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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.24
MLHR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 1709 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. MLHR: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.24
0.24
0.97
Equity to Asset 0.36
MLHR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. MLHR: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.36
0.01
0.44
Interest Coverage 9.34
MLHR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 63.18 vs. MLHR: 9.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.47  Med: 10.30 Max: 30.73
Current: 9.34
2.47
30.73
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.04
M-Score: -2.74
WACC vs ROIC
11.22%
17.37%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.63
MLHR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. MLHR: 7.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.44  Med: 7.81 Max: 12.27
Current: 7.63
-5.44
12.27
Net-margin (%) 4.55
MLHR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. MLHR: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.81  Med: 4.43 Max: 7.76
Current: 4.55
-3.81
7.76
ROE (%) 24.02
MLHR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1675 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.09 vs. MLHR: 24.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MLHR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -18.23  Med: 45.70 Max: 433.12
Current: 24.02
-18.23
433.12
ROA (%) 8.45
MLHR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. MLHR: 8.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MLHR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.28  Med: 9.11 Max: 21.02
Current: 8.45
-6.28
21.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 59.07
MLHR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.26 vs. MLHR: 59.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MLHR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -17.68  Med: 61.58 Max: 119.98
Current: 59.07
-17.68
119.98
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.50
MLHR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. MLHR: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14  Med: 5.60 Max: 18.7
Current: 6.5
-14
18.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.80
MLHR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. MLHR: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MLHR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -53.6  Med: 2.30 Max: 66.6
Current: 5.8
-53.6
66.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.90
MLHR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. MLHR: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MLHR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -43.7  Med: 9.05 Max: 67.2
Current: 7.9
-43.7
67.2
» MLHR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

» Details

Guru Trades

Q3 2014

MLHR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 26,265 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,906 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 1,066,328 sh (+77.24%)
John Hussman Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Tom Russo 345,454 sh (-0.41%)
James Barrow 1,719,906 sh (-2.87%)
Columbia Wanger 945,000 sh (-45.78%)
» More
Q4 2014

MLHR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 19,522 sh (New)
Jim Simons 136,065 sh (+418.05%)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
James Barrow 1,667,693 sh (-3.04%)
Tom Russo 333,204 sh (-3.55%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,793 sh (-7.00%)
Richard Pzena 525,608 sh (-50.71%)
» More
Q1 2015

MLHR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 288,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 47,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,641 sh (+5.73%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
James Barrow 1,665,593 sh (-0.13%)
Tom Russo 323,604 sh (-2.88%)
Joel Greenblatt 17,203 sh (-11.88%)
Richard Pzena 391,110 sh (-25.59%)
» More
Q2 2015

MLHR Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 32,600 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 371,000 sh (+28.82%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Richard Pzena Sold Out
James Barrow 1,652,637 sh (-0.78%)
Tom Russo 319,577 sh (-1.24%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,323 sh (-2.03%)
Joel Greenblatt 16,190 sh (-5.89%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MLHR

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 16.45
MLHR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. MLHR: 16.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MLHR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.31  Med: 20.59 Max: 49.24
Current: 16.45
4.31
49.24
Forward P/E 13.99
MLHR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.95 vs. MLHR: 13.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.70
MLHR's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1310 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.60 vs. MLHR: 16.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MLHR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.31  Med: 20.45 Max: 48.26
Current: 16.7
4.31
48.26
P/B 3.68
MLHR's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. MLHR: 3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MLHR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.65  Med: 10.87 Max: 113.4
Current: 3.68
3.65
113.4
P/S 0.75
MLHR's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 1694 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. MLHR: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MLHR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.54
Current: 0.75
0.25
1.54
PFCF 15.37
MLHR's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.96 vs. MLHR: 15.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MLHR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.77  Med: 19.18 Max: 45.36
Current: 15.37
3.77
45.36
POCF 9.56
MLHR's POCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. MLHR: 9.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MLHR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.97  Med: 12.62 Max: 26.5
Current: 9.56
2.97
26.5
EV-to-EBIT 11.17
MLHR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. MLHR: 11.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MLHR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -125  Med: 11.20 Max: 25.7
Current: 11.17
-125
25.7
Shiller P/E 29.26
MLHR's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.02 vs. MLHR: 29.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.56  Med: 20.82 Max: 50.81
Current: 29.26
5.56
50.81
Current Ratio 1.32
MLHR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. MLHR: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.45 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.32
0.9
1.83
Quick Ratio 0.95
MLHR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. MLHR: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.20 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.95
0.78
1.65
Days Inventory 32.24
MLHR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
88% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 92.90 vs. MLHR: 32.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 11.84  Med: 15.44 Max: 28.1
Current: 32.24
11.84
28.1
Days Sales Outstanding 32.31
MLHR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
90% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 77.27 vs. MLHR: 32.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 32.31  Med: 38.16 Max: 48.36
Current: 32.31
32.31
48.36

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.14
MLHR's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 1790 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. MLHR: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.04 Max: 4.25
Current: 2.14
0.31
4.25
Dividend Payout 0.35
MLHR's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
54% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. MLHR: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.35
0.07
0.47
Dividend growth (3y) 85.30
MLHR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
99% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. MLHR: 85.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -37  Med: 3.70 Max: 85.3
Current: 85.3
-37
85.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 21.54
MLHR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1816 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. MLHR: 21.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.15  Med: 10.57 Max: 43.19
Current: 21.54
3.15
43.19
Share Buyback Rate -0.90
MLHR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. MLHR: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.3  Med: 3.00 Max: -2.3
Current: -0.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.47
MLHR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. MLHR: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.54
Current: 1.47
0.56
2.54
Price/Median PS Value 0.85
MLHR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 1565 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. MLHR: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.68
Current: 0.85
0.53
1.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.90
MLHR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1679 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. MLHR: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.9  Med: 8.40 Max: 30.2
Current: 8.9
3.9
30.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -13.50
MLHR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. MLHR: -13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MLHR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -24.1  Med: -1.75 Max: 44.4
Current: -13.5
-24.1
44.4

Analyst Estimate

May16 May17
EPS($) 1.90 2.19
EPS without NRI($) 1.90 2.19

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Business Equipment
Compare:CAJ, XRX, RICOY, KNCAY, BRTHY » details
Traded in other countries:MHR.Germany,
Herman Miller Inc was incorporated in Michigan in 1905. The Company's business consists of the research, design, manufacture, selling, and distribution of office furniture systems, seating products, other freestanding furniture elements, textiles, and related services. It researches, designs, manufactures, and distributes interior furnishings, for use in various environments including office, healthcare, educational, and residential settings, and provides related services that support organizations and individuals all over the world. The Company's products are sold through owned and independent contract furniture dealers, direct customer sales, owned and independent retailers, direct-mail catalog program, and its online stores. The Company also offers a broad array of seating including Embody, Aeron, Mirra2, Setu, Sayl, Celle, Equa, and Ergon office chairs, storage including Meridian and Tu products, wooden casegoods including Geiger products, freestanding furniture products including Abak, Intent, Sense and Envelop, healthcare products including Palisade, Compass, Nala, and other Nemschoff products the Thrive portfolio of ergonomic solutions, and the textiles of Maharam Fabric Corporation Maharam. The Company's products are marketed by its own sales staff, independent dealers and retailers, its owned dealer network, and via its e-commerce website. The Company's furniture systems, seating, freestanding furniture, storage, casegood and textile products, and related services are used in institutional environments including offices and related conference, lobby, and lounge areas, and general public areas including transportation terminals; health/science environments including hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities; industrial and educational settings; and residential and other environments. The Company's manufacturing materials are available from a number of sources within the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. From an office furniture perspective, the Company competes on design, product and service quality, speed of delivery, and product pricing. In the United States, its competitors include Haworth, HNI Corporation, Kimball International, Knoll, and Steelcase. The Company also competes in the home furnishings industry, against regional and national independent home furnishings retailers who market high-craft furniture to the interior design community. Its trademarks including the name and stylized Herman Miller and the Herman Miller Circled Symbolic M trademark are registered in the United States and many foreign countries.
» More Articles for MLHR

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
How Will Steelcase Fare In Its Q4 Earnings Mar 24 2015 
Herman Miller and Permian Basin Royalty Trust Raise Dividends Dec 24 2013 
Delphi Management - Five Sell Outs Jul 15 2013 
James Barrow Buys VOD, PRSP, MLHR, NOV, OKE, TEVA, TREX, Sells FNF, JCP Feb 11 2011 
Herman Miller Inc. (MLHR) CEO Brian C Walker sells 18,853 Shares Jan 21 2011 
Herman Miller Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jan 06 2011 
Meridian Fund Q3 Update; Buys CPWR, EBAY, MDT, MLHR, PPL Nov 10 2010 
Herman Miller Inc. (MLHR) CEO Brian C Walker sells 970 Shares Jun 29 2010 
Herman Miller Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jan 06 2010 
Herman Miller Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Oct 07 2009 

More From Other Websites
Herman Miller Files Motion Against Madison Seating Aug 20 2015
Herman Miller Files Motion Against Madison Seating Aug 19 2015
MILLER HERMAN INC Financials Aug 01 2015
MILLER HERMAN INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report Jul 28 2015
MILLER HERMAN INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Amendments to... Jul 17 2015
Blue Nile, Herman Miller, Santander Consumer USA Holdings, AmTrust Financial Services and Farmland... Jul 09 2015
Bear of the Day: Herman Miller (MLHR) - Bear of the Day Jul 09 2015
Longbow Downgrades Herman Miller On Higher Spending, 'Difficult Comps' Jun 30 2015
Lightning Round: Wait for a big transaction Jun 29 2015
Edited Transcript of MLHR earnings conference call or presentation 25-Jun-15 1:00pm GMT Jun 26 2015
Eli Lilly and Cree are big market movers Jun 25 2015
Eli Lilly and Cree are big market movers Jun 25 2015
Stock Futures Trimming Gains; Winnebago, Herman Miller Climb Jun 25 2015
Herman Miller Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 9:00 am ET today Jun 25 2015
Keep An Eye On These 10 After-Hours Movers Jun 25 2015
After-hours buzz: MLHR, BBBY, CREE & more Jun 24 2015
Furniture-Maker Steelcase's Profit Falls Jun 24 2015
Herman Miller Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2015 Results and Announces Dividend Increase Jun 24 2015
Herman Miller posts 4Q profit Jun 24 2015
Herman Miller posts 4Q profit Jun 24 2015

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

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)
FEEDBACK