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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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Cash to Debt 6.94
NAS:PRCP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 2240 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. NAS:PRCP: 6.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:PRCP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 6.94
Equity to Asset 0.58
NAS:PRCP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 2212 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. NAS:PRCP: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS: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
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 2.34
M-Score: -3.80
WACC vs ROIC
3.16%
-43.29%
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 (%) -11.58
NAS:PRCP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 2222 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. NAS:PRCP: -11.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:PRCP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.57  Med: 2.86 Max: 11.28
Current: -11.58
-13.57
11.28
Net-margin (%) -31.23
NAS:PRCP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 2224 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. NAS:PRCP: -31.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:PRCP' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.99  Med: 0.4 Max: 10.2
Current: -31.23
-31.99
10.2
ROE (%) -45.71
NAS:PRCP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.27 vs. NAS:PRCP: -45.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:PRCP' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.71  Med: 0.57 Max: 11.38
Current: -45.71
-45.71
11.38
ROA (%) -28.42
NAS:PRCP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 2247 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. NAS:PRCP: -28.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:PRCP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.42  Med: 0.46 Max: 8.84
Current: -28.42
-28.42
8.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -35.98
NAS:PRCP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 2240 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9.81 vs. NAS:PRCP: -35.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:PRCP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.36  Med: 6.41 Max: 36.72
Current: -35.98
-41.36
36.72
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.40
NAS:PRCP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1982 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. NAS:PRCP: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:PRCP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 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: 2017-02-06)


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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

PRCP Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 1,135,880 sh (+23.66%)
John Rogers 1,611,673 sh (+7.67%)
Jim Simons 492,500 sh (-2.07%)
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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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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments    NAICS: 333314    SIC: 3827
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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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P/B 1.65
PRCP's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 2172 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. PRCP: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PRCP' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.2 Max: 2.56
Current: 1.65
0.37
2.56
P/S 0.82
PRCP's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 2191 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. PRCP: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PRCP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.44
Current: 0.82
0.29
2.44
Current Ratio 1.84
PRCP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 2224 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. PRCP: 1.84 )
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: 1.84
1.81
6.49
Quick Ratio 1.38
PRCP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 2225 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. PRCP: 1.38 )
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: 1.38
1.3
5.44
Days Inventory 90.65
PRCP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
63% of the 2162 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 72.39 vs. PRCP: 90.65 )
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: 90.65
66.87
91.52
Days Sales Outstanding 113.29
PRCP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
75% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 75.81 vs. PRCP: 113.29 )
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: 113.29
54.99
143.15
Days Payable 52.24
PRCP's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 57.97 vs. PRCP: 52.24 )
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: 52.24
16.7
66.93

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Dividend Growth (3y) -100.00
PRCP's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. PRCP: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
PRCP' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: -100
Current: -100
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.92
PRCP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
54% of the 2220 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. PRCP: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PRCP' s Yield on cost (5-Year) 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
54% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 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/Net Current Asset Value 3.79
PRCP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 1638 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. PRCP: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PRCP' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.5 Max: 7.23
Current: 3.79
0.37
7.23
Price/Tangible Book 2.47
PRCP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
65% of the 2116 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. PRCP: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PRCP' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.11 Max: 5.64
Current: 2.47
0.21
5.64
Price/Projected FCF 2.54
PRCP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. PRCP: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PRCP' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.04 Max: 14.29
Current: 2.54
0.01
14.29
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
PRCP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1939 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. PRCP: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PRCP' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.93 Max: 5.17
Current: 0.8
0.16
5.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -15.58
PRCP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 2213 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. PRCP: -15.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRCP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.77  Med: 8.4 Max: 152.3
Current: -15.58
-16.77
152.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $71.59
EPS (TTM) $ -2.39
Beta0.10
Short Percentage of Float4.97%
52-Week Range $4.18 - 7.53
Shares Outstanding (Mil)9.38
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