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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
MFLX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. MFLX: No Debt )
MFLX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.54   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.60
MFLX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 2606 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. MFLX: 0.60 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 0.74
Current: 0.6

0.46
0.74
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.24
M-Score: -0.79
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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Operating margin (%) -11.76
MFLX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. MFLX: -11.76 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11.76   Max: 14.74
Current: -11.76

-11.76
14.74
Net-margin (%) -13.35
MFLX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. MFLX: -13.35 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13.35   Max: 10.41
Current: -13.35

-13.35
10.41
ROE (%) -24.50
MFLX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 2602 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. MFLX: -24.50 )
MFLX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -24.07   Max: 27.56
Current: -24.5

-24.07
27.56
ROA (%) -15.48
MFLX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 2648 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. MFLX: -15.48 )
MFLX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.97   Max: 17.81
Current: -15.48

-14.97
17.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -31.21
MFLX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 2643 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. MFLX: -31.21 )
MFLX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -29.64   Max: 46.77
Current: -31.21

-29.64
46.77
Revenue Growth (%) -8.40
MFLX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1951 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. MFLX: -8.40 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -8.4   Max: 25.4
Current: -8.4

-8.4
25.4
» MFLX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

MFLX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Rogers 128,425 sh (+154.31%)
Jim Simons 138,300 sh (+8.3%)
Chuck Royce 1,200 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

MFLX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Rogers 171,025 sh (+33.17%)
Jim Simons 143,100 sh (+3.47%)
Chuck Royce 1,200 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

MFLX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 168,500 sh (+17.75%)
Chuck Royce 1,200 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 171,025 sh (unchged)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MFLX

(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
John Rogers 2014-03-31 Add 33.17%0.01%$12.8 - $15.05 $ 10.01-29%171025
John Rogers 2013-12-31 Add 154.31%0.01%$12.5 - $15.8 $ 10.01-27%128425
John Rogers 2013-09-30 Add 127.48%0.01%$14.84 - $17.24 $ 10.01-36%50500
John Rogers 2013-06-30 Reduce -87.61%0.04%$14.02 - $15.97 $ 10.01-34%22200
John Rogers 2013-03-31 Add 55.86%0.02%$14.43 - $21.29 $ 10.01-39%179248
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$15.31 - $22.91 $ 10.01-49%0
John Rogers 2012-12-31 Add 25.85%0.01%$15.31 - $22.91 $ 10.01-49%115005
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 25.89%$22.22 - $29.56 $ 10.01-60%10611
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.02%$23.63 - $27.27 $ 10.01-60%8429
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Ratios

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P/B 0.78
MFLX's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. MFLX: 0.78 )
MFLX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 7.03
Current: 0.78

0.69
7.03
P/S 0.38
MFLX's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. MFLX: 0.38 )
MFLX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 3.5
Current: 0.38

0.32
3.5
EV-to-EBIT -1.93
MFLX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
66% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 23.53 vs. MFLX: -1.93 )
MFLX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1501.4   Max: 36.1
Current: -1.93

-1501.4
36.1
Current Ratio 1.77
MFLX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 2630 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. MFLX: 1.77 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 2.67
Current: 1.77

1.54
2.67
Quick Ratio 1.36
MFLX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 2630 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. MFLX: 1.36 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 2.04
Current: 1.36

0.87
2.04

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 8.70
MFLX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MFLX: 8.70 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 5.18   Max: 37.58
Current: 8.7

5.18
37.58
Price/Tangible Book 0.79
MFLX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
86% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. MFLX: 0.79 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 3.77
Current: 0.79

0.75
3.77
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.69
MFLX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MFLX: 0.69 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 1.62
Current: 0.69

0.66
1.62
Price/Median PS Value 0.49
MFLX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. MFLX: 0.49 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.6
Current: 0.49

0.47
2.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -51.80
MFLX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
72% of the 2592 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. MFLX: -51.80 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 37.4
Current: -51.8

2.8
37.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.36
MFLX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. MFLX: 4.36 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.2   Max: 31.6
Current: 4.36

-11.2
31.6

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Contract Manufacturers
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Traded in other countries:NLH.Germany
Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc was incorporated in October 1984 in the State of California and reincorporated in the state of Delaware on June 4, 2004. The Company is engaged in the engineering, design and manufacture of flexible printed circuit boards along with related component assemblies. With facilities in Irvine, California; Suzhou, China; Chengdu, China; Cambridge, England; Korea; Taiwan; and Singapore, it offers service and support base for the sale, design and manufacture of flexible interconnect solutions. It is also a provider of high-quality, technologically advanced flexible printed circuits and value-added component assembly solutions to the electronics industry. Current application products include mobile phones, Smartphones, tablets, personal computers, consumer products, portable bar code scanners, computer/data storage and medical devices. The Company provides solutions to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), who produce devices such as feature phones and smart phones and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers. The Companys business model and the way it approaches the markets which it serves, is based on value added engineering and providing technology solutions to its customers, facilitating the miniaturization of portable electronics. The Company is a provider of single, double-sided, multi-layer and air-gapped flexible printed circuit technology, component assemblies and rigid-flex circuits. Its customers include OEMs and EMS providers in a variety of sectors of the electronics industry. It competes on a global level with a number of Asian providers, such as Nippon Mektron Ltd., Flextronics International Ltd., Interflex Co. Ltd., Zhen Ding Technology Holding Ltd., HI-P (Shanghai) Technology Co. Ltd., Career Technology (MFG) Co. Ltd., Flexium Interconnect, Inc., TTM Technologies, Inc., Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd., and Fujikura Ltd. It is subject to a variety of environmental laws relating to the storage, discharge, handling, emission, generation, manufacture, use and disposal of chemicals, solid and hazardous waste and other toxic and hazardous materials used to manufacture its products in the United States and China.
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