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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.06
UEIC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 2242 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. UEIC: 1.06 )
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: 1.06
Equity to Asset 0.52
UEIC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 2216 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. UEIC: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
UEIC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.73 Max: 0.84
Current: 0.52
0.52
0.84
Interest Coverage 237.87
UEIC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
75% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 24.50 vs. UEIC: 237.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UEIC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 98.43  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: 237.87
98.43
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.83
M-Score: -2.19
WACC vs ROIC
14.22%
12.68%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.96
UEIC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2226 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. UEIC: 5.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UEIC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.66  Med: 6.67 Max: 9.7
Current: 5.96
5.66
9.7
Net-margin (%) 4.84
UEIC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2226 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. UEIC: 4.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
UEIC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.57  Med: 4.73 Max: 7.42
Current: 4.84
3.57
7.42
ROE (%) 10.08
UEIC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2203 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. UEIC: 10.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UEIC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.89  Med: 9.46 Max: 13.38
Current: 10.08
6.89
13.38
ROA (%) 6.21
UEIC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2250 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. UEIC: 6.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UEIC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.42  Med: 6.30 Max: 10.22
Current: 6.21
4.42
10.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.25
UEIC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2243 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. UEIC: 21.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UEIC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.54  Med: 25.12 Max: 49.31
Current: 21.25
17.54
49.31
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.20
UEIC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2001 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. UEIC: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UEIC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: 10.50 Max: 23.9
Current: 8.2
-3
23.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.70
UEIC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. UEIC: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UEIC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.7  Med: 12.10 Max: 22.7
Current: 7.7
-16.7
22.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 19.60
UEIC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. UEIC: 19.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UEIC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.8  Med: 11.30 Max: 28
Current: 19.6
-16.8
28
» UEIC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-05-05)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q4 2015

UEIC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 15,100 sh (-52.52%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 34.83
UEIC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 16.93 vs. UEIC: 34.83 )
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: 36.36
Current: 34.83
9.42
36.36
PE(NRI) 34.83
UEIC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 17.10 vs. UEIC: 34.83 )
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: 36.31
Current: 34.83
9.42
36.31
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 152.85
UEIC's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 13.77 vs. UEIC: 152.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
UEIC' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.03  Med: 26.03 Max: 983.33
Current: 152.85
8.03
983.33
P/B 3.67
UEIC's P/B is ranked lower than
81% of the 2174 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. UEIC: 3.67 )
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: 3.82
Current: 3.67
0.74
3.82
P/S 1.72
UEIC's P/S is ranked lower than
68% of the 2203 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. UEIC: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UEIC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.18 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.72
0.39
2.13
POCF 38.91
UEIC's POCF is ranked lower than
91% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9.47 vs. UEIC: 38.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UEIC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.25  Med: 14.93 Max: 51.9
Current: 38.91
5.25
51.9
EV-to-EBIT 26.29
UEIC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 12.83 vs. UEIC: 26.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UEIC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 13.95 Max: 29.6
Current: 26.29
4.2
29.6
EV-to-EBITDA 16.74
UEIC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 1751 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9.59 vs. UEIC: 16.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
UEIC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 10.20 Max: 18.9
Current: 16.74
3.3
18.9
PEG 3.22
UEIC's PEG is ranked lower than
70% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. UEIC: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
UEIC' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.69 Max: 7.23
Current: 3.22
0.53
7.23
Shiller P/E 46.84
UEIC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
70% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 27.55 vs. UEIC: 46.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
UEIC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.43  Med: 29.42 Max: 59.25
Current: 46.84
11.43
59.25
Current Ratio 1.47
UEIC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. UEIC: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UEIC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 3.01 Max: 5.53
Current: 1.47
1.44
5.53
Quick Ratio 0.90
UEIC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 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: 2.33 Max: 4.4
Current: 0.9
0.9
4.4
Days Inventory 90.75
UEIC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
62% of the 2173 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 72.58 vs. UEIC: 90.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
UEIC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 64.61  Med: 84.70 Max: 97.04
Current: 90.75
64.61
97.04
Days Sales Outstanding 71.30
UEIC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
52% of the 1856 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 73.18 vs. UEIC: 71.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UEIC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.66  Med: 72.66 Max: 94.95
Current: 71.3
58.66
94.95
Days Payable 78.55
UEIC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
71% of the 1885 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 55.44 vs. UEIC: 78.55 )
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: 78.55
49.05
89.81

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 12.30
UEIC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. UEIC: 12.30 )
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: 1.06  Med: 3.10 Max: 9.47
Current: 12.3
1.06
9.47
Price/Tangible Book 5.27
UEIC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
82% of the 2129 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. UEIC: 5.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
UEIC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 2.53 Max: 6.01
Current: 5.27
0.79
6.01
Price/Projected FCF 2.22
UEIC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. UEIC: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
UEIC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.13 Max: 5.6
Current: 2.22
0.61
5.6
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.70
UEIC's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
77% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. UEIC: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.47
UEIC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 2029 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. UEIC: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
UEIC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.11 Max: 2.39
Current: 1.47
0.28
2.39
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.43
UEIC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
87% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. UEIC: 3.43 )
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: 0.76  Med: 1.80 Max: 3.26
Current: 3.43
0.76
3.26
Price/Graham Number 2.87
UEIC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
78% of the 1525 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. UEIC: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
UEIC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.72 Max: 3.35
Current: 2.87
0.93
3.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.84
UEIC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 2208 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. UEIC: 3.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UEIC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 7.15 Max: 23.6
Current: 3.84
3.4
23.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.36
UEIC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. UEIC: 12.36 )
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: -4.9  Med: 16.15 Max: 27.2
Current: 12.36
-4.9
27.2

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $603
EPS $ 1.89
Beta1.70
Short Percentage of Float7.46%
52-Week Range $40.28 - 69.15
Shares Outstanding(Mil)14.38

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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