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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 0.03
GTI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 1709 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. GTI: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GTI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.04 Max: 66.72
Current: 0.03
0.01
66.72
Equity to Asset 0.53
GTI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. GTI: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GTI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.44  Med: -0.05 Max: 0.68
Current: 0.53
-0.44
0.68
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.63
M-Score: -3.75
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) -18.81
GTI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. GTI: -18.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GTI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -23.55  Med: 14.78 Max: 28.16
Current: -18.81
-23.55
28.16
Net-margin (%) -22.05
GTI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. GTI: -22.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GTI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -26.29  Med: 1.60 Max: 17.34
Current: -22.05
-26.29
17.34
ROE (%) -19.26
GTI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1675 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.09 vs. GTI: -19.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GTI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -24.55  Med: 8.75 Max: 64.97
Current: -19.26
-24.55
64.97
ROA (%) -10.61
GTI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. GTI: -10.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GTI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.22  Med: 1.37 Max: 22.16
Current: -10.61
-14.22
22.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -15.07
GTI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.26 vs. GTI: -15.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GTI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -20.72  Med: 14.44 Max: 89.95
Current: -15.07
-20.72
89.95
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.00
GTI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. GTI: -4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GTI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.6  Med: -4.00 Max: 162.1
Current: -4
-19.6
162.1
» GTI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

GTI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 47,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 427,400 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 492,224 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 5,741,030 sh (+3.44%)
Chuck Royce 9,857,741 sh (-7.97%)
Richard Snow 2,072,782 sh (-46.83%)
RS Investment Management 1,675,066 sh (-82.65%)
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Q4 2014

GTI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 593,783 sh (+20.63%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 5,607,893 sh (-2.32%)
Chuck Royce 7,103,502 sh (-27.94%)
Chuck Royce 7,103,502 sh (-27.94%)
Jim Simons 239,100 sh (-44.06%)
Richard Snow 1,085,605 sh (-47.63%)
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Q1 2015

GTI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Richard Snow 1,085,605 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 5,469,927 sh (-2.46%)
Chuck Royce 6,038,607 sh (-14.99%)
Joel Greenblatt 270,412 sh (-54.46%)
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Q2 2015

GTI Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 109,591 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 6,070,702 sh (+10.98%)
Richard Snow Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 69,032 sh (-74.47%)
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 9.37
GTI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.95 vs. GTI: 9.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.76
GTI's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. GTI: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GTI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.63 Max: 34.7
Current: 0.76
0.46
34.7
P/S 0.77
GTI's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 1694 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. GTI: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GTI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.18 Max: 3
Current: 0.77
0.43
3
PFCF 28.06
GTI's PFCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.96 vs. GTI: 28.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GTI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.21  Med: 24.08 Max: 559.25
Current: 28.06
3.21
559.25
POCF 7.65
GTI's POCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. GTI: 7.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GTI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.28  Med: 12.84 Max: 133.29
Current: 7.65
2.28
133.29
Shiller P/E 30.52
GTI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 21.02 vs. GTI: 30.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GTI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.95  Med: 21.28 Max: 922.5
Current: 30.52
5.95
922.5
Current Ratio 1.78
GTI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. GTI: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GTI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.19  Med: 2.17 Max: 4.05
Current: 1.78
1.19
4.05
Quick Ratio 0.65
GTI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. GTI: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GTI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.65
0.58
1.65
Days Inventory 180.08
GTI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
81% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 92.90 vs. GTI: 180.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GTI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 104.1  Med: 143.79 Max: 209.01
Current: 180.08
104.1
209.01
Days Sales Outstanding 49.76
GTI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 77.27 vs. GTI: 49.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GTI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 45.07  Med: 69.56 Max: 101.3
Current: 49.76
45.07
101.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.54
GTI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. GTI: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GTI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.99  Med: 2.33 Max: 67.28
Current: 1.54
0.99
67.28
Price/Projected FCF 0.78
GTI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. GTI: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GTI' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.12 Max: 26.83
Current: 0.78
0.54
26.83
Price/Median PS Value 0.66
GTI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1565 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. GTI: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GTI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.02 Max: 4.32
Current: 0.66
0.24
4.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -13.90
GTI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1679 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. GTI: -13.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GTI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -13.9  Med: 8.20 Max: 47.3
Current: -13.9
-13.9
47.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.63
GTI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. GTI: 9.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GTI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -31.4  Med: 0.30 Max: 33.4
Current: 9.63
-31.4
33.4

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
Compare:UTX, MMM, ARG, AP, EMR » details
Traded in other countries:UCR.Germany,
GrafTech International Ltd was founded in 1886 by the National Carbon Company. The Company is a manufacturer of the range of high quality graphite electrodes, products essential to the production of electric arc furnace steel and various other ferrous and nonferrous metals. It also manufactures carbon, graphite and semi-graphite refractory products, which protect the walls of blast furnaces and submerged arc furnaces. It is the manufacturer of quality natural graphite products enabling thermal management solutions for the electronics industry and fuel cell solutions for the transportation and power generation industries. It also manufactures and provides advanced graphite and carbon materials for the transportation, solar, and oil and gas exploration industries. It manufactures its products in 20 manufacturing facilities strategically located on four continents. It has seven product categories: graphite electrodes, refractory products, needle coke products, advanced graphite materials, advanced composite materials, advanced electronics technologies and advanced materials. Their business is reported in two reportable segments: Industrial Materials, and Engineered Solutions. Industrial Materials, which include graphite electrodes, refractory products and needle coke products; and Engineered Solutions, which includes advanced electronics technologies, advanced graphite materials, advanced composite materials, and advanced materials. Competitors of its Industrial Materials segment include Phillips 66, Petrocokes Japan Limited (Japan), Mitsubishi Chemical Company, Indian Oil Company Limited, among others. Competitors of its Engineered Solutions segment include SGL Carbon A.G. (Germany), Mersen S.A. (France), Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. (Japan), among others. The Company is subject to a variety of federal, state, local and foreign laws and regulations relating to the presence, storage, handling, generation, treatment, emission, release, discharge and disposal of wastes and other substances defined as hazardous or toxic.
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