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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.11
OCC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. OCC: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
OCC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.37 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11
Equity-to-Asset 0.61
OCC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. OCC: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
OCC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.81 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.61
0.56
0.92
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 3.53
Beneish M-Score: -2.77
WACC vs ROIC
5.25%
0.01%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -0.05
OCC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
62% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. OCC: -0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
OCC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.06  Med: 1.32 Max: 6.04
Current: -0.05
-8.06
6.04
Net Margin % -1.00
OCC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
64% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. OCC: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
OCC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.49  Med: 0.38 Max: 3.63
Current: -1
-8.49
3.63
ROE % -2.67
OCC's ROE % is ranked lower than
67% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. OCC: -2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
OCC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.76  Med: 1.05 Max: 9.34
Current: -2.67
-18.76
9.34
ROA % -1.58
OCC's ROA % is ranked lower than
66% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. OCC: -1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
OCC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.99  Med: 0.67 Max: 5.93
Current: -1.58
-11.99
5.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -0.23
OCC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
63% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.67 vs. OCC: -0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
OCC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.82  Med: 2.64 Max: 12.15
Current: -0.23
-15.82
12.15
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -8.30
OCC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
73% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. OCC: -8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
OCC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.3  Med: 5.1 Max: 13.7
Current: -8.3
-8.3
13.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -34.30
OCC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. OCC: -34.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
OCC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.6  Med: -2.6 Max: 72.5
Current: -34.3
-50.6
72.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 203.70
OCC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
99% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. OCC: 203.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
OCC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -78.1  Med: 2.5 Max: 203.7
Current: 203.7
-78.1
203.7
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS: 335921    SIC: 3357
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Traded in other countries:OCC.Germany,
Optical Cable Corp is a manufacturer of fiber optic and copper data communication cabling and connectivity solutions for the enterprise market and various harsh environment and specialty markets.

Optical Cable Corp was incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1983. The Company is a manufacturer of fiber optic and copper data communication cabling and connectivity solutions for the enterprise market and various harsh environment and specialty markets, offering integrated suites of products which operate as a system solution or seamlessly integrate with other providers' offerings. It also manufactures and sells products in the wireless carrier market. The Company's product offerings include designs for uses ranging from enterprise networks, datacenters, residential and campus installations to customized products for specialty applications and harsh environments, including military, industrial, mining, petrochemical, wireless carrier and broadcast applications. Its products include fiber optic and copper cabling, fiber optic and copper connectors, specialty fiber optic and copper connectors, fiber optic and copper patch cords, pre-terminated fiber optic and copper cable assemblies, racks, cabinets, datacom enclosures, patch panels, face plates, multi-media boxes, fiber optic reels and accessories and other cable and connectivity management accessories, and are designed to meet the demanding needs of end-users. Its fiber optic and copper cabling and connectivity products and solutions are used for transmission of data, video, radio frequency and voice communications over short- to moderate-distances. Its product category includes Fiber Optic Cable Products, Copper Datacom Cable Products, Fiber Optic and Copper Enterprise Connectivity Products, and Harsh Environment and Specialty Connectivity Products. The Fiber Optic and Copper Enterprise Connectivity Products include Fiber Optic Connectivity Products, Copper Connectivity Products, Cabinets, Racks and Enclosures, and Residential Products.

Ratios

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Price-to-Owner-Earnings 39.44
OCC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
71% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.88 vs. OCC: 39.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
OCC' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.46  Med: 17.82 Max: 102.25
Current: 39.44
5.46
102.25
PB Ratio 0.85
OCC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. OCC: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
OCC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.46
Current: 0.85
0.32
1.46
PS Ratio 0.29
OCC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. OCC: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
OCC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.29
0.17
0.83
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 7.21
OCC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
82% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.65 vs. OCC: 7.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
OCC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.05  Med: 20.94 Max: 750
Current: 7.21
4.05
750
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 6.13
OCC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
82% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.82 vs. OCC: 6.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
OCC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.33  Med: 8.31 Max: 128.84
Current: 6.13
3.33
128.84
EV-to-EBITDA 15.54
OCC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.91 vs. OCC: 15.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
OCC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -109  Med: 7.5 Max: 35.2
Current: 15.54
-109
35.2
Current Ratio 5.75
OCC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. OCC: 5.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
OCC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.97  Med: 4.85 Max: 8.91
Current: 5.75
1.97
8.91
Quick Ratio 2.25
OCC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. OCC: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
OCC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 2.34 Max: 7.07
Current: 2.25
1.01
7.07
Days Inventory 132.56
OCC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
80% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.49 vs. OCC: 132.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
OCC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 100.88  Med: 119.83 Max: 135.7
Current: 132.56
100.88
135.7
Days Sales Outstanding 47.79
OCC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 72.18 vs. OCC: 47.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
OCC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.59  Med: 56.36 Max: 72.65
Current: 47.79
45.59
72.65

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3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
OCC's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
80% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. OCC: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
OCC' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 100
Current: -100
0
100
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.52
OCC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
77% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. OCC: 4.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
OCC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 9.97 Max: 17.52
Current: 4.52
1.86
17.52
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.50
OCC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. OCC: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
OCC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.3  Med: -1.3 Max: 8.2
Current: -2.5
-3.3
8.2

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 1.97
OCC's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. OCC: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
OCC' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.06 Max: 65.03
Current: 1.97
0.83
65.03
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.87
OCC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
83% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. OCC: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
OCC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.98 Max: 46.51
Current: 0.87
0.45
46.51
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.78
OCC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. OCC: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
OCC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.61 Max: 2.62
Current: 0.78
0.22
2.62
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.89
OCC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. OCC: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
OCC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.72 Max: 77.78
Current: 0.89
0.66
77.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -0.26
OCC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
65% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. OCC: -0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
OCC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.26  Med: 6.4 Max: 20.6
Current: -0.26
-0.26
20.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 5.68
OCC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
54% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. OCC: 5.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
OCC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 6.8 Max: 57.9
Current: 5.68
0.9
57.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $65.17
EPS (TTM) $ -0.09
Beta0.30
Short Percentage of Float0.06%
52-Week Range $2.14 - 3.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)7.36
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