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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
TCCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. TCCO: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TCCO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.93
TCCO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
96% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. TCCO: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TCCO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.82 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.93
0.65
0.94
Interest Coverage No Debt
TCCO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
93% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 355.16 vs. TCCO: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TCCO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 766  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
766
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 6.18
M-Score: 0.99
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -25.88
TCCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. TCCO: -25.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TCCO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.56  Med: 0.77 Max: 49.78
Current: -25.88
-31.56
49.78
Net-margin (%) -25.04
TCCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. TCCO: -25.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TCCO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.78  Med: 4.88 Max: 36.51
Current: -25.04
-41.78
36.51
ROE (%) -18.96
TCCO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. TCCO: -18.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TCCO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.04  Med: 6.18 Max: 86
Current: -18.96
-25.04
86
ROA (%) -17.40
TCCO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. TCCO: -17.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TCCO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.15  Med: 4.64 Max: 65.16
Current: -17.4
-23.15
65.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -39.46
TCCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.34 vs. TCCO: -39.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TCCO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.63  Med: 9.95 Max: 1162.41
Current: -39.46
-52.63
1162.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -10.00
TCCO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. TCCO: -10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TCCO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.1  Med: -2.30 Max: 54.6
Current: -10
-34.1
54.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.70
TCCO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. TCCO: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TCCO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.4  Med: 10.70 Max: 287.1
Current: 10.7
-28.4
287.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 29.20
TCCO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. TCCO: 29.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TCCO' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.8  Med: 11.30 Max: 98.7
Current: 29.2
-68.8
98.7
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

TCCO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 13,100 sh (-3.68%)
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Q2 2015

TCCO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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Q3 2015

TCCO Guru Trades in Q3 2015

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Q4 2015

TCCO Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Ratios

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P/B 0.71
TCCO's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. TCCO: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TCCO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.22 Max: 3.83
Current: 0.71
0.61
3.83
P/S 0.83
TCCO's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. TCCO: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TCCO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.23 Max: 3.26
Current: 0.83
0.58
3.26
Shiller P/E 5.85
TCCO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 26.95 vs. TCCO: 5.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TCCO' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.96  Med: 9.02 Max: 59.95
Current: 5.85
4.96
59.95
Current Ratio 10.45
TCCO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. TCCO: 10.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TCCO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 5.79 Max: 17.37
Current: 10.45
2.5
17.37
Quick Ratio 7.58
TCCO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. TCCO: 7.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TCCO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 3.67 Max: 13.68
Current: 7.58
1.25
13.68
Days Inventory 324.71
TCCO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
97% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.57 vs. TCCO: 324.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TCCO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 169.71  Med: 391.79 Max: 586.38
Current: 324.71
169.71
586.38
Days Sales Outstanding 142.70
TCCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
76% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 73.90 vs. TCCO: 142.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TCCO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.22  Med: 28.71 Max: 110.02
Current: 142.7
2.22
110.02
Days Payable 13.29
TCCO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
89% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 59.90 vs. TCCO: 13.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TCCO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.2  Med: 31.31 Max: 61.19
Current: 13.29
21.2
61.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.43
TCCO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
68% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. TCCO: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
TCCO' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 3.70 Max: 9.95
Current: 1.43
0.83
9.95
Dividend Growth (3y) -100.00
TCCO's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
79% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. TCCO: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
TCCO' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: -20.6
Current: -100
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.43
TCCO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. TCCO: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
TCCO' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 3.70 Max: 9.95
Current: 1.43
0.83
9.95
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
TCCO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. TCCO: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
TCCO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.4  Med: -1.40 Max: 0.6
Current: -0.1
-7.4
0.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 3.02
TCCO's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
90% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.76 vs. TCCO: 3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
TCCO' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 3.01 Max: 17.01
Current: 3.02
1.7
17.01
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.83
TCCO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. TCCO: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
TCCO' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.17 Max: 2.22
Current: 0.83
0.34
2.22
Price/Tangible Book 0.71
TCCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
92% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. TCCO: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TCCO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.71
Current: 0.71
0.31
1.71
Price/Projected FCF 0.34
TCCO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. TCCO: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TCCO' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.54 Max: 1.76
Current: 0.34
0.34
1.76
Price/Median PS Value 0.68
TCCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. TCCO: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TCCO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.6
Current: 0.68
0.12
1.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -79.80
TCCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. TCCO: -79.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TCCO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -79.83  Med: 23.60 Max: 981.7
Current: -79.8
-79.83
981.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 63.93
TCCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.44 vs. TCCO: 63.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TCCO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.8  Med: 7.40 Max: 96
Current: 63.93
-15.8
96

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $6
EPS $ -1.00
Beta0.69
Short Percentage of Float0.15%
52-Week Range $2.40 - 4.50
Shares Outstanding(Mil)1.84

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries:59T.Germany,
Technical Communications Corp was incorporated in Massachusetts in 1961. The Company is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, distribution, marketing and sale of communications security devices and systems. The Company's products consist of electronic devices that enable users to transmit information in an encrypted format and permit receivers to reconstitute the information in a deciphered format if the recipient possesses the right decryption 'key'. The Company's products can be used to protect confidentiality in communications between radios, telephones, facsimile machines and data processing equipment over wires, fiber optic cables, radio waves, and microwave and satellite links. The Company's products consist primarily of voice, data and facsimile encryptors. Revenue is generated primarily from the sale of these products, which have traditionally been to foreign governments. However, it has also sold these products to commercial entities and U.S. government agencies. It historically and presently designs and develops its own equipment and software to meet the requirements of general secure communications applications, as well as the custom-tailored requirements of specific users. Its products are sold worldwide through a variety of channels depending on the country and the customer. The Company sells directly to customers, original equipment manufacturers ('OEMs') and value-added resellers using its in-house sales force as well as domestic and international representatives, consultants and distributors. International sales are made primarily through its main office. Its principal competitors include Crypto AG, Thales Group, Motorola Solutions, Inc., General Dynamics Corporation, Omnisec AG, Cisco Systems, Inc., SafeNet, Inc. and Alcatel-Lucent. As a party to a number of contracts with the U.S. government and its agencies, the Company must comply with extensive regulations.
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