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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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history
Cash to Debt 0.12
TNLX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 2189 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. TNLX: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TNLX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.09 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.12
0
1.15
Equity to Asset -0.22
TNLX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
99% of the 2102 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. TNLX: -0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TNLX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.22  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.37
Current: -0.22
-0.22
0.37
Interest Coverage No Debt
TNLX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 339.33 vs. TNLX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TNLX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.04 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
0.01
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -1.58
M-Score: -2.63
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 (%) -14.36
TNLX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 2180 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. TNLX: -14.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TNLX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -22.73  Med: 0.76 Max: 10.86
Current: -14.36
-22.73
10.86
Net-margin (%) -14.40
TNLX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 2180 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TNLX: -14.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TNLX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -30.81  Med: -3.32 Max: 2.91
Current: -14.4
-30.81
2.91
ROA (%) -19.97
TNLX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 2203 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. TNLX: -19.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TNLX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -27.43  Med: -1.78 Max: 1.89
Current: -19.97
-27.43
1.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -39.85
TNLX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 2198 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.85 vs. TNLX: -39.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TNLX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -45.07  Med: 1.92 Max: 18.18
Current: -39.85
-45.07
18.18
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -56.50
TNLX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 1551 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. TNLX: -56.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TNLX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.9  Med: -12.70 Max: 53.6
Current: -56.5
-56.9
53.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -34.60
TNLX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1223 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. TNLX: -34.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TNLX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -51.8  Med: -16.80 Max: 46.7
Current: -34.6
-51.8
46.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -27.90
TNLX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. TNLX: -27.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TNLX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -72.6  Med: -13.55 Max: 28.5
Current: -27.9
-72.6
28.5
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Ratios

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P/S 0.24
TNLX's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 2200 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. TNLX: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TNLX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.24
0.01
0.49
Current Ratio 0.56
TNLX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 2126 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. TNLX: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TNLX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.47 Max: 4.4
Current: 0.56
0.3
4.4
Quick Ratio 0.37
TNLX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 2126 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. TNLX: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TNLX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.02 Max: 4.12
Current: 0.37
0.13
4.12
Days Inventory 47.24
TNLX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
71% of the 2142 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 vs. TNLX: 47.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TNLX' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 33.1  Med: 57.85 Max: 94.36
Current: 47.24
33.1
94.36
Days Sales Outstanding 51.69
TNLX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 1866 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 72.78 vs. TNLX: 51.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TNLX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 41.80 Max: 107.31
Current: 51.69
0.17
107.31

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.58
TNLX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. TNLX: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TNLX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.28 Max: 4.17
Current: 1.58
0.09
4.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -41.46
TNLX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. TNLX: -41.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TNLX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -41.49  Med: 1.40 Max: 2.6
Current: -41.46
-41.49
2.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -602.75
TNLX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.01 vs. TNLX: -602.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TNLX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -486.6  Med: -12.10 Max: 351.4
Current: -602.75
-486.6
351.4

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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Trans-Lux Corporation is a Delaware Corporation. The Company is a designer and manufacturer of digital signage display solutions. The essential elements of these systems are the real-time, programmable digital displays the Company designs, manufactures, distributes and services. These display systems utilize LED (light emitting diode) technologies. Designed to meet the digital signage solutions for any size venue's indoor and outdoor needs, these display products include full color text, graphic and video displays for stock and commodity exchanges, financial institutions, college and high school sports stadiums, schools, casinos, convention centers, corporate applications, government applications, theatres, retail sites, airports, billboard sites and numerous other applications. In 2010 the Company started a new business opportunity in the LED lighting market with energy-saving lighting solutions that feature a comprehensive offering of the latest LED lighting technologies that provide facilities and public infrastructure with 'green' lighting solutions that emit less heat, save energy and enable creative designs. The Company also owns real estate property which has been placed on the market for sale. Its digital display products include hardware components and software. In both the indoor and outdoor markets in which the Company serves, the Company adapts basic product types and technologies for specific use in various niche market applications. The Company also operates a direct service network throughout the United States and parts of Canada, which performs on-site project management, installation, service and maintenance for its customers and others. The Company's Digital display market is comprised of two distinct segments: the Digital display sales division and the Digital display lease and maintenance division. The Digital display sales market is currently dominated by five categories of users: financial, government/private sector, gaming, scoreboards and outdoor advertising. The Digital display lease and maintenance division leases and performs maintenance on digital displays across all of the sectors under agreement terms ranging from 30 days to 10 years. The Company markets its digital display products in the United States and Canada using a combination of distribution channels, including 15 direct sales representatives, three telemarketers and a network of independent dealers and distributors. By working with software vendors and using the internet to expand the quality and quantity of multimedia content that can be delivered to its digital displays, the company is able to offer customers relevant, timely information, content management software and display hardware in the form of turnkey display communications packages.
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Trans-Lux Corporation Announces Plan for Rights Offering of Preferred Shares Jun 26 2015
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Innovative Financing Program From TL Energy Delivers Profits to Users Who Deploy LED Lighting Nov 13 2014
TRANS LUX CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report Nov 12 2014
Trans-Lux Introduces Innovative TL Vision Court Side LED Displays Nov 04 2014
Trans-Lux Names Alex Gomez as Chief Revenue Officer Oct 28 2014
Trans-Lux Posts Record $3 Million in TL Energy LED Lighting Sales Over Eight Week Run Oct 21 2014
Trans-Lux Lights Up New Times Square Restaurant With Dynamic LED Displays Oct 14 2014
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