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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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Cash to Debt 0.35
SPW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 2032 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. SPW: 0.35 )
SPW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 1.25
Current: 0.35

0.02
1.25
Equity to Asset 0.32
SPW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 2018 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. SPW: 0.32 )
SPW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.06   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.32

-0.06
0.45
Interest Coverage 2.93
SPW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
58% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 31.53 vs. SPW: 2.93 )
SPW' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 13.75
Current: 2.93

0.08
13.75
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.42
M-Score: -2.61
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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Operating margin (%) 7.76
SPW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2035 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.57 vs. SPW: 7.76 )
SPW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 13.7
Current: 7.76

0.18
13.7
Net-margin (%) 11.41
SPW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2035 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.55 vs. SPW: 11.41 )
SPW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.28   Max: 29.22
Current: 11.41

-2.28
29.22
ROE (%) 24.68
SPW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2020 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.92 vs. SPW: 24.68 )
SPW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.17   Max: 99.52
Current: 24.68

-8.17
99.52
ROA (%) 8.23
SPW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2050 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. SPW: 8.23 )
SPW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.91   Max: 18.43
Current: 8.23

-1.91
18.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 30.52
SPW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2049 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.53 vs. SPW: 30.52 )
SPW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 64.11
Current: 30.52

0.77
64.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.80
SPW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. SPW: 1.80 )
SPW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.6   Max: 27.6
Current: 1.8

-16.6
27.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.90
SPW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1578 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. SPW: 5.90 )
SPW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37   Max: 70.6
Current: 5.9

-37
70.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 6.40
SPW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SPW: 6.40 )
SPW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -36.7   Max: 168.7
Current: 6.4

-36.7
168.7
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SPW Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 92,460 sh (+451.14%)
James Barrow 2,569,624 sh (+4.74%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 594,496 sh (-0.05%)
David Dreman 44,705 sh (-20.54%)
Steven Cohen 2,200 sh (-63.73%)
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Q1 2014

SPW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 8,381 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 18,890 sh (New)
Jim Simons 80,048 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 9,395 sh (+327.05%)
Joel Greenblatt 392,204 sh (+324.19%)
James Barrow 2,746,160 sh (+6.87%)
David Dreman Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 591,206 sh (-0.55%)
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Q2 2014

SPW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 137,900 sh (+72.27%)
Joel Greenblatt 443,200 sh (+13%)
Pioneer Investments 641,360 sh (+8.48%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
James Barrow 2,649,796 sh (-3.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,480 sh (-58.48%)
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Q3 2014

SPW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 8,079 sh (+132.16%)
Joel Greenblatt 674,733 sh (+52.24%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
James Barrow 2,281,125 sh (-13.91%)
Pioneer Investments 441,853 sh (-31.11%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SPW

(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 Add 52.24%0.22%$95.2 - $111.22 $ 87.51-15%674733
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$95.09 - $109.34 $ 87.51-15%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 324.19%0.44%$93.74 - $108.89 $ 87.51-14%392204
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.34%$93.74 - $108.89 $ 87.51-14%0
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$93.74 - $108.89 $ 87.51-14%18890
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 451.14%0.18%$81.88 - $99.04 $ 87.51-4%92460
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -20.54%0.09%$81.88 - $99.04 $ 87.51-4%44705
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -81.35%0.59%$72.1 - $84.87 $ 87.5114%56260
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 211.01%0.03%$72.1 - $84.87 $ 87.5114%16776
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$72.1 - $84.87 $ 87.5114%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.02%$68.26 - $79.99 $ 87.5116%5394
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$68.26 - $79.99 $ 87.5116%8390
PRIMECAP Management 2013-06-30 Sold Out $68.26 - $79.99 $ 87.5116%0
PRIMECAP Management 2013-03-31 Reduce -85.71%$69.44 - $82 $ 87.5114%5000
James Barrow 2012-12-31 Add 42.07%0.09%$60.86 - $71.21 $ 87.5131%2203869
PRIMECAP Management 2012-12-31 Reduce -70.83%0.01%$60.86 - $71.21 $ 87.5131%35000
John Burbank 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$60.86 - $71.21 $ 87.5131%0
John Burbank 2012-09-30 Reduce -91.58%0.1%$58.76 - $69 $ 87.5138%3996
John Burbank 2012-06-30 Add 37.74%0.03%$62.88 - $78.68 $ 87.5121%47450
PRIMECAP Management 2012-06-30 Reduce -63.25%0.02%$62.88 - $78.68 $ 87.5121%120000
David Dreman 2012-03-31 Reduce -30.92%0.28%$62.64 - $78.43 $ 87.5129%466596
John Burbank 2012-03-31 New Buy0.09%$62.64 - $78.43 $ 87.5129%34450
PRIMECAP Management 2012-03-31 Reduce -52.99%0.04%$62.64 - $78.43 $ 87.5129%326500
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.1%$42 - $63.46 $ 87.5155%0
David Dreman 2011-09-30 New Buy0.74%$45.45 - $85.58 $ 87.5140%649986
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 New Buy0.1%$45.45 - $85.58 $ 87.5141%154021
James Barrow 2011-09-30 Add 43.73%0.05%$45.45 - $85.58 $ 87.5140%1553639
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 7.50
SPW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2173 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 24.30 vs. SPW: 7.50 )
SPW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.12   Max: 118.84
Current: 7.5

3.12
118.84
P/B 1.78
SPW's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 2173 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. SPW: 1.78 )
SPW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 3.25
Current: 1.78

0.64
3.25
P/S 0.82
SPW's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 2173 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SPW: 0.82 )
SPW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.42
Current: 0.82

0.27
1.42
PFCF 27.52
SPW's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 2173 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 43.61 vs. SPW: 27.52 )
SPW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.65   Max: 239.53
Current: 27.52

4.65
239.53
EV-to-EBIT 12.43
SPW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 2173 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.33 vs. SPW: 12.43 )
SPW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 521.6
Current: 12.43

4.6
521.6
PEG 3.00
SPW's PEG is ranked higher than
82% of the 2173 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SPW: 3.00 )
SPW' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 615
Current: 3

0.46
615
Shiller P/E 19.94
SPW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 2173 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 68.27 vs. SPW: 19.94 )
SPW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.92   Max: 29.66
Current: 19.94

4.92
29.66
Current Ratio 1.42
SPW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 2040 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. SPW: 1.42 )
SPW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 2.6
Current: 1.42

1.13
2.6
Quick Ratio 1.10
SPW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 2040 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. SPW: 1.10 )
SPW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 2.07
Current: 1.1

0.81
2.07

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.71
SPW's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 1555 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SPW: 1.71 )
SPW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 3.56
Current: 1.71

0.51
3.56
Dividend Payout 0.12
SPW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 2173 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. SPW: 0.12 )
SPW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 8.33
Current: 0.12

0.01
8.33
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.70
SPW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1584 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SPW: 1.70 )
SPW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 3.56
Current: 1.7

0.51
3.56
Share Buyback Rate 3.00
SPW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 1301 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. SPW: 3.00 )
SPW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 9.9   Max: -31.4
Current: 3

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.23
SPW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2173 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. SPW: 1.23 )
SPW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 9.79
Current: 1.23

0.49
9.79
Price/Median PS Value 1.02
SPW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 2173 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. SPW: 1.02 )
SPW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 2.08
Current: 1.02

0.16
2.08
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.51
SPW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 2173 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SPW: 0.51 )
SPW' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 6.29
Current: 0.51

0.36
6.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.00
SPW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2040 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. SPW: 8.00 )
SPW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 21.6
Current: 8

0.2
21.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.65
SPW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.33 vs. SPW: 17.65 )
SPW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -16.8   Max: 29.7
Current: 17.65

-16.8
29.7

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Traded in other countries:SPW.Germany,
SPX Corp was incorporated in Muskegon, Michigan in 1912 as the Piston Ring Company. Since 1968, the Company has been incorporated under the laws of Delaware. The Company is a multi-industry manufacturer of specialized, engineered solutions with operations in over 35 countries and sales in over 150 countries internationally. Its products include processing systems and components for the food and beverage industry, pumps, valves and filtration equipment used in oil and gas processing, power transformers used by utility companies, and cooling systems for power generation plants and HVAC applications. The Company's operating segments are: Flow Technology and Thermal Equipment and Services. The Flow Technology segment engineers, designs, manufactures and markets products and solutions used to process, blend, filter, dry, meter and transport fluids with a focus on original equipment installation, including turnkey systems, skidded systems and components, as well as comprehensive aftermarket components and support services. Primary component offerings include engineered pumps, valves, mixers, plate heat exchangers, and dehydration and filtration technologies. This segment serves customers in food and beverage, power and energy and industrial end markets. Core brands include SPX Flow Technology, APV, ClydeUnion, Waukesha Cherry-Burrell, M&J Valves, Copes Vulcan, Lightnin, Anhydro, Gerstenberg Schröder, Seital, e&e, Bran&Luebbe, Johnson Pump, Plenty, Hankison, GD Engineering, Dollinger Filtration, Pneumatic Products, Delair, Deltech and Jemaco. Competitors in these diversified end markets include GEA Group AG, Flowserve, Alfa Laval AB, Sulzer, ITT Gould Pumps and IDEX Corporation. Channels to market consist of stocking distributors, manufacturers' representatives and direct sale. The Thermal Equipment and Services engineers, designs, manufacture, install and services thermal heat transfer products. Primary offerings include evaporative, dry and hybrid cooling systems, rotating and stationary heat exchangers and pollution control systems for the power generation, HVAC and industrial markets, as well as boilers and heating and ventilation products for the residential and commercial markets. The primary distribution channels for the Thermal Equipment and Services reportable segment are direct to customers, independent manufacturing representatives, third-party distributors and retailers. The Company sells its cooling products and services under the brand names of SPX Cooling Systems, Marley, Balcke-Duerr, Ceramic, Yuba, Ecolaire and Recold, among others, with the major competitors to these product and service lines being GEA Group AG, Thermal Engineering International, Hamon & Cie, Baltimore Aircoil Company, Evapco, Inc., Harbin Air Conditioning Co., Siemens AG and Alstom SA. The Company is subject to various laws, ordinances, regulations and other requirements of government authorities in the United States and other nations.
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SPX Corp. (SPW) EVP & CFO Patrick J Oleary sells 3,189 Shares Mar 02 2011 
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SPX Corp. (SPW) EVP & CFO Patrick J Oleary sells 66,811 Shares Feb 24 2011 
SPX Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Feb 22 2011 
SPX Corp. (SPW) VP & CFO, Flow Technology Jeremy W Smeltser sells 2,445 Shares Dec 13 2010 
SPX Corp. (SPW) Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J Kearney sells 12,323 Shares Oct 12 2010 
SPX Corp. (SPW) EVP & CFO Patrick J Oleary sells 32,677 Shares Oct 12 2010 
SPX Corp. (SPW) EVP, CFO & Treasurer Patrick J Oleary sells 37,323 Shares Oct 07 2010 
SPX Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-K/A) Aug 10 2010 
SPX Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 05 2010 

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