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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 0.09
AXE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. AXE: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AXE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.09
0.01
0.48
Equity to Asset 0.29
AXE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. AXE: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AXE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.29
0.27
0.52
Interest Coverage 4.20
AXE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
86% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 38.73 vs. AXE: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AXE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.57  Med: 7.10 Max: 9.71
Current: 4.2
1.57
9.71
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.36
M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
10.39%
6.22%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.33
AXE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. AXE: 4.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AXE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.08  Med: 5.65 Max: 7.5
Current: 4.33
2.08
7.5
Net-margin (%) 2.06
AXE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. AXE: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AXE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.59  Med: 3.04 Max: 4.33
Current: 2.06
-0.59
4.33
ROE (%) 10.96
AXE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. AXE: 10.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AXE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.79  Med: 17.88 Max: 25.23
Current: 10.96
-2.79
25.23
ROA (%) 3.48
AXE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. AXE: 3.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AXE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.02  Med: 6.12 Max: 9.14
Current: 3.48
-1.02
9.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.05
AXE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.12 vs. AXE: 17.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AXE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.58  Med: 22.91 Max: 30.74
Current: 17.05
5.58
30.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.40
AXE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. AXE: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AXE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.9  Med: 8.65 Max: 27.4
Current: 3.4
-7.9
27.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.00
AXE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. AXE: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AXE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.8  Med: 12.55 Max: 45.3
Current: 1
-26.8
45.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 0.80
AXE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. AXE: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AXE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.2  Med: 25.20 Max: 62.6
Current: 0.8
-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

Q1 2015

AXE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

James Barrow 55,578 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 125,900 sh (New)
David Dreman 1,654 sh (New)
John Rogers 2,231,671 sh (+85.37%)
Murray Stahl 11,825 sh (+22.76%)
Chuck Royce 1,948,630 sh (+7.55%)
Third Avenue Management 95,737 sh (+0.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Fisher 733,849 sh (-0.92%)
Jim Simons 105,600 sh (-42.36%)
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Q2 2015

AXE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 6,635 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 341,653 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 12,680 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management 256,504 sh (+167.93%)
Jim Simons 178,100 sh (+68.66%)
David Dreman 2,261 sh (+36.70%)
John Rogers 2,828,305 sh (+26.73%)
Murray Stahl 14,685 sh (+24.19%)
James Barrow 68,806 sh (+23.80%)
Chuck Royce 2,129,630 sh (+9.29%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ken Fisher 725,319 sh (-1.16%)
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Q3 2015

AXE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 10,142 sh (New)
Martin Whitman 441,900 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 408,619 sh (+3122.55%)
Third Avenue Management 854,833 sh (+233.26%)
Joel Greenblatt 464,609 sh (+35.99%)
John Rogers 3,126,186 sh (+10.53%)
James Barrow 75,479 sh (+9.70%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 2,093,010 sh (-1.72%)
Ken Fisher 701,104 sh (-3.34%)
Murray Stahl 11,775 sh (-19.82%)
Jim Simons 112,800 sh (-36.66%)
David Dreman 275 sh (-87.84%)
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Q4 2015

AXE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Diamond Hill Capital 543,341 sh (+32.97%)
James Barrow 76,621 sh (+1.51%)
Ken Fisher 701,761 sh (+0.09%)
Martin Whitman 483,800 sh (+9.48%)
Jim Simons 100,800 sh (-10.64%)
Chuck Royce 1,633,725 sh (-21.94%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 7.76
AXE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.60 vs. AXE: 7.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AXE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.77  Med: 13.97 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 7.76
3.77
99999999.99
Forward P/E 8.73
AXE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.27 vs. AXE: 8.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 8.06
AXE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
78% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.40 vs. AXE: 8.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AXE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.35  Med: 14.11 Max: 96.27
Current: 8.06
3.35
96.27
P/B 1.10
AXE's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. AXE: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AXE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 2.12 Max: 3.39
Current: 1.1
0.73
3.39
P/S 0.19
AXE's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. AXE: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AXE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.40 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.19
0.15
0.62
PFCF 14.16
AXE's PFCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.76 vs. AXE: 14.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AXE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.16  Med: 16.89 Max: 2740
Current: 14.16
3.16
2740
POCF 9.86
AXE's POCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.04 vs. AXE: 9.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AXE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.98  Med: 14.14 Max: 429.83
Current: 9.86
2.98
429.83
EV-to-EBIT 6.99
AXE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.74 vs. AXE: 6.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AXE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 10.90 Max: 51.1
Current: 6.99
4.6
51.1
EV-to-EBITDA 6.13
AXE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
73% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9.25 vs. AXE: 6.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AXE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 9.80 Max: 29.7
Current: 6.13
4.3
29.7
PEG 0.38
AXE's PEG is ranked higher than
75% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. AXE: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
AXE' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.79 Max: 286.83
Current: 0.38
0.08
286.83
Shiller P/E 8.30
AXE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 18.33 vs. AXE: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AXE' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.46  Med: 19.87 Max: 33.15
Current: 8.3
7.46
33.15
Current Ratio 2.62
AXE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. AXE: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AXE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.05  Med: 2.49 Max: 3.26
Current: 2.62
2.05
3.26
Quick Ratio 1.80
AXE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. AXE: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AXE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.39 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.8
0.74
1.8
Days Inventory 72.87
AXE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
51% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 72.33 vs. AXE: 72.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AXE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 74.53  Med: 80.29 Max: 98.18
Current: 72.87
74.53
98.18
Days Sales Outstanding 78.21
AXE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
65% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 57.06 vs. AXE: 78.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AXE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 62.55  Med: 72.40 Max: 75.83
Current: 78.21
62.55
75.83
Days Payable 68.15
AXE's Days Payable is ranked higher than
67% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 50.32 vs. AXE: 68.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AXE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.27  Med: 53.92 Max: 60.96
Current: 68.15
45.27
60.96

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.08
AXE's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. AXE: 5.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
AXE' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 5.60 Max: 24.39
Current: 5.08
2.91
24.39
Price/Projected FCF 0.52
AXE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. AXE: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AXE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.98 Max: 3.11
Current: 0.52
0.41
3.11
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.27
AXE's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
57% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. AXE: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.48
AXE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. AXE: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AXE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.48
0.47
1.5
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.87
AXE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. AXE: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
AXE' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.83 Max: 6.3
Current: 1.87
0.25
6.3
Price/Graham Number 0.88
AXE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
53% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. AXE: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AXE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.60 Max: 2.74
Current: 0.88
0.66
2.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 14.27
AXE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. AXE: 14.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AXE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 9.20 Max: 21.8
Current: 14.27
2
21.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.93
AXE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9.74 vs. AXE: 15.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AXE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.8  Med: 15.30 Max: 44.4
Current: 15.93
-4.8
44.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $6191
EPS $ 3.82
Beta1.91
Short Percentage of Float2.32%
52-Week Range $37.76 - 79.88
Shares Outstanding(Mil)32.97

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 6,191 7,710 7,904
EPS($) 4.24 4.51 4.75
EPS without NRI($) 4.24 4.51 4.75

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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Distribution » Industrial Distribution
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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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