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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
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
ZBRA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 1900 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. ZBRA: No Debt )
ZBRA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.99   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.86
ZBRA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. ZBRA: 0.86 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.86

0.83
0.93
Interest Coverage No Debt
ZBRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
90% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 24.23 vs. ZBRA: No Debt )
ZBRA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 101   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

101
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 15.88
M-Score: -2.52
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 (%) 15.44
ZBRA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1893 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.96 vs. ZBRA: 15.44 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.57   Max: 28.29
Current: 15.44

-1.57
28.29
Net-margin (%) 12.94
ZBRA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1893 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. ZBRA: 12.94 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.93   Max: 19.7
Current: 12.94

-3.93
19.7
ROE (%) 14.02
ZBRA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1879 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. ZBRA: 14.02 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.41   Max: 25.73
Current: 14.02

-5.41
25.73
ROA (%) 12.00
ZBRA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1895 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. ZBRA: 12.00 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.52   Max: 22.21
Current: 12

-4.52
22.21
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 48.36
ZBRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1891 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.77 vs. ZBRA: 48.36 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -6.72   Max: 108.61
Current: 48.36

-6.72
108.61
Revenue Growth (%) 9.30
ZBRA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1521 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. ZBRA: 9.30 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 3   Max: 29
Current: 9.3

3
29
EBITDA Growth (%) 6.50
ZBRA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1257 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. ZBRA: 6.50 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -46.9   Max: 119.4
Current: 6.5

-46.9
119.4
EPS Growth (%) 13.10
ZBRA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. ZBRA: 13.10 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.9   Max: 43.8
Current: 13.1

-6.9
43.8
» ZBRA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

ZBRA Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 75,731 sh (New)
Richard Snow 28,490 sh (+18.76%)
Mario Gabelli 335,215 sh (+3.86%)
Chuck Royce 3,748,245 sh (+0.95%)
First Pacific Advisors 848,325 sh (+0.5%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 7,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 1,448,200 sh (-1.75%)
Joel Greenblatt 90,616 sh (-1.76%)
Meridian Funds 976,200 sh (-20.69%)
Charles de Vaulx 193,740 sh (-43.97%)
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Q2 2013

ZBRA Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 16,387 sh (New)
John Hussman 88,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 178,631 sh (+135.88%)
Richard Snow 32,425 sh (+13.81%)
Mario Gabelli 363,650 sh (+8.48%)
Columbia Wanger 1,448,200 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 7,000 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 90,519 sh (-0.11%)
First Pacific Advisors 841,725 sh (-0.78%)
Chuck Royce 3,607,769 sh (-3.75%)
Meridian Funds 635,900 sh (-34.86%)
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Q3 2013

ZBRA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 20,900 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 232,237 sh (+156.56%)
Jim Simons 357,331 sh (+100.04%)
Richard Snow 59,863 sh (+84.62%)
Mario Gabelli 374,850 sh (+3.08%)
John Hussman 88,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 7,000 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 840,325 sh (-0.17%)
Chuck Royce 3,545,809 sh (-1.72%)
Columbia Wanger 1,365,000 sh (-5.75%)
Steven Cohen 9,136 sh (-44.25%)
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Q4 2013

ZBRA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Rogers 496,788 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 19,136 sh (+109.46%)
Jim Simons 400,031 sh (+11.95%)
Richard Snow 61,863 sh (+3.34%)
Mario Gabelli 376,450 sh (+0.43%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 7,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 3,329,681 sh (-6.1%)
John Hussman 75,000 sh (-14.77%)
First Pacific Advisors 710,700 sh (-15.43%)
Columbia Wanger 1,105,000 sh (-19.05%)
Joel Greenblatt 181,272 sh (-21.95%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,341 sh (-60.09%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ZBRA

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -21.95%0.07%$45.91 - $55.12 $ 63.5227%181272
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 156.56%0.21%$44.1 - $48.27 $ 63.5238%232237
Meridian Funds 2013-06-30 Reduce -34.86%0.59%$42.69 - $46.81 $ 63.5240%635900
John Hussman 2013-06-30 New Buy0.17%$42.69 - $46.81 $ 63.5240%88000
Meridian Funds 2013-03-31 Reduce -20.69%0.39%$39.31 - $47.13 $ 63.5245%976200
Meridian Funds 2012-12-31 Reduce -26.11%0.57%$35.11 - $40.17 $ 63.5267%1230800
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 37.65%0.06%$35.11 - $40.17 $ 63.5267%92236
Meridian Funds 2012-09-30 Add 14.65%0.28%$33.64 - $38.5 $ 63.5276%1665773
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.18%$32.09 - $41.47 $ 63.5276%72747
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.08%$30.01 - $38.25 $ 63.5278%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.06%$28.61 - $43.32 $ 63.5277%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 181.29%0.05%$28.61 - $43.32 $ 63.5276%15603
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.03%$36.93 - $44.45 $ 63.5257%5547
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Reduce -37.68%0.07%$35.2 - $41.18 $ 63.5266%384900
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 24.10
ZBRA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. ZBRA: 24.10 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.54   Max: 42
Current: 24.1

9.54
42
P/B 3.34
ZBRA's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. ZBRA: 3.34 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 5.83
Current: 3.34

1.24
5.83
P/S 3.12
ZBRA's P/S is ranked lower than
78% of the 1931 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. ZBRA: 3.12 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 7.09
Current: 3.12

1.12
7.09
PFCF 18.74
ZBRA's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 18.91 vs. ZBRA: 18.74 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.22   Max: 411.89
Current: 18.74

11.22
411.89
EV-to-EBIT 17.39
ZBRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 1645 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.87 vs. ZBRA: 17.39 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.5   Max: 34.6
Current: 17.39

6.5
34.6
PEG 1.26
ZBRA's PEG is ranked higher than
71% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ZBRA: 1.26 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.61   Max: 145.06
Current: 1.26

1.61
145.06
Shiller P/E 36.68
ZBRA's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
56% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 22.80 vs. ZBRA: 36.68 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.13   Max: 54.77
Current: 36.68

11.13
54.77

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 12.67
ZBRA's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
52% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.70 vs. ZBRA: 12.67 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 5.84   Max: 495.71
Current: 12.67

5.84
495.71
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.09
ZBRA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. ZBRA: 7.09 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.29   Max: 52.11
Current: 7.09

4.29
52.11
Price/Tangible Book 4.36
ZBRA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
67% of the 1700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. ZBRA: 4.36 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 7.56
Current: 4.36

2.6
7.56
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.66
ZBRA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
52% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ZBRA: 1.66 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 5.07
Current: 1.66

0.73
5.07
Price/Median PS Value 1.23
ZBRA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 1775 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ZBRA: 1.23 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.43
Current: 1.23

0.53
2.43
Price/Graham Number 2.15
ZBRA's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
58% of the 1423 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ZBRA: 2.15 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 3.49
Current: 2.15

1.32
3.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.80
ZBRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1744 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. ZBRA: 5.80 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 15.5
Current: 5.8

2.9
15.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.23
ZBRA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1136 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. ZBRA: 2.23 )
ZBRA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 14.7
Current: 2.23

1.2
14.7

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
Compare:UTX, MMM, ARG, AP, EMR » details
Traded in other countries:ZT1A.Germany
Zebra Technologies Corporation is a Delaware corporation. It designs, manufactures, sells and supports a broad range of direct thermal and thermal transfer label printers, radio frequency identification printer/encoders, dye sublimation card printers, related accessories and support software. Through the Specialty Printing Group (SPG), it designs, manufactures and sells specialty printing devices that print variable information on demand at the point of issuance. These devices are used worldwide by manufacturers, service and retail organizations and governments for automatic identification, data collection and personal identification in applications that improve productivity, deliver better customer service and provide more effective security. The Company's product range consists of direct thermal and thermal transfer label and receipt printers, passive radio frequency identification (RFID) printer/encoders and dye sublimation card printers. It also sells a comprehensive range of specialty supplies consisting of self-adhesive labels, thermal transfer ribbons, thermal printheads, batteries and other accessories, including software for label design and printer network management. It considers its direct competition in bar code label and receipt printing to be producers of on-demand thermal transfer and direct thermal label printing systems, printer/encoders, mobile printers and supplies.

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