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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.17
TNLX's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 2242 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. TNLX: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
TNLX' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.13 Max: 1.08
Current: 0.17
0.02
1.08
Equity-to-Asset -0.10
TNLX's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. TNLX: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
TNLX' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.12  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.57
Current: -0.1
-0.12
0.57
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: -1.20
Beneish M-Score: -2.49
WACC vs ROIC
16.50%
-77.14%
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 : 2/10

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Operating Margin % -3.87
TNLX's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
81% of the 2217 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. TNLX: -3.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
TNLX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.73  Med: -15.98 Max: -3.87
Current: -3.87
-22.73
-3.87
Net Margin % -2.88
TNLX's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 2219 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. TNLX: -2.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
TNLX' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.81  Med: -11.3 Max: -2.88
Current: -2.88
-30.81
-2.88
ROA % -4.67
TNLX's ROA % is ranked lower than
82% of the 2247 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. TNLX: -4.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
TNLX' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.43  Med: -10.57 Max: -4.63
Current: -4.67
-27.43
-4.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -16.80
TNLX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
85% of the 2238 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. TNLX: -16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
TNLX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.57  Med: -24.12 Max: -3.41
Current: -16.8
-47.57
-3.41
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -14.90
TNLX's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 1986 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. TNLX: -14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
TNLX' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.9  Med: -9.4 Max: 53.6
Current: -14.9
-56.9
53.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 140.70
TNLX's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
99% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. TNLX: 140.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
TNLX' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.7  Med: 4.05 Max: 140.7
Current: 140.7
-51.7
140.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -41.90
TNLX's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
91% of the 1481 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. TNLX: -41.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
TNLX' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.6  Med: -5.4 Max: 54.4
Current: -41.9
-72.6
54.4
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Trans-Lux Corp $TNLX.
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components    NAICS: 334419    SIC: 3679
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Headquarter Location:USA
Trans-Lux Corp is a designer and manufacturer of digital signage displays and LED lighting solutions. The Company sells and leases its digital signage displays and LED lighting solutions.

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.

Ratios

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PS Ratio 0.14
TNLX's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TNLX: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
TNLX' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.14
0.01
0.48
EV-to-EBIT -11.78
TNLX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 2054 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. TNLX: -11.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TNLX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.6  Med: -3.4 Max: 91.4
Current: -11.78
-42.6
91.4
EV-to-EBITDA 10.12
TNLX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. TNLX: 10.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TNLX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -197  Med: 4.2 Max: 2686.7
Current: 10.12
-197
2686.7
Current Ratio 0.61
TNLX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. TNLX: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TNLX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.54 Max: 4.4
Current: 0.61
0.33
4.4
Quick Ratio 0.43
TNLX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. TNLX: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TNLX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.05 Max: 4.15
Current: 0.43
0.14
4.15
Days Inventory 51.12
TNLX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
68% of the 2159 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 vs. TNLX: 51.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TNLX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.11  Med: 62.26 Max: 94.36
Current: 51.12
37.11
94.36
Days Sales Outstanding 53.71
TNLX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 77.75 vs. TNLX: 53.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TNLX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 36.66 Max: 76.54
Current: 53.71
0.17
76.54
Days Payable 35.42
TNLX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
76% of the 1756 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 60.05 vs. TNLX: 35.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TNLX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.27  Med: 31.46 Max: 44.27
Current: 35.42
22.27
44.27

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -18.00
TNLX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. TNLX: -18.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
TNLX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -118.3  Med: -5.2 Max: 29.9
Current: -18
-118.3
29.9

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.91
TNLX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 1941 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. TNLX: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
TNLX' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.54 Max: 3.65
Current: 0.91
0.1
3.65
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -8.49
TNLX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
87% of the 2702 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. TNLX: -8.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
TNLX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.49  Med: 1.1 Max: 1.3
Current: -8.49
-8.49
1.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -1097.92
TNLX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
100% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. TNLX: -1097.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
TNLX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1097.92  Med: -11.9 Max: 351.4
Current: -1097.92
-1097.92
351.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $21.19
EPS (TTM) $ -0.47
Beta2.58
Short Percentage of Float0.35%
52-Week Range $1.04 - 4.20
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1.71
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Trans-Lux Corporation Announces Terms for Rights Offering Sep 15 2015 
Trans-Lux Reports Improved Second Quarter Results Aug 13 2015 
Trans-Lux Corporation Announces Plan for Rights Offering of Preferred Shares Jun 26 2015 
TL Vision LED Large Screen Displays Engage Fans at Chicago's Soldier Field Dec 09 2014 
Trans-Lux Continues to Lead in Canadian Market Nov 18 2014 
Innovative Financing Program From TL Energy Delivers Profits to Users Who Deploy LED Lighting Nov 13 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 15 2014 

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Trans-Lux Reports Positive Net Income And Strong EBITDA For The Second Quarter Aug 11 2016
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Trans-Lux Corp. Earnings Q3, 2015 Nov 04 2015
Trans-Lux Corporation Announces Terms for Rights Offering Sep 15 2015
Innovative Financing Program From TL Energy Delivers Profits to Users Who Deploy LED Lighting Nov 13 2014
Trans-Lux Names Alex Gomez as Chief Revenue Officer Oct 28 2014
Trans-Lux Energy Reaches Milestone $1 Million in Lighting Rebates Sep 17 2014

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