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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.20
ALG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. ALG: 0.20 )
ALG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 149.44
Current: 0.2

0
149.44
Equity to Asset 0.54
ALG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. ALG: 0.54 )
ALG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 0.81
Current: 0.54

0.4
0.81
Interest Coverage 43.70
ALG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. ALG: 43.70 )
ALG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.86   Max: 43.7
Current: 43.7

2.86
43.7
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.33
M-Score: -2.22
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 (%) 6.81
ALG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. ALG: 6.81 )
ALG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.83   Max: 12.63
Current: 6.81

3.83
12.63
Net-margin (%) 4.71
ALG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.96 vs. ALG: 4.71 )
ALG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.97   Max: 7.69
Current: 4.71

1.97
7.69
ROE (%) 9.71
ALG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.62 vs. ALG: 9.71 )
ALG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.86   Max: 16.47
Current: 9.71

3.86
16.47
ROA (%) 6.87
ALG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. ALG: 6.87 )
ALG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.59   Max: 9.25
Current: 6.87

2.59
9.25
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.64
ALG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. ALG: 16.64 )
ALG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.01   Max: 34.42
Current: 16.64

7.01
34.42
Revenue Growth (%) 7.00
ALG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. ALG: 7.00 )
ALG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -3.7   Max: 17.3
Current: 7

-3.7
17.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 11.10
ALG's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. ALG: 11.10 )
ALG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.9   Max: 20.3
Current: 11.1

-18.9
20.3
EPS Growth (%) 18.50
ALG's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. ALG: 18.50 )
ALG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -32.2   Max: 37.8
Current: 18.5

-32.2
37.8
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

ALG Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 50,251 sh (+36.04%)
Third Avenue Management 510,789 sh (-2.85%)
Chuck Royce 1,192,240 sh (-3.83%)
Jim Simons 53,098 sh (-7.49%)
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Q4 2013

ALG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 65,686 sh (+30.72%)
Chuck Royce 1,191,556 sh (-0.06%)
Jim Simons 52,313 sh (-1.48%)
Third Avenue Management 490,501 sh (-3.97%)
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Q1 2014

ALG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 54,456 sh (+4.1%)
Chuck Royce 1,155,189 sh (-3.05%)
Third Avenue Management 460,001 sh (-6.22%)
Joel Greenblatt 57,368 sh (-12.66%)
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Q2 2014

ALG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 64,000 sh (+17.53%)
Third Avenue Management 444,650 sh (-3.34%)
Chuck Royce 1,058,447 sh (-8.37%)
Joel Greenblatt 27,413 sh (-52.22%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ALG

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -52.22%0.02%$50.49 - $57.56 $ 39.2-27%27413
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 30.72%0.02%$45.6 - $58.71 $ 39.2-24%65686
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 36.04%0.02%$41.06 - $49.19 $ 39.2-13%50251
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 32.5%0.02%$32.64 - $40.39 $ 39.29%36847
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.06%$27.41 - $33.78 $ 39.229%26457
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.20
ALG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.80 vs. ALG: 14.20 )
ALG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.98   Max: 28.42
Current: 14.2

6.98
28.42
P/B 1.29
ALG's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. ALG: 1.29 )
ALG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.09
Current: 1.29

0.52
2.09
P/S 0.67
ALG's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ALG: 0.67 )
ALG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 1.08
Current: 0.67

0.19
1.08
PFCF 17.50
ALG's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ALG: 17.50 )
ALG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.32   Max: 74.86
Current: 17.5

2.32
74.86
EV-to-EBIT 12.83
ALG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 25.08 vs. ALG: 12.83 )
ALG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 18
Current: 12.83

5.8
18
PEG 2.63
ALG's PEG is ranked higher than
81% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ALG: 2.63 )
ALG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 20.1
Current: 2.63

0.66
20.1
Shiller P/E 16.91
ALG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 60.58 vs. ALG: 16.91 )
ALG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.11   Max: 27.87
Current: 16.91

8.11
27.87
Current Ratio 3.80
ALG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. ALG: 3.80 )
ALG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.03   Max: 7.08
Current: 3.8

2.03
7.08
Quick Ratio 2.22
ALG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ALG: 2.22 )
ALG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 3.37
Current: 2.22

1.16
3.37

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.71
ALG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
78% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. ALG: 0.71 )
ALG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 2.4
Current: 0.71

0.46
2.4
Dividend Payout 0.10
ALG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. ALG: 0.10 )
ALG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 6
Current: 0.1

0.07
6
Dividend growth (3y) 5.30
ALG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
69% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. ALG: 5.30 )
ALG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -17.7   Max: 5.3
Current: 5.3

-17.7
5.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.82
ALG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
77% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. ALG: 0.82 )
ALG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 2.8
Current: 0.82

0.54
2.8
Share Buyback Rate -0.90
ALG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. ALG: -0.90 )
ALG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.1   Max: -8.4
Current: -0.9

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.04
ALG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. ALG: 2.04 )
ALG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 3.32
Current: 2.04

0.72
3.32
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.78
ALG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. ALG: 0.78 )
ALG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 1.28
Current: 0.78

0.43
1.28
Price/Median PS Value 1.24
ALG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. ALG: 1.24 )
ALG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.03
Current: 1.24

0.37
2.03
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.97
ALG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ALG: 1.97 )
ALG' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 3.95
Current: 1.97

0.99
3.95
Price/Graham Number 1.13
ALG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
78% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. ALG: 1.13 )
ALG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 1.91
Current: 1.13

0.63
1.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.80
ALG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. ALG: 7.80 )
ALG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.5   Max: 17.3
Current: 7.8

5.5
17.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 12.90
ALG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. ALG: 12.90 )
ALG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 19.3
Current: 12.9

3.9
19.3

Business Description

Industry: Farm & Construction Machinery » Farm & Construction Equipment
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Alamo Group Inc., was incorporated in the State of Texas in 1969 & reincorporated in the State of Delaware in 1987. The Company designs, manufactures, distributes and services of high quality equipment for right-of-way maintenance and agriculture. Alamo Group's products include tractor-mounted mowing and other vegetation maintenance equipment, street sweepers, excavators, vacuum trucks, snow removal equipment, pothole patchers, agricultural implements and related aftermarket parts and services. The Company sells its products mainly through a network of independent dealers and distributors, governmental end-users, related independent contractors, as well as to the agricultural and commercial turf markets. The Company's products are sold through the Company's various marketing organizations and extensive worldwide dealer and distributor networks under the Alamo Industrial, Terrain King, Tiger, Gradall, VacAll, Schwarze, Nite-Hawk, Henke, Tenco, Bush Hog, Rhino, Earthmaster, M&W, SMC, Herschel, Valu-Bilt, Fuerst,Schulte, McConnel, Bomford, Spearhead, Twose, SMA, Forges Gorce, Faucheux, Rousseau and Rivard trademarks as well as other trademarks and trade names. Alamo Industrial equipment is mainly sold to governmental end-users, related independent contractors and, to a lesser extent, utility and other right-of-way maintenance operators, and other applications. Tiger equipment includes heavy-duty, tractor and truck-mounted mowing and vegetation maintenance equipment and replacement parts. Schwarze equipment includes air, mechanical broom, and regenerative air sweepers along with high-efficiency environmental sweepers, pothole patchers and replacement parts. Gradall produces a spectrum of models based on high-pressure hydraulics and telescoping booms which are sold through dealers mainly to governmental agencies, contractors and to a lesser extent the mining industry, steel mills and other specialty applications. VacAll produces catch basin cleaners and roadway debris vacuum systems. These units are powerful and versatile with uses including, but not limited to, removal of wet and dry leaves, spill elimination and cleaning of sludge beds. VacAll also offers a line of sewer cleaners. Nite-Hawk manufactures parking lot sweepers with unique and innovative hydraulic designs. By eliminating the auxiliary engine, Nite-Hawk sweepers have proven to be fuel efficient, environmentally conscious, and cost effective to operate. Henke designs and manufactures snow plows and heavy-duty snow removal equipment, hitches and attachments for trucks, loaders and graders. Henke's primary end-users are governmental agencies, related contractors and other industrial users. Rhino and M&W equipment is generally sold to farmers and ranchers to clear brush, maintain pastures and unused farmland, shred crops and till fields and for haymaking. Rhino equipment consists mainly of a line of tractor-powered equipment including rotary cutters, finishing mowers, flail
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