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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 0.03
GTI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 2453 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. GTI: 0.03 )
GTI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 2.96
Current: 0.03

0.01
2.96
Equity to Asset 0.55
GTI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 2258 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. GTI: 0.55 )
GTI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.44   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.55

-0.44
0.65
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.55
M-Score: -3.45
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 (%) -23.55
GTI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 2459 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. GTI: -23.55 )
GTI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -23.55   Max: 28.16
Current: -23.55

-23.55
28.16
Net-margin (%) -26.29
GTI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 2459 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. GTI: -26.29 )
GTI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -26.29   Max: 17.34
Current: -26.29

-26.29
17.34
ROE (%) -24.14
GTI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 2430 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. GTI: -24.14 )
GTI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -24.55   Max: 64.97
Current: -24.14

-24.55
64.97
ROA (%) -13.90
GTI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 2474 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. GTI: -13.90 )
GTI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.22   Max: 22.16
Current: -13.9

-14.22
22.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -20.50
GTI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 2469 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.63 vs. GTI: -20.50 )
GTI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -20.55   Max: 85.17
Current: -20.5

-20.55
85.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.00
GTI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 2087 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. GTI: -4.00 )
GTI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.6   Max: 162.1
Current: -4

-19.6
162.1
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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 (+4.00%)
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

Jim Simons 427,400 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 492,224 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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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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Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 7.69
GTI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 2679 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GTI: 7.69 )
N/A
P/B 0.60
GTI's P/B is ranked higher than
93% of the 2679 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 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 0.52
GTI's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 2679 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. GTI: 0.52 )
GTI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 3
Current: 0.52

0.43
3
PFCF 16.10
GTI's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 2678 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 88.25 vs. GTI: 16.10 )
GTI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.21   Max: 559.25
Current: 16.1

3.21
559.25
POCF 4.81
GTI's POCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 2679 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 19.44 vs. GTI: 4.81 )
GTI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.28   Max: 133.29
Current: 4.81

2.28
133.29
Shiller P/E 19.50
GTI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 2679 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 396.19 vs. GTI: 19.50 )
GTI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.95   Max: 922.5
Current: 19.5

5.95
922.5
Current Ratio 1.83
GTI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 2280 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. GTI: 1.83 )
GTI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 3.59
Current: 1.83

1.19
3.59
Quick Ratio 0.74
GTI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 2280 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. GTI: 0.74 )
GTI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 1.5
Current: 0.74

0.63
1.5
Days Inventory 164.18
GTI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
53% of the 2679 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 101.74 vs. GTI: 164.18 )
GTI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 104.1   Max: 209.01
Current: 164.18

104.1
209.01
Days Sales Outstanding 68.19
GTI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 2679 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 90.43 vs. GTI: 68.19 )
GTI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 45.07   Max: 101.3
Current: 68.19

45.07
101.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.10
GTI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 2679 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. GTI: 1.10 )
GTI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 69.32
Current: 1.1

1.02
69.32
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.50
GTI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2679 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.23 vs. GTI: 0.50 )
GTI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 2.72
Current: 0.5

0.67
2.72
Price/Median PS Value 0.40
GTI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 2679 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. GTI: 0.40 )
GTI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 4.32
Current: 0.4

0.49
4.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -24.30
GTI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
67% of the 2454 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. GTI: -24.30 )
GTI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -25.7   Max: 47.3
Current: -24.3

-25.7
47.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.29
GTI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.13 vs. GTI: 10.29 )
GTI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -31.4   Max: 33.4
Current: 10.29

-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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