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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.06
PLOW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 1160 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. PLOW: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PLOW' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.32
Current: 0.06
0.06
0.32
Equity-to-Asset 0.33
PLOW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. PLOW: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PLOW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.33
0.25
0.49
Interest Coverage 4.55
PLOW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 17.61 vs. PLOW: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PLOW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 2.78 Max: 8.88
Current: 4.55
1.05
8.88
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 2.30
Beneish M-Score: -2.64
WACC vs ROIC
9.86%
10.09%
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 % 16.60
PLOW's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
90% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. PLOW: 16.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PLOW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.11  Med: 16.75 Max: 23.79
Current: 16.6
12.11
23.79
Net Margin % 9.37
PLOW's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. PLOW: 9.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PLOW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.75  Med: 6.18 Max: 13.17
Current: 9.37
-0.75
13.17
ROE % 18.37
PLOW's ROE % is ranked higher than
79% of the 1138 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.71 vs. PLOW: 18.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PLOW' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.15  Med: 10.42 Max: 23.95
Current: 18.37
-1.15
23.95
ROA % 6.76
PLOW's ROA % is ranked higher than
70% of the 1179 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. PLOW: 6.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PLOW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.28  Med: 3.15 Max: 9.46
Current: 6.76
-0.28
9.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 38.48
PLOW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
84% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 13.98 vs. PLOW: 38.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PLOW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.88  Med: 45.48 Max: 74.82
Current: 38.48
18.88
74.82
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 28.10
PLOW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 1076 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. PLOW: 28.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PLOW' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -1.3 Max: 41.1
Current: 28.1
0
41.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 32.50
PLOW's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. PLOW: 32.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PLOW' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.9 Max: 48.5
Current: 32.5
0
48.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 49.40
PLOW's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. PLOW: 49.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PLOW' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 27.7 Max: 95.4
Current: 49.4
0
95.4
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

PLOW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 10,800 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 23,400 sh (New)
Jim Simons 228,200 sh (+35.68%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 14,119 sh (-55.18%)
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Q2 2016

PLOW Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jeremy Grantham 91,847 sh (+292.51%)
Jim Simons 229,000 sh (+0.35%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 12,156 sh (-13.90%)
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Q3 2016

PLOW Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 14,636 sh (+20.40%)
Jim Simons 153,103 sh (-33.14%)
Jeremy Grantham 47,036 sh (-48.79%)
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Q4 2016

PLOW Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 17,570 sh (+20.05%)
Jeremy Grantham 27,846 sh (-40.80%)
Jim Simons 8,800 sh (-94.25%)
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Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts    NAICS: 336390    SIC: 3531
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Traded in other countries:5D4.Germany,
Douglas Dynamics Inc designs, manufactures and sells snow and ice control equipment for light trucks, consisting of snowplows, sand and salt spreaders, and related parts and accessories. Its products are sold under WESTERN, FISHER and BLIZZARD brands.

Douglas Dynamics is a manufacturer and upfitter of commercial vehicle attachments and equipment. The product line includes snow plows, sand and salt spreaders for light trucks, and turf-care equipment. The products are sold under the Blizzard, Fisher, Snowex, Western, Turfex, and Sweepex brands. The clients include professional snowplowers who are contracted to remove snow and ice from commercial, municipal, and residential areas. The majority of Douglas Dynamics' operations is focused in the snow-belt regions in North America.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 17.91
PLOW's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 17.81 vs. PLOW: 17.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PLOW' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.06  Med: 18.55 Max: 199.25
Current: 17.91
9.06
199.25
Forward PE Ratio 19.88
PLOW's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 11.95 vs. PLOW: 19.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 17.91
PLOW's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
50% of the 1143 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. PLOW: 17.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PLOW' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.06  Med: 18.55 Max: 199.25
Current: 17.91
9.06
199.25
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 11.10
PLOW's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
73% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 16.61 vs. PLOW: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PLOW' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.47  Med: 11.05 Max: 27.87
Current: 11.1
7.47
27.87
PB Ratio 3.08
PLOW's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. PLOW: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PLOW' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 2.22 Max: 3.57
Current: 3.08
1.41
3.57
PS Ratio 1.70
PLOW's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 1382 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. PLOW: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PLOW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.6 Max: 2.48
Current: 1.7
0.98
2.48
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 11.35
PLOW's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
68% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.42 vs. PLOW: 11.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PLOW' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.74  Med: 10.02 Max: 27.9
Current: 11.35
5.74
27.9
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.75
PLOW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
55% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.57 vs. PLOW: 9.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PLOW' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.85  Med: 9.04 Max: 21.56
Current: 9.75
4.85
21.56
EV-to-EBIT 16.50
PLOW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 1449 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. PLOW: 16.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PLOW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.9  Med: 12.8 Max: 41
Current: 16.5
6.9
41
EV-to-EBITDA 12.89
PLOW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
66% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 9.26 vs. PLOW: 12.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PLOW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 10.2 Max: 24.4
Current: 12.89
6
24.4
PEG Ratio 0.78
PLOW's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. PLOW: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PLOW' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.68 Max: 23.55
Current: 0.78
0.42
23.55
Current Ratio 3.54
PLOW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. PLOW: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PLOW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.73  Med: 4.44 Max: 5.57
Current: 3.54
2.73
5.57
Quick Ratio 2.09
PLOW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. PLOW: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PLOW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.95  Med: 3.19 Max: 4.24
Current: 2.09
1.95
4.24
Days Inventory 87.60
PLOW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
75% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 54.90 vs. PLOW: 87.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PLOW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 63.27  Med: 76.47 Max: 103.15
Current: 87.6
63.27
103.15
Days Sales Outstanding 68.91
PLOW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
60% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 60.62 vs. PLOW: 68.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PLOW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.94  Med: 68.13 Max: 79.53
Current: 68.91
57.94
79.53
Days Payable 22.37
PLOW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
83% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 54.12 vs. PLOW: 22.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PLOW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.92  Med: 18.18 Max: 22.37
Current: 22.37
8.92
22.37

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 3.11
PLOW's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
77% of the 1339 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. PLOW: 3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
PLOW' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 4.64 Max: 6.43
Current: 3.11
1.21
6.43
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.55
PLOW's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. PLOW: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
PLOW' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.95 Max: 4.26
Current: 0.55
0.46
4.26
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 4.00
PLOW's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. PLOW: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
PLOW' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.6 Max: 29.7
Current: 4
0
29.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.19
PLOW's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
77% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. PLOW: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.62
PLOW's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
64% of the 1609 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. PLOW: 3.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PLOW' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 5.41 Max: 7.49
Current: 3.62
1.41
7.49
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.40
PLOW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. PLOW: -0.40 )
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: -14.5  Med: -0.4 Max: 0
Current: -0.4
-14.5
0

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.88
PLOW's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. PLOW: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PLOW' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.17
Current: 0.88
0.73
1.17
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.03
PLOW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 1332 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. PLOW: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PLOW' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.41
Current: 1.03
0.73
1.41
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.72
PLOW's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. PLOW: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
PLOW' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.74
Current: 0.72
0.54
1.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.11
PLOW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
56% of the 1611 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.85 vs. PLOW: 6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PLOW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 7.8 Max: 14.4
Current: 6.11
2.4
14.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 35.10
PLOW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
92% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. PLOW: 35.10 )
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: -2  Med: 19.55 Max: 35.1
Current: 35.1
-2
35.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $416.3
EPS (TTM) $ 1.70
Beta1.26
Short Percentage of Float3.13%
52-Week Range $20.00 - 35.90
Shares Outstanding (Mil)22.59

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 490 517
EPS ($) 1.52 1.77
EPS without NRI ($) 1.52 1.77
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
5.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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