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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.31
NCS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. NCS: 0.31 )
NCS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 44
Current: 0.31

0.01
44
Equity to Asset 0.33
NCS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
51% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. NCS: 0.33 )
NCS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.49   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.33

-0.49
0.75
Interest Coverage 2.01
NCS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
56% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.67 vs. NCS: 2.01 )
NCS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 384
Current: 2.01

0.91
384
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 2.99
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.83
NCS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. NCS: 1.83 )
NCS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -70.79   Max: 12.36
Current: 1.83

-70.79
12.36
Net-margin (%) 0.82
NCS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. NCS: 0.82 )
NCS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -77.78   Max: 7.45
Current: 0.82

-77.78
7.45
ROE (%) 5.97
NCS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.59 vs. NCS: 5.97 )
NCS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -222.82   Max: 28.52
Current: 5.97

-222.82
28.52
ROA (%) 1.92
NCS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. NCS: 1.92 )
NCS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -75.27   Max: 20.55
Current: 1.92

-75.27
20.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.02
NCS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.48 vs. NCS: 9.02 )
NCS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -192.89   Max: 104.07
Current: 9.02

-192.89
104.07
Revenue Growth (%) -29.40
NCS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. NCS: -29.40 )
NCS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -51.3   Max: 34.4
Current: -29.4

-51.3
34.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -22.60
NCS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. NCS: -22.60 )
NCS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -74.6   Max: 39.1
Current: -22.6

-74.6
39.1
» NCS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

NCS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

PRIMECAP Management 59,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,858,290 sh (+5.03%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q1 2014

NCS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 192,133 sh (New)
John Keeley 1,660,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 51,855 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 380,000 sh (+544.07%)
Chuck Royce 1,896,290 sh (+2.04%)
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Q2 2014

NCS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

PRIMECAP Management 440,000 sh (+15.79%)
Chuck Royce 1,999,416 sh (+5.44%)
Steven Cohen 36,500 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Keeley 1,642,340 sh (-1.06%)
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Q3 2014

NCS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

PRIMECAP Management 440,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 1,642,340 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,761,667 sh (-11.89%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NCS

(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
John Keeley 2014-03-31 New Buy0.5%$16.32 - $19.95 $ 17.820%1660000
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Add 544.07%0.01%$16.32 - $19.95 $ 17.820%380000
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 New Buy$12.71 - $17.9 $ 17.8215%59000
John Burbank 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$14.45 - $17.51 $ 17.8210%0
John Burbank 2013-03-31 New Buy0.02%$13.9 - $17.71 $ 17.8212%22006
John Burbank 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.0026%$9.13 - $12.07 $ 17.8268%0
John Burbank 2012-03-31 New Buy$10.63 - $12.65 $ 17.8260%6800
Ron Baron 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0012%$7.36 - $11.96 $ 17.8284%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 127.30
NCS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 24.40 vs. NCS: 127.30 )
NCS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.18   Max: 341.83
Current: 127.3

3.18
341.83
P/B 5.32
NCS's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. NCS: 5.32 )
NCS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 349.75
Current: 5.32

0.4
349.75
P/S 0.95
NCS's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. NCS: 0.95 )
NCS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.13
Current: 0.95

0.03
1.13
PFCF 3.64
NCS's PFCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 37.42 vs. NCS: 3.64 )
NCS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 150.9
Current: 3.64

0.48
150.9
EV-to-EBIT 58.44
NCS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.54 vs. NCS: 58.44 )
NCS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -153.5   Max: 86.6
Current: 58.44

-153.5
86.6
Current Ratio 1.59
NCS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. NCS: 1.59 )
NCS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 2.96
Current: 1.59

1.3
2.96
Quick Ratio 1.05
NCS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. NCS: 1.05 )
NCS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 2.2
Current: 1.05

0.81
2.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 10.36
NCS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. NCS: 10.36 )
NCS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.45   Max: 30.38
Current: 10.36

2.45
30.38
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.39
NCS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. NCS: 1.39 )
NCS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.4
Current: 1.39

0.09
2.4
Price/Median PS Value 2.60
NCS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NCS: 2.60 )
NCS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 2.83
Current: 2.6

0.12
2.83
Price/Graham Number 7.34
NCS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
57% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. NCS: 7.34 )
NCS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1   Max: 7.98
Current: 7.34

1
7.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.70
NCS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
52% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. NCS: 1.70 )
NCS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 23.5
Current: 1.7

1.2
23.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 96.81
NCS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
99% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. NCS: 96.81 )
NCS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.2   Max: 206.1
Current: 96.81

-6.2
206.1

Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials
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Traded in other countries:NCUN.Germany,
NCI Building Systems, Inc., was founded in 1984 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1991. The Company is an integrated manufacturer and supplier of metal coil coating services, metal building components and engineered metal buildings systems in North America. The Company provides metal coil coating services for commercial and construction applications, servicing both internal and external customers. It designs, engineers, manufactures and markets comprehensive lines of metal components and engineered building systems in the industry, with a reputation for high quality and superior engineering and design. It has aggregated its operations into three reportable business segments namely metal coil coating; metal components; and engineered building systems. The raw material used in manufacturing of metal components and engineered building systems is steel which it purchase from multiple steel producer Steel is the primary raw material used by each of its business segments. The Company's metal coil coating segment, which paints steel coils, provides substantially its entire metal coil coating requirements for its metal components and engineered building systems business segments. The Company's engineered building systems segment sources substantially its entire painted steel coil and a large portion of its components requirements from its other two business segments. The manufacturing and distribution activities of its segments are effectively coupled through the use of its nationwide hub-and-spoke manufacturing and distribution system, which supports and enhances its vertical integration. It operates in a competitive environment. The operation of its business is subject to stringent and complex laws and regulations pertaining to health, safety and the environment.
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NCI Building Systems Inc. (NCS) CFO Mark E Johnson buys 1,178 Shares Jul 02 2010 
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