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Financial Strength : 4/10

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Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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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
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Chuck Royce 7,103,502 sh (-27.94%)
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Q1 2015

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Richard Snow 1,085,605 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2015

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Louis Moore Bacon 109,591 sh (New)
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Chuck Royce Sold Out
Richard Snow Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 69,032 sh (-74.47%)
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Q3 2015

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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $892.7
EPS (TTM) $ -1.45
Short Percentage of Float4.68%
52-Week Range $3.31 - 9.22
Shares Outstanding (Mil)137.68
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GRAFTECH INTERNATIONAL LTD Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report Nov 09 2015
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GRAFTECH INTERNATIONAL LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Changes in Registrant's Certifying Accountant Oct 02 2015
GRAFTECH INTERNATIONAL LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events Sep 30 2015
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