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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
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history
Equity to Asset 0.70
NWPX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. NWPX: 0.70 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.7

0.2
0.71
Interest Coverage 0.19
NWPX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. NWPX: 0.19 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 10.94
Current: 0.19

0.19
10.94
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.04
M-Score: -2.39
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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Operating margin (%) -3.48
NWPX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. NWPX: -3.48 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.02   Max: 14.42
Current: -3.48

-3.02
14.42
Net-margin (%) -3.72
NWPX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. NWPX: -3.72 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.61   Max: 7.69
Current: -3.72

-2.61
7.69
ROE (%) -7.17
NWPX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. NWPX: -7.17 )
NWPX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.71   Max: 22.57
Current: -7.17

-2.71
22.57
ROA (%) -4.78
NWPX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. NWPX: -4.78 )
NWPX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.62   Max: 12.54
Current: -4.78

-1.62
12.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5.70
NWPX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.96 vs. NWPX: -5.70 )
NWPX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.48   Max: 47.01
Current: -5.7

-2.48
47.01
Revenue Growth (%) 6.50
NWPX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. NWPX: 6.50 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.5   Max: 23.1
Current: 6.5

-13.5
23.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 1.60
NWPX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -4.80 vs. NWPX: 1.60 )
NWPX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -70.6   Max: 220.8
Current: 1.6

-70.6
220.8
EPS Growth (%) -44.70
NWPX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -9.20 vs. NWPX: -44.70 )
NWPX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -44.7   Max: 71.9
Current: -44.7

-44.7
71.9
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

NWPX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 22,314 sh (New)
Jim Simons 13,931 sh (+128.38%)
Chuck Royce 500,689 sh (-9.6%)
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Q1 2014

NWPX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 624,583 sh (+24.74%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 7,701 sh (-44.72%)
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Q2 2014

NWPX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 657,583 sh (+5.28%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2014

NWPX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 700,110 sh (+6.47%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NWPX

(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 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$33.12 - $37.97 $ 33.73-6%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$31.58 - $39.32 $ 33.73-8%22314
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$25.11 - $28.08 $ 33.7324%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$22.96 - $29.32 $ 33.7336%7824
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Ratios

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P/B 1.20
NWPX's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. NWPX: 1.20 )
NWPX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.04
Current: 1.2

0.59
2.04
P/S 0.60
NWPX's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. NWPX: 0.60 )
NWPX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 1.39
Current: 0.6

0.34
1.39
PFCF 26.80
NWPX's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 115.75 vs. NWPX: 26.80 )
NWPX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 488
Current: 26.8

3.7
488
EV-to-EBIT -21.06
NWPX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 27.53 vs. NWPX: -21.06 )
NWPX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -92.5   Max: 2398.1
Current: -21.06

-92.5
2398.1
Shiller P/E 75.70
NWPX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NWPX: 75.70 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.66   Max: 81.67
Current: 75.7

7.66
81.67
Current Ratio 5.66
NWPX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. NWPX: 5.66 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 5.66
Current: 5.66

1.43
5.66
Quick Ratio 3.43
NWPX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. NWPX: 3.43 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 3.89
Current: 3.43

0.84
3.89

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.35
NWPX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. NWPX: 1.35 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 2.67
Current: 1.35

0.54
2.67
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.13
NWPX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. NWPX: 1.13 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 109.41
Current: 1.13

0.97
109.41
Price/Median PS Value 1.06
NWPX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. NWPX: 1.06 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.06

0.28
2.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -4.70
NWPX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
53% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. NWPX: -4.70 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 17
Current: -4.7

0.1
17
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 26.48
NWPX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. NWPX: 26.48 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -44.1   Max: 26.4
Current: 26.48

-44.1
26.4

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
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Northwest Pipe Co was incorporated in the State of Oregon. The Company is a North American manufacturer of large diameter, high-pressure steel pipeline systems for use in water infrastructure applications, primarily related to drinking water systems. The Company also manufactures other welded steel pipe products for use in a wide range of applications, including energy, construction, agriculture, and industrial uses. The Company's pipeline systems are also used for hydroelectric power systems, wastewater systems and other applications. It also makes products for industrial plant piping systems and certain structural applications. The Company operates in two business segments, Water Transmission and Tubular Products. The Company manufactures water infrastructure steel pipe products through its Water Transmission Group. The Water Transmission Group produces large diameter, high pressure, and engineered welded steel pipe products for use in water transmission applications. Company has eight Water Transmission manufacturing facilities, located to meet North America's growing needs for water and wastewater infrastructure. It markets water infrastructure products through an internal sales force. The Company also manufactures smaller diameter electric resistance welded (ERW) steel pipe and other welded steel pipe products through Tubular Products Group. Its smaller diameter pipe is used for applications in energy, structural, commercial and industrial uses. The Company has three centrally located Tubular Products manufacturing facilities in the United States and markets products through an internal sales force. The Company's Water Transmission manufacturing facilities are located in areas including; Oregon, Colorado, California, West Virginia, Texas, Missouri, Utah, and Mexico. The Company's competitors in Water Transmission business in the western United States and southwestern Canada is National Oilwell Varco, Inc. East of the Rocky Mountains, its primary competition includes: American Cast Iron Pipe Company and U.S. Pipe, which manufacture ductile iron pipe; American Spiral Weld Pipe Company, which manufactures spiral welded steel pipe; and Hanson Pipe & Precast, which manufactures concrete pressure pipe and spiral welded steel pipe. The Company's Tubular Product competes with U.S. Steel, TMK Ipsco, Boomerang, Energex, Tex Tube, Tenaris, Evraz, California Steel Industries and Welded Tubes, as well as foreign competitors. The Company is subject to federal, state, local and foreign environmental and occupational safety and health laws and regulations, violation of which could give rise to fines, penalties, other civil sanctions or criminal sanctions.
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