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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 0.16
AWI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. AWI: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AWI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.08 Max: N/A
Current: 0.16
Equity to Asset 0.15
AWI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. AWI: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AWI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.32  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.15
-0.32
0.58
Interest Coverage 3.54
AWI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
76% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.05 vs. AWI: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AWI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 5.03 Max: 6.85
Current: 3.54
1.23
6.85
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 3.33
M-Score: -2.47
WACC vs ROIC
11.38%
-24.12%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.16
AWI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.67 vs. AWI: 7.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AWI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.02  Med: 8.05 Max: 11.73
Current: 7.16
2.02
11.73
Net-margin (%) 2.36
AWI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.51 vs. AWI: 2.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AWI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 3.26 Max: 5.41
Current: 2.36
0.27
5.41
ROE (%) 11.46
AWI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.29 vs. AWI: 11.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AWI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 7.99 Max: 14.2
Current: 11.46
0.52
14.2
ROA (%) 2.79
AWI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. AWI: 2.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AWI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 2.8 Max: 4.49
Current: 2.79
0.05
4.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.14
AWI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.99 vs. AWI: 17.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AWI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 15.59 Max: 22.28
Current: 17.14
1.25
22.28
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.00
AWI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. AWI: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AWI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.2  Med: -0.7 Max: 48.9
Current: 2
-43.2
48.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -8.60
AWI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. AWI: -8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AWI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -79.3  Med: -2.6 Max: 229.1
Current: -8.6
-79.3
229.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -29.20
AWI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. AWI: -29.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AWI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.5  Med: -9.4 Max: 299.5
Current: -29.2
-62.5
299.5
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

AWI Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 85,255 sh (+656.95%)
Jim Simons 134,200 sh (+34.87%)
Eric Mindich 3,665,617 sh (unchged)
Jeff Ubben 9,200,000 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q2 2016

AWI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

First Eagle Investment 1,002,266 sh (New)
Ron Baron 168,374 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 104,000 sh (+21.99%)
Jim Simons 155,400 sh (+15.80%)
Eric Mindich 3,665,617 sh (unchged)
Jeff Ubben 9,200,000 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2016

AWI Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Chase Coleman 869,159 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 342,020 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 147,929 sh (+42.24%)
Jeff Ubben 9,200,000 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 3,665,617 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,002,266 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ron Baron 165,331 sh (-1.81%)
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Q4 2016

AWI Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Steven Cohen 45,000 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 45,000 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 1,530,000 sh (+76.03%)
First Eagle Investment 1,179,946 sh (+17.73%)
Jeff Ubben 9,200,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 260,971 sh (-23.70%)
Eric Mindich 2,313,545 sh (-36.89%)
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Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials    NAICS: 238330    SIC: 1752
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Traded in other countries:91A.Germany,
Armstrong World Industries Inc manufactures and sells flooring products and ceiling systems for use in the construction and renovation of residential, commercial and institutional buildings.

Armstrong World Industries Inc is a Pennsylvania corporation incorporated in 1891. The Company is a producer of flooring products and ceiling systems for use in the construction and renovation of residential, commercial and institutional buildings. It designs, manufactures and sells flooring products (resilient and wood) and ceiling systems (mineral fiber, fiberglass and metal) to its customers. The Company operate sin four segments - Building Products, Resilient Flooring, Wood Flooring and Unallocated Corporate. The markets in which the Company operates include North American Residential, North American Commercial, and Outside of North America. In North American Residential market the Company's Building Products, Resilient Flooring and Wood Flooring segments sell products for use in single and multi-family housing. Its ceiling products compete against mineral fiber and fiberglass products from other manufacturers, as well as drywall. Homeowners, builders, and property management firms can choose from its resilient and wood flooring products, for which it is North America's provider, or from its laminate flooring products. It competes directly with other domestic and international suppliers of these products. Its flooring products also compete with carpet, stone and ceramic products, which it does not offer. Its products are used in new home construction and existing home renovation work. In North American Commercial market many of itsr products, ceilings and resilient flooring, are used in commercial and institutional buildings. The Company's ceiling products compete with drywall and exposed structure and its resilient, laminate and wood flooring products competes with carpet, stone and ceramic products. Its building products compete with CertainTeed Corporation (a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain), Chicago Metallic Corporation (owned by Rockwool International), Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Knauf AMF GmbH & Co. KG, Lafarge SA, Odenwald Faserplattenwerk GmbH, Rockfon A/S (owned by Rockwool International), Saint-Gobain and USG Corporation. Its flooring segment competes with Beaulieu International Group, N.V., Boa-Franc, Inc., Congoleum Corporation, Forbo Holding AG, Gerflor Group, IVC Group, Krono Holding AG, Lauzon Ltd, LG Floors, Mannington Mills, Inc., Mercier Wood Flooring, Inc., Metroflor Corporation, Mirage Hardwood Floors (a division of Boa-Franc Inc.), Mohawk Industries, Inc., Mullican Flooring, L.P., Nora Systems GmbH, Pfleiderer AG, Shaw Industries, Inc., Somerset Hardwood Flooring, Tarkett AG and USFloors, Inc. The raw materials used by its building products segment is mineral fiber, fiberglass, perlite, waste paper, pigments, clays, starches and steel, which is used in the production of metal ceilings and by WAVE, the Company's joint venture that manufactures ceiling grid. The raw materials used by its resilient flooring segment is polyvinylchloride (PVC) resins and films, plasticizers, fiberglass and felt backings, limeston

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 36.01
AWI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
77% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. AWI: 36.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AWI' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 24.88 Max: 257.39
Current: 36.01
1.33
257.39
Forward P/E 16.31
AWI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. AWI: 16.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 31.82
AWI's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
75% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.78 vs. AWI: 31.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AWI' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 22.3 Max: 185.32
Current: 31.82
1.26
185.32
P/B 8.77
AWI's P/B is ranked lower than
95% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. AWI: 8.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AWI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 2.14 Max: 12.27
Current: 8.77
0.3
12.27
P/S 0.84
AWI's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. AWI: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AWI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.87 Max: 3.12
Current: 0.84
0.15
3.12
POCF 40.53
AWI's POCF is ranked lower than
92% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.27 vs. AWI: 40.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AWI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 11.26 Max: 44.32
Current: 40.53
1.4
44.32
EV-to-EBIT 15.63
AWI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
55% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.04 vs. AWI: 15.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AWI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 14.35 Max: 158
Current: 15.63
3.2
158
EV-to-EBITDA 10.24
AWI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
52% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.49 vs. AWI: 10.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AWI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 9.1 Max: 25.5
Current: 10.24
2.1
25.5
PEG 8.03
AWI's PEG is ranked lower than
81% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. AWI: 8.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
AWI' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 3.04 Max: 232.41
Current: 8.03
0.3
232.41
Shiller P/E 9.61
AWI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 30.90 vs. AWI: 9.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AWI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.36  Med: 10.51 Max: 12.98
Current: 9.61
7.36
12.98
Current Ratio 1.86
AWI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. AWI: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AWI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 2.9 Max: 3.81
Current: 1.86
1.65
3.81
Quick Ratio 1.38
AWI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. AWI: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AWI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 1.79 Max: 2.5
Current: 1.38
1.09
2.5
Days Inventory 44.01
AWI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
77% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 79.66 vs. AWI: 44.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AWI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.01  Med: 73.26 Max: 286.35
Current: 44.01
44.01
286.35
Days Sales Outstanding 17.41
AWI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 58.17 vs. AWI: 17.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AWI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.41  Med: 33.63 Max: 132.33
Current: 17.41
17.41
132.33
Days Payable 20.36
AWI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
88% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 59.50 vs. AWI: 20.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AWI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.36  Med: 45.14 Max: 127.95
Current: 20.36
20.36
127.95

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.10
AWI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. AWI: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AWI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.1  Med: -0.3 Max: 2.1
Current: 2.1
-12.1
2.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 9.57
AWI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
91% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. AWI: 9.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AWI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.1 Max: 9.63
Current: 9.57
0.21
9.63
Price/Median PS Value 0.97
AWI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. AWI: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AWI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.01 Max: 3.39
Current: 0.97
0.19
3.39
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.42
AWI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. AWI: 6.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AWI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 7 Max: 31
Current: 6.42
0.6
31
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -3.18
AWI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.18 vs. AWI: -3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AWI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.2  Med: 6.95 Max: 36.6
Current: -3.18
-3.2
36.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,707
EPS (TTM) $ 1.14
Beta1.77
Short Percentage of Float10.95%
52-Week Range $31.90 - 45.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)55.19

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,525 1,304 1,363 1,423
EPS ($) 2.26 2.52 2.89 3.19
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.26 2.52 2.89 3.19
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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