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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.26
PLOW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 1251 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. PLOW: 0.26 )
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: 0.26
Equity to Asset 0.41
PLOW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. PLOW: 0.41 )
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: 0.41
0.25
0.49
Interest Coverage 6.69
PLOW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. PLOW: 6.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PLOW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 2.16 Max: 8.88
Current: 6.69
1.05
8.88
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.73
M-Score: -2.46
WACC vs ROIC
9.01%
14.20%
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 (%) 19.16
PLOW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1242 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. PLOW: 19.16 )
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: 19.16
12.11
23.79
Net-margin (%) 12.41
PLOW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. PLOW: 12.41 )
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: 12.41
-0.75
13.17
ROE (%) 25.79
PLOW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1221 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.55 vs. PLOW: 25.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PLOW' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.15  Med: 8.48 Max: 23.95
Current: 25.79
-1.15
23.95
ROA (%) 9.96
PLOW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1259 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. PLOW: 9.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PLOW' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.28  Med: 2.73 Max: 9.46
Current: 9.96
-0.28
9.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 55.00
PLOW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1254 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 13.32 vs. PLOW: 55.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PLOW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.88  Med: 40.83 Max: 74.82
Current: 55
18.88
74.82
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.60
PLOW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 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
76% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 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
77% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 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
» PLOW's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-03)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

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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Q4 2015

PLOW Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 31,499 sh (+190.82%)
Jim Simons 168,194 sh (+7.54%)
Chuck Royce 18,700 sh (-72.78%)
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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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Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts
Compare:NYSE:SUP, ISX:AUTO, SHSE:603158, SZSE:002406, TSE:7280, TSE:7220 » details
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 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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 9.32
PLOW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1040 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.15 vs. PLOW: 9.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PLOW' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.07  Med: 19.96 Max: 194.39
Current: 9.32
9.07
194.39
Forward P/E 15.27
PLOW's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
78% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 10.36 vs. PLOW: 15.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 9.24
PLOW's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.17 vs. PLOW: 9.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PLOW' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.92  Med: 19.99 Max: 177.11
Current: 9.24
8.92
177.11
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 7.70
PLOW's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.04 vs. PLOW: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
PLOW' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.74  Med: 10.51 Max: 23.24
Current: 7.7
7.74
23.24
P/B 2.26
PLOW's P/B is ranked lower than
67% of the 1242 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. PLOW: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PLOW' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 2.13 Max: 3.09
Current: 2.26
1.41
3.09
P/S 1.14
PLOW's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 1255 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 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: 1.58 Max: 2.48
Current: 1.14
0.98
2.48
PFCF 8.31
PLOW's PFCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 14.49 vs. PLOW: 8.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PLOW' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.74  Med: 9.95 Max: 27.9
Current: 8.31
5.74
27.9
POCF 7.03
PLOW's POCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. PLOW: 7.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PLOW' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.85  Med: 9.03 Max: 21.56
Current: 7.03
4.85
21.56
EV-to-EBIT 7.76
PLOW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. PLOW: 7.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PLOW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7  Med: 12.70 Max: 41.2
Current: 7.76
7
41.2
EV-to-EBITDA 6.66
PLOW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
63% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.65 vs. PLOW: 6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PLOW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 10.20 Max: 24.5
Current: 6.66
6
24.5
PEG 2.21
PLOW's PEG is ranked lower than
63% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. PLOW: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PLOW' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.95 Max: 24.13
Current: 2.21
0.43
24.13
Current Ratio 5.56
PLOW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. PLOW: 5.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PLOW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 3.98 Max: 6.63
Current: 5.56
1.77
6.63
Quick Ratio 3.00
PLOW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. PLOW: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PLOW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 2.34 Max: 4.24
Current: 3
1.14
4.24
Days Inventory 86.94
PLOW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
71% of the 1203 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 58.47 vs. PLOW: 86.94 )
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: 86.94
63.27
103.15
Days Sales Outstanding 26.74
PLOW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 59.83 vs. PLOW: 26.74 )
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: 26.74
57.94
79.53
Days Payable 14.13
PLOW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
91% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 52.21 vs. PLOW: 14.13 )
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: 14.13
8.92
21.87

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.53
PLOW's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
86% of the 1254 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. PLOW: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PLOW' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 4.96 Max: 6.43
Current: 4.53
1.21
6.43
Dividend Payout 0.42
PLOW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
64% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. PLOW: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
PLOW' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.73 Max: 11.15
Current: 0.42
0.32
11.15
Dividend Growth (3y) 2.60
PLOW's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
63% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 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 4.68
PLOW's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
86% of the 1204 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. PLOW: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.53
PLOW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1466 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. PLOW: 4.53 )
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: 4.96 Max: 6.43
Current: 4.53
1.21
6.43
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.40
PLOW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 588 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: -1.00 Max: 0
Current: -0.4
-14.5
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.70
PLOW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. PLOW: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PLOW' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.19
Current: 0.7
0.73
1.19
Price/Median PS Value 0.72
PLOW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1209 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PLOW: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PLOW' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.72
0.64
1.43
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.44
PLOW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. PLOW: 0.44 )
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: 0.5  Med: 0.81 Max: 2
Current: 0.44
0.5
2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 12.89
PLOW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. PLOW: 12.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PLOW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 7.85 Max: 14.3
Current: 12.89
2.4
14.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 29.80
PLOW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.38 vs. PLOW: 29.80 )
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: -2.2  Med: 12.70 Max: 32.8
Current: 29.8
-2.2
32.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $395.3
EPS (TTM) $ 2.15
Beta1.37
Short Percentage of Float5.42%
52-Week Range $16.89 - 24.48
Shares Outstanding (Mil)22.50

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 330 343
EPS($) 1.29 1.32
EPS without NRI($) 1.29 1.32
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Douglas Dynamics (PLOW) President and CEO James L Janik sells 21,839 Shares Mar 17 2011 
Douglas Dynamics (PLOW) President and CEO James L Janik sells 1,500 Shares Jan 05 2011 

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