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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.02
GTI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 1902 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. GTI: 0.02 )
GTI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 2.96
Current: 0.02

0.01
2.96
Equity to Asset 0.60
GTI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 1914 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. GTI: 0.60 )
GTI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.44   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.6

-0.44
0.65
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.68
M-Score: -2.35
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
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history
Operating margin (%) -0.22
GTI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1909 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.93 vs. GTI: -0.22 )
GTI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.58   Max: 28.16
Current: -0.22

-1.58
28.16
Net-margin (%) -2.34
GTI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1909 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. GTI: -2.34 )
GTI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -16.19   Max: 17.34
Current: -2.34

-16.19
17.34
ROE (%) -2.06
GTI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1896 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. GTI: -2.06 )
GTI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.06   Max: 136.38
Current: -2.06

-2.06
136.38
ROA (%) -1.23
GTI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. GTI: -1.23 )
GTI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.12   Max: 21.26
Current: -1.23

-14.12
21.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.19
GTI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1908 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.69 vs. GTI: -0.19 )
GTI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.76   Max: 58.92
Current: -0.19

-2.76
58.92
Revenue Growth (%) 1.80
GTI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. GTI: 1.80 )
GTI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -19.6   Max: 162.1
Current: 1.8

-19.6
162.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -21.10
GTI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. GTI: -21.10 )
GTI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -43.1   Max: 118.4
Current: -21.1

-43.1
118.4
» GTI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

GTI Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Richard Snow 330,690 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 5,366,330 sh (+4.14%)
Chuck Royce 19,370,076 sh (+3.6%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 20,300 sh (-64.63%)
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Q2 2013

GTI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Richard Snow 541,815 sh (+63.84%)
Mario Gabelli 5,578,140 sh (+3.95%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 17,443,473 sh (-9.95%)
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Q3 2013

GTI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mario Gabelli 5,481,282 sh (-1.74%)
Chuck Royce 15,147,990 sh (-13.16%)
Richard Snow 293,045 sh (-45.91%)
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Q4 2013

GTI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

RS Investment Management 3,920,750 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 14,825 sh (New)
Richard Snow 353,675 sh (+20.69%)
Mario Gabelli 5,422,567 sh (-1.07%)
Chuck Royce 11,887,329 sh (-21.53%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GTI

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Burbank 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$8.47 - $11.01 $ 11.1115%0
John Burbank 2012-09-30 Add 129.47%0.01%$8.57 - $11.45 $ 11.1113%26960
John Burbank 2012-06-30 New Buy$8.93 - $12.3 $ 11.112%11749
Daniel Loeb 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.05%$11.6 - $17.63 $ 11.11-18%0
Daniel Loeb 2011-12-31 Reduce -94.35%0.97%$12.34 - $16.65 $ 11.11-23%96000
Daniel Loeb 2011-09-30 New Buy1.02%$12.53 - $22.37 $ 11.11-34%1700000
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $18.53 - $23.2 $ 11.11-46%0
David Dreman 2011-03-31 Sold Out 0.77%$19.4 - $23.69 $ 11.11-47%0
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Reduce -21.99%0.23%$19.4 - $23.69 $ 11.11-47%5473336
George Soros 2011-03-31 New Buy$19.4 - $23.69 $ 11.11-47%10400
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Ratios

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history
P/B 1.10
GTI's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. GTI: 1.10 )
GTI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 34.7
Current: 1.1

0.68
34.7
P/S 1.30
GTI's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 1923 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. GTI: 1.30 )
GTI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 3
Current: 1.3

0.43
3
PFCF 46.30
GTI's PFCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. GTI: 46.30 )
GTI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.21   Max: 559.25
Current: 46.3

3.21
559.25
EV-to-EBIT 26.30
GTI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 1637 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.80 vs. GTI: 26.30 )
GTI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 32.6
Current: 26.3

2.1
32.6
Shiller P/E 12.60
GTI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 22.75 vs. GTI: 12.60 )
GTI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.95   Max: 922.5
Current: 12.6

5.95
922.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 1.80
GTI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 1731 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. GTI: 1.80 )
GTI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 17.75
Current: 1.8

1.48
17.75
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.00
GTI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. GTI: 1.00 )
GTI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 2.72
Current: 1

0.81
2.72
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
GTI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GTI: 1.10 )
GTI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 4.23
Current: 1.1

0.47
4.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.80
GTI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1742 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. GTI: 3.80 )
GTI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 47.3
Current: 3.8

3.1
47.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.85
GTI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. GTI: 9.85 )
GTI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -22.6   Max: 24
Current: 9.85

-22.6
24

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 major product categories: graphite electrodes, refractory products, needle coke products, advanced graphite materials, advanced composite materials, advanced electronics technologies (formerly referred to as natural graphite products), 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 Phillips 66, Petrocokes Japan Limited (Japan), Mitsubishi Chemical Company, Baosteel Group (China), C-Chem Co., Ltd. (Japan), Indian Oil Company Limited, Hongte Chemical Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. (China), JX Holdings Inc. (Japan), Petrochina International Jinzhou Co., Ltd. (China) and Sinosteel Anshan Research Institute of Thermo-Energy Co. Ltd. (China). Competitors of its Engineered Solutions segment include SGL Carbon A.G. (Germany), Mersen S.A. (France), Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. (Japan), Toyo Tanso Co., Ltd. (Japan), SEC Carbon Ltd. (Japan), Nippon Carbon Co. Ltd (Japan) and Graphite India Ltd. (India) and several other competitors, a number of which are in China and Japan. 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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