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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 0.66
AP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 1959 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. AP: 0.66 )
AP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.44   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.66

Equity to Asset 0.49
AP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 1963 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. AP: 0.49 )
AP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.49

0.3
0.69
Interest Coverage 118.23
AP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 29.41 vs. AP: 118.23 )
AP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 9999.99
Current: 118.23

2.1
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.07
M-Score: -2.46
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 : 6/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 10.08
AP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1979 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 vs. AP: 10.08 )
AP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.1   Max: 16.55
Current: 10.08

-1.1
16.55
Net-margin (%) 4.52
AP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1979 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. AP: 4.52 )
AP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.41   Max: 11.31
Current: 4.52

-1.41
11.31
ROE (%) 5.13
AP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1966 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. AP: 5.13 )
AP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.02   Max: 20.9
Current: 5.13

-2.02
20.9
ROA (%) 2.54
AP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1984 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. AP: 2.54 )
AP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.09   Max: 9.7
Current: 2.54

-1.09
9.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.71
AP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1981 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.07 vs. AP: 11.71 )
AP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.74   Max: 37.36
Current: 11.71

-1.74
37.36
Revenue Growth (%) -5.30
AP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. AP: -5.30 )
AP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.7   Max: 18
Current: -5.3

-7.7
18
EBITDA Growth (%) 4.60
AP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1527 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. AP: 4.60 )
AP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -39.4   Max: 151.2
Current: 4.6

-39.4
151.2
EPS Growth (%) -7.20
AP's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. AP: -7.20 )
AP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -44.7   Max: 83.6
Current: -7.2

-44.7
83.6
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

AP Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 56,800 sh (+29.38%)
CI Can Am Small Cap 163,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

AP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 72,900 sh (+28.35%)
Mario Gabelli 1,102,033 sh (+1.31%)
Chuck Royce 459,618 sh (-55.41%)
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Q1 2014

AP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

CI Can Am Small Cap 277,300 sh (+70.12%)
Mario Gabelli 1,168,577 sh (+6.04%)
Jim Simons 46,800 sh (-35.8%)
Chuck Royce 188,606 sh (-58.96%)
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Q2 2014

AP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 48,500 sh (+3.63%)
Mario Gabelli 1,182,094 sh (+1.16%)
Chuck Royce 181,606 sh (-3.71%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AP

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John Keeley 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.06%$15.32 - $20.18 $ 21.0621%0
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Reduce -75.38%0.18%$19.45 - $23.51 $ 21.067%147000
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Reduce -34.72%0.15%$16.46 - $23.75 $ 21.063%597000
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 18.10
AP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2050 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 24.20 vs. AP: 18.10 )
AP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.29   Max: 112.3
Current: 18.1

3.29
112.3
P/B 0.90
AP's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 1909 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. AP: 0.90 )
AP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 3.2
Current: 0.9

0.53
3.2
P/S 0.80
AP's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 1960 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. AP: 0.80 )
AP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.54
Current: 0.8

0.21
1.54
PFCF 36.20
AP's PFCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 19.70 vs. AP: 36.20 )
AP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.51   Max: 1325
Current: 36.2

2.51
1325
EV-to-EBIT 9.59
AP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 1637 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.75 vs. AP: 9.59 )
AP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 131.6
Current: 9.59

1.2
131.6
Shiller P/E 16.40
AP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 23.91 vs. AP: 16.40 )
AP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.61   Max: 76.19
Current: 16.4

5.61
76.19
Current Ratio 2.98
AP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 1645 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. AP: 2.98 )
AP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.22   Max: 4.18
Current: 2.98

2.22
4.18
Quick Ratio 2.16
AP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1645 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. AP: 2.16 )
AP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.51   Max: 2.83
Current: 2.16

1.51
2.83

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.20
AP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
88% of the 1524 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. AP: 3.20 )
AP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 8.98
Current: 3.2

0.87
8.98
Dividend Payout 0.61
AP's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
63% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. AP: 0.61 )
AP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 18
Current: 0.61

0.06
18
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.20
AP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1555 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. AP: 3.20 )
AP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 8.98
Current: 3.2

0.87
8.98
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
AP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. AP: -0.40 )
AP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.4   Max: -1.4
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.90
AP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 2050 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. AP: 0.90 )
AP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.55
Current: 0.9

0.59
2.55
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
AP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1141 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. AP: 0.70 )
AP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.81
Current: 0.7

0.47
1.81
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
AP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 1913 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. AP: 1.20 )
AP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.75
Current: 1.2

0.5
1.75
Price/Graham Number 0.90
AP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. AP: 0.90 )
AP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 2.69
Current: 0.9

0.42
2.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.10
AP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. AP: 10.10 )
AP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 82.7
Current: 10.1

0.8
82.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.04
AP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.88 vs. AP: 3.04 )
AP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -21.4   Max: 70.7
Current: 3.04

-21.4
70.7

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation was incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1929. The Company classifies its businesses in two segments: Forged and Cast Rolls and Air and Liquid Processing. Union Electric Steel Corporation produces forged hardened steel rolls used in cold rolling by producers of steel, aluminum and other metals. It has three manufacturing facilities in Pennsylvania and one in Indiana. Union Electric Steel Corporation is a producer of forged hardened steel rolls. In addition to several domestic competitors, several major European, South American and Asian manufacturers also compete in both the domestic and foreign markets. In 2007, a subsidiary company became a 49% partner in a joint venture in China to begin the manufacture of large forged backup rolls during 2010. Union Electric Steel UK Limited produces cast rolls for hot and cold strip mills, medium/heavy section mills and plate mills in a variety of iron and steel qualities. It is located in Gateshead, England and is a major supplier of cast rolls to the metal working industry worldwide. It primarily competes with European, Asian and North and South American companies in both the domestic and foreign markets Union Electric Steel UK is a 25% partner in a Chinese joint venture which produces cast rolls. Aerofin Division of Air & Liquid Systems Corporation produces custom-engineered finned tube heat exchange coils and related heat transfer products for a variety of industries including fossil fuel and nuclear power generation, automotive, industrial process and HVAC, and is located in Lynchburg, Virginia. Buffalo Air Handling Division of Air & Liquid Systems Corporation produces large custom air handling systems used in commercial, institutional and industrial buildings and is located in Amherst, Virginia. Buffalo Pumps Division of Air & Liquid Systems Corporation manufactures a line of centrifugal pumps for the refrigeration, power generation and marine defense industries and is located in North Tonawanda, New York. The Company faces considerable competition from a number of companies in both segments. Ampco-Pittsburgh is subject to various domestic and international environmental laws and regulations that govern the discharge of pollutants and disposal of wastes.
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