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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 6.85
UEIC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 2189 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. UEIC: 6.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 828.18 Max: No Debt
Current: 6.85
Equity to Asset 0.65
UEIC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 2099 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. UEIC: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.73 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.65
0.57
0.86
Interest Coverage No Debt
UEIC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 302.61 vs. UEIC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.1  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
2.1
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.28
M-Score: -2.66
WACC vs ROIC
14.63%
15.39%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.08
UEIC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2182 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. UEIC: 7.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.94  Med: 7.02 Max: 14.62
Current: 7.08
-2.94
14.62
Net-margin (%) 5.89
UEIC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2182 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. UEIC: 5.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.69  Med: 5.43 Max: 9.48
Current: 5.89
-5.69
9.48
ROE (%) 10.84
UEIC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2166 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. UEIC: 10.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -15.38  Med: 9.16 Max: 18.01
Current: 10.84
-15.38
18.01
ROA (%) 7.38
UEIC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2205 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. UEIC: 7.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.78  Med: 6.77 Max: 13.85
Current: 7.38
-10.78
13.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 25.26
UEIC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2200 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9.92 vs. UEIC: 25.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22.63  Med: 27.90 Max: 49.31
Current: 25.26
-22.63
49.31
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.20
UEIC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. UEIC: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.5  Med: 10.50 Max: 23.9
Current: 4.2
-11.5
23.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.50
UEIC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1230 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 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.7  Med: 13.60 Max: 48.1
Current: 8.5
-16.7
48.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.30
UEIC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. UEIC: 15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.8  Med: 11.20 Max: 141
Current: 15.3
-16.8
141
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Guru Trades

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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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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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.02
UEIC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. UEIC: 22.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.42  Med: 23.28 Max: 33.3
Current: 22.02
9.42
33.3
Forward P/E 18.45
UEIC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. UEIC: 18.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.00
UEIC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 16.10 vs. UEIC: 22.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.42  Med: 23.33 Max: 33.48
Current: 22
9.42
33.48
P/B 2.35
UEIC's P/B is ranked lower than
70% of the 2104 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. UEIC: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UEIC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 2.02 Max: 3.62
Current: 2.35
0.74
3.62
P/S 1.30
UEIC's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 2163 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. UEIC: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UEIC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.19 Max: 2.14
Current: 1.3
0.38
2.14
PFCF 53.64
UEIC's PFCF is ranked lower than
83% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.61 vs. UEIC: 53.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
UEIC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.09  Med: 21.91 Max: 451.75
Current: 53.64
7.09
451.75
POCF 18.17
UEIC's POCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 1463 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 11.34 vs. UEIC: 18.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UEIC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.4  Med: 15.12 Max: 63.83
Current: 18.17
5.4
63.83
EV-to-EBIT 15.51
UEIC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 12.17 vs. UEIC: 15.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UEIC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.9  Med: 14.05 Max: 23.3
Current: 15.51
3.9
23.3
PEG 1.71
UEIC's PEG is ranked lower than
55% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. UEIC: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
UEIC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.59 Max: 15.61
Current: 1.71
0.52
15.61
Shiller P/E 30.90
UEIC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
68% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 20.66 vs. UEIC: 30.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.57  Med: 25.55 Max: 50.67
Current: 30.9
9.57
50.67
Current Ratio 2.07
UEIC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 2131 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. UEIC: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.44  Med: 3.29 Max: 6.22
Current: 2.07
1.44
6.22
Quick Ratio 1.34
UEIC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 2130 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. UEIC: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.95  Med: 2.36 Max: 4.83
Current: 1.34
0.95
4.83
Days Inventory 88.61
UEIC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
62% of the 2144 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 71.59 vs. UEIC: 88.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 64.61  Med: 87.19 Max: 131.82
Current: 88.61
64.61
131.82
Days Sales Outstanding 61.97
UEIC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 72.78 vs. UEIC: 61.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 58.66  Med: 83.64 Max: 111.6
Current: 61.97
58.66
111.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.75
UEIC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 1541 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. UEIC: 4.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.93 Max: 7.92
Current: 4.75
0.87
7.92
Price/Tangible Book 2.87
UEIC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
71% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. UEIC: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 2.36 Max: 6.17
Current: 2.87
0.63
6.17
Price/Projected FCF 1.45
UEIC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. UEIC: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.16 Max: 13.89
Current: 1.45
0.5
13.89
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.63
UEIC's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
65% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. UEIC: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.09
UEIC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. UEIC: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.75
Current: 1.09
0.14
2.75
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.84
UEIC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. UEIC: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.47 Max: 3.58
Current: 1.84
0.71
3.58
Price/Graham Number 1.64
UEIC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
69% of the 1429 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. UEIC: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.63 Max: 3.32
Current: 1.64
0.72
3.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.49
UEIC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2177 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. UEIC: 6.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.3  Med: 7.10 Max: 25.5
Current: 6.49
4.3
25.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 14.89
UEIC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.87 vs. UEIC: 14.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
UEIC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -8  Med: 16.10 Max: 27
Current: 14.89
-8
27

Analyst Estimate

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

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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