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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
SUP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. SUP: No Debt )
SUP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.74
SUP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. SUP: 0.74 )
SUP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.74

0.56
0.83
Interest Coverage No Debt
SUP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
95% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.52 vs. SUP: No Debt )
SUP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 28.42   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

28.42
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.98
M-Score: -3.04
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 (%) 4.38
SUP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1160 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. SUP: 4.38 )
SUP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.65   Max: 20.17
Current: 4.38

-10.65
20.17
Net-margin (%) 2.89
SUP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1160 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. SUP: 2.89 )
SUP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -22.48   Max: 12.4
Current: 2.89

-22.48
12.4
ROE (%) 4.72
SUP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.56 vs. SUP: 4.72 )
SUP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -25.22   Max: 28.12
Current: 4.72

-25.22
28.12
ROA (%) 3.49
SUP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.92 vs. SUP: 3.49 )
SUP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -17.37   Max: 16.26
Current: 3.49

-17.37
16.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.47
SUP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 13.59 vs. SUP: 11.47 )
SUP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -15.88   Max: 45.3
Current: 11.47

-15.88
45.3
Revenue Growth (%) 2.20
SUP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. SUP: 2.20 )
SUP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -19.4   Max: 24.1
Current: 2.2

-19.4
24.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -11.60
SUP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. SUP: -11.60 )
SUP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -54.6   Max: 120.6
Current: -11.6

-54.6
120.6
EPS Growth (%) -24.50
SUP's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. SUP: -24.50 )
SUP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -44   Max: 105
Current: -24.5

-44
105
» SUP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

SUP Guru Trades in Q1 2013

John Keeley 56,590 sh (+28.35%)
Joel Greenblatt 119,435 sh (+15.96%)
Mario Gabelli 1,760,196 sh (+7.43%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 538,759 sh (-7.86%)
Third Avenue Management 1,774,144 sh (-15.7%)
Jim Simons 10,300 sh (-54.82%)
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Q2 2013

SUP Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 16,200 sh (New)
John Keeley 81,890 sh (+44.71%)
Mario Gabelli 1,798,196 sh (+2.16%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 516,701 sh (-4.09%)
Third Avenue Management 1,613,154 sh (-9.07%)
Joel Greenblatt 45,970 sh (-61.51%)
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Q3 2013

SUP Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Rogers 37,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 2,227,898 sh (+23.9%)
John Keeley 86,290 sh (+5.37%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 497,501 sh (-3.72%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,000 sh (-25.93%)
Third Avenue Management 439,701 sh (-72.74%)
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Q4 2013

SUP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Rogers 80,950 sh (+118.78%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,913 sh (+49.28%)
Mario Gabelli 2,343,498 sh (+5.19%)
John Keeley 86,290 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management Sold Out
Chuck Royce 495,001 sh (-0.5%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SUP

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 23.9%0.04%$17.25 - $18.79 $ 21.620%2227898
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$17.25 - $18.79 $ 21.620%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -61.51%0.07%$17.11 - $18.71 $ 21.620%45970
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Add 44.71%0.01%$17.11 - $18.71 $ 21.620%81890
John Keeley 2013-03-31 Add 28.35%$18.59 - $21.87 $ 21.67%56590
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 20.73%0.02%$15.97 - $18.31 $ 21.625%93996
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.09%$15.75 - $20.15 $ 21.625%77857
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Add 34.78%0.04%$16.92 - $19.81 $ 21.624%1182835
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Add 20.34%$14.45 - $22.59 $ 21.619%27690
Mario Gabelli 2011-06-30 Add 21.76%0.02%$19.76 - $25.65 $ 21.6-4%828935
Charles Brandes 2011-06-30 Sold Out $19.76 - $25.65 $ 21.6-4%0
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Reduce -38.05%0.07%$19.18 - $25.25 $ 21.62%680800
Charles Brandes 2011-03-31 Reduce -51.04%$19.18 - $25.25 $ 21.62%18353
John Keeley 2011-03-31 Add 76.36%$19.18 - $25.25 $ 21.62%21110
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Guru Investment Theses on Superior Industries International

John Rogers Comments on Superior Industries Intl Inc. - Feb 26, 2014

Superior Industries Intl Inc. (SUP) — Los Angeles-based Superior is the leading wheel supplier to the North American auto industry. The company is solidly profitable, pays a dividend yielding over 4%, and has attractive long-term growth prospects if it is able to effectively increase its capacity. Yet the stock trades below book value, with no debt and significant excess cash.





From John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio)' Ariel Discovery Fund fourth quarter 2013 commentary.



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John Rogers Comments on Superior Industries Intl Inc.
Superior Industries Intl Inc. (SUP) — Los Angeles-based Superior is the leading wheel supplier to the North American auto industry. The company is solidly profitable, pays a dividend yielding over 4%, and has attractive long-term growth prospects if it is able to effectively increase its capacity. Yet the stock trades below book value, with no debt and significant excess cash. Read more...
Real Time Trades by Gabelli and Pzena
According to GuruFocus Real Time Picks, Mario Gabelli of GAMCO Investors and Richard Pzena of Pzena Investment Management just made reductions to major holdings in Telephone and Data Systems Inc. (TDS), Superior Industries International (SUP) and Harte-Hanks Inc. (HHS). Here are the real-time trade details: Read more...
Wassup with SUP? Seven Billionaires Trade
Seven gurus traded SUP in the third quarter of 2013, and according to GuruFocus Real Time Picks, Mario Gabelli just made a reduction to his stake in Superior Industries International (SUP), the largest manufacturer of aluminum wheels for cars and trucks in North America. The company has five plants in the U.S. and Mexico, and sells wheels to the original equipment market via auto makers Ford Motor Co. (F), General Motors Co. (GM) and a number of others. Read more...
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Mario Gabelli's Real Time Portfolio Increases
As reported by GuruFocus Real Time Picks, Guru Mario Gabelli increased his position in one company and bought into a new company. This brings the total stocks owned by Gabelli to 800. As of the close of the second quarter, Gabelli’s portfolio was valued at over $15 billion. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 25.90
SUP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. SUP: 25.90 )
SUP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.55   Max: 187.59
Current: 25.9

6.55
187.59
P/B 1.20
SUP's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. SUP: 1.20 )
SUP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 2.13
Current: 1.2

0.46
2.13
P/S 0.80
SUP's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. SUP: 0.80 )
SUP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.41
Current: 0.8

0.3
1.41
PFCF 431.40
SUP's PFCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 16.80 vs. SUP: 431.40 )
SUP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.49   Max: 434.2
Current: 431.4

3.49
434.2
EV-to-EBIT 10.80
SUP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 12.17 vs. SUP: 10.80 )
SUP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 403.5
Current: 10.8

1.1
403.5
Shiller P/E 77.60
SUP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 20.38 vs. SUP: 77.60 )
SUP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.85   Max: 135.29
Current: 77.6

6.85
135.29

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.50
SUP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
75% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. SUP: 2.50 )
SUP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 7.19
Current: 2.5

1.14
7.19
Dividend Payout 0.43
SUP's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
61% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.23 vs. SUP: 0.43 )
SUP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.83
Current: 0.43

0.07
1.83
Dividend growth (3y) -17.50
SUP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
51% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 23.90 vs. SUP: -17.50 )
SUP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -17.5   Max: 31.7
Current: -17.5

-17.5
31.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.86
SUP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
53% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. SUP: 1.86 )
SUP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 5.36
Current: 1.86

0.85
5.36
Share Buyback Rate -0.90
SUP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. SUP: -0.90 )
SUP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.8   Max: -6.4
Current: -0.9

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Cash 18.10
SUP's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
65% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. SUP: 18.10 )
SUP' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 7.45   Max: 893.77
Current: 18.1

7.45
893.77
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.20
SUP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. SUP: 4.20 )
SUP' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 165.18
Current: 4.2

2.4
165.18
Price/Tangible Book 1.20
SUP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 1084 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SUP: 1.20 )
SUP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 4.05
Current: 1.2

0.6
4.05
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
SUP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SUP: 0.90 )
SUP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.32
Current: 0.9

0.26
1.32
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
SUP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SUP: 1.20 )
SUP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 2.63
Current: 1.2

0.58
2.63
Price/Graham Number 1.20
SUP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
60% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SUP: 1.20 )
SUP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 1.61
Current: 1.2

0.54
1.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.30
SUP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. SUP: 9.30 )
SUP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 92.9
Current: 9.3

0.2
92.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.77
SUP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. SUP: 4.77 )
SUP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -38.3   Max: 22.1
Current: 4.77

-38.3
22.1

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts
Compare:WBC, BWA, PTAIY, DNZOY, ALV » details
Superior Industries International is a California corporation. The Company is engaged in the design and manufacture of aluminum road wheels for sale to OEMs. It is a supplier of cast and forged aluminum wheels to the automobile and light truck manufacturers, with wheel manufacturing operations in the United States, Mexico. Products made in its North American facilities are delivered to automotive assembly operations in North America, both for domestic and internationally branded customers. The Company's OEM aluminum road wheels mainly are sold for factory installation, as either optional or standard equipment, on many vehicle models manufactured by Ford, General Motors (GM), Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler), BMW, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen. The Company's manufacturing facilities are subject to solid waste, water and air pollution control standards mandated by federal, state and local laws.

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