Switch to:
Also traded in: Germany

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
77% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 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: 0.01  Med: 0.36 Max: 14.51
Current: 0.16
0.01
14.51
Equity-to-Asset 0.15
AWI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 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: -0.31  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.15
-0.31
0.58
Interest Coverage 3.64
AWI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
76% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.15 vs. AWI: 3.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AWI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 4.63 Max: 6.85
Current: 3.64
3.1
6.85
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 2.72
Beneish M-Score: -2.44
WACC vs ROIC
10.01%
-25.09%
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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 11.94
AWI's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
71% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. AWI: 11.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AWI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.26  Med: 9.66 Max: 15.31
Current: 11.94
3.26
15.31
Net Margin % 6.89
AWI's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
63% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. AWI: 6.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AWI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 4.11 Max: 8.48
Current: 6.89
0.42
8.48
ROE % 23.09
AWI's ROE % is ranked higher than
89% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. AWI: 23.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
AWI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 9.89 Max: 20.23
Current: 23.09
0.74
20.23
ROA % 4.99
AWI's ROA % is ranked higher than
60% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. AWI: 4.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AWI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 3.28 Max: 4.71
Current: 4.99
0.35
4.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 20.67
AWI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
68% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.17 vs. AWI: 20.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AWI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.43  Med: 17 Max: 22.87
Current: 20.67
6.43
22.87
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -20.00
AWI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
93% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. AWI: -20.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
AWI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -10 Max: 48.9
Current: -20
0
48.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -7.60
AWI's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. AWI: -7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
AWI' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -11.4 Max: 229.1
Current: -7.6
0
229.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -8.20
AWI's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
69% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. AWI: -8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
AWI' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -33.35 Max: 299.5
Current: -8.2
0
299.5
GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Signs with Armstrong World Industries Inc $AWI.
More than 500,000 people have already joined GuruFocus to track the stocks they follow and exchange investment ideas.
» AWI's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-27 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

» Details

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
» More
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)
» More
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%)
» More
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%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AWI

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials    NAICS: 238330    SIC: 1752
Compare:OTCPK:WBRBY, OTCPK:ADBCF, NYSE:SUM, NYSE:DOOR, NYSE:CPAC, NAS:BECN, OTCPK:BLHWF, NYSE:TREX, NAS:AAON, NYSE:BLD, NYSE:HW, OTCPK:XYIGF, NAS:APOG, NYSE:IBP, NAS:BLDR, OTCPK:BRKWF, NYSE:JELD, NAS:BMCH, NYSE:LPX, NYSE:GMS » details
Traded in other countries:91A.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Armstrong World Industries Inc manufactures and sells and designs 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

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 25.00
AWI's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. AWI: 25.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AWI' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 24.51 Max: 257.39
Current: 25
1.33
257.39
Forward PE Ratio 17.89
AWI's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.75 vs. AWI: 17.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 29.40
AWI's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
72% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.94 vs. AWI: 29.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AWI' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 22.63 Max: 265.38
Current: 29.4
1.26
265.38
PB Ratio 9.55
AWI's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. AWI: 9.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AWI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 2.27 Max: 12.27
Current: 9.55
0.3
12.27
PS Ratio 1.72
AWI's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. AWI: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AWI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.03 Max: 4.79
Current: 1.72
0.15
4.79
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 53.31
AWI's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
95% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.95 vs. AWI: 53.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AWI' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 11.29 Max: 54.33
Current: 53.31
1.4
54.33
EV-to-EBIT 16.99
AWI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. AWI: 16.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AWI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 15.3 Max: 158
Current: 16.99
3.2
158
EV-to-EBITDA 11.56
AWI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. AWI: 11.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AWI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 9.3 Max: 25.5
Current: 11.56
2.1
25.5
Shiller PE Ratio 27.26
AWI's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 30.29 vs. AWI: 27.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
AWI' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.36  Med: 10.78 Max: 27.87
Current: 27.26
7.36
27.87
Current Ratio 1.81
AWI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. AWI: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AWI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.65 Max: 3.73
Current: 1.81
1.27
3.73
Quick Ratio 1.33
AWI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. AWI: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AWI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.66 Max: 2.48
Current: 1.33
0.81
2.48
Days Inventory 51.07
AWI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 78.00 vs. AWI: 51.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AWI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.48  Med: 74.8 Max: 131.71
Current: 51.07
44.48
131.71
Days Sales Outstanding 25.69
AWI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 55.32 vs. AWI: 25.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AWI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.39  Med: 34.49 Max: 59.14
Current: 25.69
28.39
59.14
Days Payable 36.02
AWI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
73% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 60.93 vs. AWI: 36.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AWI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.4  Med: 46.33 Max: 90.05
Current: 36.02
31.4
90.05

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 9.74
AWI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
93% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. AWI: 9.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
AWI' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.96 Max: 8.71
Current: 9.74
0.41
8.71
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.67
AWI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. AWI: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AWI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.84
Current: 1.67
0.3
1.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.89
AWI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
54% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. AWI: 5.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AWI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 6.5 Max: 31
Current: 5.89
0.6
31
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -8.07
AWI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
78% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. AWI: -8.07 )
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: -8.1  Med: 6.6 Max: 36.6
Current: -8.07
-8.1
36.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,519
EPS (TTM) $ 1.87
Beta1.77
Short Percentage of Float7.61%
52-Week Range $36.33 - 48.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)53.84

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,298 1,356 1,416
EPS ($) 2.62 2.95 3.26
EPS without NRI ($) 2.62 2.95 3.26
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
» More Articles for AWI

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
8 of the Worst Stocks in Gurus' Portfolios Feb 20 2017 
Mazi Value 3rd-Quarter Performance Dec 01 2016 
Armstrong and Worthington Announce New WAVE President Sep 27 2016 
Lee Ainslie Continues to Buy Liberty Global, Texas Instruments Dec 21 2015 
ValueAct Holdings trades on 2014 Q4 Feb 05 2015 
Jeff Ubben Focuses on Entertainment Stock in Third Quarter Nov 18 2014 
Guru Makes Second Investment in Armstrong World Industries This Month Aug 14 2014 
Latest Real-Time Picks From The Gurus Aug 12 2014 
Armstrong World Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 05 2010 
Armstrong World Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 06 2010 

More From Other Websites
ETFs with exposure to Armstrong World Industries, Inc. : April 7, 2017 Apr 07 2017
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. :AWI-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : March 2, 2017 Mar 02 2017
Armstrong World Industries, Inc.: Strong price momentum but will it sustain? Feb 28 2017
Armstrong World (AWI) Beats Q4 Earnings, Misses Revenues Feb 28 2017
Armstrong World Industries jumps after guidance beats Feb 27 2017
Edited Transcript of AWI earnings conference call or presentation 27-Feb-17 4:00pm GMT Feb 27 2017
Armstrong World Industries posts 4Q profit Feb 27 2017
Armstrong World Industries Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results Feb 27 2017
Construction Stocks' Q4 Earnings on Feb 27: AWI and IBP Feb 24 2017
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. -- Moody's changes Armstrong's rating outlook to positive from... Feb 03 2017
New Strong Sell Stocks for February 1st Feb 01 2017
Armstrong World Industries to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results February 27 Jan 24 2017
New Strong Sell Stocks for January 20th Jan 20 2017
Armstrong World Industries Completes Tectum Acquisition Jan 17 2017
Armstrong World Industries Acquires Tectum, Inc. Jan 16 2017
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:AWI) : January 9, 2017 Jan 09 2017
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AWI-US :... Jan 06 2017
The Top 15 Spin-Offs Of 2016 Jan 05 2017

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)