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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.23
ATU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 1785 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. ATU: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ATU' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.23
0
0.41
Equity to Asset 0.36
ATU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. ATU: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ATU' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.46  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.36
-0.46
0.56
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.03
M-Score: -3.26
WACC vs ROIC
10.11%
-6.75%
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 : 6/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -7.63
ATU's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.54 vs. ATU: -7.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ATU' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.29  Med: 12.71 Max: 14.86
Current: -7.63
4.29
14.86
Net-margin (%) -8.56
ATU's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1768 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. ATU: -8.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ATU' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 6.32 Max: 11.68
Current: -8.56
1.11
11.68
ROE (%) -16.63
ATU's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. ATU: -16.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ATU' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 11.16 Max: 30.47
Current: -16.63
1.99
30.47
ROA (%) -6.44
ATU's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1784 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. ATU: -6.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ATU' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 5.17 Max: 8.38
Current: -6.44
0.85
8.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -29.17
ATU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.32 vs. ATU: -29.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ATU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.52  Med: 53.78 Max: 79.37
Current: -29.17
17.52
79.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.10
ATU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1578 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. ATU: -2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ATU' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.4  Med: 0.20 Max: 28.7
Current: -2.1
-41.4
28.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -16.40
ATU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. ATU: -16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ATU' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.3  Med: -6.70 Max: 34.9
Current: -16.4
-37.3
34.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -35.10
ATU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. ATU: -35.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ATU' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.7  Med: -3.90 Max: 51.6
Current: -35.1
-37.7
51.6
» ATU's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-09-30)


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

ATU Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Michael Price 200,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,458 sh (New)
Richard Snow 234,750 sh (+210.89%)
Joel Greenblatt 506,641 sh (+84.11%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 175,061 sh (+35.18%)
Mairs and Power 191,340 sh (+21.02%)
Richard Pzena 2,377,118 sh (+17.95%)
Third Avenue Management 257,877 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

ATU Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Mason Hawkins 5,278,020 sh (New)
Mairs and Power 230,840 sh (+20.64%)
Richard Pzena 2,734,071 sh (+15.02%)
Michael Price 224,900 sh (+12.45%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 175,061 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management Sold Out
Richard Snow 212,651 sh (-9.41%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,313 sh (-37.39%)
Joel Greenblatt 314,460 sh (-37.93%)
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Q4 2015

ATU Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 606,418 sh (+92.84%)
Mason Hawkins 6,206,884 sh (+17.60%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 176,772 sh (+0.98%)
Michael Price Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Richard Pzena 2,705,683 sh (-1.04%)
Richard Snow 206,406 sh (-2.94%)
Mairs and Power 217,340 sh (-5.85%)
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Q1 2016

ATU Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Richard Pzena 2,896,871 sh (+7.07%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 187,228 sh (+5.91%)
Mason Hawkins 6,411,176 sh (+3.29%)
Mairs and Power 201,340 sh (-7.36%)
Richard Snow 146,745 sh (-28.90%)
Joel Greenblatt 91,162 sh (-84.97%)
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Traded in other countries:PW9.Germany,
Actuant Corp is a diversified company that designs, manufactures and distributes a broad industrial products and systems to various end markets. The Company's business segments are Industrial, Energy, and Engineered Solutions.

Actuant Corporation was incorporated in 1910 as a Wisconsin corporation. The Company is a diversified company that designs, manufactures and distributes various industrial products and systems. The Company's products and services are generally available internationally, with its markets outside the United States being Europe and Asia. The Company's business segments are Industrial, Energy and Engineered Solutions. The Company's raw material includes steel, plastic resin and copper, are subject to price fluctuations. The Industrial segment is involved in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded hydraulic and mechanical tools to the maintenance, industrial, infrastructure and production automation markets. The Industrial segment is a supplier of branded hydraulic and mechanical tools to various end markets, including general maintenance and repair, industrial, infrastructure and production automation. Its primary products include high-force hydraulic tools, engineered heavy lifting solutions, workholding (production automation) solutions and concrete stressing products. Its hydraulic and mechanical tools are marketed through the Enerpac, Simplex, Precision Sure-Lock and Milwaukee Cylinder brand names. In addition the segment also provides high-force hydraulic systems (integrated solutions) to meet customer specific requirements for safe and precise control of movement and positioning. The Energy segment provides technical products and services to the international energy markets. Some of its products include joint integrity tools and connectors for oil & gas and power generation installations, mooring solutions, as well as rope and cable solutions. In addition to these products, the Energy segment also provides manpower services, including machining, engineering and maintenance activities. The products and services of the Energy segment are distributed and marketed under various brand names such as Hydratight, Cortland and Viking SeaTech to OEMs, maintenance and service organizations and energy producers in emerging and developed countries. It also provides rope and cable solutions that maximize performance, safety and efficiency for customers in various markets including oil & gas, heavy marine, subsea, ROV and seismic. The Engineered Solutions segment is a designer and assembler of customized position and motion control systems and other industrial products to various transportation and other niche markets. Some of its products in this segment are marketed directly to OEMs through a technical sales organization. This segment is also a designer and assembler of customized position and motion control systems and other industrial products to various transportation and other niche markets. This segment provides technical and engineered products, including actuation systems, mechanical power transmission products, engine air flow management systems, human to machine interface (HMI) solutions and other rugged electronic inst

Ratios

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Forward P/E 15.46
ATU's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.83 vs. ATU: 15.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 2.58
ATU's P/B is ranked lower than
74% of the 1761 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. ATU: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ATU' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 2.18 Max: 6.19
Current: 2.58
0.78
6.19
P/S 1.15
ATU's P/S is ranked lower than
60% of the 1800 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. ATU: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ATU' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.27
Current: 1.15
0.35
2.27
PFCF 10.48
ATU's PFCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.56 vs. ATU: 10.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ATU' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.81  Med: 14.53 Max: 72.53
Current: 10.48
4.81
72.53
POCF 9.06
ATU's POCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.92 vs. ATU: 9.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ATU' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.54  Med: 12.17 Max: 32.55
Current: 9.06
3.54
32.55
EV-to-EBIT -23.69
ATU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.93 vs. ATU: -23.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ATU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27  Med: 13.70 Max: 46.6
Current: -23.69
-27
46.6
EV-to-EBITDA -74.57
ATU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.42 vs. ATU: -74.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ATU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85  Med: 10.90 Max: 20.4
Current: -74.57
-85
20.4
Shiller P/E 27.92
ATU's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
56% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 24.21 vs. ATU: 27.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ATU' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.83  Med: 22.16 Max: 36.1
Current: 27.92
5.83
36.1
Current Ratio 2.43
ATU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1624 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ATU: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ATU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 1.67 Max: 2.66
Current: 2.43
1.16
2.66
Quick Ratio 1.76
ATU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1623 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ATU: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ATU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.2
Current: 1.76
0.62
2.2
Days Inventory 69.85
ATU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
65% of the 1714 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 98.17 vs. ATU: 69.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ATU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65.29  Med: 73.29 Max: 83.66
Current: 69.85
65.29
83.66
Days Sales Outstanding 62.21
ATU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 77.44 vs. ATU: 62.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ATU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.79  Med: 54.90 Max: 62.48
Current: 62.21
45.79
62.48
Days Payable 57.65
ATU's Days Payable is ranked lower than
57% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 61.93 vs. ATU: 57.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ATU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.92  Med: 59.88 Max: 72.76
Current: 57.65
47.92
72.76

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.17
ATU's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
98% of the 1636 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. ATU: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ATU' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.17
0.1
0.51
Forward Dividend Yield 0.16
ATU's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
98% of the 1542 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. ATU: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.17
ATU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1975 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. ATU: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ATU' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.17
0.1
0.51
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 6.70
ATU's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. ATU: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ATU' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.2  Med: -5.30 Max: 6.7
Current: 6.7
-14.2
6.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 0.83
ATU's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. ATU: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ATU' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.07 Max: 5.13
Current: 0.83
0.09
5.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.84
ATU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. ATU: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ATU' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.90 Max: 1.62
Current: 0.84
0.04
1.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -4.17
ATU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. ATU: -4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ATU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.17  Med: 7.20 Max: 14.8
Current: -4.17
-4.17
14.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 0.52
ATU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. ATU: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ATU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.9  Med: 8.75 Max: 38.4
Current: 0.52
-1.9
38.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,174
EPS (TTM) $ -1.72
Beta1.57
Short Percentage of Float11.91%
52-Week Range $17.02 - 27.71
Shares Outstanding (Mil)58.88

Analyst Estimate

Aug16 Aug17 Aug18 Aug19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,150 1,205 1,230 1,270
EPS ($) 1.27 1.53 1.60 1.90
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.27 1.53 1.60 1.90
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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