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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
RAVN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
85% of the 2488 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. RAVN: No Debt )
RAVN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.82
RAVN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 2478 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. RAVN: 0.82 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.82

0.66
0.85
Interest Coverage No Debt
RAVN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 76.29 vs. RAVN: No Debt )
RAVN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 19.2   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

19.2
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 16.53
M-Score: -2.46
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 19.13
RAVN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2464 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. RAVN: 19.13 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.45   Max: 19.83
Current: 19.13

5.45
19.83
Net-margin (%) 12.94
RAVN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2465 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. RAVN: 12.94 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.99   Max: 13.25
Current: 12.94

3.99
13.25
ROE (%) 23.74
RAVN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2428 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. RAVN: 23.74 )
RAVN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.95   Max: 28.75
Current: 23.74

9.95
28.75
ROA (%) 19.23
RAVN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 2466 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. RAVN: 19.23 )
RAVN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.41   Max: 22.85
Current: 19.23

7.41
22.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 49.94
RAVN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2460 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. RAVN: 49.94 )
RAVN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 15.84   Max: 62.19
Current: 49.94

15.84
62.19
Revenue Growth (%) 19.10
RAVN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. RAVN: 19.10 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 20.4
Current: 19.1

3.5
20.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 21.40
RAVN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. RAVN: 21.40 )
RAVN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 27.4
Current: 21.4

1.1
27.4
EPS Growth (%) 22.20
RAVN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. RAVN: 22.20 )
RAVN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 33.4
Current: 22.2

0
33.4
» RAVN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

RAVN Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Joel Greenblatt 19,198 sh (+69.28%)
Chuck Royce 1,522,072 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 80,200 sh (-0.62%)
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Q2 2013

RAVN Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 39,016 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 83,600 sh (+4.24%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,514,072 sh (-0.53%)
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Q3 2013

RAVN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 6,723 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 87,100 sh (+4.19%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,496,272 sh (-1.18%)
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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%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with RAVN

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$30.79 - $42.53 $ 33.14-8%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$29.21 - $34.19 $ 33.146%6723
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$29.23 - $35.14 $ 33.144%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 69.28%0.01%$25.6 - $33.89 $ 33.1417%19198
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.02%$24.08 - $29.9 $ 33.1423%11341
John Hussman 2012-09-30 New Buy0.05%$29.15 - $37.12 $ 33.141%68000
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Reduce -24.08%0.01%$29.15 - $37.12 $ 33.141%80700
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Reduce -20.85%0.01%$28.55 - $35.04 $ 33.145%53150
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Reduce -20.06%0.01%$29.35 - $34.86 $ 33.1410%67150
Mario Gabelli 2011-09-30 Add 51.76%0.01%$22.38 - $29.75 $ 33.1427%90600
Mario Gabelli 2011-06-30 New Buy0.02%$24.98 - $30 $ 33.1424%59700
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 26.40
RAVN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1771 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. RAVN: 26.40 )
RAVN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.66   Max: 33.64
Current: 26.4

9.66
33.64
P/B 5.00
RAVN's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 2370 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. RAVN: 5.00 )
RAVN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 8.39
Current: 5

2.38
8.39
P/S 3.10
RAVN's P/S is ranked lower than
78% of the 2534 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. RAVN: 3.10 )
RAVN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 3.94
Current: 3.1

1.06
3.94
PFCF 48.70
RAVN's PFCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.38 vs. RAVN: 48.70 )
RAVN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.32   Max: 85.02
Current: 48.7

8.32
85.02
EV-to-EBIT 17.50
RAVN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. RAVN: 17.50 )
RAVN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6   Max: 22.3
Current: 17.5

6
22.3
PEG 1.60
RAVN's PEG is ranked higher than
57% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. RAVN: 1.60 )
RAVN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 3.19
Current: 1.6

0.59
3.19
Shiller P/E 28.40
RAVN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 25.60 vs. RAVN: 28.40 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.26   Max: 50.14
Current: 28.4

12.26
50.14

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.50
RAVN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
55% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. RAVN: 1.50 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 3.16
Current: 1.5

0.72
3.16
Dividend Payout 0.41
RAVN's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
51% of the 1242 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. RAVN: 0.41 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 2.67
Current: 0.41

0.18
2.67
Dividend growth (3y) 15.20
RAVN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. RAVN: 15.20 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 28.4
Current: 15.2

3.7
28.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.78
RAVN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1644 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. RAVN: 2.78 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 5.85
Current: 2.78

1.33
5.85
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
RAVN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. RAVN: -0.40 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 12.7   Max: -0.4
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 17.70
RAVN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. RAVN: 17.70 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 34.89
Current: 17.7

3.3
34.89
Price/Tangible Book 5.60
RAVN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
81% of the 2297 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. RAVN: 5.60 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 8.97
Current: 5.6

0.95
8.97
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.00
RAVN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
52% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. RAVN: 2.00 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 3.26
Current: 2

0.57
3.26
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
RAVN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 2361 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. RAVN: 1.20 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 1.4
Current: 1.2

0.15
1.4
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.80
RAVN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. RAVN: 1.80 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.57
Current: 1.8

0.66
2.57
Price/Graham Number 2.60
RAVN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
70% of the 1701 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. RAVN: 2.60 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 3.44
Current: 2.6

0.55
3.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.70
RAVN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
60% of the 2081 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. RAVN: 5.70 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 16.5
Current: 5.7

4.5
16.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.82
RAVN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1318 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. RAVN: 16.82 )
RAVN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 10.1   Max: 28.5
Current: 16.82

10.1
28.5

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Contract Manufacturers
Compare:FLEX, JBL, PLXS, TTMI, KBALB » details
Traded in other countries:RV1.Germany
Raven Industries, Inc., a South Dakota corporation was incorporated in February 1956. It is a diversified technology company providing a variety of 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 business segments consisting of Applied Technology Division, Engineered Films Division, and Aerostar Division. Applied Technology designs, manufactures, sells and services innovative 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 research balloons, tethered aerostats and radar processing systems. It produces uniforms and protective wear for U.S. government agencies as a subcontractor and also manufactures other sewn and sealed products on a contract basis. The Company is subject to be applicable federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations.

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