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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
PRCP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
93% of the 2933 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. PRCP: No Debt )
PRCP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.42   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.66
PRCP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 2818 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. PRCP: 0.66 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.66

0.61
0.88
Interest Coverage No Debt
PRCP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 126.19 vs. PRCP: No Debt )
PRCP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.24   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

2.24
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 3.50
M-Score: -1.74
WACC vs ROIC
6.39%
1.49%
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.03
PRCP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 2924 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. PRCP: 1.03 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.01   Max: 23.2
Current: 1.03

-10.01
23.2
Net-margin (%) 0.13
PRCP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2924 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. PRCP: 0.13 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -18.64   Max: 16.59
Current: 0.13

-18.64
16.59
ROE (%) 0.15
PRCP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 2888 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. PRCP: 0.15 )
PRCP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -16.78   Max: 20.71
Current: 0.15

-16.78
20.71
ROA (%) 0.11
PRCP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2950 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. PRCP: 0.11 )
PRCP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.38   Max: 16.67
Current: 0.11

-11.38
16.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.02
PRCP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 2941 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 10.06 vs. PRCP: 4.02 )
PRCP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -18.35   Max: 72.25
Current: 4.02

-18.35
72.25
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.80
PRCP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2134 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. PRCP: 4.80 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.8   Max: 11.5
Current: 4.8

-13.8
11.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.90
PRCP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. PRCP: -3.90 )
PRCP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24   Max: 28.7
Current: -3.9

-24
28.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.60
PRCP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. PRCP: -3.60 )
PRCP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -35.6   Max: 47.1
Current: -3.6

-35.6
47.1
» PRCP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

PRCP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Rogers 1,323,726 sh (+13.16%)
Chuck Royce 383,213 sh (+7.13%)
Jim Simons 503,200 sh (-2.82%)
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Q3 2014

PRCP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 614,913 sh (+60.46%)
Jim Simons 512,000 sh (+1.75%)
John Rogers 1,324,376 sh (+0.05%)
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Q4 2014

PRCP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 673,413 sh (+9.51%)
Chuck Royce 673,413 sh (+9.51%)
Jim Simons 520,911 sh (+1.74%)
John Rogers 1,321,395 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 520,911 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 1,321,395 sh (-0.23%)
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Q1 2015

PRCP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 696,663 sh (+3.45%)
Jim Simons 532,800 sh (+2.28%)
John Rogers 1,323,520 sh (+0.16%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 1001.80
PRCP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 40.00 vs. PRCP: 1001.80 )
PRCP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.28   Max: 1209.09
Current: 1001.8

10.28
1209.09
Forward P/E 15.53
PRCP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PRCP: 15.53 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 1102.00
PRCP's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
53% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 41.30 vs. PRCP: 1102.00 )
PRCP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.22   Max: 1330
Current: 1102

8.22
1330
P/B 1.70
PRCP's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. PRCP: 1.70 )
PRCP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.56
Current: 1.7

0.37
2.56
P/S 1.50
PRCP's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. PRCP: 1.50 )
PRCP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.44
Current: 1.5

0.29
2.44
EV-to-EBIT 116.90
PRCP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 29.56 vs. PRCP: 116.90 )
PRCP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -68.9   Max: 146.1
Current: 116.9

-68.9
146.1
Shiller P/E 90.50
PRCP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PRCP: 90.50 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.75   Max: 625
Current: 90.5

8.75
625
Current Ratio 2.26
PRCP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 2847 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. PRCP: 2.26 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.97   Max: 6.49
Current: 2.26

1.97
6.49
Quick Ratio 1.82
PRCP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 2847 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. PRCP: 1.82 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 5.44
Current: 1.82

1.3
5.44
Days Inventory 74.82
PRCP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
65% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 79.42 vs. PRCP: 74.82 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 66.87   Max: 216.69
Current: 74.82

66.87
216.69
Days Sales Outstanding 121.16
PRCP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
52% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 81.54 vs. PRCP: 121.16 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 54.99   Max: 232.54
Current: 121.16

54.99
232.54

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.40
PRCP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
61% of the 1954 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. PRCP: 1.40 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 2.02
Current: 1.4

0.88
2.02
Dividend Payout 15.24
PRCP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
60% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PRCP: 15.24 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.49
Current: 15.24

0.32
1.49
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.40
PRCP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
64% of the 2002 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. PRCP: 1.40 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 2.02
Current: 1.4

0.88
2.02
Share Buyback Rate -0.60
PRCP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. PRCP: -0.60 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.1   Max: -4.7
Current: -0.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.90
PRCP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PRCP: 7.90 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 8.55
Current: 7.9

0.38
8.55
Price/Tangible Book 2.20
PRCP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. PRCP: 2.20 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 7.39
Current: 2.2

0.22
7.39
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
PRCP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PRCP: 1.70 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 15.16
Current: 1.7

0.01
15.16
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
PRCP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PRCP: 1.30 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 6.52
Current: 1.3

0.16
6.52
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.90
PRCP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PRCP: 2.90 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.82   Max: 10.92
Current: 2.9

1.82
10.92
Price/Graham Number 10.50
PRCP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
52% of the 3203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. PRCP: 10.50 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 12.87
Current: 10.5

0.42
12.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.90
PRCP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
51% of the 2896 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. PRCP: 0.90 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 152.3
Current: 0.9

0.7
152.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 21.16
PRCP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.59 vs. PRCP: 21.16 )
PRCP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 23.5
Current: 21.16

1.6
23.5

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16 Jun17
Revenue(Mil) 70 88 94
EPS($) 0.02 0.71 0.79
EPS without NRI($) 0.02 0.71 0.79

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments
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Perceptron Inc was incorporated in Michigan in 1981. It develops, produces and sells non-contact measurement and inspection solutions for industrial applications. The Company's products provide solutions for manufacturing process control as well as sensor and software technologies for non-contact measurement, scanning and inspection applications. These products are used by the Company's customers throughout the world to help manage their complex manufacturing processes to improve quality, shorten product launch times, and reduce overall manufacturing costs and for digitizing and reverse engineering applications. The Company's products are categorized as follows: Automated Systems products, Technology Components products and Value Added Services. The Company services multiple markets, with the largest being the automotive industry. The Company's primary operations are in North America, Europe and Asia. As of June 30, 2013, the Company owns 19 U.S. patents that have been granted to it, and has 8 U.S. patent applications pending, which relate to various products and processes manufactured, used, and/or sold by the Company. The Company also owns 9 foreign patents that have been granted to it in Canada, Europe, China and Japan. The Company has registered, and continues to register, various trade names and trademarks including Perceptron, Powered by Perceptron, AutoGauge, IPNet, AutoFit, AutoGuide, AutoScan, AutoSolve, Contour Probe, ScanWorks, TriCam, WheelWorks, Visual Fixturing, Helix, and Intelligent Illumination, among others, which are used in connection with the conduct of its business.
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