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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 4.44
AIT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. AIT: 4.44 )
AIT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 4.44

Equity to Asset 0.72
AIT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
87% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. AIT: 0.72 )
AIT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 0.74
Current: 0.72

0.42
0.74
Interest Coverage 284.06
AIT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
81% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.07 vs. AIT: 284.06 )
AIT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 368.48
Current: 284.06

4.2
368.48
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 8.57
M-Score: -2.53
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 (%) 7.16
AIT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. AIT: 7.16 )
AIT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.13   Max: 7.31
Current: 7.16

2.13
7.31
Net-margin (%) 4.80
AIT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. AIT: 4.80 )
AIT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 4.8
Current: 4.8

0.18
4.8
ROE (%) 15.55
AIT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.14 vs. AIT: 15.55 )
AIT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 19.07
Current: 15.55

0.89
19.07
ROA (%) 11.16
AIT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. AIT: 11.16 )
AIT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 11.95
Current: 11.16

0.5
11.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 35.18
AIT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.38 vs. AIT: 35.18 )
AIT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.92   Max: 41.04
Current: 35.18

9.92
41.04
Revenue Growth (%) 9.40
AIT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. AIT: 9.40 )
AIT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -1.8   Max: 9.5
Current: 9.4

-1.8
9.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 15.80
AIT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. AIT: 15.80 )
AIT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.8   Max: 33.3
Current: 15.8

-11.8
33.3
EPS Growth (%) 21.80
AIT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. AIT: 21.80 )
AIT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.2   Max: 52.3
Current: 21.8

-14.2
52.3
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

AIT Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 5,424,359 sh (-1.74%)
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Q2 2013

AIT Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Chuck Royce 4,956,737 sh (-8.62%)
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Q3 2013

AIT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 95,050 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 4,091,999 sh (-17.45%)
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Q4 2013

AIT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 11,904 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 87,376 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 4,004,999 sh (-2.13%)
Jim Simons 90,350 sh (-4.94%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AIT

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.1%$46.1 - $52.42 $ 48.750%87376
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $32.2 - $35.62 $ 48.7542%0
George Soros 2011-03-31 New Buy0.01%$30.88 - $34.35 $ 48.7550%14600
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Sold Out $30.88 - $34.35 $ 48.7550%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.10
AIT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 18.50 vs. AIT: 18.10 )
AIT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.33   Max: 43.97
Current: 18.1

7.33
43.97
P/B 2.65
AIT's P/B is ranked lower than
67% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. AIT: 2.65 )
AIT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 3.31
Current: 2.65

1.22
3.31
P/S 0.85
AIT's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. AIT: 0.85 )
AIT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.85

0.26
0.92
PFCF 19.66
AIT's PFCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.71 vs. AIT: 19.66 )
AIT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.59   Max: 33.44
Current: 19.66

5.59
33.44
EV-to-EBIT 11.69
AIT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. AIT: 11.69 )
AIT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 25.4
Current: 11.69

4.8
25.4
PEG 0.85
AIT's PEG is ranked higher than
79% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. AIT: 0.85 )
AIT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 104.58
Current: 0.85

0.29
104.58
Shiller P/E 22.58
AIT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
58% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 22.47 vs. AIT: 22.58 )
AIT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.54   Max: 39.32
Current: 22.58

9.54
39.32

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.93
AIT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
53% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. AIT: 1.93 )
AIT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 4.01
Current: 1.93

1.15
4.01
Dividend Payout 0.34
AIT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
56% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. AIT: 0.34 )
AIT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.96
Current: 0.34

0.22
1.96
Dividend growth (3y) 13.60
AIT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
76% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.40 vs. AIT: 13.60 )
AIT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 31.1
Current: 13.6

0
31.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.22
AIT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
67% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. AIT: 3.22 )
AIT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.95   Max: 6.79
Current: 3.22

1.95
6.79
Share Buyback Rate 0.20
AIT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. AIT: 0.20 )
AIT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3   Max: -8.1
Current: 0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 13.04
AIT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. AIT: 13.04 )
AIT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 8.73   Max: 281.43
Current: 13.04

8.73
281.43
Price/Tangible Book 3.58
AIT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
71% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. AIT: 3.58 )
AIT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 3.75
Current: 3.58

1.05
3.75
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.37
AIT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
58% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. AIT: 1.37 )
AIT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.74
Current: 1.37

0.53
1.74
Price/Median PS Value 1.39
AIT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. AIT: 1.39 )
AIT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.46
Current: 1.39

0.27
1.46
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.84
AIT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. AIT: 0.84 )
AIT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 4.47
Current: 0.84

0.41
4.47
Price/Graham Number 1.69
AIT's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
60% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. AIT: 1.69 )
AIT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 2.11
Current: 1.69

0.73
2.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.60
AIT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. AIT: 8.60 )
AIT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 20.6
Current: 8.6

3.9
20.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 25.20
AIT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.71 vs. AIT: 25.20 )
AIT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.2   Max: 37.9
Current: 25.2

-1.2
37.9

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Distribution » Industrial Distribution
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Traded in other countries:AT4.Germany
Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1923. It was reincorporated in Ohio in 1988. It is a industrial distributor in North America and, since August 1, 2012, in Australia and New Zealand, supplying customers in a wide range of industries with products including bearings, power transmission components, fluid power components and systems, industrial rubber products, linear motion components, tools, safety products, and other industrial supplies. It provide engineering, design, and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber, and fluid power shop services. It also offers maintenance training and inventory and storeroom management solutions. It serves customers for both MRO (maintenance, repair, and operations) and OEM (original equipment manufacturing) product applications. It offer technical application support for its products and provide solutions to help customers minimize their production downtime, improve machine performance, and reduce overall procurement and maintenance costs. It has two reportable segments, service center-based distribution and fluid power businesses. The service center-based distribution segment provides customers with a wide range of industrial products through a network of service centers. The fluid power businesses segment consists of regional companies that distribute fluid power components and operate shops to assemble fluid power systems and perform equipment repair. The fluid power businesses primarily sell products and services directly to customers rather than through the service centers. It competitors are other bearing, power transmission, industrial rubber, fluid power, linear motion, tools, and safety product distributors, and, to a lesser extent, distributors of other industrial supplies and catalog companies.

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