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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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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.51
BELFA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 2242 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. BELFA: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BELFA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 0.51
Equity-to-Asset 0.38
BELFA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. BELFA: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BELFA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.83 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.38
0.3
0.91
Interest Coverage 4.93
BELFA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1799 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 55.20 vs. BELFA: 4.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BELFA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.39  Med: 155.68 Max: No Debt
Current: 4.93
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.03
Beneish M-Score: -2.46
WACC vs ROIC
5.49%
18.73%
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 % 5.88
BELFA's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
89% of the 2217 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. BELFA: 5.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BELFA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.3  Med: 2.64 Max: 9.84
Current: 5.88
-15.3
9.84
Net Margin % 7.43
BELFA's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
88% of the 2219 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. BELFA: 7.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BELFA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.96  Med: 1.53 Max: 10.16
Current: 7.43
-12.96
10.16
ROE % 23.85
BELFA's ROE % is ranked lower than
93% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. BELFA: 23.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BELFA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.12  Med: 2.76 Max: 23.85
Current: 23.85
-33.12
23.85
ROA % 8.38
BELFA's ROA % is ranked lower than
90% of the 2247 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. BELFA: 8.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BELFA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.9  Med: 1.59 Max: 9.37
Current: 8.38
-12.9
9.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 19.13
BELFA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 2238 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. BELFA: 19.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BELFA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.63  Med: 7.73 Max: 31.32
Current: 19.13
-49.63
31.32
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 11.10
BELFA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 1986 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. BELFA: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BELFA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.9  Med: 9.7 Max: 110.1
Current: 11.1
-34.9
110.1
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-08-03 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

BELFA Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Mario Gabelli 229,100 sh (+0.22%)
Jim Simons 17,300 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 90,055 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2016

BELFA Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 17,700 sh (+2.31%)
Chuck Royce 90,055 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 228,300 sh (-0.35%)
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Q4 2016

BELFA Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 19,600 sh (+10.73%)
Chuck Royce 89,255 sh (-0.89%)
Mario Gabelli 221,000 sh (-3.20%)
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Q1 2017

BELFA Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Mario Gabelli 234,100 sh (+5.93%)
Jim Simons 20,000 sh (+2.04%)
Chuck Royce 89,255 sh (unchged)
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components    NAICS: 334416    SIC: 3677
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Headquarter Location:USA
Bel Fuse Inc designs, manufactures and markets products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. Its products are used in the networking, telecommunications, computing, military, aerospace, transportation and broadcasting industries.

Bel Fuse Inc was incorporated in 1949 under the laws of New Jersey. The Company designs, manufactures and markets products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. These products are used in the networking, telecommunications, computing, military, aerospace, transportation and broadcasting industries. The Company's portfolio of products also finds application in the automotive, medical and consumer electronics markets. The Company operates in one industry with three reportable operating segments, which are geographic in nature. The segments consist of North America, Asia and Europe. The Company's products are under three categories: Magnetic Solutions, Power Solutions & Protection and Connectivity Solutions. The product line consists of Integrated Connector Modules, Power Transformers, SMD Power Inductors & SMPS Transformers, Discrete Components, Front-End Power Supplies, Board-Mount Power Products, Industrial Power Products, Module Products, Circuit Protection, Expanded Beam Fiber Optic Connectors, Cable Assemblies and Active Optical Devices (transceivers and media converters), Copper-based Connectors / Cable Assemblies-FQIS, RF Connectors, Cable Assemblies, Microwave Devices and Low Loss Cable, & RJ Connectors and Cable Assemblies. The Company has multiple suppliers for raw materials that the Company purchases. The Company has contractual agreements with suppliers to assure a continuing supply of critical components. The Company sells its products to customers throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Sales are made through one of three channels: direct strategic account managers, regional sales managers working with independent sales representative organizations or authorized distributors. The Company competes with independent companies and divisions of companies that manufacture products that are competitive with one or more of the Company's products. The Company has acquired a number of patents in the U.S., Europe and Asia and has additional patent applications pending relating to its products.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 8.55
BELFA's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 20.77 vs. BELFA: 8.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
BELFA' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.11  Med: 18.97 Max: 249.29
Current: 8.55
8.11
249.29
PE Ratio without NRI 8.55
BELFA's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 20.76 vs. BELFA: 8.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
BELFA' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.12  Med: 18.97 Max: 249.29
Current: 8.55
8.12
249.29
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 11.14
BELFA's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 18.08 vs. BELFA: 11.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
BELFA' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.85  Med: 17.38 Max: 695.77
Current: 11.14
2.85
695.77
PB Ratio 1.76
BELFA's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. BELFA: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BELFA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.49
Current: 1.76
0.49
2.49
PS Ratio 0.57
BELFA's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BELFA: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BELFA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.74
Current: 0.57
0.28
1.74
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 13.05
BELFA's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
68% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. BELFA: 13.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
BELFA' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.89  Med: 19.91 Max: 137.89
Current: 13.05
2.89
137.89
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.65
BELFA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
67% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.97 vs. BELFA: 9.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BELFA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.45  Med: 12.97 Max: 57.09
Current: 9.65
2.45
57.09
EV-to-EBIT 11.70
BELFA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 2054 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. BELFA: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BELFA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -80.5  Med: 8.95 Max: 152.6
Current: 11.7
-80.5
152.6
EV-to-EBITDA 6.77
BELFA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. BELFA: 6.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BELFA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.5  Med: 6.4 Max: 20.6
Current: 6.77
-56.5
20.6
Current Ratio 2.88
BELFA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. BELFA: 2.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BELFA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 5.03 Max: 8.54
Current: 2.88
2.3
8.54
Quick Ratio 1.74
BELFA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. BELFA: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BELFA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 3.6 Max: 7.13
Current: 1.74
1.49
7.13
Days Inventory 92.28
BELFA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
63% of the 2159 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 vs. BELFA: 92.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BELFA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.73  Med: 82.29 Max: 92.28
Current: 92.28
67.73
92.28
Days Sales Outstanding 53.88
BELFA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 77.75 vs. BELFA: 53.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BELFA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.37  Med: 64.69 Max: 74.64
Current: 53.88
48.37
74.64
Days Payable 43.33
BELFA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
68% of the 1756 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 60.05 vs. BELFA: 43.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BELFA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.02  Med: 34.94 Max: 56.55
Current: 43.33
24.02
56.55

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield % 1.15
BELFA's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
75% of the 1793 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. BELFA: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BELFA' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.34 Max: 3.04
Current: 1.15
0.51
3.04
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.09
BELFA's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. BELFA: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
BELFA' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.24 Max: 1.4
Current: 0.09
0.09
1.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.13
BELFA's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1734 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. BELFA: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.13
BELFA's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
74% of the 2210 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. BELFA: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BELFA' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.34 Max: 3.04
Current: 1.13
0.51
3.04
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.50
BELFA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. BELFA: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BELFA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.1  Med: -1 Max: 2.1
Current: -1.5
-4.1
2.1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.07
BELFA's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
77% of the 2121 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. BELFA: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BELFA' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 2 Max: 31.17
Current: 4.07
0.77
31.17
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.70
BELFA's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. BELFA: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BELFA' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.67
Current: 0.7
0
1.67
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.76
BELFA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1941 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. BELFA: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BELFA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.55 Max: 4.8
Current: 0.76
0
4.8
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.61
BELFA's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. BELFA: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
BELFA' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.87 Max: 9.66
Current: 0.61
0
9.66
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.24
BELFA's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1465 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BELFA: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
BELFA' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.29 Max: 13.14
Current: 1.24
0
13.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.55
BELFA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 2702 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. BELFA: 8.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BELFA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 8.7 Max: 124861.1
Current: 8.55
0.7
124861.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 33.95
BELFA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
91% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. BELFA: 33.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
BELFA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.2  Med: 5.8 Max: 41.9
Current: 33.95
-14.2
41.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $492.6
EPS (TTM) $ 2.74
Beta1.27
Short Percentage of Float0.22%
52-Week Range $15.00 - 26.97
Shares Outstanding (Mil)12.01
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Bel Fuse Inc. Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend on Its Class A and Class B Shares May 11 2016 
Bel Reschedules First Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call to May 6, 2016 Apr 27 2016 
Bel Will Report First Quarter 2016 Results on April 28, 2016 Apr 18 2016 
Bel Fuse Announces Prospective Changes in Its Board of Directors Mar 04 2016 
What the Gurus Bought this Week Sep 20 2013 
Gabelli Makes Three Real Time Buys from the Tech Sector Sep 19 2013 
Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: CVH, PBT, VCRA, JAKK, BELFA May 08 2013 
Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Universal Insurance Holdings Inc, Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc, Bel Fuse I Jun 30 2012 
Ex-Dividend Date Reminder for January 12, 2012 Jan 11 2012 
Bel Fuse Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 06 2010 

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Bel Announces Retirement of Colin Dunn, VP of Finance Feb 17 2017
Bel Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results Feb 17 2017
Bel Will Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results on February 17, 2017 Feb 09 2017
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Bel Will Participate in Needham Growth Conference Dec 29 2016
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