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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
MFLX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 2189 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. MFLX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.71
MFLX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 2099 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. MFLX: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.70 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.71
0.46
0.77
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 4.49
M-Score: -3.14
WACC vs ROIC
7.21%
19.57%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.61
MFLX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2182 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. MFLX: 6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.36  Med: 7.10 Max: 14.74
Current: 6.61
-8.36
14.74
Net-margin (%) 6.26
MFLX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2182 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. MFLX: 6.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.32  Med: 4.55 Max: 10.41
Current: 6.26
-8.32
10.41
ROE (%) 13.13
MFLX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2166 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. MFLX: 13.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MFLX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -15.71  Med: 12.19 Max: 27.56
Current: 13.13
-15.71
27.56
ROA (%) 8.61
MFLX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2205 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. MFLX: 8.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MFLX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.03  Med: 7.74 Max: 17.81
Current: 8.61
-10.03
17.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.43
MFLX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2200 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.92 vs. MFLX: 24.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MFLX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -20.36  Med: 22.86 Max: 46.4
Current: 24.43
-20.36
46.4
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.20
MFLX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. MFLX: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 2.2  Med: 15.40 Max: 25.4
Current: 2.2
2.2
25.4
» MFLX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

MFLX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 205,800 sh (+22.14%)
John Rogers 171,225 sh (+0.12%)
Chuck Royce 1,200 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

MFLX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 242,295 sh (+17.73%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
John Rogers 167,525 sh (-2.16%)
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Q1 2015

MFLX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 390,295 sh (+61.08%)
John Rogers Sold Out
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Q2 2015

MFLX Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 26,128 sh (New)
Jim Simons 536,695 sh (+37.51%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.44
MFLX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. MFLX: 14.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MFLX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.73  Med: 16.82 Max: 227.4
Current: 14.44
5.73
227.4
PE(NRI) 15.20
MFLX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.10 vs. MFLX: 15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MFLX' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.72  Med: 16.77 Max: 218.88
Current: 15.2
5.72
218.88
P/B 1.09
MFLX's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 2104 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. MFLX: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MFLX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.52 Max: 7.03
Current: 1.09
0.69
7.03
P/S 0.59
MFLX's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 2163 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. MFLX: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MFLX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.76 Max: 3.5
Current: 0.59
0.32
3.5
PFCF 10.58
MFLX's PFCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.61 vs. MFLX: 10.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MFLX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.37  Med: 19.16 Max: 1666
Current: 10.58
6.37
1666
POCF 7.53
MFLX's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 1463 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.34 vs. MFLX: 7.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MFLX' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.82  Med: 8.74 Max: 111.8
Current: 7.53
2.82
111.8
EV-to-EBIT 4.80
MFLX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.17 vs. MFLX: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MFLX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1501.4  Med: 9.30 Max: 47.1
Current: 4.8
-1501.4
47.1
Current Ratio 2.48
MFLX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 2131 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. MFLX: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.42  Med: 2.18 Max: 2.95
Current: 2.48
1.42
2.95
Quick Ratio 2.04
MFLX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 2130 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. MFLX: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.66 Max: 2.55
Current: 2.04
0.87
2.55
Days Inventory 35.87
MFLX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
81% of the 2144 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 71.59 vs. MFLX: 35.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 24.92  Med: 46.10 Max: 58.26
Current: 35.87
24.92
58.26
Days Sales Outstanding 63.25
MFLX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 72.78 vs. MFLX: 63.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 58.69  Med: 67.50 Max: 89.29
Current: 63.25
58.69
89.29

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 194.88
MFLX's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
97% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.98 vs. MFLX: 194.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 16.3  Med: 156.00 Max: 472.83
Current: 194.88
16.3
472.83
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.99
MFLX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 1541 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. MFLX: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.8  Med: 3.40 Max: 10.99
Current: 1.99
1.8
10.99
Price/Tangible Book 1.09
MFLX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. MFLX: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.55 Max: 6.51
Current: 1.09
0.74
6.51
Price/Projected FCF 1.23
MFLX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MFLX: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.72
Current: 1.23
0.65
1.72
Price/Median PS Value 0.74
MFLX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MFLX: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.01 Max: 4.19
Current: 0.74
0.47
4.19
Price/Graham Number 0.66
MFLX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
71% of the 1429 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. MFLX: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.17 Max: 3.93
Current: 0.66
0.55
3.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 20.88
MFLX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2177 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. MFLX: 20.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.1  Med: 9.55 Max: 37.4
Current: 20.88
2.1
37.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -11.25
MFLX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.87 vs. MFLX: -11.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MFLX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -11.2  Med: 11.30 Max: 32.1
Current: -11.25
-11.2
32.1

Analyst Estimate

Dec14 Dec15
EPS($) -2.67 -1.87
EPS without NRI($) -2.67 -1.87

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Contract Manufacturers
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