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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.23
NYSE:KEM's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. NYSE:KEM: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:KEM' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.39 Max: 3.61
Current: 0.23
0.01
3.61
Equity-to-Asset 0.14
NYSE:KEM's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 2034 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. NYSE:KEM: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:KEM' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.14
0.12
0.76
Interest Coverage 0.87
NYSE:KEM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
96% of the 1948 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 47.59 vs. NYSE:KEM: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:KEM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.82 Max: 4.28
Current: 0.87
0.3
4.28
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.67
Beneish M-Score: -3.38
WACC vs ROIC
24.07%
11.03%
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 % 4.62
NYSE:KEM's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
56% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. NYSE:KEM: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:KEM' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.7  Med: 0.97 Max: 12.69
Current: 4.62
-33.7
12.69
Net Margin % -2.70
NYSE:KEM's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
77% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. NYSE:KEM: -2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:KEM' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.46  Med: -4.69 Max: 6.19
Current: -2.7
-35.46
6.19
ROE % -20.15
NYSE:KEM's ROE % is ranked lower than
89% of the 2014 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. NYSE:KEM: -20.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:KEM' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.87  Med: -16.59 Max: 19.58
Current: -20.15
-72.87
19.58
ROA % -2.94
NYSE:KEM's ROA % is ranked lower than
78% of the 2068 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. NYSE:KEM: -2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:KEM' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.01  Med: -4.59 Max: 7.76
Current: -2.94
-29.01
7.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 9.39
NYSE:KEM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
52% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.01 vs. NYSE:KEM: 9.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:KEM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.56  Med: 1.14 Max: 19.14
Current: 9.39
-40.56
19.14
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -4.50
NYSE:KEM's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
68% of the 1942 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NYSE:KEM: -4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:KEM' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32  Med: -2.2 Max: 27.3
Current: -4.5
-32
27.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 54.60
NYSE:KEM's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. NYSE:KEM: 54.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:KEM' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.7  Med: 4.2 Max: 126.1
Current: 54.6
-58.7
126.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -12.60
NYSE:KEM's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
73% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. NYSE:KEM: -12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:KEM' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -12.3 Max: 120.7
Current: -12.6
0
120.7
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» NYSE:KEM's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-02 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2016

KEM Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 86,300 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 1,633,817 sh (+0.96%)
Chuck Royce 3,983,547 sh (-1.47%)
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Q3 2016

KEM Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 327,999 sh (+280.07%)
Arnold Schneider 1,753,420 sh (+7.32%)
Chuck Royce 3,602,050 sh (-9.58%)
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Q4 2016

KEM Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 1,694,001 sh (+416.47%)
Chuck Royce 3,707,457 sh (+2.93%)
Arnold Schneider 1,743,242 sh (-0.58%)
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components    NAICS: 331318    SIC: 3679
Compare:NAS:BELFB, OTCPK:AXPW, NYSE:BDC » 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.

Founded in 1919 as a subsidiary of Union Carbide, Kemet manufactures capacitors, which are electronic devices that store electricity. Its components are used in virtually every electronic product. Kemet sells its products to manufacturers and distributors in the computer, communications, industrial, and automotive industries. Distributors represent more than half of total sales, with the remainder split between electronics manufacturing services companies and original-equipment manufacturers.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 27.86
KEM's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. KEM: 27.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 45.73
KEM's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
78% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 17.86 vs. KEM: 45.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
KEM' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.26  Med: 18.83 Max: 292.87
Current: 45.73
3.26
292.87
PB Ratio 6.01
KEM's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 2262 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. KEM: 6.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
KEM' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.97 Max: 6.08
Current: 6.01
0.03
6.08
PS Ratio 0.74
KEM's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 2255 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. KEM: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
KEM' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.3 Max: 1.99
Current: 0.74
0.01
1.99
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 10.47
KEM's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
67% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.83 vs. KEM: 10.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
KEM' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.29  Med: 8.38 Max: 80.18
Current: 10.47
2.29
80.18
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.49
KEM's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
69% of the 1249 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. KEM: 7.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
KEM' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 6.21 Max: 23670
Current: 7.49
1.27
23670
EV-to-EBIT 22.37
KEM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 1871 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. KEM: 22.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KEM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -165.8  Med: 5.2 Max: 411.3
Current: 22.37
-165.8
411.3
EV-to-EBITDA 11.10
KEM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
50% of the 2052 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.11 vs. KEM: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KEM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.5  Med: 10.95 Max: 797
Current: 11.1
-33.5
797
Current Ratio 3.17
KEM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 1982 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. KEM: 3.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KEM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 2.68 Max: 8.61
Current: 3.17
1.22
8.61
Quick Ratio 1.77
KEM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1982 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. KEM: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KEM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.53 Max: 5.13
Current: 1.77
0.51
5.13
Days Inventory 107.24
KEM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
73% of the 1988 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.15 vs. KEM: 107.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KEM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 86.53  Med: 98.99 Max: 108.8
Current: 107.24
86.53
108.8
Days Sales Outstanding 40.47
KEM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 76.04 vs. KEM: 40.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KEM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.29  Med: 50.4 Max: 84.69
Current: 40.47
40.29
84.69
Days Payable 40.21
KEM's Days Payable is ranked lower than
70% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 58.64 vs. KEM: 40.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KEM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.71  Med: 41.25 Max: 69.07
Current: 40.21
24.71
69.07

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
KEM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. KEM: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
KEM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.5  Med: -0.6 Max: 2.5
Current: -0.7
-18.5
2.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 27.00
KEM's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. KEM: 27.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
KEM' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.54 Max: 27.35
Current: 27
0.09
27.35
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 11.97
KEM's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
92% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. KEM: 11.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
KEM' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.36 Max: 12.12
Current: 11.97
0.71
12.12
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.51
KEM's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. KEM: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
KEM' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 2.53 Max: 10.94
Current: 2.51
0.08
10.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.45
KEM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 2514 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. KEM: 4.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
KEM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 4.5 Max: 26.4
Current: 4.45
0.2
26.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -1.26
KEM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
70% of the 1182 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 7.46 vs. KEM: -1.26 )
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: -0.4 Max: 7
Current: -1.26
-345.9
7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $744.2
EPS (TTM) $ -0.48
Beta3.92
Short Percentage of Float3.39%
52-Week Range $1.76 - 12.65
Shares Outstanding (Mil)46.51

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18
Revenue (Mil $) 752 771
EPS ($) 0.35 0.42
EPS without NRI ($) 0.35 0.42
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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