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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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Cash to Debt 0.26
NSSC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. NSSC: 0.26 )
NSSC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.26

Equity to Asset 0.67
NSSC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. NSSC: 0.67 )
NSSC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 0.74
Current: 0.67

0.47
0.74
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 6.35
M-Score: -2.68
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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Operating margin (%) 5.32
NSSC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.76 vs. NSSC: 5.32 )
NSSC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -21.44   Max: 13.69
Current: 5.32

-21.44
13.69
Net-margin (%) 4.23
NSSC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. NSSC: 4.23 )
NSSC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.24   Max: 8.8
Current: 4.23

-19.24
8.8
ROE (%) 7.49
NSSC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.11 vs. NSSC: 7.49 )
NSSC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -33.03   Max: 12.89
Current: 7.49

-33.03
12.89
ROA (%) 4.73
NSSC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. NSSC: 4.73 )
NSSC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -16.4   Max: 9.4
Current: 4.73

-16.4
9.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.94
NSSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.95 vs. NSSC: 9.94 )
NSSC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -35.49   Max: 23.22
Current: 9.94

-35.49
23.22
Revenue Growth (%) 1.30
NSSC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. NSSC: 1.30 )
NSSC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 9.9
Current: 1.3

0.3
9.9
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 29.80
NSSC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
60% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. NSSC: 29.80 )
NSSC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.51   Max: 56.44
Current: 29.8

6.51
56.44
P/B 2.87
NSSC's P/B is ranked lower than
61% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. NSSC: 2.87 )
NSSC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 4.69
Current: 2.87

0.31
4.69
P/S 1.57
NSSC's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NSSC: 1.57 )
NSSC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 3.43
Current: 1.57

0.22
3.43
EV-to-EBIT 27.34
NSSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
63% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.03 vs. NSSC: 27.34 )
NSSC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9   Max: 38.9
Current: 27.34

9
38.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 31.52
NSSC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.10 vs. NSSC: 31.52 )
NSSC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.79   Max: 54.63
Current: 31.52

3.79
54.63
Price/Tangible Book 3.79
NSSC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NSSC: 3.79 )
NSSC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 5.7
Current: 3.79

0.29
5.7
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.50
NSSC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
64% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. NSSC: 1.50 )
NSSC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 3.04
Current: 1.5

0.3
3.04
Price/Median PS Value 1.56
NSSC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. NSSC: 1.56 )
NSSC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 3.31
Current: 1.56

0.16
3.31
Price/Graham Number 2.27
NSSC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
69% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NSSC: 2.27 )
NSSC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.82
Current: 2.27

0.23
2.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.70
NSSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
60% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. NSSC: 3.70 )
NSSC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 11.1
Current: 3.7

2.6
11.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.67
NSSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. NSSC: 2.67 )
NSSC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.4   Max: 38.4
Current: 2.67

-0.4
38.4

Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Security & Protection Services
Compare:TYC, SOMLY, ADT, GEO, GFSZY » details
Traded in other countries:NS1.Germany
Napco Security Technologies, Inc. was incorporated in December 1971 in the State of Delaware. The Company is a manufacturer of security products, encompassing intrusion and fire alarms, building access control systems and electronic locking devices. These products are used for commercial, residential, institutional, industrial and governmental applications, and are sold worldwide mainly to independent distributors, dealers and installers of security equipment. The Company owns and operates manufacturing facilities in Amityville, New York and the Dominican Republic. It designs, engineers and markets the software and control panels. Access control systems consist of one or more of the following: different types of identification readers (e.g. card readers, hand scanners, etc.), a control panel, a PC-based computer and electronically activated door-locking devices. It also buys and resells identification readers, PC-based computers and peripheral equipment for access control systems. Alarm systems usually consist of detectors, a control panel, a digital keypad and signaling equipment. The Company manufactures and markets the following products for alarm systems: Automatic Communicators, Control Panels, Combination Control Panels/Digital Communicators and Digital Keypad Systems, Door Security Devices, Fire Alarm Control Panel and Area Detectors. The Company also markets peripheral and related equipment manufactured by other companies. The Company intends to continue to conduct a portion of its future research and development activities internally.

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