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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.09
HXL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. HXL: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HXL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.35
Current: 0.09
0
0.35
Equity to Asset 0.54
HXL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. HXL: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HXL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.19  Med: 0.30 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.54
-0.19
0.64
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.30
M-Score: -2.66
WACC vs ROIC
9.74%
14.81%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 17.86
HXL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. HXL: 17.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HXL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.8  Med: 10.47 Max: 16.48
Current: 17.86
8.8
16.48
Net-margin (%) 12.74
HXL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. HXL: 12.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HXL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.08  Med: 9.06 Max: 14.76
Current: 12.74
5.08
14.76
ROE (%) 19.98
HXL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.89 vs. HXL: 19.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HXL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.38  Med: 18.21 Max: 118.63
Current: 19.98
10.38
118.63
ROA (%) 11.03
HXL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. HXL: 11.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HXL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.58  Med: 10.04 Max: 17.05
Current: 11.03
4.58
17.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.58
HXL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 8.13 vs. HXL: 19.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HXL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.53  Med: 20.32 Max: 22.61
Current: 19.58
10.53
22.61
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.80
HXL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. HXL: 10.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HXL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.7  Med: 0.75 Max: 14.6
Current: 10.8
-22.7
14.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 15.80
HXL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. HXL: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HXL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.6  Med: 7.10 Max: 45.7
Current: 15.8
-33.6
45.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.40
HXL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. HXL: 16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HXL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.3  Med: 3.50 Max: 41.1
Current: 16.4
-71.3
41.1
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

HXL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 66,479 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 50,500 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 1,769,698 sh (+7.63%)
Robert Karr 856,960 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 2,002,840 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 47,500 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2015

HXL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 67,100 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 2,098,121 sh (+18.56%)
Chuck Royce 47,500 sh (unchged)
Robert Karr 856,960 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 2,002,840 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q3 2015

HXL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 5,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,800 sh (New)
Robert Karr 1,259,260 sh (+46.95%)
RS Investment Management 2,159,754 sh (+2.94%)
Ruane Cunniff 2,002,840 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 47,500 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 21,300 sh (-68.26%)
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Q4 2015

HXL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 47,500 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.91
HXL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. HXL: 15.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HXL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.18  Med: 20.50 Max: 41.86
Current: 15.91
4.18
41.86
Forward P/E 13.51
HXL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 13.11 vs. HXL: 13.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.91
HXL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
59% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. HXL: 15.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HXL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.18  Med: 20.48 Max: 40.59
Current: 15.91
4.18
40.59
P/B 3.04
HXL's P/B is ranked lower than
83% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. HXL: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HXL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 3.36 Max: 10.1
Current: 3.04
0.88
10.1
P/S 2.00
HXL's P/S is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. HXL: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HXL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.68 Max: 2.84
Current: 2
0.36
2.84
POCF 13.01
HXL's POCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.68 vs. HXL: 13.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HXL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.72  Med: 14.56 Max: 31.07
Current: 13.01
3.72
31.07
EV-to-EBIT 12.63
HXL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 15.67 vs. HXL: 12.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HXL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.2  Med: 16.35 Max: 58.9
Current: 12.63
6.2
58.9
EV-to-EBITDA 10.27
HXL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
53% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.08 vs. HXL: 10.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HXL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 12.70 Max: 30.4
Current: 10.27
4.7
30.4
PEG 0.80
HXL's PEG is ranked higher than
78% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. HXL: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
HXL' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.46 Max: 147.63
Current: 0.8
0.85
147.63
Shiller P/E 25.09
HXL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
59% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 22.07 vs. HXL: 25.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HXL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.69  Med: 35.00 Max: 45.1
Current: 25.09
25.69
45.1
Current Ratio 2.62
HXL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. HXL: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HXL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 2.06 Max: 2.93
Current: 2.62
0.32
2.93
Quick Ratio 1.45
HXL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. HXL: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HXL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.22 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.45
0.17
1.82
Days Inventory 85.99
HXL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
67% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 116.39 vs. HXL: 85.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HXL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.03  Med: 68.86 Max: 75.27
Current: 85.99
66.03
75.27
Days Sales Outstanding 45.89
HXL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 65.32 vs. HXL: 45.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HXL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.93  Med: 52.60 Max: 60.09
Current: 45.89
45.93
60.09
Days Payable 40.91
HXL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
64% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 59.08 vs. HXL: 40.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HXL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.54  Med: 43.11 Max: 59.26
Current: 40.91
31.54
59.26

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.04
HXL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. HXL: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HXL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.76
Current: 1.04
0.19
0.76
Dividend Payout 0.16
HXL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. HXL: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
HXL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.18
Current: 0.16
0.14
0.18
Forward Dividend Yield 1.00
HXL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. HXL: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.01
HXL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
83% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. HXL: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HXL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.41 Max: 1.01
Current: 1.01
0.19
1.01
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.70
HXL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. HXL: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HXL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.3  Med: -1.35 Max: 6.3
Current: 0.7
-35.3
6.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.33
HXL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
60% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. HXL: 3.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HXL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 3.58 Max: 12.55
Current: 3.33
1.35
12.55
Price/Projected FCF 3.06
HXL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. HXL: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HXL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 3.28 Max: 7.69
Current: 3.06
1.66
7.69
Price/Median PS Value 1.25
HXL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. HXL: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HXL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.59 Max: 1.62
Current: 1.25
0.06
1.62
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.88
HXL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. HXL: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
HXL' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.36 Max: 5.29
Current: 0.88
0.3
5.29
Price/Graham Number 1.56
HXL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. HXL: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
HXL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.75 Max: 4.41
Current: 1.56
0.07
4.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.95
HXL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. HXL: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HXL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 6.10 Max: 16.1
Current: 7.95
1.7
16.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 18.97
HXL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.17 vs. HXL: 18.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HXL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.7  Med: 2.80 Max: 23.1
Current: 18.97
-17.7
23.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1861
EPS $ 2.42
Beta1.19
Short Percentage of Float7.66%
52-Week Range $37.78 - 54.72
Shares Outstanding(Mil)93.29

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 2,009 2,207 2,434
EPS($) 2.53 2.95 3.47
EPS without NRI($) 2.53 2.95 3.47

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Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
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Traded in other countries:HXL.France, HXL.Germany, 0P5H.UK,
Hexcel Corp founded in 1946, was incorporated in California in 1948, and reincorporated in Delaware in 1983. The Company and its subsidiaries are an advanced composites company. It develops, manufactures, and markets lightweight, high-performance composites, including carbon fibers, reinforcements, prepregs, honeycomb, matrix systems, adhesives and composite structures, for use in Commercial Aerospace, Space and Defense and Industrial Applications. Its products are used in end applications, such as commercial and military aircraft, space launch vehicles and satellites, wind turbine blades, automotive, bikes, skis and other industrial applications. The Company serves international markets through manufacturing facilities, sales offices and representatives located in the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe. It is also an investor in a joint venture in Malaysia, which manufactures composite structures for Commercial Aerospace applications. Hexcel presently reports two segments, Composite Materials and Engineered Products. The Composite Materials segment manufactures and markets carbon fibers, fabrics and specialty reinforcements, prepregs, structural adhesives, honeycomb, composite panels, molding compounds, polyurethane systems and laminates that are incorporated into many applications, including military and commercial aircraft, wind turbine blades, recreational products and other industrial applications. It produces honeycomb from a number of metallic and non-metallic materials. The Company sells honeycomb as standard blocks and in slices cut from a block. The Engineered Products segment manufactures and markets composite structures and precision machined honeycomb parts for use in the aerospace industry. Composite structures are manufactured from composite and other materials, including prepregs, honeycomb, structural adhesives and advanced molding materials, using such manufacturing processes as autoclave processing, multi-axis numerically controlled machining, heat forming, compression molding and other composite manufacturing techniques. It manufactures high performance carbon fiber from polyacrylonitrile precursor ('PAN'). The raw material for PAN is acrylonitrile. The Company competes with a number of U.S. and international companies on a worldwide basis. It is subject to federal, state, local and foreign laws and regulations designed to protect the environment and to regulate the discharge of materials into the environment.
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