Switch to:

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
TCCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. TCCO: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.93
TCCO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. TCCO: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.83 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.93
0.63
0.95
Interest Coverage No Debt
TCCO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
92% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 487.69 vs. TCCO: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
3
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 7.23
M-Score: 8.13
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -15.37
TCCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. TCCO: -15.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -105.6  Med: -2.07 Max: 49.78
Current: -15.37
-105.6
49.78
Net-margin (%) -14.47
TCCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. TCCO: -14.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -109.33  Med: 0.09 Max: 36.51
Current: -14.47
-109.33
36.51
ROE (%) -10.82
TCCO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. TCCO: -10.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TCCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -93.66  Med: -0.90 Max: 86
Current: -10.82
-93.66
86
ROA (%) -9.81
TCCO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. TCCO: -9.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TCCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -77.34  Med: -0.76 Max: 65.16
Current: -9.81
-77.34
65.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -28.57
TCCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. TCCO: -28.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TCCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -189.72  Med: -1.75 Max: 1162.41
Current: -28.57
-189.72
1162.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -19.70
TCCO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. TCCO: -19.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.1  Med: -2.00 Max: 54.6
Current: -19.7
-34.1
54.6
» TCCO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

» Details

Guru Trades

Q3 2014

TCCO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 15,500 sh (-1.27%)
» More
Q4 2014

TCCO Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 13,600 sh (-12.26%)
» More
Q1 2015

TCCO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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

TCCO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 12,600 sh (-3.82%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TCCO

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/B 0.69
TCCO's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. TCCO: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TCCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.28 Max: 3.83
Current: 0.69
0.61
3.83
P/S 0.90
TCCO's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. TCCO: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TCCO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.28 Max: 3.26
Current: 0.9
0.58
3.26
Shiller P/E 5.64
TCCO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 23.46 vs. TCCO: 5.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.38  Med: 7.76 Max: 67.78
Current: 5.64
3.38
67.78
Current Ratio 11.42
TCCO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. TCCO: 11.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.32  Med: 5.62 Max: 19.33
Current: 11.42
2.32
19.33
Quick Ratio 7.83
TCCO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. TCCO: 7.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.12  Med: 3.47 Max: 15.06
Current: 7.83
1.12
15.06
Days Inventory 467.62
TCCO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
99% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.24 vs. TCCO: 467.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 169.71  Med: 328.45 Max: 717.11
Current: 467.62
169.71
717.11
Days Sales Outstanding 84.71
TCCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.78 vs. TCCO: 84.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.22  Med: 28.97 Max: 215.32
Current: 84.71
2.22
215.32

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.20
TCCO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
71% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. TCCO: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 3.71 Max: 9.95
Current: 1.2
0.83
9.95
Dividend growth (3y) -100.00
TCCO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
75% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. TCCO: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: -20.6
Current: -100
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.20
TCCO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
75% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. TCCO: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 3.71 Max: 9.95
Current: 1.2
0.83
9.95
Share Buyback Rate 0.60
TCCO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. TCCO: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.4  Med: -1.40 Max: -7.4
Current: 0.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 2.34
TCCO's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
88% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. TCCO: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.05  Med: 3.22 Max: 66.15
Current: 2.34
1.05
66.15
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.84
TCCO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. TCCO: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.30 Max: 2.98
Current: 0.84
0.3
2.98
Price/Tangible Book 0.70
TCCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. TCCO: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.56
Current: 0.7
0.27
2.56
Price/Projected FCF 0.33
TCCO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. TCCO: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.59 Max: 23.13
Current: 0.33
0.3
23.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.71
TCCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. TCCO: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.88 Max: 2.45
Current: 0.71
0.11
2.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -36.93
TCCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. TCCO: -36.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -40.53  Med: 24.50 Max: 981.7
Current: -36.93
-40.53
981.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 48.29
TCCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.08 vs. TCCO: 48.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TCCO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -15.8  Med: 6.15 Max: 96
Current: 48.29
-15.8
96

Analyst Estimate

Sep15
EPS($) -0.05
EPS without NRI($) -0.05

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
Compare:PTFRY, QCOM, CSCO, ERIC, NOK » details
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.
» More Articles for TCCO

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Technical Communications (TCCO) Gets Radio Encryption Contract for Afghanistan Military Oct 11 2013 
15 Cheap Technology Stocks With Best Dividends And Margins Oct 06 2011 
Sudden surge. Maybe Aug 06 2011 

More From Other Websites
Massachusetts stocks tumble amid lastest Wall Street swoon Sep 01 2015
TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP Financials Aug 22 2015
10-Q for Technical Communications Corp. Aug 13 2015
TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report Aug 11 2015
TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition,... Aug 10 2015
Technical Communications Corporation Reports Results for the Three and Nine Months Ended June 27,... Aug 10 2015
TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Changes in Registrant's Certifying Accountant,... May 22 2015
Performance Highlights from the Technology Sector: Complementary Research on LivePerson, Aviat... May 15 2015
TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report May 12 2015
TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition,... May 11 2015
Technical Communications Corporation Reports Results for the Three and Six Months Ended March 28,... May 11 2015
TCC Announces the Crypto Learning Center to Arm Organizations with Practical Knowledge for Proactive... Feb 18 2015
TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security... Feb 11 2015
TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report Feb 10 2015
TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition,... Feb 06 2015
Technical Communications Corporation Reports Results for the Three Months Ended December 27, 2014 Feb 06 2015
TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report Dec 22 2014
TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition,... Dec 16 2014
Technical Communications Corporation Reports Results for the Fiscal Year and Three Months Ended... Dec 15 2014
TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement,... Dec 02 2014

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK