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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 : 7/10

Interest Coverage 18.42
FWLT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 18.66 vs. FWLT: 18.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FWLT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 18.42
Current: 18.42
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 : 4/10

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Guru Trades

FWLT Guru Trades in

Q2 2014

FWLT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Caxton Associates 290,409 sh (+58.68%)
Jim Simons 230,636 sh (+50.34%)
Mario Gabelli 22,300 sh (+13.20%)
First Eagle Investment 100,000 sh (+11.11%)
Chuck Royce 4,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 421,645 sh (-0.32%)
Joel Greenblatt 84,741 sh (-59.29%)
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Q3 2014

FWLT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 28,300 sh (+26.91%)
Joel Greenblatt 90,756 sh (+7.10%)
Chuck Royce 4,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Jim Simons 209,636 sh (-9.11%)
Caxton Associates 178,076 sh (-38.68%)
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Q4 2014

FWLT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction
Traded in other countries:FWI.Germany,

Foster Wheeler AG was formed in 1927. The Company, with its subsidiaries, is a provider of construction and engineering services. The Company serves the oil and gas, oil refining, chemical and petrochemical, environmental, power generation, and power plant operation and maintenance industries. The Company operates through two business groups: its Global Engineering and Construction Group (Global E&C Group) and its Global Power Group. The Global E&C Group operates and designs, engineers, and constructs onshore and offshore upstream oil and gas processing facilities, natural gas liquefaction facilities and receiving terminals, gas-to-liquids facilities, oil refining, pharmaceutical and biotechnology facilities and related infrastructure, power generation and distribution facilities, and gasification facilities. The group provides engineering, project management and construction management services, and also designs facilities in new or developing market sectors, such as carbon capture and storage, solid fuel-fired integrated gasification combined-cycle power plants, coal-to-liquids, coal-to-chemicals and biofuels. The Global E&C Group additionally performs environmental remediation services. The Global Power Group designs, manufactures and installs steam generators and auxiliary equipment for electric power generating stations, district heating and power plants and industrial facilities. It offers new and retrofit nitrogen-oxide reduction systems, and provides site services related to these products, including construction and erection, maintenance engineering, plant upgrading, and life extensions. The Global Power Group conducts research and development in the areas of combustion, solid, fluid, and gas dynamics, heat transfer, materials, and solid mechanics. Further, this group owns and operates independent power production and waste-to-energy facilities, as well as power generation facilities for the process and petrochemical industries. Companies that compete with Global E&C Group include but are not limited to the following: Bechtel Corporation; Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V.; Chiyoda Corporation; Fluor Corporation; Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.; JGC Corporation; KBR, Inc.; Saipem S.p.A.; Technip; Técnicas Reunidas, SA; and WorleyParsons Ltd. Companies that compete with Global Power Group include but are not limited to the following: Alstom Power S.A.; Andritz Group AG; The Babcock & Wilcox Company; Babcock Power Inc.; Dongfang Boiler Works (a subsidiary of Dong Fang Electric Corporation); Doosan-Babcock; Harbin Boiler Co., Ltd.; Hitachi, Ltd.; Metso Corporation; Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.; and Shanghai Boiler Works Ltd. The operations are subject to certain federal, state and local environmental, occupational health and product safety laws.



Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield 1.30
FWLT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. FWLT: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
FWLT' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.3
Current: 1.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.30
FWLT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. FWLT: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
FWLT' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.3
Current: 1.3

Valuation & Return


More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,296
EPS (TTM) $ 0.89
Short Percentage of Float1.17%
52-Week Range $27.40 - 34.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)100.13

Analyst Estimate

Dec14 Dec15 Dec16
Revenue (Mil $) 3,429 3,995 4,407
EPS ($) 1.22 1.55 1.65
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.22 1.55 1.65
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
Dividends Per Share ($)
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