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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
PLOW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 1220 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. PLOW: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PLOW' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.11 Max: N/A
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.36
PLOW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 1204 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. PLOW: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PLOW' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.36
0.25
0.49
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.36
M-Score: -2.38
WACC vs ROIC
8.03%
14.38%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 20.50
PLOW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1219 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. PLOW: 20.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PLOW' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.11  Med: 15.81 Max: 23.79
Current: 20.5
12.11
23.79
Net-margin (%) 11.02
PLOW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1220 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. PLOW: 11.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PLOW' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.75  Med: 5.82 Max: 13.17
Current: 11.02
-0.75
13.17
ROE (%) 23.54
PLOW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1200 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 9.03 vs. PLOW: 23.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PLOW' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 9.54 Max: 23.95
Current: 23.54
1.19
23.95
ROA (%) 8.95
PLOW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. PLOW: 8.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PLOW' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 2.99 Max: 9.46
Current: 8.95
0.44
9.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 57.79
PLOW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 13.93 vs. PLOW: 57.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PLOW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.88  Med: 45.19 Max: 112.69
Current: 57.79
18.88
112.69
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.60
PLOW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. PLOW: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PLOW' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -7.30 Max: 12.6
Current: 12.6
0
12.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 19.00
PLOW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. PLOW: 19.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PLOW' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -11.10 Max: 19
Current: 19
0
19
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 27.20
PLOW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. PLOW: 27.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PLOW' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 4.00 Max: 82.1
Current: 27.2
0
82.1
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

PLOW Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 56,500 sh (+295.10%)
Joel Greenblatt 44,769 sh (+108.91%)
Chuck Royce 71,100 sh (+11.44%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,459 sh (-20.24%)
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Q1 2015

PLOW Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 71,100 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 14,822 sh (-15.10%)
Joel Greenblatt 20,958 sh (-53.19%)
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Q2 2015

PLOW Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 47,709 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 23,963 sh (+14.34%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 68,700 sh (-3.38%)
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Q3 2015

PLOW Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 10,831 sh (New)
Jim Simons 156,400 sh (+227.82%)
Chuck Royce 68,700 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 10.59
PLOW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 14.09 vs. PLOW: 10.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PLOW' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.52  Med: 20.85 Max: 194.39
Current: 10.59
9.52
194.39
Forward P/E 15.58
PLOW's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
80% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 9.26 vs. PLOW: 15.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 10.39
PLOW's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. PLOW: 10.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PLOW' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.35  Med: 20.88 Max: 177.11
Current: 10.39
9.35
177.11
P/B 2.25
PLOW's P/B is ranked lower than
72% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. PLOW: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PLOW' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 2.12 Max: 3.09
Current: 2.25
1.41
3.09
P/S 1.14
PLOW's P/S is ranked lower than
73% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. PLOW: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PLOW' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.62 Max: 2.48
Current: 1.14
0.98
2.48
PFCF 8.43
PLOW's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 19.63 vs. PLOW: 8.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PLOW' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.74  Med: 10.21 Max: 128.54
Current: 8.43
5.74
128.54
POCF 7.15
PLOW's POCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 1270 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 9.31 vs. PLOW: 7.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PLOW' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.85  Med: 9.31 Max: 57.62
Current: 7.15
4.85
57.62
EV-to-EBIT 8.24
PLOW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 1532 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 11.51 vs. PLOW: 8.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PLOW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.7  Med: 13.05 Max: 41
Current: 8.24
7.7
41
EV-to-EBITDA 7.18
PLOW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.13 vs. PLOW: 7.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PLOW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 10.45 Max: 24.4
Current: 7.18
6.7
24.4
PEG 2.52
PLOW's PEG is ranked lower than
71% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. PLOW: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PLOW' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.80 Max: 3.31
Current: 2.52
0.45
3.31
Current Ratio 2.65
PLOW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. PLOW: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PLOW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 3.76 Max: 6.63
Current: 2.65
1.77
6.63
Quick Ratio 1.86
PLOW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. PLOW: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PLOW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 2.20 Max: 4.24
Current: 1.86
1.14
4.24
Days Inventory 80.63
PLOW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
69% of the 1182 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 58.91 vs. PLOW: 80.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PLOW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 63.27  Med: 78.61 Max: 103.15
Current: 80.63
63.27
103.15
Days Sales Outstanding 113.37
PLOW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
86% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 60.91 vs. PLOW: 113.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PLOW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.94  Med: 69.49 Max: 79.53
Current: 113.37
57.94
79.53
Days Payable 19.77
PLOW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
88% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 52.96 vs. PLOW: 19.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PLOW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.92  Med: 16.71 Max: 21.87
Current: 19.77
8.92
21.87

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.57
PLOW's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
86% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. PLOW: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PLOW' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 5.06 Max: 6.43
Current: 4.57
1.21
6.43
Dividend Payout 0.48
PLOW's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
61% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. PLOW: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
PLOW' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.73 Max: 22.3
Current: 0.48
0.33
22.3
Dividend Growth (3y) 2.60
PLOW's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
60% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. PLOW: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
PLOW' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 29.7
Current: 2.6
0
29.7
Forward Dividend Yield 4.57
PLOW's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
84% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. PLOW: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.59
PLOW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. PLOW: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PLOW' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 5.06 Max: 6.43
Current: 4.59
1.21
6.43
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.60
PLOW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. PLOW: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PLOW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.2  Med: -4.60 Max: 0
Current: -0.6
-14.2
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.78
PLOW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. PLOW: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PLOW' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.19
Current: 0.78
0.12
1.19
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
PLOW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. PLOW: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PLOW' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.39
Current: 0.7
0.63
1.39
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.56
PLOW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. PLOW: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
PLOW' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.74
Current: 0.56
0.51
1.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 12.08
PLOW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. PLOW: 12.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PLOW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 7.65 Max: 13
Current: 12.08
2.4
13
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 25.31
PLOW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. PLOW: 25.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PLOW' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 9.90 Max: 29.4
Current: 25.31
1
29.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $382
EPS $ 1.84
Beta1.18
Short Percentage of Float5.72%
52-Week Range $16.89 - 24.48
Shares Outstanding(Mil)22.39

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 400 306 315
EPS($) 1.83 1.15 1.25
EPS without NRI($) 1.83 1.15 1.25

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Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts
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Traded in other countries:5D4.Germany,
Douglas Dynamics Inc was formed as a Delaware corporation in 2004. The Company designs, manufactures and sells snow and ice control equipment for light trucks, which consists of snowplows, sand and salt spreaders, and related parts and accessories. It sells its products under the WESTERN, FISHER and BLIZZARD brands. The Company holds approximately 29 U.S. registered trademarks including WESTERN, FISHER, BLIZZARD, SNOWEX, TURFEX and SWEEPEX, 10 Canadian registered trademarks, 5 European trademarks, 43 U.S. issued patents, 11 Canadian patents and two Chinese trademarks. It sells its products through a distributor network to professional snowplowers who are contracted to remove snow and ice from commercial, municipal and residential areas. The Company's products are sold through a network of over 2,100 points of sale. Direct points of shipment are predominantly through North American truck equipment and lawn care equipment distributors. Its primary competitors include Northern Star Industries, Inc. and Meyer Products LLC. The Company's operations are subject to certain federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to, among other things, the generation, storage, handling, emission, transportation, disposal and discharge of hazardous and non-hazardous substances and materials into the environment, the manufacturing of motor vehicle accessories and employee health and safety.
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