The First Cut: Low Price Relative to Net Assets
Company (Exchange: Ticker) Price-to-
Net
Current
Assets
(X)
Price-
to-
Book
Value
(X)
P/E
Ratio
(X)
Div
Yield
(%)
EPS
Growth
Rate
(3 Yr)
(%)
Total
Liab
to
Assets
(%)
Market
Cap
($ Mil)
Price as
a % of
52-wk
High
(%)
Description
Pomeroy IT Solutions (M: PMRY) 1.12 0.50 23.9 0.0 (50.2) 31.7 102.9 75.4 IT solutions provider
Communications Systems (A: JCS) 1.33 1.10 21.7 4.6 (0.6) 10.6 92.3 89.4 wiring for communic'ns
PDI, Inc. (M: PDII) 1.37 0.94 34.5 0.0 (1.6) 22.4 141.9 67.8 mkts biopharmaceuticals
RF Industries, Ltd. (M: RFIL) 1.38 1.31 17.7 1.5 30.3 5.5 18.2 57.4 prods for digital transmission
Saifun Semiconductors (M: SFUN) 1.44 1.34 15.3 0.0 52.2 8.3 325.6 34.4 advanced memory solutions
Oplink Communications (M: OPLK) 1.45 1.31 27.8 0.0 27.1 5.5 327.7 65.7 optical networking solutions
Superior Uniform Group (A: SGC) 1.47 1.08 43.3 4.6 (25.4) 16.8 77.9 86.4 uniforms & IDs
Factory Card & Party Outlet (M: FCPO) 1.50 0.73 16.2 0.0 18.8 57.0 23.5 54.2 greeting cards, party supplies
Abatix Corp. (M: ABIX) 1.54 1.31 14.1 0.0 143.8 43.8 16.2 80.4 mkts & distribs safety equip
Global Logistics Acquisition (A: GLA) 1.56 1.54 70.7 0.0 nmf 23.2 105.0 98.4 dvlp-stage blank check co.
Ecology and Environment (A: EEI) 1.63 1.22 20.4 2.9 (10.3) 37.9 50.1 90.8 environ consult'g & test'g
Chicago Rivet & Machine (A: CVR) 1.66 0.99 22.9 2.9 10.9 15.4 23.9 96.9 rivets & assembly equip
GSI Group Inc. (USA) (M: GSIG) 1.66 1.11 23.4 0.0 130.2 17.8 398.6 82.3 precision tech & lasers
Finish Line, The (M: FINL) 1.71 0.62 11.5 0.0 (11.5) 31.6 280.7 39.3 activewear chain stores
Air T, Inc. (M: AIRT) 1.72 1.37 8.7 3.1 6.0 37.4 19.9 71.5 air cargo delivery servs
Aspreva Pharmaceuticals (M: ASPV) 1.77 1.74 5.1 0.0 154.8 10.1 632.9 64.5 pharmaceutical co
Zygo Corp. (M: ZIGO) 1.80 1.23 13.8 0.0 114.5 18.9 217.4 66.5 precision measure solutions
Educational Development (M: EDUC) 1.82 1.47 10.3 3.6 4.1 16.2 22.8 70.5 children's book publisher
Fred's, Inc. (M: FRED) 1.83 1.10 15.4 0.8 (6.9) 32.9 413.7 65.6 retail discount stores
Rudolph Technologies (M: RTEC) 1.84 0.93 13.9 0.0 61.1 8.9 379.8 64.7 equip for semiconductor mfr
CE Franklin Ltd. (USA) (A: CFK) 1.85 1.50 9.9 0.0 153.5 41.7 156.9 62.6 equip to oil & gas indus
COMARCO (M: CMRO) 1.87 1.45 57.1 0.0 43.0 25.2 41.8 55.2 power adapters for mobile dev
Friedman Industries (A: FRD) 1.88 1.25 7.5 4.1 46.6 36.1 52.4 60.6 steel pipe manufacturing
Johnson Outdoors Inc. (M: JOUT) 1.88 0.80 23.4 1.3 14.7 45.6 156.8 71.6 outdoor recreation prods
O.I. Corp. (M: OICO) 1.88 1.51 27.2 1.6 11.8 19.5 36.1 80.9 prods for chemical analysis
AVX Corp. (N: AVX) 1.90 1.51 16.2 1.1 50.9 13.2 2,540.7 79.8 electronic components
Symyx Technologies (M: SMMX) 1.90 1.34 91.6 0.0 10.1 9.5 306.4 36.3 research tech for labs
Astro-Med (M: ALOT) 1.93 1.34 11.1 2.2 19.5 19.8 62.1 74.3 specialty printers
Farmer Brothers Co. (M: FARM) 1.93 1.24 72.8 1.8 (36.0) 17.3 386.4 94.9 coffee & spices
Shoe Carnival (M: SCVL) 1.93 1.32 12.4 0.0 23.4 24.4 277.5 60.4 footwear retail stores
Source: AAII's Stock Investor Pro, Reuters Research, Inc. Data as of 8/17/2007.
Exchange Key: A=American Stock Exchange; M=NASDAQ National or NASDAQ Small Cap Market; N=New York Stock Exchange.