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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 661.40
TASR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. TASR: 661.40 )
TASR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 11242
Current: 661.4

0.13
11242
Equity to Asset 0.75
TASR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
97% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. TASR: 0.75 )
TASR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.76   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.75

-1.76
0.94
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 11.50
M-Score: -2.48
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 (%) 20.28
TASR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.58 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
94% of the 254 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
89% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.91 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
98% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 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
94% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 26.53 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 247 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 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 224 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. TASR: 172.90 )
TASR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 172.9
Current: 172.9

0
172.9
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

TASR Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 40,740 sh (New)
Mariko Gordon 19,487 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%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 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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Q1 2014

TASR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 39,754 sh (+33.09%)
Jim Simons 2,443,352 sh (-21.35%)
Joel Greenblatt 57,212 sh (-47.54%)
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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 2014-03-31 Reduce -47.54%0.02%$15.38 - $20.5 $ 11.31-36%57212
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -33.2%0.02%$8.57 - $15.15 $ 11.316%111861
Mariko Gordon 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$8.57 - $15.15 $ 11.316%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -25.61%0.02%$7.37 - $9.59 $ 11.3129%167446
Mariko Gordon 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$7.37 - $9.59 $ 11.3129%19487
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 51.61%0.03%$6.85 - $9.46 $ 11.3135%225081
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 20.91%0.01%$5.85 - $9.02 $ 11.3149%148458
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 20.91%0.01%$5.85 - $9.02 $ 11.3149%148458
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.05%$4.68 - $6.04 $ 11.31109%122784
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$3.99 - $5.49 $ 11.31132%0
John Keeley 2012-03-31 New Buy0.02%$3.98 - $5.26 $ 11.31164%235000
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 34.00
TASR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 20.80 vs. TASR: 34.00 )
TASR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 24.72   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 34

24.72
99999999.99
P/B 4.90
TASR's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. TASR: 4.90 )
TASR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 41.71
Current: 4.9

1.54
41.71
P/S 4.40
TASR's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. TASR: 4.40 )
TASR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 43.6
Current: 4.4

1.78
43.6
PFCF 20.50
TASR's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 44.86 vs. TASR: 20.50 )
TASR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.5   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 20.5

12.5
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT 19.74
TASR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 16.31 vs. TASR: 19.74 )
TASR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.1   Max: 406.5
Current: 19.74

12.1
406.5
Shiller P/E 125.70
TASR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 24.24 vs. TASR: 125.70 )
TASR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 24.45   Max: 633
Current: 125.7

24.45
633
Current Ratio 4.63
TASR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. TASR: 4.63 )
TASR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 10.45
Current: 4.63

0.47
10.45
Quick Ratio 4.09
TASR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. TASR: 4.09 )
TASR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 9.58
Current: 4.09

0.33
9.58

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 26.90
TASR's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
97% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TASR: 26.90 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 5.93   Max: 524
Current: 26.9

5.93
524
Price/Net Current Asset Value 13.30
TASR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TASR: 13.30 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.25   Max: 131.83
Current: 13.3

3.25
131.83
Price/Tangible Book 5.00
TASR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
73% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.65 vs. TASR: 5.00 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 29.24
Current: 5

1.88
29.24
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.60
TASR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. TASR: 2.60 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 7.71
Current: 2.6

1.56
7.71
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
TASR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. TASR: 0.90 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 6.16
Current: 0.9

0.25
6.16
Price/Graham Number 2.70
TASR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. TASR: 2.70 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.74   Max: 13.7
Current: 2.7

1.74
13.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.00
TASR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. TASR: 5.00 )
TASR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 8.3
Current: 5

0.2
8.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.84
TASR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 8.85 vs. TASR: 0.84 )
TASR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 2.3
Current: 0.84

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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