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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 7.27
KYO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 2536 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. KYO: 7.27 )
KYO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 7.28
Current: 7.27

1.23
7.28
Equity to Asset 0.72
KYO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 2504 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. KYO: 0.72 )
KYO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.72

0.59
0.75
Interest Coverage 62.00
KYO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 96.46 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: 8
Z-Score: 3.41
M-Score: -2.53
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.33
KYO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2411 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. KYO: 8.33 )
KYO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.85   Max: 84.95
Current: 8.33

3.85
84.95
Net-margin (%) 6.13
KYO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2413 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. KYO: 6.13 )
KYO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 17.08
Current: 6.13

2.61
17.08
ROE (%) 4.65
KYO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 2381 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. KYO: 4.65 )
KYO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.23   Max: 21.48
Current: 4.65

2.23
21.48
ROA (%) 3.37
KYO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2418 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. KYO: 3.37 )
KYO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 12.7
Current: 3.37

1.66
12.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.79
KYO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2410 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 11.24 vs. KYO: 15.79 )
KYO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.24   Max: 166.76
Current: 15.79

7.24
166.76
Revenue Growth (%) 4.60
KYO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1824 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. KYO: 4.60 )
KYO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.9   Max: 21.1
Current: 4.6

-4.9
21.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -3.00
KYO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1472 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. KYO: -3.00 )
KYO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -26.6   Max: 45.5
Current: -3

-26.6
45.5
EPS Growth (%) -10.20
KYO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. KYO: -10.20 )
KYO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -32   Max: 67.2
Current: -10.2

-32
67.2
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.90
KYO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2655 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 32.10 vs. KYO: 19.90 )
KYO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.85   Max: 238.44
Current: 19.9

8.85
238.44
P/B 0.92
KYO's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 2655 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. KYO: 0.92 )
KYO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 1.68
Current: 0.92

0.61
1.68
P/S 1.22
KYO's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 2655 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. KYO: 1.22 )
KYO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.91
Current: 1.22

0.68
1.91
PFCF 19.26
KYO's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 2655 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 86.90 vs. KYO: 19.26 )
KYO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.2   Max: 530.35
Current: 19.26

10.2
530.35
EV-to-EBIT 11.29
KYO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 2655 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 24.56 vs. KYO: 11.29 )
KYO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 113.8
Current: 11.29

1.4
113.8
PEG 2.88
KYO's PEG is ranked higher than
83% of the 2655 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KYO: 2.88 )
KYO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 162.08
Current: 2.88

0.44
162.08
Shiller P/E 23.68
KYO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 2655 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KYO: 23.68 )
KYO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.71   Max: 37.86
Current: 23.68

10.71
37.86

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.76
KYO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
62% of the 1649 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. KYO: 0.76 )
KYO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 1.83
Current: 0.76

0.64
1.83
Dividend Payout 0.14
KYO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
96% of the 2655 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KYO: 0.14 )
KYO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.14

0.13
0.52
Dividend growth (3y) -18.30
KYO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
57% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 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) 0.80
KYO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1691 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. KYO: 0.80 )
KYO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.84
Current: 0.8

0.58
1.84

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.82
KYO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 2655 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KYO: 6.82 )
KYO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.69   Max: 61.68
Current: 6.82

4.69
61.68
Price/Tangible Book 1.01
KYO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 2655 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. KYO: 1.01 )
KYO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 4.2
Current: 1.01

0.98
4.2
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.86
KYO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2655 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KYO: 0.86 )
KYO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 3.14
Current: 0.86

0.72
3.14
Price/Median PS Value 0.95
KYO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 2655 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. KYO: 0.95 )
KYO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 3.01
Current: 0.95

0.68
3.01
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.60
KYO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 2655 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KYO: 1.60 )
KYO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 8.3
Current: 1.6

0.03
8.3
Price/Graham Number 0.92
KYO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 2655 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. KYO: 0.92 )
KYO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 3.47
Current: 0.92

0.79
3.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.90
KYO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2160 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. KYO: 8.90 )
KYO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 69.4
Current: 8.9

0.9
69.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.77
KYO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. KYO: 15.77 )
KYO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 38.9
Current: 15.77

-6.1
38.9

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Consumer Electronics
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Traded in other countries:6971.Japan, KYR.Germany, KYOCF.USA
Kyocera Corporation is a joint stock corporation that was incorporated under the laws of Japan in 1959. It is engaged in numerous high-tech fields, from fine ceramic components to electronics devices, equipment, services and networks. It categorizes its operations into seven reporting segments: Fine Ceramic Parts Group, Semiconductor Parts Group, Applied Ceramic Products Group, Electronic Device Group, Telecommunications Equipment Group, Information Equipment Group, and Others. Fine Ceramic Parts Group- Products in this reporting segment are widely used in the computing, telecommunications, automotive and various other industrial sectors. Products it develops, manufactures and sells in this reporting segment include substrates, which are thin ceramic bases used by manufacturers for hybrid IC foundations. The Company also develops, manufactures and sells substrates for thermal printheads, thin film ceramic/alumina tape substrates for chip resistors, substrate for HDD thin film magnetic heads, sapphire substrates for LCD projectors and LEDs, components for semiconductor processing equipment, components for LCD manufacturing equipment, mechanical seals for pumps, engine components for the automobile industry, friction tight discs and thread guides for yarn texturing machines in the textile industry, rings for fishing rods, nozzles and parts for papermaking machinery. Semiconductor Parts Group- it develops manufactures and sells inorganic (ceramic) and organic packages in this reporting segment. Major products are ceramic packages for crystal and SAW devices, CCD/CMOS sensorceramic packages, LSI ceramic packages such as ball grid array packages and optical communication device packages and ceramic parts for fiber-optic communications connectors. It develops, manufactures and sells solar cells and modules, applied solar cell products and residential and industrial solar power generating systems. It develops, manufactures and sells cutting tools for metal processing in industrial production, particularly in the automotive industry. Recrystallized jewelry comprises mainly synthetic emeralds, alexandrines and rubies. The Company also develops, produces and sells applied ceramic related products such as kitchen knives utilizing ceramic characteristics of wear resistance and corrosion resistance against acidity and alkalinity. The Company develops, manufactures and sells high quality and cost competitive electronic components and devices for the information and communication market. This field creates demand for miniaturization, low voltage, high frequency and low energy consumption, and it develops, manufactures and sells high-value-added products such as miniature ceramic capacitors with high capacitance, tantalum capacitors, miniature timing devices like TCXOs, RF modules and connectors for mobile phone handsets and PCs. Telecommunications Equipment Group- This reporting segment includes CDMA mobile phone handsets business and telecommu
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