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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 : 4/10

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Cash to Debt 0.05
ZBRA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 1790 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. ZBRA: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ZBRA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 3037.58 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05
Equity to Asset 0.17
ZBRA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 1709 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. ZBRA: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ZBRA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.88 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.17
0.17
0.93
Interest Coverage 0.35
ZBRA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
98% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 33.85 vs. ZBRA: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ZBRA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 6627.1 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.35
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.70
M-Score: -2.78
WACC vs ROIC
8.38%
1.77%
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 1.92
ZBRA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1771 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. ZBRA: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ZBRA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.57  Med: 13 Max: 18.51
Current: 1.92
-1.57
18.51
Net-margin (%) -3.16
ZBRA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. ZBRA: -3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ZBRA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.93  Med: 10.36 Max: 17.76
Current: -3.16
-3.93
17.76
ROE (%) -12.64
ZBRA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 1734 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. ZBRA: -12.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ZBRA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.03  Med: 10.28 Max: 23.18
Current: -12.64
-14.03
23.18
ROA (%) -2.26
ZBRA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1789 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. ZBRA: -2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ZBRA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.08  Med: 9.29 Max: 19.65
Current: -2.26
-4.08
19.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.96
ZBRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1782 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.52 vs. ZBRA: 11.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ZBRA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.7  Med: 48.33 Max: 77.69
Current: 11.96
-6.7
77.69
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 55.00
ZBRA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1579 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. ZBRA: 55.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ZBRA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 12.2 Max: 55
Current: 55
3
55
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 25.80
ZBRA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. ZBRA: 25.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ZBRA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.9  Med: 6.4 Max: 119.4
Current: 25.8
-46.9
119.4
» ZBRA's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-10)


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

ZBRA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Robert Olstein 126,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 42,131 sh (New)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (+275.00%)
John Rogers 402,070 sh (+16.05%)
Columbia Wanger 463,458 sh (+7.15%)
Westport Asset Management 207,500 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 72,353 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 598,794 sh (-4.98%)
Mario Gabelli 87,995 sh (-13.87%)
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Q4 2015

ZBRA Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 5,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 228,331 sh (+441.95%)
John Rogers 974,716 sh (+142.42%)
Robert Olstein 184,000 sh (+46.03%)
Westport Asset Management 207,500 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 84,345 sh (-4.15%)
Chuck Royce 486,794 sh (-18.70%)
Columbia Wanger 341,832 sh (-26.24%)
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Q1 2016

ZBRA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

RS Investment Management 697,436 sh (New)
John Rogers 1,523,125 sh (+56.26%)
Robert Olstein 259,900 sh (+41.25%)
Westport Asset Management 207,500 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,100 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,000 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 405,794 sh (-16.64%)
Mario Gabelli 40,325 sh (-52.19%)
» More
Q2 2016

ZBRA Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Richard Snow 52,130 sh (New)
John Rogers 2,201,394 sh (+44.53%)
Robert Olstein 330,540 sh (+27.18%)
Mario Gabelli 41,475 sh (+2.85%)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Chuck Royce 345,194 sh (-14.93%)
Westport Asset Management 173,400 sh (-16.43%)
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Zebra Technologies Corp designs, manufactures, sells and supports direct thermal and thermal transfer label printers, radio frequency identification printer/encoders, dye sublimation card printers, real-time locating solutions, and support software.

Zebra Technologies Corp 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 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. Zebra also designs and sells solutions incorporating active RFID and ultra wideband radio (UWB) technologies. 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. The Company face competition in its printing business from many printer companies, including include Argox, Avery Dennison, Bixolon, Blue Bamboo, Boca Systems, Brother International, Canon; CIM, Citizen; Cognitive TPG, Custom, Danaher, Datacard, Datamax-O'Neil, a unit of Dover Corporation, Dymo, a Newell Rubbermaid Company.

Guru Investment Theses on Zebra Technologies Corp

John Rogers Comments on Zebra Technologies Corp - Jan 22, 2016

We also purchased shares of Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ZBRA), the leading global supplier of thermal printing solutions. A current holding in our small cap separate account portfolio (and also an Ariel Fund holding more than a decade ago), we added this bar-code maker to the Fund because we view Zebra as an industry leader with a strong management team, positioned to benefit from global demand for asset tracking solutions.

From John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio)' fourth quarter 2015 Ariel Fund Commentary.

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Chuck Royce Comments on Zebra Technologies - Oct 08, 2014

The Energy, Information Technology, Materials, and Financials sectors also posted solid net gains in the first half. Zebra Technologies (ZBRA) manufactures specialized printers, including direct thermal and thermal transfer label printers and radio frequency identification (RFID) printers and encoders. The firm announced strong fiscal fourth-quarter results early in 2014 that showed accelerating demand for its bar code printers and consumables after a period of channel destocking. It’s shares jumped again in April on news of Zebra’s announcement of its intent to purchase Motorola Solutions’ enterprise business, which adds mobile computing and data capture to the firm’s existing portfolio of technologies. We were happy to hold a good-sized stake in the stock at the end of the period.

From Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio)’s Royce Premier Fund Second Quarter 2014 Manager Commentary.

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Top Ranked Articles about Zebra Technologies Corp

John Rogers Comments on Zebra Technologies Corp Guru stock highlight
We also purchased shares of Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ZBRA), the leading global supplier of thermal printing solutions. A current holding in our small cap separate account portfolio (and also an Ariel Fund holding more than a decade ago), we added this bar-code maker to the Fund because we view Zebra as an industry leader with a strong management team, positioned to benefit from global demand for asset tracking solutions. Read more...

Ratios

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Forward P/E 13.00
ZBRA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 18.83 vs. ZBRA: 13.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 31.28
ZBRA's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
70% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.74 vs. ZBRA: 31.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
ZBRA' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.53  Med: 22.11 Max: 168.39
Current: 31.28
12.53
168.39
P/B 4.43
ZBRA's P/B is ranked lower than
81% of the 1671 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. ZBRA: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ZBRA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 2.68 Max: 6.34
Current: 4.43
1.24
6.34
P/S 1.00
ZBRA's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 1740 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. ZBRA: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ZBRA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 2.33 Max: 4.86
Current: 1
0.68
4.86
PFCF 34.47
ZBRA's PFCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.81 vs. ZBRA: 34.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ZBRA' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.42  Med: 21.25 Max: 349.72
Current: 34.47
11.42
349.72
POCF 16.96
ZBRA's POCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.26 vs. ZBRA: 16.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ZBRA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.93  Med: 16.35 Max: 44.77
Current: 16.96
7.93
44.77
EV-to-EBIT 93.43
ZBRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
92% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.06 vs. ZBRA: 93.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ZBRA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -80.7  Med: 14 Max: 1078.7
Current: 93.43
-80.7
1078.7
EV-to-EBITDA 16.93
ZBRA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
67% of the 1465 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.12 vs. ZBRA: 16.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ZBRA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -397.5  Med: 12.2 Max: 53.3
Current: 16.93
-397.5
53.3
Shiller P/E 76.07
ZBRA's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
88% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 25.85 vs. ZBRA: 76.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ZBRA' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.58  Med: 28.66 Max: 88.32
Current: 76.07
12.58
88.32
Current Ratio 1.42
ZBRA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 1642 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ZBRA: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ZBRA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 7.1 Max: 14.78
Current: 1.42
1.42
14.78
Quick Ratio 1.00
ZBRA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ZBRA: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ZBRA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 5.9 Max: 13.53
Current: 1
1
13.53
Days Inventory 72.90
ZBRA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
65% of the 1714 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 98.17 vs. ZBRA: 72.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ZBRA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65.9  Med: 74.43 Max: 105.25
Current: 72.9
65.9
105.25
Days Sales Outstanding 64.06
ZBRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 1352 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 78.02 vs. ZBRA: 64.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ZBRA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.06  Med: 62.56 Max: 146.57
Current: 64.06
57.06
146.57
Days Payable 64.70
ZBRA's Days Payable is ranked higher than
53% of the 1319 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 60.65 vs. ZBRA: 64.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ZBRA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.67  Med: 26.79 Max: 133.66
Current: 64.7
16.67
133.66

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.80
ZBRA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. ZBRA: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ZBRA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.1  Med: 0.3 Max: 6.3
Current: -0.8
-9.1
6.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 1.48
ZBRA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. ZBRA: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ZBRA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.72 Max: 5.07
Current: 1.48
0.72
5.07
Price/Median PS Value 0.44
ZBRA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 1639 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ZBRA: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ZBRA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.19 Max: 2.99
Current: 0.44
0.31
2.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.10
ZBRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1759 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. ZBRA: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ZBRA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 6.8 Max: 16.4
Current: 1.1
0.1
16.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.49
ZBRA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.47 vs. ZBRA: 16.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ZBRA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2  Med: 4.7 Max: 18.1
Current: 16.49
-2
18.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,595
EPS (TTM) $ -2.21
Beta1.57
Short Percentage of Float9.59%
52-Week Range $46.13 - 88.02
Shares Outstanding (Mil)52.77

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 3,599 3,695
EPS ($) 5.43 6.20
EPS w/o NRI ($) 5.43 6.20
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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