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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
VII's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 2491 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. VII: No Debt )
VII' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.73
VII's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 2481 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. VII: 0.73 )
VII' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.73

0.31
0.79
Interest Coverage No Debt
VII's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 1525 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 74.64 vs. VII: No Debt )
VII' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

1.33
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 2.89
M-Score: -3.05
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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Operating margin (%) -10.20
VII's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 2448 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. VII: -10.20 )
VII' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -20.23   Max: 10.76
Current: -10.2

-20.23
10.76
Net-margin (%) 0.05
VII's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 2449 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. VII: 0.05 )
VII' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.29   Max: 11.42
Current: 0.05

-24.29
11.42
ROE (%) 0.09
VII's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 2412 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. VII: 0.09 )
VII' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -51.06   Max: 23.86
Current: 0.09

-51.06
23.86
ROA (%) 0.06
VII's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 2450 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. VII: 0.06 )
VII' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -34.53   Max: 17.51
Current: 0.06

-34.53
17.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -28.94
VII's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 2444 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.26 vs. VII: -28.94 )
VII' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -59.15   Max: 21.53
Current: -28.94

-59.15
21.53
Revenue Growth (%) -6.20
VII's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. VII: -6.20 )
VII' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.8   Max: 5.9
Current: -6.2

-11.8
5.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 43.60
VII's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. VII: 43.60 )
VII' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.8   Max: 190.9
Current: 43.6

-23.8
190.9
EPS Growth (%) -100.00
VII's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. VII: -100.00 )
VII' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -100   Max: 116.2
Current: -100

-100
116.2
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Ratios

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P/B 0.68
VII's P/B is ranked higher than
84% of the 2373 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. VII: 0.68 )
VII' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.44
Current: 0.68

0.4
2.44
P/S 0.37
VII's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 2545 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. VII: 0.37 )
VII' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.02
Current: 0.37

0.21
1.02

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 17.00
VII's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
66% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. VII: 17.00 )
VII' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.36   Max: 62
Current: 17

4.36
62
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.65
VII's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. VII: 1.65 )
VII' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 6.45
Current: 1.65

0.99
6.45
Price/Tangible Book 0.69
VII's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 2244 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. VII: 0.69 )
VII' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 3.02
Current: 0.69

0.23
3.02
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.32
VII's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
61% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. VII: 1.32 )
VII' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.62
Current: 1.32

0.37
2.62
Price/Median PS Value 1.01
VII's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 2322 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. VII: 1.01 )
VII' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 2.26
Current: 1.01

0.2
2.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.00
VII's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2084 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. VII: 11.00 )
VII' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 45.2
Current: 11

1.6
45.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.47
VII's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. VII: 1.47 )
VII' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 11.5
Current: 1.47

0.8
11.5

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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Vicon Industries Inc. was incorporated in 1967. The Company develops video management software and also designs, assembles and markets a wide range of video systems, comprised principally of cameras, network video servers/recorders, encoders and mass storage units, used in security, surveillance, safety and control applications by a broad group of end users. A video system is typically a private network that can transmit and receive video, audio and data signals in accordance with the operational needs of the user. The Company's primary business focus is the design of network video systems that it produces and sells worldwide, primarily to installing dealers, system integrators, government entities and security products distributors. It operates within the electronic protection segment of the security industry which includes, among others: fire and burglar alarm systems, access control, biometric and video systems, data and asset protection. The Company's product line consists of various elements of a video system, beginning with a video management system application (VMS), which manages network devices including cameras. It also produces video system edge devices such as video encoders, decoders, network/digital/hybrid video recorders (NVR's and DVR's), analog and IP fixed position or robotic cameras, HD (high definition) digital cameras, matrix video switchers and system controls. The Company's sales are concentrated principally among its network video products (ViconNet - VMS and Kollector - NVR's and DVR's), dome camera (Surveyor) and fixed position cameras (Roughneck) product lines. The Company's marketing emphasizes engineered video system solutions which include system and network design, pre-ship configuration, project management, technical training and pre and post-sales support. It sells its products in the Europe, Scandinavia and the Middle East through its European based subsidiaries and elsewhere outside the U.S. The Company operates in a highly competitive marketplace both domestically and internationally. Its competitors include security divisions of the Bosch Group, Honeywell International, Schneider Electric, Tyco International, Samsung Group and United Technologies, among others. It also competes with many VMS producers such as Exacq Technologies, Genetec Inc. and Milestone Systems and for cameras with companies such as Axis Communications, Matsushita (Panasonic), Mobotix Corp. and Sony Corporation, among others.

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