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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 2206 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. PLNR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PLNR' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 8.25 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.60
PLNR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 2187 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 Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
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 1334 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 156.90 vs. PLNR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PLNR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.53  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
32.53
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.80
M-Score: -3.06
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 2195 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. PLNR: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PLNR' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.9  Med: -4.91 Max: 4.01
Current: 2.53
-39.9
4.01
Net-margin (%) 3.30
PLNR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2196 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. PLNR: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PLNR' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.61  Med: -3.42 Max: 3.14
Current: 3.3
-34.61
3.14
ROE (%) 14.01
PLNR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2175 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. PLNR: 14.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PLNR' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -80.03  Med: -10.94 Max: 8.66
Current: 14.01
-80.03
8.66
ROA (%) 7.90
PLNR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2220 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. PLNR: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PLNR' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.76  Med: -6.37 Max: 4.63
Current: 7.9
-45.76
4.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.02
PLNR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. PLNR: 16.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PLNR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -206.71  Med: -24.22 Max: 22.94
Current: 16.02
-206.71
22.94
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.90
PLNR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1972 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. PLNR: -4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PLNR' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.1  Med: -2.85 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

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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 21.90
PLNR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 2012 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.42 vs. PLNR: 21.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PLNR' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.67  Med: 25.94 Max: 102.39
Current: 21.9
12.67
102.39
Forward P/E 14.95
PLNR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
54% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 13.83 vs. PLNR: 14.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.90
PLNR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1682 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. PLNR: 21.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PLNR' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.71  Med: 26.04 Max: 100.11
Current: 21.9
12.71
100.11
P/B 2.99
PLNR's P/B is ranked lower than
84% of the 2548 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. PLNR: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PLNR' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.81 Max: 3.75
Current: 2.99
0.12
3.75
P/S 0.73
PLNR's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 2548 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. PLNR: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PLNR' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.29 Max: 1.18
Current: 0.73
0.04
1.18
PFCF 16.87
PLNR's PFCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 1432 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 14.84 vs. PLNR: 16.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PLNR' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 10.67 Max: 80
Current: 16.87
2.78
80
POCF 15.67
PLNR's POCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. PLNR: 15.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PLNR' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.66  Med: 11.43 Max: 1048
Current: 15.67
2.66
1048
EV-to-EBIT 26.26
PLNR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 2089 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.82 vs. PLNR: 26.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PLNR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -453.4  Med: -1.70 Max: 83.5
Current: 26.26
-453.4
83.5
EV-to-EBITDA 19.85
PLNR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
77% of the 2281 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 8.88 vs. PLNR: 19.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PLNR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 19.85
Current: 19.85
0
19.85
Current Ratio 2.56
PLNR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 2185 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 Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.55 Max: 6.04
Current: 2.56
1.39
6.04
Quick Ratio 1.39
PLNR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. PLNR: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PLNR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.68 Max: 4.75
Current: 1.39
0.76
4.75
Days Inventory 71.49
PLNR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
51% of the 2146 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 73.25 vs. PLNR: 71.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PLNR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 76.64  Med: 92.58 Max: 103.72
Current: 71.49
76.64
103.72
Days Sales Outstanding 34.09
PLNR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 77.66 vs. PLNR: 34.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PLNR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.45  Med: 55.13 Max: 58.75
Current: 34.09
35.45
58.75
Days Payable 38.97
PLNR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
73% of the 1905 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 58.87 vs. PLNR: 38.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PLNR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 38.97

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.66
PLNR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 1989 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. PLNR: 3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PLNR' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 2.17 Max: 12.03
Current: 3.66
0.25
12.03
Price/Tangible Book 2.99
PLNR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
72% of the 2535 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. PLNR: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PLNR' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.51 Max: 4.21
Current: 2.99
0.19
4.21
Price/Projected FCF 4.57
PLNR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
84% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. PLNR: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PLNR' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.03 Max: 31.49
Current: 4.57
0.11
31.49
Price/Median PS Value 2.51
PLNR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
84% of the 2547 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. PLNR: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PLNR' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 2.24 Max: 9.02
Current: 2.51
0.17
9.02
Price/Graham Number 1.72
PLNR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
67% of the 1978 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. PLNR: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PLNR' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.66 Max: 15.64
Current: 1.72
0.62
15.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.80
PLNR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. PLNR: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PLNR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 4.45 Max: 14051.6
Current: 3.8
1.2
14051.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.74
PLNR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1137 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.14 vs. PLNR: 16.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PLNR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.6  Med: 7.60 Max: 36
Current: 16.74
-21.6
36

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $201
EPS $ 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($) 0.28 0.44
EPS without NRI($) 0.28 0.44

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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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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