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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 0.07
ALSN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. ALSN: 0.07 )
ALSN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.07

Equity to Asset 0.30
ALSN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. ALSN: 0.30 )
ALSN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.3
Current: 0.3

0.16
0.3
Interest Coverage 3.07
ALSN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.88 vs. ALSN: 3.07 )
ALSN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 3.07
Current: 3.07

1.22
3.07
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.43
M-Score: -2.63
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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Operating margin (%) 21.27
ALSN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.27 vs. ALSN: 21.27 )
ALSN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 17.74   Max: 21.27
Current: 21.27

17.74
21.27
Net-margin (%) 8.58
ALSN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. ALSN: 8.58 )
ALSN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 24.01
Current: 8.58

1.54
24.01
ROE (%) 11.50
ALSN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.52 vs. ALSN: 11.50 )
ALSN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 11.5   Max: 37.9
Current: 11.5

11.5
37.9
ROA (%) 3.44
ALSN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1172 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.92 vs. ALSN: 3.44 )
ALSN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.98   Max: 10.57
Current: 3.44

1.98
10.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 66.51
ALSN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 13.58 vs. ALSN: 66.51 )
ALSN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 64.85   Max: 73.74
Current: 66.51

64.85
73.74
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

ALSN Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jeremy Grantham 167,000 sh (+20.14%)
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Q2 2013

ALSN Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 9,281 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 167,000 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2013

ALSN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 30,139 sh (New)
Jeff Ubben 4,625,204 sh (New)
Jim Simons 58,400 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 167,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q4 2013

ALSN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Caxton Associates 20,000 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 708,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,590 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 35,707 sh (New)
John Keeley 122,600 sh (New)
Jeff Ubben 18,025,204 sh (+289.72%)
Joel Greenblatt 69,856 sh (+131.78%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons 26,500 sh (-54.62%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ALSN

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Jeff Ubben 2013-12-31 Add 289.72%3.05%$23.82 - $28.04 $ 29.6114%18025204
John Keeley 2013-12-31 New Buy0.06%$23.82 - $28.04 $ 29.6114%122600
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 131.78%0.03%$23.82 - $28.04 $ 29.6114%69856
Jeff Ubben 2013-09-30 New Buy1%$22.29 - $25.11 $ 29.6125%4625204
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 New Buy0.03%$22.29 - $25.11 $ 29.6125%30139
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.07%$16.21 - $20.4 $ 29.6162%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.07%$16.49 - $25.02 $ 29.6148%55111
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 33.70
ALSN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1022 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. ALSN: 33.70 )
ALSN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.51   Max: 38.34
Current: 33.7

5.51
38.34
P/B 3.70
ALSN's P/B is ranked lower than
68% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. ALSN: 3.70 )
ALSN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.31   Max: 5.01
Current: 3.7

2.31
5.01
P/S 2.80
ALSN's P/S is ranked lower than
80% of the 1198 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. ALSN: 2.80 )
ALSN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 2.98
Current: 2.8

1.35
2.98
PFCF 13.60
ALSN's PFCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 16.80 vs. ALSN: 13.60 )
ALSN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.99   Max: 14.11
Current: 13.6

6.99
14.11
EV-to-EBIT 19.60
ALSN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 12.08 vs. ALSN: 19.60 )
ALSN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.3   Max: 21.1
Current: 19.6

12.3
21.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.60
ALSN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
54% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. ALSN: 1.60 )
ALSN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.6
Current: 1.6

0.31
1.6
Dividend Payout 0.48
ALSN's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
64% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.23 vs. ALSN: 0.48 )
ALSN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.48

0.07
0.48
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.60
ALSN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
52% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. ALSN: 1.60 )
ALSN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.6
Current: 1.6

0.31
1.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.30
ALSN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ALSN: 1.30 )
ALSN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 1.25
Current: 1.3

0.83
1.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.10
ALSN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. ALSN: 5.10 )
ALSN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 8.1
Current: 5.1

4.7
8.1

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts
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Traded in other countries:1A7.Germany
Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc was founded in 1915 and has been headquartered in Speedway, Indiana since inception. It designs and manufactures fully-automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, medium- and heavy-tactical U.S. military vehicles and hybrid-propulsion systems for transit buses. Allison transmissions are used in a variety of applications, including on-highway trucks, buses, motor homes, off-highway vehicles and equipment and military vehicles. It believes that the demand for its engines will increase because of various reasons i.e., Recovery of commercial vehicle demand in developed markets, Growth in commercial vehicle demand in emerging markets, Trend toward automaticity, Increasing emphasis on fuel efficiency and lower emissions, Rising demand for commodities and energy and Continued demand for reliable fully-automatic transmissions in military products. Its competitive strengths comprise of Superior Value Proposition, Long-Standing OEM Customer Relationships, Well-Positioned to Capitalize on Multiple Growth Opportunities, Strong Margins and Cash Flow Generation, Proven Management Team & Diverse End Markets. Its Business Strategy is to Expand its Global Leadership, Accelerate Penetration of its Products in Emerging Markets, Continue Development of New Technologies and Products and Leverage its Efficient Cost Structure to Deliver Strong Cash Flow. However there are many risks attached to its business ie it participate in markets that are competitive, Continued volatility in and disruption to the global economic environment may have a material adverse effect on its business, Certain of its end users operate in highly cyclical industries, which can result in uncertainty and significantly impact the demand for its products, which could have a material adverse effect on its business, results of operations and financial condition. It may not be successful in introducing its new products and responding to customer needs, its success depends on continued research and development efforts, the outcome of which is uncertain and its international operations, in particular its emerging markets, are subject to various risks which could have a material adverse effect on its business, results of operations and financial condition.

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