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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 0.07
GLDD's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 1155 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. GLDD: 0.07 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.07

Equity to Asset 0.29
GLDD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. GLDD: 0.29 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.29

0.24
0.8
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.56
M-Score: -3.33
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.18
GLDD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. GLDD: 4.18 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.25   Max: 10.38
Current: 4.18

2.25
10.38
Net-margin (%) -2.54
GLDD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. GLDD: -2.54 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4.7   Max: 5.04
Current: -2.54

-4.7
5.04
ROE (%) -8.18
GLDD's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. GLDD: -8.18 )
GLDD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -13.3   Max: 13.24
Current: -8.18

-13.3
13.24
ROA (%) -2.38
GLDD's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. GLDD: -2.38 )
GLDD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.09   Max: 5.09
Current: -2.38

-4.09
5.09
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.03
GLDD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 17.17 vs. GLDD: 7.03 )
GLDD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1255.42   Max: 18.12
Current: 7.03

-1255.42
18.12
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.40
GLDD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. GLDD: 1.40 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 5.7
Current: 1.4

0
5.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.00
GLDD's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. GLDD: 12.00 )
GLDD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 16.8
Current: 12

0
16.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -17.60
GLDD's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. GLDD: -17.60 )
GLDD' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -73.3   Max: 61.5
Current: -17.6

-73.3
61.5
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

GLDD Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Arnold Van Den Berg 884,022 sh (+3.07%)
John Keeley 208,640 sh (+2.1%)
Chuck Royce 4,432 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 44,200 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

GLDD Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg 948,523 sh (+7.3%)
John Keeley 211,640 sh (+1.44%)
Mario Gabelli 44,200 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q2 2014

GLDD Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 17,300 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,516,751 sh (+59.91%)
Mario Gabelli 44,200 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 201,640 sh (-4.73%)
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Q3 2014

GLDD Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 16,177 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 18,403 sh (New)
Jim Simons 144,400 sh (+734.68%)
Mario Gabelli 50,200 sh (+13.57%)
John Keeley 201,640 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,425,340 sh (-6.03%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GLDD

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 New Buy$6.45 - $8.28 $ 8.1711%18403
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-06-30 Add 59.91%0.41%$7.4 - $8.96 $ 8.170%1516751
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-09-30 New Buy0.63%$6.66 - $8.65 $ 8.1710%857707
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Add 439.09%0.03%$6.4 - $8.61 $ 8.178%215150
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Add 61.07%$6.4 - $8.61 $ 8.178%42200
John Keeley 2013-03-31 Reduce -97.18%0.27%$6.68 - $10.03 $ 8.17-10%39910
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Add 63.75%$6.68 - $10.03 $ 8.17-10%26200
John Keeley 2012-12-31 New Buy0.28%$7.01 - $9.16 $ 8.170%1413383
Mario Gabelli 2012-12-31 New Buy$7.01 - $9.16 $ 8.170%16000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0368%$3.99 - $6.32 $ 8.1759%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 2.10
GLDD's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. GLDD: 2.10 )
GLDD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 3.43
Current: 2.1

0.48
3.43
P/S 0.64
GLDD's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. GLDD: 0.64 )
GLDD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 191.67
Current: 0.64

0.15
191.67
EV-to-EBIT 23.12
GLDD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 15.51 vs. GLDD: 23.12 )
GLDD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1411.2   Max: 54.4
Current: 23.12

-1411.2
54.4
PEG 27.93
GLDD's PEG is ranked higher than
79% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GLDD: 27.93 )
GLDD' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 12.69   Max: 120
Current: 27.93

12.69
120
Shiller P/E 94.50
GLDD's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 35.30 vs. GLDD: 94.50 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 28.04   Max: 94.5
Current: 94.5

28.04
94.5
Current Ratio 1.52
GLDD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. GLDD: 1.52 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 404.96
Current: 1.52

1.27
404.96
Quick Ratio 1.35
GLDD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. GLDD: 1.35 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 404.96
Current: 1.35

1.08
404.96

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.30
GLDD's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
95% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. GLDD: 0.30 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 2.66
Current: 0.3

0.24
2.66
Dividend growth (3y) -100.00
GLDD's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
57% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. GLDD: -100.00 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 33
Current: -100

0
33
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.30
GLDD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
95% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. GLDD: 0.30 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 2.66
Current: 0.3

0.24
2.66
Share Buyback Rate -0.70
GLDD's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. GLDD: -0.70 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.4   Max: -480.5
Current: -0.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.20
GLDD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. GLDD: 3.20 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 8.52
Current: 3.2

0.8
8.52
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.60
GLDD's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. GLDD: 2.60 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 10.85
Current: 2.6

1.29
10.85
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
GLDD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. GLDD: 1.00 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 282
Current: 1

0.28
282
Price/Graham Number 7.20
GLDD's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
59% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. GLDD: 7.20 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 20.89
Current: 7.2

0.9
20.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.30
GLDD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. GLDD: 4.30 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 14625
Current: 4.3

1.8
14625
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.67
GLDD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
67% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.67 vs. GLDD: 1.67 )
GLDD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13.1   Max: 7.5
Current: 1.67

-13.1
7.5

Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction
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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp was incorporated in the State of Delaware. The Company is a provider of dredging services in the East, West, and Gulf Coasts of the United States. The Company also owns a specialty contracting service provider which primarily offers environmental and remediation services in the Northeast and Midwest U.S. areas. The Company has a 50% interest in Amboy Aggregates, a sand dredging operation in New Jersey and a 50% interest in TerraSea Environmental Solutions, (TerraSea) an environmental remediation services business. The Company operates in two reportable segments: dredging and environmental and remediation, formerly known as the demolition segment. Dredging generally involves the enhancement or preservation of navigability of waterways or the protection of shorelines through the removal or replenishment of soil, sand or rock. The U.S. dredging market consists of three primary types of work: capital, coastal protection and maintenance. Its bid market is defined as the aggregate dollar value of domestic projects on which the Company bid or could have bid if not for capacity constraints. The demolition segment is a major U.S. provider of commercial and industrial demolition services such as interior and exterior demolition for site preparation as well as environmental remediation. The environmental and remediation segment provides soil, water and sediment environmental remediation for the municipal and private party markets. Remediation involves the retrieval and removal of contamination from an environment through the use of separation techniques or disposal based on the quantity and severity of the contamination. Besides environmental remediation, the environmental and remediation segment performs industrial cleaning, abatement services and hazardous waste removal. Additionally, the historical demolition and site preparation businesses are a reporting unit of the environmental and remediation segment, but are classified as discontinued and are currently held for sale. Its fleet of dredges, material barges and other specialized equipment is most diverse in the U.S. The Company operates three principal types of dredging equipment: hopper dredges, hydraulic dredges and mechanical dredges. Hopper dredges are typically self-propelled and have the general appearance of an ocean-going vessel. The dredge has hollow hulls, or hoppers into which material is suctioned hydraulically through drag-arms. Once the hoppers are filled, the dredge sails to the designated disposal site and either (i) bottom dumps the material or (ii) pumps the material from the hoppers through a pipeline to a designated site. Hydraulic dredges remove material using a revolving cutterhead which cuts and churns the sediment on the channel or ocean floor and hydraulically pumps the material by pipe to the disposal location. There are two basic types of mechanical dredges: clamshell and backhoe. In both types, the dredge uses a bucket to exca
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