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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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Cash to Debt 0.70
AP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 2059 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. AP: 0.70 )
AP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.44   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.7

Equity to Asset 0.49
AP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 2046 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. AP: 0.49 )
AP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.49

0.3
0.68
Interest Coverage 118.23
AP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 27.71 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: 3
Z-Score: 1.88
M-Score: -2.52
WACC vs ROIC
13.98%
3.23%
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) 2.52
AP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. AP: 2.52 )
AP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.1   Max: 16.55
Current: 2.52

-1.1
16.55
Net-margin (%) -0.23
AP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. AP: -0.23 )
AP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.41   Max: 11.31
Current: -0.23

-1.41
11.31
ROE (%) -0.28
AP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.65 vs. AP: -0.28 )
AP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.9   Max: 23.93
Current: -0.28

-1.9
23.93
ROA (%) -0.13
AP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. AP: -0.13 )
AP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.1   Max: 9.99
Current: -0.13

-1.1
9.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.02
AP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 2076 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.72 vs. AP: 3.02 )
AP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.7   Max: 39.39
Current: 3.02

-1.7
39.39
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.30
AP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1796 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. AP: -5.30 )
AP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.7   Max: 18
Current: -5.3

-7.7
18
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 4.60
AP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. AP: 4.60 )
AP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39.4   Max: 151.2
Current: 4.6

-39.4
151.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -7.20
AP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. AP: -7.20 )
AP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -44.7   Max: 83.6
Current: -7.2

-44.7
83.6
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Q1 2014

AP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

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Q4 2014

AP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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John Keeley 2012-03-31 Reduce -75.38%0.18%$19.45 - $23.51 $ 18.73-5%147000
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Reduce -34.72%0.15%$16.46 - $23.75 $ 18.73-8%597000
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 12.02
AP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 45.05 vs. AP: 12.02 )
N/A
P/B 0.80
AP's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. AP: 0.80 )
AP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 3.2
Current: 0.8

0.53
3.2
P/S 0.71
AP's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. AP: 0.71 )
AP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.54
Current: 0.71

0.21
1.54
PFCF 28.90
AP's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 45.54 vs. AP: 28.90 )
AP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.51   Max: 1325
Current: 28.9

2.51
1325
POCF 10.76
AP's POCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. AP: 10.76 )
AP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 10.76

1.48
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT 33.59
AP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.67 vs. AP: 33.59 )
AP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -73.3   Max: 131.6
Current: 33.59

-73.3
131.6
Shiller P/E 16.90
AP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 57.67 vs. AP: 16.90 )
AP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.57   Max: 76.19
Current: 16.9

5.57
76.19
Current Ratio 2.86
AP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 2061 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. AP: 2.86 )
AP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.22   Max: 4.18
Current: 2.86

2.22
4.18
Quick Ratio 2.11
AP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 2061 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. AP: 2.11 )
AP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.51   Max: 2.83
Current: 2.11

1.51
2.83
Days Inventory 112.91
AP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 103.84 vs. AP: 112.91 )
AP' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 85.91   Max: 120.23
Current: 112.91

85.91
120.23
Days Sales Outstanding 70.58
AP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 96.94 vs. AP: 70.58 )
AP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 62.68   Max: 87.08
Current: 70.58

62.68
87.08

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.84
AP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
89% of the 1575 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. AP: 3.84 )
AP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 8.98
Current: 3.84

0.87
8.98
Dividend Payout 0.61
AP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
62% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 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) 3.92
AP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. AP: 3.92 )
AP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 9.25
Current: 3.92

0.9
9.25
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
AP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 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 0.80
AP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
87% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. AP: 0.80 )
AP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.55
Current: 0.8

0.59
2.55
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
AP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 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 1.00
AP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. AP: 1.00 )
AP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.72
Current: 1

0.5
1.72
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.00
AP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
60% of the 2067 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. AP: 3.00 )
AP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 82.7
Current: 3

0.8
82.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -7.85
AP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. AP: -7.85 )
AP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -24.1   Max: 72.3
Current: -7.85

-24.1
72.3

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp was incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1929. The Company classifies its businesses in two segments; Forged and Cast Rolls, and Air and Liquid Processing. Forged and Cast Rolls segment consists of Union Electric Steel Corporation and Union Electric Steel UK Limited. Union Electric Steel Corporation produces forged hardened steel rolls used in cold rolling by producers of steel, aluminum and other metals in various regions. It is headquartered in Carnegie, Pennsylvania with three manufacturing facilities in Pennsylvania and one in Indiana. In addition to several domestic competitors, several European, South American and Asian manufacturers also competes in both the domestic and foreign markets. 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 supplier of cast rolls to the metal working industry in various regions. It competes with European, Asian and North and South American companies in both the domestic and foreign markets. Air and Liquid Processing segment operates in three divisions; Aerofin, Buffalo Air Handling, and Buffalo Pumps, all division of Air & Liquid Systems Corporation. Aerofin division produces custom-engineered finned tube heat exchange coils and related heat transfer products for industries including fossil fuel and nuclear power generation, automotive, industrial process and HVAC, and is located in Lynchburg, Virginia. Buffalo Air Handling division produces custom air handling systems used in commercial, institutional and industrial buildings and is located in Amherst, Virginia. Buffalo Pumps division manufactures a line of centrifugal pumps for the refrigeration, power generation and marine defense industries and is located in North Tonawanda, New York. In both segments, the products are dependent on engineering, principally custom designed, and are sold to sophisticated commercial and industrial users located in different countries. The Company is subject to various domestic and international environmental laws and regulations that govern the discharge of pollutants and disposal of wastes and which may require that it investigate and remediate the effects of the release or disposal of materials at sites associated with past and present operations.
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