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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 1.25
CUB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. CUB: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CUB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.36 Max: 26.17
Current: 1.25
0.09
26.17
Equity to Asset 0.60
CUB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. CUB: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CUB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.66
Current: 0.6
0.53
0.66
Interest Coverage 22.65
CUB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.14 vs. CUB: 22.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CUB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.43  Med: 11.44 Max: 82.59
Current: 22.65
2.43
82.59
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.89
M-Score: -3.02
WACC vs ROIC
5.37%
5.27%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.70
CUB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. CUB: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CUB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.7  Med: 6.33 Max: 9.27
Current: 5.7
-0.7
9.27
Net-margin (%) 2.55
CUB's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CUB: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CUB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 4.14 Max: 6.65
Current: 2.55
0.13
6.65
ROE (%) 4.65
CUB's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. CUB: 4.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CUB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 9.55 Max: 16.3
Current: 4.65
0.38
16.3
ROA (%) 2.89
CUB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. CUB: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CUB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 6.04 Max: 9.34
Current: 2.89
0.21
9.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 23.50
CUB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.18 vs. CUB: 23.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CUB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.2  Med: 24.28 Max: 248.31
Current: 23.5
2.2
248.31
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.70
CUB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CUB: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CUB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 2.7  Med: 7.40 Max: 13.4
Current: 2.7
2.7
13.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -4.40
CUB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. CUB: -4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CUB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.9  Med: 12.30 Max: 61.5
Current: -4.4
-19.9
61.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -6.10
CUB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CUB: -6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CUB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -59.5  Med: 15.50 Max: 257.4
Current: -6.1
-59.5
257.4
» CUB's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

CUB Guru Trades in Q3 2014

First Pacific Advisors 402,900 sh (+29.22%)
Murray Stahl 11,369 sh (+12.35%)
Third Avenue Management 509,341 sh (+9.60%)
Mario Gabelli 4,500 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 681,833 sh (-20.07%)
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Q4 2014

CUB Guru Trades in Q4 2014

FPA Capital Fund 272,700 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 93,199 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 312,615 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,749 sh (New)
Jim Simons 92,600 sh (New)
First Pacific Advisors 569,200 sh (+41.28%)
Mario Gabelli 4,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 34,299 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 34,299 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 10,569 sh (-7.04%)
Third Avenue Management 163,164 sh (-67.97%)
Chuck Royce 29,299 sh (-95.70%)
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Q1 2015

CUB Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 298,312 sh (+220.08%)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,748 sh (+53.73%)
FPA Capital Fund 272,700 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Murray Stahl 10,469 sh (-0.95%)
Richard Pzena 309,232 sh (-1.08%)
First Pacific Advisors 504,800 sh (-11.31%)
Third Avenue Management 136,401 sh (-16.40%)
Jim Simons 73,100 sh (-21.06%)
Chuck Royce 9,923 sh (-66.13%)
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Q2 2015

CUB Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 177,900 sh (+143.37%)
Richard Pzena 516,167 sh (+66.92%)
First Pacific Advisors 590,667 sh (+17.01%)
Murray Stahl 11,169 sh (+6.69%)
FPA Capital Fund 272,700 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 9,923 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 136,401 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 244,534 sh (-18.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,860 sh (-30.64%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 32.08
CUB's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
62% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. CUB: 32.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CUB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.39  Med: 18.00 Max: 253.88
Current: 32.08
11.39
253.88
Forward P/E 19.69
CUB's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
82% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 14.99 vs. CUB: 19.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 31.60
CUB's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
64% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 20.50 vs. CUB: 31.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CUB' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.38  Med: 18.00 Max: 252.67
Current: 31.6
11.38
252.67
P/B 1.54
CUB's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. CUB: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CUB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.4  Med: 1.91 Max: 3.34
Current: 1.54
1.4
3.34
P/S 0.82
CUB's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. CUB: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CUB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.90 Max: 1.44
Current: 0.82
0.53
1.44
PFCF 10.86
CUB's PFCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 17.31 vs. CUB: 10.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CUB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.44  Med: 11.25 Max: 494.25
Current: 10.86
4.44
494.25
POCF 9.20
CUB's POCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.62 vs. CUB: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CUB' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.26  Med: 10.44 Max: 104.04
Current: 9.2
4.26
104.04
EV-to-EBIT 13.70
CUB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 16.38 vs. CUB: 13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CUB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.9  Med: 11.60 Max: 130.8
Current: 13.7
5.9
130.8
Shiller P/E 18.07
CUB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 21.74 vs. CUB: 18.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CUB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.51  Med: 21.04 Max: 39.18
Current: 18.07
15.51
39.18
Current Ratio 2.19
CUB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. CUB: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CUB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.88  Med: 2.50 Max: 3.32
Current: 2.19
1.88
3.32
Quick Ratio 2.01
CUB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CUB: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CUB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.55  Med: 2.28 Max: 2.92
Current: 2.01
1.55
2.92
Days Inventory 17.01
CUB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 110.89 vs. CUB: 17.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CUB' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 11.08  Med: 18.64 Max: 35.22
Current: 17.01
11.08
35.22
Days Sales Outstanding 97.21
CUB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
72% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 64.51 vs. CUB: 97.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CUB' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 63.61  Med: 104.70 Max: 173.5
Current: 97.21
63.61
173.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.63
CUB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. CUB: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CUB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.52 Max: 1.13
Current: 0.63
0.31
1.13
Dividend Payout 0.19
CUB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
91% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CUB: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CUB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.25 Max: 4.5
Current: 0.19
0.1
4.5
Dividend growth (3y) 10.10
CUB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
64% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. CUB: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CUB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 2.50 Max: 10.6
Current: 10.1
0
10.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.91
CUB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
83% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. CUB: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CUB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.64
Current: 0.91
0.45
1.64
Share Buyback Rate -0.10
CUB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. CUB: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CUB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.00 Max: -0.1
Current: -0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.18
CUB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.33 vs. CUB: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CUB' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.41  Med: 3.43 Max: 7
Current: 4.18
1.41
7
Price/Tangible Book 2.54
CUB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. CUB: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CUB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 2.32 Max: 5
Current: 2.54
0.89
5
Price/Projected FCF 1.04
CUB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CUB: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CUB' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.19 Max: 4.72
Current: 1.04
0.56
4.72
Price/Median PS Value 0.91
CUB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CUB: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CUB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.90 Max: 1.4
Current: 0.91
0.34
1.4
Price/Graham Number 1.90
CUB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
50% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. CUB: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CUB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.39 Max: 5.97
Current: 1.9
0.64
5.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.33
CUB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CUB: 7.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CUB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 8.60 Max: 17
Current: 7.33
0.8
17
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -7.46
CUB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. CUB: -7.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CUB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -9.4  Med: 18.70 Max: 40.2
Current: -7.46
-9.4
40.2

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16
Revenue(Mil) 1,425 1,458
EPS($) 2.39 2.06
EPS without NRI($) 2.39 2.06

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
Compare:BA, ERJ, EADSY, RYCEY, HON » details
Traded in other countries:UBQ.Germany,
Cubic Corp, a Delaware corporation was incorporated in 1949. The Company is involved in the design, development, manufacture, integration, installation, operation, maintenance and support of high technology products and systems. It is also a provider of training, operations, intelligence, maintenance, technical, and other support services to the U.S. Government and allied nations. The Company operates three reportable segments, including transportation systems, defense systems and support services. Its transportation systems business is the provider of automated revenue collection systems and services worldwide. Its equipment includes contactless smart card readers, passenger gates, central computer systems, and ticket vending machines for mass transit networks, including rail systems, buses, and parking applications. Its services include customer support, network and web operations, payment media management, distribution channel management, business and marketing support, financial clearing and settlement, and outsourced asset operations and maintenance. Its defense systems business includes training systems, communications, cyber security and asset tracking. The Company is a provider of customized military range instrumentation, training and applications systems, and simulators. In addition, it is a supplier of communications products including data links, power amplifiers, and avionics systems. The Company's support services business is a provider of support services including live, virtual, and constructive training; real-world mission rehearsal exercises; professional military education; intelligence support; information technology, information assurance and related cyber support; development of military doctrine; consequence management, infrastructure protection, and force protection; as well as support to field operations, force deployment and redeployment, and logistics. The Company's main competitors include Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics, Boeing, L3 Communications and SAIC, as well as other smaller companies.
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