Market Price

3.92 

0.07 1.8%

as of Dec 12 '18

52 Week Range:

2.20 6.40


Stock Analyzer Tutorials

S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

Optical Cable Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells fiber optic and copper data communications cabling and connectivity solutions primarily for the enterprise market in the United States and internationally. The company provides fiber optic cables for high bandwidth transmission of data, video, and voice communications; and copper datacom cables, including unshielded and shielded twisted pair. It also offers fiber optic connectivity products, including fiber optic wall mounts, cabinet mount and rack mount enclosures, pre-terminated fiber optic enclosures, fiber optic connectors, splice trays, fiber optic jumpers, plug and play cassette modules, pre-terminated fiber optic cable assemblies, adapters, and accessories. In addition, the company provides copper connectivity products comprising category compliant patch panels, jacks, plugs, patch cords, faceplates, surface mounted boxes, distribution and multi-media boxes, copper rack mount and wall mount enclosures, cable assemblies, cable organizers, and other wiring products for datacenter, telecommunications closet, equipment room, and workstation applications. Further, it offers network, data storage, and telecommunications management systems, such as data cabinets, wall-mount enclosures, cable management systems, and open frame relay racks for enterprise and residential use; and datacom wiring products, such as various enclosures, modules, and modular outlets for single dwelling and multiple dwelling residential uses. Additionally, the company provides specialty fiber optic connectors and connectivity components, ruggedized copper datacom connectors, and related systems and solutions for military and harsh environment applications. It sells its products to distributors, original equipment manufacturers, value-added resellers, and end-users. Optical Cable Corporation was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Oct '07 Oct '08 Oct '09 Oct '10 Oct '11 Oct '12 Oct '13 Oct '14 Oct '15 Oct '16 Oct '17
Equity (BVPS) 5.25
5.75
5.11
4.21
4.49
4.78
4.61
4.40
4.18
3.37
3.30
growth rate 9.5% -11.1% -17.6% 6.7% 6.5% -3.6% -4.6% -5.0% -19.4% -2.1%
Earnings BIT 1.92
3.51
-2.63
-5.92
0.86
4.40
0.70
1.33
-2.38
-1.22
-1.32
growth rate 82.8% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% 414.1% -84.1% 90.3% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Avg.PE 21.65
12.58
-8.60
-3.20
33.90
9.75
-34.29
-34.29
43.68
43.68
182.14
growth rate -41.9% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -71.2% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 317.0%
ROA 3.48
4.80
-3.66
-11.99
1.48
5.93
-0.09
1.43
-8.95
-4.15
-4.30
growth rate 37.9% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% 300.7% -100.0% 100.0% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0%
ROE 4.01
6.62
-5.65
-18.76
2.38
9.34
-0.14
2.24
-14.77
-6.92
-7.18
growth rate 65.1% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% 292.4% -100.0% 100.0% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0%
ROIC 3.97
4.99
-4.64
-13.21
2.92
8.21
0.65
2.39
-9.87
-3.02
-3.34
growth rate 25.7% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% 181.2% -92.1% 267.7% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cur. Ratio 4.27
3.91
3.63
3.95
3.85
4.39
6.59
3.80
5.17
6.38
6.46
growth rate -8.4% -7.2% 8.8% -2.5% 14.0% 50.1% -42.3% 36.1% 23.4% 1.3%
Quick Ratio 2.54
2.06
1.80
1.82
1.57
1.71
2.39
1.65
1.90
2.63
2.36
growth rate -18.9% -12.6% 1.1% -13.7% 8.9% 39.8% -31.0% 15.2% 38.4% -10.3%
Leverage 1.17
1.57
1.51
1.63
1.59
1.56
1.50
1.61
1.69
1.64
1.69
growth rate 34.2% -3.8% 8.0% -2.5% -1.9% -3.9% 7.3% 5.0% -3.0% 3.1%
Balance Sheet Oct '07 Oct '08 Oct '09 Oct '10 Oct '11 Oct '12 Oct '13 Oct '14 Oct '15 Oct '16 Oct '17
Acct.Receivable 12.00
9.50
10.70
13.56
12.60
10.80
14.26
9.68
8.99
9.01
growth rate -20.8% 12.6% 26.7% -7.1% -14.3% 32.0% -32.1% -7.2% 0.3%
Acct.Payable 8.01
4.20
0.00
5.34
3.99
2.57
2.41
growth rate -47.5% -100.0% -25.3% -35.6% -6.1%
Cur.Assets 31.90
27.70
30.70
31.52
34.80
31.80
35.38
29.15
26.32
27.10
growth rate -13.2% 10.8% 2.7% 10.4% -8.6% 11.3% -17.6% -9.7% 3.0%
Total Assets 54.80
50.30
45.30
44.95
47.80
45.40
50.04
45.03
40.67
40.14
growth rate -8.2% -9.9% -0.8% 6.4% -5.0% 10.2% -10.0% -9.7% -1.3%
Cash 3.90
1.90
2.50
1.09
0.60
0.80
1.09
1.08
1.88
0.89
growth rate -51.3% 31.6% -56.3% -45.1% 33.3% 36.2% -0.6% 73.5% -52.6%
Inventory 13.00
12.30
14.40
16.50
18.50
18.20
17.52
17.82
15.02
16.78
growth rate -5.4% 17.1% 14.6% 12.1% -1.6% -3.8% 1.7% -15.7% 11.7%
Cur.Liabilities 8.20
7.60
7.80
8.20
7.90
4.80
9.30
5.64
4.13
4.20
growth rate -7.3% 2.6% 5.1% -3.6% -39.2% 93.8% -39.3% -26.9% 1.7%
Liabilities 20.00
17.10
17.40
16.74
17.10
15.20
19.73
19.14
15.90
16.45
growth rate -14.5% 1.8% -3.8% 2.2% -11.1% 29.8% -3.0% -16.9% 3.5%
LT Debt 0.00
10.70
8.40
8.90
8.00
8.80
10.00
9.73
12.95
11.65
12.12
growth rate -21.5% 6.0% -10.1% 10.0% 13.6% -2.7% 33.1% -10.0% 4.0%
Equity 31.98
34.80
33.30
27.90
28.21
30.60
30.20
31.01
26.63
24.77
23.69
growth rate 8.8% -4.3% -16.2% 1.1% 8.5% -1.3% 2.7% -14.1% -7.0% -4.3%
Common Shares 6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
7.00
6.00
6.00
7.00
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 16.7% -14.3% 0.0% 16.7%
Cash Flow Statement Oct '07 Oct '08 Oct '09 Oct '10 Oct '11 Oct '12 Oct '13 Oct '14 Oct '15 Oct '16 Oct '17
Capital Expenditures 0.83
1.20
0.70
0.50
1.49
1.47
2.98
2.82
3.15
0.64
0.51
growth rate 44.6% -41.7% -28.6% 198.4% -1.7% 103.4% -5.5% 11.7% -79.8% -19.9%
Cash Dividends 0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.25
0.40
0.50
0.54
0.56
0.14
growth rate 58.7% 25.0% 8.0% 2.9% -74.6%
Cash From OA 6.10
3.00
2.80
1.20
2.35
2.00
3.50
4.38
1.20
3.16
-0.69
growth rate -50.8% -6.7% -57.1% 95.9% -14.9% 75.0% 25.3% -72.6% 162.5% -100.0%
FCF per Share 0.87
0.28
0.03
0.05
0.13
0.07
-0.20
0.30
-0.05
0.17
-0.04
growth rate -67.8% -89.3% 66.7% 160.0% -46.2% -100.0% 100.0% -100.0% 100.0% -100.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock -0.85
-1.20
-0.50
-0.20
-0.38
-0.04
-0.02
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
FCF 5.00
2.00
2.00
1.00
1.00
0.10
0.30
1.00
-2.00
2.00
-1.00
growth rate -60.0% 0.0% -50.0% 0.0% -90.0% 200.0% 233.3% -100.0% 100.0% -100.0%
Income Statement Oct '07 Oct '08 Oct '09 Oct '10 Oct '11 Oct '12 Oct '13 Oct '14 Oct '15 Oct '16 Oct '17
Sales 45.50
61.00
58.60
67.50
73.34
83.50
75.30
82.98
73.57
64.62
64.09
growth rate 34.1% -3.9% 15.2% 8.7% 13.9% -9.8% 10.2% -11.3% -12.2% -0.8%
Op.Income 3.70
-2.80
-5.40
0.67
2.60
-0.10
1.33
-2.38
-1.22
-1.32
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% 290.4% -100.0% 100.0% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0%
IBT 3.50
-2.60
-5.90
0.86
3.90
0.30
0.89
-2.82
-1.80
-1.74
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% 355.6% -92.3% 196.9% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Net Income 2.20
-1.90
-5.70
0.67
2.70
-0.10
0.68
-4.26
-1.78
-1.74
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% 305.4% -100.0% 100.0% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0%
EPS 0.21
0.36
-0.34
-0.95
0.11
0.43
-0.01
0.10
-0.69
-0.28
-0.27
growth rate 71.4% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% 290.9% -100.0% 100.0% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Gross Profit 17.17
24.20
19.80
23.80
26.29
33.60
25.90
28.36
21.67
19.56
20.68
growth rate 40.9% -18.2% 20.2% 10.5% 27.8% -22.9% 9.5% -23.6% -9.7% 5.7%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Jul '17 Oct '17 Jan '18 Apr '18 Jul '18
Earnings BIT -0.17
-0.45
-0.33
1.56
0.66
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% -57.7%
Balance Sheet Jul '17 Oct '17 Jan '18 Apr '18 Jul '18
Acct.Receivable 9.34
9.01
11.33
20.70
14.65
growth rate -3.5% 25.7% 82.7% -29.3%
Acct.Payable 4.16
2.41
4.86
9.69
3.89
growth rate -42.1% 101.5% 99.6% -59.8%
Cur.Assets 28.70
27.10
29.94
40.32
33.50
growth rate -5.6% 10.5% 34.7% -16.9%
Total Assets 42.09
40.14
42.61
53.01
45.81
growth rate -4.6% 6.2% 24.4% -13.6%
Cash 0.53
0.89
0.53
0.28
1.04
growth rate 68.4% -40.7% -47.4% 272.5%
Inventory 18.35
16.78
17.62
18.76
17.31
growth rate -8.6% 5.0% 6.5% -7.7%
Cur.Liabilities 5.91
4.20
6.97
14.38
7.41
growth rate -29.0% 66.2% 106.2% -48.5%
Liabilities 17.92
16.45
19.35
27.80
19.51
growth rate -8.2% 17.7% 43.6% -29.8%
LT Debt 11.88
12.12
12.26
13.29
11.99
growth rate 2.0% 1.1% 8.4% -9.8%
Equity 24.16
23.69
23.26
25.21
26.30
growth rate -2.0% -1.8% 8.4% 4.3%
Common Shares 11.65
11.76
11.74
12.30
12.95
growth rate 1.0% -0.2% 4.8% 5.3%
Cash Flow Statement Jul '17 Oct '17 Jan '18 Apr '18 Jul '18
Capital Expenditures 0.23
0.10
0.04
0.17
0.31
growth rate -58.4% -56.6% 315.3% 76.7%
Cash Dividends
growth rate
Cash From OA -0.43
0.24
-0.30
-2.75
4.09
growth rate 100.0% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
growth rate 0.0% 0.0%
FCF -0.66
0.15
-0.34
-2.92
3.79
growth rate 100.0% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Income Statement Jul '17 Oct '17 Jan '18 Apr '18 Jul '18
Sales 16.43
17.21
17.55
26.89
23.12
growth rate 4.7% 2.0% 53.2% -14.0%
Op.Income -0.17
-0.45
-0.33
1.56
0.66
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% -57.7%
IBT -0.28
-0.60
-0.45
1.41
0.46
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% -67.6%
Net Income -0.30
-0.59
-0.41
1.39
0.44
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% -68.5%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 5.27
5.01
5.23
8.96
7.03
growth rate -4.9% 4.4% 71.3% -21.6%
R&D
growth rate

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

F (0.00)

YOY Growth Grade:

F (0.00)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 48.16 34.39
EPS / Growth 145.0% 0.11

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 1.0%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 1.0% 50.0% 73.0%
Future PE 0.01 49.39 64.70
Future EPS 0.13 6.57 27.33
Value Price
MOS %
0.00
-100.0%
80.26
1,947.3%
437.08
11,050.0%
MOS Price 0.00 40.13 218.54
IRT 29.45 6.19 5.00

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

Read more about Graham Number in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

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