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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
UEIC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 2175 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. UEIC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.71
UEIC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 2082 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. UEIC: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.71

0.57
0.86
Interest Coverage No Debt
UEIC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 518.62 vs. UEIC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9.17   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

9.17
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 6.50
M-Score: -2.60
WACC vs ROIC
16.82%
15.94%
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 (%) 7.32
UEIC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2166 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. UEIC: 7.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.94   Max: 14.62
Current: 7.32

-2.94
14.62
Net-margin (%) 5.92
UEIC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 2166 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. UEIC: 5.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.69   Max: 9.48
Current: 5.92

-5.69
9.48
ROE (%) 10.88
UEIC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2145 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.87 vs. UEIC: 10.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -15.38   Max: 18.01
Current: 10.88

-15.38
18.01
ROA (%) 7.54
UEIC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2187 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. UEIC: 7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.78   Max: 13.85
Current: 7.54

-10.78
13.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 26.71
UEIC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2181 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. UEIC: 26.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 17.54   Max: 49.31
Current: 26.71

17.54
49.31
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.20
UEIC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. UEIC: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3   Max: 23.9
Current: 4.2

-3
23.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.50
UEIC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1137 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. UEIC: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.7   Max: 22.7
Current: 8.5

-16.7
22.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.30
UEIC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. UEIC: 15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.8   Max: 27.8
Current: 15.3

-16.8
27.8
» UEIC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

UEIC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 30,023 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 100,250 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 93,600 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,940 sh (-61.42%)
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Q3 2014

UEIC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 109,373 sh (+264.30%)
Joel Greenblatt 144,864 sh (+44.50%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,689 sh (-5.08%)
Chuck Royce 69,400 sh (-25.85%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 25.10
UEIC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1644 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. UEIC: 25.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.42   Max: 33.3
Current: 25.1

9.42
33.3
Forward P/E 17.99
UEIC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
62% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.46 vs. UEIC: 17.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.90
UEIC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1523 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. UEIC: 24.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.42   Max: 33.48
Current: 24.9

9.42
33.48
P/B 2.70
UEIC's P/B is ranked lower than
69% of the 2383 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. UEIC: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UEIC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 3.62
Current: 2.7

0.74
3.62
P/S 1.48
UEIC's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 2434 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. UEIC: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UEIC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.14
Current: 1.48

0.38
2.14
PFCF 41.40
UEIC's PFCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. UEIC: 41.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
UEIC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.09   Max: 451.75
Current: 41.4

7.09
451.75
POCF 19.12
UEIC's POCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 1536 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 12.42 vs. UEIC: 19.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UEIC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.4   Max: 63.83
Current: 19.12

5.4
63.83
EV-to-EBIT 17.51
UEIC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 1554 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. UEIC: 17.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UEIC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 23.3
Current: 17.51

3.9
23.3
PEG 1.93
UEIC's PEG is ranked lower than
55% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. UEIC: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
UEIC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 15.61
Current: 1.93

0.52
15.61
Shiller P/E 36.30
UEIC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 25.10 vs. UEIC: 36.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.57   Max: 50.67
Current: 36.3

9.57
50.67
Current Ratio 2.50
UEIC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 2104 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. UEIC: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 6.22
Current: 2.5

1.44
6.22
Quick Ratio 1.67
UEIC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 2104 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. UEIC: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 4.83
Current: 1.67

0.95
4.83
Days Inventory 86.14
UEIC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
60% of the 2127 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 71.89 vs. UEIC: 86.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 64.61   Max: 100.01
Current: 86.14

64.61
100.01
Days Sales Outstanding 56.71
UEIC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 1863 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 70.87 vs. UEIC: 56.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 58.66   Max: 111.6
Current: 56.71

58.66
111.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 10.40
UEIC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 1140 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. UEIC: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 7.92
Current: 10.4

0.87
7.92
Price/Tangible Book 3.20
UEIC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 2434 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. UEIC: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 6.67
Current: 3.2

0.55
6.67
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
UEIC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. UEIC: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 13.89
Current: 1.6

0.5
13.89
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
UEIC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 2422 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. UEIC: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.75
Current: 1.2

0.14
2.75
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.00
UEIC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. UEIC: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 3.58
Current: 2

0.71
3.58
Price/Graham Number 1.90
UEIC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
66% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. UEIC: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 3.67
Current: 1.9

0.72
3.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.90
UEIC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
60% of the 2299 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. UEIC: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 25.5
Current: 5.9

4.3
25.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.02
UEIC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.87 vs. UEIC: 15.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8   Max: 27
Current: 15.02

-8
27

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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