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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
ATK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. ATK: 0.02 )
ATK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.46
Current: 0.02

0.01
0.46
Equity to Asset 0.35
ATK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. ATK: 0.35 )
ATK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.35

0.1
0.37
Interest Coverage 7.37
ATK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.95 vs. ATK: 7.37 )
ATK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 7.37
Current: 7.37

1.56
7.37
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.83
M-Score: -3.04
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.40
ATK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.53 vs. ATK: 12.40 )
ATK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.26   Max: 12.69
Current: 12.4

2.26
12.69
Net-margin (%) 7.00
ATK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.79 vs. ATK: 7.00 )
ATK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9.39   Max: 7.14
Current: 7

-9.39
7.14
ROE (%) 19.19
ATK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. ATK: 19.19 )
ATK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 18.36   Max: 63.26
Current: 19.19

18.36
63.26
ROA (%) 6.51
ATK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. ATK: 6.51 )
ATK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.16   Max: 8.21
Current: 6.51

4.16
8.21
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 30.75
ATK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 22.79 vs. ATK: 30.75 )
ATK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 20.96   Max: 48.19
Current: 30.75

20.96
48.19
Revenue Growth (%) 0.40
ATK's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. ATK: 0.40 )
ATK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -2.4   Max: 24.7
Current: 0.4

-2.4
24.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 4.50
ATK's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. ATK: 4.50 )
ATK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.4   Max: 38.8
Current: 4.5

-5.4
38.8
EPS Growth (%) 3.80
ATK's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. ATK: 3.80 )
ATK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 32.4
Current: 3.8

0
32.4
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

ATK Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 10,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 162,074 sh (+306.25%)
Joel Greenblatt 50,496 sh (+154.75%)
Chuck Royce 2,100 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 102,760 sh (-10.69%)
Jeremy Grantham 6,802 sh (-17.11%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 3,099,569 sh (-19.94%)
Jim Simons 85,400 sh (-30.46%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,900 sh (-35.33%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 126,361 sh (-37.3%)
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Q1 2014

ATK Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 10,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard 3,078,661 sh (-0.67%)
Steven Cohen 160,434 sh (-1.01%)
Chuck Royce 1,800 sh (-14.29%)
David Dreman 85,025 sh (-17.26%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,900 sh (-25.21%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 63,234 sh (-49.96%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,682 sh (-96.67%)
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Q2 2014

ATK Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Steven Cohen 340,300 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY Sold Out
David Dreman 82,561 sh (-2.9%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,901,592 sh (-5.75%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,756 sh (-35.33%)
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Q3 2014

ATK Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 65,800 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,930,606 sh (+1%)
David Dreman 83,365 sh (+0.97%)
Steven Cohen 260,000 sh (-23.6%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,761 sh (-34.66%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ATK

(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
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$120.19 - $156.66 $ 110.76-20%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out $120.19 - $156.66 $ 110.76-20%0
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Reduce -17.26%0.16%$120.03 - $143.7 $ 110.76-17%85025
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -96.67%0.15%$120.03 - $143.7 $ 110.76-17%1682
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-03-31 Reduce -49.96%0.03%$120.03 - $143.7 $ 110.76-17%63234
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Reduce -19.94%0.22%$96.48 - $122.98 $ 110.76-2%3099569
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -10.69%0.11%$96.48 - $122.98 $ 110.76-2%102760
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 154.75%0.09%$96.48 - $122.98 $ 110.76-2%50496
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-12-31 Reduce -37.3%0.03%$96.48 - $122.98 $ 110.76-2%126361
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -73.6%0.88%$82.61 - $101.57 $ 110.7617%115057
FPA Capital Fund 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.54%$82.61 - $101.57 $ 110.7617%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Reduce -24.29%0.32%$82.61 - $101.57 $ 110.7617%3871400
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-09-30 Reduce -78.23%0.3%$82.61 - $101.57 $ 110.7617%201539
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -60.82%0.11%$82.61 - $101.57 $ 110.7617%19822
David Dreman 2013-06-30 Reduce -27.64%0.33%$69.73 - $82.33 $ 110.7646%435876
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -35.32%0.1%$69.73 - $82.33 $ 110.7646%50587
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 41.2%0.08%$61.96 - $72.43 $ 110.7667%78216
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -27.12%0.07%$51.19 - $63.52 $ 110.7689%55393
FPA Capital Fund 2012-09-30 New Buy0.32%$44 - $52 $ 110.76127%52400
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 32.5%0.08%$45.61 - $53.87 $ 110.76121%87924
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 108.94%0.15%$50.14 - $62.61 $ 110.76107%66360
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.18%$53.49 - $63.09 $ 110.7692%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 68.23%0.09%$53.49 - $63.09 $ 110.7692%31760
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Add 549.81%0.15%$51.85 - $72.36 $ 110.7679%222150
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 10.20
ATK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. ATK: 10.20 )
ATK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.71   Max: 21.62
Current: 10.2

5.71
21.62
P/B 1.80
ATK's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. ATK: 1.80 )
ATK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 6.27
Current: 1.8

1.15
6.27
P/S 0.70
ATK's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. ATK: 0.70 )
ATK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.7

0.32
1.07
PFCF 16.60
ATK's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 33.19 vs. ATK: 16.60 )
ATK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.4   Max: 135.69
Current: 16.6

6.4
135.69
EV-to-EBIT 8.82
ATK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
94% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 15.27 vs. ATK: 8.82 )
ATK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 15.4
Current: 8.82

4.8
15.4
PEG 4.08
ATK's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. ATK: 4.08 )
ATK' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 4.18
Current: 4.08

0.58
4.18
Shiller P/E 12.60
ATK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. ATK: 12.60 )
ATK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.11   Max: 26.69
Current: 12.6

6.11
26.69
Current Ratio 2.48
ATK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. ATK: 2.48 )
ATK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 2.76
Current: 2.48

0.97
2.76
Quick Ratio 1.92
ATK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ATK: 1.92 )
ATK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.36
Current: 1.92

0.53
2.36

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.20
ATK's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
67% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ATK: 1.20 )
ATK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.76
Current: 1.2

0.27
1.76
Dividend Payout 0.11
ATK's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. ATK: 0.11 )
ATK' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.11

0.08
0.14
Dividend growth (3y) 76.50
ATK's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
98% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. ATK: 76.50 )
ATK' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 76.5
Current: 76.5

0
76.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.20
ATK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ATK: 1.20 )
ATK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.76
Current: 1.2

0.27
1.76
Share Buyback Rate 0.90
ATK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. ATK: 0.90 )
ATK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 10.9   Max: -10.1
Current: 0.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.00
ATK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. ATK: 1.00 )
ATK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.89
Current: 1

0.51
2.89
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
ATK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. ATK: 0.90 )
ATK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.64
Current: 0.9

0.44
1.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.30
ATK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
94% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. ATK: 11.30 )
ATK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.5   Max: 20.9
Current: 11.3

6.5
20.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.86
ATK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. ATK: 9.86 )
ATK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 7.5   Max: 26
Current: 9.86

7.5
26

Analyst Estimate

Mar15 Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 5,129 5,116 5,221
EPS($) 11.56 12.38 13.20
EPS without NRI($) 11.56 12.38 13.20

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
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Alliant Techsystems Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1990. The Company is an aerospace, defense, and commercial products company that operates in 22 states, Puerto Rico, and internationally. The Company is a producer of military small-caliber ammunition for use in soldier-carried weapons such as automatic and semi-automatic rifles, and machine guns. The Company is also the producer of medium-caliber ammunition used by crew-served weapons on armored vehicles and aircraft. It is the producer of military large-caliber ammunition used by tanks. The Company is the manufacturer of law enforcement, military and sporting ammunition. It is also a supplier of firearms and shooting accessories, and with the Bushnell acquisition, it entered hunting, shooting sports, and outdoor recreation markets, with a broad portfolio of iconic brands in ammunition, accessories and optics, traditional centerfire and rimfire rifles, and shotguns. Its brands include Federal Premium, Bushnell, BLACKHAWK!, and Savage Arms. The Company is a manufacturer of solid rocket motors, supporting tactical, strategic, missile defense, and space launch applications. Its large solid rocket motors support NASA's current and planned human spaceflight programs, including the Space Launch Systems heavy-lift vehicle and the International Space Station Cargo Resupply Services. The Company produces other large solid rocket motors used to launch a wide variety of strategic missiles and launch vehicles for satellite insertions or deep-space scientific exploration, including the Trident II ("D5") and Minuteman III which provide strategic deterrence capability for the United States and its allies; Ground-based missile defense interceptors, Standard Missile interceptors, and missile defense targets; and Graphite Epoxy Motors and Orion Motors for launch vehicles such as the Delta II, Delta IV, Minotaur, Taurus, and Antares. The Company also produces smaller solid rocket motors for tactical missiles such as the Hellfire and Maverick. The Company is a provider of composite components for commercial and military aircraft, as well as affordable, precision-strike weapon systems. The Company manufactures medium-caliber chain guns for use on a variety of land, sea and airborne platforms. It is a provider of satellite and spacecraft components and subsystems. It provides propellant and energetic materials. It provides advanced missile warning sensors for a variety of aircraft; fuzes for a wide variety of weapon systems; and advanced barrier systems used by the U.S. Armed forces and its allies. Additional business lanes include special mission aircraft for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and gunship missions; and advanced flares and decoys used for night operations and search and rescue missions. The Company's segments are Aerospace Group, Defense Group, and Sporting Group. The Aerospace Group develops and produces rocket motor systems for human and cargo launch vehicles, conve
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