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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 0.04
KAMN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. KAMN: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.13 Max: 5.74
Current: 0.04
0.02
5.74
Equity to Asset 0.44
KAMN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. KAMN: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.44
0.35
0.65
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.84
M-Score: -2.80
WACC vs ROIC
7.08%
9.24%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.13
KAMN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. KAMN: 6.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.7  Med: 4.77 Max: 6.25
Current: 6.13
-5.7
6.25
Net-margin (%) 3.24
KAMN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. KAMN: 3.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.81  Med: 2.85 Max: 6.75
Current: 3.24
-3.81
6.75
ROE (%) 11.16
KAMN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.12 vs. KAMN: 11.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KAMN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -10.74  Med: 10.67 Max: 27.21
Current: 11.16
-10.74
27.21
ROA (%) 4.92
KAMN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. KAMN: 4.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KAMN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.35  Med: 4.94 Max: 12.59
Current: 4.92
-6.35
12.59
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.44
KAMN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. KAMN: 18.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KAMN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -14.7  Med: 17.85 Max: 42.51
Current: 18.44
-14.7
42.51
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.00
KAMN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. KAMN: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.7  Med: 1.60 Max: 10.4
Current: 5
-4.7
10.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.00
KAMN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. KAMN: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KAMN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.3  Med: 5.50 Max: 39.4
Current: 8
-22.3
39.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.00
KAMN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. KAMN: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KAMN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27.4  Med: 8.00 Max: 84.4
Current: 8
-27.4
84.4
» KAMN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

KAMN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 8,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 33,461 sh (+211.00%)
Mario Gabelli 3,518,461 sh (+2.62%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Keeley 813,256 sh (-5.97%)
Chuck Royce 302,331 sh (-8.20%)
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Q3 2014

KAMN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 3,646,364 sh (+3.64%)
Mario Gabelli 3,574,036 sh (+1.58%)
Chuck Royce 302,331 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Keeley 804,256 sh (-1.11%)
Joel Greenblatt 11,603 sh (-65.32%)
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Q4 2014

KAMN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 5,900 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 3,698,198 sh (+1.42%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Keeley 802,356 sh (-0.24%)
Chuck Royce 296,331 sh (-1.98%)
» More
Q1 2015

KAMN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 142,249 sh (New)
Jim Simons 7,022 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 3,691,164 sh (-0.19%)
Chuck Royce 291,331 sh (-1.69%)
John Keeley 768,193 sh (-4.26%)
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Gabelli Increases Stake in Kaman Corp, Decreases Skyline Corp
Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)’s GAMCO Investors Inc. (GBL) made two portfolio changes this week: increasing its position in Kaman Corp (KAMN) and decreasing its holding of Skyline Corp (SKY). Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.70
KAMN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. KAMN: 19.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KAMN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.2  Med: 18.31 Max: 123.75
Current: 19.7
8.2
123.75
Forward P/E 14.03
KAMN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 14.99 vs. KAMN: 14.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.40
KAMN's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
69% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. KAMN: 17.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KAMN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.3  Med: 18.46 Max: 125.05
Current: 17.4
8.3
125.05
P/B 2.19
KAMN's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. KAMN: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KAMN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.99 Max: 2.73
Current: 2.19
0.88
2.73
P/S 0.64
KAMN's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. KAMN: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KAMN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.64
0.21
0.88
PFCF 9.18
KAMN's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 20.19 vs. KAMN: 9.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KAMN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.34  Med: 25.44 Max: 288
Current: 9.18
3.34
288
POCF 7.77
KAMN's POCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.71 vs. KAMN: 7.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KAMN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.63  Med: 14.52 Max: 380.13
Current: 7.77
6.63
380.13
EV-to-EBIT 12.56
KAMN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. KAMN: 12.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KAMN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -46.9  Med: 13.00 Max: 1247.8
Current: 12.56
-46.9
1247.8
PEG 1.17
KAMN's PEG is ranked higher than
68% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. KAMN: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
KAMN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.71
Current: 1.17
0.28
2.71
Shiller P/E 21.98
KAMN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 23.12 vs. KAMN: 21.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.18  Med: 22.46 Max: 147.11
Current: 21.98
11.18
147.11
Current Ratio 2.85
KAMN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. KAMN: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.88  Med: 2.69 Max: 3.35
Current: 2.85
1.88
3.35
Quick Ratio 1.25
KAMN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. KAMN: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.31 Max: 1.84
Current: 1.25
0.97
1.84
Days Inventory 105.05
KAMN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
55% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 109.94 vs. KAMN: 105.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 89.01  Med: 106.38 Max: 117.52
Current: 105.05
89.01
117.52
Days Sales Outstanding 42.03
KAMN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 65.32 vs. KAMN: 42.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 40.81  Med: 68.25 Max: 81.16
Current: 42.03
40.81
81.16

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.62
KAMN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
59% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. KAMN: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.4  Med: 2.01 Max: 5.44
Current: 1.62
1.4
5.44
Dividend Payout 0.28
KAMN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
53% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. KAMN: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.37 Max: 5
Current: 0.28
0.05
5
Dividend growth (3y) 2.20
KAMN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
62% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. KAMN: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 2.20 Max: 6.4
Current: 2.2
0
6.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.91
KAMN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
60% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. KAMN: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.65  Med: 2.36 Max: 6.4
Current: 1.91
1.65
6.4
Share Buyback Rate -1.60
KAMN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. KAMN: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.6  Med: -1.30 Max: -9.3
Current: -1.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 6.13
KAMN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. KAMN: 6.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.94 Max: 7.24
Current: 6.13
0.7
7.24
Price/Projected FCF 1.16
KAMN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. KAMN: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.48 Max: 3.08
Current: 1.16
0.65
3.08
Price/Median PS Value 1.13
KAMN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. KAMN: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.13
0.35
1.5
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.23
KAMN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. KAMN: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.20 Max: 2.57
Current: 1.23
0.35
2.57
Price/Graham Number 2.16
KAMN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
56% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. KAMN: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.46 Max: 3.58
Current: 2.16
0.5
3.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.00
KAMN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. KAMN: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 7.60 Max: 17
Current: 8
0.1
17
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 17.99
KAMN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.65 vs. KAMN: 17.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KAMN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -2.2  Med: 8.15 Max: 66.6
Current: 17.99
-2.2
66.6

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
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Kaman Corp a Connecticut corporation was incorporated in 1945. The Company conducts its business in the aerospace and distribution markets. It operates in two business segments namely Aerospace and Distribution. The Aerospace segment produces and markets proprietary aircraft bearings and components such as complex metallic and composite aerostructures for commercial, military and general aviation fixed and rotary wing aircraft; safe and arming solutions for missile and bomb systems for the U.S. and allied militaries; subcontract helicopter work; support for its SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime helicopters and K-MAX manned and unmanned medium-to-heavy lift helicopters; and engineering design, analysis and certification services. The Distribution segment is the power transmission/motion control industrial distributor in North America. It provides products including bearings, mechanical and electrical power transmission, fluid power, motion control and materials handling components to a broad spectrum of industrial markets throughout North America. The Company's locations consist of over 200 branches, distribution centers and call centers across the United States including Puerto Rico and in Mexico. It offers approximately four million items, as well as value-added services, to a base of approximately 60,000 customers representing diversified cross section of North American industry. The Company holds patents and trademarks. Its registered trademarks of the Company include KAflex, KAron, and K-MAX. The Company's operations are subject to a variety of federal, state, local and non-U.S. environmental laws and regulations relating to the discharge, treatment, storage, disposal, investigation and remediation of certain materials, substances and wastes.
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
A Small Cap that Qualifies for Buffett Munger Status Mar 05 2015 
Gabelli Increases Stake in Kaman Corp, Decreases Skyline Corp Sep 24 2014 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: BXP, FSC, MDU, RENT, KAMN Jun 25 2013 
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9 Dividend Stocks Raising Their Yield On Cost Aug 15 2011 
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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: KAMN, TWMC, LTS Jan 15 2011 
Kaman Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 01 2010 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: Saul Centers Inc, Harvard Bioscience Inc, BGC Partners Inc., Chatham Lodg Sep 25 2010 
Kaman Corp. (KAMN) CEO Neal J Keating buys 2,000 Shares Sep 20 2010 

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