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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.19
AXL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. AXL: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AXL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.09 Max: N/A
Current: 0.19
Equity to Asset 0.12
AXL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 1226 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. AXL: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AXL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.38  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.4
Current: 0.12
-0.38
0.4
Interest Coverage 3.81
AXL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
71% of the 936 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 10.73 vs. AXL: 3.81 )
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: 3.61
Current: 3.81
1.23
3.61
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.12
M-Score: -2.81
WACC vs ROIC
9.00%
22.00%
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 (%) 9.54
AXL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.26 vs. AXL: 9.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AXL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.81  Med: 6.29 Max: 9.17
Current: 9.54
-49.81
9.17
Net-margin (%) 6.24
AXL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. AXL: 6.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AXL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.05  Med: 3.41 Max: 12.55
Current: 6.24
-58.05
12.55
ROE (%) 94.24
AXL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1220 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. AXL: 94.24 )
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: 94.24
-528.06
185.83
ROA (%) 7.35
AXL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1259 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.01 vs. AXL: 7.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AXL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.48  Med: 3.89 Max: 14.16
Current: 7.35
-45.48
14.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 29.96
AXL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1255 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 13.36 vs. AXL: 29.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AXL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.79  Med: 14.25 Max: 30.12
Current: 29.96
-73.79
30.12
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.60
AXL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. AXL: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AXL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23  Med: 1.80 Max: 12.4
Current: 9.6
-23
12.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 25.50
AXL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. AXL: 25.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AXL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14  Med: 2.70 Max: 39.4
Current: 25.5
-14
39.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -14.80
AXL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. AXL: -14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AXL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.3  Med: 2.90 Max: 209
Current: -14.8
-38.3
209
» AXL's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-31)


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

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Guru Trades

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%)
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%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 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
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 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

Jim Simons 218,200 sh (New)
John Keeley 1,165,690 sh (+27.79%)
RS Investment Management 1,735,709 sh (+18.16%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 23,555 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,283,821 sh (-0.79%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,674,924 sh (-4.14%)
David Dreman 607,052 sh (-5.18%)
Lee Ainslie 11,460 sh (-6.30%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 11,300 sh (-10.32%)
Steven Cohen 66,100 sh (-97.56%)
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Q1 2016

AXL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 223,600 sh (+238.28%)
Lee Ainslie 33,590 sh (+193.11%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 22,600 sh (+100.00%)
David Dreman 748,207 sh (+23.25%)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 23,198 sh (-1.52%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,176,382 sh (-3.27%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,317,334 sh (-21.35%)
John Keeley 880,565 sh (-24.46%)
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Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts
Compare:NAS:THRM, SZSE:002448, BOM:504973, SZSE:000700, TSE:7251 » details
Traded in other countries:AYA.Germany,
American Axle & Mfg Holdings Inc manufactures, engineers, designs & validates driveline & drivetrain systems & related components & chassis modules for light trucks, sport utility vehicles, passenger cars, crossover vehicles & commercial vehicles.

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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 5.37
AXL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.14 vs. AXL: 5.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AXL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.07  Med: 8.41 Max: 33.5
Current: 5.37
2.07
33.5
Forward P/E 5.40
AXL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 10.78 vs. AXL: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 5.37
AXL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.09 vs. AXL: 5.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AXL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.07  Med: 8.42 Max: 33.45
Current: 5.37
2.07
33.45
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 6.00
AXL's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.65 vs. AXL: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
AXL' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.31  Med: 11.30 Max: 56.37
Current: 6
4.31
56.37
P/B 3.29
AXL's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 1220 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. AXL: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AXL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.76 Max: 38.71
Current: 3.29
0.76
38.71
P/S 0.33
AXL's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 1236 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. AXL: 0.33 )
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: 0.33
0.01
0.53
PFCF 6.49
AXL's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 13.83 vs. AXL: 6.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AXL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.46  Med: 10.87 Max: 123.66
Current: 6.49
4.46
123.66
POCF 3.22
AXL's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.67 vs. AXL: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AXL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 4.14 Max: 32.02
Current: 3.22
2.3
32.02
EV-to-EBIT 6.25
AXL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 11.94 vs. AXL: 6.25 )
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: 6.25
-44.7
285.2
EV-to-EBITDA 4.13
AXL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
86% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.76 vs. AXL: 4.13 )
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: 4.13
-69.2
25.6
PEG 0.50
AXL's PEG is ranked higher than
84% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. AXL: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
AXL' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.42 Max: 17.88
Current: 0.5
0.41
17.88
Current Ratio 1.69
AXL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. AXL: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AXL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.22 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.69
0.31
1.94
Quick Ratio 1.37
AXL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. AXL: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AXL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.47
Current: 1.37
0.24
1.47
Days Inventory 26.30
AXL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 1201 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 58.64 vs. AXL: 26.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AXL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.43  Med: 26.56 Max: 32.51
Current: 26.3
21.43
32.51
Days Sales Outstanding 60.21
AXL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 59.83 vs. AXL: 60.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AXL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.44  Med: 42.26 Max: 57.71
Current: 60.21
23.44
57.71
Days Payable 54.35
AXL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
52% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 52.22 vs. AXL: 54.35 )
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: 54.35
30.79
58.51

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.49
AXL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 1179 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. AXL: 5.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AXL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.25 Max: 79.48
Current: 5.49
1.02
79.48
Price/Median PS Value 0.99
AXL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 1189 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. AXL: 0.99 )
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: 1.77
Current: 0.99
0.11
1.77
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.48
AXL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. AXL: 0.48 )
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: 0.44  Med: 1.05 Max: 2.03
Current: 0.48
0.44
2.03
Price/Graham Number 1.14
AXL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
53% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. AXL: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AXL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.96 Max: 5.36
Current: 1.14
0.5
5.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 16.00
AXL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. AXL: 16.00 )
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: 16
0.4
18.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.55
AXL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. AXL: 5.55 )
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: -6.40 Max: 48.1
Current: 5.55
-59
48.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,903
EPS (TTM) $ 3.12
Beta1.45
Short Percentage of Float4.56%
52-Week Range $11.44 - 25.70
Shares Outstanding (Mil)76.50

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 4,012 4,240 4,189
EPS ($) 3.04 3.10 2.75
EPS without NRI ($) 3.04 3.10 2.75
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A

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