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Robert G. Ruhlman
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1 Nov 19
25 Jan 20
31 Dec 20


Company financial data Financial data

Quarter (USD) Sep 19 Jun 19 Mar 19 Dec 18
Revenue 119.22M 114.84M 97.15M 105.41M
Net income 7.95M 7.9M 1.82M 5.26M
Diluted EPS 1.55 1.56 0.36 1.02
Net profit margin 6.67% 6.88% 1.88% 4.99%
Operating income 11.64M 11.12M 2.05M 7.84M
Net change in cash -102K -2.2M -152K 9.58M
Cash on hand 41.16M 41.26M 43.46M 43.61M
Cost of revenue 79.87M 77.04M 69.89M 73.39M
Annual (USD) Dec 18 Dec 17 Dec 16 Dec 15
Revenue 420.88M 378.21M 336.63M
Net income 26.58M 12.65M 15.26M 6.68M
Diluted EPS 5.21 2.47 2.95 1.24
Net profit margin 6.32% 3.35% 4.53%
Operating income 32.93M 26.11M 21.48M 12.35M
Net change in cash -749K 13.62M 344K 750K
Cash on hand 43.61M 44.36M 30.74M 30.39M
Cost of revenue 288.65M 259.58M 227.22M 251.21M

Financial data from company earnings reports

13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 69 67 +3.0%
Opened positions 6 10 -40.0%
Closed positions 4 13 -69.2%
Increased positions 20 21 -4.8%
Reduced positions 25 20 +25.0%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 160.77M 161.82M -0.6%
Total shares 2.44M 2.42M +0.8%
Total puts 0 0 NaN%
Total calls 0 0 NaN%
Total put/call ratio NaN NaN NaN%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Royce & Associates 462.12K $25.23M 0.0%
Keybank National Association 401.45K $21.92M 0.0%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 354.47K $19.35M -0.4%
BLK BlackRock 187.83K $10.25M +3.5%
HighTower Advisors 158.77K $8.67M 0.0%
Vanguard 139.22K $7.6M +0.4%
Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co 79.52K $4.34M +6.7%
Renaissance Technologies 75.4K $4.12M +0.1%
LSV Asset Management 70.9K $3.87M -5.0%
Geode Capital Management 56.45K $3.08M -10.2%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
BK Bank Of New York Mellon 46.88K +18.01K +62.4%
Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management 47.44K +13.41K +39.4%
Balter Liquid Alternatives 0 -11.47K EXIT
Geode Capital Management 56.45K -6.42K -10.2%
BLK BlackRock 187.83K +6.32K +3.5%
Alambic Investment Management 6.52K -6.11K -48.4%
Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co 79.52K +4.98K +6.7%
Connors Investor Services 4.13K +4.13K NEW
SEIC Sei Investments 4.13K +4.13K NEW
American Century Companies 0 -3.75K EXIT

Financial report summary

CorningTyco Electronics
  • Due to the Company’s dependency on the energy and telecommunication industries, the Company is susceptible to negative trends relating to those industries that could adversely affect the Company’s operating results.
  • The Company’s business will suffer if the Company fails to develop and successfully introduce new and enhanced products that meet the changing needs of the Company’s customers.
  • The intense competition in the Company’s markets, particularly telecommunication, may lead to a reduction in sales and earnings.
  • Competitors’ introduction of products embodying new technologies or the emergence of new industry standards can render existing products or products under development obsolete or unmarketable and result in lost sales.
  • Price increases or decreased availability of raw materials could result in lower earnings.
  • The Company may not be able to successfully integrate businesses that it may acquire in the future or complete acquisitions on satisfactory terms, which could have a material adverse effect on the Company’s business, operating results and financial condition.
  • The Company may have interruptions in or lose business due to the uncertainty of the global economy, specifically related to the lack of available funding for the Company’s customers.
  • The Company may be adversely impacted by laws, regulation, and litigation.
  • Tax matters, including changes in tax rates, disagreements with taxing authorities and imposition of new taxes could impact the Company’s results of operations and financial condition.
  • The Company employs information technology systems to support its business, and any material breach, interruption or failure may adversely impact the Company’s business.
Management Discussion
  • Net sales. Net sales were $119.2 million for the three months ended September 30, 2019, an increase of $10.8 million, or 10%, from the three months ended September 30, 2018.  Excluding the unfavorable effect of currency translation, net sales for the three months ended September 30, 2019 increased $14.1 million compared to the same period in 2018, or 13%, as summarized in the following table:
  • Gross profit. Gross profit was $39.3 million and $33.5 million for the three-month periods ended September 30, 2019 and 2018, respectively.  Excluding the unfavorable effect of currency translation, gross profit increased $6.9 million, or 21%, as summarized in the following table:
  • Costs and expenses. Costs and expenses of $27.7 million for the three months ended September 30, 2019 increased $2.2 million, or 9%.  Excluding the favorable effect of currency translation, costs and expenses increased $3.3 million, or 13%, as summarized in the following table:
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