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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.72
FLEX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 2631 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. FLEX: 0.72 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 1.42
Current: 0.72

0.09
1.42
Equity to Asset 0.19
FLEX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
70% of the 2605 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. FLEX: 0.19 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.19

0.16
0.55
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 2.48
M-Score: -2.62
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.32
FLEX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 2635 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. FLEX: 2.32 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.27   Max: 4.3
Current: 2.32

-18.27
4.3
Net-margin (%) 1.85
FLEX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2635 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. FLEX: 1.85 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.67   Max: 2.85
Current: 1.85

-19.67
2.85
ROE (%) 22.63
FLEX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2593 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. FLEX: 22.63 )
FLEX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -121.74   Max: 27.87
Current: 22.63

-121.74
27.87
ROA (%) 4.09
FLEX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2643 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. FLEX: 4.09 )
FLEX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -39.47   Max: 5.78
Current: 4.09

-39.47
5.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.04
FLEX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2638 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. FLEX: 24.04 )
FLEX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -187.84   Max: 29.06
Current: 24.04

-187.84
29.06
Revenue Growth (%) 4.90
FLEX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1952 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. FLEX: 4.90 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -2.4   Max: 55.5
Current: 4.9

-2.4
55.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 2.40
FLEX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. FLEX: 2.40 )
FLEX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 46.5
Current: 2.4

0
46.5
EPS Growth (%) -8.50
FLEX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. FLEX: -8.50 )
FLEX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) 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

Q4 2013

FLEX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Scott Black 712,528 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 21,636 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 75,800 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 2,908,950 sh (+354.21%)
Charles Brandes 23,278,033 sh (+103.39%)
Ray Dalio 113,037 sh (+60.57%)
Steven Cohen 185,026 sh (+20.93%)
PRIMECAP Management 51,077,439 sh (+7.9%)
Larry Robbins 60,180,959 sh (+1.69%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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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)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 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%)
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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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%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Scott Black 2014-09-30 Reduce -22.61%0.27%$10.295 - $11.52 $ 10.991%594041
Charles Brandes 2014-09-30 Reduce -8.05%0.14%$10.295 - $11.52 $ 10.991%11841004
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 Sold Out $10.295 - $11.52 $ 10.991%0
Charles Brandes 2014-06-30 Reduce -31.17%0.69%$8.93 - $11.35 $ 10.9910%12878195
Scott Black 2014-06-30 Reduce -32.69%0.36%$8.93 - $11.35 $ 10.9910%767616
Richard Pzena 2014-06-30 Add 27.42%0.06%$8.93 - $11.35 $ 10.9910%4892800
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 Reduce -19.62%0.43%$7.5 - $9.42 $ 10.9929%18710255
Scott Black 2014-03-31 Add 60.06%0.41%$7.5 - $9.42 $ 10.9929%1140500
Richard Pzena 2014-03-31 Add 32.01%0.05%$7.5 - $9.42 $ 10.9929%3840050
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce -82.36%0.01%$7.5 - $9.42 $ 10.9929%19937
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out $7.5 - $9.42 $ 10.9929%0
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Add 103.39%1.12%$7.13 - $9.25 $ 10.9937%23278033
Scott Black 2013-12-31 New Buy0.6%$7.13 - $9.25 $ 10.9937%712528
Richard Pzena 2013-12-31 Add 354.21%0.1%$7.13 - $9.25 $ 10.9937%2908950
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy$7.13 - $9.25 $ 10.9937%21636
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 60.57%$7.13 - $9.25 $ 10.9937%113037
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.40
FLEX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 32.60 vs. FLEX: 13.40 )
FLEX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.57   Max: 1695
Current: 13.4

6.57
1695
P/B 2.80
FLEX's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. FLEX: 2.80 )
FLEX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 3.41
Current: 2.8

0.21
3.41
P/S 0.30
FLEX's P/S is ranked higher than
91% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. FLEX: 0.30 )
FLEX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.3

0.05
0.73
PFCF 9.40
FLEX's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FLEX: 9.40 )
FLEX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 110.46
Current: 9.4

1.85
110.46
EV-to-EBIT 11.15
FLEX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 23.07 vs. FLEX: 11.15 )
FLEX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -162.3   Max: 282.8
Current: 11.15

-162.3
282.8
PEG 1.74
FLEX's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FLEX: 1.74 )
FLEX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 1.52
Current: 1.74

1.21
1.52
Current Ratio 1.26
FLEX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 2627 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. FLEX: 1.26 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 1.94
Current: 1.26

0.89
1.94
Quick Ratio 0.74
FLEX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 2627 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. FLEX: 0.74 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.3
Current: 0.74

0.44
1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.37
FLEX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. FLEX: 3.37 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 8.1
Current: 3.37

1.19
8.1
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.95
FLEX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FLEX: 0.95 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 160.09
Current: 0.95

0.44
160.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.03
FLEX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. FLEX: 1.03 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 13.14
Current: 1.03

0.26
13.14
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.50
FLEX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FLEX: 1.50 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 104.44
Current: 1.5

0.81
104.44
Price/Graham Number 1.38
FLEX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
71% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. FLEX: 1.38 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 12.99
Current: 1.38

0.77
12.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.00
FLEX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2585 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. FLEX: 9.00 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 15.4
Current: 9

0.4
15.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 13.83
FLEX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1706 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. FLEX: 13.83 )
FLEX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.6   Max: 18.1
Current: 13.83

-3.6
18.1

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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