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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 0.14
OCC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. OCC: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
OCC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.42 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.14
Equity to Asset 0.58
OCC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. OCC: 0.58 )
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: 0.58
0.56
0.92
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 3.02
M-Score: -3.63
WACC vs ROIC
3.07%
-12.51%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -4.46
OCC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. OCC: -4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
OCC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.06  Med: 1.38 Max: 6.04
Current: -4.46
-8.06
6.04
Net-margin (%) -8.59
OCC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. OCC: -8.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
OCC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.49  Med: 0.8 Max: 3.63
Current: -8.59
-8.49
3.63
ROE (%) -21.38
OCC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. OCC: -21.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
OCC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.76  Med: 1.71 Max: 9.34
Current: -21.38
-18.76
9.34
ROA (%) -12.54
OCC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. OCC: -12.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
OCC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.99  Med: 1.22 Max: 5.93
Current: -12.54
-11.99
5.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7.83
OCC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.17 vs. OCC: -7.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
OCC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.82  Med: 2.72 Max: 12.15
Current: -7.83
-15.82
12.15
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.80
OCC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. OCC: -2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OCC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.2  Med: 5.1 Max: 13.7
Current: -2.8
-7.2
13.7
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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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 (the non-carrier markets), offering integrated suites of quality 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 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, delivering a high degree of reliability and outstanding performance characteristics. The Company manufactures its fiber optic cables at its ISO 9001:2008 registered and MIL-STD-790F certified facility located in Roanoke, Virginia, its enterprise connectivity products at its ISO 9001:2008 registered facility located near Asheville, North Carolina, and its harsh environment and specialty connectivity products at its ISO 9001:2008 registered and MIL-STD-790F certified facility located near Dallas, Texas. It designs, develops and manufactures fiber optic cables for enterprise, harsh environment and specialty markets and applications. It refers to these products as its fiber optic cable offering. It designs, develops and manufactures fiber and copper connectivity products for the enterprise market, including enterprise and residential applications. It refers to these products as its enterprise connectivity product offering. It designs, develops and manufactures specialty fiber optic connectors and connectivity products for use in military and other harsh environment applications. It refers to these products as its harsh environment and specialty connectivity product offering. The Company markets and sells its harsh environment and specialty connectivity product offering through AOS under the names Optical Cable Corporation and OCC by the efforts of its integrated sales team. Optical Cable Corporation, OCC, Procyon, Procyon Blade, Superior Modular Products, SMP Data Communications, Applied Optical Systems, and associated logos are trademarks of the Company. The Company's fiber optic cable product lines compete with products of large fiber optic cable manufacturers such as Corning Incorporated,

Ratios

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P/B 0.75
OCC's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. OCC: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
OCC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.46
Current: 0.75
0.32
1.46
P/S 0.25
OCC's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. OCC: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
OCC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.25
0.17
0.83
PFCF 16.67
OCC's PFCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.16 vs. OCC: 16.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
OCC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.05  Med: 22.36 Max: 750
Current: 16.67
4.05
750
POCF 7.81
OCC's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. OCC: 7.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
OCC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.33  Med: 9.01 Max: 128.84
Current: 7.81
3.33
128.84
EV-to-EBIT -10.18
OCC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.13 vs. OCC: -10.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
OCC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1282.7  Med: 8.9 Max: 3782.9
Current: -10.18
-1282.7
3782.9
EV-to-EBITDA -37.49
OCC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.05 vs. OCC: -37.49 )
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: 31.5
Current: -37.49
-109
31.5
Current Ratio 5.42
OCC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. OCC: 5.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
OCC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.97  Med: 4.71 Max: 8.91
Current: 5.42
1.97
8.91
Quick Ratio 2.34
OCC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. OCC: 2.34 )
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: 2.34
1.01
7.07
Days Inventory 137.20
OCC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
80% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.54 vs. OCC: 137.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
OCC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 100.88  Med: 119.5 Max: 135.7
Current: 137.2
100.88
135.7
Days Sales Outstanding 51.55
OCC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.65 vs. OCC: 51.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
OCC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.59  Med: 58.52 Max: 72.65
Current: 51.55
45.59
72.65

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 0.80
OCC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
87% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. OCC: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
OCC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.62 Max: 2.83
Current: 0.8
0.3
2.83
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.10
OCC's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
66% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. OCC: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
OCC' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 100
Current: 10.1
0
100
Forward Dividend Yield 3.21
OCC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
51% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. OCC: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.95
OCC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
80% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. OCC: 4.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
OCC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 10.03 Max: 17.52
Current: 4.95
1.86
17.52
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.30
OCC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. OCC: -3.30 )
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 Max: 8.2
Current: -3.3
-3.3
8.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.97
OCC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. OCC: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
OCC' s Price/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/Tangible Book 0.76
OCC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
82% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. OCC: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
OCC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.99 Max: 46.51
Current: 0.76
0.45
46.51
Price/Projected FCF 0.73
OCC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. OCC: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
OCC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.67 Max: 2.62
Current: 0.73
0.37
2.62
Price/Median PS Value 0.76
OCC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. OCC: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
OCC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.72 Max: 74.89
Current: 0.76
0.64
74.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -9.80
OCC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. OCC: -9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
OCC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 5.95 Max: 20.6
Current: -9.8
0.2
20.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.59
OCC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. OCC: 6.59 )
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: 6.5 Max: 57.9
Current: 6.59
0.9
57.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $64.06
EPS (TTM) $ -0.88
Beta0.10
Short Percentage of Float0.35%
52-Week Range $2.10 - 3.55
Shares Outstanding (Mil)7.10
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