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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.25
TAIT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 2249 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. TAIT: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TAIT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.51 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.25
Equity to Asset 0.86
TAIT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 2225 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. TAIT: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TAIT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.86 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.86
0.5
0.94
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.80
M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
2.87%
-0.30%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -0.76
TAIT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 2234 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. TAIT: -0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TAIT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.6  Med: -11.29 Max: -1.05
Current: -0.76
-19.6
-1.05
Net-margin (%) -4.97
TAIT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 2235 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. TAIT: -4.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TAIT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.35  Med: -10.64 Max: -0.3
Current: -4.97
-19.35
-0.3
ROE (%) -1.98
TAIT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 2206 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. TAIT: -1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TAIT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.95  Med: -3.96 Max: -0.12
Current: -1.98
-6.95
-0.12
ROA (%) -1.69
TAIT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 2258 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. TAIT: -1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TAIT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.07  Med: -3.47 Max: -0.12
Current: -1.69
-6.07
-0.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.37
TAIT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 2252 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.15 vs. TAIT: -0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TAIT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.95  Med: -4.28 Max: -0.49
Current: -0.37
-7.95
-0.49
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.60
TAIT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 2017 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. TAIT: -7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TAIT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33  Med: -5.50 Max: 9.1
Current: -7.6
-33
9.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -29.50
TAIT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1596 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. TAIT: -29.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TAIT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.4  Med: -13.80 Max: 50.5
Current: -29.5
-46.4
50.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -7.30
TAIT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. TAIT: -7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TAIT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.1  Med: -7.40 Max: 222.7
Current: -7.3
-58.1
222.7
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronics Distribution
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Taitron Components Inc is a national distributor of brand name electronic components and supplier of original designed and manufactured (ODM) electronic components (ODM Components).

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.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 0.36
TAIT's P/B is ranked higher than
95% of the 2231 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. TAIT: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TAIT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.36
0.17
0.79
P/S 0.91
TAIT's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 2250 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. TAIT: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TAIT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.95 Max: 2.02
Current: 0.91
0.45
2.02
POCF 142.86
TAIT's POCF is ranked lower than
98% of the 1186 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9.08 vs. TAIT: 142.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TAIT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.48  Med: 8.54 Max: 280
Current: 142.86
4.48
280
EV-to-EBITDA 33.22
TAIT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
82% of the 1785 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9.45 vs. TAIT: 33.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TAIT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -199  Med: -7.40 Max: 1261.1
Current: 33.22
-199
1261.1
Current Ratio 9.72
TAIT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 2172 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. TAIT: 9.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TAIT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13  Med: 11.03 Max: 24.7
Current: 9.72
2.13
24.7
Quick Ratio 3.32
TAIT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 2172 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. TAIT: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TAIT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 2.20 Max: 6.03
Current: 3.32
0.27
6.03
Days Inventory 772.87
TAIT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
100% of the 2179 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 73.09 vs. TAIT: 772.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TAIT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 777.7  Med: 885.30 Max: 1146.71
Current: 772.87
777.7
1146.71
Days Sales Outstanding 42.69
TAIT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 1873 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 70.06 vs. TAIT: 42.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TAIT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.72  Med: 41.45 Max: 70.2
Current: 42.69
18.72
70.2
Days Payable 45.96
TAIT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
60% of the 1877 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 54.31 vs. TAIT: 45.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TAIT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.26  Med: 59.33 Max: 96.94
Current: 45.96
33.26
96.94

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.51
TAIT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
51% of the 1746 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. TAIT: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
TAIT' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46  Med: 5.15 Max: 7.81
Current: 2.51
2.46
7.81
Forward Dividend Yield 2.53
TAIT's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 1646 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. TAIT: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.51
TAIT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 2095 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. TAIT: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
TAIT' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46  Med: 5.15 Max: 7.81
Current: 2.51
2.46
7.81
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.10
TAIT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1302 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. TAIT: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
TAIT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.5  Med: 0.10 Max: 5.5
Current: 0.1
-0.5
5.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 5.88
TAIT's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
58% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. TAIT: 5.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
TAIT' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.68  Med: 17.00 Max: 179
Current: 5.88
4.68
179
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.54
TAIT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1700 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. TAIT: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
TAIT' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.54 Max: 2.85
Current: 0.54
0.27
2.85
Price/Tangible Book 0.37
TAIT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
96% of the 2183 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. TAIT: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TAIT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.41 Max: 2.65
Current: 0.37
0.2
2.65
Price/Projected FCF 0.47
TAIT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. TAIT: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TAIT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.32 Max: 7.21
Current: 0.47
0.12
7.21
Price/Median PS Value 0.96
TAIT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 2151 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. TAIT: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TAIT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.9
Current: 0.96
0.28
1.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.21
TAIT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 2269 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. TAIT: -1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TAIT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.24  Med: 2.60 Max: 5.3
Current: -1.21
-1.24
5.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6.05
EPS (TTM) $ -0.06
Beta0.15
Short Percentage of Float0.28%
52-Week Range $0.73 - 1.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)5.53
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
Do Working Capital Reductions Count as Free Cash Flow? Feb 14 2012 
Investment Analysis: Taitron Components Dec 06 2010 
Taitron Components Inc. (tait) CEO Stewart Wang buys 8,405 Shares Oct 30 2009 
Taitron Components Inc. (tait) Chairman, 10% Owner Tzu Sheng Ku buys 9,300 Shares Sep 09 2009 
Taitron Components Inc. (tait) CEO Stewart Wang buys 1,000 Shares Sep 08 2009 
Taitron Components Inc. (tait) Chairman, 10% Owner Tzu Sheng Ku buys 3,200 Shares Sep 08 2009 
Taitron Components Inc. (tait) Chairman, 10% Owner Tzu Sheng Ku buys 3,800 Shares Aug 31 2009 
Taitron Components Inc. (TAIT) CEO Stewart Wang buys 4,000 Shares Aug 20 2009 
Taitron Components Inc. (tait) Chairman, 10% Owner Tzu Sheng Ku buys 3,675 Shares Aug 20 2009 
Taitron Components Inc. (tait) CEO Stewart Wang buys 1,500 Shares Jun 02 2009 

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