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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.28
TAIT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 2176 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. TAIT: 2.28 )
TAIT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.28

Equity to Asset 0.87
TAIT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
94% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. TAIT: 0.87 )
TAIT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.87

0.5
0.94
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.70
M-Score: -2.87
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -11.03
TAIT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. TAIT: -11.03 )
TAIT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -19.6   Max: 14.95
Current: -11.03

-19.6
14.95
Net-margin (%) -20.52
TAIT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. TAIT: -20.52 )
TAIT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.35   Max: 7.31
Current: -20.52

-19.35
7.31
ROE (%) -7.46
TAIT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 2146 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. TAIT: -7.46 )
TAIT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.95   Max: 7.84
Current: -7.46

-6.95
7.84
ROA (%) -6.51
TAIT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 2189 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. TAIT: -6.51 )
TAIT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.07   Max: 4.35
Current: -6.51

-6.07
4.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -4.81
TAIT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 2183 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. TAIT: -4.81 )
TAIT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.39   Max: 20.55
Current: -4.81

-7.39
20.55
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.10
TAIT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. TAIT: -5.10 )
TAIT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.9   Max: 9.1
Current: -5.1

-32.9
9.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 34.40
TAIT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TAIT: 34.40 )
TAIT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -55   Max: 86.6
Current: 34.4

-55
86.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 22.10
TAIT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. TAIT: 22.10 )
TAIT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -47.7   Max: 157.1
Current: 22.1

-47.7
157.1
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.40
TAIT's P/B is ranked higher than
97% of the 2121 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. TAIT: 0.40 )
TAIT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.4

0.17
0.79
P/S 0.90
TAIT's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 2157 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TAIT: 0.90 )
TAIT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 2.01
Current: 0.9

0.44
2.01
PFCF 5.50
TAIT's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. TAIT: 5.50 )
TAIT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.71   Max: 133
Current: 5.5

2.71
133
POCF 5.82
TAIT's POCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 1530 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.36 vs. TAIT: 5.82 )
TAIT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.71   Max: 100.4
Current: 5.82

2.71
100.4
Current Ratio 17.98
TAIT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 2113 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. TAIT: 17.98 )
TAIT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.04   Max: 24.7
Current: 17.98

2.04
24.7
Quick Ratio 6.03
TAIT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 2113 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. TAIT: 6.03 )
TAIT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 6.03
Current: 6.03

0.27
6.03
Days Inventory 768.38
TAIT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
99% of the 2130 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 71.89 vs. TAIT: 768.38 )
TAIT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 492.63   Max: 1175.12
Current: 768.38

492.63
1175.12
Days Sales Outstanding 37.26
TAIT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 1865 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 70.75 vs. TAIT: 37.26 )
TAIT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 26.88   Max: 70.2
Current: 37.26

26.88
70.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 5.00
TAIT's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
67% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. TAIT: 5.00 )
TAIT' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.68   Max: 179
Current: 5

4.68
179
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.00
TAIT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 953 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. TAIT: 1.00 )
TAIT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 5.45
Current: 1

0.27
5.45
Price/Tangible Book 0.40
TAIT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 2046 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. TAIT: 0.40 )
TAIT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 4.97
Current: 0.4

0.2
4.97
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.40
TAIT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TAIT: 0.40 )
TAIT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 7.21
Current: 0.4

0.12
7.21
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
TAIT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 2086 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TAIT: 0.90 )
TAIT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.79
Current: 0.9

0.27
1.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -17.40
TAIT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
97% of the 2150 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. TAIT: -17.40 )
TAIT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -17.4   Max: 0.6
Current: -17.4

-17.4
0.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.11
TAIT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
56% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.85 vs. TAIT: 2.11 )
TAIT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -16   Max: 44.4
Current: 2.11

-16
44.4

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronics Distribution
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Taitron Components, Inc., is a California corporation formed in 1989. The Company is a national distributor of brand name electronic components and supplier of original designed and manufactured ('ODM') electronic components ('ODM Components'), with its product offerings ranging from discrete semiconductors through small electronic devices. The Company also offers value-added engineering and turn-key services, focusing on providing contract electronic manufacturers ('CEM's) and original equipment manufacturers ('OEM's) with ODM services for their multi-year turn-key projects. The Company maintains a majority-owned subsidiary in Mexico and two divisions in each of Taiwan and China. It has developed a reputation for stocking a large selection of inventories and having an in-depth knowledge of the products in its markets. The Company's 'superstore' strategy consists of carrying a large quantity and variety of components in inventory to meet the rapid delivery requirements of its customers. The Company offers value-added ODM services to its existing OEM and CEM customers utilizing its engineering design center in Shanghai, China. The Company markets a variety of discrete semiconductors, including rectifiers (or power diodes), diodes, transistors, optoelectronic devices and passive components, to other electronic distributors, contract electronic manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers, who incorporate them in their products. ODM Products are custom made and are marketed in specific industries such as wild animal feeders, timers for DC motor, public street light controllers, battery testers, universal remote control devices and battery chargers. The Company faces competition from numerous local, regional and national distributors (both in purchasing and selling inventory) and electronic component manufacturers, including some of its own suppliers. The Company's worldwide operations are subject to local laws and regulations.
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