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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
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 3.79
PRCP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
63% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. PRCP: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PRCP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 3.79
Equity-to-Asset 0.58
PRCP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 2034 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. PRCP: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PRCP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.81 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.58
0.57
0.88
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 2.99
Beneish M-Score: -3.75
WACC vs ROIC
4.72%
-33.98%
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 : 5/10

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history
Operating Margin % -3.64
PRCP's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
80% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. PRCP: -3.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PRCP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.57  Med: 2.86 Max: 11.28
Current: -3.64
-13.57
11.28
Net Margin % -24.03
PRCP's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
90% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. PRCP: -24.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PRCP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.99  Med: 0.4 Max: 10.2
Current: -24.03
-31.99
10.2
ROE % -40.84
PRCP's ROE % is ranked lower than
93% of the 2014 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. PRCP: -40.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PRCP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.52  Med: 0.57 Max: 11.38
Current: -40.84
-44.52
11.38
ROA % -24.69
PRCP's ROA % is ranked lower than
94% of the 2068 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. PRCP: -24.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PRCP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.16  Med: 0.46 Max: 8.84
Current: -24.69
-27.16
8.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -11.82
PRCP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 10.01 vs. PRCP: -11.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PRCP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.36  Med: 6.41 Max: 36.72
Current: -11.82
-41.36
36.72
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 1.40
PRCP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 1942 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. PRCP: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PRCP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.8 Max: 11.5
Current: 1.4
0
11.5
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-06 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

PRCP Guru Trades in Q1 2016

John Rogers 1,704,661 sh (+5.77%)
Jim Simons 508,094 sh (+3.17%)
Chuck Royce 1,168,526 sh (+2.87%)
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Q2 2016

PRCP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 499,200 sh (-1.75%)
John Rogers 1,628,189 sh (-4.49%)
Chuck Royce 890,726 sh (-23.77%)
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Q3 2016

PRCP Guru Trades in Q3 2016

John Rogers 1,656,804 sh (+1.76%)
Jim Simons 496,200 sh (-0.60%)
Chuck Royce 872,726 sh (-2.02%)
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Q4 2016

PRCP Guru Trades in Q4 2016

John Rogers 1,742,706 sh (+5.18%)
Jim Simons 497,200 sh (+0.20%)
Chuck Royce 872,726 sh (unchged)
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments    NAICS: 333314    SIC: 3827
Compare:NYSE:BMI » details
Traded in other countries:PR5.Germany,
Perceptron Inc develops, produces and sells a comprehensive range of automated industrial dimensional inspection and 3D scanning products. It offers 3D machine vision solutions, robot guidance, coordinate measuring machines, and laser scanning.

Perceptron Inc was incorporated in Michigan in 1981. The Company develops, produces and sells a comprehensive range of automated industrial dimensional inspection and 3D scanning products. It offers 3D machine vision solutions, robot guidance, coordinate measuring machines, laser scanning, and analysis software. The Company offers its products to automotive, aerospace and other manufacturing companies. The Company's products are categorized as follows: In-Line, Near Line and Off-Line Measurement Solutions, 3D Scanning Products, and Value Added Services. The Company markets its products directly to end user customers, through manufacturing line builders, system integrators, value-added resellers and original equipment manufacturers. It has registered, and trade names and trademarks including Perceptron, Powered by Perceptron, AutoGauge, AutoFit, AutoGuide, AutoScan, Contour Probe, ScanWorks, TriCam, WheelWorks, Visual Fixturing, Helix, Smart3D, Intelligent Illumination, ScanR, TouchDMIS, and Coord3, among others, which are used in connection with the conduct of its business. The Company operates in Brazil, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain and the United Kingdom.

Ratios

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history
PB Ratio 2.12
PRCP's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 2262 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. PRCP: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PRCP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.56
Current: 2.12
0.37
2.56
PS Ratio 1.06
PRCP's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 2255 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. PRCP: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PRCP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.03 Max: 2.44
Current: 1.06
0.29
2.44
Current Ratio 1.89
PRCP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1982 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. PRCP: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PRCP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.81  Med: 4.25 Max: 6.49
Current: 1.89
1.81
6.49
Quick Ratio 1.46
PRCP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1982 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. PRCP: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PRCP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 3.61 Max: 5.44
Current: 1.46
1.3
5.44
Days Inventory 86.15
PRCP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
61% of the 1988 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 71.15 vs. PRCP: 86.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PRCP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.87  Med: 73.87 Max: 91.52
Current: 86.15
66.87
91.52
Days Sales Outstanding 130.69
PRCP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
83% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 76.04 vs. PRCP: 130.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PRCP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.99  Med: 115.95 Max: 143.15
Current: 130.69
54.99
143.15
Days Payable 58.34
PRCP's Days Payable is ranked higher than
50% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 58.64 vs. PRCP: 58.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PRCP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.7  Med: 28.25 Max: 66.93
Current: 58.34
16.7
66.93

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3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
PRCP's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
87% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. PRCP: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
PRCP' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: -100
Current: -100
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.92
PRCP's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
56% of the 2217 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. PRCP: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PRCP' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.97
Current: 2.92
0.88
2.97
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.80
PRCP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. PRCP: -2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PRCP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.6  Med: -0.2 Max: 1.8
Current: -2.8
-3.6
1.8

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 4.27
PRCP's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 1694 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. PRCP: 4.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
PRCP' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.5 Max: 5.78
Current: 4.27
0.37
5.78
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.99
PRCP's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
66% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. PRCP: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PRCP' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.11 Max: 4.65
Current: 2.99
0.21
4.65
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.34
PRCP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. PRCP: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PRCP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.05 Max: 14.29
Current: 3.34
0.01
14.29
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.01
PRCP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. PRCP: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PRCP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.93 Max: 4.02
Current: 1.01
0.16
4.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -3.73
PRCP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
80% of the 2514 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. PRCP: -3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PRCP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.93  Med: 8.4 Max: 152.3
Current: -3.73
-3.93
152.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $76.13
EPS (TTM) $ -1.95
Beta0.27
Short Percentage of Float1.86%
52-Week Range $4.18 - 8.87
Shares Outstanding (Mil)9.39
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