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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.10
HW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. HW: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
HW' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.11 Max: N/A
Current: 0.1
Equity-to-Asset 0.25
HW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. HW: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
HW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.02  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.25
-0.02
0.71
Interest Coverage 2.44
HW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.15 vs. HW: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.44 Max: 3.23
Current: 2.44
0.28
3.23
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.94
Beneish M-Score: -2.44
WACC vs ROIC
16.84%
8.27%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 10.40
HW's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
65% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. HW: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
HW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.22  Med: 6.59 Max: 11.4
Current: 10.4
-70.22
11.4
Net Margin % 4.18
HW's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
54% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. HW: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
HW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.85  Med: -3.72 Max: 14.61
Current: 4.18
-63.85
14.61
ROE % 15.45
HW's ROE % is ranked higher than
76% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.27 vs. HW: 15.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
HW' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -232.24  Med: -6.93 Max: 76.87
Current: 15.45
-232.24
76.87
ROA % 3.92
HW's ROA % is ranked higher than
53% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. HW: 3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
HW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.13  Med: -2.27 Max: 13.95
Current: 3.92
-37.13
13.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 37.31
HW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
88% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.17 vs. HW: 37.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
HW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -115.35  Med: 23.67 Max: 41.32
Current: 37.31
-115.35
41.32
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 9.40
HW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. HW: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
HW' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.9  Med: 9.4 Max: 246.4
Current: 9.4
-29.9
246.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 15.30
HW's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. HW: 15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
HW' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.4  Med: 14.65 Max: 89.6
Current: 15.3
-20.4
89.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 74.70
HW's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. HW: 74.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
HW' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.6  Med: 24.15 Max: 74.7
Current: 74.7
-64.6
74.7
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-01 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

HW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 152,182 sh (+846.23%)
Steven Cohen 240,100 sh (+61.25%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,532 sh (+22.30%)
RS Investment Management 2,687,340 sh (-33.77%)
Jim Simons 178,814 sh (-53.84%)
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Q2 2016

HW Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 16,292 sh (+4.89%)
Joel Greenblatt 146,710 sh (-3.60%)
RS Investment Management 2,574,446 sh (-4.20%)
Steven Cohen 124,500 sh (-48.15%)
Jim Simons 55,214 sh (-69.12%)
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Q3 2016

HW Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 380,004 sh (+159.02%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,094 sh (+17.20%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 15,214 sh (-72.45%)
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Q4 2016

HW Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Mario Gabelli 26,750 sh (New)
Jim Simons 607,114 sh (+3890.50%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 234,914 sh (-38.18%)
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Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials    NAICS: 453998    SIC: 3281
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Traded in other countries:CV6.Germany,
Headwaters Inc is a building materials company operating in the building products & construction materials sectors. The Company sells building products such as manufactured architectural stone, siding accessory products, roof products and concrete block.

Headwaters is a manufacturer of building products for the residential construction, residential remodelling, commercial, and industrial construction industries. The range of products includes architectural stone, resin-based exterior-siding accessories, roofing, trim board, decking, railing, concrete block and brick, windows, and other building products. Headwaters sells its products to wholesale distributors in the United States or big-box stores, as well as through an in-house direct salesforce.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 41.99
HW's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.08 vs. HW: 41.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
HW' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.85  Med: 41.39 Max: 180.91
Current: 41.99
5.85
180.91
Forward PE Ratio 12.47
HW's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. HW: 12.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 41.99
HW's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
81% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. HW: 41.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
HW' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.85  Med: 41.36 Max: 165.83
Current: 41.99
5.85
165.83
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 24.75
HW's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
69% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. HW: 24.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
HW' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.23  Med: 16.71 Max: 215.28
Current: 24.75
5.23
215.28
PB Ratio 5.79
HW's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. HW: 5.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
HW' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 2.18 Max: 336.67
Current: 5.79
0.13
336.67
PS Ratio 1.76
HW's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. HW: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
HW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.84
Current: 1.76
0.08
1.84
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 39.01
HW's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
83% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. HW: 39.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
HW' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.09  Med: 17.41 Max: 90.64
Current: 39.01
2.09
90.64
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 16.64
HW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
76% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.77 vs. HW: 16.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
HW' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 8.03 Max: 43.07
Current: 16.64
0.47
43.07
EV-to-EBIT 23.06
HW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.21 vs. HW: 23.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -103.4  Med: 17.9 Max: 90.5
Current: 23.06
-103.4
90.5
EV-to-EBITDA 14.16
HW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
69% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. HW: 14.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15  Med: 10.4 Max: 28.8
Current: 14.16
-15
28.8
PEG Ratio 2.19
HW's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. HW: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
HW' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.8 Max: 33.03
Current: 2.19
0.14
33.03
Current Ratio 2.39
HW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. HW: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.88 Max: 3.3
Current: 2.39
0.5
3.3
Quick Ratio 1.71
HW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. HW: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.5 Max: 3.07
Current: 1.71
0.16
3.07
Days Inventory 35.23
HW's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
84% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 79.21 vs. HW: 35.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.68  Med: 30.13 Max: 35.23
Current: 35.23
24.68
35.23
Days Sales Outstanding 42.66
HW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 55.05 vs. HW: 42.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.66  Med: 56.68 Max: 58.84
Current: 42.66
42.66
58.84
Days Payable 13.22
HW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
93% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 59.50 vs. HW: 13.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.19  Med: 15.54 Max: 17.67
Current: 13.22
13.19
17.67

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.30
HW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. HW: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42  Med: -12.7 Max: 0
Current: -0.3
-42
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.78
HW's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. HW: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
HW' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.86 Max: 18.34
Current: 3.78
0.14
18.34
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.40
HW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. HW: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
HW' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.77 Max: 49.37
Current: 2.4
0.2
49.37
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.39
HW's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. HW: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
HW' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.57 Max: 30.57
Current: 2.39
0.27
30.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.34
HW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
67% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.64 vs. HW: 4.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
HW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 4.9 Max: 14.4
Current: 4.34
1.1
14.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 19.80
HW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
78% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. HW: 19.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
HW' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.5  Med: 16.5 Max: 151.2
Current: 19.8
-2.5
151.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,012
EPS (TTM) $ 0.56
Beta2.09
Short Percentage of Float3.72%
52-Week Range $16.05 - 23.99
Shares Outstanding (Mil)74.89

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,183 1,257 1,347
EPS ($) 1.88 2.08 1.86
EPS without NRI ($) 1.88 2.08 1.86
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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