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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.67
PKE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 2554 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.92 vs. PKE: 2.67 )
PKE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.27   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.67

Equity to Asset 0.53
PKE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 2542 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. PKE: 0.53 )
PKE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.53

0.45
0.95
Interest Coverage 29.30
PKE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
52% of the 1559 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 82.18 vs. PKE: 29.30 )
PKE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.22   Max: 9999.99
Current: 29.3

3.22
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 3.58
M-Score: -3.09
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 (%) 13.50
PKE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2536 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. PKE: 13.50 )
PKE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -26.72   Max: 19.22
Current: 13.5

-26.72
19.22
Net-margin (%) -25.54
PKE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 2538 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. PKE: -25.54 )
PKE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -25.54   Max: 17.49
Current: -25.54

-25.54
17.49
ROE (%) -21.11
PKE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 2507 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. PKE: -21.11 )
PKE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -21.11   Max: 21.59
Current: -21.11

-21.11
21.59
ROA (%) -11.23
PKE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 2543 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. PKE: -11.23 )
PKE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -16.83   Max: 12.36
Current: -11.23

-16.83
12.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 39.75
PKE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2535 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.38 vs. PKE: 39.75 )
PKE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -59.2   Max: 65.02
Current: 39.75

-59.2
65.02
Revenue Growth (%) -8.10
PKE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1851 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. PKE: -8.10 )
PKE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -29.7   Max: 11.3
Current: -8.1

-29.7
11.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -17.60
PKE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1499 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PKE: -17.60 )
PKE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -56.5   Max: 77.2
Current: -17.6

-56.5
77.2
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

PKE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 3,112,928 sh (-0.4%)
Mario Gabelli 639,700 sh (-0.62%)
James Barrow 992,434 sh (-1.08%)
Jim Simons 587,500 sh (-2.78%)
Third Avenue Management 372,754 sh (-37.81%)
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Q4 2013

PKE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Third Avenue Management Sold Out
Chuck Royce 3,108,095 sh (-0.16%)
Mario Gabelli 627,400 sh (-1.92%)
James Barrow 972,394 sh (-2.02%)
Jim Simons 565,800 sh (-3.69%)
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Q1 2014

PKE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

James Barrow 1,168,473 sh (+20.16%)
Mario Gabelli 624,400 sh (-0.48%)
Jim Simons 556,300 sh (-1.68%)
Chuck Royce 2,706,918 sh (-12.91%)
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Q2 2014

PKE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 575,641 sh (+3.48%)
Mario Gabelli 615,300 sh (-1.46%)
Chuck Royce 2,611,740 sh (-3.52%)
James Barrow 1,111,108 sh (-4.91%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PKE

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
James Barrow 2014-03-31 Add 20.16%0.01%$26.63 - $30.32 $ 27.27-5%1168473
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$24.66 - $29.72 $ 27.27-1%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -73.19%0.05%$22.63 - $25.05 $ 27.2714%13714
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 58.92%0.02%$24.78 - $27.95 $ 27.275%51148
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 277.71%0.04%$22.83 - $25.57 $ 27.2713%32185
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -78.1%0.06%$24.83 - $28.5 $ 27.272%8521
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.07%$23.03 - $30.93 $ 27.275%38901
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.11%$25.63 - $31.7 $ 27.27-1%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 69.17%0.04%$21.45 - $29.56 $ 27.278%30242
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 2.75
PKE's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. PKE: 2.75 )
PKE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1   Max: 3.18
Current: 2.75

1
3.18
P/S 3.33
PKE's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. PKE: 3.33 )
PKE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 3.85
Current: 3.33

1.43
3.85
PFCF 17.48
PKE's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 389.34 vs. PKE: 17.48 )
PKE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.42   Max: 54.76
Current: 17.48

11.42
54.76
EV-to-EBIT 15.16
PKE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 23.25 vs. PKE: 15.16 )
PKE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 36.6
Current: 15.16

4.4
36.6
Shiller P/E 32.82
PKE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PKE: 32.82 )
PKE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.03   Max: 413.25
Current: 32.82

11.03
413.25
Current Ratio 9.92
PKE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 2118 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. PKE: 9.92 )
PKE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.05   Max: 21.49
Current: 9.92

2.05
21.49
Quick Ratio 9.46
PKE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 2118 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. PKE: 9.46 )
PKE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.61   Max: 20.55
Current: 9.46

1.61
20.55

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.47
PKE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
55% of the 1682 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. PKE: 1.47 )
PKE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.21
Current: 1.47

0.83
2.21
Dividend Payout 0.27
PKE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
82% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PKE: 0.27 )
PKE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 5.3
Current: 0.27

0.06
5.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.66
PKE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1738 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. PKE: 1.66 )
PKE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 2.45
Current: 1.66

0.92
2.45
Share Buyback Rate -0.30
PKE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 1331 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. PKE: -0.30 )
PKE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.6   Max: -6.7
Current: -0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 6.01
PKE's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
96% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PKE: 6.01 )
PKE' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 7.18
Current: 6.01

1.66
7.18
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.61
PKE's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PKE: 4.61 )
PKE' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 135
Current: 4.61

1.49
135
Price/Tangible Book 2.89
PKE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. PKE: 2.89 )
PKE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 3.12
Current: 2.89

0.89
3.12
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.37
PKE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PKE: 1.37 )
PKE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 2.82
Current: 1.37

0.63
2.82
Price/Median PS Value 1.27
PKE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 2667 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. PKE: 1.27 )
PKE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.38
Current: 1.27

0.16
1.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.60
PKE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2238 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. PKE: 6.60 )
PKE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 22.8
Current: 6.6

2.7
22.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.55
PKE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. PKE: -0.55 )
PKE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7.1   Max: 57.9
Current: -0.55

-7.1
57.9

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Contract Manufacturers
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Traded in other countries:PKE.Germany
Park Electrochemical Corp., was founded in 1954 and is incorporated in the State of New York. The Company through its subsidiaries is a global advanced materials company which develops, manufactures, markets and sells high-technology digital and RF/microwave printed circuit materials products mainly for the telecommunications and internet infrastructure and high-end computing markets and advanced composite materials products and composite parts and assemblies products mainly for the aerospace markets. The Company operates through integrated business units in Asia, Europe and North America. Its manufacturing facilities are located in Singapore, France, Kansas, Arizona and California. It also maintains research and development facilities in Arizona, Kansas and Singapore. AEROGLIDE, COREFIX, EASYCURE E-710, EF, LD, MERCURYWAVE, NELCO, RTFOIL and SI are registered trademarks of Park Electrochemical Corp., and ALPHASTRUT, ELECTROGLIDE, ELECTROVUE, EP, METEORWAVE, PEELCOTE, POWERBOND, SIGMASTRUT and TIN CITY AIRCRAFT WORKS are common law trademarks of Park Electrochemical Corp. The Company's competitors are mainly divisions or subsidiaries of diversified multinational manufacturers. The Company is subject to stringent environmental regulation of its use, storage, treatment and disposal of hazardous materials and the release of emissions into the environment.
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