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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 : 5/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.16
TNLX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
66% of the 2639 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. TNLX: 0.16 )
TNLX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.15
Current: 0.16

0
1.15
Equity to Asset 0.10
TNLX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 2611 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. TNLX: 0.10 )
TNLX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.19   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.1

-0.19
0.39
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -0.91
M-Score: -2.15
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -14.07
TNLX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. TNLX: -14.07 )
TNLX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -22.73   Max: 10.86
Current: -14.07

-22.73
10.86
Net-margin (%) -16.80
TNLX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. TNLX: -16.80 )
TNLX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -30.81   Max: 3.86
Current: -16.8

-30.81
3.86
ROE (%) -267.25
TNLX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 2604 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. TNLX: -267.25 )
TNLX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -192.16   Max: 6.77
Current: -267.25

-192.16
6.77
ROA (%) -22.16
TNLX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 2650 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. TNLX: -22.16 )
TNLX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19.82   Max: 1.99
Current: -22.16

-19.82
1.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -33.82
TNLX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.61 vs. TNLX: -33.82 )
TNLX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -31.11   Max: 16.88
Current: -33.82

-31.11
16.88
Revenue Growth (%) -56.90
TNLX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1950 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. TNLX: -56.90 )
TNLX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -56.9   Max: 53.6
Current: -56.9

-56.9
53.6
EPS Growth (%) -67.90
TNLX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TNLX: -67.90 )
TNLX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -72.6   Max: 28.5
Current: -67.9

-72.6
28.5
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Ratios

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P/B 5.70
TNLX's P/B is ranked lower than
63% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. TNLX: 5.70 )
TNLX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 20.83
Current: 5.7

0.05
20.83
P/S 0.29
TNLX's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. TNLX: 0.29 )
TNLX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.29

0.01
0.49
EV-to-EBIT -3.43
TNLX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 23.83 vs. TNLX: -3.43 )
TNLX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -5238   Max: 265.6
Current: -3.43

-5238
265.6
Current Ratio 0.61
TNLX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 2636 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. TNLX: 0.61 )
TNLX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 4.4
Current: 0.61

0.3
4.4
Quick Ratio 0.40
TNLX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 2636 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. TNLX: 0.40 )
TNLX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 4.12
Current: 0.4

0.13
4.12

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 9.99
TNLX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TNLX: 9.99 )
TNLX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 45.45
Current: 9.99

0.13
45.45
Price/Median PS Value 1.95
TNLX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. TNLX: 1.95 )
TNLX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 4.17
Current: 1.95

0.09
4.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -29.20
TNLX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
70% of the 2613 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. TNLX: -29.20 )
TNLX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.6
Current: -29.2

0.4
2.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -335.23
TNLX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1179 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. TNLX: -335.23 )
TNLX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -486.6   Max: 351.4
Current: -335.23

-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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