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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
Equity to Asset 0.69
NWPX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. NWPX: 0.69 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.69

0.2
0.69
Interest Coverage 0.19
NWPX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. NWPX: 0.19 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 10.94
Current: 0.19

0.07
10.94
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 3.67
M-Score: -2.95
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -4.76
NWPX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. NWPX: -4.76 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.02   Max: 14.42
Current: -4.76

-3.02
14.42
Net-margin (%) -5.63
NWPX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. NWPX: -5.63 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.61   Max: 7.69
Current: -5.63

-2.61
7.69
ROE (%) -8.60
NWPX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. NWPX: -8.60 )
NWPX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.92   Max: 22.57
Current: -8.6

-2.92
22.57
ROA (%) -5.59
NWPX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. NWPX: -5.59 )
NWPX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.69   Max: 12.54
Current: -5.59

-1.69
12.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -6.01
NWPX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. NWPX: -6.01 )
NWPX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.86   Max: 47.01
Current: -6.01

-2.86
47.01
Revenue Growth (%) 6.50
NWPX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 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 (%) -3.70
NWPX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -6.20 vs. NWPX: -3.70 )
NWPX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -70.6   Max: 220.8
Current: -3.7

-70.6
220.8
EPS Growth (%) -44.70
NWPX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 344 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
» NWPX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

NWPX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 6,100 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 553,889 sh (-0.96%)
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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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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 $ 35.36-1%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$31.58 - $39.32 $ 35.36-3%22314
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$25.11 - $28.08 $ 35.3630%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$22.96 - $29.32 $ 35.3643%7824
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Ratios

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P/B 1.34
NWPX's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. NWPX: 1.34 )
NWPX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.04
Current: 1.34

0.59
2.04
P/S 0.86
NWPX's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. NWPX: 0.86 )
NWPX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 1.39
Current: 0.86

0.34
1.39
PFCF 10.28
NWPX's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NWPX: 10.28 )
NWPX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 732
Current: 10.28

3.7
732
EV-to-EBIT -23.95
NWPX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 30.20 vs. NWPX: -23.95 )
NWPX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 542
Current: -23.95

4.9
542
Shiller P/E 52.88
NWPX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NWPX: 52.88 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.66   Max: 61.07
Current: 52.88

7.66
61.07
Current Ratio 3.27
NWPX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. NWPX: 3.27 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 5.28
Current: 3.27

1.43
5.28
Quick Ratio 2.14
NWPX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NWPX: 2.14 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 3.89
Current: 2.14

0.84
3.89

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.50
NWPX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. NWPX: 1.50 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 2.67
Current: 1.5

0.54
2.67
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
NWPX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NWPX: 1.20 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 109.41
Current: 1.2

0.97
109.41
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
NWPX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. NWPX: 1.50 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 2.22
Current: 1.5

0.28
2.22
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.20
NWPX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
64% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. NWPX: 0.20 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 20.3
Current: 0.2

0.2
20.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.94
NWPX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. NWPX: 0.94 )
NWPX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -49.8   Max: 42.1
Current: 0.94

-49.8
42.1

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
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Northwest Pipe Company 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, mainly related to drinking water systems. 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. These pipeline systems are produced by its Water Transmission Group from seven manufacturing facilities located in Portland, Oregon; Denver, Colorado; Adelanto, California; Parkersburg, West Virginia; Saginaw, Texas; Pleasant Grove, Utah; and Monterrey, Mexico. Its water infrastructure products are sold generally to installation contractors, who include its products in their bids to municipal agencies or privately-owned water companies for specific projects. The Company's Tubular Products Group manufactures ERW steel pipe in three facilities: Atchison, Kansas; Houston, Texas; and starting in 2010 Bossier City, Louisiana. It produces a range of products used in several different markets. The Tubular Products Group makes pipe focused on the energy industry. The Company also produces pipe used in industrial, construction, and agricultural applications. It currently makes energy pipe, standard pipe, structural pipe, and traffic signpost systems, which are sold to distributors and used in many different applications. It competes with Lindsay Corporation, Valmont Industries, Inc., Tex Tube, TMK Ipsco, Tenaris, U.S. Steel, Allied Tube and Conduit Corp. and John Maneely, American Cast Iron Pipe Company and Mueller Water Products, both of which manufacture ductile iron pipe; American Spiral Weld Pipe Company, which manufactures spiral welded steel pipe; and Hanson Pipe & Precast. 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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