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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.89
MOLX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 2488 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. MOLX: 1.89 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 47.04
Current: 1.89

1.25
47.04
Equity to Asset 0.70
MOLX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 2478 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. MOLX: 0.70 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.7

0.61
0.84
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 6.57
M-Score: -2.47
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 (%) 9.73
MOLX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2464 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. MOLX: 9.73 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -13.41   Max: 34.57
Current: 9.73

-13.41
34.57
Net-margin (%) 6.73
MOLX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2465 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. MOLX: 6.73 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.44   Max: 11.23
Current: 6.73

-12.44
11.23
ROE (%) 9.66
MOLX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2428 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. MOLX: 9.66 )
MOLX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -15.58   Max: 14.44
Current: 9.66

-15.58
14.44
ROA (%) 6.79
MOLX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2466 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. MOLX: 6.79 )
MOLX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.92   Max: 11.11
Current: 6.79

-10.92
11.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.23
MOLX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2460 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. MOLX: 19.23 )
MOLX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22.05   Max: 54.41
Current: 19.23

-22.05
54.41
Revenue Growth (%) 5.40
MOLX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. MOLX: 5.40 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.2   Max: 17
Current: 5.4

-5.2
17
EBITDA Growth (%) 14.80
MOLX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. MOLX: 14.80 )
MOLX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -17.2   Max: 27.5
Current: 14.8

-17.2
27.5
EPS Growth (%) 45.70
MOLX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. MOLX: 45.70 )
MOLX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.3   Max: 45.7
Current: 45.7

-30.3
45.7
» MOLX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

MOLX Guru Trades in Q1 2013

John Hussman 3,000 sh (unchged)
Meridian Funds 19,500 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
James Barrow 5,810,340 sh (-1.65%)
Dodge & Cox 2,839,727 sh (-2.27%)
Steven Cohen 141,369 sh (-4.89%)
Chuck Royce 193,467 sh (-20.71%)
Jim Simons 290,124 sh (-25.08%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,800 sh (-29.95%)
Joel Greenblatt 19,015 sh (-73.81%)
» More
Q2 2013

MOLX Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Joel Greenblatt 125,013 sh (+557.44%)
John Hussman 3,000 sh (unchged)
Meridian Funds 19,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 2,820,527 sh (-0.68%)
Chuck Royce 190,267 sh (-1.65%)
James Barrow 4,900,621 sh (-15.66%)
» More
Q3 2013

MOLX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 568,624 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 30,500 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 8,735 sh (New)
James Barrow Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 2,712,027 sh (-3.85%)
Joel Greenblatt 47,058 sh (-62.36%)
Chuck Royce 9,000 sh (-95.27%)
» More
Q4 2013

MOLX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Dodge & Cox Sold Out
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MOLX

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Dodge & Cox 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.12%$38.43 - $38.7 $ 38.680%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.06%$38.43 - $38.7 $ 38.680%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$38.43 - $38.7 $ 38.680%0
James Barrow 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.24%$29.02 - $38.79 $ 38.6821%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -62.36%0.1%$29.02 - $38.79 $ 38.6821%47058
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$29.02 - $38.79 $ 38.6821%30500
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Sold Out $29.02 - $38.79 $ 38.6821%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 557.44%0.14%$26.38 - $30.44 $ 38.6834%125013
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.79%$27.01 - $29.3 $ 38.6838%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -73.81%0.08%$27.01 - $29.3 $ 38.6838%19015
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 27.30
MOLX's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1771 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. MOLX: 27.30 )
MOLX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.71   Max: 74.19
Current: 27.3

9.71
74.19
P/B 2.66
MOLX's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 2370 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. MOLX: 2.66 )
MOLX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 3.36
Current: 2.66

0.76
3.36
P/S 1.91
MOLX's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 2534 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. MOLX: 1.91 )
MOLX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 3.49
Current: 1.91

0.6
3.49
PFCF 94.34
MOLX's PFCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 16.38 vs. MOLX: 94.34 )
MOLX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.34   Max: 217.08
Current: 94.34

7.34
217.08
EV-to-EBIT 17.74
MOLX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. MOLX: 17.74 )
MOLX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.2   Max: 52.5
Current: 17.74

5.2
52.5
Shiller P/E 49.50
MOLX's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
63% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 25.60 vs. MOLX: 49.50 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.28   Max: 49.63
Current: 49.5

10.28
49.63

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.38
MOLX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. MOLX: 2.38 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 5.69
Current: 2.38

0.28
5.69
Dividend Payout 0.52
MOLX's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
60% of the 1242 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. MOLX: 0.52 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 2.5
Current: 0.52

0.02
2.5
Dividend growth (3y) 13.80
MOLX's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. MOLX: 13.80 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 45.3
Current: 13.8

0
45.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.06
MOLX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1644 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. MOLX: 4.06 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 9.72
Current: 4.06

0.48
9.72
Share Buyback Rate -0.90
MOLX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. MOLX: -0.90 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.3   Max: -0.9
Current: -0.9

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 16.30
MOLX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. MOLX: 16.30 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 9.62   Max: 189.33
Current: 16.3

9.62
189.33
Price/Tangible Book 2.90
MOLX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 2297 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. MOLX: 2.90 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 7.09
Current: 2.9

1.2
7.09
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.90
MOLX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
62% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. MOLX: 1.90 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 5.75
Current: 1.9

0.62
5.75
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
MOLX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 2361 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MOLX: 1.30 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 3.88
Current: 1.3

0.55
3.88
Price/Graham Number 1.90
MOLX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 1701 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MOLX: 1.90 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 4.59
Current: 1.9

0.92
4.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.60
MOLX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2081 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. MOLX: 5.60 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 19.3
Current: 5.6

1.9
19.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.36
MOLX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1318 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. MOLX: 2.36 )
MOLX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 25.4
Current: 2.36

-6.1
25.4

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
Compare:HTHIY, MIELY, APH, TEL, GLW » details
Traded in other countries:MOLA.UK, MOL.UK, MOX.Germany
Molex, Inc. was incorporated in the state of Delaware in 1972 and originated from an enterprise established in 1938. The Company designs, manufactures and sells terminals, connectors, cable assemblies, interconnection systems, sockets, antennas, integrated products and switches. As of June 30, 2013, it operated 41 manufacturing locations in 15 countries. The Company's competitors include Amphenol Corporation, Delphi Automotive PLC, Hirose Electronic Co., Ltd., Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Ltd., Japan Solderless Terminal Ltd. and TE Connectivity Ltd. The principal raw materials that we purchase for the manufacture of our products include plastic resins for molding, metal alloys (primarily copper based) for stamping and gold and palladium salts for use in the plating process.

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