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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

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

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Q2 2013

PCRFY Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Charles Brandes 12,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q3 2013

PCRFY Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Dodge & Cox Sold Out
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Forward P/E 19.31
PCRFY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 3194 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PCRFY: 19.31 )
P/S 0.53
PCRFY's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 3194 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. PCRFY: 0.53 )
PCRFY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.5
Current: 0.53


Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield 1.03
PCRFY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
51% of the 1948 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. PCRFY: 1.03 )
PCRFY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 1.03

Dividend Payout 0.57
PCRFY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 3194 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PCRFY: 0.57 )
PCRFY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.57

Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.00
PCRFY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1993 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. PCRFY: 1.00 )
PCRFY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 1

Valuation & Return


Analyst Estimate

Mar15 Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 64,081 65,955 68,485
EPS($) 0.64 0.77 0.91
EPS without NRI($) 0.64 0.77 0.91

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Consumer Electronics
Compare:OSE:6504, OSE:6796, OSE:6839, OSE:6804, TOSYY » details
Traded in other countries:6752.Japan, MATA.Germany, MAT1.Germany, 0QYR.UK, MAELI.Switzerland,
Panasonic Corp, formerly known as Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., was incorporated in Japan in 1935 under the laws of Japan as Matsushita Denki Sangyo Kabushiki Kaisha. As of October 1, 2008, the Company changed its name from 'Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.' to 'Panasonic Corporation'. It is a manufacturer of electronic and electric products for a range of consumer, business and industrial uses, as well as a number of components. The Company divides its businesses into five segments: Digital AVC Networks, Home Appliances, PEW and PanaHome, Components and Devices, and Other. The Company's main products in Digital AVC Networks segment include video and audio equipment and information and communications equipment. This segment provides hardware, software, services and solutions built on cutting-edge technologies as a source of competitiveness. In addition to developing attractive products with the Company's proprietary technology, Digital AVC Networks links together various equipment to offer consumers more secure and comfortable lifestyles. Moreover, this segment works actively on developing products that would help create a ubiquitous networking society, thereby driving the Company's global growth. The Company's main products in the Home Appliances segment include home appliances such as washing machines, vacuum cleaners, dishwasher/dryers, rice cookers, microwave ovens, refrigerators, room air conditioners, water heating systems, and compressors. This segment also includes lighting business and environmental systems. PEW and PanaHome segment includes electrical supplies, home appliances, building materials and equipment, and housing business. This segment includes Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd. (PEW), PanaHome Corporation (PanaHome) and their respective subsidiaries. Components and Devices segment includes semiconductors, general electronic components, batteries and electric motors. Other segment includes factory automation (FA) equipment and other industrial equipment. The Company also contributes to high-quality mounting and increased productivity in printed circuit board production. Its main competitors, across the full range of its products, consist of several large Japanese and overseas manufacturers and a number of smaller and more specialized companies. The Company is subject to environmental regulations such as those relating to air pollution, water pollution, elimination of hazardous substances, waste management, product recycling, and soil and groundwater contamination.
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