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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.32
ARII's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. ARII: 0.32 )
ARII' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.32   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.32

Equity to Asset 0.47
ARII's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. ARII: 0.47 )
ARII' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.47

0.4
0.75
Interest Coverage 20.57
ARII's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
83% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. ARII: 20.57 )
ARII' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 41.22
Current: 20.57

0.18
41.22
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.01
M-Score: -0.03
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 22.04
ARII's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.82 vs. ARII: 22.04 )
ARII' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.09   Max: 20.11
Current: 22.04

-6.09
20.11
Net-margin (%) 12.98
ARII's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. ARII: 12.98 )
ARII' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9.87   Max: 11.58
Current: 12.98

-9.87
11.58
ROE (%) 22.50
ARII's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. ARII: 22.50 )
ARII' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.39   Max: 21.63
Current: 22.5

-8.39
21.63
ROA (%) 10.94
ARII's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. ARII: 10.94 )
ARII' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.1   Max: 11.59
Current: 10.94

-4.1
11.59
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 46.51
ARII's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.77 vs. ARII: 46.51 )
ARII' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.43   Max: 37.48
Current: 46.51

-7.43
37.48
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 39.90
ARII's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1038 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. ARII: 39.90 )
ARII' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.8   Max: 44.5
Current: 39.9

-26.8
44.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 287.90
ARII's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. ARII: 287.90 )
ARII' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -68   Max: 287.9
Current: 287.9

-68
287.9
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

ARII Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 10,068 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 140,026 sh (+241.36%)
Carl Icahn 11,871,268 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 319,609 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce Sold Out
Scott Black Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 8,000 sh (-11.11%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,300 sh (-15.31%)
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Q1 2014

ARII Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 6,000 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 180,522 sh (+28.92%)
Carl Icahn 11,871,268 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 314,609 sh (-1.56%)
Mario Gabelli 5,000 sh (-37.5%)
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Q2 2014

ARII Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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

ARII Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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

Latest Guru Trades with ARII

(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 2014-09-30 New Buy$65.49 - $82.22 $ 51.53-30%2865
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 Sold Out $55.73 - $70.48 $ 51.53-20%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$42.85 - $74.93 $ 51.53-10%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 New Buy$42.85 - $74.93 $ 51.53-10%6000
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Reduce -37.5%$42.85 - $74.93 $ 51.53-10%5000
Robert Bruce 2013-12-31 Sold Out 1.3%$38.88 - $47.87 $ 51.5320%0
Scott Black 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.31%$38.88 - $47.87 $ 51.5320%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$38.88 - $47.87 $ 51.5320%10068
Robert Bruce 2013-09-30 Add 300%0.98%$31.39 - $39.16 $ 51.5345%100000
Scott Black 2013-09-30 Add 232.61%0.22%$31.39 - $39.16 $ 51.5345%69250
Robert Bruce 2013-06-30 New Buy0.28%$30.39 - $44.25 $ 51.5343%25000
Scott Black 2013-06-30 New Buy0.08%$30.39 - $44.25 $ 51.5343%20820
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Reduce -55%$31.73 - $46.74 $ 51.5328%9000
Carl Icahn 2011-09-30 New Buy1.63%$14.25 - $25.8 $ 51.53168%11810598
Mario Gabelli 2011-09-30 Add 29.63%$14.25 - $25.8 $ 51.53168%21000
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 10.90
ARII's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 26.00 vs. ARII: 10.90 )
ARII' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 148.84
Current: 10.9

4.1
148.84
P/B 2.27
ARII's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. ARII: 2.27 )
ARII' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 3.8
Current: 2.27

0.42
3.8
P/S 1.41
ARII's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. ARII: 1.41 )
ARII' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.41

0.17
2.18
EV-to-EBIT 7.64
ARII's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
96% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 20.91 vs. ARII: 7.64 )
ARII' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -234.1   Max: 45.7
Current: 7.64

-234.1
45.7
PEG 0.14
ARII's PEG is ranked higher than
100% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ARII: 0.14 )
ARII' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 6.77
Current: 0.14

0.13
6.77
Shiller P/E 28.60
ARII's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 39.56 vs. ARII: 28.60 )
ARII' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.27   Max: 50.03
Current: 28.6

10.27
50.03
Current Ratio 2.20
ARII's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. ARII: 2.20 )
ARII' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 11.43
Current: 2.2

1.19
11.43
Quick Ratio 1.37
ARII's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ARII: 1.37 )
ARII' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 10.22
Current: 1.37

0.55
10.22

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.10
ARII's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ARII: 3.10 )
ARII' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 2.97
Current: 3.1

0.08
2.97
Dividend Payout 0.31
ARII's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
82% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. ARII: 0.31 )
ARII' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.31

0.05
0.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.10
ARII's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
65% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. ARII: 3.10 )
ARII' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 2.97
Current: 3.1

0.08
2.97
Share Buyback Rate -0.10
ARII's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. ARII: -0.10 )
ARII' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.1   Max: -30.5
Current: -0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.31
ARII's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. ARII: 2.31 )
ARII' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 3.46
Current: 2.31

0.53
3.46
Price/DCF (Projected) 21.74
ARII's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.43 vs. ARII: 21.74 )
ARII' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 31.19
Current: 21.74

0.89
31.19
Price/Median PS Value 1.48
ARII's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. ARII: 1.48 )
ARII' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 2.13
Current: 1.48

0.22
2.13
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.43
ARII's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ARII: 0.43 )
ARII' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.74
Current: 0.43

0.39
1.74
Price/Graham Number 1.05
ARII's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ARII: 1.05 )
ARII' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.97
Current: 1.05

0.4
2.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 13.10
ARII's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. ARII: 13.10 )
ARII' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 48.9
Current: 13.1

2.2
48.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 73.75
ARII's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
99% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. ARII: 73.75 )
ARII' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -35.2   Max: 75
Current: 73.75

-35.2
75

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads
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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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