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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.10
PCP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 1959 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. PCP: 0.10 )
PCP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 5.77
Current: 0.1

0.01
5.77
Equity to Asset 0.61
PCP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 1963 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. PCP: 0.61 )
PCP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.61

0.31
0.8
Interest Coverage 35.16
PCP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
65% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 29.41 vs. PCP: 35.16 )
PCP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.58   Max: 638
Current: 35.16

3.58
638
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.69
M-Score: -2.40
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 28.27
PCP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1979 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 vs. PCP: 28.27 )
PCP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 10   Max: 27.79
Current: 28.27

10
27.79
Net-margin (%) 18.66
PCP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1979 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. PCP: 18.66 )
PCP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.06   Max: 18.48
Current: 18.66

-0.06
18.48
ROE (%) 15.47
PCP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1966 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. PCP: 15.47 )
PCP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.1   Max: 24.41
Current: 15.47

-0.1
24.41
ROA (%) 9.37
PCP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1984 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. PCP: 9.37 )
PCP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.05   Max: 16.32
Current: 9.37

-0.05
16.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 45.69
PCP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1981 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 13.07 vs. PCP: 45.69 )
PCP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 19.32   Max: 70.07
Current: 45.69

19.32
70.07
Revenue Growth (%) 15.00
PCP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. PCP: 15.00 )
PCP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.1   Max: 35.7
Current: 15

-10.1
35.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 20.40
PCP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1527 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. PCP: 20.40 )
PCP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.2   Max: 44.2
Current: 20.4

-9.2
44.2
EPS Growth (%) 19.70
PCP's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. PCP: 19.70 )
PCP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.8   Max: 58.9
Current: 19.7

-13.8
58.9
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

PCP Guru Trades in Q3 2013

RS Investment Management 22,296 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 10,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 30,709 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 54,880 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 252,921 sh (+1357.17%)
Steven Cohen 95,590 sh (+173.66%)
Jim Simons 486,100 sh (+72.74%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 35,100 sh (+22.3%)
Tom Russo 11,325 sh (+10.49%)
Mariko Gordon 2,787 sh (+5.85%)
Ruane Cunniff 3,150,357 sh (+0.03%)
Jeff Auxier 11,416 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 900 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 341,622 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 1,977,336 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 82,330 sh (-0.42%)
Mario Gabelli 873,045 sh (-0.81%)
Scott Black 43,306 sh (-3.22%)
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Q4 2013

PCP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Caxton Associates 9,482 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 263,880 sh (+380.83%)
Mariko Gordon 3,538 sh (+26.95%)
Pioneer Investments 304,879 sh (+20.54%)
Warren Buffett 1,977,336 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 900 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 11,325 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 11,416 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 3,113,652 sh (-1.17%)
Mario Gabelli 847,683 sh (-2.91%)
Scott Black 41,597 sh (-3.95%)
Ron Baron 76,392 sh (-7.21%)
RS Investment Management 19,535 sh (-12.38%)
Westport Asset Management 299,105 sh (-12.45%)
Steven Cohen 26,494 sh (-72.28%)
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Q1 2014

PCP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 1,117 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 111,210 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 32,509 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 583,782 sh (+121.23%)
Steven Cohen 41,455 sh (+56.47%)
Pioneer Investments 311,873 sh (+2.29%)
Ron Baron 77,662 sh (+1.66%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 900 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 11,416 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 11,325 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 1,977,336 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 3,109,923 sh (-0.12%)
Mario Gabelli 812,388 sh (-4.16%)
RS Investment Management 18,351 sh (-6.06%)
Westport Asset Management 271,105 sh (-9.36%)
Scott Black 37,645 sh (-9.5%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 30,200 sh (-13.96%)
Mariko Gordon 2,972 sh (-16%)
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Q2 2014

PCP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Andreas Halvorsen 328,801 sh (New)
Jim Simons 258,700 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 679,582 sh (+16.41%)
Ron Baron 78,647 sh (+1.27%)
Pioneer Investments 315,382 sh (+1.13%)
Steven Cohen 1,800 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 900 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon 2,972 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 11,416 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 3,082,641 sh (-0.88%)
Tom Russo 11,175 sh (-1.32%)
Westport Asset Management 267,105 sh (-1.48%)
Warren Buffett 1,876,622 sh (-5.09%)
Mario Gabelli 753,462 sh (-7.25%)
RS Investment Management 16,794 sh (-8.48%)
Scott Black 29,585 sh (-21.41%)
Ray Dalio 23,817 sh (-26.74%)
Joel Greenblatt 17,902 sh (-83.9%)
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Latest Guru Trades with PCP

(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 2014-06-30 Reduce -83.9%0.35%$240.21 - $273.99 $ 245-4%17902
Scott Black 2014-06-30 Reduce -21.41%0.21%$240.21 - $273.99 $ 245-4%29585
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Reduce -26.74%0.02%$240.21 - $273.99 $ 245-4%23817
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.42%$244.61 - $272.24 $ 245-6%111210
Scott Black 2014-03-31 Reduce -9.5%0.11%$244.61 - $272.24 $ 245-6%37645
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 New Buy0.07%$244.61 - $272.24 $ 245-6%32509
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.06%$229.91 - $270.98 $ 245-3%0
Mariko Gordon 2013-12-31 Add 26.95%0.01%$229.91 - $270.98 $ 245-3%3538
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 New Buy0.06%$211.24 - $237.27 $ 2459%30709
Scott Black 2013-06-30 Add 59.81%0.45%$182.92 - $226.01 $ 24521%44746
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$182.92 - $226.01 $ 24521%0
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Reduce -66.01%0.03%$180.61 - $195.21 $ 24530%7362
Warren Buffett 2012-12-31 Add 58.33%0.18%$161.11 - $188.82 $ 24540%1977336
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 Reduce -23.08%0.01%$161.11 - $188.82 $ 24540%21662
Warren Buffett 2012-09-30 New Buy0.27%$152.76 - $168.34 $ 24552%1248901
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 New Buy0.07%$157.69 - $177.89 $ 24545%28162
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-12-31 Reduce -99.27%0.09%$145.62 - $173.14 $ 24551%900
Ron Baron 2011-12-31 Add 440.62%0.06%$145.62 - $173.14 $ 24551%70913
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-09-30 Reduce -42.1%0.07%$138.78 - $171.49 $ 24554%123500
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$138.78 - $171.49 $ 24554%0
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $142.24 - $161.93 $ 24561%0
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Guru Investment Theses on Precision Castparts Corp

Westport Select Cap Fund Comments on Precision Castparts Corp - Jul 28, 2014

Precision Castparts Corp. (PCP), the Fund’s second largest position, was off 6%, costing 61 basis points. There are questions regarding the future organic growth rate of the commercial aircraft industry and the company. This comes despite the company’s continuing profit improvement as it integrates recent acquisitions.

From Westport Asset Management (Trades, Portfolio)’s Westport Select Cap Fund Second Quarter 2014 Commentary.

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Westport Fund Comments on Precision Castparts Corp - Jul 28, 2014

The cancellation of a large order for Airbus A-350 aircraft by the United Arab Emirates caused investors to question the bright outlook for commercial aircraft production. Precision Castparts Corp. (PCP), a major supplier of aerospace components, saw its shares decline, decreasing portfolio return by 32 basis points in this period. These events appear transitory and should not have a long term impact on valuation.

From Westport Asset Management (Trades, Portfolio)’s Westport Fund Second Quarter 2014 Commentary.

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Sequoia Fund's Discussion of Precision Castparts - Mar 07, 2014

The fiscal year of Precision Castparts ends in March. Through the first nine months of the fiscal year, sales increased 20% and earnings per share advanced 26%. The company is on track to earn about $12 for fiscal 2014, up about 23% from $9.36 a year ago. Precision continues to deploy its cash flow on acquisitions. Its $2.9 billion acquisition of Timet , the largest independent titanium manufacturer in the U.S., is on track to exceed original expectations for synergies. It expects to close the $600 million purchase of Permaswage, a maker of aerospace fittings, by the middle of 2014. Despite aggressive acquisition activity in recent years, Precision retains a strong balance sheet and plenty of flexibility to make more acquisitions. Management believes it will earn about $16 per share in fiscal year 2016, which implies high-teens annual growth.



Source: Sequoia Fund's 2013 Annual Report - Management's Discussion of Fund Performance



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Westport Asset Management Comments on Precision Castparts Corp. - Jan 21, 2014

Precision Castparts Corp. (PCP) is a prime component supplier to the commercial aircraft manufacturers. Indicative of the attractiveness of this business was The Boeing Company ' s recent announcement that its year - end backlog was 5,080 planes compared to the 648 jets delivered in 2013. By the same token, Airbus ' (a subsidiary of Airbus Group NV) backlog at the end of November was 5,400 versus the 562 planes del ivered in the first eleven months of the year.

 

From Westport Asset Management (Trades, Portfolio)'s fourth quarter 2013 commentary.

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Mario Gabelli Comments on Precision Castparts Corp. - Jan 06, 2014

Precision Castparts Corp. (1.6%) (PCP - $227.24 - NYSE)(PCP) is a manufacturer of investment castings and forgings, primarily for the aerospace and industrial gas turbine markets. The company also makes fasteners and industrial products for the automotive, aerospace, and general industrial markets. PCP is a strong cash flow generator, and we continue to believe the company will use its cash for acquisitions, such as the recently completed Titanium Metals Corporation. PCP's acquisition strategy centers on buying businesses within the company's core competencies, which include manufacturing component products for complex end users. The strategy also includes finding companies that have procurement or technologies similar to PCP's and similar customer profiles. These characteristics should provide opportunities for PCP to improve the acquired company's profitability, thereby enhancing PCP's earnings.

 

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s third quarter 2013 commentary.

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Westport Asset Management Comments on Precision Castparts - Aug 08, 2013

Making the third largest contribution for the half was Precision Castparts Corp. (PCP), the components supplier to the aerospace industry. After being essentially flat in the first quarter, the stock rose over 19% in the second quarter, adding 177 basis points to performance. As we had anticipated, the shares rose as problems with Boeing's 787 were resolved.

From Westport Asset Management's second quarter 2013 letter.


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Top Ranked Articles about Precision Castparts Corp

Westport Select Cap Fund Comments on Precision Castparts Corp
Precision Castparts Corp. (PCP), the Fund’s second largest position, was off 6%, costing 61 basis points. There are questions regarding the future organic growth rate of the commercial aircraft industry and the company. This comes despite the company’s continuing profit improvement as it integrates recent acquisitions. Read more...
Westport Fund Comments on Precision Castparts Corp
The cancellation of a large order for Airbus A-350 aircraft by the United Arab Emirates caused investors to question the bright outlook for commercial aircraft production. Precision Castparts Corp. (PCP), a major supplier of aerospace components, saw its shares decline, decreasing portfolio return by 32 basis points in this period. These events appear transitory and should not have a long term impact on valuation. Read more...
Sequoia Fund's Discussion of Precision Castparts
The fiscal year of Precision Castparts ends in March. Through the first nine months of the fiscal year, sales increased 20% and earnings per share advanced 26%. The company is on track to earn about $12 for fiscal 2014, up about 23% from $9.36 a year ago. Precision continues to deploy its cash flow on acquisitions. Its $2.9 billion acquisition of Timet , the largest independent titanium manufacturer in the U.S., is on track to exceed original expectations for synergies. It expects to close the $600 million purchase of Permaswage, a maker of aerospace fittings, by the middle of 2014. Despite aggressive acquisition activity in recent years, Precision retains a strong balance sheet and plenty of flexibility to make more acquisitions. Management believes it will earn about $16 per share in fiscal year 2016, which implies high-teens annual growth. Read more...
Westport Asset Management Comments on Precision Castparts Corp.
Precision Castparts Corp. (PCP) is a prime component supplier to the commercial aircraft manufacturers. Indicative of the attractiveness of this business was The Boeing Company ' s recent announcement that its year - end backlog was 5,080 planes compared to the 648 jets delivered in 2013. By the same token, Airbus ' (a subsidiary of Airbus Group NV) backlog at the end of November was 5,400 versus the 562 planes del ivered in the first eleven months of the year. Read more...
Mario Gabelli Comments on Precision Castparts Corp.
Precision Castparts Corp. (1.6%) (PCP - $227.24 - NYSE)(PCP) is a manufacturer of investment castings and forgings, primarily for the aerospace and industrial gas turbine markets. The company also makes fasteners and industrial products for the automotive, aerospace, and general industrial markets. PCP is a strong cash flow generator, and we continue to believe the company will use its cash for acquisitions, such as the recently completed Titanium Metals Corporation. PCP's acquisition strategy centers on buying businesses within the company's core competencies, which include manufacturing component products for complex end users. The strategy also includes finding companies that have procurement or technologies similar to PCP's and similar customer profiles. These characteristics should provide opportunities for PCP to improve the acquired company's profitability, thereby enhancing PCP's earnings. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.60
PCP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2050 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 24.20 vs. PCP: 19.60 )
PCP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 439.77
Current: 19.6

6.6
439.77
P/B 3.00
PCP's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 1909 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. PCP: 3.00 )
PCP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 6.15
Current: 3

1.41
6.15
P/S 3.70
PCP's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 1960 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. PCP: 3.70 )
PCP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 4.18
Current: 3.7

1.01
4.18
PFCF 23.90
PCP's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 19.70 vs. PCP: 23.90 )
PCP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.68   Max: 67.29
Current: 23.9

7.68
67.29
EV-to-EBIT 13.77
PCP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 1637 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 14.75 vs. PCP: 13.77 )
PCP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 17.6
Current: 13.77

4.2
17.6
PEG 1.17
PCP's PEG is ranked higher than
71% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. PCP: 1.17 )
PCP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 14.81
Current: 1.17

0.16
14.81
Shiller P/E 26.50
PCP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
69% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 23.91 vs. PCP: 26.50 )
PCP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.74   Max: 72.63
Current: 26.5

12.74
72.63
Current Ratio 3.36
PCP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1645 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. PCP: 3.36 )
PCP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 3.95
Current: 3.36

0.99
3.95
Quick Ratio 1.25
PCP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1645 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. PCP: 1.25 )
PCP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 2.36
Current: 1.25

0.6
2.36

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 30.29
PCP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 2050 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. PCP: 30.29 )
PCP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 137.5
Current: 30.29

1.8
137.5
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.45
PCP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1141 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. PCP: 1.45 )
PCP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 2.94
Current: 1.45

0.7
2.94
Price/Median PS Value 1.33
PCP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 1913 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. PCP: 1.33 )
PCP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.54
Current: 1.33

0.16
1.54
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.26
PCP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 2050 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PCP: 1.26 )
PCP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 3.84
Current: 1.26

0.3
3.84
Price/Graham Number 5.07
PCP's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
61% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. PCP: 5.07 )
PCP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 15
Current: 5.07

1.06
15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.20
PCP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PCP: 7.20 )
PCP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 23.9
Current: 7.2

5.7
23.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.68
PCP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 4.88 vs. PCP: 17.68 )
PCP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 47.3
Current: 17.68

1.2
47.3

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Metal Fabrication
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Precision Castparts Corp., was incorporated in the State of Oregon. The Company is a manufacturer of complex metal components and products, provides high-quality investment castings, forgings and fasteners/fastener systems for critical aerospace and and power applications. It also provides investment castings and forgings for general industrial, armament, medical and other applications; nickel alloys and mill forms, as well as cobalt alloys, for the aerospace, chemical processing, oil and gas, pollution control and other industries; seamless pipe for coal-fired, industrial gas turbine, and nuclear power plants, as well as oil and gas applications; fasteners for automotive and general industrial markets; specialty alloys for the investment casting industry; refiner plates, screen cylinders and other products for the pulp and paper industry; metal-injection-molded and ThixoFormed parts for automotive and other markets; grinder pumps and affiliated components for low pressure sewer systems; critical auxiliary equipment and gas monitoring systems for the power generation industry; and metalworking tools for the fastener market and other applications. It manufactures complex metal components and products in three main business segments: Investment Cast Products, Forged Products and Fastener Products. The Company's Investment Cast Products segment manufactures investment castings for aircraft engines, IGT engines, airframes, medical prostheses, armament, unmanned aerial vehicles and other industrial applications. The segment also provides alloys to PCC's investment casting operations, as well as to other investment casting companies. It manufactures forged components for the aerospace and power generation markets. Forged Products' aerospace and IGT sales are mainly derived from the same large engine customers served by the Investment Cast Products segment, with additional aerospace sales to manufacturers of landing gear and airframes. Therefore, the dynamics of the aerospace and IGT markets, as described in the Investment Cast Products section above, are virtually the same for Forged Products. It manufactures forged components for the aerospace and power generation markets. Forged Products' aerospace and IGT sales are mainly derived from the same large engine customers served by the Investment Cast Products segment, with additional aerospace sales to manufacturers of landing gear and airframes. Therefore, the dynamics of the aerospace and IGT markets, as described in the Investment Cast Products section above, are virtually the same for Forged Products. The Company's main competitors are Ladish Co., a subsidiary of Allegheny Technologies, Inc., Fortech, S.A. and Thyssen AG for aerospace turbine products, Alcoa Inc. and Firth Rixson Limited for aerospace structural products, Vallourec & Mannesmann Tubes and Sumitomo Corporation for energy products and Allegheny Technologies, Inc., Carpenter Technology Corporation, Haynes International,
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
Westport Select Cap Fund Comments on Precision Castparts Corp Jul 28 2014 
Westport Fund Comments on Precision Castparts Corp Jul 28 2014 
Westport Asset Management’s Westport Fund Second Quarter 2014 Commentary Jul 28 2014 
Westport Funds Q2 2014 Commentary Jul 20 2014 
Westport Funds - Westport Select Cap Fund Fourth Quarter Commentary Mar 28 2014 
Sequoia Fund's Discussion of Precision Castparts Mar 07 2014 
Sequoia Fund Comments on Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Advance Auto Parts, Berkshire Hathaway, and Precis Mar 07 2014 
Westport Asset Management Comments on Precision Castparts Corp. Jan 21 2014 
Westport Select Cap Fund Fourth Quarter Commentary Jan 20 2014 
Mario Gabelli Comments on Precision Castparts Corp. Jan 06 2014 

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