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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.05
NTK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. NTK: 0.05 )
NTK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05

Equity to Asset 0.04
NTK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. NTK: 0.04 )
NTK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.3   Max: 0.23
Current: 0.04

-0.3
0.23
Interest Coverage 0.88
NTK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.24 vs. NTK: 0.88 )
NTK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 2.32
Current: 0.88

0.6
2.32
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.47
M-Score: -2.58
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 (%) 3.84
NTK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. NTK: 3.84 )
NTK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -26.88   Max: 12.11
Current: 3.84

-26.88
12.11
Net-margin (%) -0.36
NTK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. NTK: -0.36 )
NTK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -34.4   Max: 33.67
Current: -0.36

-34.4
33.67
ROE (%) -8.31
NTK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.76 vs. NTK: -8.31 )
NTK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -69.53   Max: 357.85
Current: -8.31

-69.53
357.85
ROA (%) -0.42
NTK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. NTK: -0.42 )
NTK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -39.42   Max: 37.6
Current: -0.42

-39.42
37.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.69
NTK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.95 vs. NTK: 21.69 )
NTK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -141.17   Max: 63.65
Current: 21.69

-141.17
63.65
Revenue Growth (%) 5.50
NTK's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. NTK: 5.50 )
NTK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 5.5
Current: 5.5

0
5.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -8.20
NTK's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. NTK: -8.20 )
NTK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -8.2
Current: -8.2

EPS Growth (%) -15.30
NTK's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. NTK: -15.30 )
NTK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -15.3
Current: -15.3

» NTK's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

NTK Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 47,173 sh (+59.91%)
Mario Gabelli 7,800 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 34,882 sh (-2.79%)
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Q3 2013

NTK Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 42,268 sh (+21.17%)
Jim Simons 52,097 sh (+10.44%)
Mario Gabelli 7,800 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

NTK Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 56,100 sh (+7.68%)
Mario Gabelli 7,800 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 27,613 sh (-34.67%)
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Q1 2014

NTK Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 63,104 sh (+12.48%)
Mario Gabelli 7,800 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 19,446 sh (-29.58%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NTK

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -29.58%0.01%$71.32 - $81.25 $ 84.7112%19446
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -34.67%0.03%$66.31 - $76.19 $ 84.7119%27613
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 21.17%0.02%$65.64 - $69.38 $ 84.7124%42268
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 27.99%0.03%$49.59 - $55.7 $ 84.7162%36677
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.11%$39.83 - $52 $ 84.7182%28657
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 New Buy$39.83 - $52 $ 84.7182%7500
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 15.20
NTK's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. NTK: 15.20 )
NTK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.84   Max: 16.27
Current: 15.2

2.84
16.27
P/S 0.60
NTK's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NTK: 0.60 )
NTK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.6

0.13
0.62
PFCF 24.50
NTK's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 39.10 vs. NTK: 24.50 )
NTK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.35   Max: 26.26
Current: 24.5

4.35
26.26
EV-to-EBIT 24.78
NTK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.94 vs. NTK: 24.78 )
NTK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.9   Max: 53.8
Current: 24.78

12.9
53.8
Current Ratio 1.58
NTK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. NTK: 1.58 )
NTK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.05
Current: 1.58

0.38
2.05
Quick Ratio 0.91
NTK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NTK: 0.91 )
NTK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.38
Current: 0.91

0.25
1.38

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.40
NTK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NTK: 2.40 )
NTK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 2.31
Current: 2.4

0.57
2.31
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
NTK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. NTK: 1.60 )
NTK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.52
Current: 1.6

0.35
1.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.00
NTK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
54% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. NTK: 4.00 )
NTK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 7.8
Current: 4

1.9
7.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1887.49
NTK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
100% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. NTK: 1887.49 )
NTK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2069.1   Max: 9235.1
Current: 1887.49

2069.1
9235.1

Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials
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Nortek, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware. The Company and its wholly-owned subsidiaries are diversified manufacturers of innovative, branded residential and commercial building products. The Company operates within four reporting segments: Residential Ventilation Products, Home Technology Products segment, Residential Air Conditioning and Heating Products segment and Commercial Air Conditioning and Heating Products segment. The Company manufactures and sells, primarily in the United States, Canada and Europe. The Company's Residential Ventilation Products segment manufactures and distributes room and whole house ventilation products and other products for the professional remodeling and replacement markets, residential new construction market and DIY market. The principal products of the segment, which are sold under the Broan, NuTone, Venmar, Best and Zephyr brand names are kitchen range hoods,exhaust fans (such as bath fans and fan, heater and light combination units), and indoor air quality products. The Company's Home Technology Products segment manufactures and distributes products designed to provide convenience and security for residential and certain commercial applications. The Company's Residential Air Conditioning and Heating Products segment principally manufactures and sells split-system air conditioners, heat pumps, air handlers, furnaces and related equipment, accessories and parts for the residential and certain commercial markets. The Company's Commercial Air Conditioning and Heating Products segment manufactures and sells HVAC systems that are custom-designed to meet customer specifications for commercial offices, manufacturing and educational facilities, hospitals, retail stores, clean rooms and governmental buildings. The Company is subject to numerous federal, state, local and foreign laws and regulations.
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