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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 No Debt
MAG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. MAG: No Debt )
MAG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.34
MAG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 2611 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. MAG: 0.34 )
MAG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.32   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.34

-0.32
0.65
Interest Coverage No Debt
MAG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 1629 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 126.19 vs. MAG: No Debt )
MAG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 27.24
Current: No Debt

2.19
27.24
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.97
M-Score: -1.42
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 : 5/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 8.00
MAG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. MAG: 8.00 )
MAG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -13.74   Max: 14.8
Current: 8

-13.74
14.8
Net-margin (%) 6.54
MAG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. MAG: 6.54 )
MAG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -46.09   Max: 16.63
Current: 6.54

-46.09
16.63
ROE (%) 83.10
MAG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 2604 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. MAG: 83.10 )
MAG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -118.57   Max: 35.47
Current: 83.1

-118.57
35.47
ROA (%) 8.28
MAG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2652 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. MAG: 8.28 )
MAG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -20.27   Max: 13.7
Current: 8.28

-20.27
13.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 46.87
MAG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2648 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.62 vs. MAG: 46.87 )
MAG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22.75   Max: 48.57
Current: 46.87

-22.75
48.57
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.10
MAG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1951 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. MAG: 6.10 )
MAG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -46.2   Max: 18.9
Current: 6.1

-46.2
18.9
» MAG's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

MAG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 191,105 sh (+5.52%)
Jim Simons 157,190 sh (+0.64%)
Mario Gabelli 144,020 sh (-1.81%)
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Q1 2014

MAG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 209,951 sh (+9.86%)
Jim Simons 164,390 sh (+4.58%)
Mario Gabelli 138,120 sh (-4.1%)
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Q2 2014

MAG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 152,171 sh (+10.17%)
Jim Simons 167,892 sh (+2.13%)
Chuck Royce 212,951 sh (+1.43%)
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Q3 2014

MAG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 178,090 sh (+6.07%)
Chuck Royce 211,951 sh (-0.47%)
Mario Gabelli 145,071 sh (-4.67%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MAG

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Add 27.51%$8.63 - $19 $ 38190%132800
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0003%$8 - $11.3 $ 38301%0
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Reduce -25.42%$9.2 - $19.4 $ 38158%13200
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GuruFocus Guru Picks of the Week
The following information is a highlight of the real-time guru activity we saw this week. To view more information on these gurus, check out their guru portfolios. The “Real Time Picks” reports the stock purchases and sells that Gurus have made within the prior two weeks. If a Guru makes a purchase or sell of a company in which they own a greater-than 5% stake, SEC regulations require them to report their transaction within two days. It was a quiet week in guru trades but we did see a couple of trades coming from Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) and Leon Cooperman (Trades, Portfolio). Read more...
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According to the GuruFocus Real Time Picks Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) added to two of his holdings over the past week. The “Real Time Picks” reports the stock purchases and sells that Gurus have made within the prior two weeks. If a Guru makes a purchase or sell of a company in which they own a greater-than 5% stake, SEC regulations require them to report their transaction within two days. Gabelli is known for his large portfolio and strong track record of value investing. The stocks Gabelli has been toying with this week are Griffin Land & Nurseries (GRIF) and Magnetek (MAG). Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 19.20
MAG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 32.50 vs. MAG: 19.20 )
MAG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 81.15
Current: 19.2

2.6
81.15
P/B 4.47
MAG's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. MAG: 4.47 )
MAG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 9.88
Current: 4.47

0.63
9.88
P/S 1.24
MAG's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. MAG: 1.24 )
MAG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 19.71
Current: 1.24

0.24
19.71
EV-to-EBIT 14.40
MAG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 23.98 vs. MAG: 14.40 )
MAG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -387.4   Max: 330.3
Current: 14.4

-387.4
330.3
Shiller P/E 28.46
MAG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MAG: 28.46 )
MAG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.43   Max: 698.33
Current: 28.46

6.43
698.33
Current Ratio 2.80
MAG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. MAG: 2.80 )
MAG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 3.64
Current: 2.8

1.28
3.64
Quick Ratio 1.91
MAG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. MAG: 1.91 )
MAG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 2.64
Current: 1.91

0.85
2.64

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 5.49
MAG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MAG: 5.49 )
MAG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 26.69
Current: 5.49

1.56
26.69
Price/Median PS Value 1.80
MAG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. MAG: 1.80 )
MAG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 27.57
Current: 1.8

0.24
27.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.90
MAG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2615 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. MAG: 6.90 )
MAG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 166.4
Current: 6.9

0.3
166.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -33.85
MAG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1183 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 7.35 vs. MAG: -33.85 )
MAG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -32.4   Max: 5.6
Current: -33.85

-32.4
5.6

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
Compare:UTX, MMM, ARG, AP, EMR » details
Traded in other countries:MAJ1.Germany,
Magnetek Inc was founded in 1984. The Company is a provider of digital power control systems that are used to control motion and power mainly in material handling, elevator, and energy delivery applications. The Company currently operates within a single business segment, digital power control systems, and sells its products primarily to large original equipment manufacturers. The Company's systems consist mainly of programmable motion control and power conditioning systems used in the following applications: overhead cranes and hoists; elevators; coal mining equipment; and renewable energy sources. It is a North America's independent supplier of digital drives, radio controls, software and accessories for industrial cranes and hoists, and it is also a supplier of digital direct current (DC) motion control systems for elevators. The customers of Company include industrial crane and hoist companies in North America and the world's elevator builders. It is a provider of power control and delivery systems and solutions for overhead material handling applications used in industries such as: aerospace, automotive, steel, aluminum, paper, logging, mining, ship loading, nuclear power plants, locomotive yards, and heavy movable structures. The Company's material handling products include drive systems, radio remote controls, and braking, collision-avoidance, and electrification subsystems, sold mainly to original equipment manufacturers of overhead cranes and hoists. The Company also designs, builds, sells, and supports elevator application specific drive products and is recognized as a leader for DC high performance elevator drives, as well as AC drives for low and high performance traction elevators. The Company's elevator product offerings are comprised of integrated subsystems and drives used to control motion mainly in high-rise, high speed elevator applications. The Company's energy delivery product offerings include power inverters for fuel cells, solar panels and wind turbines, which deliver AC power from these energy sources to the utility power grid. The Company's main competitors included: Konecranes Inc., Power Electronics International, Inc., Cattron Group International (a division of Laird Technologies), Conductix-Wampfler (a division of Delachaux Group), Control Techniques (a division of Emerson Electric), OMRON Corporation, KEB GmbH, and Fujitec.
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
GuruFocus Guru Picks of the Week Jun 27 2014 
Mario Gabelli Adds to Two Over the Past Week Jun 26 2014 
comment on MAG May 14 2013 
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MagneTek Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 09 2011 
MagneTek Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 12 2010 
MagneTek Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Aug 31 2010 
MagneTek Inc. (MAG) CEO Peter M Mccormick buys 1,000 Shares Jun 02 2010 
MagneTek Inc. (MAG) CEO Peter M Mccormick buys 2,000 Shares May 12 2010 

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