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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 1.01
UEIC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. UEIC: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
UEIC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 5494.68 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.01
Equity-to-Asset 0.54
UEIC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 2034 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. UEIC: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
UEIC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.72 Max: 0.84
Current: 0.54
0.52
0.84
Interest Coverage 24.21
UEIC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 1948 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 47.59 vs. UEIC: 24.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UEIC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.21  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 24.21
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 4.81
Beneish M-Score: -2.69
WACC vs ROIC
13.28%
7.55%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 3.90
UEIC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
52% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. UEIC: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
UEIC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 6.25 Max: 9.7
Current: 3.9
3.9
9.7
Net Margin % 3.12
UEIC's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
53% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. UEIC: 3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
UEIC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.12  Med: 4.59 Max: 7.42
Current: 3.12
3.12
7.42
ROE % 7.44
UEIC's ROE % is ranked higher than
59% of the 2014 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. UEIC: 7.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
UEIC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.89  Med: 9.06 Max: 13.38
Current: 7.44
6.89
13.38
ROA % 4.02
UEIC's ROA % is ranked higher than
59% of the 2068 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. UEIC: 4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
UEIC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.01  Med: 5.91 Max: 10.22
Current: 4.02
4.01
10.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 12.50
UEIC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
56% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 10.01 vs. UEIC: 12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
UEIC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.5  Med: 22.33 Max: 49.31
Current: 12.5
12.5
49.31
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 9.10
UEIC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 1942 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. UEIC: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
UEIC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: 10.5 Max: 23.9
Current: 9.1
-3
23.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 3.10
UEIC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. UEIC: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
UEIC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.7  Med: 10.75 Max: 22.7
Current: 3.1
-16.7
22.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -2.10
UEIC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. UEIC: -2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
UEIC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.8  Med: 8.75 Max: 27.8
Current: -2.1
-16.8
27.8
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with Universal Electronics Inc $UEIC.
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

UEIC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 12,323 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 152,844 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 15,100 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

UEIC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

NWQ Managers 226,573 sh (+48.24%)
Chuck Royce 15,100 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 2,823 sh (-77.09%)
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Q3 2016

UEIC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 20,343 sh (+620.62%)
NWQ Managers 228,064 sh (+0.66%)
Chuck Royce 15,100 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2016

UEIC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

NWQ Managers 262,268 sh (+15.00%)
Chuck Royce 15,100 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Consumer Electronics    NAICS: 334310    SIC: 3651
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Universal Electronics Inc develops control technology solutions and manufactures and sells re-programmed universal remote control products, AV accessories, and software to enhance home entertainment systems.

Universal Electronics is a United States-based company that is principally engaged in developing and manufacturing a series of electronic products, including wireless control products, audio-video accessories, intelligent wireless automation components, and software. The company focuses on the subscription broadcast, consumer electronics and residential security markets, with customers consisting of subscription broadcasters, original equipment manufacturer, private-label brands, retailers, pro-security dealers, and companies in the computing industry. The company has a global presence, and generates most of its total revenue from the United States, Asia (excluding PRC), and the People's Republic of China, with the rest from Europe, Latin America, and elsewhere.

Ratios

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PE Ratio 48.41
UEIC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 21.18 vs. UEIC: 48.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
UEIC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.42  Med: 23.36 Max: 52.27
Current: 48.41
9.42
52.27
PE Ratio without NRI 48.41
UEIC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
77% of the 1657 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 21.31 vs. UEIC: 48.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
UEIC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.42  Med: 23.36 Max: 52.27
Current: 48.41
9.42
52.27
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 94.79
UEIC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
89% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 17.86 vs. UEIC: 94.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
UEIC' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.28  Med: 31.31 Max: 757.62
Current: 94.79
9.28
757.62
PB Ratio 3.50
UEIC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 2262 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. UEIC: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
UEIC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 2.02 Max: 4.07
Current: 3.5
0.74
4.07
PS Ratio 1.51
UEIC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 2255 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. UEIC: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
UEIC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.18 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.51
0.39
2.13
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 143.49
UEIC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
96% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.83 vs. UEIC: 143.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
UEIC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.23  Med: 21.05 Max: 2581.25
Current: 143.49
7.23
2581.25
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 20.07
UEIC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
73% of the 1249 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. UEIC: 20.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
UEIC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.25  Med: 15.28 Max: 51.9
Current: 20.07
5.25
51.9
EV-to-EBIT 38.11
UEIC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 1871 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. UEIC: 38.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UEIC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 14.05 Max: 42.2
Current: 38.11
4.2
42.2
EV-to-EBITDA 18.48
UEIC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
70% of the 2052 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 11.11 vs. UEIC: 18.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
UEIC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 10.2 Max: 21.2
Current: 18.48
3.3
21.2
PEG Ratio 8.91
UEIC's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. UEIC: 8.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
UEIC' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.8 Max: 8.91
Current: 8.91
0.53
8.91
Shiller PE Ratio 46.20
UEIC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 34.50 vs. UEIC: 46.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
UEIC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.43  Med: 29.19 Max: 59.25
Current: 46.2
11.43
59.25
Current Ratio 1.50
UEIC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1982 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. UEIC: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UEIC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 2.89 Max: 5.53
Current: 1.5
1.44
5.53
Quick Ratio 0.90
UEIC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 1982 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. UEIC: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UEIC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 2.22 Max: 4.4
Current: 0.9
0.9
4.4
Days Inventory 91.87
UEIC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
65% of the 1988 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 71.15 vs. UEIC: 91.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
UEIC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 64.61  Med: 86.21 Max: 97.04
Current: 91.87
64.61
97.04
Days Sales Outstanding 66.97
UEIC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 76.04 vs. UEIC: 66.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UEIC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.66  Med: 70.62 Max: 94.95
Current: 66.97
58.66
94.95
Days Payable 72.78
UEIC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
63% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 58.64 vs. UEIC: 72.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
UEIC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.5  Med: 66.52 Max: 89.81
Current: 72.78
56.5
89.81

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.50
UEIC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. UEIC: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
UEIC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: -0.9 Max: 2.5
Current: 2.5
-3
2.5

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 11.70
UEIC's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 1694 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. UEIC: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
UEIC' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.84  Med: 3.31 Max: 11.72
Current: 11.7
1.84
11.72
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.69
UEIC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
79% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. UEIC: 4.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
UEIC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 2.61 Max: 6.01
Current: 4.69
1.5
6.01
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.43
UEIC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. UEIC: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
UEIC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.13 Max: 5.6
Current: 2.43
0.61
5.6
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 4.38
UEIC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
92% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. UEIC: 4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.29
UEIC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. UEIC: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
UEIC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.61
Current: 1.29
0.45
2.61
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 8.17
UEIC's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
96% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. UEIC: 8.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
UEIC' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.99 Max: 8.18
Current: 8.17
0.76
8.18
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.18
UEIC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
81% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. UEIC: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
UEIC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.72 Max: 3.34
Current: 3.18
0.93
3.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.64
UEIC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
59% of the 2514 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. UEIC: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
UEIC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 7.1 Max: 23.6
Current: 2.64
2.4
23.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 7.63
UEIC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 1182 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 7.46 vs. UEIC: 7.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
UEIC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 16.1 Max: 27.2
Current: 7.63
-0.1
27.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $651.4
EPS (TTM) $ 1.39
Beta1.53
Short Percentage of Float9.07%
52-Week Range $52.90 - 80.42
Shares Outstanding (Mil)14.39
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Headlines

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Universal Electronics Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 06 2010 
Universal Electronics Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 07 2010 
Universal Electronics Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 09 2009 
Universal Electronics Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 10 2009 
Universal Electronics Inc. (UEIC) CEO Paul D Arling sells 7,803 Shares Aug 06 2009 
Universal Electronics Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 08 2009 

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