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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 1.13
KTEC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 1765 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. KTEC: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KTEC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 2.73 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.13
Equity to Asset 0.63
KTEC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 1725 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. KTEC: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KTEC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.63
0.34
0.75
Interest Coverage N/A
KTEC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
93% of the 1218 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.25 vs. KTEC: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KTEC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.61  Med: 14.30 Max: 1290.25
Current: N/A
3.61
1290.25
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.59
M-Score: -2.73
WACC vs ROIC
8.61%
-6.96%
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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Operating margin (%) -6.07
KTEC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1749 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.63 vs. KTEC: -6.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KTEC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.15  Med: 1.49 Max: 8.02
Current: -6.07
-7.15
8.02
Net-margin (%) -4.54
KTEC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. KTEC: -4.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KTEC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.88  Med: 0.82 Max: 6.89
Current: -4.54
-4.88
6.89
ROE (%) -7.74
KTEC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1709 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.65 vs. KTEC: -7.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KTEC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.67  Med: 1.65 Max: 16.17
Current: -7.74
-7.67
16.17
ROA (%) -5.09
KTEC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1767 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. KTEC: -5.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KTEC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.12  Med: 1.04 Max: 11.11
Current: -5.09
-5.12
11.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -16.02
KTEC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1757 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.66 vs. KTEC: -16.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KTEC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.96  Med: 4.69 Max: 57.56
Current: -16.02
-17.96
57.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.50
KTEC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. KTEC: -8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KTEC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.5  Med: 2.20 Max: 16.5
Current: -8.5
-8.5
16.5
» KTEC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

KTEC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 779,841 sh (+19.43%)
Jim Simons 83,600 sh (+0.72%)
Mario Gabelli 66,440 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2015

KTEC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 84,100 sh (+0.60%)
Chuck Royce 779,841 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 66,440 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

KTEC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 85,500 sh (+1.66%)
Mario Gabelli 66,900 sh (+0.69%)
Chuck Royce 763,841 sh (-2.05%)
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Q4 2015

KTEC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 87,500 sh (+2.34%)
Mario Gabelli 66,900 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 605,441 sh (-20.74%)
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Ratios

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Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 431.00
KTEC's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
97% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.01 vs. KTEC: 431.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
KTEC' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.84  Med: 21.27 Max: 876.67
Current: 431
5.84
876.67
P/B 0.89
KTEC's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 1686 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. KTEC: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KTEC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.27 Max: 3.92
Current: 0.89
0.68
3.92
P/S 0.50
KTEC's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 1735 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. KTEC: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KTEC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.76
Current: 0.5
0.34
1.76
PFCF 37.81
KTEC's PFCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.86 vs. KTEC: 37.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KTEC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.14  Med: 14.25 Max: 400.57
Current: 37.81
5.14
400.57
POCF 17.31
KTEC's POCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.26 vs. KTEC: 17.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KTEC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.35  Med: 11.45 Max: 692.63
Current: 17.31
4.35
692.63
EV-to-EBIT -7.73
KTEC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.01 vs. KTEC: -7.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KTEC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -259.1  Med: 12.70 Max: 278.2
Current: -7.73
-259.1
278.2
EV-to-EBITDA -33.31
KTEC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1466 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. KTEC: -33.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KTEC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -190.7  Med: 9.80 Max: 64.7
Current: -33.31
-190.7
64.7
Shiller P/E 31.84
KTEC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
59% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 26.06 vs. KTEC: 31.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
KTEC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.21  Med: 32.00 Max: 97.37
Current: 31.84
13.21
97.37
Current Ratio 2.18
KTEC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. KTEC: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KTEC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 2.58 Max: 3.2
Current: 2.18
1.37
3.2
Quick Ratio 1.02
KTEC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 1600 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. KTEC: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KTEC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.53 Max: 2.05
Current: 1.02
0.65
2.05
Days Inventory 145.35
KTEC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
72% of the 1692 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 96.64 vs. KTEC: 145.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KTEC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 91.75  Med: 105.98 Max: 142.75
Current: 145.35
91.75
142.75
Days Sales Outstanding 48.57
KTEC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 78.47 vs. KTEC: 48.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KTEC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.54  Med: 42.23 Max: 52.61
Current: 48.57
27.54
52.61
Days Payable 41.82
KTEC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
70% of the 1420 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 64.51 vs. KTEC: 41.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KTEC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.93  Med: 27.12 Max: 53.19
Current: 41.82
20.93
53.19

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.09
KTEC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. KTEC: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
KTEC' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.76 Max: 100.2
Current: 2.09
1.38
100.2
Price/Tangible Book 1.21
KTEC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 1596 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. KTEC: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KTEC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.87 Max: 15.36
Current: 1.21
0.9
15.36
Price/Projected FCF 0.95
KTEC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. KTEC: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KTEC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.91 Max: 2.02
Current: 0.95
0.46
2.02
Price/Median PS Value 0.73
KTEC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1598 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. KTEC: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KTEC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.01 Max: 3.52
Current: 0.73
0.25
3.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -12.90
KTEC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. KTEC: -12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KTEC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 6.55 Max: 26.2
Current: -12.9
0.4
26.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 7.20
KTEC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.44 vs. KTEC: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KTEC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24  Med: 6.25 Max: 41.6
Current: 7.2
-24
41.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $108
EPS $ -0.77
Beta0.98
Short Percentage of Float0.19%
52-Week Range $6.25 - 13.24
Shares Outstanding(Mil)6.25

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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