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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 877.90
TASR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. TASR: 877.90 )
TASR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 11242
Current: 877.9

0.13
11242
Equity to Asset 0.72
TASR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
96% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. TASR: 0.72 )
TASR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.76   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.72

-1.76
0.94
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 16.21
M-Score: -2.49
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 (%) 20.66
TASR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.53 vs. TASR: 20.66 )
TASR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -12.13   Max: 45.65
Current: 20.66

-12.13
45.65
Net-margin (%) 12.81
TASR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.79 vs. TASR: 12.81 )
TASR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13.86   Max: 28.27
Current: 12.81

-13.86
28.27
ROE (%) 18.28
TASR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. TASR: 18.28 )
TASR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.04   Max: 53.87
Current: 18.28

-7.04
53.87
ROA (%) 13.38
TASR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.65 vs. TASR: 13.38 )
TASR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.84   Max: 27.77
Current: 13.38

-5.84
27.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 70.02
TASR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 21.76 vs. TASR: 70.02 )
TASR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -19.87   Max: 137.12
Current: 70.02

-19.87
137.12
Revenue Growth (%) 22.40
TASR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 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 265 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 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


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2014

TASR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 102,489 sh (+79.14%)
Jim Simons 938,452 sh (-61.59%)
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Q3 2014

TASR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TASR

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$10.5 - $18.43 $ 19.3436%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 79.14%0.01%$12.87 - $18.99 $ 19.3430%102489
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -47.54%0.02%$15.38 - $20.5 $ 19.349%57212
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -33.2%0.02%$8.57 - $15.15 $ 19.3481%111861
Mariko Gordon 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$8.57 - $15.15 $ 19.3481%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -25.61%0.02%$7.37 - $9.59 $ 19.34121%167446
Mariko Gordon 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$7.37 - $9.59 $ 19.34121%19487
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 51.61%0.03%$6.85 - $9.46 $ 19.34131%225081
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 20.91%0.01%$5.85 - $9.02 $ 19.34155%148458
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 20.91%0.01%$5.85 - $9.02 $ 19.34155%148458
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.05%$4.68 - $6.04 $ 19.34258%122784
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$3.99 - $5.49 $ 19.34297%0
John Keeley 2012-03-31 New Buy0.02%$3.98 - $5.26 $ 19.34351%235000
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 52.70
TASR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. TASR: 52.70 )
TASR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 24.72   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 52.7

24.72
99999999.99
P/B 8.60
TASR's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. TASR: 8.60 )
TASR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 41.71
Current: 8.6

1.54
41.71
P/S 6.72
TASR's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. TASR: 6.72 )
TASR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 43.6
Current: 6.72

1.78
43.6
PFCF 36.49
TASR's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 38.35 vs. TASR: 36.49 )
TASR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.5   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 36.49

12.5
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT 29.10
TASR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 15.86 vs. TASR: 29.10 )
TASR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -36093.5   Max: 382.6
Current: 29.1

-36093.5
382.6
Shiller P/E 146.02
TASR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 26.96 vs. TASR: 146.02 )
TASR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 24.45   Max: 633
Current: 146.02

24.45
633
Current Ratio 5.18
TASR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. TASR: 5.18 )
TASR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 10.45
Current: 5.18

0.47
10.45
Quick Ratio 4.50
TASR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. TASR: 4.50 )
TASR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 9.58
Current: 4.5

0.33
9.58

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 47.17
TASR's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
98% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TASR: 47.17 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 5.93   Max: 524
Current: 47.17

5.93
524
Price/Net Current Asset Value 20.36
TASR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TASR: 20.36 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.25   Max: 791
Current: 20.36

3.25
791
Price/Tangible Book 8.99
TASR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
73% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. TASR: 8.99 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 29.24
Current: 8.99

1.88
29.24
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.70
TASR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. TASR: 3.70 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 9.46
Current: 3.7

1.56
9.46
Price/Median PS Value 1.39
TASR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. TASR: 1.39 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 6.16
Current: 1.39

0.25
6.16
Price/Graham Number 4.48
TASR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
78% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 23.87 vs. TASR: 4.48 )
TASR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.74   Max: 13.7
Current: 4.48

1.74
13.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.40
TASR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. TASR: 3.40 )
TASR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 8.3
Current: 3.4

0.3
8.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.59
TASR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.89 vs. TASR: 0.59 )
TASR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.1   Max: 2.7
Current: 0.59

-0.1
2.7

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 in September 1993. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of conducted electrical weapons ("CEWs") 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's operations are comprised of two reportable segments; the sale of CEWs, accessories and other products and services (the "TASER Weapons" segment); and the video business, which includes the TASER Cam, AXON Video products and EVIDENCE.com (the "EVIDENCE.com & Video" segment). The Company's consumer product for the personal defense market is the TASER C2 CEW that provides the same proven NMI effectiveness as its law enforcement CEWs but in a less intimidating, more compact form at a price point more attractive to private citizens. While the C2 CEW is its primary product for the consumer market, it has developed consumer versions of the X2, M26 and X26 CEWs. In 2013, it introduced the TASER StrikeLight, a handheld stun device, integrated with a high intensity flashlight, at a low price point. The Company is subject to environmental laws and regulations, including restrictions on the presence of certain substances in electronic products.
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San Francisco Police Department Selects AXON Body Cameras and EVIDENCE.com From TASER Nov 18 2014 
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Police Forces From New Orleans, Norfolk, Savannah, and Miami Beach Choose TASER's AXON and EVIDENCE. Nov 05 2014 
TASER Unveils New AXON Signal(TM) Wireless Activation Technology Oct 22 2014 
Dallas Police Department Orders 2,250 TASER X26P Smart Weapons Oct 15 2014 
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Body Camera Momentum Builds as Adoption of AXON and EVIDENCE.com Accelerates Oct 15 2014 
London Met Police Extending AXON Body-Worn Camera Pilot to Front Line Officers Oct 15 2014 
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