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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 : 7/10

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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
QBAK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. QBAK: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
QBAK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.67
QBAK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 2034 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. QBAK: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
QBAK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.92 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.67
0.67
0.95
Interest Coverage No Debt
QBAK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1948 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 47.59 vs. QBAK: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
QBAK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Altman Z-Score: 1.88
WACC vs ROIC
4.36%
-94.38%
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 : 1/10

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Operating Margin % -12.88
QBAK's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
88% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. QBAK: -12.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
QBAK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.35  Med: -16.73 Max: -4.79
Current: -12.88
-82.35
-4.79
Net Margin % -12.85
QBAK's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
87% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. QBAK: -12.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
QBAK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -81.97  Med: -13.58 Max: -3.51
Current: -12.85
-81.97
-3.51
ROE % -28.78
QBAK's ROE % is ranked lower than
92% of the 2014 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. QBAK: -28.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
QBAK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.08  Med: -12.43 Max: -1.86
Current: -28.78
-52.08
-1.86
ROA % -19.92
QBAK's ROA % is ranked lower than
93% of the 2068 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. QBAK: -19.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
QBAK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.27  Med: -10.09 Max: -1.74
Current: -19.92
-42.27
-1.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -88.10
QBAK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.01 vs. QBAK: -88.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
QBAK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -414.86  Med: -51.97 Max: -14.54
Current: -88.1
-414.86
-14.54
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -9.30
QBAK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 1942 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. QBAK: -9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
QBAK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.4  Med: -9.3 Max: -1.5
Current: -9.3
-19.4
-1.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -53.50
QBAK's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
97% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. QBAK: -53.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
QBAK' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.7  Med: 3.85 Max: 94.1
Current: -53.5
-63.7
94.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -51.30
QBAK's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. QBAK: -51.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
QBAK' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.2  Med: 7.25 Max: 97.2
Current: -51.3
-63.2
97.2
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components    NAICS: 334613    SIC: 3695
Compare:OTCPK:AXPW, NAS:BELFB, NYSE:BDC » details
Traded in other countries:QST1.Germany,
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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PB Ratio 2.47
QBAK's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 2262 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. QBAK: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
QBAK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.93 Max: 3.54
Current: 2.47
0.54
3.54
PS Ratio 1.30
QBAK's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 2255 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. QBAK: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
QBAK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.37
Current: 1.3
0.49
2.37
Current Ratio 3.06
QBAK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1982 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. QBAK: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
QBAK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.58  Med: 10.3 Max: 18.3
Current: 3.06
2.58
18.3
Quick Ratio 2.46
QBAK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1982 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. QBAK: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
QBAK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.28  Med: 7.47 Max: 14.71
Current: 2.46
2.28
14.71
Days Inventory 74.96
QBAK's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
53% of the 1988 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.15 vs. QBAK: 74.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
QBAK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 74.96  Med: 147.37 Max: 182.81
Current: 74.96
74.96
182.81
Days Sales Outstanding 61.36
QBAK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 76.04 vs. QBAK: 61.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
QBAK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.02  Med: 61.34 Max: 90.66
Current: 61.36
47.02
90.66
Days Payable 47.50
QBAK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
62% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 58.64 vs. QBAK: 47.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
QBAK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.94  Med: 41.2 Max: 83
Current: 47.5
16.94
83

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Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 9.61
QBAK's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
51% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.01 vs. QBAK: 9.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
QBAK' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 2.77 Max: 9.98
Current: 9.61
1.45
9.98
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.72
QBAK's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 1694 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. QBAK: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
QBAK' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.66 Max: 2.83
Current: 2.72
0.99
2.83
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.47
QBAK's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
63% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. QBAK: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
QBAK' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.16 Max: 2.66
Current: 2.47
0.76
2.66
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.95
QBAK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. QBAK: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
QBAK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.1 Max: 1.8
Current: 0.95
0.47
1.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -14.63
QBAK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 2514 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. QBAK: -14.63 )
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: -14.63
-415.98
1213.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9.42
EPS (TTM) $ -0.57
Beta0.26
Short Percentage of Float4.18%
52-Week Range $2.16 - 10.00
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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