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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 0.14
KEM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 2631 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. KEM: 0.14 )
KEM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 3.61
Current: 0.14

0.01
3.61
Equity to Asset 0.27
KEM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 2612 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. KEM: 0.27 )
KEM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.27

0.26
0.76
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.37
M-Score: -2.83
WACC vs ROIC
14.81%
1.74%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.92
KEM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. KEM: 1.92 )
KEM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -41.11   Max: 40.32
Current: 1.92

-41.11
40.32
Net-margin (%) -1.03
KEM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. KEM: -1.03 )
KEM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -40.93   Max: 25.06
Current: -1.03

-40.93
25.06
ROE (%) -3.94
KEM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 2601 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.02 vs. KEM: -3.94 )
KEM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -72.87   Max: 49.15
Current: -3.94

-72.87
49.15
ROA (%) -1.05
KEM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 2647 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. KEM: -1.05 )
KEM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -29.01   Max: 30.72
Current: -1.05

-29.01
30.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.41
KEM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 2643 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.86 vs. KEM: 3.41 )
KEM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -42.52   Max: 98.55
Current: 3.41

-42.52
98.55
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.30
KEM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1913 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. KEM: -2.30 )
KEM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32   Max: 27.3
Current: -2.3

-32
27.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -35.90
KEM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1542 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. KEM: -35.90 )
KEM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -58.5   Max: 124.9
Current: -35.9

-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

Q1 2014

KEM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 3,137,578 sh (+9.24%)
Arnold Schneider 1,081,237 sh (-14.08%)
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Q2 2014

KEM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 3,379,064 sh (+7.70%)
Arnold Schneider 1,061,013 sh (-1.87%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 6.67
KEM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KEM: 6.67 )
N/A
P/B 0.90
KEM's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. KEM: 0.90 )
KEM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.91
Current: 0.9

0.03
1.91
P/S 0.24
KEM's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. KEM: 0.24 )
KEM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 2.95
Current: 0.24

0.01
2.95
POCF 12.67
KEM's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 20.54 vs. KEM: 12.67 )
KEM' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 419
Current: 12.67

1.35
419
EV-to-EBIT 33.15
KEM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 25.11 vs. KEM: 33.15 )
KEM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1029.7   Max: 396
Current: 33.15

-1029.7
396
Current Ratio 2.85
KEM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 2627 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. KEM: 2.85 )
KEM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 8.61
Current: 2.85

1.11
8.61
Quick Ratio 1.45
KEM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 2627 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. KEM: 1.45 )
KEM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 5.13
Current: 1.45

0.51
5.13
Days Inventory 101.22
KEM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
52% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 76.47 vs. KEM: 101.22 )
KEM' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 64.64   Max: 229.25
Current: 101.22

64.64
229.25
Days Sales Outstanding 39.93
KEM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 82.32 vs. KEM: 39.93 )
KEM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 15.86   Max: 84.69
Current: 39.93

15.86
84.69

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.30
KEM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
72% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. KEM: 1.30 )
KEM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 12.69
Current: 1.3

0.09
12.69
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
KEM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KEM: 0.90 )
KEM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 6.7
Current: 0.9

0.71
6.7
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
KEM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 2784 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. KEM: 0.60 )
KEM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 8.63
Current: 0.6

0.06
8.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.00
KEM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2625 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. KEM: 3.00 )
KEM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 25.2
Current: 3

0.3
25.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 13.94
KEM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1226 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 7.43 vs. KEM: 13.94 )
KEM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -345.9   Max: 7
Current: 13.94

-345.9
7

Analyst Estimate

Mar15 Mar16
Revenue(Mil) 833 866
EPS($) 0.12 0.61
EPS without NRI($) 0.12 0.61

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
Compare:HTHIY, MIELY, APH, TEL, GLW » details
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 (basically anything that plugs in or has a battery). 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 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 principal raw materials used in the manufacture of its products are tantalum powder, palladium, aluminum and silver. 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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