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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 : 8/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
KOSS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 2592 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. KOSS: No Debt )
KOSS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.12   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.63
KOSS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 2582 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. KOSS: 0.63 )
KOSS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.63

0.47
0.83
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.58
M-Score: -15.83
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) -45.76
KOSS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 2599 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. KOSS: -45.76 )
KOSS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -41.97   Max: 21.37
Current: -45.76

-41.97
21.37
Net-margin (%) -25.47
KOSS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 2599 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. KOSS: -25.47 )
KOSS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -23.3   Max: 15.18
Current: -25.47

-23.3
15.18
ROE (%) -37.15
KOSS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 2573 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. KOSS: -37.15 )
KOSS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -30.32   Max: 32.52
Current: -37.15

-30.32
32.52
ROA (%) -24.10
KOSS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 2606 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. KOSS: -24.10 )
KOSS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -18.63   Max: 24.44
Current: -24.1

-18.63
24.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -106.48
KOSS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 2600 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 10.22 vs. KOSS: -106.48 )
KOSS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -78.5   Max: 68.72
Current: -106.48

-78.5
68.72
Revenue Growth (%) -16.90
KOSS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1920 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. KOSS: -16.90 )
KOSS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.9   Max: 19.5
Current: -16.9

-16.9
19.5
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

KOSS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 73,400 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 9,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

KOSS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Hussman 15,000 sh (+66.67%)
Chuck Royce 73,400 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

KOSS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Hussman 15,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 73,400 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

KOSS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 11,800 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 73,400 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with KOSS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$3.02 - $5.15 $ 1.72-58%0
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Add 66.67%$4.82 - $5.24 $ 1.72-66%15000
John Hussman 2012-12-31 Add 28.57%$4.65 - $5.24 $ 1.72-65%9000
John Hussman 2012-09-30 New Buy$4.75 - $5.3 $ 1.72-66%7000
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Ratios

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P/B 0.83
KOSS's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 2720 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. KOSS: 0.83 )
KOSS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 5.81
Current: 0.83

0.82
5.81
P/S 0.53
KOSS's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 2720 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. KOSS: 0.53 )
KOSS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.87
Current: 0.53

0.52
2.87
PFCF 4.10
KOSS's PFCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 2718 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 560.00 vs. KOSS: 4.10 )
KOSS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.02   Max: 110.36
Current: 4.1

4.02
110.36
Shiller P/E 20.65
KOSS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 2720 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KOSS: 20.65 )
KOSS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.98   Max: 43.01
Current: 20.65

6.98
43.01
Current Ratio 2.46
KOSS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 2601 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. KOSS: 2.46 )
KOSS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.55   Max: 14.1
Current: 2.46

1.55
14.1
Quick Ratio 1.37
KOSS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 2601 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. KOSS: 1.37 )
KOSS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 8.14
Current: 1.37

0.68
8.14

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 10.47
KOSS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
99% of the 1725 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. KOSS: 10.47 )
KOSS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 6
Current: 10.47

0.9
6
Dividend Payout 1.47
KOSS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
61% of the 2720 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KOSS: 1.47 )
KOSS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.6
Current: 1.47

0.16
0.6
Dividend growth (3y) -9.10
KOSS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
61% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. KOSS: -9.10 )
KOSS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 22.7
Current: -9.1

0
22.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.88
KOSS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1780 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. KOSS: 8.88 )
KOSS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 5.07
Current: 8.88

0.76
5.07

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.83
KOSS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
83% of the 2720 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. KOSS: 0.83 )
KOSS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 4.6
Current: 0.83

1.32
4.6
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.42
KOSS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2720 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KOSS: 0.42 )
KOSS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.33
Current: 0.42

0.59
1.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.44
KOSS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 2720 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. KOSS: 0.44 )
KOSS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.73
Current: 0.44

0.52
1.73
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.02
KOSS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. KOSS: 15.02 )
KOSS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 19.6
Current: 15.02

1.6
19.6

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Consumer Electronics
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Koss Corporation was incorporated in Delaware in 1971. The Company operates in the audio & video industry segment of the home entertainment industry through its design, manufacture and sale of stereo headphones and related accessory products. The Company's business line is the design, manufacture and sale of stereo headphones and related accessories. It markets a complete line of stereo headphones, speaker-phones, computer headsets, telecommunications headsets, active noise canceling stereo headphones, wireless stereo headphones and compact disc recordings of American Symphony Orchestras on the Koss Classics label. It has about 300 domestic dealers and its products are carried in approximately 17,000 domestic retail outlets and numerous retailers internationally. International markets are served by domestic sales representatives and a sales office in Switzerland which utilizes independent distributors in several foreign countries. The Company's products are sold through national retailers, international distributors, audio specialty stores, the Internet, direct mail catalogs, regional department store chains, discount department stores, military exchanges and prisons under the 'Koss' name. The Company also sells products to distributors for resale to school systems, and directly to other manufactures for inclusion with their own products. The Company markets a line of products used by consumers to listen to music, DVD's in vehicles, sound bytes on computer systems, and other audio related media. The Company distributes these products through retail channels in the U.S. The Company believes that it has materially complied with all currently existing federal, state and local statutes and regulations regarding environmental standards and occupational safety and health matters to which it is subject.
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Koss Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Sep 20 2010 
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Koss Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q/A) Jun 30 2010 

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