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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.17
KEM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 2252 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 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: 0.01  Med: 0.43 Max: 3.61
Current: 0.17
0.01
3.61
Equity to Asset 0.16
KEM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 2220 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 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: 0.17  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.16
0.17
0.76
Interest Coverage 0.82
KEM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
96% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 23.31 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: 0.97
M-Score: -3.01
WACC vs ROIC
15.81%
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 4.40
KEM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2229 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 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: -0.08 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 2231 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 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: -1.90 Max: 6.19
Current: -7.3
-34.42
6.19
ROE (%) -40.48
KEM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 2207 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.74 vs. KEM: -40.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KEM' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.74  Med: -5.29 Max: 19.58
Current: -40.48
-70.74
19.58
ROA (%) -7.34
KEM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 2256 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. KEM: -7.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KEM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.17  Med: -1.69 Max: 7.76
Current: -7.34
-28.17
7.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.89
KEM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 2246 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.44 vs. KEM: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KEM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.56  Med: -0.58 Max: 19.14
Current: 1.89
-40.56
19.14
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.20
KEM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 2016 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. KEM: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KEM' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32  Med: -1.70 Max: 27.3
Current: -1.2
-32
27.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -0.50
KEM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1597 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. KEM: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KEM' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.7  Med: 0.85 Max: 126.1
Current: -0.5
-58.7
126.1
» KEM's 10-Y Financials

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


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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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
Compare:XKRX:103590, TSE:6624, HKSE:00842, ROCO:5356, XKRX:214430, TSE:6911 » details
Traded in other countries:KM1N.Germany,
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 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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 5.91
KEM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 13.97 vs. KEM: 5.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.06
KEM's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 2226 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. KEM: 1.06 )
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: 1.06
0.03
1.91
P/S 0.16
KEM's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 2245 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. KEM: 0.16 )
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: 0.16
0.01
1.99
PFCF 15.47
KEM's PFCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 12.98 vs. KEM: 15.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KEM' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.29  Med: 9.29 Max: 80.18
Current: 15.47
2.29
80.18
POCF 4.54
KEM's POCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 1189 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.08 vs. KEM: 4.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KEM' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 7.65 Max: 23670
Current: 4.54
1.27
23670
EV-to-EBITDA 15.20
KEM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
66% of the 1781 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.41 vs. KEM: 15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KEM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -97  Med: 11.30 Max: 797
Current: 15.2
-97
797
Current Ratio 3.05
KEM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 2165 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. KEM: 3.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KEM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 2.61 Max: 8.61
Current: 3.05
1.22
8.61
Quick Ratio 1.52
KEM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 2165 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. KEM: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KEM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.49 Max: 5.13
Current: 1.52
0.51
5.13
Days Inventory 112.77
KEM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
75% of the 2174 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 73.09 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: 118.39
Current: 112.77
86.53
118.39
Days Sales Outstanding 46.28
KEM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 1859 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.23 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: 52.75 Max: 84.69
Current: 46.28
38.9
84.69
Days Payable 45.33
KEM's Days Payable is ranked lower than
60% of the 1871 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 54.31 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: 40.79 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 3.06
KEM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
70% of the 2173 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. KEM: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KEM' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.53 Max: 5.78
Current: 3.06
0.09
5.78
Price/Projected FCF 1.14
KEM's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 1344 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. KEM: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KEM' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.35 Max: 6.7
Current: 1.14
0.71
6.7
Price/Median PS Value 0.53
KEM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 2116 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. KEM: 0.53 )
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: 3.05 Max: 10.6
Current: 0.53
0.08
10.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.67
KEM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 2267 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. KEM: -1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KEM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.7  Med: 4.40 Max: 26.4
Current: -1.67
-1.7
26.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 30.08
KEM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1160 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. KEM: 30.08 )
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: 30.08
-345.9
7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $734.8
EPS (TTM) $ -1.19
Beta3.33
Short Percentage of Float5.58%
52-Week Range $1.26 - 3.44
Shares Outstanding (Mil)45.86

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18
Revenue (Mil $) 744 762
EPS ($) 0.44 0.44
EPS without NRI ($) 0.44 0.44
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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