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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.37
GTLS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 1709 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. GTLS: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.33 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.37
Equity to Asset 0.62
GTLS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. GTLS: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.35  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.62
-0.35
0.62
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.60
M-Score: -2.44
WACC vs ROIC
9.39%
8.49%
WACC
ROIC
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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history
Operating margin (%) 10.75
GTLS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. GTLS: 10.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -36.48  Med: 11.80 Max: 19.25
Current: 10.75
-36.48
19.25
Net-margin (%) 6.36
GTLS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. GTLS: 6.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -47.33  Med: 6.63 Max: 12.3
Current: 6.36
-47.33
12.3
ROE (%) 8.25
GTLS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1675 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 7.09 vs. GTLS: 8.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GTLS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -153.51  Med: 11.19 Max: 64.65
Current: 8.25
-153.51
64.65
ROA (%) 4.90
GTLS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. GTLS: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GTLS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -38  Med: 5.60 Max: 21.54
Current: 4.9
-38
21.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.45
GTLS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 11.26 vs. GTLS: 24.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GTLS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -191.73  Med: 43.41 Max: 174.96
Current: 24.45
-191.73
174.96
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.60
GTLS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. GTLS: 13.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 1.20 Max: 64.6
Current: 13.6
0
64.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 15.70
GTLS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. GTLS: 15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GTLS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -10.50 Max: 134.2
Current: 15.7
0
134.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 22.00
GTLS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. GTLS: 22.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GTLS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -18.50 Max: 64.6
Current: 22
0
64.6
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

GTLS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 72,500 sh (+171.54%)
Ron Baron 16,194 sh (+6.58%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 148,550 sh (+3.75%)
Bill Frels 37,939 sh (+0.37%)
Pioneer Investments 73,233 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 19,500 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 1,450,734 sh (-0.22%)
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Q4 2014

GTLS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 19,379 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 543,741 sh (New)
Jim Simons 366,090 sh (+404.95%)
Chuck Royce 46,000 sh (+135.90%)
Ron Baron 16,294 sh (+0.62%)
Columbia Wanger 1,450,734 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Bill Frels 22,200 sh (-41.49%)
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Q1 2015

GTLS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 1,147,673 sh (+111.07%)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,741 sh (+53.47%)
Ron Baron Sold Out
Bill Frels Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Jim Simons 355,400 sh (-2.92%)
Chuck Royce 19,600 sh (-57.39%)
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Q2 2015

GTLS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Richard Pzena 461,954 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 141,814 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 18,900 sh (-3.57%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,083 sh (-52.65%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Chart Industries Inc

Mairs & Power Small Cap Fund Comments on Chart Industries - Oct 20, 2014

Chart Industries (GTLS), which manufactures compressed and liquid natural gas tanks and heat exchangers, has detracted from performance during the third quarter as well as on a year-to-date basis. Longer term, the demand for Chart’s natural gas equipment should increase as significant new natural gas discoveries in the U.S. and overseas will likely keep prices in check relative to oil and diesel alternatives. In the short term, though, the market and infrastructure for these natural gas devices has been slower to develop in the U.S. than hoped. The company’s China-based operations have slowed significantly in keeping with that country’s current economic stumbles.



From Mairs & Power Small Cap Fund Q3 2014 Commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on Chart Industries Inc. - Feb 25, 2014

After almost doubling in the first nine months of 2013, shares of Chart Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTLS) pulled back after third quarter results came in below expectations and management cut its 2013 guidance. Although timing of short term billings of large projects contributed to the shortfall, long term indicators such as backlog continued to show strength. We continue to see liquid natural gas increasing its share of global energy consumption and view Chart as a direct beneficiary, given its industry leading position in storage, distribution, chemicals, energy and biomed gases.

From Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio)'s Baron Funds fourth quarter 2013 commentary.

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Top Ranked Articles about Chart Industries Inc

Mairs & Power Small Cap Fund Comments on Chart Industries
Chart Industries (GTLS), which manufactures compressed and liquid natural gas tanks and heat exchangers, has detracted from performance during the third quarter as well as on a year-to-date basis. Longer term, the demand for Chart’s natural gas equipment should increase as significant new natural gas discoveries in the U.S. and overseas will likely keep prices in check relative to oil and diesel alternatives. In the short term, though, the market and infrastructure for these natural gas devices has been slower to develop in the U.S. than hoped. The company’s China-based operations have slowed significantly in keeping with that country’s current economic stumbles. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 9.93
GTLS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. GTLS: 9.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GTLS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.93  Med: 22.05 Max: 65.11
Current: 9.93
1.93
65.11
Forward P/E 13.55
GTLS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 15.95 vs. GTLS: 13.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 10.30
GTLS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1310 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 18.60 vs. GTLS: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GTLS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.93  Med: 22.12 Max: 65.39
Current: 10.3
1.93
65.39
P/B 0.81
GTLS's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. GTLS: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GTLS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 2.43 Max: 5.47
Current: 0.81
0.38
5.47
P/S 0.61
GTLS's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 1694 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. GTLS: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GTLS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.50 Max: 3.42
Current: 0.61
0.21
3.42
PFCF 53.40
GTLS's PFCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 20.96 vs. GTLS: 53.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GTLS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.65  Med: 29.46 Max: 241.31
Current: 53.4
1.65
241.31
POCF 8.45
GTLS's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. GTLS: 8.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GTLS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.47  Med: 14.03 Max: 188.94
Current: 8.45
1.47
188.94
EV-to-EBIT 7.09
GTLS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. GTLS: 7.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GTLS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.6  Med: 14.10 Max: 39.1
Current: 7.09
1.6
39.1
PEG 0.70
GTLS's PEG is ranked higher than
74% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. GTLS: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GTLS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 2.52 Max: 71.99
Current: 0.7
0.16
71.99
Shiller P/E 12.03
GTLS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 21.02 vs. GTLS: 12.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.59  Med: 34.56 Max: 191.13
Current: 12.03
2.59
191.13
Current Ratio 2.33
GTLS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. GTLS: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.71 Max: 3
Current: 2.33
0.39
3
Quick Ratio 1.45
GTLS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. GTLS: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.17 Max: 2.37
Current: 1.45
0.23
2.37
Days Inventory 103.42
GTLS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
57% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 92.90 vs. GTLS: 103.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 40.83  Med: 68.05 Max: 243.17
Current: 103.42
40.83
243.17
Days Sales Outstanding 65.56
GTLS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 77.27 vs. GTLS: 65.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 47.35  Med: 60.59 Max: 313.1
Current: 65.56
47.35
313.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 14.51
GTLS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. GTLS: 14.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 22.07  Med: 46.62 Max: 1135
Current: 14.51
22.07
1135
Price/Tangible Book 2.09
GTLS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. GTLS: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.18  Med: 9.29 Max: 2856
Current: 2.09
3.18
2856
Price/Projected FCF 0.64
GTLS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. GTLS: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.62 Max: 3.64
Current: 0.64
0.32
3.64
Price/Median PS Value 0.42
GTLS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1565 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. GTLS: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.95 Max: 2.18
Current: 0.42
0.2
2.18
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.49
GTLS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. GTLS: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.87 Max: 9.08
Current: 0.49
0.15
9.08
Price/Graham Number 0.96
GTLS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. GTLS: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.91  Med: 3.50 Max: 37.58
Current: 0.96
0.91
37.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 14.01
GTLS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1679 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. GTLS: 14.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.6  Med: 7.10 Max: 62.2
Current: 14.01
2.6
62.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 23.81
GTLS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. GTLS: 23.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GTLS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -8.8  Med: 8.10 Max: 53.9
Current: 23.81
-8.8
53.9

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 1,021 991
EPS($) 1.51 1.72 2.22
EPS without NRI($) 1.51 1.72 2.22

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Metal Fabrication
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Traded in other countries:I3N.Germany,
Chart Industries Inc is a Delaware corporation incorporated in 1992. The Company is an independent manufacturer of engineered equipment used throughout the liquid gas supply chain for the production, storage and end-use of hydrocarbon and industrial gases, based on its sales and the estimated sales of its competitors. The large portion of end-use applications for its products is energy-related, accounting for approximately 53% of sales and 52% of orders in 2013, and 73% of backlog at December 31, 2013. Its equipment and engineered systems are mainly used for low-temperature and cryogenic applications. The Company has developed an expertise in cryogenic systems and equipment, which operate at low temperatures sometimes approaching absolute zero (0 kelvin; -273° Centigrade; -459° Fahrenheit). Its products include vacuum insulated containment vessels, heat exchangers, cold boxes and other cryogenic components. The Company operates in three operating segments: Energy & Chemicals or E&C, Distribution & Storage or D&S, and BioMedical. The E&C and D&S segments manufacture products used mainly in energy-related and general industrial applications, such as the separation, liquefaction, distribution and storage of hydrocarbon and industrial gases. Through its BioMedical segment, the Company supply cryogenic and other equipment used in the storage and distribution of biological materials and oxygen, used mainly in the medical, biological research and animal breeding industries.Its main customers are large, multinational producers and distributors of hydrocarbon and industrial gases and their suppliers. The Company sells products and services to more than 2,000 customers. Its customers include Air Products, Praxair, Airgas, Air Liquide, The Linde Group or Linde, Bechtel Corporation, ExxonMobil, British Petroleum or BP, ConocoPhillips, PetroChina, The Shaw Group, Toyo, Samsung, UOP, Shell, and Energy World Corporation or EWC. The Company has an established sales and customer support presence and low cost manufacturing operations in the United States, Central Europe and China. Its products and technologies include Core-in-Kettle, ORCA MicroBulk systems and Trifecta Laser Gas assist systems. Its operations currently include the handling and use of hazardous and other regulated substances, such as various cleaning fluids used to remove grease from metal, that are subject to federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations.
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Mairs & Power Small Cap Fund Comments on Chart Industries Oct 20 2014 
Mairs & Power Small Cap Fund Q3 2014 Commentary Oct 20 2014 
Baron Funds Comments on Chart Industries Inc. Feb 25 2014 
Mairs & Power Guru Bill Frels, Six Reductions Aug 24 2013 
comment on GTLS Apr 14 2013 
comment on GTLS Apr 08 2013 
Expert in engineered Mar 23 2013 
Chinese nat gas dist Mar 16 2013 
Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: HNZ, GTLS, FINL, SQI Apr 17 2011 
Chart Industries Inc. (GTLS) Executive VP, CFO & Treasurer Michael F Biehl sells 2,750 Shares Mar 15 2011 

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