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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 4.41
FWLT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. FWLT: 4.41 )
FWLT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 6.42
Current: 4.41

0.18
6.42
Equity to Asset 0.01
FWLT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. FWLT: 0.01 )
FWLT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.35   Max: 0.31
Current: 0.01

-0.35
0.31
Interest Coverage 15.22
FWLT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.22 vs. FWLT: 15.22 )
FWLT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 34.72
Current: 15.22

0.49
34.72
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.27
M-Score: -2.52
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.09
FWLT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. FWLT: 6.09 )
FWLT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -7.25   Max: 10.06
Current: 6.09

-7.25
10.06
Net-margin (%) 2.94
FWLT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. FWLT: 2.94 )
FWLT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.92   Max: 7.71
Current: 2.94

-14.92
7.71
ROE (%) 620.32
FWLT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. FWLT: 620.32 )
FWLT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -46.42   Max: 1582.76
Current: 620.32

-46.42
1582.76
ROA (%) 3.55
FWLT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. FWLT: 3.55 )
FWLT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -18.47   Max: 17.49
Current: 3.55

-18.47
17.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 71.92
FWLT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 16.81 vs. FWLT: 71.92 )
FWLT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -40.78   Max: 159.64
Current: 71.92

-40.78
159.64
Revenue Growth (%) 0.50
FWLT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. FWLT: 0.50 )
FWLT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26.6
Current: 0.5

0
26.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -9.30
FWLT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. FWLT: -9.30 )
FWLT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -65.2   Max: 277.5
Current: -9.3

-65.2
277.5
EPS Growth (%) -17.30
FWLT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. FWLT: -17.30 )
FWLT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -76.5   Max: 120.3
Current: -17.3

-76.5
120.3
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

FWLT Guru Trades in Q1 2013

David Tepper 504,001 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 248,066 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 4,000 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Steven Cohen 3,649,770 sh (-3.9%)
Alan Fournier 880,000 sh (-7.85%)
David Dreman 1,428,495 sh (-18%)
Jim Simons 46,136 sh (-46%)
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Q2 2013

FWLT Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Chuck Royce 34,000 sh (+750%)
David Tepper 1,531,970 sh (+203.96%)
Steven Cohen 4,158,357 sh (+13.93%)
Alan Fournier 885,000 sh (+0.57%)
David Tepper 5,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 189,785 sh (-23.49%)
David Dreman 243,970 sh (-82.92%)
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Q3 2013

FWLT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 54,000 sh (+58.82%)
Steven Cohen 4,694,341 sh (+12.89%)
Joel Greenblatt 192,461 sh (+1.41%)
David Dreman Sold Out
David Tepper 1,501,470 sh (-1.99%)
Alan Fournier 862,700 sh (-2.52%)
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Q4 2013

FWLT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 113,185 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 4,843,421 sh (+3.18%)
Chuck Royce 54,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (unchged)
David Tepper 1,290,752 sh (-14.03%)
Alan Fournier 730,000 sh (-15.38%)
Joel Greenblatt 149,934 sh (-22.1%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FWLT

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -22.1%0.04%$25.9 - $32.77 $ 33.5715%149934
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.18%$20.4 - $26.52 $ 33.5744%0
David Dreman 2013-06-30 Reduce -82.92%0.71%$19.56 - $24.79 $ 33.5751%243970
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -23.49%0.07%$19.56 - $24.79 $ 33.5751%189785
Daniel Loeb 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.93%$19.87 - $27.01 $ 33.5739%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.29%$19.87 - $27.01 $ 33.5739%248066
Daniel Loeb 2012-09-30 New Buy0.95%$15.58 - $24.68 $ 33.5770%2000000
David Dreman 2012-09-30 Add 75.76%0.47%$15.58 - $24.68 $ 33.5770%1794878
David Dreman 2012-06-30 New Buy0.41%$15.88 - $23.98 $ 33.5768%1021210
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$15.88 - $23.98 $ 33.5768%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.06%$19.47 - $25.67 $ 33.5756%0
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Reduce -63.15%0.04%$19.47 - $25.67 $ 33.5756%61601
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Reduce -89.26%0.56%$17.07 - $22.6 $ 33.5771%167166
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.06%$17.07 - $22.6 $ 33.5771%27046
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.1272%$17.41 - $30.08 $ 33.5739%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.13%$28.5 - $38.29 $ 33.571%29954
David Dreman 2011-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$32.74 - $39.63 $ 33.57-7%0
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $32.74 - $39.63 $ 33.57-7%0
George Soros 2011-03-31 Sold Out $32.74 - $39.63 $ 33.57-7%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Sold Out $32.74 - $39.63 $ 33.57-7%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 34.90
FWLT's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. FWLT: 34.90 )
FWLT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 34.86
Current: 34.9

4.1
34.86
P/B 209.81
FWLT's P/B is ranked lower than
74% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. FWLT: 209.81 )
FWLT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.28   Max: 335.63
Current: 209.81

2.28
335.63
P/S 1.03
FWLT's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. FWLT: 1.03 )
FWLT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 3.03
Current: 1.03

0.01
3.03
PFCF 20.22
FWLT's PFCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.24 vs. FWLT: 20.22 )
FWLT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.56   Max: 227.27
Current: 20.22

4.56
227.27
EV-to-EBIT 14.70
FWLT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. FWLT: 14.70 )
FWLT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 30.4
Current: 14.7

2.1
30.4
Shiller P/E 16.17
FWLT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 15.04 vs. FWLT: 16.17 )
FWLT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.27   Max: 19.74
Current: 16.17

6.27
19.74

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.93
FWLT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
54% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FWLT: 1.93 )
FWLT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 9.61
Current: 1.93

0.75
9.61
Price/Median PS Value 1.44
FWLT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FWLT: 1.44 )
FWLT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 3.1
Current: 1.44

0.02
3.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.80
FWLT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
56% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. FWLT: 6.80 )
FWLT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 46.8
Current: 6.8

3.3
46.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -8.50
FWLT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
56% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. FWLT: -8.50 )
FWLT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -323.7   Max: 25.7
Current: -8.5

-323.7
25.7

Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction
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Traded in other countries:FWI.Germany
Foster Wheeler AG together 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 worldwide. 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 worldwide 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 company also designs, manufactures, and installs auxiliary equipment including steam generators for solar thermal power plants, feedwater heaters, steam condensers and heat-recovery equipment. The company's Global Power Group offers new and retrofit nitrogen-oxide reduction systems, and provides a range of 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.

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