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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.17
PULS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 2175 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. PULS: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PULS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.22 Max: 20.98
Current: 0.17
0.12
20.98
Equity to Asset -0.53
PULS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
99% of the 2087 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. PULS: -0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PULS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.53  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.77
Current: -0.53
-0.53
0.77
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -1.36
M-Score: -3.69
WACC vs ROIC
0.43%
10.46%
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.01
PULS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 2167 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. PULS: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PULS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -20.44  Med: 1.39 Max: 18.58
Current: 0.01
-20.44
18.58
Net-margin (%) -9.56
PULS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 2167 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. PULS: -9.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PULS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -48.45  Med: 0.88 Max: 14.95
Current: -9.56
-48.45
14.95
ROA (%) -18.46
PULS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. PULS: -18.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PULS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -34.66  Med: 0.47 Max: 22.02
Current: -18.46
-34.66
22.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.11
PULS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.52 vs. PULS: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PULS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -47.2  Med: 7.83 Max: 85.14
Current: 0.11
-47.2
85.14
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -37.90
PULS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. PULS: -37.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PULS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37.9  Med: -1.00 Max: 36.1
Current: -37.9
-37.9
36.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -44.20
PULS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. PULS: -44.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PULS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -59.2  Med: 13.45 Max: 103.2
Current: -44.2
-59.2
103.2
» PULS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

PULS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Arnold Schneider 238,000 sh (+11.55%)
Jim Simons 62,260 sh (+6.50%)
Howard Marks 11,999,585 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 251,793 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

PULS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 90,360 sh (+45.13%)
Chuck Royce 251,793 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks 11,999,585 sh (unchged)
Arnold Schneider 231,150 sh (-2.88%)
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Q4 2014

PULS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Howard Marks 11,999,585 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Arnold Schneider 226,950 sh (-1.82%)
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Q1 2015

PULS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Howard Marks Sold Out
Arnold Schneider 222,935 sh (-1.77%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/S 0.07
PULS's P/S is ranked higher than
99% of the 2149 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. PULS: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PULS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.49 Max: 11.83
Current: 0.07
0.03
11.83
POCF 6.96
PULS's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 12.94 vs. PULS: 6.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PULS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 9.37 Max: 38.82
Current: 6.96
0.69
38.82
EV-to-EBIT 3508.78
PULS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 13.26 vs. PULS: 3508.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PULS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -50768.7  Med: -2.10 Max: 3496.8
Current: 3508.78
-50768.7
3496.8
Current Ratio 1.31
PULS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 2110 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. PULS: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PULS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.12  Med: 2.09 Max: 3.16
Current: 1.31
1.12
3.16
Quick Ratio 0.94
PULS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 2110 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. PULS: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PULS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.43 Max: 2.6
Current: 0.94
0.83
2.6
Days Inventory 47.98
PULS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
71% of the 2124 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.74 vs. PULS: 47.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PULS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 41.76  Med: 62.29 Max: 102.11
Current: 47.98
41.76
102.11
Days Sales Outstanding 58.06
PULS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 1861 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 vs. PULS: 58.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PULS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 48.72  Med: 60.41 Max: 85.6
Current: 58.06
48.72
85.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.15
PULS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 2061 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PULS: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PULS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 2.31 Max: 4.25
Current: 0.15
0.08
4.25
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 671.34
PULS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. PULS: 671.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PULS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -139.8  Med: 12.60 Max: 161.9
Current: 671.34
-139.8
161.9

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
Compare:HTHIY, MIELY, APH, TEL, GLW » details
Traded in other countries:TCZ1.Germany,
Pulse Electronics Corp was incorporated in Pennsylvania on April 10, 1947. The Company is a producer of precision-engineered electronic components and modules. It operates its business in three segments: Network product group ("Network"), Power product group ("Power") and Wireless product group ("Wireless"). Network produces a variety of passive components that manage and regulate electronic signals for use in a variety of devices used in local area and wide area networks. These products operate by filtering out radio frequency interference, shaping waveforms, splitting signals, suppressing noise, matching impedances and other functions. These passive products are often referred to as connectors, filters, filtered connectors, transformers, splitters, micro-filters, baluns and chokes. Power primarily manufactures products that adjust and ensure proper current and voltage, limit distortion of voltage, sense and report current and voltage and cause mechanical movement or actuation. Power's products include power transformers, chokes, current and voltage sensors, ignition coils, automotive coils, military and aerospace products and other power magnetic products. Wireless manufactures products that primarily capture or transmit wireless communication signals. Specifically, its Wireless segment produces antennas, antenna modules and antenna mounting components that capture and transmit communication signals in handsets, other terminal and portable devices, automobiles and wireless-to-wireline access points. The primary raw materials necessary to manufacture all its segments' products include: base metals such as copper; ferrite cores; plastics and plastic resins; and rare earth metals. The Company's manufacturing operations are subject to a variety of local, state, federal and international environmental laws and regulations governing air emissions, wastewater discharges, the storage, use, handling, disposal and remediation of hazardous substances and, also, employee health and safety.
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