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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 : 6/10

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Cash-to-Debt 10.26
VUZI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. VUZI: 10.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VUZI' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.53 Max: 10.26
Current: 10.26
0.02
10.26
Equity-to-Asset 0.79
VUZI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 2034 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. VUZI: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VUZI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.56  Med: -0.37 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.79
-4.56
0.82
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 9.85
Beneish M-Score: -5.14
WACC vs ROIC
4.62%
-340.16%
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 : 2/10

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Operating Margin % -871.05
VUZI's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
99% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. VUZI: -871.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VUZI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -871.46  Med: -130.3 Max: -24.91
Current: -871.05
-871.46
-24.91
Net Margin % -904.61
VUZI's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
99% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. VUZI: -904.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VUZI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -905.03  Med: -80.4 Max: 10.01
Current: -904.61
-905.03
10.01
ROE % -159.29
VUZI's ROE % is ranked lower than
98% of the 2014 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. VUZI: -159.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
VUZI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1763.07  Med: -943.26 Max: -123.44
Current: -159.29
-1763.07
-123.44
ROA % -112.65
VUZI's ROA % is ranked lower than
99% of the 2068 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. VUZI: -112.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VUZI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -383.74  Med: -78.66 Max: 7.84
Current: -112.65
-383.74
7.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -391.45
VUZI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
97% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 10.01 vs. VUZI: -391.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VUZI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1785.4  Med: -560.29 Max: -390.7
Current: -391.45
-1785.4
-390.7
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -31.90
VUZI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 1942 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. VUZI: -31.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VUZI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.4  Med: -38.3 Max: -31.9
Current: -31.9
-51.4
-31.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -11.60
VUZI's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
77% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. VUZI: -11.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
VUZI' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.7  Med: -9.15 Max: 14
Current: -11.6
-12.7
14
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -10.00
VUZI's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
71% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. VUZI: -10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
VUZI' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.1  Med: -10.1 Max: 9.2
Current: -10
-16.1
9.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

VUZI Guru Trades in Q1 2016

First Eagle Investment 44,933 sh (-59.30%)
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Q2 2016

VUZI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

First Eagle Investment 69,933 sh (+55.64%)
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Q3 2016

VUZI Guru Trades in Q3 2016

First Eagle Investment 25,000 sh (-64.25%)
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Q4 2016

VUZI Guru Trades in Q4 2016

First Eagle Investment 25,000 sh (unchged)
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Consumer Electronics    NAICS: 334419    SIC: 3679
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Traded in other countries:V7XN.Germany,
Vuzix Corporation is engaged in the design, manufacture, marketing and sale of wearable display devices that are worn like eyeglasses and feature built-in video screens that enable the user to view video and digital content.

Vuzix Corporation was incorporated on November 20, 1997 under the laws of the State of Delaware. The Company is engaged in the design, manufacture, marketing and sale of wearable display and smart glasses devices known commercially as Video Eyewear (also referred to as head mounted displays (or HMDs), Smart Glasses, wearable displays, video glasses, personal viewers, near-eye virtual displays, and near-eye displays or NEDs) which feature built-in video screens that enable the user to view video and digital content, such as movies, computer data, the Internet or video games. Its products (known commercially as Video Eyewear) are used to view high resolution video and digital information from portable devices, such as cell phones, portable media players, gaming systems and laptop computers and from personal computers. Its products provides the user with a virtual viewing experience that emulates viewing a large screen television or desktop computer monitor practically anywhere, anytime. The Company faces competition from competitors including Carl Zeiss, Seiko Epson (Epson), Sony, Liteye Systems, Inc., Lumus, Shimadzu Corporation, Kopin, Zebra Technologies and Acupix.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 6.70
VUZI's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 2262 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. VUZI: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VUZI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.98  Med: 6.41 Max: 15.65
Current: 6.7
2.98
15.65
PS Ratio 46.88
VUZI's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 2255 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. VUZI: 46.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VUZI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 6.77 Max: 72.44
Current: 46.88
0.8
72.44
Current Ratio 4.12
VUZI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1982 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. VUZI: 4.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VUZI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.72 Max: 9.17
Current: 4.12
0.23
9.17
Quick Ratio 3.52
VUZI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1982 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. VUZI: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VUZI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.37 Max: 7.31
Current: 3.52
0.1
7.31
Days Inventory 373.76
VUZI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
99% of the 1988 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 71.15 vs. VUZI: 373.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VUZI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 95.81  Med: 189.31 Max: 373.76
Current: 373.76
95.81
373.76
Days Sales Outstanding 17.67
VUZI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
95% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 76.04 vs. VUZI: 17.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VUZI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.67  Med: 41.32 Max: 81.53
Current: 17.67
17.67
81.53
Days Payable 120.34
VUZI's Days Payable is ranked higher than
88% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 58.64 vs. VUZI: 120.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VUZI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 120.34  Med: 197.8 Max: 558.57
Current: 120.34
120.34
558.57

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -26.80
VUZI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. VUZI: -26.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VUZI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.6  Med: -33.3 Max: -6.2
Current: -26.8
-65.6
-6.2

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 11.86
VUZI's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
57% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 10.01 vs. VUZI: 11.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
VUZI' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.76  Med: 13.97 Max: 14.6
Current: 11.86
11.76
14.6
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 8.64
VUZI's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 1694 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. VUZI: 8.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
VUZI' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.57  Med: 9.54 Max: 9.71
Current: 8.64
8.57
9.71
Price-to-Tangible-Book 6.95
VUZI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
87% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. VUZI: 6.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VUZI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.9  Med: 7.97 Max: 8.1
Current: 6.95
6.9
8.1
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 6.95
VUZI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
98% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. VUZI: 6.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VUZI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.04 Max: 7.82
Current: 6.95
0.21
7.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -17.51
VUZI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 2514 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. VUZI: -17.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VUZI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -866.11  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -17.51
-866.11
0

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2.13
EPS (TTM) $ -1.23
Beta0.28
Short Percentage of Float27.84%
52-Week Range $4.30 - 9.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)20.21
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