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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
SUP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. SUP: No Debt )
SUP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.74
SUP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. SUP: 0.74 )
SUP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.74

0.55
0.83
Interest Coverage No Debt
SUP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
88% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 17.78 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: 6
Z-Score: 4.58
M-Score: -3.00
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 (%) 4.60
SUP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.82 vs. SUP: 4.60 )
SUP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.65   Max: 20.17
Current: 4.6

-10.65
20.17
Net-margin (%) 2.80
SUP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. SUP: 2.80 )
SUP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -22.48   Max: 12.4
Current: 2.8

-22.48
12.4
ROE (%) 4.45
SUP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1239 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 10.12 vs. SUP: 4.45 )
SUP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -22.29   Max: 24.73
Current: 4.45

-22.29
24.73
ROA (%) 3.34
SUP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.55 vs. SUP: 3.34 )
SUP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -16.09   Max: 16.79
Current: 3.34

-16.09
16.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.90
SUP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. SUP: 10.90 )
SUP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -14.69   Max: 75.43
Current: 10.9

-14.69
75.43
Revenue Growth (%) 2.20
SUP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1084 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 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 higher than
51% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 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
51% of the 871 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 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

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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Q1 2014

SUP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 40,306 sh (New)
John Rogers 110,150 sh (+36.07%)
John Keeley 86,490 sh (+0.23%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 520 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 488,000 sh (-1.41%)
Mario Gabelli 2,295,603 sh (-2.04%)
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Q2 2014

SUP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Rogers 110,150 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 488,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,281,472 sh (-0.62%)
John Keeley 80,512 sh (-6.91%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SUP

(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
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 Sold Out $18.98 - $21.71 $ 18.51-9%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 New Buy$17.13 - $20.63 $ 18.51-3%40306
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 23.9%0.04%$17.25 - $18.79 $ 18.513%2227898
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$17.25 - $18.79 $ 18.513%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -61.51%0.07%$17.11 - $18.71 $ 18.513%45970
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Add 44.71%0.01%$17.11 - $18.71 $ 18.513%81890
John Keeley 2013-03-31 Add 28.35%$18.59 - $21.87 $ 18.51-9%56590
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 20.73%0.02%$15.97 - $18.31 $ 18.517%93996
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.09%$15.75 - $20.15 $ 18.517%77857
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Add 34.78%0.04%$16.92 - $19.81 $ 18.516%1182835
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Add 20.34%$14.45 - $22.59 $ 18.512%27690
Mario Gabelli 2011-06-30 Add 21.76%0.02%$19.76 - $25.65 $ 18.51-18%828935
Charles Brandes 2011-06-30 Sold Out $19.76 - $25.65 $ 18.51-18%0
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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...

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 23.70
SUP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 14.60 vs. SUP: 23.70 )
SUP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.55   Max: 187.59
Current: 23.7

6.55
187.59
P/B 1.05
SUP's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. SUP: 1.05 )
SUP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 2.13
Current: 1.05

0.46
2.13
P/S 0.65
SUP's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. SUP: 0.65 )
SUP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.3
Current: 0.65

0.3
1.3
EV-to-EBIT 10.57
SUP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. SUP: 10.57 )
SUP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 403.5
Current: 10.57

1.1
403.5
Shiller P/E 65.32
SUP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
50% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 20.30 vs. SUP: 65.32 )
SUP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.85   Max: 135.29
Current: 65.32

6.85
135.29
Current Ratio 3.39
SUP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1247 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. SUP: 3.39 )
SUP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 6.67
Current: 3.39

1.5
6.67
Quick Ratio 2.71
SUP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1247 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SUP: 2.71 )
SUP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 5.53
Current: 2.71

1.09
5.53

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.94
SUP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
90% of the 990 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. SUP: 3.94 )
SUP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 7.19
Current: 3.94

1.17
7.19
Dividend Payout 0.92
SUP's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
74% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.22 vs. SUP: 0.92 )
SUP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 6.53
Current: 0.92

0.09
6.53
Dividend growth (3y) -17.50
SUP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
55% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 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) 2.91
SUP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. SUP: 2.91 )
SUP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 5.36
Current: 2.91

0.87
5.36
Share Buyback Rate -0.90
SUP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 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 Current Asset Value 6.83
SUP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. SUP: 6.83 )
SUP' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 165.18
Current: 6.83

2.1
165.18
Price/Tangible Book 1.04
SUP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. SUP: 1.04 )
SUP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 4.39
Current: 1.04

0.6
4.39
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
SUP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. SUP: 0.80 )
SUP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.49
Current: 0.8

0.26
1.49
Price/Median PS Value 1.04
SUP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 1201 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. SUP: 1.04 )
SUP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.02
Current: 1.04

0.58
3.02
Price/Graham Number 1.04
SUP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
69% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. SUP: 1.04 )
SUP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 2.55
Current: 1.04

0.54
2.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.50
SUP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. SUP: 9.50 )
SUP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 92.9
Current: 9.5

0.2
92.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.86
SUP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
68% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 9.62 vs. SUP: 4.86 )
SUP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -38.3   Max: 22.1
Current: 4.86

-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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Gabelli & Company’s 38th Annual Automotive Aftermarket Symposium Sep 18 2014
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Superior Industries International Names James F. Sistek Senior Vice President, Business Operations Sep 02 2014
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SUPERIOR INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL INC Financials Aug 08 2014
All Three Leading Proxy Advisory Firms - ISS, Glass, Lewis and Egan-Jones - Recommend That Superior... Aug 06 2014
Superior Industries Down on Q2 Earnings Miss, Revenues Beat Aug 04 2014
Glass Lewis Joins ISS in Recommending That Superior Industries Shareholders Vote the White Proxy... Aug 04 2014
SUPERIOR INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Costs Associated with Exit or Disposal... Jul 31 2014
Superior Industries Reports Financial Results for 2014 Second Quarter Jul 31 2014
Q2 2014 Superior Industries Earnings Release - Before Market Open Jul 31 2014
Superior Industries to shutter Rogers plant Jul 30 2014
Superior Industries to shutter Rogers plant Jul 30 2014
Leading Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Recommends That Superior Industries Shareholders Vote the WHITE... Jul 30 2014
Superior Industries International to Close Manufacturing Facility in Rogers, Arkansas Jul 30 2014
Superior Industries to Report 2014 Second Quarter Financial Results and Host Conference Call... Jul 28 2014
Superior Industries International Urges Shareholders to Vote the White Proxy Card in Connection with... Jul 28 2014
Superior Industries International Issues New Letter to Shareholders Jul 21 2014

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