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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 363.61
FSYS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 1178 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. FSYS: 363.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FSYS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.12 Max: 443.45
Current: 363.61
0.02
443.45
Equity to Asset 0.72
FSYS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. FSYS: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FSYS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.72
0.44
0.78
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.92
M-Score: -4.29
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -17.56
FSYS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. FSYS: -17.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FSYS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.99  Med: 7.27 Max: 17.75
Current: -17.56
-15.99
17.75
Net-margin (%) -19.71
FSYS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. FSYS: -19.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FSYS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -40.24  Med: 2.22 Max: 11.02
Current: -19.71
-40.24
11.02
ROE (%) -24.99
FSYS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1160 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 9.32 vs. FSYS: -24.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FSYS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -34.56  Med: 3.17 Max: 25.1
Current: -24.99
-34.56
25.1
ROA (%) -18.52
FSYS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1193 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. FSYS: -18.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FSYS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -22.31  Med: 1.89 Max: 14.15
Current: -18.52
-22.31
14.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -36.97
FSYS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1189 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 12.15 vs. FSYS: -36.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FSYS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -36.77  Med: 17.30 Max: 72.84
Current: -36.97
-36.77
72.84
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.90
FSYS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. FSYS: -6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FSYS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.5  Med: -0.15 Max: 23.3
Current: -6.9
-23.5
23.3
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

FSYS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 120,322 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 781,200 sh (-4.32%)
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Q3 2014

FSYS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 941,900 sh (+20.57%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2014

FSYS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 10,700 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,167,700 sh (+23.97%)
Chuck Royce 1,167,700 sh (+23.97%)
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Q1 2015

FSYS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 200,122 sh (+1770.30%)
Chuck Royce 1,183,700 sh (+1.37%)
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Ratios

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P/B 0.69
FSYS's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 1140 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. FSYS: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FSYS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.65 Max: 5.64
Current: 0.69
0.63
5.64
P/S 0.44
FSYS's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. FSYS: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FSYS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.63
Current: 0.44
0.43
2.63
POCF 37.75
FSYS's POCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. FSYS: 37.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FSYS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.51  Med: 16.54 Max: 630
Current: 37.75
3.51
630
Shiller P/E 32.13
FSYS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 17.95 vs. FSYS: 32.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
FSYS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.49  Med: 17.60 Max: 127.95
Current: 32.13
9.49
127.95
Current Ratio 3.08
FSYS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1040 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. FSYS: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FSYS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.42  Med: 2.71 Max: 5.89
Current: 3.08
1.42
5.89
Quick Ratio 1.97
FSYS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1040 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FSYS: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FSYS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.35 Max: 4.25
Current: 1.97
0.73
4.25
Days Inventory 128.32
FSYS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
88% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 56.38 vs. FSYS: 128.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FSYS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 59.52  Med: 118.52 Max: 237.16
Current: 128.32
59.52
237.16
Days Sales Outstanding 48.42
FSYS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 60.59 vs. FSYS: 48.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FSYS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 50.53  Med: 69.67 Max: 110.87
Current: 48.42
50.53
110.87

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.98
FSYS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. FSYS: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
FSYS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.01  Med: 4.03 Max: 1744
Current: 0.98
1.01
1744
Price/Tangible Book 0.73
FSYS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
82% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. FSYS: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FSYS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 2.53 Max: 6.07
Current: 0.73
0.76
6.07
Price/Projected FCF 0.45
FSYS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. FSYS: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FSYS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.44 Max: 28.67
Current: 0.45
0.57
28.67
Price/Median PS Value 0.47
FSYS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. FSYS: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FSYS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.13
Current: 0.47
0.38
2.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -78.10
FSYS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. FSYS: -78.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FSYS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -78.1  Med: 6.10 Max: 30.7
Current: -78.1
-78.1
30.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -41.92
FSYS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.04 vs. FSYS: -41.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FSYS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -56.6  Med: 0.20 Max: 51.4
Current: -41.92
-56.6
51.4

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts
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Traded in other countries:IT2A.Germany,
Fuel Systems Solutions Inc was incorporated in 1985. The Company designs, manufactures and supplies alternative fuel components and systems for use in the transportation and industrial markets. Its components and systems control the pressure and flow of gaseous alternative fuels, such as propane and natural gas used in internal combustion engines. The Company is directly involved in two markets: automotive and industrial. Industrial segment consists of the Company's industrial mobile and stationary equipment and auxiliary power unit (APU), and the Company's heavy duty commercial transportation operations. Automotive segment consists of the Company's passenger and light duty commercial transportation (automotive OEM and aftermarket) and transportation infrastructure operations (compressors). Its products include gaseous fuel regulators, fuel shut-off valves, fuel metering and delivery systems, complete engine systems, auxiliary power systems and electronic controls for use in internal combustion engines for the transportation, industrial and power generation markets. It sells products through a network encompassing distributors and dealers in more than 60 countries and through a sales force that develops sales with distributors, OEMs and end-users. It manufactures and assembles a majority of its products at its facilities in Santa Ana, California, Union City, Indiana, Kitchener, Canada, Beccar, Argentina and Cherasco, Italy and to a lesser extent at some of its other international facilities. Its competitors in gaseous fuel delivery products, accessory components and engine conversions markets include Westport Innovations Inc. located in Canada; Enovation Controls LLC and Woodward, Inc. located in North America; Landi Group and O.M.T. Tartarini, S.r.L. located in Italy; and Nikki Company Ltd. located in Japan.
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