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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.34
OTTR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. OTTR: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
OTTR' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.34
0.32
0.43
Interest Coverage 3.56
OTTR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
58% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. OTTR: 3.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
OTTR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 3.04 Max: 5.01
Current: 3.56
0.93
5.01
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.26
M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
6.58%
6.90%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 14.27
OTTR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.50 vs. OTTR: 14.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
OTTR' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.08  Med: 8.49 Max: 14.01
Current: 14.27
3.08
14.01
Net-margin (%) 7.14
OTTR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.31 vs. OTTR: 7.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
OTTR' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.23  Med: 3.52 Max: 7.61
Current: 7.14
-1.23
7.61
ROE (%) 9.34
OTTR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.38 vs. OTTR: 9.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
OTTR' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.35  Med: 7.56 Max: 10.42
Current: 9.34
-2.35
10.42
ROA (%) 3.06
OTTR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. OTTR: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
OTTR' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.76  Med: 2.71 Max: 4.19
Current: 3.06
-0.76
4.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.80
OTTR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.71 vs. OTTR: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
OTTR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.98  Med: 7.34 Max: 11.91
Current: 7.8
2.98
11.91
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.40
OTTR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. OTTR: -4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OTTR' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.3  Med: 6.40 Max: 13
Current: -4.4
-10.3
13
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.60
OTTR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. OTTR: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OTTR' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.5  Med: 1.90 Max: 8.2
Current: 7.6
-13.5
8.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 14.10
OTTR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. OTTR: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OTTR' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.5  Med: 3.90 Max: 51
Current: 14.1
-25.5
51
» OTTR's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-04)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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OTTR Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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OTTR Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Jim Simons 113,100 sh (-40.16%)
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OTTR Guru Trades in Q1 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified
Compare:XTER:MVV1, BSP:CEEB5, NZSE:GNE, SZSE:000767, BSP:CPLE3, TSX:SPB » details
Traded in other countries:OT4.Germany,
Otter Tail Corp through its utility business units, provides electricity and energy services. It operates in segments namely, Electric, Manufacturing, and Plastics.

Otter Tail Corp formerly known as 'Otter Tail Power Company' was incorporated in 1907 under the laws of the State of Minnesota. In 2001, the Company has changed its name to Otter Tail Corporation. The Company's businesses have been classified into four segments, namely, Electric, Manufacturing, Plastics and Construction. Electric segment includes the production, transmission, distribution and sale of electric energy in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota by OTP. In addition, OTP is an active wholesale participant in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO) markets. OTP's operations have been the Company's primary business since 1907. Manufacturing segment consists of businesses in the manufacturing activities such as contract machining, metal parts stamping and fabrication, and production of material and handling trays and horticultural containers. These businesses have manufacturing facilities in Illinois and Minnesota, and sell products in the United States. Plastic segment consists of businesses producing polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe at plants in North Dakota and Arizona. The PVC pipe is sold in the upper Midwest and Southwest regions of the United States. Construction segment consists of businesses involved in commercial and industrial electric contracting and construction of fiber optic, electric distribution, water, wastewater and HVAC systems in the central United States.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.95
OTTR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.39 vs. OTTR: 19.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
OTTR' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.22  Med: 20.23 Max: 669.15
Current: 19.95
12.22
669.15
PE(NRI) 18.83
OTTR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
56% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.66 vs. OTTR: 18.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
OTTR' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.51  Med: 20.05 Max: 137
Current: 18.83
13.51
137
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 44.66
OTTR's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
77% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.44 vs. OTTR: 44.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
OTTR' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.71  Med: 30.91 Max: 173.11
Current: 44.66
8.71
173.11
P/B 1.83
OTTR's P/B is ranked lower than
62% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. OTTR: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
OTTR' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.78 Max: 3.18
Current: 1.83
0.84
3.18
P/S 1.43
OTTR's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. OTTR: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
OTTR' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.65
Current: 1.43
0.37
1.65
POCF 7.50
OTTR's POCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. OTTR: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
OTTR' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.66  Med: 7.78 Max: 19.41
Current: 7.5
3.66
19.41
EV-to-EBIT 15.14
OTTR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.48 vs. OTTR: 15.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
OTTR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.8  Med: 16.20 Max: 54.4
Current: 15.14
9.8
54.4
EV-to-EBITDA 9.65
OTTR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
54% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.89 vs. OTTR: 9.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
OTTR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7  Med: 9.80 Max: 14.9
Current: 9.65
7
14.9
PEG 2.64
OTTR's PEG is ranked higher than
50% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. OTTR: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
OTTR' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 9.50 Max: 325.13
Current: 2.64
1.77
325.13
Shiller P/E 30.35
OTTR's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 22.63 vs. OTTR: 30.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
OTTR' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.45  Med: 18.17 Max: 30.62
Current: 30.35
8.45
30.62
Current Ratio 0.90
OTTR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. OTTR: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
OTTR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.47
Current: 0.9
0.68
2.47
Quick Ratio 0.53
OTTR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. OTTR: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
OTTR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.00 Max: 2.11
Current: 0.53
0.45
2.11
Days Inventory 67.97
OTTR's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
83% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 22.61 vs. OTTR: 67.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
OTTR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.1  Med: 51.45 Max: 298.96
Current: 67.97
31.1
298.96
Days Sales Outstanding 34.26
OTTR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 50.36 vs. OTTR: 34.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
OTTR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.63  Med: 36.00 Max: 49.02
Current: 34.26
23.63
49.02
Days Payable 72.64
OTTR's Days Payable is ranked higher than
55% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 65.98 vs. OTTR: 72.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
OTTR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.56  Med: 65.46 Max: 381.79
Current: 72.64
35.56
381.79

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.19
OTTR's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. OTTR: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
OTTR' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.62  Med: 4.33 Max: 7.4
Current: 4.19
2.62
7.4
Dividend Payout 0.79
OTTR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
67% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. OTTR: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
OTTR' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.76 Max: 5.73
Current: 0.79
0.44
5.73
Dividend Growth (3y) 1.10
OTTR's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
58% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. OTTR: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
OTTR' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.90 Max: 3.2
Current: 1.1
0
3.2
Forward Dividend Yield 4.25
OTTR's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
62% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. OTTR: 4.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.32
OTTR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
50% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. OTTR: 4.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
OTTR' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 4.46 Max: 7.62
Current: 4.32
2.7
7.62
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.50
OTTR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. OTTR: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
OTTR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.7  Med: -2.10 Max: -0.2
Current: -1.5
-6.7
-0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.02
OTTR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. OTTR: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
OTTR' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 2.29 Max: 3.43
Current: 2.02
1.22
3.43
Price/Projected FCF 1.57
OTTR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. OTTR: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
OTTR' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.74 Max: 4.07
Current: 1.57
0.94
4.07
Price/Median PS Value 1.57
OTTR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. OTTR: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
OTTR' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.75
Current: 1.57
0.6
1.75
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.55
OTTR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
72% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. OTTR: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
OTTR' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 2.33 Max: 3.8
Current: 2.55
0.77
3.8
Price/Graham Number 1.30
OTTR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
52% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. OTTR: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
OTTR' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.39 Max: 2.77
Current: 1.3
1.02
2.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.59
OTTR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. OTTR: 6.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
OTTR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 6.20 Max: 10.2
Current: 6.59
1.8
10.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.30
OTTR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. OTTR: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
OTTR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.4  Med: 1.10 Max: 12.5
Current: 8.3
-19.4
12.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $783.2
EPS (TTM) $ 1.48
Beta0.78
Short Percentage of Float3.45%
52-Week Range $24.82 - 31.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)38.12
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Headlines

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3 High Beta Utilities with the Highest Dividend Yield Ratio Aug 06 2013 
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Otter Tail Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 08 2010 
Otter Tail Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 09 2010 
Otter Tail Corp. (OTTR) CFO & Treasurer Kevin G Moug sells 3,786 Shares Mar 01 2010 
Otter Tail Corp. (OTTR) COO & Exec Vice Pres Lauris N Molbert sells 7,698 Shares Feb 19 2010 
When Mr. Market Takes No Prisoners: Investment Analysis on Otter Tail Corp. Feb 09 2010 
Otter Tail Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 09 2009 
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Otter Tail Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 11 2009 

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