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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 467.39
KBALB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 2553 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. KBALB: 467.39 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 467.39
Current: 467.39

0.06
467.39
Equity to Asset 0.62
KBALB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 2528 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. KBALB: 0.62 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.62

0.53
0.76
Interest Coverage 657.17
KBALB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 82.18 vs. KBALB: 657.17 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 14.38   Max: 657.17
Current: 657.17

14.38
657.17
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 4.78
M-Score: -2.88
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 (%) 1.91
KBALB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 2528 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. KBALB: 1.91 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.41   Max: 8.17
Current: 1.91

-0.41
8.17
Net-margin (%) 1.65
KBALB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2529 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. KBALB: 1.65 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 5.82
Current: 1.65

0.41
5.82
ROE (%) 4.91
KBALB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. KBALB: 4.91 )
KBALB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.01   Max: 13.65
Current: 4.91

-0.01
13.65
ROA (%) 3.08
KBALB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2534 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. KBALB: 3.08 )
KBALB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.01   Max: 9.92
Current: 3.08

-0.01
9.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.75
KBALB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2526 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. KBALB: 7.75 )
KBALB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.72   Max: 24.86
Current: 7.75

-1.72
24.86
Revenue Growth (%) 1.50
KBALB's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1846 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. KBALB: 1.50 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -37.3   Max: 56.7
Current: 1.5

-37.3
56.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 8.40
KBALB's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. KBALB: 8.40 )
KBALB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -33   Max: 31.7
Current: 8.4

-33
31.7
EPS Growth (%) 21.50
KBALB's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. KBALB: 21.50 )
KBALB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 21.5
Current: 21.5

0
21.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

KBALB Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 378,600 sh (+8.14%)
Joel Greenblatt 96,243 sh (+7.88%)
Chuck Royce 1,010,780 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith 1,634,416 sh (-3.91%)
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Q4 2013

KBALB Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 145,335 sh (+51.01%)
Jim Simons 463,200 sh (+22.35%)
Chuck Royce 1,010,780 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith 1,484,798 sh (-9.15%)
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Q1 2014

KBALB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 534,900 sh (+15.48%)
Donald Smith 1,596,435 sh (+7.52%)
Chuck Royce 1,010,780 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 82,805 sh (-43.02%)
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Q2 2014

KBALB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 26,200 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 109,186 sh (+31.86%)
Jim Simons 630,191 sh (+17.81%)
Chuck Royce 1,012,280 sh (+0.15%)
Donald Smith 1,489,157 sh (-6.72%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with KBALB

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 31.86%0.01%$15.58 - $18.76 $ 15.8-6%109186
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 New Buy$15.58 - $18.76 $ 15.8-6%26200
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -43.02%0.02%$13.79 - $19.32 $ 15.8-6%82805
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 51.01%0.02%$10.22 - $15.3 $ 15.823%145335
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 71.49%0.02%$8.77 - $10.67 $ 15.864%89215
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 21.32%0.01%$11.07 - $12.91 $ 15.831%54297
Donald Smith 2012-09-30 Reduce -33.1%0.17%$7.75 - $12.8 $ 15.851%1453341
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.02%$6.35 - $7.73 $ 15.8126%41875
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.50
KBALB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 30.20 vs. KBALB: 18.50 )
KBALB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.71   Max: 106.92
Current: 18.5

6.71
106.92
P/B 1.40
KBALB's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. KBALB: 1.40 )
KBALB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.3
Current: 1.4

0.47
2.3
P/S 0.48
KBALB's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. KBALB: 0.48 )
KBALB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.48

0.13
0.84
PFCF 11.05
KBALB's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 88.59 vs. KBALB: 11.05 )
KBALB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.32   Max: 223.83
Current: 11.05

5.32
223.83
EV-to-EBIT 12.74
KBALB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 23.95 vs. KBALB: 12.74 )
KBALB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 316.8
Current: 12.74

5.3
316.8
Shiller P/E 36.32
KBALB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KBALB: 36.32 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.65   Max: 48.13
Current: 36.32

6.65
48.13
Current Ratio 2.01
KBALB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1843 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. KBALB: 2.01 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.51   Max: 3.05
Current: 2.01

1.51
3.05
Quick Ratio 1.44
KBALB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1843 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. KBALB: 1.44 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 2.38
Current: 1.44

0.97
2.38

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.27
KBALB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. KBALB: 1.27 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 13.22
Current: 1.27

1.06
13.22
Dividend Payout 0.24
KBALB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KBALB: 0.24 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 7.14
Current: 0.24

0.09
7.14
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.62
KBALB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. KBALB: 0.62 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 6.29
Current: 0.62

0.5
6.29
Share Buyback Rate -0.80
KBALB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 1328 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. KBALB: -0.80 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 37.9   Max: -58.5
Current: -0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 10.19
KBALB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KBALB: 10.19 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 183.93
Current: 10.19

3.7
183.93
Price/Tangible Book 1.42
KBALB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. KBALB: 1.42 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.29
Current: 1.42

0.5
2.29
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
KBALB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KBALB: 1.20 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1.38
Current: 1.2

0.13
1.38
Price/Median PS Value 1.55
KBALB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. KBALB: 1.55 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 3.01
Current: 1.55

0.5
3.01
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.64
KBALB's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KBALB: 3.64 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 6.09
Current: 3.64

0.33
6.09
Price/Graham Number 1.08
KBALB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
77% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. KBALB: 1.08 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 12.18
Current: 1.08

0.59
12.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.80
KBALB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2220 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. KBALB: 7.80 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 18.9
Current: 7.8

0.3
18.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.84
KBALB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. KBALB: 6.84 )
KBALB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -20   Max: 24.8
Current: 6.84

-20
24.8

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Contract Manufacturers
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Kimball International, Inc. was incorporated in Indiana in 1939. The Company provides products from its two business segments: the Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) segment and the Furniture segment. The EMS segment provides engineering and manufacturing services which utilize common production and support capabilities globally to the automotive, medical, industrial, and public safety industries. The Furniture segment provides furniture for the office and hospitality industries, sold under Kimball's family of brand names. Production currently occurs in Company-owned or leased facilities located in the United States, Mexico, Thailand, China, and Poland. In the United States, it has facilities and showrooms in 11 states and the District of Columbia. Its electronics and electro-mechanical products (electronic assemblies) are sold globally on a contract basis and produced to customers' specifications. Kimball's engineering and manufacturing services primarily entail design support, new product launch, production and testing of printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs), industrialization and automation of the manufacturing processes, product and process validation and qualification, testing of products under a series of extreme environmental conditions, assembly and packaging of electronic and other related products; and complete product life cycle management. Its furniture segment's core markets include furniture sold under the Kimball Office, National, and Kimball Hospitality brand names. Kimball Office and National provide furniture solutions for private offices, open floor plan areas, conference rooms, training rooms, lobby/reception areas, and dining/lounge areas with a vast mix of wood, metal, laminate, paint, and fabric options. Products include desks, credenzas, seating, tables, collaborative workstations, contemporary cubicle systems, filing and storage units, and accessories such as audio visual boards and task lighting. Kimball Office products tend to focus on the more complex customer solutions, and National products are geared more to the mid-market/less complex/lower cost aspect of the office furniture market. Kimball Hospitality provides in room and public space furniture solutions for hotel properties, condominiums, and mixed use developments. Products include headboards, desks, tables, dressers, entertainment centers, chests, wall panels, upholstered seating, task seating, cabinets, and vanities with a broad mix of wood, metal, stone, laminate, finish, and fabric options. Also included in this segment are the Company's trucking fleet and customer fulfillment centers, which handle primarily product of this segment; but certain logistics services, such as backhauls, are sold on a contract basis.
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