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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.45
ROCK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
63% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. ROCK: 0.45 )
ROCK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.45

0.01
0.45
Equity to Asset 0.53
ROCK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. ROCK: 0.53 )
ROCK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.53

0.36
0.55
Interest Coverage 0.96
ROCK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. ROCK: 0.96 )
ROCK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 11.07
Current: 0.96

0.96
11.07
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.25
M-Score: -2.88
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 (%) 2.60
ROCK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. ROCK: 2.60 )
ROCK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11.4   Max: 9.68
Current: 2.6

-11.4
9.68
Net-margin (%) -0.68
ROCK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. ROCK: -0.68 )
ROCK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.29   Max: 6.07
Current: -0.68

-14.29
6.07
ROE (%) -1.19
ROCK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. ROCK: -1.19 )
ROCK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -20.66   Max: 14.57
Current: -1.19

-20.66
14.57
ROA (%) -0.63
ROCK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ROCK: -0.63 )
ROCK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.23   Max: 7.19
Current: -0.63

-11.23
7.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.04
ROCK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. ROCK: 9.04 )
ROCK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -30.25   Max: 21.57
Current: 9.04

-30.25
21.57
Revenue Growth (%) 8.30
ROCK's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. ROCK: 8.30 )
ROCK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -21.5   Max: 22.2
Current: 8.3

-21.5
22.2
EPS Growth (%) -57.90
ROCK's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -9.70 vs. ROCK: -57.90 )
ROCK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -57.9   Max: 38.3
Current: -57.9

-57.9
38.3
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

ROCK Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 93,100 sh (+516.56%)
Chuck Royce 615,120 sh (unchged)
James Barrow 2,335,392 sh (-1.7%)
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Q2 2013

ROCK Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 112,300 sh (+20.62%)
Chuck Royce 615,120 sh (unchged)
James Barrow 2,287,722 sh (-2.04%)
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Q3 2013

ROCK Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 615,120 sh (unchged)
James Barrow 2,268,026 sh (-0.86%)
Jim Simons 80,400 sh (-28.41%)
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Q4 2013

ROCK Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 778,238 sh (+26.52%)
Jim Simons 86,400 sh (+7.46%)
James Barrow 2,232,171 sh (-1.58%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ROCK

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0377%$7.53 - $11.5 $ 17.6387%0
James Barrow 2011-09-30 Add 30.22%0.01%$7.53 - $11.5 $ 17.6387%2417432
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0031%$7.53 - $11.5 $ 17.6387%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Reduce -42.38%0.06%$10.78 - $14.01 $ 17.6347%23815
George Soros 2011-06-30 New Buy$10.78 - $14.01 $ 17.6347%19546
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Add 241.77%0.11%$10.2 - $13.95 $ 17.6355%41334
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.15
ROCK's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. ROCK: 1.15 )
ROCK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.87
Current: 1.15

0.22
1.87
P/S 0.66
ROCK's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. ROCK: 0.66 )
ROCK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.66

0.11
0.92
PFCF 12.08
ROCK's PFCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 12.10 vs. ROCK: 12.08 )
ROCK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 287.41
Current: 12.08

1.41
287.41
EV-to-EBIT 30.70
ROCK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.70 vs. ROCK: 30.70 )
ROCK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 137.5
Current: 30.7

6.7
137.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 13.99
ROCK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
77% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. ROCK: 13.99 )
ROCK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 27.03
Current: 13.99

1.75
27.03
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.55
ROCK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. ROCK: 0.55 )
ROCK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.63
Current: 0.55

0.36
2.63
Price/Median PS Value 1.22
ROCK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ROCK: 1.22 )
ROCK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.22

0.54
1.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.30
ROCK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
52% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. ROCK: 3.30 )
ROCK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 15
Current: 3.3

0.7
15
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.67
ROCK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. ROCK: 10.67 )
ROCK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4   Max: 50.8
Current: 10.67

-4
50.8

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
Compare:TS, NSSMY, SID, PKX, GGB » details
Traded in other countries:GI2.Germany
Gibraltar Industries Inc., is a Delaware corporation. The Company is a manufacturer and distributor of products for the building and industrial markets. Its products provide structural and architectural enhancements for residential homes, low-rise retail, other commercial and professional buildings, industrial plants, bridges and a variety of other structures. These products include ventilation products, mail storage solutions including mailboxes and package delivery products, rain dispersion products and accessories, bar grating, expanded metal, metal lath and expansion joints and structural bearings. The Company manufactures a variety of products that are sold through a number of sales channels including building material wholesalers, buying groups, discount and major retail home centers, roofing distributors, residential, industrial, commercial and transportation contractors, and industrial manufacturers. The Company's product offerings include a line of bar grating and safety plank grating used in walkways, stairs, platforms, safety barriers, drainage covers, and ventilation grates; expanded and perforated metal used in walkways, catwalks, shelving, fencing, barriers, patio furniture, and other applications where both visibility and security are necessary; metal lath products used in exterior stucco, stone, and tile projects; fiberglass grating used in areas where high strength, light weight, low maintenance, and corrosion resistance are required; expansion joint systems, bearing assemblies, and pavement sealing systems used in bridge and elevated highway infrastructure construction; roof and foundation ventilation products and accessories; mail storage solutions, including single mailboxes and cluster boxes for multi-unit housing; roof edging, underlayment, and flashing; soffits and trim; drywall corner bead; coated coil stock; metal roofing and accessories; steel framing; and rain dispersion products, including gutters and accessories;, each of which can be sold separately or as an integral part of a package or program sale.The Company serves customers throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Central and South America including major home improvement retailers, distributors and contractors. As of December 31, 2012, it operated 44 facilities in 21 states, Canada, England and Germany, giving it a platform for just-in-time delivery and support to its customers. Its customers mainly serve the home improvement; residential, commercial and industrial construction; highway construction; building materials; and architectural industries. Major customers include The Home Depot, other big box retailers, national building products wholesalers, industrial equipment manufacturers and contractors. The Company competes with numerous suppliers of building products based on the range of products offered, quality, price, and delivery. The Company's manufacturing facilities and distribution centers are subject to many federal, state, and lo

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