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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 : 9/10

Interest Coverage No Debt
PLNR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 1801 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 52.09 vs. PLNR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PLNR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: No Debt
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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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

PLNR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Scott Black 70,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,751,135 sh (+40.02%)
Jim Simons 1,559,400 sh (-14.95%)
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Q2 2015

PLNR Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 1,801,335 sh (+2.87%)
Scott Black Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,504,700 sh (-3.51%)
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Q3 2015

PLNR Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 1,550,500 sh (+3.04%)
Chuck Royce 779,043 sh (-56.75%)
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Q4 2015

PLNR Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
Traded in other countries:PL4.Germany,

Planar Systems Inc was incorporated on April 27, 1983. The Company is a provider of specialty display products, solutions, and services for customers in a number of end-market segments. Products include display components, completed displays, and display solutions and systems based on a variety of flat panel and front- and rear-projection technologies. The Company capitalizes on its strong supply chain, logistics, and distribution relationships to sell a variety of mainly LCD based displays to the United States marketplace. The Company offers High-End Home Display which offers various high-performance home theater front-projection systems, video processing equipment, large-format thin displays, and accessories, that aims at the high-end home market and certain commercial installations The Company employs sales professionals in many countries around the world and sells both directly to end users and through reseller channels.The Company's direct competitors are numerous and diverse. In display systems including AMLCD components sourced from manufacturers, Planar's value-added specialty display products compete against those of NEC, Acer, Viewsonic, Dell and others in the IT market. The Company's operations are subject to environmental and various other regulations in each of the jurisdictions in which it conducts business.



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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $201.1
EPS (TTM) $ 0.30
Short Percentage of Float0.55%
52-Week Range $3.71 - 9.17
Shares Outstanding (Mil)22.75

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16
Revenue (Mil $) 196 210
EPS ($) 0.28 0.44
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.28 0.44
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
Dividends Per Share ($)
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