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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.46
TAIT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 2242 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. TAIT: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TAIT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.46 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.46
Equity to Asset 0.84
TAIT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 2216 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. TAIT: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TAIT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.87 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.84
0.54
0.94
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.25
M-Score: -3.41
WACC vs ROIC
1.91%
-2.50%
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -5.97
TAIT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 2226 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. TAIT: -5.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TAIT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.6  Med: -11.29 Max: -1.05
Current: -5.97
-19.6
-1.05
Net-margin (%) -10.35
TAIT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 2226 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. TAIT: -10.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TAIT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.35  Med: -10.64 Max: -0.3
Current: -10.35
-19.35
-0.3
ROE (%) -3.83
TAIT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 2203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. TAIT: -3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TAIT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.95  Med: -3.96 Max: -0.12
Current: -3.83
-6.95
-0.12
ROA (%) -3.27
TAIT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 2250 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. TAIT: -3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TAIT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.07  Med: -3.47 Max: -0.12
Current: -3.27
-6.07
-0.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3.11
TAIT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 2243 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. TAIT: -3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TAIT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.39  Med: -4.46 Max: -0.49
Current: -3.11
-7.39
-0.49
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.60
TAIT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 2001 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. TAIT: -7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TAIT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33  Med: -5.50 Max: 9.1
Current: -7.6
-33
9.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -34.80
TAIT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. TAIT: -34.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TAIT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59  Med: -10.75 Max: 107.5
Current: -34.8
-59
107.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -7.30
TAIT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. TAIT: -7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TAIT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.2  Med: -7.40 Max: 156.1
Current: -7.3
-47.2
156.1
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.31
TAIT's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 2174 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. TAIT: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TAIT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.31
0.17
0.79
P/S 0.83
TAIT's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 2203 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. TAIT: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TAIT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.95 Max: 2.02
Current: 0.83
0.45
2.02
POCF 17.00
TAIT's POCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9.47 vs. TAIT: 17.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TAIT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.48  Med: 8.46 Max: 280
Current: 17
4.48
280
Current Ratio 7.14
TAIT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. TAIT: 7.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TAIT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13  Med: 8.12 Max: 20.87
Current: 7.14
2.13
20.87
Quick Ratio 2.25
TAIT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. TAIT: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TAIT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.90 Max: 4.07
Current: 2.25
0.29
4.07
Days Inventory 804.42
TAIT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
100% of the 2173 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 72.58 vs. TAIT: 804.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TAIT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 777.7  Med: 885.30 Max: 1146.71
Current: 804.42
777.7
1146.71
Days Sales Outstanding 18.72
TAIT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 1856 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 73.18 vs. TAIT: 18.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TAIT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.72  Med: 41.45 Max: 70.2
Current: 18.72
18.72
70.2
Days Payable 96.94
TAIT's Days Payable is ranked higher than
82% of the 1885 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 55.44 vs. TAIT: 96.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TAIT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.26  Med: 59.33 Max: 96.94
Current: 96.94
33.26
96.94

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 6.54
TAIT's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
53% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.66 vs. TAIT: 6.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
TAIT' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.68  Med: 23.30 Max: 52.67
Current: 6.54
4.68
52.67
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.46
TAIT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. TAIT: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
TAIT' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.46
0.31
0.83
Price/Tangible Book 0.31
TAIT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 2129 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. TAIT: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TAIT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.31
0.23
0.73
Price/Projected FCF 0.38
TAIT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. TAIT: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TAIT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.35 Max: 1.88
Current: 0.38
0.15
1.88
Price/Median PS Value 0.88
TAIT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 2029 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. TAIT: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TAIT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.63
Current: 0.88
0.3
1.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -14.91
TAIT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 2208 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. TAIT: -14.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TAIT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 2.60 Max: 5.3
Current: -14.91
1.3
5.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $6
EPS $ -0.11
Beta0.09
Short Percentage of Float0.10%
52-Week Range $0.73 - 1.13
Shares Outstanding(Mil)5.53

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronics Distribution
Compare:TSE:5939, XBUL:57E, TPE:1613, TPE:3312, SGX:532, NAS:AEY » details
Taitron Components, Inc., is a California corporation formed in 1989. The Company is a national distributor of brand name electronic components and supplier of original designed and manufactured ('ODM') electronic components ('ODM Components'), with its product offerings ranging from discrete semiconductors through small electronic devices. The Company also offers value-added engineering and turn-key services, focusing on providing contract electronic manufacturers ('CEM's) and original equipment manufacturers ('OEM's) with ODM services for their multi-year turn-key projects. The Company maintains a majority-owned subsidiary in Mexico and two divisions in each of Taiwan and China. It has developed a reputation for stocking a large selection of inventories and having an in-depth knowledge of the products in its markets. The Company's 'superstore' strategy consists of carrying a large quantity and variety of components in inventory to meet the rapid delivery requirements of its customers. The Company offers value-added ODM services to its existing OEM and CEM customers utilizing its engineering design center in Shanghai, China. The Company markets a variety of discrete semiconductors, including rectifiers (or power diodes), diodes, transistors, optoelectronic devices and passive components, to other electronic distributors, contract electronic manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers, who incorporate them in their products. ODM Products are custom made and are marketed in specific industries such as wild animal feeders, timers for DC motor, public street light controllers, battery testers, universal remote control devices and battery chargers. The Company faces competition from numerous local, regional and national distributors (both in purchasing and selling inventory) and electronic component manufacturers, including some of its own suppliers. The Company's worldwide operations are subject to local laws and regulations.
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