Switch to:
Also traded in: Germany

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
QBAK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 2280 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. QBAK: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
QBAK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
N/A
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.66
QBAK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 2236 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. QBAK: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
QBAK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 0.93 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.66
0.66
0.97
Interest Coverage No Debt
QBAK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1932 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 47.82 vs. QBAK: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
QBAK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 1.59
Beneish M-Score: -2.42
WACC vs ROIC
2.85%
-48.79%
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 : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -7.62
QBAK's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
85% of the 2256 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. QBAK: -7.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
QBAK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.35  Med: -16.73 Max: -4.79
Current: -7.62
-82.35
-4.79
Net Margin % -7.60
QBAK's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
84% of the 2255 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. QBAK: -7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
QBAK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -81.97  Med: -13.58 Max: -3.51
Current: -7.6
-81.97
-3.51
ROE % -14.24
QBAK's ROE % is ranked lower than
87% of the 2232 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.73 vs. QBAK: -14.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
QBAK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.08  Med: -12.43 Max: -1.86
Current: -14.24
-52.08
-1.86
ROA % -9.77
QBAK's ROA % is ranked lower than
88% of the 2285 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. QBAK: -9.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
QBAK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.27  Med: -10.09 Max: -1.74
Current: -9.77
-42.27
-1.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -45.45
QBAK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 2279 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.95 vs. QBAK: -45.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
QBAK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -414.86  Med: -51.97 Max: -14.54
Current: -45.45
-414.86
-14.54
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -9.30
QBAK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
79% of the 2049 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. QBAK: -9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
QBAK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.4  Med: -9.3 Max: -1.5
Current: -9.3
-19.4
-1.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -53.50
QBAK's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
98% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. QBAK: -53.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
QBAK' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.7  Med: 3.85 Max: 94.1
Current: -53.5
-63.7
94.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -51.30
QBAK's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. QBAK: -51.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
QBAK' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.2  Med: 7.25 Max: 97.2
Current: -51.3
-63.2
97.2
GuruFocus has detected 1 Warning Sign with Qualstar Corp $QBAK.
More than 500,000 people have already joined GuruFocus to track the stocks they follow and exchange investment ideas.
» QBAK's 30-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-08-11 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

» Details

Guru Trades

Q2 2016

QBAK Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 19,702 sh (+2.88%)
» More
Q3 2016

QBAK Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 27,402 sh (+39.08%)
» More
Q4 2016

QBAK Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 31,002 sh (+13.14%)
» More
Q1 2017

QBAK Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 57,102 sh (+84.19%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with QBAK

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components    NAICS: 334613    SIC: 3695
Compare:OTCPK:RBNW, OTCPK:FLUX, OTCPK:OTSHF, NAS:NSYS, OTCPK:INRD, AMEX:LGL, NAS:BNSO, OTCPK:PVHO, OTCPK:LSCG, OTCPK:ITKG, OTCPK:ELED, NAS:RFIL, AMEX:DPW, NAS:CPSH, OTCPK:HLSPY, OTCPK:TTLO, OTCPK:AGNU, OTCPK:MKRS, OTCPK:SSCFF, OTCPK:ALTI » details
Traded in other countries:QST1.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Qualstar Corp is engaged in designing, developing, manufacturing and selling automated magnetic tape libraries used to store, retrieve and manage electronic data in the network computing environment.

Qualstar Corporation was incorporated in California in 1984. The Company develops and manufactures IBM compatible 9-track reel-to-reel tape drives for the personal computer and workstation marketplaces. Since 1995, it has focused its efforts on designing, developing, manufacturing and selling automated magnetic tape libraries used to store, retrieve and manage electronic data mainly in the network computing environment. The Company has two operating segments Tape libraries and power supplies. Tape libraries consist of cartridge tape drives, tape cartridges and robotics to move the cartridges from their storage locations to the tape drives under software control. Its tape libraries provide data storage solutions for organizations requiring backup, recovery and archival storage of critical data. The Company's products are compatible with commonly used operating systems, including UNIX, Windows, and Linux. Its tape libraries are also compatible with a wide range of storage management software packages, such as those supplied by CA Technologies, EMC, IBM, Symantec, CommVault Systems and Quest Software. The Company design, manufacture and sell high efficiency open-frame switching power supplies. Its power supplies are used to convert common alternating current (AC) line voltages found in buildings to direct current (DC) voltages that are needed internally to operate electronic equipment. The Company also manufactures and sells a series of DC-to-DC power supplies that convert one DC voltage to another DC voltage. Power supplies provided by its N2Power division are utilized within its tape library products as well as sold to original equipment manufacturers and contract manufacturers for incorporation into their products. N2Power products are sold under the N2Power brand name as well as under a private label brand name through independent sales representatives and distributors. The Company sells its tape libraries worldwide, primarily to value added resellers. These customers typically integrate its tape libraries with software from third party vendors and related hardware such as servers and network components to provide complete storage solutions, which are then sold to end users. The Company configures its libraries based on each customer's individual requirements, with a normal delivery time of one to five working days. The Company's competitors in Tape Libraries segment include Oracle Corporation, Quantum Corporation, Overland Storage, Inc., and SpectraLogic Corporation. And in Power supplies segment its competitors include TDK Lambda, Digital Power, Emerson XP Power and Power-One.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 2.14
QBAK's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 2313 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. QBAK: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
QBAK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.93 Max: 3.72
Current: 2.14
0.54
3.72
PS Ratio 1.08
QBAK's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 2307 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. QBAK: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
QBAK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.37
Current: 1.08
0.49
2.37
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 95.19
QBAK's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
92% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 17.45 vs. QBAK: 95.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
QBAK' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.96  Med: 72.31 Max: 165.19
Current: 95.19
26.96
165.19
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 93.45
QBAK's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
96% of the 1190 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 12.15 vs. QBAK: 93.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
QBAK' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.32  Med: 54.65 Max: 162.18
Current: 93.45
23.32
162.18
Current Ratio 3.02
QBAK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 2208 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. QBAK: 3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
QBAK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 11.15 Max: 35.87
Current: 3.02
2.5
35.87
Quick Ratio 2.54
QBAK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 2208 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. QBAK: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
QBAK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 8.71 Max: 28.06
Current: 2.54
1.99
28.06
Days Inventory 86.41
QBAK's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
60% of the 2193 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.23 vs. QBAK: 86.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
QBAK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 86.41  Med: 147.37 Max: 182.81
Current: 86.41
86.41
182.81
Days Sales Outstanding 73.18
QBAK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 1866 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 74.36 vs. QBAK: 73.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
QBAK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.02  Med: 61.34 Max: 90.66
Current: 73.18
47.02
90.66
Days Payable 50.62
QBAK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
59% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 58.06 vs. QBAK: 50.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
QBAK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.94  Med: 41.2 Max: 83
Current: 50.62
16.94
83

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 8.43
QBAK's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
56% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.04 vs. QBAK: 8.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
QBAK' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.39 Max: 8.66
Current: 8.43
1.38
8.66
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.27
QBAK's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. QBAK: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
QBAK' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.44 Max: 3.92
Current: 2.27
0.91
3.92
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.14
QBAK's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 2272 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. QBAK: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
QBAK' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.14 Max: 3.77
Current: 2.14
0.67
3.77
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.79
QBAK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 2237 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. QBAK: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
QBAK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.82
Current: 0.79
0.45
1.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -10.94
QBAK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
88% of the 2415 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. QBAK: -10.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
QBAK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -415.98  Med: 62.6 Max: 1213.5
Current: -10.94
-415.98
1213.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9.71
EPS (TTM) $ -0.36
Beta0.10
Short Percentage of Float11.47%
52-Week Range $2.16 - 10.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2.04
» More Articles for QBAK

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Qualstar Corporation to Present at the 4th Annual Liolios Gateway Conference on September 10, 2015 Sep 01 2015 
Numerous Billionaires Hold U.S. Computer Hardware Stocks in 52-Week Low Oct 18 2013 
Qualstar Corp. (QBAK) CEO William J Gervais buys 3,500 Shares Feb 17 2011 
Qualstar Corp. (QBAK) CEO William J Gervais buys 9,550 Shares Nov 24 2010 
Qualstar Corp. (QBAK) CEO William J Gervais buys 3,700 Shares Nov 23 2010 
Qualstar Corp. (QBAK) CEO William J Gervais buys 13,700 Shares Nov 19 2010 
Qualstar Corp. (QBAK) CEO William J Gervais buys 2,000 Shares Nov 17 2010 
Qualstar Corp. (QBAK) CEO William J Gervais buys 2,200 Shares Jun 15 2010 
Qualstar Corp. (QBAK) CEO William J Gervais buys 2,505 Shares May 27 2010 
Qualstar Corp. (QBAK) CEO William J Gervais buys 2,000 Shares May 21 2010 

More From Other Websites
Qualstar Corp. :QBAK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 29, 2017 May 29 2017
Qualstar Reports Results for the First Quarter 2017 May 10 2017
Company News for March 20, 2017 Mar 20 2017
Qualstar Corp. :QBAK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : March 20, 2017 Mar 20 2017
Qualstar Reports Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ending December 31, 2016 Mar 16 2017
N2Power, a Division of Qualstar, Was Awarded $1.0 Million Customer Order to Ship over the Next... Feb 15 2017
Qualstar Corporation to Initiate Stock Repurchase Program Nov 22 2016
Qualstar Corp. :QBAK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 11, 2016 Nov 11 2016
SGL and Qualstar Partner to Provide Cutting-Edge Entry-Level Archive and LTO Library Solution Nov 09 2016
Qualstar Releases the New N2Power XR Series in Two Power Offerings - 125 & 160 Watt Nov 01 2016
Masstech and Qualstar Team Up to Deliver Affordable LTO Archiving Solutions Oct 13 2016
Qualstar Reports Fiscal 2016 Second Quarter Results Aug 11 2016
Qualstar Corp. :QBAK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 30, 2016 Jun 30 2016
Qualstar Corporation Announces Reverse Stock Split and Results of 2016 Annual Meeting of... Jun 15 2016
Qualstar Corp. Earnings Q1, 2016 Nov 30 2015

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)