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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
MLR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. MLR: No Debt )
MLR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 10030.6
Current: No Debt

0.04
10030.6
Equity to Asset 0.72
MLR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. MLR: 0.72 )
MLR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.72

0.21
0.82
Interest Coverage No Debt
MLR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.88 vs. MLR: No Debt )
MLR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

1.42
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.70
M-Score: -2.07
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 (%) 3.43
MLR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.27 vs. MLR: 3.43 )
MLR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -12.44   Max: 9.71
Current: 3.43

-12.44
9.71
Net-margin (%) 2.28
MLR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. MLR: 2.28 )
MLR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.74   Max: 11.07
Current: 2.28

-19.74
11.07
ROE (%) 5.69
MLR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.52 vs. MLR: 5.69 )
MLR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -115.11   Max: 39.99
Current: 5.69

-115.11
39.99
ROA (%) 4.07
MLR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1172 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.92 vs. MLR: 4.07 )
MLR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -28.18   Max: 22.97
Current: 4.07

-28.18
22.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.74
MLR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 13.58 vs. MLR: 12.74 )
MLR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -39.35   Max: 41.12
Current: 12.74

-39.35
41.12
Revenue Growth (%) 12.30
MLR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. MLR: 12.30 )
MLR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -29.4   Max: 40.7
Current: 12.3

-29.4
40.7
EBITDA Growth (%) -6.40
MLR's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. MLR: -6.40 )
MLR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -29.1   Max: 58
Current: -6.4

-29.1
58
EPS Growth (%) -5.10
MLR's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. MLR: -5.10 )
MLR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -42.5   Max: 119.6
Current: -5.1

-42.5
119.6
» MLR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

MLR Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Robert Olstein 30,000 sh (+92.31%)
Charles Brandes 45,942 sh (+46.35%)
Chuck Royce 359,504 sh (+0.08%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,674,128 sh (+0.05%)
CI Can Am Small Cap 142,764 sh (unchged)
Whitney Tilson 65,000 sh (-13.33%)
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Q2 2013

MLR Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Robert Olstein 46,000 sh (+53.33%)
Whitney Tilson 84,800 sh (+30.46%)
Charles Brandes 52,852 sh (+15.04%)
Chuck Royce 378,031 sh (+5.15%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,670,628 sh (-0.21%)
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Q3 2013

MLR Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Zeke Ashton 79,892 sh (New)
CI Can Am Small Cap 192,564 sh (+34.88%)
Chuck Royce 497,139 sh (+31.51%)
Robert Olstein 60,000 sh (+30.43%)
Whitney Tilson Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,670,228 sh (-0.02%)
Charles Brandes 52,617 sh (-0.44%)
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Q4 2013

MLR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 705,852 sh (+41.98%)
Robert Olstein 60,000 sh (unchged)
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,661,355 sh (-0.53%)
Charles Brandes 48,841 sh (-7.18%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MLR

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Charles Brandes 2013-03-31 Add 46.35%$15.25 - $17.12 $ 20.0225%45942
Charles Brandes 2012-12-31 New Buy0.01%$14.22 - $16.42 $ 20.0234%31392
Michael Price 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.4676%$15.56 - $19.9 $ 20.0212%0
Michael Price 2011-06-30 Reduce -29.4%0.17%$15.08 - $18.52 $ 20.0222%172389
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 24.30
MLR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1022 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. MLR: 24.30 )
MLR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.53   Max: 30.8
Current: 24.3

3.53
30.8
P/B 1.30
MLR's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. MLR: 1.30 )
MLR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 4.5
Current: 1.3

0.43
4.5
P/S 0.60
MLR's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 1198 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. MLR: 0.60 )
MLR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.6

0.14
0.88
EV-to-EBIT 12.70
MLR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 12.08 vs. MLR: 12.70 )
MLR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 17.8
Current: 12.7

3.3
17.8
PEG 9.60
MLR's PEG is ranked lower than
67% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. MLR: 9.60 )
MLR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 10.04
Current: 9.6

0.26
10.04
Shiller P/E 21.50
MLR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 20.03 vs. MLR: 21.50 )
MLR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.86   Max: 598.33
Current: 21.5

4.86
598.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.90
MLR's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
79% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. MLR: 2.90 )
MLR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 3.64
Current: 2.9

0.67
3.64
Dividend Payout 0.69
MLR's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
69% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.23 vs. MLR: 0.69 )
MLR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.69

0.1
0.68
Dividend growth (3y) 77.60
MLR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
96% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 23.90 vs. MLR: 77.60 )
MLR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 77.6
Current: 77.6

0
77.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.90
MLR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
69% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. MLR: 2.90 )
MLR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 3.64
Current: 2.9

0.67
3.64
Share Buyback Rate 2.40
MLR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. MLR: 2.40 )
MLR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.4   Max: -22
Current: 2.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.40
MLR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. MLR: 3.40 )
MLR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 67.13
Current: 3.4

1.62
67.13
Price/Tangible Book 1.50
MLR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. MLR: 1.50 )
MLR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 5.37
Current: 1.5

0.51
5.37
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
MLR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. MLR: 0.90 )
MLR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.76
Current: 0.9

0.36
1.76
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
MLR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MLR: 1.10 )
MLR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 4.4
Current: 1.1

0.14
4.4
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.20
MLR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. MLR: 2.20 )
MLR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 2.02
Current: 2.2

0.63
2.02
Price/Graham Number 1.30
MLR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
54% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MLR: 1.30 )
MLR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 3.71
Current: 1.3

0.62
3.71
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.90
MLR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. MLR: 7.90 )
MLR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 30
Current: 7.9

5.6
30
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.09
MLR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.27 vs. MLR: 16.09 )
MLR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -59.8   Max: 29
Current: 16.09

-59.8
29

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts
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Miller Industries, Inc. was incorporated in Tennessee. The Company is a manufacturer of vehicle towing and recovery equipment. It manufactures the bodies of wreckers and car carriers, which are installed on truck chassis manufactured by third parties. Wreckers are generally used to recover and tow disabled vehicles and other equipment. Car carriers are specialized flatbed vehicles with hydraulic tilt mechanisms that enable a towing operator to drive or winch a vehicle onto the bed for transport. The Company's products are sold through independent distributors that serve all 50 states, Canada and Mexico, and other foreign markets including Europe, the Pacific Rim, the Middle East, South America and Africa, and through prime contractors to governmental entities. Its product lines comprises of Wreckers, Car Carriers, and Transport Trailer. The Company manufactures and markets its products under 10 separate brand names including Century, Vulcan, Challenger, Champion, and Boniface.

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