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Market Cap $M6,287Revenue $M4,104Net Margin (%)7.1Z-Score3.2
Enterprise Value $M7,820EPS $3.2Operating Margin %12.0F-Score6
P/E(ttm))22.5Cash Flow Per Share $8.1Pre-tax Margin (%)10.3Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book6.110-y EBITDA Growth Rate %1.4Quick Ratio0.7Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.65-y EBITDA Growth Rate %15.0Current Ratio1.0Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow7.6y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %9.8ROA % (ttm)7.2Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %1.3Insider Buy (3m)1ROE % (ttm)25.8Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %29.0Shares Outstanding M83.5ROI % (ttm)3.3Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with VAL

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56. (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
VALJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add0.01%$68.1 - $75.35
($72.39)
$ 75.294%Add 65.24%30,438
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.08%$64.25 - $72.13
($69.37)
$ 75.298%Reduce -69.53%18,420
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add0.08%$61.84 - $70.77
($65.55)
$ 75.2915%Add 181.83%60,461
VALRay Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out -0.01%$61.84 - $70.77
($65.55)
$ 75.2915%Sold Out0
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add0.03%$59.23 - $73.81
($66.56)
$ 75.2913%Add 112.47%21,453
VALRay Dalio 2013-06-30 Buy 0.01%$59.23 - $73.81
($66.56)
$ 75.2913%New holding, 17011 sh.17,011
VALScott Black 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.87%$59.23 - $73.81
($66.56)
$ 75.2913%Sold Out0
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Buy 0.03%$59.98 - $68.32
($64.31)
$ 75.2917%New holding, 10097 sh.10,097
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out -0.03%$54.96 - $62.78
($59.22)
$ 75.2927%Sold Out0
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add0.01%$48.9 - $58.82
($52.88)
$ 75.2942%Add 66.52%8,386
VALMeridian Funds 2012-09-30 Reduce-0.69%$48.9 - $58.82
($52.88)
$ 75.2942%Reduce -27.68%1,021,000
VALScott Black 2012-06-30 Add0.17%$45.85 - $51.99
($49.08)
$ 75.2953%Add 20.24%124,955
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Reduce-0.06%$45.85 - $51.99
($49.08)
$ 75.2953%Reduce -75.14%5,036
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add0.03%$39.23 - $49.7
($42.33)
$ 75.2978%Add 60.12%20,261
VALJoel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Buy 0.06%$30.15 - $38.97
($35.2)
$ 75.29114%New holding, 12654 sh.12,654
VALJean-Marie Eveillard 2011-06-30 Add0.03%$34.98 - $39.9
($37.84)
$ 75.2999%Add 21.15%892,570
VALMeridian Funds 2011-03-31 Add0.1%$33.97 - $39.14
($37.22)
$ 75.29102%Add 5.6%1,611,405
VALMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $33.97 - $39.14
($37.22)
$ 75.29102%Sold Out0
VALGeorge Soros 2011-03-31 Sold Out $33.97 - $39.14
($37.22)
$ 75.29102%Sold Out0
VALMeridian Funds 2010-12-31 Add0.21%$31.24 - $34.58
($32.9)
$ 75.29129%Add 13.17%1,525,920
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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.

VAL 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
VAL Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-3130,4380.040.03+65.24%
VAL Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31851,0501.020.16
VAL Meridian Funds 2013-06-30697,2000.831.7-3.43%
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VAL: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2014-03-26Buy1,075$72.753.16view
JEMISON MAEDirector 2013-11-25Sell1,700$71.854.45view
JEMISON MAEDirector 2013-09-18Sell1,000$63.9117.43view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2013-06-21Buy2,088$6515.46view
Hendrickson Gary EChairman, President and CEO 2013-05-21Sell116,865$73.651.9view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2013-02-25Buy1,246$6025.08view
Hendrickson Gary EChairman, President and CEO 2012-11-28Sell13,158$62.1920.68view
McCormick Brenda AController 2012-11-28Sell4,000$62.2520.56view
WALKER LORI ASr. VP and CFO 2012-11-26Sell84,932$61.4322.17view
Blaine Anthony LSenior Vice President 2012-09-06Sell14,000$55.5435.13view

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    Bill Frel's Mairs & Power First Quarter Letter May 29 2012 
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