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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
NAS:QBAK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 2265 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. NAS:QBAK: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:QBAK' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
N/A
No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.70
NAS:QBAK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 2233 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. NAS:QBAK: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:QBAK' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.93 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.7
0.69
0.97
Interest Coverage No Debt
NAS:QBAK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1919 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 47.66 vs. NAS:QBAK: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:QBAK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.59
M-Score: -1.74
WACC vs ROIC
3.04%
-66.97%
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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Operating margin (%) -12.28
NAS:QBAK's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 2247 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. NAS:QBAK: -12.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:QBAK' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.35  Med: -16.73 Max: -4.79
Current: -12.28
-82.35
-4.79
Net-margin (%) -12.58
NAS:QBAK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 2248 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. NAS:QBAK: -12.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:QBAK' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -81.97  Med: -12.22 Max: -3.51
Current: -12.58
-81.97
-3.51
ROE (%) -21.47
NAS:QBAK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 2216 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. NAS:QBAK: -21.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:QBAK' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.08  Med: -8.33 Max: -1.86
Current: -21.47
-52.08
-1.86
ROA (%) -15.02
NAS:QBAK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 2277 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. NAS:QBAK: -15.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:QBAK' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.27  Med: -7.75 Max: -1.74
Current: -15.02
-42.27
-1.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -61.17
NAS:QBAK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 2268 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.65 vs. NAS:QBAK: -61.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:QBAK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -414.86  Med: -49.32 Max: -14.54
Current: -61.17
-414.86
-14.54
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.90
NAS:QBAK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 2021 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NAS:QBAK: -8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:QBAK' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.4  Med: -9.2 Max: -1.5
Current: -8.9
-19.4
-1.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -35.60
NAS:QBAK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1623 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. NAS:QBAK: -35.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:QBAK' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.7  Med: 7.3 Max: 94.1
Current: -35.6
-63.7
94.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -31.40
NAS:QBAK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. NAS:QBAK: -31.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:QBAK' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.2  Med: 14.5 Max: 97.2
Current: -31.4
-63.2
97.2
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2017-03-30)


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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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Qualstar Corp is engaged in designing, developing, manufacturing and selling automated magnetic tape libraries used to store, retrieve and manage electronic data in the network computing environment.

Qualstar Corporation was incorporated in California in 1984. The Company develops and manufactures IBM compatible 9-track reel-to-reel tape drives for the personal computer and workstation marketplaces. Since 1995, it has focused its efforts on designing, developing, manufacturing and selling automated magnetic tape libraries used to store, retrieve and manage electronic data mainly in the network computing environment. The Company has two operating segments Tape libraries and power supplies. Tape libraries consist of cartridge tape drives, tape cartridges and robotics to move the cartridges from their storage locations to the tape drives under software control. Its tape libraries provide data storage solutions for organizations requiring backup, recovery and archival storage of critical data. The Company's products are compatible with commonly used operating systems, including UNIX, Windows, and Linux. Its tape libraries are also compatible with a wide range of storage management software packages, such as those supplied by CA Technologies, EMC, IBM, Symantec, CommVault Systems and Quest Software. The Company design, manufacture and sell high efficiency open-frame switching power supplies. Its power supplies are used to convert common alternating current (AC) line voltages found in buildings to direct current (DC) voltages that are needed internally to operate electronic equipment. The Company also manufactures and sells a series of DC-to-DC power supplies that convert one DC voltage to another DC voltage. Power supplies provided by its N2Power division are utilized within its tape library products as well as sold to original equipment manufacturers and contract manufacturers for incorporation into their products. N2Power products are sold under the N2Power brand name as well as under a private label brand name through independent sales representatives and distributors. The Company sells its tape libraries worldwide, primarily to value added resellers. These customers typically integrate its tape libraries with software from third party vendors and related hardware such as servers and network components to provide complete storage solutions, which are then sold to end users. The Company configures its libraries based on each customer's individual requirements, with a normal delivery time of one to five working days. The Company's competitors in Tape Libraries segment include Oracle Corporation, Quantum Corporation, Overland Storage, Inc., and SpectraLogic Corporation. And in Power supplies segment its competitors include TDK Lambda, Digital Power, Emerson XP Power and Power-One.

Ratios

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P/B 1.15
QBAK's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 2488 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. QBAK: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
QBAK' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.93 Max: 3.39
Current: 1.15
0.54
3.39
P/S 0.61
QBAK's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 2464 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. QBAK: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
QBAK' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.37
Current: 0.61
0.49
2.37
Current Ratio 3.40
QBAK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 2219 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. QBAK: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
QBAK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 11.22 Max: 35.87
Current: 3.4
2.5
35.87
Quick Ratio 2.66
QBAK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 2219 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. QBAK: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
QBAK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 8.74 Max: 28.06
Current: 2.66
1.99
28.06
Days Inventory 116.41
QBAK's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
76% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 72.46 vs. QBAK: 116.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
QBAK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 105.02  Med: 160.98 Max: 182.81
Current: 116.41
105.02
182.81
Days Sales Outstanding 64.55
QBAK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 1855 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 75.22 vs. QBAK: 64.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
QBAK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.35  Med: 60.62 Max: 90.66
Current: 64.55
45.35
90.66
Days Payable 39.40
QBAK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
70% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 57.09 vs. QBAK: 39.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
QBAK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.94  Med: 39.93 Max: 83
Current: 39.4
16.94
83

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Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 4.34
QBAK's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
72% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. QBAK: 4.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
QBAK' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.39 Max: 8.52
Current: 4.34
1.38
8.52
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.22
QBAK's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1956 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. QBAK: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
QBAK' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.46 Max: 3.92
Current: 1.22
0.91
3.92
Price/Tangible Book 1.13
QBAK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 2459 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. QBAK: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
QBAK' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.14 Max: 3.77
Current: 1.13
0.67
3.77
Price/Median PS Value 0.44
QBAK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 2416 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. QBAK: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
QBAK' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.8
Current: 0.44
0.42
1.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -52.94
QBAK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 2628 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. QBAK: -52.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
QBAK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -415.98  Med: 62.6 Max: 1213.5
Current: -52.94
-415.98
1213.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9.79
EPS (TTM) $ -0.55
Beta0.09
Short Percentage of Float0.82%
52-Week Range $2.16 - 5.90
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2.04
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Qualstar Corp. (QBAK) CEO William J Gervais buys 2,000 Shares Nov 17 2010 
Qualstar Corp. (QBAK) CEO William J Gervais buys 2,200 Shares Jun 15 2010 
Qualstar Corp. (QBAK) CEO William J Gervais buys 2,505 Shares May 27 2010 
Qualstar Corp. (QBAK) CEO William J Gervais buys 2,000 Shares May 21 2010 
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