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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
AGX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. AGX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AGX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 17.29 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.49
AGX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. AGX: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AGX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.49
0.27
0.88
Interest Coverage No Debt
AGX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 27.10 vs. AGX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AGX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
0.51
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.01
M-Score: -1.95
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 17.51
AGX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. AGX: 17.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AGX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -27.76  Med: 6.74 Max: 28.99
Current: 17.51
-27.76
28.99
Net-margin (%) 8.26
AGX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. AGX: 8.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AGX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -33.42  Med: 4.26 Max: 17.64
Current: 8.26
-33.42
17.64
ROE (%) 19.36
AGX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 936 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. AGX: 19.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AGX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -69.95  Med: 8.36 Max: 29
Current: 19.36
-69.95
29
ROA (%) 8.68
AGX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. AGX: 8.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AGX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -38.9  Med: 5.51 Max: 16.46
Current: 8.68
-38.9
16.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1312.93
AGX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 14.48 vs. AGX: 1312.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AGX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -152.97  Med: 18.65 Max: 1198.64
Current: 1312.93
-152.97
1198.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 36.00
AGX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. AGX: 36.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AGX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -6.70 Max: 41.2
Current: 36
0
41.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 68.20
AGX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. AGX: 68.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AGX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -74.9  Med: 30.50 Max: 202.4
Current: 68.2
-74.9
202.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 54.10
AGX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. AGX: 54.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AGX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42  Med: -10.10 Max: 90.4
Current: 54.1
-42
90.4
» AGX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

AGX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 385,600 sh (+32.10%)
Joel Greenblatt 19,834 sh (-44.55%)
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Q3 2014

AGX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 565,100 sh (+46.55%)
Joel Greenblatt 24,208 sh (+22.05%)
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Q4 2014

AGX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 598,300 sh (+5.88%)
Joel Greenblatt 25,251 sh (+4.31%)
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Q1 2015

AGX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 11,756 sh (New)
Jim Simons 658,600 sh (+10.08%)
Joel Greenblatt 15,859 sh (-37.19%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 16.10
AGX's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. AGX: 16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AGX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.89  Med: 15.68 Max: 482.76
Current: 16.1
6.89
482.76
Forward P/E 14.73
AGX's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
70% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.45 vs. AGX: 14.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.00
AGX's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
51% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. AGX: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AGX' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.9  Med: 15.16 Max: 466.67
Current: 16
6.9
466.67
P/B 2.82
AGX's P/B is ranked lower than
81% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AGX: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AGX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.96 Max: 3.54
Current: 2.82
0.41
3.54
P/S 1.34
AGX's P/S is ranked lower than
74% of the 936 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. AGX: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AGX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.3
Current: 1.34
0.22
2.3
PFCF 11.91
AGX's PFCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.63 vs. AGX: 11.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AGX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.77  Med: 5.59 Max: 189.29
Current: 11.91
1.77
189.29
POCF 10.90
AGX's POCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.75 vs. AGX: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AGX' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.72  Med: 4.37 Max: 147.22
Current: 10.9
1.72
147.22
EV-to-EBIT 2.93
AGX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.76 vs. AGX: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AGX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -48  Med: 2.55 Max: 166.2
Current: 2.93
-48
166.2
PEG 0.39
AGX's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. AGX: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
AGX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.50 Max: 3.73
Current: 0.39
0.27
3.73
Shiller P/E 25.53
AGX's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 17.38 vs. AGX: 25.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AGX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.9  Med: 24.91 Max: 43.59
Current: 25.53
16.9
43.59
Current Ratio 1.75
AGX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. AGX: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AGX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.85  Med: 2.03 Max: 12.23
Current: 1.75
0.85
12.23
Quick Ratio 1.75
AGX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. AGX: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AGX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.67 Max: 10.59
Current: 1.75
0.55
10.59
Days Sales Outstanding 30.17
AGX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 72.59 vs. AGX: 30.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AGX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 4.51  Med: 54.34 Max: 185.68
Current: 30.17
4.51
185.68

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 4.38
AGX's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
75% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.72 vs. AGX: 4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
AGX' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 3.78 Max: 38.36
Current: 4.38
0.37
38.36
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.29
AGX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. AGX: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
AGX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 2.47 Max: 15.9
Current: 3.29
0.26
15.9
Price/Tangible Book 3.14
AGX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
78% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. AGX: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AGX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 2.47 Max: 235
Current: 3.14
0.24
235
Price/Projected FCF 0.61
AGX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. AGX: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AGX' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.19 Max: 5.21
Current: 0.61
0.27
5.21
Price/Median PS Value 1.58
AGX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. AGX: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AGX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.00 Max: 31.73
Current: 1.58
0.3
31.73
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.64
AGX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. AGX: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
AGX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.81 Max: 19.84
Current: 0.64
0.41
19.84
Price/Graham Number 1.24
AGX's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
64% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. AGX: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AGX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.18 Max: 11.06
Current: 1.24
0.34
11.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 34.10
AGX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. AGX: 34.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AGX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 29.10 Max: 3442.4
Current: 34.1
0.6
3442.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 63.14
AGX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. AGX: 63.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AGX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -8.8  Med: 2.90 Max: 65.1
Current: 63.14
-8.8
65.1

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17
Revenue(Mil) 477 390
EPS($) 2.52 2.54
EPS without NRI($) 2.52 2.54

Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction
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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.
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