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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
64% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. GTI: 0.02 )
GTI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02

Equity to Asset 0.57
GTI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 2014 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. GTI: 0.57 )
GTI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.48   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.57

-0.48
0.68
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.87
M-Score: -2.46
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -17.23
GTI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.54 vs. GTI: -17.23 )
GTI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4.83   Max: 28.16
Current: -17.23

-4.83
28.16
Net-margin (%) -20.29
GTI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. GTI: -20.29 )
GTI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.59   Max: 17.67
Current: -20.29

-14.59
17.67
ROE (%) -18.39
GTI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 2014 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.92 vs. GTI: -18.39 )
GTI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -80   Max: 68.14
Current: -18.39

-80
68.14
ROA (%) -10.74
GTI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. GTI: -10.74 )
GTI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.41   Max: 23.24
Current: -10.74

-14.41
23.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -14.92
GTI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.63 vs. GTI: -14.92 )
GTI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.99   Max: 83.46
Current: -14.92

-7.99
83.46
Revenue Growth (%) 1.80
GTI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1788 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. GTI: 1.80 )
GTI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.8   Max: 162.1
Current: 1.8

-18.8
162.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -21.20
GTI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. GTI: -21.20 )
GTI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -42.3   Max: 118.4
Current: -21.2

-42.3
118.4
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

GTI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 14,825 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 3,920,750 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%)
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Q1 2014

GTI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Richard Snow 3,648,984 sh (+931.73%)
RS Investment Management 9,301,913 sh (+137.25%)
Steven Cohen 15,418 sh (+4%)
Mario Gabelli 5,596,570 sh (+3.21%)
Chuck Royce 11,071,415 sh (-6.86%)
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Q2 2014

GTI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Richard Snow 3,898,357 sh (+6.83%)
RS Investment Management 9,654,252 sh (+3.79%)
Mario Gabelli 5,550,190 sh (-0.83%)
Chuck Royce 10,711,949 sh (-3.25%)
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Q3 2014

GTI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 492,224 sh (New)
Jim Simons 427,400 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 47,600 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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GTI

(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
Richard Snow 2014-09-30 Reduce -46.83%0.66%$4.45 - $10.46 $ 4.44-48%2072782
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 New Buy0.02%$4.45 - $10.46 $ 4.44-48%492224
Richard Snow 2014-03-31 Add 931.73%1.44%$9.38 - $12.97 $ 4.44-58%3648984
Richard Snow 2013-12-31 Add 20.69%0.03%$8.01 - $11.56 $ 4.44-57%353675
Richard Snow 2013-09-30 Reduce -45.91%0.08%$6.94 - $8.84 $ 4.44-43%293045
Richard Snow 2013-06-30 Add 63.84%0.07%$6.87 - $8.47 $ 4.44-43%541815
Richard Snow 2013-03-31 New Buy0.12%$6.49 - $10.1 $ 4.44-49%330690
John Burbank 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$8.47 - $11.01 $ 4.44-54%0
John Burbank 2012-09-30 Add 129.47%0.01%$8.57 - $11.45 $ 4.44-55%26960
John Burbank 2012-06-30 New Buy$8.93 - $12.3 $ 4.44-59%11749
Daniel Loeb 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.05%$11.6 - $17.63 $ 4.44-67%0
Daniel Loeb 2011-12-31 Reduce -94.35%0.97%$12.34 - $16.65 $ 4.44-69%96000
Daniel Loeb 2011-09-30 New Buy1.02%$12.53 - $22.37 $ 4.44-74%1700000
NWQ Managers 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.1032%$12.53 - $22.37 $ 4.44-74%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.60
GTI's P/B is ranked higher than
93% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. GTI: 0.60 )
GTI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 34.7
Current: 0.6

0.46
34.7
P/S 0.50
GTI's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GTI: 0.50 )
GTI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 3
Current: 0.5

0.39
3
PFCF 14.30
GTI's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 121.36 vs. GTI: 14.30 )
GTI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.21   Max: 559.25
Current: 14.3

3.21
559.25
EV-to-EBIT -5.90
GTI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.18 vs. GTI: -5.90 )
GTI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -836.1   Max: 32.6
Current: -5.9

-836.1
32.6
Shiller P/E 11.80
GTI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 87.99 vs. GTI: 11.80 )
GTI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.95   Max: 922.5
Current: 11.8

5.95
922.5
Current Ratio 3.73
GTI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 2040 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. GTI: 3.73 )
GTI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 4.05
Current: 3.73

1.13
4.05
Quick Ratio 1.44
GTI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 2040 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. GTI: 1.44 )
GTI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.73
Current: 1.44

0.58
1.73

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.00
GTI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
82% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. GTI: 1.00 )
GTI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 69.32
Current: 1

1.04
69.32
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.50
GTI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. GTI: 0.50 )
GTI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 26.56
Current: 0.5

0.55
26.56
Price/Median PS Value 0.40
GTI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GTI: 0.40 )
GTI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 4.32
Current: 0.4

0.23
4.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -17.40
GTI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
62% of the 2016 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. GTI: -17.40 )
GTI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -17.4   Max: 47.3
Current: -17.4

-17.4
47.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.32
GTI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1583 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. GTI: 1.32 )
GTI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -26.6   Max: 23.5
Current: 1.32

-26.6
23.5

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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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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