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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.08
KEM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 2189 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. KEM: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KEM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.39 Max: 3.61
Current: 0.08
0.01
3.61
Equity to Asset 0.17
KEM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 2099 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. KEM: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KEM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.17
0.17
0.76
Interest Coverage 0.55
KEM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
98% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 302.61 vs. KEM: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KEM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 4.28 Max: 75.53
Current: 0.55
0.3
75.53
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.97
M-Score: -3.09
WACC vs ROIC
13.92%
3.13%
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.04
KEM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2182 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. KEM: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KEM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -41.11  Med: 0.97 Max: 40.32
Current: 3.04
-41.11
40.32
Net-margin (%) -5.97
KEM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 2182 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. KEM: -5.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KEM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -40.93  Med: -0.82 Max: 25.06
Current: -5.97
-40.93
25.06
ROE (%) -25.23
KEM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 2166 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. KEM: -25.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KEM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -72.87  Med: -3.13 Max: 49.15
Current: -25.23
-72.87
49.15
ROA (%) -6.02
KEM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 2205 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. KEM: -6.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KEM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -29.01  Med: -1.60 Max: 30.72
Current: -6.02
-29.01
30.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.78
KEM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 2200 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.92 vs. KEM: -0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KEM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -40.56  Med: 0.26 Max: 100.08
Current: -0.78
-40.56
100.08
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.20
KEM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. KEM: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KEM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32  Med: -2.30 Max: 27.3
Current: -1.2
-32
27.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -0.40
KEM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. KEM: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KEM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -58.5  Med: -0.40 Max: 124.9
Current: -0.4
-58.5
124.9
» KEM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

KEM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Arnold Schneider 1,242,873 sh (+17.14%)
Chuck Royce 3,480,317 sh (+3.00%)
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Q4 2014

KEM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Arnold Schneider 1,262,578 sh (+1.59%)
Chuck Royce 3,508,417 sh (+0.81%)
Chuck Royce 3,508,417 sh (+0.81%)
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Q1 2015

KEM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Arnold Schneider 1,445,195 sh (+14.46%)
Chuck Royce 3,460,370 sh (-1.37%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 12.27
KEM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KEM: 12.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.70
KEM's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 2104 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. KEM: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KEM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.91
Current: 0.7
0.03
1.91
P/S 0.11
KEM's P/S is ranked higher than
95% of the 2163 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. KEM: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KEM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.34 Max: 1.99
Current: 0.11
0.01
1.99
POCF 6.46
KEM's POCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 1463 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.34 vs. KEM: 6.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KEM' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.35  Med: 7.72 Max: 419
Current: 6.46
1.35
419
Current Ratio 2.63
KEM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 2131 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. KEM: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KEM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.11  Med: 2.57 Max: 8.61
Current: 2.63
1.11
8.61
Quick Ratio 1.31
KEM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 2130 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. KEM: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KEM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.47 Max: 5.13
Current: 1.31
0.51
5.13
Days Inventory 106.46
KEM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
72% of the 2144 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.59 vs. KEM: 106.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KEM' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 82.25  Med: 98.94 Max: 229.25
Current: 106.46
82.25
229.25
Days Sales Outstanding 43.95
KEM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 72.78 vs. KEM: 43.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KEM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 15.86  Med: 41.67 Max: 84.69
Current: 43.95
15.86
84.69

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.65
KEM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
54% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. KEM: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KEM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.56 Max: 12.69
Current: 1.65
0.09
12.69
Price/Projected FCF 0.70
KEM's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. KEM: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KEM' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.36 Max: 6.7
Current: 0.7
0.71
6.7
Price/Median PS Value 0.36
KEM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. KEM: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KEM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 2.94 Max: 9.65
Current: 0.36
0.07
9.65
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.80
KEM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 2177 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. KEM: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KEM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.8  Med: 4.30 Max: 25.2
Current: -0.8
-0.8
25.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 43.28
KEM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.87 vs. KEM: 43.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KEM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -345.9  Med: -0.25 Max: 7
Current: 43.28
-345.9
7

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 750 778
EPS($) 0.16 0.50
EPS without NRI($) 0.16 0.50

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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Traded in other countries:KM1N.Germany,
Kemet Corp is a Delaware corporation that was formed in 1990. The Company is a manufacturer of capacitors. Capacitors are electronic components that store, filter, and regulate electrical energy and current flow. As an essential passive component used in circuit boards, capacitors are typically used for coupling, decoupling, filtering, oscillating and wave shaping and are used in communication systems, data processing equipment, personal computers, cellular phones, automotive electronic systems, defense and aerospace systems, consumer electronics, power management systems and many other electronic devices and systems. The Company manufactures capacitors in many different sizes and configurations using a variety of raw materials, its product offerings include tantalum, multilayer ceramic, solid and electrolytic aluminum and film capacitors. Its product line consists of over 250,000 distinct part configurations distinguished by various attributes, such as dielectric (or insulating) material, configuration, encapsulation, capacitance (at various tolerances), voltage, performance characteristics and packaging. Most of its customers have multiple capacitance requirements, often within each of their products. The principal raw materials used in the manufacture of its products are tantalum powder, palladium, aluminum and silver. The Company operates 23 production facilities in Europe, North America and Asia. Its customer base includes electronics original equipment manufacturers, electronics manufacturing services providers and distributors. The Company's competitors include AVX Corporation, Matsushita Electric Industrial Company, Ltd. (Panasonic), Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd., Samsung, Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd., TDK-EPC Corporation, WIMA GmbH & Co., KG and Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. 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.
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