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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.17
KEM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. KEM: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KEM' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.44 Max: 3.61
Current: 0.17
0.02
3.61
Equity to Asset 0.16
KEM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 2229 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. KEM: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KEM' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.16
0.16
0.73
Interest Coverage 0.82
KEM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
96% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 24.13 vs. KEM: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KEM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.82 Max: 4.28
Current: 0.82
0.3
4.28
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.01
M-Score: -3.13
WACC vs ROIC
16.62%
1.40%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.40
KEM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2239 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. KEM: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KEM' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.7  Med: 0.97 Max: 12.69
Current: 4.4
-33.7
12.69
Net-margin (%) -7.30
KEM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 2240 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. KEM: -7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KEM' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.42  Med: -4.69 Max: 6.19
Current: -7.3
-34.42
6.19
ROE (%) -40.48
KEM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.73 vs. KEM: -40.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KEM' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.74  Med: -16.59 Max: 19.58
Current: -40.48
-70.74
19.58
ROA (%) -7.36
KEM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 2262 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. KEM: -7.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KEM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.17  Med: -4.59 Max: 7.76
Current: -7.36
-28.17
7.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.90
KEM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 2256 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.09 vs. KEM: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KEM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.56  Med: 1.14 Max: 19.14
Current: 1.9
-40.56
19.14
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.20
KEM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 2021 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. KEM: -5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KEM' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32  Med: -2.20 Max: 27.3
Current: -5.2
-32
27.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 79.20
KEM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. KEM: 79.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KEM' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.7  Med: 2.20 Max: 126.1
Current: 79.2
-58.7
126.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -13.90
KEM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1424 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. KEM: -13.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KEM' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.9  Med: 5.40 Max: 85.7
Current: -13.9
-52.9
85.7
» KEM's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-28)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

KEM Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 19,327 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 1,469,544 sh (+1.68%)
Chuck Royce 3,465,370 sh (+0.14%)
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Q3 2015

KEM Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Arnold Schneider 1,539,262 sh (+4.74%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 3,410,801 sh (-1.57%)
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Q4 2015

KEM Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 21,600 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 3,685,347 sh (+8.05%)
Arnold Schneider 1,528,917 sh (-0.67%)
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Q1 2016

KEM Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Chuck Royce 4,042,947 sh (+9.70%)
Arnold Schneider 1,618,297 sh (+5.85%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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Kemet Corp is a manufacturer of capacitors. Its product offerings include tantalum, multilayer ceramic, solid & electrolytic aluminum and film & paper capacitors.

Kemet Corp is a Delaware corporation that was formed in 1990. The Company together with its subsidiaries is engaged in manufacturing capacitors including tantalum capacitors, multilayer ceramic capacitors, film capacitors, electrolytic capacitors, paper capacitors and solid aluminum capacitors. The Company is organized into two business groups: the Solid Capacitor Business Group ("Solid Capacitors") and the Film and Electrolytic Business Group ("Film and Electrolytic"). Solid Capacitors operates nine capacitor manufacturing sites in the United States, Mexico and China and a product innovation center in the United States and primarily produces tantalum, aluminum, polymer and ceramic capacitors. It also produces tantalum powder used in the production of tantalum capacitors. The Company's Film and Electrolytic Business Group produces film, paper and wet aluminum electrolytic capacitors. In addition, the business group designs and produces EMI filters. For applications requiring high power and high voltages, film capacitors are used and for applications requiring high energy at a reasonable price, aluminum electrolytic capacitors are used. The Company's competitors include AVX Corporation, Panasonic Corporation, Littelfuse, Inc., Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Samsung, Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd., TDK-EPC Corporation, WIMA GmbH & Co., KG and Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. ("Vishay"). The Company is subject to various North American, European, and Asian federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations relating to the protection of the environment, including those governing the handling and management of certain chemicals and materials used and generated in manufacturing electronic components.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 6.66
KEM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.04 vs. KEM: 6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.22
KEM's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 2189 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. KEM: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KEM' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.91
Current: 1.22
0.03
1.91
P/S 0.21
KEM's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 2212 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. KEM: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KEM' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.31 Max: 1.99
Current: 0.21
0.01
1.99
PFCF 3.54
KEM's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 12.57 vs. KEM: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KEM' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79  Med: 8.30 Max: 80.18
Current: 3.54
1.79
80.18
POCF 2.56
KEM's POCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 8.76 vs. KEM: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KEM' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 6.96 Max: 23670
Current: 2.56
1.27
23670
EV-to-EBIT 56.12
KEM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
85% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 12.46 vs. KEM: 56.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KEM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -165.8  Med: -1.20 Max: 411.3
Current: 56.12
-165.8
411.3
EV-to-EBITDA 12.30
KEM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
60% of the 1760 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.36 vs. KEM: 12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KEM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.5  Med: 11.40 Max: 797
Current: 12.3
-33.5
797
Current Ratio 2.85
KEM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 2179 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. KEM: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KEM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 2.55 Max: 6.5
Current: 2.85
1.33
6.5
Quick Ratio 1.48
KEM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 2179 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. KEM: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KEM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.49 Max: 4.32
Current: 1.48
0.55
4.32
Days Inventory 112.77
KEM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
74% of the 2183 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 73.23 vs. KEM: 112.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KEM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 86.53  Med: 98.88 Max: 108.8
Current: 112.77
86.53
108.8
Days Sales Outstanding 46.28
KEM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 1884 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 69.96 vs. KEM: 46.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KEM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.9  Med: 50.40 Max: 84.69
Current: 46.28
38.9
84.69
Days Payable 45.33
KEM's Days Payable is ranked lower than
61% of the 1883 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 54.08 vs. KEM: 45.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KEM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.72  Med: 41.25 Max: 69.07
Current: 45.33
24.72
69.07

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.45
KEM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 2138 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. KEM: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KEM' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.72 Max: 5.49
Current: 3.45
0.09
5.49
Price/Projected FCF 0.84
KEM's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. KEM: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KEM' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.31 Max: 5.93
Current: 0.84
0.56
5.93
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
KEM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 2109 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. KEM: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KEM' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 2.52 Max: 10.6
Current: 0.6
0.08
10.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.76
KEM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 2226 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. KEM: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KEM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 3.80 Max: 26.4
Current: 1.76
0.2
26.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 25.39
KEM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.57 vs. KEM: 25.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KEM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -345.9  Med: -0.40 Max: 7
Current: 25.39
-345.9
7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $734.8
EPS (TTM) $ -1.19
Beta3.33
Short Percentage of Float5.08%
52-Week Range $1.26 - 3.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)46.24

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18
Revenue (Mil $) 744 762
EPS ($) 0.44 0.44
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.44 0.44
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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