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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.12
AZZ's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 2059 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. AZZ: 0.12 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.12

Equity to Asset 0.42
AZZ's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 2046 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. AZZ: 0.42 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.42

0.35
0.76
Interest Coverage 5.44
AZZ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
54% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 27.71 vs. AZZ: 5.44 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.68   Max: 29.62
Current: 5.44

3.68
29.62
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.16
M-Score: -2.56
WACC vs ROIC
11.01%
9.28%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.86
AZZ's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. AZZ: 12.86 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.84   Max: 17.17
Current: 12.86

5.84
17.17
Net-margin (%) 7.22
AZZ's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. AZZ: 7.22 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.13   Max: 10.6
Current: 7.22

3.13
10.6
ROE (%) 15.02
AZZ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.65 vs. AZZ: 15.02 )
AZZ' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.42   Max: 25.33
Current: 15.02

6.42
25.33
ROA (%) 6.04
AZZ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. AZZ: 6.04 )
AZZ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.36   Max: 15.4
Current: 6.04

3.36
15.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 30.26
AZZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2076 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.72 vs. AZZ: 30.26 )
AZZ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 14.33   Max: 66.67
Current: 30.26

14.33
66.67
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 24.70
AZZ's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1796 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. AZZ: 24.70 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2   Max: 27.2
Current: 24.7

-2
27.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 21.60
AZZ's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. AZZ: 21.60 )
AZZ' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.4   Max: 60.6
Current: 21.6

-13.4
60.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 18.60
AZZ's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. AZZ: 18.60 )
AZZ' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -21.3   Max: 72.5
Current: 18.6

-21.3
72.5
» AZZ's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

AZZ Guru Trades in Q1 2014

First Pacific Advisors 2,500 sh (+66.67%)
John Keeley 52,871 sh (+1.34%)
Mario Gabelli 54,100 sh (-1.1%)
Chuck Royce 314,712 sh (-1.26%)
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Q2 2014

AZZ Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 58,100 sh (+7.39%)
First Pacific Advisors 2,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 312,412 sh (-0.73%)
John Keeley 50,171 sh (-5.11%)
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Q3 2014

AZZ Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 71,555 sh (New)
First Pacific Advisors 2,500 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 58,100 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 50,171 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 308,812 sh (-1.15%)
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Q4 2014

AZZ Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 226,377 sh (+216.37%)
Mario Gabelli 58,100 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 2,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 304,552 sh (-1.38%)
John Keeley 48,451 sh (-3.43%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AZZ

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Add 216.37%0.06%$41.97 - $47.51 $ 45.160%226377
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 New Buy0.03%$42.56 - $49.09 $ 45.16-1%71555
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Reduce -91.45%0.4%$35.31 - $43.86 $ 45.1617%49071
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 371.55%0.01%$35.31 - $43.86 $ 45.1617%54700
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.12%$23.7 - $29.51 $ 45.1674%0
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Reduce -20.97%0.09%$22.52 - $26.65 $ 45.1696%367500
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 40.12%0.03%$22.52 - $26.65 $ 45.1696%27345
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.11%$18.89 - $23.47 $ 45.16111%19515
Ken Fisher 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$18.89 - $23.47 $ 45.16111%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.60
AZZ's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 24.50 vs. AZZ: 19.60 )
AZZ' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.99   Max: 21.88
Current: 19.6

4.99
21.88
Forward P/E 15.34
AZZ's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 45.05 vs. AZZ: 15.34 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.80
AZZ's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 24.50 vs. AZZ: 19.80 )
AZZ' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.98   Max: 21.81
Current: 19.8

4.98
21.81
P/B 2.80
AZZ's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. AZZ: 2.80 )
AZZ' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 3.99
Current: 2.8

1.02
3.99
P/S 1.40
AZZ's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. AZZ: 1.40 )
AZZ' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.16
Current: 1.4

0.51
2.16
PFCF 17.30
AZZ's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 45.54 vs. AZZ: 17.30 )
AZZ' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.22   Max: 887.75
Current: 17.3

4.22
887.75
POCF 12.17
AZZ's POCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. AZZ: 12.17 )
AZZ' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.49   Max: 47.97
Current: 12.17

3.49
47.97
EV-to-EBIT 14.27
AZZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.67 vs. AZZ: 14.27 )
AZZ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 23
Current: 14.27

3.9
23
PEG 1.56
AZZ's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AZZ: 1.56 )
AZZ' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 7.37
Current: 1.56

0.1
7.37
Shiller P/E 23.20
AZZ's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 57.67 vs. AZZ: 23.20 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.57   Max: 43.62
Current: 23.2

9.57
43.62
Current Ratio 2.00
AZZ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 2061 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. AZZ: 2.00 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.64   Max: 4.93
Current: 2

1.64
4.93
Quick Ratio 1.33
AZZ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 2061 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. AZZ: 1.33 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 3.92
Current: 1.33

0.93
3.92
Days Inventory 66.28
AZZ's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
82% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 103.84 vs. AZZ: 66.28 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 52.19   Max: 77.89
Current: 66.28

52.19
77.89
Days Sales Outstanding 58.51
AZZ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 96.94 vs. AZZ: 58.51 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 40.31   Max: 82.11
Current: 58.51

40.31
82.11

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.30
AZZ's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
64% of the 1575 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. AZZ: 1.30 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 2.74
Current: 1.3

0.6
2.74
Dividend Payout 0.25
AZZ's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
81% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. AZZ: 0.25 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.25

0.19
0.88
Dividend growth (3y) 3.80
AZZ's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
72% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. AZZ: 3.80 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 61.9
Current: 3.8

0
61.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.30
AZZ's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. AZZ: 1.30 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 2.74
Current: 1.3

0.6
2.74
Share Buyback Rate -0.60
AZZ's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. AZZ: -0.60 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.3   Max: -3.5
Current: -0.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 0.94
AZZ's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. AZZ: 0.94 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 2.52
Current: 0.94

0.35
2.52
Price/Median PS Value 1.09
AZZ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. AZZ: 1.09 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.53
Current: 1.09

0.25
1.53
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.04
AZZ's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AZZ: 1.04 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 3.88
Current: 1.04

0.24
3.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.10
AZZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2067 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. AZZ: 7.10 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 25.5
Current: 7.1

4.4
25.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 23.93
AZZ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. AZZ: 23.93 )
AZZ' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5.5   Max: 59.3
Current: 23.93

-5.5
59.3

Analyst Estimate

Feb15 Feb16 Feb17
Revenue(Mil) 835 891 953
EPS($) 2.50 -2.92 3.38
EPS without NRI($) 2.50 -2.92 3.38

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
Compare:RS, STBWY, MLI, WOR, ATI » details
Traded in other countries:AI7.Germany,
AZZ Inc was established in 1956 and incorporated under the laws of the State of Texas. The Company is an specialty electrical equipment manufacturer and provider of highly engineered services to the global power generation, industrial, transmission and distribution markets as well as a provider of hot dip galvanizing services to the North American steel fabrication market. It offers products through two distinct business segments, the Electrical and Industrial Products and Services Segment and the Galvanizing Services Segment. The Electrical and Industrial Products and Services Segment is a manufacturer of specialty equipment focusing on safe and reliable transmission of power from generation sources to end customers and a service provider that ensures the safety and reliability of critical infrastructure in the energy markets worldwide. Its products include custom switchgear, electrical enclosures, medium and high voltage bus ducts, explosion proof and hazardous duty lighting and tubular products. It is the third party supplier of safety related equipment for the nuclear industry. Its service offering focuses on extension of life cycle for the power generation, refining and industrial infrastructure, through automated weld overlay solutions for corrosion and erosion mitigation. The markets for its Electrical and Industrial Products and Services Segment are highly competitive and consist of large multi-national companies, along with numerous small independent companies. Copper, aluminum, steel and nickel based alloys are the primary raw materials used by this segment. The Galvanizing Services Segment provides hot dip galvanizing to the steel fabrication industry through facilities located throughout the United States and Canada . Hot dip galvanizing is a metallurgical process in which molten zinc is applied to steel. The zinc alloying renders corrosion protection to fabricated steel for extended periods of up to 50 years. As of February 28, 2014, the Company operated thirty-five galvanizing plants, which are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Illinois, Louisiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia in the United States and Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia, Canada.
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