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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.37
UEIC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 2207 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. UEIC: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
UEIC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.37
Equity to Asset 0.53
UEIC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. UEIC: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
UEIC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.73 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.53
0.53
0.86
Interest Coverage No Debt
UEIC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 1344 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 142.21 vs. UEIC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UEIC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.34
M-Score: -2.54
WACC vs ROIC
14.45%
12.84%
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 (%) 6.11
UEIC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. UEIC: 6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UEIC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.66  Med: 6.68 Max: 9.7
Current: 6.11
5.66
9.7
Net-margin (%) 4.96
UEIC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2196 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. UEIC: 4.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
UEIC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.57  Med: 4.99 Max: 7.42
Current: 4.96
3.57
7.42
ROE (%) 9.59
UEIC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2176 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. UEIC: 9.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UEIC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.89  Med: 9.23 Max: 13.38
Current: 9.59
6.89
13.38
ROA (%) 6.23
UEIC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2221 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. UEIC: 6.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UEIC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.42  Med: 6.64 Max: 10.22
Current: 6.23
4.42
10.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.73
UEIC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2216 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 10.58 vs. UEIC: 21.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UEIC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.54  Med: 29.25 Max: 49.31
Current: 21.73
17.54
49.31
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.20
UEIC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1974 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. UEIC: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UEIC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: 10.80 Max: 23.9
Current: 4.2
-3
23.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.50
UEIC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1526 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. UEIC: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UEIC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.7  Med: 12.85 Max: 22.7
Current: 8.5
-16.7
22.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.40
UEIC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1346 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. UEIC: 15.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UEIC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.8  Med: 8.75 Max: 28
Current: 15.4
-16.8
28
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

UEIC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 249,037 sh (+71.91%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 41,400 sh (-40.35%)
Jim Simons 36,623 sh (-66.52%)
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Q1 2015

UEIC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 37,323 sh (+1.91%)
Chuck Royce 39,400 sh (-4.83%)
Joel Greenblatt 186,694 sh (-25.03%)
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Q2 2015

UEIC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 39,400 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 36,523 sh (-2.14%)
Joel Greenblatt 52,236 sh (-72.02%)
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Q3 2015

UEIC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 101,123 sh (+176.87%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 31,800 sh (-19.29%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 27.28
UEIC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
72% of the 2026 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.78 vs. UEIC: 27.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
UEIC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.42  Med: 23.23 Max: 33.3
Current: 27.28
9.42
33.3
Forward P/E 18.45
UEIC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 14.04 vs. UEIC: 18.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 27.28
UEIC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1676 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. UEIC: 27.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
UEIC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.42  Med: 23.20 Max: 33.25
Current: 27.28
9.42
33.25
P/B 2.77
UEIC's P/B is ranked lower than
81% of the 2543 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. UEIC: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UEIC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 2.01 Max: 3.62
Current: 2.77
0.74
3.62
P/S 1.35
UEIC's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 2543 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. UEIC: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UEIC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.18 Max: 2.14
Current: 1.35
0.38
2.14
PFCF 77.93
UEIC's PFCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 1435 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.35 vs. UEIC: 77.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
UEIC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.09  Med: 21.87 Max: 451.75
Current: 77.93
7.09
451.75
POCF 18.16
UEIC's POCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 1915 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. UEIC: 18.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UEIC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 14.95 Max: 62.31
Current: 18.16
5.4
62.31
EV-to-EBIT 19.67
UEIC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
69% of the 2073 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 12.36 vs. UEIC: 19.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UEIC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 13.95 Max: 23.3
Current: 19.67
3.9
23.3
EV-to-EBITDA 12.72
UEIC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
63% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9.17 vs. UEIC: 12.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
UEIC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 10.30 Max: 18.3
Current: 12.72
3
18.3
PEG 2.16
UEIC's PEG is ranked lower than
64% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. UEIC: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
UEIC' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.65 Max: 15.61
Current: 2.16
0.52
15.61
Shiller P/E 35.84
UEIC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 24.14 vs. UEIC: 35.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
UEIC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.43  Med: 29.22 Max: 59.25
Current: 35.84
11.43
59.25
Current Ratio 1.51
UEIC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. UEIC: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UEIC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 3.32 Max: 6.22
Current: 1.51
1.44
6.22
Quick Ratio 0.95
UEIC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. UEIC: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UEIC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 2.36 Max: 4.83
Current: 0.95
0.95
4.83
Days Inventory 89.67
UEIC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
62% of the 2145 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 72.56 vs. UEIC: 89.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
UEIC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 64.61  Med: 82.53 Max: 97.04
Current: 89.67
64.61
97.04
Days Sales Outstanding 68.37
UEIC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 76.28 vs. UEIC: 68.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UEIC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.66  Med: 75.04 Max: 94.95
Current: 68.37
58.66
94.95
Days Payable 79.46
UEIC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
69% of the 1904 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 58.75 vs. UEIC: 79.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
UEIC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.05  Med: 65.43 Max: 89.81
Current: 79.46
49.05
89.81

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 8.88
UEIC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 1984 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. UEIC: 8.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
UEIC' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 3.01 Max: 7.92
Current: 8.88
0.87
7.92
Price/Tangible Book 3.93
UEIC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
70% of the 2536 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. UEIC: 3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
UEIC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 2.40 Max: 6.17
Current: 3.93
0.63
6.17
Price/Projected FCF 1.59
UEIC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. UEIC: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
UEIC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.17 Max: 13.89
Current: 1.59
0.5
13.89
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.03
UEIC's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
81% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. UEIC: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.14
UEIC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 2543 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. UEIC: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
UEIC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.07 Max: 2.78
Current: 1.14
0.14
2.78
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.46
UEIC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. UEIC: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
UEIC' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.48 Max: 3.58
Current: 2.46
0.71
3.58
Price/Graham Number 2.08
UEIC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
70% of the 1891 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. UEIC: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
UEIC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.65 Max: 3.32
Current: 2.08
0.72
3.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.13
UEIC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2187 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. UEIC: 5.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UEIC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 7.15 Max: 25.5
Current: 5.13
4.3
25.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 13.74
UEIC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.83 vs. UEIC: 13.74 )
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: -6.5  Med: 16.10 Max: 27
Current: 13.74
-6.5
27

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $579
EPS $ 1.80
Beta1.72
Short Percentage of Float4.98%
52-Week Range $40.28 - 66.75
Shares Outstanding(Mil)14.50

Analyst Estimate

Dec15
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 2.88
EPS without NRI($) 2.88

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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Consumer Electronics
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Universal Electronics Inc was incorporated under the laws of Delaware in 1986 and began operations in 1987. The Company develops control technology solutions and manufactures and sells re-programmed universal remote control products, AV accessories, and software that are marketed to enhance home entertainment systems. Its customers operate in the consumer electronics market and include subscription broadcasters, OEMs, international retailers, private labels, and companies in the computing industry. The Company also sells integrated circuits, on which its software and universal infrared (IR) code database, or library, is embedded, to OEMs that manufacture wireless control devices, cable converters or satellite receivers for resale in their products. Its offerings easy-to-use, pre-programmed IR and radio frequency (RF) remote controls that are sold primarily to subscription broadcasting providers such as cable, satellite and IPTV, OEMs, retailers, and private label customers; integrated circuits, on which its software and universal device control database is embedded, is sold primarily to OEMs, subscription broadcasting providers, and private label customers; software, firmware and technology solutions that can enable devices such as TVs, set-top boxes, stereos, smart phones, tablets, gaming controllers and other consumer electronic devices to wirelessly connect and interact with home networks and interactive services to control and deliver digital entertainment and information; intellectual property which it licenses primarily to OEMs, software development companies, private label customers, and subscription broadcasting providers; and AV accessories, which are sold, directly and indirectly, to consumers. The Company has compiled an extensive device control code database library that covers over 787,600 individual device functions and approximately 6,400 individual consumer electronic equipment brand names. Outside of North America, it sells its wireless control devices and AV accessories under the One For All and Nevo brand names to retailers. The Company also offers a web-based support resource, www.urcsupport.com, designed specifically for subscription broadcasters. The Company's principal competitors in the subscription broadcasting market are Remote Solutions, Philips Consumer Electronics, and Universal Remote Control. In the international retail and private label markets for wireless controls it competes with Logitech, Philips Consumer Electronics, Ruwido and Sony, as well as manufacturers of wireless controls in Asia.
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Universal Electronics Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 06 2010 
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