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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
PLNR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 2189 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. PLNR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 8.30 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.60
PLNR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 2099 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. PLNR: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.6
0.5
0.83
Interest Coverage No Debt
PLNR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 302.61 vs. PLNR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 14.66  Med: 32.53 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
14.66
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.41
M-Score: -3.06
WACC vs ROIC
20.21%
14.75%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 2.53
PLNR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 2182 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. PLNR: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -39.9  Med: -1.55 Max: 15.41
Current: 2.53
-39.9
15.41
Net-margin (%) 3.30
PLNR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 2182 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. PLNR: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -34.61  Med: -0.59 Max: 13.38
Current: 3.3
-34.61
13.38
ROE (%) 14.01
PLNR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2166 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. PLNR: 14.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PLNR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -80.03  Med: -2.78 Max: 17.17
Current: 14.01
-80.03
17.17
ROA (%) 7.90
PLNR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2205 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. PLNR: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PLNR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -45.76  Med: -1.79 Max: 11
Current: 7.9
-45.76
11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.02
PLNR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2200 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.92 vs. PLNR: 16.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PLNR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -206.71  Med: -4.06 Max: 46.5
Current: 16.02
-206.71
46.5
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.90
PLNR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. PLNR: -4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.1  Med: -2.60 Max: 34.7
Current: -4.9
-16.1
34.7
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

PLNR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 1,706,166 sh (+57.51%)
Chuck Royce 1,586,599 sh (-16.16%)
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Q4 2014

PLNR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 1,833,479 sh (+7.46%)
Chuck Royce 1,250,599 sh (-21.18%)
Chuck Royce 1,250,599 sh (-21.18%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.11
PLNR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. PLNR: 18.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PLNR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.67  Med: 25.73 Max: 102.39
Current: 18.11
12.67
102.39
Forward P/E 12.50
PLNR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
61% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PLNR: 12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.80
PLNR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 16.10 vs. PLNR: 18.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PLNR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.71  Med: 25.67 Max: 100.11
Current: 18.8
12.71
100.11
P/B 2.52
PLNR's P/B is ranked lower than
73% of the 2104 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. PLNR: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PLNR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.81 Max: 3.75
Current: 2.52
0.12
3.75
P/S 0.61
PLNR's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 2163 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. PLNR: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PLNR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.30 Max: 1.18
Current: 0.61
0.04
1.18
PFCF 13.97
PLNR's PFCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.61 vs. PLNR: 13.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PLNR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.78  Med: 11.67 Max: 391.33
Current: 13.97
2.78
391.33
POCF 12.97
PLNR's POCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 1463 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.34 vs. PLNR: 12.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PLNR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.66  Med: 11.97 Max: 1048
Current: 12.97
2.66
1048
EV-to-EBIT 21.23
PLNR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
68% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 12.17 vs. PLNR: 21.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PLNR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -65.6  Med: -1.70 Max: 83.5
Current: 21.23
-65.6
83.5
Current Ratio 2.56
PLNR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 2131 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. PLNR: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.56 Max: 6.09
Current: 2.56
1.39
6.09
Quick Ratio 1.39
PLNR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 2130 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. PLNR: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.71 Max: 5.08
Current: 1.39
0.76
5.08
Days Inventory 71.49
PLNR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 2144 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.59 vs. PLNR: 71.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 65.8  Med: 88.74 Max: 124.24
Current: 71.49
65.8
124.24
Days Sales Outstanding 34.09
PLNR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 72.78 vs. PLNR: 34.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 35.45  Med: 56.83 Max: 86.22
Current: 34.09
35.45
86.22

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.06
PLNR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 1541 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. PLNR: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 2.19 Max: 12.03
Current: 3.06
0.25
12.03
Price/Tangible Book 2.51
PLNR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
69% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. PLNR: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.52 Max: 4.21
Current: 2.51
0.19
4.21
Price/Projected FCF 3.78
PLNR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. PLNR: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.03 Max: 31.49
Current: 3.78
0.11
31.49
Price/Median PS Value 2.01
PLNR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PLNR: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 2.17 Max: 9.46
Current: 2.01
0.16
9.46
Price/Graham Number 1.44
PLNR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
66% of the 1429 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. PLNR: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.61 Max: 15.64
Current: 1.44
0.62
15.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.67
PLNR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 2177 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. PLNR: 4.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.2  Med: 6.00 Max: 14088.6
Current: 4.67
1.2
14088.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 19.40
PLNR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.87 vs. PLNR: 19.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PLNR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -21.6  Med: 7.60 Max: 39.7
Current: 19.4
-21.6
39.7

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16
Revenue(Mil) 196 210
EPS($) 0.28 0.44
EPS without NRI($) 0.28 0.44

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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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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