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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.31
SWHC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SWHC: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SWHC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.32 Max: N/A
Current: 0.31
Equity to Asset 0.43
SWHC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. SWHC: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SWHC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.93  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.43
-0.93
0.55
Interest Coverage 6.54
SWHC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
71% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.44 vs. SWHC: 6.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SWHC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.76  Med: 7.91 Max: 22.98
Current: 6.54
2.76
22.98
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.98
M-Score: -2.35
WACC vs ROIC
1.82%
20.14%
WACC
ROIC
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 (%) 17.36
SWHC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. SWHC: 17.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SWHC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.9  Med: 10.37 Max: 24.1
Current: 17.36
-21.9
24.1
Net-margin (%) 9.44
SWHC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. SWHC: 9.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SWHC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.18  Med: 5.46 Max: 14.25
Current: 9.44
-24.18
14.25
ROE (%) 29.66
SWHC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.89 vs. SWHC: 29.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SWHC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -99.95  Med: 25.63 Max: 53.52
Current: 29.66
-99.95
53.52
ROA (%) 11.40
SWHC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. SWHC: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SWHC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.26  Med: 8.50 Max: 26.74
Current: 11.4
-26.26
26.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 44.46
SWHC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 8.13 vs. SWHC: 44.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SWHC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.23  Med: 38.01 Max: 109.37
Current: 44.46
-71.23
109.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.70
SWHC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. SWHC: 17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SWHC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 12.40 Max: 27.2
Current: 17.7
0
27.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 33.50
SWHC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SWHC: 33.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SWHC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16  Med: 32.15 Max: 80.1
Current: 33.5
-16
80.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 31.00
SWHC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. SWHC: 31.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SWHC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.4  Med: 23.85 Max: 150.1
Current: 31
-23.4
150.1
» SWHC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

SWHC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 1,181,464 sh (+25.73%)
Chuck Royce 1,488,365 sh (-14.49%)
Robert Olstein 996,800 sh (-20.57%)
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Q2 2015

SWHC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 22,372 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 14,149 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 3,052,846 sh (+158.40%)
Robert Olstein 658,145 sh (-33.97%)
Chuck Royce 909,065 sh (-38.92%)
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Q3 2015

SWHC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 520,012 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,095,671 sh (+7643.81%)
Paul Tudor Jones 44,988 sh (+101.09%)
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Chuck Royce 603,565 sh (-33.61%)
Steven Cohen 423,900 sh (-86.11%)
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Q4 2015

SWHC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 281,465 sh (-53.37%)
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Top Ranked Articles about Smith & Wesson Holding Corp

2015 Was a Good Year for Gun Companies Smith & Wesson says current quarter's sales could be 20% higher than expected
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Steven Cohen Buys Trillium Therapeutics and Boosts Stake in Smith & Wesson Corp
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 21.22
SWHC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 18.26 vs. SWHC: 21.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SWHC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.07  Med: 18.38 Max: 99.87
Current: 21.22
6.07
99.87
Forward P/E 13.50
SWHC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
65% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.72 vs. SWHC: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.22
SWHC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
55% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 19.17 vs. SWHC: 21.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SWHC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.13  Med: 19.09 Max: 64.79
Current: 21.22
6.13
64.79
P/B 5.33
SWHC's P/B is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. SWHC: 5.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SWHC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 3.98 Max: 22.39
Current: 5.33
1.31
22.39
P/S 2.01
SWHC's P/S is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. SWHC: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SWHC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.12 Max: 3.44
Current: 2.01
0.26
3.44
PFCF 10.46
SWHC's PFCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 19.31 vs. SWHC: 10.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SWHC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.92  Med: 14.22 Max: 334.5
Current: 10.46
2.92
334.5
POCF 8.55
SWHC's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.16 vs. SWHC: 8.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SWHC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.43  Med: 10.03 Max: 283.5
Current: 8.55
2.43
283.5
EV-to-EBIT 12.50
SWHC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 15.57 vs. SWHC: 12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SWHC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.7  Med: 10.70 Max: 40.7
Current: 12.5
-7.7
40.7
EV-to-EBITDA 9.12
SWHC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
71% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 10.68 vs. SWHC: 9.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SWHC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.6  Med: 7.50 Max: 30.7
Current: 9.12
-9.6
30.7
PEG 0.63
SWHC's PEG is ranked higher than
81% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. SWHC: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SWHC' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.44 Max: 2.1
Current: 0.63
0.2
2.1
Shiller P/E 82.08
SWHC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
88% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 21.83 vs. SWHC: 82.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SWHC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.95  Med: 89.94 Max: 1060
Current: 82.08
48.95
1060
Current Ratio 2.72
SWHC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. SWHC: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SWHC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 2.13 Max: 9.19
Current: 2.72
0.33
9.19
Quick Ratio 1.55
SWHC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. SWHC: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SWHC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.40 Max: 9.19
Current: 1.55
0.32
9.19
Days Inventory 89.99
SWHC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
65% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 116.39 vs. SWHC: 89.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SWHC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.24  Med: 68.49 Max: 83.67
Current: 89.99
58.24
83.67
Days Sales Outstanding 30.38
SWHC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 65.32 vs. SWHC: 30.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SWHC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.63  Med: 57.47 Max: 80.24
Current: 30.38
28.63
80.24
Days Payable 30.38
SWHC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
79% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 59.08 vs. SWHC: 30.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SWHC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.84  Med: 38.15 Max: 61.64
Current: 30.38
30.84
61.64

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 14.66
SWHC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
91% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. SWHC: 14.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SWHC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 4.38 Max: 41.25
Current: 14.66
2.19
41.25
Price/Projected FCF 1.65
SWHC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. SWHC: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SWHC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 1.80 Max: 112.25
Current: 1.65
1.08
112.25
Price/Median PS Value 1.79
SWHC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
100% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. SWHC: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SWHC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.78 Max: 2.76
Current: 1.79
0.27
2.76
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.85
SWHC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. SWHC: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SWHC' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.72 Max: 2.99
Current: 0.85
0.35
2.99
Price/Graham Number 3.72
SWHC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
78% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. SWHC: 3.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SWHC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.56 Max: 6.32
Current: 3.72
0.32
6.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.94
SWHC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. SWHC: 7.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SWHC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 8.70 Max: 26.2
Current: 7.94
2.5
26.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 50.21
SWHC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.17 vs. SWHC: 50.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SWHC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.4  Med: 4.60 Max: 60.4
Current: 50.21
-4.4
60.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $603
EPS $ 1.03
Beta-0.06
Short Percentage of Float11.58%
52-Week Range $12.25 - 26.54
Shares Outstanding(Mil)54.56

Analyst Estimate

Apr16 Apr17 Apr18
Revenue(Mil) 662 701 708
EPS($) 1.43 1.56 1.41
EPS without NRI($) 1.43 1.56 1.41

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Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
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Traded in other countries:SWS.Germany,
Smith & Wesson Holding Corp is a Nevada corporation. The Company manufactures firearms. It manufactures an array of handguns, modern sporting rifles, hunting rifles, black powder firearms, handcuffs, and firearm-related products and accessories for sale to a variety of customers, including gun enthusiasts, collectors, hunters, sportsmen, competitive shooters, individuals desiring home and personal protection, law enforcement and security agencies and officers, and military agencies in the United States and throughout the world. It is one of the manufacturers of handguns, modern sporting rifles, and handcuffs in the United States, and an active participant in the hunting rifle market. The Company sells its products products under the Smith & Wesson brand, the M&P brand, the Thompson/Center Arms brand, and the Performance Center brand. It manufactures its firearm products at its facilities in Springfield, Massachusetts and Houlton, Maine. In addition, it pursues opportunities to license its name and trademarks to third parties for use in association with their products and services. The Company sells its products and services through a variety of distribution channels. Its competitors are Ruger and Taurus in the revolver market and Beretta, Glock, Ruger, Sig Sauer, and Springfield Armory in the pistol market. The Company competes with Bushmaster, Rock River, Stag Arms, and DPMS in the modern sporting rifle market; and Browning, Marlin, Remington, Ruger, Savage, Weatherby, CVA, Traditions, and Winchester in the hunting rifle market. It is regulated by the ATF, which licenses the manufacture and sale of firearms.
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