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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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Cash to Debt 0.01
EAC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. EAC: 0.01 )
EAC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01

Equity to Asset 0.23
EAC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. EAC: 0.23 )
EAC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.08   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.23

-0.08
0.41
F-Score: 1
Z-Score: 0.64
M-Score: -2.00
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 6.03
EAC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.34 vs. EAC: 6.03 )
EAC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.47   Max: 18.49
Current: 6.03

1.47
18.49
Net-margin (%) -3.23
EAC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.71 vs. EAC: -3.23 )
EAC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -6.98   Max: 10.39
Current: -3.23

-6.98
10.39
ROE (%) -7.06
EAC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.50 vs. EAC: -7.06 )
EAC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.52   Max: 32.29
Current: -7.06

6.52
32.29
ROA (%) -1.61
EAC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. EAC: -1.61 )
EAC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.31   Max: 7.25
Current: -1.61

-4.31
7.25
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.31
EAC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 23.66 vs. EAC: 18.31 )
EAC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.42   Max: 304.08
Current: 18.31

9.42
304.08
Revenue Growth (%) 3.00
EAC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. EAC: 3.00 )
EAC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 3
Current: 3

0
3
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Ratios

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P/B 1.13
EAC's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. EAC: 1.13 )
EAC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 11.55
Current: 1.13

0.54
11.55
P/S 0.52
EAC's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. EAC: 0.52 )
EAC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.39
Current: 0.52

0.48
1.39
EV-to-EBIT 29.04
EAC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 16.17 vs. EAC: 29.04 )
EAC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 31.3
Current: 29.04

5.1
31.3
Current Ratio 1.24
EAC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. EAC: 1.24 )
EAC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 1.96
Current: 1.24

0.38
1.96
Quick Ratio 1.24
EAC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. EAC: 1.24 )
EAC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 1.87
Current: 1.24

0.38
1.87

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.70
EAC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. EAC: 0.70 )
EAC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 1.13
Current: 0.7

0.83
1.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.40
EAC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. EAC: 3.40 )
EAC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 19.5
Current: 3.4

3.2
19.5

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
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Traded in other countries:1EK.Germany
Erickson Air-Crane Inc was incorporated in Delaware. The Company specializes in the operation and manufacture of the Aircrane, a versatile and powerful heavy-lift helicopter. The Aircrane has a lift capacity of up to 25,000 pounds and is the only commercial aircraft built specifically as a flying crane without a fuselage for internal loads. The Company's two reportable segments are Aerial Services, and Aircraft Manufacturing and Maintenance Repair and Overhaul ("Manufacturing/MRO"). Aerial Services - This segment offers a broad range of heavy-lift helicopter services via the Company's worldwide fleet, including firefighting, timber harvesting, infrastructure construction, and crewing services. Manufacturing / MRO - This segment manufactures Aircranes from existing airframes, manufactures new components on a contract basis, and provides customers with Federal Aviation Administration and European Aviation Safety Agency certified maintenance, and MRO services in the Company's AS9100 certified facility. AS9100 is a widely adopted and standardized quality management system for the aerospace industry. The Company owns and operates a fleet of 17 Aircranes, which it uses to support a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide across a broad range of aerial services, including firefighting, timber harvesting, infrastructure construction, and crewing. It also manufactures Aircranes and related components for sale to government and commercial customers and provides aftermarket support and maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for the Aircrane and other aircraft. As part of its Manufacturing / MRO segment, it also offers CPH contracts pursuant to which it provides components and expendable supplies for a customer's aircraft at a fixed cost per flight hour. It has manufactured 33 Aircranes for its own fleet and for its customers in several countries worldwide. The Company's Aircrane is a versatile and powerful precision heavy-lift helicopter with lift capacity of up to 25,000 pounds. The Aircrane is the only commercial aircraft built specifically as a flying crane, in contrast to those with fuselages built for internal loads. Aircrane Helitanker-the Aircrane with an attached 2,650 gallon fire tank-is a versatile, powerful, and cost-competitive aerial firefighter. The Aircrane Helitanker has provided firefighting services in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Italy, Greece, France, Turkey, and Australia. The Company's firefighting customers include federal, state, local, and international government agencies who hire it to be available as needed. Under its typical firefighting contracts, aircraft are deployed to locations prone to seasonal fires and remain on standby throughout the fire season.
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