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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 : 8/10

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industry
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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
MAGS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. MAGS: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
MAGS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.13 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.81
MAGS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
89% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. MAGS: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
MAGS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.81
0.34
0.81
Interest Coverage 0.13
MAGS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.35 vs. MAGS: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MAGS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 6.74 Max: 11.52
Current: 0.13
0.13
11.52
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 4.48
WACC vs ROIC
8.93%
0.84%
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 : 4/10

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Operating Margin % 0.84
MAGS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
71% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. MAGS: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
MAGS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.5  Med: 2.02 Max: 11.07
Current: 0.84
-25.5
11.07
Net Margin % -5.05
MAGS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
76% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. MAGS: -5.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
MAGS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.09  Med: 2.06 Max: 11.11
Current: -5.05
-57.09
11.11
ROE % -4.90
MAGS's ROE % is ranked lower than
75% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.85 vs. MAGS: -4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
MAGS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.71  Med: 2.27 Max: 24.91
Current: -4.9
-67.71
24.91
ROA % -3.77
MAGS's ROA % is ranked lower than
76% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. MAGS: -3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
MAGS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.09  Med: 1.39 Max: 13
Current: -3.77
-30.09
13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 0.75
MAGS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
73% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.29 vs. MAGS: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
MAGS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.27  Med: 4.54 Max: 54.08
Current: 0.75
-41.27
54.08
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 7.60
MAGS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. MAGS: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
MAGS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.4  Med: 5.8 Max: 16.2
Current: 7.6
-23.4
16.2
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Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Security & Protection Services  
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Headquarter Location:Israel
Magal Security Systems Ltd develops, manufactures, markets and sells computerized security systems. Its systems are used to protect aircraft, national borders and sensitive facilities, including military bases, power plant installations, among others.

Magal Security Systems Ltd is incorporated under the laws of the State of Israel on March 27, 1984. The Company is a provider of products and solutions for physical and cyber security, safety and site management. It develops, manufacture, market and sells comprehensive computerized security systems to high profile customers. The Company systems are used in more than 80 countries to protect sensitive facilities, including national borders, military bases, power plants, airports, seaports, prisons, industrial sites, oil and gas facilities, refineries, Olympic villages and stadiums and municipalities from intrusion, crime, sabotage or vandalism to infrastructure, assets and personnel. Its revenues are derived from three operating segments: Perimeter Products, Turnkey Projects and Cyber segment. The Perimeter Products segment sells its products worldwide and this segment includes the operations of Senstar Canada, Senstar Germany, Senstar U.K. and Senstar Inc. as one reporting unit within the Perimeter Products segment. The Israeli operations of the Perimeter Products segment as well as the Spanish operations are considered as two separate reporting units within that segment. The Turnkey Projects segment has operations including a number of reporting units operating in Israel, Mexico, Romania, Colombia and a division of Senstar Canada. The Cyber segment has operation mainly in the U.S. and in Israel. The Company's portfolio of mission critical infrastructure and site protection technologies includes a variety of smart fences and barriers, fence mounted sensors, virtual (volumetric) fences and gates, buried and concealed detection systems and a sophisticated protection package for sub-surface intrusion. In outdoor video motion detection, or VMD, and IVA applications, it deliver IP technology and traditional CCTV solutions. Based on its integrated solutions are based on a broad in-house product portfolio, complemented by OEM and third party products. Its manufacturing operations consist of designing and developing its products, fabricating and assembling components and finished products, quality control and final testing. It has 14 patents issued and has 5 patent applications pending in the U.S. and in several other countries and has obtained licenses to use proprietary technologies developed by third parties. The Company competes mainly in the market for perimeter intrusion detection systems, or PIDS, and turnkey projects and solutions.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 1.26
MAGS's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. MAGS: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MAGS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.24 Max: 2.12
Current: 1.26
0.75
2.12
PS Ratio 1.33
MAGS's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. MAGS: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MAGS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.07
Current: 1.33
0.36
2.07
EV-to-EBIT 298.61
MAGS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.95 vs. MAGS: 298.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MAGS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -571.2  Med: 5.8 Max: 372.6
Current: 298.61
-571.2
372.6
EV-to-EBITDA 298.61
MAGS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.41 vs. MAGS: 298.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MAGS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -571.2  Med: 5.8 Max: 372.6
Current: 298.61
-571.2
372.6
EV-to-Revenue 1.25
MAGS's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
59% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. MAGS: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
MAGS' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.7 Max: 2.2
Current: 1.25
0.1
2.2
Current Ratio 4.66
MAGS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. MAGS: 4.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MAGS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 2.3 Max: 4.66
Current: 4.66
1.31
4.66
Quick Ratio 4.20
MAGS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. MAGS: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MAGS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.82 Max: 4.2
Current: 4.2
1.06
4.2
Days Inventory 77.21
MAGS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
59% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.84 vs. MAGS: 77.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MAGS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 69.95  Med: 94.31 Max: 177.42
Current: 77.21
69.95
177.42
Days Sales Outstanding 61.71
MAGS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
56% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.88 vs. MAGS: 61.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MAGS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.51  Med: 93.89 Max: 165.21
Current: 61.71
54.51
165.21
Days Payable 24.68
MAGS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
77% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 53.56 vs. MAGS: 24.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MAGS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.68  Med: 48.01 Max: 127.74
Current: 24.68
24.68
127.74

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -10.30
MAGS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. MAGS: -10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MAGS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.7  Med: -3 Max: 0
Current: -10.3
-15.7
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 1.84
MAGS's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.91 vs. MAGS: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
MAGS' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 2.33 Max: 10.9
Current: 1.84
1.04
10.9
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.57
MAGS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. MAGS: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
MAGS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.45 Max: 4.27
Current: 1.57
0.62
4.27
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.56
MAGS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. MAGS: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
MAGS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.67 Max: 5.33
Current: 1.56
0.7
5.33
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.39
MAGS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. MAGS: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MAGS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.13 Max: 3.64
Current: 1.39
0.39
3.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 0.33
MAGS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. MAGS: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MAGS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1084.5  Med: 3.5 Max: 620.3
Current: 0.33
-1084.5
620.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $69.18
EPS (TTM) $ -0.09
Beta1.15
Short Percentage of Float2.20%
52-Week Range $4.13 - 8.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)23.01

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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