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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 4.69
MAGS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. MAGS: 4.69 )
MAGS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 7.15
Current: 4.69

0.22
7.15
Equity to Asset 0.66
MAGS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. MAGS: 0.66 )
MAGS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.66

0.34
0.7
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 1.80
M-Score: -2.43
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -8.77
MAGS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.86 vs. MAGS: -8.77 )
MAGS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -25.5   Max: 11.9
Current: -8.77

-25.5
11.9
Net-margin (%) -8.66
MAGS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. MAGS: -8.66 )
MAGS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -57.09   Max: 11.11
Current: -8.66

-57.09
11.11
ROE (%) -7.75
MAGS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.11 vs. MAGS: -7.75 )
MAGS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -106.13   Max: 19.3
Current: -7.75

-106.13
19.3
ROA (%) -5.08
MAGS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. MAGS: -5.08 )
MAGS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -36.01   Max: 11.45
Current: -5.08

-36.01
11.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -20.42
MAGS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.41 vs. MAGS: -20.42 )
MAGS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -47.21   Max: 58.69
Current: -20.42

-47.21
58.69
Revenue Growth (%) 1.00
MAGS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. MAGS: 1.00 )
MAGS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.5   Max: 14.2
Current: 1

-23.5
14.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -12.60
MAGS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. MAGS: -12.60 )
MAGS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -47.3   Max: 21.6
Current: -12.6

-47.3
21.6
EPS Growth (%) -10.50
MAGS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. MAGS: -10.50 )
MAGS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -61.5   Max: 80.4
Current: -10.5

-61.5
80.4
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Ratios

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P/B 1.00
MAGS's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. MAGS: 1.00 )
MAGS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 7.3
Current: 1

0.75
7.3
P/S 1.12
MAGS's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. MAGS: 1.12 )
MAGS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 4.75
Current: 1.12

0.35
4.75
EV-to-EBIT 20.80
MAGS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. MAGS: 20.80 )
MAGS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 3187.8
Current: 20.8

0.2
3187.8
Shiller P/E 204.40
MAGS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
83% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.75 vs. MAGS: 204.40 )
MAGS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 19.39   Max: 460
Current: 204.4

19.39
460

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 7.20
MAGS's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
69% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. MAGS: 7.20 )
MAGS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 7.12   Max: 93.5
Current: 7.2

7.12
93.5
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.30
MAGS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. MAGS: 2.30 )
MAGS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.18   Max: 46.46
Current: 2.3

2.18
46.46
Price/Tangible Book 1.10
MAGS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. MAGS: 1.10 )
MAGS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 2.85
Current: 1.1

0.62
2.85
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.60
MAGS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. MAGS: 0.60 )
MAGS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 6.84
Current: 0.6

0.63
6.84
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
MAGS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MAGS: 1.10 )
MAGS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.3
Current: 1.1

0.53
2.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.80
MAGS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
52% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. MAGS: 4.80 )
MAGS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 465.7
Current: 4.8

0.9
465.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -8.36
MAGS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
53% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. MAGS: -8.36 )
MAGS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.1   Max: 48.5
Current: -8.36

-11.1
48.5

Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Security & Protection Services
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Magal Security Systems Ltd., is incorporated under the laws of the State of Israel on March 27, 1984 under the name Magal Security Systems Ltd. It develops, manufacture, market and sell comprehensive computerized security systems to high profile customers. The Company systems are used in more than 75 countries to protect sensitive facilities, including national borders, military bases, power plants, airports, seaports, prisons, industrial sites, oil and gas facilities, refineries, Olympic villages and stadiums and municipalities from intrusion, crime, sabotage or vandalism to infrastructure, assets and personnel. Its revenues are derived from two operating segments: Perimeter Products segment and Turnkey. Based on more than 35 years of experience and interaction with customers, it has developed a unique set of solutions and products, optimized for perimeter, outdoor and general security applications. Its turnkey solutions are typically integrated and managed by sophisticated modular command and control software, supported by expert systems for real-time decision support. The Company's portfolio of critical infrastructure and site protection technologies includes a variety of smart barriers and fences, fence mounted detectors, virtual (volumetric) fences and gates, buried and concealed detection systems and a sophisticated protection package for sub-surface intrusion. Based on its integrated solutions are based on a broad in-house product portfolio, complemented by OEM and third party products. Its products are focused around physical and cyber security of critical sites with an emphasis on outdoor and PIDS and applications contributing to security, outdoors safety and also site management. The Perimeter Products segment sells its products worldwide and this segment includes the operations of Senstar Canada, Senstar Germany, Senstar UK and Senstar Inc. as one reporting unit within the Perimeter Products segment. The Israeli operations of the Perimeter Products segment as well as the Spanish operations are considered as two separate reporting units within that segment. The Turnkey Projects segment has operations worldwide and the segment includes a number of reporting units operating in Israel, Mexico, Colombia and a division of Senstar Canada. Its manufacturing operations consist of designing and developing its products, fabricating and assembling components and finished products, quality control and final testing. It has 15 patents issued and has 3 patent applications pending in the U.S. and in several other countries and has obtained licenses to use proprietary technologies developed by third parties. The Company competes mainly in the market for perimeter intrusion detection systems, or PIDS, and turnkey projects and solutions.
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