Case | HBS Case Collection | March 1997

Sensormatic Electronics Corporation-1995

by Krishna G. Palepu and James Chang

Abstract

Sensormatic is a leading provider of security systems to the retail industry. The company relies on customer financing as a key component of its strategy. The company's growth strategy and accountingis attacked by short-sellers and the financial press.

Keywords: Analysis; Valuation; Financial Reporting; Financing and Loans; Financial Statements; Business Strategy;

Citation:

Palepu, Krishna G., and James Chang. "Sensormatic Electronics Corporation-1995." Harvard Business School Case 197-041, March 1997.