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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
AGX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 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: 27.08 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.53
AGX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. AGX: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AGX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.66 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.53
0.29
0.85
Interest Coverage No Debt
AGX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
100% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. AGX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AGX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
0.51
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.01
M-Score: -0.07
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 18.00
AGX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 990 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. AGX: 18.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AGX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.04  Med: 8.86 Max: 28.99
Current: 18
-2.04
28.99
Net-margin (%) 8.79
AGX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. AGX: 8.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AGX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.55  Med: 5.54 Max: 17.64
Current: 8.79
-1.55
17.64
ROE (%) 17.82
AGX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. AGX: 17.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AGX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.42  Med: 12.94 Max: 28.95
Current: 17.82
-7.42
28.95
ROA (%) 9.33
AGX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1010 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. AGX: 9.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AGX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.4  Med: 6.67 Max: 14.38
Current: 9.33
-2.4
14.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1010.98
AGX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1000 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 17.06 vs. AGX: 1010.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AGX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.73  Med: 788.98 Max: 1198.64
Current: 1010.98
-29.73
1198.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.70
AGX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. AGX: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AGX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.9  Med: 0.30 Max: 41.2
Current: 11.7
-32.9
41.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 24.90
AGX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. AGX: 24.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AGX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.4  Med: 24.90 Max: 202.4
Current: 24.9
-73.4
202.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.10
AGX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. AGX: 13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AGX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.8  Med: 1.60 Max: 56.2
Current: 13.1
-37.8
56.2
» AGX's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-06-08)


Revenue & Net Income
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

AGX Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 721,000 sh (+9.47%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,151 sh (+3.36%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q3 2015

AGX Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 17,416 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,623 sh (+102.64%)
Jim Simons 785,800 sh (+8.99%)
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Q4 2015

AGX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Scott Black 12,325 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,631 sh (+32.52%)
Jim Simons 774,100 sh (-1.49%)
Joel Greenblatt 14,348 sh (-17.62%)
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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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Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction
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Traded in other countries:1AW.Germany,
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 Inc was organized as a Delaware corporation in May 1961. The Company conducts operations through its wholly-owned subsidiaries Gemma Power Systems, LLC and affiliates and Southern Maryland Cable, Inc. Through GPS, the Company provides engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations management, maintenance and consulting services to the power generation and renewable energy markets for customers including public utilities and independent power project owners. The combination of GPS and its consolidated joint ventures and variable interest entities represents its power industry services business segment. Through SMC, the services of the telecommunications infrastructure services segment include project management, construction, installation and maintenance provided to commercial, local government and federal government customers mainly in the mid-Atlantic region. Its competitors include SNC-Lavalin Group, Inc. and Skanska AB and Kiewit Corporation. The Company's operations are subject to various federal, state and local laws and regulations including: licensing for contractors; building codes; permitting and inspection requirements applicable to construction projects; regulations relating to worker safety and environmental protection; and special bidding, procurement and security clearance requirements on government projects.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 14.14
AGX's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.73 vs. AGX: 14.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AGX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.89  Med: 15.42 Max: 482.76
Current: 14.14
6.89
482.76
Forward P/E 10.59
AGX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 12.48 vs. AGX: 10.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.14
AGX's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
51% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.85 vs. AGX: 14.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AGX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.9  Med: 14.97 Max: 466.67
Current: 14.14
6.9
466.67
P/B 2.32
AGX's P/B is ranked lower than
78% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. AGX: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AGX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 2.01 Max: 3.55
Current: 2.32
0.41
3.55
P/S 1.24
AGX's P/S is ranked lower than
74% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. AGX: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AGX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.29
Current: 1.24
0.22
2.29
EV-to-EBIT 3.18
AGX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. AGX: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AGX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2516.2  Med: 2.60 Max: 456.9
Current: 3.18
-2516.2
456.9
EV-to-EBITDA 3.12
AGX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
86% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.47 vs. AGX: 3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AGX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19  Med: 3.00 Max: 17.3
Current: 3.12
-19
17.3
PEG 0.35
AGX's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. AGX: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
AGX' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.44 Max: 6.49
Current: 0.35
0.24
6.49
Shiller P/E 29.21
AGX's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
78% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 15.99 vs. AGX: 29.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AGX' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.74  Med: 62.23 Max: 2182
Current: 29.21
24.74
2182
Current Ratio 1.87
AGX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. AGX: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AGX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 1.99 Max: 5.16
Current: 1.87
1.17
5.16
Quick Ratio 1.87
AGX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. AGX: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AGX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.77 Max: 4.83
Current: 1.87
0.71
4.83
Days Sales Outstanding 56.69
AGX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 70.97 vs. AGX: 56.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AGX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.24  Med: 35.30 Max: 185.68
Current: 56.69
4.24
185.68
Days Payable 53.96
AGX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
63% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 74.97 vs. AGX: 53.96 )
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: 373.32
Current: 53.96
20.35
373.32

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.05
AGX's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. AGX: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
AGX' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 2.07 Max: 2.42
Current: 2.05
1.77
2.42
Dividend Payout 0.29
AGX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
52% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. AGX: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
AGX' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.29
Current: 0.29
Forward Dividend Yield 2.05
AGX's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
64% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. AGX: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.05
AGX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. AGX: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AGX' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 2.08 Max: 2.42
Current: 2.05
1.77
2.42
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.00
AGX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. AGX: -2.00 )
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: -7.00 Max: 3.2
Current: -2
-98.1
3.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 6.15
AGX's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
55% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.42 vs. AGX: 6.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
AGX' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 3.86 Max: 7.7
Current: 6.15
2.5
7.7
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.18
AGX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. AGX: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
AGX' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 2.58 Max: 15.9
Current: 3.18
1.4
15.9
Price/Tangible Book 2.96
AGX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
79% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. AGX: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AGX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.50 Max: 208.33
Current: 2.96
0.87
208.33
Price/Projected FCF 0.61
AGX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. AGX: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AGX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.08 Max: 3.32
Current: 0.61
0.51
3.32
Price/Median PS Value 1.48
AGX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. AGX: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AGX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.12
Current: 1.48
0.35
2.12
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.57
AGX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. AGX: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
AGX' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.74 Max: 2.95
Current: 0.57
0.44
2.95
Price/Graham Number 1.36
AGX's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
69% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. AGX: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AGX' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.10 Max: 1.89
Current: 1.36
0.72
1.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 31.40
AGX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. AGX: 31.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AGX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 30.80 Max: 3442.4
Current: 31.4
0.2
3442.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 59.63
AGX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.64 vs. AGX: 59.63 )
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: 4.35 Max: 62.3
Current: 59.63
-8.8
62.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $413.3
EPS (TTM) $ 2.42
Beta1.06
Short Percentage of Float3.02%
52-Week Range $28.03 - 42.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)14.84

Analyst Estimate

Jan17 Jan18
Revenue (Mil $) 683 726
EPS ($) 3.23 3.62
EPS without NRI ($) 3.23 3.62
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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