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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.57
LFUS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 2933 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. LFUS: 1.57 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 21.14
Current: 1.57

0.01
21.14
Equity to Asset 0.69
LFUS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 2818 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. LFUS: 0.69 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.69

0.48
0.76
Interest Coverage 27.30
LFUS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 126.19 vs. LFUS: 27.30 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.47   Max: 74.86
Current: 27.3

2.47
74.86
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.79
M-Score: -2.72
WACC vs ROIC
10.39%
15.27%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 15.17
LFUS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2924 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. LFUS: 15.17 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 17.69
Current: 15.17

1.6
17.69
Net-margin (%) 10.99
LFUS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2924 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. LFUS: 10.99 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 13.09
Current: 10.99

1.5
13.09
ROE (%) 12.93
LFUS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2888 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. LFUS: 12.93 )
LFUS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.33   Max: 24.56
Current: 12.93

2.33
24.56
ROA (%) 8.57
LFUS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2950 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. LFUS: 8.57 )
LFUS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 13.63
Current: 8.57

1.49
13.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 38.64
LFUS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2941 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.06 vs. LFUS: 38.64 )
LFUS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.51   Max: 77.94
Current: 38.64

3.51
77.94
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.90
LFUS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2134 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. LFUS: 7.90 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 19
Current: 7.9

-6.1
19
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.40
LFUS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. LFUS: 5.40 )
LFUS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.2   Max: 46.8
Current: 5.4

-20.2
46.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 3.80
LFUS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. LFUS: 3.80 )
LFUS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39.5   Max: 119.4
Current: 3.8

-39.5
119.4
» LFUS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

LFUS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 5,689 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 823,335 sh (+18.18%)
Ken Fisher 68,745 sh (+14.11%)
Mario Gabelli 120,020 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 2,700 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 445,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein Sold Out
James Barrow 767,294 sh (-3.39%)
John Rogers 827,499 sh (-11.24%)
Chuck Royce 817,061 sh (-29.51%)
Jim Simons 56,592 sh (-46.15%)
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Q3 2014

LFUS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 6,828 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 913,995 sh (+11.01%)
John Rogers 883,775 sh (+6.80%)
John Keeley 2,700 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 120,020 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 68,745 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 443,100 sh (-0.43%)
James Barrow 578,714 sh (-24.58%)
Chuck Royce 572,430 sh (-29.94%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,933 sh (-30.87%)
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Q4 2014

LFUS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 54,992 sh (New)
John Keeley 222,700 sh (+8148.15%)
Joel Greenblatt 17,842 sh (+161.31%)
Ken Fisher 69,895 sh (+1.67%)
Chuck Royce 348,296 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 348,296 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Rogers 883,410 sh (-0.04%)
Mario Gabelli 118,020 sh (-1.67%)
James Barrow 560,680 sh (-3.12%)
Columbia Wanger 390,100 sh (-11.96%)
RS Investment Management 586,785 sh (-35.80%)
Chuck Royce 233,530 sh (-59.20%)
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Q1 2015

LFUS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 46,702 sh (+161.75%)
Ken Fisher 161,990 sh (+131.76%)
John Keeley 290,200 sh (+30.31%)
Mario Gabelli 118,020 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 390,100 sh (unchged)
James Barrow 559,980 sh (-0.12%)
John Rogers 861,783 sh (-2.45%)
Chuck Royce 172,830 sh (-25.99%)
RS Investment Management 370,605 sh (-36.84%)
Jim Simons 14,200 sh (-74.18%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 24.00
LFUS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 40.00 vs. LFUS: 24.00 )
LFUS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.73   Max: 88.82
Current: 24

9.73
88.82
Forward P/E 17.48
LFUS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LFUS: 17.48 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.00
LFUS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
71% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 41.30 vs. LFUS: 24.00 )
LFUS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.7   Max: 89.24
Current: 24

9.7
89.24
P/B 3.07
LFUS's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. LFUS: 3.07 )
LFUS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 4.1
Current: 3.07

0.64
4.1
P/S 2.64
LFUS's P/S is ranked lower than
60% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. LFUS: 2.64 )
LFUS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.81
Current: 2.64

0.43
2.81
PFCF 17.79
LFUS's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 597.33 vs. LFUS: 17.79 )
LFUS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.06   Max: 155.52
Current: 17.79

9.06
155.52
POCF 13.69
LFUS's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 24.06 vs. LFUS: 13.69 )
LFUS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.73   Max: 46.29
Current: 13.69

4.73
46.29
EV-to-EBIT 16.44
LFUS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 29.56 vs. LFUS: 16.44 )
LFUS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -50.8   Max: 59.8
Current: 16.44

-50.8
59.8
PEG 1.19
LFUS's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LFUS: 1.19 )
LFUS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 11.53
Current: 1.19

0.45
11.53
Shiller P/E 27.64
LFUS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LFUS: 27.64 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.45   Max: 48.43
Current: 27.64

9.45
48.43
Current Ratio 2.98
LFUS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 2847 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. LFUS: 2.98 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 3.48
Current: 2.98

1.42
3.48
Quick Ratio 2.48
LFUS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 2847 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. LFUS: 2.48 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 2.73
Current: 2.48

0.76
2.73
Days Inventory 66.97
LFUS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
69% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 79.42 vs. LFUS: 66.97 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 59.16   Max: 106.8
Current: 66.97

59.16
106.8
Days Sales Outstanding 58.08
LFUS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 81.54 vs. LFUS: 58.08 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 42.71   Max: 73.4
Current: 58.08

42.71
73.4

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.01
LFUS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
70% of the 1954 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. LFUS: 1.01 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.58
Current: 1.01

0.28
1.58
Dividend Payout 0.23
LFUS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LFUS: 0.23 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.23

0.14
0.39
Dividend growth (3y) 12.50
LFUS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
81% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. LFUS: 12.50 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 77.6
Current: 12.5

0
77.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.00
LFUS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 2002 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. LFUS: 1.00 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.58
Current: 1

0.28
1.58
Share Buyback Rate -0.70
LFUS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. LFUS: -0.70 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.3   Max: -1.3
Current: -0.7

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 9.30
LFUS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LFUS: 9.30 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.38   Max: 111.36
Current: 9.3

4.38
111.36
Price/Tangible Book 5.08
LFUS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. LFUS: 5.08 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 14.84
Current: 5.08

1.23
14.84
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.25
LFUS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LFUS: 1.25 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 3.25
Current: 1.25

0.5
3.25
Price/Median PS Value 1.65
LFUS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. LFUS: 1.65 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 2.11
Current: 1.65

0.31
2.11
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.14
LFUS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LFUS: 4.14 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 5.85
Current: 4.14

0.48
5.85
Price/Graham Number 2.33
LFUS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
63% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. LFUS: 2.33 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 17.2
Current: 2.33

1.04
17.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.10
LFUS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2896 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. LFUS: 6.10 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 14.7
Current: 6.1

1.7
14.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.18
LFUS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.59 vs. LFUS: 10.18 )
LFUS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13.2   Max: 45.8
Current: 10.18

-13.2
45.8

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronics Distribution
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Littelfuse Inc was founded in 1927. The Company is a supplier of circuit protection products for the electronics, automotive and electrical industries. The Company also offers electromechanical and electronic switch and control devices for commercial and specialty vehicles and sensors for automobile safety systems, as well as protection relays and power distribution centers for safe control and distribution of electricity. The company has a network of global labs that develop new products and product enhancements, provide customer application support and test products for safety, reliability and regulatory compliance. In the electronics market, the company supplies manufacturers such as Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Celestica, Delta, Flextronics, Foxconn, Hewlett-Packard, HTC, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Jabil, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Panasonic, Quanta, Samsung, Sanmina-SCI, Seagate, Siemens and Sony. The company is also the provider of circuit protection for the automotive industry and the third largest producer of electrical fuses in North America. In the automotive market, the company's end customers include original equipment manufacturers in North America, Europe and Asia such as BMW, Caterpillar, Chrysler, Daimler Trucks NA, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Hyundai Group and Volkswagen. The company also supplies wiring harness manufacturers and auto parts suppliers worldwide, including Advance Auto Parts, Continental, Delphi, Lear, Leoni, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Pep Boys, Sumitomo, Valeo and Yazaki. In the electrical market, the company supplies representative customers such as Abbott, Acuity Brands, Dow Chemical, DuPont, GE, General Motors, Heinz, International Paper, John Deere, SMA, First Solar, Samsung, Merck, Poland Springs, Procter & Gamble, Rockwell, United Technologies and 3M. Through the company's Electrical business, the company supplies industrial ground fault protection in mining and other large industrial operations to customers such as Potash Corporation, Mosaic, Agrium and Cameco. The company reports its operations by three segments: Electronics, Automotive, and Electrical. The company operates in three geographic regions: the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The company manufactures products and sells to customers in all three regions. In the Electronics segment, electronic circuit protection products are used to protect circuits in a multitude of electronic systems. The Company's product offering includes a complete line of overcurrent and overvoltage solutions, including fuses and protectors, positive temperature coefficient resettable fuses, varistors, polymer electrostatic discharge suppressors, discrete transient voltage suppression diodes, TVS diode arrays and protection thyristors, gas discharge tubes, power switching components and fuseholders, blocks and related accessories. In the Automotive segment fuses are extensively used in automobiles, trucks, buses and off-road equipment to protect electrical circuits and t
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