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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 498.76
TASR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
93% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. TASR: 498.76 )
TASR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: No Debt
Current: 498.76

Equity to Asset 0.73
TASR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. TASR: 0.73 )
TASR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -3.48   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.73

-3.48
0.92
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 15.74
M-Score: -2.47
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 20.28
TASR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. TASR: 20.28 )
TASR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -12.13   Max: 45.06
Current: 20.28

-12.13
45.06
Net-margin (%) 13.24
TASR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.29 vs. TASR: 13.24 )
TASR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13.86   Max: 27.92
Current: 13.24

-13.86
27.92
ROE (%) 16.84
TASR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.68 vs. TASR: 16.84 )
TASR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.54   Max: 18.9
Current: 16.84

-8.54
18.9
ROA (%) 12.30
TASR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. TASR: 12.30 )
TASR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -45.52   Max: 17.25
Current: 12.3

-45.52
17.25
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 66.47
TASR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 24.60 vs. TASR: 66.47 )
TASR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -23.59   Max: 89.9
Current: 66.47

-23.59
89.9
Revenue Growth (%) 22.40
TASR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. TASR: 22.40 )
TASR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -3.1   Max: 79
Current: 22.4

-3.1
79
EBITDA Growth (%) 172.90
TASR's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. TASR: 172.90 )
TASR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 172.9
Current: 172.9

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172.9
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

TASR Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 35,100 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 225,081 sh (+51.61%)
Jim Simons 1,882,300 sh (+23.34%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q2 2013

TASR Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Mariko Gordon 19,487 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 40,740 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,478,352 sh (+31.67%)
Joel Greenblatt 167,446 sh (-25.61%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,900 sh (-51.85%)
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Q3 2013

TASR Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 3,029,952 sh (+22.26%)
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 111,861 sh (-33.2%)
Steven Cohen 14,590 sh (-64.19%)
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Q4 2013

TASR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 29,871 sh (+104.74%)
Jim Simons 3,106,652 sh (+2.53%)
Joel Greenblatt 109,064 sh (-2.5%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TASR

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -33.2%0.02%$8.57 - $15.15 $ 17.8867%111861
Mariko Gordon 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$8.57 - $15.15 $ 17.8867%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -25.61%0.02%$7.37 - $9.59 $ 17.88105%167446
Mariko Gordon 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$7.37 - $9.59 $ 17.88105%19487
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 51.61%0.03%$6.85 - $9.46 $ 17.88113%225081
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 20.91%0.01%$5.85 - $9.02 $ 17.88136%148458
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 20.91%0.01%$5.85 - $9.02 $ 17.88136%148458
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.05%$4.68 - $6.04 $ 17.88230%122784
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$3.99 - $5.49 $ 17.88267%0
John Keeley 2012-03-31 New Buy0.02%$3.98 - $5.26 $ 17.88317%235000
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 53.10
TASR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
58% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. TASR: 53.10 )
TASR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 24.72   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 53.1

24.72
99999999.99
P/B 8.40
TASR's P/B is ranked lower than
70% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. TASR: 8.40 )
TASR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 41.71
Current: 8.4

1.54
41.71
P/S 7.00
TASR's P/S is ranked lower than
83% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TASR: 7.00 )
TASR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 43.6
Current: 7

1.78
43.6
PFCF 31.30
TASR's PFCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 21.45 vs. TASR: 31.30 )
TASR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.5   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 31.3

12.5
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT 29.40
TASR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 14.80 vs. TASR: 29.40 )
TASR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.1   Max: 406.5
Current: 29.4

12.1
406.5
Shiller P/E 212.90
TASR's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. TASR: 212.90 )
TASR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 24.45   Max: 633
Current: 212.9

24.45
633

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 81.30
TASR's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
77% of the 13 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.40 vs. TASR: 81.30 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 6.76   Max: 253.67
Current: 81.3

6.76
253.67
Price/Net Current Asset Value 27.50
TASR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. TASR: 27.50 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.38   Max: 57.55
Current: 27.5

3.38
57.55
Price/Tangible Book 9.00
TASR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. TASR: 9.00 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 18.62
Current: 9

1.88
18.62
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.60
TASR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
65% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. TASR: 4.60 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.84   Max: 5.9
Current: 4.6

1.84
5.9
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
TASR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TASR: 1.50 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 6.41
Current: 1.5

0.3
6.41
Price/Graham Number 4.50
TASR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
63% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. TASR: 4.50 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.11   Max: 8.99
Current: 4.5

2.11
8.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.40
TASR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
53% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. TASR: 3.40 )
TASR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 8.3
Current: 3.4

0.2
8.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.43
TASR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
68% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.52 vs. TASR: 0.43 )
TASR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 2.3
Current: 0.43

0.1
2.3

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
Compare:BA, ERJ, EADSY, RYCEY, HON » details
Traded in other countries:TCS.Germany
TASER International, Inc., is incorporated in Delaware. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of advanced Electronic Control Devices (ECDs) designed for use in law enforcement, military, corrections, private security and personal defense. Since its inception it has been providing solutions to violent confrontation by developing devices with proprietary technology to incapacitate dangerous, combative, or high-risk subjects. The company delivers results to its customers and to communities in which they are deployed. The Company has developed an integrated hardware and software solution that will provide its law enforcement customers the capabilities to capture, store, manage, share and analyze video and other digital evidence. Its products are sold through a network of distribution channels developed for selling and marketing its products and services to law enforcement agencies, primarily in North America, with continued focus and effort placed on expanding these programs in international, military and other markets. It makes Electronic Control Devices (ECDs) that use its proprietary Neuro Muscular Incapacitation (NMI) effects for two types of market segments: the law enforcement, military, corrections and professional security markets; and the consumer market. Its products use a replaceable cartridge containing compressed nitrogen to deploy and propel two small probes that are attached to the ECD by insulated conductive wires with lengths ranging from 15 to 35 feet. The company markets and distributes its products to foreign markets through a network of distributors.

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