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MEAS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0 Med: 0.00 Max: 0
1. Operating Margin
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|Mario Gabelli 208,700 sh (New)|
John Paulson 213,853 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 364,763 sh (+127.26%)
|Jim Simons Sold Out|
Chuck Royce Sold Out
NWQ Managers 121,416 sh (-62.41%)
|Mario Gabelli 218,290 sh (+4.60%)||Columbia Wanger Sold Out|
NWQ Managers Sold Out
John Paulson 53,600 sh (-74.94%)
(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
|Industry:||Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments|
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|Traded in other countries:||MEG.Germany,|
Measurement Specialties, Inc. is a New Jersey corporation organized in 1981. The Company is engaged in the design, development and manufacture of sensors and sensor-based systems for original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and end users, based on a broad portfolio of proprietary technology and typically characterized by the MEAS brand name. The Company is a multi-national corporation with fifteen main manufacturing facilities strategically located in the United States, China and Europe, enabling the Company to produce and market an array of sensors that use advanced technologies to measure precise ranges of physical characteristics. These sensors are used for engine and vehicle, medical, general industrial, consumer and home appliance, military/aerospace, and test and measurement applications. The Company's products include sensors for measuring pressure, linear/rotary position, force, torque, piezoelectric polymer film sensors, custom microstructures, load cells, vibrations and acceleration, optical absorption, humidity, gas concentration, gas flow rate, temperature, fluid properties and fluid level. The Company's advanced technologies include piezoresistive silicon, polymer and ceramic piezoelectric materials, application specific integrated circuits, micro-electromechanical systems ('MEMS'), foil strain gauges, electromagnetic force balance systems, fluid capacitive devices, linear and rotational variable differential transformers, anisotropic magneto-resistive devices, electromagnetic displacement sensors, hygroscopic capacitive structures, ultrasonic measurement systems, optical measurement systems, negative thermal coefficient ('NTC') ceramic sensors, 3-6 DOF (degree of freedom) force/torque structures, complex mechanical resonators, magnetic reed switches, high frequency multipoint scanning algorithms, and high precision submersible hydrostatic level detection. The Company's competitors include small independent companies and divisions of large corporations such as Danaher, General Electric, Schneider-Electric and Honeywell.
|Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $||426.3|
|EPS (TTM) $||1.77|
|Short Percentage of Float||5.01%|
|52-Week Range $||50.83 - 86.55|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil)||16.18|
|Mario Gabelli Comments on Measurement Specialties Oct 28 2014|
|Mario Gabelli's ABC Fund Q3 2014 Commentary Oct 28 2014|
|Mario Gabelli's Top New Buys Aug 06 2014|
|Measurement Specialties Inc. (MEAS) COO Steven Craig Smith sells 35,981 Shares Mar 07 2011|
|Measurement Specialties Inc. (MEAS) CFO Mark Edward Thomson sells 12,500 Shares Dec 14 2010|
|Measurement Specialties Inc. (MEAS) COO Steven Craig Smith sells 5,000 Shares Dec 02 2010|
|Measurement Specialties Inc. (MEAS) COO Steven Craig Smith sells 15,000 Shares Nov 24 2010|
|Measurement Specialties Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 04 2009|
|Measurement Specialties Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 04 2009|