Switch to:

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.87
FLEX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 2189 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. FLEX: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.57 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.87
0.09
1.15
Equity to Asset 0.20
FLEX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 2099 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. FLEX: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.2
0.16
0.54
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.38
M-Score: -3.00
WACC vs ROIC
4.79%
20.10%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.55
FLEX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 2182 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. FLEX: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.77  Med: 2.00 Max: 4.13
Current: 2.55
-18.77
4.13
Net-margin (%) 2.14
FLEX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 2182 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. FLEX: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.82  Med: 1.24 Max: 2.7
Current: 2.14
-19.82
2.7
ROE (%) 22.92
FLEX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2166 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. FLEX: 22.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FLEX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -122.4  Med: 8.82 Max: 27.87
Current: 22.92
-122.4
27.87
ROA (%) 4.49
FLEX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 2205 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. FLEX: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FLEX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -39.79  Med: 3.17 Max: 5.35
Current: 4.49
-39.79
5.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 25.42
FLEX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2200 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.92 vs. FLEX: 25.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FLEX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -195.96  Med: 15.06 Max: 30.07
Current: 25.42
-195.96
30.07
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.10
FLEX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. FLEX: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.4  Med: 5.20 Max: 61.1
Current: 3.1
-2.4
61.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.10
FLEX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. FLEX: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FLEX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.2  Med: 8.30 Max: 175.3
Current: 10.1
-22.2
175.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.30
FLEX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. FLEX: 12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FLEX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -66.7  Med: 1.90 Max: 182.3
Current: 12.3
-66.7
182.3
» FLEX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

» Details

Guru Trades

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%)
» More
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%)
» More
Q1 2015

FLEX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Caxton Associates 116,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 177,254 sh (+66.51%)
Richard Pzena 5,537,807 sh (+11.26%)
PRIMECAP Management 52,684,973 sh (+0.13%)
Larry Robbins 75,130,959 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 2,668 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes 1,948,637 sh (-66.93%)
» More
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%)
David Dreman 2,668 sh (unchged)
Larry Robbins 75,130,959 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 52,674,005 sh (-0.02%)
Charles Brandes 1,127,245 sh (-42.15%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FLEX

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 11.52
FLEX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. FLEX: 11.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FLEX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.57  Med: 15.40 Max: 750
Current: 11.52
6.57
750
Forward P/E 10.11
FLEX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FLEX: 10.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.60
FLEX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.10 vs. FLEX: 11.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FLEX' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.52  Med: 16.24 Max: 825
Current: 11.6
6.52
825
P/B 2.43
FLEX's P/B is ranked lower than
71% of the 2104 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. FLEX: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FLEX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.85 Max: 3.41
Current: 2.43
0.2
3.41
P/S 0.25
FLEX's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 2163 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. FLEX: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FLEX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.25
0.05
0.53
PFCF 7.31
FLEX's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.61 vs. FLEX: 7.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
FLEX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.85  Med: 11.07 Max: 110.46
Current: 7.31
1.85
110.46
POCF 4.99
FLEX's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 1463 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.34 vs. FLEX: 4.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FLEX' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.21  Med: 6.62 Max: 119.91
Current: 4.99
1.21
119.91
EV-to-EBIT 9.92
FLEX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.17 vs. FLEX: 9.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FLEX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1.1  Med: 14.50 Max: 1526.3
Current: 9.92
-1.1
1526.3
PEG 1.13
FLEX's PEG is ranked higher than
57% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. FLEX: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
FLEX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.37  Med: 1.99 Max: 2.26
Current: 1.13
1.37
2.26
Shiller P/E 15.92
FLEX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
63% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 20.66 vs. FLEX: 15.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.92  Med: 87.90 Max: 367
Current: 15.92
15.92
367
Current Ratio 1.40
FLEX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 2131 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. FLEX: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.28 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.4
0.89
1.94
Quick Ratio 0.87
FLEX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 2130 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. FLEX: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.3
Current: 0.87
0.46
1.3
Days Inventory 54.54
FLEX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 2144 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 71.59 vs. FLEX: 54.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 21.18  Med: 43.79 Max: 56.15
Current: 54.54
21.18
56.15
Days Sales Outstanding 31.12
FLEX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
90% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 72.78 vs. FLEX: 31.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 27.33  Med: 38.19 Max: 55.49
Current: 31.12
27.33
55.49

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.98
FLEX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
72% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. FLEX: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.19  Med: 3.22 Max: 8.47
Current: 2.98
1.19
8.47
Price/Projected FCF 0.79
FLEX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. FLEX: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.95 Max: 160.09
Current: 0.79
0.44
160.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.03
FLEX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. FLEX: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.69 Max: 8.41
Current: 1.03
0.27
8.41
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.89
FLEX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. FLEX: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.85 Max: 104.44
Current: 1.89
0.81
104.44
Price/Graham Number 1.22
FLEX's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
60% of the 1429 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. FLEX: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.79 Max: 12.99
Current: 1.22
0.76
12.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.07
FLEX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2177 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. FLEX: 10.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 6.40 Max: 20
Current: 10.07
0.1
20
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 13.91
FLEX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.87 vs. FLEX: 13.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FLEX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -2.2  Med: 7.90 Max: 29.1
Current: 13.91
-2.2
29.1

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17 Mar18
Revenue(Mil) 24,602 25,349 27,006
EPS($) 1.05 1.16 1.27
EPS without NRI($) 1.05 1.16 1.27

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Contract Manufacturers
Compare:JBL, RAVN, PLXS, TTMI, KBALB » details
Traded in other countries:FLEXN.Mexico, FXI.Germany,
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.
» More Articles for FLEX

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Quantitative Breakdown of Flextronics Aug 03 2015 
This Spinoff is Up Over 100% Jun 12 2015 
Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Flextronics International Ltd, Standard Pacific Corp, HD Supply Holdings Apr 12 2015 
Why Flextronics is A Strong Buy Jan 26 2015 
TE Connectivity Is Going to Double Revenue Growth Sep 23 2014 
Mantis Vision Unveils Tablet Advocating 3D Technology Sep 19 2014 
Glenview's Larry Robbins Adds to Stake in Watchmaker Fossil Sep 15 2014 
Flextronics International: Valuation and Prospect Analysis Jun 26 2014 
Google and Gaming Consoles Can Take Flextronics Higher May 13 2014 
Stocks Scott Black Likes - Flextronics, PDC Energy Feb 24 2014 

More From Other Websites
Flextronics reinvents itself Aug 27 2015
Flex Board Okays Share Buyback Worth $500M Aug 25 2015
Flextronics gets board approval for $500 million share buyback Aug 24 2015
FLEXTRONICS INTERNATIONAL LTD. Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security... Aug 24 2015
Flex Receives Approval For Additional Share Repurchases Aug 24 2015
Jenny Lee, Mike McNamara Assess Innovation in China Aug 14 2015
Strong Cisco Results Good News for 3 Top Stocks to Buy Aug 14 2015
The wireless radio used in Philips Hue light bulbs is vulnerable to hackers Aug 07 2015
Quantitative Breakdown of Flextronics Aug 04 2015
FLEXTRONICS INTERNATIONAL LTD. Financials Jul 31 2015
Mobile Tech's Promising Growth in India Jul 30 2015
Contract Manufacturer Flex Plans Southeast Asia Push Jul 30 2015
10-Q for Flextronics International Ltd. Jul 29 2015
FLEXTRONICS INTERNATIONAL LTD. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report Jul 27 2015
Flextronics Officially Changes Name to Flex Jul 24 2015
Flextronics Officially Changes Name to Flex Jul 24 2015
Edited Transcript of FLEX earnings conference call or presentation 23-Jul-15 9:00pm GMT Jul 23 2015
Flextronics meets 1Q profit forecasts Jul 23 2015
Flextronics meets 1Q profit forecasts Jul 23 2015
Flextronics Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2016 Results Jul 23 2015

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK