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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 3.47
TAIT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 2242 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. TAIT: 3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
TAIT' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.8 Max: No Debt
Current: 3.47
Equity-to-Asset 0.82
TAIT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. TAIT: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
TAIT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.85 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.82
0.34
0.94
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 2.50
Beneish M-Score: -6.82
WACC vs ROIC
3.85%
-23.09%
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

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -34.63
TAIT's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
59% of the 2217 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. TAIT: -34.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
TAIT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.53  Med: -11.71 Max: -5.97
Current: -34.63
-41.53
-5.97
Net Margin % -37.34
TAIT's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
75% of the 2219 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. TAIT: -37.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
TAIT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.99  Med: -12.91 Max: -4.77
Current: -37.34
-44.99
-4.77
ROE % -20.29
TAIT's ROE % is ranked lower than
73% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. TAIT: -20.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
TAIT' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.32  Med: -4.39 Max: -1.79
Current: -20.29
-23.32
-1.79
ROA % -17.16
TAIT's ROA % is ranked lower than
72% of the 2247 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. TAIT: -17.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
TAIT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.39  Med: -3.88 Max: -1.58
Current: -17.16
-19.39
-1.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -23.85
TAIT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 2238 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. TAIT: -23.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
TAIT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.99  Med: -5.08 Max: -1.79
Current: -23.85
-27.99
-1.79
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 3.30
TAIT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
76% of the 1986 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. TAIT: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
TAIT' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33  Med: -4.5 Max: 15.6
Current: 3.3
-33
15.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 53.70
TAIT's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
94% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. TAIT: 53.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
TAIT' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59  Med: -7.2 Max: 107.5
Current: 53.7
-59
107.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 48.80
TAIT's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
68% of the 1481 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. TAIT: 48.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
TAIT' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.7  Med: -7 Max: 157.1
Current: 48.8
-47.7
157.1
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronics Distribution    NAICS: 423690    SIC: 5065
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Headquarter Location:USA
Taitron Components Inc is a national distributor of brand name electronic components and supplier of original designed and manufactured (ODM) electronic components. The Company is also engaged in engineering and turn-key services.

Taitron Components, Inc., is a California corporation formed in 1989. The Company is a national distributor of brand name electronic components and supplier of original designed and manufactured ('ODM') electronic components ('ODM Components'), with its product offerings ranging from discrete semiconductors through small electronic devices. The Company also offers value-added engineering and turn-key services, focusing on providing contract electronic manufacturers ('CEM's) and original equipment manufacturers ('OEM's) with ODM services for their multi-year turn-key projects. The Company maintains a majority-owned subsidiary in Mexico and two divisions in each of Taiwan and China. It has developed a reputation for stocking a large selection of inventories and having an in-depth knowledge of the products in its markets. The Company's 'superstore' strategy consists of carrying a large quantity and variety of components in inventory to meet the rapid delivery requirements of its customers. The Company offers value-added ODM services to its existing OEM and CEM customers utilizing its engineering design center in Shanghai, China. The Company markets a variety of discrete semiconductors, including rectifiers (or power diodes), diodes, transistors, optoelectronic devices and passive components, to other electronic distributors, contract electronic manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers, who incorporate them in their products. ODM Products are custom made and are marketed in specific industries such as wild animal feeders, timers for DC motor, public street light controllers, battery testers, universal remote control devices and battery chargers. The Company faces competition from numerous local, regional and national distributors (both in purchasing and selling inventory) and electronic component manufacturers, including some of its own suppliers. The Company's worldwide operations are subject to local laws and regulations.

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Taitron Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

Ratios

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PB Ratio 0.71
TAIT's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. TAIT: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
TAIT' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.71
0.17
0.75
PS Ratio 1.23
TAIT's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TAIT: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
TAIT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.97
Current: 1.23
0.45
1.97
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 7.87
TAIT's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
82% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. TAIT: 7.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
TAIT' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.63  Med: 8.62 Max: 170
Current: 7.87
4.63
170
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.73
TAIT's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
73% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.97 vs. TAIT: 7.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
TAIT' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.48  Med: 8.57 Max: 280
Current: 7.73
4.48
280
EV-to-EBIT -2.44
TAIT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
69% of the 2054 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. TAIT: -2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TAIT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -153.4  Med: -5.8 Max: 47.3
Current: -2.44
-153.4
47.3
EV-to-EBITDA -2.65
TAIT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. TAIT: -2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TAIT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -199  Med: -7.1 Max: 156.7
Current: -2.65
-199
156.7
Current Ratio 6.48
TAIT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. TAIT: 6.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TAIT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 8.84 Max: 24.7
Current: 6.48
1.54
24.7
Quick Ratio 3.21
TAIT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. TAIT: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TAIT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 2.15 Max: 6.03
Current: 3.21
0.27
6.03
Days Inventory 320.56
TAIT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
100% of the 2159 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 vs. TAIT: 320.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TAIT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 320.56  Med: 856.9 Max: 1146.71
Current: 320.56
320.56
1146.71
Days Sales Outstanding 56.73
TAIT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 77.75 vs. TAIT: 56.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TAIT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.3  Med: 37.19 Max: 70.2
Current: 56.73
12.3
70.2
Days Payable 50.64
TAIT's Days Payable is ranked higher than
59% of the 1756 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 60.05 vs. TAIT: 50.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TAIT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.26  Med: 55.21 Max: 96.94
Current: 50.64
33.26
96.94

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 6.42
TAIT's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
97% of the 1793 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. TAIT: 6.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
TAIT' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.07  Med: 5.14 Max: 8.85
Current: 6.42
2.07
8.85
Forward Dividend Yield % 6.50
TAIT's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
97% of the 1734 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. TAIT: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 6.42
TAIT's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
88% of the 2210 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. TAIT: 6.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
TAIT' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.07  Med: 5.14 Max: 8.85
Current: 6.42
2.07
8.85
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.10
TAIT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. TAIT: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
TAIT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.6  Med: 0.1 Max: 18.5
Current: 0.1
-16.6
18.5

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 10.40
TAIT's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
71% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9.42 vs. TAIT: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
TAIT' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.29  Med: 14.43 Max: 179
Current: 10.4
4.29
179
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 1.18
TAIT's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. TAIT: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
TAIT' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.57 Max: 5.45
Current: 1.18
0.27
5.45
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.74
TAIT's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
97% of the 2121 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. TAIT: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
TAIT' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.43 Max: 4.96
Current: 0.74
0.2
4.96
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.64
TAIT's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. TAIT: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
TAIT' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.32 Max: 11.36
Current: 0.64
0.12
11.36
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.30
TAIT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 1941 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. TAIT: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
TAIT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.99 Max: 2.64
Current: 1.3
0.29
2.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -40.91
TAIT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
52% of the 2702 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. TAIT: -40.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
TAIT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.94  Med: 3.3 Max: 5.3
Current: -40.91
-45.94
5.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 16.28
TAIT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. TAIT: 16.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
TAIT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16  Med: 11.2 Max: 44.4
Current: 16.28
-16
44.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $7.41
EPS (TTM) $ -0.50
Beta0.27
Short Percentage of Float0.18%
52-Week Range $0.97 - 1.69
Shares Outstanding (Mil)5.53
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Taitron Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend May 05 2017 
Do Working Capital Reductions Count as Free Cash Flow? Feb 14 2012 
Investment Analysis: Taitron Components Dec 06 2010 
Taitron Components Inc. (tait) CEO Stewart Wang buys 8,405 Shares Oct 30 2009 
Taitron Components Inc. (tait) Chairman, 10% Owner Tzu Sheng Ku buys 9,300 Shares Sep 09 2009 
Taitron Components Inc. (tait) CEO Stewart Wang buys 1,000 Shares Sep 08 2009 
Taitron Components Inc. (tait) Chairman, 10% Owner Tzu Sheng Ku buys 3,200 Shares Sep 08 2009 
Taitron Components Inc. (tait) Chairman, 10% Owner Tzu Sheng Ku buys 3,800 Shares Aug 31 2009 
Taitron Components Inc. (TAIT) CEO Stewart Wang buys 4,000 Shares Aug 20 2009 
Taitron Components Inc. (tait) Chairman, 10% Owner Tzu Sheng Ku buys 3,675 Shares Aug 20 2009 

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