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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 : 9/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
RAVN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. RAVN: No Debt )
RAVN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.27   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.84
RAVN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 2014 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. RAVN: 0.84 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.84

0.66
0.85
Interest Coverage No Debt
RAVN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
87% of the 1331 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 30.13 vs. RAVN: No Debt )
RAVN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 19.4   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

19.4
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 13.31
M-Score: -2.92
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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Operating margin (%) 13.06
RAVN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.54 vs. RAVN: 13.06 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.45   Max: 19.83
Current: 13.06

5.45
19.83
Net-margin (%) 8.88
RAVN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. RAVN: 8.88 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 4.06   Max: 13.25
Current: 8.88

4.06
13.25
ROE (%) 13.13
RAVN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2014 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.92 vs. RAVN: 13.13 )
RAVN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 10.01   Max: 32.25
Current: 13.13

10.01
32.25
ROA (%) 10.95
RAVN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. RAVN: 10.95 )
RAVN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.46   Max: 24.93
Current: 10.95

7.46
24.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.20
RAVN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.63 vs. RAVN: 27.20 )
RAVN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 15.85   Max: 67.67
Current: 27.2

15.85
67.67
Revenue Growth (%) 7.40
RAVN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1788 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. RAVN: 7.40 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 20.4
Current: 7.4

3.5
20.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 4.40
RAVN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. RAVN: 4.40 )
RAVN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 27.4
Current: 4.4

1.1
27.4
EPS Growth (%) 1.50
RAVN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. RAVN: 1.50 )
RAVN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 34.6
Current: 1.5

0
34.6
» RAVN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

RAVN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Mario Gabelli 87,100 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,449,653 sh (-3.12%)
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Q1 2014

RAVN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 97,066 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,442,172 sh (-0.52%)
Mario Gabelli 86,500 sh (-0.69%)
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Q2 2014

RAVN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 22,442 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 87,100 sh (+0.69%)
Chuck Royce 1,432,672 sh (-0.66%)
Jim Simons 91,844 sh (-5.38%)
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Q3 2014

RAVN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 131,716 sh (+43.41%)
Mario Gabelli 93,600 sh (+7.46%)
Chuck Royce 1,417,972 sh (-1.03%)
Joel Greenblatt 17,927 sh (-20.12%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with RAVN

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -20.12%$25.48 - $33.37 $ 23.01-19%17927
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy0.01%$29.46 - $34.42 $ 23.01-28%22442
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$30.79 - $42.53 $ 23.01-36%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$29.21 - $34.19 $ 23.01-27%6723
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$29.23 - $35.14 $ 23.01-28%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 69.28%0.01%$25.6 - $33.89 $ 23.01-19%19198
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.02%$24.08 - $29.9 $ 23.01-14%11341
John Hussman 2012-09-30 New Buy0.05%$29.15 - $37.12 $ 23.01-30%68000
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Reduce -24.08%0.01%$29.15 - $37.12 $ 23.01-30%80700
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Reduce -20.85%0.01%$28.55 - $35.04 $ 23.01-27%53150
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Reduce -20.06%0.01%$29.35 - $34.86 $ 23.01-24%67150
Mario Gabelli 2011-09-30 Add 51.76%0.01%$22.38 - $29.75 $ 23.01-12%90600
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 25.10
RAVN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
69% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 24.20 vs. RAVN: 25.10 )
RAVN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.66   Max: 34.02
Current: 25.1

9.66
34.02
P/B 3.20
RAVN's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. RAVN: 3.20 )
RAVN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 8.39
Current: 3.2

2.61
8.39
P/S 2.20
RAVN's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. RAVN: 2.20 )
RAVN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 3.95
Current: 2.2

1.06
3.95
PFCF 20.20
RAVN's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 121.36 vs. RAVN: 20.20 )
RAVN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.32   Max: 85.02
Current: 20.2

8.32
85.02
EV-to-EBIT 15.54
RAVN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.18 vs. RAVN: 15.54 )
RAVN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6   Max: 22.3
Current: 15.54

6
22.3
PEG 2.07
RAVN's PEG is ranked higher than
84% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RAVN: 2.07 )
RAVN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 5.05
Current: 2.07

0.59
5.05
Shiller P/E 19.50
RAVN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 87.99 vs. RAVN: 19.50 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.26   Max: 50.14
Current: 19.5

12.26
50.14
Current Ratio 5.96
RAVN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 2040 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. RAVN: 5.96 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.46   Max: 6.63
Current: 5.96

2.46
6.63
Quick Ratio 4.23
RAVN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 2040 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. RAVN: 4.23 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 4.69
Current: 4.23

1.18
4.69

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.10
RAVN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
67% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. RAVN: 2.10 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 3.16
Current: 2.1

0.72
3.16
Dividend Payout 0.45
RAVN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
68% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. RAVN: 0.45 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.45

0.18
0.72
Dividend growth (3y) 14.50
RAVN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
84% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. RAVN: 14.50 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 28.4
Current: 14.5

3.7
28.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.21
RAVN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1578 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. RAVN: 4.21 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 6.33
Current: 4.21

1.44
6.33
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
RAVN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. RAVN: -0.40 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 12.7   Max: -0.6
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 52.30
RAVN's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
92% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RAVN: 52.30 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 23.69   Max: 511
Current: 52.3

23.69
511
Price/Net Current Asset Value 10.10
RAVN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RAVN: 10.10 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 34.89
Current: 10.1

3.3
34.89
Price/Tangible Book 3.60
RAVN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. RAVN: 3.60 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 8.97
Current: 3.6

0.95
8.97
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
RAVN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. RAVN: 1.30 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 3.26
Current: 1.3

0.57
3.26
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
RAVN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. RAVN: 0.90 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 1.37
Current: 0.9

0.15
1.37
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.40
RAVN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RAVN: 4.40 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 4.81
Current: 4.4

0.67
4.81
Price/Graham Number 2.00
RAVN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. RAVN: 2.00 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 3.44
Current: 2

0.55
3.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.40
RAVN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2016 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. RAVN: 6.40 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 16.6
Current: 6.4

4.5
16.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.26
RAVN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1583 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. RAVN: 9.26 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 8.8   Max: 28.1
Current: 9.26

8.8
28.1

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
Compare:FLEX, JBL, PLXS, TTMI, KBALB » details
Traded in other countries:RV1.Germany
Raven Industries Inc is a South Dakota corporation was incorporated in February 1956. The Company is a diversified technology company providing products to customers within the industrial, agricultural, energy, construction and military/aerospace markets. The Company markets its products around the world and has its principal operations in the United States of America. The Company has three operating units or divisions consisting of Applied Technology Division, Engineered Films Division, and Aerostar Division. Applied Technology designs, manufactures, sells and services precision agriculture products and information management tools that help growers reduce costs and improve farm yields. The Applied Technology product families include field computers, application controls, GPS-guidance and assisted-steering systems, automatic boom controls, yield monitoring planter controls and an integrated real-time kinematic navigation and information platform called Slingshot. Engineered Films produces high-performance plastic films and sheeting for industrial, energy, construction, geomembrane and agricultural applications. Aerostar division designs and manufactures high-altitude balloons, tethered aerostats and radar processing systems. It also produces products as a contract manufacturing services provider. These include military parachutes, uniforms and protective wear. The Company is subject to be applicable federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations. The Company owns a number of patents. While the Company does not believe that its business, as a whole is materially dependent on any one patent or related group of patents, as it continues to develop as a technology-based company protection of the Companys intellectual property has become increasingly important.

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