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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.50
BDC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 2288 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. BDC: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BDC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.29 Max: 1.48
Current: 0.5
0
1.48
Equity-to-Asset 0.39
BDC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 2227 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. BDC: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BDC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.2  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.39
-0.2
0.64
Interest Coverage 2.49
BDC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
90% of the 1846 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 50.56 vs. BDC: 2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BDC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.34 Max: 8.02
Current: 2.49
0.87
8.02
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 2.26
Beneish M-Score: -2.60
WACC vs ROIC
13.66%
9.96%
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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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 9.90
BDC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
75% of the 2270 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. BDC: 9.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BDC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.06  Med: 7.32 Max: 10.86
Current: 9.9
-17.06
10.86
Net Margin % 5.80
BDC's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
65% of the 2270 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. BDC: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BDC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.04  Med: 5.21 Max: 10.57
Current: 5.8
-18.04
10.57
ROE % 9.33
BDC's ROE % is ranked higher than
66% of the 2244 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. BDC: 9.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BDC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.03  Med: 11.2 Max: 25.82
Current: 9.33
-44.03
25.82
ROA % 3.83
BDC's ROA % is ranked higher than
57% of the 2299 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. BDC: 3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BDC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.42  Med: 3.74 Max: 8.9
Current: 3.83
-19.42
8.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 53.87
BDC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
91% of the 2292 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.12 vs. BDC: 53.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BDC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.36  Med: 34.44 Max: 59.37
Current: 53.87
-53.36
59.37
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 6.20
BDC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
65% of the 2051 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. BDC: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BDC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.5  Med: 10.3 Max: 41.6
Current: 6.2
-15.5
41.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 9.50
BDC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 1708 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. BDC: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BDC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.5  Med: 10 Max: 45.3
Current: 9.5
-27.5
45.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 4.20
BDC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 1577 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. BDC: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
BDC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.6  Med: 18.1 Max: 106.5
Current: 4.2
-50.6
106.5
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BDCPRB103.293.07B

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components    NAICS: 331420    SIC: 3357
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Traded in other countries:QCTA.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Belden Inc is a signal transmission solutions company. The Company provides Broadcast Solutions, Enterprise Connectivity Solutions, Industrial Connectivity Solutions Industrial IT Solutions, and Network Security Solutions.

Belden provides signal transmission products to distributors, end users, installers, and original-equipment manufacturers. The firm operates in five segments: broadcast, for television broadcast, cable, and satellite industries; enterprise connectivity, which provides network infrastructure for the enterprise; industrial connectivity, which provides networking components and machine connectivity products; industrial IT, which provides networking systems; and network security, which provides threat protection, security, and compliance products. A majority of the firm's revenue is generated in Asia, and rest in the Americas and Europe.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 27.97
BDC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 1654 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 21.73 vs. BDC: 27.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
BDC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.51  Med: 25.24 Max: 138.29
Current: 27.97
4.51
138.29
Forward PE Ratio 14.77
BDC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. BDC: 14.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 27.97
BDC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
63% of the 1661 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 21.74 vs. BDC: 27.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
BDC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.51  Med: 26.91 Max: 140.36
Current: 27.97
4.51
140.36
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 13.40
BDC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
65% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. BDC: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
BDC' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.94  Med: 14.56 Max: 1291.54
Current: 13.4
5.94
1291.54
PB Ratio 2.11
BDC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. BDC: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BDC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 2.34 Max: 5.03
Current: 2.11
0.44
5.03
PS Ratio 1.35
BDC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 2248 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. BDC: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BDC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.35
0.22
1.99
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 13.21
BDC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
60% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 17.43 vs. BDC: 13.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
BDC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.01  Med: 14.62 Max: 155.98
Current: 13.21
4.01
155.98
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.88
BDC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
55% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 12.13 vs. BDC: 10.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BDC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.56  Med: 10.99 Max: 48.39
Current: 10.88
2.56
48.39
EV-to-EBIT 16.86
BDC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 1718 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 16.09 vs. BDC: 16.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BDC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.1  Med: 16.8 Max: 58
Current: 16.86
-4.1
58
EV-to-EBITDA 10.46
BDC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
54% of the 1819 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 12.06 vs. BDC: 10.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BDC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.9  Med: 11.3 Max: 25.9
Current: 10.46
-4.9
25.9
PEG Ratio 1.50
BDC's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 836 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. BDC: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
BDC' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.91 Max: 14.29
Current: 1.5
0.94
14.29
Shiller PE Ratio 66.20
BDC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 31.68 vs. BDC: 66.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BDC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.98  Med: 64.92 Max: 512.86
Current: 66.2
8.98
512.86
Current Ratio 2.83
BDC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 2265 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. BDC: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BDC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 2.61 Max: 5
Current: 2.83
0.86
5
Quick Ratio 2.42
BDC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 2265 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. BDC: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BDC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.67 Max: 4.1
Current: 2.42
0.44
4.1
Days Inventory 53.46
BDC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
66% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.16 vs. BDC: 53.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BDC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.98  Med: 56.14 Max: 67.47
Current: 53.46
48.98
67.47
Days Sales Outstanding 58.87
BDC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 1858 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 73.80 vs. BDC: 58.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BDC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.18  Med: 60.08 Max: 70.54
Current: 58.87
53.18
70.54
Days Payable 69.42
BDC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
62% of the 1789 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 57.82 vs. BDC: 69.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BDC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.68  Med: 58.53 Max: 70.59
Current: 69.42
40.68
70.59

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.27
BDC's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
94% of the 1836 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. BDC: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BDC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.48 Max: 2.36
Current: 0.27
0.21
2.36
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.08
BDC's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BDC: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
BDC' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.11 Max: 0.21
Current: 0.08
0.07
0.21
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.27
BDC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
96% of the 1752 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. BDC: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.27
BDC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
93% of the 2283 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. BDC: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BDC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.48 Max: 2.36
Current: 0.27
0.21
2.36
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.00
BDC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1383 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. BDC: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BDC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29  Med: -1.3 Max: 2.6
Current: 1
-29
2.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.11
BDC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BDC: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BDC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.2 Max: 37.74
Current: 1.11
0.43
37.74
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.19
BDC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 2142 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. BDC: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BDC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.86
Current: 1.19
0.29
2.86
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.13
BDC's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. BDC: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
BDC' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.26 Max: 14.22
Current: 1.13
0.47
14.22
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.96
BDC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
60% of the 2296 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. BDC: 5.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BDC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.2  Med: 5.3 Max: 23.1
Current: 5.96
-52.2
23.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 29.29
BDC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
87% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. BDC: 29.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
BDC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 7 Max: 30.1
Current: 29.29
2.5
30.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,366.56
EPS (TTM) $ 2.65
Beta2.44
Short Percentage of Float9.17%
52-Week Range $54.97 - 81.33
Shares Outstanding (Mil)42.27

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 2,396 2,471 2,560
EPS ($) 5.01 5.50 5.72
EPS without NRI ($) 5.01 5.50 5.72
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.20 0.20 0.20
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