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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
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history
Cash to Debt 8.39
MEI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 2175 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. MEI: 8.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MEI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.4   Max: No Debt
Current: 8.39

Equity to Asset 0.73
MEI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 2083 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. MEI: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MEI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.73

0.62
0.85
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 10.51
M-Score: -2.29
WACC vs ROIC
6.01%
37.98%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.44
MEI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2167 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. MEI: 13.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MEI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -25.97   Max: 15.3
Current: 13.44

-25.97
15.3
Net-margin (%) 13.95
MEI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2167 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. MEI: 13.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MEI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -26.23   Max: 12.44
Current: 13.95

-26.23
12.44
ROE (%) 30.74
MEI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2146 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.87 vs. MEI: 30.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MEI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -37.21   Max: 28.21
Current: 30.74

-37.21
28.21
ROA (%) 21.59
MEI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. MEI: 21.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MEI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -29.01   Max: 19.02
Current: 21.59

-29.01
19.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 50.92
MEI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2182 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. MEI: 50.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MEI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -71.73   Max: 76.98
Current: 50.92

-71.73
76.98
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 21.30
MEI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1448 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. MEI: 21.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MEI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.4   Max: 21.3
Current: 21.3

-8.4
21.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 32.90
MEI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. MEI: 32.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MEI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -35   Max: 49.7
Current: 32.9

-35
49.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 71.20
MEI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. MEI: 71.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MEI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -49   Max: 86.2
Current: 71.2

-49
86.2
» MEI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

MEI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 11,049 sh (New)
Jim Simons 454,880 sh (+39.75%)
James Barrow 774,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,391,951 sh (-4.85%)
NWQ Managers 305,152 sh (-38.72%)
Mario Gabelli 21,500 sh (-72.44%)
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Q3 2014

MEI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 17,191 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 149,242 sh (+1250.73%)
Jim Simons 479,680 sh (+5.45%)
James Barrow 774,500 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,231,851 sh (-11.50%)
NWQ Managers 205,642 sh (-32.61%)
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Q4 2014

MEI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 559,251 sh (+274.73%)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,482 sh (+77.31%)
James Barrow 774,500 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Jim Simons 395,830 sh (-17.48%)
Chuck Royce 1,003,446 sh (-18.54%)
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Q1 2015

MEI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 651,733 sh (+16.54%)
Jim Simons 438,680 sh (+10.83%)
Chuck Royce 908,446 sh (-9.47%)
James Barrow 356,100 sh (-54.02%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,060 sh (-57.16%)
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Top Ranked Articles about Methode Electronics Inc

Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Karopharm Therapeuticcs Inc., Methode Electronics Inc., Gilead Sciences Inc. and Nimble Storage Inc.
According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Karopharm Therapeuticcs Inc, Methode Electronics Inc, Gilead Sciences Inc, and Nimble Storage Inc. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 15.30
MEI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1639 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 20.30 vs. MEI: 15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MEI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.68   Max: 39.73
Current: 15.3

7.68
39.73
Forward P/E 19.53
MEI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.46 vs. MEI: 19.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.10
MEI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1523 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. MEI: 15.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MEI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.72   Max: 40.27
Current: 15.1

7.72
40.27
P/B 4.20
MEI's P/B is ranked lower than
80% of the 2378 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. MEI: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MEI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 4.22
Current: 4.2

0.32
4.22
P/S 2.10
MEI's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 2433 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. MEI: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MEI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 2.14
Current: 2.1

0.21
2.14
PFCF 16.50
MEI's PFCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 1328 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. MEI: 16.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MEI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 247.2
Current: 16.5

2.38
247.2
POCF 14.05
MEI's POCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 1535 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. MEI: 14.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MEI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.74   Max: 44.54
Current: 14.05

1.74
44.54
EV-to-EBIT 14.13
MEI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 1559 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. MEI: 14.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MEI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -12.6   Max: 51.5
Current: 14.13

-12.6
51.5
Shiller P/E 69.30
MEI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
81% of the 970 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 25.10 vs. MEI: 69.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MEI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.84   Max: 1137
Current: 69.3

4.84
1137
Current Ratio 3.32
MEI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 2105 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. MEI: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MEI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.62   Max: 6.26
Current: 3.32

2.62
6.26
Quick Ratio 2.65
MEI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 2105 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. MEI: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MEI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.73   Max: 4.94
Current: 2.65

1.73
4.94
Days Inventory 41.92
MEI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 2128 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.89 vs. MEI: 41.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MEI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 36.77   Max: 69.11
Current: 41.92

36.77
69.11
Days Sales Outstanding 60.31
MEI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 1864 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 70.88 vs. MEI: 60.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MEI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 51.41   Max: 87.55
Current: 60.31

51.41
87.55

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.80
MEI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
78% of the 1897 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. MEI: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MEI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 8.7
Current: 0.8

0.76
8.7
Dividend Payout 0.11
MEI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
90% of the 1291 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. MEI: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MEI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 7
Current: 0.11

0.07
7
Dividend growth (3y) 2.30
MEI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
50% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. MEI: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
MEI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 11.9
Current: 2.3

0
11.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.89
MEI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1942 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. MEI: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MEI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 9.65
Current: 0.89

0.84
9.65
Share Buyback Rate -0.30
MEI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. MEI: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
MEI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.7   Max: -1.4
Current: -0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 168.40
MEI's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
95% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. MEI: 168.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
MEI' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.04   Max: 1191
Current: 168.4

4.04
1191
Price/Net Current Asset Value 11.20
MEI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 1128 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. MEI: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
MEI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 8
Current: 11.2

1.14
8
Price/Tangible Book 4.50
MEI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
75% of the 2433 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. MEI: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MEI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 4.07
Current: 4.5

0.73
4.07
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.60
MEI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. MEI: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
MEI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 3.13
Current: 2.6

0.29
3.13
Price/Median PS Value 2.10
MEI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 2391 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MEI: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MEI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.89
Current: 2.1

0.36
1.89
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.60
MEI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. MEI: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
MEI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 2.93
Current: 0.6

0.46
2.93
Price/Graham Number 1.70
MEI's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
62% of the 1689 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. MEI: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MEI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 3.19
Current: 1.7

0.42
3.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.20
MEI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2280 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. MEI: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
MEI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 21.2
Current: 7.2

1.9
21.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 42.06
MEI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.91 vs. MEI: 42.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
MEI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 42.5
Current: 42.06

0.4
42.5

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
Compare:HTHIY, MIELY, APH, TEL, GLW » details
Traded in other countries:ME5A.Germany,
Methode Electronics Inc was incorporated in 1946 as an Illinois corporation and reincorporated in Delaware in 1966. The Company is a manufacturer of component & subsystem devices with manufacturing, design & testing facilities in China, Egypt, Germany, India, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Mexico, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, United Kingdom & United States. It designs, manufactures and markets devices employing electrical, radio remote control, electronic, wireless and sensing technologies. Its components are found in the primary end markets of the aerospace, appliance, automotive, construction, consumer and industrial equipment, communications (including information processing and storage, networking equipment, wireless and terrestrial voice/data systems), rail and other transportation industries. Its business is managed on a segment basis, with those segments being Automotive, Interconnect, Power Products and Other. The Automotive segment supplies electronic and electro-mechanical devices and related products to automobile original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), either directly or through their tiered suppliers. Its products include control switches for electrical power and signals, connectors for electrical devices, integrated control components, switches and sensors that monitor the operation or status of a component or system, and packaging of electrical components. The Interconnect segment provides a variety of copper and fiber-optic interconnect and interface solutions for the aerospace, appliance, commercial, computer, construction, consumer, material handling, medical, military, mining, networking, storage, and telecommunications markets. Solutions include conductive polymers, connectors, custom cable assemblies, industrial safety radio remote controls, optical and copper transceivers, personal computer and express card packaging and terminators, solid-state field effect interface panels, and thick film inks. Services include the design and installation of fiber optic and copper infrastructure systems, and manufacturing active and passive optical components. The Power Products segment manufactures braided flexible cables, current-carrying laminated bus devices, custom power-product assemblies, high-current low voltage flexible power cabling systems and powder coated bus bars that are used in various markets and applications, including aerospace, computers, industrial and power conversion, inverters and battery systems, insulated gate bipolar transistor solutions, military, telecommunications, and transportation. The Other segment includes a designer and manufacturer of magnetic torque sensing products, and independent laboratories that provide services for qualification testing and certification, and analysis of electronic and optical components.
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