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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 : 7/10

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industry
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Cash-to-Debt 3.09
PRCP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 2249 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. PRCP: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PRCP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 3.09
Equity-to-Asset 0.56
PRCP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. PRCP: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PRCP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.03  Med: 0.79 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.56
-0.03
0.87
Debt-to-Equity 0.04
PRCP's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
93% of the 1768 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. PRCP: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
PRCP' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27  Med: 0.02 Max: 15.67
Current: 0.04
-27
15.67
Interest Coverage 6.89
PRCP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
92% of the 1823 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 49.87 vs. PRCP: 6.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PRCP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.89  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 6.89
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.90
Beneish M-Score: -2.03
WACC vs ROIC
5.13%
0.71%
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 : 6/10

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Operating Margin % 2.33
PRCP's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
71% of the 2233 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. PRCP: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PRCP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.57  Med: 2.53 Max: 11.28
Current: 2.33
-13.57
11.28
Net Margin % -0.22
PRCP's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
89% of the 2233 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. PRCP: -0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PRCP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.99  Med: -0.4 Max: 10.2
Current: -0.22
-31.99
10.2
ROE % -0.44
PRCP's ROE % is ranked lower than
93% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.89 vs. PRCP: -0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PRCP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.52  Med: -0.53 Max: 11.38
Current: -0.44
-44.52
11.38
ROA % -0.25
PRCP's ROA % is ranked lower than
94% of the 2260 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. PRCP: -0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PRCP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.16  Med: -0.37 Max: 8.84
Current: -0.25
-27.16
8.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.78
PRCP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 11.26 vs. PRCP: 7.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PRCP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.36  Med: 7 Max: 36.72
Current: 7.78
-41.36
36.72
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 8.70
PRCP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 2027 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. PRCP: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PRCP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.3 Max: 37.6
Current: 8.7
0
37.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 2.50
PRCP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1693 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. PRCP: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PRCP' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.65 Max: 47.1
Current: 2.5
0
47.1
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

PRCP Guru Trades in Q3 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments    NAICS: 333314    SIC: 3827
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Headquarter Location:USA
Perceptron Inc develops, produces and sells automated industrial metrology products and solutions to manufacturing organizations for dimensional gauging, dimensional inspection and 3D scanning.

Perceptron Inc was incorporated in Michigan in 1981. The Company develops, produces and sells a comprehensive range of automated industrial dimensional inspection and 3D scanning products. It offers 3D machine vision solutions, robot guidance, coordinate measuring machines, laser scanning, and analysis software. The Company offers its products to automotive, aerospace and other manufacturing companies. The Company's products are categorized as follows: In-Line, Near Line and Off-Line Measurement Solutions, 3D Scanning Products, and Value Added Services. The Company markets its products directly to end user customers, through manufacturing line builders, system integrators, value-added resellers and original equipment manufacturers. It has registered, and trade names and trademarks including Perceptron, Powered by Perceptron, AutoGauge, AutoFit, AutoGuide, AutoScan, Contour Probe, ScanWorks, TriCam, WheelWorks, Visual Fixturing, Helix, Smart3D, Intelligent Illumination, ScanR, TouchDMIS, and Coord3, among others, which are used in connection with the conduct of its business. The Company operates in Brazil, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain and the United Kingdom.

Top Ranked Articles about Perceptron Inc

Perceptron® Awarded Multi-Plant, Multi-Station Project for Helix® Dimensional Gauging Systems in Europe
Perceptron Awarded Large Helix 3D Scanning Sensor Order in China
Perceptron to Settle Litigation with 3CEMS
Perceptron® Awarded Gauging Project in Mexico
Perceptron Schedules Third-Quarter 2017 Conference Call/Webcast for May 9, 2017
Perceptron® Expands Frame Measurement Success

Longstanding Tier 1 Customer Selects Dimensional Gauging Solutions for European Plants

PLYMOUTH, Mich., March 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP), a leading global provider of 3D automated metrology solutions and coordinate measuring machines, announced that a longstanding North American Tier 1 customer placed orders for Helix® dimensional gauging solutions in several European facilities.
“Perceptron has successfully installed over sixty measurement systems for this particular Tier 1 customer in North America and we are excited to leverage this success and expand into their European facilities,” commented Rick Van Valkenburg, Perceptron Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing. Frames and cradles are a critical part of the vehicle and undergo an intricate assembly process before they are delivered to the OEM. Perceptron solutions provide benefits to both the supplier and the OEM including reduced scrap and rework costs for the supplier and quality assurance for the OEM. Van Valkenburg added, “We continue to see more and more OEMs requiring 100 percent measurement from their high-value part suppliers. The confidence Perceptron has established at the OEM level is transcending down the supply chain.” The latest project involves a flexible configuration with two robot-mounted Helix sensors providing real-time process information for more than 100 geometry features in addition to 170 studs. All measurements are taken and reported in less than eight minutes. Perceptron’s stud scanning capability, measurement speed, and Helix technology made Perceptron the obvious choice. The station is currently being designed, with installation scheduled for summer of 2017. About Perceptron Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP) develops, produces and sells a comprehensive range of automated industrial metrology products and solutions to manufacturing organizations for dimensional gauging, dimensional inspection and 3D scanning. Products include 3D machine vision solutions, robot guidance, coordinate measuring machines, laser scanning and advanced analysis software. Global automotive, aerospace and other manufacturing companies rely on Perceptron’s metrology solutions to assist in managing their complex manufacturing processes to improve quality, shorten product launch times and reduce costs. Headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, USA, Perceptron has subsidiary operations in Brazil, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain and the United Kingdom. For more information about Perceptron, visit www.perceptron.com. Safe Harbor Statement Certain statements in this press release may be "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including the Company's expectation relating to the ability to successfully develop and introduce new products and expand into new customers and markets. When we use words such as "will," "should," "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "estimates," "prospects" or similar expressions, we are making forward-looking statements. We claim the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 for all of our forward-looking statements. While we believe that our forward-looking statements are reasonable, you should not place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. Because these forward-looking statements are based on estimates and assumptions that are subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control or are subject to change, actual results could be materially different. Factors that might cause such a difference include, without limitation, the Company's projected revenues and net income depends upon the Company's ability to successfully develop and introduce new products.  Except as required by applicable law, we do not undertake, and expressly disclaim, any obligation to publicly update or alter our statements whether as a result of new information, events or circumstances occurring after the date of this report or otherwise.
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Ratios

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PB Ratio 1.92
PRCP's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 2164 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. PRCP: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PRCP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.22 Max: 2.56
Current: 1.92
0.37
2.56
PS Ratio 0.97
PRCP's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 2214 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. PRCP: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PRCP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.45
Current: 0.97
0.29
2.45
EV-to-EBIT 39.93
PRCP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
96% of the 1704 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 15.93 vs. PRCP: 39.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PRCP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2419.7  Med: 6.3 Max: 146.1
Current: 39.93
-2419.7
146.1
EV-to-EBITDA 18.09
PRCP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
73% of the 1799 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 12.05 vs. PRCP: 18.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PRCP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -551.7  Med: 7.4 Max: 87.7
Current: 18.09
-551.7
87.7
EV-to-Revenue 0.94
PRCP's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
59% of the 2193 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. PRCP: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
PRCP' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.7 Max: 2
Current: 0.94
0.1
2
Current Ratio 1.80
PRCP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 2232 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. PRCP: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PRCP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 4.02 Max: 6.22
Current: 1.8
1.8
6.22
Quick Ratio 1.39
PRCP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 2232 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. PRCP: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PRCP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 3.4 Max: 5.44
Current: 1.39
1.36
5.44
Days Inventory 82.62
PRCP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
61% of the 2171 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 71.07 vs. PRCP: 82.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PRCP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.87  Med: 78.56 Max: 91.52
Current: 82.62
66.87
91.52
Days Sales Outstanding 148.80
PRCP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
82% of the 1840 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 73.80 vs. PRCP: 148.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PRCP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.99  Med: 115.95 Max: 148.8
Current: 148.8
54.99
148.8
Days Payable 60.23
PRCP's Days Payable is ranked higher than
50% of the 1772 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 57.54 vs. PRCP: 60.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PRCP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.7  Med: 28.25 Max: 66.93
Current: 60.23
16.7
66.93

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3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
PRCP's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. PRCP: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
PRCP' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: -100
Current: -100
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.92
PRCP's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
57% of the 2315 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. PRCP: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PRCP' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.97
Current: 2.92
0.88
2.97
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.00
PRCP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. PRCP: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PRCP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.2  Med: -2.1 Max: 1.8
Current: -1
-25.2
1.8

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 3.73
PRCP's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. PRCP: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
PRCP' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.67 Max: 7.23
Current: 3.73
0.45
7.23
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.65
PRCP's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 2109 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. PRCP: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PRCP' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.24 Max: 5.64
Current: 2.65
0.27
5.64
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 4.25
PRCP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. PRCP: 4.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PRCP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.36 Max: 9.12
Current: 4.25
0.39
9.12
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.94
PRCP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 2134 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. PRCP: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PRCP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.11 Max: 4.16
Current: 0.94
0.24
4.16
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.50
PRCP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 2257 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. PRCP: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PRCP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -196.8  Med: 2.7 Max: 152.3
Current: 2.5
-196.8
152.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -0.20
PRCP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
69% of the 1220 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. PRCP: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PRCP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.2  Med: 4.35 Max: 23.5
Current: -0.2
-5.2
23.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $77.95
EPS (TTM) $ -0.01
Beta0.42
Short Percentage of Float1.00%
52-Week Range $5.59 - 8.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)9.44

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