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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.03
KAMN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. KAMN: 0.03 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 5.74
Current: 0.03

0.02
5.74
Equity to Asset 0.43
KAMN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. KAMN: 0.43 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.43

0.35
0.65
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.60
M-Score: -2.44
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.02
KAMN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. KAMN: 6.02 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.7   Max: 5.97
Current: 6.02

-5.7
5.97
Net-margin (%) 3.46
KAMN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.79 vs. KAMN: 3.46 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.81   Max: 6.75
Current: 3.46

-3.81
6.75
ROE (%) 12.13
KAMN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. KAMN: 12.13 )
KAMN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -10.74   Max: 27.21
Current: 12.13

-10.74
27.21
ROA (%) 5.14
KAMN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. KAMN: 5.14 )
KAMN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.35   Max: 12.59
Current: 5.14

-6.35
12.59
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.43
KAMN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. KAMN: 17.43 )
KAMN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -15.24   Max: 24.68
Current: 17.43

-15.24
24.68
Revenue Growth (%) 7.60
KAMN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. KAMN: 7.60 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.7   Max: 10.4
Current: 7.6

-4.7
10.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 17.00
KAMN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. KAMN: 17.00 )
KAMN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -22.3   Max: 210.9
Current: 17

-22.3
210.9
EPS Growth (%) 15.40
KAMN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. KAMN: 15.40 )
KAMN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -27.4   Max: 84.4
Current: 15.4

-27.4
84.4
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

KAMN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 334,131 sh (+11.7%)
John Keeley 796,706 sh (+10.1%)
Mario Gabelli 3,213,232 sh (+6.66%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,904 sh (-3.01%)
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Q4 2013

KAMN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 15,434 sh (+73.34%)
John Keeley 860,806 sh (+8.05%)
Mario Gabelli 3,419,093 sh (+6.41%)
Chuck Royce 334,131 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

KAMN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 45,846 sh (New)
John Keeley 864,906 sh (+0.48%)
Mario Gabelli 3,428,782 sh (+0.28%)
Chuck Royce 329,331 sh (-1.44%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,759 sh (-30.29%)
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Q2 2014

KAMN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 8,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 33,461 sh (+211%)
Mario Gabelli 3,518,461 sh (+2.62%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Keeley 813,256 sh (-5.97%)
Chuck Royce 302,331 sh (-8.2%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with KAMN

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 211%0.01%$39.5 - $44.11 $ 42.181%33461
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -30.29%$38.05 - $41.42 $ 42.186%10759
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 73.34%0.01%$36.73 - $40.08 $ 42.1810%15434
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -29.76%0.01%$32.53 - $35.54 $ 42.1824%9180
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.02%$34.8 - $38.38 $ 42.1816%13069
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Top Ranked Articles about Kaman Corp

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
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.50
KAMN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. KAMN: 19.50 )
KAMN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.2   Max: 201.19
Current: 19.5

8.2
201.19
P/B 2.10
KAMN's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. KAMN: 2.10 )
KAMN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 2.73
Current: 2.1

0.84
2.73
P/S 0.70
KAMN's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. KAMN: 0.70 )
KAMN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.7

0.21
0.88
PFCF 22.90
KAMN's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 39.84 vs. KAMN: 22.90 )
KAMN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.34   Max: 288
Current: 22.9

3.34
288
EV-to-EBIT 14.23
KAMN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. KAMN: 14.23 )
KAMN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -46.9   Max: 1247.8
Current: 14.23

-46.9
1247.8
PEG 1.15
KAMN's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. KAMN: 1.15 )
KAMN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 2.71
Current: 1.15

0.28
2.71
Shiller P/E 22.90
KAMN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 23.20 vs. KAMN: 22.90 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.18   Max: 147.11
Current: 22.9

11.18
147.11
Current Ratio 3.07
KAMN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. KAMN: 3.07 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 3.35
Current: 3.07

1.76
3.35
Quick Ratio 1.39
KAMN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. KAMN: 1.39 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 1.84
Current: 1.39

0.93
1.84

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.50
KAMN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
56% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. KAMN: 1.50 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 5.44
Current: 1.5

1.4
5.44
Dividend Payout 0.30
KAMN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
80% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. KAMN: 0.30 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 5
Current: 0.3

0.05
5
Dividend growth (3y) 4.60
KAMN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. KAMN: 4.60 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 6.4
Current: 4.6

0
6.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.83
KAMN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. KAMN: 1.83 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 6.65
Current: 1.83

1.71
6.65
Share Buyback Rate -1.30
KAMN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. KAMN: -1.30 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.6   Max: -9.3
Current: -1.3

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 5.86
KAMN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.35 vs. KAMN: 5.86 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 7.24
Current: 5.86

0.7
7.24
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.49
KAMN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. KAMN: 1.49 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 3.08
Current: 1.49

0.65
3.08
Price/Median PS Value 1.19
KAMN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. KAMN: 1.19 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.53
Current: 1.19

0.36
1.53
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.15
KAMN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KAMN: 1.15 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 2.57
Current: 1.15

0.35
2.57
Price/Graham Number 2.24
KAMN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 10.24 vs. KAMN: 2.24 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 3.58
Current: 2.24

0.52
3.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.90
KAMN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
86% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. KAMN: 6.90 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 17
Current: 6.9

0.1
17
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.85
KAMN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
91% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.72 vs. KAMN: 20.85 )
KAMN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.8   Max: 66.2
Current: 20.85

-2.8
66.2

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
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Kaman Corporation, 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 a highly diversified cross section of North American industry. The Company holds patents and trademarks reflecting functional, design and technical accomplishments in a wide range of areas covering both basic production of certain aerospace products as well as highly specialized devices and advanced technology products in defense related and commercial fields. Registered trademarks of the Company include KAflex, KAron, and K-MAX. The Company's operations are subject to and affected by 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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Gabelli & Company’s 20th Annual Aircraft Supplier Conference Sep 09 2014
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