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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 16.94
KYO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
83% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. KYO: 16.94 )
KYO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.91   Max: No Debt
Current: 16.94

Equity to Asset 0.73
KYO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 2611 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. KYO: 0.73 )
KYO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.73

0.59
0.75
Interest Coverage 62.00
KYO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 1629 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 126.19 vs. KYO: 62.00 )
KYO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 19.42   Max: 766.3
Current: 62

19.42
766.3
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.51
M-Score: -2.50
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 : 8/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 8.01
KYO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. KYO: 8.01 )
KYO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.85   Max: 84.95
Current: 8.01

3.85
84.95
Net-margin (%) 6.12
KYO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. KYO: 6.12 )
KYO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 17.08
Current: 6.12

2.61
17.08
ROE (%) 4.67
KYO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2604 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. KYO: 4.67 )
KYO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.13   Max: 24.15
Current: 4.67

2.13
24.15
ROA (%) 3.38
KYO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2652 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. KYO: 3.38 )
KYO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 14.93
Current: 3.38

1.57
14.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.84
KYO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2648 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9.62 vs. KYO: 15.84 )
KYO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.36   Max: 165.03
Current: 15.84

7.36
165.03
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.60
KYO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1951 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. KYO: 4.60 )
KYO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.9   Max: 21.1
Current: 4.6

-4.9
21.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.00
KYO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. KYO: -3.00 )
KYO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.6   Max: 45.5
Current: -3

-26.6
45.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -10.20
KYO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. KYO: -10.20 )
KYO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.6   Max: 67.2
Current: -10.2

-33.6
67.2
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Guru Trades

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KYO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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KYO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 23.30
KYO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
69% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 32.50 vs. KYO: 23.30 )
KYO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.82   Max: 236.78
Current: 23.3

8.82
236.78
P/B 1.04
KYO's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. KYO: 1.04 )
KYO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.04

0.61
1.68
P/S 1.42
KYO's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. KYO: 1.42 )
KYO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.91
Current: 1.42

0.68
1.91
PFCF 27.16
KYO's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 100.00 vs. KYO: 27.16 )
KYO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.2   Max: 530.35
Current: 27.16

10.2
530.35
EV-to-EBIT 13.81
KYO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 23.98 vs. KYO: 13.81 )
KYO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -119.7   Max: 113.8
Current: 13.81

-119.7
113.8
PEG 3.38
KYO's PEG is ranked higher than
84% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KYO: 3.38 )
KYO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 160.02
Current: 3.38

0.21
160.02
Shiller P/E 28.37
KYO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KYO: 28.37 )
KYO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.78   Max: 37.76
Current: 28.37

10.78
37.76
Current Ratio 3.89
KYO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. KYO: 3.89 )
KYO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.04   Max: 4.25
Current: 3.89

2.04
4.25
Quick Ratio 2.86
KYO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. KYO: 2.86 )
KYO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.55   Max: 3.21
Current: 2.86

1.55
3.21

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.82
KYO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
65% of the 1731 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. KYO: 0.82 )
KYO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.91
Current: 0.82

0.49
1.91
Dividend Payout 0.17
KYO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
89% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.59 vs. KYO: 0.17 )
KYO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.37
Current: 0.17

0.31
1.37
Dividend growth (3y) -18.30
KYO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
58% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. KYO: -18.30 )
KYO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 21.6
Current: -18.3

0
21.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.43
KYO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1785 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. KYO: 0.43 )
KYO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.03
Current: 0.43

0.26
1.03

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 11.12
KYO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KYO: 11.12 )
KYO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.07   Max: 600.46
Current: 11.12

4.07
600.46
Price/Tangible Book 1.13
KYO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. KYO: 1.13 )
KYO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 4.2
Current: 1.13

0.86
4.2
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.94
KYO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KYO: 0.94 )
KYO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 7.25
Current: 0.94

0.62
7.25
Price/Median PS Value 1.11
KYO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. KYO: 1.11 )
KYO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 3.01
Current: 1.11

0.68
3.01
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.44
KYO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KYO: 3.44 )
KYO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 8.31
Current: 3.44

0.02
8.31
Price/Graham Number 1.04
KYO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
77% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. KYO: 1.04 )
KYO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 3.39
Current: 1.04

0.64
3.39
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.20
KYO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2615 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. KYO: 7.20 )
KYO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 69.4
Current: 7.2

0.9
69.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.58
KYO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1183 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 7.35 vs. KYO: 9.58 )
KYO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5.2   Max: 103.6
Current: 9.58

-5.2
103.6

Analyst Estimate


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Mar15
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 4.09
EPS without NRI($) 4.09

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Consumer Electronics
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Traded in other countries:6971.Japan, KYR.Germany, KYOCF.USA,
Kyocera Corp is a joint stock corporation incorporated under the laws of Japan in 1959 with the name Kyoto Ceramic Kabushiki Kaisha. Its name was changed to Kyocera Kabushiki Kaisha (or Kyocera Corporation) in 1982. Its business originally consisted of the manufacture of ceramic parts for electronic equipment. In the 1960s, it expanded its business and technology horizontally into the design and production of fine ceramic parts, ceramic integrated circuit (IC) packages and electronic components. In the 1970s, it began to produce applied ceramic products, including cutting tools, ceramic parts for medical and dental uses, jewelry and solar energy products. In 1982, it merged with Cybernet Electronics Corporation, a telecommunications equipment manufacturer in which it had made an equity investment three years earlier. The Company is engaged in numerous high-tech fields, from fine ceramic components to electronic devices, equipment, services and networks. The Company operates in seven reporting segments: (1) Fine Ceramic Parts Group, (2) Semiconductor Parts Group, (3) Applied Ceramic Products Group, (4) Electronic Device Group, (5) Telecommunications Equipment Group, (6) Information Equipment Group, and (7) Others. Products in Fine Ceramic Parts Group are widely used in the industrial machinery, information and communications equipment, computing, automotive and various other industrial sectors. These products are made from a variety of ceramic materials, such as alumina as well as zirconia, utilizing their characteristics of heat and corrosion resistance. In Semiconductor Parts Group the Company develops, manufactures and sells both inorganic (ceramic) and organic packages and substrates for various electronic components and devices such as crystal components, SAW devices and CMOS/CCD sensors, and for communication infrastructures and computers. The Applied Ceramic Products Group consists of four product lines through applying fine ceramic technologies: Solar Energy Products, Cutting Tools, Medical and Dental Implants, Jewelry and Applied Ceramic Related Products. Kyocera develops, manufactures and sells solar modules, solar generating system for commercial and residential uses, cutting tools used in metal processing in industrial manufacturing, medical and dental implant products including prosthetic joints and dental prosthetics, and recrystallized jewelry and applied ceramic related products such as kitchen accessories. The Electronic Device Group develops, manufactures and sells electronic components and devices such as capacitors, SAW devices, crystal components, and connectors mainly for information and communication market and liquid crystal displays mainly for industrial machinery and automotive markets. The Telecommunications Equipment Group develops, manufactures and sells mobile phones such as smartphones and feature phones for Japan and the U.S. and PHS handsets and base stations for Japan. Its key sales destinations a

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