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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
TAYD's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1823 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. TAYD: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TAYD' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.29 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.84
TAYD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 1772 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. TAYD: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TAYD' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.84
0.39
0.88
Interest Coverage No Debt
TAYD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1702 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 33.41 vs. TAYD: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TAYD' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.37  Med: 5054.63 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 8.13
M-Score: -2.80
WACC vs ROIC
11.44%
14.73%
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 13.98
TAYD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.51 vs. TAYD: 13.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TAYD' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.31  Med: 9.79 Max: 16.11
Current: 13.98
5.31
16.11
Net-margin (%) 10.67
TAYD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1811 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.86 vs. TAYD: 10.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TAYD' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.42  Med: 7.35 Max: 11.79
Current: 10.67
3.42
11.79
ROE (%) 11.84
TAYD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1760 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.18 vs. TAYD: 11.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TAYD' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.45  Med: 10.19 Max: 15.13
Current: 11.84
4.45
15.13
ROA (%) 9.40
TAYD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. TAYD: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TAYD' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.38  Med: 8.09 Max: 11.83
Current: 9.4
3.38
11.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.62
TAYD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1819 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.03 vs. TAYD: 19.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TAYD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.74  Med: 13.76 Max: 26.73
Current: 19.62
6.74
26.73
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.70
TAYD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1596 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. TAYD: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TAYD' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.3  Med: 3.5 Max: 19.1
Current: 11.7
-12.3
19.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 16.30
TAYD's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1360 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. TAYD: 16.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TAYD' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.8  Med: 3.3 Max: 62.4
Current: 16.3
-42.8
62.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.80
TAYD's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1200 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. TAYD: 16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TAYD' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.1  Med: 10.1 Max: 90
Current: 16.8
-27.1
90
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Taylor Devices is engaged in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of shock absorption, rate control and energy storage devices for use in machinery, equipment and structures.

Taylor Devices Inc was incorporated in the State of New York on July 22, 1955. The Company is engaged in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of shock absorption, rate control and energy storage devices for use in machinery, equipment and structures. These products are included in one of six categories; namely, Seismic Dampers, Fluidicshoks, Crane and Industrial Buffers, Self-Adjusting Shock Absorbers, Liquid Die Springs, and Vibration Dampers. Seismic Dampers are designed to ameliorate the effects of earthquake tremors on structures, and represent a substantial part of the business of the Company. Fluidicshoks are small, extremely compact shock absorbers with up to 19,200 inch-pound capacities, produced in 15 standard sizes for use in the defense, aerospace and commercial industry. Crane and industrial buffers are larger versions of the fluidicshoks with up to 60,000,000 inch-pound capacities, produced in more than 60 standard sizes for industrial application on cranes, ships, container ships, railroad cars, truck docks, ladle and ingot cars, ore trolleys and car stops. The Company faces competition on mature aerospace and defense programs which may use more conventional products manufactured under less stringent government specifications. Two foreign companies are the Company's competitors in the production of crane buffers. The Company markets its products through a network of sales representatives and distributors in the United States and Asia, as well as in other North American countries, Europe, South America, and Australia. Compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations which have been enacted or adopted regulating the discharge of materials into the environment has had no material effect on the Company, and the Company believes that it is in substantial compliance with such provisions. The Company is subject to the Occupational Safety and Health Act ("OSHA") and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, which establish strict standards for the protection of employees, and impose fines for violations of such standards. The Company believes that it is in substantial compliance with OSHA provisions and does not anticipate any material corrective expenditure in the near future. The Company currently incurs only moderate costs with respect to disposal of hazardous waste and compliance with OSHA regulations. The Company is also subject to regulations relating to production of products for the federal government. These regulations allow for frequent governmental audits of the Company's operations and testing of Company products. The Company believes that it is in substantial compliance with these regulations and does not anticipate corrective expenditures in the future.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 14.94
TAYD's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1769 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. TAYD: 14.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TAYD' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.49  Med: 15.68 Max: 41.29
Current: 14.94
5.49
41.29
PE(NRI) 14.94
TAYD's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1400 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.93 vs. TAYD: 14.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TAYD' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.49  Med: 15.68 Max: 41.29
Current: 14.94
5.49
41.29
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 35.51
TAYD's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
72% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 19.28 vs. TAYD: 35.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
TAYD' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.09  Med: 15.67 Max: 300.23
Current: 35.51
4.09
300.23
P/B 1.63
TAYD's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 2144 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. TAYD: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TAYD' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.42 Max: 2.31
Current: 1.63
0.56
2.31
P/S 1.55
TAYD's P/S is ranked lower than
62% of the 2125 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. TAYD: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TAYD' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.14
Current: 1.55
0.37
2.14
PFCF 46.14
TAYD's PFCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.66 vs. TAYD: 46.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
TAYD' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.33  Med: 13.42 Max: 66.61
Current: 46.14
4.33
66.61
POCF 14.64
TAYD's POCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.79 vs. TAYD: 14.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TAYD' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 12.7 Max: 1958.33
Current: 14.64
3.4
1958.33
EV-to-EBIT 9.80
TAYD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 1885 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.09 vs. TAYD: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TAYD' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 11.4 Max: 26.9
Current: 9.8
6
26.9
EV-to-EBITDA 8.23
TAYD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
66% of the 1977 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.55 vs. TAYD: 8.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TAYD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 9 Max: 20
Current: 8.23
4.7
20
PEG 0.92
TAYD's PEG is ranked higher than
75% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. TAYD: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
TAYD' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.26 Max: 6.73
Current: 0.92
0.3
6.73
Shiller P/E 25.02
TAYD's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 25.94 vs. TAYD: 25.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TAYD' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.17  Med: 21.41 Max: 45.19
Current: 25.02
2.17
45.19
Current Ratio 5.08
TAYD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. TAYD: 5.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TAYD' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.47  Med: 2.74 Max: 6.45
Current: 5.08
1.47
6.45
Quick Ratio 3.09
TAYD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. TAYD: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TAYD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.5 Max: 3.15
Current: 3.09
0.86
3.15
Days Inventory 166.82
TAYD's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
76% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 98.01 vs. TAYD: 166.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TAYD' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 124.37  Med: 165.12 Max: 227.12
Current: 166.82
124.37
227.12
Days Sales Outstanding 40.84
TAYD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 80.91 vs. TAYD: 40.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TAYD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.13  Med: 57.71 Max: 102.77
Current: 40.84
33.13
102.77
Days Payable 27.41
TAYD's Days Payable is ranked lower than
83% of the 1301 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 64.78 vs. TAYD: 27.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TAYD' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.81  Med: 32.31 Max: 60.93
Current: 27.41
26.81
60.93

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.00
TAYD's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. TAYD: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
TAYD' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.7  Med: -0.9 Max: -0.1
Current: -1
-2.7
-0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 289.80
TAYD's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
95% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.27 vs. TAYD: 289.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
TAYD' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 289.8  Med: 374.8 Max: 374.8
Current: 289.8
289.8
374.8
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.44
TAYD's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 1436 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. TAYD: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
TAYD' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 2.4 Max: 21.15
Current: 2.44
0.88
21.15
Price/Tangible Book 1.62
TAYD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 2058 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. TAYD: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TAYD' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.33 Max: 3.7
Current: 1.62
0.57
3.7
Price/Projected FCF 1.67
TAYD's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 1374 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. TAYD: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TAYD' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.24 Max: 405
Current: 1.67
0.01
405
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.66
TAYD's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
94% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. TAYD: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
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Price/Median PS Value 1.43
TAYD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 2085 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. TAYD: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TAYD' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.85
Current: 1.43
0.34
1.85
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.25
TAYD's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. TAYD: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
TAYD' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.94 Max: 3.63
Current: 1.25
0.03
3.63
Price/Graham Number 1.04
TAYD's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
64% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. TAYD: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
TAYD' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.31
Current: 1.04
0.16
2.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.18
TAYD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2315 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. TAYD: 10.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TAYD' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 8.8 Max: 16.8
Current: 10.18
3.7
16.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.98
TAYD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. TAYD: 12.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TAYD' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.5  Med: 10.8 Max: 29.8
Current: 12.98
-3.5
29.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $31.96
EPS (TTM) $ 0.97
Beta1.21
Short Percentage of Float0.28%
52-Week Range $12.72 - 20.45
Shares Outstanding (Mil)3.43
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