unchged)
Larry Robbins 75,130,959 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Charles Brandes 1,123,668 sh (-0.32%)
PRIMECAP Management 48,848,705 sh (-7.26%)
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Q4 2015

FLEX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 3,960,254 sh (+240.86%)
David Dreman 2,668 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 48,706,805 sh (-0.29%)
Richard Pzena 5,725,816 sh (-2.02%)
Larry Robbins 55,130,959 sh (-26.62%)
Charles Brandes 621,451 sh (-44.69%)
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Q1 2016

FLEX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

John Burbank 319,568 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 794,457 sh (+27.84%)
Richard Pzena 6,372,016 sh (+11.29%)
PRIMECAP Management 51,084,332 sh (+4.88%)
David Dreman 2,668 sh (unchged)
Larry Robbins 47,998,431 sh (-12.94%)
Jim Simons 1,663,554 sh (-57.99%)
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Contract Manufacturers
Compare:NYSE:JBL, NYSE:CLS, NAS:PLXS, NYSE:BHE, NAS:TTMI, NAS:MFLX, NAS:KBAL, AMEX:IEC, NAS:SGMA, NAS:SMTX, NAS:ELTK » details
Traded in other countries:FXI.Germany, FLEXN.Mexico,
Flextronics International Ltd designs, build, ships and service complete packaged consumer electronics and industrial products for original equipment manufacturers.

Flextronics International Ltd was incorporated in the Republic of Singapore in May 1990. The Company is a provider of design, manufacturing, and supply chain services and solutions that span from sketch to scale; from conceptual sketch to full-scale production. The Company designs, build, ships and service complete packaged consumer electronics and industrial products for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), through its activities in the following business groups: High Reliability Solutions (HRS), which is comprised of its medical business including medical equipment, disposables, drug delivery, and diagnostics; its automotive business, including automotive electronics, automotive lighting, and power electronics,; and its defense and aerospace businesses focused on defense, civil aviation, and homeland security; Consumer Technology Group (CTG), which includes its mobile devices business, including smart phones; its consumer electronics business, including connected living, wearable electronics, game consoles, and connectivity devices; and its high-volume computing business, including various supply chain solutions for notebook personal computing, tablets and printers; Industrial and Emerging Industries (IEI), which is comprised of semiconductor and capital equipment, office solutions, test and measurement, household industrial and lifestyle, industrial automation and kiosks, energy and metering, and lighting; and Integrated Network Solutions (INS), which includes radio access base stations, remote radio heads, and small cells for wireless infrastructure; optical, routing, broadcasting and switching products for the data and video network; server and storage platforms for both enterprise and cloud based deployments; next generation storage and security appliance products and rack level solutions, converged infrastructure and software defined product solutions. 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.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.63
FLEX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1623 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.39 vs. FLEX: 15.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FLEX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.57  Med: 13.74 Max: 750
Current: 15.63
6.57
750
Forward P/E 10.31
FLEX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.99 vs. FLEX: 10.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.63
FLEX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.58 vs. FLEX: 15.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FLEX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.52  Med: 14.97 Max: 825
Current: 15.63
6.52
825
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 10.94
FLEX's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.65 vs. FLEX: 10.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
FLEX' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.65  Med: 10.66 Max: 1820
Current: 10.94
4.65
1820
P/B 2.64
FLEX's P/B is ranked lower than
72% of the 2231 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. FLEX: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FLEX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 2.03 Max: 3.42
Current: 2.64
0.2
3.42
P/S 0.29
FLEX's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 2250 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. FLEX: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FLEX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.29
0.05
0.53
PFCF 11.24
FLEX's PFCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.14 vs. FLEX: 11.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
FLEX' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 10.75 Max: 55.67
Current: 11.24
1.86
55.67
POCF 6.18
FLEX's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 1186 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.08 vs. FLEX: 6.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FLEX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 6.28 Max: 119.91
Current: 6.18
1.21
119.91
EV-to-EBIT 13.45
FLEX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 1652 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.71 vs. FLEX: 13.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FLEX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.3  Med: 11.90 Max: 60.7
Current: 13.45
-35.3
60.7
EV-to-EBITDA 7.21
FLEX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
62% of the 1785 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.45 vs. FLEX: 7.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FLEX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.2  Med: 6.40 Max: 15
Current: 7.21
-1.2
15
PEG 2.35
FLEX's PEG is ranked lower than
60% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. FLEX: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
FLEX' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.57 Max: 2.23
Current: 2.35
0.66
2.23
Current Ratio 1.27
FLEX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 2172 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. FLEX: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FLEX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.28 Max: 1.75
Current: 1.27
0.89
1.75
Quick Ratio 0.73
FLEX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 2172 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. FLEX: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FLEX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.05
Current: 0.73
0.46
1.05
Days Inventory 55.83
FLEX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 2179 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 73.09 vs. FLEX: 55.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FLEX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.28  Med: 46.80 Max: 55.85
Current: 55.83
43.28
55.85
Days Sales Outstanding 30.56
FLEX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 1873 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 70.06 vs. FLEX: 30.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FLEX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.33  Med: 33.09 Max: 47.03
Current: 30.56
27.33
47.03
Days Payable 67.98
FLEX's Days Payable is ranked higher than
64% of the 1877 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 54.31 vs. FLEX: 67.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FLEX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.08  Med: 68.22 Max: 74.64
Current: 67.98
50.08
74.64

Valuation & Return

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vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.49
FLEX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
84% of the 2183 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. FLEX: 5.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FLEX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 3.18 Max: 5.5
Current: 5.49
1.49
5.5
Price/Projected FCF 0.95
FLEX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. FLEX: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FLEX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.98 Max: 160.09
Current: 0.95
0.47
160.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
FLEX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 2151 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. FLEX: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FLEX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.43 Max: 6.77
Current: 1.2
0.32
6.77
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.15
FLEX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. FLEX: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
FLEX' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 2.71 Max: 4.1
Current: 2.15
0.97
4.1
Price/Graham Number 1.95
FLEX's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
70% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. FLEX: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
FLEX' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.81 Max: 7.47
Current: 1.95
1.03
7.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.38
FLEX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2269 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. FLEX: 7.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FLEX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 7.30 Max: 15.9
Current: 7.38
1.6
15.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 14.01
FLEX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. FLEX: 14.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FLEX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 13.10 Max: 205.2
Current: 14.01
5.2
205.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $24,419
EPS (TTM) $ 0.79
Beta0.87
Short Percentage of Float0.96%
52-Week Range $8.85 - 13.23
Shares Outstanding (Mil)542.80

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18 Mar19
Revenue (Mil $) 24,423 25,516 26,510
EPS ($) 1.21 1.31 1.58
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.21 1.31 1.58
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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