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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
Cash-to-Debt 23.55
NWPX's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. NWPX: 23.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NWPX' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 23.55
Current: 23.55
0
23.55
Equity-to-Asset 0.87
NWPX's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. NWPX: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NWPX' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.87
0.2
0.87
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 4.26
Beneish M-Score: -1.94
WACC vs ROIC
9.70%
-4.52%
WACC
ROIC
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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Operating Margin % -8.66
NWPX's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
84% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. NWPX: -8.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NWPX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.99  Med: 3.28 Max: 12.7
Current: -8.66
-16.99
12.7
Net Margin % -5.93
NWPX's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
82% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. NWPX: -5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NWPX' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.42  Med: -0.84 Max: 6.94
Current: -5.93
-12.42
6.94
ROE % -4.46
NWPX's ROE % is ranked lower than
77% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. NWPX: -4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NWPX' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.69  Med: -1.28 Max: 12.32
Current: -4.46
-12.69
12.32
ROA % -3.76
NWPX's ROA % is ranked lower than
81% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. NWPX: -3.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NWPX' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.62  Med: -0.77 Max: 6.78
Current: -3.76
-9.62
6.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -6.71
NWPX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
86% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 vs. NWPX: -6.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NWPX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.5  Med: 5 Max: 15.66
Current: -6.71
-15.5
15.66
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -24.40
NWPX's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
89% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.40 vs. NWPX: -24.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NWPX' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.4  Med: 1.4 Max: 23.1
Current: -24.4
-24.4
23.1
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

NWPX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 122,900 sh (+17.61%)
Chuck Royce 1,226,827 sh (+0.44%)
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Q2 2016

NWPX Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 141,600 sh (+15.22%)
Chuck Royce 1,290,827 sh (+5.22%)
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Q3 2016

NWPX Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 148,600 sh (+4.94%)
Chuck Royce 1,150,828 sh (-10.85%)
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Q4 2016

NWPX Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 176,400 sh (+18.71%)
Chuck Royce 1,086,768 sh (-5.57%)
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Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel    NAICS: 331210    SIC: 3317
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Headquarter Location:USA
Northwest Pipe Co is a manufacturer of engineered steel pipe water systems in North America. It operates in two segments, Water Transmission and Tubular Products.

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, 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.

Guru Investment Theses on Northwest Pipe Co

Royce Funds Comments on Northwest Pipe - Mar 15, 2016

Northwest Pipe (NASDAQ:NWPX) makes large-diameter, high-pressure steel pipe products used for water transmission. It also moved into the oilfield country tubular goods market close to the time energy prices began to plummet, which hurt growth and revenues. It’s moving out of that business and concentrating on what we think it does best, making us confident in its recovery potential.





From the Royce Opportunity Fund fourth quarter 2015 commentary.



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Ratios

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PB Ratio 0.64
NWPX's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. NWPX: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NWPX' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.96 Max: 2.04
Current: 0.64
0.38
2.04
PS Ratio 0.86
NWPX's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. NWPX: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NWPX' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.39
Current: 0.86
0.35
1.39
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 88.67
NWPX's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.94 vs. NWPX: 88.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
NWPX' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 8.34 Max: 1414.84
Current: 88.67
1.5
1414.84
EV-to-EBIT -8.42
NWPX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.04 vs. NWPX: -8.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NWPX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -236  Med: 9.85 Max: 451.1
Current: -8.42
-236
451.1
EV-to-EBITDA -32.23
NWPX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 11.07 vs. NWPX: -32.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NWPX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.2  Med: 8.4 Max: 254.9
Current: -32.23
-46.2
254.9
Shiller PE Ratio 59.15
NWPX's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 19.66 vs. NWPX: 59.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
NWPX' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.87  Med: 16.95 Max: 79.88
Current: 59.15
8.87
79.88
Current Ratio 6.05
NWPX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. NWPX: 6.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NWPX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 3.43 Max: 6.61
Current: 6.05
1.43
6.61
Quick Ratio 5.02
NWPX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. NWPX: 5.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NWPX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 2.21 Max: 5.02
Current: 5.02
0.84
5.02
Days Inventory 56.78
NWPX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
68% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 78.80 vs. NWPX: 56.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NWPX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55.51  Med: 81.29 Max: 136.59
Current: 56.78
55.51
136.59
Days Sales Outstanding 60.07
NWPX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
51% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 59.28 vs. NWPX: 60.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NWPX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.95  Med: 58.7 Max: 162.43
Current: 60.07
38.95
162.43
Days Payable 12.05
NWPX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
88% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 48.06 vs. NWPX: 12.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NWPX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.94  Med: 24.9 Max: 51.61
Current: 12.05
6.94
51.61

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.50
NWPX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. NWPX: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NWPX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.7  Med: -0.6 Max: -0.3
Current: -0.5
-23.7
-0.3

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 1.68
NWPX's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. NWPX: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
NWPX' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 5.91 Max: 14.81
Current: 1.68
1.46
14.81
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.65
NWPX's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. NWPX: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
NWPX' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.2 Max: 2.17
Current: 0.65
0.5
2.17
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.46
NWPX's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. NWPX: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
NWPX' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 2.6 Max: 32.62
Current: 0.46
0.44
32.62
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.24
NWPX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. NWPX: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NWPX' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.24
0.24
1.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -11.88
NWPX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. NWPX: -11.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NWPX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 8.9 Max: 17.7
Current: -11.88
0.2
17.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 36.79
NWPX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
93% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.52 vs. NWPX: 36.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
NWPX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.9  Med: 3.8 Max: 68.8
Current: 36.79
-50.9
68.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $156.3
EPS (TTM) $ -0.96
Beta1.22
Short Percentage of Float3.33%
52-Week Range $8.54 - 19.55
Shares Outstanding (Mil)9.60

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 156 195
EPS ($) -0.24 0.41
EPS without NRI ($) -0.24 0.41
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Northwest Pipe Company Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call Apr 19 2017 
Northwest Pipe Company Announces First Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call Apr 20 2016 
Royce Funds Comments on Northwest Pipe Mar 15 2016 
Royce Opportunity Fund Annual Letter to Shareholders Mar 15 2016 
Northwest Pipe Company Announces Plans to Re-Brand and Expand Product Offerings from Monterrey, Mexi Feb 16 2016 
Northwest Pipe Company Announces Full Year 2015 Earnings Conference Call Feb 16 2016 
Northwest Pipe Company Announces Third Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call Oct 21 2015 
Northwest Pipe Company's Water Transmission Group Awarded Schoharie Reservoir Low Level Outlet Contr Oct 06 2015 
Northwest Pipe Company's Water Transmission Group Awarded Section 15-2 of the Integrated Pipeline Pr Jul 23 2015 
Northwest Pipe Company Announces Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call Jul 23 2015 

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