|Company name||AVX Corporation|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]AVX[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Fair|
|Confident Investor Rating||Poor|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$1.22|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$1.74|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$2.87|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$8.47|
The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=avx
AVX Corporation (AVX) is a manufacturer and supplier of a line of passive electronic components and related products. All types of electronic devices use AVX’s passive component products to store, filter or regulate electric energy. The Company’s passive electronic component products include ceramic and tantalum capacitors, film capacitors, varistors, filters and other components manufactured in its facilities throughout the world and passive components manufactured by Kyocera Corporation of Japan (Kyocera). It also manufactures and sells electronic connectors and inter-connect systems and distribute and sell certain electronic connectors manufactured by Kyocera. It is organized by product line with five main product groups. AVX operates in three segments: Passive Components, Kyocera Electronic Devices (KED Resale) and Interconnect. On February 6, 2013, it acquired tantalum solid electrolytic capacitor related businesses from NICHICON CORP.
Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in this stock.
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:
Stock price at the time of the calculation: $13.4
Current EPS (TTM): $0.59
Future EPS Calc: $0.62
Future Stock Price Calc: $13.64
Target stock price: $8.47
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