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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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history
Cash to Debt 0.64
TNLX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 2248 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. TNLX: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TNLX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.09 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.64
0
1.15
Equity to Asset -0.09
TNLX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 2218 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. TNLX: -0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TNLX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.22  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.37
Current: -0.09
-0.22
0.37
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -1.48
M-Score: -2.39
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -10.89
TNLX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 2228 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. TNLX: -10.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TNLX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.62  Med: -17.09 Max: 0.98
Current: -10.89
-30.62
0.98
Net-margin (%) -9.48
TNLX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 2230 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. TNLX: -9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TNLX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.81  Med: -9.45 Max: -3.06
Current: -9.48
-30.81
-3.06
ROA (%) -15.53
TNLX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 2254 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. TNLX: -15.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TNLX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.43  Med: -10.57 Max: -1.74
Current: -15.53
-27.43
-1.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -39.92
TNLX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 2244 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.38 vs. TNLX: -39.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TNLX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.07  Med: -23.06 Max: 1.33
Current: -39.92
-45.07
1.33
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -27.70
TNLX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 2015 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. TNLX: -27.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TNLX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.9  Med: -25.60 Max: 53.6
Current: -27.7
-56.9
53.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -15.40
TNLX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. TNLX: -15.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TNLX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.6  Med: -11.30 Max: 42.7
Current: -15.4
-73.6
42.7
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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Trans-Lux Corp designs and manufactures digital signage display solutions and supplies LED technology for displays and lighting applications. The Company operates in two reportable segments: Digital display sales and Digital display lease and maintenance.

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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P/S 0.27
TNLX's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 2235 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. TNLX: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TNLX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.27
0.01
0.48
Current Ratio 0.68
TNLX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 2163 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. TNLX: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TNLX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.47 Max: 4.4
Current: 0.68
0.3
4.4
Quick Ratio 0.43
TNLX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 2163 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. TNLX: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TNLX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.02 Max: 4.12
Current: 0.43
0.13
4.12
Days Inventory 44.19
TNLX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
75% of the 2174 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 73.42 vs. TNLX: 44.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TNLX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.11  Med: 58.65 Max: 94.36
Current: 44.19
37.11
94.36
Days Sales Outstanding 41.01
TNLX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 1865 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 70.97 vs. TNLX: 41.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TNLX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 36.60 Max: 55.78
Current: 41.01
0.17
55.78
Days Payable 21.14
TNLX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
87% of the 1874 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 53.97 vs. TNLX: 21.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TNLX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.44  Med: 26.23 Max: 44.27
Current: 21.14
21.44
44.27

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.80
TNLX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 2115 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. TNLX: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TNLX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.26 Max: 3.77
Current: 1.8
0.09
3.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -25.20
TNLX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 2251 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. TNLX: -25.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TNLX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.2  Med: 1.85 Max: 3.6
Current: -25.2
-25.2
3.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -537.99
TNLX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 1160 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.42 vs. TNLX: -537.99 )
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: -370.5  Med: -10.50 Max: 351.4
Current: -537.99
-370.5
351.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $23.05
EPS (TTM) $ -1.34
Beta1.55
Short Percentage of Float0.35%
52-Week Range $2.40 - 6.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1.71
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