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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.36
AIR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. AIR: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AIR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.36
0.01
0.44
Equity to Asset 0.56
AIR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. AIR: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AIR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.56
0.39
0.56
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 2.94
M-Score: -2.13
WACC vs ROIC
6.38%
0.07%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -0.06
AIR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. AIR: -0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AIR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -12.73  Med: 6.38 Max: 9.71
Current: -0.06
-12.73
9.71
Net-margin (%) 0.58
AIR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. AIR: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AIR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9.23  Med: 3.41 Max: 5.53
Current: 0.58
-9.23
5.53
ROE (%) 1.09
AIR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. AIR: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AIR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -18.12  Med: 7.96 Max: 13.92
Current: 1.09
-18.12
13.92
ROA (%) 0.50
AIR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. AIR: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AIR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.35  Med: 3.47 Max: 6.19
Current: 0.5
-8.35
6.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -4.40
AIR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. AIR: -4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AIR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -18.11  Med: 13.76 Max: 26.13
Current: -4.4
-18.11
26.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.60
AIR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. AIR: -5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AIR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.9  Med: 7.80 Max: 22.2
Current: -5.6
-20.9
22.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -59.20
AIR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. AIR: -59.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AIR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -59.2  Med: 8.50 Max: 38.7
Current: -59.2
-59.2
38.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
AIR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. AIR: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AIR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -100  Med: 5.70 Max: 116.5
Current: -100
-100
116.5
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

AIR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ken Fisher 1,058,330 sh (+51.71%)
Chuck Royce 41,100 sh (+34.31%)
David Dreman 169,750 sh (+1.32%)
Mario Gabelli 75,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 379,517 sh (-0.70%)
Joel Greenblatt 170,842 sh (-38.94%)
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Q4 2014

AIR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

David Dreman 277,468 sh (+63.46%)
Diamond Hill Capital 435,767 sh (+14.82%)
Ken Fisher 1,188,625 sh (+12.31%)
Chuck Royce 43,200 sh (+5.11%)
Mario Gabelli 75,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 22,673 sh (-86.73%)
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Q1 2015

AIR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

James Barrow 34,366 sh (New)
Jim Simons 21,700 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 60,700 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 22,200 sh (New)
David Dreman 300,723 sh (+8.38%)
Mario Gabelli 75,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 412,197 sh (-5.41%)
Ken Fisher 1,098,025 sh (-7.62%)
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Q2 2015

AIR Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Ken Fisher 1,081,085 sh (-1.54%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 19.27
AIR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
76% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 15.48 vs. AIR: 19.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 33.60
AIR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
64% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. AIR: 33.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AIR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.45  Med: 17.83 Max: 50.04
Current: 33.6
6.45
50.04
P/B 1.13
AIR's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. AIR: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AIR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.19 Max: 2.69
Current: 1.13
0.48
2.69
P/S 0.60
AIR's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. AIR: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AIR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.60 Max: 1.37
Current: 0.6
0.22
1.37
EV-to-EBIT -23.15
AIR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
179% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 17.58 vs. AIR: -23.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AIR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1397.4  Med: 12.80 Max: 28.4
Current: -23.15
-1397.4
28.4
Shiller P/E 19.46
AIR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
63% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 22.74 vs. AIR: 19.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AIR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.42  Med: 17.37 Max: 1797
Current: 19.46
6.42
1797
Current Ratio 2.32
AIR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. AIR: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AIR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.95  Med: 2.95 Max: 4.26
Current: 2.32
1.95
4.26
Quick Ratio 1.21
AIR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. AIR: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AIR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.55 Max: 2.52
Current: 1.21
0.87
2.52
Days Inventory 115.62
AIR's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
53% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 111.43 vs. AIR: 115.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AIR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 86.35  Med: 117.38 Max: 160.06
Current: 115.62
86.35
160.06
Days Sales Outstanding 47.62
AIR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 65.64 vs. AIR: 47.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AIR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 40.36  Med: 58.19 Max: 77.44
Current: 47.62
40.36
77.44

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.12
AIR's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
72% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. AIR: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
AIR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.9
Current: 1.12
0.24
2.9
Dividend Payout 0.24
AIR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. AIR: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
AIR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.24
0.04
0.49
Dividend growth (3y) -100.00
AIR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
85% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. AIR: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
AIR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: -100.00 Max: 58.7
Current: -100
0
58.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.12
AIR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
75% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. AIR: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AIR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.9
Current: 1.12
0.24
2.9
Share Buyback Rate 2.80
AIR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. AIR: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
AIR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4  Med: -2.40 Max: -9.6
Current: 2.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.36
AIR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
422% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.47 vs. AIR: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
AIR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.04  Med: 8.35 Max: 113.41
Current: 3.36
3.04
113.41
Price/Tangible Book 1.39
AIR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. AIR: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AIR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.58 Max: 2.93
Current: 1.39
0.6
2.93
Price/Projected FCF 0.96
AIR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
275% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. AIR: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AIR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.48 Max: 4.82
Current: 0.96
0.56
4.82
Price/Median PS Value 1.01
AIR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
170% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. AIR: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AIR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.01
0.41
2.13
Price/Graham Number 2.41
AIR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
266% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. AIR: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AIR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.64
Current: 2.41
0.59
2.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -4.28
AIR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. AIR: -4.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AIR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.28  Med: 7.80 Max: 14.9
Current: -4.28
-4.28
14.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -3.72
AIR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. AIR: -3.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AIR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -4.2  Med: 11.70 Max: 32.6
Current: -3.72
-4.2
32.6

Analyst Estimate

May16 May17
Revenue(Mil) 1,716 1,831
EPS($) 1.40 1.75
EPS without NRI($) 1.40 1.75

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
Compare:BA, ERJ, EADSY, RYCEY, HON » details
Traded in other countries:ARZ.Germany,
AAR Corporation was founded in 1951, organized in 1955 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1966. It is a diversified provider of products and services to the aviation and government and defense markets. It conducts its business activities through six operating subsidiaries: AAR Parts Trading, Inc.; AAR Aircraft & Engine Sales & Leasing, Inc.; AAR Aircraft Services, Inc.; AAR Manufacturing, Inc.; AAR Airlift Group, Inc.; and AAR International, Inc. The Company's international business activities are conducted through AAR International, Inc. It reports its activities in two business segments: Aviation Services, comprised of business activities conducted through AAR Parts Trading, Inc.; AAR Aircraft & Engine Sales & Leasing, Inc.; AAR Aircraft Services, Inc.; AAR Allen Services, Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of AAR Parts Trading, Inc.);. AAR Airlift Group, Inc. and AAR International, Inc.; and Technology Products, comprised of business activities conducted through AAR Manufacturing, Inc. and AAR International, Inc. It currently performs airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul activities at lease facilities in Indianapolis, Indiana; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Miami, Florida; Duluth, Minnesota; and Hot Springs, Arkansas. It is a provider of complex machined and fabricated parts, components and sub-systems for various aerospace and defense programs and other applications, and it designs and manufactures advanced composite materials for commercial, business and military aircraft. In this segment, sales are made to customers pursuant to standard commercial purchase orders and contracts. Competitors in its Aviation Services segment include OEMs, the service divisions of large commercial airlines, and other independent suppliers of parts, repair, and overhaul services to the commercial and defense markets. Its expeditionary airlift services unit competes with domestic and foreign contracting companies. The aviation industry is highly regulated by the FAA in the United States and equivalent regulatory agencies in other countries.
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