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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.90
PLXS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 2882 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. PLXS: 0.90 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 339
Current: 0.9

0.04
339
Equity to Asset 0.51
PLXS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 2773 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. PLXS: 0.51 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.51

0.32
0.75
Interest Coverage 8.18
PLXS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 1688 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 127.59 vs. PLXS: 8.18 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.99   Max: 423.17
Current: 8.18

2.99
423.17
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.20
M-Score: -2.00
WACC vs ROIC
14.13%
14.12%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.29
PLXS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2880 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. PLXS: 4.29 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.85   Max: 9.3
Current: 4.29

-8.85
9.3
Net-margin (%) 3.69
PLXS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2880 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. PLXS: 3.69 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.41   Max: 6.85
Current: 3.69

-8.41
6.85
ROE (%) 12.21
PLXS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2841 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.47 vs. PLXS: 12.21 )
PLXS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -16.96   Max: 32.69
Current: 12.21

-16.96
32.69
ROA (%) 5.99
PLXS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2903 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. PLXS: 5.99 )
PLXS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.96   Max: 16.49
Current: 5.99

-11.96
16.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.75
PLXS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2895 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.16 vs. PLXS: 15.75 )
PLXS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -26.49   Max: 52.74
Current: 15.75

-26.49
52.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.10
PLXS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PLXS: 6.10 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -0.5   Max: 24
Current: 6.1

-0.5
24
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 4.50
PLXS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1642 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. PLXS: 4.50 )
PLXS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.8   Max: 102.6
Current: 4.5

-28.8
102.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 3.10
PLXS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. PLXS: 3.10 )
PLXS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.5   Max: 42.6
Current: 3.1

-18.5
42.6
» PLXS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

PLXS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Hussman 200,000 sh (+100.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 336,406 sh (+65.49%)
Jim Simons 63,120 sh (+61.42%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,300 sh (+21.78%)
Columbia Wanger 1,284,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,011,200 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ken Fisher 871,446 sh (-2.42%)
James Barrow 2,263,752 sh (-9.45%)
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Q2 2014

PLXS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 126,093 sh (+99.77%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,239 sh (+48.28%)
John Hussman 200,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 866,121 sh (-0.61%)
Chuck Royce 1,004,700 sh (-0.64%)
Columbia Wanger 1,166,000 sh (-9.19%)
James Barrow 2,016,721 sh (-10.91%)
Joel Greenblatt 208,600 sh (-37.99%)
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Q3 2014

PLXS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 23,019 sh (+26.21%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Fisher 860,001 sh (-0.71%)
Chuck Royce 929,800 sh (-7.45%)
Columbia Wanger 1,008,918 sh (-13.47%)
John Hussman 160,000 sh (-20.00%)
James Barrow 1,305,882 sh (-35.25%)
Jim Simons 75,490 sh (-40.13%)
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Q4 2014

PLXS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Scott Black 173,237 sh (New)
Jim Simons 129,493 sh (+71.54%)
Ken Fisher 853,701 sh (-0.73%)
James Barrow 1,265,788 sh (-3.07%)
Chuck Royce 827,100 sh (-11.05%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (-37.50%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,948 sh (-39.41%)
Columbia Wanger 457,358 sh (-54.67%)
James Barrow 8,194 sh (-99.35%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.60
PLXS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 3171 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 37.60 vs. PLXS: 15.60 )
PLXS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.72   Max: 494.48
Current: 15.6

6.72
494.48
Forward P/E 12.84
PLXS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 3171 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PLXS: 12.84 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.70
PLXS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
80% of the 3171 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 38.40 vs. PLXS: 15.70 )
PLXS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.74   Max: 478
Current: 15.7

6.74
478
P/B 1.80
PLXS's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 3171 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. PLXS: 1.80 )
PLXS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 5.31
Current: 1.8

0.91
5.31
P/S 0.60
PLXS's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 3171 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. PLXS: 0.60 )
PLXS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.61
Current: 0.6

0.26
1.61
EV-to-EBIT 12.88
PLXS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 3171 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 29.53 vs. PLXS: 12.88 )
PLXS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -83.4   Max: 6682
Current: 12.88

-83.4
6682
PEG 1.28
PLXS's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 3171 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PLXS: 1.28 )
PLXS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.1
Current: 1.28

0.09
2.1
Shiller P/E 19.50
PLXS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 3171 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PLXS: 19.50 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.37   Max: 1085
Current: 19.5

11.37
1085
Current Ratio 2.43
PLXS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 2796 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. PLXS: 2.43 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.94   Max: 3.72
Current: 2.43

1.94
3.72
Quick Ratio 1.33
PLXS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 2796 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. PLXS: 1.33 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 2.58
Current: 1.33

0.85
2.58
Days Inventory 79.80
PLXS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
62% of the 3171 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 79.12 vs. PLXS: 79.80 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 47.24   Max: 85.82
Current: 79.8

47.24
85.82
Days Sales Outstanding 55.11
PLXS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 3171 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 86.09 vs. PLXS: 55.11 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 39.19   Max: 68.01
Current: 55.11

39.19
68.01

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 61.80
PLXS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 3171 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PLXS: 61.80 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.97   Max: 37.7
Current: 61.8

1.97
37.7
Price/Tangible Book 1.80
PLXS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 3171 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. PLXS: 1.80 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 16.17
Current: 1.8

1.04
16.17
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
PLXS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 3171 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PLXS: 1.20 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 41.96
Current: 1.2

0.72
41.96
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
PLXS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 3171 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PLXS: 1.00 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 6.28
Current: 1

0.48
6.28
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.10
PLXS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 3171 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PLXS: 2.10 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 21.81
Current: 2.1

0.39
21.81
Price/Graham Number 1.10
PLXS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
78% of the 3171 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. PLXS: 1.10 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 6.81
Current: 1.1

0.68
6.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.10
PLXS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2865 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. PLXS: 8.10 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 20
Current: 8.1

0.1
20
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.68
PLXS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1277 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. PLXS: 9.68 )
PLXS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.6   Max: 84.6
Current: 9.68

-2.6
84.6

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16
Revenue(Mil) 2,670 2,840
EPS($) 3.00 3.35
EPS without NRI($) 3.00 3.35

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Contract Manufacturers
Compare:FLEX, JBL, RAVN, TTMI, KBALB » details
Traded in other countries:PX4.Germany,
Plexus Corp was incorporated in 1979 as a Wisconsin corporation. The Company and its subsidiaries participate in the Electronic Manufacturing Services industry. It delivers optimized Product Realization solutions through a Product Realization Value Stream services model. This customer focused services model seamlessly integrates product conceptualization, design, commercialization, manufacturing, fulfillment and sustaining services to deliver comprehensive end-to-end solutions for customers in the Americas, European and Asia-Pacific regions. Customer service is provided to over 140 branded product companies in the Wireline/Networking, Wireless Infrastructure, Medical, Industrial/Commercial and Defense/Security/Aerospace market sectors. Its customers' products typically require exceptional production and supply-chain flexibility, necessitating an optimized demand-pull-based manufacturing and supply chain solution across an integrated global platform. Many of its customers' products require complex configuration management and direct order fulfillment to their customers internationally. In such cases it provides logistics management and after-market service and repair. The Company offers its customers the ability to outsource all phases of product realization, including product specifications; development, design and design verification; regulatory compliance support; prototyping and new product introduction; manufacturing test equipment development; materials sourcing, procurement and supply-chain management; product assembly/manufacturing, configuration and test; order fulfillment, logistics and service/repair. It operates flexible manufacturing facilities and processes designed to accommodate customers with multiple product-lines and configurations. It provide most of its contract manufacturing services on a turnkey basis, which means that it procure some or all of the materials required for product assembly. The Company provides some services on a consignment basis, which means that the customer supplies the necessary materials, and it provides the labor and other services required for product assembly. Turnkey services require material procurement and warehousing, in addition to manufacturing, and involve greater resource investments than consignment services. The Company is subject to a variety of environmental regulations relating to air emission standards and the use, storage, discharge and disposal of hazardous chemicals used during its manufacturing process.
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Plexus Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 04 2011 
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Plexus Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 06 2010 
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Plexus Corp. (PLXS) Chairman of the Board John L Nussbaum sells 10,000 Shares Apr 26 2010 
Plexus Corp. (PLXS) President and CEO Dean A Foate sells 14,844 Shares Apr 21 2010 
Plexus Corp. (PLXS) President and CEO Dean A Foate sells 12,500 Shares Apr 21 2010 
Plexus Corp. (PLXS) Chairman of the Board John L Nussbaum sells 20,000 Shares Apr 21 2010 
Plexus Corp. (PLXS) President and CEO Dean A Foate sells 14,844 Shares Mar 18 2010 

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