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Benchmark Electronics Inc (BHE) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Benchmark Electronics Inc (BHE) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Benchmark Electronics Inc is engaged in manufacturing, designing and engineering services and product life cycle solutions. The company offer its services to original equipment manufacturers of industrial equipment, and telecommunication equipment. Benchmark Electronics Inc has a market cap of $1.2 billion; its shares were traded at around $27.39 with a P/E ratio of 49.80 and P/S ratio of 0.50. The dividend yield of Benchmark Electronics Inc stocks is 2.20%.

For the last quarter Benchmark Electronics Inc reported a revenue of $657.1 million, compared with the revenue of $679.9 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $2.6 billion, an increase of 4% from last year. For the last five years Benchmark Electronics Inc had an average revenue decline of 1% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was 49 cents for the year, an increase of -176.6% from previous year. The Benchmark Electronics Inc had an operating margin of 2.65%, compared with the operating margin of 3.54% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Benchmark Electronics Inc is 3.53%. The profitability rank of the company is 6 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Benchmark Electronics Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $458.1 million, compared with $742.5 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $147.3 million, compared with $193.4 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 6.5. Benchmark Electronics Inc has a financial strength rank of 7 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $27.39, Benchmark Electronics Inc is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $25.48. The P/S ratio of the stock is 0.50, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.46. The stock lost 6.81% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of BHE, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.