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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 0.21
CW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. CW: 0.21 )
CW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 3.89
Current: 0.21

0.1
3.89
Equity to Asset 0.47
CW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. CW: 0.47 )
CW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.47

0.41
0.73
Interest Coverage 6.31
CW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 14.10 vs. CW: 6.31 )
CW' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.13   Max: 75
Current: 6.31

6.13
75
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.92
M-Score: -2.50
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 (%) 10.54
CW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. CW: 10.54 )
CW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.7   Max: 17.46
Current: 10.54

7.7
17.46
Net-margin (%) 5.98
CW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.79 vs. CW: 5.98 )
CW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.26   Max: 18.32
Current: 5.98

5.26
18.32
ROE (%) 10.19
CW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. CW: 10.19 )
CW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.04   Max: 19.64
Current: 10.19

9.04
19.64
ROA (%) 4.58
CW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. CW: 4.58 )
CW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.96   Max: 13.82
Current: 4.58

3.96
13.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 23.66
CW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 25.57 vs. CW: 23.66 )
CW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.09   Max: 31.65
Current: 23.66

9.09
31.65
Revenue Growth (%) 9.40
CW's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. CW: 9.40 )
CW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 38.3
Current: 9.4

2.1
38.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 11.70
CW's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CW: 11.70 )
CW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -0.7   Max: 32.3
Current: 11.7

-0.7
32.3
EPS Growth (%) 10.80
CW's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. CW: 10.80 )
CW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -3   Max: 33.9
Current: 10.8

-3
33.9
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

CW Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 4,500 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 790,600 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 587,720 sh (+5.87%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,425,008 sh (-4.68%)
Scott Black 30,201 sh (-6.76%)
David Dreman 221,907 sh (-71.49%)
Richard Pzena 223,731 sh (-77.97%)
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Q4 2013

CW Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 6,262 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 1,068,974 sh (+35.21%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Scott Black Sold Out
Richard Pzena Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,361,308 sh (-2.63%)
Chuck Royce 543,050 sh (-7.6%)
David Dreman 143,180 sh (-35.48%)
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Q1 2014

CW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 197,200 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 7,953 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,900 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 (-16.8%)
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%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CW

(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
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.23%$59.47 - $69.75 $ 68.114%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 2064.54%0.13%$59.47 - $69.75 $ 68.114%172146
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Reduce -67.97%0.46%$58.77 - $68.91 $ 68.118%45866
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Add 40.14%0.03%$58.77 - $68.91 $ 68.118%1498074
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$58.77 - $68.91 $ 68.118%7953
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -35.48%0.33%$44.78 - $62.01 $ 68.1132%143180
Scott Black 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.16%$44.78 - $62.01 $ 68.1132%0
Richard Pzena 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.07%$44.78 - $62.01 $ 68.1132%0
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 Add 35.21%0.02%$44.78 - $62.01 $ 68.1132%1068974
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -71.49%0.79%$36.96 - $48.24 $ 68.1160%221907
Richard Pzena 2013-09-30 Reduce -77.97%0.19%$36.96 - $48.24 $ 68.1160%223731
PRIMECAP Management 2013-09-30 New Buy0.05%$36.96 - $48.24 $ 68.1160%790600
Scott Black 2013-06-30 New Buy0.14%$31.05 - $37.3 $ 68.1196%32391
David Dreman 2013-06-30 Reduce -15.15%0.13%$31.05 - $37.3 $ 68.1196%778377
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.17%$32.83 - $37.17 $ 68.1193%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 41.23%0.05%$29.5 - $32.95 $ 68.11118%89147
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.16%$29.18 - $37.28 $ 68.11107%71616
Ken Fisher 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.06%$29.18 - $37.28 $ 68.11107%0
Richard Pzena 2012-03-31 Reduce -22.65%0.11%$35.84 - $40.82 $ 68.1196%998978
Meridian Funds 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.2036%$26.16 - $32.96 $ 68.11128%0
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0039%$26.16 - $32.96 $ 68.11128%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 21.30
CW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. CW: 21.30 )
CW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.06   Max: 26.51
Current: 21.3

10.06
26.51
P/B 2.01
CW's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. CW: 2.01 )
CW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 2.85
Current: 2.01

1.01
2.85
P/S 1.28
CW's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. CW: 1.28 )
CW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.28

0.58
1.68
PFCF 17.88
CW's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 39.88 vs. CW: 17.88 )
CW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.57   Max: 39.96
Current: 17.88

9.57
39.96
EV-to-EBIT 14.69
CW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 14.89 vs. CW: 14.69 )
CW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.5   Max: 18.4
Current: 14.69

8.5
18.4
PEG 3.01
CW's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.76 vs. CW: 3.01 )
CW' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 22.78
Current: 3.01

0.69
22.78
Shiller P/E 25.45
CW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 22.98 vs. CW: 25.45 )
CW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.34   Max: 31.6
Current: 25.45

11.34
31.6
Current Ratio 2.58
CW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. CW: 2.58 )
CW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 4.79
Current: 2.58

1.53
4.79
Quick Ratio 1.73
CW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. CW: 1.73 )
CW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 3.79
Current: 1.73

1.04
3.79

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.72
CW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. CW: 0.72 )
CW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.38
Current: 0.72

0.47
1.38
Dividend Payout 0.14
CW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
93% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CW: 0.14 )
CW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.14

0.04
0.41
Dividend growth (3y) 6.80
CW's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. CW: 6.80 )
CW' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 19.9
Current: 6.8

-6.1
19.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.89
CW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
77% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. CW: 0.89 )
CW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 1.76
Current: 0.89

0.6
1.76
Share Buyback Rate -1.10
CW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. CW: -1.10 )
CW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.3   Max: -1.9
Current: -1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 46.97
CW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. CW: 46.97 )
CW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 96.72
Current: 46.97

1.17
96.72
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
CW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. CW: 1.30 )
CW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 2.1
Current: 1.3

0.67
2.1
Price/Median PS Value 1.18
CW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CW: 1.18 )
CW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 1.92
Current: 1.18

0.63
1.92
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.71
CW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CW: 2.71 )
CW' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 3.56
Current: 2.71

0.37
3.56
Price/Graham Number 6.45
CW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
65% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. CW: 6.45 )
CW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 7.3
Current: 6.45

0.78
7.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.80
CW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. CW: 6.80 )
CW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.4   Max: 11.8
Current: 6.8

5.4
11.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.40
CW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.74 vs. CW: 10.40 )
CW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 21.9
Current: 10.4

4.4
21.9

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
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Traded in other countries:CWT.Germany
Curtiss-Wright Corporation, 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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