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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
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
PCCC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. PCCC: No Debt )
PCCC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.64
PCCC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. PCCC: 0.64 )
PCCC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.64

0.23
0.64
Interest Coverage 398.63
PCCC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
81% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 34.17 vs. PCCC: 398.63 )
PCCC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.85   Max: 398.63
Current: 398.63

4.85
398.63
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 7.88
M-Score: -2.28
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 2.67
PCCC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. PCCC: 2.67 )
PCCC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.04   Max: 3.6
Current: 2.67

-0.04
3.6
Net-margin (%) 1.61
PCCC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. PCCC: 1.61 )
PCCC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.08   Max: 2.48
Current: 1.61

-0.08
2.48
ROE (%) 11.16
PCCC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.28 vs. PCCC: 11.16 )
PCCC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.52   Max: 26.69
Current: 11.16

-0.52
26.69
ROA (%) 7.12
PCCC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. PCCC: 7.12 )
PCCC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.3   Max: 12.5
Current: 7.12

-0.3
12.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.60
PCCC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.54 vs. PCCC: 24.60 )
PCCC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.45   Max: 49.91
Current: 24.6

-0.45
49.91
Revenue Growth (%) 4.90
PCCC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. PCCC: 4.90 )
PCCC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -2.7   Max: 20.1
Current: 4.9

-2.7
20.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 15.40
PCCC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. PCCC: 15.40 )
PCCC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -40.9   Max: 110.1
Current: 15.4

-40.9
110.1
EPS Growth (%) 16.70
PCCC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. PCCC: 16.70 )
PCCC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -48.3   Max: 40
Current: 16.7

-48.3
40
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

PCCC Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 170,900 sh (+3124.53%)
Joel Greenblatt 73,423 sh (+90.28%)
Jim Simons 63,827 sh (+54.54%)
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Q2 2013

PCCC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Joel Greenblatt 84,994 sh (+15.76%)
Chuck Royce 180,974 sh (+5.89%)
Jim Simons 33,400 sh (-47.67%)
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Q3 2013

PCCC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 48,200 sh (+44.31%)
Chuck Royce 155,974 sh (-13.81%)
Joel Greenblatt 58,512 sh (-31.16%)
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Q4 2013

PCCC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 541,757 sh (+247.34%)
Joel Greenblatt 98,435 sh (+68.23%)
Jim Simons 58,000 sh (+20.33%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PCCC

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 68.23%0.02%$15.26 - $25.78 $ 20.92%98435
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -31.16%0.02%$14.85 - $17.45 $ 20.931%58512
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 90.28%0.03%$11.41 - $17.45 $ 20.949%73423
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 115.16%0.01%$10.44 - $12.71 $ 20.979%35523
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.01%$7.44 - $10.36 $ 20.9140%16510
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 15.40
PCCC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. PCCC: 15.40 )
PCCC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.72   Max: 63.06
Current: 15.4

4.72
63.06
P/B 1.70
PCCC's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. PCCC: 1.70 )
PCCC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 2.47
Current: 1.7

0.35
2.47
P/S 0.30
PCCC's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. PCCC: 0.30 )
PCCC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.3
Current: 0.3

0.05
0.3
PFCF 44.50
PCCC's PFCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.33 vs. PCCC: 44.50 )
PCCC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 322.25
Current: 44.5

1.71
322.25
EV-to-EBIT 8.50
PCCC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. PCCC: 8.50 )
PCCC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 24.5
Current: 8.5

1.6
24.5
PEG 0.20
PCCC's PEG is ranked higher than
97% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. PCCC: 0.20 )
PCCC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 9.72
Current: 0.2

0.2
9.72
Shiller P/E 24.90
PCCC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
53% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. PCCC: 24.90 )
PCCC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.65   Max: 60.58
Current: 24.9

6.65
60.58

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.80
PCCC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. PCCC: 4.80 )
PCCC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 274.17
Current: 4.8

1.85
274.17
Price/Tangible Book 2.10
PCCC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 953 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. PCCC: 2.10 )
PCCC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 6.55
Current: 2.1

0.75
6.55
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.40
PCCC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
60% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. PCCC: 1.40 )
PCCC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.65
Current: 1.4

0.48
1.65
Price/Median PS Value 1.90
PCCC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PCCC: 1.90 )
PCCC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 3.95
Current: 1.9

0.6
3.95
Price/Graham Number 1.20
PCCC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. PCCC: 1.20 )
PCCC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 2.67
Current: 1.2

0.67
2.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.70
PCCC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. PCCC: 11.70 )
PCCC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 63.8
Current: 11.7

4.1
63.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.40
PCCC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
63% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.57 vs. PCCC: 2.40 )
PCCC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -21.7   Max: 28.3
Current: 2.4

-21.7
28.3

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Traded in other countries:PCC.Germany
PC Connection, Inc, was founded in 1982. The Company is direct marketer of a range of information technology, or IT, solutions. It helps companies design, enable, manage, and service their IT environments. It provides IT products, including computer systems, software and peripheral equipment, networking communications, and other products and accessories that it purchases from manufacturers, distributors, and other suppliers. It also offers an extensive range of services involving design, configuration, and implementation of IT solutions. These services are performed by its personnel and by third-party providers. The Company operates through four segments, which serve primarily: small- to medium-sized businesses, or SMBs, through its PC Connection Sales subsidiary; large enterprise customers, in Large Account, through its MoreDirect and ValCom Technology or ValCom subsidiaries; federal, state, and local government and educational institutions, in Public Sector, through its GovConnection subsidiary; and consumers and small office/home office or Consumer/SOHO customers through its PC Connection Express division. The Company's principal target customers in SMB segment are small-to-medium-sized business customers with 20 to 1,000 employees. It uses a combination of outbound telemarketing, including some on-site sales solicitation by business development managers, and Internet sales through Internet Business Accounts, to reach these customers. Through its MoreDirect subsidiary's custom designed Web-based system, the Company is able to offer larger corporate customers an efficient and effective method of sourcing, evaluating, purchasing, and tracking a wide variety of IT products and services. MoreDirect generally places its product orders with manufacturers and/or distribution companies for drop shipment directly to its customers. The Company uses a combination of outbound telemarketing, including some on-site sales solicitation by field sales account managers, and Internet sales through Internet Business Accounts, to reach these customers. Through its GovConnection subsidiary, the Company targets each of the four distinct market sectors within Consumer/SOHO segment—federal government, higher educational institutions, school grades K-12, and state and local governments. PC Connection Express, Inc. focuses on the consumer and SOHO customer. The Company's primary means of marketing to these customers consists of Internet sales and inbound sales representatives. The Company generates sales mainly through outbound telemarketing and field sales contacts by account managers focused on the business, education, and government markets, its websites, and inbound calls from customers responding to its catalogs and other advertising media. The Company publishes a variety of catalogs, including PC Connection for the PC market, MacConnection for the Apple market, and PC Connection Express for the consumer market. It distributes catalogs to purchas

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