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Market Cap $M1,318Revenue $M8,843Net Margin (%)1.1Z-Score3.9
Enterprise Value $M3,193EPS $1.5Operating Margin %2.5F-Score8
P/E(ttm))13.8Cash Flow Per Share $2.6Pre-tax Margin (%)1.7Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book2.010-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0Quick Ratio0.3Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales0.25-y EBITDA Growth Rate %13.7Current Ratio1.1Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow7.5y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %11.1ROA % (ttm)3.3Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %0.4Insider Buy (3m)1ROE % (ttm)15.8Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %5.0Shares Outstanding M51.2ROI % (ttm)1.1Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with SAH

Number of guru portfolios checked: 84. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
SAHJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Buy 0.01%$23.28 - $27.81
($24.86)
$ 25.754%New holding, 20837 sh.20,837
SAHDavid Dreman 2014-06-30 Add$22.72 - $27.17
($24.94)
$ 25.753%Add 41.1%2,551
SAHRonald Muhlenkamp 2014-06-30 Reduce-1.61%$22.72 - $27.17
($24.94)
$ 25.753%Reduce -41.33%576,990
SAHDavid Dreman 2014-03-31 Buy $21.33 - $24.49
($23.03)
$ 25.7512%New holding, 1808 sh.1,808
SAHHOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-12-31 Add0.13%$21.78 - $24.69
($23.27)
$ 25.7511%Add 113.55%2,375,100
SAHHOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-09-30 Buy 0.12%$21.19 - $24.6
($23.01)
$ 25.7512%New holding, 1112200 sh.1,112,200
SAHJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out -0.04%$21.19 - $24.6
($23.01)
$ 25.7512%Sold Out0
SAHJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add0.02%$20.89 - $25.15
($23.29)
$ 25.7511%Add 59.57%36,658
SAHJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Buy 0.03%$17.91 - $20.77
($19.47)
$ 25.7532%New holding, 22973 sh.22,973
SAHRonald Muhlenkamp 2012-06-30 Add0.25%$12.67 - $18.74
($15.68)
$ 25.7564%Add 7.26%1,147,090
SAHArnold Schneider 2011-12-31 Sold Out -0.04%$10.47 - $15.8
($14.27)
$ 25.7580%Sold Out0
SAHRonald Muhlenkamp 2011-09-30 Reduce-0.81%$11.14 - $16.21
($13.58)
$ 25.7590%Reduce -23.51%1,070,980
SAHArnold Schneider 2011-09-30 Reduce-0.04%$11.14 - $16.21
($13.58)
$ 25.7590%Reduce -46.11%50,405
SAHGeorge Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out -0.0021%$11.14 - $16.21
($13.58)
$ 25.7590%Sold Out0
SAHGeorge Soros 2011-06-30 Reduce$11.75 - $14.8
($13.28)
$ 25.7594%Reduce -66.11%10,200
SAHGeorge Soros 2011-03-31 Buy 0.01%$12.28 - $15.4
($13.75)
$ 25.7587%New holding, 30100 sh.30,100
SAHArnold Schneider 2011-03-31 Reduce-0.02%$12.28 - $15.4
($13.75)
$ 25.7587%Reduce -23.03%103,460
SAHRonald Muhlenkamp 2010-09-30 Add1.09%$8.39 - $10.23
($9.18)
$ 25.75180%Add 57.49%1,789,770
SAHArnold Schneider 2010-09-30 Reduce-0.17%$8.39 - $10.23
($9.18)
$ 25.75180%Reduce -65%150,120
SAHGeorge Soros 2010-09-30 Sold Out -0.01%$8.39 - $10.23
($9.18)
$ 25.75180%Sold Out0
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

SAH is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
SAH Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-3020,8370.040.01New Buy
SAH David Dreman 2014-09-302,6200.010.01+2.7%
SAH HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-09-302,643,0005.160.23+0.28%
SAH Ronald Muhlenkamp 2014-09-30570,9901.122.5-1.04%
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SAH: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
SMITH O BRUTONChairman and CEO, 10% Owner 2014-08-06Buy10,000$24.26.4view
SMITH O BRUTONChairman and CEO, 10% Owner 2014-08-01Buy10,000$24.16.85view
DYKE JEFFEVP of Operations 2014-06-04Sell20,000$27-4.63view
SMITH DAVID BRUTONVice Chairman 2014-03-04Sell10,000$24.176.54view
DYKE JEFFEVP of Operations 2014-02-24Sell60,000$23.0911.52view
Byrd HeathEVP and CFO 2013-05-14Sell2,774$23.529.48view
BELK WILLIAM IDirector 2013-05-10Sell2,000$23.4110view
SMITH DAVID BRUTONExecutive Vice President 2013-03-19Sell2,000$23.2310.85view
HELLER H ROBERTDirector 2012-11-08Sell10,000$18.9635.81view
DYKE JEFFEVP of Operations 2012-11-05Sell56,852$2028.75view

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