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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 33.81
SCSC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 2553 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. SCSC: 33.81 )
SCSC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 33.81

Equity to Asset 0.62
SCSC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 2528 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. SCSC: 0.62 )
SCSC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.62

0.32
0.71
Interest Coverage 65.86
SCSC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 82.18 vs. SCSC: 65.86 )
SCSC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9.8   Max: 69.26
Current: 65.86

9.8
69.26
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 5.22
M-Score: -2.88
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.77
SCSC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 2528 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. SCSC: 1.77 )
SCSC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.77   Max: 4.85
Current: 1.77

1.77
4.85
Net-margin (%) 1.20
SCSC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2529 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. SCSC: 1.20 )
SCSC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 4.39
Current: 1.2

1.2
4.39
ROE (%) 4.98
SCSC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. SCSC: 4.98 )
SCSC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.98   Max: 26.39
Current: 4.98

4.98
26.39
ROA (%) 2.98
SCSC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2534 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. SCSC: 2.98 )
SCSC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.98   Max: 13.67
Current: 2.98

2.98
13.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.49
SCSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2526 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. SCSC: 10.49 )
SCSC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 10.49   Max: 38.03
Current: 10.49

10.49
38.03
Revenue Growth (%) 9.30
SCSC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1846 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SCSC: 9.30 )
SCSC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 53
Current: 9.3

1.3
53
EBITDA Growth (%) -10.50
SCSC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SCSC: -10.50 )
SCSC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.5   Max: 48
Current: -10.5

-10.5
48
EPS Growth (%) -12.00
SCSC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SCSC: -12.00 )
SCSC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -12   Max: 45.1
Current: -12

-12
45.1
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

SCSC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 8,596 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 194,676 sh (+69.1%)
CI Can Am Small Cap 151,580 sh (+41.03%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors 1,618,164 sh (-0.21%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,800 sh (-55.26%)
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Q4 2013

SCSC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 12,249 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,041,300 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,658 sh (+71.44%)
Joel Greenblatt 253,459 sh (+30.2%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors 1,189,164 sh (-26.51%)
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Q1 2014

SCSC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 20,558 sh (+76.34%)
Chuck Royce 1,789,400 sh (+71.84%)
Joel Greenblatt 343,900 sh (+35.68%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors 1,171,064 sh (-1.52%)
CI Can Am Small Cap 109,280 sh (-27.91%)
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Q2 2014

SCSC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 22,896 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 2,263,000 sh (+26.47%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,171,064 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,951 sh (-27.27%)
Joel Greenblatt 246,285 sh (-28.38%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SCSC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -28.38%0.06%$36.22 - $41.77 $ 39.263%246285
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 35.68%0.06%$36.02 - $42.43 $ 39.260%343900
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 30.2%0.06%$34.4 - $43.1 $ 39.260%253459
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 69.1%0.09%$30.98 - $36.45 $ 39.2616%194676
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 37.51%0.05%$27.74 - $32.2 $ 39.2632%92050
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 277.78%0.1%$26.97 - $33.3 $ 39.2630%66939
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.04%$28.47 - $37.96 $ 39.2622%17719
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 26.90
SCSC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 30.20 vs. SCSC: 26.90 )
SCSC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.61   Max: 32.23
Current: 26.9

7.61
32.23
P/B 1.40
SCSC's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SCSC: 1.40 )
SCSC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 4.58
Current: 1.4

0.9
4.58
P/S 0.40
SCSC's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. SCSC: 0.40 )
SCSC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.4

0.12
0.73
PFCF 13.80
SCSC's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 88.59 vs. SCSC: 13.80 )
SCSC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.17   Max: 258.42
Current: 13.8

2.17
258.42
EV-to-EBIT 15.44
SCSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 23.95 vs. SCSC: 15.44 )
SCSC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 19.2
Current: 15.44

3.9
19.2
Shiller P/E 17.30
SCSC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SCSC: 17.30 )
SCSC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.92   Max: 43.27
Current: 17.3

8.92
43.27
Current Ratio 2.55
SCSC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1843 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. SCSC: 2.55 )
SCSC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 4.07
Current: 2.55

1.57
4.07
Quick Ratio 1.48
SCSC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1843 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. SCSC: 1.48 )
SCSC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 2.07
Current: 1.48

0.63
2.07

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.32
SCSC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SCSC: 4.32 )
SCSC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.26   Max: 1485.5
Current: 4.32

3.26
1485.5
Price/Tangible Book 1.51
SCSC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SCSC: 1.51 )
SCSC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 5.16
Current: 1.51

1.2
5.16
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.98
SCSC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SCSC: 0.98 )
SCSC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 19.36
Current: 0.98

0.74
19.36
Price/Median PS Value 1.05
SCSC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SCSC: 1.05 )
SCSC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 3.13
Current: 1.05

0.33
3.13
Price/Graham Number 1.35
SCSC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
71% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SCSC: 1.35 )
SCSC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 2.16
Current: 1.35

0.76
2.16
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.60
SCSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2220 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SCSC: 6.60 )
SCSC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.2   Max: 25.7
Current: 6.6

5.2
25.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.76
SCSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. SCSC: -0.76 )
SCSC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.3   Max: 30.5
Current: -0.76

-0.3
30.5

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Computer Distribution
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Traded in other countries:SC3.Germany
ScanSource was incorporated in South Carolina in 1992 and is a wholesale distributor of specialty technology products. It provides distribution services for technology manufacturers and sell to resellers in the following specialty technology markets: POS and Barcode, Physical Security, and Communications. The Company operates in North America, Latin America, and Europe and uses centralized distribution centers for major geographic regions. The Company distributes to the United States and Canada from its Southaven, Mississippi distribution center; to Latin America, principally from distribution centers located in Florida, Mexico and Brazil; and to Europe from its distribution center in Belgium. The Company operates in two segments being Worldwide Barcode and Security (Barcode/Security) and Worldwide Communications and Services (Communications/Services). The Barcode/Security distribution segment provides automatic identification and data capture (AIDC), point-of-sale (POS), and electronic physical security technologies. It has business units within this segment for sales and merchandising functions, including ScanSource POS and Barcode business units in North America, Latin America, and Europe and the ScanSource Security business unit in North America. AIDC and POS products interface with computer systems used to automate the collection, processing and communication of information for commercial and industrial applications, including retail sales, distribution, shipping, inventory control, materials handling, warehouse management and health care applications. Electronic physical security products include identification, access control, video surveillance, intrusion-related and wireless infrastructure products. The Communications/Services distribution segment provides communications technologies and services. It has business units within this segment for sales and merchandising functions, including the ScanSource Catalyst business unit in North America, ScanSource Communications business units in North America and Europe, and the ScanSource Services Group business unit in North America. ScanSource Catalyst and ScanSource Communications business units market voice, video conferencing, data networking and converged communications solutions. The ScanSource Services Group business unit delivers value-added support programs and services, including education and training, network assessments, custom configuration, implementation and marketing. The Company currently markets over 100,000 products from approximately 250 hardware and software vendors to approximately 28,000 reseller customers primarily from its centralized distribution centers in Mississippi, Florida, Mexico, Brazil and Belgium. The Company's key vendors in barcode technologies include Bematech, Cisco, Datalogic, Datamax-O'Neil, Elo, Epson, Honeywell, Intermec, Motorola, NCR, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions and Zebra Technologies. The Company's key vendors for security tech
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