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Knowles Corp

$ 16.71 -0.29 (-1.71%)
Volume: 712,554 Avg Vol (1m): 843,834
Market Cap $: 1.52 Bil Enterprise Value $: 1.65 Bil
P/E (TTM): 24.20 P/B: 1.24
Earnings Power Value 37.25
Net Current Asset Value -0.15
Tangible Book 2.95
Projected FCF 14.29
Median P/S Value 17.45
Graham Number 6.77
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 7/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.24
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
72.71% of 568 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 64620.22, Med: 2, Min: 0.01
KN: 0.24
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.02, Med: 0.16, Max: 66
Current: 0.24
0.02
66
Equity-to-Asset 0.77
Equity-to-Asset ranked higher than
72.09% of 559 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 1, Med: 0.58, Min: -162.14
KN: 0.77
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.59, Med: 0.67, Max: 0.87
Current: 0.77
0.59
0.87
Debt-to-Equity 0.14
Debt-to-Equity ranked higher than
65.05% of 412 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 177.41, Med: 0.29, Min: 0.01
KN: 0.14
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0.3, Max: 0.45
Current: 0.14
0
0.45
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.29
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
50.44% of 341 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 2415.06, Med: 2.05, Min: 0.01
KN: 1.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.01, Med: 2.09, Max: 2.65
Current: 1.29
0.01
2.65
Interest Coverage 5.23
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
88.76% of 427 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 1774033, Med: 67.87, Min: 0.01
KN: 5.23
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.37, Med: 3.49, Max: 20.07
Current: 5.23
2.37
20.07
Piotroski F-Score 7
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9
Altman Z-Score 3.28
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.46
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 6.55%
WACC 10.2%

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 9.78
Operating Margin ranked higher than
59.47% of 565 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 341.09, Med: 3.4, Min: -1532200
KN: 9.78
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.49, Med: 11.08, Max: 14.89
Current: 9.78
6.49
14.89
Net Margin % 7.88
Net Margin ranked higher than
76.86% of 566 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 738.28, Med: 2.84, Min: -1525300
KN: 7.88
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -31.02, Med: 7.64, Max: 10.01
Current: 7.88
-31.02
10.01
ROE % 5.59
ROE ranked higher than
57.35% of 551 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 123.14, Med: 4.85, Min: -925.45
KN: 5.59
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: -20.85, Med: 5.78, Max: 13.32
Current: 5.59
-20.85
13.32
ROA % 4.19
ROA ranked higher than
62.70% of 571 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 215.5, Med: 2.42, Min: -5413.65
KN: 4.19
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: -12.65, Med: 4.37, Max: 7.71
Current: 4.19
-12.65
7.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 21.30
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
53.53% of 566 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 7958.33, Med: 10.41, Min: -16763.36
KN: 21.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.27, Med: 22.82, Max: 55.9
Current: 21.3
8.27
55.9
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 3.10
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked lower than
76.24% of 505 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 460.9, Med: 1.9, Min: -100
KN: 1.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -16, Med: -8.5, Max: 1.5
Current: 1.5
-16
1.5
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate -8.40
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
91.45% of 386 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 448.1, Med: 8.6, Min: -478.2
KN: -9.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -31.9, Med: -13.3, Max: 7.8
Current: -9.8
-31.9
7.8
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 53.30
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked lower than
95.26% of 359 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 451.2, Med: 5.9, Min: -220.8
KN: 53.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: -63.2, Max: 53.3
Current: 53.3
0
53.3

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Business Description

Industry Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS : 334290    SIC : 3651
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Traded in other countries 1K3.Germany
Address 1151 Maplewood Drive, Itasca, IL, USA, 60143
Knowles Corporation is a provider of audio processing and specialty component solutions. The firm operates in two segments: mobile consumer electronics, which designs and manufactures acoustic products including microphones and audio processing technologies used in consumer electronic devices; and specialty components, which manufactures components for use in medical and life science applications, communication infrastructure, and other markets. A large majority of the firm's revenue is generated in Asia, with the rest coming from the United States, Europe, and other countries.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 23.51
PE Ratio ranked higher than
60.27% of 365 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 2025, Med: 23.78, Min: 0.1
KN: 23.51
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 16.8, Med: 65.79, Max: 1663
Current: 23.51
16.8
1663
Forward PE Ratio 14.84
Forward P/E ranked higher than
62.12% of 66 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 256.41, Med: 18.35, Min: 2.5
KN: 14.84
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 24.20
PE without NRI ranked lower than
96.74% of 368 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 3400, Med: 24.9, Min: 0.1
KN: 24.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.75, Med: 26.32, Max: 620
Current: 24.2
5.75
620
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 269.51
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
73.13% of 227 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 8633.8, Med: 22.7, Min: 0.82
KN: 269.51
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 17.88, Med: 50.69, Max: 308.06
Current: 269.51
17.88
308.06
PB Ratio 1.24
PB Ratio ranked higher than
75.91% of 548 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 155, Med: 1.94, Min: 0.03
KN: 1.24
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.88, Med: 1.32, Max: 2.12
Current: 1.24
0.88
2.12
PS Ratio 1.85
PS Ratio ranked lower than
57.35% of 551 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 777.78, Med: 1.41, Min: 0.01
KN: 1.85
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.15, Med: 1.93, Max: 2.68
Current: 1.85
1.15
2.68
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 77.37
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
69.07% of 194 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 9675, Med: 20.39, Min: 1.16
KN: 77.37
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 18.47, Med: 37.43, Max: 159.04
Current: 77.37
18.47
159.04
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 16.78
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
51.76% of 255 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 34500, Med: 13.86, Min: 1.15
KN: 16.78
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.39, Med: 14.99, Max: 46.46
Current: 16.78
10.39
46.46
EV-to-EBIT 20.79
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
73.88% of 379 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 3831.81, Med: 19.71, Min: 0.18
KN: 20.79
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: -1532.7, Med: 32, Max: 286
Current: 20.79
-1532.7
286
EV-to-EBITDA 12.54
EV-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
50.24% of 416 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 9413.04, Med: 14.44, Min: 0.18
KN: 12.54
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.8, Med: 13.6, Max: 20.3
Current: 12.54
4.8
20.3
EV-to-Revenue 1.99
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
57.30% of 562 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 258745, Med: 1.37, Min: 0.02
KN: 1.99
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.5, Med: 2.2, Max: 3.4
Current: 1.99
1.5
3.4
Current Ratio 2.71
Current Ratio ranked higher than
63.37% of 546 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 104.95, Med: 2.03, Min: 0.01
KN: 2.71
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.61, Med: 2.2, Max: 2.71
Current: 2.71
1.61
2.71
Quick Ratio 1.46
Quick Ratio ranked higher than
56.51% of 545 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 104.95, Med: 1.55, Min: 0.02
KN: 1.46
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.01, Med: 1.36, Max: 1.78
Current: 1.46
1.01
1.78
Days Inventory 110.15
Days Inventory ranked lower than
64.68% of 538 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 967.25, Med: 76.06, Min: 0.02
KN: 110.15
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 34.28, Med: 86.19, Max: 110.15
Current: 110.15
34.28
110.15
Days Sales Outstanding 57.51
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
53.73% of 510 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 915.23, Med: 71.93, Min: 0.16
KN: 57.51
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 57.51, Med: 67.54, Max: 94.26
Current: 57.51
57.51
94.26
Days Payable 52.09
Days Payable ranked higher than
52.52% of 457 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 735.58, Med: 65.77, Min: 0.05
KN: 52.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 51.97, Med: 66.75, Max: 112.27
Current: 52.09
51.97
112.27

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -0.70
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
55.82% of 378 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 63.7, Med: -3, Min: -8092.2
KN: -0.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.7, Med: -1.3, Max: 0
Current: -0.7
-1.7
0

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 5.66
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
81.78% of 516 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 201.13, Med: 2.43, Min: 0.03
KN: 5.66
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.5, Med: 35.25, Max: 360
Current: 5.66
4.5
360
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.17
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
100.00% of 296 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 119.48, Med: 1.57, Min: 0.05
KN: 1.17
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.96, Med: 1.21, Max: 1.26
Current: 1.17
0.96
1.26
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.96
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked higher than
67.56% of 484 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 27, Med: 1.08, Min: 0.01
KN: 0.96
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.76, Med: 1.01, Max: 1.2
Current: 0.96
0.76
1.2
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.47
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
96.83% of 315 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 54.54, Med: 1.73, Min: 0.11
KN: 2.47
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.93, Med: 6.46, Max: 29.68
Current: 2.47
1.93
29.68
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 4.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
50.79% of 569 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 555.56, Med: 2.73, Min: -588.24
KN: 4.81
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.1, Med: 3, Max: 12.8
Current: 4.81
-0.1
12.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -18.43
Forward Rate of Return ranked lower than
100.00% of 261 companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.
Industry Max: 164.05, Med: 7.87, Min: -18773.97
KN: -18.43
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -19.3, Med: -18.6, Max: -16.1
Current: -18.43
-19.3
-16.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 828.2
EPS (TTM) $ 0.71
Beta 1.38
Volatility % 32.19
52-Week Range $ 12.2 - 19.43
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 90.21

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 7
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy Y
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y