Switch to:

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
GY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. GY: 0.15 )
GY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.15

0.01
0.65
Equity to Asset -0.03
GY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. GY: -0.03 )
GY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.43   Max: 0.25
Current: -0.03

-0.43
0.25
Interest Coverage 0.46
GY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.43 vs. GY: 0.46 )
GY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 10.17
Current: 0.46

0.46
10.17
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.28
M-Score: -1.83
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -0.45
GY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. GY: -0.45 )
GY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -27.76   Max: 9.81
Current: -0.45

-27.76
9.81
Net-margin (%) 8.92
GY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. GY: 8.92 )
GY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -80.34   Max: 14.38
Current: 8.92

-80.34
14.38
ROE (%) 338.51
GY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.15 vs. GY: 338.51 )
GY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -282.27   Max: 338.51
Current: 338.51

-282.27
338.51
ROA (%) 8.44
GY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. GY: 8.44 )
GY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -26.62   Max: 9.65
Current: 8.44

-26.62
9.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.94
GY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 22.95 vs. GY: -1.94 )
GY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -123.43   Max: 58.82
Current: -1.94

-123.43
58.82
Revenue Growth (%) 4.90
GY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. GY: 4.90 )
GY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -32.2   Max: 12.3
Current: 4.9

-32.2
12.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -10.80
GY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. GY: -10.80 )
GY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -69.5   Max: 103
Current: -10.8

-69.5
103
EPS Growth (%) 176.30
GY's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. GY: 176.30 )
GY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -48   Max: 176.3
Current: 176.3

-48
176.3
» GY's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

» Details

Guru Trades

Q3 2013

GY Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 53,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 5,410,118 sh (+3.21%)
Michael Price 763,794 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 224,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 2,013,100 sh (-5.73%)
Steven Cohen 10,216 sh (-6.3%)
Jim Simons 719,495 sh (-18.56%)
Chuck Royce 57,861 sh (-81.54%)
» More
Q4 2013

GY Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Keeley 2,178,930 sh (+8.24%)
Mario Gabelli 5,536,017 sh (+2.33%)
Michael Price 763,794 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 184,000 sh (-17.86%)
Jim Simons 555,195 sh (-22.84%)
» More
Q1 2014

GY Guru Trades in Q1 2014

David Dreman 2,406 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 19,035 sh (New)
John Keeley 2,241,713 sh (+2.88%)
Mario Gabelli 5,537,336 sh (+0.02%)
Jeremy Grantham 184,000 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 763,794 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 516,382 sh (-6.99%)
» More
Q2 2014

GY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Private Capital 80,775 sh (New)
David Dreman 3,145 sh (+30.71%)
Jeremy Grantham 194,000 sh (+5.43%)
Mario Gabelli 5,571,843 sh (+0.62%)
Michael Price 763,794 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 2,169,353 sh (-3.23%)
Jim Simons 20,650 sh (-96%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GY

(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
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Add 30.71%$16.76 - $19.69 $ 16.88-7%3145
David Dreman 2014-03-31 New Buy$16.4 - $19.6 $ 16.88-8%2406
John Keeley 2012-09-30 New Buy0.42%$6.41 - $10.17 $ 16.88103%1996000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$4.01 - $5.66 $ 16.88241%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.02%$5.88 - $6.89 $ 16.88169%18357
Premium More recent guru trades are included for Premium Members only!!
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 11.80
GY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. GY: 11.80 )
GY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.55   Max: 180.48
Current: 11.8

5.55
180.48
P/S 0.87
GY's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GY: 0.87 )
GY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.88
Current: 0.87

0.16
1.88
EV-to-EBIT -229.78
GY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 16.06 vs. GY: -229.78 )
GY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.6   Max: 12166.5
Current: -229.78

7.6
12166.5
Shiller P/E 51.52
GY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 23.87 vs. GY: 51.52 )
GY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.89   Max: 154.75
Current: 51.52

4.89
154.75
Current Ratio 1.20
GY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. GY: 1.20 )
GY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 1.86
Current: 1.2

0.89
1.86
Quick Ratio 0.90
GY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. GY: 0.90 )
GY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.53
Current: 0.9

0.5
1.53

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.86
GY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. GY: 1.86 )
GY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 33.05
Current: 1.86

0.56
33.05
Price/Median PS Value 1.16
GY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. GY: 1.16 )
GY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 2.78
Current: 1.16

0.18
2.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.80
GY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
60% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. GY: 1.80 )
GY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 13.2
Current: 1.8

0.9
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -6.98
GY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
66% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. GY: -6.98 )
GY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -41.7   Max: 31.7
Current: -6.98

-41.7
31.7

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
Compare:BA, ERJ, EADSY, RYCEY, HON » details
Traded in other countries:GCY.Germany
Gencorp Inc. was incorporated in Ohio in 1915. It is a manufacturer of aerospace and defense products and systems with a real estate segment that includes activities related to the re-zoning, entitlement, sale, and leasing of the Company's excess real estate assets. Its continuing operations are organized into two segments namely Aerospace and Defense and Real Estate. Aerospace and Defense includes the operations of Aerojet-General Corporation, or Aerojet, which develops and manufactures propulsion systems for defense and space applications, armament systems for precision tactical weapon systems and munitions applications. Its defense system products include liquid, solid, and air-breathing propulsion systems and components. In addition, Aerojet is a supplier of both composite and metallic aerospace structural components, and warhead and armament systems for precision tactical and long range weapon applications. Product applications for the Company's defense systems include strategic, tactical and precision strike missiles, missile defense systems, maneuvering propulsion systems, precision war-fighting systems, and specialty metal products. The Company's space systems products include liquid, solid, and electric propulsion systems and components. Product applications for space systems include expendable and reusable launch vehicles, transatmospheric vehicles and spacecraft, separation and maneuvering systems, upper stage engines, satellites, solid boosters, and integrated propulsion subsystems. The Company owns approximately 12,200 acres of land adjacent to U.S. Highway 50 between Rancho Cordova and Folsom, California east of Sacramento. The end user customers of the Company's products and technology are agencies of the U.S. government, U.S. prime contractors, and government agencies. As the only domestic supplier of all four propulsion types - solid, liquid, air-breathing, and electric, Aerojet is in a unique competitive position. The diversity of its technologies and synergy of its product lines offer Aerojet customers the innovative and advanced solutions available in the domestic propulsion market. The Company's business operations are subject to, and affected by, federal, state, local, and foreign environmental laws and regulations relating to the discharge, treatment, storage, disposal, investigation, and remediation of certain materials, substances, and wastes.
» More Articles for GY

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Mario Gabelli Adds GenCorp - Was It the Real Estate? Feb 21 2013 
Mario Gabelli Provides Investors with a List of Stocks That Will Double Feb 12 2013 
Analysis of Gencorp (GY) Apr 21 2011 
GenCorp Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Oct 04 2010 
Hardest Hit Companies of the Day: Transition Therapeutics Inc., Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Inc., GenCor Dec 15 2009 
GenCorp Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Mar 27 2009 
GY and margin of safety Aug 11 2007 
Michael Price Buys Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc., TD Banknorth Inc., MUELLER WATER B, Sells Allegha Feb 09 2007 

More From Other Websites
Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion to Fly on Commercial Space Transportation-100 Sep 16 2014
Aerojet Rocketdyne Establishes Advanced Hydrocarbon Propulsion Development Office in Huntsville,... Sep 16 2014
Aerojet Rocketdyne Unveils Innovative "Rocket Shop(SM)" at Air Force Association's Air & Space... Sep 16 2014
Gabelli & Company’s 20th Annual Aircraft Supplier Conference Sep 09 2014
GenCorp to Present at Gabelli & Company's 20th Annual Aircraft Supplier Conference Sep 03 2014
Gabelli & Company’s 20th Annual Aircraft Supplier Conference Sep 03 2014
Aerojet Rocketdyne Receives Outstanding Achievement Award for Its Role in Helping to Save Stranded... Aug 20 2014
Aerojet Rocketdyne Awarded Defense Contract for Large Scale Additive Manufacturing Aug 18 2014
When SpaceX Falters, Washington Looks The Other Way Aug 15 2014
Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes Successful LEO-46 Rocket Motor Test Aug 13 2014
Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Fifth Successful Launch in Six Weeks Aug 13 2014
Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes CST-100 Work for Commercial Crew Integrated Capability Contract Aug 07 2014
Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Fourth Successful Launch Into Orbit in 30 Days Aug 02 2014
Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Launch of AFSPC-4 Mission Jul 29 2014
Ukraine Lesson: Missile Defense Is The Missing Link In U.S. Global Strategy Jul 21 2014
Aerojet Rocketdyne Successfully Tests 1 Newton Thruster for Green Propellant Infusion Mission Jul 17 2014
GENCORP INC Financials Jul 16 2014
Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion Critical to Successful Antares Launch and Spacecraft Maneuvering Jul 13 2014
Here’s Why GenCorp Stock Should Rocket to Record Highs Jul 11 2014

Personalized Checklist








Within your circle of competence?
Macro economic environment favorable?
High quality business?
Enough margin of safety with stocks?
Gurus are buying?
Insiders are buying?
Management capable and shareholder friendly?
Catalyst for stock price to appreciate?
Your level of confidence with the research?

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
Free 7-day Trial
FEEDBACK