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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 33.59
SYX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SYX: 33.59 )
SYX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 53.1
Current: 33.59

0.3
53.1
Equity to Asset 0.43
SYX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. SYX: 0.43 )
SYX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.43

0.43
0.69
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.89
M-Score: -3.07
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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industry
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Operating margin (%) -0.61
SYX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. SYX: -0.61 )
SYX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.62   Max: 7.82
Current: -0.61

-3.62
7.82
Net-margin (%) -1.31
SYX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. SYX: -1.31 )
SYX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.8   Max: 5.63
Current: -1.31

-3.8
5.63
ROE (%) -10.78
SYX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.28 vs. SYX: -10.78 )
SYX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -29.19   Max: 23.18
Current: -10.78

-29.19
23.18
ROA (%) -4.65
SYX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1065 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. SYX: -4.65 )
SYX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.46   Max: 14.42
Current: -4.65

-13.46
14.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -9.10
SYX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.96 vs. SYX: -9.10 )
SYX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -28.31   Max: 48.18
Current: -9.1

-28.31
48.18
Revenue Growth (%) -1.70
SYX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SYX: -1.70 )
SYX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -2.6   Max: 32.7
Current: -1.7

-2.6
32.7
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

SYX Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 575,561 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 11,400 sh (-42.13%)
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Q2 2013

SYX Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Chuck Royce 575,561 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2013

SYX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 575,561 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

SYX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 535,561 sh (-6.95%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SYX

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$9.16 - $12.35 $ 14.7539%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$9.16 - $12.35 $ 14.7539%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.04%$11.4 - $17.75 $ 14.754%42097
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.07%$16.27 - $20.57 $ 14.75-14%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 36.34%0.02%$11.9 - $17.01 $ 14.753%38082
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.06%$12.37 - $15.18 $ 14.758%27932
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Ratios

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P/B 1.33
SYX's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. SYX: 1.33 )
SYX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 3.45
Current: 1.33

0.53
3.45
P/S 0.16
SYX's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. SYX: 0.16 )
SYX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.16

0.07
0.44
PFCF 16.57
SYX's PFCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.33 vs. SYX: 16.57 )
SYX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.76   Max: 167
Current: 16.57

3.76
167
Shiller P/E 21.12
SYX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.92 vs. SYX: 21.12 )
SYX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.09   Max: 172
Current: 21.12

7.09
172

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 9.64
SYX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. SYX: 9.64 )
SYX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 7.35   Max: 208
Current: 9.64

7.35
208
Price/Tangible Book 1.35
SYX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SYX: 1.35 )
SYX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 7.68
Current: 1.35

0.23
7.68
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.87
SYX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SYX: 0.87 )
SYX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.59
Current: 0.87

0.21
1.59
Price/Median PS Value 1.17
SYX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SYX: 1.17 )
SYX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 13.02
Current: 1.17

0.18
13.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.60
SYX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. SYX: 10.60 )
SYX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 37.2
Current: 10.6

3.2
37.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.44
SYX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
66% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.63 vs. SYX: 4.44 )
SYX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 62.5
Current: 4.44

0.2
62.5

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Systemax Inc. is a Delaware corporation incorporated in 1995. The Company is a direct marketer of brand name and private label products. Its operations are organized in three business segments namely; Technology products, Industrial products and Software solutions. Its Technology products segment sells computer supplies and consumer electronics such as computer parts, TV and video, audio, cameras and surveillance, car and GPS, cell phones, software, video games and toys, home and electronics accessories and other products which are marketed in North America and Europe. Its Industrial products segment include individual industrial products such as material handling, storage and shelving, workbench and shop desks, packaging and supplies, furniture and office, foodservice and appliances, janitorial and maintenance, tools and instruments, fasteners and hardware, motors and power transmission, HVAC/R and fans, electrical and bulbs, plumbing supplies and safety and medical items. However the company offers a selection of products that are manufactured for their own design and marketed on a private label basis. The Company also utilizes licensed technology and computer software in the assembly of its PCs. The Company markets its products to both individual consumers and business customers. Its business customers include for-profit businesses, educational organizations and government entities. The Company is subject to income taxes in the United States and various foreign jurisdictions.

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