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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
GRMN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. GRMN: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 5.36  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.73
GRMN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 2096 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. GRMN: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.79 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.73
0.69
0.9
Interest Coverage No Debt
GRMN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 288.19 vs. GRMN: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 56.53  Med: 5714.28 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
56.53
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 5.91
M-Score: -2.47
WACC vs ROIC
8.73%
13.09%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 21.96
GRMN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2178 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. GRMN: 21.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 20.07  Med: 29.90 Max: 39.62
Current: 21.96
20.07
39.62
Net-margin (%) 9.34
GRMN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2178 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. GRMN: 9.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 12.69  Med: 26.93 Max: 31.18
Current: 9.34
12.69
31.18
ROE (%) 7.97
GRMN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2154 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. GRMN: 7.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GRMN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 10.31  Med: 27.03 Max: 43.75
Current: 7.97
10.31
43.75
ROA (%) 5.81
GRMN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. GRMN: 5.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GRMN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.61  Med: 22.64 Max: 32.96
Current: 5.81
7.61
32.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 111.02
GRMN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. GRMN: 111.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GRMN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 57.49  Med: 101.19 Max: 179.53
Current: 111.02
57.49
179.53
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.50
GRMN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1471 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. GRMN: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.1  Med: 21.80 Max: 60.5
Current: 1.5
-5.1
60.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 4.30
GRMN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. GRMN: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GRMN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.5  Med: 15.50 Max: 52.7
Current: 4.3
-10.5
52.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -11.00
GRMN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. GRMN: -11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GRMN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11  Med: 15.70 Max: 60
Current: -11
-11
60
» GRMN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

GRMN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jeremy Grantham 11,900 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 40,000 sh (+166.67%)
RS Investment Management 32,800 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl 13,101 sh (-7.73%)
Chuck Royce 120,642 sh (-18.12%)
Joel Greenblatt 88,010 sh (-19.12%)
Jim Simons 70,142 sh (-78.15%)
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Q3 2014

GRMN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 31,181 sh (New)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 828,510 sh (+841.38%)
Jeremy Grantham 79,412 sh (+567.33%)
Murray Stahl 16,244 sh (+23.99%)
Chuck Royce 145,242 sh (+20.39%)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
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Q4 2014

GRMN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 755,200 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,126,874 sh (+36.01%)
Murray Stahl 15,989 sh (-1.57%)
Jeremy Grantham 72,300 sh (-8.96%)
Chuck Royce 118,540 sh (-18.38%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,421 sh (-56.96%)
John Hussman 38,000 sh (-62.00%)
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Q1 2015

GRMN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 20,120 sh (New)
Jim Simons 375,242 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,511,974 sh (+34.17%)
Murray Stahl 17,370 sh (+8.64%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,448 sh (+7.65%)
John Hussman Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 68,500 sh (-5.26%)
Chuck Royce 47,900 sh (-59.59%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 60.70
GRMN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1519 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. GRMN: 60.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GRMN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.87  Med: 15.66 Max: 68.59
Current: 60.7
3.87
68.59
Forward P/E 13.97
GRMN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. GRMN: 13.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 61.00
GRMN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1519 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. GRMN: 61.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GRMN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.87  Med: 15.67 Max: 68.89
Current: 61
3.87
68.89
P/B 2.47
GRMN's P/B is ranked lower than
69% of the 2120 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. GRMN: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GRMN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.75 Max: 13.03
Current: 2.47
1.38
13.03
P/S 2.78
GRMN's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 2166 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. GRMN: 2.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GRMN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.91  Med: 3.14 Max: 10.17
Current: 2.78
0.91
10.17
PFCF 41.87
GRMN's PFCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 16.73 vs. GRMN: 41.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GRMN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.98  Med: 17.06 Max: 53.54
Current: 41.87
3.98
53.54
POCF 29.61
GRMN's POCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 12.63 vs. GRMN: 29.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GRMN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.54  Med: 14.56 Max: 41.17
Current: 29.61
3.54
41.17
EV-to-EBIT 10.76
GRMN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 1568 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 13.41 vs. GRMN: 10.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GRMN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.7  Med: 12.10 Max: 32.3
Current: 10.76
2.7
32.3
Shiller P/E 13.81
GRMN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 22.05 vs. GRMN: 13.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.9  Med: 13.88 Max: 76.54
Current: 13.81
6.9
76.54
Current Ratio 2.37
GRMN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 2121 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. GRMN: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.16  Med: 3.79 Max: 11.8
Current: 2.37
2.16
11.8
Quick Ratio 1.90
GRMN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 2121 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. GRMN: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.74  Med: 3.08 Max: 10.03
Current: 1.9
1.74
10.03
Days Inventory 128.43
GRMN's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
81% of the 2135 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 71.74 vs. GRMN: 128.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 82.53  Med: 112.55 Max: 166.73
Current: 128.43
82.53
166.73
Days Sales Outstanding 63.87
GRMN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 1870 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 71.89 vs. GRMN: 63.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 34.54  Med: 74.97 Max: 109.32
Current: 63.87
34.54
109.32

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.71
GRMN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
80% of the 1922 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. GRMN: 4.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 3.16 Max: 8.32
Current: 4.71
0.46
8.32
Dividend Payout 1.40
GRMN's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
51% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. GRMN: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.63 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.4
0.44
2.24
Dividend growth (3y) 5.70
GRMN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
56% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. GRMN: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 14.50 Max: 44.2
Current: 5.7
0
44.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.81
GRMN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1964 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.04 vs. GRMN: 9.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.97  Med: 6.69 Max: 17.63
Current: 9.81
0.97
17.63
Share Buyback Rate 0.10
GRMN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. GRMN: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.4  Med: 0.10 Max: -2.7
Current: 0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.40
GRMN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
174% of the 1448 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. GRMN: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.04  Med: 7.48 Max: 21.59
Current: 7.4
3.04
21.59
Price/Tangible Book 2.65
GRMN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 2064 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. GRMN: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.97 Max: 14.2
Current: 2.65
1.9
14.2
Price/Projected FCF 0.95
GRMN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
300% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. GRMN: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.95 Max: 5.31
Current: 0.95
0.54
5.31
Price/Median PS Value 0.89
GRMN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
130% of the 1936 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. GRMN: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.38 Max: 3.3
Current: 0.89
0.37
3.3
Price/Graham Number 1.87
GRMN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
185% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. GRMN: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.94 Max: 4.73
Current: 1.87
0.68
4.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.30
GRMN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2166 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. GRMN: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.1  Med: 8.30 Max: 37.1
Current: 9.3
3.1
37.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.68
GRMN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. GRMN: 8.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GRMN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 24.10 Max: 56.2
Current: 8.68
0.3
56.2

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments
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Garmin Ltd was incorporated in Switzerland on February 9, 2010. The Company designs, develops, manufactures, markets and distributes hand-held, wrist-based, portable and fixed-mount products positioning system enabled products & other navigation, communication & sensor-based products. Garmin has identified five operating segments for external reporting purposes: Auto/Mobile, Aviation, Marine, Outdoor and Fitness. There are three operating segments (Auto PND, Auto OEM and Mobile) that are not reported separately, but are aggregated within the Auto/Mobile reportable segment. The Company's marine, auto/mobile, outdoor, and fitness segments include portable positioning system (GPS) receivers and accessories sold to retail outlets. These products are sold by the Company's subsidiary in Taiwan. The Company's aviation products are portable and panel mount avionics for Visual Flight Rules and Instrument Flight Rules navigation and are sold to aviation dealers and certain aircraft manufacturers. The Company's competitors for portable automotive products are TomTom N.V. and MiTAC Digital Corporation (MiTAC) (which distributes products under the brand names of Magellan, Mio, and Navman). Garmin believes that its principal competitors for outdoor product lines are Bushnell, Delorme, Lowrance Electronics, Inc., a subsidiary of Navico ("Lowrance") Magellan, a subsidiary of MiTAC, and Woodman Labs Inc. dba GoPro. For mobile products, its principal competitors are Google In., Apple Inc. and Telenav Inc. Its principal competitors for fitness products are Bryton Corp., Fitbit Inc., Nike, Inc., Polar Electro Oy, Sigma Sports, Suunto Oy and Timex Corp. For marine products, its principal competitors are Furuno Electronic Company, the Humminbird division of Johnson Outdoors, Inc, Navico and Raymarine Inc. For Garmin's aviation product lines, its principal competitors to be Aspen Avionics, Avidyne Corporation, Chelton Flight Systems, CMC Electronics, Free Flight Systems, Honeywell, Inc., L-3 Avionics Systems, Rockwell Collins, Inc., Sagem Avionics, Inc. and Universal Avionics Systems Corporation.
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