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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
ITRN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. ITRN: No Debt )
ITRN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 11708.83
Current: No Debt

0.16
11708.83
Equity to Asset 0.60
ITRN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. ITRN: 0.60 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.14   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.6

-0.14
0.7
Interest Coverage No Debt
ITRN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
93% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 115.57 vs. ITRN: No Debt )
ITRN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 14.78   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

14.78
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 8.34
M-Score: -2.74
WACC vs ROIC
7.68%
68.67%
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 : 9/10

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Operating margin (%) 25.19
ITRN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. ITRN: 25.19 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -13   Max: 58.07
Current: 25.19

-13
58.07
Net-margin (%) 16.71
ITRN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. ITRN: 16.71 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -26.98   Max: 41.23
Current: 16.71

-26.98
41.23
ROE (%) 33.20
ITRN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. ITRN: 33.20 )
ITRN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 7.22   Max: 1346.77
Current: 33.2

7.22
1346.77
ROA (%) 18.81
ITRN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. ITRN: 18.81 )
ITRN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.55   Max: 28.49
Current: 18.81

1.55
28.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 102.53
ITRN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.27 vs. ITRN: 102.53 )
ITRN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 37.58   Max: 135.16
Current: 102.53

37.58
135.16
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.40
ITRN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. ITRN: 4.40 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 58.3
Current: 4.4

4.4
58.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.20
ITRN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ITRN: 9.20 )
ITRN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.9   Max: 77
Current: 9.2

-22.9
77
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.80
ITRN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. ITRN: 12.80 )
ITRN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42.4   Max: 142.2
Current: 12.8

-42.4
142.2
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 16.30
ITRN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 100.30 vs. ITRN: 16.30 )
ITRN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.94   Max: 43.24
Current: 16.3

2.94
43.24
Forward P/E 20.49
ITRN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ITRN: 20.49 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.20
ITRN's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
88% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 103.50 vs. ITRN: 16.20 )
ITRN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.94   Max: 43.04
Current: 16.2

2.94
43.04
P/B 6.10
ITRN's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ITRN: 6.10 )
ITRN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 6.65
Current: 6.1

1.17
6.65
P/S 2.70
ITRN's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. ITRN: 2.70 )
ITRN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 4.42
Current: 2.7

0.98
4.42
PFCF 21.60
ITRN's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ITRN: 21.60 )
ITRN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.62   Max: 165
Current: 21.6

7.62
165
POCF 13.04
ITRN's POCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 35.71 vs. ITRN: 13.04 )
ITRN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.83   Max: 24.71
Current: 13.04

3.83
24.71
EV-to-EBIT 11.12
ITRN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 82.92 vs. ITRN: 11.12 )
ITRN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 31.6
Current: 11.12

1.1
31.6
PEG 1.42
ITRN's PEG is ranked higher than
96% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ITRN: 1.42 )
ITRN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 9.89
Current: 1.42

0.49
9.89
Shiller P/E 22.50
ITRN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ITRN: 22.50 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.43   Max: 25.61
Current: 22.5

9.43
25.61
Current Ratio 2.23
ITRN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. ITRN: 2.23 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 3.2
Current: 2.23

0.88
3.2
Quick Ratio 1.97
ITRN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. ITRN: 1.97 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.88
Current: 1.97

0.72
2.88
Days Inventory 53.23
ITRN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
81% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 75.12 vs. ITRN: 53.23 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 24.87   Max: 69.14
Current: 53.23

24.87
69.14
Days Sales Outstanding 56.03
ITRN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 83.00 vs. ITRN: 56.03 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 56.03   Max: 104.22
Current: 56.03

56.03
104.22

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.90
ITRN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
84% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. ITRN: 3.90 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 21.61
Current: 3.9

0.92
21.61
Dividend Payout 0.66
ITRN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
81% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ITRN: 0.66 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 3.57
Current: 0.66

0.09
3.57
Dividend growth (3y) -1.60
ITRN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
74% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. ITRN: -1.60 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 116.4
Current: -1.6

0
116.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 11.11
ITRN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ITRN: 11.11 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.62   Max: 61.58
Current: 11.11

2.62
61.58

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 89.90
ITRN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ITRN: 89.90 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.71   Max: 14.58
Current: 89.9

2.71
14.58
Price/Tangible Book 6.40
ITRN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. ITRN: 6.40 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 7.03
Current: 6.4

1.71
7.03
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
ITRN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ITRN: 1.20 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 1.67
Current: 1.2

1.15
1.67
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
ITRN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ITRN: 1.20 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.57
Current: 1.2

0.52
1.57
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.50
ITRN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ITRN: 1.50 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 4.61
Current: 1.5

1.36
4.61
Price/Graham Number 2.20
ITRN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.42 vs. ITRN: 2.20 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.82
Current: 2.2

0.66
2.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.00
ITRN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. ITRN: 9.00 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 92.6
Current: 9

3.2
92.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.09
ITRN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. ITRN: 16.09 )
ITRN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.5   Max: 37.5
Current: 16.09

-2.5
37.5

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Ituran Location and Control Ltd was incorporated in February 1994 in Israel. In May 1998, it completed the initial public offering of its ordinary shares in Israel. The Company is a provider of location-based services, consisting predominantly of stolen vehicle recovery and tracking services. It also provides wireless communications products used in connection with its location-based services and for various other applications, including automatic meter reading and radio frequency identification. It currently provides its services and sells its products in Israel, Brazil, Argentina and the United States. The Company utilizes technologies that enable precise and secure high-speed data transmission and analysis. Some of the technology underlying its products was originally developed for the Israeli Defense Forces in order to locate downed pilots. Its wireless communications products segment consists of its short- and medium-range two-way wireless modems and are used for various applications, including automatic vehicle location, which it refers to as AVL. Its AVL products enable the location and tracking of vehicles, as well as assets and persons, and are used by the company to provide SVR and fleet management services to its customers. Wireless communications products for AVL applications include: Base Site, Control Center, GPS/GPRS-based products and Smart. Base Site: a radio receiver, which includes a processor and a data computation unit to collect and send data to and from transponders and send that data to control centers as part of the terrestrial infrastructure of the location system. Control Center: a center consisting of software used to collect data from various base sites, conduct location calculations and transmit location data to various customers and law enforcement agencies. GPS/GPRS-based products: navigation and tracking devices installed in vehicles. SMART: a portable transmitter installed in vehicles (including motorcycles) that sends a signal to the base site, enabling the location of vehicles, equipment or an individual. The Company markets and sales in five target groups: insurance companies and agents, car manufacturers, dealers and importers, cooperative sales channels (mostly vehicle fleet operators and owners) and private subscribers. Its competitors in Israel are Eden Telecom Ltd. (Pointer) and Skylock Ltd. Brazil is a highly fragmented market with many companies selling competing products and services (including immobilizers and other less-sophisticated vehicle security systems). Its competitors in Brazil are Sascar, LoJack Corporation and Car System. Brazil is a highly fragmented market with many companies selling competing products and services (including immobilizers and other less-sophisticated vehicle security systems). Its main competitors in Brazil are Sascar, LoJack Corporation and Car System. Brazil is a highly fragmented market with many companies selling competing products and services (inclu
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