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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.24
AXL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 1220 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. AXL: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AXL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.08 Max: N/A
Current: 0.24
Equity to Asset 0.07
AXL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 1204 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. AXL: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AXL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.38  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.4
Current: 0.07
-0.38
0.4
Interest Coverage 3.11
AXL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 18.02 vs. AXL: 3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AXL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.29 Max: 3.86
Current: 3.11
1.23
3.86
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 1.92
M-Score: -2.69
WACC vs ROIC
7.47%
17.25%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.97
AXL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1219 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. AXL: 7.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AXL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.81  Med: 4.22 Max: 8.94
Current: 7.97
-49.81
8.94
Net-margin (%) 4.79
AXL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1220 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. AXL: 4.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AXL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.05  Med: 2.30 Max: 12.55
Current: 4.79
-58.05
12.55
ROE (%) 108.05
AXL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1200 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 9.03 vs. AXL: 108.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AXL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -528.06  Med: 4.32 Max: 185.83
Current: 108.05
-528.06
185.83
ROA (%) 5.61
AXL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. AXL: 5.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AXL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.48  Med: 2.68 Max: 14.16
Current: 5.61
-45.48
14.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 25.35
AXL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 13.93 vs. AXL: 25.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AXL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.79  Med: 9.01 Max: 23.06
Current: 25.35
-73.79
23.06
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.40
AXL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. AXL: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AXL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23  Med: 0.85 Max: 12.4
Current: 12.4
-23
12.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.40
AXL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. AXL: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AXL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14  Med: 2.85 Max: 40.6
Current: 9.4
-14
40.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -0.20
AXL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. AXL: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AXL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.2  Med: 5.50 Max: 209
Current: -0.2
-38.2
209
» AXL's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-12)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

AXL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

RS Investment Management 1,800,957 sh (+5.40%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
James Barrow 4,932,328 sh (-0.12%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,342,857 sh (-0.19%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 816,490 sh (-2.03%)
John Keeley 1,265,325 sh (-15.27%)
David Dreman 514,812 sh (-25.82%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 18,657 sh (-39.69%)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,960 sh (-45.83%)
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Q2 2015

AXL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Lee Ainslie 10,480 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 53,107 sh (+131.30%)
David Dreman 561,290 sh (+9.03%)
RS Investment Management 1,903,337 sh (+5.68%)
RS Investment Management 1,903,337 sh (+5.68%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 816,570 sh (+0.01%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 18,657 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 2,250,935 sh (-3.92%)
John Keeley 1,019,175 sh (-19.45%)
James Barrow 3,444,330 sh (-30.17%)
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Q3 2015

AXL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 2,708,200 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 23,555 sh (+26.25%)
Lee Ainslie 12,230 sh (+16.70%)
David Dreman 640,188 sh (+14.06%)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
James Barrow 3,310,113 sh (-3.90%)
John Keeley 912,175 sh (-10.50%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,747,178 sh (-22.38%)
RS Investment Management 1,468,918 sh (-22.82%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 12,600 sh (-98.46%)
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Q4 2015

AXL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

James Barrow Sold Out
James Barrow 3,283,821 sh (-0.79%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 5.11
AXL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 14.09 vs. AXL: 5.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AXL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12  Med: 8.82 Max: 33.5
Current: 5.11
2.12
33.5
Forward P/E 3.98
AXL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 9.26 vs. AXL: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 5.11
AXL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. AXL: 5.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AXL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12  Med: 8.81 Max: 33.45
Current: 5.11
2.12
33.45
P/B 4.12
AXL's P/B is ranked lower than
93% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. AXL: 4.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AXL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.47 Max: 38.43
Current: 4.12
0.76
38.43
P/S 0.25
AXL's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. AXL: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AXL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.25
0.01
0.53
PFCF 5.46
AXL's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 19.63 vs. AXL: 5.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AXL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 10.96 Max: 117.07
Current: 5.46
4.5
117.07
POCF 2.69
AXL's POCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 1270 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 9.31 vs. AXL: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AXL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 4.17 Max: 34.27
Current: 2.69
2.3
34.27
EV-to-EBIT 6.40
AXL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 1532 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 11.51 vs. AXL: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AXL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.7  Med: 8.70 Max: 285.2
Current: 6.4
-44.7
285.2
EV-to-EBITDA 3.95
AXL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
89% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.13 vs. AXL: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AXL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.2  Med: 5.10 Max: 25.6
Current: 3.95
-69.2
25.6
Current Ratio 1.78
AXL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. AXL: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AXL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.21 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.78
0.31
1.94
Quick Ratio 1.47
AXL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. AXL: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AXL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.47
Current: 1.47
0.24
1.47
Days Inventory 26.73
AXL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 1182 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 58.91 vs. AXL: 26.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AXL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.43  Med: 25.14 Max: 32.51
Current: 26.73
21.43
32.51
Days Sales Outstanding 60.26
AXL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 60.91 vs. AXL: 60.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AXL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.44  Med: 36.40 Max: 57.71
Current: 60.26
23.44
57.71
Days Payable 53.11
AXL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
51% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 52.96 vs. AXL: 53.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AXL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.79  Med: 49.17 Max: 58.51
Current: 53.11
30.79
58.51

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 13.01
AXL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 1526 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. AXL: 13.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AXL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.16 Max: 79.86
Current: 13.01
1.02
79.86
Price/Median PS Value 0.73
AXL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. AXL: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AXL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.78
Current: 0.73
0.11
1.78
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.61
AXL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. AXL: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
AXL' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.03
Current: 0.61
0.94
2.03
Price/Graham Number 1.71
AXL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
71% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. AXL: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AXL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.93 Max: 5.31
Current: 1.71
0.47
5.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 15.67
AXL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. AXL: 15.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AXL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 9.20 Max: 18.6
Current: 15.67
0.4
18.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 0.49
AXL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. AXL: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AXL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59  Med: -6.50 Max: 48.1
Current: 0.49
-59
48.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $3884
EPS $ 2.42
Beta1.01
Short Percentage of Float9.96%
52-Week Range $11.49 - 26.21
Shares Outstanding(Mil)76.05

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 3,914 4,041 4,344 4,300
EPS($) 2.73 2.89 3.09 2.90
EPS without NRI($) 2.73 2.89 3.09 2.90

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Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts
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American Axle & Mfg Holdings Inc a Delaware corporation, is a successor to American Axle & Manufacturing of Michigan, Inc., a Michigan corporation, with respect to a migratory merger between these entities in 1999. The Company with its subsidiaries, is a Tier I supplier to the automotive industry. The Company manufactures, engineers, designs and validates driveline and drivetrain systems and related components and chassis modules for light trucks, sport utility vehicles, passenger cars, crossover vehicles, and commercial vehicles. Driveline and drivetrain systems include components that transfer power from the transmission and deliver it to the drive wheels. The Company's driveline, drivetrain and related products include axles, chassis modules, driveshafts, power transfer units, transfer cases, chassis and steering components, driveheads, crankshafts, transmission parts and metal-formed products. AAM is the main supplier of driveline components to General Motors Corporation for its rear-wheel drive light trucks and SUVs manufactured in North America, supplying all of GMs rear axle and front four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive axle requirements for these vehicle platforms. The Company is the sole-source supplier to GM for certain axles and other driveline products for the life of each GM vehicle program covered by a Lifetime Program Contract. All of its sales to GM are made pursuant to the LPCs. The LPCs have terms equal to the lives of the relevant vehicle programs or their respective derivatives, which typically run 5 to 7 years, and require the Company to remain competitive with respect to technology, design and quality. The Company is also a main supplier of driveline system products for Chryslers heavy-duty. In addition to GM and Chrysler, the Company supplies driveline systems and other related components to PACCAR Inc., Volkswagen, Harley-Davidson, Deere & Company, Tata Motors, Mack Truck, Ford Motor Company and other OEMs and Tier I supplier companies such as Hino Motors Ltd. and Jatco Ltd. The Companys main competitors are Dana Holding Corporation, Magna International Inc., ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Linamar Corporation, Meritor Inc. The Company's operations are subject to various federal, state, local and foreign laws and regulations.
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American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings I (AXL) Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO Richard E Dauch sells 209, Mar 03 2011 
American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings I Reports Operating Results (10-K) Feb 09 2011 
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