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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
AGX's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. AGX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AGX' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.52 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.45
AGX's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. AGX: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AGX' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.45
0.19
0.85
Interest Coverage No Debt
AGX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 24.43 vs. AGX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AGX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.32  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 4.15
Beneish M-Score: -3.94
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 16.63
AGX's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
87% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.01 vs. AGX: 16.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AGX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.04  Med: 11.08 Max: 28.99
Current: 16.63
-2.04
28.99
Net Margin % 10.42
AGX's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. AGX: 10.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AGX' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.55  Med: 7.25 Max: 17.64
Current: 10.42
-1.55
17.64
ROE % 27.81
AGX's ROE % is ranked higher than
88% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. AGX: 27.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
AGX' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.42  Med: 17.19 Max: 28.95
Current: 27.81
-7.42
28.95
ROA % 13.77
AGX's ROA % is ranked higher than
93% of the 1038 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. AGX: 13.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AGX' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.4  Med: 7.83 Max: 14.38
Current: 13.77
-2.4
14.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 874.78
AGX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
98% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 17.74 vs. AGX: 874.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AGX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.73  Med: 813.03 Max: 1198.64
Current: 874.78
-29.73
1198.64
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 39.90
AGX's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. AGX: 39.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
AGX' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -11.75 Max: 41.2
Current: 39.9
0
41.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 16.90
AGX's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. AGX: 16.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
AGX' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -7.25 Max: 202.4
Current: 16.9
0
202.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 17.40
AGX's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. AGX: 17.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
AGX' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -27.45 Max: 90.4
Current: 17.4
0
90.4
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-07-10 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

AGX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Scott Black 33,255 sh (+169.82%)
Joel Greenblatt 18,203 sh (+26.87%)
Jim Simons 750,000 sh (-3.11%)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,495 sh (-21.87%)
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Q2 2016

AGX Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jeremy Grantham 8,900 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 27,595 sh (+51.60%)
Jim Simons 752,600 sh (+0.35%)
Scott Black 33,285 sh (+0.09%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,346 sh (-67.26%)
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Q3 2016

AGX Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Chuck Royce 38,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 115,843 sh (+319.80%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,933 sh (+114.87%)
Jim Simons 934,300 sh (+24.14%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Scott Black 18,545 sh (-44.28%)
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Q4 2016

AGX Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 159,112 sh (+37.35%)
Jim Simons 1,075,800 sh (+15.15%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Scott Black 15,303 sh (-17.48%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,041 sh (-27.28%)
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Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction    NAICS: 237130    SIC: 1629
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Traded in other countries:1AW.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Argan Inc through its subsidiaries provides development, consulting, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations and maintenance services to the power generation and renewable energy markets.

Argan is a United States-based company that primarily operates in the power industry services segment through its wholly owned subsidiaries. Gemma Power Systems and affiliates, one of Argan's subsidiaries, contributed almost all Argan's sales. GPS is a contractor that provides a full range of engineering, procurement and construction services for power-generating projects. GPS' works encompass complete plant design, construction, electrical interconnection, plant testing, and commissioning. Argan also generates a small portion of sales from industrial fabrication and field services, as well as telecommunication infrastructure services.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 15.07
AGX's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. AGX: 15.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AGX' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.9  Med: 15.43 Max: 466.67
Current: 15.07
6.9
466.67
PE Ratio without NRI 15.07
AGX's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
55% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 15.67 vs. AGX: 15.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AGX' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.96  Med: 14.8 Max: 466.67
Current: 15.07
6.96
466.67
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 4.35
AGX's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
81% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.16 vs. AGX: 4.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
AGX' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 5 Max: 736.11
Current: 4.35
1.71
736.11
PB Ratio 3.61
AGX's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. AGX: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AGX' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 2.16 Max: 4.16
Current: 3.61
0.68
4.16
PS Ratio 1.56
AGX's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. AGX: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AGX' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.29
Current: 1.56
0.24
2.29
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 4.10
AGX's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
76% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.14 vs. AGX: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AGX' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 5.11 Max: 203.85
Current: 4.1
1.76
203.85
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.05
AGX's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
71% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.07 vs. AGX: 4.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AGX' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 4.93 Max: 148.88
Current: 4.05
1.71
148.88
EV-to-EBIT 4.84
AGX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 1022 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.82 vs. AGX: 4.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AGX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2516.2  Med: 3.2 Max: 456.9
Current: 4.84
-2516.2
456.9
EV-to-EBITDA 4.68
AGX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
76% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.37 vs. AGX: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AGX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.3  Med: 3.4 Max: 17.3
Current: 4.68
-7.3
17.3
PEG Ratio 0.34
AGX's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. AGX: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
AGX' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.39 Max: 6.7
Current: 0.34
0.25
6.7
Shiller PE Ratio 41.78
AGX's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 20.34 vs. AGX: 41.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
AGX' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.74  Med: 49.37 Max: 300.33
Current: 41.78
24.74
300.33
Current Ratio 1.68
AGX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. AGX: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AGX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.84 Max: 5.16
Current: 1.68
1
5.16
Quick Ratio 1.68
AGX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. AGX: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AGX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.3 Max: 4.83
Current: 1.68
0.35
4.83
Days Sales Outstanding 29.65
AGX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 72.76 vs. AGX: 29.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AGX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.82  Med: 32.25 Max: 56.69
Current: 29.65
7.82
56.69
Days Payable 70.43
AGX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
55% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 82.51 vs. AGX: 70.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AGX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.35  Med: 54.72 Max: 173.04
Current: 70.43
20.35
173.04

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.08
AGX's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
83% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. AGX: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
AGX' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.89 Max: 2.42
Current: 1.08
1.06
2.42
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.70
AGX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. AGX: -2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AGX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -98.1  Med: -2.1 Max: 0
Current: -2.7
-98.1
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 6.19
AGX's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
55% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.35 vs. AGX: 6.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
AGX' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 4.07 Max: 7.7
Current: 6.19
2.5
7.7
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 4.48
AGX's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. AGX: 4.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
AGX' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 2.68 Max: 15.9
Current: 4.48
1.4
15.9
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.24
AGX's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
84% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. AGX: 4.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
AGX' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.56 Max: 195.83
Current: 4.24
0.87
195.83
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.71
AGX's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. AGX: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
AGX' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.9 Max: 2.69
Current: 0.71
0.53
2.69
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.69
AGX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
84% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. AGX: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AGX' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.69
0.3
1.94
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.60
AGX's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. AGX: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
AGX' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.65 Max: 2.95
Current: 0.6
0.41
2.95
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.69
AGX's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
73% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. AGX: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
AGX' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.17 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.69
0.7
1.83
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 20.78
AGX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 1251 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. AGX: 20.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AGX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 28.15 Max: 3435.5
Current: 20.78
0.2
3435.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 45.54
AGX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
97% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.44 vs. AGX: 45.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
AGX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.8  Med: 12.65 Max: 67.5
Current: 45.54
-8.8
67.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $675.0
EPS (TTM) $ 4.53
Beta1.33
Short Percentage of Float3.49%
52-Week Range $32.70 - 76.70
Shares Outstanding (Mil)15.47

Analyst Estimate

Jan18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 3.86
EPS without NRI ($) 3.86
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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