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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 : 8/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.17
GNRC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 2458 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. GNRC: 0.17 )
GNRC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.17
Current: 0.17

0.06
0.17
Equity to Asset 0.26
GNRC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 2423 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. GNRC: 0.26 )
GNRC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.61   Max: 0.5
Current: 0.26

-0.61
0.5
Interest Coverage 6.21
GNRC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 35.86 vs. GNRC: 6.21 )
GNRC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 6.46
Current: 6.21

0.76
6.46
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.06
M-Score: -2.50
WACC vs ROIC
9.09%
13.43%
WACC
ROIC
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 (%) 19.08
GNRC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2463 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. GNRC: 19.08 )
GNRC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -89.22   Max: 23.66
Current: 19.08

-89.22
23.66
Net-margin (%) 11.15
GNRC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2463 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. GNRC: 11.15 )
GNRC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -96.82   Max: 40.99
Current: 11.15

-96.82
40.99
ROE (%) 36.24
GNRC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 2430 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.84 vs. GNRC: 36.24 )
GNRC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 15.13   Max: 53.66
Current: 36.24

15.13
53.66
ROA (%) 8.67
GNRC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2479 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. GNRC: 8.67 )
GNRC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -34.37   Max: 23.5
Current: 8.67

-34.37
23.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 57.44
GNRC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2473 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.33 vs. GNRC: 57.44 )
GNRC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -674.25   Max: 94.89
Current: 57.44

-674.25
94.89
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 21.20
GNRC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2103 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. GNRC: 21.20 )
GNRC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -96.7   Max: 28.8
Current: 21.2

-96.7
28.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 25.40
GNRC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1844 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. GNRC: 25.40 )
GNRC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -96.9   Max: 29.8
Current: 25.4

-96.9
29.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -19.60
GNRC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. GNRC: -19.60 )
GNRC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -19.6
Current: -19.6

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

GNRC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 102,690 sh (+393.65%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,700 sh (+92.50%)
Bill Frels 72,900 sh (+64.19%)
Pioneer Investments 638,832 sh (+48.93%)
Columbia Wanger 4,259,900 sh (+11.96%)
John Keeley 1,070,360 sh (+1.21%)
Steven Cohen 120,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 3,865,375 sh (-15.61%)
Jim Simons 265,700 sh (-50.37%)
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Q3 2014

GNRC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Bill Frels 713,820 sh (+879.18%)
Joel Greenblatt 340,129 sh (+231.22%)
Steven Cohen 172,000 sh (+43.33%)
Columbia Wanger 4,883,900 sh (+14.65%)
John Keeley 1,111,510 sh (+3.84%)
Pioneer Investments 697,022 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 3,852,424 sh (-0.34%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,000 sh (-35.06%)
Jim Simons 76,300 sh (-71.28%)
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Q4 2014

GNRC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 340,000 sh (+97.67%)
Bill Frels 788,640 sh (+10.48%)
John Keeley 1,147,045 sh (+3.20%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ron Baron 3,850,644 sh (-0.05%)
Pioneer Investments 695,873 sh (-0.16%)
Columbia Wanger 4,515,900 sh (-7.53%)
Joel Greenblatt 6,937 sh (-97.96%)
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Q1 2015

GNRC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Ron Baron 3,850,644 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 3,787,900 sh (-16.12%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Generac Holdings Inc

Ron Baron Comments on Generac Holdings Inc - Jul 28, 2014

Shares of Generac Holdings, Inc. (GNRC), a manufacturer of stand-by generators, fell in the second quarter after the company reported first quarter earnings below Street expectations. The company cited difficult winter weather as a reason sales missed expectations and reiterated full year guidance, despite the quarterly miss. Weather created strong demand for Generac generators, but delayed timely installations. We continue to like Generac, based on its dominant market share in an underpenetrated market. In addition, we believe management will be successful in growing the company into a diversified, global back-up power generation business. (Rebecca Ellin)

From Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio)’s Baron Funds Second Quarter 2014 Report.

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Baron Funds Comments on Generac Holdings Inc. - Aug 05, 2013

Generac Holdings, Inc. (GNRC) manufactures standby and portable generators for the residential, commercial, and industrial markets.The company performed well in the second quarter, as it announced a recapitalization and, concurrently, completed the refinancing of its debt and paid shareholders a $5 per share special dividend. Generac's strong sales, margins, and cash flow enabled this return of capital to shareholders for the second year in a row. (Rebecca Ellin)

From Baron Funds’ second quarter 2013 commentary.


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Top Ranked Articles about Generac Holdings Inc

Ron Baron Comments on Generac Holdings Inc
Shares of Generac Holdings, Inc. (GNRC), a manufacturer of stand-by generators, fell in the second quarter after the company reported first quarter earnings below Street expectations. The company cited difficult winter weather as a reason sales missed expectations and reiterated full year guidance, despite the quarterly miss. Weather created strong demand for Generac generators, but delayed timely installations. We continue to like Generac, based on its dominant market share in an underpenetrated market. In addition, we believe management will be successful in growing the company into a diversified, global back-up power generation business. (Rebecca Ellin) Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 16.00
GNRC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2680 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 28.60 vs. GNRC: 16.00 )
GNRC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 29.92
Current: 16

4.3
29.92
Forward P/E 10.95
GNRC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 2680 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GNRC: 10.95 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.90
GNRC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2680 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 28.40 vs. GNRC: 15.90 )
GNRC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 29.81
Current: 15.9

4.3
29.81
P/B 5.50
GNRC's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 2680 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. GNRC: 5.50 )
GNRC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.92   Max: 14.26
Current: 5.5

1.92
14.26
P/S 1.90
GNRC's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 2680 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GNRC: 1.90 )
GNRC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 2.96
Current: 1.9

1.35
2.96
PFCF 12.80
GNRC's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 2680 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 108.39 vs. GNRC: 12.80 )
GNRC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.86   Max: 18.7
Current: 12.8

7.86
18.7
POCF 10.98
GNRC's POCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 2680 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 19.72 vs. GNRC: 10.98 )
GNRC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.09   Max: 16.37
Current: 10.98

7.09
16.37
EV-to-EBIT 12.79
GNRC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 2680 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 19.91 vs. GNRC: 12.79 )
GNRC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.6   Max: 22.9
Current: 12.79

10.6
22.9
Current Ratio 3.04
GNRC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 2452 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. GNRC: 3.04 )
GNRC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.77   Max: 3.14
Current: 3.04

1.77
3.14
Quick Ratio 1.71
GNRC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 2452 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. GNRC: 1.71 )
GNRC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 1.71
Current: 1.71

1.01
1.71
Days Inventory 124.10
GNRC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
63% of the 2680 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 108.23 vs. GNRC: 124.10 )
GNRC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 96.21   Max: 128.76
Current: 124.1

96.21
128.76
Days Sales Outstanding 40.36
GNRC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
90% of the 2680 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 89.55 vs. GNRC: 40.36 )
GNRC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 29.92   Max: 50.56
Current: 40.36

29.92
50.56

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.42
GNRC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2680 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. GNRC: 1.42 )
GNRC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.68   Max: 2.58
Current: 1.42

1.68
2.58
Price/Median PS Value 0.91
GNRC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 2680 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. GNRC: 0.91 )
GNRC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 1.26
Current: 0.91

0.73
1.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.80
GNRC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2440 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. GNRC: 7.80 )
GNRC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 9.5
Current: 7.8

4.4
9.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -65.44
GNRC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1251 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. GNRC: -65.44 )
GNRC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -66.9   Max: 17662
Current: -65.44

-66.9
17662

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Traded in other countries:G84.Germany,
Generac Holdings Inc is a Delaware corporation a was founded in 2006. The Company is a designer and manufacturer of power generation equipment and other engine powered products serving the residential, light commercial, industrial and construction markets. Its products include residential, commercial and industrial standby generators, as well as portable and mobile generators used in a variety of applications. Other engine powered products that it designs and manufactures include light towers which provide temporary lighting for various end markets and a product line of power washers for residential and commercial use. It designs, manufactures, sources and modifies engines, alternators, transfer switches and other components necessary for its products, which are fueled by natural gas, liquid propane, gasoline, diesel and Bi-Fuel. Its products are available primarily across the U.S & Canada, also in the Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia/Pacific regions. Products are sold into these under the Generac, Magnum, Ottomotores & Tower Light br& names. It also sells direct to certain national & regional account customers that are the end users of its products. It classifies its products into three classes based on similar range of power output geared for varying end customer uses: Residential power products, Commercial & Industrial power products; & Other products. Its residential automatic standby generators range in output from 6kW to 60kW, with manufacturer's suggested retail prices. These products operate on natural gas, liquid propane or diesel & are permanently installed with an automatic transfer switch, which it also manufactures. Air-cooled engine residential standby generators range in outputs from 6kW to 20kW, are available in steel & aluminum enclosures & serve as an emergency backup for small to medium-sized homes. Liquid-cooled engine generators serve as emergency backup for larger homes & small businesses & range in output from 22kW to 60kW. Liquid-cooled brands include the Guardian Series & the premium Quietsource Series, which have a quiet, low-speed engine & a standard aluminum enclosure. It offers a full line of commercial & industrial generators fueled by diesel, natural gas, liquid propane & Bi-Fuel, ranging from 22kW up to 3,250kW. Its light-commercial standby generators include a full range of affordable systems from 22kW to 150kW & related transfer switches, providing three-phase power sufficient for most small & mid-sized businesses including grocery stores, convenience stores, restaurants, gas stations, pharmacies, retail banks & small health care facilities. It also manufactures a broad line of standard & configured standby generators & related transfer switches for industrial applications. The Others segment include its aftermarket service parts to its dealers & proprietary engines to third-party original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs. The Company distributes products through several channels
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