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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 18.20
KYO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 2206 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. KYO: 18.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KYO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 7.11 Max: N/A
Current: 18.2
Equity to Asset 0.73
KYO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 2187 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. KYO: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KYO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.72 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.73
0.59
0.75
Interest Coverage 45.75
KYO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
56% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 156.90 vs. KYO: 45.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KYO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.83  Med: 58.19 Max: 766.3
Current: 45.75
21.83
766.3
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.84
M-Score: -2.41
WACC vs ROIC
9.14%
3.95%
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 4.56
KYO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. KYO: 4.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KYO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.85  Med: 8.27 Max: 84.95
Current: 4.56
3.85
84.95
Net-margin (%) 6.68
KYO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2196 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. KYO: 6.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KYO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.61  Med: 6.40 Max: 9.66
Current: 6.68
2.61
9.66
ROE (%) 4.52
KYO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2175 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. KYO: 4.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KYO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13  Med: 5.56 Max: 8.86
Current: 4.52
2.13
8.86
ROA (%) 3.32
KYO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 2220 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. KYO: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KYO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.57  Med: 3.91 Max: 6.45
Current: 3.32
1.57
6.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 14.23
KYO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. KYO: 14.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KYO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.84  Med: 19.43 Max: 31.25
Current: 14.23
9.84
31.25
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.60
KYO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1972 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. KYO: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KYO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.9  Med: 3.60 Max: 21.1
Current: 8.6
-4.9
21.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.10
KYO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1528 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. KYO: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KYO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.6  Med: 1.10 Max: 45.5
Current: 1.1
-26.6
45.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.50
KYO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. KYO: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KYO' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.6  Med: 6.10 Max: 67.2
Current: 13.5
-33.6
67.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

KYO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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KYO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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Q3 2015

KYO Guru Trades in Q3 2015

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Q4 2015

KYO Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 10.50
KYO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1992 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. KYO: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KYO' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.39  Med: 20.17 Max: 203.12
Current: 10.5
6.39
203.12
PE(NRI) 10.50
KYO's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. KYO: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KYO' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.39  Med: 20.54 Max: 203.12
Current: 10.5
6.39
203.12
P/B 0.71
KYO's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 2547 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. KYO: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KYO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.68
Current: 0.71
0.61
1.68
P/S 1.07
KYO's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 2548 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. KYO: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KYO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.34 Max: 1.91
Current: 1.07
0.68
1.91
PFCF 15.57
KYO's PFCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.34 vs. KYO: 15.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KYO' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.2  Med: 28.08 Max: 184.08
Current: 15.57
10.2
184.08
POCF 9.43
KYO's POCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 1887 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 10.69 vs. KYO: 9.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KYO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.85  Med: 12.68 Max: 19.74
Current: 9.43
4.85
19.74
EV-to-EBIT 10.90
KYO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 2068 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 12.09 vs. KYO: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KYO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 11.60 Max: 837.4
Current: 10.9
3
837.4
EV-to-EBITDA 6.36
KYO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
69% of the 2258 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 8.88 vs. KYO: 6.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KYO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 7.00 Max: 15.7
Current: 6.36
2
15.7
PEG 2.44
KYO's PEG is ranked lower than
67% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. KYO: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
KYO' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 3.73 Max: 179.75
Current: 2.44
1.54
179.75
Shiller P/E 16.34
KYO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
69% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KYO: 16.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
KYO' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.77  Med: 19.38 Max: 32.05
Current: 16.34
9.77
32.05
Current Ratio 3.95
KYO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. KYO: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KYO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.04  Med: 3.56 Max: 4.51
Current: 3.95
2.04
4.51
Quick Ratio 2.93
KYO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. KYO: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KYO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 2.88 Max: 3.36
Current: 2.93
1.55
3.36
Days Inventory 118.64
KYO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
76% of the 2146 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 73.25 vs. KYO: 118.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KYO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 81.15  Med: 88.32 Max: 110.79
Current: 118.64
81.15
110.79
Days Sales Outstanding 65.09
KYO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 77.66 vs. KYO: 65.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KYO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.83  Med: 64.29 Max: 76.68
Current: 65.09
49.83
76.68

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.28
KYO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
50% of the 2017 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. KYO: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KYO' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.47 Max: 3.08
Current: 2.28
0.83
3.08
Dividend Payout 0.39
KYO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
52% of the 1359 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. KYO: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KYO' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.51 Max: 1.52
Current: 0.39
0.06
1.52
Dividend Growth (3y) 18.60
KYO's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. KYO: 18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
KYO' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.70 Max: 22.4
Current: 18.6
0
22.4
Forward Dividend Yield 2.08
KYO's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. KYO: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.65
KYO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2049 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. KYO: 3.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KYO' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 2.31 Max: 4.66
Current: 3.65
1.31
4.66

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.86
KYO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 1960 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. KYO: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
KYO' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 3.46 Max: 11.79
Current: 2.86
1.8
11.79
Price/Tangible Book 0.77
KYO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 2528 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. KYO: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KYO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.19 Max: 4.2
Current: 0.77
0.86
4.2
Price/Projected FCF 2.30
KYO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 1271 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. KYO: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KYO' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 2.59 Max: 225.86
Current: 2.3
0.71
225.86
Price/Median PS Value 0.81
KYO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 2548 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. KYO: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KYO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.85
Current: 0.81
0.61
2.85
Price/Graham Number 0.60
KYO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KYO: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KYO' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.06 Max: 3.39
Current: 0.6
0.5
3.39
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.20
KYO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. KYO: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KYO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 8.60 Max: 32.9
Current: 9.2
0.1
32.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.34
KYO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1137 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.14 vs. KYO: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KYO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.1  Med: -2.10 Max: 13.6
Current: 1.34
-15.1
13.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $12704
EPS $ 2.78
Beta0.77
Short Percentage of Float0.01%
52-Week Range $38.01 - 59.69
Shares Outstanding(Mil)366.86

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Consumer Electronics
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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 including Fine Ceramic Parts Group, Semiconductor Parts Group, Applied Ceramic Products Group, Electronic Device Group, Telecommunications Equipment Group, Information Equipment Group and 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 are KDDI Corporation,
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