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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
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history
Cash to Debt 15.56
POWL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. POWL: 15.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
POWL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 2.34 Max: 32.22
Current: 15.56
0.05
32.22
Equity to Asset 0.71
POWL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 1703 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. POWL: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
POWL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.67 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.71
0.51
0.72
Interest Coverage 145.41
POWL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 1136 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 36.47 vs. POWL: 145.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
POWL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.79  Med: 54.09 Max: 243.51
Current: 145.41
4.79
243.51
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.26
M-Score: -2.56
WACC vs ROIC
8.24%
3.45%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 3.12
POWL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1721 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. POWL: 3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
POWL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 5.59 Max: 9.26
Current: 3.12
0.53
9.26
Net-margin (%) 1.43
POWL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. POWL: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
POWL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.48  Med: 4.10 Max: 6.24
Current: 1.43
-0.48
6.24
ROE (%) 2.68
POWL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.76 vs. POWL: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
POWL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.98  Med: 8.80 Max: 17.51
Current: 2.68
-0.98
17.51
ROA (%) 1.86
POWL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1739 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. POWL: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
POWL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.66  Med: 5.83 Max: 9.9
Current: 1.86
-0.66
9.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.33
POWL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1730 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.85 vs. POWL: 8.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
POWL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.22  Med: 17.63 Max: 35.9
Current: 8.33
3.22
35.9
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.60
POWL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1522 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. POWL: -2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
POWL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.2  Med: 4.95 Max: 42.9
Current: -2.6
-9.2
42.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -15.80
POWL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1317 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. POWL: -15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
POWL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39  Med: 5.85 Max: 104.8
Current: -15.8
-39
104.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -31.80
POWL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1172 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. POWL: -31.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
POWL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51  Med: 3.80 Max: 153.6
Current: -31.8
-51
153.6
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

POWL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Third Avenue Management 19,250 sh (+80.75%)
Chuck Royce 579,700 sh (-5.44%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 202,062 sh (-9.98%)
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Q2 2015

POWL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Third Avenue Management 21,350 sh (+10.91%)
Chuck Royce 550,300 sh (-5.07%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 191,155 sh (-5.40%)
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Q3 2015

POWL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 42,700 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 197,013 sh (+3.06%)
Third Avenue Management 6,200 sh (-70.96%)
Chuck Royce 125,400 sh (-77.21%)
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Q4 2015

POWL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 125,400 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg 189,293 sh (-3.92%)
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Third Avenue Cuts Stake in Powell, BlackRock Value firm makes room for other investments
Third Avenue Management (Trades, Portfolio) reduced its position in many stocks during the third quarter. Some of the largest reductions were in Powell Industries Inc. (POWL), BlackRock Credit All Inc Trust IV. (BTZ) and Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 30.62
POWL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1934 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. POWL: 30.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
POWL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.03  Med: 25.15 Max: 1700
Current: 30.62
8.03
1700
Forward P/E 27.55
POWL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
85% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.53 vs. POWL: 27.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 30.62
POWL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. POWL: 30.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
POWL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.03  Med: 28.10 Max: 2380
Current: 30.62
8.03
2380
P/B 0.88
POWL's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 2169 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. POWL: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
POWL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.60 Max: 3.25
Current: 0.88
0.81
3.25
P/S 0.45
POWL's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 2169 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. POWL: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
POWL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.22
Current: 0.45
0.33
1.22
POCF 22.74
POWL's POCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 1676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.45 vs. POWL: 22.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
POWL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.18  Med: 16.63 Max: 198.04
Current: 22.74
3.18
198.04
EV-to-EBIT 10.47
POWL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.59 vs. POWL: 10.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
POWL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -270.4  Med: 13.95 Max: 634.1
Current: 10.47
-270.4
634.1
EV-to-EBITDA 6.62
POWL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
73% of the 2127 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.57 vs. POWL: 6.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
POWL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 10.60 Max: 163.8
Current: 6.62
3
163.8
Shiller P/E 12.62
POWL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 21.71 vs. POWL: 12.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
POWL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.73  Med: 27.35 Max: 58.12
Current: 12.62
11.73
58.12
Current Ratio 2.38
POWL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. POWL: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
POWL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.75  Med: 2.63 Max: 3.19
Current: 2.38
1.75
3.19
Quick Ratio 2.11
POWL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. POWL: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
POWL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.26 Max: 2.81
Current: 2.11
1.39
2.81
Days Inventory 23.00
POWL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 96.60 vs. POWL: 23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
POWL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.4  Med: 28.29 Max: 42.92
Current: 23
21.4
42.92
Days Sales Outstanding 56.13
POWL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 1304 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 79.24 vs. POWL: 56.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
POWL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.13  Med: 64.31 Max: 114.59
Current: 56.13
56.13
114.59
Days Payable 31.65
POWL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
82% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 65.37 vs. POWL: 31.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
POWL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.66  Med: 38.26 Max: 70.98
Current: 31.65
30.66
70.98

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.19
POWL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 1870 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. POWL: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
POWL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.42 Max: 4.53
Current: 4.19
0.37
4.53
Dividend Payout 1.32
POWL's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
89% of the 1182 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. POWL: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
POWL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.32
Current: 1.32
0.41
1.32
Forward Dividend Yield 4.19
POWL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. POWL: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.19
POWL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1916 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. POWL: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
POWL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.42 Max: 4.53
Current: 4.19
0.37
4.53

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.76
POWL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. POWL: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
POWL' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 2.36 Max: 6.12
Current: 1.76
1.6
6.12
Price/Tangible Book 0.86
POWL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 2071 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. POWL: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
POWL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.51 Max: 2.96
Current: 0.86
0.9
2.96
Price/Projected FCF 0.96
POWL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. POWL: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
POWL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.15 Max: 3.4
Current: 0.96
0.64
3.4
Price/Median PS Value 0.61
POWL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 2169 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. POWL: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
POWL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.49
Current: 0.61
0.53
1.49
Price/Graham Number 1.07
POWL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 1704 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. POWL: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
POWL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.7
Current: 1.07
0.67
2.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.60
POWL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. POWL: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
POWL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 7.00 Max: 27.7
Current: 9.6
0.2
27.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 0.48
POWL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. POWL: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
POWL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.5  Med: 0.50 Max: 104.6
Current: 0.48
-34.5
104.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $662
EPS $ 0.81
Beta0.84
Short Percentage of Float4.06%
52-Week Range $23.00 - 39.45
Shares Outstanding(Mil)11.41

Analyst Estimate

Sep16 Sep17
Revenue(Mil) 540 535
EPS($) 0.88 0.90
EPS without NRI($) 0.88 0.90

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
Compare:UTX, MMM, ARG, AP, EMR » details
Traded in other countries:PW2.Germany,
Powell Industries Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware in 2004. The Company develop, designs, manufactures and services custom engineered-to-order equipment and systems for the management and control of electrical energy and other critical processes. It serves the transportation, environmental, energy, industrial and utility industries. Its business operations are consolidated into two business segments namely Electrical Power Products and Process Control Systems. The Companys Electrical Power Products business segment designs, develops, manufactures and markets custom engineered-to-order electrical power distribution and control systems designed to distribute, monitor and control the flow of electrical energy, and to provide protection to motors, transformers and other electrically-powered equipment. Its products include integrated power control room substations, traditional and arc-resistant medium-voltage distribution switchgear, medium-voltage circuit breakers, offshore generator and control modules, monitoring and control communications systems, motor control centers and bus duct systems. These products are designed for application voltages ranging from 480 volts to 38,000 volts and are used in electric rail transportation, refining, chemical manufacturing, oil and gas production, electric utility systems and other heavy industrial markets. The Companys Process Control Systems business segment designs and delivers custom engineered-to-order technology solutions that help its customers manage their critical transportation, environmental and energy management processes and facilities. Its proprietary DYNAC software suite provides an integrated operations management solution for these vital operations. Electrical Power Products segments customers and their industries include oil and gas producers, oil and gas pipelines, refineries, petrochemical plants, electrical power generators, public and private utilities, co-generation facilities, mining/metals operations, pulp and paper plants, transportation authorities, governmental agencies and other large industrial customers. Electrical Power Products segments products and services are principally sold directly to end-users in the transportation, environmental and energy sectors. The Process Control Systems business segments products and services are sold directly to end-users in the transportation, environmental and energy sectors. The principal raw materials used in Electrical Power Products operations include steel, copper, aluminum and various electrical components. Electrical Power Products main competitors include ABB, Eaton Corporation, GE, Schneider Electric and Siemens. The Companys operations are adversely impacted by the continuing effects from the U.S. government regulations on offshore deepwater drilling projects.
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Third Avenue Cuts Stake in Powell, BlackRock Dec 29 2015 
Arnold Van Den Berg Increases Stakes in 3 Industrial Goods & Services Small-Caps by Triple Digits in Jan 26 2012 
Powell Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 02 2011 
Powell Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Dec 08 2010 
Powell Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 04 2010 
Powell Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 05 2010 
Powell Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 04 2010 
Powell Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Dec 11 2009 
Powell Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 07 2009 
Powell Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 09 2009 

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