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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 5.87
MFLX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 2578 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. MFLX: 5.87 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.39   Max: No Debt
Current: 5.87

Equity to Asset 0.64
MFLX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 2566 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. MFLX: 0.64 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.64

0.46
0.77
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 2.26
M-Score: -4.44
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 (%) -15.39
MFLX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 2585 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. MFLX: -15.39 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.36   Max: 14.74
Current: -15.39

-8.36
14.74
Net-margin (%) -16.80
MFLX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 2585 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. MFLX: -16.80 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.32   Max: 10.41
Current: -16.8

-8.32
10.41
ROE (%) -29.84
MFLX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 2559 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. MFLX: -29.84 )
MFLX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -15.71   Max: 27.56
Current: -29.84

-15.71
27.56
ROA (%) -19.60
MFLX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 2591 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. MFLX: -19.60 )
MFLX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.03   Max: 17.81
Current: -19.6

-10.03
17.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -39.53
MFLX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 2583 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.37 vs. MFLX: -39.53 )
MFLX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -20.91   Max: 46.77
Current: -39.53

-20.91
46.77
Revenue Growth (%) 2.20
MFLX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1886 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. MFLX: 2.20 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 25.4
Current: 2.2

2.2
25.4
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

MFLX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Rogers 50,500 sh (+127.48%)
Jim Simons 127,700 sh (+1.59%)
Chuck Royce 1,200 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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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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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
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$15.31 - $22.91 $ 9.57-51%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 25.89%$22.22 - $29.56 $ 9.57-62%10611
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.02%$23.63 - $27.27 $ 9.57-62%8429
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Ratios

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P/B 0.76
MFLX's P/B is ranked higher than
88% of the 2708 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. MFLX: 0.76 )
MFLX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 7.03
Current: 0.76

0.73
7.03
P/S 0.36
MFLX's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 2708 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MFLX: 0.36 )
MFLX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 3.5
Current: 0.36

0.32
3.5
EV-to-EBIT -1.32
MFLX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 2708 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 23.45 vs. MFLX: -1.32 )
MFLX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 36.1
Current: -1.32

2.7
36.1
Current Ratio 1.84
MFLX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 2583 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. MFLX: 1.84 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 2.95
Current: 1.84

1.42
2.95
Quick Ratio 1.55
MFLX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 2583 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. MFLX: 1.55 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 2.55
Current: 1.55

0.87
2.55

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.55
MFLX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 2708 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MFLX: 6.55 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.81   Max: 37.58
Current: 6.55

4.81
37.58
Price/Tangible Book 0.78
MFLX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
89% of the 2708 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. MFLX: 0.78 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 6.51
Current: 0.78

0.89
6.51
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.60
MFLX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2708 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MFLX: 0.60 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 1.67
Current: 0.6

0.6
1.67
Price/Median PS Value 0.45
MFLX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 2708 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. MFLX: 0.45 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 4.09
Current: 0.45

0.5
4.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 14.20
MFLX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2260 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. MFLX: 14.20 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 37.4
Current: 14.2

2.8
37.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 7.21
MFLX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1665 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. MFLX: 7.21 )
MFLX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 31.6
Current: 7.21

0.6
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 1984 in the State of California and reincorporated in the State of Delaware in June 2004. The Company is engaged in the engineering, design and manufacture of flexible printed circuit boards along with related component assemblies. It is a producer of flexible printed circuits and flexible circuit assemblies. With facilities in Anaheim, California; Suzhou, China; Pontian, Malaysia; Cambridge, England; and Singapore, it offers a global service and support base for the design and manufactures 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 applications for its products include feature phones, smart phones, consumer electronic devices, portable bar code scanners, computer/storage devices and medical devices. The Company provides solutions to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), who produce devices such as feature phones and smart phones and to electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers, whom typically perform the final assembly of such devices. The Company's 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. MFLEX is a provider of single, double-sided, multi-layer and air-gapped flexible printed circuit technology, component assemblies and rigid-flex circuits. It purchases raw circuit materials, process chemicals and various components from a limited number of outside sources, including E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., Mitsui Plastics, Murata Electronics Trading and from two of its OEM customers, Sony Ericsson and Motorola. MFLEX competes on a global level with a number of leading Asian providers, such as Flextronics, Young Poong Electronics (Interflex), Foxconn Electronics, Inc., HI-P Shanghai Co. Ltd., Career Technologies, Sumitomo Bakelite, 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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