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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 : 6/10

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Interest Coverage 12.59
PLL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 1228 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.13 vs. PLL: 12.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PLL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 12.59
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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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

PLL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 50,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 3,511 sh (+25.66%)
Mariko Gordon 46,922 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 272,500 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 300 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 245,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ron Baron 684,800 sh (-0.09%)
Murray Stahl 29,900 sh (-2.13%)
Jeremy Grantham 130,822 sh (-10.49%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 59,140 sh (-12.14%)
Columbia Wanger 1,386,400 sh (-15.57%)
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Q1 2015

PLL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 121,709 sh (+143.42%)
First Eagle Investment 300 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 272,500 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 245,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 129,222 sh (-1.22%)
Murray Stahl 28,800 sh (-3.68%)
Ron Baron 594,622 sh (-13.17%)
Mariko Gordon 40,696 sh (-13.27%)
Columbia Wanger 1,104,400 sh (-20.34%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 28,340 sh (-52.08%)
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Q2 2015

PLL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 319,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 413,050 sh (New)
Westport Asset Management 272,500 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 300 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 125,122 sh (-3.17%)
Murray Stahl 22,919 sh (-20.42%)
Mariko Gordon 21,521 sh (-47.12%)
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Q3 2015

PLL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Westport Asset Management Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
Compare:NYSE:GE/WD, NYSE:MMM, NYSE:HON, FRA:SIE, NYSE:DHR, XSWX:ABBNE » details
Traded in other countries:PA5.Germany, PLL.Mexico,


Pall Corporation is a New York corporation incorporated on July 31, 1946. The Company supplies filtration, separation and purification technologies. Its products are used to remove solid, liquid and gaseous contaminants from a variety of liquids and gases. Its serves its customers through two businesses: Life Sciences and Industrial. The Life Sciences business group is engaged in developing, manufacturing and selling products to customers in the BioPharmaceutical, Food & Beverage and Medical markets. The Industrial business group is engaged in developing, manufacturing and selling products to customers in the Process Technologies, Aerospace and Microelectronics markets. The Life Sciences technologies facilitate the process of drug discovery, development, regulatory validation and production, and are used in research laboratories, and the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. It also supplies products and technologies for food and beverage industries and in hospitals at the point of patient care. The Industrial segment provides enabling and process-enhancing technologies throughout the industrial marketplace. These include the Process Technologies, Aerospace and Microelectronics markets. It has the capability to provide customers with integrated solutions using its proprietary consumable filtration products for their process fluids. The Company's competition varies by product and application. Its competitors in the BioPharmaceuticals market include Merck Millipore (a division of Merck KGaA), The Sartorius Group and GE Healthcare (a unit of General Electric Company ("GE")). Its competitors in the Food & Beverage market include 3M Purification, Pentair, Inc., Filtrox Group, The Sartorius Group, Eaton Corporation and Parker Domnick Hunter (a division of Parker Hannifin). Its competitors in the Medical market include Merck Millipore, GE Healthcare, Teleflex Incorporated, Covidien plc and Intersurgical, Ltd. Its competitors in the Process Technologies market include CLARCOR Inc., Donaldson Company, Inc., Parker Hannifin Corporation, HYDAC International GmbH, GE Infrastructure (a unit of GE), Pentair, Inc., 3M Purification, U.S. Filter (a unit of Siemens AG) and ESCO Technologies Inc. Its competitors in the Aerospace market include Donaldson Company, Inc. and ESCO Technologies Inc. Its competitors in the Microelectronics market include Entegris, Inc., Parker Hannifin Corporation and Mott Corporation. The Company is subject to competition in all of the global markets in which it operates.

Guru Investment Theses on Pall Corporation

Mario Gabelli Comments on Pall Corp - Oct 19, 2015

Pall Corp. (NYSE:PLL), based in Port Washington, New York, manufactures and markets filtration, separation, and purification products. On May 13, 2015, the company announced that it would be acquired by Danaher Corporation for $127.20 per share in cash or $13.8 billion. Danaher would expand its healthcare related business, with significant recurring revenue as part of the deal. The transaction required shareholder and regulatory approvals, and closed on August 31, 2015. The Fund earned an annualized return of 8.16%.



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



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Baron Funds Comments on Pall Corp. - Aug 18, 2015

Shares of Pall Corp. (NYSE:PLL), the manufacturer of filtration, separation, and purification technologies for the life sciences and industrial markets, jumped on news that the company would be acquired by industrial conglomerate Danaher Corporation for $127.20 per share in cash, which represented a 28% premium over Pall’s closing price on the day prior to media speculation about a possible sale of the company. We were pleased by the significant premium we were offered for our shares, and we exited our position in Pall after approximately doubling our investment.



From Baron Funds' second quarter commentary.



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Pall Corp. (NYSE:PLL), based in Port Washington, New York, manufactures and markets filtration, separation, and purification products. On May 13, 2015, the company announced that it would be acquired by Danaher Corporation for $127.20 per share in cash or $13.8 billion. Danaher would expand its healthcare related business, with significant recurring revenue as part of the deal. The transaction required shareholder and regulatory approvals, and closed on August 31, 2015. The Fund earned an annualized return of 8.16%. Read more...
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Baron Funds Comments on Pall Corp.
Shares of Pall Corp. (NYSE:PLL), the manufacturer of filtration, separation, and purification technologies for the life sciences and industrial markets, jumped on news that the company would be acquired by industrial conglomerate Danaher Corporation for $127.20 per share in cash, which represented a 28% premium over Pall’s closing price on the day prior to media speculation about a possible sale of the company. We were pleased by the significant premium we were offered for our shares, and we exited our position in Pall after approximately doubling our investment. Read more...
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Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.94
PLL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
80% of the 1642 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PLL: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PLL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.94
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Dividend Payout 0.33
PLL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
50% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. PLL: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
PLL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 0.33
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.94
PLL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1949 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. PLL: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PLL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.94
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Valuation & Return

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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,851
EPS (TTM) $ 3.56
Short Percentage of Float0.91%
52-Week Range $79.84 - 127.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)106.83

Analyst Estimate

Jul15 Jul16 Jul17 Jul18
Revenue (Mil $) 2,844 2,981 3,063 3,252
EPS ($) 3.83 4.19 4.74 5.42
EPS without NRI ($) 3.83 4.19 4.74 5.42
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
8.37%
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Paul Tudor Jones Sells Stake in Pall Corporation Dec 15 2015 
Paul Tudor Jones Exits Positions in Motorola, Pall Corp. Dec 08 2015 
Westport Sticks to Sales in Quarterly Transactions Nov 11 2015 
Sells and Additions in Third Quarter Have Greatest Impact on Mario Gabelli's Portfolio Oct 25 2015 
Mario Gabelli Comments on Pall Corp Oct 19 2015 
The Gabelli ABC Merger and Arbitrage Fund Q3 Shareholder Commentary Oct 19 2015 
Broadcom, Pall Corp. Among Paul Tudor Jones' Recent Buys Sep 20 2015 
PRIMECAP Sells Stake in Biopharmaceutical Company Aug 28 2015 
Baron Funds Comments on Pall Corp. Aug 18 2015 
Columbia Wanger Sells 22 Stakes in Second Quarter Aug 17 2015 

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