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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
UUU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 2586 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. UUU: No Debt )
UUU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.96
UUU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
100% of the 2572 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. UUU: 0.96 )
UUU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 0.98
Current: 0.96

0.48
0.98
Interest Coverage No Debt
UUU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
77% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 105.08 vs. UUU: No Debt )
UUU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.24   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

4.24
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 6.54
M-Score: -4.60
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 : 2/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -18.82
UUU's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 2593 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. UUU: -18.82 )
UUU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.93   Max: 10.89
Current: -18.82

-15.93
10.89
Net-margin (%) -42.80
UUU's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 2593 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. UUU: -42.80 )
UUU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -35.38   Max: 18.64
Current: -42.8

-35.38
18.64
ROE (%) -21.64
UUU's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 2566 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. UUU: -21.64 )
UUU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -25.26   Max: 47.18
Current: -21.64

-25.26
47.18
ROA (%) -20.97
UUU's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 2599 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. UUU: -20.97 )
UUU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -17.41   Max: 35.39
Current: -20.97

-17.41
35.39
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -33.13
UUU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 2590 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.52 vs. UUU: -33.13 )
UUU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -46.43   Max: 38.83
Current: -33.13

-46.43
38.83
Revenue Growth (%) -0.20
UUU's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1915 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. UUU: -0.20 )
UUU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -35.9   Max: 21
Current: -0.2

-35.9
21
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Q1 2013

UUU Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 10,700 sh (New)
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Q2 2013

UUU Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 10,700 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2013

UUU Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 10,100 sh (-5.61%)
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Q4 2013

UUU Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ratios

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P/B 0.44
UUU's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 2529 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. UUU: 0.44 )
UUU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 3.52
Current: 0.44

0.26
3.52
P/S 0.79
UUU's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 2554 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. UUU: 0.79 )
UUU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 2.65
Current: 0.79

0.21
2.65
PFCF 9.88
UUU's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.32 vs. UUU: 9.88 )
UUU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.89   Max: 115.22
Current: 9.88

1.89
115.22
EV-to-EBIT -3.48
UUU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
93% of the 1897 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.41 vs. UUU: -3.48 )
UUU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 54.1
Current: -3.48

4.8
54.1
Shiller P/E 36.78
UUU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 24.87 vs. UUU: 36.78 )
UUU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.96   Max: 124.39
Current: 36.78

1.96
124.39
Current Ratio 8.41
UUU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 2592 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. UUU: 8.41 )
UUU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 21.42
Current: 8.41

1.14
21.42
Quick Ratio 4.89
UUU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 2592 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. UUU: 4.89 )
UUU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 10.88
Current: 4.89

0.22
10.88

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 5.00
UUU's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
74% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 8.36 vs. UUU: 5.00 )
UUU' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 1701.8
Current: 5

2.3
1701.8
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.30
UUU's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. UUU: 2.30 )
UUU' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 84.1
Current: 2.3

1.54
84.1
Price/Tangible Book 0.40
UUU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 2378 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. UUU: 0.40 )
UUU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 3.45
Current: 0.4

0.13
3.45
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
UUU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. UUU: 0.70 )
UUU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 272.26
Current: 0.7

0.14
272.26
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
UUU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 2480 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. UUU: 0.80 )
UUU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 2.77
Current: 0.8

0.04
2.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.40
UUU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
56% of the 2269 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. UUU: 4.40 )
UUU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 21
Current: 4.4

1.8
21
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.31
UUU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1667 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. UUU: 6.31 )
UUU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -33   Max: 43.6
Current: 6.31

-33
43.6

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronics Distribution
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Traded in other countries:USN.Germany
Universal Security Instruments, Inc. was incorporated in Maryland in 1969. The Company designs and markets safety products consisting of smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms and related products. It also markets products to the electrical distribution trade. The electrical distribution trade includes electrical and lighting distributors as well as manufactured housing companies. The Company markets a line of residential smoke and carbon monoxide alarms under the trade names 'UNIVERSAL' and 'USI Electric'. Its line of smoke alarms consists of battery powered, electrical and electrical with battery backup alarms. Its products contain different types of batteries with different battery lives, and some with alarm silencers. The smoke alarms marketed to the electrical distribution trade also include hearing impaired and heat alarms with a variety of features. It also markets carbon monoxide alarms, door chimes and ventilation products.
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