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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.50
ARII's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. ARII: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ARII' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.22   Max: N/A
Current: 0.5

Equity to Asset 0.36
ARII's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. ARII: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ARII' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.36

0.36
0.75
Interest Coverage 22.31
ARII's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. ARII: 22.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ARII' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 41.22
Current: 22.31

0.18
41.22
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.38
M-Score: -3.32
WACC vs ROIC
16.49%
16.48%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 23.76
ARII's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. ARII: 23.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ARII' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.09   Max: 23.2
Current: 23.76

-6.09
23.2
Net-margin (%) 13.96
ARII's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. ARII: 13.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ARII' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9.87   Max: 13.58
Current: 13.96

-9.87
13.58
ROE (%) 23.53
ARII's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.09 vs. ARII: 23.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ARII' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.39   Max: 21.63
Current: 23.53

-8.39
21.63
ROA (%) 10.13
ARII's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. ARII: 10.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ARII' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.1   Max: 11.59
Current: 10.13

-4.1
11.59
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 36.68
ARII's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. ARII: 36.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ARII' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.43   Max: 35.37
Current: 36.68

-7.43
35.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.20
ARII's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. ARII: 12.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARII' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.8   Max: 44.5
Current: 12.2

-26.8
44.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 59.80
ARII's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. ARII: 59.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARII' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -68   Max: 287.9
Current: 59.8

-68
287.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 185.60
ARII's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. ARII: 185.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARII' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -48.6   Max: 185.6
Current: 185.6

-48.6
185.6
» ARII's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

ARII Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 3,000 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 242,361 sh (+34.26%)
Mario Gabelli 5,000 sh (unchged)
Carl Icahn 11,871,268 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Chuck Royce 281,809 sh (-10.43%)
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Q3 2014

ARII Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 15,900 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 2,865 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 277,248 sh (+14.39%)
Carl Icahn 11,871,268 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 5,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,899 sh (-3.37%)
Chuck Royce 243,709 sh (-13.52%)
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Q4 2014

ARII Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 14,700 sh (+407.07%)
Carl Icahn 11,871,268 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 5,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 234,309 sh (-3.86%)
Murray Stahl 261,408 sh (-5.71%)
» More
Q1 2015

ARII Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Mario Gabelli 5,000 sh (unchged)
Carl Icahn 11,871,268 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 241,968 sh (-7.44%)
Chuck Royce 215,509 sh (-8.02%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,300 sh (-23.13%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 10.00
ARII's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. ARII: 10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ARII' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 148.84
Current: 10

4.1
148.84
Forward P/E 10.88
ARII's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 14.45 vs. ARII: 10.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 10.30
ARII's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
80% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. ARII: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ARII' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.09   Max: 146.71
Current: 10.3

4.09
146.71
P/B 2.10
ARII's P/B is ranked lower than
70% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ARII: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ARII' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 3.8
Current: 2.1

0.42
3.8
P/S 1.40
ARII's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. ARII: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ARII' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.4

0.17
2.18
POCF 5.10
ARII's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 599 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.14 vs. ARII: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ARII' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.99   Max: 896
Current: 5.1

1.99
896
EV-to-EBIT 7.66
ARII's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 17.56 vs. ARII: 7.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ARII' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -234.1   Max: 45.7
Current: 7.66

-234.1
45.7
PEG 0.14
ARII's PEG is ranked higher than
98% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ARII: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ARII' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 6.77
Current: 0.14

0.09
6.77
Shiller P/E 24.70
ARII's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
52% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 23.59 vs. ARII: 24.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ARII' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.27   Max: 49.82
Current: 24.7

10.27
49.82
Current Ratio 3.69
ARII's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. ARII: 3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ARII' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 11.43
Current: 3.69

1.19
11.43
Quick Ratio 2.83
ARII's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. ARII: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ARII' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 10.22
Current: 2.83

0.55
10.22
Days Inventory 66.70
ARII's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
88% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 12.90 vs. ARII: 66.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ARII' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 40.37   Max: 70.85
Current: 66.7

40.37
70.85
Days Sales Outstanding 17.80
ARII's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 42.10 vs. ARII: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ARII' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 10.67   Max: 28.02
Current: 17.8

10.67
28.02

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.00
ARII's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
62% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. ARII: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ARII' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 3.29
Current: 3

0.08
3.29
Dividend Payout 0.30
ARII's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
58% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. ARII: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ARII' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.3

0.05
0.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.00
ARII's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
53% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. ARII: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ARII' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 3.29
Current: 3

0.08
3.29

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.20
ARII's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
63% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. ARII: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ARII' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 2.97
Current: 2.2

0.71
2.97
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
ARII's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ARII: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ARII' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 2.11
Current: 1.5

0.22
2.11
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.40
ARII's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ARII: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ARII' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.74
Current: 0.4

0.37
1.74
Price/Graham Number 1.00
ARII's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
66% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ARII: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ARII' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.97
Current: 1

0.4
2.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 13.30
ARII's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
92% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. ARII: 13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
ARII' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 48.9
Current: 13.3

2.2
48.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 95.89
ARII's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
99% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. ARII: 95.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
ARII' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -35.2   Max: 96.1
Current: 95.89

-35.2
96.1

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads
Compare:TRN, UNP, EJPRY, CSX, MTRJY » details
Traded in other countries:A5E.Germany,
American Railcar Industries Inc was founded and incorporated in Missouri in 1988, reincorporated in Delaware in January 2006 and reincorporated again in North Dakota in June 2009. It is a North American designer and manufacturer of hopper and tank railcars. The Company operates in three segments: manufacturing, railcar leasing and railcar services. Manufacturing consists of railcar manufacturing and railcar and industrial component manufacturing. Railcar leasing consists of railcars manufactured by the company and leased to third parties under operating leases. Railcar services consist of railcar repair services, engineering and field services, and fleet management services. The Company's hopper railcars might be equipped with varying combinations of hatches, discharge outlets and protective coatings to provide its customers with a railcar designed to perform in precise operating environments. The Company manufactures non-pressure and pressure tank railcars at its Marmaduke plant. Its tank railcars are designed to enable the handling of a number of commodities including petroleum products, ethanol, asphalt, vegetable oil, corn syrup and other food products. Railcar services consist of railcar repair services, engineering and field services, and fleet management services. Its main customers for these services are leasing companies and shippers of tank and specialty hopper railcars. The Company could service the entire railcar fleets of its customers, including railcars manufactured by other companies. ARI, Pressureaide, Center Flow and its railcar logo are its U.S. registered trademarks. The Company's operations include eight manufacturing plants that fabricate and assemble raw materials, mainly steel, into railcars, railcar components and industrial components; six railcar repair plants; and twelve mobile repair and mini-shop locations and its services business includes online access by customers, fleet management, painting, lining and cleaning offerings, regulatory consulting and engineering support. The Company's business depends on the adequate supply of numerous railcar components, such as railcar wheels, brakes, axles, bearings, yokes, tank railcar heads, sideframes, bolsters and other heavy castings, and raw materials, such as steel and normalized steel plate, used in the production of railcars. It uses hot rolled steel coils, as-rolled steel plate and normalized steel plate to manufacture railcars. Heavy castings it uses in its railcar manufacturing mainly include bolsters, sideframes, couplers and yokes. The Company obtains a considerable portion of its castings requirements from its joint venture, Ohio Castings. The Company's primary customers include leasing companies, industrial companies, shippers, and Class I railroads.
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