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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.11
AHGP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 2400 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 170.20 vs. AHGP: 0.11 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11

Equity to Asset 0.23
AHGP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. AHGP: 0.23 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.01   Max: 0.46
Current: 0.23

-0.01
0.46
Interest Coverage 16.33
AHGP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. AHGP: 16.33 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.97   Max: 18.67
Current: 16.33

2.97
18.67
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.06
M-Score: -3.50
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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 20.03
AHGP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. AHGP: 20.03 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 9.05   Max: 22.24
Current: 20.03

9.05
22.24
Net-margin (%) 10.61
AHGP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.19 vs. AHGP: 10.61 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 11.62
Current: 10.61

0.06
11.62
ROE (%) 47.16
AHGP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 2322 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.21 vs. AHGP: 47.16 )
AHGP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.79   Max: 54.11
Current: 47.16

5.79
54.11
ROA (%) 11.00
AHGP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2398 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.73 vs. AHGP: 11.00 )
AHGP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 14.2
Current: 11

0.83
14.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 26.48
AHGP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2327 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -10.19 vs. AHGP: 26.48 )
AHGP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 23.24   Max: 54.83
Current: 26.48

23.24
54.83
Revenue Growth (%) 11.10
AHGP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. AHGP: 11.10 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 18.2
Current: 11.1

2.9
18.2
EBITDA Growth (%) 11.30
AHGP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. AHGP: 11.30 )
AHGP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.2   Max: 66.8
Current: 11.3

-4.2
66.8
EPS Growth (%) 10.30
AHGP's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1349 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -6.70 vs. AHGP: 10.30 )
AHGP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.3   Max: 64.4
Current: 10.3

-5.3
64.4
» AHGP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

AHGP Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 578,500 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 166,500 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2013

AHGP Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Tom Gayner 166,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 179,800 sh (-68.92%)
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Q3 2013

AHGP Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 179,800 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 166,500 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

AHGP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 34,130 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 166,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AHGP

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Tom Gayner 2012-12-31 Add 104.29%0.17%$44.2 - $51 $ 62.7833%166500
Tom Gayner 2012-09-30 New Buy0.17%$41.76 - $52.13 $ 62.7835%81500
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $47.14 - $57.68 $ 62.7820%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.00
AHGP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.80 vs. AHGP: 16.00 )
AHGP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.01   Max: 22.44
Current: 16

8.01
22.44
P/B 7.40
AHGP's P/B is ranked lower than
63% of the 2296 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. AHGP: 7.40 )
AHGP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.55   Max: 10.18
Current: 7.4

2.55
10.18
P/S 1.70
AHGP's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. AHGP: 1.70 )
AHGP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 2.06
Current: 1.7

0.61
2.06
PFCF 9.80
AHGP's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.42 vs. AHGP: 9.80 )
AHGP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.6   Max: 113.73
Current: 9.8

7.6
113.73
EV-to-EBIT 10.00
AHGP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. AHGP: 10.00 )
AHGP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.4   Max: 11.9
Current: 10

5.4
11.9
PEG 1.00
AHGP's PEG is ranked higher than
72% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. AHGP: 1.00 )
AHGP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.45
Current: 1

0.47
2.45
Shiller P/E 21.40
AHGP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
58% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.47 vs. AHGP: 21.40 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.17   Max: 29.14
Current: 21.4

16.17
29.14

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 5.10
AHGP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
86% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. AHGP: 5.10 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 10.71
Current: 5.1

0.57
10.71
Dividend Payout 0.79
AHGP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
52% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. AHGP: 0.79 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.79

0.22
0.97
Dividend growth (3y) 17.70
AHGP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.60 vs. AHGP: 17.70 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 70.8
Current: 17.7

0
70.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 11.23
AHGP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
90% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. AHGP: 11.23 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 23.58
Current: 11.23

1.26
23.58

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 7.60
AHGP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
71% of the 2267 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. AHGP: 7.60 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.57   Max: 8.95
Current: 7.6

3.57
8.95
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
AHGP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
67% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. AHGP: 1.30 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 2.62
Current: 1.3

1.24
2.62
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
AHGP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. AHGP: 1.20 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.22
Current: 1.2

0.52
1.22
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.90
AHGP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. AHGP: 0.90 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 1.76
Current: 0.9

0.64
1.76
Price/Graham Number 1.80
AHGP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
50% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. AHGP: 1.80 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.8

1.03
1.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.00
AHGP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1064 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. AHGP: 10.00 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 8.4   Max: 18.7
Current: 10

8.4
18.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 21.21
AHGP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1970 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -13.54 vs. AHGP: 21.21 )
AHGP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 27.9
Current: 21.21

3.7
27.9

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
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Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. is a Delaware limited partnership, which was formed to own and control Alliance Resource Management GP, LLC, the managing general partner of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (ARLP). The ARLP Partnership is a diversified producer and marketer of coal to major U.S. utilities and industrial users. ARLP conducts substantially all of its business through its wholly-owned subsidiary, the Intermediate Partnership. The Company has four reportable segments: the Illinois Basin, Central Appalachia, Northern Appalachia and Other and Corporate. The first three segments correspond to the three major coal producing regions in the eastern U.S. Coal quality, coal seam height, mining and transportation methods and regulatory issues are similar for the operating mines within each of these three segments. The Illinois Basin segment is comprised of Webster County Coal's Dotiki mining complex, Gibson County Coal's Gibson North mining complex, Hopkins County Coal's Elk Creek mining complex, White County Coal's Pattiki mining complex, Warrior's mining complex, River View's newly constructed mining complex which recently initiated operations, the Gibson South property and certain properties of Alliance Resource Properties. The ARLP Partnership is in the process of permitting the Gibson South property for future mine development. The Central Appalachian segment is comprised of Pontiki's and MC Mining's mining complexes. The Northern Appalachian segment is comprised of Mettiki (MD)'s mining complex, Mettiki (WV)'s Mountain View mining complex, two small third-party mining operations, a mining complex currently under construction at Tunnel Ridge and the Penn Ridge property. The ARLP Partnership is in the process of permitting the Penn Ridge property for future mine development. Other and Corporate includes ARLP Partnership and AHGP marketing and administrative expenses, Matrix Design, Alliance Design, the Mt. Vernon dock activities, coal brokerage activity, MAC and certain properties of Alliance Resource Properties. The coal industry is intensely competitive. The most important factors on which the ARLP Partnership competes are coal price, coal quality (including sulfur and heat content), transportation costs from the mine to the customer and the reliability of supply. The ARLP Partnership's principal competitors include Alpha Natural Resources, Inc., Arch Coal, Inc., CONSOL Energy, Inc., International Coal Group, Inc., James River Coal Company, Massey Energy Company, Murray Energy, Inc., Patriot Coal Corporation and Peabody Energy Corp. The coal mining industry is subject to regulation by federal, state and local authorities on matters such as: employee health and safety; mine permits and other licensing requirements; air quality standards; water quality standards; storage and handling of explosives; wetlands protection; surface subsidence from underground mining; and the effects, if any, that mining has on groundwater quality an

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