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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
TACT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. TACT: No Debt )
TACT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.80
TACT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
89% of the 2611 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. TACT: 0.80 )
TACT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.8

0.26
0.83
Interest Coverage No Debt
TACT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
86% of the 1629 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 126.19 vs. TACT: No Debt )
TACT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

0.25
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 6.85
M-Score: -3.00
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 4.74
TACT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. TACT: 4.74 )
TACT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -16.57   Max: 14.12
Current: 4.74

-16.57
14.12
Net-margin (%) 3.24
TACT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. TACT: 3.24 )
TACT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -11.19   Max: 9.12
Current: 3.24

-11.19
9.12
ROE (%) 5.41
TACT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2604 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. TACT: 5.41 )
TACT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -42.48   Max: 32.05
Current: 5.41

-42.48
32.05
ROA (%) 4.27
TACT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2652 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. TACT: 4.27 )
TACT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -18.43   Max: 21.54
Current: 4.27

-18.43
21.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.62
TACT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2648 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 9.62 vs. TACT: 10.62 )
TACT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -44.6   Max: 95.12
Current: 10.62

-44.6
95.12
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.60
TACT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1951 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TACT: 1.60 )
TACT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5   Max: 9.3
Current: 1.6

-5
9.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.20
TACT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. TACT: 7.20 )
TACT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -29.4   Max: 34.7
Current: 7.2

-29.4
34.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 11.60
TACT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. TACT: 11.60 )
TACT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -52.4   Max: 55.4
Current: 11.6

-52.4
55.4
» TACT's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

TACT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 242,900 sh (+8.58%)
Chuck Royce 78,600 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 92,000 sh (-3.16%)
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Q1 2014

TACT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 249,200 sh (+2.59%)
Chuck Royce 78,600 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 92,000 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

TACT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 250,900 sh (+0.68%)
Mario Gabelli 92,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 78,600 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

TACT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 254,500 sh (+1.43%)
Chuck Royce 78,600 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 92,000 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TACT

(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
Richard Snow 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$7.49 - $8.88 $ 5.54-32%0
Richard Snow 2012-03-31 Add 33.45%$6.6 - $8.34 $ 5.54-20%20285
Richard Snow 2011-12-31 New Buy0.01%$5.89 - $8.01 $ 5.54-23%15200
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 26.40
TACT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 32.50 vs. TACT: 26.40 )
TACT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.61   Max: 220
Current: 26.4

8.61
220
P/B 1.49
TACT's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. TACT: 1.49 )
TACT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 23.01
Current: 1.49

0.81
23.01
P/S 0.88
TACT's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. TACT: 0.88 )
TACT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 5.38
Current: 0.88

0.32
5.38
PFCF 14.58
TACT's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 100.00 vs. TACT: 14.58 )
TACT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.61   Max: 499.5
Current: 14.58

7.61
499.5
EV-to-EBIT 16.96
TACT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 23.98 vs. TACT: 16.96 )
TACT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -250.6   Max: 405.1
Current: 16.96

-250.6
405.1
PEG 2.10
TACT's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TACT: 2.10 )
TACT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 20.27
Current: 2.1

0.81
20.27
Shiller P/E 13.55
TACT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TACT: 13.55 )
TACT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.74   Max: 469
Current: 13.55

10.74
469
Current Ratio 4.31
TACT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. TACT: 4.31 )
TACT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 5.81
Current: 4.31

1.28
5.81
Quick Ratio 2.36
TACT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. TACT: 2.36 )
TACT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 3.84
Current: 2.36

0.49
3.84

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 5.60
TACT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
92% of the 1731 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. TACT: 5.60 )
TACT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 5.66
Current: 5.6

0.74
5.66
Dividend Payout 1.48
TACT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
61% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 6.59 vs. TACT: 1.48 )
TACT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 8
Current: 1.48

0.28
8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.80
TACT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1785 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TACT: 5.80 )
TACT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 5.66
Current: 5.8

0.74
5.66
Share Buyback Rate 3.20
TACT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 1385 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. TACT: 3.20 )
TACT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.2   Max: -7.1
Current: 3.2

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.26
TACT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TACT: 4.26 )
TACT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.64   Max: 68.74
Current: 4.26

4.64
68.74
Price/Tangible Book 1.72
TACT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TACT: 1.72 )
TACT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 21.11
Current: 1.72

1.09
21.11
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.83
TACT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TACT: 0.83 )
TACT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 19.3
Current: 0.83

0.48
19.3
Price/Median PS Value 0.72
TACT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. TACT: 0.72 )
TACT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 4.29
Current: 0.72

0.27
4.29
Price/Graham Number 1.42
TACT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
71% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. TACT: 1.42 )
TACT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 15.73
Current: 1.42

0.72
15.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.90
TACT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2615 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. TACT: 5.90 )
TACT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 17.6
Current: 5.9

0.2
17.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.79
TACT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1183 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 7.35 vs. TACT: 8.79 )
TACT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 25.6
Current: 8.79

0.2
25.6

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Computer Systems
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Transact Technologies, Inc., was incorporated in June 1996 and began operating as a stand-alone business in August 1996 as a spin-off of the printer business that was formerly conducted by certain subsidiaries of Tridex Corporation. The Company completed its initial public offering on August 22, 1996. The Company designs, develops and sells market-specific solutions, including printers, terminals, software and other products for transaction-based and other industries. These products are sold under the Epic, EPICENTRALTM, Ithaca and Printrex brand names. The Company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers or 'OEMs', value-added resellers 'VARs', selected distributors, as well as directly to end-users. Its product distribution spans across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean Islands and the South Pacific. It also provides printer service, spare parts, accessories and printing supplies to its growing installed base of printers. Through its TransAct Services Group it provides supplies and consumables used in the printing and scanning activities of customers in the hospitality, banking, retail, gaming, government and oil and gas exploration markets. Through its webstore, www.transactsupplies.com, and its direct selling team, it addresses the on-line demand for these products. The Company's operations are subject to laws, rules, regulations, including environmental regulations, government policies and other requirements in each of the jurisdictions in which it conducts business.
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