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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

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Cash to Debt 0.47
CW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 2444 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. CW: 0.47 )
CW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 3.14
Current: 0.47

0.12
3.14
Equity to Asset 0.44
CW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 2251 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CW: 0.44 )
CW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.44

0.42
0.72
Interest Coverage 7.89
CW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 1424 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 40.15 vs. CW: 7.89 )
CW' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.13   Max: 75
Current: 7.89

6.13
75
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.06
M-Score: -3.00
WACC vs ROIC
12.27%
8.56%
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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Operating margin (%) 11.77
CW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2450 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.18 vs. CW: 11.77 )
CW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.7   Max: 17.46
Current: 11.77

7.7
17.46
Net-margin (%) 4.68
CW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2450 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. CW: 4.68 )
CW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.05   Max: 18.32
Current: 4.68

5.05
18.32
ROE (%) 7.21
CW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2421 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. CW: 7.21 )
CW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 7.48   Max: 19.64
Current: 7.21

7.48
19.64
ROA (%) 3.28
CW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2465 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CW: 3.28 )
CW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.31   Max: 13.82
Current: 3.28

3.31
13.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.52
CW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 2460 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. CW: 24.52 )
CW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 16.44   Max: 31.65
Current: 24.52

16.44
31.65
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.10
CW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2079 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CW: 2.10 )
CW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 38.3
Current: 2.1

2.1
38.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.70
CW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CW: 11.70 )
CW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -0.7   Max: 32.3
Current: 11.7

-0.7
32.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 11.10
CW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1684 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CW: 11.10 )
CW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3   Max: 33.9
Current: 11.1

-3
33.9
» CW's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

CW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 13,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 197,200 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 7,953 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 1,498,074 sh (+40.14%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,326,908 sh (-1.46%)
Chuck Royce 451,840 sh (-16.80%)
David Dreman 45,866 sh (-67.97%)
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Q2 2014

CW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 172,146 sh (+2064.54%)
Jim Simons 252,200 sh (+27.89%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,787,774 sh (+19.34%)
David Dreman Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,260,749 sh (-2.84%)
Chuck Royce 392,840 sh (-13.06%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,800 sh (-65.47%)
Mario Gabelli 2,289,028 sh (-1.63%)
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Q3 2014

CW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 378,273 sh (+119.74%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,812,274 sh (+1.37%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,228,899 sh (-1.41%)
Chuck Royce 330,260 sh (-15.93%)
Jim Simons 162,900 sh (-35.41%)
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Q4 2014

CW Guru Trades in Q4 2014

PRIMECAP Management 1,865,874 sh (+2.96%)
Mario Gabelli 2,176,049 sh (-2.37%)
Chuck Royce 304,680 sh (-7.75%)
Joel Greenblatt 310,628 sh (-17.88%)
Jim Simons 112,200 sh (-31.12%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 32.60
CW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 29.20 vs. CW: 32.60 )
CW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.06   Max: 33.32
Current: 32.6

10.06
33.32
Forward P/E 16.84
CW's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CW: 16.84 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.30
CW's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 29.20 vs. CW: 21.30 )
CW' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.2   Max: 26.46
Current: 21.3

10.2
26.46
P/B 2.40
CW's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. CW: 2.40 )
CW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 2.85
Current: 2.4

1.01
2.85
P/S 1.50
CW's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. CW: 1.50 )
CW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.5

0.58
1.68
PFCF 14.00
CW's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 91.37 vs. CW: 14.00 )
CW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.57   Max: 39.96
Current: 14

9.57
39.96
POCF 11.02
CW's POCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 19.72 vs. CW: 11.02 )
CW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.11   Max: 18.78
Current: 11.02

6.11
18.78
EV-to-EBIT 14.30
CW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.01 vs. CW: 14.30 )
CW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.5   Max: 18.4
Current: 14.3

8.5
18.4
PEG 2.37
CW's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CW: 2.37 )
CW' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 22.78
Current: 2.37

0.69
22.78
Shiller P/E 29.80
CW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 555.19 vs. CW: 29.80 )
CW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.38   Max: 31.6
Current: 29.8

11.38
31.6
Current Ratio 2.75
CW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 2272 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. CW: 2.75 )
CW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 4.64
Current: 2.75

1.6
4.64
Quick Ratio 2.07
CW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 2272 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. CW: 2.07 )
CW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 3.76
Current: 2.07

1.05
3.76
Days Inventory 98.72
CW's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
68% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 101.85 vs. CW: 98.72 )
CW' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 62.49   Max: 131.11
Current: 98.72

62.49
131.11
Days Sales Outstanding 53.88
CW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 90.58 vs. CW: 53.88 )
CW' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 58.19   Max: 100.63
Current: 53.88

58.19
100.63

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.70
CW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CW: 0.70 )
CW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.38
Current: 0.7

0.47
1.38
Dividend Payout 0.15
CW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
93% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. CW: 0.15 )
CW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.32
Current: 0.15

0.09
0.32
Dividend growth (3y) 17.60
CW's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. CW: 17.60 )
CW' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 19.9
Current: 17.6

-6.1
19.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.09
CW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1841 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CW: 1.09 )
CW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 2.15
Current: 1.09

0.73
2.15
Share Buyback Rate -1.40
CW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. CW: -1.40 )
CW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.3   Max: -1.9
Current: -1.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 27.28
CW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
65% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. CW: 27.28 )
CW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 64.21
Current: 27.28

1.4
64.21
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.31
CW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. CW: 1.31 )
CW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 2.1
Current: 1.31

0.69
2.1
Price/Median PS Value 1.38
CW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CW: 1.38 )
CW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.63
Current: 1.38

0.68
1.63
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.15
CW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CW: 2.15 )
CW' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.45
Current: 2.15

0.37
2.45
Price/Graham Number 5.04
CW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
59% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CW: 5.04 )
CW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 6.28
Current: 5.04

0.79
6.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.90
CW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2445 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. CW: 6.90 )
CW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.4   Max: 11.8
Current: 6.9

5.4
11.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.00
CW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CW: 14.00 )
CW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 22.3
Current: 14

4.8
22.3

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Curtiss-Wright Corp, a Delaware corporation was incorporated in 1929. The Company is a manufacturing and service company that designs, manufactures, and overhauls precision components and systems and provides highly engineered products and services to the aerospace, defense, automotive, shipbuilding, processing, oil, petrochemical, agricultural equipment, railroad, power generation, security, and metalworking industries. The Company's core competence is to provide advanced technologies for customers operating in harsh environments. Its products and services include critical-function pumps, valves, motors, generators, and electronics; aircraft flight controls, landing systems, ordnance handling, stabilization and utility actuation systems; as well as metallurgical enhancement of highly stressed components. It competes globally based on technology and pricing; however, significant engineering expertise is a limiting factor to competition, particularly in the U.S. government market. The Company operates through three segments: Flow Control, Controls, and Surface Technologies. Its principal manufacturing facilities are located in the United States in New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas, and internationally in Canada and the United Kingdom. The Company's Flow Control segment mainly designs, manufactures, and distributes highly engineered, critical-function products including valves, pumps, motors, generators, instrumentation, and control electronics. These products manage the flow of liquids and gases, generate power, provide electronic operating systems, and monitor critical functions. This segment's main markets are naval defense, commercial power generation, oil and gas, and general industrial. The segment operates through four operating divisions: Electro-Mechanical Systems, Nuclear Group, Oil and Gas Systems, and Marine and Power Products. The Controls segment designs, develops, manufactures, and maintains mechanical actuation and drive systems, specialized sensors, motors and electronic controller units, and mission-critical embedded computing components and control systems. This segment is managed through four operating divisions: Defense Solution, Flight Systems, Avionics and Industrial, and Integrated Sensing. The Surface Technologies segment provides technical services to enhance the performance and durability, extend the life, and prevent premature fatigue and failure on customer-supplied metal components. The segment provides four primary technical services on highly stressed, critical function components: shot peening, laser peening, specialty coatings, and analytical services. The Company is subject to federal, state, local, and foreign laws, regulations, and ordinances that govern activities or operations that might have adverse environmental effects, such as discharges to air and water.
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