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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 0.07
AXE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. AXE: 0.07 )
AXE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.42
Current: 0.07

0.01
0.42
Equity to Asset 0.31
AXE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. AXE: 0.31 )
AXE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.31

0.27
0.52
Interest Coverage 7.49
AXE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
56% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 24.90 vs. AXE: 7.49 )
AXE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 10
Current: 7.49

1.57
10
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.52
M-Score: -2.18
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.77
AXE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. AXE: 5.77 )
AXE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 7.5
Current: 5.77

2.08
7.5
Net-margin (%) 3.32
AXE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. AXE: 3.32 )
AXE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.59   Max: 14.25
Current: 3.32

-0.59
14.25
ROE (%) 19.19
AXE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.09 vs. AXE: 19.19 )
AXE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.79   Max: 28.62
Current: 19.19

-2.79
28.62
ROA (%) 6.81
AXE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. AXE: 6.81 )
AXE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.02   Max: 9.14
Current: 6.81

-1.02
9.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.90
AXE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.25 vs. AXE: 24.90 )
AXE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.93   Max: 40.84
Current: 24.9

6.93
40.84
Revenue Growth (%) 8.10
AXE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. AXE: 8.10 )
AXE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.9   Max: 27.4
Current: 8.1

-7.9
27.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 14.30
AXE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. AXE: 14.30 )
AXE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -35.6   Max: 45.3
Current: 14.3

-35.6
45.3
EPS Growth (%) 25.20
AXE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. AXE: 25.20 )
AXE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.2   Max: 62.6
Current: 25.2

-23.2
62.6
» AXE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

AXE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 8,583 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 106,033 sh (+59.46%)
Murray Stahl 5,958 sh (+55.24%)
Pioneer Investments 109,891 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 1,214,418 sh (-0.43%)
Ken Fisher 799,598 sh (-1.27%)
Chuck Royce 1,432,459 sh (-1.43%)
Richard Pzena 398,159 sh (-15.1%)
Jim Simons 8,800 sh (-79.44%)
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Q1 2014

AXE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 6,360 sh (New)
Jim Simons 61,600 sh (+600%)
Joel Greenblatt 345,707 sh (+226.04%)
Murray Stahl 7,710 sh (+29.41%)
Pioneer Investments 109,891 sh (unchged)
Richard Pzena Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,419,659 sh (-0.89%)
Ken Fisher 779,168 sh (-2.56%)
John Rogers 1,143,424 sh (-5.85%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,023 sh (-41.48%)
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Q2 2014

AXE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 191,500 sh (+210.88%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,522 sh (+49.75%)
Joel Greenblatt 379,555 sh (+9.79%)
Murray Stahl 7,904 sh (+2.52%)
Pioneer Investments 109,368 sh (-0.48%)
Ken Fisher 761,826 sh (-2.23%)
Chuck Royce 1,158,559 sh (-18.39%)
John Rogers 852,762 sh (-25.42%)
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Q3 2014

AXE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 18,300 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management 186,395 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,627 sh (+147.63%)
Murray Stahl 9,596 sh (+21.41%)
John Rogers 1,016,171 sh (+19.16%)
Joel Greenblatt 425,382 sh (+12.07%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Ken Fisher 753,298 sh (-1.12%)
Chuck Royce 1,046,695 sh (-9.66%)
Jim Simons 121,600 sh (-36.5%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AXE

(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
Third Avenue Management 2014-09-30 New Buy0.33%$85.02 - $103.01 $ 84.01-7%186395
John Rogers 2014-09-30 Add 19.16%0.18%$85.02 - $103.01 $ 84.01-7%1016171
John Rogers 2014-06-30 Reduce -25.42%0.36%$93.81 - $104.61 $ 84.01-15%852762
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 226.04%0.37%$85.67 - $107.51 $ 84.01-14%345707
Richard Pzena 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.21%$85.67 - $107.51 $ 84.01-13%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 59.46%0.09%$83.98 - $92.36 $ 84.01-3%106033
Richard Pzena 2013-09-30 Reduce -24.1%0.07%$75.59 - $88.77 $ 84.010%468994
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 1854.71%0.26%$65.4 - $77.9 $ 84.0115%82137
John Rogers 2013-03-31 Add 182.6%0.97%$63.98 - $70.9 $ 84.0123%1263144
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -86.58%0.1%$63.98 - $70.9 $ 84.0123%4202
Richard Pzena 2013-03-31 Add 24.19%0.06%$63.98 - $70.9 $ 84.0123%628996
Richard Pzena 2012-12-31 New Buy0.27%$54.36 - $63.45 $ 84.0142%506488
John Rogers 2012-12-31 Add 32.23%0.15%$54.36 - $63.45 $ 84.0142%446974
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -54.61%0.15%$54.36 - $63.45 $ 84.0142%31318
Mario Gabelli 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.0025%$54.36 - $63.45 $ 84.0142%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 102.35%0.14%$49.76 - $63.56 $ 84.0146%69001
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.13%$51.94 - $72.41 $ 84.0134%34099
Ron Baron 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.14%$61.23 - $73.37 $ 84.0132%0
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.12%$45.1 - $62.62 $ 84.0149%0
John Rogers 2011-09-30 Reduce -68.5%0.78%$48.12 - $67.85 $ 84.0145%293814
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 New Buy0.12%$48.12 - $67.85 $ 84.0146%176375
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.20
AXE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. AXE: 13.20 )
AXE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.64   Max: 26.68
Current: 13.2

3.64
26.68
P/B 2.36
AXE's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. AXE: 2.36 )
AXE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 3.39
Current: 2.36

0.73
3.39
P/S 0.44
AXE's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. AXE: 0.44 )
AXE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.44

0.15
0.62
PFCF 16.70
AXE's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 40.00 vs. AXE: 16.70 )
AXE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.16   Max: 2740
Current: 16.7

3.16
2740
EV-to-EBIT 10.60
AXE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. AXE: 10.60 )
AXE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 25.3
Current: 10.6

4.5
25.3
PEG 0.46
AXE's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AXE: 0.46 )
AXE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 7.63
Current: 0.46

0.09
7.63
Shiller P/E 22.22
AXE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 36.81 vs. AXE: 22.22 )
AXE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.17   Max: 33.55
Current: 22.22

6.17
33.55
Current Ratio 2.34
AXE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. AXE: 2.34 )
AXE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.05   Max: 3.26
Current: 2.34

2.05
3.26
Quick Ratio 1.37
AXE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. AXE: 1.37 )
AXE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 1.73
Current: 1.37

0.74
1.73

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 5.00
AXE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. AXE: 5.00 )
AXE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 5.14
Current: 5

1.56
5.14
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.97
AXE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. AXE: 0.97 )
AXE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 3.11
Current: 0.97

0.41
3.11
Price/Median PS Value 1.07
AXE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. AXE: 1.07 )
AXE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.46
Current: 1.07

0.46
1.46
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.61
AXE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AXE: 0.61 )
AXE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 7.84
Current: 0.61

0.25
7.84
Price/Graham Number 1.70
AXE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
60% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. AXE: 1.70 )
AXE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 6.27
Current: 1.7

0.66
6.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.40
AXE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. AXE: 9.40 )
AXE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4   Max: 22.2
Current: 9.4

4
22.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 27.17
AXE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.99 vs. AXE: 27.17 )
AXE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7.5   Max: 43.8
Current: 27.17

-7.5
43.8

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Distribution » Industrial Distribution
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Traded in other countries:AX1.Germany,
Anixter International Inc formerly known as Itel Corporation was incorporated in Delaware in 1967. The Company is engaged in the distribution of communications and electrical wire and cable products and fasteners and other small parts (C Class inventory components). The Company provides advanced inventory management services including procurement, just-in-time delivery, quality assurance testing, advisory engineering services, component kit production, small component assembly and e-commerce and electronic data interchange to a spectrum of customers. The Company's supply chain management solutions are designed to reduce customer procurement and management costs and enhance overall production or installation efficiencies. Through a combination of its service capabilities and a portfolio of products from industry-leading manufacturers, it is global distributor of data, voice, video and security network communication products and a distributor of specialty wire and cable products in North America. In addition, the Company is a distributor of 'C' Class inventory components which are incorporated into a variety of end-use applications and include screws, bolts, nuts, washers, pins, rings, fittings, springs, electrical connectors and similar small parts, the majority of which are specialized or highly engineered for particular customer applications. The customers of the Company are international, national, regional and local companies that include end users of the Company's products, installers, integrators and resellers of the Company's products as well as OEMs who use the Company's products as a component of their end product. It sells over 450,000 products. These products include communications (voice, data, video and security) products used to connect personal computers, peripheral equipment, mainframe equipment, security equipment and various networks to each other. The Company views the competitive environment as fragmented with hundreds of distributors and manufacturers that sell products directly or through multiple distribution channels to end users or other resellers.
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