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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 11.83
PLNR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 2488 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. PLNR: 11.83 )
PLNR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.37   Max: No Debt
Current: 11.83

Equity to Asset 0.52
PLNR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 2478 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. PLNR: 0.52 )
PLNR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.52

0.5
0.83
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.61
M-Score: -2.59
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 : 3/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -4.10
PLNR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 2464 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. PLNR: -4.10 )
PLNR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -39.9   Max: 15.41
Current: -4.1

-39.9
15.41
Net-margin (%) -3.92
PLNR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 2465 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. PLNR: -3.92 )
PLNR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -34.61   Max: 13.38
Current: -3.92

-34.61
13.38
ROE (%) -15.65
PLNR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 2428 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. PLNR: -15.65 )
PLNR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -127.44   Max: 15.13
Current: -15.65

-127.44
15.13
ROA (%) -8.18
PLNR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 2466 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. PLNR: -8.18 )
PLNR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -69.51   Max: 11.84
Current: -8.18

-69.51
11.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -22.72
PLNR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 2460 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. PLNR: -22.72 )
PLNR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -233.21   Max: 36.7
Current: -22.72

-233.21
36.7
Revenue Growth (%) -4.60
PLNR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. PLNR: -4.60 )
PLNR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.1   Max: 34.7
Current: -4.6

-16.1
34.7
EBITDA Growth (%) -1.40
PLNR's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. PLNR: -1.40 )
PLNR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -87.5   Max: 65.9
Current: -1.4

-87.5
65.9
EPS Growth (%) 4.70
PLNR's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. PLNR: 4.70 )
PLNR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -65.6   Max: 175
Current: 4.7

-65.6
175
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

PLNR Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 2,057,452 sh (+1.59%)
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Q2 2013

PLNR Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 1,056,000 sh (-1.06%)
Chuck Royce 2,034,852 sh (-1.1%)
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PLNR Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 2,083,259 sh (+2.38%)
Jim Simons 1,050,900 sh (-0.48%)
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Q4 2013

PLNR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 1,070,800 sh (+1.89%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PLNR

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Ratios

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P/B 1.00
PLNR's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 2370 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. PLNR: 1.00 )
PLNR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 2.41
Current: 1

0.12
2.41
P/S 0.27
PLNR's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 2534 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. PLNR: 0.27 )
PLNR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 1.46
Current: 0.27

0.04
1.46
EV-to-EBIT 90.90
PLNR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
79% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. PLNR: 90.90 )
PLNR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 121.1
Current: 90.9

6.7
121.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.10
PLNR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. PLNR: 7.10 )
PLNR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 137.53
Current: 7.1

0.76
137.53
Price/Tangible Book 1.00
PLNR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
72% of the 2297 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. PLNR: 1.00 )
PLNR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 4.79
Current: 1

0.19
4.79
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
PLNR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 2361 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PLNR: 0.90 )
PLNR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 12.3
Current: 0.9

0.16
12.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.10
PLNR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
72% of the 2081 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. PLNR: 1.10 )
PLNR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 14.9
Current: 1.1

0.8
14.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -7.17
PLNR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1318 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. PLNR: -7.17 )
PLNR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 38.6
Current: -7.17

0.2
38.6

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
Compare:HTHIY, MIELY, APH, TEL, GLW » details
Traded in other countries:PL4.Germany
Planar Systems, Inc., was incorporated on April 27, 1983 and commenced operations in June 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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